Friday Night Free For All

March 30, 2007

Go!


Project Tentage.

March 30, 2007

There is a world of difference between what I think I’m doing and what I’m actually doing. Fortunately I have two advisers to keep me up to speed on what it is I’m up to. For example at 05:30 this morning I thought I was sleeping. This turned out to be wrong and what I was actually doing was getting Jess some jellymeat… no NOT the biscuits! Jellymeat dumass!

This afternoon I was under the delusion that I was setting up my Roman tent to check the measurements before cutting sewing the sides and ends.

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In fact what I was doing was setting up a feline sun shade with centrally located leaning/scratching post. You can in theory get 8 Legionaries (practically 6 because 25% are always on duty) into one of these and this is the high NCO’s version as well. In practice you can fit just one black and white cat because its HERS!

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Thanks dad, just the right size!

As an aside you can see that the canvas is just pegged on and there are only 6 lines not the final 14 but it is surprisingly stable. The aim is to make 4 of these for a school teaching program I’ve written.

Anyone wishing to comment on the authenticity of canvas is welcome to buy me the 40 odd goat skins needed to get all “genuine”. Till then, canvas it is.


Thought for the day.

March 30, 2007

Do you know what Jesus would say if he were here today?

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Statement of position.

March 30, 2007

They are yours. TAKE them back!

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Carnival of the fuckwits.

March 30, 2007

See the mental contortions of the intlekshul elite.

Be amazed and the flip flops.

Thrill to the double, triple even QUADRUPLE standards that DPF’s Circus of the Performing Socialists go through to PROVE without a shadow of a doubt that Iran is in fact THE VICTIM of British aggression when they violated the Geneva Convention and presented Blair with a text book definition of casis beli.

The usual suspects of trolls, turds, fucktards, the plain pig fucking ignorant, socialist lickspittles and commie wannabes that have made the once proud Kiwi blog a place where trolls can roam free and sane people don’t bother to comment any more are really going above and beyond in the comments.

I think they’re about to demand sanctions against Britain at any moment.

Maggie would have had the RAF teaching Iranians how to play The Argentine Two-step by now.

Are these your testicles Tony? Of course they aren’t, no such animal.


Welcome to New Zealand.

March 30, 2007

Sure it seemed like a good idea…

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And joining the WMD Fling are…

March 29, 2007

these two fine machines all the way from Legio II AVG in Auckland…

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We are also sorting out the details of having a period archery competition as well. I have no idea what that entails which is why I passed it to someone who does.

It’s called delegation.

And this post now has a new category just for Bloodspite along with the following message: HA HA!

In other news the addition of child sized stocks now allows us to offer a genuine “Medieval period creche”.

You kids will be right where you left them when you come back. Gold coin donation.

Section 59 THAT you bastards!


Catapult Plans & Kit #2

March 27, 2007

The Mangonel

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Takes about 1/2 an hour to build if you’re me. Comes with everything you need to make it including glue. All you’ll need is a pair of pliers to bend the wire for the hook.

Or you can just buy the plans and do it all yourself.

UPDATE: Due to a couple of enquiries the Mangonel Kit and the Plans & Instructions are now available for ordering.

The Plans & Instructions for scratch building are $5.00 + $1.50 P&P

The full kit set which includes the plans, instructions, all the parts pre-cut, modeling clay for the ammo and glue is $17.80 + $4.20 p&p. Actually the only tool you need to finish is a pair of pliers to put the screw eyes in. You’ll be flinging little blobs of clay about the living-room within an hour.

Packages will take up to two weeks to arrive so have patience.

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You can purchase direct from me using a paypal payment to this address oceania@distance-simulations.com and the site will up next week along with the other kits and plans. Unfortunately I can’t put up a paypal button because wordpress kills the code and the instructions on how to stop it doing that has too many words for me.


You have got to be kidding me!

March 27, 2007

A fireman is facing disciplinary action after plunging into a river to rescue a drowning woman.Tam Brown, 42, is the subject of an internal investigation by Tayside Fire and Rescue because he breached safety rules during the rescue in the River Tay in Perth.He spent eight minutes in the cold water and at one stage feared that he would be swept to his death. But after dragging the 20-year-old woman to safety he was told by his employer that he had acted improperly by risking his life.

Mr Brown, who has 15 years’ experience as a fireman, was hailed as a hero by the young woman’s family but Tayside Fire and Rescue said that he had broken the brigade’s “standing instructions” on safety procedures.

This is INSANE.

But wait! There’s more…

The brigade’s rules state: “Personnel should not enter the water.” The fire crew should instead have tried to haul the woman out using poles and ropes.

Stephen Hunter, chief fire officer of Tayside Fire and Rescue, admitted that fire engines in Perth were not equipped with the correct poles and ropes, but insisted that Mr Brown had broken the rules.

So not only do you not allow the teams to rescue people in a non-state sanction manner but you knobble them to stop people being rescued in the approved method (albeit in a pretty much “do it your damn self method) .

Stephen Hunter, you’re a pen pushing cunt in desperate need of a smack in the face. Get close enough and I’ll see if I can give fate a leg up on that.

Tam Brown on the other hand is an example of how we got to the top of the heap.


Catapult Plans & Kit #1

March 26, 2007

This is the completes ballista project for kids. It is available in the form of plans and will shortly be a kit-set.

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It’s the first and most complex of a set of three catapult projects. The others being a trebuchet and a mangonal. They’re designed to be simple and straight forward to build with a minimum of effort by novices. They’re also designed to be low powered fully functional models that can take some heavy treatment so that they can be used for school projects since there seems to be a demand for this sort of thing.

They’ll be available in hard copy form consisting of fold out plans and a detailed instruction booklet at $5 each or $10 for all three + P&P. Kitsets will priced after cost analysis.

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