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Poll Question: When it comes down to it, what would you rather have
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    Posted: May 20 2005 at 08:41
In a barfight, I'd take the sword and even in an examination, I think the sword would help. I even think the girls might be more impressed with the sword but in a bank, I think the pen would work out better (unless you were robbing the bank). 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2005 at 09:08
As you wrote, Sigod, it's 3:1 or even 4:0 to the sword. Besides, you can imagine carving your signature with a sword, but can you imagine drawing a pen out of a stone? Or, for that matter, shoving into the stone first?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 20 2005 at 18:35
I'll stick up for the writing Utensil
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 06:06
^ More power to you MWH. 

(Whips out sword)

Now gimmie your wallet!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 08:26

You are Rob The Good in a cunning disguise aren't you Siggie

 

Now hand over your sword, and sign the peace treaty.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 09:04
A Pen you can write LOSER on the person you fight.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 09:33

You could also carve it in him with a sword.

I think that makes a more lasting impression

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 10:47
As d the poets sheathes his pen , the soldier lift his sword. -  Ian Anderson in TAAB
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 24 2005 at 11:59
I've always instructed my new staff that proper documentation is of the utmost importance. If it isn't in writing, it never happened. Therefore, I choose the pen. I keep the sword in my trunk, just in case.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 11:43

^ Wise words there mate.
Please find below a short list of where I find a sword more useful than a pen:


1. At the 54th International convention of Muggers, Thieves & Downright Nasty People.
2. Facing Sauron, Lord of The Ring.
3. During a sword swallowing act.
4. Removing a burst appendix (although I would rate the patientís chances of survival).
5. Removing a splinter from a finger (but say goodbye to the hand).
6. In a swordfight.








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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 16:44
If you can plunge the pen into your opponents eye faster
than he can take a stab at you....

Words can tear you apart.

You could always duck.










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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 16:50

to quote sean connery in the Untouchables, "if they put one of your men in the hospital, you put one theirs in the morgue.  if they attack you with a pen, you cut their hands off with a sword."

you can't deny it, the big scot hit it on the nose there (probably with a sword as well).

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 18:34

 

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 19:11
Q.: How can one completely change the meaning of the sentence "The pen is migthier than the sword" by one simple alteration (exchanging, adding or removing a character)?

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 31 2005 at 21:41
I think that if the pen is mightier than the sword, than the voice is mightier than the pen.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 03 2005 at 12:02
Which leads me to the question, is the Space Hopper mightier than the Pogo Stick?






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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 05 2005 at 21:50
i would saw that typed font like this is becoming more powerful than the pen or the sword.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 05 2005 at 21:51
pen is envy

your move, robots.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 06 2005 at 11:56
I must remind the right honourable gentleman that a monologue is not a decision.
- Clement Atlee, on Winston Churchill
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