gyre wrote:I carried an unsheathed longsword in D.C. once.
I think they have fairly strict rules about that.
dragonfly Jafe wrote:...many things are "allowed" in the context of Burningman that are illegal in the main world (nudity,flame throwing piles of junk). As long as you are using it in context, and not threatening anyone or acting unstable or obviously on drugs, there shouldn't be a problem. We had 4 dress sabers for our wedding honor guard last year and walked down the streets in a parade with our swords drawn in a salute for some distance with no issues (right past some BLM Rangers). Of course, we were in dress uniforms and had a marching band along...with a flame throwing green penis carrying the wedding party!
theCryptofishist wrote:"Peace Tied." Is this really a catagory that we could expect Washoe County Sheriffs to be up on? My guess is that it's a SCA thing that got put into some high fantasy novels, not something that exists in any legal sense.
Ugly Dougly wrote:theCryptofishist wrote:"Peace Tied." Is this really a catagory that we could expect Washoe County Sheriffs to be up on? My guess is that it's a SCA thing that got put into some high fantasy novels, not something that exists in any legal sense.
Possibly Ren Faires and Sci-Fi conventions had it first, but 'tis neither hither nor thither.
Lots of things on the playa evolve not in a strictly legal sense. It's supposed to be a society re-thought.
Maybe we can educate the LEOs.
& for the record, our Wolfe was not "running around". He is an experienced and responsible swordsman. (Probably at least as much so as your honor guard.)
Gisli Sursson's Saga wrote:..og sprettir friÃ°bÃ¶ndunum og bregÃ°ur sverÃ°inu . Og er Ãžorkell sÃ¡ Ã¾aÃ° Ã¾Ã¡ mÃ¦lti...
The young man took it, turned to one side, unfastened the peace straps and drew the sword.
ygmir wrote:*noting dancer photo at barbarian camp, '09*
well, yes Dougly,,,,,but then again, your camp did have the advantage......
*noting said photo closely resembles LF, with a tan*
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