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Just walked into the metal pub to find Pantera’s ‘I’m Broken’ cranked in the front bar. 

And now that I’ve settled down with my first pint, it’s Metallica’s ‘Whiplash’. 

This will do nicely. 

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22 hours ago, Requiem said:

Just walked into the metal pub to find Pantera’s ‘I’m Broken’ cranked in the front bar. 

And now that I’ve settled down with my first pint, it’s Metallica’s ‘Whiplash’. 

This will do nicely. 

Sounds like they unearthed my drinking playlist...

 

Meanwhile I'm left wondering why on earth I seem to be so tired all the time.

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Merry Christmas Everyone. 

Had a good day. Vampire children received vampiric bikes of great evil from Santa, amongst other infernal delights. After a standard non-undead (so, dead?) Christmas lunch with extended family, the dark enchanting mistress decreed that she would take the carriage to the beach house this evening, moving forward the excursion by a day. 

I, resolute, tipsy and unable and unwilling to drive the secondary carriage, am left to haunt the halls of Castle Requiem, drunken, with metal of darkest hue echoing through the deepest chambers. On the morrow, when a blood red dawn rises above Castle Requiem, I shall journey down dark paths to join them at the coast of all hopelessness and despair. But for how long will I remain in the sea-swathed provinces? 

One night only. Then I return to the city of glass for two nights to wreak havoc upon the populace, and to celebrate Lemmy day at the metal pub with a certain nekro-forum-lord whose name is too evil to type on mortal computers. Once I have recovered from my sanguinary splurge I shall return to the beach, humbled, sore, yet biding my time for the next kill in the new year.  

Hail Jesus, two thousand years of blood-thirst and still going thirsty. 

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Merry Christmas to all. We're having a lazy family day at home, just the three of us. My wife's parents got my son a Nintendo 3DS. It's his first modern game system. After he opened it, his voice got about ten decibels louder and 20 BPM faster. Since we live in the past here, I'm about to make Christmas breakfast, while unholy Requiem is already stirring what's left of the peasant bones in the smoldering ashes of the wrapping paper.

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5 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Merry Christmas to all. We're having a lazy family day at home, just the three of us. My wife's parents got my son a Nintendo 3DS. It's his first modern game system. After he opened it, his voice got about ten decibels louder and 20 BPM faster. Since we live in the past here, I'm about to make Christmas breakfast, while unholy Requiem is already stirring what's left of the peasant bones in the smoldering ashes of the wrapping paper.

Merry Christmas 

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Yes, Yule and such. Got a retro duo console that plays NES and SNES games. Been playing a lot of Mario. Got a new bass, it's pretty sweet. Got a blu-ray of The Beatles' Yellow Submarine movie. And a DVD of the rare soviet propaganda epic film, The Fall of Berlin. The female counterpart got a guitar. So I'm going to try to get back into playing bass while she learns how to play guitar. And happy holidays for all, BTW.

Oh, and, what is "boxing day" again?

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^ Nice, those retro games are my favorites by default since they're the only ones I know. We've been playing different old-school versions of Mario Kart a lot. My son is obsessed with all things Mario right now, he even has Mario socks and underwear and a Mario backpack. I've also been playing a ton of bass. It's good for the soul I don't actually believe I have. Hope everyone's holiday treated them well.

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A new year has dawned. May it be as cursed as past years. 

Same deal as before - I've dragged myself up from sun and surf where the family dwell with in-laws, and other poisonous Australian creatures reside. To be honest, I had a great time paddling around in my recently acquired kayak, king of the seas, jousting with pirates, triumphing. Mercifully, however, I've returned to the city of glass where the castle sits abandoned and free for my own perverted and unutterable use. 

Cricket on the TV

Wine in the glass

Metal on the stereo

Let's do this! 

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I'm feeling oddly uninterested in reflection this new year's day. We've all been knee deep in work and family obligations for a while and getting a day "off" feels more like a tease than a breather. Bah, humbug. We did have a nice walk in the forest just now, and it's great to watch my son frolic, and I have a decent beer in front of me, so I have no real complaints for the moment. Best wishes to everyone for 2019.

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Worked most of the festive period taking only the public holidays off.  Have enjoyed my more detached Xmas and New Year since I have been able to focus on the festivities on the actual days they matter (not from 6 weeks before like the TV seems to think it all starts from).

Busy year ahead methinks for the great undead one.  Population culling, creating “legitimate” business fronts, long walks in the country, sacrificial virgin quotas that are barely achievable, a dip in suitable European fodder from March onwards, craft items to make for the church fayre, an additional recycling bin collection, extensive police “enquiries” and some potatoes to grow.

Makes me tired just thinking about it.

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Enjoying a nice pint while I wait for the kitchens to open. I really should try posting here without a drink in front of me... maybe tomorrow when I’m back in nerdsville. 

#publyf

#metalandbeer

God I hate hashtags...

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Well, I hope, ATM that 2019 will be better than 2018 was--2018 stunk!! In my neck of the woods, we had  serious weather mishaps and I was in the hospital in July 2018 for 4 days...just sucked!! Everything that could go wrong last year went wrong!! So, hail 2019!! May this be a better year!! =-// 

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