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  1. Thread: Torn Leg Muscle

    by Gav
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    Yes. And it took 6 months and physiotherapy to...

    Yes. And it took 6 months and physiotherapy to get better.

    Prevention is better than cure so for the future look to your regime.

    In the meantime - no fencing for you. You can work on...
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    That's fine for those that find the news section...

    That's fine for those that find the news section bearable enough to look at. Sorry, I just can't use the BF website unless it gets fixed. I rely on other channels to get my news on what's going on.
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    I actually reopened it and didn't get a chance...

    I actually reopened it and didn't get a chance to edit my initial post.

    This guy is just trolling this forum and the one in the US... but I thought it was perhaps unfair to just close it and...
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    Hi There, This is an Olympic Fencing forum....

    Hi There,

    This is an Olympic Fencing forum. We've discussed it before. In fact we've discussed this guy before take a look around in the searches..

    Coach Carson has told you what you need to...
  5. Thread: Fencing Apps

    by Gav
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    This is why I've never tried it. And for...

    This is why I've never tried it.

    And for various reasons never will.
  6. Thread: Dear Santa...

    by Gav
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    Reading earlier it seem all of this is being done...

    Reading earlier it seem all of this is being done on Excel. Excel is not the right tool for this job.

    Now, if only we had a membership database that took in results from popular tournament...
  7. Thread: Dear Santa...

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    Go by the BF number not the name. Just don't use...

    Go by the BF number not the name. Just don't use the name as a unique identifier.
  8. Thread: Dear Santa...

    by Gav
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    Good grief. We should be better than this.

    Good grief. We should be better than this.
  9. Thread: Dear Santa...

    by Gav
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    Hang on BF Mem Number has nothing to do with the...

    Hang on BF Mem Number has nothing to do with the spelling of someone's name. I really don't understand why that's an issue. Sounds more like people are sending data up the line in a bad format...
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    This assumes that this money is evenly...

    This assumes that this money is evenly distributed .... Well, looking at recent articles in the press, that seems unlikely.
  11. Are the fencing pages on Wikipedia the worst on the site?

    Let me give you some examples:

    Techniques of fencing:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fencing_practice_and_techniques#Non-electronic_scoring

    What? Writers don't get out much do they?

    How...
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    I accept your point-of-view.

    I accept your point-of-view.
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    So, we need to know Epee or Foil? The discussion...

    So, we need to know Epee or Foil? The discussion is pointless until we know which we're talking about.
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    If you're not going to competitions that require ...

    If you're not going to competitions that require requires blades with the FIE stamp then don't bother....

    I see you've noted the longevity argument - I've heard that before.

    Some people...
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    Wow this thread has been going 9 years!

    Wow this thread has been going 9 years!
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    Don't we have one of these discussion every...

    Don't we have one of these discussion every single year?
  17. Yeah it was the one in Colorado. It's all out in...

    Yeah it was the one in Colorado. It's all out in public over on fnet which at the time of writing is down.

    Everyone appears to think this is an isolated case so don't worry. Many people are...
  18. Ha! Both! But really 5 seems a lot for one...

    Ha! Both!

    But really 5 seems a lot for one tournament. (And some of the BCs are clearly technical in nature but even so...)
  19. 5 Black cards were issued at a US *Youth* Fencing event.

    And here's the breakdown:


    Athlete - Throwing mask and/or saber
    Coach - Being in the pod during pools and refusing to leave after multiple cards issued and escalated
    Coach (also parent of an...
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    Well it's just Harry parroting the web. ;) I...

    Well it's just Harry parroting the web. ;)

    I can't hear Black Friday without thinking Black Wednesday which I suppose is not the association these guys would really like.
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    It's a yank tradition. It's been imported by the...

    It's a yank tradition. It's been imported by the the shopping sector in a really cynical attempt to ... I don't know create a buzz.. drum up sales... further reduce everything to an inane...
  22. Thread: New FIE website?

    by Gav
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    I'm sure there used to be a different site at...

    I'm sure there used to be a different site at FIE.org - that was much nicer... I see that www.fie.ch is still alive and kicking like it's 1990.
  23. Thread: New FIE website?

    by Gav
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    New FIE website?

    I see that the FIE have launched a new version of their www.fie.org website - what does everyone think?

    I think it's very ... blue.
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    There's always going to be some debate on where...

    There's always going to be some debate on where you draw the age line - with pros and cons.

    If you think your son is too young to enter a general open (and yes I think most kids that age are too...
  25. Thread: Sore Loser...

    by Gav
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    And there was me thinking it was a fun video.

    And there was me thinking it was a fun video.
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