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Old 01-04-2012, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by MysticCat View Post
I know a Phi Mu at GreekChat once said that their New Member Ceremony is also open.
Unless things have changed since my collegiate days, ours is not "open", but may include "invited guests". For example, our (non-member) house mother regularly attended, and sometimes mothers would attend if they were local.

I think the idea is more to protect the solemnity than for it to be actually secret. After all, your pledges are not initiates yet, so by including them in a pledging ceremony, you are, by definition, revealing secrets to non-members.
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:28 PM
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^^^ Thanks for the clarification. I was trying not to make assumptions or put words in anyone's mouth.
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by MysticCat View Post
Oh, who reads the thread titles?

But yeah, it's also pretty clear from what he said in his post that he hasn't been initiated yet.
Hit the nail on the head!
Thanks AlphaFrog. "Not initiated yet"! That is the key!
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