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by zauberdachs
Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:08 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 16036

I can't really think of any way this behaviour can be eliminated altogether... :roll: The only thing I can think of is a compulsory crash course in historiography for every re-enactor, so people can understand how history is written. How there are very few solid historical "facts" most of it is just...
by zauberdachs
Tue Nov 08, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 16036

oops

Perhaps I should have logged on first.... us darn newbies, hopeless eh? :)
by zauberdachs
Tue Nov 08, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong with the movie Braveheart?
Replies: 84
Views: 15005

Perhaps it'd be simpler to have a "what's right about Braveheart" thread...
by zauberdachs
Tue Nov 08, 2005 12:42 pm
Forum: General History
Topic: What's wrong in WOTR re-enactment?
Replies: 125
Views: 16036

my pennys worth

As a newbie I would like to add the opinion that the main problem with Medieval re-enactment, and quite possibly re-enactment in general, are the "know-it-all" b*****ds who flaunt their knowledge and experience over newbies, treating every occasion to correct as an oppertunity to demonstrate how inn...
by zauberdachs
Mon Nov 07, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval costume and furs...
Replies: 20
Views: 4718

Thank you for your replys, keep them coming :)

Fake fur is one of the most flamable materials I've ever seen :) almost as bad as fleece.

Real fur is within the spirit of what we do I guess, I mean we all wear leather don't we?
by zauberdachs
Sun Nov 06, 2005 6:50 pm
Forum: Costumes
Topic: Medieval costume and furs...
Replies: 20
Views: 4718

Medieval costume and furs...

Hello, can anyone offer advice on the wearing of furs during the medieval period? I have recently been given a wolf skin cloak but in all the books I possess and on all the websites I've visited the only mention to fur cloaks i've found has been in Sweden and then as an pictorial sterotype used to d...

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