Deliberate Trick Question

The reason cited for “Operation Odyssey Dawn”* is protection of civilians from being murdered by the Libyan government.  Recently, the Saudi military helped the king of Bahrain kill several of his dissatisfied subjects.  So, what’s the magic number that divides a response of “psst, we kinda respectfully disapprove of that…btw, you got that oil?” from “AMERICA SMASH!!!”?

(* – Any idea WTF the meaning of that term is supposed to be?  Last I checked, even al-Jazeera didn’t know.)

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4 Responses to Deliberate Trick Question

  1. Vache Folle says:

    Maybe we have a random operation name generator now to avoid ironic operation names.

  2. B Psycho says:

    Then “Operation Taco Fist” is only a matter of time…

  3. Todd S. says:

    Actually, there is such a thing for codeword stuff. Typically two separate lists with each list comprised of words that are somehow related, be it by part of speech or conceptually related. It isn’t completely random, so taco fist will sadly never show up. I wouldn’t be surprised to see something like operation “new hope” to show up though. Maybe Lucas could sue the DoD for IP infringement.

  4. The year is twenty forty-one, and Operation Liverwurst Enema has begun…

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