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Scott Stearns
Scott Stearns
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 14, 2011
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I don't play at the moment.

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
my first swiss vs Meckwell
Bridge Accomplishments
not as many as I'd like
Favorite Tournaments
Greenville, SC; Atlanta, GA, NABCs
Favorite Conventions
Weak NT; Flannery
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Ethical Or Not?
Allow me to be a bit of a devil's advocate, his partner's smooth tempo meant that she was sure she *thought* she knew what her bid meant, not that she was sure her bid showed a LR. The main source of Hank's knowledge appears to come from ...
Should This NLM Stay in his Lane?
Actually, when I was a junior-ish, I'd pull out a dollar and offer it to them for an unsolicited lesson. Worked pretty well.
Ethical Or Not?
Yes, that's clearly AI to opener.
Playing Weak NT. How to bid after 1m=1M with 4 card support.
How high to raise is indeed the tougher question. I discussed it with Koach Kokish, and he said you're not a weak notrumper until you can comfortably raise 1M to 2 with a balanced 16 count. 17 go ahead and bump to three, but be aware you'll be ...
How much variance do general BWers create?
Oh, good, it's early in the game. I'm at my best when I'm recovering from something stupid I've done in the first couple rounds.
Double Confusion
Sure. I didn't say it's the only time you'll miss those, just answering Marty's statement that nothing can go wrong. I watched Garner-HWeinstein get blown out of a 5-3 4S game at the Shanghai Bermuda Bowl when the method was first gaining popularity, so I know ...
Re: Nic Hammond's "Detecting Cheating at Bridge"
Are you bragging or lamenting?
Double Confusion
The downside is you are vulnerable to missing 5-3 fits when 4th hand blasts 3 hearts (as you should do as often as possible if the opps are playing this method) since they probably don't play support x at the three level.
I am mad as hell and I am not going to take it anymore
Well at least the director didn't tell your two-star-retired-general partner that they were lying.
Open Las Vegas Discussion Thread
so we have to cater to a bunch of alcoholics? Pass.

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