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    Or the programmers do talk to the users, who are...

    Or the programmers do talk to the users, who are inconsistent with their requirements, who then complain bitterly when they have delivered *exactly* what they asked for.
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    You keep talking dirty like that...

    You keep talking dirty like that...
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    Oh come on, we're not there *yet*. /me grabs the...

    Oh come on, we're not there *yet*.
    /me grabs the bag of popcorn.

    Wait until someone starts discussing "libel", "slander" and "lawyers". *Then* we're in full silly season.
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    1) You're presuming that BF want to keep the team...

    1) You're presuming that BF want to keep the team events. It feels like each year they're nudging them a little further away.
    2) So long as they're members of BF, and hold dual nationality (as...
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    And if they *dare* run behind, Jon will replace...

    And if they *dare* run behind, Jon will replace the slow fencer to finish the bout in a reasonable time.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
  7. Thread: Sports Goggles

    by purple
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    I can't for the love of Om get glasses on...

    I can't for the love of Om get glasses on underneath my mask.

    So either:
    1) I wear none, which I can get away with for around five meters.
    2) If competing, I wear contacts.
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    As an atheist, can you please confirm that I will...

    As an atheist, can you please confirm that I will in fact be welcome in Birmingham?

    Will the infamous religious police booths be removed from the M42 and the orbital opened to all for this limited...
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    And it's 2015?

    And it's 2015?
  10. Mask designs need to be approved by the FIE. ...

    Mask designs need to be approved by the FIE.

    This has caused issues in the past since masks with names on have previously been disallowed. You may run in to the same issue here.
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    We have *29* entries for ‪#‎TheBayOpen‬. We...

    We have *29* entries for ‪#‎TheBayOpen‬.

    We need *one* *more* *entry* before midnight.

    http://www.thebayopen.co.uk/
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    We have 22 entries for ‪#‎thebayopen‬. We *only*...

    We have 22 entries for ‪#‎thebayopen‬. We *only* need 8 more entries by midnight tonight to be able to keep it on.

    Where are those last few fencers?

    http://www/thebayopen.co.uk
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    Wotcha folks, The most prestigious of fencing...

    Wotcha folks,
    The most prestigious of fencing tournaments, the Bay Open is in a bit of a dire state. We know we were late getting the word out, but so far we've only received two entries for the...
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    Updated Disciplinary Code

    Updated code will come in to effect 14 days from today.

    http://britishfencing.com/uploads/files/disciplinary_code_of_british_fencing_-_11th_december_2014.pdf

    2.1.2 makes interesting reading:
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    Didn't know about this one. Got a reference...

    Didn't know about this one. Got a reference cesh? As fair as I can tell, no one's manufacturing this yet, but Sept 2015 is a long, long way off.
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    The Bay Open 2015

    Wrap your ferrets up warm - ‪#‎thebayopen‬ is back on the 11th of January.
    Same fence-time[1], same fence-place[2].
    http://www.thebayopen.co.uk/
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    [1] Well, the check-in times are the same. The...
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    This is disappointing.

    This is disappointing.
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    Whilst you're at it, if you improve your parrying...

    Whilst you're at it, if you improve your parrying and distance you can then do away with the cumbersome jacket and mask as well.
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    Still no Sheffield Sword Club?

    Still no Sheffield Sword Club?
  20. Thread: Phil Hughes

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    Whilst that's a valid point, you raised it with...

    Whilst that's a valid point, you raised it with about as much subtlety as the third Rocky movie.
  21. Thread: Sword sizes.

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    Completely agree.

    Completely agree.
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    http://www.kleargear.com/1474.html

    http://www.kleargear.com/1474.html
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    There are two small Sheffield clubs, but not the...

    There are two small Sheffield clubs, but not the main Sheffield clubs.
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    http://xkcd.com/927/

    http://xkcd.com/927/
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    Hell, looks worth watching subtitles or no.

    Hell, looks worth watching subtitles or no.
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