All About Styles
NAME: Styles, John Showell Styles
LIVING ARRANGEMENT: Lower deck, Hammock between Matthews and Oldroyd,
FAVORITE PASTIME: Lookin' at wimen, drinkin, gamblin, not necessarily
in that order,...an oh....keepin' chickens, 'specially banties.
FAVORITE BOOK: I 'ad this book once with pictures in it of farm
animals. Can't say what they was doin' though (wink!)
THE BEST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: Sittin' around watchin' Oldroyd
work, catchin' the odd rat in me teeth!
THE WORST FEELING IN THE WORLD IS: Oldroyd tryin' t'cheat me!
It was six! Thank ye Mr. 'Ornblower!
FAVORITE SMELLS: beer, rum, fresh cooked bullock, chicken feathers
WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU THINK WHEN YOU WAKE IN THE MORNING:
Why's it so important to scrub the bleedin' deck and why can't
we eat first?
BATTLE: SCARY OR EXCITING: Excitin! Give a gob somethin t'do 'sides
taken care o'green midshipman that can't even maneuver an anchored
deck, for Christ's sake! It's King George Frog face!!! Let me
at 'em! I'll toss him in the briny deep quicker'n ye can say,
FAVORITE FOODS: I eats most anythin', partial t'chicken and beef
CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA: What's 'at? Some dago delicacy?
STORMS, COOL OR SCARY: Storms! Hell I been through worse than
some pantyassed storms! Ye should 'ave seen the crew I were with
on the First of June!
FAVORITE DRINK: Rum, by jingo! Beer's next, matey! Or, whatever
ye got in the way o'spirits! Even that Frog liverwash!
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT THE WORLD, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
I'd get a bigger share o'prize money! Then, I could go home an'
buy that little farm, raise chickens, get me a woman, in a nice
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ANYTHING ABOUT YOURSELF, WHAT WOULD IT BE:
Change? What's t'change? Gi'me a new shirt mebbe!
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN LOVE: Hmmm. Love. Hmmm. Well, there was
this one lady that caught my eye. American she is, but she ain't
available no more.
IS THE GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL: Gi'me a glass o'anythin'
and I'll drink it! Must be half empty! Fill 'er up agin, mate!
WHAT'S IN YOUR ANXIETY CLOSET: Ain't got no closet. Got a bag
I keeps me spare shirt in.
WHAT'S YOUR LOFTIEST DREAM: Dream? I works to 'ard t'ave dreams.
Can't remember the last time I 'ad a dream. Maybe a nightmare
when I was a lad. There was this bully ya'see, but I fixed 'im!
WHAT'S YOUR WORST NIGHTMARE: Ha! Like I just said, I fixed 'im!
WHAT DO YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOU THAT YOU FEEL THEY DON'T:
I can be nice! Aye. I can be loyal, too, if ye deserve me loyalty.
Of late, I've met a few I could be loyal to, yep, Hornblower and
Pellew, and me mates, Matty especially! Matty is all right, 'e
WHAT OTHER HH CHARACTER WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE ANSWER THIS QUESTIONNAIRE:
Matty and Oldroyd, and poor old Finch God rest 'is soul!