Advance 'teaser' (warning) of one of the Banquet plans for fun:
You will all have seen the image, the single long table. The King will be seated at one end, his Bride at the other. This makes two points of favourable position available, and your pc's seating shall be designated with reference to their standing between those two persons.
Previous banquets have seen separate tables, with separate threads, this banquets shall be a single thread in respect to the fact that we are all at one single table.
Voice range: Guests can speak in a quiet voice to those on either side of them, without being heard by all in-sundry.
To speak to others the people in immediate proximity will require speaking louder, to be heard over the string of acts being put on.
Think of it as similar to the game musical chairs. Each time the act being perform ends, the music stops briefly. At that point, the pc who spoke last shall discover that everyone at the table heard their last sentence. Your mod shall indicate who's sentence gets heard by all, by quoting it in Bold. Guests are free to respond to your pc's words, indeed, encouraged to do so. The moment of background hush shall last for brief seconds, before the next act starts, and background noise impedes the ability to hear voices further down the table again.
It is my hope that these random little moments of limelight, wherever pc's might happen to be seated, shall add an extra pc thrill at regular intervals. Bon Appetit!
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