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John Nichols
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Member Since
March 20, 2011
Last Seen
15 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Director

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Member of Bridge Club(s)
Indianapolis Bridge Center
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Mystery of Barry Crane
And here I was expecting it to end with "Burma Shave"
Jeopardy Star - James Holzhauer - Plays Duplicate Bridge
James did quite will on another trivia game show "The Chase" a few years back and his wife won about $30,000 on "Who wants to be a millionaire" in 2014. The dream Jeopardy match - James, Ken Jennings and Watson.
League nights
Mostly when I read about team leagues it is a number of teams within one club. Though what you describe seems interesting. Wouldn't work here - we have one large club and several small one-game-a-week clubs. Nearly everyone who plays at a small club also plays at the big one.
Do Free Plays for Winners increase attendance?
Several years ago we had a progressive jackpot like you described. Exact match won the entire jackpot. Closest got half that evenings contributions. everyone took it light-heatedly. Was a lot of fun. Friday night had a lot of our top players and was usually about 10 tables. Something happened (I ...
Do Free Plays for Winners increase attendance?
Free plays for winners? I don't know that that would help. Free plays for new players? Anything that helps make them feel more welcome can't hurt. I like to let them pay the first time and play free the second. Anyone who brings in a new player gets ...
Director Please! Oops there aren't any.
Club test is open book. I took the Tournament Assistant test many years ago and it was open book, but much more difficult. When I was applying for a TD position they said I didn't need to take the test. I don't know if it was because of ...
Director Please! Oops there aren't any.
Note: There are TWO tests - one for ACBL TDs and another for Club level TDs. The Club level requires 75 or 80% to pass as I recall.
New Convention Charts: Artificial? 2 Level Responses
Steve Moese just asked me (at a tournament) if many players in my area were asking about the new charts. I suggested we take a poll "what do you think of the new charts" and see how many people answered "What are you talking about?" My guess would be a ...
Expectations. (Club game.)
A quick look at the last month or so of results at our club. No pair wins as much as 10% of the time.
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
Was lying to the committee considering readmission in 2011 and 2014 not additional offenses?
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