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The Bronze is a nightclub in Sunnydale, the fictional setting for the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. As the lead characters of Buffy are in high school during the first three seasons, The Bronze is a coffee bar that hosts live music and serves as a nightclub. While the drinking age in the U.S. is 21), it's generally ignored in the show other than when it's needed as part of the story. There have been a couple of references to underage drinking in the Bronze, and one case where Anya asked for and the bartender kept insisting she provide an ID until she gave up and settled for a Coke. A nightclub (or a dance club in the UK; usually shortened to club in the US) is an entertainment venue which does its primary business after dark. ... Sunnydale, California is the fictional suburban setting for the popular television drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Buffy, the Vampire Slayer is a U.S. television series based on the original script for the 1992 movie of the same name. ... High school, or Secondary school, is the last segment of compulsory education in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan (Republic of China) (only junior high school), the United Kingdom and the United States. ... Many nations have a legal drinking age, or the minimum age one must be to drink alcohol. ... ...

The Bronze seems to have an unlimited refurbishment and furniture-replacement budget and, throughout all seven seasons of Buffy, serves as the venue for most night-time social settings. It does seem to possess a liquor licence, but the main characters are more usually seen drinking cappuccinos; or hot chocolate as can be seen from the episode "Beer Bad", the programme does not encourage drinking. A typical cappuccino with foam. ... Beer Bad is an episode of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer that packs a double moral. ...

That The Bronze plays live music is not only used as a plot device for Oz's band Dingoes Ate My Baby but also as a subtle means for the production team to showcase new bands from the Los Angeles area, as well as more well known artists and bands such as Aimee Mann, Cibo Matto and Nerf Herder. A plot device is a person or an object introduced to a story to affect or advance the plot. ... Daniel Osbourne, referred to exclusively as Oz, is a fictional character in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, played by Seth Green. ... Dingoes Ate My Baby is a fictional band on the show Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish Los Ángeles , meaning the angels), also known as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... Aimee Mann Aimee Mann (born September 8, 1960) is an American rock guitarist, bass player, singer, and songwriter. ... Yuka Honda (left) and Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto Cibo Matto was a New York City-based band formed by Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda in the 1990s. ... Nerf Herder describes itself as a nerd rock band. ...

The Bronze is also the name of an internet forum for fans of the show and of other shows created by Joss Whedon such as Angel and Firefly. It was begun a few months after the show was first aired, and grew to be one of the largest single-show oriented forums on the web. In late 2001, when the WB Network stopped hosting the forums, the majority of users moved to the Bronze:Beta, while the official posting board became a threaded affair hosted by the show's new home, UPN. Despite all three of Whedon's shows having been cancelled, the board remains a thriving community for fans. Gaia Online, the largest English language forum-based community as of April 2005 — powered by a modified version of phpBB. An Internet forum is a web application which provides for discussion, often in conjunction with online communities. ... Joseph Joss Whedon (b. ... Angel was the highly successful spin-off from the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Firefly is a science fiction television series, which was first aired in the United States and Canada on September 20, 2002. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by Viacom Inc. ...

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Phosphor bronze - encyclopedia article about Phosphor bronze. (618 words)
Phosphor bronze is an alloy of copper with 3.5 to 10% of tin and a significant phosphorus content of up to 1%.
Phosphor bronze is used for springs and other applications where resistance to fatigue, wear and chemical corrosion is required.
Bronze is the traditional name for a broad range of alloys of copper.
Bronze - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (827 words)
Bronzes are softer and weaker than steel, and more elastic, though bronze springs are less stiff (and so store less energy) for the same bulk.
Bronze is still widely used today for springs, bearings, bushings and similar fittings, and is particularly common in the bearings of small electric motors.
Bronze is typically 60% copper and 40% tin.
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