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POLL: Silliest War?


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Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP writes:

I'm nominating for the silliest war name the War of the League of Cognac. Also Classiest War Name, at the same time.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
England vs Finland, WWII
6
3%
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no opinion
25
15%
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other
4
2%
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Anglo-Zanzibar War (1896)
20
12%
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Anglo-Swedish War (18101812)
16
9%
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Pig War (1859)
28
16%
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1969 Soccer War
73
42%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo John the Greater Supporting Member of TMP observes:

Some wars are just plain silly.

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.

England vs Finland, WWII
A war between democracies, which is rare in itself.
no opinion
I have no opinion.
other
Please explain.
Anglo-Zanzibar War (1896)
Lasted 38 minutes. You couldn't game it in that time.
Anglo-Swedish War (18101812)
No fighting actually took place, Sweden decalred war on England just to satisfy Napoleon.
Pig War (1859)
OK, not a real war. But it did involve a Captain George Pickett.
1969 Soccer War
Between El Salvador and Honduras. A war where you really can say both sides lost. Neither side gained anything and both were much worse off politically, militarily, socially and economically than before they started fighting.