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New kit from Past Horizons to deal with Vampire Burials
A vampire slaying kit ? inspired by 19th century folklore and fiction ? has been bought at auction... but perhaps we need this for those pesky vampire burials that we have to deal with...

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If the pistol is for firing silver bullets (for werewolves I presume) that kit at least post-dates 1933 when the Lone Ranger radio show first aired. Silver bullets had never been part of werewolf mythology until Hollywood got it's hands on the tales and added the precious projectiles via said Texas Lawman. There's a lot of similar mash-ups that happened thru the movies, - the term 'gunslinger' originally described men who pulled cannons back into position once they had discharged, pirate movies bled the term into westerns. . .

Now there's a load of boring trivia to illuminate your evening. And by the way, did you know the word trivia actually means . . . (Snoring noises stage left.)
There was I logging in to drool over the New Horizon's catalogue for those must have pieces of kit every archaeologist needs for dealing with the undead. I mean we are forever being pestered by plagues of zombies, mummies, gouls, gohsties, werewolves, vampires etc as all film makers and authors know. So where is this essential kit lavishly illustrated by mr CR?

Interesting fact about the silver bullets and gunslingers:face-approve:
If that sidearm is not for silver bullets it could turn out to be a water pistol for the holy water.
Wax Wrote:So where is this essential kit lavishly illustrated by mr CR?:

Why do you think archaeologists still cling on to using the wooden grid peg when cheaper steel alternatives are available?
Dinosaur Wrote:Why do you think archaeologists still cling on to using the wooden grid peg when cheaper steel alternatives are available?

I always thought it was one of those initiation/initiative tests ie using locally sourced pegs without spending any money.
Perhaps you should offer it to this chap.
D. Vader
Senior Consultant

Vader Maull & Palpatine
Archaeological Consultants

A tremor in the Force. The last time I felt it was in the presence of Tony Robinson.
Got anything for Frankenstein's monster?
...errrm, BAJR isn't trying to hint from the title to this thread that he's pulled a fast one on the Royal Armouries is he?..... :face-thinks:

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