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FORKNI-L Digest - 8 Jun 2001 to 9 Jun 2001 (#2001-182)

Sat, 9 Jun 2001

There are 16 messages totalling 450 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. WAR: Picking a faction
  2. Vampire Olympics (3)
  3. War: die-hard/independent group? (3)
  4. WAR:  Picking a Faction
  5. Cousins
  6. FK Tapes and the Hollywood 10
  7. Vaqueros/Vaqueras: Call to Arms
  8. WAR: Brief History
  9. War:  How to relate a post to the premise
 10. Fanfic question: Nick's fire (2)
 11. KickStart The Knight 8th Auction has begun!


Date:    Fri, 8 Jun 2001 16:48:24 -0700
From:    Cloud <clouddancer@h.......>
Subject: Re: WAR: Picking a faction

> Della wrote:
> What was the premise of War 10?  Is the war up anywhere?

War 10 is located at:

Cloud         <clouddancer@h.......>
Vaquera, Incarnate, Lonely Heart & closet Night Haven


Date:    Fri, 8 Jun 2001 20:12:27 -0000
From:    Barbara Vainio <bevainio@w.......>
Subject: Re: Vampire Olympics

Laudon wrote:
> LaCroix grooms Nick to become the vampire middle weight
> boxing champion, his moniker: Kid Angst.  Nick in satin
> boxing trunks!
Given Nick's sword fight in "Blood Money" I think he'd do quite well in the
fencing competitions.  Of course, the mask would hide those beautiful blue
eyes, but fencing attire is *quite* form fitting :-)

Janette could compete quite well in the equestrian events.  She would make a
very elegant figure in the dressage ring.

Perhaps LaCroix could compete in Greco-Roman wrestling.  He probably had a
lot of training during his childhood in Rome.

An off-topic comment: isn't it interesting how many Olympic events are based
on skills old enough for the FK vampires to have done them as part of their
everyday lives in previous centuries?



Date:    Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:47:47 -0600
From:    Laura R <larug@e.......>
Subject: War: die-hard/independent group?

is there a formal list/loop for Die-Hards/independents for War 11?

If there is sign me up.

Do to my work schedule I won't be able to play much, but I do want to
be able to play.
Laura Ruggiero  <larug@e.......> <SCA name: Thalia Lavalle>
<AIM ID: larug67>
"percussive maintenance":  the fine art of whacking a device to get it working


Date:    Fri, 8 Jun 2001 19:41:47 -0700
From:    "K. C. Smith" <tigrlady2u@j.......>
Subject: Re: WAR:  Picking a Faction

 Whose in charge of the Nick/Natpack?
 Is the Nick/Natpack playing this time?

KC Smith
Nick/Natpacker with Dark Knightie tendencies.
"I've never met a chocolate I didn't like."
"Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell."


Date:    Fri, 8 Jun 2001 23:38:59 -0400
From:    Brenda Bell <webwarren@e.......>
Subject: Re: War: die-hard/independent group?

At 07:47 PM 6/8/2001 -0600, Laura Ruggiero wrote:

>is there a formal list/loop for Die-Hards/independents for War 11?
>If there is sign me up.

This brings a question to mind I've been meaning to ask the Warmistress for
a couple of days...

In the original post, Gwyneth states:

>Independents should play as Diehards

Umm... am I misunderstanding something here? I was under the impression
that Die-Hard is a specific faction of people who didn't want to choose to
support one character (or relationship) over the others, and Independents
are people who want to War, but who don't wish to play with any specific
faction (of which Die-Hards are one).

Gwyneth, is your meaning that Independents (factionless participants) as
such will not be allowed in this War?

Brenda F. Bell   webwarren@e.......   /nick TMana     IM: n2kye
Arctophile, computer addict, TREKker, stealth photographer...
         UA, PoCBS, FKPagan; Neon-Green GlowWorm
HugMistress of the Ger Bear Project https://members.tripod.com/~TMana/
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Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 07:53:11 EDT
From:    Gwyneth Meirionfa <FKWarmistress@a.......>
Subject: Re: War: die-hard/independent group?

Independents should play as DieHards in war XI. The DieHards are meant to be
an all-encompassing group for those that don't want to choose a particular
faction, which is appropriate for independent players.

Factionless participants may only play in the war as DieHards. Those who are
uncomfortable with this, please contact me privately.

Gwyneth Meirionfa
FK War XI Warmistress


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 10:24:36 EDT
From:    Stan Williams <Ipecac69@a.......>
Subject: Cousins


I reach out to you across the miles. Please contact me, privately, as I am
afraid I have lost my connections to you.

yours and His,

Cousin Stan


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:26:54 -0000
From:    Susan Mutton <susan_mutton@h.......>
Subject: Re: FK Tapes and the Hollywood 10

Oh how I agree.  Come on Everybody lets go run Sony.  That should stand them
on their ears.  Imagine Video tapes/DVD and other peoples tastes catered
for.  I watch a program on a German station that they own somewhere deep
down.  Its very popular they have pulled the same stunts.  Got rid of the
original in this case FK which was replaced by Angel I think.  The German
station they got rid of the original actor and dog (It is a dog program
really) Kommissar Rex for anyone curious he is so popular is Austria and
Germany replaced both with younger now they are going to possibly replace
the actor again not much news about the dog.

Video tapes are difficult I am hopefully getting some from Amazon Germany
someone helped me with the shopping but Rex is being watched in Greece,
Italy, New Zealand and loads of other places.

Typical Sony really.  Rex fans are really upset but the same as Forever
Knight are Sony interested I leave the answer to your imagination.  Sue.


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:29:13 -0000
From:    Susan Mutton <susan_mutton@h.......>
Subject: Re: Vampire Olympics

Describe trunks long or short leg what colour.  You are naughty.  Sue.


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:33:17 -0000
From:    Susan Mutton <susan_mutton@h.......>
Subject: Re: Vampire Olympics

I am visualizing Nick biting the rubber suit and the following uproar.  I
think the Trunks were ok but I am not sure about rubber suits is that
getting kinky.  Sue.


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 11:46:54 -0500
From:    Felicia Olivier <clio3@m.......>
Subject: Vaqueros/Vaqueras: Call to Arms

            I'm posting this on the main list so that I don't miss
anyone who may be interested :)

        Do you love leather?  Do motorcycles get your heart racing?  Are
you quite fond of old, abandoned churches, complete with cobwebs,
candles, and dust?  Are you too lazy to even answer these questions?  If
so, then we've got the faction for you!  The Vaqueros/Vaqueras are the
faction dedicated to the one and only Javier Vachon, the former Spanish
conquistador and current 'Slacker Supreme.'  If you'd like to play with
a very fun-loving faction (read: mayhem will surely ensue), we'd love to
have you!  Contact me for more information :)

Felicia <clio3@m.......> AIM: thirdclio  MSN: felicia_olivier
Proud Vaquera War Vet looking forward to War 11.
"We're fightin' for the gods of war but what the hell we fightin' for?"
--Def Leppard
Duh, Javs of course!


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:56:23 -0000
From:    Susan Mutton <susan_mutton@h.......>
Subject: Re: WAR: Brief History

I know your letter was information for the war but as a UKer who came the
Forever Knight say 18mths after you it was very interesting to see how the
groups came about.  Sue.


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 11:37:35 -0700
From:    Lisa McDavid <cecily1349@y.......>
Subject: War:  How to relate a post to the premise

I'm not the WM nor do I have inside info on this point.

But, I do know that a lot of the best posts over the years have
been saves and rationalizations. That's all relating to the
premise would really be.

In one war I thought I was a cat and behaved like one. This was
because I'd had a whack on the head while sneaking into CERK (I
was an Indpendent at the time) to release the pink rats. I was
using them for a diversion as I tried to get what I thought were
Nat's notes.

Everything else I was in flowed from this. The thread came back
into relationship with the premise when a computer disk I was
batting around turned out to have what might be the notes on it.

Actually they were notes on an attempt to develop a
super-rograine for LC, but my point is that the subplot was
thereby related to the premise.

Here's how it might work in this war. A faction of Commissioner
Vetter fans and a faction of Tracy's Mother's fans (neither
faction really exists) have a street rumble. While being booked
at the precinct, something happens that makes them think they
know the solution to the premise. It may be a red herring or the
WM might decide to use it. But it allows for the rumble and
still relates it to the main war.

Here's an example of something that would not be related. A
faction of Stonetree fans (doesn't exist) shows up at
Stonetree's precinct and spends the entire war telling stories
about scorpions. Then they go home. There's no relationship to
the premise.

As for meeting other fans, believe me, the amount of backstage
coordination required will definitely take meeting and talking
offlist. Trust me! Then you will find that someone's post gives
you an idea, so that will be more meeting.

It'll all work out. I'm sure.



Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 14:56:29 EDT
From:    Marel Darby <Frostsaint2@a.......>
Subject: Fanfic question: Nick's fire

Amidst this war discussion, I hate to ask such a mundane
question, but what sort of fire does Nick have in the loft? Is it one
of artificial logs ingnited by a remote, or does that come from fanfic?



Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 15:34:26 -0400
From:    "Anita K. Blake" <AKBlake@l.......>
Subject: Re: Fanfic question: Nick's fire

<<what sort of fire does Nick have in the loft? Is it one of artificial logs
ingnited by a remote, or does that come from fanfic?>>

I believe that it is a gas fireplace with artificial logs (most likely lava
stone) that is ignited by a remote. I seem to remember seeing it from the
show. I hope I helped a little!


AKBlake@l.......  ~  http://x-menfanfic.50megs.com  ~
http://uhjfc.50megs.com  ~  http://fkfanfic2.50megs.com


Date:    Sat, 9 Jun 2001 16:46:55 EDT
From:    SField8067@a.......
Subject: KickStart The Knight 8th Auction has begun!

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