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13 hours ago, haycraftd said:

We Warders had an event about it and I wrote an essay on its origins, "The Tale Behind Mardi Gras," and I think I might have just done a good job with it.  The essay's disappeared off of Dragonmount, of course, but I still have it saved in a Word document.   

 

The boards have been hidden but they still exist, nothing's been deleted. The Club Leaders can still see them so I'll go have hunt and see if I can read it. I've been rather lazy about my WT activity in recent years so I miss a lot of stuff. 

 

Enjoy the weekend's recuperation. :) 

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Ryrin--"Warm" is a very relative term--I spend a chapter in my dissertation discussing how relative and squishy the terms "disaster" and "impact" actually are--and so, let me dodge the question by saying that today we're in the fifties/early teens. :smile:

 

(Being serious, though--for Edinburgh, this is warm). 

 

What's everyone been up to this weekend?  Tay--I'm doing my best to recuperate, but heavy fire safety regulations + zero air conditioning has kept me searching for a way to cool the flat down.  I don't quite remember how I did it last summer.  Autumn's not all that far away, so I probably don't need it all that long, but it's tropical.  

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2 hours ago, haycraftd said:

What's everyone been up to this weekend?  Tay--I'm doing my best to recuperate, but heavy fire safety regulations + zero air conditioning has kept me searching for a way to cool the flat down.  I don't quite remember how I did it last summer.  Autumn's not all that far away, so I probably don't need it all that long, but it's tropical.  

 

Wet some towels and squeeze out till just damp, put in freezer till almost frozen, hang in windows or around room.

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On 8/8/2019 at 10:43 PM, Taymist said:

Oh absolutely, stick it on the C.V. ...always. Looks good.

 

I just came back from Suddenly Last Summer and it was a good show.  Nobody came close to nailing a New Orleans accent, but that really didn't matter.

 

And Elgee, I can imagine it might get hot in Africa!  Yesterday it cooled down and it might just be staying that way, but we'll see.

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Don't hold your breath, we're meant to be 16-18 degrees C (or into the 60s for people who use weird temperatures :laugh: ) for the rest of the week. Which is nothing for many people but some of us are not prepared to cope with it.

 

I feel your pain. Our flat gets the sun on the front all day so the livingroom is the hottest room in the place and it's very uncomfortable. One of the women at my craft meeting tonight said she'd had to put her heating back on because she was cold.:wacko: The rest of us were fairly sure she needed to be sectioned. 

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They sell reflective blankets for cars, maybe put that outside window to stop sun going in, it's meant to keep car cool while parked and it worked better then we expected

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*Enters Mother’s Skirts*

 

Ah, a lifelong goal finally realised. 

 

Didnt realise there was so so much traffic in and out of here, mind. Not a fan of bumping into other people unexpectedly. 

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RoFLMAO!!

 

As long as you brought me some Kaf ?

 

My Master of the Kaf is sadly delinquent in the task *sniffles and wipes nose with sleeve. your sleeve.*

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*splutters* ... that's my Extra Ultra Special Mountain of Doom blend!!!!!

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...This place has none of the flare that the Blade's End Tavern did. Nor does it have anywhere near as good a selection of scotch...

 

The Vanion is disappointed... and sober... 

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LIITHA! *is tackled*

 

How goes?

 

Also... still sober. Where did my scotch collection end up during the shuffle?! If someone stole it, ima get stabby..!

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Eh I just "lent" the one bottle, not sure where the rest went.

 

We can share *passes botle*

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On 8/31/2019 at 5:49 PM, Vanion said:

Also... still sober. Where did my scotch collection end up during the shuffle?! If someone stole it, ima get stabby..!

 

*gasps* ... you wouldn't! You know it would hurt you more than me.

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I would have offered to share my collection, seeing as he's a Red Wardie and all. But he ran away somewhere. Lii and Lav upset him. *nods wisely* Or scared him. Not sure which. 

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I wouldn't want to suggest that your Warder is that much of a wuss, but if you say so then....:unsure:

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*flips Tay's skirts up and nods appreciatively*

 

Yes, yes. So very scared.

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*twaps...twice*

 

Go mess with Elgee's skirts, she said it not me. :tongue: Glad you appreciate my tartan bloomers though. Nice and cosy when the weather gets like this. Nothing quite so unpleasant as a breeze around the knees, and it's blawin' a hoolie here today. 

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Bah too much antics together dubt I could scare him..he is just being a goofball..*goes to chase him down and join the fun*

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