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Old 20th May 2008, 09:27 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Upon which fork of the trident did Robert vanquish Rhaegar? I know it was at the Ruby Ford but I forgot which river fork that was on! Was it the Red Fork? It sounds the most fitting in my opinion but that could take the battle quite far west and I imagined it took place in the middle of the Riverlands.
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Old 21st May 2008, 06:12 AM   #62 (permalink)
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GoH, The map in my edition of ACOK shows the Kingsroad crossing the Trident below (east of) the connection of the three forks. I assume the ford is the crossing of the Kingsroad... this is also the place where the High Road to the Vale and the road west to Riverrun meet.
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Old 21st May 2008, 09:51 AM   #63 (permalink)
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Oh okay thanks Boaz
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Old 21st May 2008, 12:18 PM   #64 (permalink)
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isn't it referred to as the Ruby Ford because of the ruby-wrought Targaryen emblem on Rhaegar's breastplate, and the popular belief that the rubies fell out of their settings and were swept into the river?
thats what i always thought at least.
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Old 21st May 2008, 03:39 PM   #65 (permalink)
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Indeed it is.
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Old 3rd December 2009, 09:01 PM   #66 (permalink)
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Wouldn't technically Tommen's surname be Hill? The first of the bastard kings?
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Old 3rd December 2009, 09:25 PM   #67 (permalink)
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That'd be Joffrey.
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Old 4th December 2009, 08:46 PM   #68 (permalink)
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Is Hill the surname they give bastards in the West/Casterly Rock?
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Old 4th December 2009, 09:23 PM   #69 (permalink)
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Waters - Dragonstone/Kingslanding
Pyke - Iron Islands/Greyjoy Country
Rivers - Riverlands/Tully Country
Stone - Vale/Arryn Country
Snow- The North
Hill - Westerlands/Lannister Country
Flowers - the Reach/Tyrell country
Storm - Stormlands/Baratheon World
Sand - Dorne
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Old 4th December 2009, 10:10 PM   #70 (permalink)
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Oops sorry Boaz, your right, the second. Was concentrating on the Hill reference and was distracted as my thoughts kept drifting to King of the Hill and therefore a Texas drawl on the Iron throne.
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Old 4th December 2009, 11:21 PM   #71 (permalink)
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WS, I knew what you meant. We all make those kind of slip-ups everyday.

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Waters - Dragonstone/Kingslanding
Pyke - Iron Islands/Greyjoy Country
Rivers - Riverlands/Tully Country
Stone - Vale/Arryn Country
Snow- The North
Hill - Westerlands/Lannister Country
Flowers - the Reach/Tyrell country
Storm - Stormlands/Baratheon World
Sand - Dorne
True, but don't forget...

California - Grape
Kansas - Wheat
Alabama - Cotton
Arkansas - Sisterson
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Old 5th December 2009, 12:56 AM   #72 (permalink)
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WS, I knew what you meant. We all make those kind of slip-ups everyday.



True, but don't forget...

California - Grape
Kansas - Wheat
Alabama - Cotton
Arkansas - Sisterson
Arkanasas is priceless

Let's not forget

New Jersey- Turnpike
Michigan- Lake
Mississippi- Goodoldboy
Pennsylvania- Hershey
Rhode Island- Griffen
Vermont- Sharpe

sorry about that
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Old 5th December 2009, 02:25 AM   #73 (permalink)
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Wisconsin - Cow Tipper
Minnesota - Wannabe Canadian
Washington - Sasquatch
Maine - Trap
Massachussets - Blue Blood
Nevada - Kitch
Florida - Swamp
Georgia - Peach
Louisiana - Okra

Couldn't resist. Love you guys below the 49nth parallel!
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Old 5th December 2009, 05:19 AM   #74 (permalink)
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Okay... I was just trying to make one joke. I was not beginning a list to permanently hijack this thread.
Cali, Kansas, and Alabama were just the set up for the Arkansas punch line.
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From now on, your Delta Tau Chi name will be......Pandora
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