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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:50 am 
 

Plaag wrote:
Don't the French control your castles? :wink:


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 :lol: For the moment - we are biding our time...

On a similar note.  You US types might not know that the name of the London station into which the Eurostar cross-channel train arrives from Paris is Waterloo.  I think that is just a little passive-aggressive on our part - perhaps by way of rapprochment we could have renamed it (perhaps after a battle where we did not beat Napoleon  :wink: )


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:02 am 
 

Plaag wrote:
Don't the French control your castles? :wink:

"I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster and..." :) Love Monty Haul.

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 11:28 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:
Shane, too much D&D my friend, too much D&D. Its Monty Python, not Monty Haul. :wink:


nah he's still trying to wangle a way of proving the connection to JG products :D

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 12:22 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
nah he's still trying to wangle a way of proving the connection to JG products :D

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6 degrees to Judges Guild..

First you have the English and their castles
Then a quote but with screwed up source 'Monty Haul'
Which is corrected to be 'Monty Python'
Which once did an episode in German for the 'Lumber Jack Song'
Tegel Manor in found in the town of Tegel in North West Berlin, Germany
Tegel Manor was released by Judges Guild

:D  :D  :D

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 1:07 pm 
 

Plaag wrote:
6 degrees to Judges Guild..

First you have the English and their castles
Then a quote but with screwed up source 'Monty Haul'
Which is corrected to be 'Monty Python'
Which once did an episode in German for the 'Lumber Jack Song'
Tegel Manor in found in the town of Tegel in North West Berlin, Germany
Tegel Manor was released by Judges Guild

:D  :D  :D

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see i told ya!  :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 3:44 pm 
 

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   Yes, Third Edition sucks!  Whatever you call it...D20, 3.0, 3.5....it still sucks under all of those names!  DO NOT BID ON IT!

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yeah so mark can get it :)

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:24 pm 
 

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the name of the London station into which the Eurostar cross-channel train arrives from Paris is Waterloo.  I think that is just a little passive-aggressive on our part - perhaps by way of rapprochment we could have renamed it (perhaps after a battle where we did not beat Napoleon  

To the netherworld with the Frogs! You could also have called it any other horrendous French defeat (Geez, there were so many) and they would still be too stuck on themselves to take offense, and too dumb to know it had been given. Any country that has Gov't officials working to keep the language "pure" has their resources allocated all wrong. Better they should spend them on a military that won't fold like a house of cards at first challenge. We "Yanks" have bailed the French out of their own ineptitude twice in the last century, and they still think of us as something that smells bad or something. This from a country that has a hard time with the concept of personal hygiene. Their mothers WERE all hamsters.


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:31 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:39 pm 
 

Kaskoid wrote:To the netherworld with the Frogs!

*chuckles*. Dionysus, I believe. (around line 230...)

Kaskoid wrote:Their mothers WERE all hamsters.

Now that one's easier... :D


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 9:55 pm 
 

Unfortunately for Frogs, I teach high school and middle school History.

Every once in a while, I get on a frog-squashing rant. I will not be graduating too many Francophiles, I'm thinking.

I do have one good friend who has the misfortune to be French, but I don't hold it against him. It's not like we can pick our parents. If we could, we'd all be born near the beach to rich parents and all have ponies.


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:35 pm 
 

Kaskoid wrote:Unfortunately for Frogs, I teach high school and middle school History.

Every once in a while, I get on a frog-squashing rant. I will not be graduating too many Francophiles, I'm thinking.

I do have one good friend who has the misfortune to be French, but I don't hold it against him. It's not like we can pick our parents. If we could, we'd all be born near the beach to rich parents and all have ponies.


That first part made me laugh.  What is it about historians and their absolute hatred of the French?  It's scary. I know two high school teachers who teach history and they are inveterate French bashers )both during and out of class).  My youngest brother is one of the smartest people I know, and well versed in history (that was his major and masters in college, his greatest feat is reading 22 books about WWII one summer so he could take a college course on WWII and stump the Professor), and he's a regular contributor to the website Fuckfrance.com.  I admit to being more of the eye-rolling type than hating type when something goofy happens there.  My newest favorite is that they are spending millions of taxpayer dollars to recreate a French Google with less of an "American" slant than the regular Google....instead of just using Google as is...which everyone all over the world (except the French) has no problem using....?  Huh?
  Let it be known one of my best friends growing up was half-French (Mother french, Father Polish) so I heard most of the good french-bashing stuff through the years from his parents!

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 12:55 am 
 

In Canada, we have a love/hate relationship with francophones.  Hockey, poutine, good.  Celine Dion, having to say everything twice, bad.

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:02 am 
 

Badmike--thanks for the tip on fuckfrance.com. I LOVE IT!

As to history teachers hating France: it's because we know we saved their sorry, smelly butts twice last century and they are an ungrateful bunch of douchebags...


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:12 am 
 

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What did I forget this year :?


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:53 am 
 

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 3:04 am 
 

Hi guys!

I haven't posted in some time. Funny, I'm here at Gencon in my hotel room and decided to check the forum. I'm here with friends setting up the Dwarven Forge booth. I'll defintly be at the auction, and the friday meeting sounds fun. I'll stop by.

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Phone charger
My nice shoes
And My Checkbook for the action

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Post Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2006 1:39 pm 
 

Quick note:

Goodman sold out of the GenCon Exclusives the 1st day. Last year they didn't even sell out at GenCon. Man they went fast.

  
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