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Meaning of 1 - 1 - 1 - 1

I would like to hear the opinions of other BW members about their preferred meaning of the uncontested bidding sequence in the title. From the discussion currently ongoing in in the Expert Forum, there does not appear to be a consensus view about this. For the purposes of this article, assume the following systemic context:

  1. Standard American (possibly 2/1) with strong NT (15-17).
  2. Walsh-style responses: After a 1 opening, responder skips a longer suit in favor of a 4-card major, unless responder holds GF values. In turn, after a 1 response opener rebids 1NT with a minimum balanced hand, even when holding a 4-card major. Therefore the sequence 1 - 1 - 1 shows an unbalanced hand by opener, limited in strength only by opener's failure to jump rebid.
  3. The sequence 1 - 1 - 1 - 2 is used to show a GF hand by responder with 5+ and 4 .
  4. XYZ is not used.

In this context, what do you think the most profitable use of the bidding sequence in the title would be? In the thread in the Expert Forum a wide range of possible uses has emerged, so I thought it best not to use a poll format, but leave the question open ended instead. Thanks for sharing your opinions!

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