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Dave Waterman
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Dec. 5, 2010
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You be the commentator
You be the commentator
I have a problem with commentators who tell us what a player 'should have done'. To be clear, I look forward to what 'should' have happened when reading these threads --- but on VuGraph, it seems pretentious.
You be the commentator
Indeed, some comment similar to that -- followed by something to the affect that it is an ugly mess... perhaps pointing out some of the considerations. Prefer that to commentators trying to impress us on how brilliant they want to appear. This thread asks what the commentator should say.
One more flew over the cuckoo's nest
Craig: Try reading Richard (below) among others.
Kibitzer draws attention to a false concession
The question, Yordan, is whether the non-claiming side has an obligation to 'bother'. I feel I have that obligation if an opponent concedes a trick I can't see (or hasn't been shown to me); but I am not sure whether my opponents should have to make that extra ...
One more flew over the cuckoo's nest
The TD has decided 4 was a mispull -- but it is far from 'obviously a mispull' based on the auction itself. As pointed out below East might have had a brain freeze at the moment he made the bid (raised the wrong person). Only East knows whether the fingers ...
Where did East-West go so far wrong on this hand?
You might or might not WHAT??? We have seen the crap hands in these threads which you state you would have opened. This one is much better than some of those.
Kibitzer draws attention to a false concession
Of course you would/should IMO. And, if a Kib was the one who let the cat out of the bag, you and I would sheepishly acknowledge it (and lay off about the kib) -- but this isn't about us. Not everyone is as perfect as we are.
Lebensohl over takeout double of a weak 2, part 2
We got that on the previous thread. I have tried the effect of not participating when the conditions do not apply.
Gatlinburg 2018
Speaking of entry fees: In July the Long Beach Regional Flyer shows a charge of "$18 for expired members". I wonder how they plan to collect.
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