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Eccentric Gents

A group for those amongst us who enjoy our 'petit foibles' and are proud to acknowledge their eccentric natures.

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Ideal careers

Started by Steve_J. Last reply by john evens May 14. 22 Replies

The sad reality of our world is that one day, we have to take up paid employment.This no doubt erodes the spirit and robs us of time which would be otherwise used for drinking absinthe, poking a fire…Continue

Tags: very, existence., your, blight, will

Proper Attire for the Apocalypse

Started by Curt Bolding. Last reply by john evens May 14. 9 Replies

Gentlemen,I am concerned about the End of the World.  The other evening, as I was out on the town kicking vagrants and pushing orphans into the gutters, I espied a chap with a sandwich sign…Continue

The Noble Waistcoat

Started by Curt Bolding. Last reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman Dec 13, 2013. 43 Replies

I have been having certain perambulations of thought regarding a high collared shirt and cravat, for various functions.  Clearly, one cannot wear these items without a proper waistcoat.  While I see…Continue

An Order of Chivalry

Started by Scott Macmillan. Last reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman Dec 13, 2013. 20 Replies

Who amongst us, having been thus far slighted by Emperor, Monarch, Sovereign, Pasha, or Czar, feels that the hour-- nay, the moment-- has arrived when one should be duly accorded the accolade of…Continue

Tags: knighthood, chivarly

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Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on June 4, 2013 at 8:00pm

Short video of Lord Whimsy - From an episode of PBS series Driving ...


Here is an excerpt from a much longer description on You Tube:

I received an email that suggested if I was interested in meeting the "gentlemen protector of the Pine Barrens," I should check out a man named Lord Whimsy, central Jersey's resident arbiter and author of all things dandy.

I was intrigued. And I said as much when I wrote back to the anonymous emailer. I asked what the emailer's connection was to Lord Breaulove Swells Whimsy. The response was as simple and as intriguing as the first letter. It read:

"I first met him while studying marine biology. He also appeared in my art classes. He wooed me, and I became his wife. Regards, Lady Pinkwater."

Comment by The Dutch Dastard on February 25, 2013 at 6:25pm

What ho! A splendid little bash it seems, and quite a few very nice cutlets I might add! Good show!

Comment by Alexsander Mausheim on February 25, 2013 at 5:25pm

We had a splendid little bash. There are photographs somewhere-  ah- here we are:
https://plus.google.com/photos/114484893092113804613/albums/5825307...

(A quite eclectic bunch, as you can see.)

 

 

Comment by Curt Bolding on February 23, 2013 at 6:04pm

What ho indeed, young fellow-me-lad.  Did the Cascadia Lair survive the Mayan Apocalypse then?  Still cleaning up the remnants of the zombie plague out here in the hinterlands. 

Comment by Alexsander Mausheim on February 18, 2013 at 1:40pm

What ho, ho what, what!

Comment by Steve_J on January 30, 2013 at 3:51pm

Who else likes to see girls box women?

Comment by Curt Bolding on November 25, 2012 at 11:07am

I am thinking about taking up languishing.

Comment by Curt Bolding on October 10, 2012 at 11:11pm

Quite.

Comment by The Dutch Dastard on October 9, 2012 at 12:24am

Makes the old Purdey rather redundant wouldn't you say?

Comment by Curt Bolding on October 8, 2012 at 10:34pm

My faithful hound Bruiser just cornered a possum in our compound a short time ago; he's hell on things that play dead.  I'm sure I saw a badger peering in from outside the fence.

 

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Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"A reason not to let an independent Scotland in:  an accounts deficit greater than that of Greece. http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/651319/Scotland-Europe-financial-deficit-SNP"
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Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"This is your full quote: For a local example of how racist attitudes drove the Leave vote, AOM's own Joker/Chistoso is absolutely jumping for joy that the Leave side prevailed. There is a vast difference in implications from what you wrote…"
1 hour ago
Milo Morris replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
""there are actually official campaign groups for the referendum, and Nigel Farage was in fact the founding member of one of them, Grassroots Out. This would seem to make him, in fact, an official Leave leader." Maybe the next time…"
2 hours ago
Dominic replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"I pointed to one example of how one could see racist attitudes motivating a Leave vote."
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Shane replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"You said "racist attitudes drove Leave". It seems you have a different idea of what the "essence" of a movement is than everyone else. And now you're insulting us for your inability to communicate your thoughts clearly. Good…"
2 hours ago
Dominic replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"Okay - I keep saying this but apparently it's not getting through and it's a bit frustrating: I am not claiming that Leave is, at its essence, racist. If this continues to be misunderstood, I have vastly overestimated the literacy of some…"
2 hours ago
Milo Morris replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"According to the article you posted, Farange created his own splinter movement. He was not part of the official Leave leadership. Therefore you cannot claim that Leave is a racist movement simply based on Farange's involvement."
2 hours ago
Sir replied to Pale Horse's discussion Brexit in the group The Great Debate
"You didn't provide any evidence to neutralize -- specific or otherwise.  You repeated the same broad claim several times. If you're calling my post praeteritio, you didn't understand it.  That's used to say something is…"
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