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by Ale
2020-09-24 15:31, Thursday
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread

yeah almost forgot, but today is EL football day, will be some laughs Hertha BSC - Eintr. Frankfurt 3:2 Bor. M'gladbach - 1. FC Union Berlin 2:0 Bayer 04 Leverkusen - RB Leipzig 1:1 1. FSV Mainz 05 - VfB Stuttgart 1:1 FC Augsburg - Bor. Dortmund 1:3 Arminia Bielefeld - 1. FC Köln 2:1 FC Schalke 04 -...
by Ale
2020-09-21 13:01, Monday
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Auswertungsthread / Results
Replies: 9
Views: 50

Re: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Auswertungsthread / Results

Congratulations to Ale and myself... congrats to you as it's not your first interest, as you said ; As conclusion of first round, after all i guessed only 50% of winners/drawers right (too lazy to look if anyone had better ratio in that sense) of which some were easy picks, so could have been bette...
by Ale
2020-09-20 20:01, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: My Youtube Channel Arthur Bedur
Replies: 5
Views: 76

Re: My Youtube Channel Arthur Bedur

Servia was one of official names used in many countries and different eras since middle ages to XX c, so not big mistake although it is in same time. Greeks and alphabet things are to blame - other famous example is Byzant i.e. Vizantion settlement in their original etc. etc (varvarians, Vulgaria - ...
by Ale
2020-09-19 20:54, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: My Youtube Channel Arthur Bedur
Replies: 5
Views: 76

Re: My Youtube Channel Arthur Bedur

mmm-da language is problem, i'm not some user anyway and don't even have "face".... but you are welcome with marketing and hope it attracts someone however i'll comment for fun since you posted - one thing instantly catched my eye in second and only i watched - yes, most of "continental cities over ...
by Ale
2020-09-18 21:48, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

question is, is Schalke relegation material, or Bayern really good :p btw, it ended 8:0 to add to his words, for who doesn't follow, like Para. and i joined game as he insisted)) ... but no problem i did, and i'll comment in your subforum BL, if anything to comment and laugh about but that's unlikel...
by Ale
2020-09-18 18:43, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

one more personal-ised thing about that night in 2003, worth mentioning..... 1990 WC in Italy was probably first WC i was able to watch with some sense and memorize, was popular here. Bobby Robson, Matthäus (everybody instantly remembered him here)) and penalties as one of stories... and then "wow" ...
by Ale
2020-09-17 20:12, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

bah, after witnessing team progressing through Euro-league round against team that played first ever European home game, and progressing by dubious penalty in extra time (but being "dominant") i just say how far away look those days from 2003 and kicking out Newcastle, Robson, Shearer and then 3rd t...
by Ale
2020-09-16 12:52, Wednesday
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread

thanks, no problem to participate.... i remember similar game on JP specifically in 2004 about national teams, of course many inputs then and different atmosphere, but it doesn't matter if only few now and don't give me "informed" attributes before sunday evening :lol it's easy to catch some news an...
by Ale
2020-09-16 11:56, Wednesday
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread
Replies: 14
Views: 227

Re: [BuLi 2020 Tippspiel] Tippthread

much tougher than it looks, never do correct score thing even for fun... few words but only before first round - Bayern prediction is for fun, doubt Schalke is as capable :) what to say on unknowns - Stuttgart is objectively in more by luck than some great play in 2.BL, while Bielefeld played alrigh...
by Ale
2020-09-14 22:23, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

Para my friend...... while I thank you for kindness & taking my words so seriously :) - even back in 1980 I knew that Bayern is "best team" in Germany (i'd like any other winner though almost every year beacuse they are boring)) One Bayern ex-player even took my team to CL as coach, Matthäus almost ...
by Ale
2020-09-14 17:42, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

unexpected but nice idea (if rewards are rich) & thanks for invitation.... but do not know much about German football. Who is bestest there usually, FC Köln? :dunno .......................... :) (maybe I'll join later for fun if there is interest, although as Plinius would say "si fueris Romae, Roma...
by Ale
2020-09-14 16:39, Monday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Ale CC 03 @ 25%
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Ale CC 03 @ 0%

i'd normally never do it, but since i made mistake lets try to get it finished, now at 25, usually converted and polished versions of Pzmaniac are something prefered and easier. I changed my mind about goals many times :) but some time ago - before I joined now archived cc1 i should revisit if follo...
by Ale
2020-09-13 20:05, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

Carlo earlier today leaving the pitch :lol .... for some time like to look at manager's reactions, sometimes more than game itself, especially those trying to "hide them" like he does, but he couldn't hide what he feels this time ) interesting weekend in England, both managers i mentioned in second ...
by Ale
2020-09-11 17:08, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?
Replies: 49
Views: 2484

Re: [Poll] Which sports do you follow the most?

I believe football restarted some time ago.... if you mean that well it is true that I like turn based games but when it comes to football I prefer my a bit more real time and faster :lol (even with VAR) "de gustibus non disputandum est" as Plinius would say, so who likes likes... anyway, since I po...
by Ale
2020-09-10 14:30, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

to recapitulate some things in very few sentence - looking at older history is very well worth, with more critical and open minded approach liberated of some prejudicial and ethno-group-religious centric dogmas... it's important it to be apolitical also as for good example in that small and in histo...
by Ale
2020-09-09 12:42, Wednesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Ale CC 03 @ 25%
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Ale CC 03 @ 0%

oh, sh*t Para thanks for saying, i'm idiot... actually started camp after looking at SoH and it tricked me into believing that campaign is some reworked version (by Pzmanic) and not old faulty one. Because so many people finished it, written there, at 0% - i have no idea how they did it as caps fall...
by Ale
2020-09-08 21:26, Tuesday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Ale CC 03 @ 25%
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Ale CC 03 @ 25%

...is yet another try to make comeback to this subforum, hopefully i'll work on this and finish it, cc9 concerned I experienced some tough times at Alamein - if not Para will excuse my tries and I'll give up on trying to make comeback :) .... unlike I said recently to someone and after consulting "s...
by Ale
2020-09-07 12:08, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 340
Views: 21039

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

yeah, great one. 10 days ago marked exactly 30 years since death in crash so i mentioned him, though I was just 10 then :) arguably blues-rock is greatest sub genre of "rock" and energetic performers as he was making it even better... it's not about quality of his act and rating but just like how it...
by Ale
2020-09-06 21:37, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic
Replies: 340
Views: 21039

Re: The Obligatory YouTube Music Video Topic

since mentioning...more epic type, but probably best version of classic and personally liked song. Stevie ruled, i'm in the mood now and who knows when, enjoy.

https://youtu.be/WQjjAOwcBYk
by Ale
2020-09-06 19:43, Sunday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: Roots of K-pop: BS plays CC LXXVI @ 80% DONE???
Replies: 12
Views: 262

Re: Roots of K-pop: BS plays CC LXXVI @ 80% DONE???

A conspiracy against :bs :lol ....it was very-many years ago back on JP but believe i was first to use that "nick" on you and am so glad that you are using it proudly and relaxed till today :lol anyway sorry for laughing remembering those days when we were young, have fun with game and must say I d...
by Ale
2020-09-05 18:14, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 14
Views: 1276

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

as known running older windows games is usually much trickier on new (7,10) win systems, while dosbox and it's win 3.xx emulators work great for games of their type. those made for 95, 98 etc. up to 7 are most troublesome even with tweaks and compatibility settings, some will work when set properly ...
by Ale
2020-09-04 18:23, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Let's Play! older games (no videos)
Replies: 14
Views: 1276

Re: Let's Play! older games (no videos)

Centurion Defender of Rome from 1990 ... is another title one should put in strategy collection or even occasionally try as I'm doing unsuccessfully from time to time on harder Senator level, as seen on screens. not only that I like thematics and simplified gameplay, title was back then ..... revol...
by Ale
2020-09-03 17:38, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 150
Views: 10811

Re: Open Mike

....intimately speaking it was enough of a "casus belli" :) in some past days but we are (quasi) civilised now and it will be solved in such manner as is usual among former neighbors and countries with long diplomatic ties :yes most seriously and besides I already talked of importance of trade and e...
by Ale
2020-09-02 21:06, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Open Mike
Replies: 150
Views: 10811

Re: Open Mike

so i'd like to finish this "touristic season" and whole story - i insisted on myself - with one interesting analisys from one person from touristic agencies, mostly about Greece and us. first, let's presume whole thing with all countries wasn't political at all and fast slip from "green in july" by ...
by Ale
2020-09-02 17:50, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Back Sort Of...
Replies: 15
Views: 302

Re: Back Sort Of...

welcome and get well
by Ale
2020-08-31 22:07, Monday
Forum: Equipment Files
Topic: OPENAK Efile
Replies: 8
Views: 1005

Re: OPENAK Efile

to answer last question only - as i used the file for some works myself - no i haven't seen him, been around since last year myself.... i met Pzmaniac (traditional user of efile) there but even him didn't use it anymore. since then he's also MIA, but alive i think... can't help with graphical proble...
by Ale
2020-08-31 13:57, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

... digging through some German texts on mining and some parallels through ages - not knowing that tongue nor details of sentence structure so using only auto-translator - found some interesting description of von Herder, some Saxon geologist and pal of Goethe btw, wearing in last years of life "sab...
by Ale
2020-08-29 18:24, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

at first wanted this thread to "sink" as it was useless here before your post - unlike talking history where I still hang by the nails barely until i give up ) - but not to sound rude to others for not answering, while I get your question as rhetorical, i'll anyway answer.... well, resolution is pro...
by Ale
2020-08-29 10:31, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

....btw, some might see my posts, also those from Csaba's "Napoleon thread" (where I posted Vesuvius eruption animation)) as some sort of "anti-French" sentiment... nothing like that if you are French welcome to talk, on the contrary French people left some valuable sources for our middle ages, like...
by Ale
2020-08-28 22:44, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

so great.... as I said, it's a puzzle so elemnet by element and it fits in my head. Second pope predating John XXII was Italian - from Treviso! I just checked it and article i've read few years ago about Milutin knight from Treviso (without mentioning that pope, just bishop maybe realted to him) sui...
by Ale
2020-08-28 16:24, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

well, I often check Wikipedia after I write some things and - surprisingly - by it Dečanski had at least 3 mothers :lol in separate articles. Now even I am confused, excuse me but I believe that Dušan's grandma was indeed from Milutin first marriage.... it seems that only unfortunate Simonis (child-...
by Ale
2020-08-27 14:31, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

and of course - it goes by itself without saying - elites and esp. rulers were of mixed origin, in our case visible in behaviour of Milutin and Dušan who both tried to mention own "Romean(Byzantine)" partial origin in right to Byzantine territories and (in grand ambition of second) imperial crown......
by Ale
2020-08-26 22:18, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

...Bran latinised as Branus - there is cute story from IX c about him and brother giving 2 slaves (not Slavs!), 2 falcons, 2 dogs and some furs to Bulgarian emperor Boris after Serbs crushed him in battle :lol of the time - as well be variation of name Brenus i.e. Bren i.e. Celtic leader and invader...
by Ale
2020-08-26 13:32, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

today small update on names I mentioned and specifically singled out previously (i.e. Bran, Bodin, Baldovin) - well, we all know famous place Bran in today Romania, but same country also has traces of names in its geography like river Baldovin.... just to mention for consideration (Bodin I did not h...
by Ale
2020-08-25 18:06, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

...i didn't know but it turns out that arhaeological site where Dušan church and grave once were (near town Prizren) was protected by German NATO forces in the first decade of XXI century. Guess you can't escape your fate and symbolism of "loyal guardians" :lol ......however his bones were found in ...
by Ale
2020-08-24 20:59, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

two more things and details with Germans and us in middle ages, simply to end this block - first, super famous knight Palman Bracht (last name more present in England for example than Austria though he was born around Graz). Some independent reasearch and possible "hidden fact" is that he might have...
by Ale
2020-08-23 23:02, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

...a bit more on Germany in some sensibilities and fractions inside that tribes-nation-state-empire, surely important and interesting one, I would never ignore and marginalise from my position of power :lol Again through prism of medieval politics and our relations through one example... "Imperial G...
by Ale
2020-08-22 17:15, Saturday
Forum: Campaign Challenges
Topic: klyred cc75 @ 50% finished *
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Re: klyred cc75 @ 50% finished

congrats Keighley :yes

too bad Pzmaniac isn't around to see :) but we lost many troops... i'm on "indefinite vacation" and not playing much, absorbed in some things but try some scens sometimes. have fun, join Para and rest
by Ale
2020-08-22 14:22, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

the more I think about it the more I like the idea of huge Anna Dandolo monument, holding something in her hands in Venetian dress when she was young, will have to think about it in details... it would be so attractive and usual, international and not nationalistic, but still truthful to history as ...
by Ale
2020-08-21 11:08, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

Italians are - if i didn't tell before :lol - people of culture and great help in many historical eras to us.... since Plinius till today. I always say in some political way, no matter what your political views are and current situation is, you simply mustn't ever be "emotionally negative" to Italia...
by Ale
2020-08-20 13:00, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

since saying, those days and years following death of Nemanja and struggle between Vukan (catholic) and Stefan (orthodox) were maybe crucial and key to whole our history and maybe situation today, theoretically speaking. although, it is most likely that clergy was predominantly orthodox by then alre...
by Ale
2020-08-19 03:47, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

btw 2 - probably last "important" post on Stefan Milutin - why not adding for those liking details.... there is some present notion among some historians (few and often of some Balkan nationalities) and history lovers that - example - Milutin baptised some catholics and that (in some twisted and non...
by Ale
2020-08-18 13:08, Tuesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: Translations
Replies: 43
Views: 1404

Re: Translations

by the way for pedantry, grave I mentioned in one of first post here (in Italy) is reportedly from town Treviso, near Venice ; no idea why I mentioned Piacenza and Vicenza at all, wrong clue and ringing in the brain :) .... never visited particular location and town personally, so i only guess it's ...
by Ale
2020-08-17 12:11, Monday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

....anyway, Wikipedia and "great titled" historians aside - as I explained many times "Wiki is just a messenger, don't kill a messenger", blame sources or historians with bias (they are just humans even when "titled") - I'd like to add in lighter tone to the subject... there is that story - to unimp...
by Ale
2020-08-16 19:34, Sunday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

i don't know it's hard and tricky subject, Europe was "eventful", Balkans even more in the days... I somehow feel sorry for honest Chetnik patriots - they were often presented and judged in history as "maniacs, killers, bearded swines, racist, fascist and who knows what" while many were just ideolog...
by Ale
2020-08-15 12:21, Saturday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

guess many people even less like Hitler satire, but I think most of us in "western world" are or should be "taboo free" and relaxed so I'll post this joke I made also few years ago, as "photo-funnies".... story in photos: in 1941, Yugoslavia joins the Axis, diplomatically... pic one: few days later ...
by Ale
2020-08-14 12:27, Friday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

German (again working on railroad) in Belgrade, ww2 in 1941. Genuine, i recognized some buildings in other photos. Probably singing: Oy, Main river you cold water, who sent me here, i fic* his mutter. Life is tough and I might sterben, so far away from home, I'm with Zerben." :lol ........guess many...
by Ale
2020-08-13 18:59, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

here's the story before i forget and while sitting..... Para said he likes them ) seen this first picture so - in light of recent news from Lebanon - it reminded me of story. First photo, unimportant per se, Germans in 1917 in town Smederevo, last medieval capital.... One could say these, in general...
by Ale
2020-08-13 12:31, Thursday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

well, photo is not interesting nor good (blame German photographer) but story is, for those not understanding that much German it's "kaiser Wilhelm II enjoying view in Belgrade fort" in early 1916, that's place where castle once stood and parade in Zemun before.... in the days his parades (in city N...
by Ale
2020-08-12 16:49, Wednesday
Forum: Steel & Lace – The Pub
Topic: my corner (photos, fun etc.)
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: my corner (photos, fun etc.)

actually, to correct own opening statement - it might not be just about humor, i for example like interesting historical photos so might just add sometimes if inspired, sadly there are not much from my fav periods, antiquity and middle ages ( to change previous subject, one photo of pure "bravity" o...