Re: Most described mouse
The problem with that is that we have in the past awarded a Judges prize to a mouse that didn't
complete a run, for sheer off-the-wall imagination and insuperable optimism.
I favour "completion" for lightest and "completion except in excpetional circumstances" for most
How about "To be eligible for ANY prize etc...."?
At 08:45 27/07/04, you wrote:
>Good point. How about
>"To be eligible for the prize, a mouse must normally complete one
>successful run of the course. In
>exceptional circumstances, the Judges may still award the prize to a mouse
>that does not complete a
>run if they feel that the circumstances warrant it."
>This allows us to award the prize to a well documented mouse that would
>obviously work, except that
>(say) it got dropped on the way to the competition. The same wording could
>perhaps be applied to the
>lightest mouse prize.
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