ANST - "Newbie"
Mitchell, Paul T
MTCHPTAA at SMTPGATE.lmtas.lmco.com
Mon Aug 4 10:23:00 PDT 1997
Sir G. here!
Lyonel wrote (in part):
>I say we call them "players with less experience than ourselves" or
>who have attended less than two events" or "players who want help with
>aspects of assimilation into the SCA." Better still, meet them and
>their names. In discussion of the problem of assimilating inexperienced
>players into a group, I've referred to folks I haven't yet met as
>"newcomers," but I don't want to apply such terms to individuals.
>like that have a tendency to stick.
Perhaps I am misunderstanding, but it seems Lyonel is saying it's OK to
"newcomers" when referring to a group, but that such a term shouldn't be
applied to individuals.
Accepting this, isn't it OK to apply the term "newbies" to a group, as
did in his original post?
- Sir G.
(the second of Ansteorra's five "Sir G."s)
(six, if you count Sir Geoffrey the Peasant Knight)
pmitchel at flash.net
paul.t.mitchell at lmco.com
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