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22 Things Renaissance Faires Do Better Than The Real World

All these "modern technologies" and "progressive social norms" are great, but there are a few things the olde worlde had figured out better than us. Thankfully, Ren Faires are there to bring us back.

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2. Booze.

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Not only does wine made from honey exist, it's called mead and you can get it at Renaissance Faires. It is criminal that it's not more widely available.

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4. Hats.

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While we've been pretending fedoras work on anyone other than the employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Price, Renaissance Faires have been rocking tri-corner pirate hats for years.

7. Politics.

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When the Ren Faire's Queen of England and King of Spain have a disagreement, they don't send diplomatic envoys or hold boring debates. They get a bunch of serfs to dress up and chess-battle each other, hilariously.

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