The rule as it stands now is:
9g) A Combined round is two or three rounds combined during one time frame, where results of earlier rounds are taken into account for next rounds.
* 9g1) A Combined round can be used to save time in the time schedule.
* 9g2) Whether a competitor proceeds to next phase of a Combined round, must be decided on position (best x competitors) or on result (all competitors with a best result under x).
9o) A Combined round and a Qualification round count as one round when counting the number of rounds per event.
I would like to propose the elimination of the term "Combined". For one, I've never been fully satisfied that
9p1) For each round of an event, at least 25% of the competitors must not proceed to the next round.
need not apply to combined rounds. I don't think 9o says that 9p1 doesn't apply. For another, it just sounds confusing. Why should an average of five be thought of as two to three rounds? It seems more logical to call it a single round with a cutoff.
So my proposal is to rewrite 9g:
9g) A round may have a cutoff to limit the number of competitors allowed to do all attempts in the round.
9g1) The cutoff must either be decided on position (top x competitors) or on result (all competitors with best attempt under x)
Then naturally "Combined round" should be stricken from 9o.