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Jack Donaghue
Jack Donaghue
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 20, 2015
Last Seen
Oct. 20
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Now attending Northeatern University. Let's get a team going.

Available for evening games around Boston.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Don Caplin
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Conventions
Mini-NT, Precision, always open to experimentation, will play a midnight game if necessary
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Ethical or not?
Just to be clear. We're playing second to the trick right? sitting under the AQ
Redoubling Isn't Rude
5♣️ is cold. The top for NS made 5x and I have some sympathy for the West player who doubled that.
Redoubling Isn't Rude
Quite right. I forgot to consider the over tricks. But 4x making 6 is +1190 which doesn't beat the slam score. I still need to redouble and 4x still isn't a clear top
Redoubling Isn't Rude
Jeff, the director was my partner, and since she was checking on the novice game while I declared the hand, I told her about the "RD is rude" remark. As for why North would make such a remark. I'm not a psychologist or even a psych major, but I ...
Redoubling Isn't Rude
I'll remember that one next time.
Redoubling Isn't Rude
I don't claim that my ask was timed correctly. And seeing how they can make 5♣️, redoubling was also a poor choice that might have let them run. I know I'm not perfect, but I can improve, and I can write about hands where I need more advice.
Redoubling Isn't Rude
My partner was director, so needless to say, the director knew about all of this. The last remarks happened after she left to check on the novice game, but I let her know what happened after the game.
Do What Is Possible, Not What Is Easy
I believe that the OP was against voluntary vacation of titles. Or at least the document posted was.
Penaly or Takeout
TBH, I forgot what the hands were and have accidentally misplaced my hand record. Anyways, I would not want the hands to bias votes if they're shown. FWIW, the crowd seems to be against my action in pulling the double
How A Junior Would Teach Bidding
You're absolutely right that it won't be accepted and for good reason. Sheltering players from other systems too much (at all) just makes them even less prepared for the day they reach 50 points and aren't eligible for SAYC only tournaments. Teaching logic to these players would ...

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