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Ira Hessel
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Member Since
July 24, 2012
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Member Type
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about me

Former president D16

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Board Member D16

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Coeditor D16 Newletter

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PH. D organic chemistry

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Retired UTSA

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Research director in Melanin SYnthesis

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Consultant toxicology labs

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4 Daughters-Love em

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BTW the blue color in walter White's product is copper ion, a heavy metal neurotoxin.

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"My dear Kepler, I wish that we might laugh at the remarkable stupidity of the common herd. What do you have to say about the principal philosophers of this academy who are filled with the stubbornness of an asp and do not want to look at either the planets, the moon or the telescope, even though I have freely and deliberately offered them the opportunity a thousand times? Truly, just as the asp stops its ears, so do these philosophers shut their eyes to the light of truth."

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
31 top 10s at nationals-16 top 5s-Four Seconds -zero wins :(
Regular Bridge Partners
Dan Morse Ellen Hessel Joe Quinn Steve Shirey Boris from Canada
Favorite Tournaments
All NABC and Houston, Dallas Hot Springs Regionals
Favorite Conventions
Raptor, Penalty doubles
BBO Username
LeSInge
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Open Orlando Discussion Thread
We are staying at the sheratom Vistana-very close 1500ish feet Should we rent a car for groceries restaurants etc.
Table feel vs Cheating
"What a time it was" There was a time when the directors would do more than a ruling but explain the rules for future reference There was a time when everyone played together and rules were learned within peer groups With the advent of the constant divisions the newer players ...
Hard work in 1N
Phil I thought you said pard can compete with long diamonds? ut the play in NT was more challenging
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I have seen ch**ting in bridge backgammon and my chosen profession, chemistry. Invariably what stands out to me is that the one telltale indication is that those that achieve results that far exceed their obvious lack of skill , well figure it out. BTW I WAS flagged for previous spelling.
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Hi Judy-give Bobby my best.Please advise everyone to read " The Lone Wolff" not only for comments about the current thread, but about past ACBL mistakes that are forever repeat
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
ACBL HAS STANDARDS????
3 parter
Phil Phil I dont think anyone that looks like your picture could possibly pass the first time around.
The Second Overtrick
Any one that bids like that cant play well enuf to make any over tricks. Post this on the Robot site-this site is for real bridge
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
The key to getting controversal books published is to put the word "fear" in title. Seems that it will prevent lawsuits
Lebhar IMP Pairs in Memphis
Why do they do it As O'Brian sez to Winston Smith "Because we can"
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