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Old 12-03-2012, 11:16 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by SystemicAnomaly View Post
^ Some players value team solidarity over fairness. With many players it is often a matter of pride or "saving face". If one players makes a call, it is up to their partner to support their call so that they are not embarrassed or "lose face". With many players, this concept of "saving face" is a strong cultural imperative. In most American and many Euro cultures, the concept of sportstsmanship or "fair play" is a strong moral imperative -- greater than the idea of "saving face".

I think this is the reason some recommend the correction coming after a huddle with your partner to discuss and give him the chance to correct himself.
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