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Art Korth
Art Korth
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Member Since
April 18, 2012
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Bridge Player
about me

Tax attorney in Atlantic City, NJ.  Playing bridge since 1972.  Inherited much of my sense of bridge humor from Dave Treadwell, so beware.

Bridge Information

ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
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Glad to hear that 3 is not a penalty double. Variation of an old joke. "Ethnic" Fishbein - double is for takeout, the next higher suit bid is for penalties (insert your favorite ethnic group for "Ethnic").
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
A quick Google search produced the following:
negative X
Partnerships have an agreement as to how high they play negative doubles. If the intervening bid exceeds that level, then the double becomes "penalty" by agreement. For example, many partnerships play negative doubles through 3. So, if the overcall is 4, double becomes penalty. Actually, it is a ...
What It Was Like Negotiating Hotel Rooms On Behalf Of The ACBL
No good deed goes unpunished. It is amazing how some people in authority cannot play well in the sandbox with others. My wife has often made that comment when discussing how the various casinos in Atlantic City don't seem to be able to work together for the common good ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Wasn't that already discussed? In the section about Bob Hamman speaking with Benito on the side and asking for a clean last segment? Pardon me if I got some of the facts wrong. I don't want to have to search through 1000 posts to find the information.
Your UI ruling?
Goran: I can see that English is not your first language. You need to work on your English slang, especially derogatory slang. One of the funniest comments I have seen on this site.
Your UI ruling?
4 is automatic in my book, hesitation or no. No adjustment.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I guess that their methods didn't extend to getting their opponents to reveal their heart holdings.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
So find them.

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