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    Don't If you pose for photographs before you leave it'll be doomed to fail. Do them when they get back having found it otherwise they'll likely never find it.

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    Very good stuff as ever. I think that when it comes to deciding upon a good name for an expedition Dalip has definetly nailed it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by morningSIDEr View Post
    Very good stuff as ever. I think that when it comes to deciding upon a good name for an expedition Dalip has definetly nailed it.
    I don't know, I kind of preferred the original title.

    EDIT: Oh I see what you did there.
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    well if it all goes wrong you can write a poem bemoaning how for 'the want of a nail, the nile was lost' (or to be technically correct never found ... on the grounds that the Nile as such is not so much lost as unfound(ed))
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    Haha. I love your updates as always.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thandros View Post
    Don't If you pose for photographs before you leave it'll be doomed to fail. Do them when they get back having found it otherwise they'll likely never find it.
    Alas! Dalip is not genre savvy enough! He’ll just have to hope the random number generator favours his plan.

    Quote Originally Posted by morningSIDEr View Post
    Very good stuff as ever. I think that when it comes to deciding upon a good name for an expedition Dalip has definetly nailed it.
    Quote Originally Posted by Avindian View Post
    I don't know, I kind of preferred the original title.

    EDIT: Oh I see what you did there.
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    well if it all goes wrong you can write a poem bemoaning how for 'the want of a nail, the nile was lost' (or to be technically correct never found ... on the grounds that the Nile as such is not so much lost as unfound(ed))
    Dalip’s academic background shines through his cunning use of alliteration. If the expedition fails, Panjabi poetry might be all the better for it.

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    Haha. I love your updates as always.

    Also, congratulations on your award!
    Thank you! I’ve put it in the OP, along with the others.

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    Are there any in-game costs associated with doing that, or is it basically free prestige?
    There's a monetary cost, but with Panjab's booming economy it's really insubstantial. There's always the chance that another GP will get there first, but for some strange reason it's been my experience that the human player gets the prize (in this and also the races to the poles) a disproportionate amount of times.
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    Wow,
    Im lovin it :|

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    "Nile Nailers"..., with a name like that you can't fail, lol
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    Dalip is getting a little "shady politician", methinks...

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    Lake Victoria is now Lake Dalip

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    Dalip is certainly learning all the tricks of managing a democracy ... now with nile nailed in place is it time for those *utterly unexpected* revolts elsewhere in India?
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    Last week? Dalip has nothing to worry about, when it comes to politics most people can't remember stuff that happened so long ago.

    Oh, and the alliterated names are hilarious!
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    Great news that the expedition has proven successful. There can be little doubt that the Nile Nailers would have failed but for the great support given to them by Dalip!
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