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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #25 on: October 09, 2011, 04:08:59 pm »
I propose the following:

In order to confound those that are not members, we should all agree to shake hands with people in a really unusual manner (ie: with the ring finger folded inwards or somesuch) and then scowl and shake our heads at anyone who attempts one, with the words, "No, that's not the new handshake. I guess you are not a member..." and then promptly refuse to say anything further on the subject...
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #26 on: October 09, 2011, 04:23:30 pm »
I propose the following:

In order to confound those that are not members, we should all agree to shake hands with people in a really unusual manner (ie: with the ring finger folded inwards or somesuch) and then scowl and shake our heads at anyone who attempts one, with the words, "No, that's not the new handshake. I guess you are not a member..." and then promptly refuse to say anything further on the subject...

If I can follow that suggestion with a idea about the decor?, I think that it should be fresh and inspiring yet with subtle hints of understated opulence and possible menaces, I know that some Secret Societies are either "doom & gloom school of decorating or "Ultra Modern:- brushed steel and glass". Look what happens to them in the long run they never seem to last.
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #27 on: October 11, 2011, 04:45:15 am »
No windows though.  We'd have to hang black-out curtains and then ALL the neighbors would be wondering what we were trying to hide...which is nothing, of course.  From what I've read, curtains were the beginning of the end for several societies of the type we might be referring to.  But aren't.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #28 on: October 14, 2011, 03:55:54 pm »
No windows though.  We'd have to hang black-out curtains and then ALL the neighbors would be wondering what we were trying to hide...which is nothing, of course.  From what I've read, curtains were the beginning of the end for several societies of the type we might be referring to.  But aren't.

It definitely was curtains for them in more ways than one. They drew to a close as a result.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #29 on: October 15, 2011, 06:32:23 am »
Not a member? Ha. I could be the High Panjandrum, and nobody'd be the wiser...
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #30 on: October 15, 2011, 01:27:15 pm »
*slowly and quietly slides down the chimney* [if ther isn't one I'll damm well make one! quietly and silently]
*sees that nobody's noticed his presence, extracts small smoke granade and very small flashbang granade, pulls both rings and hurls them to the ground shouting:*

CA-POW, BEHOLD!
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #31 on: October 16, 2011, 04:18:23 am »
"Oh, lovely.  Jupiter has arrived.  We can finally start the not so secret society meeting.  First order of business..."
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #32 on: October 16, 2011, 11:11:37 am »
Is if we have monkey butlers, Igors or minions!
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2011, 02:40:55 pm »
My personal preference is minions.  Growing up, I was raised by some very steadfast minions.  They are some of the best people, you know.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #34 on: October 17, 2011, 09:33:01 pm »
that one's gone to the dogs, apparently...

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #35 on: October 22, 2011, 02:04:42 am »
Knock, Knock..... Hey did someone here order these trenchcoats?
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #36 on: October 22, 2011, 04:00:21 am »
Trench-coats? Gawd no - that would be for the Dieselpunk Not So Secret Society... down the street to your left, take a right at the first corner, then left up the dark alley.

You're sure there isn't also a delivery of Cloaks and Daggers in that lot?

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #37 on: October 25, 2011, 12:53:02 am »
ohhh, cloaks....

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #38 on: October 25, 2011, 01:34:05 am »
Cloakwork daggers?

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #39 on: October 25, 2011, 02:25:28 am »
Even better.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #40 on: October 25, 2011, 03:37:13 pm »
Initiation goggles which look just like everyday goggles to the uninitiated.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #41 on: October 26, 2011, 04:49:29 am »
Any other business to discuss?

Plots?
World domination plans?
Tea time?

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #42 on: October 26, 2011, 09:35:43 am »
A few gardening plots (Allotments) would be nice.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2011, 03:47:39 am »
Enough room for a hedgerow maze, maybe?

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #44 on: October 27, 2011, 01:04:31 pm »
Enough room for a hedgerow maze, maybe?

Why not?  :)

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #45 on: October 28, 2011, 01:05:24 am »
Splendid, we'll notify the not so secret gardeners via the not so secret messengers.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #46 on: October 28, 2011, 08:33:35 pm »
*slowly and quietly slides down the chimney* [if ther isn't one I'll damm well make one! quietly and silently]
*sees that nobody's noticed his presence, extracts small smoke granade and very small flashbang granade, pulls both rings and hurls them to the ground shouting:*

CA-POW, BEHOLD!

I am still confused as to why Jupiter threw those two rings on the ground and then disappeared in a flash of smoke?

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #47 on: October 28, 2011, 09:08:18 pm »
I think the answer may be a genuine secret...
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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #48 on: November 09, 2011, 09:58:23 pm »
We'd best put these rings along with the rest in the secret stash...behind the - you know what.

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Re: The Not So Secret Society
« Reply #49 on: November 10, 2011, 02:24:19 am »
Of course you should.  Only the you-know-what has been moved to a secret compound...But here's a cryptic map.  Try this.