Difference between revisions of "Period by consensus"

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Generally, only items considered [[period]] are really accepted at [[SCA]] [[events]]. A few (really useful) items are considered to be "in period by consensus" due to the fact that their omission would make life much more difficult and less fun. Items like this include:
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Generally, only items considered [[period]] are really accepted at [[SCA]] [[events]]. A few (really useful) items are considered by some to be "in period by consensus" due to the fact that their omission would make life much more difficult and less fun. Items like this may include:
 
* [[duct tape]]
 
* [[duct tape]]
 
* [[coffee]] (for non eastern personas)
 
* [[coffee]] (for non eastern personas)
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In [[Ealdormere]], several items, including [[chocolate]] and [[coffee]] have been declared '''legally period''', a formal declaration that they are period by consensus.
 
In [[Ealdormere]], several items, including [[chocolate]] and [[coffee]] have been declared '''legally period''', a formal declaration that they are period by consensus.
  
 
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Many (most?) places simply acknowledge that the items are [[out of period]] but use them anyway.  In fact, marking them as "period by consensus" simply highlights their [[OOP]] nature and makes it harder to ignore them.
  
 
[[category:SCAism]]
 
[[category:SCAism]]
 
[[Category:artefact (modern)]]
 
[[Category:artefact (modern)]]

Revision as of 22:27, 19 October 2006

Generally, only items considered period are really accepted at SCA events. A few (really useful) items are considered by some to be "in period by consensus" due to the fact that their omission would make life much more difficult and less fun. Items like this may include:

and many others.

In Ealdormere, several items, including chocolate and coffee have been declared legally period, a formal declaration that they are period by consensus.

Many (most?) places simply acknowledge that the items are out of period but use them anyway. In fact, marking them as "period by consensus" simply highlights their OOP nature and makes it harder to ignore them.