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Re: [CQ-Contest] zero pointers

To: <ve4xt@mts.net>, Rick Dougherty <nq4i@contesting.com>,CQ Contest <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] zero pointers
From: Dale Putnam <daleputnam@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 16:29:47 -0700
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And this will be happening more and more... 
Count on it... so grab two Qs from those hard to get places.
--...   ...--Dale - WC7S in Wy> > For example, what if 5 of those zero pointers 
were ID, ND, SD, AK and > WY?> > You erase them from memory this time and they 
may erase you from > memory come SS. Kiss your sweep goodbye.> >> My advice: 
work 'em and move on. Anything else is going to waste more > time than the Q 
would and would only annoy folk who may be on the > bubble between hating and 
not hating contesters.
Very good advice!> > The bottom line is that the 1600 Qs isn't the entire crux 
of the cost of > working zero pointers. If you work em while nobody else is 
calling you, it's > no less productive than an unanswered CQ.> > Piss off too 
many people, and you'll have a lot of unanswered CQs.
and fewer contest participants next time... how long will that last.??> > 73, 
kelly> ve4xt> 
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