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by Alaric
Thu January 29th, 2009, 7:35 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Is There Something Odd or Unique About You?
Replies: 10
Views: 943

I was born with a birth defect that basically saw my stomach organs all in the wrong place and wrapped around each other, meaning no food could get in and be digested. The subsequent surgery to correct it all was the first time it had been successful and/or the patient had survived. So I have a plac...
by Alaric
Thu January 29th, 2009, 7:32 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: The Worst Thing Today
Replies: 2257
Views: 132480

Excuse the language, but it's too f*****g hot!! I want to go back to England right now. :(
by Alaric
Mon January 26th, 2009, 7:54 am
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: Magna Carta at Reagan Library
Replies: 13
Views: 1515

[quote=""Ash""]We got to see that copy in Lincoln, as well as the other three in existance (I remember London being one, I can't remember the fourth one now).[/quote]

The four copies are at Lincoln Cathedral, Salisbury Cathedral, Palace of Westminster and the British Library in London.
by Alaric
Fri January 23rd, 2009, 12:02 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What Are You Reading (Jan 2009 edition)?
Replies: 259
Views: 13589

“Gates of Fire,” by Steven Pressfield. It's a re-read.
by Alaric
Thu January 22nd, 2009, 2:22 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name A-F
Topic: Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell
Replies: 21
Views: 5390

http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/5966/sharpesbattlelo1.jpg “Sharpe’s Battle,” by Bernard Cornwell Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811 (387p) Sharpe’s Battle is the twelfth book in the Richard Sharpe series by Bernard Cornwell. Written in 1995 at the behest of the productio...
by Alaric
Wed January 21st, 2009, 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1456
Views: 98852

Spanish-Portuguese frontier, 1811.
by Alaric
Tue January 20th, 2009, 5:28 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Why We Inaugurate in January
Replies: 28
Views: 1318

Great speech by Obama, incidentally.
by Alaric
Mon January 19th, 2009, 8:45 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: reading on the rise
Replies: 1
Views: 555

There's hope yet!
by Alaric
Sun January 18th, 2009, 1:54 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?
Replies: 3275
Views: 194514

There's actually very little banging and crashing in it. Like Rocky, it is much more of a deeper personal story than what it looks on face value.
by Alaric
Sat January 17th, 2009, 3:59 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?
Replies: 3275
Views: 194514

I just downloaded it. :)

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