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# of dances on an evening's program

Message 44500 · Volleyballjerry · 6 Mar 2006 02:08:30 · Top

In a message dated 03/05/2006 3:53:35 PM Pacific Standard Time,
Ron.Mackey@btinternet.com writes:

> There were usually 16 -18 dances in a programme which left
> rather more time to socialise between dances and the halls closed
> earlier. I remember having to curtail one programme as we were
> running a little late and the hall-keeper was exceedingly crotchety.
> Nowadays people feel short changed if they don't get 22 or 24.

Not so here. Our programs always follow: 5-break-5-break-5 + two "extras"
(total 15-17 as time allows) or 6-break-6-break-6 (total 18).

Robb Quint
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

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