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Kxxxx could be enough to set 3NT if dummy has Ax and declarer QJx (especially if partner ducks the heart lead, which they probably should). However, even with stronger hearts, partner would be unlikely to overcall at the two level on just a five-card suit.
April 23
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No (two-level) heart overcall would all but balance out against no club overcall.
April 23
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I usually respond with five points or an ace. However, this is a bad hand even for its five points. And the only feasible bid of 1NT would wrong-side a notrump contract.
April 23
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a long shot, but a fair one. Remember that with AK6, the ace lead would be automatic, yet the chances of (immediate) success, i.e., partner having K/Q-5th, are the same.
April 20
Rosalind Hengeveld edited this comment April 20
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Double, hoping partner will bid 3NT. Reminds me of the post ‘What's partner up to?’, see https://bridgewinners.com/article/view/whats-partner-up-to-2-u39opaj23r/
April 16
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I do play Leaping Michaels, but that it is off after opponents have shown invitational or better values, such as here.
April 16
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2NT: I play this as showing a ‘Bridge World Death Hand’: six+ diamonds and three hearts, invitational or better, forcing. (All strong balanced hands that open at the one level, open 1.)
April 15
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As I play Good-Bad 2NT, for it to be on right-hand opponent must have bid, so that is never in balancing position.

(I presume ‘3NT as good-bad’ is a typo.)
April 15
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See also my system overview (in Dutch): https://rosalind.home.xs4all.nl/bridge/romi/2r.htm
April 14
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Or say no to playing in ACBL.
April 13
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To answer your more specific questions, in reply to 2-(pass):
3/ is a long suit and is usually played as forcing to game.
3/ is pass-or-correct and preemptive (some play 3 as an own long suit).
4 requests a transfer to opener's suit: 4 = , 4 = .
4 asks opener to just bid their suit.
4/ is best played as to play in responder's own long suit (some play 4 as pass-or-correct, but in light of the foregoing responses this must be suboptimal).

After 2-(2/) – but not after higher intervention – double is negative, wanting to play in opener's major (unless that is the suit overcalled, which does happen).

After 2-(double), most play that a pass shows diamonds and suggests to play there. Some play that a redouble shows that responder wants to play in their own long suit and forces 2. Other responses can keep their meanings.
April 13
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Showing clubs and no spades. The reason partner doubled instead of bidding 4 (forcing at the four level, even though playing Negative Free Bids) is that they hoped I could bid 3NT.
April 11
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Supporting diamonds then bidding notrump looks like better and easier than the other way around.
April 10
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Any time you preempt on a one-suiter, dummy has a void in your long suit, and one opponent also has a void, you are likely to get a bad result. This has never stopped us from preempting. That you actually gained on the board must mean 3 on this hand is a great bid.
April 10
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3 is fine. I don't like my hand, but I happen to have it.
April 9
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2: five spades and four+ of a minor.
April 4
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Jack robots at BIC (Berry's Internet Club) aren't much better. Especially, they do not pay attention to your signaling.
April 4
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Forcing to game when bid by the opening side; forcing to suit agreement by non-opening side.
April 4
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Methinks that a new suit by doubler showing a strong hand should not be on at the one level. In diamonds, especially, doubler may at times have a doubleton and would like to suggest finding a better fit.
April 4
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3NT for IMPs, pass for matchpoints.
March 27
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