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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1005 on: September 07, 2019, 08:13:51 AM »
I tell a very very sad story that makes you cry so much that the flames are extinguished

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1006 on: September 07, 2019, 12:50:43 PM »
Eh, screw this, I'm going to Mali.

Mali has hills in it.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1007 on: September 07, 2019, 05:17:23 PM »
The hills in Mali are not the one under dispute here.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1008 on: September 07, 2019, 09:01:21 PM »
Objection! The location of the hill has not been specified. We, the plaintiffs, allege that this Malian hill is in fact "the hill" referred to by the defendant, and that the hill therefore belongs to its current occupier, who is a pangolin and may or may not be a trireme.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1009 on: September 07, 2019, 10:02:14 PM »
M'lud, we assert that the plaintiff cannot possibly be the true owner of the hill, on the grounds that there are neither pangolins nor triremes in Mali, and therefore the hill cannot be occupied by one.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1010 on: September 08, 2019, 11:48:28 AM »
The defendant's case is factually incorrect - Mali is in fact on the edge of the range of the Giant and Tree pangolins, as noted in this CITES documentation: https://www.cites.org/sites/default/files/eng/cop/09/prop/E09-Prop-07_08_Manis.PDF

We therefore submit that these falsehood render the stated case void, and that the plaintiff should receive the due remedy of one (1) hill.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1011 on: September 09, 2019, 07:51:51 PM »
I find it a dangerous precedent that you departed one disputed hill, found another in some country and declared it to be the correct hill (since none was specified before), based on your own assertion.

If this is what happened, then I counter that the first hill, occupied by me is the correct hill based on my own word, (and that of those that have squabbled over it for many years).

If we are not able to say that random different hills are the correctly disputed hill from now on, then the first should remain "the hill". I don't mind since I am atop it.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1012 on: September 10, 2019, 12:32:58 PM »
Clearly the only solution is to merge all the hills everywhere into one super-hill.

Since I came up with the solution, I should be given custody thereover.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1013 on: September 10, 2019, 07:14:34 PM »
In the many worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics, all possible combinations of hills and owners exist... somewhere.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1014 on: September 10, 2019, 11:06:43 PM »
I like hills. I made sad eyes at people until they give me a hill.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1015 on: September 14, 2019, 08:43:13 AM »
I recover from feeling sorry for Jubal, and hastily erect a bivouac atop the hill as a makeshift fortification against invaders.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #1016 on: September 14, 2019, 10:31:09 AM »
Your flimsy bivouac collapses, and your shivering troops flee the hill, searching for shelter.

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