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    Boyd, that's terribly sad. So often it's the...

    Boyd, that's terribly sad. So often it's the motorist, not the cyclist, who causes the problem, but the cyclist who bears the cost.
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    That's fine--I corrected the ad title.

    That's fine--I corrected the ad title.
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    Moderator Note: God Bless Us Every One. ...

    Moderator Note:


    God Bless Us Every One.

    When our system send out a notice that says "Do Not Reply to this Email" and goes on to tell the recipient that they have mail if only they will...
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    Harley, is this a true dress, or a detached skirt...

    Harley, is this a true dress, or a detached skirt and untailored blouse?
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    Fella cooking something interesting that people...

    Fella cooking something interesting that people could see. Simple, easy, and they could imagine how he got that chicken, cleaned that chicken, and explain it to their children.

    I kept a crowd...
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    Zack 'this is a musket, this is a tent' does...

    Zack

    'this is a musket, this is a tent' does get old to you.

    Put your cap on an eight year old boy. Drape your sack coat over his sister. Smile for the camera.

    Its not not old for...
  7. At least one of Roof's photographs were taken in...

    At least one of Roof's photographs were taken in the original extant slave quarters on the grounds of Boone Hall Plantation.


    In my opinion, the Board is acting responsibly to protect the long...
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    That common event prohibition against live...

    That common event prohibition against live ammunition is there for a number of good reasons.

    Frankly, I would not want to be the guy sitting there casting live rounds at the event where a guy...
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    Y'all boys pay attention ^^^^^^ I just saw that...

    Y'all boys pay attention ^^^^^^ I just saw that blankie in a second great war picture too. Nothing like having stuff that holds for two wars.........
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    Folks have things to do. There was a traffic...

    Folks have things to do.

    There was a traffic jam in Nashville on Friday and one in Cincinnati on Sunday.

    Meanwhile, the U S 127 World's Longest Yard Sale was more navigatable than usual. ...
  11. Thread: This weekend?

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    You are a bad man Eli. I'm going to buy a...

    You are a bad man Eli.

    I'm going to buy a billboard during Bike Week that says Free Camping and post a map to your house. ;)


    There's folks holding those non-refundable spectator...
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    A little housekeeping.....Okay a LOT

    Okay, a lot of housekeeping........spiders had gotten awfully active down in the Contact the Moderators Box. Took awhile to sweep the cobwebs away.


    If you are a New User and you don't get...
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    Grin See how interesting and complicated this...

    Grin

    See how interesting and complicated this can get?

    But Never Boring. Lawsy, No.
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    Well, Boyd was careful when he cleaned...

    Well, Boyd was careful when he cleaned out........he must like you ;)
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    Well Hey Jake! Long Time. OTB still...

    Well Hey Jake! Long Time. OTB still works but its mighty quiet. Boyd is on here and can let you in.

    You'll have to wait for somebody to die to get a set of Osmans. This...
  16. With a veritable rain of member alerts coming in...

    With a veritable rain of member alerts coming in on this thread---well, I do apologize for not deleting posts and cleaning it up earlier. I was tending back towards my early moderating philosophy...
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    Jason, its all dependent on how deep you wish...

    Jason, its all dependent on how deep you wish to take your experience on 'doing what they did'. Obviously, some of it you can't, and don't wish to replicate.

    Other things, the information is...
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    You are also looking at late war, and Southern...

    You are also looking at late war, and Southern rations--which tend to concentrate on Hog and Hominy, unless otherwise documented in company accounts.

    Salt bacon, fried, and the grease reserved...
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    What do company accounts show as far as available...

    What do company accounts show as far as available rations?

    When were you last paid?

    Are you receiving mail from home? How far away is that? Has that area been under enemy occupation?
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    We no longer keep the entire national calendar on...

    We no longer keep the entire national calendar on a spread sheet on the OTB Eli.

    I can't automatically discern which ham and yam somebody is going to in order to point them to period resources...
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    First Where are you? When are you? Who...

    First

    Where are you? When are you? Who are you? Location, Month, Year, and Which Side?
  22. Moderator Note: First, a thank you to Mr....

    Moderator Note:

    First, a thank you to Mr. Bruno for actually answering the question.

    A Reminder to forum members, old and new: We expect a certain level of polite discourse here. The...
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    Stick you some cabbage leaves up under that cap. ...

    Stick you some cabbage leaves up under that cap. THEY did, THEN. It will make a difference.

    THEY didn't think much of Havelocks either, and quickly consigned them to the nether parts.....
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    Polite Hospitality.......of a Sort.

    I needed this research for an upcoming event. I thought y'all might enjoy it here. The timeframe of Grierson's Raid through south Alabama is late April, 1865, after the ANV surrender is signed,...
  25. Phil, It won't take much--describe them as...

    Phil,

    It won't take much--describe them as folded into a paper and there will be enough there to refresh the color in every silk ribbon and trim on the place.

    Send a half cup of of them and...
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