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  • Ken & Brenda Gant
    Greetings to the Lists, I am forwarding this missive which I received in the hopes that someone might be able to help Lady Bridget and Lord Kuma to locate this
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 22, 2001
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      Greetings to the Lists,

      I am forwarding this missive which I received in the hopes that someone
      might be able to help Lady Bridget and Lord Kuma to locate this equipment.
      Please read their missive below.

      In Service,
      Mistress Brenna
      A very tired Co-Main Autocrat
      Estrella XVII

      ----- Original Message -----

      > Lord Kuma and I were honored to be able to run the Youth Boffer Melees on
      > Saturday afternoon of Estrella War. We counted 35 kids were able to play
      at
      > a time in the war melees; our Kinddom and Baronial armor and equipment was
      > augmented by a number of the children who brought their own. The numbers
      of
      > those who could play at any one time were only limited by the quantity of
      > armor we had on hand. We estimate that about 100 children were able to
      play
      > during the 2.5 hours the melee lasted. Much fun was had by all, and we
      were
      > glad to be able to share this growing enthusiasm for Boffers with children
      > of other Kingdoms
      >
      > A sad note is that when the melee was over and we sorted out the armor and
      > equipment into its respective Kingdom and Baronial armor bags, one
      complete
      > set from the Barony of Altavia was missing. A Black youth hockey helmet,
      > knee & elbow pads (like skateboarders use), a custom-made leather neck
      > gorget and groin protection. Most are marked with the Green & White &
      Black
      > of Altavia. It appears that the complete set of armor just walked off the
      > field. The value of each set of armor is about $120, plus labor to make
      the
      > leather pieces.
      >
      > We inquired several times through the rest of the war at the Constables
      > headquarters, hoping the missing armor would show up. But alas, not.
      >
      > Could you please check the Lost&Found again to see if it perhaps was
      > returned, or located in the site clean-up?
      >
      > Could you please ask your populous if they would be so kind to check their
      > own equipment to see if perhaps the armor mistakenly got brought home. See
      > the CAID Youth Boffer Tournaments website for samples of the armor that we
      > use. http://www.blazingsword.com/boffer/index.html
      >
      > Feel free to forward this plea to other kingdoms. We very much appreciate
      > your help in this.
      >
      > I thank you in advance for your time and help,
      > Lady Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
      > Deputy for Boffers, Barony of the Angels
      > Deputy to the Minister for Boffers, Lord Bjorn of the Kuma
      > Kingdom of CAID
      >
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