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Re: Next Dykes Winner

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Next Dykes Winner
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Jun 1998 22:56:29 +0000
  • References: <MIEDDCKBHJADBAAA@mailexcite.com>

Rusty Thornsburg wrote:
> 
> >Lewis,Shirlee E wrote:
> >>
> >> Starting in the year 2000 we are really going to be surprised because
> >> according to the latest Judges Training handbook there are going to be 3
> >> winners of the Wister Medal.  The Judges ballot in 1999 will be the
> >> first one (I think) to have this change.  That means in 2000 there could
> >> be 5 TBs in the running for the Dykes.  Eventually there could be up to
> >> 9 TBs competing for the Dykes Medal.
> 
> Yipes!  To me, this is not a particularly smart move on the part of the AIS.  It's not *real* likely that a TB that didn't win the Wister (the highest TB award) is going to win the Dykes!  And all these other TB's other than the Wister winner just split the votes even farther.  I realize that this is an attempt to split the TB vote so something else can win, but what if it splits the votes for other classes, too?  Is it just me or does the new system seem a bit ridiculous?
> 
> (Here comes the disclaimer:)
> Just my two cents.
> 
> Rusty
> 
> PS...thx, John for doing such a great job with the interim list.
> 
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