cloved fruit

Phillip Stallcup STALPL at
Wed Feb 5 19:22:37 PST 1997

>  Scientific Placement, Inc.
>  RE>>cloved fruit
> `wolf wrote ...
> no more rude and obnoxious than some the drooling cretin who use's 
> what was once a harmless and fun "tradition" to force their 
> attentions on those who do not desire them.  - in my opinion, it's been
> enough that it's become "tainted", and a object of humor and should fade into
> well-deserved oblivion.
> - While I typically simply watch this sort of discussion, I must interject my
> 2 cents in this case.  On one hand I agree with you and on the other I
> disagree.
> In my time in the SCA, I have seen many sods act exactly like what you
> described, but not even one such case had anything to do with cloved fruit. 
> As you said he had a rep for being a problem.  What he was doing is at
> sexual harrassment and at maximum "assault".
> I don't care who you are or whether you are doing it under the "guise" of a
> game or what. Sexual assault is against the law.  It is not cute or funny and
> we as a group should not put up with it.  
> I applaude you stepping in and helping your friend.  I hope to see this sort
> of intervention more often in both the SCA and in the "mundane" world.  
> However, you can not blame cloved fruit any more for this person's "sick"
> problem than you can blame a woman for wearing "tight" clothing for a
> actions.  
> People (including this guy) must be held accountable for their own actions.
> Stepping down from her "soap-box"
> Crystal Berringer

This just brings up a simple, yet oft overlooked principal

No...means No

Llygoden Llwyd

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