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ouroboros: Folks=people, friends, 2 people who might be interested but I haven't heard back yet Dec 19, 2018 2:15:57 GMT
dracal: What is folks? Dec 19, 2018 2:11:34 GMT
dracal: Got news from SS ? Dec 19, 2018 2:07:51 GMT
ouroboros: Hey got my eye open and I've mentioned your blade to 2 folks offline. No takers yet. Dec 19, 2018 1:54:48 GMT
ouroboros: -6C and all is well :) every year the key stream takes a dip through the great lakes and up the st lawrence seaway valley ... its not uncommon to feel -45c when temp is adjusted by windchill...flash frozen indeed Dec 19, 2018 1:54:00 GMT
nerdthenord: If the polar vortex actually expands, January will be nice and chilly. Ouro will have to be careful and not get flash frozen lol. Dec 19, 2018 1:19:31 GMT
nerdthenord: I don't believe we will have a real winter this year. Maybe it will get chilly come January, but so far December is pretty warm. Dec 19, 2018 1:16:33 GMT
nerdthenord: Nice evening. Just jamming to Danheim and taking a mental journey to the lives of my Norse ancestors. Dec 19, 2018 1:14:39 GMT
dracal: an* Dec 19, 2018 1:10:10 GMT
dracal: Looking for a oroshigane cheap? Go in classifieds section. Thanks! Dec 19, 2018 1:09:56 GMT
dracal: Ouroboros, and right now how much degree? Tell me how much degree in 2 hours later please. Dec 19, 2018 1:08:32 GMT
redscorpion: Also doubles as an emergency pizza plate... Dec 19, 2018 1:04:20 GMT
redscorpion: I have a large belt buckle that my uncle (from Texas) left me when he passed. I call it my "Texas passport".... Dec 19, 2018 1:03:45 GMT
ouroboros: Ive seen the hats n belt buckles my Uncle sports...evweythings bigger in Texas Dec 19, 2018 0:48:26 GMT
nerdthenord: For the record, some Texans really do talk like Boomhauer on King of the hill. That's why I can understand him lol. Dec 19, 2018 0:41:23 GMT *
nerdthenord: Lol. I'm a Texan! Big ain't nothing unusual for me I'll tell you what! Dec 19, 2018 0:39:53 GMT
ouroboros: Nice! Bloody huge country tho. Better tale a few weeks. Dec 18, 2018 23:55:18 GMT
nerdthenord: Planning a vacation to China next Christmas. Gonna start researching reputable sword dealers in China. Dec 18, 2018 22:59:37 GMT
ouroboros: -5 degree C, wind stead from yonder west north west, clear n bright. Not only held a blade today, practiced a draw. VERY slowly and then only stopped when I reached the end of my flexibility Dec 18, 2018 20:45:10 GMT
nerdthenord: Gonna watch it soon. Don’t worry red! Dec 18, 2018 3:42:41 GMT