best weapon in a battle?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by Greyjoy, Feb 25, 2005.

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which weapon

  1. a short handed blade

    7 vote(s)
    13.0%
  2. an axe

    7 vote(s)
    13.0%
  3. a bow and arrows

    13 vote(s)
    24.1%
  4. spear

    6 vote(s)
    11.1%
  5. an iron maiden

    2 vote(s)
    3.7%
  6. samurai sword

    16 vote(s)
    29.6%
  7. daggers

    3 vote(s)
    5.6%
  8. helmet with sharp point on it and shield with also a sharp point on it!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Greyjoy

    Greyjoy Theon Lives!

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    Favored Weapon?

    Simple question. Which would you rather be in a fight with?
     
  2. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    First I couldn't decide what to choose... Longsword, spear, mace? But I chose the longsword... Even though longswords are taller than me!
     
  3. Lady Cyllíeth

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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    I chose the longsword
     
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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    I chose bow, but I'd like to have a spear by my side in case it came to it.
     
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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    Longsword for me, though a bow would probably be alot safer.
     
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  8. Cheesy Goodness

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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    ...I'm not even going to begin fathoming how that could happen :D

    That all depends...a real war situation, the last thing I would want is a bow...I just couldn't take everyone around me falling while I am safe

    But in more of a skirmish situation (Think LOTR...Amon Hen or Moria) I probably would like a bow...I'm not as fast as a certain elvish archer, but I'm pretty competent. That or a sword (short)

    (not a very big selection there :))
     
  9. The Lone Swordsman

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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    Nothing really quite beats a good longsword. Out of all of them it is probably the most balanced weapon, it incorporates all the qualities a weapon should have, with the exception of the bow. Think about it though: your surrounded by orcs and demons and no matter how exceptional a warrior you are you will probably die. So then you must ask yourself, which weapon would you prefer to use? Personally, if I ever have to go down, it's gonna be with a really fancy, yet functional longsword!
     
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  11. Patkun

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    Re: Favored Weapon?

    A mace, particularly one with a long handle. Maximum crushing power, minimum necessary skill.
     
  12. SEVENWOLVES

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    which u choose?
     
  13. Anduril

    Anduril Flame of the West

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    Why are there no european swords available? I would definitely choose a European blade with European armour than a samurai blade with samurai armour.
     
  14. DeadBoromir

    DeadBoromir REAL AMERICAN PIZZA!

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    Katana!!! But I usually prefer a M1 Garand!

    By the way, an iron maiden in a battle? You know what an iron maiden is, king of wolves, right?
     
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    out of those, axe hands down.
     
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    yes i know what an iron maiden is!
     
  17. Firiath

    Firiath Halfling barbarian

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    But who takes an iron maiden to a battle???
     
  18. Lady Cyllíeth

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    good question,hehehe



    I'd take a longsword but it's not mentioned in the list...meh
     
  19. OrcShaman

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    depends against whom i'm fighting. If the oponent wears armor, then i choose the axe; if not, Katana
     
  20. Adina

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    Ok well I'll be the loser outsider that says bow and arrows. I mean, after all, I can run pretty fast.