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    1) When I'll know when the event will take place, then I might think about it.


    Wrong?


    Shall it be


    2) When I know when the event takes place, I might think about it.


    No need for 'will' and 'then'?

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    Default Re: When

    2) is perfectly correct, but - for stylistic reasons - I would probably express it as "Once I know when the event takes place, then I might think about it". That avoids using two "whens", and it also emphasises the "then" [and not until then] part of the message.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Thank you very much!

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