[Ansteorra] Why aren't we doing this?
ysabeau.lists at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 08:13:08 PDT 2010
Well said! And seconded.
Ysabeau of Prague
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 9:54 AM, Robert Fitzmorgan <fitzmorgan at gmail.com>wrote:
> My enjoyment of an event usually comes from spending time with my
> friends, and doing something that is fun. I usually do not have a "magic
> moment" at an event, and do not require one in order to consider an event a
> success. It's nice when they happen, but not necessary.
> Over the years I have developed a more, or less effective filter for
> modern objects. Just as I can walk through a crowded room and ignore the
> conversations that do not involve me but still hear someone call my name, I
> can walk through an event and catch the parts that interest me and not have
> the mundanities spoil the experience. Most of the time anyway.
> Flash photography has become a part of the experience, and unless some
> one sets a flash off in my face I hardly notice it anymore. I'm more
> distracted by the couple behind me carrying on a conversation. I'm more
> distracted by having cell phones ringing in the middle of court. I'm far
> more distracted by people making up stupid names for mundane items, that
> only serve to attract attention to the item they were trying not to
> I don't want to see rules requiring people to have better armor or
> encampments, as that will raise the bar to entry and cost us new people. I
> do want to see a social environment that encourages people to do the best
> they can with the resources they currently have available.
> Robert Fitzmorgan
> It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because
> do not dare that they are difficult.
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