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    There was no criticism of the event in my post. I...

    There was no criticism of the event in my post. I simply dissagree with your assertion about give them quality and they will come. I saw that you are from Scotland and I looked for what would be the...
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    [QUOTE=coach carson;310328] Definitely not in...

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    Definitely not in my experience. You build a quality event and the numbers will come.

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    Well we do seem to have a very different outlook on the situation. ...
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    I'd like to see more than 4, more like 6 with the...

    I'd like to see more than 4, more like 6 with the top 4 counting for points.

    I say this because I believe the other opens as they exist now will die off under the new scheme and I wouldn't mind...
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    Hi Mike, Yes, agree with you there totally on...

    Hi Mike,

    Yes, agree with you there totally on the manipulation of distance to prompt the action.

    I actually was talking only about the motion of the arm in the stop hit itself. So when I said...
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    If you're not surprised then you must know the...

    If you're not surprised then you must know the causes or you've just seen it as a trend that's continuing.

    If you do know the causes what are they?
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    Heidenheim World Cup ME final

    A nail biter!

    Can't skip the 30 second ad unfortunately but is a nice video with slow-mo.
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    Guilty your honour! Sarcasm tinged with the...

    Guilty your honour! Sarcasm tinged with the sadness that as epeeist I don't have a team to support.

    No criticism of our top epeeists implied by the way. I have a lot of respect for our top...
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    Can you do one for epee please? I'm interested to...

    Can you do one for epee please? I'm interested to see what the GBR men's team needs to do.
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    C'mon guys we need more chit in this thread!

    C'mon guys we need more chit in this thread!
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    DOH! Not quite a vet has already done this joke....

    DOH! Not quite a vet has already done this joke. Somebody hit me with the broom handle!
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    It's the new FIE approved non-combativity aid for...

    It's the new FIE approved non-combativity aid for epee. The ref uses it to gently prod one of the fencers in the direction of the other fencer.
  12. Fix!

    Fix!
  13. Interesting twist to the Barcelona WE World Cup.

    The women's epee World cup in Barcelona sounds interesting this year:

    "Is expected to be a spectacle of plasticity, wrestling and sportsmanship."

    Throw in mud and I'm on that plane!
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  14. Thanks Mavis.

    Thanks Mavis.
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    Cool :) Let's hope it lasts longer than my...

    Cool :)

    Let's hope it lasts longer than my rewires!

    Although I did have a rewiring epiphany last time I did one. I use Locktite super glue gel and usually put the wire in place and then add...
  16. What is the rule with graphics on masks? At FIE...

    What is the rule with graphics on masks? At FIE level?

    Just curious :)
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    You can think of epee wiring as two wires running...

    You can think of epee wiring as two wires running along the blade that form a complete circuit when the tip is pressed down enough so that the little spring touches the two contacts at the end of the...
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    [QUOTE=gethylogic;309852]Get in! first to post it...

    [QUOTE=gethylogic;309852]Get in! first to post it :whistle:QUOTE]

    DOH!
  19. Cool posters. The continental comps always have...

    Cool posters. The continental comps always have very cool posters! When I used to fence in Portugal the national championships always had very cool posters distributed each year that you could pin up...
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    Get in! first to post it :)


    http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/jan/13/star-wars-lightsaber-fencing
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    I should've kept my gob shut. Thought I was going...

    I should've kept my gob shut. Thought I was going to go up and went down!
  22. The website is saying: "Event has hit entry...

    The website is saying:

    "Event has hit entry cap, however we are looking for options to expand the event by a piste or two. As such if you are still interested in entering, please email me to go on...
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    It's tragic when the gender reassignment op is...

    It's tragic when the gender reassignment op is only partially successful. But fencing is a very inclusive sport and I'm glad they've found somewhere to train.
  24. I should have added in the Spring Elite Epee ...

    I should have added in the Spring Elite Epee

    Apr 3

    I probably won't do that though as it's a long old drive and I'm prone to thoughts of quitting fencing on the drive back home ;)
  25. Here's my epee calendar. It's weighted to...

    Here's my epee calendar. It's weighted to Northern (England) Comps.

    Jan 31 Sun TransPennine Open

    Feb 14 Sun Merseyside

    Feb 27/28 Lancaster

    Mar 27 Sun Birmingham
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