"Breakfast? eggs, sausage (bangers), potatoes (hash browns, country fries, mashed potatoes), toast, butter, jam, jelly, honey, flapjacks, maple syrup, steak, pork chop, ham, mini quiche, boxty or boxties, bagel with a schmear and some lox and beer.…"
"Last week I was at Comic-con in San Diego and there were a nice selection of steampunkers and the folks there knew what they were. There is a better chance of you finding like minded folks around Boston or NYC.
As for explaining it - tell people to…"
"Captain Kickback, aka The Kickback Kid was always a master of relaxation, and kicking back and relaxing, from waaaaaay back in the day.
My steampunk persona is Cardinal-General Synn of the Ordem Militarum of the True Church and as such I bow to no…"
"For the kid from Australia. First, almost anything you do will tick off your parents, that's what parents do. They may actually have your best interests at heart, but they have developed somewhat narrow and secular views.
Now, to counter them,…"
"Since you are on the subject of African-American in a steampunk mode, two thoughts come to mind. First, a slight variation to Lord Bowler (of the Briscoe County Jr. series) would be sweet. Second, on a historical note, a number of African-Americans…"
"Ladies and gentlemen, a bit of advice. if you like steampunk, want to dress in the mode of the day in the late Victorian or even Edwardian period, but do not want to be bound by the clothing and societal constraints of England, then choose to be…"
"As for Yanks and their love of weaponry, remember the words of Admiral Yamamoto - "It would be foolish to invade America as there would be a gun behind every blade of grass."
American, and to a slightly lesser extent, Canadians, Aussies…"
"For me, steam punk is steam technology taken to the nth degree and can be applied to all parts of the world. It has roots in the late Victorian Era, during the height of the industrial revolution in western Europe and the USA, and after that, the…"
"I would say steam-punk could be world wide (and have commented to such elsewhere here), that takes place in The Victorian Era, a time frame encompassing the reign of Queen Victoria.
As such, it would be proper to refer to France in the Victorian…"
"These are on top of those already mentioned:
Wilbur and Orville Wright, Count von Zeppelin, Henry Ford,
Thomas Alva Edison, Octave Chanute,
The Curies, Roentgen, Pasteur, Robert Goddard, Hermann Oberth
Gen. "Black Jack" Pershing,…"
"This should warm the cockles of your heart - British rail rescued by steam......
Steam train's snow rescue 'glory'
Passengers were rescued by a steam locomotive after modern rail services were brought to a halt by the snowy…"
I have been a Renaissance cardinal (and upgrading those rainments), but I have decided that the cardinal needs to go steampunk - because someone needs to minister to the needs of all you adventurers and scalawags, while rooting out evil in all its forms as a member of the Vatican's..........well, that's rather secret.
No, but i did manage to get a a couple lines using that same lovely pun- rappers are forever going 'what, son?' so it worked nicely. all the best, I shall be in touchI am next in need of confessional...