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Karen Allison
Karen Allison
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Member Since
Aug. 21, 2010
Last Seen
3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

BBO commentator, have won several NABC titles, World silver medalist McConnell Cup, many regionals.  First woman to represent Canada in Open Teams World Championship.   Love my cats (Stella often watches as I comment on BBO), love travel, love bridge!!) And yes, I will be your professional partner should you wish.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Michael Ledeen, Jordan Chodorow
BBO Username
kareno
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Jesus Arias & Karen Allison
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Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I wrote a chapter for the Montreal book and wasn't paid very much IIRC. It was really a labor of love.
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Simon: I heard that song first when My Fair Lady was playing on Broadway the first time. Loved it then and love it now.
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
When I was commentating a match on BBO I saw a great hand and forwarded it (as I've often done) to Phillip Alder. He wrote it up for his purposes. Later IBPA (I am a member) wanted to use the hand in an annual competition and Phillip asked me ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
And I am sure that many of us (myself included) share your feelings.
Carruthers and Roche Win LM Pairs
I know the feeling!
Carruthers and Roche Win LM Pairs
Congratulations to my Toronto buddies of yesteryear!!!
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I would also remind you of the group of commentators for BBO some of whom (I am included) have written a chapter or a hand for a contest here or there. Writing about bridge live and in the heat of battle takes a special type of ability.
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Tommy: Your English is just fine. It took no imagination to suss out what you meant. Grammar monitors should leave their pencils at home when reading here - not everyone is a native English speaker and it is not necessary or desirable to interrupt our train of thought with such corrections.
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
fixed and thanks @Steve for the reprint until I could fix it.
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
IIRC a NYTimes reporter lost his job for the crime of plagiarism. It is a serious business, a crime in my opinion. When I detect it (in my role as Sysop volunteer on a forum) I remove it at once. https://www.nytimes.com/2003/05/11/us/correcting-the-record-times-reporter-who-resigned-leaves-long-trail-of-deception.html ...
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