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Ira Hessel
Ira Hessel
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Member Since
July 24, 2012
Last Seen
7 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Former president D16

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Board Member D16

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Coeditor D16 Newletter

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PH. D organic chemistry

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Retired UTSA

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Research director in Melanin SYnthesis

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Consultant toxicology labs

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4 Daughters-Love em

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BTW the blue color in walter White's product is copper ion, a heavy metal neurotoxin.

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"My dear Kepler, I wish that we might laugh at the remarkable stupidity of the common herd. What do you have to say about the principal philosophers of this academy who are filled with the stubbornness of an asp and do not want to look at either the planets, the moon or the telescope, even though I have freely and deliberately offered them the opportunity a thousand times? Truly, just as the asp stops its ears, so do these philosophers shut their eyes to the light of truth."

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
31 top 10s at nationals-16 top 5s-Four Seconds -zero wins :(
Regular Bridge Partners
Dan Morse Ellen Hessel Joe Quinn Steve Shirey Boris from Canada
Favorite Tournaments
All NABC and Houston, Dallas Hot Springs Regionals
Favorite Conventions
Raptor, Penalty doubles
BBO Username
LeSInge
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
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Could this happen in top-level bridge...?
Bobby Baldwin showed great ability at bridge but made a lot more money at poker.
HAL, Watson, Deep Blue and ?
I don't understand this Ely guy-He is not even a life master!!!!
It's About Time
"Just pull the board" That is not fare to the nonoffendersEven if you finish all the boards that leaves you at a disadvntage if they take more time and you have less for your tough boards
It's About Time
Once we were given a time penalty at a national when a declarer took a long time. The declarer took full responsibility |, but still we got one because earlier the same thing happened on the first round and that declarer did not take responsibility , even though he actually apologized in ...
My Perceptions after 10 days in Atlanta
so any one have info on the number of North Americans for 2018 Atlanta and 1986 Atlanta?
Open Atlanta Discussion Thread
Also from hotel 1 block L one block r and 1 block L for a CVS
Open Atlanta Discussion Thread
Problem with uber Tuesday Made myself at north and we were to meet driver at uber Kurt pic up lot We followed instructions but it was a very long walk went downstairs and followed signs we called driver after 10 min and we were still not there but we assured ...
Democracy ACBL-style: ATL General Membership Meeting.
Chris-how many proxies can you be responsible for?
Morse and Bridge
Escuse me. When I play with Dan you can use minorwood but when you then bid 4NT-it is still blackwood!!!!
How the average 'grass-roots' club players feel about psychs
The Hideous Hog said, , "to beat good players is a test of skill. To beat bad players is a test of character."
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