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Hank Meyer
Hank Meyer
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 9, 2011
Last Seen
Sept. 1
Member Type
Bridge Teacher

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
playing against Garozzo at summer nationals, Salt Lake City
Regular Bridge Partners
Diane Walker, Ted Ying, Ron Zucker
Member of Bridge Club(s)
WBL
Favorite Tournaments
all
Favorite Conventions
Mod Bergen
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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I DO NOT Know What To Say.
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I was not proposing a specific price, but rather posing a 'what if' question, a fact overlooked by almost everyone. There are many reasons for declining attendance at tournaments, not just the cost of parking. I think a $79 charge for valet parking is obscene; others may think it's ...
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...'as you, Hank'...
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Gosh Mike, having lived in the Bay area for almost 5 years, I never knew.....
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Had to believe we are having a discussion over a hypothetical price/situation...the generic statement is about the ACBL considering negotiating an attractive price for parking...not whether or not to make the price precisely $30....sheesh...like talking to a cardboard cut out...
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No one forces me to park at the site...nor did I suggest that everyone must...I merely pointed out that the ACBL might consider striking the best bargain they could for their members...but not scratch their heads in wonder when attendance for a tournament falls off due to ...
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Spirit Air charges for just about everything imaginable.
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I suppose some of you could continue this circular discussion forever....but if anyone can come up with a list or realistic number of bridge players who would shell out $80 a day for valet parking that would be even in double digits, I would be astonished...everything in this ...
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how many bridge players are going to pony up $80 a day to have someone park their car? 3? 7? How many would gladly pay, say, $30 to park it themselves for the entire week? Lots...let's say 300 buy the $30 pass...=$9000 Suppose 70 (7 a day ...
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Something I have always thought the ACBL should consider and negotiate....namely, a weekly parking pass for bridge players...say, $30 for the week, in and out privileges, etc...the hotel still make a few $$ but the players hopefully won't feel like their pockets are being picked...
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