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Old 05-08-10   #1
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Default Which set of runes do you use?

There are a few sets out there, elder, young, armanen, etc

Which set do you use for your magic?
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Old 05-08-10   #2
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Elder mostly. Though I will not shy away from looking at the others for inspiration and ideas. I keep them all in mind. Though the Elder is still primary.
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Old 05-09-10   #3
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I have the same position as the Lord of Cookies. Firstly, the Younger Furthark is more Scandinavian rather than Germanic, and while I might claim a few Germanic ancestors, none to my knowledge cam from the Scandinavian countries. It just seems a closer ancestral connection. But I don't have anything against the Younger or the Armanen.
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Probably, the Elder is more like a "native language" for many runesters, since it's probably the first we learned, and it definitely has the most information available about it.

For me, it depends largely on the application at hand, but it's gonna be the Elder 95% of the time.
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Elder. I have a hard enough time remembering the meanings of the elder, to try to spend time on another set.
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Default Re: Which set of runes do you use?

Predominantly the elder futhark, but also use the anglo-freisian, younger, and occasionally the northumbrian rune row, particularly when making bind runes to aidin the clarity/aesthetics and avoid unwanted runes appearing.
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Hmm, I use the Elder in most cases. I learned that one before any other and it's therefore the one I feel most comfortable with. Took me ages to study it. I also own one or two books on Anglo-Saxon runes, but I never really use them in my workings.
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Elder. It feels too much like home for me to bother with the other sets.
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I use whatever works best for the application at hand. A strict adhering to only one set seems especially non-utilitarian in my honest opinion. They are tools to me, not sentimental trinkets.
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