Re: [Ayreton] Re: Ayreton Badge Contest
- I don't think it's a good idea to restrict our non-registered device for a unofficial group to the rules of heraldry just because maybe someday possibly we might want to and be able to form a barony. I even hesitated to bring that up because we specifically DON'T want to take this down that road. (especially for the many reason cited here) What we want here is a banner that we can put up at our event, on the site token, literature, etc.
IF it happens that the banner we vote for is actually valid heraldry, sure, maybe someday possibly if we are able to form a barony we can use it. Otherwise, if and when that time comes, we'll come up with valid heraldry either from scratch or derived from the banner. Doesn't mean we'll have to abandon this banner either.
~Tedesco~On 10/19/06, Rhisiart ap Llywelyn <the_central_scrutinizer@...> wrote:
--- In Ayreton@yahoogroups.com, "Tedesco da Venezia" <tedesco@...>
> One of my thoughts was a variation or use of charges from the
> (4 red stars between two blue bars) or possibly the Illinois flag
> eagle), though I'd be a bit concerned that some in the farther out
> might feel a bit excluded if the Chicago theme were taken too far.
That's a fair enough consideration, and one that I mulled over
earlier. However, I would think that a variation of the Illinois flag
would be a bit over-inclusive. Also, at least the Chicago flag is a
fairly basic design.
I guess a primary consideration before getting to any "nuts and
bolts" issues should be whether the Ayreton badge will be used later
as a Baronial emblem, or is it just going to be an Ayreton badge. If
it is not going to be used for a Baronial badge, then it does free up
certain design ideas that wouldn't, or shouldn't, be considered
However, it is nice to know that I wasn't the only one thinking about
that design... it doesn't make me feel like it was too far out there
as an idea...
-Rhisiart ap Llywelyn
"Sursum ad Summum"
Andre the Giant Has a Posse
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- Sorry, I messed up did not include the reasons for the badges. You are right about the hand under the table and the pizza.The first one celebrates the REAL official animal of the area: the Construction Horse (gold (yellow) horse across a black stripe extending into the distance). Yeah, I know, perspective is right out in heraldry.Oh, a question to all of the fine heralds out there. How is wind depicted in heraldry?-*Angus*-
suzanearley@... wrote:I don't get the first one, but the 'under the table' and the 'pizza on a restaurant table' I dig. :DGhita
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From: "exit104" <exit104@yahoo. com>
> OK, here are some tongue firmly in cheek suggestions.
> Please remeber that I do not have leet Hearldry Skillz. Anything
> that I could not say in blazon-eese is in parens. Real Hearlds
> should feel free to laugh, taunt and correct me.
> Celebrating one of the official animals of the area:
> Argent, on a pile inverted sable a horse statent or.
> Celebrating the political ethics of the area:
> Vert, in pale a table argent a hand fesswise couped or.
> Celebrating one of our favorite cusines:
> Chequy guiles and sable a rondel (divided six ways) or (with a) semi
> of rondels guiles.
> Angus Fraser
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