Re: [SCA Newcomers] RE: The Don't Speech.
- There are very few hard and fast rules in the SCA. The rest is
culture such as the wearing of red, green, yellow and in some kingdoms
The "Don't Speech" is just a general guideline for folks. Its helpful
and useful but not 100% all the time applicable. As for being afraid
someone else will "take" your name... I wouldn't worry were I you
unless of course you picking a name that could be fairly common. If
you want to register and are CERTAIN of your research and choice by
all means register. I can not tell you how many Heralds you'll make
happy by doing so. :-)
The point of the Don't Speech is to give yourself, as a newcomer, the
time to experience life in the SCA so that can become certain of what
you want. Indeed it is much better than having a crush on what you
want and that fading away rather quickly and then getting "stuck" with
Have fun and enjoy your time in the SCA.
Ian the Green
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Briana Delaney"
> Already HAVE been researching. Yes the name is period! My local herald
> helped me on the first name, and I found the information independently
> on the last.