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  AGM Matters
by: knowledge, 05-03-2019 12:59 PM (#1)

At the AGM on 24th March I will be bringing up the fact that I would like streaming at singles events to be paid for by the members £5s, among other things, reducing the costs of IMs for club owners.

I will also be proposing that areas be trusted to select their teams as they see fit and the TC only to step in when they really feel something is wrong.

There are a lot of things a lot of people are unhappy with and this is the time.

Does anyone have anything to add?
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RE: AGM Matters
by: alligator, 05-03-2019 01:15 PM (#2)

Good thread John , yes I think it's really important that the SPA flag ship events the ranking series IM goes back to the members , I fear a mass exodus of players if it goes to 128 , it will be interesting to see how well the trial IM works as I see this as the future ? However the 900 members have to have the input not three people .
 
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RE: AGM Matters
by: TNT, 05-03-2019 02:48 PM (#3)

The non-relegation of A teams which leads to meaningless matches at Supers events.
 
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RE: AGM Matters
by: DONEGAL, 05-03-2019 04:01 PM (#4)

Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh
 
Edited by DONEGAL 05-03-2019 04:03 PM
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RE: AGM Matters
by: secretary, 05-03-2019 04:04 PM (#5)

DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE
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RE: AGM Matters
by: DONEGAL, 05-03-2019 04:08 PM (#6)

secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE


Well if thatís the case then we should be Drug Testing every competition or are the venues not as important as PB ?
Itís a total waste of money & resources.
Behave Davy . ..
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RE: AGM Matters
by: secretary, 05-03-2019 04:13 PM (#7)

DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE


Well if thatís the case then we should be Drug Testing every competition or are the venues not as important as PB ?
Itís a total waste of money & resources.
Behave Davy . ..


No it's not, the fees added to players entry cover the testing fee.
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RE: AGM Matters
by: DONEGAL, 05-03-2019 04:15 PM (#8)

secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE


Well if thatís the case then we should be Drug Testing every competition or are the venues not as important as PB ?
Itís a total waste of money & resources.
Behave Davy . ..


No it's not, the fees added to players entry cover the testing fee.


Itís a pointless exercise Davy , you know that for goodness sake and your saying keep it going so we donít lose the venue !
So what about all the other spa venues , they not important ?
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RE: AGM Matters
by: secretary, 05-03-2019 04:21 PM (#9)

DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE


Well if thatís the case then we should be Drug Testing every competition or are the venues not as important as PB ?
Itís a total waste of money & resources.
Behave Davy . ..


No it's not, the fees added to players entry cover the testing fee.




Itís a pointless exercise Davy , you know that for goodness sake and your saying keep it going so we donít lose the venue !
So what about all the other spa venues , they not important ?


Propose at the forthcoming AGM that there is random drug testing at all SPA events and costs taken out of prize fund.

or increase entry fee to cover tests
 
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RE: AGM Matters
by: knowledge, 05-03-2019 04:52 PM (#10)

Davy, don't bring things to a halt. You're welcome to disagree but we can't just stamp on things we don't like. This is to try to encourage a bit of input.
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RE: AGM Matters
by: Sting, 06-03-2019 10:33 AM (#11)

DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
secretary wrote:
DONEGAL wrote:
Do away with the Drug Testing at supers as guys getting banned for a year for smoking a Harmless Spliff in there hoose days before playing is extremely harsh


DOUBLE THE DRUG TESTING SO WE KEEP THE VENUE


Well if thatís the case then we should be Drug Testing every competition or are the venues not as important as PB ?
Itís a total waste of money & resources.
Behave Davy . ..


No it's not, the fees added to players entry cover the testing fee.


Itís a pointless exercise Davy , you know that for goodness sake and your saying keep it going so we donít lose the venue !
So what about all the other spa venues , they not important ?


Refreshing to see the real reason for the drug testing being openly discussed, its nothing to do with fairness or the future of the game but for keeping a venue with some of the worst caravans on the planet which isn't fit for purpose in some cases. All about that cash cow, surprised there isn't another division being added for guys that can barely hold a cue.

How about we get a better venue and we invest this drug testing money into the youth academies or the grassroots of the game? Wasteful.

Totally agree that the £5 membership fee should be spent on something useful, streaming would be one of those, as would academies as would subsidies for brid etc for the u18's.
 
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RE: AGM Matters
by: FlyingScotsman, 06-03-2019 11:22 AM (#12)

Sorry Sting but if you think for one minute the SPA do drug testing to keep any venue then you are not as smart as i thought you were.

Davy on the other hand is.
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RE: AGM Matters
by: beearraydee, 06-03-2019 03:38 PM (#13)

The drug testing is a total pi$$ take
 
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RE: AGM Matters
by: sweeper, 06-03-2019 07:57 PM (#14)

beearraydee wrote:
The drug testing is a total pi$$ take


Your not wide enough t9 have meant that.
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RE: AGM Matters
by: FCBash, 10-03-2019 04:11 PM (#15)

Members,

In accordance with the SPA Constitution I hereby give two weeks notification for the revised Constitution to be added to the agenda for the forthcoming AGM on Sunday 24th March 2019.

DRAFT
www.scottishpool....embers.pdf

The appropriate appendices are still to be revised by the responsible persons and shall be brought to the body of the hall in due course.

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