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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2010, 12:36:51 PM »
490 as a woman and 500 as a man. I got caught out at the dinner stage when I asked my husband to escort me in to lead the way for our dinner guests instead of allowing him to escort the oldest present lady... :)


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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2010, 12:37:57 PM »
Blah blah blah, boing boing, weeeheh weeeheh.

So I think I've mastered Victorian conversation anyway  ;D

I got a 480 as female and a perfect 500 as the male. But that was by being completely dishonest about the activities taking place in the men's club.  You know durn well we he was talking about that lady of easy viture you'd have pulled out your 'highly illegal French etchings.'  ;D

Or 'Classical Compositions' photographs ;)

I loved the 'conversation' noises as well :D

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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2010, 12:52:07 PM »
461 - Picture of Politeness as a woman!! This is a fun game!

Me too. lol

Onward to the male game.

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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2010, 01:05:28 PM »
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« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2010, 02:06:13 PM »
I got a 480 as female and a perfect 500 as the male. But that was by being completely dishonest about the activities taking place in the men's club. You know durn well when he was talking about that lady of easy virtue you'd have pulled out your 'highly illegal French etchings.'  ;D
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« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2010, 02:17:08 PM »
I got 451.  I mostly messed up on the outfits.  I could barely see the stupid things.  For instance, on the train station one, I picked one that appeared to have a jacket.  Apparently it was not a traveling outfit, but a fancy ball gown.  Urrr?

The question about the gentleman offering to take your luggage tripped me up, too.  I would be leery of any stranger handling my things.  It seemed stupid to me to let a complete stranger carry my luggage.


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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2010, 02:35:53 PM »
451 points... "Bravo! You are the picture of politeness!"

My biggest problem was with outfits :P

I think i was 447/500 as a lady. Dressing myself was my biggest issue, too, along with using the facilities.
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« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2010, 02:47:29 PM »
451 points... "Bravo! You are the picture of politeness!"

My biggest problem was with outfits :P

Same here!

ETA:  Didn't find the "score" until after I'd finished the gentleman's portion as well.  971 total -- not bad!  My only errors were in the outfits.

And man, did I love the things that happened to people who wore the wrong outfits!! :D
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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2010, 02:47:45 PM »
451 points... "Bravo! You are the picture of politeness!"

My biggest problem was with outfits :P

I think i was 447/500 as a lady. Dressing myself was my biggest issue, too, along with using the facilities.


This is hilarious in so many ways.


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« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2010, 02:55:42 PM »
451 points... "Bravo! You are the picture of politeness!"

My biggest problem was with outfits :P

I think i was 447/500 as a lady. Dressing myself was my biggest issue, too, along with using the facilities.


This is hilarious in so many ways.

I know! Who is even going to want to stroll in the park with the ill-dressed lady who hasn't yet mastered the potty?  :P No wonder the handsome gentleman didn't want to shake my hand.

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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #25 on: December 21, 2010, 02:58:08 PM »
I was actually perfect at dressing myself as a lady, but not so good as a gentleman. However, I made some mistakes as a lady (mostly traveling) and behaved perfectly as a gentleman. Is it just me, or were the etiquette questions a lot easier for the man?
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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #26 on: December 21, 2010, 02:59:00 PM »
451 points... "Bravo! You are the picture of politeness!"

My biggest problem was with outfits :P

I think i was 447/500 as a lady. Dressing myself was my biggest issue, too, along with using the facilities.


This is hilarious in so many ways.

I know! Who is even going to want to stroll in the park with the ill-dressed lady who hasn't yet mastered the potty?  :P No wonder the handsome gentleman didn't want to shake my hand.



It's the toilet paper on your shoe.  Which wouldn't be a problem, if you weren't so wantonly lifting your skirts, displaying both your ankles and your improper shoes.


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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #27 on: December 21, 2010, 03:02:18 PM »
It was amusing to me that at a fancy party, if you see your friends, you can't just go up to them. You have to wait for a gentleman to escort you to them!

I was laughing at that one!
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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #28 on: December 21, 2010, 03:05:26 PM »
I got "picture of politeness," but I didn't see a numeric score.

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Re: Victorian etiquette test :)
« Reply #29 on: December 21, 2010, 03:05:53 PM »
451 as a woman.  Missed the 'stranger on a train'-the 'strange man' part got me-didn't think women were supposed to talk to men before they were introduced-and the 'hostess' attire. 

The trick here, I think, is that he *is* rude to be talking to you without an introduction; however, pretending you don't hear him is also rude.  Excusing yourself as fast as you can, politely, might be difficult on a train, but would also be an appropriate response to the situation.

I had the most trouble dressing myself, as a man or a woman.  I'm with the person who said that if I really lived then at that level of society, I would have servants and training to help me!