[BLML] (2017) First law

Robert Frick rfrick at rfrick.info
Sun Jul 22 23:19:48 CEST 2012

On Sun, 22 Jul 2012 00:19:29 -0400, Ed Reppert <blackshoe at mac.com> wrote:

> On Jul 21, 2012, at 7:39 PM, Robert Frick wrote:
>> Thanks Ed. That must have puzzled a lot of people. My quote is from the
>> "Scope of the Laws", which is almost certainly unique to the ACBL.
> It is indeed unique to the ACBL. It's also, IMO, redundant.
>> 1. Suppose I rule no irregularity hence no rectification. I think that
>> ruling should be accepted gracefully.
>> 2. I think my decisions about movements and where people sit should be
>> accepted gracefully. Well, when they are within my role as director.  
>> Same
>> for decisions about when to eat lunch.
> It seems pretty obvious that these things should also be accepted  
> graciously.

Thanks. That was my impression, but it's nice to have confirmation.

I suspect many of my proposed changes in the laws are simply getting the  
laws to say what people already think they say.

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