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Discussion: Rogaine style controls-

in: PrueD; PrueD > 2016-01-05

Jan 6, 2016 10:06 PM # 
Had a good laugh. You are clearly an orienteer. A true rogainer wouldn't notice.
Jan 6, 2016 11:25 PM # 
There were circles on nothing, and one clue l read said 'light pole in green'. I was looking for a green light pole - but it was 'in the green shading on the map' ie in the garden bed.
But l shouldn't complain. They are excellent well attended events on great maps and it is a great attempt to attract more people to the sport.
Jan 6, 2016 11:28 PM # 
I never doubt Geoff's creativity and drive.
Jan 7, 2016 12:23 AM # 
I am a true rogainer and I notice.
(Disclaimer to Invis' statement: it depends on whether the rogainer originates from within the bushwalking or orienteering community.)
Jan 7, 2016 1:41 AM # 
Jenny. A true rogainer derives from bushwalking and has not been infected by the obsessive compulsive virus prevalent in orienteering. He/she believes that a significant skill is the interpretation of ambiguous and innaccurate maps. An orienteer merely believes such maps are unfair and refuses to acknowledge this "skill". You, Jenny, are clearly an orienteer. I have hear you mention that word "fairness"at controllers' workshops. There is no known cure. Perhaps we could all join a support group. I believe one meets each Easter at a shifting Australian location.

Next we can talk about adventure racers. "If I am within 50 meters of the control and cannot see it then the course planner has failed me".

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