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John Holmes
John Holmes
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Member Since
Nov. 17, 2014
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July 7
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United Kingdom

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Major suit raises
wow! don't you need a lot of points in your system for a single raise I will raise 1S to 2 with a zero count
Master as a racist term
Orwell wrote 1984 as a warning; not an instruction manual.
For System Geeks Only
1H-1nt is the obvious start if you are plying a strong club system .you have a flat hand
Defending Against the Precision 2!d Opening
a good reason to make your mini roman 4-4-1-4 or 4-4-0-5 and open the th 3-4-15's with 2c
Defending Against the Precision 2!d Opening
tbh, not many precision players use 2 as the mini-roman with a diamond shortage, these days. We use 2 as as the multi, and 2 as roman w. short diamonds
Why SAYC is so Bad (and we know it is!)
The problem with the strong notrump , is that you have to make approach bids with weak hands. The problem gets even worse should you be unwise enough to play SNT with 5-card majors.
Herding Cats!
try running it on stepbridge
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
The site on which I play has a countdown timer, following a skip bid. You have no choice but to wait 10 secs.
Pips on upper left hand corner, in non-English decks
Poking fun of the French is a national pastime here in Blighty
Ian Grant's bidding problem: 9872 T2 KQJ5 Q74
I would not bid 3C

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