Science of discworld solved a mystery in my life

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Science of discworld solved a mystery in my life

Postby unseenu » Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:54 pm

Some of you may remember how at a medieval fair I encountered an alchemist strongly resembling Terry Pratchett.I posted something about it here: http://www.terrypratchett.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2911,a few posts down there is a link to some youtube footage that features the man in question for a few seconds.

This was last year,now for this Christmas I received a copy of science of discworld 2:the globe.I was amazed to see a picture of this very alchemist alchemist on the cover :shock:,same costume,same beard, it was uncanny.As I read it turned out that this man was queen Elizabeth I's alchemist John Dee.A quick google image search confirmed it,the alchemist was portraying this John Dee guy,those who have read the book will know he is a major character(I've only read the first few chapters myself)

So last year not only did I meet a Pratchett lookalike/soundalike but he was also playing a historical figure who had personally met the unseen university faculty :D.Its a funny old world.
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Re: Science of discworld solved a mystery in my life

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:12 am

This guy?

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Do you have a time machine by any chance? :lol:
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Re: Science of discworld solved a mystery in my life

Postby unseenu » Tue Dec 27, 2011 2:00 pm

That's the chap!

Sadly I don't have a time machine but if I study science of discworld enough I may be able to use L-space for the same purpose as one.How do you know its not Terry that's travelled in time? he did admit to using a time machine to steal the idea of Hogwarts :lol:
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Re: Science of discworld solved a mystery in my life

Postby Dotsie » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:21 pm

Damon Albarn wrote a rather cracking rock opera about John Dee. Funny how this guy crops up :think:
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