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Scroll idea

Poster: Logan and Arielle <logan123@charlotte.infi.net>

We just got this email and I wanted to see (only for a very SHORT time 
what the rest of you thought about the idea.

TRM Logan & Arielle

         Re: Scroll Appreciation! 
         Wed, 18 Dec 1996 02:25:17 +0000 
         TRM Logan & Arielle <logan123@charlotte.infi.net>

Unter their Most Gracious Majesties Logan and Arielle, King and Queen of

Your Majesties -

The following was gleaned from the Eastrealm post.  The writer, Mistress
Orianna, is the current Seneschale of the Principality of AEthelmaerc.  I
think the idea presented here is a very interesting one, worthy of

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>From: Orilee_J_Ireland-Delfs@wb.xerox.com (Ireland-Delfs,Orilee J)
>To: sca-east@facteur.std.com
>Sender: sca-east-approval@world.std.com
>Reply-To: sca-east@world.std.com
>Subject: Re: Scroll Appreciation!
>Date: Tue, 17 Dec 96 20:22:30 +0000
>-Poster: Orilee_J_Ireland-Delfs@wb.xerox.com (Ireland-Delfs,Orilee J)
>We have been trying to do this in AEthelmearc with some success.
> Either the Royalty keep the scrolls or it is announced in court that
> recipients of scrolls are asked to deliver their scrolls to a selected
> spot where they are put on display for a period of time after court.
>Obviously, this only works if there is time after court to do so!  But,
> since our latest Royalty have been making a habit of having court
> before dinner, the scrolls are then displayed during dinner and the
> recipients can then collect them later.
>From: sca-east-approval@world.std.com
>To: sca-east@world.std.com
>Cc: sca-east@world.std.com
>Subject: Re: Scroll Appreciation!
>Date: Tuesday, December 17, 1996 11:01AM
>-Poster: "Household Account" <wyvern@megahits.com>
>> -Poster: bnostran@lynx.neu.edu (Barbara Nostrand)
>> As an occasional scrivener of scrolls I must say that I enjoy scroll
> aclimation
>> as much as anyone.  However, I do not think that ritualized "oo, ahhh, oohhh"
>> accomplishes this.  It is much better for the recipient to be appropriately
>Heartily agreed, Solveig!
>I've often regretted the lack of opportunity to view the scribes' art
>more closely.  Too often scrolls are held aloft for a moment in court
>and then disappear forever down the aisle clutched by their
>bedazzled recipient -- never to be seen again except by a few lucky
>friends who'll see them framed on a wall at home...
>Perhaps it would be a good idea to encourage the display of scrolls
>presented during court at a _safe_  protected location afterwards so
>that the populace can review and appreciate the scribes' artwork.
>This could even be accomplished by the Royalty by showing the scrolls
>in court but not actually handing it to the shocked recipient (who must
>often guard it precariously while fending off well ment but potentially
>disasterous congratulations).   The scrolls would then be displayed
>after court and picked up in a more orderly (and protected) fashion
>by their new owners.
>Just my two farthings...
>Lord Macsen ap Rhys of Wyvernhall, GMB (macsen@wyvernhall.com)
>Archer, Herald, Chirurgeon, Bowman's Rest, BBM, EK

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