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Zeppelin Captain
Australia Australia

« on: August 09, 2014, 03:48:18 am »

I thought this was pretty nifty,, and sort's of fits with the whole Victorian Strangeness

I am what I am because I am, an Entrepreneur, Villain, Student and Mastermind
Deck Hand
United Kingdom United Kingdom

All stars are there to shine!

« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2014, 08:16:32 am »

Brilliant! Strange and fascinating at the same time!

Cogs and wheels and sprockets and springs
Metal and leather and beautiful things
Brass sculpted treasures, copper and lead
Your ideas are alive, though your century's dead

Dr cornelius quack
Rogue Ætherlord
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Arrant Carney. Phmebian Cultural Attache.

« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2014, 12:19:14 pm »

A member of the 'Cafe de Paris' false moustache patrol exposes another imposter.

Such are the feeble bases on which many a public character rests.

Today, I am two, separate Gorillas.
Prof Thadeus Q. Wychlock
Zeppelin Admiral
United Kingdom United Kingdom

What Watt ?!

« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2014, 03:40:30 pm »

Lead operatic trapeze artist Carolina Von Shnozburger silences critic Simenon Baldrick Cowell after claims made concerning Great british talent.


"In a world whose only quarrel with instant gratification is that it takes too long, we are practitioners of a dying art: patience."
Mercury Wells
Rogue Ætherlord
I insiste that you do call me WELLS. :)

« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2014, 08:45:33 am »

Lady bouncer notices the hooks on the false beard and tries to remove it.

Just an idea, wouldn't it be better if the original caption is removed, so we can supply our own?
« Last Edit: August 10, 2014, 08:47:35 am by Mercury Wells » Logged old war wound? I got that at The Battle of Dorking. Very nasty affair that was, I can tell you.

The Ministry of Tea respectfully advises you to drink one cup of tea day...for that +5 Moral Fibre stat.
Master Tinkerer
England England

« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2014, 11:32:28 am »

Miss Lamb Chops Mutton Chops Oriental Style


Fairley B. Strange
Zeppelin Overlord
Australia Australia

Relax, I've done much dumber things and survived..

« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2014, 01:29:56 pm »

Miss Faversham deftly grasps the tip of the deadly Patagonian Nose-worm and saves Sir Roland's life.

Choose a code to live by, die by it if you have to.
walking stick
Zeppelin Admiral
England England

« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2014, 02:03:38 am »

Fashion constabulary arrest a man for deliberately trying to sit next to a young lady in stripes whilst he is wearing check trousers.
Zeppelin Admiral
Canada Canada

Keep them off-balance and brazen it out!

« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2014, 09:30:22 am »

Not a caption, but an observation, common to many illustrations of that era. Did Victorians really have such tiny, tiny feet?? She's a well-built young woman; if she's 5ft 6in tall, her feet are only about 5 1/2 inches long; they should be at least 9 inches by normal standards, I would think??


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