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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3525 on: 05/06/2009 13:03:22 »
nope.

clue - it is made of silver with a thin layer of gold over it.

Nice thinking though because I'm in Aus.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3526 on: 05/06/2009 13:46:35 »
It was made in 1644 in England
 

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« Reply #3527 on: 05/06/2009 20:37:48 »
would it be eros or another statue in london?
 

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« Reply #3528 on: 05/06/2009 23:51:14 »
no statue.  It had a specific use.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3529 on: 06/06/2009 00:15:57 »
What was that? To hit someone over the head with?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3530 on: 06/06/2009 00:19:51 »
I suppose you could do that with it.  But that wasn't the intent.

clue - it stands 16 cm high and was amde from a flat sheet of silver.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3531 on: 06/06/2009 00:22:13 »



Let me just bring it over
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3532 on: 06/06/2009 00:23:47 »
A cup.

Man! You gave away too many clues too fast!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3533 on: 06/06/2009 00:25:30 »
another clue - (gee, I'm no good at waiting a while first am I?) It purpose was to do with a liquid.
 

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« Reply #3534 on: 06/06/2009 00:27:14 »
I already said a cup!
 

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« Reply #3535 on: 06/06/2009 00:28:51 »
A cup.

Man! You gave away too many clues too fast!

that's right.  I know, I'm shocking, hey.

 

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« Reply #3536 on: 06/06/2009 00:29:27 »
I already said a cup!

You geused it as I was writning the next clue
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3537 on: 06/06/2009 00:30:33 »
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This strange object is a drinking cup. It is made of silver covered in a thin layer of gold, called gilding. It was made by Christian Van Vianen, a goldsmith, who was born in Holland but made the cup in England. Van Vianen started out with a flat sheet of silver. He then heated it up until it was red-hot, which made it go soft, and hammered it to make the shape. He then used smaller hammers to make the pattern, tapping from both sides and stopping every now and then to heat the silver up again. This technique is called 'chasing'.
 

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« Reply #3538 on: 06/06/2009 00:31:13 »
Go steady with the clues next time!
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3539 on: 06/06/2009 00:33:29 »
That's actually a hard thing for me to do. :)
 

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« Reply #3540 on: 10/06/2009 06:36:22 »
What is this?

 

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« Reply #3541 on: 10/06/2009 06:37:16 »
DOh, it's so easy.
 

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« Reply #3542 on: 11/06/2009 09:38:31 »
Anyone?

Before I give it away all too easily?
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3543 on: 12/06/2009 03:33:20 »
cows rear end
 

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« Reply #3544 on: 12/06/2009 08:40:32 »
Yes, a cow.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3545 on: 12/06/2009 09:36:34 »
 

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« Reply #3546 on: 12/06/2009 09:40:30 »
No, it's too coward to do that
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3547 on: 12/06/2009 10:02:20 »
Oh dear, will we milk the puns again?
 

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« Reply #3548 on: 12/06/2009 10:15:04 »
Man 'ure good last time(s) with the puns.
 

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Re: Can you Guess What This is ?
« Reply #3549 on: 12/06/2009 10:18:34 »
Yep, it looks like we are teetering on the brink of punland.
 

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