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Decorating my apartment medieval style?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton 2 hours ago. 27 Replies

This may be an unusual question, but I am getting my own apartment and I would like to decorate it medieval style, or if anyone ever played Elder Scrolls I want to mimic some of those rooms.For…Continue

What is a cheap skill/trade to learn that is high in demand?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Liam S. Jul 16. 18 Replies

I currently have a stable job that I like, but I got to wondering what I would do if I ever lost my job. I am trying to find a skill/trade I can learn that is high in demand. The catch is that I…Continue

What is the cheapest fighting art to learn?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Jul 10. 9 Replies

My training routine is based only on lifting weights for the moment. I have been lifting for a long time and am on a deadlift centered routine 3X a week. I want to add some kind of conditioning to my…Continue

Buying furniture when living on my own

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Jul 3. 9 Replies

I am planning on moving into an apartment by the end of this summer. I read the "Heading out on your own series" which has been a terrific resource. Could I get some advice/input on buying furniture…Continue

 

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Rick Shelton replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Yeah like, "Don't hang your junk"."
2 hours ago
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"That's what the moat is for; adding insult to injury. "
3 hours ago
Karl Helweg replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"German castles had some amazingly ergonomic and generally over engineered toilets.   Just don;t be the downstairs tenant. "
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Jay D replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"I got some bathroom tipps for you "
yesterday
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Sorry, just couldn't help myself with that one."
yesterday
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"OH!  A Hobbit-hole in The Shire.  But where does one rent an underground apartment with a round door this side of Cheyenne Mountain?"
yesterday
Sean replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Bilbo's place would be cool, but it is hardly medieval. It isn't even Victorian. it seems to be mainly Art Nouveau-ish."
Tuesday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"I thought the same thing. He must mean Bilbo's place. "
Tuesday
Sean replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Point: Gandalf had no place in the Lord of the Rings."
Tuesday
Rick Shelton replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"I'm sorry Daniel, just having a bit of fun. Anyway, you can take a look at some of the medieval paintings and/or artifacts and get ideas for furniture and see how you can make or create some of your own.  Personally I would take a look at…"
Tuesday
Daniel replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Maybe my explanation was a bit too extreme. I am trying to make my place have that "old world" appearance. Perhaps not stubbornly medieval, but I would like it to have that simple yet old fashioned feel to it. Perhaps a better comparison…"
Tuesday
Rick Shelton replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"But he may be into all that dungeons, whips, and chains type of thing and I'm sure there are women out there that would be happy to oblige his predilections in that direction, he would need to learn to call them "Mistress" though."
Tuesday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
""Over in one. Good job!" Thanks. I try. "
Tuesday
Sean replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"Look up your local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronisms.  They can point you in the direction you want to go.  but be prepared:  if you really want to go this route, you are looking at a fair amount of DIY."
Tuesday
Regular Joe replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"It's easier to find a woman who's into BDSM than a woman who wants to live in Middle Ages decor 24/7/365. "
Tuesday
Native Son replied to Daniel's discussion Decorating my apartment medieval style?
"OK, I had a few snarky comments, but seriously, for your furniture you're going to want the crude, California Mission style stuff from back in the 1920s at the latest.  And it would tend to be stained very dark, almost black to look…"
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At 11:35pm on February 22, 2013, Scott B. said…

Ah no worries. I asked if it was a hard transition into accounting after being a history major. And do you enjoy accounting?

 
 
 

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