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Jim Fox
Jim Fox
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 2, 2011
Last Seen
15 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge player for over 50 years (hard to believe I don't play better).  Did take several years off a few times for family and work. Two grown children and four wonderful granddaughters (who don't play bridge but are all super softball players).

Professional computerist (everything EXCEPT electronics and hardware engineering) for over 40 years and still counting.  Education in Physics, Applied Mathematics, and Business Administration.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
World Mixed BAM - Lille, France
Bridge Accomplishments
Overall in National Open Swiss Teams (twice), Senior Swiss Teams, and Mixed BAM; Many Regional A, Open, and Bracket 1 Teams and Pairs wins.
Regular Bridge Partners
and favorite bridge partner - my wife.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Favorite Tournaments
Philadelphia and Lille World Series, New Orleans, San Francisco and Washington Nationals, Cambridge and Virginia Beach Regionals.
Favorite Conventions
Puppet over 1N, Exclusion Blackwood, Delayed Splinters, Michaels, Unusual NT
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
I know, me too. :)
The Talk That Never Was: The Blue Team Rule
Why should it be multiplicative rather than additive (only 2000 comments)?
Another claim problem
On-line Speedball making Live Down 1
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
In the past I have suggested that the ACBL investigate the possibility of at least splitting qualification rounds into two different start times. Obviously, the boards would not be the same, but is that so bad if the same percentage of players qualify from the two different starting times? The ...
It was up temporarily, but now back down. 9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Donald, did you actually try the URL? Right now, for me, it produces a different error screen which seems to be from the browser rather than from the WBF web server.
I, of course, understand everything you say. It has been down for me almost two full days, thus my "squeak". Unfortunately, I am looking for stuff not pertaining to the recent event, so can't access with extended URL's. I believe that sites that have existed for many years ...
I wonder if it has to do with some tech people still travelling on the way home?
Perspective of a Playing Sponsor: I Came to Play
And we (older) ex-Washingtonians remember Harmon Killebrew (bonus baby) who batted around .200 in his few appearances for several years.
$375K ACBL Boondoggle & Hawaii Fallout!
Steve Moese: "Apparently there was a commitment made to Microsoft for their CRM software."

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