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Dragonpol

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Dragonpol
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Schloss Drache
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Location
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Favourite Fleming Novel
Moonraker
Favourite Bond Film
On Her Majestys Secret Service
Favourite Bond Actor
Timothy Dalton
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15,636

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  • IFP are certainly trailing this book very well. I suppose with a young and rather new author that's to be expected. This book is getting more social media and press promotion than many of the adult Bond continuation novels ever got. Hopefully it'll …
  • Birdleson wrote: » It's an old poker phrase going back at least 100 years. Like "Saved by the Bell" was not from an '80s TV show, it is a well-known old boxing term appropriated for that show. I'm pretty sure DAD was referencing the earlier. …
  • Birdleson wrote: » @TopGearJB007 Thanks for the correction, I just typed the familiar phrase out of habit. I think that was a TV gameshow here as I recall. Danny Baker used to present it.
  • Risico007 wrote: » ImpertinentGoon wrote: » So it's not a continuation of the Deaver timeline and the Overseas Development Group. And it also doesn't step into the Fleming/Gardner/Benson pseudo-timeline. Weird I want to learn more about …
  • Agent_Zero_One wrote: » Venutius wrote: » Doesn't Licence Renewed suggest that there was a previous licence that'd been revoked for some reason? Mind you, at least it'd imply that NewBond had gone rogue at some point in the past, so there'd be…
  • 007HallY wrote: » To be fair, License to Kill is a much better title than License Revoked or License Renewed. While the thing about US audiences not knowing the word 'revoked' is amusing, I do think there's a lot of truth in the idea that it bring…
  • Since62 wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » echo wrote: » This is the time for Licence Renewed. I'll bet they go for it. Yes, it is a good opportunity to use it and it'd be nice if they adapted some of Gardner’s first novel as well. …
  • echo wrote: » This is the time for Licence Renewed. I'll bet they go for it. Yes, it is a good opportunity to use it and it'd be nice if they adapted some of Gardner’s first novel as well.
  • Agent_Zero_One wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » TheSkyfallen06 wrote: » HarmonyRockets wrote: » Only Death is Permanent “Mister. Nothing is forever. Only death is permanent. Nothing is forever except what you did to me.” -Diamonds are Fore…
  • Since62 wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » Since62 wrote: » If ever Austin Powers returns, THEY ought to use SHATTERHAND, with a laugh and the affable permission of EON and whomever else must provide permission. Considering Eon issued a ce…
  • Since62 wrote: » If ever Austin Powers returns, THEY ought to use SHATTERHAND, with a laugh and the affable permission of EON and whomever else must provide permission. Considering Eon issued a cease and desist order for New Line using Gold…
  • Thunderfinger wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » PropertyOfALady wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » Thought I'd revive this thread with my own story of Bond item destruction. It's a bit of a strange one, this. It usually is with me. The first Ian…
  • mattjoes wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » mattjoes wrote: » My complaint is debt collectors who repeatedly call to collect a debt that's not mine, because someone randomly gave my phone number when purchasing whatever. No one to talk to, just a…
  • stag wrote: » The one thing about 'grumpiness' is the older you get the more intense it becomes as you will all find out in due course. And it operates on a hair trigger. So it's all downhill from here? I suspected so, but it's nice to h…
  • TheSkyfallen06 wrote: » HarmonyRockets wrote: » Only Death is Permanent “Mister. Nothing is forever. Only death is permanent. Nothing is forever except what you did to me.” -Diamonds are Forever "Nothing Lasts Forever" Might as …
  • PropertyOfALady wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » Thought I'd revive this thread with my own story of Bond item destruction. It's a bit of a strange one, this. It usually is with me. The first Ian Fleming Bond novels that I ever bought I found at…
  • echo wrote: » None of The Above That's a great title!
  • Since62 wrote: » Dragonpol wrote: » Since62 wrote: » Some of those are groaners...just because Fleming wrote it does not make it worthy of use. Well, they weren't meant by him to be Bond titles. That's the difference. So it's perhap…
  • DarthDimi wrote: » My name is Darth. And Dimi is like a Star Wars thing. Or something. It's short for Dimilicious. Because that's what my first girlfriend called me after that thing that we did that one time in that place where we're no longer we…
  • My username comes from the world of James Bond but I think not everyone realises that initially or even at all. I like that it's suitably Bondian without being obviously so and that's the beauty of such a username. Not everyone will get the referenc…
  • mattjoes wrote: » My complaint is debt collectors who repeatedly call to collect a debt that's not mine, because someone randomly gave my phone number when purchasing whatever. No one to talk to, just a damned voice recording. That reminds …
  • Thought I'd revive this thread with my own story of Bond item destruction. It's a bit of a strange one, this. It usually is with me. The first Ian Fleming Bond novels that I ever bought I found at a summer fair in a local town on Saturday 5th Aug…
  • Since62 wrote: » Some of those are groaners...just because Fleming wrote it does not make it worthy of use. Well, they weren't meant by him to be Bond titles. That's the difference. So it's perhaps unfair to judge them as potential titles.
  • Double [agent] post.
    in Earworms Comment by Dragonpol August 5
  • in Earworms Comment by Dragonpol August 5
  • DarthDimi wrote: » I know for a fact that I turned grumpy at the age of 14. I've been a malcontent for quite some time leading to some calling me "Mr Doom and Gloom" and "The Old Man". :)
  • DarthDimi wrote: » stag wrote: » I'm of the age where, if I started to moan about things, I'd consume all the site's bandwidth. There used to be a TV show called 'grumpy old men'. I'd have been perfect for it. You are 30 then? ;-) …
  • mattjoes wrote: » This seems like a very interesting subject to me, sex scenes. I'm gonna go do some research and I'll get back to you. I've heard there's some on the internet but I'm not sure if it's true.
    in Sex scenes Comment by Dragonpol August 4