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Old 11-15-2012, 09:28 PM   #29 (permalink)
The Inflicted
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Originally Posted by bigbthebenji View Post
That is shady. At my home field, if the ref is checking someone, they are out of play.
About half the fields I go to use this practice too. When I was taught to ref, in the '90s, a paint check would begin with the ref calling the player neutral. There were established hand signals for this and everything.

In my experience, it's quite common for a ref to ask a player to move their arm or something to assist them in making a check, especially if the opposing player has specified a body part he thinks was hit.
Originally Posted by idkfa View Post

Stop making excuses for being an *******.
Agreed. If you're going to play dishonorably, don't compound your sins by being dishonest about it.
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