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A British Gentleman

I am a fan of many things, particularly the fine works of Sir Terry Pratchett (may he rest in peace). After spending a long time lurking, I have elected to create an account.


Too Funny Not to Share · 7:11pm June 10th

Good evening, my fine ladies and gentlemen. I may be a touch late with this, but I feel it's too good to pass up on. Behold, fanfic, as written by predictive text:

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Hey, are you okay? Haven't seen any stuff from you for a while.

I like Black Adder. Though I do think its had quite a negative cultural impact in regards to WW1 history. It really has done damage in that area. The fact that the creators double down on how behind the comedy Blackadder gets what the war was really like is really annoying.

Should this highly successful television series [...] be taken seriously by cultural and military historians? [...] As early as 1994, at an international conference in Leeds, the Blackadder series was cited as serving to 'perpetuate myths which persist in the face of strong contrary evidence'. As already mentioned, it was employed as an introduction for the television programme on Haig in 1996 [Timewatch's "Haig: The Unknown Soldier", first aired July 1st, 1996 -- NMW] and, the ultimate accolade, in 2000 it was popularly voted number nine in 100 Great Television Moments for the most memorable television events of the century (only one other fictional episode made it into the top ten). Some schools are now using Blackadder Goes Forth as the main text for study of the First World War at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) level.

- Brian Bond, The Unquiet Western Front

True that, one of my favorite moments has to be where every time Black Adder said Macbeth, the two actors end up tweaking each other's noses,XD


What can I say, it's a great show

Greetings sir! I see that you're a fellow Black Adder fan like myself!

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