Help support TMP


"Who would win VI" Topic


17 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Napoleonic Discussion Message Board

Back to the ACW Discussion Message Board

Back to the 19th Century Discussion Message Board

Back to the Utter Drivel Message Board


883 hits since 19 Jan 2012
©1994-2014 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2012 5:06 a.m. PST

Who would come out on top in a serious riot between Napoleonic era civilians and civilians from the ACW?

Angel Barracks19 Jan 2012 5:11 a.m. PST

Where does this riot take place?
More info please.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Jan 2012 5:18 a.m. PST

The ACW civilians would probably have more and better firearms.

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2012 5:23 a.m. PST

Where does this riot take place?
More info please.

On the border between Pennsyltucky and Graustark.

KniazSuvorov19 Jan 2012 5:30 a.m. PST

Well, the USA/CSA riots all got shut down by their own armies without too much trouble, whereas those pesky French citizens ended up taking over the country…

Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2012 5:37 a.m. PST

Neither. Ultimately, they would draw. Some would draw a beer, others would pour a glass of wine. Then, they would join forces and bash anyone who opposed them unarmed until the native imaginations joined in and it became the FIW again.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP19 Jan 2012 11:36 a.m. PST

Good question

The ACW rioters would probably be a little healthier and better fed – plus probably better armed – so my money is on them

Supercilius Maximus19 Jan 2012 11:42 a.m. PST

1) Which nationalities are involved (ie US v ???) and who is on home soil?

2) If it's a French mob, which side would the 1860s Irish fight on, given the mutual dislike by both sides of the Anglo-Saxon?

Given the experiences of the French in Spain, the Tyrol and Russia, I don't think the 1860s US mobs would necessarily have any advantage in ruthlessness and brutality.

donnieitaly Inactive Member19 Jan 2012 11:49 a.m. PST

Who would prosper if Hitler and Chamberlain had gone at it for 15 rounds?

XV Brigada Inactive Member19 Jan 2012 1:55 p.m. PST

Frankly I give less that a Bleeped text.

Grizzlymc Inactive Member19 Jan 2012 3:12 p.m. PST

The Napoleonics would win, their bricoles are better developed.

Zephyr119 Jan 2012 3:25 p.m. PST

Scarlett O'Hara, with a pistol, on the staircase.

(This answer works for both Clue and Jeopardy! ;-)

firstvarty197919 Jan 2012 4:54 p.m. PST

When does a riot become a rebellion?

Jakse37519 Jan 2012 8:03 p.m. PST

when you win

1968billsfan Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2012 6:17 a.m. PST

The Americans had poorer police control, more strange, different people passing through, more wild animals, a tradition of hunting, and a nearby frontier with completely unsettled laws, indians and outlaws. The Americans would have plenty of firearms close at hand. The Americans did not have the bigger people culled by decades of warfare. The Americans had better and more food. The Americans had seen more cage wrestling on TV.

Personal logo flooglestreet Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2012 10:52 a.m. PST

The Americans had seen more cage wrestling on TV.
Whats your source 1968billsfan? I thought the Napoleonic civilians had seen as much cage wrestling on TV as the ACW citizens. Except in the Tyrol of course.

number425 Jan 2012 9:52 p.m. PST

The Irish would fight everyone and then each other

Sorry - only trusted members can post on the forums.