[r-t] Minor Blocks: Poll results

John Fisher ghoti at mad.scientist.com
Thu Jul 17 12:00:24 UTC 2014

I wrote:
> I don't like the fact that 6ths-place Morning Star turns into a
> hunter with 2 hunt bells.  However: nths-place Plain Bob turns from a
> conventional hunter with a well-formed treble path into a principle.
> anybody argue that nths-place Plain Bob should be considered a separate
> method to plain hunt?  If not, what is the difference between the two

And MBD replied:
> I don't think there really is any difference between the two cases. The 
> more I think about it, the more I think that 6th's place Morning Star is 
> really a twin hunter with a lead of 12 changes. It doesn't seem right to 
> make an exception for these cases.

Is the right answer.  I think it's the only place you can logically go,
unless you think that nths-place Plain Bob and plain hunt are different
things.  Does anybody want to make that argument?  (Robin Woolley?)


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