Home Fun and Games Weekend Photo Caption Contest Fun and Games Weekend Photo Caption Contest By Dan Zimmerman - May 16, 2014 72 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Email ◀Previous Post Next Post▶ ◀Previous Post Next Post▶ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Gun Meme of the Day: Made In America? Edition Gun Meme of the Day: That’s How It Would Work Edition This Independence Day, You Do You 72 COMMENTS The Chimney sweep brigade circa 1914 Reply Dang it. You took the first thing that popped into my mind…+1! Reply My thoughts as well. Probably because I am an actual chimney sweep. Reply The gangs go matching one by one, hurrah, hurrah…… Reply Shannon Watts was forced to admit that Friday’s open carry march was indeed peaceful, but complained that the protesters’ high-capacity headgear made a mockery of civil disobedience. Reply What the founding fathers would wish High Schools were like today. Reply ” I say, dost thou even thwart evil?” Reply The apotheosis of the concept of “full dress uniform.” Reply Batman’s butler, Lara Croft’s butler….they gotta get trained up somewhere… Reply Swag, bag and Tag. Reply Ministry of silly walks — enforcement division. Reply Yes! Reply Thats frickin hilarious Reply I think we have a winner. You know that government agencies are becoming militarized when even the Ministry of Silly Walks has an armed enforcement unit. Reply Day 23: They have not yet realized that I am a munchkin, but Sgt. McMillan is catching on. Must find taller hat. Reply President Lincoln’s guards practicing, April 13, 1865 the next day democrats ordered budget cuts & banned assault weapons. Reply The Lincoln Brigade Reply New uniforms for the Antarctic Penguin Brigade? Reply Gangs back then had so much class. Reply New York Gang. Circa 2014. Because of a assault rifle ban, the gang is limited to high power rifles. Reply Ahh, the good old days. When soldiers were gentlemen. And quite dapper, it would seem Reply The youngsters do tend to overdress at their first Gunsite Prom. Reply Before the factory owners quelled worker unrest with Pinkertons, there was the Dapper Brigade… Reply Dam! Why do they always have to put me in between two tall guys? Reply I came to sweep chimneys and kick ass, and everyone already switched to gas heating. Reply GREAT Roddy Piper “They Live!” reference! Reply Five points for knocking the top hat off the guy behind you! Reply The boys brigade shows off the latest Victorian Urban Camouflage. Reply For the first time, militarization of a non-law enforcement government agency begins just 90 days after passage of the 16th amendment (IRS). Reply This is my rifle, this is my gun… Reply This is my rifle, this is my gun, this is my hat… Reply Top hats and top loaders. Reply .”We go in search of the Jabberwocky…and we will KILL it and bring you back a …shrubbery! Reply Alright guys, after this drill, we got to get our suits to the cleaners at 1700 hours! Reply Abe Lincoln wantabes Reply The posse out to capture the escaped Number 6. Reply Ok!! Who put this tall long legged bastard up front?? Who did it?? Assholes!! Geeze!! Reply Pssssstt, your other left foot. Reply “I feel that we are fully trained for any urban encounter. Be it a spot of bother at the cricket grounds or a takeover of the local pub, the boys can handle it” – Sir Arthur ‘Tophat’ Bulcurke, commander of the 16th Gentlemen’s militia (London branch) – 1867 Reply Aren’t you a little short for a Victorian Storm Trooper? Reply …One hundred men we’ll test today But only three win the Black Top Hat… Reply No officers, just gentlemen. Reply Mary Poppins is dead meat tonight! Reply NCIS’ Ducky remembering what gangs were like when he was a lad back in England. Reply Pearce Morgan’s worst nightmare. Reply The Pied Piper found himself regretting having swapped his flute for a snare drum. Reply the upper sash of a double hung window should not be painted shut. having both upper and lower open allows for improved circulation. this will be strictly enforced. Reply Monopolycon, circa 1920. March of the ‘Go to Jail’ brigade, who would later be named ‘Monopolytroopers.’ Reply Ahhhh, the ceremonial marching of the “Sir Toppham Hat” Brigade. Everybody board the creepy-faced steam train!! Reply Who wears a top hat with rifle? An f-ing poser that’s who! Reply When the 21st Ayresdale Grenadiers were summoned in the middle of a fancy dinner, they decided that the war would simply have to be a white tie event, whether or not anyone else chose to dress for it. Reply Eaton college cadets? Reply Conscript Army meets Tim Burton. Reply When gangs had class and rifles had walnut… Reply Freshman at Undertaker College learning how to go out and drum up business. Reply The original USDA weapons training center… Reply The guy right front is out of step Reply “Sup up your beer and collect your fags, There’s a row going on down near Slough” Reply Although Johnny was the shortest member of the “Gay Dandy” brigade he never-the-less broke tradition and was daring enough to sport a tie. Reply The “Mr. Peanut” wars of the early 20th century were a serious, deadly affair. Reply I would love to hear the actual story behind this one. The rifles and top hats all appear to match but the rest just looks like street clothes. Who the heck issues a top hat with a rifle when arming a group of men or else what are the odds they all happened to coincidentally be wearing matching hats? Also, none of them appears to be older than his early 20’s and they could all be teenagers for all I can tell. I’m really curious about this one. Reply This is a class of Eton schoolboys in their school uniforms (which included white tie, tails and a top-hat) in 1915, marching in drill with obsolete Lee-Metford rifles. I wonder how many of the older boys ended up dead in France by the end of the war in 1918. . . Rather takes the humour out of it. Reply I agree with John in AK. My first thought on seeing the picture was, “How many of those lads were alive to experience Christmas, 1918.” Reply Come on boys, Ron Burgundy and his news team are down at Central Park….we’ll show them print media still runs New York! Reply We defend our right to wear tall hats…you’ll have to pry my tall hat from my cold, dead fingers… Reply The rest of the story, here: http://www.newstatesman.com/2013/12/real-eton-rifles Reply The short lived Bankster Army was disbanded as unnecessary after the creation of the Federal Reserve in 1913 enabled a better form of direct control of the country. Reply “Great, one clod went directly to jail but still passed Go and collected $200, and now the whole neighborhood has to suffer for it.” Reply You *WILL* be selling me Park Place AND you will throw in Water Works to boot! Reply I always tried to envision Kipling’s “Gentlemen Rankers”- know we know. Reply You will not pass go! You will not collect $200! Reply The bastard sons of Bloomberg, heading to Wall Street to rape the accounts of the filthy Pro-Second Amendment peasants. Only those in high social circles who attended ivy league schools will be left unpillaged. Reply LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.