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by fansmom
Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: The Price of Freedom
Topic: TPOF Tidbit #1 - Kush & Kerma
Replies: 13
Views: 3111

Re: TPOF Tidbit #1 - Kush & Kerma

It's good to be back in the TZ where I belong! ;-)
by fansmom
Wed Jul 20, 2011 10:30 pm
Forum: The Price of Freedom
Topic: TPOF Tidbit #1 - Kush & Kerma
Replies: 13
Views: 3111

Re: TPOF Tidbit #1 - Kush & Kerma

So, I was at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art in Richmond today, and on the tour, I saw this: http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Collections/Ancient_Art/Senkamanisken_53_30_2.aspx Ooh, a statue of Senkamanisken, King of Kush. It took a couple of minutes before my brain wandered back from TPOF to pay attenti...
by fansmom
Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:17 pm
Forum: The Price of Freedom
Topic: ONBC Price of Freedom Discussion UPDATE
Replies: 25
Views: 2604

Re: ONBC Price of Freedom Discussion UPDATE

Woo-hoo, I get a chance to catch up!

I'm glad to read that the hiatus is for happy reasons. Have fun! :applause2:
by fansmom
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: The Price of Freedom
Topic: TPOF Tidbit #10 ~ Kohl
Replies: 6
Views: 3023

Re: TPOF Tidbit #10 ~ Kohl

. . . who didn’t trust their husbands to purchase good cosmetics in the market for them I can't imagine sending my husband out to buy cosmetics! I've been wearing eyeliner long enough to remember the days when it was a little pot of dry stuff that I added a drop of water to, mixed it, and then appl...
by fansmom
Thu May 26, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: Tim Powers
Topic: Tim Powers Q&A #17
Replies: 4
Views: 870

Re: Tim Powers Q&A #17

Oh, I loved those books when I was a kid!
I did a term paper my freshman year in college on Heinlein, in part because the professor had a shelf of Heinlein novels in his office.
by fansmom
Thu May 26, 2011 6:18 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: ON STRANGER TIDES Movie - Compare to the book **SPOILERS**
Replies: 17
Views: 2832

Re: ON STRANGER TIDES Movie - Compare to the book **SPOILERS**

nebraska wrote:I was disappointed that Blackbeard didn't have the glowing fire sticks in his beard and hair!
I think he did have them the first time he appeared onscreen.
by fansmom
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: On Stranger Tides Question #26 ~ Wrapping Up
Replies: 22
Views: 2812

Re: On Stranger Tides Question #26 ~ Wrapping Up

I have so much catching up to do!
by fansmom
Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: On Stranger Tides Tidbit #6 ~ Press Gangs
Replies: 4
Views: 632

Re: On Stranger Tides Tidbit #6 ~ Press Gangs

Is that the same as being shanghaied?
by fansmom
Sun Feb 27, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island
Replies: 12
Views: 8243

Re: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island

That's an interesting umm, sea creature in the middle picture, Liz!
by fansmom
Sat Feb 26, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: OST Tidbit #4 - Ship Speak
Replies: 8
Views: 7846

Re: OST Tidbit #4 - Ship Speak

I'm married to a professional mariner who reads historical sea stories and sails as a hobby (his Christmas gift was new rigging) and I still learned things from this tidbit. Most impressive! :cool:
by fansmom
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Announcements and Calendars
Topic: ONBC 2011 - Pirates!
Replies: 9
Views: 2920

Re: ONBC 2011 - Pirates!

I saw that ebook release, too, and thought "Yes!" and then "No!" when I saw the date. :sigh: The "search" feature on an ebook would be wonderful for an ONBC discussion. How many times have we all wondered just where a quote was?
by fansmom
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island
Replies: 12
Views: 8243

Re: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island

DeppInTheHeartOfTexas wrote:fansmom, after looking at the map and reading the previous posts in this thread I'm thinking your next post might just be from Rum Kay? :grin:

:whistle:
by fansmom
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: On Stranger Tides Tidbit #3 ~ Thomas Hobbes
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: On Stranger Tides Tidbit #3 ~ Thomas Hobbes

Things I remember after reading about Hobbes in college:
1. The "nasty, brutish and short" quote
2. The tiger in the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes was named for him.
by fansmom
Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:28 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: OST Tidbit #1 ~ Tim Powers
Replies: 24
Views: 1848

Re: OST Tidbit #1 ~ Tim Powers

fireflydances wrote:And just nice to be sitting in a circle with all of you.
Isn't it, though? Somehow we need to combine these two smilies: :ONBC: :grouphug:
by fansmom
Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:26 pm
Forum: On Stranger Tides
Topic: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island
Replies: 12
Views: 8243

Re: OST Tidbit #2 - New Providence Island

I will be in Nassau the day before Johnny's birthday. :biggrin:
(My trip to Morocco was cancelled, surprise, surprise, so I'm going on a cruise instead.)

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