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/tg/ do you suppose our medieval ancestors made jokes about laying the dragon instead of slaying it like we do today?

I like to think they did.

>> No.31285277

Depends, if our medieval ancestors were speaking germanic languages, then the pun probably wouldn't translate.

>> No.31285481

Really? I had no idea.

>> No.31285499

It could work.

Isn't it a common folk etymology that 'fuck' came from a word meaning 'strike', because they sound similar?

So it would be 'I told you to strike the dragon, not fuck the dragon', but the message would be the same.

>> No.31285510


I think they preferred jokes about pounding Jesus hard in the ass, at least in Europe

>> No.31285563

'Lizard' was slang for cock in Greece, so maybe the Byzantines made jokes about dragon dildos and stuff.

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>> No.31287605

I don't know enough about etymology or linguistics to contribute but this has potential.

>> No.31287852

War...war never changes

nor do people in general

>> No.31287877

That'll be a lot less funny when it fires.

>> No.31287911

I'm sure they were just posing for a photo, anon, and not actually in the middle of a firefight.

>> No.31288138


>Isn't it a common folk etymology that 'fuck' came from a word meaning 'strike', because they sound similar?

Is this some kind of translation thing, or do you mean "struck"?

>> No.31288160

Translation thing.

Apparently there's an Old German word that means 'to strike' which sounds similar to fuck.

Anecdotally, anyway. I haven't studied old Germanic languages, so it's purely folk etymology.

>> No.31288174

"When St George said the dragon was tame enough to ride I'm pretty sure this isn't what he meant!"

>> No.31288184

It's true. If you look at journals and other personal writings that ancient Romans made, it really isn't all that different from what people say today on blogs and the like.

Two I remember in particular were basically guys saying, "I scored with that one chick!" and "I made bread today. It was pretty good."

Huh, didn't know that.

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>> No.31288271

>"I made bread today. It was pretty good."
Nothin' wrong with that, man

Good bread is a godsend.

>> No.31288345

A lot more of an achievement in ancient Rome though. We got it easy.

>> No.31288374

YES! That's it.

Thank you, anon, I lost it.

Hey, I'm not looking down on making bread. I'm just pointing out that ancient Romans were just as fond as mentioning inane things, or bragging about minor daily accomplishments, as we are now.

>> No.31288496

They probably made jokes about the Romans like we made Jokes about them.

>> No.31289288

Burger king knows when you fuck.

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>> No.31292080

> marble Twitter

>> No.31292152


>"I made bread today. It was pretty good."

Fucking moe

>> No.31292351

> tfw no qt.3.14 Roman to bro up with and fuck
Life is suffering.

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>> No.31292552


I just want to wear a toga and act like a wizard

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>> No.31292686

Is there any rpg game where the default setting is rome?

I mean besides that splat for Vampire

>> No.31292730


>VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1863: Take hold of your servant girl whenever you want to; it’s your right

Rape the maids?

>> No.31292743

At about 2:58 this guy starts talking about stuff they've found written on sling bullets.


>> No.31292760

I don't think dirt farmers who ate shit and had syphilis were in any mood for jokes.

>> No.31292785


This man sounds like a primary school history teacher.

>> No.31292834

This man has a pretty cool yt channel, you should definitely check it out

>> No.31292846

He might be I dunno. Most of his videos are pretty interesting he's on of my favorite Youtubers.

>> No.31293191

>I don't think dirt farmers who ate shit and had syphilis were in any mood for jokes.
Anon, do you know who makes jokes? Miserable people. Miserable people make jokes.

>> No.31294003

Consider the following
Secundus Defecated Here
And other such graffiti were found in Pompei
They proved one thing above all
People. Don't. Change.
People did the same shit then they do now

>> No.31294144

"Vagina" is the latin word for sheath. As in, the thing you put your sword in.

Not only they did the same jokes, we're perpetuating them without even knowing it

>> No.31294525

some historians suspect it's a metaphor for fucking, can't remember what they base their reasoning on though.

>> No.31294917

Maybe it refers to something like motorboating

>> No.31295952

maybe it refers to making bread

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>> No.31296126

>Good bread is a godsend.
Germanfag here, totally agree.

>> No.31296165

Fresh bread is the shit.

>> No.31296214

Secundus is eternal, the ancient personification of defecation and graffiti. He is the spirit of the dump in the alleyway, the spray behind the bins, the scrawl on the bike shed. Secundus is all that we are and all that we should remember to be.

>> No.31296232

I secundus this

>> No.31296242

I've read a couple sources that say many bakers rented space to prostitutes, and in turn, many prostitutes also sold baked goods. But I can't find the source right now.

>> No.31296297

Because for making bread, you need to put it in the oven

>> No.31296308

See, that's a moe situation right there

>> No.31296347

>III.5.3 (on the wall in the street); 8898: Theophilus, don’t perform oral sex on girls against the city wall like a dog


>dat feel when you know that our geenration will leave nothing behind due to everything being digital and none-recoverable

>> No.31296351


I'd totally watch a series about prostitutes making bread. I watched an anime about a teenager with special hands making bread, so I don't see why they couldn't up the ante by adding prostitutes into the mix.

>> No.31296378

Quick, someone contact HBO/History Channel!

>> No.31296427

Better start marking up buildings, champ

Yeah, it could be pretty happening. There would be all sorts of sentimental situations, plus opportunity for sexy stuff and dramatic stuff on account of all the whoring.

>> No.31296429

As opposed to writing on wall saying "I TOOK A MASSIVE SHIT HERE"?
Yeah, great loss.

>> No.31296456

It's about sending a message.

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>> No.31296536

Coming this summer: Pic related

>> No.31296555

They did.
There are frequent primary documents that attempt to portray (usually women) in a negative light, like one Queen in Hungary and Princess Alexious of Byzantium. They were said to have laid with dragons because they be bishes man.
Also one case of a Abbess being 'raped' by a 'serpent' and giving birth to a "... Creture pat vuas et foul" i.e. a demon.

>> No.31296582

Fun fact, 'Cunt', 'Sheath' and 'Scabbard' share a similar entomology in that their Old German translations basically mean vagoo.

>> No.31296593

>"I made bread today. It was bretty good."
My sides are gone. Thanks m8.

>> No.31296799

>Megaclese hit you

Wisdom of the ages

>> No.31296842

I remember reading somewhere there being a latin phrase meaning 'sword-bearer' that entered common use during roman times to mean 'young male lover'.

Because of the roman officers taking their lovers on campaign with them and claiming that they were there to carry their gear for them (i.e. a sword-bearer).

>> No.31297159

They have found grafitti on the walls of Pompeii about how good of a shit a person took. I have no doubt there were jokes about manticore fuckers.

>> No.31297178

it was rome. so, yeah.

>> No.31297181

Imagine the graffiti in cities in fantasy lands.

>> No.31297293

>Be Theophilius
>Slinger in the
>Hate that Megaclese ass.
>Decide to take revenge.
>Cast a new load of sling bullets.
"Megaclese hit you"
>Zip one at every enemy.
>Get captured.
>Every enemy wants to know who the fuck Megaclese is
>They take him off for torture.

>> No.31298218

Lindy the king of /tg/

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>> No.31300852

>I hath scored with the lusty Portia, friend Arcturus
>well done, Percius! All I hath accomplished yester-day was the cooking of a fine loave of sourdoughe bread
>worry not, I'm sure thou will find a mate, have you tried the priestess of Aphrodite?
>who hath not?

>> No.31301041

You know what they say...
When in Rome...

>> No.31301065

>we'll get him this year!

>> No.31301541

>Samius to Cornelius: go hang yourself!
Found the ancient /b/tard

>> No.31301584

Fuck Megaclease, that guy is a major asshole.

>> No.31301753


Look Theophilius, I told you that I thought she was someone else! It's been over 2000 years now, can't you bury the hatchet already? I'm tired of everyone thinking I'm an asshole.

>> No.31301798

Hell, Alexander the Great's mom claimed to have been fucked by a serpent.

She claimed it was Zeus, though, so the perspective was different

>> No.31301947

Zeus was the first furry

>> No.31302297

More like Zeus wanted to see how many diffrent ways he could get women pregnant.

I think he turned into rain at one point.

>> No.31302514

>using rain to fuck bitches
Truly Zeus is a great god

>> No.31305543

Anonymous defecated here.

>> No.31305572

fokken which is a foreign word for breeding cows.

>> No.31305591

Wasn't rain, it was a shower of gold.

>> No.31305593

I believe that was described as a "Golden Shower", which became hilarious in the twentieth century.

>> No.31305787

Cacator, cave malum!

>> No.31305819

Zeus: The God of the Magical Realm

>> No.31306465

I'd watch it.

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>> No.31309550


That's so touching.

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>> No.31314388

>As opposed to writing on wall saying "I TOOK A MASSIVE SHIT HERE"?
>Yeah, great loss.

>II.3.10 (Pottery Shop or Bar of Nicanor; right of the door); 10070: Lesbianus, you defecate and you write, ‘Hello, everyone!’

>> No.31314727

Their names shall be forever known. A friendship that has lasted for centurys.

>> No.31314929


Anon, you just made me remember that entire series, be careful bringing up shit like that.

>> No.31315107

What was he referencing?

>> No.31315122


Someone remarked how the Romans once at the Coliseum were in fits of laughter because they were watching Alligators or Crocodiles just hangin out in the water.

Not killing, raping, just being crocs.

It seems weird, like they were going insane.

Then you realize what we produce and consume as memes and the Romans seem no crazier than us.

>> No.31315137

Yakitate Japan, a manga about bread

And puns

And bread puns.

>> No.31315164

It'd be a bit like a circus, no one in Rome has ever seen a crocodile in the wild unless they came from Egypt after all. Giant swimming lizards would be pretty absurd.

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>> No.31315361

Was this pre or post society-wide lead poisoning?

>> No.31317791

Such Scales
Crocodylus Maximus
Much Tooth

>> No.31318868

>hey! hay king!
> yea im wit yo daughta! sup bitch?
> knight me! i dare ya!

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>> No.31320657

>We got it easy.

The fuck we don't. Old fashioned Bread making makes tasier bread and old stone ovens are easier to use.

>> No.31320669

>VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1882: The one who buggers a fire burns his penis
Is this "don't stick your dick in crazy?" or just "don't play with fire... with penises! ha".

>> No.31320693

And then the King felt broken hearted that his dragon was sleeping with some whore.

>> No.31320711

and then the king had the dragon beheaded. and the daughter. And it was never talked about again.

>> No.31320750


I think it might be the former. It could also be telling people not to stick their dicks in fires though, it is rather sound advice.

>> No.31320828

>Weep, you girls. My penis has given you up. Now it penetrates men’s behinds. Goodbye, wondrous femininity!

Not pointing out this gem here

>> No.31320907

>Defecator, may everything turn out okay so that you can leave this place


>> No.31320942

>Theophilus, don’t perform oral sex on girls against the city wall like a dog
Oh that old Theophilus

>> No.31321514

The most /tg/ post of all.

>> No.31321536

>VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1904: O walls, you have held up so much tedious graffiti that I am amazed that you have not already collapsed in ruin.

Banned for meta.

>> No.31321647

I wonder if any Roman ever wrote Graffiti about people possibly reading their graffiti in the future.

>> No.31322140

Well, crocs are kinda cute.

>> No.31322802


It was already funny.

>> No.31322857

They sell buns... and buns!

>> No.31322903

People weren't that smart back then, didn't have the collective intelligence.

That and you lived in a society where everything could be a god that wants to create babies with you, who knows.

>> No.31322995

I sure hope those guys made it out of the city before the volcano erupted.

>> No.31323322

>>We have wet the bed, host. I confess we have done wrong. If you want to know why, there was no chamber pot
This was the host's fault.

>> No.31323373

What if they didn't. What if they were encased in ash during their last moments together, holding hands for eternity

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>> No.31324120

Stop it man... Don't say that...

>> No.31324501

I think they are using a perspective trick

>> No.31325072

>Sexy fire nymph totally coming onto me
>cooking my dinner
>warming me up

>she wants the D

I could see it.

>> No.31329148

A bit like this?

>> No.31329264

Exactly. Had that trusty Roman comrade not warned me with a message on the side of a latrine-space, I might've pursued this fiery liaison to my detriment.

>> No.31330002

Herculaneum (bar/inn joined to the maritime baths); 10675: Two friends were here. While they were, they had bad service in every way from a guy named Epaphroditus. They threw him out and spent 105 and half sestertii most agreeably on whores.

I prefer to believe this was left by Gaius and Aulus.

>> No.31330599

VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1820: Chie, I hope your hemorrhoids rub together so much that they hurt worse than when they every have before!

Somebody is butthurt and I don't think it's chie.

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>> No.31333180

there are ancient depictions of beastiality, as well as sex with mythical monsters.
heck, the manuscript of voynich proves they had nerds playing roleplaying games with invented languages

>> No.31333244

>People never change
1.4 million years ago, humans got a mutation that caused a defect in a protein used to form the jaw muscles, as a result our jaw muscles are 1/50th the strength of other primates, but due to how organic system works, the skull shape was drastically changed, without the strong muscles anchoring to it, it changed from having a ridge like a mohawk to being spherical and the human brain increased in size by 50%.

>> No.31333291

But the Voynich Manuscript is untranslated illuminasty secrets that will become latinate when the time is right

>> No.31333814


>VIII.2 (in the basilica); 1882: The one who buggers a fire burns his penis

I hope you guys saw this one.

>> No.31333844

That's what the quote chain was in reference to, anon.

>> No.31337693

On april 3rd I baked bread

>> No.31337892

but were they truly people. truly

>> No.31338112

That guy looks so damn bored by this fire nymph

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