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Which SCA title should I use?

The College of Arms updated their Alternate Titles list in March of this year. The slavic interest group has further details on the alternate Russian titles. Of the available titles, which one do you think i should use?



Poll #1616573 SCA Title

Which SCA title should I use?

Master
1(5.3%)
Boiarin (pronounced bo-yar-een) - for ranks from AoA to Bestowed PoA
4(21.1%)
Baron
0(0.0%)
Posadnik (pronounced poh-sahd-neek) - Baron; "governor of a city-state"
9(47.4%)
Voevoda (pronounced voy-yeh-vohd-ah) - Baron; Means "commander" or "governor"; military overtones
5(26.3%)



Comments

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herveus
Sep. 8th, 2010 09:40 pm (UTC)
You don't have to pick just one.

For myself, I've been using Dominus since I got my AoA. I like it (in part because a putative ancestor so styled himself in Henry's time) and it's appropriate. Think of it as having a menu to choose from, depending on how you feel today.
trippywalnut
Sep. 8th, 2010 10:21 pm (UTC)
I like both of the last two. :) Wish I could be of more help, but I'm stuck at "Lady", and am quite happy to stay that way, so I haven't looked into anything else.
luciab
Sep. 9th, 2010 01:16 am (UTC)
Kinda depends on whether you want to go for rank or the sound of the words, I suppose.... I like the sound of "Posadnik" (and people would more likely figure out how to pronounce it more easily) but if you want to go for the rank and the Slavik-ness, then Boiarin. It's going to be harder to teach people how to say it, though, and people are most likely going to revert to "Master." Creatures of habit, we are.
dameroksanne
Sep. 9th, 2010 06:11 am (UTC)
The one you can teach a bunch of Americans to say
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