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RedjackRyan
05-02-2006, 09:05 AM
Welcome to the nutty looney Messageboard.. Keep your arms and legs inside the ride at all times, don't feed the dragons or wizards, and be wary of pirates and those who wish to cook parrots.. Enjoy your stay!

Agnes
05-02-2006, 09:16 AM
and try not to be too scared of Redjack. He may be the Pirates Cap'n, but he's really a very sweet guy (don't tell him I told you, he may want to keelhaul me :eek:).

And, oh, welcome :D

dutchcloggie
05-02-2006, 09:20 AM
Welkom Ingrid!!

This is indeed a nutty place, populated by Janis fans, Janis freaks, Janis adorers and people who just like her music and want to keep up to date.

I have just sent you a Private Message by the way!

RedjackRyan
05-02-2006, 09:21 AM
Sweet!!!??!?!? Me??? Blasphemy! And Agnes dear, I would keelhaul you if'n i didn't think you'd enjoy it! :D

david uk
05-02-2006, 09:37 AM
do you people know a word that I don't? What the heck does "keelhaul" mean?:eek:

Happy to see you here Ingrid- I don't believe we met at the Amsterdam show??

david x

Agnes
05-02-2006, 09:42 AM
Keelhauling someone means that you wound them (to attract sharks) and drag them from one side of the ship under water to the other side as a punishment... You really need to read some more of that literature Eva gave you before you take your test, David ;)

RedjackRyan
05-02-2006, 09:44 AM
Keelhauling was a punishment made popular by various pirates and buccaneers during the late 16th and early 17th century. An offending person would be bound at the hands and feet and a rope would be dropped from the bow of the ship and run all the way to the stern.

The ends of the rope would then be attached to the hands and feet of the bound victim. The victim would then be drawn bow to stern along the keel of the vessel. Barnacles attached to the hull would scrape the flesh deeply and would usually be sufficient to attract the attention of any nearby sharks.

In the unlikely event that an individual survived a Keelhauling, infection would do them in shortly thereafter..

Needless to say, discipline onboard ship was usually pretty tight and not many were willing to risk such discipline.


(of course this is not what I meant when i was teasing Agnes earlier.. ;) )

david uk
05-02-2006, 09:46 AM
but Agnes, how did you even know this word????

Methinks you have been having secret pirate lessons from Eva:eek:

SongDragon
05-02-2006, 02:08 PM
Welcome Ingrid! Are these poor loonies scaring you away? Don't worry about them, jump right in (though preferably, for your sake, not while someone's being keelhauled)!

~Song (your local dragon)

snakegrl
05-02-2006, 02:53 PM
Unless you're into that sort of thing. Hmm... now where did I put that rope?
Just kidding ya'll. Ropes leave marks.

Eva
05-02-2006, 03:59 PM
We know, Snackgirl... eh Snakegirl... We know...
David: Keelhauling is described in lesson one of the book called: "Be a dangerous Pirate in 10 easy lessons!" I know you like the pictures, but read it sometimes...
Welcome Ingrid. You came here on an ordinairy Rudie-day...

Eva

saxman
05-02-2006, 04:08 PM
Welcome From California

hoops
05-02-2006, 05:33 PM
welcome aboard hav3 a seat and a snack get comfy. we're nuts but we're friendly

sister rose
05-02-2006, 06:01 PM
Hi there! :D

what kind of car do you have?

shhhh....don't tell anyone I asked...:rolleyes:

Bat
05-02-2006, 06:19 PM
Welcome, Ingrid (do you pronounce it 'Ingree"?)
And SaxmanMike is finally back! Good to see you both this evening!

Eva
05-03-2006, 03:48 AM
Very good, Sister_Rose. I am proud of you!

Pirate Queen

hoops
05-03-2006, 05:19 PM
welcome and the very best to you

sister rose
05-03-2006, 08:43 PM
Very good, Sister_Rose. I am proud of you!

Pirate Queen

:D I learned from the best! :cool:

pammy
05-04-2006, 05:25 PM
Hello, Ingrid! Welcome. Don't let these boisterous people fool you for a second. They all have hearts of gold that shimmer with the touch of Janis' music. The people here have very kind soul's and they have been here for me when I needed them, time after time.
Welcome!!!
pammy

hoops
05-04-2006, 05:38 PM
welcome aboard ,we may be crazy but were nice :)

Margay
05-06-2006, 02:24 AM
Hi Ingrid,

Welcome on board!

You have great taste in music. I hope you'll enjoy it here.

Margay

PS I think we exchanged smiles at the Amsterdam show.

Eva
05-06-2006, 03:28 AM
Another Dutch Rudie. Yay!

Eva