Aubrey/Maturin Word Association Game

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Aubrey/Maturin Word Association Game

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

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, 6:08 pm

"Heart of Oak"?

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

Port Mahon

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

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

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

Sophie.

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

The Cacafuego

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

"Unofficial"

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

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

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

Spanish

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

Catalonian independence movement

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

Estelada Flag

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

Dr. Maturin's secret political passions

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

As well as his known passion for Natural History

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

"There's not a moment to lose!"

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

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

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

Stephen's sloth

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

You have debauched my sloth

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

a sloth with a taste for sacramental wine

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

In fact 'a most discriminating' creature.

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

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

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

poor Joseph Canning

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

The pistol-duel

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

Stephen's heart surgery

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

Galapagos?

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

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

Tortoise racing

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

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

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

Polychrest

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

missing stays

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

Diana Villiers!!

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

Oh, she does keep turning up.

The Williams sisters

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

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

Sophie

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

the twins

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

>29 varielle: Cecilia & Frances

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

I think it was Charlotte and Frances, no?

Ashgrove Cottage

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

>33 varielle:

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

The Observatory

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

Stephen's honey vultures

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

The elderly female orang utan...

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

telling the gender of an orangutan from its shrivelled head

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

A *very* young gentleman

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

Babbington, whose proclivities appear to have caused stunted growth.

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

Spotted Dick

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

...and Lobscouse

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

salted penguin for Christmas dinner

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

"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, 10:30 am

ship rats *yummy*

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

'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, 9:36 pm

medicinal puffins

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

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

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

The raw croak that was Stephen's laugh.

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

and Aubrey who barks like a seal

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

Oakland

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

shattered masts

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

H.M.S. Leopard

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

Iceberg!

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

Desolation Island

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

Capt. Bligh

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

breadfruit

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

Mutiny!

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

transported

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

Australia

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

purple dromedaries

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

Stephen's diving bell (transported in HMS Dromedary)

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

Stephen's inability to board a ship without falling overboard

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

'drowned baby'

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

The Ionian Mission

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

blockade

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

Exhausted quail.

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

albatross

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

Blue faced boobies.

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

Boiled shit

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

Hat eating wombat

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

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

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

van Buren

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

The Dutch East Indies

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

nutmeg

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

Jack's coffee

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

toasted cheese

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

Which it will be ready when it's ready.

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

Killick

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

Best bower.

(a killick is also an anchor!)

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

Run out the guns

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

Jumping Billy

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

Wilful Murder

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

Jill Sadler

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

William Sadler

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

Ship's Mate

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

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

The loblolly boy

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

Herapeth

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

Litarary Chinese.

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

Louisa Wogan

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

Transported!

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

the Waakzaamheid

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

Antarctic cabbages

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

Those cabbages apparently killed the thread. How about

American whalers

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

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

Toothache

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

Padeen's addiction

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

laudanum

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

Opium

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

coca leaves

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

Stephen's specimens

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

Bees!

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

exhausted quail landing on deck

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

cryptoGAMS

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

Aquest missatge ha estat suprimit pel seu autor.

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

Aquest missatge ha estat suprimit pel seu autor.

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

Maturin the spy

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

Blue Peter

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

Peter Heyward scalded in jam sauce by Killick

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

M Pepin's Digestor

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

Babbington's Tartarus

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

Lesbians

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

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

Mercedes

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

The Crown Inn

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

the diamond necklace

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

Darn that thread killer, how about

Stephen's ransom

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

The French Intelligence Services

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

Duhamel

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

The 'Blue Peter' Diamond

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

that naughty Mr. Johnson

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

Boston

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

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, 6:49 pm

Kane and Abel

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

Warrant Officer (Kane - HMS Surprise)

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

"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, 1:51 pm

the Surprises' embroidered hat ribbons

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

Shore leave

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

Shelmerston.

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

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

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

Abel

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

Seth

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

Nathaniel Martin

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

House Martins

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

hoopoe

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

Master & Commander

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

Voyage

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

137varielle
feb. 23, 2011, 11:15 am

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

Cape Horn

139JHFrazier
maig 6, 2011, 11:04 pm

Peril!

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

Stephen tortured in Spain

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