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Strike when the iron is hot...

Posted by James Briggs on December 11, 2001

In Reply to: Strike when the iron is hot... posted by Stoney on December 11, 2001

: Any help with this??

Surely this comes straight from the blacksmith? There's no point in striking cold iron, since it is most unlikely to change shape. Likewise, a situation must be 'grasped' at its most critical in order to influence the outcome.