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What stopped the Mongols from conquering the world?


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Alcohol poisoning?! Wow, I was not aware of that until now. 

Alcohol poisoning would make a nice elimination subplot for Game of Thones.

Eastern Europe didn't stand a chance against the Mongol Horde.Ogedei Khan had built the largest contiguous empire in history. But he had one of the worst vices. He loved to drink excessively.When Ogedei was 55, he died of alcohol poisoning, after a late-night binge-drinking bout with one of his buddies, 'Abd-ur-Rahman. 

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​His last words were "Ok just one more Jell-O shot." (Not really)

Perhaps we should let GRRM know about this? I think he's running out of ideas.

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