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Title: Things about the Alamo that you thought you knew


Canus Minoris - November 7, 2008 06:38 PM (GMT)
There is a lot of misconceptions about the Alamo. Even people who supposedly know the story do not actually know what happened. Here's some things that are the truth.

MYTH: The Alamo itself (the one you see in pictures) was the part that was attacked directly by Mexican forces.
TRUTH: The main chapel is the part you see in pictures. It was surrounded by a large wall.

MYTH: William Barret Travis drew a line in the sand with his sword and told everyone who was staying and fighting to cross the line. Only a small group of men left.
TRUTH: The story is doubtful. If it happened at all, he probably did it with his boot.

MYTH: Davy Crockett died surrounded and fighting.
TRUTH: He died just like everyone else: probably getting shot or stabbed randomly.

MYTH: Jim Bowie invented the Bowie knife.
TRUTH: Jim Bowie popularized the Bowie knife.

MYTH: The reason the second wave of American troops won was because they were pepped up by the cry "Remember the Alamo".
TRUTH: This is mostly true, but the major reason that we beat Santa Anna was because the Mexicans were taking a siesta.

MYTH: The Alamo was a complete building.
TRUTH: The Alamo was never completed.

Leo Sanders - November 7, 2008 09:47 PM (GMT)
Remeber the Alamo!

super_wolverine_Man - November 7, 2008 10:45 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (Leo Sanders @ Nov 7 2008, 09:47 PM)
Remeber the Alamo!

What Alamo?

Canus Minoris - November 8, 2008 02:16 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 7 2008, 10:45 PM)
QUOTE (Leo Sanders @ Nov 7 2008, 09:47 PM)
Remeber the Alamo!

What Alamo?

You know, that Alamo, with those things, and those guys, and the other guys, and you know.

super_wolverine_Man - November 8, 2008 02:24 PM (GMT)
... :huh:

darkender - November 8, 2008 10:46 PM (GMT)
Link Please :Darkrender:

darkender - November 8, 2008 10:47 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 8 2008, 02:24 PM)
... :huh:

You sure are dumbfounded alot :Darkrender:

Canus Minoris - November 10, 2008 11:34 PM (GMT)
Obviously you do not get it.

super_wolverine_Man - November 12, 2008 01:14 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 10 2008, 11:34 PM)
Obviously you do not get it.

^_^ . Psst....I"M PLAYING DUMB!

Canus Minoris - November 14, 2008 10:52 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 12 2008, 01:14 AM)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 10 2008, 11:34 PM)
Obviously you do not get it.

^_^ . Psst....I"M PLAYING DUMB!

Psst...I'M PRETENDING LIKE I DO NOT KNOW THAT ALREADY.

super_wolverine_Man - November 15, 2008 03:19 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 14 2008, 10:52 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 12 2008, 01:14 AM)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 10 2008, 11:34 PM)
Obviously you do not get it.

^_^ . Psst....I"M PLAYING DUMB!

Psst...I'M PRETENDING LIKE I DO NOT KNOW THAT ALREADY.

PSST....I'm pretending that you didn't know I was being dumb by being overly sarcastic!

Canus Minoris - November 15, 2008 05:10 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 15 2008, 03:19 PM)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 14 2008, 10:52 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Nov 12 2008, 01:14 AM)
QUOTE (Canus Minoris @ Nov 10 2008, 11:34 PM)
Obviously you do not get it.

^_^ . Psst....I"M PLAYING DUMB!

Psst...I'M PRETENDING LIKE I DO NOT KNOW THAT ALREADY.

PSST....I'm pretending that you didn't know I was being dumb by being overly sarcastic!

Psst...What?




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