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Ira Hessel
Ira Hessel
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Member Since
July 24, 2012
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Member Type
Bridge Player
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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Three Recent Deals
Well Oren You know I have to ask Why did S not bid 1NT on hand 2 and please don't say "I asked you not to tell me that!").
BBO Vugraph - Where are the women?
It is a final for the USBF. There are some really good players in it and nobody needs to make evaluations how they compare to Meckwell. It deserves to be shown. I know that the USBF is separate from the ACBL and they have limited resources but there should be ...
Another GNT Fiasco
Why was the COC decided by the directors? Your district should have predetermined conditions based on the number of teams. Also I can not understand why you would have a one session RR for a special event. Seems like you had only 3 sessions.
Gatlinburg Regional 2017
Sorry Alan but "That is nothing the ACBL can solve" is a self fulfilling prophecy
dump bidding boxes - all in favour ?
Keep it simple? Hmmm Like they did to mathematics? It is frightful how poor college students are at math-actually arithmatic. The sooner they learn complication the better. At least in fundamentals. Unless they are headed for a political career.
TV series "Fargo"
There was references to bridge in 2 episodes , so far, in Billions. The first a Warren Buffet type said he was going to play that night. In the other, one Lawyer said he had a yarborough. The other said he didn't play bridge-but apparently he knew yarborough was a ...
TV series "Fargo"
Curiously, Bill Kent is a parole officer
TV series "Fargo"
And they hand dealt the cards
TV series "Fargo"
Not quite the tournaments I recall but we sure got a kick.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
adsorbed
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