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    Ps - thanks for the private messages folks. I...

    Ps - thanks for the private messages folks. I would have replied but some of you have full in boxes... :)
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    Kit costs...

    You know...I really must stop coming here just to vent....I need to get coming here as part of my "Pffftt...can't focus on work right now...what can distract me for a moment" routine - that way I'd...
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    What kind of club in 2014 only allows people to...

    What kind of club in 2014 only allows people to join in January - and penalises everyone else for joining at other times in the year?

    I imagine that this is to make life easier for the secretary...
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    BVF - feeling very ripped off

    Joined BVF last year - mid year some time.

    And apparently - although it wasn't made clear at the time - any membership you buy only runs until Dec 31st.

    So - having paid the full amount for...
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    Oddly, it seemed to have been my password to this...

    Oddly, it seemed to have been my password to this forum. :cool:
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    :D ..

    :D ..
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    :) No, I wasn't. It was a genuine Q. I came to...

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    No, I wasn't. It was a genuine Q.
    I came to back fencing only 18mnths ago after a 7 year break, and before then I was a foilest.
    I googled "pomelling" - but no-where did it explain what that...
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    Ah! Today I've learnt something. Tonight I will...

    Ah!
    Today I've learnt something. Tonight I will sleep and forget something to make space. Hope it isn't something vital I forget....
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    What's pomelling?

    What's pomelling?
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    The what now? And what is...

    The what now? <goes to google>
    And what is pommelling?
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    Yeah. Good. Your arms are long enough you giant...

    Yeah. Good.
    Your arms are long enough you giant gangly freaky lefty.
    ;)
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    This is very true. My whole hand completely hides...

    This is very true. My whole hand completely hides behind the guard. And some of the fencers I know have their little finger and ring finger showing...
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    Yeah. I'd be happier if they had the rule such...

    Yeah. I'd be happier if they had the rule such that the total length was set (at 110cm as it is now) and leave the length of the handle/blade upto the fencer. Then for once me having tiny hands...
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    That's kinda my point. Once people start using...

    That's kinda my point. Once people start using them, then everyone will need them. Strikes me as gamesmanship.

    What do people think?
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    Yes. That's the one.

    Yes. That's the one.
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    LP Extra reach handles

    Has anyone used them? What do people think of them?
    To me, they seem to be more "playing to the letter of the rules" rather than the spirit of the sport.

    Comments?
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    What is SGS?

    What is SGS?
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    Cheers! I've made a note of this.

    Cheers!
    I've made a note of this.
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    There is a NW website?! URL please! 2 weeks came...

    There is a NW website?! URL please! 2 weeks came from notice on here.
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    So, when is the next one? And please give us...

    So, when is the next one?
    And please give us more than 2 weeks notice....
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    Lack of notice - otherwise, injury aside, I'd...

    Lack of notice - otherwise, injury aside, I'd have been there.

    Need more than 2 weeks notice really.
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    I was a foilest for *years* and was pretty good...

    I was a foilest for *years* and was pretty good at it.
    After an enforced 7yrs off from fencing when I came back to it, the only club that I could feasbily (sp?) attend didn't have any foilests...
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    Pffft. Golf isn't a sport. It is a passtime.

    Pffft. Golf isn't a sport. It is a passtime.
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    Even though I am kinda biased as a fencer (and...

    Even though I am kinda biased as a fencer (and also my main club is the one setup by Samantha Murray's mum) - I would have been shocked if Pentathlon had been dropped. To me - even as a fencer -...
  25. < So yeah you are coming across as a complete...

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    So yeah you are coming across as a complete fanboy. And that's fair enough, but acknowledge the limits you're imposing on yourself . >>

    Yeah - good point. My world is skewed towards the rock...
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