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    Well, you managed to miss the point I was making...

    Well, you managed to miss the point I was making about modding behaviour, and as for the crack about my `boyfriend`....
    I won`t justify the response you maybe deserve for such a juvenile comment. ;)...
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    Guys, there is no way on earth I was ever...

    Guys, there is no way on earth I was ever expecting preferential treatment, please don`t think so.
    But I find it offputting when folks younger than me (yup, I have an age thing going on :P) can come...
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    Saying Bye

    Hi, could one of the mods please delete my account please?
    The reason for asking for this is that I feel this isn`t the place for me.
    I like a great deal of the people here, and many of the threads...
  4. Really? Well, if the English are so truly fed up...

    Really? Well, if the English are so truly fed up with our `whining`, let them do the decent thing and cut us fully loose.
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    Another member of the Clan Donald here. :) At...

    Another member of the Clan Donald here. :) At this rate we`ll can hold a ceilidh. :D :dance


    Also a smidgeon of the Gunns in me too.
    The North East of Scotland, where I come from, still...
  6. Thread: Stirling Castle

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    I`ve been to Stirling Castle, beautiful place. :)...

    I`ve been to Stirling Castle, beautiful place. :) But one (for me) of the most poignant things there was one of Mary Stewart`s gowns. She was a tiny, well formed woman. Hard to imagine someone the...
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    I have an old, well loved and battered copy of...

    I have an old, well loved and battered copy of the Orkneyingasaga. :)
    It has also been `retold` in a user friendly form for Orkney`s schoolchildren and has proved popular.
    Frans knows from visiting...
  8. Most likely economic. :) Dinnae worry though,...

    Most likely economic. :)
    Dinnae worry though, pal, when we git oor ain independance back frae yon Sassenachs we`ll be richt glad tae haund ye back yer country and ony traitorous `Scots` that want...
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    :D In the old days the English and Scottish...

    :D

    In the old days the English and Scottish armies used to fight by gathering their armies on top of the hills and at day break they would run down the hillside into the deep gorge below to fight....
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    Important!  Perfect Creature. It wasn`t too bad, for an...

    Perfect Creature. It wasn`t too bad, for an evening`s viewing. :)
    Had a slight feel of both Bladerunner and Dune about it, most likely because of the lighting and settings. Well made movie.
  11. Thread: Family Jobs?

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    Family Jobs?

    So many people here know their ancestral history.
    I was wondering if any of your families had particular trades common to them? An example is, many of my forebears were blacksmiths and crofters,...
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    Can Love Be Killed?

    I often hear folks say that love conquers all...or see so many women stay with `bad for them` men, quoting as a reason, "I love him"...
    or excusing bad behaviour by saying the same....
    If someone...
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    I don`t think it`s shallow to do so, nope. Mainly...

    I don`t think it`s shallow to do so, nope. Mainly because no matter how stunningly beautiful someone looks, the passing of time ages us all, and even for those who marry because of that initial...
  14. Poll! Honesty, first and foremost. If I`m lied to or...

    Honesty, first and foremost. If I`m lied to or deceived, I`ll never trust again.
    Self confidence..be sure of himself, what he wants, etc. :)
    Masculinity...I can`t abide weak or overly feminine men!...
  15. I agree with this article, to an extent. My ex of...

    I agree with this article, to an extent. My ex of almost twenty years was a very different character to me...dour when I wasn`t, (my cheerfulness irritated him when he wanted to be grumpy) for...
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    Important! Poll! I don`t believe in it. I think lust at first...

    I don`t believe in it. I think lust at first sight happens. And that to love someone, you have to know them, which only comes from time spent together. :)
    I also think that folks use the word love...
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    Aw, be fair, guys...I`ve looked through the back...

    Aw, be fair, guys...I`ve looked through the back pages of this forum :P
    The number of threads devoted to the way girls look, whether it`s the ideal racial type or simply the best colour of hair (I...
  18. Important!  Feminism arose at a time when in reality, women...

    Feminism arose at a time when in reality, women were fairly oppressed...the traditional role of a woman was far from valued, and by women essentially being classed as the property of men, they were...
  19. Poll! Scottish, Swedish, Irish, beyond that I don`t...

    Scottish, Swedish, Irish, beyond that I don`t know. :)
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    Corpus of Electronic Texts Online (CELT)

    http://www.ucc.ie/celt/about.html
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    http://www.nefa.net/index.htm

    http://www.nefa.net/index.htm
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    Weapons of the Highlander Prior to 1746, when...

    Weapons of the Highlander
    Prior to 1746, when an Act was passed by Parliament making it illegal for Highlanders either to own or carry arms, Highlanders went most everywhere armed to the teeth-...
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    The Court of the Lord Lyon Crest Badges ...

    The Court of the Lord Lyon
    Crest Badges



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    Information Leaflet No.2
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    Clan and Family Motto's or War Cries ...

    Clan and Family Motto's or War Cries



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    Family Name - Motto

    Anderson Stand Sure
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    Find Your Orkney Ancestors

    http://www.ancestralorkney.com/
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