Trivia!

Discussion in 'Full Scale' started by Gascan, Nov 10, 2008.

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  1. Anachronus

    Anachronus Well-Known Member

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    Are they similar in design to the electric motors the old New Mexico's?
     
  2. Tugboat

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    Seems likely. The basic deisgn was unchanged for a loooong time. I could pick out identical equipment in the ER of USS Yortown (also a steamship like my sub). Working on a new item, will post shortly.
     
  3. Gascan

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    I was gonna tell you the answer to that one in two years, after I'm done with nuke school...
     
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    Okay, for sure this time... what was the colloquial name for the type of aiming system used on the Takao class cruisers?
     
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    Ay carajo! I pick one question that's not on wikipedia and nobody answers. Hint: It's findable easily in the book 'AotS: The CruiserTakao'
     
  6. Gascan

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    Great, the only book I don't have. Well, I guess I'm off to the bookstore :p
     
  7. Tugboat

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    LOL Eric, if you didn't have it, you should have! Someday I'll do a Takao.
     
  8. Jay Jennings

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    Hey Tugs,
    You may have to do another question, this one seems like it won't be answered any time soon.
    I haven't even been able to find that book here so I'm not getting it.
    J
     
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    kk... I'll find an easy one that can be done with wikipedia
     
  10. Jay Jennings

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    Well, not too easy. ;)
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  11. Tugboat

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    I got a pic ready (blanking out flags) but had to go get the ice cleared off the car before going to work. So it'll get posted at lunch or tonite. Topic is: Ship I.D.
     
  12. Tugboat

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    Okay... I'm stuck at work for a while, so I'm doing an 'identify this officer' question...

    "Confused though he was, he assembled the mightiest fleet ever to do battle in a landlocked nation"
     
  13. Kotori87

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    Oh my. That sounds like something the French would do...
     
  14. Tugboat

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    Doesn't it?

    2nd clue from this officer: "I am so manly, I wore a skirt into battle!"
     
  15. Tugboat

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    3rd clue: "I named my two ships 'Meow' and 'Woof!', although in another language...
     
  16. JKN

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    Could you be...
    Geoffrey Spicer-Simson
     
  17. Tugboat

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    And we have a WINNAH!!!
     
  18. JKN

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    The captain of thes vessal yelled "I have not yet begun to fight!" to the enemy.
     
  19. Tugboat

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    Bonhomme Richard, captain was John Paul Jones
     
  20. JKN

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    Darn ur right.
    oh well, hey at least u have better questions.
     
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