This page will offer you a glimpse into appropriate behaviour while at a Rúnatýr Kindred event. The list is not exhaustive, but we feel that if you follow this simple list, you will most certainly not pass for an a__h___. So here begins the list of etiquette:
- Rúnatýr Kindred events are hosted in the home of a Steward, therefore they are the host. Take the time to listen to them speak and understand their view of things… once you have done this, measure your speech and speak wisely. As a general note, if you are at Erikhêm, don’t make stupid comments or idiotic/bigoted jokes related to people of another’s race, creed, sexual orientation, gender, sexual preference, physical or mental abilities or condition. If you do so… you’ll get told some severe. Be a model example of good guestliness.
- If you are a host, then you must express good hostliness. This means, when people arrive, offer them a drink, maybe something to snack on, take their coats, yada yada yada. Basically having people over 101. Also, take the time to speak well as you are the ambassador of your home… if you want folks to come back and have future events at your place, then don’t be a jerk to your guests.
- If you plan on brining a friend along to an event and they are not heathen or have never been to anything of the like in the past… make sure you bring them up to speed on what we do and have them read this blog, especially this section. Also as your guest into the home of another, they are your responsibility. If they are an a__h___ or otherwise a bad guest, then they will get told and you will have to deal with their whining afterwards.
- Most of us have known each other for a long time and have come to grow on one another. We like to be in the same room for an extended period of time, this is what led us to form, develop and maintain our Kindred and the quintessential je ne sais quoi of Rúnatýr-ness. It is impossible to put that ‘something’ into words for a blog, but fear not… spend enough time with us and it will rub off on you.