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Re: Awards and Stuff

Poster: Heather Swann <swannh@psi.com>

>> >> Local service is useful and laudable.  But again I ask, why a Golden
>> >> Dolphin?  That is not the only way to recognize and encourage service.
>> >
>> >Examples of alternative methods, please?
>> AoA's...then Court Baronies.....um...I think that's it.....oh, Grants of
>> Arms...I think that's it.  At least nothing else comes to mind.
>How about "Thank You Very Much?"
>We have a huge variety of methods of recognizing and encouraging service.
>How about saying "Thank You?"  
>The Kingdom Orders are a hammer of a certain size.  The Peerage Orders are
>a much larger hammer.  Just because we have these two sizes of hammers,
>nobody should interpret everything out there as a nail.  Use your
>imagination, look inside your toolbox.
>Awards are useful.  Don't let their existence cripple your ability to
>think of ways to say thank you. 
>Dafydd ap Gwystl
I was taking the saying of "Thank you" as a given.  I recognize that one
can say 'thank you' and I try to say it as often as possible, for one
thing, it's just basic courtesy.  And it's not said nearly enough, at least
in this Kingdom, as far as I can see.  Granted, your mileage may vary.

We were speaking in terms of awards.

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