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Alan Miller
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July 28, 2010
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Sept. 17
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Vanderbilt and the Like: Who plays Whom?
I cannot speak to current practice, but back in the day, TDs had cards with the team member names and were to meticulously record not only who was playing, but their compass position for each segment.
Where shall I play bridge in New York City?
Well so much of what you say is not true. Eleven years ago, Honors had a strict policy of balancing the sections. At that time Honors was by far the largest club in the ACBL (running 30% more tables than the largest club last year). Not only does Honors no ...
Where shall I play bridge in New York City?
Aviv, since you have publicly commented on the Flighting without actually flighting phenomenon of running a multi-section Open Pairs, with almost all of the A pairs stacked in a single section, it might be time to review what the club manual says about such things, "The club may not place ...
NICKELL-ASSAEL Appeals Hand
A good director will gather that information (sorting out self-serving statements) and present it with the problem.
USA Venice Cup team member (Migry) denied visa to Indonesia?
Tell us, Yu, what is this "extreme political agenda"?
Defending Champions Fail to Register for Spingold
Does Nigel have you right on the second point, Michael?
Defending Champions Fail to Register for Spingold
Come to think of it, why didn't the directors just buy the entry for them?
Banned from Bali? Not exactly, but...
When we have partial facts, our mind tries to fill the gaps with narrative. Sometimes we do not distinguish between what we know from verified sources and what we "know" about how the world works. And unfortunately, sometimes we feel the most passion when we have less firm ground to ...
Monaco out of the Vanderbilt
Glen, in the same paragraph as "East ought to have realized..." the committee scribe wrote "Not many players would have realized this..." What, do you suppose, was the point of this mid-air course correction by the committee?
Monaco out of the Vanderbilt
Debbie's point about not jumping to conclusions because of the vagaries of BBO Vugraph and Committee write-ups is well taken (although one wonders why the ACBL/Committee apparatus does not care more about such accuracy). Jan's comments about the explanations offered during the auction (whispered quietly) does raise ...
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