Archive - Apr 1, 2003

Media Lawsuit Ends with Leveraged Buyout

Dateline: April 1, 2003. A bitter feud between rival publications SCAtoday.net and The Quarter has ended peacefully, with the simple expedient of a leveraged buyout.

Calontir to Sponsor Largesse Competition at Lilies War

A Largesse Competition will be held at Lilies War with the goal of recognizing the skill of the craftsmen of Calontir and providing Their Majesties with regalia and gifts for Their reign.

"Put Up or Shut Up" in AEthelmearc

This year's AEthelmearc War Practice, May 15-18, 2003, will feature a fencing tournament to raise funds to replace stolen loaner gear.

Scurvy Knaves Blatantly Copy Respected Publication's Title

Dateline: April 1, 2003. A thieving band of scoundrels calling themselves "The Quarter" have blatantly appropriated, for their own nefarious purposes, the title of a certain well-respected SCA news publication and the page layout of a certain national newspaper.

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Outlands: Perhaps we are being picky, but there seems to be something ... odd ... about the Outlands web site this April 1st.

Oldest Fragment of Nibelungen Myth Found in Austria

Fragments of parchment found in the Zwettl monastery in Austria are reported to be the oldest version yet discovered of the epic Nibelungen myth.