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  • Alan Paterson

    Alan Paterson Oct. 14, 2001, 10:54 a.m. (Message 27884)

    Re: Pre-Booking

    Eric Ferguson wrote:
    > On 13 Oct 2001, at 11:57, Malcolm Brown wrote:
    > > <...>  pre-booking <...> does ensure that the keen dancers get to
    > > dance those dances that they want to dance <...> but <..>  other
    > > people <...> get left on the sidelines because everyone else is
    > > paired off!
    > As all Women are free to choose any partner, at the most one woman
    > could be left "unpaired" against her will.   But can any Men divulge
    > their strategy on how to avoid being left isolated as the available
    > ladies pair off in twos?  I have yet to see any men joining a set as
    > a two-man couple !
    I have found myself doing that. Most often in class, where, as teacher,
    I am always last to be partnered, but it has happened at balls as well.

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