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04-27-2013, 09:20 PM
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sandysan
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
Burn the boats? What does this mean?
The concept is that an army who arrives by boat and burns them is committed to one of two things, winning or getting slaughtered. Its been adopted to mean that a team is committed to something ( retreat is no longer possible) irrespective of the consequences or outcome.

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