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Forum: Reenactment 09-29-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,600
Posted By Zinzendorf
It does look full-scale, all right, but it's not...

It does look full-scale, all right, but it's not a Napoleon...this one is rifled, and besides, it's not bronze.
Forum: Civil War 02-07-2007, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,790
Posted By Zinzendorf
Angry John Bell Hood

Oh yeah, JB Hood really helped the Confederate cause at Franklin, yessireebob! :d: Don't forget, if the CSA hadn't gone out of business, he eventually would have been court-martialed (& deservedly...
Forum: Reenactment 11-09-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,971
Posted By Zinzendorf
Thumbs down muskets & reenactors

Been there; done that; got the tee shirt!

...broken ribs, lost toenails, heat exhaustion, powder grains in the face, (hangovers), etc etc etc...
Forum: Reenactment 11-08-2006, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,971
Posted By Zinzendorf
Arrow muskets/fusils

I wasn't thinking about the shooting of blank charges so much as about the way longarms get beat up so much in re-enacting: dropped, bumped against rocks & other hard objects ("oops, another chunk of...
Forum: General Posts 10-02-2006, 10:08 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,372
Posted By Zinzendorf
What was Ted Kennedy's reply to Mary Jo Kopechne...

What was Ted Kennedy's reply to Mary Jo Kopechne when she told him that she thought she was pregnant?

"We'll cross that bridge when we come to it."
Forum: French and Indian War 09-29-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,373
Posted By Zinzendorf
Cool Re: NW Passage

That mad gleam in Spencer Tracy's eyes was very memorable. Too bad Part 2 was never filmed.

But...what happened to the blonde girl and the Indian boy who were helping Robert Young's character...
Forum: General Posts 09-26-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By Zinzendorf
I believe the correct anatomical term is...

I believe the correct anatomical term is "Bodacious Pontoons"... :m:
Forum: General Posts 09-24-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,039
Posted By Zinzendorf
Talking And speaking of temps in SF, Mark Twain was...

And speaking of temps in SF, Mark Twain was supposed to have said, "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." He may just have hit the nail on the head...
Forum: Civil War 09-23-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,373
Posted By Zinzendorf
Oops...I forgot about Bedford Forrest! My...

Oops...I forgot about Bedford Forrest! My favorite saying of his is "War means fightin' and fightin' means killin'" There are some modern politicos who should know this...
Forum: General Posts 09-23-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By Zinzendorf
Well, if bin Laden has truly kicked the bucket,...

Well, if bin Laden has truly kicked the bucket, he'll arrive in Paradise, and, as he walks along, admiring the sights, the 1st soul he meets will be George Washington, who will say "how dare you...
Forum: Civil War 09-22-2006, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,373
Posted By Zinzendorf
Marse Robert

If RE Lee was such a great general, they why did he sent his troops against cannon massed hub-to-hub, as he did at Malvern Hill? And then do virtually the same thing 1 year later at Gettysburg? He...
Forum: Civil War 09-22-2006, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,373
Posted By Zinzendorf
Re: I have Lee's Lt's

"God is on the side with the largest battalions." (Who said that?)
Forum: General Posts 09-22-2006, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Zinzendorf
Only in San Francisco!

Only in San Francisco!
Forum: General Posts 09-21-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Zinzendorf
Thumbs up Amen! :e:

Amen! :e:
Forum: Civil War 09-18-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By Zinzendorf
Grant

And, hey, let's not forget how Grant "saved" his wounded after Cold Harbor! :d:
Forum: Civil War 09-17-2006, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,248
Posted By Zinzendorf
Unhappy As A. Lincoln put it: "That's not the Army of...

As A. Lincoln put it: "That's not the Army of the Potomac; that's McClellan's bodyguard." ... or words to that effect.
Forum: Revolutionary War 09-15-2006, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,002
Posted By Zinzendorf
My favorite title is still "The Late...

My favorite title is still "The Late Unpleasantness." :ae:
Forum: Revolutionary War 09-15-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By Zinzendorf
This is the grandmother of our country? :cd:

This is the grandmother of our country? :cd:
Forum: Revolutionary War 09-15-2006, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,002
Posted By Zinzendorf
Re: Generals and Gods

Are you talking about The War of Southern Independence? :h:
Forum: General Posts 09-13-2006, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By Zinzendorf
Telling time...

On some air bases the Air Force is on one side of the field and civilian aircraft use the other side of the field, with the control tower in the middle.

One day the tower received a call from an...
Forum: Enduring Freedom 09-11-2006, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 902
Posted By Zinzendorf
Letter from Afghanistan

Here's an email to a good friend of mine from her son who is stationed in Afghanistan, dated 7 Sep 2006:


If you are able to send anything, please PM me and I will give you the address. Thanks a...
Forum: Vietnam 09-11-2006, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,381
Posted By Zinzendorf
Re: 8th of November 1965

Here's a link to the video "The 8th of November" (http://www.bigandrich.com/) At the home page, click on "Videos" button, then click on "The 8th of November" button.
Forum: General Posts 09-10-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Zinzendorf
I lost interest in this Nascar crap the day Dale...

I lost interest in this Nascar crap the day Dale Earnhardt died. :(
Forum: Civil War 09-08-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,748
Posted By Zinzendorf
Re: Good point...........

A couple of thoughts on this...the US fought "the Late Unpleasantness" primarily to preserve the Union & only to "free the slaves" as somewhat of an afterthought. Don't even get me started about the...
Forum: General Posts 09-08-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By Zinzendorf
France bashing...gotta love it...

Some random thoughts...

Comparing 18th century French with modern French, their military now would be pretty danged tough if their ranks were filled with 225 year old soldiers!
...
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