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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
58 minutes 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 Mixed BAM - Lille, France
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in 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 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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Upcoming, Challenging NABC's?
Where do I go to complain about the complainers about complainers?
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
The important question is how long I can expect to have or not have complaints. Are we expecting the creators of Fast Results and the Common Game to warranty, upgrade, and maintain them indefinitely at no charge? Most people in serious organizations don't get a warm feeling when using ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Ray, obviously depends on the quality and length of the warranty and maintenance. I.e, the value of the product, like anything worth buying. Did you ever hear the expression "you get what you pay for"?
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Jack, I respect your opinions, but I hope you are wrong. One would hope that due to the fairly substantial number of people who apparently will forgo the Hawaii NABC due only to cost and/or travel factors that will help Memphis since many should have an NABC "jones" to ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Chris, can you clarify "... Nic Hammond (are) the most recent (examples) of discounts gone bad..." I don't understand where that comes from.
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Ray, yes, that is the exact situation many of us find unprofessional. Its fine for your neighborhood rugby league, but not for an organization as large as the ACBL.
Gender Variance and Conditions of Contest
Boxed Card ???
Bollocksed card?
Gender Variance and Conditions of Contest
The ACBL board ... conclusion ... is, "You are what you say you are." So, I guess I say, "I am Meckwell". :)
Bridge Players and the movie world
Kieran, Diana Rigg is very well known by us youngsters for "The Avengers". What is "Game of Thrones"?

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