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John McWhinnie
John McWhinnie
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Member Since
March 29, 2011
Last Seen
14 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

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Ruby Life Master
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Why the uproar about Cell Phones? Are they really THE problem?
The answer is simple and easily enforceable. No phones/communications devices in the designated playing area. Exceptions can be made in exceptional cases..medical etc.
Negative double distribution
John McWhinnie's bidding problem: KQT9732 K AJ4 T2
Hand is from the NABC Toronto open pairs. Opener doubled and collected a tidy 500 for a clear top!!
Open Toronto Discussion Thread
So nice to hear so many positive comments on the Toronto NABC. Though I'm sure the bridgewhinners will take over real soon.
ACBL Cell Phone Policies & Penalties
If you have such urgency for medical reasons, why are you playing bridge. Presumably, you might be sufficiently distracted to not be at your best during play, and seeming you are quite prepared to abandon your partner mid-session if you get some bad news. Should there be exceptions in special ...
ACBL Cell Phone Policies & Penalties
You did the right thing. Win or lose on your abilities at the table, not on a beeping phone.
Eligibility for events restricted by masterpoints - too lenient or just right?
Not all
ACBL Cell Phone Policies & Penalties
Toronto, semis of the 6000 mini spingold. A teammate got a single beep(an event reminder), opponent called the director, a 3 imp penalty was imposed. Why anyone would call a director in an attempt to benefit from such a minor indiscretion is beyond me.
Short-term cellphone options in Toronto
Petro Canada gas stations are plentiful and their mobility service is ok.
Major Article in Toronto Star
Cannot imagine why anyone would think that smoking would still be permitted at he bridge table.

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