Aubrey/Maturin Word Association Game

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Aubrey/Maturin Word Association Game

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1varielle
jul. 4, 2010, 5:08pm

A few other groups have running word association games tied to their favorite book series and if any of you are playfully minded please give it a try. For instance if I said

Molly Harte

you might say...

2Enodia
jul. 4, 2010, 6:08pm

"Heart of Oak"?

3varielle
jul. 5, 2010, 10:12am

Port Mahon

4celtic
jul. 5, 2010, 10:33am

"Minorca", "Mediterranean", "The first meeting"

5justjim
jul. 5, 2010, 5:09pm

Sophie.

6varielle
jul. 5, 2010, 9:13pm

The Cacafuego

7celtic
jul. 6, 2010, 6:40am

"Unofficial"

8justjim
jul. 6, 2010, 6:49am

Damn'd neutrals - £11,000! (going from memory on the amount)

9celtic
jul. 6, 2010, 11:00am

Spanish

10varielle
jul. 6, 2010, 11:16am

Catalonian independence movement

11celtic
jul. 6, 2010, 11:45am

Estelada Flag

12varielle
jul. 7, 2010, 12:18pm

Dr. Maturin's secret political passions

13celtic
jul. 8, 2010, 5:59am

As well as his known passion for Natural History

14justjim
jul. 8, 2010, 7:02am

"There's not a moment to lose!"

//No, I don't know why that came to my mind either!//

15varielle
jul. 8, 2010, 11:34am

He had so many creatures I can't remember which one that was, but my favorite was...

Stephen's sloth

16puddleshark
jul. 8, 2010, 11:43am

You have debauched my sloth

17varielle
jul. 8, 2010, 2:17pm

a sloth with a taste for sacramental wine

18zenomax
jul. 8, 2010, 3:20pm

In fact 'a most discriminating' creature.

19celtic
jul. 9, 2010, 6:16am

Maturin had many 'Passions'! - apart from Catalonia, Politics and Natural History and his "Discriminating Sloth", there was 'Diana Villiers'.

20varielle
jul. 9, 2010, 11:51am

poor Joseph Canning

21celtic
jul. 9, 2010, 2:38pm

The pistol-duel

22varielle
jul. 11, 2010, 4:57pm

Stephen's heart surgery

23celtic
jul. 12, 2010, 6:07am

Galapagos?

24varielle
jul. 12, 2010, 9:09am

Actually, he removed Canning's bullet from his own chest, but maybe he was excising Diana instead. :)

Tortoise racing

25celtic
jul. 15, 2010, 9:12am

Transport ship (escorted to Trieste - 'The Tortoise')

26zenomax
jul. 15, 2010, 12:24pm

Polychrest

27varielle
jul. 15, 2010, 12:35pm

missing stays

28celtic
jul. 15, 2010, 3:49pm

Diana Villiers!!

29varielle
jul. 15, 2010, 3:50pm

Oh, she does keep turning up.

The Williams sisters

30celtic
jul. 15, 2010, 4:03pm

(Sorry about that, but I couldn't resist)

Sophie

31varielle
jul. 15, 2010, 4:07pm

the twins

32celtic
Editat: jul. 15, 2010, 4:16pm

>29 varielle: Cecilia & Frances

33varielle
jul. 18, 2010, 6:30pm

I think it was Charlotte and Frances, no?

Ashgrove Cottage

34celtic
jul. 19, 2010, 3:39pm

>33 varielle:

That'll teach me for not checking - my only defence is my age!

The Observatory

35varielle
jul. 19, 2010, 6:49pm

Stephen's honey vultures

36zenomax
jul. 20, 2010, 7:44am

The elderly female orang utan...

37varielle
jul. 20, 2010, 11:41am

telling the gender of an orangutan from its shrivelled head

38AuntieCatherine
jul. 20, 2010, 1:32pm

A *very* young gentleman

39zenomax
jul. 22, 2010, 5:58pm

Babbington, whose proclivities appear to have caused stunted growth.

40varielle
jul. 22, 2010, 8:34pm

Spotted Dick

41celtic
jul. 23, 2010, 9:31am

...and Lobscouse

42varielle
jul. 23, 2010, 9:38am

salted penguin for Christmas dinner

43celtic
jul. 23, 2010, 9:42am

"How much better a man feels when he is mixed with halibut and leg of mutton and roebuck"

Soused Hog's Face

44varielle
ag. 3, 2010, 10:30am

ship rats *yummy*

45celtic
ag. 4, 2010, 11:03am

'What are millers?' asked Stephen.
'Rats saving your presence,' said Jack. 'Only we call 'em millers to
make 'em eat better; and perhaps because they are dusty,too, from getting into the flour and peas.'

Millers in Onion Sauce

46varielle
ag. 7, 2010, 9:36pm

medicinal puffins

47celtic
ag. 8, 2010, 4:06am

>Best one yet - I'll come back with a phrase when I've stopped laughing!

48justjim
ag. 8, 2010, 2:19pm

The raw croak that was Stephen's laugh.

49varielle
ag. 8, 2010, 8:39pm

and Aubrey who barks like a seal

50Barton
ag. 8, 2010, 11:31pm

Oakland

51varielle
ag. 9, 2010, 9:06pm

shattered masts

52celtic
ag. 10, 2010, 6:50am

H.M.S. Leopard

53varielle
ag. 10, 2010, 8:05am

Iceberg!

54celtic
ag. 11, 2010, 11:05am

Desolation Island

55varielle
ag. 11, 2010, 11:06am

Capt. Bligh

56thorold
ag. 11, 2010, 11:10am

breadfruit

57celtic
ag. 11, 2010, 11:11am

Mutiny!

58varielle
ag. 11, 2010, 12:54pm

transported

59celtic
ag. 11, 2010, 12:58pm

Australia

60AuntieCatherine
ag. 11, 2010, 3:19pm

purple dromedaries

61celtic
ag. 11, 2010, 3:53pm

Stephen's diving bell (transported in HMS Dromedary)

62varielle
ag. 11, 2010, 8:31pm

Stephen's inability to board a ship without falling overboard

63zenomax
ag. 12, 2010, 2:26pm

'drowned baby'

64celtic
ag. 12, 2010, 2:39pm

The Ionian Mission

65varielle
ag. 12, 2010, 3:43pm

blockade

66justjim
ag. 15, 2010, 8:00am

Exhausted quail.

67varielle
ag. 25, 2010, 1:28pm

albatross

68justjim
ag. 25, 2010, 5:20pm

Blue faced boobies.

69AuntieCatherine
ag. 26, 2010, 8:43pm

Boiled shit

70varielle
ag. 27, 2010, 5:57pm

Hat eating wombat

71celtic
ag. 29, 2010, 12:37pm

Muong - the 'well educated' and 'well-socialised' Buddhist Orangutang

72zenomax
ag. 30, 2010, 11:48am

van Buren

73celtic
ag. 30, 2010, 3:56pm

The Dutch East Indies

74thorold
ag. 31, 2010, 7:30am

nutmeg

75varielle
set. 19, 2010, 8:40pm

Jack's coffee

76zenomax
set. 20, 2010, 4:48pm

toasted cheese

77justjim
set. 20, 2010, 6:50pm

Which it will be ready when it's ready.

78varielle
set. 20, 2010, 9:13pm

Killick

79justjim
set. 20, 2010, 9:34pm

Best bower.

(a killick is also an anchor!)

80varielle
oct. 8, 2010, 6:02pm

Run out the guns

81zenomax
oct. 16, 2010, 3:12pm

Jumping Billy

82varielle
oct. 16, 2010, 5:11pm

Wilful Murder

83AuntieCatherine
oct. 17, 2010, 8:29pm

Jill Sadler

84varielle
oct. 17, 2010, 8:40pm

William Sadler

85celtic
oct. 24, 2010, 11:03am

Ship's Mate

86varielle
Editat: oct. 24, 2010, 9:05pm

87zenomax
oct. 26, 2010, 12:07pm

The loblolly boy

88varielle
oct. 26, 2010, 1:22pm

Herapeth

89justjim
oct. 26, 2010, 8:48pm

Litarary Chinese.

90celtic
oct. 27, 2010, 4:53am

Louisa Wogan

91varielle
oct. 27, 2010, 12:37pm

Transported!

92zenomax
oct. 27, 2010, 1:18pm

the Waakzaamheid

93varielle
oct. 27, 2010, 1:48pm

Antarctic cabbages

94varielle
nov. 10, 2010, 10:51am

Those cabbages apparently killed the thread. How about

American whalers

95justjim
nov. 10, 2010, 11:34am

That was quite a bit of a break, wasn't it?

Toothache

96zenomax
nov. 10, 2010, 4:05pm

Padeen's addiction

97varielle
nov. 10, 2010, 5:16pm

laudanum

98celtic
nov. 11, 2010, 4:29am

Opium

99puddleshark
nov. 11, 2010, 5:21am

coca leaves

100varielle
nov. 11, 2010, 11:55am

Stephen's specimens

101zenomax
nov. 11, 2010, 5:42pm

Bees!

102varielle
nov. 11, 2010, 7:49pm

exhausted quail landing on deck

103AuntieCatherine
nov. 17, 2010, 10:55am

cryptoGAMS

104AuntieCatherine
nov. 17, 2010, 10:55am

Aquest missatge ha estat suprimit pel seu autor.

105AuntieCatherine
nov. 17, 2010, 10:55am

Aquest missatge ha estat suprimit pel seu autor.

106varielle
nov. 17, 2010, 11:36am

Maturin the spy

107AuntieCatherine
nov. 17, 2010, 12:49pm

Blue Peter

108varielle
nov. 24, 2010, 2:24pm

Peter Heyward scalded in jam sauce by Killick

109AuntieCatherine
nov. 30, 2010, 7:15pm

M Pepin's Digestor

110varielle
des. 1, 2010, 9:41am

Babbington's Tartarus

111AuntieCatherine
des. 1, 2010, 10:00pm

Lesbians

112varielle
des. 2, 2010, 8:29am

113zenomax
des. 2, 2010, 3:03pm

Mercedes

114celtic
des. 2, 2010, 3:10pm

The Crown Inn

115varielle
des. 2, 2010, 3:38pm

the diamond necklace

116varielle
des. 28, 2010, 3:49pm

Darn that thread killer, how about

Stephen's ransom

117celtic
gen. 6, 2011, 2:38pm

The French Intelligence Services

118zenomax
gen. 6, 2011, 2:55pm

Duhamel

119celtic
gen. 6, 2011, 3:42pm

The 'Blue Peter' Diamond

120varielle
gen. 6, 2011, 3:49pm

that naughty Mr. Johnson

121celtic
gen. 6, 2011, 3:57pm

Boston

122guido47
Editat: gen. 6, 2011, 5:08pm

Love ALL the above.

I now know which next series (only own 4 so far, but have read 15 or so),
I will satisfy my "completist" urges on.

Image of the "Surgery" painted red, and the "lobblolley" man, being recruited from
men with "slaughter house experience"

Hm, not sure if the surgery was "red" in the novels, that might have come from my other reading of the times.
Would a more authorative member please correct me?

ETA. I really can't spell, or at least words from that era, so I keep fiddling...

123AuntieCatherine
gen. 6, 2011, 6:49pm

Kane and Abel

124celtic
gen. 7, 2011, 5:35am

Warrant Officer (Kane - HMS Surprise)

125Enodia
gen. 7, 2011, 5:09pm

"Hm, not sure if the surgery was "red" in the novels, that might have come from my other reading of the times.
Would a more authorative member please correct me?"

i also don't remember if that was mentioned in the O'Brian series, but it certainly was in the Hornblower books.

126varielle
gen. 12, 2011, 1:51pm

the Surprises' embroidered hat ribbons

127celtic
gen. 14, 2011, 4:54am

Shore leave

128zenomax
gen. 14, 2011, 8:19am

Shelmerston.

129celtic
gen. 24, 2011, 3:28am

H.M.S. Surprise as a letter-of-marque

130parelle
gen. 24, 2011, 5:03pm

Abel

131AuntieCatherine
gen. 24, 2011, 5:24pm

Seth

132celtic
gen. 25, 2011, 5:59am

Nathaniel Martin

133justjim
gen. 25, 2011, 9:28am

House Martins

134varielle
feb. 1, 2011, 3:24pm

hoopoe

135celtic
feb. 2, 2011, 6:36am

Master & Commander

136benbulben
feb. 19, 2011, 11:50pm

Voyage

'A voyage whose two ends were out of sight – a voyage sufficient in itself'

138celtic
feb. 26, 2011, 1:31pm

Cape Horn

139JHFrazier
maig 6, 2011, 11:04pm

Peril!

140varielle
Editat: maig 17, 2011, 3:44pm

Stephen tortured in Spain

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