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Forum: All the Rest Jul 21 2021, 08:16 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: Anne's english

I think if she intended it to be a sitar she'd have mentioned the sympathetic strings - the instrument is notoriously difficult to tune and keep tuned. I had a friend who played it in school...
Forum: All the Rest Jul 19 2021, 08:44 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: Anne's english

That's an interesting point - have the American editions had some of the minor characters edited out? Or was that in the audio edition? I can't test for myself because my copies of Anne's books and...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 19 2021, 08:19 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jul 19 2021, 08:18 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 14 2021, 10:53 PM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 14 2021, 07:40 AM
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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 14 2021, 07:39 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: New Pern Books !

1 The runnerbeast that Piemur rides at the beginning of Dragondrums is definitely not a horse (neither is it six-legged.) Runnerbeast is simply a collective noun for something that can be ridden,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jul 13 2021, 01:32 AM
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Views: 121
Posted By vyon
Re: Firelizard rising to mate

I think the attraction was there already whatever the firelizards did. They were just the excuse for more immediate action than might have been planned.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 13 2021, 01:26 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jul 5 2021, 08:34 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

Meanwhile it's the car's suspension that's failed for my sister's Warrant of Fitness. And that needs fixing before we make the 500k trip over our central mountains to next weekend's family reunion...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 4 2021, 07:59 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jul 3 2021, 07:40 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2021, 07:41 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jun 30 2021, 07:28 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: I love the message board format!

I prefer this format. I find the facebook format frustrating because its vertical nature means that you can't find a specific thread that you want to comment in.
Forum: The Library Café Jun 25 2021, 07:59 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

Congratulations SpaceCowboy. And congratulations to the mother too.

In other news, my son, with his partner and sons, Tama and Rumi, have made it safely from Canada to Budapest. I've yet to hear...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 25 2021, 07:55 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 19 2021, 01:48 PM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 12 2021, 07:38 AM
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Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 12 2021, 07:27 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: New Pern Books !

Chapter 3 p.46 in my hardbound copy. Piemur hides the the miners' cut sapphires in his boots then ...

"A clink of boot nails on the ridge stone warned him and, whistling tunelessly, he picked up...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 11 2021, 08:13 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

So when I tried the host website to see if it was just the NKT I get this

Forbidden
You don't have permission to access / on this server.

Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jun 10 2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 78,946
Posted By vyon
Re: New Pern Books !

Horses are runnerbeasts but runnerbeasts are NOT horses! Runnerbeast is a collective noun for anything that can be ridden, including oxen, which are ruminants. It is very obvious that the...
Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 8 2021, 06:15 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jun 5 2021, 07:23 AM
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Forum: The Library Café May 29 2021, 06:46 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany May 25 2021, 07:46 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: Word Association

Pub dinner (at JJ Murphy's)
Forum: The Library Café May 21 2021, 07:51 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany May 18 2021, 08:05 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany May 4 2021, 07:46 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: Word Association

Harper Hall
Forum: Games and Miscellany May 2 2021, 07:55 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 29 2021, 08:20 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 25 2021, 08:26 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Apr 21 2021, 08:55 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

That sounds like a good advancement. I hope she has a happy work environment in this place.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 6 2021, 07:46 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Apr 6 2021, 07:42 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

So am I and I do go on regularly, even if I don't post.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Apr 5 2021, 07:40 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 29 2021, 06:38 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 22 2021, 06:34 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 18 2021, 04:27 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Mar 14 2021, 07:56 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

Good luck and best wishes for Kibby to get a more suitable job.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 14 2021, 07:01 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 11 2021, 04:03 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 6 2021, 06:41 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: Word Association

Put those two together and my Ex would say "This crazy English language!"

Mine
Forum: The Library Café Mar 4 2021, 04:55 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

Meanwhile we haven't had the last three lots of rain that we were promised. My garden is fried.
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 4 2021, 04:46 AM
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Game: Back-up
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Posted By vyon
Re: Back-up

Rower
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 4 2021, 04:44 AM
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Posted By vyon
Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 4 2021, 04:42 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Mar 4 2021, 04:40 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 28 2021, 04:17 AM
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Forum: Games and Miscellany Feb 21 2021, 07:48 PM
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Posted By vyon
Forum: The Library Café Jan 1 2021, 03:27 AM
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Posted By vyon
Re: What is happening

And a happy, healthy and successful New Year to all
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