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Sep 30, 2005, 10:46 PM
 
Would you step into a time machine destined for the Elizabethan era IF you knew that when you arrived, you would be surrounded by Elizabethan-era women who wanted to have sex with you?

You could be the hugh heffner of the 16th century, however your women would certainly look and smell a lot different than they do today, and you would not have electricity or modern medicine.
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Sep 30, 2005, 10:49 PM
 
i'd go but only if i could bring an ipod and a zippo to woo the ladies.

parachute would rock the middle ages!

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Sep 30, 2005, 11:35 PM
 
yes
     
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Sep 30, 2005, 11:42 PM
 
No.
     
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Sep 30, 2005, 11:52 PM
 
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Oct 1, 2005, 01:04 AM
 
If I could bring a couple crates of condoms and a crate of soap for those women, sure. As long as I'm still myself, and am allowed to reinvent things I like without being burnt at the stake, no problem. And if there are any lost shakespearian plays you'd like me to save, I can cache a few folios in a box somewhere.
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Oct 1, 2005, 01:06 AM
 
they had soap though, right? i'm sure if you made a suggestion and the promise of some post-bathing 21st century lovin they'd be off for a wash asap, then you're golden. golden with corsets!



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Oct 1, 2005, 01:15 AM
 
...so everyone who said yes can't get laid in this century, I take it?

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Oct 1, 2005, 01:27 AM
 
I'd rather not.. and I fear that if I went back in time, I'd not be able to "reinvent" ANY thing that is important to us today.

I guess my drawings would be strange to them tho.
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Oct 1, 2005, 01:36 AM
 
Maybe if I knew I could have one Elizabethan woman to marry and love and all that stuff... but odds are I'll find a nice girl in my own time.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 01:38 AM
 
i dont think so... I like 2005.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 02:12 AM
 
Originally Posted by Kerrigan
Would you step into a time machine destined for the Elizabethan era IF you knew that when you arrived, you would be surrounded by Elizabethan-era women who wanted to have sex with you?
Could I bring a Bic, some soap and Joop perfume? Then yes.

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Oct 1, 2005, 09:21 AM
 
Originally Posted by Salty
Maybe if I knew I could have one Elizabethan woman to marry and love and all that stuff... but odds are I'll find a nice girl in my own time.
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Oct 1, 2005, 10:03 AM
 
So, how many women? And are they hot?
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 10:20 AM
 
Originally Posted by JoshuaZ
are they hot?
It's difficult to tell. I'll let you be the judge of that.



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Oct 1, 2005, 10:56 AM
 
Not much going on in the way of hygiene. Oh and there's smallpox and the bubonic plague to worry about.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:17 AM
 
who says you have to tag royalty? i'd bet some of the peasant women were pretty svelte.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 12:18 PM
 
that would be a little too hairy for me

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Oct 1, 2005, 12:20 PM
 
They all had lice and didn't bathe that often.
Actually most cut the hair and wore wigs because of it.

Have a ball.
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Oct 1, 2005, 12:35 PM
 
no. for serious.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 01:38 PM
 
You wanna wake sure you're up on your shots. Oh, and bring soap. And a razor.

Now, if you'd be going to what is now Turkey, Iraq and the Iran, I'd be willing to bet that you'd be having a far more pleasant time there.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 04:56 PM
 
I rather think I'd just pop down to the local costume hire store and grab some Elizabethan stuff for a modern day chick to wear. Saves getting lice.
Been inclined to wander... off the beaten track.
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Oct 1, 2005, 06:20 PM
 
Plus there's syphiliis and gonorrea. Although they are much milder than AIDS they are nasty nevertheless.
Anyway ... hairy arm pits ??? worst teeth and breath smell, no electricity or any other technology for that matter, plus it's the Vitorian era, closest thing to their women's dress and manners code would be the Taliban Regime's, wich sucks.

The anwser would definitely be NO.
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Oct 1, 2005, 06:30 PM
 
Lice. Plague. "The Pox." Bathing requires nakedness, and nice people just don't do that, at least not very often. The fact that wood smoke covers a number of olfactory sins is just not enough to lure me into going back there. I'd be iffy about going back 50 years...

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Oct 1, 2005, 07:01 PM
 
Originally Posted by Sarc
plus it's the Vitorian era
*ahem* this is the Elizabethan era, 300 years before the Victorian era.

Chances are, you know someone who knew people who grew up in the Victorian age. So it isn't like the Victorian era is ancient history (yet).
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 07:13 PM
 
Originally Posted by Kerrigan
*ahem* this is the Elizabethan era, 300 years before the Victorian era.

Chances are, you know someone who knew people who grew up in the Victorian age. So it isn't like the Victorian era is ancient history (yet).
My great grand mother, who died at 103 a few years back, was born in the Victorian Era-the 1890s.

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Oct 1, 2005, 08:50 PM
 
hell no.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 09:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by Doofy
I rather think I'd just pop down to the local costume hire store and grab some Elizabethan stuff for a modern day chick to wear. Saves getting lice.

I think "reduces your chances of getting lice" is a more accurate expression.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 10:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by Kerrigan
*ahem* this is the Elizabethan era, 300 years before the Victorian era.

Chances are, you know someone who knew people who grew up in the Victorian age. So it isn't like the Victorian era is ancient history (yet).

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Oct 1, 2005, 10:57 PM
 
Originally Posted by moonmonkey
I think "reduces your chances of getting lice" is a more accurate expression.
Dang, you must hang with some ropey chicks.
Been inclined to wander... off the beaten track.
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:08 PM
 
You guys, this is a serious question and I need some more serious responses. I have been offered the chance to do this and I need all the input I can get.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:09 PM
 
Originally Posted by Doofy
Dang, you must hang with some ropey chicks.
Apparently lice like people with clear hair, so I prefer the hang around people with lice.

Its just personal preference.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:11 PM
 
Originally Posted by Kerrigan
You guys, this is a serious question and I need some more serious responses. I have been offered the chance to do something like this and I need all the input I can get.
Dude, while you're on your way stop by last week and buy a lotto ticket with the last draw's numbers on it for me.
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:16 PM
 
I got an email from Tesco that says because I have enough clubcard points, I will be given a time machine that can only go one-way to the 1500s, where I will be greeted by 25 virgins. Sadly I cannot pick up a lotto ticket.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:21 PM
 
Tesco... Bleedin' monopolists, they're into everything these days... ...food, clothes, car insurance, time machines, home improvement loans.
Been inclined to wander... off the beaten track.
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:22 PM
 
Originally Posted by Kerrigan
You guys, this is a serious question and I need some more serious responses. I have been offered the chance to do this and I need all the input I can get.
If you do it, bring a gun and a few thousand rounds. The rest will be much easier once you display your dominance, which will probably be within a few days of arrival (once the envious men get wind of all the ladies jumping on you). When that first daggar-dude comes at you, BANG!

If you have time to prepare, you may want to study the ins and outs of your particular gun (so that you can maintain and repair it), as well as seeing if you can learn how to make your own rounds from materials that will likely be available at your destination.

A Kevlar/bulletproof vest will come in handy, too. It's extremely lightweight compared to the insanely heavy armor others will be wearing.
     
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Oct 1, 2005, 11:37 PM
 
I like the second one.
     
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Oct 2, 2005, 12:19 AM
 
I don't really know how kevlar performs against arrows and spears.
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Oct 2, 2005, 12:36 AM
 
Originally Posted by Sarc
I don't really know how kevlar performs against arrows and spears.
The vests have metal/ceramic plates over the vital areas. I'm sure he can take an arrow to the shoulder while changing clips.
     
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Oct 2, 2005, 06:51 PM
 
No thank you, don't want to go that far back in time.

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