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Old 08-01-2006, 10:26 AM
adpiucf adpiucf is offline
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I HAVE ONLY ONE QUESTION!
IS THERE ANY REAL GREEK PERSON HERE?
I CAN ONLY ASSUME THAT NO ONE WHO IS POSTING HERE HAS EVEN THE SMALLEST RELATION WITH THE GREEKS APART FROM THE ORIGIN OF THE LETTERS IN YOUR SORORITIES!
AND THAT MAKES ME WONDER.
WHY GREEK LETTERS ARE USED FOR SUCH PURPOSES?
I AM NOT AGRESSIVE, I AM JUST A GIRL FROM ATHENS WHO ALWAYS WONDERED ABOUT THIS...

THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!!
A very good question. I am sure we have a few members of Greek descent, but these are in the minority, and they are here for their shared membership or interest in fraternity or sorority life.

Latin and Greek are the classic languages of academia. The use of Greek letters in North American-based student organizations started over 200 years ago with Phi Beta Kappa, which used Greek letters to hide their secret name. Other organizations developed (fraternity and sorority are actually words derived from Latin), but eventually (with a few exceptions) they followed this model of Phi Beta Kappa by giving their organizations Greek titles to hide a secret meaning from non members.
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Old 08-02-2006, 02:51 AM
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I HAVE ONLY ONE QUESTION!
IS THERE ANY REAL GREEK PERSON HERE?
I CAN ONLY ASSUME THAT NO ONE WHO IS POSTING HERE HAS EVEN THE SMALLEST RELATION WITH THE GREEKS APART FROM THE ORIGIN OF THE LETTERS IN YOUR SORORITIES!

Yes, there are a few ethnic Greeks here, who are also members of sororities...of which I am one.

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Old 08-02-2006, 05:51 AM
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thank you all very much!
you gave me answer to sth that i wonder why it is happening every time i happen to see it - especially in TV programms!


οσο για τους έλληνες που μπορεί να βλέπουν αυτό το μήνυμα μια μεγάλη καλημέρα απο τον Πειραια!
καλά να περνάτε!
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Old 08-10-2006, 10:07 PM
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Wink Can't believe y'all missed this one.

If I have pledge QPW, do I REALLLLY have to wear ________?

Or

I heard that the QPW's do this during Initiation: ____________.
Is that true?
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Old 08-10-2006, 11:16 PM
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True fratters already know what they should be expected to wear.
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Old 08-14-2006, 07:45 PM
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Recent post just made me think of one--

I'm just curious, but please describe IN DETAIL the voting process EACH sorority goes through when deciding who to invite back/bid... I'm just wanting to know because I only talked to each girl for 4.342 minutes and how can that snobby girl I met on the way in have gotten a good look at my Lilly dress and Kate Spade bag from that???
Now who in the world says that the chapters have a voting process? I mean, if we did we shouldn't talk about it anyhow!!!!!

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Old 08-27-2006, 08:03 PM
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Favorite Questions...

My favorite question:

Hi everyone. I just saw the Spike Lee movie "School Daze". Can
someone from one of the NPHC orgs post here and tell me if the movie
is accurate?

Next one:

Hi everyone. I just read the book "Pledged". Is it true that
sororities have secret hand signals that they use during rush, and if
so, what are they?
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Old 09-02-2006, 06:09 PM
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and there are laws which could possibly prevent sorority women from living together - some cities provide that no more than x amount of non-related persons live in the same dwelling.... though i know ames, ia has such a law, and also has fraternity/sorority houses - how the exception works, i don't know... i haven't looked into it that deeply
I wonder the same thing....my cousin went to East Tennessee State University and all of the sororities there have suites and all of the fraternities have houses....it's always been like that.

She was always told that was the reason.

Anyone have thoughts on this?
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I wonder the same thing....my cousin went to East Tennessee State University and all of the sororities there have suites and all of the fraternities have houses....it's always been like that.

She was always told that was the reason.

Anyone have thoughts on this?

THERE IS NO BROTHEL LAW.
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Old 09-02-2006, 07:18 PM
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THANK YOU!

Maybe some wil realize it?
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Old 09-09-2006, 06:30 PM
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way to be a downer

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Question: I want to be an XYZ at the most competitve school in the county. I have a 1.3 GPA, I was in the Nerd Club in HS and president of the Antisocial Society. I bought my philanthropy round clothes at Goodwill and my pref dress at Hot Topic. Since XYZ is the top tier, what are my chances?

Answer: You have 2 chances: slim and none

for god sakes, it's because of people like you that this world sucks. why don't you do us all a favor, remove that rod from your butt, stop doing coke and wipe that mask of makeup off your ugly face.
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Old 09-09-2006, 06:32 PM
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for god sakes, it's because of people like you that this world sucks. why don't you do us all a favor, remove that rod from your butt, stop doing coke and wipe that mask of makeup off your ugly face.
Oh the irony.

GC's gonna have a great time with this one.
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Old 09-09-2006, 06:32 PM
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yes

Hi everyone. I just read the book "Pledged". Is it true that
sororities have secret hand signals that they use during rush, and if
so, what are they?[/QUOTE]

yes they do, and it is called snoddy ass looks
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Old 09-09-2006, 06:33 PM
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hey

OTW you want to go now too. bring it
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Old 09-09-2006, 06:35 PM
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OTW you want to go now too. bring it
Oh no! I'm being called out! My life is over.

Sorry toots, I have better things to do. Have fun throwing yourself to the GC dogs.
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