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by Sam Salmon
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: Is this the End?
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: Is this the End?

There's always Reddit.

I'm out of here permanently now.
by Sam Salmon
Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Who We Are etc.
Replies: 6
Views: 2986

Re: Who We Are etc.

I can only hope that some august & exalted personage posts the shining truth here for unter Menschen like me-what other hope do I have?
by Sam Salmon
Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Keep Up The Good Work Boys
Replies: 6
Views: 3026

Re: Keep Up The Good Work Boys

Minimalist wrote:I suspect that the salt water will play hell with any organic remains they may find, though.
I thought that deeper water in the Black Sea was an anaerobic fresh water zone.

No?

And Yes I'm aware that salt is heavier than fresh I live on the shore of the Pacific.
by Sam Salmon
Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Tiompan, Simon21 - Arthurian sites?
Replies: 5
Views: 3479

Re: Tiompan, Simon21 - Arthurian sites?

I believe the proper term is 'bollocks'.
by Sam Salmon
Tue Apr 05, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Vikings viewed from space
Replies: 7
Views: 5684

Re: Vikings viewed from space

shawomet wrote:...The turf structure that partially surrounds the hearth is nothing like the shelters built by indigenous peoples... nor by Basque fishermen and whalers who arrived in the 16th century....
Basques were in Newfoundland a helluva lot earlier than the 16th century but by now it's all politics.
by Sam Salmon
Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Vikings viewed from space
Replies: 7
Views: 5684

Re: Vikings viewed from space

I do not know much about the Basque fishermen habits.Did they go ashore much?Were they bog iron users? They used temporary 'stages' (what we would call long racks) to dry split fish and built shacks to live in over the summer-eventually the British govt who claimed Newfoundland made it unlawful to ...
by Sam Salmon
Sat Apr 02, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Vikings viewed from space
Replies: 7
Views: 5684

Re: Vikings viewed from space

I'm sure we'd all love this to be Norse but caution is the byword- there were a lot of Basque fishermen in southern Newfoundland pre-Columbus.

In other Norse news I note that everyone seems to have forgotten about this evidence on far Baffin Island
by Sam Salmon
Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: The Religion of "Science"
Replies: 18
Views: 29568

Re: The Religion of "Science"

When you constantly trot out information from sources who seem to get their inspiration from the Tin Foil enveloping their head you should expect it.....you have such an appalling track record of citing maniacs as your sources that it has become an immediate reaction. You have brought it on yoursel...
by Sam Salmon
Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?
Replies: 9
Views: 4291

Re: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?

Springhead wrote:From a layman's perch I would question the effectiveness of a three foot tall barrier keeping in almost any domestic animal.
Sheep in particular were a lot smaller back then.
by Sam Salmon
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?
Replies: 9
Views: 4291

Re: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?

Minimalist wrote:Yes, but that would be one big corral...
Not a corral but a fence to stop semi domesticated herds from wandering in the 'wrong' direction.
by Sam Salmon
Fri Feb 26, 2016 10:52 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?
Replies: 9
Views: 4291

Re: 93 Miles long and 3 feet high?

For a clue look @ who those people were-pastoralists - those who's lives revolve around herding animals.
by Sam Salmon
Tue Feb 23, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: Surprised at the contentious tone of many threads.
Replies: 12
Views: 24909

Re: Surprised at the contentious tone of many threads.

Minimalist wrote:Agree but only the crank stuff seems to generate any discussion at all.
If that's correct then Shut the Whole Thing Down.
by Sam Salmon
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: GuestBook and Comment Section
Topic: Surprised at the contentious tone of many threads.
Replies: 12
Views: 24909

Re: Surprised at the contentious tone of many threads.

Lily wrote:And it explains why rarely any new members sign up.
If Michelle and Minimalist don't take charge and weed out the vermin it'll be the deathknell of this place. It's gasping and heaving on life-support as it is.
Quite agree sad to say.
by Sam Salmon
Sat Feb 20, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Anthropology and Primitive Societies
Topic: how-the-pacific was settled
Replies: 8
Views: 9292

Re: how-the-pacific was settled

re: How The Pacific Was Settled

I'd read a summation of this article but it's a different more sensible piece of work in it's entirety and supports much of what I've observed visiting remote islands in the South Pacific.
by Sam Salmon
Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:56 pm
Forum: New World
Topic: Another Nail
Replies: 5
Views: 4786

Re: Another Nail