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Postby Nigel » Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:33 am

If we want to go down the I ahve more books than you path

I can simply say lots I think 14 book cases worryingly most of them arent fiction


There’s a country in Europe where they treat their ex soldiers with pride no waits for medical treatment after injuries received during service, no amensia from the government. Cant for the life of me recall where it is but I know exactly where it is not.

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Postby guthrie » Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:20 am

Nigel wrote: worryingly most of them arent fiction


That's a good sign, it means you aren't reading lots of rubbish.



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Postby stephen wootten » Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:26 pm

aint got that msny but some where bout 1000, my personal collection has 1st edd. only but i do have some wyrd and wonderfull stuff as well.


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Postby Maerwynn » Sat Jun 02, 2007 2:30 pm

my wall of books:


Waaah! Library porn!

Since you've shown me yours, I'll show you mine... I'll post a pic on Monday. Not very big at the moment because of moving house regularly, but I do have sheet music in it too.

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Postby Nigel » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:26 pm

worked it out

1 of ospreys

1 of wargaming stuff

3 of costume books

3 of fiction

rest hisrory and accounting stuff


There’s a country in Europe where they treat their ex soldiers with pride no waits for medical treatment after injuries received during service, no amensia from the government. Cant for the life of me recall where it is but I know exactly where it is not.

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Postby guthrie » Sat Jun 02, 2007 6:08 pm

Nigel wrote:worked it out

1 of ospreys

1 of wargaming stuff

3 of costume books

3 of fiction

rest hisrory and accounting stuff

The Ospreys I can understand, although you must have most of them to be able to fill a bookcase. However are the costume books really yours?



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Postby guthrie » Sat Jun 02, 2007 6:20 pm

Maerwynn wrote:
my wall of books:


Waaah! Library porn!

Since you've shown me yours, I'll show you mine... I'll post a pic on Monday. Not very big at the moment because of moving house regularly, but I do have sheet music in it too.

I'm told I do a good Bene Gesserit impression in my wimple

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Library, armour, costume and weapon porn is about all that is allowed on here I think.

We really should have a Dune theme night at some event or other. The more BG the better, but who can come up with a Stillsuit?



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Postby lidimy » Sat Jun 02, 2007 7:26 pm

I do have sheet music in it too


Ooh, good one, that counts too right? :D

Just checked my Stig of the Dump, was printed in 1971, first printed 1963. That's old :twisted: It's nice to look back through all my dad's books actually, all the old favourites like' One Hundred Million Francs' and 'The Night the Water Came' and 'Tom's Midnight Garden' bring back so many memories.

Most of the books that I've bought in the past years have been non-fiction, bar Tristram Shandy and Gulliver's travels! :D

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Postby chrisanson » Sat Jun 02, 2007 9:11 pm

lidimy wrote:
I do have sheet music in it too


Ooh, good one, that counts too right? :D

Just checked my Stig of the Dump, was printed in 1971, first printed 1963. That's old :twisted: It's nice to look back through all my dad's books actually, all the old favourites like' One Hundred Million Francs' and 'The Night the Water Came' and 'Tom's Midnight Garden' bring back so many memories.

Most of the books that I've bought in the past years have been non-fiction, bar Tristram Shandy and Gulliver's travels! :D

Lidi (:




i was born in 1963 :shock:



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Postby lidimy » Sat Jun 02, 2007 10:51 pm

Umm...

Well as long as you aren't dog eared, and don't have a floppy cover with missing pages, then I'm sure you count as new :D


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Postby Edgar Harold » Sat Jun 02, 2007 11:21 pm

told you mine was pretty.............mmmmmmmmmmm
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Postby chrisanson » Sun Jun 03, 2007 6:00 pm

lidimy wrote:Umm...

Well as long as you aren't dog eared, and don't have a floppy cover with missing pages, then I'm sure you count as new :D


i like being dog eared, and don't have a floppy cover with missing pages :D



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Postby lidimy » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:39 pm

Well that's a relief.

My bookshelves don't want to be photographed, they're camera shy, but Edgar dear that is a charming room :D

Lidi :)
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Postby Edgar Harold » Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:53 pm

but Edgar dear that is a charming room :D

Lidi :)[/quote]

thank you lidi, the room was just a unused hallway, so i wanted a place to read, we read loads over here and the shelfs in the living room are full, i just thought why not relaxing with a book is good but when others have tv,computer games or computer on i cant relax and get distracted, so now i have nice place to go,,its not much but i belive every home should have a libary, love nicky.x


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Postby lidimy » Sun Jun 03, 2007 9:14 pm

Looks very atmospheric :D I agree though, having a computer on or people around is very distracting when trying to read, a;though usually if I sit away from it then it's enoughto stop me hitting the refresh button on the forum for the 100th time :lol:


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Postby Ecce » Sat Jun 09, 2007 3:45 pm

Right then, here's me.
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Postby lidimy » Sat Jun 09, 2007 9:19 pm

Whose blood is that on the tent behind you? :lol:

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Postby Dave B » Sat Jun 09, 2007 9:54 pm

I've got to ask; is your last name 'thump' and how do you feel about black pudding?


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Postby Wayland2002 » Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:20 am

He's a black belt in Yorkshire Sumo.



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Postby Nigel » Sun Jun 10, 2007 9:10 am

youa re both going to get such a thump

Nope not blood it s a bit of fabric attached to all our guy lines so if moron punter trips over one they were clearly marked


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Postby Ecce » Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:11 am

Wayland2002 wrote:He's a black belt in Yorkshire Sumo.


Actually, it's the Scottish martial art of Siujimi. Including such moves as "Giesmairchipspal", "Haudmabottlaneedapish" and of course "Canyirmammyso?"



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Postby Wayland2002 » Sun Jun 10, 2007 11:52 am

Ecce wrote:
Wayland2002 wrote:He's a black belt in Yorkshire Sumo.


Actually, it's the Scottish martial art of Siujimi. Including such moves as "Giesmairchipspal", "Haudmabottlaneedapish" and of course "Canyirmammyso?"


Ah yes, I have heard of this, it has a long and distinguished history. The problem is that in England we only ever see a pale imitation of the true form, this is usually practiced by drunks outside Spa, who use it to try and extract money from passersby.

I must admit I was originally mislead by the photo where you do seem to be adopting the first position of Yorkshire Sumo.



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Postby Ecce » Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:42 pm

since I'm always interested in new combat styles, I should go and study Yorkshire Sumo.
Is the hammer neccessary or is it a ritual item? Please provide more information.



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Postby Panda » Mon Jun 11, 2007 8:59 pm

guthrie wrote:
We really should have a Dune theme night at some event or other. The more BG the better, but who can come up with a Stillsuit?

That would be some decent bit of kit making. I'd pay to see that!!!
I would have all the Frank Herberts cept it be hard to find them second hand and I come very close to having a phobia about buying books first hand.....


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Postby guthrie » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:10 pm

Panda wrote:That would be some decent bit of kit making. I'd pay to see that!!!
I would have all the Frank Herberts cept it be hard to find them second hand and I come very close to having a phobia about buying books first hand.....

I picked many of mine up from charity shops and 2nd hand shops, but the supply is slowly drying up. If you are ever near Carlisle, there is a 2nd hand shop near the castle that has a good selection. Otherwise there is the internet. Many of his books are no longer available brand new, basically anything apart from the Dune series, such as "The green brain", "THe worlds of Frank Herbert", "The Santaroga barrier" etc are not as far as I am aware still in print.



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Postby Panda » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:15 pm

I do most of my book shopping at car boot sales. 6 books fer a fiver. Can't really beat that. But it means I can only go shopping in the winter :? Cept for when I give my parents a vague idea of what I want...that's how I got into David Eddings :D


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Postby saxon » Mon Jun 11, 2007 11:16 pm

Yeah ??!! you and who's army ?? :lol:
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Postby stephen wootten » Tue Jun 12, 2007 10:37 am

me and buddies at bromham
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Postby guthrie » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:04 am

Ah ha, so thats who Saxon is.

And Steven, which of those armoured people is yourself?



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Postby WorkMonkey » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:06 am

I'm guessing the one with the same helm as the avatar.


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