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Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:40 am
by Ian Macintyre
I never said they where "better" I said they are more "fun"

As a man once said:

"I may not win, but I shall come a damn fine second"

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 11:30 am
by moosiemoosiegander
That's a William Stanley in the background of Allan's pic, it is, it is...see the hart's head?! (I'm staying on topic and everything)

Probably running away from the fearsome Mr Harley:P

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:13 pm
by Moose-Abuse
Ooh…it’s me.

I’m farrrrrrrting in Allan’s general direction as it’s the only weapon I’ve come close to mastering. Unfortunately I missed and I think I took out a MOP by accident.

Moose Boy.

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 12:26 pm
by moosiemoosiegander
At least you weren't near a fire, if you were we'd all be in a smoking crater. But bally magnificent your retreating moose looks!

Moosie

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 4:32 pm
by m300572
bally magnificent your retreating moose looks!


Is it retreating or simply advancing differently?? :?

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:16 pm
by nev
its a bonified 15th century tactic, i believe....*flicks furiously through large tombs on medieval tactics*....AH YES! its here under "advance in the style of the italians" also see "the only order the stafford line knows....charge, or, the lets see how many dukes we can lose this year competition" also see "advance in the style of the stanleys aka sit on a fence until you're sure who's winning and then commit" also see "nev- how many people can i insult in one post" :D

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:37 pm
by Cat
Insult, be buggered! We Stanleys are proud of our fence-sitting skills.

I am one of the spinach and mushroom coloured Tommy Stanleys, as opposed to my Moosical brethren who are Willies.

Unless I've got it all *rse about face again.

We all like cocktails, particularly the purple ones and the ones that look like sick.

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:58 pm
by craig1973
Are the Thomas Stanleys Nobby's crew?

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 9:18 pm
by AJ
Err... is anyone willing to stay on topic? :lol:

Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:35 pm
by AJ
Have to agree with Nev - Allan you have got to be the the most photographed person in WoTR re-enactment. :D

Amazes me how they always get your good side 8)

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:38 am
by nev
simple aj, those that have seen/photographed his bad side never survive it or if they do they're rendered bitter twisted husks of human beings and placed in the stafford bill block for safe keeping :D

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 1:43 pm
by Dougie
House of Bayard , Proud Purveyors of alcohol, psychological warfare, death and destruction :)

Cross of St Michael ( we are outrageously french haw hee haw ) And all your ladies want us.

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 5:50 pm
by Cat
Yes, the Thomas Stanleys are Nobby's Crew. He is our glorious leader, him and Duke.

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:12 pm
by JC Milwr
Milwr Morganwg can be recognised by no two members being dressed alike :)

Oh yes, and a small coloured M badge, but if you're that close, you're either on our side, in the beer tent or we've run out of arrows!

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 3:57 pm
by Carl / Sir Geoffrey
OK I can't resist some publicity

Anyone else in the Crows who hasn't been knighted may be seen bearing the arms shown below.

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 5:56 pm
by James The Archer
Can be a bit of a problem if you run out of arrows, but plenty of target info here, but then in my groups old standing order is if not in red and black hit it!!

Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 5:57 pm
by nev
thats the polite version, hit it was never the phrasiology used

Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 6:18 pm
by VisionOn
Perhaps we'll have Britannia posting up their livery here soon. I hear they have just put in an order to some company in India for a hundred medieval sallets.

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 4:59 pm
by Ian Macintyre
James The Archer wrote:Can be a bit of a problem if you run out of arrows, but plenty of target info here, but then in my groups old standing order is if not in red and black hit it!!


I really like the sound of that. See our piccy above!

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 5:08 pm
by craig1459
VisionOn wrote:Perhaps we'll have Britannia posting up their livery here soon. I hear they have just put in an order to some company in India for a hundred medieval sallets.


I hear it's rusty red with a heraldic fox on the back

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 6:41 pm
by Cat
And their motto will be a Latinised version of 'We Never Turn Our Backs.'

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:54 pm
by StaffordCleggy
I wanted the Latinised version of "sod this for a game of soldiers" embroidered on the bottom of my livery, but the Boss said "NO" (he was quite emphatic about it!) :lol:

Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2006 11:13 pm
by tonw
wouldn't that be because there is no latin word for sod?

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:07 pm
by StaffordCleggy
'SOD' wasn't 'quite' the word i had in mind...! :lol:

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 5:57 pm
by Simon Atford
In the CoC (Company of Chivalry) we used to use the phrase "Putius Duras" as a war cry.

It was meant to mean "Well Hard" which it does in way... The first part is "Well" as in "thing you draw water from" :lol:

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 7:49 pm
by Cat
I did get 'F!ck you, I won't do what you tell me!' translated into Latin. Just because, really.

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:50 pm
by the real lord duvet
our livery is hidden behind a thick smoke screen.

and a pound to the first person who makes a joke about the use of the word "thick"

Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:58 am
by nev
for myself i'm thinking of having something on my tent either "meum est propositum in taberna mori"-it is my fondest hope to die in an inn
or
"silent leges inter arma"- In war the law is silent

and possibly carved onto my bill "sic transit gloria mundi" so passes the glory of the world

and to finish part of my new speech at my enemies i shall be quoting scripture "i will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that have behold thee"- ezekial 27:13

Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2006 6:53 pm
by Allan Harley
Already on the tent
"Thou art mine axe, mine weapon of war, with thee I will level nations and destroy kingdoms"

nuff said

Another popular one for all the weaponsmiths

"Ask not if I come with the Peace of the Lord, I come with the sword"

Posted: Thu Apr 06, 2006 7:10 pm
by nev
yes i know.....always meant to ask how long it took you to find that particular gem allan?