Plumed Do-Hickey

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Plumed Do-Hickey is a hair-altering item originally introduced by Tufeeti at Ebon Gate 2017's Henphelia's Love Shack. The item is some type of feather, such as pennae, semiplume, filoplumes, retrix, remiges, or simply feather. Unlocking certificates from Tier 0 to Tier 1 were in the Tier 3 treasure hopper of Ebon Gate games and Tier 1 to Tier 2 certificates were found in the Tier 4 treasure hopper. The messaging for the do-hickeys is quite complex. Each tier yields a new set of messaging available to a given weave style. For example, a T2 verb used on T4 style gives separate message from the same T2 verb on T2 weave style. The items may be left in the hair invisibly, even when not woven, for use with emotive messaging.

Analyze

As you contemplate some patinated copper goshawk semiplumes you realize that it is a small item and will never have much weight to it, therefore lightening it seems unnecessary.

You also note that certain parts of the semiplumes translate into the color of beads, haircombs, and headbands.  Currently, that is patinated copper.

This semiplumes is tier 4 of 4 tiers.  You are able to use the following verbs on it:
Wear, remove, weave*, pull**, attend**, pinch*, tickle, nudge*, gaze, turn*, eat, push*, and shrug.

Those verbs marked with * mean that they will create a hairstyle, and if it is marked with ** it will either remove the hairstyle or tell you what your current hairstyle looks like.

Even though the noun may be a type of feather, all hairstyles have pre-arranged ways that they will be displayed and your noun may not ever show in the hairstyle.  All feather types are allowed for the noun.

When getting these altered, feel free to express to the merchant the following information: "I would like to get the beads/haircombs/headband material/color changed to X Y Z, and I'd like to get the color/avian feather changed to A B C.

Lastly, the semiplumes does not require you to be wearing a hairstyle for its verbs to work.  It can be worn with other hair items and still manipulated, the same as the hair baubles.

You get no sense of whether or not the semiplumes may be further lightened.

Verb Traps

TIER VERB FIRST THIRD
LOCKED WEAR You gingerly clip the semiplumes into your hair and it quickly gets hidden in your tresses. XXX gingerly clips semiplumes into her hair and it quickly gets hidden in her tresses.
REMOVE Fishing around through the hair at the base of your neck, you gingerly remove the semiplumes that you have hidden amid your glossy black tresses. Fishing around at the base of her neck, XXX gingerly removes the semiplumes hidden amid her glossy black tresses.
WEAVE You nimbly weave your thick locks of long hair into a multitude of thin herringbone braids that hug your skull. XXX nimbly weaves her thick locks of long hair into a multitude of thin herringbone braids that hug her skull.
Style generated She has thick locks of long, glossy black hair separated into a multitude of thin herringbone braids that hug the skull and are woven with thin patinated copper beads and goshawk feathers.
ATTEND (styled) You gingerly touch your hair and remember that you have it separated into a multitude of thin herringbone braids that hug the skull and are woven with thin patinated copper beads and goshawk feathers.
ATTEND (unstyled) You finger-comb your hair in an attempt to to tidy it. XXX finger-combs her hair.
TICKLE (styled;T1 verb) You gingerly run your fingers between the tight braids that hug your scalp in an effort to ease some of the tension in your head. XXX gingerly runs her fingers between the tight braids that hug her scalp, her eyes slipping closed and parting slightly as the tension leaves her face.
GAZE (styled;T2 verb) Plucking a wayward braid, you gaze thoughtfully at one of the patinated copper beads for several moments as your mind wanders. Plucking a wayward braid, XXX gazes thoughtfully at one of the patinated copper beads for several moments.
EAT (styled;T3 verb) Smiling coyly, you play with one of your braids and gnaw on its end in a coquettish fashion. Smiling coyly, XXX plays with one of her braids and gnaws on its end in a coquettish fashion.
SHRUG (styled; T4 verb) Your braids slip past your ears as you give a dismissive shrug of your shoulders. XXX gives a dismissive shrug, causing her braids to slip past her ears.
PULL (styled) With deft twists and flicks of your wrist, you quickly work your way through the braids bound to your scalp and unravel each and every one. XXX quickly works her way through the braids that are bound to her scalp and unravels each and every one.
PULL (unstyled) You give your semiplumes a little tug to assure yourself it is still there. XXX gives her hair a little tug. How odd.
Tier 1 PINCH Drawing your bangs back from your face, you carefully weave them into a five-plait braid and then pinch the ends together with a bit of twine and twin goshawk retrices. Drawing her hair back from her face, XXX carefully weaves them into a five-plait braid and then pinch the ends together with a bit of twine and twin goshawk retrices.
Style generated She has thick locks of long, glossy black hair with her bangs gathered to the right temple and woven into a single five-plait braid adorned with twin goshawk retrices.
TICKLE (styled) You nervously run your hands over the braid at your temple, your eyes everywhere at once. XXX nervously run her hands over the braid at her temple, her eyes everywhere at once.
TICKLE (unstyled) You run your fingers through your hair, frustratedly pushing them from your eyes. XXX runs her fingers through her hair in obvious frustration.
ATTEND You gingerly touch your hair and remember that you have the bangs gathered to the right temple and woven into a single five-plait braid adorned with twin goshawk retrices.
GAZE (styled;T2 verb) Out of the corner of your eye, you catch sight of the twin goshawk retrices that are woven at your temple and try to inspect the details. Screwing her eyes oddly to the side, XXX makes a strange face that is both endearing and comical.
EAT (styled;T3 verb) Gazing into the distance, you distractedly play with the end of the braid at your temple and then absently find yourself gnawing on the end of your hair. Gazing distractedly into the distance, XXX absently plays with her hair and even begins to gnaw on the tips.
SHRUG (styled; T4 verb) You shrug in a non-committal fashion, the twin goshawk retrices in your hair fluttering near your ear. XXX shrugs in a non-committal fashion, the twin goshawk retrices woven into her hair fluttering near her ear for a brief moment.
PULL Untying the twine that binds your braid in place, you carefully remove the feathers and work the hair loose. Untying the twine that binds her braid in place, XXX carefully removes the feathers and works her hair loose.
Tier 2 NUDGE Using three fingers, you gently rake your hair away from your face and bind it in place with thin patinated copper combs that are decorated with goshawk pennae. Using three fingers, XXX gently rakes her hair away from her face and binds it in place with thin, patinated copper combs that are decorated with goshawk pennae.
Style generated She has thick locks of long, glossy black hair drawn away from the face with thin, patinated copper combs that are decorated with goshawk pennae.
GAZE (styled) Toying with the ends of your hair, you gaze distractedly into the distance and let your mind wander. Toying with the ends of her hair, XXX gazes distractedly into the distance.
GAZE (unstyled) Plucking at a strand of hair, you gaze thoughtfully at it for several moments as your mind wanders. Plucking at a strand of hair, XXX gazes thoughtfully at it for several moments.
ATTEND (styled) You gingerly touch your hair and remember that you have it drawn away from the face with several patinated copper combs that are decorated with goshawk pennae.
TICKLE (styled) You twist a lock of hair around your finger causing the goshawk pennae dangling from the thin patinated copper combs in your hair to become briefly entangled in the tresses. XXX twists a lock of hair around her finger causing the goshawk pennae dangling from the thin patinated copper combs in her hair to become briefly entangled in the tresses.
EAT (styled; T3 verb) Distracted by your thoughts, you absently comb your fingers through your hair and collect it in a fist. You don't even seem to notice the tickling ends as you gnaw on your thumb nail. Distracted by some distant thought, XXX absently combs her fingers through her hair and collects the varied lengths into her fist. She doesn't even seem to notice the tickling ends on her face as she begins to gnaw on her thumb nail.
SHRUG (styled; T4 verb) Brushing your hair back from your shoulder, you give a casual shrug. Brushing her hair back from her shoulder, XXX gives a casual shrug.
PULL Tugging the thin patinated copper combs free from the hair at your temple, you allow your tresses to fall into their natural state. XXX tugs the thin patinated copper combs free from the hair at her temple and allows her tresses to fall free.
Tier 3 TURN Starting at your temple and working your way backwards along your scalp, you deftly weave your hair into dozens of incredibly thin braids. Here and there along the various lengths, you add patinated copper beads and goshawk plumules. Starting at her temple and working backwards along her scalp, XXX weaves her hair into dozens of incredibly thin braids. Here and there along the lengths, she adds patinated copper beads and goshawk plumules.
Style generated She has thick locks of long, glossy black hair woven into a riotous mass of incredibly thin braids that are sporadically peppered with patinated copper beads and goshawk plumules.
EAT (styled) Feeling playful, you shake your head causing your incredibly thin braids to fly wildly around. Unfortunately, several of them get caught in your mouth and you are forced to tug them free. XXX shakes her head causing her incredibly thin braids to fly wildly about. Several of the lengths get caught in her lips and she is forced to tug them free.
EAT (unstyled) Curling a strand of hair around your finger, you gnaw on its ends distractedly for several moments. Curling a strand of hair around her finger, XXX gnaws distractedly on the ends for several moments.
ATTEND (styled) You gingerly touch your hair and remember that you have it into a riotous mass of incredibly thin braids that are sporadically peppered with patinated copper beads and goshawk plumules.
GAZE (styled) You work your fingers through the riotous mass of braids and fluff them up into a wild mane. Several braids slip across XXX's eyes and she gazes at them with a bemused expression.
TICKLE (styled) Several braids slip free and fall across your eyes, for some reason this amuses you. XXX works her fingers through the riotous mass of braids in her hair and fluffs them up into a wild mane.
SHRUG (styled; T4 verb) With a quirk of your lip and an arch of your brow, you shrug your shoulders and feel your incredibly thin braids slip back and forth. With a quick of her lips and an arch of her brow, XXX shrugs her shoulders causing several braids to sway back and forth.
PULL With patience and care, you gingerly remove the many braids from their bindings and tug free any plumules or beads that are woven into the lengths. With patience and care, XXX gingerly removes the many braids from their bindings and tugs free any plumules or beads that were woven into the lengths.
Tier 4 PUSH Resting your thin, patinated copper headband in the space between your temple and the tops of your ears, you push the piece further up on your head and trap your hair in place. Resting her thin, patinated copper headband in place between her temple and the tops of her ears, XXX pushes the piece further up on her head and traps her hair in place.
Style generated She has thick locks of long, glossy black hair pulled back from the face by a thin, patinated copper headband adorned with decorative goshawk pennae.
SHRUG (styled) You haughtily toss your hair over your shoulder with the back of your hand and give an elegant shrug. XXX haughtily tosses her hair over her shoulder with the back of her hand and gives an elegant shrug.
SHRUG (unstyled) You offer a noncommital shrug and feel the ends of some patinated copper goshawk semiplumes tickle against your ear. XXX offers a noncommital shrug.
GAZE (styled) You gaze about as you adjust your headband hoping that no one notices. XXX adjusts her headband.
EAT (styled) You draw the ends of your hair up for inspect and briefly wonder if it would taste good. XXX gathers the ends of her hair into her hand and gazes thoughtfully at the ends for several moments.
TICKLE (styled) Using your fingers, you comb free any knots and tangles. Using her fingers, XXX combs her hair free of any knots or tangles.
ATTEND (styled) You gingerly touch your hair and remember that you have it pulled back from the face by a thin, patinated copper headband adorned with decorative goshawk pennae.
PULL You gingerly pluck the patinated copper headband from your head and allow your tresses to fall free. XXX gingerly plucks the patinated copper headband from her head and allows her tresses to fall free.