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    Look at paragraph 31 of the standard...

    Look at paragraph 31 of the standard procedure..."or drops a bird he is retrieving and goes for another, shall be considered to have 'switched'."
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    Yes very wrong. 1. The same as anytime you give...

    Yes very wrong. 1. The same as anytime you give an instruction on what the parameters of the blind are and don't follow through. Pick up pb you're out.

    2. the dog switched by definition....
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    Yes, You drop the dog. Using the same rule...

    Yes, You drop the dog.

    Using the same rule that allows the judge to drop the dog that retrieves any poison bird. ;)
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    The sport will continue as long as there are...

    The sport will continue as long as there are people willing and able to play. The sport has never been for "everyone".
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    Duh.... :rolleyes:

    Duh.... :rolleyes:
  6. Thread: EE

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    Yea, their security certificate is expired. I...

    Yea, their security certificate is expired. I can't get in with chrome, I can bypass it with firefox.
  7. Yes, its pretty common. I've hunted with the dog...

    Yes, its pretty common. I've hunted with the dog on a remote a lot!

    I like to do it in one series whenever I judge. I don't like the handlers using the gun as a pointing device, and I like the...
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    Poll: Sure, and they can stick around and review them...

    Sure, and they can stick around and review them at the end. Not allowed to copy them. ;)
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    I don't understand why the Agility model has not...

    I don't understand why the Agility model has not gained more support.

    - Allows Club to reserve spots for workers. (Workers do not have to be club members, for example an am with 1 or 2 dogs to...
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    Poll: NO Way! I have no problem going over my sheets...

    NO Way!

    I have no problem going over my sheets with an owner/handler and explaining why the dog either passed or failed. That's more than is required and should be plenty.

    My sheets are...
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    No. A pro can become an owner but not an Amateur....

    No. A pro can become an owner but not an Amateur. Of course there is no Amateur Definition in the HT rules. ;)
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    David, We profoundly disagree! There are many...

    David, We profoundly disagree! There are many clubs that do not have additional grounds available.

    It's not the Owner/handlers that's the problem - Its the non-handling owners (the pro's...
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    From where is this growth in tests going to come?...

    From where is this growth in tests going to come?

    You Ams that are putting on the tests just need to work harder and put on more tests. That's just not working. . . . Nor is it going to happen. ...
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    How is that happening with the current system?

    How is that happening with the current system?
  15. Thread: Kudos to EE.

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    Ok, Whatever you say David. ;) Most FT pros...

    Ok, Whatever you say David. ;)

    Most FT pros told me they were using their own CC and not VIP as they get the rewards points and they get 30 days to pay the CC. ;)

    When I purchase...
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    David, your opinion is certainly not impartial. ...

    David, your opinion is certainly not impartial. You sound like a politician trying to justify a position. ;-)

    Do the VIP entrys pay the $4.50 service fees for the scratches before the close like...
  17. Thread: AKC to HRC

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    That is not correct. I know of several dogs...

    That is not correct.

    I know of several dogs that earned an HR with just Finished passes! One was mine.

    It has been a long time since I ran HRC. So I checked to see if the rules changed. ...
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    Yes If the honor dog broke, and the working dog...

    Yes If the honor dog broke, and the working dog didn't. Then Yes, I would give the working dog a rerun, as the the honor dog interfered with the marks.

    But if it broke . . . then they're both...
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    I 100% agree with Dr Ed. Steadiness is absolute....

    I 100% agree with Dr Ed. Steadiness is absolute.

    Just finished judging a Master test last weekend. I have judged more than 20 Master tests.

    If either dog breaks, then they are out. It...
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    For those that are unaware, here is what the rule...

    For those that are unaware, here is what the rule book says:

    Generally a dog getting tangled in the decoys or a moved decoy would be viewed by me as NBD - No Big Deal.

    However there are a...
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    FYI There has never been a TRAINING requirement,...

    FYI There has never been a TRAINING requirement, only a handling requirement. Nor has their been any ownership requirement. ;)
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    FTs have a specific rule where clubs are required...

    FTs have a specific rule where clubs are required to give a refund on a judge change. HTs don't.
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    Currently in HT no.

    Currently in HT no.
  24. Sticky: More than you've run in the last several years....

    More than you've run in the last several years. ;) No I'm just pointing calling out unwarranted criticism.
  25. Sticky: I don't care who he is, or WAS. He is not there...

    I don't care who he is, or WAS. He is not there and has no first hand knowledge on what he is talking about!!!! Being critical of the judges on an internet message board is almost always improper....
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