At 21:23 +0000 2006-12-19, kerry_and_ryan@xxxxxxx wrote:
This type of rule, which relies on fairly precise measurement, has been termed a "protractor rule". Even though such a rule is allowed by the rules, many people, myself included, think that they are "a bad thing".
And then there was one that came up in a discussion at a convention a while back; I think the eventual conclusion was that "AKHTBN iff it contains a 'katsu trap'" could not quite be turned into a valid rule.
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