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    Quote Originally Posted by King Athelstan View Post
    Indeed. Can't rep, if someone would do the honours?
    Repped Muizer

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    Quote Originally Posted by Muizer View Post
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    Muizer, do you want to give us a hint?
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    Alledgedly the sword he carried was over 2m long.
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    Ah I see, you are probably referring to Pier Gerlofs Donia, then?
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    Yep, colloquially called "Grutte Pier" (big Pier). A Frisian most famous/notorious for fighting against the Counts of Holland at the start of the 16th century
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    I remember reading about him while doing some researchers on broadswords and Zweihander, the huge sword size was a big hint for me

    next one

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    Hint time: it's easy to recognize the German WWII soldiers, the dude with the black uniform is a Carabiniere. What he is doing, precisely?
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    Italy, 1943
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    Salvo D'Acquisto?

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    Ah there you are again, paesą

    Yes it's, him.
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    Thanks
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    Yes correct! I still cant rep you (my debt is increasing I know!) but I will make sure I spread some around


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    Quote Originally Posted by Grymloq View Post
    Yes correct! I still cant rep you (my debt is increasing I know!) but I will make sure I spread some around


    Edit: repped Flinn
    Don't worry about the rep, if you can it's ok, otherwise I'm fine none the less

    now, next one

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    Savonarola?

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