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Becoming a member

Postby Liam Lewis » 18 May 2010, 10:12

Hi,

I am thinking about signing up for the Bardic course and I wanted to ask- once you have become a member by signing up for the years supply of material, are you only a member for the time that you study? i.e. once you have finished studying, do you then have to pay again for the Touchstone magazine and to stay as a member (in contact with a tutor/part of the OBOD community online and offline)?

I don't know if this is the correct place for such a topic...
Thanks
'But whoso that, qwakynge, dredeth or desireth thyng that nys noght stable of his ryght, that man that so dooth hath cast awey his scheeld, and is remoeved from his place, and enlaceth hym in the cheyne with whiche he mai ben drawen.'
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Jalking » 18 May 2010, 10:19

you are a member for life - no payment required :D If you want to keep getting Touchstone after you have received your last Gwer you have to subscribe for it. Most use more then a year to get through the Bardic course, you do it at your own pace and speed is not a quality when studying the grade.

At least that's how I understand how it works :)
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Michael C. Page » 18 May 2010, 13:15

Hi,

I am thinking about signing up for the Bardic course and I wanted to ask- once you have become a member by signing up for the years supply of material, are you only a member for the time that you study? i.e. once you have finished studying, do you then have to pay again for the Touchstone magazine and to stay as a member (in contact with a tutor/part of the OBOD community online and offline)?

I don't know if this is the correct place for such a topic...
Thanks
Here is a link from the website which may answer your questions: http://www.druidry.org/modules.php?op=m ... page_id=46

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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Corwen » 18 May 2010, 23:48

I last paid for part of the course around 1996, and I'm still here... :old:
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Liam Lewis » 21 May 2010, 22:42

Haha! I love the :old: emoticon there.

Thank you for replying to this seemingly obvious post, but i'm glad that i've cleared that up... I guess i'll have to get around to joining then- can't wait!
'But whoso that, qwakynge, dredeth or desireth thyng that nys noght stable of his ryght, that man that so dooth hath cast awey his scheeld, and is remoeved from his place, and enlaceth hym in the cheyne with whiche he mai ben drawen.'
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Michael C. Page » 23 May 2010, 18:56

Wonderful! :D Keep us posted liam. :shake:
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Let him step to the music he hears,
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- Thoreau

My harp was sacrificed to the Honorable Snarg.

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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Liam Lewis » 29 May 2010, 21:36

Well, to keep you updated...

I have just recieved my first Gwersi and Touchstone; I'm very excited about starting the course! Thanks for your help and I'll see you all around on the forum :)
'But whoso that, qwakynge, dredeth or desireth thyng that nys noght stable of his ryght, that man that so dooth hath cast awey his scheeld, and is remoeved from his place, and enlaceth hym in the cheyne with whiche he mai ben drawen.'
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Michael C. Page » 30 May 2010, 20:11

Well, to keep you updated...

I have just recieved my first Gwersi and Touchstone; I'm very excited about starting the course! Thanks for your help and I'll see you all around on the forum :)

Congratulations Liam Lewis. :shake: Welcome to the Order. :D

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Let him step to the music he hears,
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Re: Becoming a member

Postby Corwen » 31 May 2010, 22:07

Yes welcome. May you find what you seek (and more)!
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