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Your partner prefer penalties doubles in this spot you prefer take-out/negative (coop/dsip doubles are not an option). Is there conditions where you would find it acceptable to play penalties doubles ? Let's hypothetically assume that you will never forget your agreements.

Side question, partner also think X penalties is better at imps than in MP, you think the opposite (but you still play t-o/neg even in MP). 

 

 

any conditions, penalties X is as nearly as good or better than take-out neg doubles.
MP
Imps
only vs weak field
only vs strong field
only if 2M is 5M+ 4/5minor.
not really, takeout/neg is superior to penalties.
only if they are VUL
only if they are VUL in MP

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