Quote Originally Posted by PolymerBob View Post
You have to remember, under the old 6.0 system, you couldn't build up a "lead" in the short program. If you blew the competition out of the water in the short, then somebody narrowly, BARELY, edges you out in the long, you get a silver.
Not if that somebody has placed lower than 3rd in the Technical Program. Basically, top 3 from the TP are considered even and at an advantage to win the competition.