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Georgiana Gates
Georgiana Gates
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Member Since
Feb. 6, 2011
Last Seen
July 10
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired from many years in the computer and oil business. Still trying to improve. 

United States of America

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Grand Life Master
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Alerting Question for Our 3rd/4th Seat Opener
I've opened a strong 4cd M in third seat, as marked on our card. I've had the opponents object to this - perhaps because they got too high with xxx facing xxx in our suit.
Original Bridge Event Formats
Alan: Wasn't there a book and a movie "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner?" And that book was written by an Alan Shillitoe - a relative?
Flying to Lyon? Be prepared. Flying out? Leave many hours or you may miss your flight
Didn't the French invent a programmable loom, with punched card input? In the 18th century, I think.
Flipping for Winning
@Yu - I did not mean to imply that was the only training that a service dog needed; I know very little about this. What I meant was that some of the training that the dog needed could be obtained by going to bridge tournaments. Certainly sitting still and quiet for ...
The rest of the story...
Best article I've ever read :)
Flipping for Winning
The late Terry Michaels trained service dogs. The dogs needed to learn how to ride on an airplane, ride on an elevator, and deal with crowd noise, so taking one to a bridge tournament made a lot of sense. The dog would just sit quietly at her feet. All her ...
Matt Smith Promotion
Supposedly, way back in the 1960s, some young California players decided to create a fictitious LM. The name "I. Ron Duke" might have tipped some directors off, but they were well on their way to success. Unfortunately, there were a number of players in on this, and the ACBL caught ...
Embassy Suites available for San Diego NABC
There is an NABC in Austin - I think 2020 Fall.
Computer generated laws
It took me a very long time to read the post, because I kept breaking into laughter. My favorites are #15 and #21.
Where did you learn to play bridge?
My parents played a little bit, so I knew the game existed. I sometimes read the bridge column in the newspapers. But I didn't start playing until I went to college - it didn't help my grades:)
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