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The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« on: 2015-08-14, 15:32:22 »
My lady wife sent this to me:  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/realise-minas-tirith#/story

Should be interesting if they can a- raise the funds then b- pull it off.  Something on the order of $2B-plus US.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #1 on: 2015-08-14, 16:12:31 »
If they can pull it off, they'll want armed guards. The future of the Order may change dramatically. :)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #2 on: 2015-08-14, 21:47:16 »
If they achieve the goal of building Minas Tirith, then the next logical step is to build Helm's Deep.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #3 on: 2015-08-14, 23:48:14 »
Crowdfunding a city. Just when I thought I've seen it all.... ::)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #4 on: 2015-08-16, 17:13:36 »
People have always Crowdfunded cities. What did you think taxes and raiding were for? ;)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #5 on: 2015-08-17, 00:00:36 »
I'd live there.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #6 on: 2015-08-17, 15:46:57 »
Would the lead politician be referred to as the Steward of the City instead of the Mayor? Because they would be missing an opportunity if he wasn't.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #7 on: 2015-08-17, 17:52:24 »
Make a substantial enough donation and you could probably be named Master of the City at the least.  Perhaps the Steward will be the official title of the Mayor, who would most likely be elected?
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #8 on: 2015-08-17, 19:30:37 »
If they called the Mayor of the city the Steward, would he have to immolate himself when his term came to an end?

People have always Crowdfunded cities. What did you think taxes and raiding were for? ;)

This is true. I suppose I should have said voluntary crowdfunding. ;)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #9 on: 2015-08-18, 18:25:35 »
I heard they're going to build it a few miles from Detroit as it was the closest thing to Mordor they could find...
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #10 on: 2015-08-19, 16:16:01 »
I heard they're going to build it a few miles from Detroit as it was the closest thing to Mordor they could find...

If anything, they will build it over Detroit.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #11 on: 2015-08-20, 13:39:10 »
I heard they're going to build it a few miles from Detroit as it was the closest thing to Mordor they could find...

Right next to Washington DC would be a good choice as well then. :)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #12 on: 2015-08-21, 20:34:30 »
I heard they're going to build it a few miles from Detroit as it was the closest thing to Mordor they could find...

Right next to Washington DC would be a good choice as well then. :)
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #13 on: 2015-08-24, 19:05:52 »
DC as Osgiliath would suggest it was some sort of bastion of light and hope- yet it is the furthest thing from.  DC as Mordor is definitely more apt, as Sir Edward suggested.
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Re: The White City of Gondor - Minas Tirith
« Reply #14 on: 2015-11-11, 20:29:03 »
Well, it could be Minas Troney, ruled by Arrowroot, son of Arrowshirt, the heir of Barbisol.
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