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hayleyjade
-8th January 2004, 15:18
Here we go, the alphabet with a fencing related word for each letter!


A Attack

uk_45
-8th January 2004, 15:20
b Balestra (i'm pretty sure thats the spelling)

hayleyjade
-8th January 2004, 15:45
circular (pare)

pinkelephant
-8th January 2004, 16:51
Defeat

uk_45
-8th January 2004, 16:54
EnGuard

hayleyjade
-8th January 2004, 17:58
foil

PM1
-8th January 2004, 18:58
guard

uk_45
-8th January 2004, 20:37
Hilt

Rdb811
-8th January 2004, 23:26
Junior

foilerist
-8th January 2004, 23:37
Keith Smith

Musketeer
-9th January 2004, 02:24
Since the "I" was skipped - Inside line

Lunge

devalleassoc
-9th January 2004, 02:32
Maraging

hokers
-9th January 2004, 08:54
Neuvieme

UglyBug
-9th January 2004, 09:17
Missed out I!!

I n time (stop hit)

pinkelephant
-9th January 2004, 09:47
Octave

foilerist
-9th January 2004, 12:52
parry

Peanut_UK
-9th January 2004, 13:13
Quinte

foilerist
-9th January 2004, 13:42
rassemblement

bufc99
-9th January 2004, 14:27
septime

foilerist
-9th January 2004, 14:28
tierce

Rdb811
-9th January 2004, 19:16
Uhlmann

foilerist
-9th January 2004, 22:52
mmmh tricky.
viktoria or maybe valid hit. reaching a bit.

hayleyjade
-10th January 2004, 12:37
yes, these letters are hard!

Way(off target!!!)

foilerist
-10th January 2004, 23:17
x is just nasty. so straight to y for yellow card. could have had weapon for w

Rdb811
-10th January 2004, 23:26
Ziemek

hayleyjade
-11th January 2004, 14:00
ok, back to A!



(i cant think of an a, so ill let someone else do that!)

uk_45
-11th January 2004, 14:03
Advance

bufc99
-11th January 2004, 15:38
bodywire

foilerist
-11th January 2004, 16:49
cut-over

Rdb811
-11th January 2004, 17:01
dis-engage

devalleassoc
-11th January 2004, 19:01
Engagement !

Rdb811
-11th January 2004, 20:26
flech

uk_45
-11th January 2004, 20:32
Epee

devalleassoc
-11th January 2004, 20:33
Glove ;)

Aoife
-11th January 2004, 20:33
My extensive fencing glossary has only got 'Guard, the' and 'Guards' under the letter 'G'. Bummer.

So, in relation to fencing I'll say...

Great!

^^^ But I was beaten to it by somebody with more sense! :) Well done for getting Glove!

And as that's reallt lame, I'll also do H and the iffy-I.

High-line

Indirect attack.

hayleyjade
-14th January 2004, 21:18
Jogging (as a warm up, personally i h8 it! i detest excercise, aprt from actually fencing of course!)

devalleassoc
-15th January 2004, 02:21
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Aoife

^^^ But I was beaten to it by somebody with more sense! :) Well done for getting Glove!



Thanks Aoife!!

Knickers

:sam:

Tihon
-15th January 2004, 09:23
Lame

foilerist
-15th January 2004, 10:32
martingale

hayleyjade
-15th January 2004, 14:58
newbie

uk_45
-15th January 2004, 15:14
Off-Target

foilerist
-15th January 2004, 16:02
point

uk_45
-15th January 2004, 16:19
Quinte

PM1
-15th January 2004, 21:31
reposte

Rdb811
-15th January 2004, 23:50
sixte

devalleassoc
-16th January 2004, 01:19
Tempo

Tihon
-16th January 2004, 07:10
Underplastron

indigogecko
-16th January 2004, 10:17
Victory!!!

Rdb811
-16th January 2004, 10:31
weapon

pinkelephant
-16th January 2004, 12:35
xenophobia

Rdb811
-16th January 2004, 12:46
youth

(I hopre there aren't xenophobes in fencing)

Peanut_UK
-16th January 2004, 13:17
Errrr.... ummmm......

Zen?

tigger
-16th January 2004, 13:45
Do we start again now?

aggression

uk_45
-16th January 2004, 16:28
Button

Rdb811
-16th January 2004, 17:55
counter time

(it gets trickier each time and you have check to see what was posetd before)

uk_45
-16th January 2004, 18:25
dagger

indigogecko
-16th January 2004, 19:11
Expletives (screamed when hit on old bruises, tender locations etc.)

uk_45
-16th January 2004, 21:20
Fobble

devalleassoc
-16th January 2004, 21:36
Gracious. (As what you're supposed to be when you lose!):grin:

uk_45
-16th January 2004, 21:41
halt

devalleassoc
-16th January 2004, 22:46
Invitation

Rdb811
-16th January 2004, 23:00
Jury

devalleassoc
-17th January 2004, 15:16
It seems that every one is having a problem with the "K", so here goes.............................................. ..............................................

"Kill the ref.!!";)

Rdb811
-17th January 2004, 16:53
lateral boundaries

uk_45
-17th January 2004, 16:54
Mask

Rdb811
-17th January 2004, 17:05
novice

uk_45
-17th January 2004, 17:06
Offence

Rdb811
-17th January 2004, 17:09
questioning the referees decision

uk_45
-17th January 2004, 17:57
seeing we are missing p

Point
&
Reaction

tigger
-17th January 2004, 21:50
sabreur

uk_45
-17th January 2004, 22:07
tip

devalleassoc
-17th January 2004, 22:51
Underplastron:)

hayleyjade
-18th January 2004, 08:57
Very (tiring)

tigger
-18th January 2004, 10:28
winner

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 11:32
X-Change Sabre mask system

indigogecko
-18th January 2004, 13:59
Yell (in pain?)

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 14:59
ZONKED! (I'm going home 'cause I'm felling zonked!)

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 15:39
agressive

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 15:48
Body- evasion

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 16:03
counter-reposte

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 16:13
Deception

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 16:26
engage

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 16:29
FOIBLE

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 16:30
grip

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 16:33
HIT

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 16:42
Idoit (another name for anyone that fences me)

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 16:44
JACKET (We're on a roll!!)

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 16:54
Kevlar (the stuff epee plastrons should be made from)

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 16:56
Lightning (as in my parry-reposte!) I agree on the Kevlar thing!

uk_45
-18th January 2004, 17:00
Man boob protecters (otherwise known as male breast protectors)

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 17:03
NO FEAR :sam:

Rdb811
-18th January 2004, 17:54
orthopedic grip

devalleassoc
-18th January 2004, 17:56
POINT WEAPON (Hmmm, a new challenger!!:grin: )

bufc99
-19th January 2004, 14:02
quarte

Rdb811
-19th January 2004, 14:26
I'm sure we've had that - but I cant think of any other q's

Reversing the shoulders

uk_45
-19th January 2004, 16:06
sabre lame

Rdb811
-19th January 2004, 16:17
timing

devalleassoc
-19th January 2004, 16:58
Uhlman (I think this one was already used at somepoint, as well??!!)
Hmmmm.... UNDER-DEVELOPED (As in leg muscles!)

uk_45
-19th January 2004, 21:29
vary Unpredictable (ie the FIE's new rules)

devalleassoc
-19th January 2004, 23:22
WATCH (your distance!)

MiddleEarthNet
-20th January 2004, 21:18
Xtra reach (as in when your attacks keep on falling short)

uk_45
-20th January 2004, 21:25
Your hit.

devalleassoc
-21st January 2004, 00:20
ZORRO!!!!!! :sam:

devalleassoc
-21st January 2004, 00:22
ASSAULT!!!!!

uk_45
-21st January 2004, 21:33
back step

devalleassoc
-21st January 2004, 22:46
Circular parry

uk_45
-22nd January 2004, 15:53
direct attack

Rdb811
-22nd January 2004, 15:59
epee

uk_45
-22nd January 2004, 16:15
Foil

devalleassoc
-22nd January 2004, 20:07
GIVE UP (as in NEVER!!)

uk_45
-22nd January 2004, 21:00
hit

devalleassoc
-22nd January 2004, 21:04
Indirect attack.

uk_45
-22nd January 2004, 21:09
Judging

devalleassoc
-22nd January 2004, 21:11
KILT (as in Braveheart!! Okay, I know I'm stretching it!!)

uk_45
-22nd January 2004, 21:21
leg

devalleassoc
-22nd January 2004, 21:22
Maestro

bufc99
-23rd January 2004, 13:14
neuvieme

(can't remember if we've had it b4 and can't be bothered to look)

devalleassoc
-23rd January 2004, 19:20
Originally posted by bufc99
neuvieme

(can't remember if we've had it b4 and can't be bothered to look)

Octave. ('same here, I don't blame you!!)

uk_45
-24th January 2004, 10:12
Parry Octave resposte

devalleassoc
-24th January 2004, 12:11
Quid (I'll bet you 20quid that I'll beat you!)

uk_45
-24th January 2004, 19:12
Really:tongue: (i'll bet you 40 that u wont)

devalleassoc
-24th January 2004, 20:53
Salle. (Good comeback for the letter "R"):grin:

uk_45
-24th January 2004, 20:59
tip (yep was rather good)

devalleassoc
-24th January 2004, 22:20
Under- estimate (Never, anyone!)

hayleyjade
-25th January 2004, 13:55
Valiant (effort, my fencing is always this!)

uk_45
-25th January 2004, 14:36
worrying (thats ure best)

devalleassoc
-25th January 2004, 14:56
X-travegant (display of athleticism!):grin:

uk_45
-25th January 2004, 15:31
You, yeah you, You Wanna fight??

devalleassoc
-25th January 2004, 15:41
ZING, swish..!!!!!!! Gotcha!!

uk_45
-2nd February 2004, 17:21
Aproach

devalleassoc
-3rd February 2004, 00:47
(Here we go again!!)

BALESTRA!!!:)

uk_45
-3rd February 2004, 10:04
Ive already used balesta.

Cut

devalleassoc
-3rd February 2004, 12:24
OOps! Sorry!...."BUTTON"

.....DEHORS

oddball
-3rd February 2004, 16:57
DUCK!(if fencing sabre or epee, a bad idea)

uk_45
-3rd February 2004, 17:11
Elbow pads

hayleyjade
-3rd February 2004, 18:46
fall(over) this seems to happen a lot to me, really should get my balance!

uk_45
-3rd February 2004, 20:24
Grazing

devalleassoc
-3rd February 2004, 21:49
High line :rambo:

uk_45
-4th February 2004, 15:45
In guard socket

devalleassoc
-4th February 2004, 23:01
JOUR :)

uk_45
-8th February 2004, 12:47
kick

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 13:21
LIEMENT

uk_45
-8th February 2004, 13:28
Master

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 17:19
NICELY executed!:)

uk_45
-8th February 2004, 17:20
Over agressive

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 17:22
Plaque'

uk_45
-8th February 2004, 17:28
Quiver

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 17:36
Rassemblement

uk_45
-8th February 2004, 17:51
Sabre cut

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 17:58
Torso

hayleyjade
-8th February 2004, 18:14
under

(go under the blade)

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 18:20
VOMIT!! :tongue:

sabremon
-8th February 2004, 21:55
WHIPPY :)

devalleassoc
-8th February 2004, 22:32
X-uberant!!:grin:

uk_45
-9th February 2004, 15:11
Y-Blade

devalleassoc
-9th February 2004, 19:23
Z-end!! :sam:

madfencer
-25th February 2004, 11:34
WELL DONE- U CAN STOP THOUGH NOW U KNO!!!!!!!!!:grin:

devalleassoc
-25th February 2004, 14:33
:cheers2: Yeah we were a bit out of control eh??

hayleyjade
-25th February 2004, 14:58
have we exhausted the list yet? lol, thread has been going for a while!

devalleassoc
-25th February 2004, 15:02
Not only have we exhausted it, we've improvised, mutilated, and have gotten just plain silly on occasion!!!! Good fun nonethe less!! ;)

hayleyjade
-25th February 2004, 15:07
lol, so good idea then? teehee!

(strangely ive been full of good ideas today - by sci teacher was tken aback i answered 6 question in class today, and more shockingly i got them all right!:o )

madfencer
-25th February 2004, 15:12
yep tell me about it
Attack
Beat-disengage/Broken-time
Counter-disengage
Drills
En-guarde
Foil/Flesch/Foible/Forte/Foul
Grip
Helmet (the beginners name for masks!!!)/Harrass (referees)
I?
Jacket
K?
Lame jacket
M?
N?
Off-target (thats me alot!!!)/Octave
Piste/Parry/Preparation
Quarte
Reposte
Septime
Time
Ultra quickk flesch(!!!!!)
Very quick flesch(!!!!)
W?
X?
Zorro (he rocks!!!!!!)
thatz my list that i can come up wiv!!!!!!!!!
u r officially mad!!!!!!!!!!

uk_45
-25th February 2004, 16:18
Ok lets see how well this works:

a: attack, advance, arm, action
b: Beat, Blade, Belstra, body, bayonet socket, broken blade, breeches, body wire, box
c: Corps-de-corps, chest protector, chaning line, charging
e: en guard, execute (a move)
f: Fleshe, flunge, feet, floor, footwork, Foil, Foilble, forte
g: Guard, grip, gimmey that hurts, getting ROW, glove
h: Hit, hard hit, head.
i: in line, in the pub, in the changing rooms under the table (ok thats a 'u')
j: jacket
k: keeping ROW, killing
l: Losing, Leon paul, les paul (no wait that's a guitar), lame, Lunge
m: mashed thumb, mal parry (somthing i should never here at a comp ever again), mask
n: nil, neglect of rules, nice hit
o: Octave, off target, over the blade, on the piste
p: parry, piste, president, priside, plastron, poule
q: Quinte, Quarte
r:Right of way (ROW), reposte, range (lunging)
s: step parry, step balestra, step back, step balestra (get the idea), sabre, socks, spool.
t: Tang, Thumb, time, toes.
u: under the blade, un-sporting (oh and under the table)
v: virticle en guard.
w:winning, woobley blade
x: X-Change sabre mask!
y: Y-blade, Young ones.
z: Zest (ie fencing with zest)

hayleyjade
-25th February 2004, 16:30
wow! you really are bored!

devalleassoc
-25th February 2004, 19:58
Touche' !!!!:grin:

hayleyjade
-25th February 2004, 20:13
oi, ill av u i will! grrrrrrr:mad:

madfencer
-26th February 2004, 10:03
wow u guyz must b soooooooooooo bored itz unbelievable!!!!!!!!!! lol!

oddball
-27th February 2004, 07:45
And I thought I didn't have a life!!

madfencer
-27th February 2004, 12:02
lol!

oddball
-1st March 2004, 11:24
Well, as I got up at 6.30 am on sunday to go to a comp that started at 9, I must be a bit mad ( but I was one of the few who arrived looking awake!!)

madfencer
-1st March 2004, 12:15
yea how was da comp wiv da army? who won guernsey or da army? must av been hard 4 us wiv nav in da army team!!!!!!!
u certainly r mad!!!!!!!!!!!
sorry i didnt c it but i had sum sort of horrible bug and was feeling **** and almost collapsed i was shaking n everything it was well scary!!!!!

devalleassoc
-1st March 2004, 16:51
Originally posted by oddball
Well, as I got up at 6.30 am on sunday to go to a comp that started at 9, I must be a bit mad ( but I was one of the few who arrived looking awake!!)

If you are mad, you are not alone!! I woke up at 7:00A.M. for a 10:00A.M. comp. (I'm not much of a morning person, ya see!!:dizzy:

madfencer
-2nd March 2004, 10:03
wow, u guyz r really mad!!!!!!!!!!! :grin: :sam:

devalleassoc
-2nd March 2004, 17:03
Yeah, problem is I can't sleep before 2:00A.M. usually!!

madfencer
-3rd March 2004, 09:44
nah me neither and me best frend is nocturnal and shes not a hamster!!!!!!!!!!!!! i went to bed at 1.30am last night wiv gcse science modules today!!!!!!!!!!!(they went pretty **** by the way-biology was a tiny bit ****, chemistry was ok and physics was just ******* ****!!!!!!!!!! (taking to editing out swearing myself 2 save gav the hassle!!!!!)

devalleassoc
-3rd March 2004, 11:42
Smart idea, you're not so daft after all. Me, my mum always accused me of being part vampeer!! (Go figure!) Don't know why I never bit anyone!

madfencer
-3rd March 2004, 11:51
lol!
i like being daft. n i certainly am!!!!
r u daft?!!! :grin:

devalleassoc
-3rd March 2004, 11:56
Yeah, I've been daft all my life! Now I know how to use it to my advantage. You get away with a lot of s**t being daft. People look at you and figure you're daft, and they leave you alone. (most of the time, anyway)

madfencer
-3rd March 2004, 12:08
cool!!!!!
oddball and me certainly r very daft (might aswell admit it now oddball!!!!!!) and john l certainly is otherwise he wouldnt b friendz wiv sum1 called bumblebee!!!!!!!! and u seem pretty daft!!!!!!!!!

devalleassoc
-3rd March 2004, 12:13
Yeah, totally. Being daft is more than a state of mind, it's a way of life!! I'm off to work now!! 'Later!

madfencer
-4th March 2004, 10:02
yea ur right there being mad is normal to me and theres no such thing as being abnormal!!
cool, wot job do u hav?

devalleassoc
-4th March 2004, 10:20
I'm an architect. I work for myself. I design interors, and offer construction, if the client needs it. Design/build it's called!! (And I'm having a bad day today!)

madfencer
-5th March 2004, 10:07
cool, y u had a bad day?

oddball
-5th March 2004, 12:25
Hey madfencer, look out cos that "bumblebee" as you call him may end up on this forum!!

( shudder)

oddball
-5th March 2004, 12:26
I might try and persuade him 2 teach me some how-2-fix-weapons. DON'T TELL 'IM!!

madfencer
-5th March 2004, 15:05
ok cool, i wont tell him!!!!!!!!
please dont tell any1 wot i told u last nite at fencing (ya kno!!) and i wont tell about ur secret!!!!!!!

oddball
-18th March 2004, 11:50
You tell and death will come swiftly to you and will be long and drawn out.......

Mmmm, GCSE medicine..... be afraid!!


Hope you get da message mate!!!!!

madfencer
-18th March 2004, 12:08
yep i get it!!!!!!!!!!!...
u two ud be such a perfect couple tho!!!!! (soz!!) wot do u reckon bout me and bumblebee or rob h. or tom? aparantly me and matt'd really suit each other!!!