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Old May 08, 2019, 09:40   #51
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I need ROs if anyone is interested and can help that weekend!
I simply cannot commit to those dates at this point with my schedule, shooting or otherwise.

When we get closer and if business allows, I will come down and RO or help in someway if I can Bruce.
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Old May 08, 2019, 17:54   #52
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Old May 08, 2019, 18:03   #53
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Old May 08, 2019, 19:56   #54
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Just read the course of fire for each stage. Freaking awesome.

I only have one question and that is what are the time limits if any for each stage. Stage 6 is what prompted me to ask since this has the potential of me timing out before I can engage all of the targets as required.
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Old May 09, 2019, 20:48   #56
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Just read the course of fire for each stage. Freaking awesome.

I only have one question and that is what are the time limits if any for each stage. Stage 6 is what prompted me to ask since this has the potential of me timing out before I can engage all of the targets as required.
3 minutes per stage.

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Old May 09, 2019, 21:08   #57
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Sounds very challenging. I think 3 and 4 will really get me. 4 definitely.

And 'The Box' sounds like it will be diabolical...I can't visualize how it works but that'll be a surprise I guess.

Thanks for all the work you have put into this (so far...and to come) !
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Sounds very challenging. I think 3 and 4 will really get me. 4 definitely.

And 'The Box' sounds like it will be diabolical...I can't visualize how it works but that'll be a surprise I guess.

Thanks for all the work you have put into this (so far...and to come) !

DIABOLICAL - In English, "diabolical" has many nuances of meaning. It can describe the devil himself (as in "my diabolical visitor") or anything related to or characteristic of him in appearance, behavior, or thought...Merriam Webster

How appropriate could one word be when applied to Stimpy and his course and stage design. It is the big draw for any of his matches. The challenges to the shooter in both physical and mental abilities as well as the equipment to perform in many ways it was not designed to, are a given in his design. But not so hard/difficult as to prevent one from completing it within the design parameters.
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DIABOLICAL - In English, "diabolical" has many nuances of meaning. It can describe the devil himself (as in "my diabolical visitor") or anything related to or characteristic of him in appearance, behavior, or thought...Merriam Webster

How appropriate could one word be when applied to Stimpy and his course and stage design. It is the big draw for any of his matches. The challenges to the shooter in both physical and mental abilities as well as the equipment to perform in many ways it was not designed to, are a given in his design. But not so hard/difficult as to prevent one from completing it within the design parameters.
It's all the little moments of joy and happiness I bring the shooters that makes it all worth it.

I remember one particularly polite shooter (no really) at a FAL match who, partway through his steel run had a blank go off in his rifle, stared at it for a full 5 seconds, jacked the round, went to a type 3 jam, dropped the mag, cycled, reloaded the mag, jacked the handle, rolled into position, took a deep breath and muttered "F___ that guy." before resuming shooting.

Like angel wings being made.
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Old May 21, 2019, 15:19   #60
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Tried to see what how the Squadding was set up but couldn't see them. I know I am squadded with the RO's for Friday, just wanted to see if I recognized any other competitors.

I did see there were only 4 slots left. So how many competitors are allowed for the 5K and 10K? I love to see a match that is sold out almost two months prior Match Day. It shows that there is interest in the sport, as well as proving the match director and course designers work very hard to put on a challenging match that many like to attend.
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So I'm new to this...what is 'squadding' ?

Is that just putting people into batches for their start times, based on their self-reported estimated running speed? I wan to say it asked how fast I could cover a mile when I registered. I put 18 minutes, feeling that was safe and I could meet that with a jog/fast walking mix.

Kind of like a car race...faster cars get pole position, slow pokes to the rear ?
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It would be totally stupid for me to sign up for this the week before my match. But I am SOOOO tempted and I hate to miss ANY stimpymatch.

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It would be totally stupid for me to sign up for this the week before my match. But I am SOOOO tempted and I hate to miss ANY stimpymatch.

Must. Hold. Out.

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So I'm new to this...what is 'squadding' ?

Is that just putting people into batches for their start times, based on their self-reported estimated running speed? I wan to say it asked how fast I could cover a mile when I registered. I put 18 minutes, feeling that was safe and I could meet that with a jog/fast walking mix.

Kind of like a car race...faster cars get pole position, slow pokes to the rear ?
Most matches the shooters are assigned a squad that they shoot with all day.

Does not apply to RnGs...so I disable it on practiscore.

I will be launching shooters somewhat based on their estimated run times, but that really only applies for the last 1/3 of shooters for the day, as the rest will have plenty of time.

So, random assignment of shooters into 3 groups, then last group gets un-randomed for any slow folks randomed to the end.

I will then give 3 separate safety briefings so folks in the later sessions don't have to show up at o-dark hundred...cause I am nice and this seemed to be a popular idea.

Shooters will be told before match day when to show up...miss your briefing and WELCOME TO THE NEXT GROUP! Miss the last briefing and THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION!

RO day I will randomize the non-primary ROs but again, not so that a primary RO could spend all day on his stage waiting to be relieved.
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I am also glad I added the 10k, as the shooters are about 50/50 between the 5k and the 10k.
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The last day I ran was Saturday and my knees still hurt. SO Glad I did not sign up for the 10K. I don't know how you over 50 crowd does it.

I never though I had bad knees until I started training for this 5k ! I will have to ease back and just accept I will not have the run time I was hoping for.
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The last day I ran was Saturday and my knees still hurt. SO Glad I did not sign up for the 10K. I don't know how you over 50 crowd does it.

I never though I had bad knees until I started training for this 5k ! I will have to ease back and just accept I will not have the run time I was hoping for.
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What is the deadline to send in the fee payment?

I assume USPO Money Order is acceptable?

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What is the deadline to send in the fee payment?

I assume USPO Money Order is acceptable?

Thank you !
You could theoretically pay me the day of the match, the risk is you don't get there before I sell your slot to a walk on shooter.

Or if we get a large wait list I will start threatening unpaid shooters.
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Thanks Stimpy, I will pay up well in advance.

I see the stage details on practiscore...if I can do math right (which is iffy) it looks like for the 5k course:

Rifle = 38 Min.
Pistol = 36 Min.

Is there a map showing the course route you have available to share? Possibly with the distances between stages as well?

Also a very stupid question but I will ask anyway, the shotgun stage, the targets will be in flight, not just sitting out there helpless, right?

I have shot skeet 3 times my whole life (one of which was in Boy Scouts) so maybe at little refresher practice at that may be in order...
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Thanks Stimpy, I will pay up well in advance.

I see the stage details on practiscore...if I can do math right (which is iffy) it looks like for the 5k course:

Rifle = 38 Min.
Pistol = 36 Min.
I get 42 pistol and 44 rifle minimums

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Is there a map showing the course route you have available to share? Possibly with the distances between stages as well?
I thought I had one on dropbox, but not finding it, will try to make one.

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Also a very stupid question but I will ask anyway, the shotgun stage, the targets will be in flight, not just sitting out there helpless, right?
Definitely will all be moving.
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I snoozed, now Iím waitlisted.

ďF___ that guyĒ...

Iím coming down either way, so if you need help ROíing or just help in general Iím available. Not driving all the way to GA just to spend an extra day with my in-laws!
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I snoozed, now Iím waitlisted.

ďF___ that guyĒ...

Iím coming down either way, so if you need help ROíing or just help in general Iím available. Not driving all the way to GA just to spend an extra day with my in-laws!
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