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All comments by Shirley Junkin Moorhead
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Thanks Josh. I'm one of your bridge fans.
Not being one of those who would pay thousands a day, I could privately ask the fee, I'm sure, if I found someone with a reputation for being pleasant to both partner and opps. If a website were to be developed for bridge pros willing to be hired to play at tourney's it should include the area in which they play. I sometimes visit NYC, and have had offers to play there, but I'm shy of deviating from the bridge system I normally play.
Aug. 29, 2015
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Thanks Justin… I enjoy watching you play , part of your cheering squad! If there were a site, say a webpage, that pro's could list what system they played and liked, including all their conventions, it would certainly be helpful, particularly before the Penticton regional. I think that's lacking in the online world, except I see some players on BBO advertising on their name card, but that's a fragmented way to find out who might be available for a specific time and place.
Aug. 29, 2015
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Thanks Michael. I'm interested in someone who plays Hardy 2/1. I know most conventions, but I don't know what you mean by modern expert bidding? Can you elaborate on that? The reason I specified a bidding system such as Max Hardy's 2/1 is that the major suit raises describe every possible hand. I've bent it a bit by including transfers over interference by LHO to show three different types of hands, either weak raise, invitational , or game forcing, OR a transfer into another suit below two of opener's major. I can play multi, but playing it at a Penticton regional is illegal. Other than that, I don't know more of what experts would play.
I would expect a bridge partner to act pleasant and calm, and not hog the hands except if the contract would play better from his side would know to use the Hardy 1C>1D>1NT>3NT(leaving out opp passes). Another reason to pick that system is I would like my own concentration to be on card play, not bidding.
Aug. 29, 2015
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Wisely stated , Wayne.
Aug. 29, 2015
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Ellis , you are reasonable. To even mention what a child of 10 to 14 has done and blame them for cheating is ridiculous. They aren't mature or responsible and their brains not fully formed…. particularly males. As for the hands? borderline at best… lots are passive leads. If there is evidence that cheating is involved, then wait and get something a lot better, if it exists. And by all means, ask them to play with other than their current partner.
Aug. 29, 2015
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4 RKC for clubs… 4NT two without queen, ergo, six clubs sane contract, playing in 4/4 fit using extra heart to discard loser. Just wise bidding and good bridge to me.
Aug. 28, 2015
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This person seems to bid and lead just like my husband, so it all makes sense to me. No wonder he finds their bid and play undisturbing and rather admirable and normal:) Passive leads, lightener double, interference…
Aug. 27, 2015
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Many of the posters here have Pareidolia. Its a function/ a projection of their own brain, if you will.
Aug. 27, 2015
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yes, I did read that, thanks. I admire your bridge and always watch table 2 when you play. But do you understand what I'm saying with the simile of Bush and Boye? Bush had enough belief in his rightness to bomb a whole country of innocent people. He was wrong. Boye may be wrong too.
And, I would have led a heart, just saying. Bidding a slam with two cashing cards out was a risk that lost. Let it go.
Aug. 27, 2015
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Do you ever wonder if President Bush had waited until he had definite evidence before he bombed Iraq? Get the analogy?….. scary thought, isn't it? Do you see any difference between your chain of thought and his?
Aug. 27, 2015
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Its beginning to seem that jealousy is rampant in the minds of bridge pros.
Aug. 27, 2015
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Who else thinks bidding the slam with ace king of hearts missing was a silly bid, and they deserved what they got?
Aug. 27, 2015
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I would have led a heart without thinking much about it. I think the whole discussion is over the top… like looking for thread to build a rope.
Aug. 27, 2015
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Aug. 26, 2015
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I can only think of two substances that might help a bridge player and those are piracetam ( or its close relative, aniracetam) and modafinil, a medication that increases alertness and is sometimes used by pilots. I saw neither of these on the list of banned substances.
Aug. 26, 2015
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it an offense in the ACBL to accuse someone of cheating and grounds to be kicked out of the ACBL? In which case , that penalty might apply to a lot of posters on this site, with all these accusations, and so far, absolutely no evidence?
Aug. 25, 2015
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BBO ACBL tournaments say “no enemies” so you would never end up partnering someone you had designated an enemy.
Aug. 25, 2015
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OF COURSE he looked at it!!! HE'd already played the hand! look above at one of his earlier posts and he'll tell what the cards were and how the play went.
So Jonathan Ferguson, YOUR comment makes NO sense whatsoever. It sounds “”Fractious“” … remember that word.
Aug. 22, 2015
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