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12-22-10 08:02 AM
Chompy Bits
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If we're trying to be honest, all the IN fleet would have to do is choose one, or a couple of cities and blow it off the globe. Allow that to sink in for a bit and then make the ultimatum. If we lost, say, London, Beijing, New York, Moscow and, say, Paris, then who would ever say yes to fighting? There might be a few nutters, but you'd not get a proper military to go into a warzone against such a foe. Even if the government gave the order, you're looking at mass mutinies as the soldiers decide an uncertainfate is better than certain death.

GFP
Not to mention that anyone who'd still be willing to fight after getting a few cities blown up would probably piss themselves if they saw a titan coming at them. Or even just a couple of squads of space marines for that matter.
12-22-10 06:41 AM
gen.ahab Let me give you a basic summery of what would happen.


12-22-10 06:03 AM
Giant Fossil Penguin If we're trying to be honest, all the IN fleet would have to do is choose one, or a couple of cities and blow it off the globe. Allow that to sink in for a bit and then make the ultimatum. If we lost, say, London, Beijing, New York, Moscow and, say, Paris, then who would ever say yes to fighting? There might be a few nutters, but you'd not get a proper military to go into a warzone against such a foe. Even if the government gave the order, you're looking at mass mutinies as the soldiers decide an uncertainfate is better than certain death.

GFP
12-22-10 04:45 AM
Chompy Bits For those that think we'd put up a decent fight, it really all depends on who the Imperium sends. IG sure, we'd probably be able to take out a fair few of them before we are defeated. The problem there is, that's what they're there for. If the Imperium bothers to send a full company of terminators plus all their regular support ie predator tanks, thunderhawks etc. we'd be fucked pretty quickly.

And for those who think that the Orks are a benchmark to compare our own tech with, newsflash, Ork tech is actually superior to Imperial tech in many aspects. Also, they have the psychic waaagh field which gives them a big advantage. Just because they believe it's possible, Orks can increase the speed of their vehicles simply by giving it a new red paint job. Not something to take lighly. In fact, I'd be willing to say that if a fairly decent sized Waaagh landed on Earth that we'd also be wiped out pretty quickly. But that's a debate for another thread.
12-21-10 09:45 PM
Androxine Vortex
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I think that genetically speaking, we would all be classed as mutant or genetically deffective. A good 38K years of slow evolution and exposure to radiation and new chemicals would have changed them so whilst they may look the same as us, they robably would have those subtle differences in gentic code so that we seem almost mutated from them.

As far as becoming a chaos spawn, IF you were successfull, you wouldn't live very long cos I can't really see the Imperium going "ah well it's only one little chaos spawn, we'll let him go for now.... Run along little guy" Be more like "Shit me!!, blast that bloody thing!!!"
Ah! Why did you make the font blue? I fried my brain trying to read this! All I got out of this was IF
12-21-10 09:31 PM
Brother Emund I don't think the Imperium would even bother to give the non-tainted citizens the option to join them. They would just leave them with the others and Annihilate them all from space. However, I think that the people of Earth, after a wee period of defiance, would bow to their new masters and live in relative harmony. There would be some resistance, as there always is. But can you imagine the Taliban being hunted down by the IG, or even worse, totally sense-of-humour-free Astarte’s!
12-21-10 09:14 PM
Imperial Valor We'd introduce Subway to them and they'd leave us be

Jokes aside though, We'd "Officially" accept the Imperium, however, there obviously would still be the hassle of religion, skitsofrenics going mad about an alien invasion, and most likely rioting on the streets.

The response from the governments would be, look what they have to offer, blah blah blah, greater good. TBH, they'd just be pressured into joining from the threat of rebellion, or annihilation, or both.

If it came to the Imperium saying, "Look, you're kind of tainted, so we'll take the non-tainted civilians along with us, and blow you up." Then all hell would break loose, people would be queuing to be taint checked by Librarians, those who are successful get to go with them. Everyone else doesn't. There'd be riots, looting, everything imaginable, and a strike at the invaders, which would mean they leave quicker.

My other scenario is similar, the Imperium gives the planet the choice of joining. If it says no then all of those who want to go with the Imperium board their ships and go along with the, the planet again goes into riot before being blown up.
12-21-10 06:01 PM
Hooobit Just thought it would be funny to make people work to read my opinions, that and my screen is just right so i can see it perfectly well
12-21-10 05:44 PM
Angel of Blood
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I think that genetically speaking, we would all be classed as mutant or genetically deffective. A good 38K years of slow evolution and exposure to radiation and new chemicals would have changed them so whilst they may look the same as us, they robably would have those subtle differences in gentic code so that we seem almost mutated from them.

As far as becoming a chaos spawn, IF you were successfull, you wouldn't live very long cos I can't really see the Imperium going "ah well it's only one little chaos spawn, we'll let him go for now.... Run along little guy" Be more like "Shit me!!, blast that bloody thing!!!"

Arghhh why the dark blue! have to highlight the text to read it without forcing my eyes to focus on the text!
12-21-10 04:49 PM
Hooobit More likely a regular guardsman.
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