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Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 9:36 a.m. PST

The Lady Emma Cuddlestone-Smythe and I renewed our annual Christmas holiday war game using Teddy Bears wearing tricorn hats.

Click on the link to my blog for the story


79thPA Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 9:44 a.m. PST

I believe it was Frederick the Great who said, "A bear will fight long and hard for a stack of chocolate coins."

epturner Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 12:20 p.m. PST

That was a grizzly battle, Jim.

Thanks for sharing that with us.


Personal logo Cardinal Ximenez Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 3:22 p.m. PST

It is with honeycomb that bears are lead …

Oddball28 Dec 2021 4:36 p.m. PST

Well done, looks like a hard fought engagement.

Who makes the teddy bear grenadiers and infantry?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 5:51 p.m. PST

They used to be made by Eureka, but they are out of production. Someone bought the molds several years ago and is sitting on them.

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP28 Dec 2021 9:12 p.m. PST

Absolutely splendid. I didn't know how devastating pop guns could be! And the fact that the Blue Bears went back to their camp defeated and without their wagons of chocolate coins.
Fritz, I do think that the pith helmet is bad luck against the tricorne. Perhaps next game you should wear a kepi or a picklehaub for better luck?

Disco Joe29 Dec 2021 6:43 p.m. PST

So having a toast with the hard stuff before even starting the battle. Sounds like there was a method to this.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Dec 2021 6:58 a.m. PST

The toast was with Diet Coke, our drink of choice. :)

Disco Joe30 Dec 2021 9:01 a.m. PST

Like I said the hard stuff.

SpuriousMilius31 Dec 2021 11:05 a.m. PST

You better not go into town today; the Teddy Bears are having their melee!

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