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Centurion tank

The Centurion tank was a British tank introduced at the end of World War II. Although it arrived too late to play much of a role in the war, it was the main British tank throughout the early part of the Cold War. The Israelis used them against the Egyptians and Syrians during the Six Day War and the Yom Kippur War, and they proved to be very tough and dependable weapons, superior to their Soviet-made counterparts.

Did you know ...

  • ... that the French Revolution resulted in the beheadings of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette?
  • ... that Exploding kittens is a card game, similar to Uno?
  • ... that the English language is the official language of the United Kingdom of Britain, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland?

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Deep thoughts by Enki

Zero tolerance

Interesting concept. Normally we think of tolerance as a good thing. Now we have a resurgence in "zero tolerance" thinking. It's probably how we end up with great floods and such. Like the idea is to wipe the whole drive because it's corrupt.

Not here, at Encyc. Second chances, third chances, fifth chances. Rewarding bad behavior. Rewarding good behavior. What is corrupt? You create Melkor and then whine when he messes up your tune? Now you've got renegade elves, and you're going to try to tell them they can't take boats back to middle earth, when clearly they just want to go do their own thing. A lot of time and effort was put into doing things their way. Enki (talk) 21:27, 5 December 2023 (EST)


Eisenhower was a great general and a great president. But could he have done better? We're thinking of late summer to fall 1944. Market-Garden was a failure. There were more direct routes into Germany.

"In any event, a commander failing to lay the groundwork for a new offensive purely on the basis of logistical question marks might one day find himself in the role of a foolish virgin with no oil in the lamp." - Charles B. MacDonald

Model was a good general too. Miracle of the West? Not my miracle.

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Humans still have the edge, right? Right? Enki (talk) 16:28, 15 November 2023 (EST)


John Keegan is the greatest historian of the 20th century. Fight me. Enki (talk) 21:13, 9 November 2023 (EST)


On behalf of pagan gods everywhere, I would like to thank you for your support this holiday season.

Recommended viewing: Charlie Brown (obviously). Garfield Halloween (close 2nd place).

You want a scary movie?

Just want to be entertained by your phone? Watch Scotty Kilmer talk about cars.

Welcome to the Limit. (The Limit)... one step more.... Enki (talk) 15:01, 31 October 2023 (EDT)