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Clarifying Remarks on the 1996 Golden Mallet Award

9/1/97 – In a fit of retribution unequaled in G.M. play RHB seeks to deprive his mother of her fairly won GM victory in 1996.  This is truly an act worthy of MACBETH rather than a ranking member of Colfax.  RHB … Continue reading

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An Assertion That 1996 Had No Golden Mallet

7/13/97 – It is noted that only 3 qualifying games were played (i.e. games with 3 or more players participating). A quick reference to the Golden Mallet rules shows that a minimum of 5 (five) qualifying games must be played … Continue reading

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How the FOP, Even Old #5, Renews Our Spirits!

6/13/97 – TDB came upon LEB shuffling disconsolently [SIC] off of the F.O.P. and he asked gently what was wrong. In a weak + trembling voice she said she had been practicing the side wicket (Old #5) and did not … Continue reading

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1996 G.M. Results

The Grand Matron (L.E.B.) was the winner of the 1996 Golden Mallet for the 2nd time in its illustrious history.  Congratulations G.M. [In TDB’s hand]

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On Submission of Names to the Rolls of Golden Mallet

1996 Golden Mallet 26th Year of the Mallet, 83rd Year of the Cottage, 74th Year of Colfax Notice of enactment – Effective Jan 1 1995 G.M. Rule 4.8.6.7.(d).(e). Submission of Names to the Rolls of Golden Mallet – (d) Effective … Continue reading

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A Rather Dull Season

In a rather dull, non-interesting season, one KAG appears to be the winner under our Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Program (G.M. Rule 3.2.4.(c)).  Under this rule the winner is ineligible to repeat unless she wins by at least 8 points … Continue reading

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A Peculiar Brand of Team Spirit

August 6, 1994 will go down in history as a day of infamy on the GM field of honor.  On that day Liz and Doug invaded the hallowed halls and smeared tim with their own peculiar brand of team spirit. … Continue reading

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Leaders Must Play if Asked

[In TDB’s hand, but unsigned] GCR 7.3.2.1.  Leaders who have not played the minimum 5 games and refuse a challenge shall be penalized 10 points for each such refusal.

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A Voided Game 5/1993

[In TDB’s hand] The GM course was declared open by Grand Marshall, Tom Beeby.  Heather Graham took advantage of a fluke shot from the valley on old #5 & went on to beat her “strong” competition of her mother and … Continue reading

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It’s Bullshit to Have to Hit the Stake Twice

Not many protests have been made recently, so I will have to make one.  I think it’s bullshit to have to hit the stake a 2nd time when you’ve already hit it once.  You don’t have to at the end … Continue reading

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