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Have Britain lose the Falklands War A crushing military victory for the IRA is all but impossible (barring some catastrophe crippling Britain, which would have to be of a magnitude that its legacy would end up dominating your alternate London far more than that of the Troubles would), but they might be able to pressure the British government to cut its ...


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The loyalists regard themselves as British, not Irish. Reunification would force them to become Irish, the same way nationalists in the north are currently forced to be British and the Irish prior to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922, were once regarded as being British. Emotions on the issue still run very deep on both sides. It's took close ...


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In 1982 UK fought a successful war against Argentina for the Falkland/Malvinas. And if they fought a war for some small islands far away from home, it's gonna be hard that they let something go away right on their doorstep. Therefore you need a huge crisis for the government and monarchy to make them weak. What can happen to do so? Based on my memory, the ...


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Very hand-to-hand, very tower defence. Larger explosives (presumably from alchemy) would be a bit risky, but they would open the space up a bit and let the light in. Flying creatures should be able to take off and land OK, but anything steamy might have trouble. Your alternate runway is likely to be (much) lower down. Gravity is obviously your friend here, ...


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Could you have the coronavirus come early? With less capable technology, it might be that (a) the fatality rate in both the UK and ROI would be much higher, and (b) there is no effective long-term mitigation strategy but to massively reduce cross-border travel. In the wake/midst of high death rates and a perception that the UK government was unwilling or ...


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it would vary how long it could take to see large effects. the major factor would be how far down the family tree is the nearest common ancestor of the two parents. the major effects stay the same, but just get more pronounced over time. These are typically reduced fertility rates and an increase in the likelihood of having genetic diseases.


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