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       By: Strolen

Common for sailors to get lashings for punishment. Sailors would then get tattoos of god symbols on thier back so the thrasher was less likely to whip the symbol of the god.

Others say symbols bring bad luck. They draw the attention of the god and it could be wrathful.

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | December 31, 2001 | View | UpVote 1xp

       By: Strolen

Rats are said to be good luck. In the church if a rat walks over you while praying, good luck will come your way.

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       By: Strolen

The gong of a bell is said to scare away demons and ghosts.

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       By: Strolen

The wind Elementals write prayers on cloth and tie them to trees and bushes. The entrance to most temples will be through a large courtyard of trees with white clothes with writing on them flowing in the wind in the hopes that the wind elementals will see them and answer them.

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       By: Strolen

A village or town's dance was first taught to them long ago by the faeries.

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       By: Strolen

Able to raise body heat by concentration to save themselves in winter. Even to the point of drying freezing wet clothes.

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       By: Strolen

Could be used for killing a certain animal...a prized animal. The bones must be carefully buried or disposed of lest a sorcerer get a hold of it. With the bones of the dead creature the sorcerer can kill the hunter.

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       By: Strolen

People hunting for fish with arrows aim parallel with the water so that if they miss the fish they are aiming at they may hit another by chance.

Ideas  ( Society/ Organization ) | December 31, 2001 | View | UpVote 2xp

       By: Strolen

A game for the poor people. A pole is greased with pig fat and gold and food is put at the top. The object is to climb and grab the food or reach a dangling sausage.

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       By: Strolen

Leader carries gold into battle with him. When he sees a great feet of bravery or valor he rewards them with the gold, or maybe a token worth some prize if they survive.

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       By: Strolen

Thunder and lightning is the sign of their shamans hunting and killing demons. Children's souls must be protected for their souls are not firmly in place yet and are easy for demons to take hold of. The shamans must hunt and destroy them and each break of thunder is another death of a demon hunting for souls.

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       By: Strolen

The sting of the bee will give the accuracy of a bees stinger in their bow.

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Quool's Tide

       By: Murometz

Once every decade on the eve of St. Poskov's Day during mid-winter, the coastal city of Tiyabon experiences a horrific event. Quool's Tide rolls in, depositing hundreds of bloated, fish-eaten corpses upon the pebbly shores of Tiyabon's wide bay. This singularity is to this day unexplained, though countless theories abound. It is said for example, that these corpses are not eaten by the myriad fish of the seas completely, due to the fear all creatures of the seas hold for Quool.

Named for Quool, a terrible, antediluvian god of seas and storms, who no longer exists for he has no worshipers, the Tide chokes the beaches and surf with the countless rotting bodies of those who had perished at sea in a violent way.

Almost immediately, the lifeless corpses are fed upon by crabs, gulls, and worse things that await the horrid feast. The townsfolk let nature take it course with disinterested disgust, though lately some enterprising adventurers have taken to searching along the beaches of flesh for former deceased companions, with intentions of raising them again!

Surprisingly no undead ever rise from among the many corpses. This is also a mystery.

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