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by n11pilot
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 170
Views: 7139

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1577 - Five ships under the command of Sir Francis Drake left Plymouth, England, to embark on Drake's circumnavigation of the globe. The journey took almost three years. 1636 - All militia regiments were organized by the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. This was an attempt to standardi...
by n11pilot
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 170
Views: 7139

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Not being especially versed in either incident, one marvels at the similarities to the 1967 USS Liberty incident. Yes! I was thinking along similar lines as I wrote that. In both cases the US accepted the respective nation's apologies but not the explanation. Irritatingly, in both cases no one was ...
by n11pilot
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 170
Views: 7139

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

627 - Battle at Nineveh: Byzantine Emperor Heraclius beats Sassanid forces during Byzantine-Sassanid War. 1787 - Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. 1791 - The Bank of the United States, also known as the First Bank, opened for business in Philadelphia, PA. 1792 - I...
by n11pilot
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Abstract Photo Thread!
Replies: 55
Views: 1656

Re: The Abstract Photo Thread!

AeroDillo MkII wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:49 am
Herb Roflcopter wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:53 am
I am amused that this thread turned into a guessing game. :)
Welcome to the world's third-worst secret intelligence program. We've been killing it ever since Baghdad Bob closed up shop. :lol:
Yes, we are Number 2 but we try harder. :)
by n11pilot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Guns, Ammunition and Explosives
Topic: I Saw This New Firearm!
Replies: 33
Views: 1139

Re: I Saw This New Firearm!

I do know for a fact that if you'd told me in 2000 that Ruger was going to build AR-15s and 1911s and Mossberg was going to build tactical bolt rifles and leverguns I'd probably have called for the white-coated men with the butterfly nets. What a time to be alive! I think I think Mossberg, Ruger, a...
by n11pilot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Abstract Photo Thread!
Replies: 55
Views: 1656

Re: The Abstract Photo Thread!

Cousi wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:27 pm
" Baz likes throwing curves (like no creme brule)."

Yeah, what's that about!?! :lol:
by n11pilot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:43 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 170
Views: 7139

Re: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1282 - Llywelyn (Llewelyn ap Gruffydd) was killed in Cilmeri, central Wales. 1719 - The first recorded sighting of the aurora borealis took place in New England. 1769 - Edward Beran of London patented Venetian blinds. Really? I would have thought that it was some guy in Venice who had never had a do...
by n11pilot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: About The Electric Speakeasy
Topic: Photo posting.
Replies: 3
Views: 25

Re: Photo posting.

De nada, friend Blackthorn. I have a review of the Springfield 911 that I want to post sometime soon with photos anyway. :D
by n11pilot
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Abstract Photo Thread!
Replies: 55
Views: 1656

Re: The Abstract Photo Thread!

I'm going to go with Dillo's idea of a footprint in wet cement. Ahem, in the interest of full disclosure I have actually been that "One guy" once. :)
by n11pilot
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: About The Electric Speakeasy
Topic: Photo posting.
Replies: 3
Views: 25

Photo posting.

There seems to be a problem posting photos to the board. When a picture is downloaded the usual prompt of "Place inline" is missing. A warning triangle when clicked issues the statement that "The board maximum has been reached".