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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
Susan McCartney and Ed Reppert
2 over 1
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Salvaging Some Matchpoints
"Made an incorrect call" sounds like you changed your mind. Perhaps you might have got a different ruling if you'd said "2 is not the call I intended to make".
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I'm beginning to conclude that club bridge is "throw the cards around and see what happens" rather than actual bridge. :-(
Draft ACBL Novice Chart - Request for Comments
I AM an amateur. Why should I take offense at that? The only sobriquet that would offend me is what one club owner/director here calls the folks who play in her 299er section. She calls them her "babies".
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And have the director announce "do not start any more boards". Sure. Some years ago, in that situation, we were in the middle of board two of three when the announcement was made. When we finished board two, North pulled her hand out of board three, commenting "Let's play ...
Draft ACBL Novice Chart - Request for Comments
Well, let's just say I'm not sure I agree with the assertion. At least, not entirely. I would agree if you said that all players need to have a general understanding of whatever system their opponents are playing.
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The problem is that how much time there is varies from round to round and from pair to pair. Perhaps if the BMates could be programmed to say "no" when somebody wants to look at scores and there's less then a minute or 30 seconds or whatever left in ...
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There are three possibilities: 1. The playing TD has already played the board. He should just fix it, and if he can identify the culprit, fine him. 2. The playing TD has not played the board, but there is another qualified TD at the game who has. "Hey Joe, could ...
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One round to go, at least around here, is interesting in that it's usually posted outside the playing area, and it's usually not put up until everyone is already playing the last round - so nobody gets up to go look at it (though I suppose somebody might go ...
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At least three. of your "cons" are violations of the laws of bridge.
Draft ACBL Novice Chart - Request for Comments
'"NOVICE" is an insulting term' Horse puckey.

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