[Hellsgate] Sunday Fighter Practice

Liam Gordon cenliamgordon2005 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 18:48:15 PST 2011

Who are you and what did you do with Lucas?

Speaking of banners.  Mel, could you and Timur bring the Hellsgate Banner
with y'all to war so that we may utilize that in the Ansteorra Royal Tent as
a decoration?
There was a call a few days ago on the Ansteorran list for group banners for
this purpose.

Thank you,


On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:47 AM, ruizhorde at yahoo.com <ruizhorde at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Matt I am shocked.....you ramble!!!!! ; )
> I will try to remember to bring out banners however I am mourning my
> sugarplate subtley that just cracked and died. At least sugar plate with a
> little water can be brought back to life.
> Mel
> Good Cookies Come When They Are Called!
> Snoopy
>  On Mar 5, 2011, at 9:04 PM, Matthew Scholten <dramascout at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> Helana I am POSATIVE there are fighters on base. When I was on riley there
> were at least 5 of us and riley is a SMALL post. I am not sure if actual
> practice on post is going to attract them however getting the information to
> them is important. I can recall it took me almost 3 months to find the old
> group here and when I was in Iraq I found out it was dissolved I never did
> find it again until I got back.  I was also thinking today about a few
> things. We need to show passers buy something to grab there eye. I remember
> a few weeks ago Mistress Mel dropped the gauntlet challenging every one to
> make a banner, there were A LOT at practice that week but that was only one
> week then they were gone BRING THEM BACK!!! I also recommend a few people
> come in garb and some in “civis” to practice. If we are a group recreating
> the middle ages but the only “garb” is armor and at times armor one would
> never wear to an event outside of a sir coat. A thing I learned
> in the army assignment that may not be mentioned for Grim and I may go into
> convulsions. (sorry Ioannes we will pray for your soul) was that people wont
> talk to you the first time or two they see you but they will become
> comfortable with you after a few times. Ok I am rambling again. I will be
> out tomorrow and we can all talk about this some more thare as well as swing
> some sticks around. I am not sure if I will suit up or not due to the back
> but I will have it with me.
> Toodles,
> Lucas De Argent
> --- On Sat, 3/5/11, SoldierGrrrl <soldier.grrrl at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: SoldierGrrrl <soldier.grrrl at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Hellsgate] Sunday Fighter Practice
> To: "Stronghold of Hellsgate" <hellsgate at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Date: Saturday, March 5, 2011, 1:05 PM
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 7:24 PM, Chris
> Zakes <dontivar at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> On the other paw, the more connections you make with
> the folks in Bryn
> Gwlad, the greater the chances of getting them to come
> up and help out. It's
> an unfortunate truism in the SCA that travelling to a
> new or out-of-the-way
> group is perceived as "uphill, through the snow" by
> many people (even though
> travel *from* that area is somehow not seen as a
> hardship.) This is lessened
> quite a bit if the visitor thinks of it as "going to
> see that nice new
> fighter I met at practice last month" rather than just
> dropping in on a
> random fighter practice.
> Instead of doing a once-a-month attendance at the
> Sunday archery/fighter
> practice in Bryn Gwlad, would it be feasible to have
> a
> once-every-other-month attendance and on the alternate
> months make a big
> push to have the folks from Bryn Gwlad come up to
> Hellsgate for fighter
> practice? (Presuming my goofy work schedule
> cooperates,*I'd* be willing to
> come up.)
>        -Tivar Moondragon
> I think this is a great idea.  Also, we might want to
> think about a
> weeknight FP on Ft. Hood, so that we can draw more soldiers
> in.  Yes, we
> have GOT to have the support of our amazing civilians, but
> we need to
> attract the soldiers too.
> Here's what I'm proposing:
> Every other month, make a Stronghold push to be at a Sunday
> BG practice.
> Then, while we're there, try to get some BG fighters to
> commit to being at
> our practice every other month.  Make it a BIG
> deal.  (I'm totally stealing
> Sir Deitreich's idea here...)  See if we can't get the
> B&B up here, do it up
> big.  Put on a nice lunch, maybe, if there's anything
> we can do a court
> for...play it up huge!  We did a big push to have
> banners and whatnot at one
> FP and it looked great!  Let's try that?
> Once or twice a month, have an on-post fighter
> practice.  There are enough
> folks that work on Ft Hood that can maybe stay or come back
> to whack each
> other with sticks and show the soldiers that we play
> armored rugby.  :-).
> I'm sure we can have a few folks there with flyers and the
> Hospitaller's
> contact information.  I think we'll have better luck
> attracting the single
> soldiers that way, since a lot of them don't come to the
> park on Sunday.  I
> know we'll bump against the Social but I think it's pretty
> vital that we
> start getting noticed on Hood.  After all, we are
> affiliated as a
> Stronghold, and while our civilians are our backbone, we
> need to get some
> military folks bitten by the SCA bug.
> In service to my country, Stronghold and Crown,
> Helene
> --
> "Whatever their fond sentiments for men and women in
> uniform, for most
> Americans the war remains an abstraction – a distant and
> unpleasant series
> of news items that do not affect them personally."- Robert
> Gates, Secretary
> of Defense.
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