[r-t] Some good observations from Marky D

Richard Grimmett richard at grimmett.org
Tue Nov 23 18:10:33 UTC 2004

Chris Poole:
> I agree with you, Richard - that would clearly be daft.  But, 
> I don't particularly care if someone wants to do that.  It's 
> their bag.  (as long as I'm not in the band!)
> But why should there be a limit?  Suppose I am ringing Snow 
> Tiger (or Newgate*).  What is wrong with using 14 bobs, 1234 
> singles, and 18 "befores" so that you can get it down from 
> 5280 without splitting the tenors?  (maybe the latter being 
> motivated by the band).

The whole idea of having naming conventions is so that we can all
understand what is being rung, and so that we can join in too.  If we
have 'lots' of calls then prhaps the method is so altered that it is not
close to what 'we' understand.

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