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  • hksingh1@comcast.net
    Just pay the bill and all is well. I live in Oregon... ... From: Ronald E. Prindle To: barsoom@yahoogroups.com Sent: Tuesday, July 31,
    Message 1 of 253 , Jul 31, 2012
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      Just pay the bill and all is well. I live in Oregon...

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      From: "Ronald E. Prindle" <dugwarbaby@...>
      To: barsoom@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 9:10:55 PM
      Subject: Re: [barsoom] Re: John Carter






      Wonderful selection of fabrics, hard to argue with a man in the know. Hope the electricity is back on.

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      From: " hksingh1@... " < hksingh1@... >
      To: barsoom@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 7:49 PM
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      We have compromised the term/ colors and paint our stands a dark red and flock with a desert tan on a MKP mat of desert, sadly no pictures.

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      From: "Alan" <mailto:kaptainkobold%40yahoo.co.uk>
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      Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 6:00:05 PM
      Subject: [barsoom] Re: John Carter

      --- In mailto:barsoom%40yahoogroups.com , "Ronald E. Prindle" <dugwarbaby@...> wrote:
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      > Den, look up ochre on Wikipedia. There is a red ochre and they give a couple of visual examples. Perhaps I projected a red color because of the Red Planet and while I don't contest ghaks' quote, it seems as though elsewhere the color is described as reddish. I'd have to read with intense care again.Â
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      For my miniature wargaming I hedge my bets - I have a reddish gaming cloth to play on, but went for yellowish bases on the figures :)

      http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/2253705158/in/photostream/

      My impression is that the moss is ochre, as in yellowish, but that where there's grass it's red (maybe reddish ochre).

      Alan

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    • Den Valdron
      Sometimes hell is getting what you asked for.    ;) ________________________________ From: Michael Taylor To: Barsoom Yahoo
      Message 253 of 253 , Aug 1 8:03 AM
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        Sometimes hell is getting what you asked for.    ;)



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        From: Michael Taylor <michaeltaylor1329@...>
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        Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 10:01:37 AM
        Subject: [barsoom] Re: John Carter



         



        >And it should probably be purple or crimson, as described by Burroughs. Yellow's a hell of a colour for any kind of photosynthesis. I noticed that as well, but they are described as ubiquitous and yellow in beginning of the book and then later described as both purple and crimson.

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