I read through all the posts with interest. It is interesting that you have not been able to find out anything about the RAOB on the internet as there
is a lot on there.
What is all the secrecy?
The only secrecy is the signs and passwords and anything that would like any other org as confidential such as business/financial matters.
What have they done that is good for us?
Are you talking solely about yourself or everyone? The truth is they do a lot of good, they donate huge amount of money every year amounting to
thousands of pounds. The RAOB is known as a benevolent order.
What goes on in the meetings?
why not join then you will discover not only what goes on, but the secrecy and the good they do. All you have to do is find a member, and ask them if
you can join. The rule is aged over 18, a supporter of the crown and a clean criminal record.
Drunk Ninja wrote
'Buffs' are placed in a circle blindfolded as the assembled membership hop around them pretending to be kangaroos while shouting "We'll Chase the
Thats funny. That does not happen and if it ever did then that would have been maybe back before 1866. 1st degree Buffs are known as Kangaroos.
'We'll chase the buffalo' was a song that is no longer sung by anyone in or out of the order.
If a buffalo head is ever seen in a lodge or lodge location it has nothing at all to do with any satanic connection. It is purely a dead animals head
mounted on a wall and is a Buffalo, nothing more.
Here is a link that does work that will give you the origin history of the order
There is nothing religious in nature in lodges not even satanic. In fact the two things banned from discussion in RAOB lodge is religion and
If you want to see RAOB medals (known as jewels) look at this link www.raobjewels.co.uk...
There are 4 degrees,
1st Degree - Kangaroo
2nd Degree - Primo
3rd Degree - Knight of the Order of Merit
4th Degree - Roll of Honor.
This should be plenty to keep you going for a while