|Burgundian Horde Member #674|
Cabbage Guy wrote:
Burgundian Horde Member #674 wrote:Noooooo! They're after my cabbages!!Cabbage Guy wrote:Klaus van der Kroft wrote:Nooooooo! Not the hordes!!Ambrosia Slaad wrote:Come back to me with that when the burgundian hordes have taken over your unstrategically constructed staircases!Klaus van der Kroft wrote:Spiral staircases often turn clockwise from the perspective of the person climbing them. The reason for this comes from medieval times, when castles would feature them that way in order to put invaders at a disadvangate: Since most people are right-handed, the stair turning left when climbing up (usually the position of the attacker) left them exposed to those climbing down (usually the defenders).This may have been true until the last few decades, but it certainly isn't anymore, at least in new homes the U.S. I've helped build dozens of wooden circular and spiral (and weirder) staircases for newer homes, and it seemed to be about 50/50... pretty much whatever struck the architects' and/or owners' fancy.
Oi! It is finally ze time to...!
<Disappears among the throng of burgundians>
Regardez! Ze man has cabbages! Just what we need for our nefarious plans! Charge! Ch...!
<Gets trampled by the burgundian swarm>