I voted for "solid technique". I have seen a number of folks try to do flashy stuff that they weren't that good at. Ideally, one should be voting on how faithfully they did the form as well, but this is difficult in open tourneys because (as a judge) :

* You may not know the form in question

* It may be a modified of completely made-up form

But good technique will show through, either way.
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