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    Why would the honor handler need instructions?...

    Why would the honor handler need instructions? The honor dog takes up a position as defined by the judges. What instructions are necessary? You are judging the dog not the handler. Stop skirting my...
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    What is the difference between "watching each...

    What is the difference between "watching each mark", and "clearly seeing all marks"?
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    Master Test 1. Dog gets up and wanders around....

    Master Test

    1. Dog gets up and wanders around.
    2. Dog rolls on back scratching itself.
    3. Dog eating grass.
    4. Dog actually leaves the honor box before being released.

    In every case, the...
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    So, as a judge, how would/do you score a dog that...

    So, as a judge, how would/do you score a dog that does NOT see the working dogs marks fall?? Pass, fail, or re-run?

    An interesting honor was at the 2004 Master National in Horicon. Remote honor...
  5. Dead dog entered? Entry Express revamping their...

    Dead dog entered?
    Entry Express revamping their system?
    Facebook/Twitter Pages created to share Master scratch information?
    Master Tests filling in minutes (with all the associated unsportsmanlike...
  6. OMG!!! This is the dumbest thing I have read on...

    OMG!!! This is the dumbest thing I have read on RTF since I first logged on back in 2003.
  7. Can you state your point in a sentence?

    Can you state your point in a sentence?
  8. Scott, we're discussing MN Judging...not your...

    Scott, we're discussing MN Judging...not your pipe dream...stay on point.
  9. As it relates to my ability to have an opinion...

    As it relates to my ability to have an opinion regarding the OP post regarding judging...and you? Have you ever participated at the MN?
  10. Thanks for clarifying that Bob. Is it the same...

    Thanks for clarifying that Bob.
    Is it the same for the Ntl Open (having run at least one)
  11. Agreed...and how about Pros being allowed to...

    Agreed...and how about Pros being allowed to judge? That will increase the pool as well. I never really understood the rationale for the exclusion of pros as judges.
  12. Oh, and just in case any may be wondering since...

    Oh, and just in case any may be wondering since Paul Young brought it up...I do not judge...maybe someday though.

    I have participated in 9 MN since 2003, collecting about 36 plates, putting 4 dogs...
  13. In my opinion we do not get the best judges...I...

    In my opinion we do not get the best judges...I believe it boils down to a limited judging pool, and popularity.

    The majority of the MN clubs only have limited interest from their members who...
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    First: Your math is all wrong. What about the...

    First:
    Your math is all wrong. What about the occaisonal no bird/s, and certainly some breaks, which will require p/u dog/s and or a boat. Let's not forget the lunch break because we'll be here for...
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    Oh oh...forgot about that test. Glad I'm in C:) ...

    Oh oh...forgot about that test. Glad I'm in C:)

    Could do an extended honor...maybe I won't go there....
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    ee's your test Actually, sounds rather...

    ee's your test

    Actually, sounds rather exciting. Why don't you think it wouldn't be a good test...marks too short? No problemo...NO Fido off the marks and run the blind first. There's your test:).
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    Regulations & Guidelines for AKC Hunting Tests...

    Regulations & Guidelines for AKC Hunting Tests for Retrievers
    Chapter 1 Section 6. Judges Eligibility.

    It's all there in black and white and underlined for emphasis.
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    Now that right there is funny:)

    Now that right there is funny:)
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    I think the poodle needs a pimp...just saying

    I think the poodle needs a pimp...just saying
  20. Master national strategies...my version

    To any MNRC club that is interested in my strategies to address the growth within our sport, please email me directly and I will forward you my response to the MNBOD.

    You may, or may not agree...
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    Dont these people have jobs they have to go to in...

    Dont these people have jobs they have to go to in the morning???

    Where was the Ntl Guard to respond to the lootings???

    Why did Obama even address the nation last night??? Is he that stupid to...
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    Race Card

    It's nauseating watching and listening to Obama playing the race card yet again. Ironically, not one mention of the officer whose life will forever be altered by these events.
    Pathetic.
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    Not sure how this series counts as three...

    Not sure how this series counts as three series...can someone explain that? I can understand calling it two series, as in the first, with two distinctive elements (marks/blind), but three...

    Thanks
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    What I wouldn't give to watch a live stream of...

    What I wouldn't give to watch a live stream of these last series.
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    Judges Scenario to Handlers

    A well know Master Judge scenario to handler's

    " If I have to warn you about gun safety in the first series...that's gonna be your first warning...if I have to warn you about gun safety in the...
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