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The Americans Are Coming -15 by andrielisilien
The Americans Are Coming -15
Guess what?! Nah, I'm too excited to let you guess so I'll just tell you.

I'M gOinG To tHE UK tHis suMMEr!!:excited:  Squee! excited happy Ultra Excitement Omg I gets present  Hamtaro Mouse Emoji-03 (Squee) [V1] EXO : Kyungsoo Fangirling APH HRE Squee X3 Emote :eeeee: OMGsqueeeee....  Olan Dance


I've been planning it for over a month with an old friend as part of a study abroad program he's doing.  The tough part was the wait in getting enough people to join.  When I found out that it was official I literally grabbed my closest friend and danced around the room with her screaming.  It took her a minute to figure out what was going on LOL

Watch out Kirkland brothers because this American is coming!APH America: Sparkle Glasses Hetalia America (PARTY) 
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Mine Turds -15 by andrielisilien
Mine Turds -15

Oh would you look at that, another history comic. :la:  I haven’t done this in forever.  I’ve missed it as I went through the stages in creating this (collecting information, scribbling down a rough draft, etc).  This WW2 fact presented itself to me over the Internet and I can’t stop laughing about it.  So today you get to learn about this crazy plan of the Allies that worked marvelously.

 

For some odd reason camel dung was a good luck charm for the Germans while in North Africa during World War 2.  They made a habit in running over the stuff with their tanks which the Allies noticed.  Weird tradition alright but Jasper Maskelyn (British magician) had a stroke of genius with this.  As part of his long list of wartime deceptions (dummy troops, fake tanks, etc) Maskelyn created land mines disguised as these turds that were so desirable to the Germans.   You know what happens when a tank runs over a mine, right?  No more tank and the pathway gets ruined as well.

 

Now here comes the funny part.  The Germans were able to catch on to this deception and so they would avoid camel dung that was fresh.  Well, the Allies caught on to their catching on and altered the appearance of the “special mine” to have tank tracks.  So it seemed safe to run over because it looked like another tank went over it before.  The Germans went for it all the same.  They just couldn’t help themselves, they HAD to run over that poop no matter what and the British took advantage of that to the fullest.  So much for good luck.

 

I found dozens of websites about this which are easy to find but the spark of inspiration came from The Good Mythical Morning Show: 7 Surprising Uses For Poop www.youtube.com/watch?annotati… (This fun fact is at 5:25)

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Current Residence: It varies within the Mountain States
Favourite genre of music: Just about anything but country and rap
Favourite photographer: My cousin Angelic Jackson
Favourite style of art: Cartoony
Skin of choice: The one my moma gave me :3
Favourite cartoon character: LSP (Lumpy Space Princess)
Personal Quote: Water can't hurt beautiful people. Go enjoy the rain!
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To one and all!  I hope you were able to spend this time of year with some friends or family.  Thank you all for your support and comments throughout the year :D

Guess what?  Finally got some snow out here today. It's beautiful!!  Gonna go out and enjoy.:merry christmas: 
  • Mood: Euphoric
  • Drinking: Hot cocoa

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Kibbles518 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Filmographer
Thank you for the watch!!^w^
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andrielisilien Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014
You are most welcome! :XD: I enjoy reading your stories, especially the Excalibur one.  oh and the "bundle of joy" was so adorable! :aww:
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Kibbles518 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student Filmographer
Thanks (: I'm glad to hear that ^w^ 
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MrMadManiac Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014  Hobbyist
So, I found an interesting little British plane that could, and did in WWII: The Mosquito.

Also, what WWII battles stand out to you the most?
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MrMadManiac Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist
So, I've been watching Extra Credits videos for a while, and never thought to tell you of their side show: Extra History. My bad.
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myrianabelle Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the watch!
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MrMadManiac Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist
I found you another something cute!
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HanaFa732 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you mind looking at one of my journal entries, please? 

I'm currently looking goods songs about summer and I just want your opinion on my selections since I know you're a bit of a music person. You don't have to listen to all of them, but it will be greatly appreciated if you did nonetheless.

BTW here is the link: hanafa732.deviantart.com/journ…
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MrMadManiac Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2014  Hobbyist
Some funny little British colloquialism and commercial here.
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HotaruMitsuki101 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy birthday~
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