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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
Last Seen
5 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President since 2008,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Retired appellate attorney

United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Dirty Talk
So you suggest it's okay to specifically ask if one opponent showed the trump Q when you're looking at it? That was done to me before, and it's hard to imagine it was an innocent question. I suppose the same kind of player could intentionally misstate his ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Too bad. I'd vote for you if you were in my district.
For ACBL Club Directors, Questions About Time Allowed Per Board and Per Round
I just realized I answered one of the many questions in the OP. The ACBL's [url=]Conditions of Contest for NABC+ Fast Pairs[/url] state: "2. Playing time for two-board rounds will be 11 minutes in length and three-board rounds will be ...
Money saving proposal.
Len, I appreciate your detailed suggestions on this site for improving sectionals and regionals. It's refreshing to see constructive suggestions instead of mere complaints.
For ACBL Club Directors, Questions About Time Allowed Per Board and Per Round
Everyone has the answer right without providing the source. One of the ACBL's [url=]Conditions of Contest for All Events[/url] states under "Timing" "1) Players are allowed seven and a half (7½) minutes to bid and play each bridge hand. "2 ...
Are you in shape? We weren't
It's one thing to pretend you have an opening hand. It's another to hide one of its principal features when partner asks. If you think it's a NT hand, why not rebid 1NT after partner's 1?
Dirty Talk
Yes, it's tantamount to asking your opponents if their keycard auction showed the trump Q when it's in your hand.
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Jeff, Peg. You both have plenty of ideas for reforming the ACBL. Maybe each of you should consider running for director of your districts? As far as unit board members having "platforms," in my unit we have to twist arms to fill the seats on the unit board. There hasn ...
Best bridge advice ever:
Should I assume your other partners don't frequent this site?
What do you expect?
Yes, very restrictive poll choices and no multiple choices offered.

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