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    From your perspective I can see why you would not...

    From your perspective I can see why you would not want a handicap system. However I can see advantages of having veteran competitions run as a single competition with some form of handicap advantage...
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    An Alternative Selection Scheme

    I have written a proposed selection scheme based on Duncanís scheme with some minor alterations.

    In summary the handicap scheme suggested by Duncan is retained for all Veteran competitions, and...
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    Thanks Chris, but Wikipedia missed out that I was...

    Thanks Chris, but Wikipedia missed out that I was second in the London section schoolboys in 1960,
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    Chris, Your figures really make my point, the...

    Chris,
    Your figures really make my point, the ranking positions you show are pretty low.
    I agree with Chris Howser, there is probably little correlation between training and being low on ther...
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    From what I understand the japanese do train...

    From what I understand the japanese do train regularily at their clubs. I dont know how often our fencers at ET16 train, but our 2 gold medal teams were carried by fencers who do train a great deal. ...
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    I could not disagree more. I only reconised 2 ex...

    I could not disagree more. I only reconised 2 ex top class fencers at ET16, Fischer was in the German team and Gregory was in the Cuban team. Neither were very successful at ET16. I may be out of...
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    Suvey-Foregone conclusion

    The problem with the survey is that it essentially only compared Duncanís scheme with the status quo. Most vets agree that a change is required, but no attempt was made to consider alternatives....
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    I disagree, I would think that there are a number...

    I disagree, I would think that there are a number of experienced fencers that could stand in to help with determining a replacement selection scheme. The Philbins spring to mind but there are also a...
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    Choosing a Selection scheme

    The Veterans committee are proposing to change the selection procedures for Veteran teams. However before this is done we should consider how the decision should be made. Currently a number of the...
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    Selection for Veteran teams

    Contrary to the view expressed at the AGM I have never been against a points system based on a number of competitions for team selection. I was very much against the actual system put forward a few...
  11. Thread: Havana

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    I agree and perhaps a warning for jostling to be...

    I agree and perhaps a warning for jostling to be included, Some of the corps a corps looked fairly violent to me,
    Graham
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    E Learning Platform for Referees

    British Fencing has today announced a project to develop an online learning platform to assist referee development.

    http://www.britishfencing.com/news/latest-news/?n=1293

    We are asking for...
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    Bobby Winton was Nick's brother. Bobby died a few...

    Bobby Winton was Nick's brother. Bobby died a few years ago and had been active in fencing administration for very many years.
    Graham
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    Entry costs this time seemed very high, I have...

    Entry costs this time seemed very high, I have calculated that entry fees should have amounted to £26,915 +entry fees for the 'B' team events.
    I paid £85 to enter the men's foil. The first round was...
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    Still at only £15 a year, I believe it is good...

    Still at only £15 a year, I believe it is good value!
    Graham
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    Frence, The referees committee has been inactive...

    Frence,
    The referees committee has been inactive for far to long and we have been working hard to set up a new committee. We had our second meeting at the nationals, and we have made, what I...
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    Abusing refs

    There would appear to be a common theme appearing here of fencers and spectators abusing referees and making refereeing an unpleasant experience. This would appear to be a much bigger problem for...
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    Where were the sabre referees?

    Can somebody answer Munkey's question on the number of competent sabre referees? Why did there seem to be more referees in the other weapons? Were sabre referees more affected by the lack of per diem...
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    I am not certain of the venue cost, but have a...

    I am not certain of the venue cost, but have a feeling it is around £7000. Sheffield is not just expensive because of the venue. The cost of transporting the equipment is significant, and I would...
  20. Thread: Gravity

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    Thanks for the information, but be careful you...

    Thanks for the information, but be careful you will accused of being 'nerdy' and a 'spoiler'.
    Graham
  21. Thread: Gravity

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    Depends what you mean by 'destructs'? Are we...

    Depends what you mean by 'destructs'?
    Are we talking about a manned space craft, which will have an internal atmosphre with oxygen that can combust. (There was the tradgedy on the launch pad when 3...
  22. Thread: Gravity

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    So what was the reason for the thread as you seem...

    So what was the reason for the thread as you seem to object to me commenting on the film? Was everyone just supposed to agree with you?
    Graham
  23. Thread: Gravity

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    If you really want to get down with the nerds,...

    If you really want to get down with the nerds, be my guest!

    Imploding can occur when the external pressure on a vessel is greater than than the internal pressure. For instance a submarine can...
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    Gav, I never suggested remaking Apollo 13, I...

    Gav,

    I never suggested remaking Apollo 13, I was just correcting your statment that an explosion means the film lasting 5 minutes. I did also say that I enjoyed the film, just thought it could...
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    I disagree. Of course if you watch 'Lord of the...

    I disagree. Of course if you watch 'Lord of the Rings' then there has to be some concessions to reality given, but in this case it was not essential to the film. You can have realism and survival, as...
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