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Old 10-04-2004, 12:58 AM
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I saw lots of shockers in those pics
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:27 AM
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More for the THETA NUs


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Old 10-04-2004, 09:29 AM
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Help the non-signing Greek Out!!!
In some of the pictures the signs make sence... in others I don't understand what they are trying to make.

What is a "shocker"?
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Old 10-04-2004, 11:44 AM
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How about we stop trying to "figure out" what the signs mean since they are personal to each organization. And, I'm not sure if you all are aware but calling an orgs sign "the shocker" is not particularly respectful. You know full well that's not why it was chosen.
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Old 10-04-2004, 11:50 AM
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How about we stop trying to "figure out" what the signs mean since they are personal to each organization. And, I'm not sure if you all are aware but calling an orgs sign "the shocker" is not particularly respectful. You know full well that's not why it was chosen.
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:09 PM
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Some Auburn U. AXiDs making "Xi":

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Old 10-04-2004, 12:25 PM
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Wow, some of these signs are really creative. I guess my only concern would be the duplication of hand signs.
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:28 PM
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Wow, some of these signs are really creative. I guess my only concern would be the duplication of hand signs.
Handsigns are currently being duplicated, but most often by people who don't realize another organization is already using that sign. I've seen Theta Nu Xi's sign being used by organizations newer than we are!

ETA: Delta Phi Lambda sorority (Asian interest) uses a sign that is similar to Zeta Phi Beta's except that the middle finger crosses the ring finger.

Follow up: Ok, it's a little different than I remember (as I recall, in the original, their fingers were flatter).

Delta Phi Lambda

*Actually, it looks like the Sigma Omega Phi handsign from the first page of this thread.
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:32 PM
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Some Auburn U. AXiDs making "Xi":

I don't really see the Xi. Am I the only one?
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:35 PM
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I don't really see the Xi. Am I the only one?
I was confused for a minute too, but look more closely - - it spells "Xi", it doesn't make the symbol. Hope that helps
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:39 PM
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I was confused for a minute too, but look more closely - - it spells "Xi", it doesn't make the symbol. Hope that helps
Yep, you're right. The two crossed fingers make an X, and the pinky sticking up makes the I.
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Old 10-04-2004, 12:42 PM
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Aaah got it. Thanx.
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:41 PM
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I don't really see the Xi. Am I the only one?
lol, no, you're not the only one.

My best friend from hs is also an AZD (she went to UCF). When she got married, all the Alpha Xi's at the wedding gathered together for a picture. Of course I was in the picture and had a friend take one w/ my camera. Anyways, I got home and got the pics developed, and everyone was doing these things w/ their hands. I was like, "WTF?" I had never seen that before. I had to call my friend and ask her what that was...she was like, "Don't ya'll do handsigns?" I was like, no....

It took me about a year after that of looking at the picture before realizing they were spelling out the letter "Xi."
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Old 10-04-2004, 01:55 PM
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I don't know how to post pictures, so I hope this shows up. It's of Phi Beta Sigma, Delta Sigma Theta, and Gamma Alpha Omega.

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Old 10-04-2004, 06:15 PM
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Once I find the pictures.......

Alpha Phi Omega, Mu Sigma Upsilon, and Sigma Lambda Upsilon all have similar signs, though I think the SLU one that is similar is a secondary sign. I think it's cool....especially since I met an MSU who's dad was an APO in the Phillipines!
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