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Announcements and Discussions by and with Respected Sword Manufacturers and Vendors.

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Private Sales and Want ads by Members of the SBG Communuity. Non business users only.

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Sept 18, 2019 18:05:27 GMT
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Other classical weapons and armor from all time periods

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Sept 12, 2019 21:54:33 GMT
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Post pictures of your own personal sword collections here!

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Sharing tips, techniques and sword making projects

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Advice and information on common problems encountered and how to fix them. Includes a sub forum dedicated to sword sharpening.

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Sketches and artwork of original designs by SBG members!

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johndoe: Urban Dictionary is to Millenials what Webster is to boomers, Sept 19, 2019 20:57:36 GMT
christain: I've never heard of the UD until now. I live a sheltered life. :-/ I could probably add a few sub-Urban phrases though! (rofl) Sept 19, 2019 0:22:34 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Sometimes UD is good for me to understand some terms in English, but if you read the other stuff there you need a strong stomach. Sept 18, 2019 22:49:46 GMT
ouroboros: Klondike bars are forever ruined by shoutbox. Sept 18, 2019 22:45:26 GMT *
ouroboros: I was tryin' ... really tryin' not to wade shite deep in this one Sept 18, 2019 22:44:46 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Behave! Sept 18, 2019 22:42:36 GMT
ouroboros: Next yer gonna tell me that a Kentucky klondike bar has nothing to do with ice cream!!! Sept 18, 2019 22:41:20 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: There it probably means: "A guy (censored) in the (censored) of a (censored) and then (censored) (censored) with (censored)"! Sept 18, 2019 21:45:39 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: Not in Urban Dictionary I assume. :D Sept 18, 2019 21:41:55 GMT *
pvsampson: It means "Dishonour is worse than death" Sept 18, 2019 21:37:15 GMT
johndoe: Look up "German hot pocket" or "Panamanian petting zoo"....ive lost faith in humanity Sept 18, 2019 21:32:53 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: "Pejus letho flagitium" - I'm too yellow to look this up in Urban Dictionary! Sept 18, 2019 12:28:26 GMT
pvsampson: Time difference makes it difficult for me to participate here. Previous is my inherited coat of arms Sept 18, 2019 9:30:39 GMT
pvsampson: Motto—Pejus letho flagitium. Per bend or and gu. a cross flory betw. two escallops in bend dexter and as many billets in bend sinister all counterchanged. Crest—A fret or, thereon a wivern’s head erased gu. collared and semée of billets gold. Sept 18, 2019 9:28:05 GMT *
johndoe: This conversation reminds of some crazy words I learned about on Urban Dictionary. Sept 18, 2019 7:33:19 GMT
MOK: Chocolate starfish as a charge? Don't EVER do what Fred Durst would do, kids! Sept 18, 2019 4:36:46 GMT
AndiTheBarvarian: That was the German knight with the iron fist what makes this all just more confusing! Sept 18, 2019 4:21:51 GMT *
AndiTheBarvarian: Goetz von Berlichingen had a sphincter on his coat of arms afaik! :D Sept 18, 2019 4:09:42 GMT *
christain: I guess so... Everywhere I look, I see them. (rofl) Sept 18, 2019 1:08:20 GMT *
lebleuchevalier: Which sphincter, Christian? Do you know your eyes have sphincter muscles? Optic sphincters. Sept 18, 2019 0:47:16 GMT