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by Simon Atford
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?
Replies: 10
Views: 288

Re: What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?

I know, personally, how hard it is to approach a complete stranger and then open a meaningful dialogue - especially when that person is dressed so differently to the social norm. (For example, how comfortable would you be in approaching a Jewish Rabbi or a Muslim woman, in a full-face burka, in the...
by Simon Atford
Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?
Replies: 10
Views: 288

What do MOPs mean when they ask if something is real?

This story got me thinking. Are some MOPs (members of the public) so used to seeing things that are faked in some way that they can't quite believe it when see re-enactors cooking real food on a real fire fighting with real (if blunt) weapons? https://notalwaysright.com/reality-bites-and-so-do-custo...
by Simon Atford
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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, two, three, four, five
by Simon Atford
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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you think this will
by Simon Atford
Wed May 31, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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Soft and Zap 'Em
by Simon Atford
Tue May 23, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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heart of glass by

(what is a meat wave?)
by Simon Atford
Sun May 21, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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, dynamite with a laser
by Simon Atford
Wed May 17, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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a time in the
by Simon Atford
Mon May 15, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Museum of London now till June 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 254

Re: Museum of London now till June 2017

It's a dead good museum. Kind of like a local town museum but on a larger scale.
by Simon Atford
Sun May 14, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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of truth in sooth
by Simon Atford
Thu May 11, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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with a bimb on
by Simon Atford
Thu May 04, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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Hackney Marshes and shoot
by Simon Atford
Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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and crafts movement of
by Simon Atford
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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and Cromwell were great
by Simon Atford
Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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son John with his
by Simon Atford
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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-send, Dartford and Sidcup
by Simon Atford
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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and flute from Saville
by Simon Atford
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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of the West by
by Simon Atford
Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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by Ted "Grocer" Heath
by Simon Atford
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
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in 1789 by Alexander
by Simon Atford
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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and other die cast
by Simon Atford
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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and utter bar steward
by Simon Atford
Thu Mar 16, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bill drill commands.
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Bill drill commands.

There are unlikely to be anything like drill manuals before the invention of the printing press and probably not before the 17th Century but they are likely to be based on earlier practice.
by Simon Atford
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: 1100-1500
Topic: Bill drill commands.
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Bill drill commands.

To the best of my knowledge they are "educated guesses" as we don't know exactly what orders were given as there are no drill manuals for the period. If I I'm wrong about this please correct me someone. I have heard the words you quoted used but in our group we say order your arms, advance...
by Simon Atford
Thu Mar 02, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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away free with the
by Simon Atford
Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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on my head because
by Simon Atford
Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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as Putin and carrying
by Simon Atford
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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,winters, springs and autumns
by Simon Atford
Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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priests and rampant nuns
by Simon Atford
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Friends and Gossip
Topic: 4 Word Story
Replies: 8274
Views: 402528

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in a skin with

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