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Postby mspanners » Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:04 pm

Just found this site via Discworld Monthly, I am an Engineer with an interest in Mr Pratchetts works.

Mainly Discworld but liked some of His other work, especially Good Omens.........cracking Book!

My favourites in the Discworld series are the Watch Books, Sam Vimes rules ( but don't tell Vetinari !! ).

Nobby Nobbs and Fred Colon are my next favourites ( remind me of Laurel and Hardy for some reason ) but all are fun to read about.

Just popped in to say Hi. PS anyone know if there are any Fancy Dress supplier who do Watch uniforms or other Discworld gear?
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Postby chris.ph » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:31 pm

hello mspanners and have fun on site and dont make as many spelling mostukes as me(not hard) :!:
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Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:52 pm

Welcome to the site! :D

Not sure about Watch uniforms - most of the ones I've seen at various events have been made. If you know someone who does Civil War re enacting, then you've got most of the uniform there. :lol:

Fans are incredibly inventive when it comes to costumes.
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Postby Jarmara » Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:38 pm

Or you could wait til November and go to The Original Reenactors Market in November, which is fab.

http://www.reenactorsmarket.co.uk/

I love this event and missed the spring one so I hope to get along to this one.
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Re: Hi!

Postby TheMole » Sat Aug 30, 2008 6:29 am

mspanners wrote:My favourites in the Discworld series are the Watch Books, Sam Vimes rules ( but don't tell Vetinari !! ).

Don´t be afraid, he already knows.
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Postby ColinEdwards » Sat Aug 30, 2008 8:37 am

For fancy dress from people who REALLY know their Discworld (look very closely at some of the models in the photographs :wink: ) go to www.masqueradeshop.co.uk

They have been researching and dressing Discworld characters for a very long time - only on a much, much, smaller scale!

If they haven't got what you want they are absolutely the best place to make it for you. :D

Thoroughly recommended...
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Postby mspanners » Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:08 am

Cheers for the links everyone,i may just have a go at making my own uniform! How do you make real chain mail shirts......... :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:27 am

I believe some people 'knit' chainmail - chunky metalic wool on large needles - but I am no expert.

Great link Colin! They've got everything there. Mr Benn would have a field day. :lol:
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Postby ColinEdwards » Sat Aug 30, 2008 9:41 am

Its only early days but they already have loads of costumes, and an intimate working knowledge of Discworld.

I think its only a matter of time before a specialised Discworld section ought to appear on their site!
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Postby Jason » Wed Sep 03, 2008 6:22 am

ColinEdwards wrote:Its only early days but they already have loads of costumes, and an intimate working knowledge of Discworld.

I think its only a matter of time before a specialised Discworld section ought to appear on their site!


Wow, I wish Sally all the best. She looks like she is having fun and makes a great looking Cruella de Vil.
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