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Thread: I am a Real Life Viking Queen | Hooked on the Look

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    Too much makeup for me, but the dress and the general aesthetic, is cool.

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    She is very pretty, in my opinion, and I like the dresses and jewellery, but the overuse of what I assume to be injectable hyaluronic acid fillers distracted me.
    “She could never be a saint, but she thought she could be a martyr if they killed her quick.”
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    I'd settle for a woman in a dress.

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    In recent years, I've seen some women opting for the Viking-era dress at the National Day celebration in Norway, instead of the more common folk costumes, which are rooted in 19th and 18th century fashions. I think that's nice, but wearing it all the time in everyday life situations just seems misplaced and a bit pretentious. But whatever floats their boat... At least they're celebrating their heritage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hersir View Post
    She is interested in our heritage, but wants immigration to Norway to continue like today.
    So she has schizophrenia. You want A to preserve but import B which seeks to destroy A. Sounds idiotic to me. Is idiotic.

    The photos by Fylgje are better, I support that. I just don't have the body to wear it...
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    It can be interesting and raise awareness and pride in one's ancestors. However while the attire is suitable for singing folk songs and attending festivals and events, dressing up like a Viking in everyday life can look a bit anachronistic. Clothes have function that is era-appropriate and if Vikings were still around today it's doubtful they would be wearing the same type of clothing they did thousands of years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ítreksjóđ View Post
    if Vikings were still around today
    Well, I like to think they still are... Not so many, but still a couple of them left...
    Die Farben duften frisch und grün... Lieblich haucht der Wind um mich.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Víđálfr View Post
    Well, I like to think they still are... Not so many, but still a couple of them left...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Víđálfr View Post
    Well, I like to think they still are... Not so many, but still a couple of them left...
    I don't keep (automatically) anybody who tries to live like vikings .... so called today's vikings. For me ''today's Viking'' is more a spiritual/mental matter than anything else.
    In Scandinavia: Soft people ain't today's vikings, the leftists people ain't today's vikings .... but pure firecrackers are .

    Or that's how I like to see it.

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    Was that..... a fur from a skinned cat?

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