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Old Thu Feb 22, 2018, 04:35pm
JRutledge JRutledge is offline
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Originally Posted by RedAndWhiteRef View Post
To clarify, I never say this after blowing my whistle. Only after choosing not to.

Subtle but important difference in my opinion.
That is just as bad if not worse. You are telling the coach or player that you did not blow the whistle for a foul that was actually a foul because of the time and situation. I would just rather not say anything at all. Not saying the thinking is not valid, but saying it is different. Just like telling a coach, "It is not my call" as opposed to, "Coach we are not looking at the same thing" or "Coach my partner had a good look at the play that I did not have." You are not lying in either situation, you are just not suggesting you choose not to call something they see as obvious.

"When the phone does not ring, the assignor is calling."

Charles Michael “Mick” Chambers (1947-2010)
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