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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:55 am

Never sleep on a riverbank during a storm.
Never pet an animal you'll eat later.
Never drink from a river just downstream of washer-women.
Never sleep in a chariot.
Never sit on a Druid's Egg.
Always raise a full cup to the Full Moon.
Always bathe under a New Moon.
Never shave with your great-axe.
Never wet the hem of your kilt while fording a muddy river.
Always ford a river or stream by walking backwards.
Never kill an albino stag.
Never tip over a sleeping cow.
Never kill the dog of a blacksmith.
Never wield a craisech.
Never mock a woman with a moustache.
Never whistle at sea during a tempest.
Never make water against an oak taller than yourself.
Never sing in the presence of a bard.
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Never ride in a chariot with square wheels. :D
Never swim with sharks while wearing a suit made of meat. :D
Never moon a tribe of hungry cannibals. :D
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How many geis/geases(sp?) in this thread are from the comics?
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Postby toothill man » Mon Oct 02, 2006 9:41 am

like the moon one :lol: and how many are from source :?
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Postby The King » Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:34 pm

Great! You should come more often there FailedSpotCheck.
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby The King » Mon Oct 02, 2006 3:46 pm

Never eat cooked meat

Never eat carrion
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby toothill man » Mon Oct 02, 2006 7:43 pm

never eat feathers
never were feathers
never upset a group of 5 swans
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Postby The King » Sun Oct 08, 2006 1:11 pm

Never touch a baby that isn't your own.

Never look straight at the sun or a thunder lightning

Never put off your boots in water
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby toothill man » Sun Oct 08, 2006 5:08 pm

never hit a member of your tribe

never allow a slur to your kin
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Postby The King » Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:32 pm

Never shave

Never watch the sun set

Never play with your own children
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:13 pm

Never suffer your children to speak an untruth.
Never speak to a woman during her moon.
Always give fodder to birds and deer in winter--even if, as a result, you go hungry that day.
Never bathe by diving headfirst into a shallow body of water.
Never allow your own head to be submerged under water.
Always wash your face with one eye open.
Always offer your best weapon to the gods into a lake each year.
Never take a drink unless all around you can drink as well.
Always drink from the skull of your enemy.
Always make merry with every third woman you meet (as long as she is not of your kin!).
Never flip a tortoise onto its back, even in jest.
Never scold your horse.
Always kick a snoring dwarf.
Always leave one serving at the bottom of the cauldron: it is meant for the ancestors.
Always wipe your feet before entering one's home, a temple, or a holy grove.
Always greet a great oak taller than yourself.
Always hail an oak old enough to have known your great-great-great-great-great grandsire.
Never eat acorns.
Never allow your chariot to overrun an oak sapling.
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Postby toothill man » Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:17 pm

good work any more :D
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:54 pm

Never step barefooted in animal spoor. :shock:
Always make a fire with cow-cakes.
Always feign madness in the company of Druids.
Always kiss a woman on the lips if she has slapped you.
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Postby toothill man » Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:43 pm

that last one is going to hurt :shock: :wink: :lol: :lol:
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:14 pm

FailedSpotCheck wrote:Never step barefooted in animal spoor. :shock:
Always make a fire with cow-cakes.
Always feign madness in the company of Druids.
Always kiss a woman on the lips if she has slapped you...
...and be sure to wear an iron cod-piece! :shock: :lol:
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Postby toothill man » Fri Oct 13, 2006 3:49 pm

and hope she has not invented the can opener :twisted:
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Fri Oct 13, 2006 6:30 pm

Always spit on the severed head of a fallen foe.
Never get tied to a tree with a quarrelsome woman.
Always allow the old, infirm and very young to take meat before the able-bodied warriors.
Never allow dirt under your fingernails.
Never bathe yourself--have cumals do it instead, (and not mugs!)
Always wear woad.
Always drink water of rain and no other liquid.
Always cause a mark to be tattooed onto your body for every foe slain single-handedly.
Never use earth-power for spells [Meant for non-Druids/non-Drunes.]
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Postby The King » Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:27 pm

You have many interesting and great geases, FailedSpotCheck. 8)
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby The King » Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:29 pm

Never pull on the tail of a dog.

Never own any animal

Never hunt alone
An American-style kitchen is a kitchen in the living room.
A French-style toilet has toilet in the living room.
My neighbours combine both styles.
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:32 am

The King wrote:You have many interesting and great geases, FailedSpotCheck. 8)
Many thanks, Sir! :D

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Postby toothill man » Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:46 pm

never sharpen your blade in your own shadow
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Postby FailedSpotCheck » Fri Oct 20, 2006 10:30 am

Never gaze at your own reflection in the surface of water.

Always scrub your face and backside with poison ivy.

Always circumambulate thrice every dolmen you see.

Never enter the Sourlands without a damn good reason.
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