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People generally wear rings to indicate that:
a) they're married
b) they're about to be married 
Both of these rings traditionally use the same finger.
There's a lot more information potential in the information broadcasting apparatus.
I propose that a new cultural system
be established to make use of the remaining bandwidth. In general to be a useful indicator, this should be information about the wearer which:
a) doesn't change very often
b) applies in some form to a significant proportion of people at some stage
c) Is either boolean or a small positive integer,
d) is useful or interesting in conversation,
e) is not generally held private, and
f) where presence or absence of ring(s) is not an issue for non-players.
Without making this a request for a list, I can say that I can't actually think of 9 such items. However, here are some:
a) Child finger. One ring per child.
b) Hobby finger. Any personal interest may be indicated with a stylised ring on this specific finger.
c) this idea would be more convincing if there actually was a 'c'.
Um, okay, that's it.
c) they're a goth.
 This is not intended to preclude the whimsical wearing of rings by non-players, but rather to ensure space for such use within this system.
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||How about adopting that resistor standard (not that I know how to read it) where red, blue + green (might) = 1200mA?
||That way, you could map onto other things that are normally associated with higher numbers.
||These vital statistics might include
a) body weight in grammes
b) time since last wash in hours
c) codified 8-bit numeric specifying pizza topping preferences
d) goth quotient (0-80 signalling extremedly low gothicness, possible Nanna, 81-120 mid-range standard shrug, mehgoth, 121-140 Owns their own DMs, 140+ Massive Goth)
e) distance from home in miles
f) current velocity to the nearest mph - direction part of the vector indicated by pointing
||And that's just one hand.
||[zen] You could even have one finger reserved for coloured rings showing your resistivity. (Also, I'm sure a typo on your part, but a resistor is unlikely to have a value of 1200mA)
||Oh yes, I shoud've done Ohms - is an Ohmega a valid HB character? Closest I can get is an Ö.
||It's one of those Unicode characters which you can't do in HB annotations.
||A range of colours on your right ring finger to denote
||/ A range of colours on your right ring finger to denote sexuality?/
||Or one might exploit the possibility of an 11th digit of information in some of the populace.