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by Wusti
Wed May 11, 2022 2:31 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: circumnavigation
Replies: 17
Views: 1316

Re: circumnavigation

Shiiit MM - that's like 20 minutes from my house in the Shire. Were you performing at all ?
by Wusti
Mon May 09, 2022 12:08 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1342 St. Mary Magdalene's flood is the worst such event on record for central Europe. Following the passage of a Genoa low, the rivers Rhine, Moselle, Main, Danube, Weser, Werra, Unstrut, Elbe, Vltava and their tributaries inundated large areas. Many towns such as Cologne, Mainz, Frankfurt am Main, ...
by Wusti
Sat May 07, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: circumnavigation
Replies: 17
Views: 1316

Re: circumnavigation

Came here expecting MM posting, left disappointed.
by Wusti
Sat May 07, 2022 1:07 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: circumcision
Replies: 154
Views: 18426

Re: circumcision

No idea Octavious, as I am a 10 pound Pom migrant to the lucky country. I can assure you however that I have never required lubricant for self-satisfaction.

Having said that, we should all be wary of the Big Lube lobby.
by Wusti
Sat May 07, 2022 12:05 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: circumcision
Replies: 154
Views: 18426

Re: circumcision

I'm circumcised, which in the UK is quite rare - but it was due to medical necessity, not some religious or cultural preference. Same. I just re-read this thread and oh lordie. I do humbly apologise for my testy nature and ridiculously strong views as evidenced herein. An interesting, if embarrassi...
by Wusti
Thu May 05, 2022 10:50 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1308 Dante Alighieri commences writing The Divine Comedy (and has a lovely little tomb/shrine in Ravenna I visited - great city) King Philip IV of France purchases the Hôtel de Nesle, and builds one of the earliest indoor tennis courts there (and there I was thinking it was a predominantly English i...
by Wusti
Wed May 04, 2022 2:04 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1293 Dante Alighieri (author of The Divine Comedy) completes the book of verse La Vita Nuova. and The Hindu Majapahit Empire is founded by Kertarajasa in Java. It benefits from internal conflict and Mongol intervention, to defeat the Singhasari Kingdom and establish the empire 1294 Architect Arnolfo...
by Wusti
Mon May 02, 2022 5:28 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1275

The first Statute of Westminster is passed by the English Parliament, establishing a series of laws, including equal treatment of rich and poor, free and fair elections, and the definition of bailable and non-bailable offenses.
by Wusti
Sun Apr 17, 2022 3:21 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1252 Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull "Ad exstirpanda", which authorises the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition. Torture quickly gains widespread usage across Catholic Europe. 1253 Henry III meets with the nobles and church leaders to reaffirm the validity of the Magna Carta in ex...
by Wusti
Sun Apr 17, 2022 3:14 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1251 BC—September 7, a solar eclipse on this date, according to legend, marked the birth of legendary Heracles (roman Hercules) at Thebes, Greece
by Wusti
Mon Apr 11, 2022 1:21 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1236 Castilian forces under King Ferdinand III capture Muslim Córdoba from Emir Ibn Hud, as part of the Reconquista of the Iberian Peninsula 1237 Aragonese forces under Bernat Guillem de Montpeller defeat the Muslim army of the Taifa of Valencia at El Puig. The Almohad forces are routed, and many of...
by Wusti
Sat Apr 09, 2022 2:29 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

ANGEL NUMBER 1227 Number 1227 is a compilation of the attributes of number 1 blended with the energies of number 2 and number 7. Number 1 promotes new beginnings and starting anew, courage, motivation and taking action, striving forward and progress, self-leadership and initiative, instinct and intu...
by Wusti
Sat Apr 09, 2022 2:50 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

Don't know why I couldn't edit my post, but this is from the Year of our Lord 1224 Francis of Assisi, while praying on the mountain of La Verna during a 40-day fast, has a vision, as a result of which he receives the stigmata. Brother Leo, who is with Francis at the time, leaves a clear and simple a...
by Wusti
Sat Apr 09, 2022 2:47 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

Francis of Assisi, while praying on the mountain of La Verna during a 40-day fast, has a vision, as a result of which he receives the stigmata. Brother Leo, who is with Francis at the time, leaves a clear and simple account of this event, the first definite account of the phenomenon of stigmata.
by Wusti
Fri Apr 01, 2022 11:41 pm
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1215 AD John, King of England, grants the Magna Carta creating the first form of constitution in history. Ironicly most people know him as the "bad" brother of Richard the Lionheart than for this fact! Ah my friend, what a pretty picture you paint of history: totally unfounded of course. John was a...
by Wusti
Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:48 pm
Forum: New Games
Topic: TWO World Dip Games - Going Fast!
Replies: 5
Views: 321

Re: TWO World Dip Games - Going Fast!

You'd probably fill them easier if you actually provided a link to the games...
by Wusti
Thu Mar 24, 2022 3:49 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

Year 1206 (MCCVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. A few relatively unpostworthy things happened that year.
by Wusti
Tue Mar 22, 2022 10:22 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

PRINCE WILLIAM wrote:
Tue Mar 22, 2022 7:19 am
Richard was so chivalric that pardoned the boy for killing him and ordered him to be released.
Uh not so much....
Mercadier, a mercenary captain and Richard's second in command, has Pierre Basile flayed alive and hanged.
by Wusti
Tue Mar 22, 2022 1:26 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1199 (aside from another motorbike)

Richard I besieges the castle of Châlus-Chabrol, and is shot in the left shoulder by the French boy Pierre Basile, and later dies from gangrene, caused by his crossbow wound. So begins the reign of the infamous King John.
by Wusti
Thu Mar 10, 2022 2:17 am
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The Counting Game
Replies: 1504
Views: 114688

Re: The Counting Game

1184 Battle of Fimreite: King Sverre of Norway defeats and kills his rival, Magnus V (Erlingsson) near Fimreite. Sverre takes the throne and becomes sole ruler of Norway 1185 East Midlands earthquake occurs. It is the first earthquake in England for which there are reliable reports indicating the da...