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« #15 : December 03, 2007, 05:05:08 PM »

Its a British author I believe, so I cut him some slack.


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« #16 : December 04, 2007, 10:25:42 AM »

old friends on the two sides of the law
revolution
Civil War
scarfs
bank robbery
train robbery
stagecoach
teachress
whore
(mexican) little boy
comic old man
coffin maker
photographist
priest/preacher
greed
gold in a coffin

Typical names like Joe, Jack, Bill, Frank, or Juan, José, Jesús, Chico, Manuel...

« : December 04, 2007, 10:29:48 AM Jill »

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« #17 : December 04, 2007, 10:31:12 AM »

Typical names like Joe, Jack, Bill, Frank, or Juan, José, Jesús, Chico, Manuel,...

...and Buck.  ;D

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« #18 : December 04, 2007, 11:36:46 AM »

Indians?



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« #19 : December 04, 2007, 04:41:16 PM »

Jill

"bandanas" are the correct terminology for scarfs ( they are also called neckerchiefs)  O0


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« #20 : December 06, 2007, 08:19:33 AM »

Indians?

Forget it. I found it... though I wasn't looking for that word used... and I also somehow don't know the alphabet, I guess. :P



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« #21 : December 06, 2007, 08:21:10 AM »

Yea I think the author was being cute using the "Western" slang.


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« #22 : December 06, 2007, 09:53:19 AM »

I think it's good they used it, but, unfortunately, I'm not so familiar with it in English. ;D



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« #23 : December 06, 2007, 06:39:12 PM »

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« #24 : December 12, 2007, 04:52:51 PM »

The updated list, now we give great examples from films of each archetype, who wants to start?  O0 :

adobe
arrows
bacon
badges
bandannas
bandoleers
bar tenders
barrels
beans
bedrolls
beer
blacksmiths
boomtowns
boots
boothill
bounty hunters
bowie knives
buckskins
buffalo
buttes
buzzards
cactus
canoes
canyons
cattle
cattle barons
chaps
carpetbags
carpetbaggers
churches
cigars
cigarettes
coffee
comic sidekicks
cookies
corridas
cowboys
chuck wagons
dance hall
dance hall girls
deserts
death
drunks
ferry boats
flat boats
flour sacks
flumes
fords
forts
frontier doctor
funerals
gallows
gambling
gamblers
gaslights
general stores
gold
gold mines
gold prospectors
gringos
gunfighters
gunfights
guns
gunsmiths
hangtrees
hats
homesteaders
horse soldiers
injuns
judges
lanterns
lariats
lawmen
madams
medicine men
Mexicans
mines
mountain men
mountains
Mormons
mules
mule skinners
outlaws
oxen
partners
peace pipes
piano players
pipes
playing cards
poker
prairies
preachers/priest
rendezvous
rivers
rodeos
rope
roundups
rustlers
sagebrush
saloons
salt pans
salt pork
scouts
sheep
sheepherdes
singing cowboys
spurs
stagecoaches
stations (stage & railroad)
steam locomotives
steamboats
singing cowboys
tipi's
tobacco
trading posts
trains
train tracks
tarts with a heart
trusty steeds
tumbleweeds
undertakers
wagons roll
water
water holes
water wells
water wheels
western women
whiskey
whores
wind
windmills
wooden sidewalks

« : December 12, 2007, 04:55:51 PM cigar joe »

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« #25 : December 12, 2007, 06:23:53 PM »

salt pans- Yellow Sky



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« #26 : December 12, 2007, 09:26:05 PM »

salt pans- Yellow Sky

salt pans - Yellow Sky, agreed and also Three Godfathers

beans - who can forget Blazing Saddles


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« #27 : December 12, 2007, 11:24:22 PM »

bowie knife - Comanche Territory (1950)



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« #28 : December 13, 2007, 05:29:28 AM »

barrels - Barrel down the ramp that kills Chico in A Fistful of Dollars
buckskins -  most iconic - Alan Ladd in Shane  but also Lee Van Cleef in Barquero


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« #29 : December 13, 2007, 09:09:22 AM »

boomtowns - I think a wonderful example is Support Your Local Sheriff. ;D Of course, that one is mainly making jokes of the archetype, but you really can't get better archetypes than in parodies...



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