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This would be a much harder problem `at matchpoints. 3C seems clear at IMPs.
17 hours ago
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I abstained because it isn’t clear whether 4H is last train. I have a some appreciation for the 5C bidders. It pinpoints the heart problem . If partner really has xx of hearts, it’s hard to justify the 4D bid without a hand that can make 5 (barring an awful trump break.
18 hours ago
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Also, instructions on how to find the game to kibbitz would be appreciated.
March 21
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It was so generous of you to share your story, Doug. You might have saved a few lives by doing so. For your sake, I hope the scientific community finds out whether being positive once gives you immunity. Folks with immunity can be a powerful force for good. All the best.
March 17
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Radu and Max have been a breath of fresh air in New York. Many congrats, and a big shout-out to Alex and Igor, too.
Dec. 2, 2019
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Have you been to Hubu Alley, Adam?
Sept. 19, 2019
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John, You ask for advice, but it is we who should be learning from you.
Sept. 4, 2019
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Try Lamaii, run by the Atchawaran brothers and their significant others. It’s on Spring Mountain and best of all, open until 3:00 am. Every day. Great wine and beer program at fair prices.
July 27, 2019
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I did not know Mr. Roswnkranz personally, but I loved playing against him. He was always gentle and humble and delighted to talk about his bidding theories. He was a giant.
June 24, 2019
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Don’t forget to eat Hainan chicken, arguably the most popular dish in Asia.
April 16, 2019
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Something like that.
March 21, 2019
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Alex is so nice that when he declared hands in the tourney, he thanked his robot partner for the nice dummies. I’ll keep telling this joke as long as Alex keeps winning or someone laughs at it.
March 21, 2019
Dave Feldman edited this comment March 21, 2019
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Well then, many thanks to Polly, too. I miss your articles about your bridge adventures, Polly.
Dec. 3, 2018
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Jan, you shouldn't have to do these updates yourself, but I'm so thankful that you do.
Dec. 3, 2018
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And on this very post, the apostrophe helps distinguish between a bid of two spades and the plural of the number two.
Dec. 2, 2018
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I met most of my African-American friends in college through playing bid whist. I remember a lot of trash talking and a minimum of ethics. And lots of laughs.
Sept. 9, 2018
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“I could care less” has almost always been used ironically – the evidence is overwhelming. Here's one of ten columns about the subject I could cite: https://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2012/12/more-about-caring-less.html
Sept. 7, 2018
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Totally with you on your second paragraph, Larry. As to the first, I’m not sure how to conduct a meaningful poll. Maybe users should be thanking commentators more often.
Aug. 24, 2018
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Larry, I think you have it almost exactly wrong! The quality of the commentators is, along with the quality of the players and the interest of their methods, the most important factor in my staying at a table. I only hop around if the commentary is weak (or nonexistent) or at the end of a big event if the score is close. Of the 7 or 8 of the very best commentators, you and Debbie Rosenberg are the ones I’d most like to do more Vu-Graphs. You both have the knack of analyzing hands single dummy, and are particularly good at teaching. Given the complicated systems so many pairs employ, it’s a real gift to explain what the players are thinking about to intermediate and advancing players. I think you greatly underestimate how much your contributions are enjoyed and appreciated.
Aug. 24, 2018
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