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by Noel
Tue Sep 11, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Societies
Topic: Experienced fighter looking for a society
Replies: 4
Views: 2364

Re: Experienced fighter looking for a society

As an alternative to reenactment steel or SCA, there are a few HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) groups around - perhaps not 'full' contact, but who do go in for grappling at the sword and reasonably energetic sparring. The swords are generally nylon wasters rather than steel (although there a...
by Noel
Tue Jul 15, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Tewkesbury video. Very good
Replies: 5
Views: 1489

Thanks for clearing up that it was from last year. I see myself fighting alongside the same guys, wearing the same kit, and I could have sworn I can see my plate arms (which I didn't have last year), except that I see a member of God's Company who I know wasn't on the field this year...awfully confu...
by Noel
Mon Aug 01, 2005 7:35 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

I (for it was I who mentioned moebius) stand corrected.

Of course a one-sided 3D object is a Klein bottle (or a couple of others, iirc - does it not depend on the number of puntures, or something?)

Thank you for the correction, your monkfulness.
by Noel
Thu Jul 28, 2005 12:42 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

If you take two socks out, you'll have a pair. They may not be the same colour, but it'll be a pair of socks ;D
by Noel
Thu Jul 21, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

You have to ask whether Theoretical Sock Science accurately models RealLife Sock Science. If it does not, then the above is purely a load of heavily-excited air particles, and has nothing at all to do with the RealLife Sock phenomena we were discussing earlier. It all boils down to this bridge-thing...
by Noel
Wed Jul 20, 2005 4:25 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

Grr. I pressed the New Post button instead of the Reply button. Again.
by Noel
Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

You must have the twin to my Miniature Black Sock That Came From Nowhere
by Noel
Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:04 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

http://www.osu.edu/cgi-bin/Inquiry?Brzincki

There is no such professor!!!

Liar!
by Noel
Tue Jul 19, 2005 4:38 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Safe Socks
Replies: 52
Views: 13709

Holy Socks, batman

If they don't have any holes, how are you going to turn them inside-out?

*ponders* Can someone knit g23b a pair of moebius socks - with only one side? That'd really confuse 'im <Evil Grin>

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