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Re: The Santa Claus Golf Apocalypse

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Bernie Cosell
December 3, 2001 05:08
Re: The Santa Claus Golf Apocalypse
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In the interest of spaking as much creativity [and angst..:o)] as 
possible, I think that publishing the hole-leaders reveals too much info 
[e.g., John Doe now knows that he's beaten on 1 but the-best on 3,4,5, 
and so can focus SOLELY on finding a trick to shave 1, rather than having 
to look _everywhere_ to cut strokes].

Instead, I think that just publishing the aggregate best-score is the 
right amount of info to disclose: It lets the leaders know that there are 
*better* solutions to some of their holes than theirs, but not give 
ANYONE a hint about where to look to shave the strokes...  [actually, 
this isn't *quite* true, but to first order it is if it is not updated 
too often].

Bernie Cosell                     Fantasy Farm Fibers     Pearisburg, VA
    -->  Too many people, too few sheep  <--          

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