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ilbasso
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posted 03-07-2010 02:08 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ilbasso   Click Here to Email ilbasso     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
This was always my favorite mission emblem, from Terry Pratchett's Discworld book, "The Last Hero." The Latin motto means, "We who are about to die don't want to die." The mission emblem was made "for morale purposes."

GoesTo11
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posted 03-07-2010 04:37 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for GoesTo11   Click Here to Email GoesTo11     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Well...That's certainly the most majestic sea turtle I've ever seen. For what that's worth.

ilbasso
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posted 03-07-2010 06:55 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ilbasso   Click Here to Email ilbasso     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
For those not familiar with the Discworld, the world is a disc which rests on the back of four elephants, which stand on the back of the Great A'Tuin, the celestial turtle who 'swims' through the cosmos. The Disc's small sun and moon orbit the turtle.

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