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Offline clockworkgirl21

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30 Day Romanov Challenge
« on: May 17, 2013, 11:47:50 PM »
I'm sure many people have seen this on Tumblr, but I think it would be fun to do here as well. We're a bit behind Tumblr now, but that's okay.

Day 1: Favourite Grand Duchess or Princess

My answer is Olga Nicholaievna. She seems to have been the most complex one.

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2013, 12:10:29 AM »
I hate having to choose between OTMA...and since all four of them would qualify as my favorite (like a four way tie) I'll go with one of their Grand Duchess relatives.

Olga Alexandrovna is my pick.
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2013, 01:37:18 AM »
Mine would be Maria Nikolaevna (Mashenka!!) because I could say we have a lot of similarities, IMO. 
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2013, 02:07:18 AM »
Tatiana is mine, of course.
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2013, 02:12:01 PM »
Does it have to be an OTMA grand duchess?  If so, my favorite is Olga, but if it can be any grand duchess or princess, my pick is Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna.

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2013, 08:55:46 PM »
Day 2: Favorite residence.

Livadia. Who wouldn't love a Crimean getaway?

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2013, 09:08:27 PM »
Lisa, can I say Livadia too? 
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2013, 10:57:53 PM »
Either Livadia or Alexander Palace certainly. But I too will have to say the palace in Crimea!
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2013, 05:39:08 AM »
Alexander Palace because they stayed there longer than in Livadia, and I terribly want to go there someday :'(
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2013, 03:36:34 PM »
I missed day one!

D.1: Favourite Grand Duchess-Olga. Very interesting character indeed!

D.2: Favourite residence-tough one!! I'll probably go for Alexander Palace I'd love to go there one day.

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2013, 05:12:51 PM »
Day 2:  The Cottage Palace of Nicholas I at Peterhof.  It was his family's most beloved retreat.

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2013, 06:09:20 PM »
Okay,

Day one: GD Maria Nikolaievna.. not a hard call

Day Two :  Any Crimean palace, so can't  go wrong with Livadia ...nice beach!!! nice hiking!!!, fabulous weather!!!
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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2013, 10:14:47 PM »
Day 1: So long as it doesn't mean OTMA, I'll choose GD Olga Alexandrovna.

Day 2: Going to go with Livadia.

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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2013, 10:50:59 PM »
Day 3 : Favorite Tiara/Jewelry.

I guess I'll have to go with the headdresses that went with the court dresses. I can't remember the real name, but it's one of these:



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Re: 30 Day Romanov Challenge
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2013, 10:57:33 PM »
Day 3 : Favorite Tiara/Jewelry.

I guess I'll have to go with the headdresses that went with the court dresses. I can't remember the real name, but it's one of these:




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