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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
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Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

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United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
BBO Username
Blackshoe
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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From a bidding box when is a bid final?
Bidding box regulations are dependent on under which regulating authority you are playing. In the EBU, a call is made when bidding cards are removed from the box with apparent intent. In the ACBL, a call is made when placed on or near the table. In both cases, if I ...
From a bidding box when is a bid final?
Steven, how would you discourage it? You can't tell the player he's done something illegal when he hasn't. You can't tell him he's done something unethical; he hasn't done that either. You can tell him you don't like it, but that has very ...
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
"Disposed of". Is that Newspeak for "ignored"? Or "swept under the rug"?
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
The acbl website says that if you print a computer generated card it is acceptable to highlight the bids requiring an alert (red) or announcement (blue) if you don't have a color printer. Seems to me that highlighting is of just as much "no use" to opponents as the ...
Do What Is Possible, Not What Is Easy
"(as opposed to the best solution possible, thanks Victor Mollo)" I may be wrong, but I think that was Skid Simon.
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
I think the cards are about 9.5" square, roughly. I print mine on standard letter, then cut them down to fit in the holder.
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
Well, first off, "draconian", "harassed", and "stickler" are all a bit much. You don't like the rule, I get that. And in your club, nobody except those who play there cares what you do, least of all me. But if you think "whoever wrote the rule didn't think ...
An unethical behavior (in my view) happened at a regional - what should I do?
I write, for example, "3NN-1" or "2SW+2". I think it's clear who played and what the result was. Of course, it's possible my handwriting is bad enough to conclude otherwise. I was after all taught to write by a doctor (my father). :-)
An unethical behavior (in my view) happened at a regional - what should I do?
I don't write down the score at all. The contract and result is sufficient.
4 Convention Cards on the table possible motion
Reminders when they are filling out the card are not illegal. Which coloring requirement is "idiotic" and why so?
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