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Bill Kilmer
Bill Kilmer
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 18, 2010
Last Seen
March 14
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me
USA bridge needs to follow international bridge's lead in regards to allowed systems/conventions to help keep the game alive.
Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
crushing pro-client pairs
Bridge Accomplishments
fairly original bidding systems
Favorite Conventions
Canape: not a convention, but an approach, and a way of life
BBO Username
slayerbill
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Controlled Psych? Legal-Beagles, Please
I think this lengthening discussion is only demonstrating that the issue is at best *unclear*. To my mind, that's enough to consider it unethical, and despite the rules, I'm not playing it.
Controlled Psych? Legal-Beagles, Please
Barry - 1) You're the one who said 2 was NF, not me. I play it forcing for 1 round. 2) I didn't say I didn't play it due to effectiveness; I said I don't play it because I find it to be unethical. I clearly ...
Controlled Psych? Legal-Beagles, Please
It's a legal psychic control. I won't play it for ethical reasons, anymore. Plus, I've found the natural bid to be more valuable.
Ulf Nilsson's bidding problem: A9764 AK75 973 5
I feel like P fixed us out of 6, but what am I to do?
Howard Sandler's bidding problem: 2 JT654 AJT963 8
I Abstain on 2 counts: 1) I will always respond 1H 2) I suspect that P should have opened 1S with a similarly shaped hand.
The Best Bridge Writer
Fantunes cheated on opening leads. No evidence they cheated anywhere else. Bad enough, but one shouldn't discount a very viable system due to their transgressions in play.
David Parsons's bidding problem: AQ32 AT97 KJ9 JT
I like John Adams's structure
How different are these hands? What's your style?
If it makes a difference David, assume the lowest spots possible. I generally thought that what was meant by xxx, for if I had significant spots to show, I would've.
How different are these hands? What's your style?
I thought the side by side compare and contrast was useful, especially with so little being different between the hands. I didn't realize this broke rules or convention, or was a hardship or something.
David Parsons's bidding problem: AQ32 AT97 KJ9 JT
They'll never sit for 1 X'd
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