You cannot right a wrong by committing another wrong. Everyone should be able to participate IMHO.
No. (And Yes, on the everyone participating part)
Rules are rules, and apparently they are made for a reason. What those reasons might be, well... Fight!
On another channel:
- Are you a WINNER!
- Are you a DESIGNER?
are you in it for the competition - are are you in it for the scope, and the awesomeness a new scope gives you.
Me, I don't care - Denmark is on the list,
- 5 scopes a day, and/or a few (from down under) there, it's winning and getting one that counts. Good imaginary values, hard to do something real about besides spending time hoping.
What I wonder about is when my karma counter overflows, and I get upgraded from 1.4 inch floppy and noisy fan to USB and
Best of luck