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Mike Dorn Wiss
Mike Dorn Wiss
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Writer
about me

Author of "Shadow in the Bridge World" and "How NOT to Play Bridge - The Bridge Seminars of Professor Gaston Gitane-Gauloise"

Country
Thailand
Website
http://www.mikedornwiss.com/

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Yukkin' it up at the Hawaii Nationals with Jim McAvoy. Salad days sectionals in Waskesiu, Saskatchewan with Earl (Hog) Knipfel, Ken Robertson, Pat Boyle; Dr. Bill (Luke) Lucas. 7 Fucking Hearts Doubled hand vs. Fred Gitelman.
Bridge Accomplishments
Once managed to count to 13...
Favorite Tournaments
Penticton, Palm Desert, Seaside, Hawaii, Bangkok
Favorite Conventions
"Flowers" (Fit Jumps), Hello,
BBO Username
M_DornWiss (formerly O_Bones)
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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FIFTY Thai Police Raid Bridge Game in Pattaya
Thanks, Avon. (Missed that.)
FIFTY Thai Police Raid Bridge Game in Pattaya
I believe the lady is Dutch, not German; her bail was apparently paid by Jeremy Watson and she was released. It appears her signature was not in as much demand by the BIB as was the bail money. TIT.
Confessions of a Bridge Criminal
Why don't you guys just spare us all this back and forth drivel and realize that within the context of Thai society ANY farang IS a "millionaire" and IS therefore - TO A THAI! - "privileged upper class". END of story. Now let's get back to BRIDGE.
Confessions of a Bridge Criminal
Au contraire, Ed. In Thailand ALL farangs - to Thais - are millionaires. Whether the millions are baht, dollars, or ping pong balls is irrelevant. Compared to the daily incomes of the common Thais even the income of a pensioner - an impecunious commoner in his own country - is to a Thai a ...
FIFTY Thai Police Raid Bridge Game in Pattaya
Ironically, the Pattaya Mail, the first English speaking local rag which along with Pattaya One "Always first for Breaking News" were the media in attendance and which initially reported the raid, has as part of its logo "Bridging the world to Pattaya".
Confessions of a Bridge Criminal
Many may be unaware that Krungthep is the Thai name for Bangkok. I too must follow a like procedure at the Canadian Embassy.
Confessions of a Bridge Criminal
I just finished phoning Earl Hog and filling him in on the fiasco. His response - predictably enough - was one of disgust for the boneheads instigating the action.
Confessions of a Bridge Criminal
It appears that the Interior Minister is Gen. Anupong Paochinda, the former Commander-In-Chief of the Royal Thai Army and an advisor to the "National Council for Peace and Order" junta (NCPO). If so then he is the person who received the order from the PM's office to "investigate" the ...
The Fumble Coup
Methinx Mike Ma that the Mikey Marty mentioned was moi.
The Fumble Coup
Barry agrees.
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