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Alan Reading alan.reading at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 9 14:31:43 UTC 2014

Yes I considered you could probably always have done that but I guess it
would have meant claiming you had a call at least every 4 changes.
I guess now you could just adapt any 7 bell method to an 8-bell 'block' by
adding the notation 8 on the end of each piece.
e.g. Stedman Block Major:

On 9 June 2014 15:24, Richard Smith <richard at ex-parrot.com> wrote:

> Alan Reading wrote:
>  In fact under the new rules could you claim a 5024 of covered triples as a
>> peal by defining it as a major "block" that happens to have 5024 blows in
>> 8ths place?!
> Yes, you can do that.  And even before this year, you could describe it as
> major with a lot of (probably silent) calls that to keep one bell behind.
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