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User Profile for Seth_Logan
Why Purple! … How considerate of you!
Netherlands
Eindhoven
Noord Brabant
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Well, I am Seth Logan. As you can tell I like purple... If I can, I play purple in all games or any other odd colors then the usual blue, green, red and yellow/black.

Here are some reasons why I like it:

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The actual color of Tyrian purple, the original color purple from which the name purple is derived, is the color of a dye made from a mollusk that, because of its incredible expense (many times more expensive than gold), in classical antiquity became a symbol of royalty because only the very wealthy could afford it. Therefore, Tyrian purple is also called imperial purple.


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Alexander the Great (when giving imperial audiences as the emperor of the Macedonian Empire), the emperors of the Seleucid Empire, and the kings of Ptolemaic Egypt wore Tyrian purple. The imperial robes of Roman emperors were Tyrian purple trimmed in metallic gold thread. The badge of office of a Roman Senator was a stripe of Tyrian purple on their white toga.[2]Tyrian purple was continued in use by the emperors of the Eastern Roman Empire until its final collapse in 1453.


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In medieval Europe, blue dyes were rare and expensive [3], so only the most wealthy or the aristocracy could afford to wear them. (The working class wore mainly green and brown.) Because of this (and also because Tyrian purple had gone out of use in western Europe after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in AD 476), Europeans' idea of purple shifted towards this more bluish purple known as royal purple because of its similarity to the royal blue worn by the aristocracy. This was the shade of purple worn by kings in medieval Europe.


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My TOP 10 is a top 10 based on my private collection of games. All games in this list are games I own.

My HOT 10 is a Moving Annual Total of the games I've played most during the year
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User Details for Seth_Logan
Registration Date: 2006-08-24
Last Profile Update: 2016-02-07
Last Login: 2016-05-02
Country: flag Netherlands
State: Noord Brabant
Town/City: Eindhoven
Website: http://www.spqrmarketing.nl
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Collection Summary for Seth_Logan
Board Game
Owned   63
Previously Owned   0
For Trade   16
Want In Trade   8
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   39
Preordered   0
Wishlist   7
Commented   84
Has Parts   0
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All   352
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For Trade   0
Want In Trade   1
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Preordered   0
Wishlist   0
Commented   3
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All   28
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Sold 5
Rating 6
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Average Rating 6.56
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5 14   (11.7%)
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3 9   (7.5%)
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Board Game Expansion Ratings 5
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Top 10
#1: Twilight Struggle
#2: The Republic of Rome
#3: Power Grid
#4: Food Chain Magnate
#5: 1960: The Making of the President
#6: Caylus
#7: Brass
#8: Railways of the World
#9: Washington's War
#10: War of the Ring (first edition)
Hot 10
#1: Legendary: A Marvel Deck Building Game
#2: Through the Ages: A Story of Civilization
#3: Pokémon Trading Card Game
#4: Food Chain Magnate
#5: Caylus
#6: Tzolk'in: The Mayan Calendar
#7: Russian Railroads
#8: Thunder Alley
#9: Puerto Rico
#10: Brass
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