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Robert Coe
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      08-04-2011
On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:51:29 -0700, Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
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: On 2011-08-03 16:32:40 -0700, Bowser <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
:
: > Due to thousands of requests, the SI dictator has agreed to push the
: > date back a week to accommodate the holiday (in the US, anyway)
: > weekend. The new due date for the Dawn or Dusk mandate is September 12,
: > 2011.
: >
: > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/duskdawn
: >
: > The Shoot-In is a monthly gallery created by those who choose to
: > participate. No prized, points, or anything else but a few comments.
: > Give it a shot!
: >
: > For more info:
: >
: > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/rulzpage
:
: So now we actually don't have an August date. What happened to monthly?

We are now in Ramadan, which is reckoned according to the Muslim calendar.

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      08-04-2011
On 8/3/2011 8:36 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> On 2011-08-03 17:18:35 -0700, Robert Coe <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
>
>> On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:51:29 -0700, Savageduck
>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
>> wrote:
>> : On 2011-08-03 16:32:40 -0700, Bowser <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
>> :
>> : > Due to thousands of requests, the SI dictator has agreed to push the
>> : > date back a week to accommodate the holiday (in the US, anyway)
>> : > weekend. The new due date for the Dawn or Dusk mandate is
>> September 12,
>> : > 2011.
>> : >
>> : > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/duskdawn
>> : >
>> : > The Shoot-In is a monthly gallery created by those who choose to
>> : > participate. No prized, points, or anything else but a few comments.
>> : > Give it a shot!
>> : >
>> : > For more info:
>> : >
>> : > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/rulzpage
>> :
>> : So now we actually don't have an August date. What happened to monthly?
>>
>> We are now in Ramadan, which is reckoned according to the Muslim
>> calendar.
>>
>> Bob

>
> The atheist abides.
>
> I just don't know what I am going to do with my pile of calendars with
> an "A" month dedicated to that long dead Roman emperor.
>
>


More than one month.

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PeterN
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      08-04-2011
On 8/4/2011 10:37 AM, Savageduck wrote:
> On 2011-08-04 07:27:31 -0700, PeterN <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
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>> On 8/3/2011 8:36 PM, Savageduck wrote:
>>> On 2011-08-03 17:18:35 -0700, Robert Coe <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, 3 Aug 2011 16:51:29 -0700, Savageduck
>>>> <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> : On 2011-08-03 16:32:40 -0700, Bowser <(E-Mail Removed)> said:
>>>> :
>>>> : > Due to thousands of requests, the SI dictator has agreed to push
>>>> the
>>>> : > date back a week to accommodate the holiday (in the US, anyway)
>>>> : > weekend. The new due date for the Dawn or Dusk mandate is
>>>> September 12,
>>>> : > 2011.
>>>> : >
>>>> : > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/duskdawn
>>>> : >
>>>> : > The Shoot-In is a monthly gallery created by those who choose to
>>>> : > participate. No prized, points, or anything else but a few
>>>> comments.
>>>> : > Give it a shot!
>>>> : >
>>>> : > For more info:
>>>> : >
>>>> : > http://www.pbase.com/shootin/rulzpage
>>>> :
>>>> : So now we actually don't have an August date. What happened to
>>>> monthly?
>>>>
>>>> We are now in Ramadan, which is reckoned according to the Muslim
>>>> calendar.
>>>>
>>>> Bob
>>>
>>> The atheist abides.
>>>
>>> I just don't know what I am going to do with my pile of calendars with
>>> an "A" month dedicated to that long dead Roman emperor.
>>>
>>>

>>
>> More than one month.

>
> Aah! Octavian = Augustus.
>



Julius - July.
Oh I misread your A

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      08-04-2011
On 8/4/2011 3:59 PM, Savageduck wrote:


<snip>

> Julius Caesar, was never an emperor. At the time of his assassination,
> he, as the last survivor of the Crassus, Pompey, Consul Triumvirate, was
> "Dictator in perpetuity?


He tried to function as one, until the Ides Marched against him.

>
> Once Octavian took care of Mark Anthony, and side-lined Lepidus, he did
> away with the Republic and became Augustus, and the first emperor.


There is a modern lesson to be learned from that.


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