April 2012

Anyone every been to a renaissance fair?

by admin on April 30, 2012

Question by Rawnyy :D: Anyone every been to a renaissance fair?
Hee hee. I am going to one soon. Don’t ask why…. It will be my first time. What can I expect? Is it a bunch of women serving beer with their boobs sticking out and loads of fat men eating turkey legs?
ever* excuse my misuse of the english language.

Best answer:

Answer by ℓιz (ιи тнє ραитs, ωнαт ?)
Err… I went to one like, four years ago?
I remember there were shows, and music, and crafts, and lots of stuff to buy. Oh, and women with large boobs serving beer.
Have fun! lol

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Cool Medieval Costume images

by admin on April 28, 2012

Some cool medieval costume images:

My Book House: a medieval vignette
medieval costume

Image by litlnemo
I had a bunch of books when I was a kid that were handed down from older relatives. This book set belonged to my mom’s family. It’s a 1930s edition of My Book House, a wonderful set of books. There were 12 volumes, each one getting more advanced. So the first book was nursery rhymes, and the last book was biographies and longer works. In between were tons of folktales and poems and true stories from around the world.

What really makes these books wonderful, though, is the illustration. The first part of the 20th century was a golden age for children’s book illustration.

I loved the illustrations so much I even memorized the names of some of the illustrators: Maud and Miska Petersham, Donn Crane. I would not be surprised if the illustrations of medieval women in swirling gowns and elaborate headwear led directly to my later interest in historic costume.

Medieval cash register? (IMG_9145a)
medieval costume

Image by Alaskan Dude
I had a chance to visit the Texas Renaissance Fair on the first weekend of November 2010. I came here expecting a lot but was completely overwhelmed – not only by the size of the Fairgrounds but by the number of people and acts going on. I was there for two full days and don’t think I saw everything. The people watching was incredible – ah, this was really a photographer’s dream come true.


Question by : Can I be locked into stocks at The Texas Renaissance Fair?
The public humuliaton ones.
This is the example of one: http://files.myopera.com/SiBrunk/blog/ColonialPuritans1.jpg

Best answer:

Answer by Griffy

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Question by : What weapon killed the most people, roman gladius sword or the ak47?
Surely there the two top killers, but if there’s another weapon what killed 100s of thousands of people please let me know

Best answer:

Answer by Derric
Winter and cold enviroments have killed more people than both of those combined.

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by admin on April 26, 2012

Question by always_smile010: HALLOWEEN cOsTuMeS?
Halloween is so fun, sometimes, what is the scariest costume, Cutest costume, and really…well…just neat costumes?

Best answer:

Answer by Dulcie
A friend of mine went as the Fashion Police last year. She dress up in a sexy cop costume and used iron on letters to write “Fashion” over the word POLICE (already on the back of the shirt).

She spend the night writing out fake tickets that usually said something like: “it is a violation to be in public looking so cute.” Everyone she talked to seemed to love it and it was a great conversation starter at parties!

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