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Dave Waterman
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Dec. 5, 2010
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United States of America

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Sapphire Life Master
Dave & Terry Waterman
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Is 4333 a semi-balanced distribution?
The only purpose, here, that I can see, is in disclosure. I would not describe as 'semi balanced' an agreement that the hand might be flat or might be other than flat.
Back to Basics, assumptions about WJOs
And therein lies my answer. Number of Spades.
Back to Basics, assumptions about WJOs
WJO in 2nd chair=simply our standards for an Opening weak-two in both suit length and in location of strength.
Smolen over 2NT
A perhaps unwelcome minority, here; but I agree mostly with Steve Moese that Opener at this point of the auction should just focus on his/her Spades and not on max or mini.
Does UI have to be helpful to count?
But, we might buy the Brooklyn Bridge.
Does UI have to be helpful to count?
South has painted a big bullseye on his forehead. This hand is nowhere near + in the context of inv +.
Another idea to improve system compliance
Ross and I happen to have the same peeve. But, I also have a peeve about using technology to try to fix things because people won't behave and interact properly. IMO, that is a huge give-up/cop-out. This relates as well to turning Bridge into an electronic whatever because ...
ATB, and silence the resulters
This thread should prompt pairs who love their 'constructive raises' and would have Responded 1nt with the imagined South hand to objectively rethink that.
In The Well, Mr. Damiani
Why wait for the 'Well'? We can just do our roasting here.
Awkward Situation
try the effect of having 5 Spades on the auction.
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