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Amir Farsoud
Amir Farsoud
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Basic Information

Member Since
Feb. 5, 2015
Last Seen
Jan. 13
Member Type
Bridge Player

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning my first regional event at the Toronto Easter Regional many years ago.
Regular Bridge Partners
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Bridge Centre of Niagara
Favorite Conventions
Multi 2 Diamonds, Transfer Pre-empts
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
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A "friendly" game
Why do the two have to be mutually exclusive. Asking everyone to follow the rules isn't some kind of attack on them. There is no reason not to enforce the rules with a smile, in a firm but friendly way, which should also prevent blood pressure problems.
A "friendly" game
I think this illustrates one of the reasons why you should apply / enforce all the rules all the time with all of the players.
Alertable or not redone
Unfortunately, I never did get those telepathy pills, so whether they do it by intentional agreement or unintentional ignorance remains a mystery to me.
Alertable or not redone
While I agree that both SHOULD be alertable, I have never seen the first one alerted, nor a director called when it wasn't, and since a sizeable minority (I would estimate about a third) of the club players I've come across play it that way, I'd say ...
Convention Cards in NABC+ events
No, but more and more I keep wishing I had. I realize that I don;t know you at all, but from what I've seen here over the years, I think bridge needs more people like you.
Melanie Manfield's bidding problem: 875 KJ52 AK5 J98
If I'm not playing 10-12 NT (which I usually am), I pass.
Convention Cards in NABC+ events
My guess would be that this is happening at a club, and no club director I've ever met ever enforces that rule.
Convention Cards in NABC+ events
Give me a break! What's "elitist" about "I'd like to see what you're playing". And if the Herculean chore of taking 2 minutes to fill out a convention card will drive someone from the game, I have a feeling they weren't staying for long anyway, and ...
ACBL's Future 2020 & Beyond (San Francisco NABC Report)
I know that attending nationals is very difficult (actually impossible unless within driving distance)for me financially. I've already started saving to pay for my few days in Montreal in July.
My frustration with the ACBL reaches at an all time high
You kidding? We invented ice skating there. Oops, I wasn;t supposed to let anyone know I'm from the bad place. Oh, well...

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