View Poll Results: Do you approve of the use of spies?

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  • Yes, I have eyes all over.

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  • No, I dont need a spy.

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    I want to know what everyone thinks of spying. It is like cheating in a way. Some people might think it is just an adaption to travian or an advantage like gold. But are you really that good if you need a spy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gilman View Post
    I want to know what everyone thinks of spying. It is like cheating in a way. Some people might think it is just an adaption to travian or an advantage like gold. But are you really that good if you need a spy?
    It is simply part of the game and neither good nor evil. You are really that bad if you don't know how to run an alliance while spies are in it. You might be worse than really that bad if you have to make a post whining about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gilman View Post
    I want to know what everyone thinks of spying. It is like cheating in a way. Some people might think it is just an adaption to travian or an advantage like gold. But are you really that good if you need a spy?
    What a unbiased and non-loaded question!

    Are you really that good if you can't figure out who is spying?

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    If I Smackyou, will you Dr. Kevorkian yourself?

    Spies are part of every conflict, from the mundane relationship where a friend spills the beans on a secret to the geopolitical where dark operatives are snuck into ranking positions. As was said, if you are good to can play the game of Travian without much care to the existence of spies; just assume there are and go forward.

    The best ways to not have spies are to really work on team building (very time consuming and not always effective), only play with people you really know well and have proven themselves (nearly impossible due to player attrition), or simply not play. Moral of the story, deal with it and don't make public which oasis you park your catas in.
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    Not doing the Poll as the options are rubbish.

    But I agree with the posters before - spying is part of the game.

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    I fully agree with using spies tactically, it is a war game after all and that's part of wars. Always has been.

    My problem is with the people themselves.
    What kind of person joins a team, makes friends with people, while all the time they are plotting to destroy them?

    P.s that pie better come with some mash and gravy!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Notorious Crunchie View Post
    I fully agree with using spies tactically, it is a war game after all and that's part of wars. Always has been.

    My problem is with the people themselves.
    What kind of person joins a team, makes friends with people, while all the time they are plotting to destroy them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Notorious Crunchie View Post
    My problem is with the people themselves. What kind of person joins a team, makes friends with people, while all the time they are plotting to destroy them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magnus. View Post
    you lol. Isn't krull your uncle?
    rofl .

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    well travian is a war game and spies always belongs to a war. they make the game more interesting. you always have to watch out and you need to consider every decision very carefully. that's just an additional charme of travian !
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    You can't help but like the Van Man and his inexhaustable supply of clips and pics. I am going to start the "let's all huggle Vanilla Ice" fan club LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus. View Post
    Not doing the Poll as the options are rubbish.
    I agree. That, and the poll is invalid since the option "Your Mom" is not available. It may be an S2 thing, but every .US poll should have "Your Mom" or "Blah's Mom" as an option. "No pants" is always a nice choice, too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus. View Post
    You can't help but like the Van Man and his inexhaustable supply of clips and pics. I am going to start the "let's all huggle Vanilla Ice" fan club LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Large Sarge View Post
    I agree. That, and the poll is invalid since the option "Your Mom" is not available. It may be an S2 thing, but every .US poll should have "Your Mom" or "Blah's Mom" as an option. "No pants" is always a nice choice, too.
    I would of chosen your mom.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Large Sarge View Post
    I agree. That, and the poll is invalid since the option "Your Mom" is not available. It may be an S2 thing, but every .US poll should have "Your Mom" or "Blah's Mom" as an option. "No pants" is always a nice choice, too.
    I thought about putting that one but I didn't want to be cliche.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yo_Vanilla_Ice View Post
    My rat will eat you and the girl in the cheese flavored bikini.
    Hey! That' not not just any old girl snuggling upto me in a cheese flavoured bikini - that's my wife.

    Besides, no fighting allowed. I'm getting some serious love for ya Van.

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    I agree the options are rubbish
    but Pie was good enuff for me cos there was no beer option

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    rubbish poll

    need more options

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    It would have been calorie free high fiber cake.....so you wouldn't really have been lied to.
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    Spies in Travian? Say it isn't so!!!
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    "It isnt so"
    Magnus told me when he had drunk a lot of wine so it must be true

    (might not have been talking about spies though - gets kinda hard to tell)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue View Post
    "It isnt so"
    Magnus told me when he had drunk a lot of wine so it must be true

    (might not have been talking about spies though - gets kinda hard to tell)
    Gets kind of hard when who is drunk..??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue View Post
    "It isnt so"
    Magnus told me when he had drunk a lot of wine so it must be true

    (might not have been talking about spies though - gets kinda hard to tell)
    you need a drink or two when you play this game...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus. View Post
    you need a drink or two when you play this game...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Large Sarge View Post
    When I have one, I have thirteen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burgandy View Post
    Spies in Travian? Say it isn't so!!!
    It isn't so..
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Notorious Crunchie View Post
    I fully agree with using spies tactically, it is a war game after all and that's part of wars. Always has been.

    My problem is with the people themselves.
    What kind of person joins a team, makes friends with people, while all the time they are plotting to destroy them?

    P.s that pie better come with some mash and gravy!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MachielsJ View Post
    Me..... I helped run a Nemo wonder on s5 with the intention of sending reins home and letting stuff starve. Asked about their kids and wives, made buddy buddy. I eat it up.
    Among other things...but yeah that was one of your best!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yo_Vanilla_Ice View Post
    Burg...has FEELINGS???? what is s3 coming to!!!???
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    Yeah, she doesn't show her TT's off to just anyone. She likes to engulf big hammers with those.

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    we need more votes for pies

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    There will always be spies....not a fan but then are there...my opinion they are bottom of the pond feeders

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    Quote Originally Posted by MachielsJ View Post
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    Im just glad to see that the pies won
    (should have been beer tho)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pork-N-Beans View Post
    There will always be spies....not a fan but then are there...my opinion they are bottom of the pond feeders
    Whether it comes from the bottom of the pond or the shoreline, it still botches up many an alliance. To have a tool and not use it makes you a silly person.
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