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by n11pilot
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2086

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

1793 - During the French Revolution, Queen Marie Antoinette was beheaded after being convicted of treason. 1813 - Battle of Leipzig, largest battle in Europe prior to WWI, Napoleon's forces defeated by Prussia, Austria and Russia. 1829 - In Boston, MA, the first modern hotel in America opened. The T...
by n11pilot
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: About The Electric Speakeasy
Topic: The Demise of Facebook means the return Of The Electric Speakeasy
Replies: 33
Views: 1095

Re: The Demise of Facebook means the return Of The Electric Speakeasy

I've turned off the PM feature so if anyone has a problem with what you've said they'll have to tell me out in the open like every one else. I would normally suggest this in private, but that's not possible here. ;) Ah, I hadn't noticed that until just now. I saw that and it didn't make a differenc...
by n11pilot
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2086

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

1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte began his exile on the remote island of St. Helena in the Atlantic Ocean. 1860 - Grace Bedell, 11 years old, wrote a letter to presidential candidate Abraham Lincoln. The letter stated that Lincoln would look better if he would grow a beard. 1883 - The U.S. Supreme Court st...
by n11pilot
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Random Joke Thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 593

Re: The Random Joke Thread!

:lol: :lol:

Star Trek is nothing if not versatile. I think some of the A-Team may have been slightly miscast though. :D
by n11pilot
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Random Joke Thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 593

Re: The Random Joke Thread!

Cousi wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:08 pm
My Soon-To-Be-Ex-Wife would have been like "I want that one at the bottom, third chair in from the front". :roll:

Don't feel like the Lone Ranger. Every one of my former EXs would be,"No, I meant the one from the other bottom." :?
by n11pilot
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: The Random Joke Thread!
Replies: 22
Views: 593

Re: The Random Joke Thread!

:lol: Who doesn't enjoy a good Star Trek musical joke?
by n11pilot
Sun Oct 14, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2086

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

1066 - The Battle of Hastings occurred in England. The Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated King Harold II of England. Earlier I talked about Harold Godwinson's mistakes in fighting the Battle of Hastings which lead to his defeat. Harold and his assembled forces consisting of the Fyrd or ...
by n11pilot
Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2086

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

The story of the Templar Knights has always fascinated me. I know many Masonic Rites claim inheritance from the Templars but if I were someone with the time and resources I would want to really dig into the many myths and legends surrounding Order. What I think likely is that the were survivors tha...
by n11pilot
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Militarization of America's Police Forces.
Replies: 10
Views: 188

Re: Militarization of America's Police Forces.

Cousi wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:02 pm
" The power of the county varies greatly state by state."
This is just one reason why a "One size fits all" solution may not be possible.
by n11pilot
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Today in History!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 86
Views: 2086

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

54 AD - Nero succeeds Claudius as Roman Emperor. 1307 - French King Philip IV has Grand Master Jacques de Molay and Knights Templar arrested and charged of idolatry and corruption. If I were a suspicious historian I would suggest that this had more to do with Philip IV being bankrupt and the Templar...