Welcome to the Clifford Pub. Relax, enjoy a drink, listen to the resident bands and perhaps bask in the history of it all.
If you are a new visitor, you may be wondering what the locals are on about.
Well, first you need to understand that
clifford is actually more
of a description in this context, rather than a proper noun.
A clifford is a fan who is reluctant to move on; in the specific
context here they are a person who is interested in the work of Severed Heads.
In particular, they were probably once subscribed to the Severed Heads mailing
list in one or other of its historical forms.
Now, the Severed Heads mailing list was modelled loosely on an Australian pub
(loud, spirited, raucous, occasionally abusive).
Well, the Clifford Pub here is a representation of that pub.
It is the home of collective clifford activities, especially the
This is to be distinct from
which is the home of Severed Heads' activities and is also distinct from
the many and varied individual clifford activities (many of which are hosted
As the home of collective clifford activities, in the spirit of word play
that some of us enjoy,
pub in Clifford Pub could also stand for
The Severed Heads mailing list closed in February 2005, however community activities continued with the Sevcom galleries, new lists, Bulletin Board Systems (first private and then a web forum) and more compilations. The last incarnation of the BBS (Twister 5) closed in March 2008, and while the Exiles list continues, it has been augmented with a new web forum where many members of the old communities are partying on into the early hours.| Bernie Maier | $Date: 2008/03/31 $ | $Revision: #13 $ |