ANST - Gulf War Clarification

Beth Zimmerman bethzimm at
Sat Mar 21 07:11:55 PST 1998

John F. Hirling wrote:

> From:   Alan Boertjens [SMTP:a0210687 at]
> Sent:   Friday, March 20, 1998 10:11 AM
> To:     ansteorra at Ansteorra.ORG
> Subject:        Re: ANST - Gulf War Clarification
> Sorry to be a thorn in whoever's side but...
> Who's bright idea was it to setup war points with an EVEN number
> of points...duh!  Point-based competitions should have an ODD number
> of points so there is NO chance of having a tie!
> ~Johan Bjornsson
> Odd points are no guarantee that there will not be a tie.  All it takes is
> a tie in one area.
> But it seems to me that all of this misses the real point, to wit: we all
> had a wonderful time and the best of all possible worlds is one in which
> everybody wins.

But then someone would win and we wouldn't have to come back next year and fight
it again.  From what I remember being told, it's always been a tie......except
maybe for the first one.

Afrean O'Dunlaing

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