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Re: MR: Disc: Pay-to-Fight
Poster: "Chuck Graves" <email@example.com>
Ld. Erich von Kleinfeld wrote:
>As I understood it at the time, the rationale for Atlantia's retention of
>pay-to-fight after the Society's repeal thereof went somewhat along these
-- SCA Inc. introduced pay-to-fight and added the waiver to the membership
-- SCA now had a national waiver file, supplanting the existing kingdom
-- SCA Inc. repealed pay-to-fight, with the proviso that kingdoms who dropped
it had to resume maintaining waiver files.
-- Our (at the time) KMOL preferred keeping pay-to-fight over keeping waiver
files for nonmembers.
-- Therefore, Atlantia kept pay-to-fight.
An interesting scenario, if true--and disturbing. I would be interested in
knowing if the 4th item (i.e., keeping our own waiver files) is true--and how
much more work it would entail for the current KMOL.
Aside from that, I enthusiastically support REVOKING pay-to-fight in Atlantia.
Quite frankly, it makes martial training of a new recruit illegal. No
membership, no training. I support His Highness' call to maintain your
membership--this supports the whole organization. However, the law itself makes
training untenable--especially, in college environs.
I am personally tired of training someone as a "member"--wink, wink, nudge,
nudge, say no more. This is certainly the place to "return to the old ways".
Please, Your Majesty and Your Highness. Reconsider. Unbind your marshalls'
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