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Re: Modern Personal Conveniences
Poster: "N. C. Honeycutt" <email@example.com>
(emma banging on the table with her new 2.5 beers mug)
Barkeep! Hey Barkeep! I wanna buy those lords a beer. Yep, them.
Those fellas right over there (pointing toward Edward and Luther)
They obliviously have wlonkin' good sense. Something which may or may
not be abundant in Known World today.
In all seriousness... I do believe that unperiod glasses are the least
of our auth. worries. I rarly see eyeglasses... I just over look them.
I do the samething with braces, crutches, casts, etc. What I have
trouble over looking is uncovered coolers, coleman lanterns, pop
bottles, video games, well this list could go on and on. If someone is
making a reasonable effort cut them some slack. Most of us don't just
"do" the SCA.
As a newbie victim of the period police I was hurt and insulted. Then I
got mad. If my garb isn't correct or my cup bothers you, help me make
more and give me new one. We loose good people because of the Period
Police. I make it my personal <evil grin> misson in scadian life to
protect newbies from the so called "period police". NO ONE SHOULD EVER
FEEL UNWELCOME, OUT OF PLACE OR UNWANTED BECAUSE THEY CAN'T DRESS IN A
CERTAIN MANNER. <oh my lord, was I shouting? oopsie.>
I'm going to hush now before I need a beer and a smoke ( and I don't
Emma (i was bitter for a while, but i'm over that now :P) Lawles
> Poster: WzrdKing@aol.com
> Milord Edward,
> You wrote:
> I have said many times before, and will continue to say: THIS IS A GAME.
> (Deletion) The SCA was _NOT_ founded on the
> principles of TRUE MEDIEVAL RECREATION. It was based on trying to embody
> those ideals (honour, chivalry, courtesy) and ceremonies which are _worth_
> All that I can say in reply is thank you! thank you! thank you! It is a
> game that seems to be troubled by the same "My way or get away," mentality
> which has swept this country, and it truly saddens me. I wish that I had been
> able to cross the continent in 1967 and join the SCA when everyone still
> agreed that it was supposed to be fun. I first read about it in 1971, (my
> father sent me a newspaper article while I was away at college,) but try as I
> might, I could find no way to get anybody's address to join. Ahh well, I was
> late getting into the Beatles too, I finally grew to appreciate them bigtime
> in 68 and by 69 they were gone. Maybe such is my lot in life...
> Yrs in gratitude,
> Liuther map Conan
> PS, I for one would gladly bring back hobbits in exchange for removing the
> authenticity police. I'd rather not have hobbits mind you, but I think on the
> whole they tended to be more agreeable to be around.
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