Q. Is you a true Newfoundlander? A. 'Deed I is, me ol' cock; long may yer big jib draw!
If the above makes sense to you, then you've probably already
met half of the criteria for joining -- this is a group for
players living in, originally from, or otherwise associated with
the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Blue Puttees welcomes mature players who are
willing to strategize, communicate, and work together as a team.
Players who prefer to run off on their own and/or shoot at
anything that moves will generally not be
The Blue Puttees is not a "hard-core"
group. Both new and experienced players are welcome to
join. (Experienced players are expected to help the newbies; new
players are expected to teach the old dogs some new tricks.)
If you meet the above criteria and would like to play the game
with other like-minded people,
e-mail the clan leader
with your SOCOM user name, and you should soon receive an
invitation to join The Blue Puttees.
"The Newfoundland Regiment was raised from scratch and their
uniforms were homespun. However, when the time came to make the
puttee, the strip of cloth that goes around the soldier's calf
like a legging, they could not find any more of the khaki
broadcloth used for the uniforms. So, from some place, they
scrounged blue broadcloth and from that they made the puttees.
Hence the nickname of the Newfoundland Regiment, the Blue
The War Amps: Canada's Military Heritage)