>what i find VERY interesting is that we can give free passes to royals
>sometimes even retinue, but cant do so with new people ??
I suspect it's not the free-entry thing that some people suspect might be
the problem, but rather the use of something that looks vaguely like
hard currency that one uses for the free entry. Dunno why that matters,
but it does, to some people, at some points in time, occasionally.