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Old 04-14-2013, 11:25 AM   #1
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Would modern day soldiers go to Valhalla?

According to the vikings, all brave warriors go to Valhalla when they are killed in combat. So would a modern day soldier go to Valhalla? Wouldn't that kinda be unfair to all the vikings who are using swords and shields to have to fight against automatic rifles?
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:31 AM   #2
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:33 AM   #3
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Maybe the Vikings got automatic rifles. Then what?
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:54 AM   #4
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The guys getting shot at yeah. The guys pushing buttons, hell naw.
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:58 AM   #5
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if you actually see combat, 98% chance you're pretty facking brave

braver than me anyway
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:01 PM   #6
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all the vikings who are using swords and shields to have to fight against automatic rifles?

Soldiers in Valhalla don't fight each other, they pig out on mead and beer until Ragnarök. Bro, do u even Norse?
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:12 PM   #7
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IIRC they fight and kill each other for fun, then the fallen wake up and then they drink and feast.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:15 PM   #8
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Soldiers in Valhalla don't fight each other, they pig out on mead and beer until Ragnarök. Bro, do u even Norse?

I thought that they had giant fights, and when they died they reawaken in the dining hall to feast and fight again, forever, to prepare for Ragnarok?
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:23 PM   #9
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:25 PM   #10
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And this guy. It's really just the beard that gets you into Valhalla.

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Old 04-14-2013, 12:29 PM   #11
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And this guy. It's really just the beard that gets you into Valhalla.






Yeah, but there's no way this guy isn't in a folk metal band.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:33 PM   #12
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So if someone dies in Valhalla, where do they go?
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:44 PM   #13
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Sucks to be a soldier then. Die only to keep fighting eternally. Is there any time to reproduce in Valhalla?
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:46 PM   #14
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I don't think Vikings ever got explodified to bits and pieces
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:02 PM   #16
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So if someone dies in Valhalla, where do they go?

Meta-valhalla. A wryly self-referential version of regular valhalla.
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #17
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Unfair? Are you implying that combat is easier today than before?
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #18
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I don't think Vikings ever got explodified to bits and pieces

They got chopped up pretty good, though.

I mean, have you seen the weapons they use?
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Unfair? Are you implying that combat is easier today than before?


nah, he's saying it's unfair because one side has so much better weapons than the other. fair fights are always hard because they're fair.
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Old 04-14-2013, 01:14 PM   #20
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no one's getting into heaven (norse or otherwise) because it doesn't exist. Soldiers give their lives for political ambition, not ethereal and abstract ideals like freedom or honor.

Sucks but that's life

The real fight to see would be vikings VS native americans when they tried (and failed) to colonize newfoundland and were kicked out by angry natives
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