So for those of you that consider it non-typical. Many people disagree, so why not let a panel decide? I, personally am on the fence, but have seen a number of other deer with the same characteristic scored as typical by B&C. How can one buck with that type of split at the base be typical, and another not be? It just smells bad, and the fact that it is all being dictated by one man, and not even allowed to go to a panel is bull. I respect and see validity in both opinions, as do a lot of hunters, so let a panel decide.
Respect - don't take it, unless you are willing to give it.
Responsibility - don't give it, unless you are willing to take it.