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Mike Whitman
Mike Whitman
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Member Since
July 13, 2011
Last Seen
Sept. 17
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Retired from anything serious these days. Miss it.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Knowing Grant Baze
Bridge Accomplishments
Good year in 1998. 1st Open BAM and 2nd Spingold
ACBL Ranking
Gold Life Master
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Forgive and forget?
Imbecilicae omnes.
Forgive and forget?
Human nature at work. Voting against more of the same is admitting failure. Anyone new coming in would take every write-off possible in his first 6 months and blame it on his predecessor. This is standard corporate practice. Who wants to be on the receiving end of a stable-cleaning? And ...
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Hah! Even more to take Giants tickets.
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I knew about the hookers, limos, Lakers tickets, etc., but just found out about the new Gulfstream. Check in mail. Hope it helps.
The Worst Advice Ever
Sam Fry: "When in doubt, play Mah Jonggh."
The Worst Convention Ever
Fishbein came out of rubber bridge when it was an indispensable tool on Goulash deals. Like Goulash deals, Fishbein is, deservedly, extinct.
Favourite Novelty Conventions
I think Zia once wrote about the Paki Echo, where, on defense, a high-low on the final two cards of a hand says "Partner, that was the worst opening lead I have ever seen."
Poll for those who watch vugraph
Hi, Oren. Can you do that and not lose the oral commentary?
Poll for those who watch vugraph
Always happy to know what happened at the other table. What drives me nuts is the idiotic swoosh noise every time a card is played.
How would you rule, and would you request a ruling?
E-W were careless. N-S were chickenshit. The TD did what he had to do. End of story.
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