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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge player for over 50 years (hard to believe I don't play better).  Did take several years off a few times for family and work. Two grown children and four wonderful granddaughters (who don't play bridge but are all super softball players).

Professional computerist (everything EXCEPT electronics and hardware engineering) for over 40 years and still counting.  Education in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and Business Administration.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Rosenblum Teams - Orlando, FL
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in WBF Rosenblum Teams, National Open Swiss Teams (twice), Senior Swiss Teams, and Mixed BAM; Many Regional A, Open, and Bracket 1 Teams and Pairs wins.
Regular Bridge Partners
and favorite bridge partner - my wife.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia, Orlando and Lille World Series, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington Nationals, Cambridge and Virginia Beach Regionals.
Favorite Conventions
Puppet over 1N, Exclusion Blackwood, Delayed Splinters, Michaels, Unusual NT
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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bbo help please
Right, no Apple menu on my Windows PC. :)
bbo help please
OK, Barry, where is System Preferences?
Meckwell leaving NICKELL
What is the basis for thinking Levine?
Anyone else not thrilled with the "new" BBO
Not sure if there is any option for "small cards" any more. Cards option seems to be either "picture of cards" or "hand diagram". The error in "card display" occurs with "Picture of Cards" option. Don't believe it occurs with "hand diagram" option.
Did anyone who reads BW ever play against Buster Keaton -- or know someone who did?
Ian, and that was when $3,400 was real money. :)
Are Meckwell leaving the Nickel team?
And Eddie Money is better than 50 Cent.
Meckwell leaving NICKELL
Right, based on their US Regional tournaments lately. :) By the way, I was made aware of the switch on the Nickell team in February (along with some other related information).
Zimmerman Reinstated as Winners of Rosenblum Cup 2018
Michael, you have missed the way some people choose to run their piece of the world, FOR THESE PEOPLE, the point of having rules is so that, WHEN THEY CHOOSE (the majority of cases), they don't have to rule on every issue that comes up. On the other hand ...
Anyone else not thrilled with the "new" BBO
When I use the option of "big cards", there is frequently one card (out of the 52) that does not show up. As a professional programmer, it looks like some sort of a logic/display bug to me. :) I get some weird displays which I have captured and sent to ...
World Championship VuGraph Schedule
Right, because every time, opening leader had a sequence of KQJxx and led that into dummy's Ace and declarer's void to pitch one of the 3 losers.

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