[Ansteorra] Waterlord progression

Rod Jackson culn97 at yahoo.com
Mon May 26 09:27:44 PDT 2003

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I think just about everything was rained out.  Several merchants washed out of business, several vehicles seriously damaged.  About 10:00 am, I think the event was called because the party atmsophere wouldn't have been quite right with so many people loosing so much.

Is there anything we can to help both the merchants who lost everything, and the populace that lost a lot to recover?

Just a thought,

Your servant,


Bob Dewart <gilli at hot.rr.com> wrote:
Was the archery rained out, or what?

Shoot more arrows. You're bound to hit something.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Harry Bilings"
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2003 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Waterlord progression

> Thanks to A&M this would have been the first Warlord that I could have
> stayed till Mon. How ever my tent leaked through the rain fly and I spent
> Sat. night in my vehicle and left Sun morning about 7:30 so as to have
> to dry out and repair things on Sun and enjoy a Mon holiday. It rains in
> spring in Ansteorra. It can rain a LOT, it rained a LOT Sat. night I do
> know of many places that could hold an event the size of Warlord with all
> the persons that come to it with out some one being in a place that could
> end up under water. Not even the Ravensfort site could put up the number
> participants with out some of them being flooded if we had as much rain as
> fell Sat. night and getting out of Ravensfort could have been a lot more
> "fun".
> If you have a suggestion for an alternate site please put it forward for
> consideration. If one is going to criticize a choice of location please
> an alternate for consideration.
> plachoya
> humble archer
> Ravens Fort Ansteorra
> >At the risk of causing upset or invoking people's ire, I wish to pose a
> >question over the list that ran through my mind repeatedly through
> >>the
> >course of the day as I drained, mopped, and dried my tent. Why is it
> >that we keep holding this events at a site which we know is highly flood
> >prone, not nice to look at, and has huge amounts of mundane traffic
> >running through it? Normally that last bit would not bother me, but we
> >seem to have incidents regularly with the mundanes there. I remember
> >kids going through with air horns, near fights, thefts, and this year
> >there were looters going through when we still had nearly a third of our
> >people on site. I know there are a lot of arguments (even some very good
> >arguments) for this place, but at what point is enough, enough?
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