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Floyd McWilliams
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Member Since
Jan. 5, 2012
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Bridge Player
United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
I named a cat after Namyats, but it's not actually my favorite convention.
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ACBL Ranking
Ruby Life Master
Floyd and Adam
Strong Notrump 2/1
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True, 3N is somewhat pessimistic. Maybe 4 instead? 4N makes me nervous (it might not make, and partner might not think it's natural).
A reasonable and simple auction would be something like 1 - 1 2 - 3 3N - 4 4H - 5 6 I don't like 3, it should show 6-5 or at least very concentrated red suit values. On this hand 3 is just ...
If you believe that North can never have more than 4 spades, then fine, AKQx xx Qxxxx xx. This looks like a picture bid, whereas your examples look like fast arrival (which is also consistent with your phrasing of "nothing else to tell").
Not clear that these proposed hands are consistent with North's 3 bid. A picture bid of AKxxx xx Qxxx xx doesn't look too bad for slam.
Paul D East's bidding problem: AKQJT76 A4 AQJT ---
The option for imp pairs is "Cross Imps".
Competitive bidding with flat hands
My plan would be to create two bidding polls.
The Worst Convention Ever
Bailey Cue Bids (all cue bid overcalls are highest ranking suit + another). The ambiguity of major suit Michaels is a bug, not a feature.
Your Plan?
Or use individual bidding problems for the opening bid and likely followups.
The Worst Convention Ever
I'm sure all that is great ... if you remember it ...
The Worst Convention Ever
300+ messages and no mention of R0P1? Sure it's not as harmful as stolen bids or mini-Roman, but: - It never comes up, why is there a box on the ACBL card for it? - It's not necessary, since the double takes no room (if you need the room, maybe ...

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