I was going to call this piece “Director!” but that would set a bad example in these days of Zero Tolerance. That exclamation mark makes it look very aggressive. The director is there to
help, not act as a blunt instrument with which you bludgeon your opponents.
I asked a number of directors for their experiences (thanks, one and all) and to a person, they said that they wished players wouldn’t make their own rulings. Then they gave me some great little anecdotes about some of the more unusual situations they had encountered. Directors are a trustworthy lot, so let us assume they are all true.