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Would you live in a castle?

Postby LEGO_KNIGHT » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:48 am

Hi

I dont know if this question has been asked before but if you had the opportunity to live in a castle( any castle), would you choose to live in it?

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Postby Teh Stud » Thu Jan 29, 2004 5:09 am

Of course! Do you have one available?
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Postby Charlie » Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:28 am

Do you mean in modern day, or back in time? I would pass if I had to live in a Castle way back when, but I would love to live in a Castle today. I think Castle living in Medieval times would be fun for about a day, and then after that I would wouln't be too fond of it anymore.
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Postby LEGOFREAK » Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:33 am

Recently I watched a documentary on castles on the history channel I think. The learn-ed gentleman who was hosting the show (who seemed terribly well informed) stated that medieval castles were actually quite comfortable. He went on to illustrate that many people have this image of a castle as a cold, maybe damp, uncomfortable stone place.
He said that in fact there were plaster walls on the inside, and tapestries to help keep in the warmth. Thick carpets. Soft padded chairs. Of course you may have a drafty garderobe, but still you can't have everything...
Anyway - to answer.
Yes I would - now or then it wouldnt matter. I would in a heartbeat.

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Postby LEGO_KNIGHT » Thu Jan 29, 2004 9:46 am

Redaxe wrote:

Of course! Do you have one available?


Yes, I do have one. :)
Unfortunately, its too small for anyone to live in. :lol:

I would not live in a castle. Imagine how much work you need to do spring cleaning. :wink:
Anyway, I love my house. It may not be a castle but it is warm and cosy. :D

Thanks. 8)
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Postby David Girard » Thu Jan 29, 2004 12:55 pm

Absolutely !

I'd like to live in a castle. I plan to construct my house like a small castle one day. It's in my dreams. But I think I'll make it one day ! :D
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Postby Blasterman » Thu Jan 29, 2004 1:35 pm

My answer? Yes, of course, or I'd at least try it for a while.

And do any of you think that castles would have been built
to purposely be uncomfortable? Of course not! With the
climate and lack of technology(central air), they would have
done anything and everything possible to make it as
comfortable as they could. Besides, they could afford it.

This is like the perceived view on armour. To think that
armour would have been made to be sooo heavy that a
knight needed help getting on his horse. Not likely.
These were people who had to fight for thier lives wearing
these "tin cans", so why make them cumbersome?

It's like believing that medievel life was made harsh by
the people themselves. Of course you wouldn't want
to be the local gong farmer, but someone has to do it.
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Postby Charlie » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:18 pm

The reason I wouldn't want to in the past is not really because of comfort, but more of just being in that period of time. I quite like my TV, Computer, and my Lego ;)
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Postby Blasterman » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:25 pm

Well...you do have a point there. At least with the Lego
and the computer.

I would imagine that there would be PLENTY to keep you
busy if you were in the castle.
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Postby TwoTonic Knight » Thu Jan 29, 2004 4:51 pm

If I had enough peasants to do all the dirty work, sure! :D
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Postby Loneranger » Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:50 pm

Yes, I would want to live in a castle, sleep on a cold floor, poop throw a hole, ETC =P
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Postby Linus » Thu Jan 29, 2004 11:08 pm

Hi

I dont know if this question has been asked before but if you had the opportunity to live in a castle( any castle), would you choose to live in it?

I would, I would!
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