Signs of being a Habsburg holic

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James A Pratt III
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Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by James A Pratt III » 03 Jul 2018 22:42

Signs of being a Habsburg holic:
1. The ring tone on your cellphone is either the Radesky march or God Maintain and God Protect our Emperor and our land

2. Have and read lots of books on A-H and it's military

3. Get depressed on days in history when bad things happen to the A-H Empire and it's military

4. 4. Thick the Empress Zita is a real babe

5. Cry when you watch film clips of the battleship Szvent Stephan sinking

6. Read all of "Austria-Hungary's Last war 1914-1918"

7. Like Mozart and waltzing

8.Schlamperei Sloathfullness (muddle) is the norm

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by South » 04 Jul 2018 06:46

Good morning James,
Sidebar: Happy Indy Day ! Have a pleasant and safe holiday.
The other side of the story; ... Aren't the Hapsburgs the ones pushing child cruelty on their subjects ?
They made William Tell shoot an apple off of his son's head.
They also suppressed the Revolution of 1848.
One of the nicest places I ever visited in Hungary was a place named Pecs. Obviously, my "locals" contacts took me there. It's off the "beaten path". A great place !
This stuff is getting interesting.
~ Bob
eastern Virginia, USA

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by Xavier » 04 Jul 2018 17:55

my last trip to europe took a strange turn,instead of a holiday it ended being "the austro hungarian emprie and its effects on modern european borders" class to my wife ..
though, she enjoyed it and it started a deep interest in the history of the balkans and southern europe..
one of the higlight of the trip was a visit tothe imperial crypt in vienna, on my mothers side, my grandmother was granddaugher of a french officer that came to mexico with maximilian of hapsburg.

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by Halle » 21 Jul 2018 12:59

James A Pratt III wrote:
03 Jul 2018 22:42
Signs of being a Habsburg holic:
1. The ring tone on your cellphone is either the Radesky march or God Maintain and God Protect our Emperor and our land

2. Have and read lots of books on A-H and it's military

3. Get depressed on days in history when bad things happen to the A-H Empire and it's military

4. 4. Thick the Empress Zita is a real babe

5. Cry when you watch film clips of the battleship Szvent Stephan sinking

6. Read all of "Austria-Hungary's Last war 1914-1918"

7. Like Mozart and waltzing

8.Schlamperei Sloathfullness (muddle) is the norm
Agree on all of this, could I add;

9. Spends thousands of pounds on KuK memorabilia..

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by wm » 21 Jul 2018 13:20

What about The Good Soldier Švejk?

The Empire today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hY-AK-iwtV4

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by Peter89 » 10 Feb 2019 20:42

10. When you go to the beach in Triest you say: "Oh our lovely sea again!"

The catch is that you're not from the Italian peninsula...

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by Peter89 » 10 Feb 2019 20:50

11. You have a Skoda car.

You know it's Porsche owned, but Ferdinand Porsche was also A-H born :D

12. You call your dog Tesla or Kando.

13. You drink wine from Tokaj and beer from Plzen.

14. You have gardening machinery from Maribor.

15. You can differentiate between plejskavica, cevapcica, mic and saslik blindfolded.

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by Peter89 » 10 Feb 2019 20:53

South wrote:
04 Jul 2018 06:46
Good morning James,
Sidebar: Happy Indy Day ! Have a pleasant and safe holiday.
The other side of the story; ... Aren't the Hapsburgs the ones pushing child cruelty on their subjects ?
They made William Tell shoot an apple off of his son's head.
They also suppressed the Revolution of 1848.
One of the nicest places I ever visited in Hungary was a place named Pecs. Obviously, my "locals" contacts took me there. It's off the "beaten path". A great place !
This stuff is getting interesting.
~ Bob
eastern Virginia, USA
Best city I've ever been to. That's where I went to university and met my wife. :) We still visit it from time to time, as we have a few friends teaching at the uni now.

Should you ever come here again, feel free to give me a holler. It would be my pleasure to guide you around. Maybe we could visit my vineyard near lake Balaton as well! ;)

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Re: Signs of being a Habsburg holic

Post by South » 10 Feb 2019 21:11

Good afternoon Peter 89,

Well received.

Most appreciative re invitation !

Thank you.

~ Bob
eastern Virginia, USA

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