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    I'm sure Greg Allen and Georgina Usher would...

    I'm sure Greg Allen and Georgina Usher would concur.
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    There goes my justification for keeping over 20...

    There goes my justification for keeping over 20 year's worth of back copies.

    Wife: can we throw these away now?
    Me: no, my name might be in them.

    Alternatively, I'll have to improve my fencing...
  3. I'm guessing Chris is referring to non-X-Change...

    I'm guessing Chris is referring to non-X-Change masks. I wouldn't have a problem buying a new bib if that were an option but it looks as though I'll have to buy a new mask. Considering my mask is...
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    Preferably Brigadoon, then it would be only once...

    Preferably Brigadoon, then it would be only once every hundred years.
  5. A simple way to check that the poule sheet has...

    A simple way to check that the poule sheet has the right number of hits recorded as scored or received is to add the totals for each fencer and the total scored should equal the total received. If...
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    f you look at the Wrexham Open thread there is...

    f you look at the Wrexham Open thread there is talk of not entering until such time as an entry list has been posted. How about incorporating the idea of an early bird fee which would apply until...
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    Not bad but I don't think I'd like School...

    Not bad but I don't think I'd like School emblazoned over the jacket; makes it look like we've borrowed them from children.
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    This may sound pedantic but how can a beat be...

    This may sound pedantic but how can a beat be considered a parry? Surely, if it's recognised by a referee as a beat then it's a beat wherever on the blade it lands. Perhaps the wording should be...
  9. Thread: New Laptop

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    I bought a returned Dell in July 2012 with the...

    I bought a returned Dell in July 2012 with the following spec:

    Intel® Core™ i5 2410M processor (2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.9 GHz)
    AG 1080P 17.3" (44 cm) Screen WideFHD (1920 x 1080) WLED...
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    The Last Musketeer was shown on UK TV at the turn...

    The Last Musketeer was shown on UK TV at the turn of the century. It stars Robson Green as a fencing instructor in an exclusive girls' school in Scotland. I don't think it's available in the UK but...
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    The original post had October as the date which...

    The original post had October as the date which would have made my first post make sense.

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    That's the entry form for April.

    That's the entry form for April.
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    Don't you mean they charge you more?

    Don't you mean they charge you more?
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    I have 2 sets, they're comfortable and don't...

    I have 2 sets, they're comfortable and don't shrink like previous kit I've had.
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    I don't think you'll find the veteran circuit any...

    I don't think you'll find the veteran circuit any cheaper, you'll still need to adhere to the strict rules on clothing and weapons. Plus, you'll have the added expense of lugging a defibrillator...
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    Hardly a grammar nazi, merely pointing out errors...

    Hardly a grammar nazi, merely pointing out errors on the website. To some people, poor spelling and grammar is an issue and would prevent them from using a website.
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    You don't need an apostrophe in Extra's or item's.

    You don't need an apostrophe in Extra's or item's.
  18. Thread: Need a reffing app

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    I use Riposte...

    I use Riposte which is a free fencing app.

    PS the link is for an Android app.
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    Even better, no British collateral damage....

    Even better, no British collateral damage. Although Lord Buckingham was laying siege to the French Queen it was not in a military sense.
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    It contains swords, drinking and twatting the...

    It contains swords, drinking and twatting the perfidious French. What's not to look forward to?
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    Nope, it's still 3 days, from the calendar: ...

    Nope, it's still 3 days, from the calendar:

    Feb 28- Mar 2

    BVF Championships 2014, Gloucester
    Sabre - Friday. Foil - Saturday. Epee - Sunday
    Event Manager: Dave Sweeney
  22. Petition for Nobel Peace Prize for Sir Nicholas Winton

    The petition can be found here: Petition and I hope everyone, whether involved in fencing or not, will sign.
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    I wonder if anyone can explain why the team WE...

    I wonder if anyone can explain why the team WE was not run on the finals' piste? I asked the referee at the beginning before the first fight and she told me that it was being used for medal...
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    There certainly does come a point, right through...

    There certainly does come a point, right through the guard if it's really worn. I've had an epee point pierce a bashed about guard, not deeply but enough to persuade me not to keep guards for too...
  25. Thread: Gravity

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    Perhaps this: Scientists banned from watching...

    Perhaps this: Scientists banned from watching Gravity should have read Fencing nerds banned from watching Gravity.
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