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daisy
10-24-2005, 12:12 AM
http://www.privateerdragons.org/images3/northern2004_07.jpg
once upon a time, in the midst of social chaos, there was a moment of pleasure. it sprang from the hearts of a generation called love.
it leapt, danced and sang all the songs of spring that had layed dormant for hundreds of years...

renaissance faires and festivals schedules
reenactments markets battles encampments feasts pageants
living history displays
http://www.faires.com/choices.php
http://www.privateerdragons.org/faire_info.html
http://www.royalfaires.com/carolina/Default.asp?Page=73
http://www.faires.com/EventRecord.php?Id=101
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have you ever been to renaissance faires?
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Pťter
10-25-2005, 04:09 AM
Hahaha, I must say, this is priceless. :rofl:

Cheers to a fellow long-hair! ;)

daisy
10-25-2005, 11:08 PM
i've been to the renaissance fair once. i am looking forward to going again. it is fun watching all the shows. i especially like the horse rider jousting shows. cool pics i see you even got one with a belly dancer. smart.

Hermetic
10-26-2005, 12:04 AM
" It sprang from the hearts of a generation called love." That is creepy sounding, but yeah I would go if there where any near me.

Nyx
10-26-2005, 12:24 AM
living history displays...What do Elves have to do with History?

Hermetic
10-26-2005, 04:39 AM
Was there a fairy knife fight when your gf discovered another hand or was it cool? A lot of the people that you described, I come across when I deal with wiccans.


Rennies and hippies have a lot in common. They're dirty, most are liberal, many either smoke pot or drink to excess, and you'll find many people of questionable sexual morality. At the final cast party last weekend, which is called "keg-drain" because they give away all the remaining beer for free, at one point, my girlfriend and our special new friend Julie were both reaching up my kilt groping me as I sat back with a big mug of Bass Ale and enjoyed the scene before me. It's good to be a fairy.:D

Ambrosio Spinola
10-26-2005, 08:47 AM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/nn8.jpg

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/nn7.jpg

Mhh.....

Excorcism
10-27-2005, 02:27 AM
These pics were taken about 30 minutes apart at the end of the day two weekends ago. How screwed up am I?:D

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Synikul666/me5.jpg
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Synikul666/me4.jpg

haven't seen a bigger, drunken smile in a long time :D

Hermetic
10-27-2005, 03:14 AM
Sounds cool, maybe I will peg one and check it out, they had a show around here once with Knights armour the whole lot, best fun I had in awhile.



No fight, it was cool.:)

You get a lot of wiccans at these things. One of the strangest events I've been to is The Pennsic War (http://www.pennsicwar.org/). It's held by The Society for Creative Anachronisms. At pennsic, you have thousands of people in medieval armor, bashing each other with clubs on a huge battlefield, but there's this strong hippy vibe along with it. Every night is a series of mad parties from sunset to about 2-3AM, just follow the drums, and you'll find a party with free booze and belly dancers. They also have a nude swimming section in the river, which I visited every afternoon. It was nice to jump into 65 degree water when it was 90 degrees with high humidity, but that's where the hippy vibe was the strongest.

Billy Score
10-27-2005, 07:59 AM
that wierd looking asian belly dancing creature was attractive. and you should be the next peter jackson.

daisy
10-30-2005, 05:20 AM
you just gotta go see this jousting thread too!
http://www.phora.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1280&page=0&pp=10

daisy
10-30-2005, 08:21 PM
there are a couple of good ones of a guy in armor on horsebacki like guys in armor and in pirate fairy armor. if you get time post it too!

Ambrosio Spinola
05-12-2006, 08:51 AM
Today starts our in Ibiza old town..I plan on going tomorrow on my day off.

Ahmadinebobina
05-12-2006, 12:28 PM
i dislike renaissances.

Jimbo Gomez
05-12-2006, 12:53 PM
Why Bobina, why?

il ragno
05-12-2006, 07:19 PM
Ugly, would you drive 8 hours to get to a ren fair?

God damn if those pics don't oddly remind me of the pagan freedom of my youth - not that I've ever dressed up as Will Scarlet or Much the Miller...but it looks like an intoxicating way to unplug from the crushingly nowhere Here and Now...

Good job, Ugly! You got me hankering to put on a Maria Ouspenskaya outfit and drink airliner bottles of Bacardi in the twilit glen! (But when do Blackmore's Night go on?)

Ambrosio Spinola
05-14-2006, 10:17 AM
I went yesterday afternoon to our local fair and it was cramed. More vendors than last year but then also this troubling trend of less medieval/renaisance and more "new age" crap (Celtic, gnomes, Indian saries, etc...). It also atracts hordes of our local neo-hippies that with their unwashed selfs think they just fit nicely in with all thing medieval. Not even talking about all the morrocan inmigrants who gather at the "Islamic period" corner of the fair making it a vertiable Gehtto.
Interesting highlight of the day was my trial of my Roman Caligae shoes with their historically correct hobnails. Now...hobnails do not mix well with your average stone paved medieval roads that have you most of the time grasping like a drunk on nearby walls as to avoid shameful crashes to the ground. Point being...Roman roads and towns were also paved back then...how on earth did the Roman army manage to assault any city, patrol a town or march down the via Apia if not barefoot? Will have to dig into this further.

tricknologist
05-14-2006, 08:47 PM
We had a Celtic Fest in New Orleans, but it was cancelled after attendence dropped every year. The first year I went there were a couple thousand people there. After about five years, I never saw more than five hundred at any one time, and it was held at a fairly large part of City Park so it looked empty.

Carlos Danger
05-14-2006, 09:02 PM
Interesting highlight of the day was my trial of my Roman Caligae shoes with their historically correct hobnails. Now...hobnails do not mix well with your average stone paved medieval roads that have you most of the time grasping like a drunk on nearby walls as to avoid shameful crashes to the ground. Point being...Roman roads and towns were also paved back then...how on earth did the Roman army manage to assault any city, patrol a town or march down the via Apia if not barefoot? Will have to dig into this further.
I'm sure they would have taken them off and fought barefoot in situations where they would be inconvenient

And they probably had several pairs of normal sandals for each expensive hobnailed pair

Ambrosio Spinola
05-15-2006, 08:29 AM
Maybe we have a wrong perception as to how a medieval-roman road really looked like. Perhaps (and there are some studies about it) they covered the stone pavement witha layer of dirt that has washed off through the centuries. It just makes no sense otherwise. I can understand that the average legionary would not see much city life but when faced with it he had to find a way to cope with it. Not sure about hoards for spare sandals though.

Carlos Danger
05-15-2006, 11:27 AM
http://www.everything2.com/index.pl?node_id=1401460

They were simple but served the Roman empire well; caligae were comfortable, hard-wearing, and above all extremely cheap to make. Then as now cost was a major factor; the soldiers - known as 'caligati' because the officers wore 'calceus', their own personal footwear - had to provide and insert their own hobnails, and indeed were called upon to repair and, if necessary, construct their own sandals. Times were harsher then. The hobnails were useful across country - and for trampling over fallen barbarians - but proved lethal on cobbled streets and over rock, in which case the caligae were often bound with leather for extra grip.

Ambrosio Spinola
05-15-2006, 01:09 PM
Yes, that might be a an ad-hoc solution but a city bound trooper like a Pretorian would hardly be looking like a beggar with pieces of leather around his feet IMHO. I would think that since most soldiers had their own spare hobnails and knew how to fix them up, that they would not have hesitated in tearing those same hobnails off when faced with the need to do some slippery slope duty.

O'Zebedee
05-24-2006, 04:48 AM
There's something about a girl in a skimpy costume and a pair of elf ears that makes me go weak at the knees.

Thomas777
05-24-2006, 05:50 AM
Holy shit! I never realized there was so much fine trim at renaissance fairs.

Thomas777
05-24-2006, 05:56 AM
I have an idea for my own LARP here in Chicago:

I'll dress up in Desert Storm era camo fatigues, drive through what's left of Cabrini in a rusty IROC, jam out to some "Monster Magnet", and periodically leap out and smack unsuspecting negroes in the face with a push-broom...I can pretend I am Eric Bana in "Black Hawk Down".

Helios Panoptes
05-24-2006, 05:56 AM
I would never go to one of these things in a million years, but... interesting. ;)

Thomas777
05-24-2006, 05:57 AM
Try out the "Black Hawk Down" LARP I suggested. Nothing quite like playing army.

wintermute
06-26-2006, 06:37 AM
What do Elves have to do with History?

It's not my speciality, of course, but I am given to understand that before they left our world forever, they were instrumental in the Great War against Sauron, and the associated political confederation of Humans at that time.

Fade's the history expert here. Maybe he can fill you in on the details.

Wintermute

Richard Parker
06-26-2006, 07:37 AM
It amazes me that I've never seen any WN activists attempting to distribute literature at a fair. They'd get kicked out for it, because it's private property, but a dedicated person could blanket the stages, or the jousting field with literature between shows that a lot of people would pick up. It would have more impact if it was somehow themed to the event, because all the white people there, even if they aren't thinking about it in these terms, are in the act of celebrating their whiteness.
I've known people in Toronto who are into those, and get the impression that the scene waaay too liberal. You'd know better than me, of course.

Perhaps if such fliers were found on seats or on the ground there would be committee meetings dedicated just to that problem, and all kinds of strategies on how to keep a watch out for "those white supremacists" (the term used by everyone in the world outside our incestuous little ring of forums :) ).

By the way, I was disappointed, you look totally normal. I was expecting something fugly.

Also, what kind of role do you think I can play there, attending as an Indian dude?

Ahknaton
06-26-2006, 07:40 AM
IAlso, what kind of role do you think I can play there, attending as an Indian dude?Can you do the Indian Rope Trick?

Daniel Shays
06-26-2006, 02:23 PM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0252.jpg

Very pretty and wholesome looking young lady. Thank you for sharing your photos, UA.

///M power
06-26-2006, 03:17 PM
pirates are cool!
but why did you have to destroy it with those gay fairy wings!!!!!
you had a good look with the pistol there, the wings are for a gay parade maybe...:)
also when is the new pirate movie coming out?
Pirates of the Caribbean3 or 2... i actually saw the first one, i like pirate movies.

Jimbo Gomez
06-26-2006, 03:21 PM
Part 2 will come out soon (this summer), there is no part 3.

Geist
06-26-2006, 03:33 PM
These are quite cool, shame we have none here that I know of.

Jimbo Gomez
06-26-2006, 03:34 PM
We have a Scottish festival here, which is kinda alike.

Daniel Shays
06-26-2006, 03:35 PM
We have a Scottish festival here, which is kinda alike.
In Flanders? :confused:

///M power
06-26-2006, 03:36 PM
Part 2 will come out soon (this summer), there is no part 3.

its going to come out in 2007, believe me.
:)

Jimbo Gomez
06-26-2006, 03:45 PM
its going to come out in 2007, believe me.
:)


I think I saw an announcement for it in the cinema that it'd be for this summer. Got a source.

and: yes, in Flanders, it's an annual tradition with a bagpipe ocmpetition and stuff

///M power
06-26-2006, 04:18 PM
ok, I checked, its going to be like this:
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
aka "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" - USA (working title)

Pirates of the Caribbean 3 (2007)

Jimbo Gomez
06-26-2006, 05:27 PM
When in 2006? The summer?

///M power
06-26-2006, 06:39 PM
I hope soon... i love pirate movies.
they do the best stuff..find/take/rob gold ,sail and have a good time ,have fun with women,and fight the "good" guys
:rofl:

Hrolf Kraki
06-27-2006, 04:00 AM
I hope soon... i love pirate movies.
they do the best stuff..find/take/rob gold ,sail and have a good time ,have fun with women,and fight the "good" guys
:rofl:

They need to make more Viking movies. What's better than raping and pillaging? Answer: Nothing. :p

///M power
06-27-2006, 12:44 PM
They need to make more Viking movies. What's better than raping and pillaging? Answer: Nothing. :p

actually my favorites movies are about the roman/Greek/Viking/crusaders areas...i wont call it history documentary,but its about actual events. when i go to rent movies in blockbuster i look for every movie that fits to this gender, the problem is iv seen them all,not too many movies about that stuff.. maybe 15-20 at most.
i looked for a movie about Vikings as a main theme but didn't find one,most of them are about romans/Greeks.
if somebody knows one give me a name.

Hrolf Kraki
06-27-2006, 01:37 PM
actually my favorites movies are about the roman/Greek/Viking/crusaders areas...i wont call it history documentary,but its about actual events. when i go to rent movies in blockbuster i look for every movie that fits to this gender, the problem is iv seen them all,not too many movies about that stuff.. maybe 15-20 at most.
i looked for a movie about Vikings as a main theme but didn't find one,most of them are about romans/Greeks.
if somebody knows one give me a name.

I believe a new Beowulf movie was made last year. I believe it was filmed in Iceland. I'm not sure if it's out on DVD yet. I have yet to see it.

Jimbo Gomez
06-27-2006, 01:38 PM
I believe a new Beowulf movie was made last year. I believe it was filmed in Iceland. I'm not sure if it's out on DVD yet. I have yet to see it.


Didn't it have a halfblood negro to play the role of one of the Norse heroes?

///M power
06-27-2006, 01:39 PM
Dididn't it have a halfblood negro to play the role of one of the Norse heroes?

!?!?!?!?!?!?:confused:

Hrolf Kraki
06-27-2006, 01:56 PM
Didn't it have a halfblood negro to play the role of one of the Norse heroes?

Certainly not. I would never recommend that trash (http://www.princeofthegeats.com/cast.htm#). I refer to this adaptation (http://www.stellanonline.com/beowulf.html).

///M power
06-27-2006, 02:52 PM
what is the exact title name of the movie?

Hrolf Kraki
06-27-2006, 03:21 PM
what is the exact title name of the movie?

Beowulf & Grendel

WFHermans
06-27-2006, 03:23 PM
Beowulf & Grendel (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0402057/)

///M power
06-28-2006, 12:34 AM
very good, ill look it up!:strong:
"The story is set in barbarous Northern Europe where the reign of the many-gods is giving way to one - the southern invader"
hope it isn't like all the other movies that romans/Christians slay them all to easly...:nopity: dont like it that way.
most movies also put "the hero" on the roman/Christian side,here it will probably be different since the main story is about the Saxons

Jimbo Gomez
09-06-2006, 08:17 AM
Looks like you had your fun again.

James
09-06-2006, 08:34 AM
That thread has been around since october and I still haven't read it. These are some nice pics TUA, long hairs suits you rather fine. Around here too we have renaissance faires, especially since I live in a region with a lot of castles and history that goes with. I find very pleasant that some people are somehow proud of our medieval heritage.

Richard Parker
09-06-2006, 09:36 AM
Great thread UA. :thanks:

In Japan I come upon a fair number of situations with lots of young attractive women, where I can freely stroll around chatting and socializing. In fact it seems easier as a foreigner, as Hachiko can maybe attest to.

I don't find there are usually as many such situations in North America. Those fairs seem to be an exeption. I can't think of many others off the top of my head. I can see why you like those fairs... even when you're not single that kind of free casual interaction is priceless.

OVERWATCH
09-07-2006, 06:57 AM
Thanks for the gr8 pics & story :D

Jimbo Gomez
09-07-2006, 05:03 PM
Closest thing we have here is one annual Scottish folklore weekend (coming up this weekend). :(

Jake Featherston
09-08-2006, 08:41 AM
http://img356.imageshack.us/img356/8171/img0222yj6.jpg

I want to have intercourse with her.

NOW, damnit!!


(she is over 18, right?)

Jonathan
09-08-2006, 10:57 AM
http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/4492/img0164yx0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)
tut tut tut.

Jimbo Gomez
09-08-2006, 12:50 PM
What's a Roman doing on a renaissance fair?

Ambrosio Spinola
09-08-2006, 01:37 PM
What's a Roman doing on a renaissance fair?

LOL...What are fairies, dragonslayers, Elves and other assorted Dragon & Dungenons crap doing there?
I do also my part in reenacting (Getting my Legionaire kit together) and it always iritates me those who just have to ruin the historical experience with their own semi sexual fetiches.

Jimbo Gomez
09-08-2006, 01:39 PM
LOL...What are fairies, dragonslayers, Elves and other assorted Dragon & Dungenons crap doing there?
I do also my part in reenacting (Getting my Legionaire kit together) and it always iritates me those who just have to ruin the historical experience with their own semi sexual fetiches.


You must post a picture of yourself in your legionaire uniform. :D

edit: and it's dungeons and dragons, not the other way around, n00b

Ambrosio Spinola
09-08-2006, 01:50 PM
You must post a picture of yourself in your legionaire uniform. :D

edit: and it's dungeons and dragons, not the other way around, n00b

Its still some way off...the equipment is rather expensive. I do have already an American Civil war outfit and a German WW2 one :D

Only a Geek like you would say such a thing :D

Still stands...Those "Renaisance faires" are little more than hippie gatherings with some armored dudes around.

Btw...That "Roman" is atrociously dressed...but somehow in line with the rest of firebreathers and horned helmet Warriors. :p

Jimbo Gomez
09-08-2006, 01:54 PM
Well, I never said I'm not a geek, on the contrary actually. I embrace it.

The forum demands pictures of you in your uniforms!

Richard Parker
09-09-2006, 04:57 AM
ROFL!!!!!!

You're going to hate me. She's 17, and only half white. Her father is an uber-nordic, blond haired, blue eyed American of Swedish descent, while her mother is a Brazilian native, straight out of the Amazon jungle. They met while he was doing missionary work.
Kevin won't hate you.

For a National Socialist he is remarkably open to race-mixing, at least in the realm of his head. Show him good ghetto booty any day. :D

Jake Featherston
09-09-2006, 07:00 AM
Kevin won't hate you.

For a National Socialist he is remarkably open to race-mixing, at least in the realm of his head. Show him good ghetto booty any day. :D

Yes, I like the ladies too much to pretend the only attractive ones are from Europe. I'm against race-mixing in principle. Hell, in principle we should probably all be teetotaling vegetarians who have never gotten high in our lives. What fun that would be!

Jake Featherston
09-09-2006, 07:04 AM
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0204.jpg

Is the girl on the far left the same one I was perving on above? If so, I have good taste; she's a real budding beauty. I can wait 'til her next birthday, so long as the state legislature positively insists....Bunch of wet blankets they are!

Richard Parker
09-09-2006, 07:11 AM
I'd have to see another example of that.:D

It would never have occurred to me if I hadn't been told about it.
Perhaps da man himself may have something to add to this.

You know what's scary? All the parents of these girls trust me to be a chaperone for their daughters.
That is scary. But I'm sure you do your job responsibly. Heck, you want to be asked again next time, don't you. :D

I'm lucky that all of them are extremely intelligent and responsible. They're all 17 except for the one immediately to my right, who is 16, and the two on my left are natural born businesswomen. They generally don't do stupid shit, so we can let them mostly run loose, as long as we know who they're with. There's no ghetto booty here.:)
They look pretty mature and sensible for their age.

My image of teenagers nowadays is more like the chicks you see in shopping malls and on MySpace. And it is interesting going back and forth between Japan and North America and observing the same basic template, albeit with smaller local and individual differences.

No offense dude, you look distinguished in the various costumes, but that belly... you're approaching middle age in the next few years, gotta be careful. Perhaps a bit of moderation on those medieval ales? :)

Jonathan
09-21-2006, 08:50 AM
To the tune of "Ridin' Dirty"

They see me mowiní
My front lawn
I know theyíre all thinking Iím so white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Canít you see Iím white and nerdy?
Look at me, Iím white and nerdy
I wanna roll with
The gangstas
But so far they all think Iím too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Iím just too white and nerdy.
Really really white and nerdy.

First in my class here at MIT
Got skills, Iím a champion at D&D
MC Escher - thatís my favorite MC
Keep your 40, Iíll just have an Earl Grey tea
My rims never spin, to the contrary
Youíll find that theyíre quite stationary
All of my action figures are cherry
Steven Hawkingís in my library
My MySpace page is all totally pimped out
Got people begginí for my top eight spaces
Yo, I know pi to a thousand places
Ainít got no grills but I still wear braces
I order all of my sandwiches with mayonnaise
Iím a whiz at Minesweeper - I could play for days
Once you see my sweet moves youíre gonna stay amazed
My fingersí moviní so fast Iíll set the place ablaze
Thereís no killer app I havenít run
At Pascal, well Iím number one
Do vector calculus just for fun
I ainít got a gat but I got a soldering gun
Happy Days is my favorite theme song
I could sure kick your butt in a game of ping pong
Iíll ace any trivia quiz you bring on
Iím fluent in JavaScript as well as Klingon

They see me roll on
My Segway
I know in my heart they think Iím white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Canít you see Iím white and nerdy
Look at me, Iím white and nerdy
Iíd like to roll with
The gangstas
Although itís apparent Iím too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Iím just too white and nerdy
Howíd I get so white and nerdy

Iíve been browsiní, inspectiní
X-Men comics, you know I collect Ďem
The pens in my pocket, I must protect Ďem
My ergonomic keyboard never leaves me bored
Shopping online for deals on some writable media
I edit Wikipedia
I memorized Holy Grail really well
I can recite it right now and have you ROTFLOL
I got a business doing websites
When my friends need some code, who do they call?
I do HTML for Ďem all
Even made a homepage for my dog
Yo, I got myself a fanny pack
They were haviní a sale down at The Gap
Spend my nights with a roll of bubble wrap
Pop, pop, hope no one sees me
Gettiní freaky
Iím nerdy in the extreme
And whiter than sour cream
I was in AV Club and Glee Club and even the Chess Team
Only question I
Ever thought was hard
Was do I like Kirk
Or do I like Picard
Spend every weekend at the Renaissance Fair
Got my name on my underwear

They see me strolliní
They laughiní
And rolliní their eyes ícause Iím so white and nerdy
Just because Iím white and nerdy
Just because Iím white and nerdy
All because Iím white and nerdy
Holy cow, Iím white and nerdy
I wanna bowl with
The gangstas
But, oh well, itís obvious Iím white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Iím just too white and nerdy
Look at me, Iím white and nerdy

Anima Eternae
09-23-2006, 12:58 AM
I don't remember high school girls lookin' so good when I was that age.

Draco
09-23-2006, 01:07 AM
My dumb ass at a Ren Fair:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1376.jpg

Will Scarlet
09-23-2006, 01:40 AM
That helmet hides jewr nappy mamzer hair quite well.

;)

Ahknaton
09-23-2006, 01:45 AM
To the tune of "Ridin' Dirty"

They see me mowiní
My front lawn
I know theyíre all thinking Iím so white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Canít you see Iím white and nerdy?
Look at me, Iím white and nerdy
I wanna roll with
The gangstas
But so far they all think Iím too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Think Iím just too white and nerdy
Iím just too white and nerdy.
Really really white and nerdy.

White and Nerdy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xEzGIuY7kw)

Anima Eternae
09-23-2006, 03:03 AM
That helmet hides jewr nappy mamzer hair quite well.

;)


Jacksoninthevalley?


Sup?

Draco
09-23-2006, 03:28 AM
That's Tennessee isn't it?

If I'm correct I will ascend to a new level of geekness.


Nope, Sands Point in Nassau county, New York.

More pics:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1381-1.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1374.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1365.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1359.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1354.jpg

Keystone
09-23-2006, 03:35 AM
Nope, Sands Point in Nassau county, New York.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1354.jpg

Great building. I would be the knight-monk cursing you mamzers from the hightower.

Helios Panoptes
09-23-2006, 03:36 AM
I know where that is. I went to the dinosaur exhibits there as a kid.

OVERWATCH
09-23-2006, 03:58 AM
Check this out- just a few miles away from my home :)

http://www.visitclermontohio.com/lovelandcastle/Loveland%20Castle%20Pics.htm

Loveland castle, built by one eccentric dude.

Jake Featherston
09-27-2006, 08:42 AM
My dumb ass at a Ren Fair:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/DracoNS/HPIM1376.jpg

You look like that one Knight from "Monty Python & the Holy Grail," who got his limbs hacked off and still wanted to fight....

Professor John Frink
09-27-2006, 01:24 PM
White and Nerdy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xEzGIuY7kw)

Speaking of which - anyone seen Biggles lately?

Kriger
10-24-2006, 03:26 AM
I have to ammend this post. The Fairy Citadel is no longer our foul, evil, and loathesome competitor. Now they are our wise and benevolent business partners.:)

We bought that booth yesterday. They're getting out of the ren fair business, but they will still operate their fairy wing production line. We'll be buying some of their wings wholesale to augment our stock because our sales will probably triple.:yay:

The Fairy Citadel was operated by Animal X, a giant in the costume industry. She's designed costumes for KISS and David Bowie.
http://animalx.com/

We're going to have a monopoly at this fair for at least a year, and with this deal, we assumed everything they are allowed to sell, including the prosthetic elf ears, so our friends Mike and Paul at Aradani Studios (http://www.aradani.com) now have the elf ear monopoly. Where else are we going to get ears? We'll be buying them wholesale from Aradani, and collecting the profit. Win-win.

It's great spending 8 weekends a year dressed in funny clothes, drinking until my brain is a pickled mass of goo, surrounded by babes, and making money while doing it.

CAPITALISM! FUCK YEAH!
AMERICA! FUCK YEAH!

Well, just be careful with the pickled mass of goo. Too many dead brain cells and you will not be aware of what you are enjoying. Other than that, you have a comfortable niche in life and make money, too. Nothing wrong with that. In fact, it's commendable.

Thomas777
10-24-2006, 04:12 AM
and then we have fun...
These were taken in the dark with a flash.

http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/2595/img0298iq1.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

http://img143.imageshack.us/img143/8666/img0292zy5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

A special toast to you, Kevin.;)
and with that, this thread can sink into oblivion until next year.
http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/2038/img0297hq0.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Great pics.

You are looking a little bit like Travis Bickle in those pics, Ugly...you planning something?

il ragno
10-24-2006, 05:32 AM
You're drinking too much, bro. I mean, you're only 39, right? You'd never know it from these pix.

http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/2038/img0297hq0.jpg

Lay off the grog for a few months, you'll look and feel much better.

Keystone
02-26-2007, 01:52 AM
If anyone wants to stalk me, this is where I'll be all year.


The Western Pennsylvania Fairy Festival (http://www.wpafairiefestival.com/)
June 9-10


I guess I could stalk you there. Slippery Rock is only a half an hour drive.

That might be a good weekend.

sugartits
02-26-2007, 03:20 AM
...so...what is fairy dust made of? and what are its effects? does it take one on a journey to neverneverland?

I love all the pretty colours.

1-800
04-30-2007, 04:52 AM
Go to a furry convention with me.

Goddamnit.

I will post pictures later in July to disprove all the haters.

Fenrisulfr
04-30-2007, 04:53 AM
All the Renaissance fairs in NJ suck. The one I attended last year was full of Dungeons and Dragons nerds and little kids running around. All of the merchandise and souvenirs were made in China and the food consisted of only hotdogs and pretzels.

palestinian angel
04-30-2007, 09:48 AM
I live at renaissance faires, as often as I can.:) Yes, a few of these show me as a Pirate Fairy, long story.


http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a283/Synikul666/me2.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/fs6.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0446.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/chess11.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0354.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0353.jpg
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y98/Synikul/IMG_0326.jpg

continued in the next post...

you are gay men?
where I live if people see someone like pirete they throw stones on his head.


also,why is woman have funy ears? its spacial surgery?

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 02:22 AM
The only reason I can dress like that is because I'm so confident in my raging, throbbing, gushing heterosexuality.:whip:

hetro what?:(
are the females real elves?
I heard threre is a new movie "lord of the rings" with this kind of people with funy ears. is this real with surgery?

Draco
05-01-2007, 04:12 AM
Everyone's covered up too much at a furry con. Look at this, it's hard to see the glitter in the picture. One of the joys of being the fairy man at fair is that women I've never met before in my life approach me, arch their back to stick their chest out more, and ask me to put fairy dust all over their tits. This cannot happen with furries.:)

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3314/vfest027afi2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

The only women at the Ren fairs here (Long Island) that dress like that....have no business dressing like that.

Godspeed to you my friend! Lovely women!

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 10:44 AM
Everyone's covered up too much at a furry con. Look at this, it's hard to see the glitter in the picture. One of the joys of being the fairy man at fair is that women I've never met before in my life approach me, arch their back to stick their chest out more, and ask me to put fairy dust all over their tits. This cannot happen with furries.:)

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3314/vfest027afi2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)


women who dress like that are going to get raped by men.

delete
05-01-2007, 11:08 AM
women who dress like that are going to get raped by men.

Only by muslim men. Rape was not a big problem, before the muslims arrived here in Norway, and muslim rape is the main reason the muslims are starting to get hated here in Norway.

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 01:16 PM
Only by muslim men. Rape was not a big problem, before the muslims arrived here in Norway, and muslim rape is the main reason the muslims are starting to get hated here in Norway.

american and europeans don't rape? lies.
norwegian came from vikings which raped and were barbaric and you are talking about muslims?

Jake Featherston
05-01-2007, 01:33 PM
american and europeans don't rape?

American and European Whites do not consider women showing a little cleavage to be in severe danger of being raped, as you claimed to perceive the two women above. That would strongly suggest that you either have a very warped view of reality, or you've been raised in a barbaric social atmosphere where men would behave like that towards women merely because they were dressed somewhat provocatively. Some White men do commit rape, and they are regarded as horrible criminals who are punished very harshly in the USA (albeit less so is on some European countries, alas, where crime of all varieties often goes under-punished). Your remarks seemed to imply that the rape of such women who are merely dressed somewhat provocatively constitued normal behavior, rather than a gross violation of moral decency and the criminal law, as it would be perceived in the West.

I hate the Zionists myself, and strongly support a free & independent Palestine (as well as having been srongly opposed to the war in Iraq since before it began), but comments such as yours are an excellent example of why so many people in the West hate Muslims, and likely always will.

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 01:43 PM
American and European Whites do not consider women showing a little cleavage to be in severe danger of being raped, as you claimed to perceive the two women above. That would strongly suggest that you either have a very warped view of reality, or you've been raised in a barbaric social atmosphere where men would behave like that towards woman merely because they were dressed somewhat provocatively. Some White men do commit rape, and they are regarded as horrible criminals who are punished very harshly in the USA (albeit less so is on some European countries, alas, where crime of all varieties often goes under-punished). Your remarks seemed to imply that the rape of such women who are merely dressed somewhat provocatively constitued normal behavior, rather than a gross violation of moral decency and the criminal law, as it would be perceived in the West.

I hate the Zionists myself, and strongly support a free & independent Palestine (as well as having been srongly opposed to the war in Iraq since before it began), but comments such as yours are an excellent example of why so many people in the West hate Muslims, and likely always will.

the Quran sais woman should cover them selves. this makes man not commit rape or think about sex.
also women should not be alone in places where there are men,only with her husband or other witnesses.
no one would marry a women that was raped, she is defected and not virgin,now if she had being covered and not alone with men this would'nt happen.

delete
05-01-2007, 01:50 PM
american and europeans don't rape? lies.
norwegian came from vikings which raped and were barbaric and you are talking about muslims?

Muslim men rape way more here in Norway, and we have statistics that prove it.

During the Viking era, the only acceptable form of punishment for rape was death, while murder could be compensated with silver.

Group rape is stricly a muslim or negro fenomenon, as we did not know that it existed before muslimes and niggers turned up.

Don't get me wrong, I want the muslimes to behave like animals, as getting the norwegian population to hate the muslimes, is far more important than a few norwegian women getting raped in the long run.

Jake Featherston
05-01-2007, 01:57 PM
the Quran sais woman should cover them selves.

I don't give a shit what the Koran says; its just some book I've never read and probably never will. I'm not a Muslim, so the Koran has nothing to do with me and mine.



no one would marry a women that was raped, she is defected and not virgin,now if she had being covered and not alone with men this would'nt happen.

Men marry non-virginal women all the time.

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 02:28 PM
I don't give a shit what the Koran says; its just some book I've never read and probably never will. I'm not a Muslim, so the Koran has nothing to do with me and mine.



Men marry non-virginal women all the time.

not where I live.

Jake Featherston
05-01-2007, 02:38 PM
not where I live.

Which is fine in the Middle East; Middle Easterners should not come to Europe, America, and other Western nations, but rather stay in the Middle East (particularly those Middle Easterners who embrace the values of their home region), and White Europeans, North Americans, and Australians should leave them alone and in peace, and otherwise stay out of the Middle East. Problem (largely) solved.

palestinian angel
05-01-2007, 02:45 PM
Which is fine in the Middle East; Middle Easterners should not come to Europe, America, and other Western nations, but rather stay in the Middle East (particularly those Middle Easterners who embrace the values of their home region), and White Europeans, North Americans, and Australians should leave them alone and in peace, and otherwise stay out of the Middle East. Problem (largely) solved.

well here is the thing, since the begining of time you conqer forign places and the middle east. greeks/romans/crusaders/biritsh colonies/french colonis/germans nazi tried, after that americans.

Jake Featherston
05-01-2007, 03:05 PM
well here is the thing, since the begining of time you conqer forign places and the middle east. greeks/romans/crusaders/biritsh colonies/french colonis/germans nazi tried, after that americans.

The Ottoman Empire conquered Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Cyprus, plus much of Romania and the Crimean Peninsula, and marched all the way to the gates of Vienna. Some of those Balkan territories didn't gain their independence until 1912. And let's not forget that the Ottoman Empire was just the Muslim version of the previously Greco-Christian Byzantine Empire which was conquered by the Muslims in 1453. And then there's the 700-year occupation of nearly all of Spain, and who knows how badly things would have gone for the West had Charles Martel not defeated the Islamic Moorish imperialists in Tours (southern France). Not to mention all the White Christians taken as slaves by the Muslim Corsairs, from places such as the Italian Peninsula, Sicily, Sardinia, France, Corsica, the Balearics, Portugal, the British Isles, Norway, and even Iceland. America's first foreign war, the Barbary Pirates War of 1798-1810, was our response to a war of Islamic aggression from the Kingdom of Morocco, and the Emirates of Algiers, Oran, Tunis, Tripoli and that other Libyan city (Benghazi, or whatever its called). I think there's plenty of guilt to go 'round.

Ambrosio Spinola
05-01-2007, 07:31 PM
This is going way off topic

Ahmadinebobina
05-01-2007, 08:22 PM
They weren't particularly attractive to begin with.

Zubenelgenubi
05-01-2007, 08:38 PM
"palestinian angel" hasn't put any effort into misspelling things today.

Kim Jong Tha Illest
05-01-2007, 09:32 PM
The Ottoman Empire conquered Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Cyprus, plus much of Romania and the Crimean Peninsula, and marched all the way to the gates of Vienna.

Not to mention their 150 year occupation of Hungary which coincided with the country's historical nadir.

Keystone
05-02-2007, 01:32 AM
I approve of wenches, elves and fairies having festivals.

I should start going myself.

palestinian angel
05-02-2007, 01:53 AM
They'd have to put on a burka to be more covered up than they are. The skin in the pic is all they're showing. They wear ankle length skirts and long sleeves.

breast is going out.:deadhorse:

<flame deleted>
05-02-2007, 07:51 PM
american and europeans don't rape? lies.
norwegian came from vikings which raped and were barbaric and you are talking about muslims?

Yes white cavemen raped alot too so it`s alright the muslims still do it.

WFHermans
05-06-2007, 12:26 PM
Fatso is even taking away the light. Wouldn't you like to pull a gun and blam, shoot the fatass off his bike, just for spoiling the photo.

Cole
05-06-2007, 05:04 PM
Uh oh, someone let a mud slip through the entrance gate:

http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/893/osufest012axc9.jpg

bardamu
05-06-2007, 06:38 PM
the Quran sais woman should cover them selves. this makes man not commit rape or think about sex.
also women should not be alone in places where there are men,only with her husband or other witnesses.
no one would marry a women that was raped, she is defected and not virgin,now if she had being covered and not alone with men this would'nt happen.

Ahem, excuse me, and this fine thread but let me interject something: FUCK ALLAH. FUCK ARABS. AND FUCK ALL ASS IN THE AIR MOON WORSHIPPERS.

WFHermans
05-06-2007, 08:15 PM
That's what the jew posting as palestinian angel wants you to say, bardamu.

http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/893/osufest012axc9.jpg

150 years ago you could have caught and sold the mud. Now he is standing there as if he owns the place. He would probable have humped the girl if there wouldn't have been witnesses around.

bardamu
05-06-2007, 08:41 PM
That's what the jew posting as palestinian angel wants you to say, bardamu.



Ha. Could be I suppose, Hermans, I haven't read enough of his posts to make a guess, but it is not as if Muslims don't talk that way often enough.

Helios Panoptes
05-06-2007, 08:46 PM
Palestinian Angel is obviously the recidivist troll fka SicilianPride.

palestinian angel
05-07-2007, 12:43 AM
no i'm not. that "sicilan" whatever
is it shocking to see an arab loging to the internet?
we have internet some of us:mad:

I can easly stop posting if people want me to.

Zubenelgenubi
05-07-2007, 12:45 AM
Please do.

Carlos Danger
05-07-2007, 07:23 AM
Is this our old friend Sicilian Pride/Spanish Eyes?

Jimbo Gomez
05-08-2007, 08:44 PM
I'm still hoping that it's MUSCLE POWER and his twisted idea of a joke.:jew:


Somehow I doubt that.

Keystone
05-12-2007, 06:47 PM
@Keystone

I think I posted it before, but I can't make it to the Fairy Fest at Slippery Rock in June, schedule conflict with my stepdaughter's high school graduation.

But then there's this one.
Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival (http://www.pittsburghrenfest.com/)

I can't vouch for the quality of it because I've never been there, but it's under new ownership. It went bankrupt last year because of poor management, according to the vendors I know that worked there, but the owners of the Colorado festival bought it and have already invested a lot of money in new construction. Many fair goers say Colorado is one of the best fairs in the country.

Except for the first weekend, Pittsburgh runs during the month of September, which is when we'll be busy at the southern Ohio (http://www.renfestival.com/) fair, but I'm going to plan a trip to Pittsburgh for a day to see if it would be a good place for us to expand. We could survive sending two people to another nearby fair to work for a few weeks. I'll probably have our Director Of Marketing with me for the visit. That's really her title, you may have noticed her picture over and over in this thread.
That festival is about 35-40 miles down the PA Turnpike from me, which isn't bad.

omni
05-20-2007, 03:19 AM
I stopped by here (http://www.renaissancefestival.com/viewEvent.asp?eventID=270) for a bit today because it was close by...

I feel like I was robbed because it was so lame, no alcohol allowed and all the females were either severly overweight or deformed looking. Mostly just vendors pawning off trinkets.

1-800
07-16-2007, 03:41 AM
Ye Olde Tyme Furry Fest

WFHermans
09-25-2007, 03:48 PM
Thumbs up! Keep on posting these pics! Rep coming your way. :)

Winston
09-26-2007, 01:30 PM
I really want to attend one of these events now. I'd dress up and everything.

Winston
09-27-2007, 01:21 AM
Wearing the clothes is what makes it worthwhile. The reaction you get from everyone is different. It can be expensive though. That's my wench and I with a couple I met on another forum devoted to renfairs. I'm wearing over $600 worth of garb in that pic. It's worth every penny.:)


I get the impression that a thoroughly decent bunch of people turn up to things like this. It looks very - and I have to say it - white.

Winston
09-27-2007, 01:11 PM
All true.

Were you including me in the "decent bunch of people"?:rofl:
I think you just make it into that category by a nose. ;)

///M power
09-29-2007, 03:17 AM
you are one lucky guy ugly american, all those chicks you hang out with.

WFHermans
09-29-2007, 10:35 AM
@WFHermans

Check this thread Monday night. I just had a good idea for some pics, now to see if I can talk some wenches into it.
Thanks, these pictures are the best part of the Phora. :thanks:

Jews who visit Renfairs should be forced to wear a medieval jew hat.

http://www.brest-belarus.com/Images/tn_Jewish_hat_circa_1215.jpg

///M power
09-29-2007, 12:08 PM
:

Jews who visit Renfairs should be forced to wear a medieval jew hat.

http://www.brest-belarus.com/Images/tn_Jewish_hat_circa_1215.jpg

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
it looks like someone crap on their head!!!

medea
10-01-2007, 06:46 AM
This thread is definitely the best thing on the Phora.

Carlos Danger
10-16-2007, 05:10 AM
:rofl:

A few years back they decided to put on an impromptu performance outside the cafe where I was having lunch

Isra'il Yahya
10-17-2007, 04:30 AM
Ah, I love renfests. I'd love the chance to one day meet TUA in person. I have a character that I want to wipe the dust off of.

http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v69/Matthios/Ren%20Faire%20stuff/?action=view&current=e03b04bc.jpg

Winston
10-18-2007, 12:29 AM
Babes.

http://img364.imageshack.us/img364/782/orf07g004ir5.jpg


Sweet Jesus.

Draco
10-18-2007, 10:33 PM
http://img144.imageshack.us/img144/4103/babyshowerandeva014zl2.jpg

Myself trying on a few pieces of armor(you can't really see the wrist armor things).

Draco
10-19-2007, 10:25 PM
Can you imagine actually fighting someone while wearing what you have in the pic?

Yes. Yes I can actually. :bbbat:

Norrland
08-19-2008, 08:49 AM
My main mission though, was to position myself at the shows at the Lorely Tavern, which happens to be right across the street from the foul, evil, loathesome, and depraved Fairy Citadel, our competitor.;)

LOL do you write or entertain for a living? I think you could...

Richard Parker
08-19-2008, 02:43 PM
once upon a time, in the midst of social chaos, there was a moment of pleasure. it sprang from the hearts of a generation called love.
it leapt, danced and sang all the songs of spring that had layed dormant for hundreds of years...
Has anyone noticed that this thread was not started by The Ugly American, but by Daisy?

And the very (and uncharacteristically) beautiful and poetic opening post?

oki
08-20-2008, 12:35 AM
These people kind of remind me of larpers.

Norrland
08-20-2008, 07:11 AM
These people kind of remind me of larpers.
Hi Oki! What's a larper?

Przemysław
08-20-2008, 07:28 AM
LARP=Live Action RolePlaying. Dungeons and Dragons kind of stuff taken to the extreme by dressing the part and acting it out.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZ04mfAY2BU

Norrland
08-20-2008, 07:47 AM
I see...thank you for that! :)

oki
08-20-2008, 11:54 PM
I prefer this version.

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/lpmvFK02jY8&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/lpmvFK02jY8&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>

Carlos Danger
10-01-2009, 08:23 PM
We need to find a better solution for hosting images. Imageshack has ruined this thread.

Nikolai
10-04-2009, 04:32 PM
These things seem pretty cool, but they should focus on the cultural and historical aspects of the Renaissance, and avoid dressing up as elves and fairies from Lord of the Rings and other nerdy stuff.

Nikolai
10-04-2009, 04:40 PM
hahaaa this one showed up 1500 years too late! Must of forgot to read the memo that Romans weren't in Renaissance times.

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/4492/img0164yx0.jpg

Arrow Cross
10-04-2009, 08:05 PM
We need to find a better solution for hosting images. Imageshack has ruined this thread.
http://photobucket.com/