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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2022, 06:24:02 »
Graham you've clearly "gun" to great lengths to assemble this information, and you didn't just "barrel" through it but proceeded carefully. What "shell" we take away from this "report"? Well, we can only declare your results..."cannonical"  :captain:
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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2022, 10:35:24 »
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It's a good job this wasn't about cannons which fire spherical objects!
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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2022, 11:05:40 »
I have added a couple of better pictures of types 3 and 4 to my first post.
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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2022, 11:12:27 »
Graham you've clearly "gun" to great lengths to assemble this information, and you didn't just "barrel" through it but proceeded carefully. What "shell" we take away from this "report"? Well, we can only declare your results..."cannonical"  :captain:

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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #14 on: November 20, 2022, 13:10:51 »
Judging from Graham's scholarship, this wikipedia page seems to be all wrong https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_canon
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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #15 on: November 20, 2022, 13:34:46 »
Budum tish!

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Re: Western Cannons (other cannons are available)
« Reply #16 on: November 24, 2022, 19:48:30 »
:lol:
It's a good job this wasn't about cannons which fire spherical objects!

Why? I think you would've had a "ball" doing those!
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