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  • sven gotfriedson
    Jan 25, 2010
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      Was I the CiC for crown??? @#$* I have forgotten.  Someone remind me. It's the Norco I tell ya. No I think I had it covered. DiDn't I??
      <Grin> oww
      Sven




      ________________________________
      From: Glenn Gorsuch <ggorsuch@...>
      To: wkconstabulary@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Mon, January 25, 2010 4:06:45 PM
      Subject: Re: [West Constables] New Constable looking for basic kit suggestions

       
      And I quit the Boy Scouts because they weren't prepared enough for my
      tastes. No joke.

      -G

      On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Glenn Gorsuch <ggorsuch@gmail. com> wrote:

      > Hey, now...
      >
      > Okay, I admit to overpacking for things--it's the sort of person I am. But
      > except for the table/sunshade thing, it really DOES all fit into a single,
      > easily carried small soft briefcase sort of bag with a shoulder strap. In
      > fact, you've probably seen the one I use at events.
      >
      > And every single thing on that list is something I've used, or wished I had
      > to use, on more than one occasion. Yes, even the leash. And yes, truly for
      > local events it's overkill...but my list isn't just for local events. It's
      > also for "Hey, look, I got to Crown early and...what do you MEAN there's no
      > one to run the Gate because the Kingdom Constable decided to experiment with
      > new and exciting ways to disperse motorcycle-caused kinetic energy?" (very,
      > very big grin)
      > Gwyn
      > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 3:41 PM, Ginni Morgan <Ginni.Morgan@ doj.ca.gov>wrote:
      >
      >> Ahhhhh! That explains a lot! Big ;>)
      >>
      >> Gwenhwyfaer
      >>
      >> >>> greg Williams <greg95111@gmail. com> 1/25/10 3:32 PM >>>
      >> Blame Gwyn for it ;-)
      >>
      >> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 3:30 PM, sven gotfriedson <
      >> sven_gotfriedson@ yahoo.com> wrote:
      >>
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > OKAY!!!!! LOL
      >> > As the West Kingdom Constable I would say that's a little crazy for a
      >> small
      >> > event that most constables will need. While all these things would
      >> be great
      >> > to have,
      >> > these things I do believe you need.
      >> > ***SIDE NOTE***
      >> > Seed money should be requested 3 WEEKS in advance. Time is needed to
      >> get
      >> > the requiered signitures on the check.
      >> >
      >> > 3 flat-clip clipboards
      >> >
      >> > 5-10 pens
      >> >
      >> > Extra Waivers (all the diffrent ones)
      >> >
      >> > constable's banner/tablecloth
      >> >
      >> > constable baldric or tabard
      >> >
      >> > sm plastic box to use as a cashbox if there's nothing else to use
      >> >
      >> > bank bag*
      >> >
      >> > folding chair and table.
      >> >
      >> > All these items are a must for any small event. If you are the CiC
      >> > (Constable in Charge at a large event (i.e. principality or Kingdom)
      >> You
      >> > should be able to get most of the rest from your Prospective
      >> Constables. If
      >> > not, let me know. I can get the kingdom's gate stuff to you.
      >> > If you are a Boy scout and have the room for the extra boxes of stuff
      >> go
      >> > for it.
      >> >
      >> > If you have never been a CiC of an event then it's time to get you
      >> > trained. I realize I have a lot of stealth constables out there and
      >> some
      >> > small group constables that have not had this oppertunity. I
      >> > highly encourage you to vollenteer to Co-CIC an event so that you
      >> know what
      >> > all is involved.
      >> > If you are interested please contact me off list. I will put together
      >> a
      >> > list of Constables that would like the training (or just event
      >> constable
      >> > training) and arrange to have you hook up with a senior constable.
      >> > ***SIDE NOTE***
      >> > you NO longer have to be box /exchequer warrented to sit the box
      >> anymore.
      >> > You need only be a paid member and trusted to handle the box.
      >> >
      >> > Thank you Gregor for posting this up. the list is good knowledge.
      >> > YIS
      >> > Sven Gotfriedson
      >> > Constable of the West Kingdom.
      >> >
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > ____________ _________ _________ __
      >> > From: Matthew McMullen
      >> <mcmullen.wiredawg@ gmail.com<mcmullen.wiredawg% 40gmail.com>
      >> > >
      >> > To: wkconstabulary@ yahoogroups. com
      >> <wkconstabulary% 40yahoogroups. com>
      >> > Sent: Mon, January 25, 2010 2:51:48 PM
      >> > Subject: Re: [West Constables] New Constable looking for basic kit
      >> > suggestions
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > Thank you. Now this helps out a lot
      >> >
      >> > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 PM, greg Williams <greg95111@gmail.
      >> com>
      >> > wrote:
      >> >
      >> > > Here's a list that I was forwarded to me by one of my Barony's old
      >> > > constables.
      >> > >
      >> > > *Constable Box Check List*
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 3 flat-clip clipboards, one of distinctly different color so I
      >> can
      >> > > use that for the guest (comp) sign ins. 2 is enough for most
      >> purposes.
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 5-10 pens--cheap, but make sure they write
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 1 roll duct tape
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 1 roll marker tape--you know that neon plastic stuff we use to
      >> mark
      >> > > off areas on site*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 1 piece poster board, folded into quarters (for making signs)*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð small battery-powered LED lantern* (they have a really nice one
      >> at
      >> > > Walmart for $5, it can flash in red also)
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 20 blank multi-signature waivers
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 10 blank multi-minor waivers
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 5 minor medical auths
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 6-8 8.5x11" manilla envelopes--for full waivers/collection of
      >> money
      >> > >
      >> > > ð magic marker*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð staple gun*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð constable's banner/tablecloth
      >> > >
      >> > > ð constable baldric or tabard
      >> > >
      >> > > ð flashlight or two
      >> > >
      >> > > ð flashing warning lights
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 2 family channel 2-mile radios*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð Hastings' Lock*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð sunscreen
      >> > >
      >> > > ð folding hat*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð t-tunic*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð rain poncho*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð sm plastic box to use as a cashbox if there's nothing else to
      >> use
      >> > >
      >> > > ð bank bag*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð notepad
      >> > >
      >> > > ð pad of post-it notes
      >> > >
      >> > > ð 20 or so feet of strong cord
      >> >
      >> >
      >> > > ð dog leash*
      >> > >
      >> > > ð grocery bag to use for trash at the gate
      >> > >
      >> > > ð small steel flask of mead* (no, I'm not kidding, but it's
      >> really,
      >> > > really optional--for when you get OFF gate)
      >> > >
      >> > > ð folding chair and table**
      >> > >
      >> > > ð cashbox**
      >> > >
      >> > > ð Sunshade**
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > * I consider these optional, but handy especially at larger or
      >> overnight
      >> > > events. The garb is if I happen to roll onto site and find out for
      >> > > whatever
      >> > > reason "I'm it."
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > **Not in the bag, but you need it for the gate
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > Seed money for the gate should be arranged at least two weeks in
      >> advance.
      >> > > Oh, and if you're going to run the Gate, don't depend on waivers in
      >> the
      >> > > bag,
      >> > > make them fresh. The ones in the bag are for emergencies, like
      >> running
      >> > > out,
      >> > > or finding that whoever the C-in-C is has dropped the ball
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:19 PM, Matthew McMullen <
      >> > > mcmullen.wiredawg@ gmail.com> wrote:
      >> > >
      >> > > > Sir,
      >> > > >
      >> > > > I was wondering if there is an electronic version of the Kit. Or
      >> a
      >> > > website
      >> > > > that I can find this info out? I am the constable for thye
      >> Mountains
      >> > Gate
      >> > > > Shire. Due to schedule conflicts and lack of funds I haven't been
      >> able
      >> > to
      >> > > do
      >> > > > anything in this position as of yet.
      >> > > >
      >> > > > Any help would be appreciated!
      >> > > >
      >> > > > Matthew McMullen
      >> > > > Mathias da Short
      >> > > >
      >> > > > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 11:51 AM, greg Williams <greg95111@gmail.
      >> com
      >> > > >wrote:
      >> > > >
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> Greetings Folks,
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> I'm the incoming constable for Rivenoak and one of my first
      >> duties is
      >> > > >> to create a "Constable Kit" for the office. I've got the
      >> various
      >> > > >> waivers, clip boards, pens, ect. but I was wondering what sort
      >> of
      >> > > >> "tricks of the trade" other constable might have that I should
      >> > > >> include.
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> Thanks for the assist,
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> Gregor Arthurson
      >> > > >> Constable Rivenoak.
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> --
      >> > > >> When you find yourself in the company of a halfling and an
      >> > > >> ill-tempered Dragon, remember, you do not have to outrun the
      >> Dragon...
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> Veni Vidi Castratavi Illegitimos
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> The Dreaded Blog - http://parrottude. blogspot. com/
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >> SCA Photo Pages -
      >> > > >> http://amberandgreg sscaphotos. shutterfly. com/
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >>
      >> > > >
      >> > > >
      >> > >
      >> > >
      >> > > --
      >> > > When you find yourself in the company of a halfling and an
      >> ill-tempered
      >> > > Dragon, remember, you do not have to outrun the Dragon...
      >> > >
      >> > > Veni Vidi Castratavi Illegitimos
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      >> > > The Dreaded Blog - http://parrottude. blogspot. com/
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      >> > > SCA Photo Pages -
      >> > > http://amberandgreg sscaphotos. shutterfly. com/
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      >> --
      >> When you find yourself in the company of a halfling and an
      >> ill-tempered
      >> Dragon, remember, you do not have to outrun the Dragon...
      >>
      >> Veni Vidi Castratavi Illegitimos
      >>
      >> The Dreaded Blog - http://parrottude. blogspot. com/
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      >> SCA Photo Pages -
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