SUBSECTION 5. THOU SHALT NOT BE A FIRST TIME CALLER
Cross section A. It is expected that all callers will be proven veterans, having experienced the game on a first hand basis, a full knowledge of the rules, and capable of handling themselves on the professional level in which sports or consequences is conducted. Traditionally, first time callers just don't make the grade... self-destructing along the way by violating the rules.
Cross section B. First time callers lack the intestinal fortitude to make it at this level of play. And, because the sufficianados are intense in their pursuit of the truth, they don't have the time to break in a rookie.
Subsection 2. EXCEPTIONS TO THE FIRST TIME CALLER RULE.
Cross section A. Occasionally, the suffucuanados may elect to take questions from individuals who have never had the privilege of conversing with the honored founts of knowledge. This is done so that the suddicianados will know the satisfying feelings of having uplifted the hearts of ones less fortunate. .. a sort of mingling with the "little people" if you will.
Cross section B. On even rarer occasions, the sufficianados may wish to impart a small portion of their wisdom on the first time caller, and at the same time demonstrate some of the technical aspects of the game. in doing so, result, pointing the many violations which occurred and why it is necessary first time caller... he will still pay for his disgression. After all, the law is the law, and occasionally, examples must be made.
Subsection 3. EXCELLENCE OF EXECUTION BY A ROOKIE
Cross section A. In rare occasions, a rookie caller may display the ability to complete and excel at the professional level. These rookies, exhibit good judgment (they don't let anyone know they're a first time caller), they have a sound knowledge of the fundamentals ( they don't break any of the rules), and they understand their role in the game ( they don't try to dominate the conversation -- instead... setting up the sufficianados for a detailed divulgence of the sought after answer).
Cross section B. If an individual has successfully completed the criteria for rookie performance ( See SECTION 5, Subsection 3, Cross section A.) he or she may call this to the attention of the sufficianados on a subsequent call, noting the day and question which was asked. Upon doing so the individual will receive a "polite round of applause" from the sufficianados.
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