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Art Brodsky
Art Brodsky
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Basic Information

Member Since
Sept. 10, 2016
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

IT Guy

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
2006 World Outgames Gold Medal with Frank Allison
Bridge Accomplishments
Teaching grandchild, Owen!
Favorite Tournaments
1974 NY Nationals
Favorite Conventions
T/O Doubles; Neg Doubles; Stayman
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Claim Rules
Someone at the table has a smartphone. Just record all the statements. It'll make it so much easier for the Director!
abstain
I abstain.
Cell Phone Penalty
I just posted this in the Flipping thread. It really belongs here. _ All infractions must be reported! Cell phone violation data can then be integrated into the acBl player database and made available to all directors. And financial penalties for infractions can now be a function of quality & quantity of previous violations. eg - At club; ...
Flipping for Winning
All infractions must be reported! Cell phone violation data can then be integrated into the acBl player database and made available to all directors. And financial penalties for infractions can now be a function of quality & quantity of previous violations. eg - At club; penalty up to director, but must be reported! At nationals; $10 if 1st ...
Where did you learn to play bridge?
My first exposure to the game, at 13 years old, occurred one evening when I was awakened by Dad yelling at Mom "God damn it, Edith. You tr*mped my ace!" I knew i would never play this game. I eventually learned Hearts & Pinochle. And then, a few years later ...
Please Explain
Just apply Napoleon's Rule - "Never ascribe to malice that which can be adequately explained by ignorance" - and get on with it. Kept me calm at the table. Also known as Hanlon's Razor.
Delayed 2S by opener show extra or possibly weak 6??4 ?
In this sort of auction I prefer that a voluntary 3rd bid by opener shows appropriate length/distribution and game invitational values. With less and a misfit, get out now!
Favourite Novelty Conventions
High level tr*mp confusion.
Best Advice Ever
As my Dad said - "Think like a Democrat; Bid like a republican."
Favourite Novelty Conventions
Wow! Larry Edwards told me that back when Nixon was boss.
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