[Ansteorra-archery] While were shaking things up ...
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Wed Feb 15 10:42:16 PST 2012
You shouldn't worry about "time in the sun". It shouldn't be about the recognition. It's nice to see old friends, meet some new ones and to see how you've improved your skills over time. As long as we have a way for all of us to get together and support what we enjoy, then we can only grow.
On Feb 15, 2012, at 12:16 PM, Chuck Kaun <jack_a_lope31 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> You should maybe read those tourney rules again. He didnt say final round, he said final round(s). As in everything after the drop out. And if you cant play CA, you are replaced by someone who you may have just defeated. So it really wouldnt matter how hard you practiced would it? You could hit every single bullseye, shoot the eye out of a swinging mouse and shoot twenty arrows in a speed round into the gold and were the greatest archer since Robin Hood, you still WILL NOT WIN unless you can shoot combat archery in the final rounds.
> Doesnt sound the same anymore,
> What I wanted is that we dont leave the target archers who dont wish to play CA out in the cold. I want for all to see their time in the sun.
> nuff said,
> > Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 13:29:27 -0400
> > From: wilim.penbras at pandora.org
> > To: ansteorra-archery at lists.ansteorra.org
> > Subject: [Ansteorra-archery] While were shaking things up ...
> > Can we eliminate speed rounds? Cause I suck at those. I mean really...
> > what we're asking for is a tournament that suits us right?
> > We have a tourney format currently that is going to exclude Static
> > shooters and that pretty much sucks big time. I'm not sure how me being
> > able to get an extra round worth of points means you have to be that
> > much better. If we get to that final round and we're close and I can
> > shoot CA and you can't, then you're darn right I should be able to have
> > that advantage. I worked for it. I practiced every week and learned
> > the same as an archer perfecting his speed round.
> > I've seen complaints with many different Formats... Crossbows being
> > allowed to sit, Shooting at 3d targets, Static targets @ unknown ranges
> > without a chance to practice on those targets, Even if a target was
> > setup for warmup people wanted to figure out which leaf they we're going
> > to use to Bullseye those "unknown" distances.
> > The simple fact of the matter is that people will always want a format
> > that suits them. I don't want a tourney that makes previous rounds
> > moot. But if there's a round your not going to do well in or not going
> > to be able to compete at all in... Yeah... do better in the rounds you
> > can compete in. And trust than any archer that can be near the top at
> > the end of the competition and then load on armor and switch to blunts
> > and dominate THAT field too... well then they are what we call "Champions".
> > I really don't see that having a War Champion and a Peace Champion helps
> > any except to enshrine into law only being able to compete half the
> > time... Sitting out one round or sitting out one Tourney... I think I
> > know which I'd pick.
> > YiS,
> > Wilim
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