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  1. Ogrebear

    Hensonverse Speculation and Commentary

    Since @Geekhis Khan’s A Hippie in the House of Mouse and Book II, When You wish upon a Frog, plus the Guest Post thread came out us fans have speculated and commented on the Hensonverse story to the point where it slightly details the thread(s), thus encouraged by the author themselves to...
  2. The_Red_Baron

    Scottish Unicorns and French Roosters: A Mary Stuart Timeline

    Basically the title, I know some will probably frown at the fact that this account is only about 6 months old and that my first message with it was only today, but I have been lurking on these forms since 2019 or so, and while I know that’s also a short amount of time, I think I have what is...
  3. How to Build the Fictional Continents Using Our Real Continents

    Presented here is a map of Earth with the fictional continents resurfaced, by the Redditor "Stagman1111": Source From left to right, the presented additional continents are Mu, Atlantis and Lemuria. It's a popular alternate history trope to imagine them being separate continents made...
  4. What if Portugal conquered Morocco?

    Basically Sebastian I of Portugal wanted to conquer Morocco and Christianize it. He invaded under the pretense of supporting the deposed Moroccan sultan, but he failed, and died at the battle of the Three Kings. Sebastian dying without an heir lead to the Iberian Union. So what would have...
  5. Doctor Who: What If Tom Baker Left After Series 17

    Tom Baker is well known for not liking his final season as the Doctor and fighting with the producer at the time, John Nathan-Turner. What If he had decided that series 17 was his final series as the Doctor? Who would replace him? How would he Regenerate? And How would Doctor who be shaped...
  6. Cakebear

    US President Goering?

    Herbert Gerin, 32th President of the United States of America (1953-1965) Let say that like most Joe Steele-like scenarios, Goering’s parents move to America before he was born, he grows on X state and is named Herbert Gerin, fights in WW1 as an Army Soldier, now fill in the blanks. Well...
  7. Alternate Island Africa With Lakes

    Okay, so I found this map of Africa on the Imaginary Maps reddit: ...and I have been picturing an Africa in an alternate Earth where the lands of Turkey, Iran and the Arabian Peninsula never physically existed. Combine all of those features, and how would Africa's landmass be affected...
  8. Višeslav

    WI Reme (Latin capital established by Remus instead of Romulus)

    What do I mean by Reme? Aren't Romulus and Remus mythical? Well, most likely yes, but every myth has a sliver of truth to it. There is a part of the Roman foundation myth regarding the location of the city. Romulus wanted to build it on the more defensively positioned Palatine hill, as he valued...
  9. Rivers and Watersheds Thread

    Robert Szucs, from Birmingham, says he was inspired by 'boring' nature of textbooks to make something exciting. Every river basin is represented by a different colour, which is contrasted with a dark, black background. Could be useful in the BAMing process. Might not work for anyone, but for...
  10. Most irrational and counter intuitive decisions ever made

    To celebrate and remember the chaotic nature of history I would like to have a discussion about all the many times in history that somebody in power made a dumb or irrational decision, and what would have happened if he or she had taken the more rational route. My definition of an irrational...
  11. Farm-Raised Venison and Bison Before the Common Era

    According to The Modern Farmer, people have been farming deer since the 1970s. The link provided also explains the benefits deer farming has over conventional livestock farming. The one fundamental problem I have with this is that they're still farming wild deer. Which means that they are not...
  12. The world without Historiography

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historiography Was the invention/discovery of Historiography ineviteble, just likely or neither? How would a society without Historiography introspect?
  13. Discussion Thread: The Vandal Kingdom

    Introduction This thread is for discussing the Vandal Kingdom and its fate. Why it the kingdoms history became what it was in OTL. Aswell as ATL Vandal kingdom history and the possibilities of the kingdom. You can ask questions, answear questions, propose solutions and explain OTL as you wish...
  14. AHC Soviet survival post the fall of the iron curtain

    Have the Soviet Union survive as a entity in the aftermath of the fall of the iron curtain. In a scenario where eastern european states establish themself independantly from the Soviet Union, aswell as experiences a political shift similar to OTL. The Soviet Union on the otherhand remains...
  15. Chott el Djerid made into a canal or sea

    Chott el Djerid is a salt lake located in present day Tunisia. It's altitude varies between 10 meter above sea level to 25 meter below sea level. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chott_el_Djerid (Below a map of Tunisia) Chott el Djerid is the large blue colored salt lake in the middle of the...
  16. Different Bulgaria, different bulgarians. Discussion Thread

    I am not an expert on the topic and would appreciate if someone with knowledge would comment and inform.;) Thread Topic: Alternate Bulgarian ethnogenesis and effects in post 1900 world From Wikipedia: Later there has been disagreement about who the Bulgars really were. Some say that the...
  17. AHC Independent Fareo islands

    In 1944 the Icelandic Althing dissolve the union between Iceland and Denmark and declared itself a republic. What is the Fareo islands followed suit and declared itself an independant republic. In such a scenario how would the Fareoese declaration be met by the international community? How...
  18. AHC Low Fertility United States

    With a pod in 1900 how can the United States change culturally, economically and politically to have a low fertility rate? Granted that what is high or low fertility is relative and exists in a context. In this thread lets say that low fertility is 1,5 TFR and below. Historically the lowest...
  19. What would a Norwegian conquered England look like compared with the Norman OTL

    Welcome to this thread In 1066 a dispute over who would rule England as king spiraled into war. The contestants were Harald Hardrada of Norway, Harold Godwinson of England and William the Bastard of Normandy. In our world Harold Godwinson first defeated the first challenger Harald Hardrade...
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