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1NT with a Stiff or Void

Everybody seems to think its ok to open 1NT (15/17)with something like:

If we get a little more extreme
West
x
10xxx
AKQxx
AKx
or
West
Axx
J10xxxx
AKQ
Q
now what?

Some hands just don't fit system too well and I'm considering adding some 15/17 3451(15) 4531(13) etcinto my notrump openings. Partner agrees there have been some reverse type hands that we may have overbid and there have been a few that were close to a jump bid and we ended up missing game because of underbidding. The problem hands have invariably been16/17 with a stiff or void. I would like to experiment with a no trump opening.

I have heard it unlawful to do this. Does anyone know if itis legalto includeunbalancedpatterns in your notrump range if they don't seem to fit better by reversing or jumping.

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