DG, I totally understand what you are saying, and I AGREE. However, when rules aren't enforced, why take 'em seriously?


Phil Hersh article (so take that for what it's worth!) -

"Event referee Jan Hoffmann of Germany told the Tribune he pointed out the elapsed time to the panel. Exceeding 2:40 calls for a .1 deduction in both technical merit and presentation scores, but the rule rarely is invoked at elite level."

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercu...ts/8287695.htm