[Hellsgate] Thoughts on Demo

Tiffany Salling tiffany.a.salling at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 12:47:21 PDT 2012


Helen has a point. I know if we go to the officals of fort hood maybe we
can get something on the books. Good idea to tap into a steady resource
people. And demos are fun way to promote  healthy organizations, that also
offer family as well as single soldiers fun activities.
On Jul 12, 2012 1:32 PM, "SoldierGrrrl" <soldier.grrrl at gmail.com> wrote:

> What about doing something on Hood, even informally?
>
> You're missing out on a HUGE freakin' population at Hood, for Pete's sake.
> Why do I see nothing about that on the list, too?  What demos are planned
> for Hood?  There are over 100k people on Hood and if we could get 1/1000th
> of them to consider the SCA, amazing things would happen.  You're talking a
> fairly young, fit population that might find this history stuff
> interesting.
>
> Yeah, getting on Hood is kinda a pain, but you know, so is driving to an
> event three hours away or getting your oil changed, or getting a yearly
> inspection.
>
> Helene
>
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 12:51 PM, STEPHEN STEGER <knightslament at yahoo.com
> >wrote:
>
> >
> > Ok thank you all so far for the input. I do want to clear two points. 1 I
> > dont intend on anyone outside the group on assisting. its nice if they
> do,
> > but it would be our demo. 2 I was well aware of shadowlands event. I
> > checked their site, nothing but a blurb about it being their birthday,
> and
> > thats on a google calendar. No other info or mention of hosting an event
> on
> > their site.  if their event is one day only like quite a few are, then i
> > dont see  an issue doing a demo the other two days.  Lastly, were
> missing a
> > whole bunch of prospect membership not having anything near temple,
> belton,
> > or salado. A booth at the fair will put over a thousand in foot traffic
> > within sight and sound of someone in garb, not only from our area but
> > across our kingdom, and with some literature we can support the entire
> > kingdom by putting potential members on the path.
> > ------------------------------
> >  On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 8:41 AM CDT John Atkinson wrote:
> >
> >  >I would be very surprised if the nobility blessed off doing a demo
> >  >against a local event. And if I have a choice between a demo and a
> >  >tourney, I'm at the tourney, even if it is a relatively small event.
> >  >As for whether folks would be going to Shadowlands, if you are free
> >  >enough to do a demo, you really ought to go support a local group at
> >  >their local event. Just saying.
> >  >
> >  >Ioannes
> >  >who is just a dumb stick jock who take deCharny seriously
> >  >
> >  >On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:59 AM, <dramascout at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >  >> Not a bad idea. However the point of the shadowlands event was that
> it
> > would draw peerage and royalty away from supporting us and coming to
> lend a
> > hand making our demo that much better. A demo hasent been done for a LONG
> > time and we can use one. However that is not the best date.
> >  >>
> >  >> Lucas
> >  >> Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T
> >  >>
> >  >> -----Original Message-----
> >  >> From: Branden <twobucksanchange at yahoo.com>
> >  >> Sender: hellsgate-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org
> >  >> Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 07:52:52
> >  >> To: Stronghold of Hellsgate<hellsgate at lists.ansteorra.org>
> >  >> Reply-To: Stronghold of Hellsgate <hellsgate at lists.ansteorra.org>
> >  >> Subject: Re: [Hellsgate] Thoughts on Demo
> >  >>
> >  >> it would not be a bad idea but it would take some planning. we could
> > bring it up at the august populace. As for the shadowland event it would
> > depend if anyone was planning on going to it and if enough if the
> populace
> > would agree to pull shifts. I will be at ntc at that time.
> >  >> YIS,
> >  >> Havarr Ericsson
> >  >>
> >  >> John Atkinson <johnmatkinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >  >>
> >  >>I'm all in favor of demo, but clearing the minimum safe distance zone
> >  >>in a state fair is awfully tricky. That's why I would call EOD and
> >  >>have them RSP. .
> >  >>
> >  >>Oh, what? SCA? Demonstration?
> >  >>
> >  >>Damn, I haven't had enough coffee yet.
> >  >>
> >  >>You'd be going up against a Shadowlands event, which is less than two
> >  >>hours away and hence is a local event. Not a good idea.
> >  >>
> >  >>Ioannes
> >  >>
> >  >>On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 4:21 AM, STEPHEN STEGER <
> > knightslament at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >  >>> I have brought this up a few times. Central Texas State Fair is at
> > Bell Co Expo Aug 31-Sept 2nd. I would like to propose this for a
> Sanctioned
> > Demo.Is this a sufficient time frame to get to populace, Barony and Crown
> > if agreed?
> >  >>>
> >  >>> Hours of operation will be Friday 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Saturday -
> > 12:00pm - 12:00 Midnight, Sunday 12:00pm – 11:00pm. Times are subject to
> > change. So we could do shifts and vary between artisans, fighters and
> > perhaps just people in garb doing some q and a
> >  >>>
> >  >>> Here are some links
> >  >>>
> >  >>> http://centraltexasstatefair.com
> >  >>>
> >  >>>
> >
> http://centraltexasstatefair.com/fileserver/files.ashx?t=fg&f=2012%20Booth%20App.%20%20Guide%20Combo.pdf
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