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by Lord Byron
Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 52095

'Banastre' wrote:XD Am I really that evil-looking?


You think you could ever be Anthony Hopkins equal in the evil department? Go and wash your mouth out this instant! :wink:
by Lord Byron
Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:31 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Towton 2007
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

Has the one in the centre of the top picture actually had both his legs hacked off, or is he just naturally short? :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 52095

'Banastre' wrote:
Image


"I ate his liver, with some fava beans and a nice chianti... sllp sllp sllp!" :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Wed Mar 28, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: 1715-1810
Topic: 18thC activities
Replies: 13
Views: 1929

Mark P. wrote:
Very nice it is to. I keep mine on the shelf next to my Gibbon (insert your own joke here)

MP


Friend of WorkMonkeys is it? :roll:
by Lord Byron
Wed Mar 21, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Book, Film, TV & Music Reviews
Topic: Just a thought...
Replies: 9
Views: 970

craig1459 wrote:I took it to mean swapping books and commenting on them on here :?


I thought book swapping and the like had died out after the 1970's... :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Mon Mar 19, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 1682

I believe it's in a members only section, non memebers cannot get to it. As far as I know, there's only one area of the GWF that's not open to non-members, and even then members have to achieve 300 postings before being granted access - why not take the opportunity to register, view my pictures, an...
by Lord Byron
Mon Mar 19, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 1682

Not sure if it is me, but the link does not appear to be working Harry Sometimes does that for people who aren't members of the site. If you want to see the pictures Google "Great War Forum", then click the first link that appears, scroll down to "Chit-Chat", go to the (currentl...
by Lord Byron
Thu Mar 15, 2007 12:51 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: trench cap
Replies: 6
Views: 1998

Uh-hmm... Having handled Motion Picture Props WW1 reproduction items in the past, I personally wouldn't touch them with a 10 foot barge pole... For the same money they charge for some of their items (especially hat-wise) you could get an amazing quality reproduction from Richard "Dickie" K...
by Lord Byron
Wed Mar 14, 2007 12:20 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Tarleton's Legion doodles
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

'Banastre' wrote:Thanks

Yes, he's to be a comic character at some point until I master the 'art' of realism :lol:


Just show him running through a Mel Gibson character, and I'll be happy! :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:51 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 52095

Wayland2002 wrote:
Lord Byron wrote:
Wayland2002 wrote:I'm sure you all know what I look like..........but heres one any way


Somehow, I always thought you looked like a badger bouncing up and down... :twisted:


According to Caroline I do!!


Hmm... 2 minutes of "Paint" later... :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Tue Mar 13, 2007 1:39 am
Forum: Creative Works
Topic: Tarleton's Legion doodles
Replies: 10
Views: 1951

Very nice - looks like a comic book character!
by Lord Byron
Sat Mar 10, 2007 8:52 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Who the hell are you?
Replies: 520
Views: 52095

Wayland2002 wrote:I'm sure you all know what I look like..........but heres one any way


Somehow, I always thought you looked like a badger bouncing up and down... :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:53 am
Forum: General History
Topic: How to help a beginner
Replies: 53
Views: 5493

Cat wrote:No you silly fellow, it's Blune-bottell.
"You have deaded me, you dirty rotten swine. Nyeh!"


(rides in on a cardboard horse, pauses for applause - not a sausage) :lol:
by Lord Byron
Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: How to help a beginner
Replies: 53
Views: 5493

WorkMonkey wrote:*cough splutter* A woman? On the battlefield?
what what WHAT!


It's not WorkMonkey, it's Neddie Seagoon in disguise! :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Uniform question ww1 or ww2?????
Replies: 4
Views: 1118

Forgot to say, check inside the two breast pockets - even if there is no tailors or owners name and date on the inside of the collar, there is often a seperate label to be found inside one of these pockets with this information.
by Lord Byron
Fri Mar 02, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Uniform question ww1 or ww2?????
Replies: 4
Views: 1118

Tough call - the medal ribbons show the owner served in WW1, being (from left to right) the 1914 or 1914-15 Star (both had the same ribbon), the British War Medal and Victory Medal. However, these were basically issued post-war, so don't help to date the tunic that much. The tunic style is actually ...
by Lord Byron
Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:34 pm
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Company of Chivalry in Cornwall.
Replies: 13
Views: 2101

Dernford wrote:When saying a couple, i reaaly must do a couple!


See, that looks so much more authentic in black and white! :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Tue Feb 20, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: General History
Topic: Apologies
Replies: 50
Views: 4737

madjon wrote:but what shape is the toffee?


Mills Grenade shaped? :twisted:
by Lord Byron
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:42 am
Forum: Pictures
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 7
Views: 1682

Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures

Just put some pictures up at the following link that my Dad finally got back, all genuine black and white pictures:

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... opic=68748
by Lord Byron
Mon Feb 05, 2007 2:41 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Old Sarum: The Somme 90 Years On pictures

Just put some pictures up at the following link that my Dad finally got back, all genuine black and white pictures:

http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forum ... opic=68748
by Lord Byron
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: From browsing in town..
Replies: 33
Views: 2954

'Banastre' wrote:That they didn't shape to the foot I believe. Just straight. (Fell free to correct me if I'm wrong everyone!)


Snap!
by Lord Byron
Sat Feb 03, 2007 9:25 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: From browsing in town..
Replies: 33
Views: 2954

lidimy wrote:werent made left and right? what does that mean? :)


Some shoes at various points in history weren't made specifically to fit either the left or right foot, but were identical, and the wearer was expected to break them in to fit their left and right feet - very painful!
by Lord Byron
Fri Feb 02, 2007 2:57 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6374

stevecobden wrote:Item recieved safely; very happy with it!


Thanks Steve!
by Lord Byron
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:49 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6374

No. 8 now sold, everything else still available.
by Lord Byron
Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:08 am
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Smocks
Replies: 6
Views: 705

Re: Smocks

I was thinking after having seen the toile for my luvverly new Tudor rig from Tuppence as to how to look after my clothes when mucking about on horses and suddenly remembered smocks, by which I mean heavy overshirt worn as an all-over apron. Were smocks used in the C16th? I have seen them in the c1...
by Lord Byron
Wed Jan 10, 2007 4:00 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6374

Another bump, No.13 reserved pending payment, had some interest in quite a few items, but still no takers on anything else so far.
by Lord Byron
Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6374

Just bumping this up, helmet now sold, everything else still available.
by Lord Byron
Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: Reproduction WW1 Machine Gun Corps poster for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1832

Just to add the latest update: The first print run is almost sold out, so tomorrow I'm off to the printers to get a second print done to cover the subsequent orders I've received, so if you haven't expressed an interest yet and would like a poster or two, now would be a good time to let me know! I'v...
by Lord Byron
Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:21 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Iceni costume query
Replies: 6
Views: 1324

Re: Iceni costume query

I need to dress up as Boudica- it needs to be Living History level as it's for our castle. Has anybody got any good pictures/links? Cheers everybody. Hi, I believe she had her photograph taken after the sacking of Colchester in AD60/61, as they didn't have colour film at the time it's only in black...
by Lord Byron
Fri Dec 15, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: 1900 onwards
Topic: General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria
Replies: 21
Views: 6374

General sale of mainly original WW2 and post-war militaria

Cutting back on my militaria collection to create some room to focus more on my WW1 collection. It's now mostly WW2 or later bits. More pictures of all items available on request. Postage and packaging not included. Can be contacted at AndrewNOUptonSPAM0307@aol.com (removing the NO SPAM), or by PM. ...

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