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A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Mikey » Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:04 pm

The last Plantagenet has been found, according to DNA analysis, forensic analysis, and radiocarbon dating.
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Captain Seafort » Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:29 pm

Only two things are infinite - the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the universe: Albert Einstein.

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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Mikey » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:38 pm

Captain Seafort wrote:Not quite the last


Beg pardon, I should more properly have said explicitly "the last Plantagenet king." I thought it was implied, but again I don't have your sense of garbled peerage.
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Captain Seafort » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:58 pm

Mikey wrote:I thought it was implied, but again I don't have your sense of garbled peerage.


Given that at the time quite a lot of people were falling out quite seriously over "our sense of garbled peerage", precision is pretty important.
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:33 pm

Found underneath a parking lot... wow. Now I wanna take a pickaxe to my own backyard. ;)
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Tsukiyumi » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:13 pm

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Found underneath a parking lot... wow. Now I wanna take a pickaxe to my own backyard. ;)


Maybe you'll find Jimmy Hoffa? :lol:
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Mikey » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:36 pm

Tsukiyumi wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:Found underneath a parking lot... wow. Now I wanna take a pickaxe to my own backyard. ;)


Maybe you'll find Jimmy Hoffa? :lol:


*ahem* Let the representative from New Jersey take the floor...

What are you talking about? Mr. Hoffa just took an extended vacation. To imply otherwise could be hazardous... well, fuhgeddaboutit.
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Tsukiyumi » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:16 am

:lol:

Yeah, he's hanging out with Elvis, Sinatra and Jimi Hendrix, right?
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:25 pm

And listening to Janis Joplin, methinks. ;)
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby Sonic Glitch » Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:16 pm

Tsukiyumi wrote::lol:

Yeah, he's hanging out with Elvis, Sinatra and Jimi Hendrix, right?

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:And listening to Janis Joplin, methinks. ;)

Well if there's a rock and roll heaven....


But seriously this was a pretty cool news story.
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Re: A break in the winter of our discontent?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:47 am

oh, agreed 100%, Sonic. This is pretty cool. :) 8)
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