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Karen Walker
Karen Walker
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Member Since
June 22, 2010
Last Seen
13 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player

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Favorite Tournaments
Illini Regional, Champaign IL
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ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Karen Walker & Nate Ward
2-over-1 Third Hand High
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In the Well: Russ Jones
The 34 pages of the meeting minutes from Honolulu show that the vast majority of the Board’s time was spent on masterpoint changes, club fees, NABC gifts, bylaws language and other technicalities and managerial chores. The Board spent little if any time on the issues that are critical to ...
Memphis hotels
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Confused old man
I can relate to your problem and I have a lot of sympathy for the position you're in, but is it really so bad that it "ruins" the game for everyone? I've dealt with several players like Harry during the decades I've been running club games. They ...
Lanzarotti Readmitted to ACBL
Dan Requard passed away a year ago. He played tournament bridge for a few years after he was readmitted, but was inactive in recent years.
Zero Tolerance Card in Club Games
A local married couple printed and laminated "Sorry, partner" cards and added them to the bidding boxes. Much more useful than ZT cards.
What bridge really needs to become relevant again.
Another program for the not-to-do list was Easybridge, which was ACBL's attempt to dumb-down the game. The theory was that if people got hooked on an ultra-simplified form of bridge, they would move on to playing in their local club games and tournaments. That general concept might have been ...
What bridge really needs to become relevant again.
ACBL tried this about 20 years ago with its "Bridge America" program, led by Audrey Grant. It created a "Social Division" of ACBL and offered separate memberships, magazines and sanctions for clubs that wanted to offer this type of game. I thought it was a good idea in theory, but ...
A Request from Ms Manners
Robb -- That was you, and it was my favorite response in that long, acrimonious thread. I laughed out loud again when I found it in the archives.
A Request from Ms Manners
Thanks for posting this Peg. It reminded me of my attempt, almost 25 years ago, to request some civility in the old Usenet newsgroup Although most responses to my plea were positive, a surprising number of grouches saw it as another opportunity to hurl personal insults. I ...
A Request from Ms Manners
Some are non-native English speakers . . . and some are men. In general, women are better at being diplomatic and courteous in written communication. Men tend to be more "economical" in expressing themselves -- they blurt out their opinions without adding the extra words that might soften a criticism. I concede that you ...

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