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overkiller
02-28-2007, 05:55 PM
:party: :party: :party: :realchug: :realchug: :axe:

http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/oip/Images/photo-albums/finland/finland-flag.gif

Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa!
Soi, sana kultainen!


NP: Amorphis - Tales from the Thousand Lakes :party:

overkiller
02-28-2007, 06:25 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/80/Gallen-Kallela_The_defence_of_the_Sampo.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/17/Gallen_Kallela_The_Aino_Triptych.jpg/800px-Gallen_Kallela_The_Aino_Triptych.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/86/Helsinki-Folk-singer-statue-1750.JPG/800px-Helsinki-Folk-singer-statue-1750.JPG

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Gallen_Kallela_Lemminkainens_Mother.jpg

:party:

JRA
02-28-2007, 06:32 PM
"Armed with Magic, sons of Demons and men!"

:fist:

:eyes:

ChildrenofSodom
02-28-2007, 06:47 PM
Metal....

ChildrenofSodom
02-28-2007, 06:57 PM
Swedes we are no longer,
Russians we can never become,
so let us be Finns!

overkiller
02-28-2007, 08:15 PM
Swedes we are no longer,
Russians we can never become,
so let us be Finns!

Indeed.

DethMaiden
03-01-2007, 12:22 PM
Hmm, I'm not familiar with the Kalevala. Anyone want to hit me up with some background?

overkiller
03-01-2007, 01:20 PM
Hmm, I'm not familiar with the Kalevala. Anyone want to hit me up with some background?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalevala

DethMaiden
03-01-2007, 01:22 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalevala

Probably could have found that myself :eyes:

But yeah, this looks cool. Maybe I'll get around to reading it.

overkiller
03-01-2007, 01:24 PM
Probably could have found that myself :eyes:

But yeah, this looks cool. Maybe I'll get around to reading it.

It's pretty awesome, I really enjoyed it. My translation is 666 pages (no bullshit), so it requires some invested time, but each page is only a couple verses so it goes pretty quick.