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    The contestmaster of a contest is a contestant in that contest.

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Caller:                                 root

Judge:                                  ais523
Judgement:                              


Judge:                                  woggle
Judgement:                              FALSE

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History:

Called by root:                         01 Apr 2009 19:40:14 GMT
Assigned to ais523:                     02 Apr 2009 02:54:25 GMT
ais523 recused:                         02 Apr 2009 02:56:38 GMT
Assigned to woggle:                     02 Apr 2009 03:43:02 GMT
Judged FALSE by woggle:                 04 Apr 2009 18:26:54 GMT

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Caller's Arguments:

I argue for a judgement of FALSE in both of these cases.  Rule 2199
and Rule 2234 each refer to the "contestants" of a contest, a term
which is not defined by the rules.  Standard definitions of
"contestant" include "a person who takes part in a contest or
competition" and "One taking part in a contest; a competitor".  By
these definitions, I argue that the persons who are contestants in a
contest are those parties who are eligible to be awarded points by the
contest; i.e., the parties to the contest who are players, other than
the contestmaster.

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Judge woggle's Arguments:

The only non-bookkeeping/refereeing function of contests recognized by
the rules is the ability to award and revoke points and to award medals
to its non-contestmaster player parties. As such, the most sensible
definition of 'contestant' (for the purposes of interpreting rule 2234,
the only place as far as I know where the distinction is relevant) is
based on the ability to the receive these awards or penalties.

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