Talk:Peerage of Westarctica

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In the UK, at least, a baronet is not considered a "peer". Are they considered peers in Westarctica? If not, what label do they get? (lesser nobility?). Do we congratulate baronets on becoming "peers" or rather on becoming "nobles"? Baron of Bastanchury (talk) 20:53, 30 January 2020 (UTC)

Yes, in our system, Baronets are considered peers. (talk) 30 January 2020

  • Another suggestion: let's ditch the photo altogether and replace it with a coat of arms or something. The photo does us no credit, and I don't think it promotes us well. Just a thought. Baron of Bastanchury (talk) 06:51, 7 April 2020 (UTC)
I like the photo. It's not like there's going to be a coat of arms that covers the Peerage, collectively. I'm listening, if there's an actual alternative suggested.--DukeBearPeninsula (talk) 16:09, 8 April 2020 (UTC)

Removal of second title for the Duke of Sherman

I removed the second title listing for the Duke of Sherman. Those of us with multiple Westarctican titles (Dukes Ravencroft, Sherman, Moulton-Berlin, Bear Peninsula, Count of Goldstream, and Baron of Lee-Tearmun) only have our highest title listed. If the highest title was our first, there is no mention of secondary ones. If they were given a new title, and kept their original, that that will typically be covered in their notes.--DukeBearPeninsula (talk) 15:22, 9 April 2020 (UTC)

The photo

I'd like to suggest that we switch out the current photo collage of some of our "peers". While those pictured are, of course, Westarctican peers, the collage does very little to convey the idea of peerage in Westarctica (at an ideal level, anyway). I like the idea of showing a person/ people either in formal suits and ties (as many of the actual peers of Great Britain are pictured in their Wikipedia articles) or else showing a person/ people in some form of royal "garb" analogous to the various uniforms worn by the Grand Duke in his portraits. I don't think we should use a picture of the Grand Duke, however, as the peers are meant to be the collective of nobles beneath him. If we are going to show a person or people, and at the risk of sounding over-self-promotional, I'd like to propose that we use the picture of me in my jabot and white gloves here— actually, what I would prefer is to have a collection of photos of individual peers in similar costume, but it seems we are somewhat short on those. At any rate, the current photo doesn't do anything to sell Westarctica, and I am of the strong opinion that we should change it to something else (may no one take offense at the suggestion— I truly wish only to improve the article!). Some sort of symbol would also be fine in my book, and I don't want the picture of me to get too much air time anyway. Thoughts, gentlemen? Baron of Bastanchury (talk) 21:55, 26 June 2020 (UTC)