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    That certainly clears up the relative rankings...

    That certainly clears up the relative rankings issue and it came as a surprise to me that I should have checked the 2013/2014 rankings but I know now:)
    Thanks very much for that, SingleLight.
    I'm...
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    I'm confused about foreign fencers Nif counts - Again!

    I'm looking at a link to a document that I thought was the most up to date regarding how non-uk (overseas?) fencers contributed to Nif in British Opens....
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    Firstly, well done Jen! Secondly, from what I've...

    Firstly, well done Jen!
    Secondly, from what I've heard over the years, your phrase 'odd little event' is spot on. Yup, it does seem to have a soupcon of eccentricity that some seem to think has a...
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    Let me correct this for you. This IS a really...

    Let me correct this for you. This IS a really great competition.
    Someone, for a few years now, has put their money and their time into running the London Open.
    That they chose to do it the way they...
  5. This thread, dunno how, reminds me of that old...

    This thread, dunno how, reminds me of that old saw 'It's not the winning that matters but the taking part'
    Thanks to social media we've a reasonable idea of who (albeit just a nationality in all but...
  6. It's now three hours since Louise tweeted that...

    It's now three hours since Louise tweeted that Jess was in the final so that would be about 16:00 SA time. Given that the opening ceremony was scheduled to begin at 18:00 (17:00 BST) it's probably...
  7. Here's a short (1:33) video from the SABC about...

    Here's a short (1:33) video from the SABC about the Cape Town Champs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJGK_TKrl4E
  8. Thanks for that NQAV, I was searching for a list...

    Thanks for that NQAV, I was searching for a list too.
    Here's the EF post from FB:


    England Fencing are proud to announce thier junior and cadet fencers selected for Commonwealth Fencing...
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    You're missing the point here, WF. BF is the...

    You're missing the point here, WF.
    BF is the organising body for fencing in this country and are very 'internet savvy'
    This is not about PS or any individual volunteer who freely gives their time...
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    Fair point, CF. If the date was moved then your...

    Fair point, CF. If the date was moved then your point is totally agreeable.
    Your btw plus :) is also fair, albeit, less certain!
    :)
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    Sigh! And, exactly as it was for the generations...

    Sigh!
    And, exactly as it was for the generations of fencers who walked the same path years earlier.
    Have we changed that much within this generation, CF?
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    Given the context in which you put this phrase...

    Given the context in which you put this phrase together it would take an extraordinary stretch of the imagination to associate any cadets and/or juniors with the statement of yours that I extracted...
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    "Only a complete moron ..." Your comment speaks...

    "Only a complete moron ..."
    Your comment speaks volumes...
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    Re JohnL: "Being cynical, the performances at the...

    Re JohnL: "Being cynical, the performances at the world/cadet championships didn't exactly exhaust them did it."
    Riposte: He has a point.

    Re J-A, Davis; "In regards to a break, they are doing far...
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    Golly, and gosh, you said exactly what I wanted...

    Golly, and gosh, you said exactly what I wanted to say but couldn't think of the right words to use!
    +10, JL
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    Occam's principle is more often right than wrong....

    Occam's principle is more often right than wrong.
    But, simply speaking, the obvious solution isn't guaranteed. to be the right one!
    Unless the rest of the world, exams & lifestyles e.t.c., have...
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    It's been a few days since you asked that...

    It's been a few days since you asked that question but, sadly, there's been no response.
    I'm starting to think that no-one, in authority or otherwise, thinks that your question merits an answer!...
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    Excellent post!

    Excellent post!
  19. Got to agree with you on this, TCT. A well-lit,...

    Got to agree with you on this, TCT. A well-lit, spacious and first-rate venue with that most important of facets - superb and affordable catering!
    As for the fencing, refereeing (thanks Mike, Mavis...
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    Bad news: Yup, you're right Fleetfoot. Good...

    Bad news: Yup, you're right Fleetfoot.
    Good news: Here's what the Sports80 link shows as team-counts
    ME- 2 Entries
    WE- 3 Entries
    MF - 3 Entries
    WF - 0 Entries
    MS - 0 Entries
    WS - 0 Entries...
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    Why am I not surprised than it was JW pushing for...

    Why am I not surprised than it was JW pushing for this? Well done Jon:)
    I agree, Nick, about the difficulty of creating a new series of competitions in an already heavy calendar. It would, likely,...
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    Thanks for that ED_R. It does appear that BF...

    Thanks for that ED_R.
    It does appear that BF doesn't have any serious plans about developing U23 as a separate category but rather are just tacking it onto the U20's as an afterthought:(
    With so...
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    BF Plans for U23

    It's great to see that BF appear to be bringing the U23 sector into their fold with the introduction of National Championships.
    Given that most top fencers don't reach their peak until their late...
  24. Happy 18th Anniversary to British Foil Fencing

    I hadn't realised until recently that senior MF and WF had been going since September 2013 in Britain.
    18 whole months!
    It's great to see that BF has spared no expense in maintaining easy-to-find,...
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    Fencing Video by a Michal Wdowiak

    Here's a short (4 minute) HD video that I came across on youtube a few days ago. I believe it was made as a student project but I may be wrong on that score.
    It clearly took a lot of effort and...
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