Proper way to address those senior to you?

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22 Mar 2013 16:44 #99278 by WiaS
I apologize if this question has already been asked, but I was unable to find the topic it may have been addressed in.

I was wondering as to the proper way to address those senior to you? I've just recently joined, so I am the lowest of the low, and don't want to offend anyone of high rank by not speaking to them in the proper manner.

For example, in the Catholic Church, you refer to a priest as Father or a nun as Sister, but not as Bob or Kate. Would I refer to those with the status of Knight and above as Master, even though they are not my Master? Any guidance on this matter would be much appreciated. :)

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22 Mar 2013 16:53 - 22 Mar 2013 16:54 #99279 by Andy Spalding
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Some people choose to call masters "master", some don't. Aside from that, there really arn't titles. Not name calling and being respectful go along way, "high or low"
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22 Mar 2013 16:57 #99280 by Wescli Wardest
I am older than a lot of people here, and I often answer to "hey Old Guy." Does that help any? :P

Seriously, there are official titles, but most of us are just here for the comunity and eachother. And we are usually pretty relaxed when it comes to those kinds of things. At least I am! ;)

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22 Mar 2013 17:00 - 22 Mar 2013 17:03 #99281 by Desolous
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i know we apprentices prefer to be addressed in the longest, most ornate and flowery manner possible.
Last edit: 22 Mar 2013 17:03 by Desolous. Reason: some of us, anyway...

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22 Mar 2013 17:04 #99282 by Jestor
I dont know...

I kinda prefer "His Cookieness" (or is the Kookyness?)

I also answer to "Goofball", "His Goofiness", "Crazy like a Potato", "Jestor the Magnificent", "Wolverine", "Tome Cruise", "Lord Voldermort","Captain Kangaroo", "Willie Nelson", "The Magnicient One", "The Fox', "HEY MACARENA", "Peirce Brosnan", "He-Man", "Pepper to Wescli's 'Salt'", "Turkey", "Ya doesnt have ta call me Johnson", "Mr. Miage", "Slick", "Scooter", "Brat", "Frisbee", "AquaMan", and dozens more...

Basically the guy looking thoughtfully out the window was right, we really justcare about manners...

Beware any who demand you call them by a title...

Thats just rude...;)

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22 Mar 2013 17:10 #99283 by ren
We have some "rules" which we do not enforce. Wescli likes to call me "your eminence" though :D

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22 Mar 2013 17:12 #99284 by Wescli Wardest
Oh, you know what? The young ladies in my daughters GirlScouts troop call me Mr. Awesome . I don't mind be called that! :P

hahahhaha :cheer: :silly: :laugh: :woohoo:

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22 Mar 2013 17:16 #99285 by Jestor
(Just in case its not clear.... No titles are necessary, but some do prefer... Also, we like to play around too...;)... We are not poking fun at you, but rather hoping you are laughing with us!)

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22 Mar 2013 17:25 #99292 by Zephyrus
"I am the lowest of the low"

This is your first mistake. :) NOBODY here is lower than any other person.

If this was a Christian church, I'd say: "We're all equal in the eyes of God."

I know you're referring just to your rank. BUT, don't think of yourself as low so much as inexperienced in "our way" of looking at the world. There are Masters here whom I respect with my whole heart, and there are some I look at and go, "how did you get that title again?" (Jestor, I'm looking at you, bud. hahahahha. jkjkjk) Just kidding, I think all the masters are wonderful and Knights, and apprentices, and students, and novices, and guests.

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22 Mar 2013 17:30 #99295 by Jestor

Connor Lidell wrote: "I am the lowest of the low"

This is your first mistake. :) NOBODY here is lower than any other person.

If this was a Christian church, I'd say: "We're all equal in the eyes of God."

I know you're referring just to your rank.


Good catch Connor (almost typed RiddleNox)...

And so true, thanks for that...

(and killing my jokes sir!, that will be enough! hahahaha)

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