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Peter Brockway
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Jan. 5, 2016
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A sensible person would partition the data since it would be a bit pointless to test a theory with the evidence that was used to create it. A real test will be against evidence that played no part in the development of the theory. The problem is trying to convince ...
Surveillance at NABCs - new announcement
> I fear a lot of rumors and nonsense based on limited and careless views I don't know how much rumor there will be, but limited careless people do create rumors. However that is simply no justification for censorship (including self censorship). To spread, rumor requires not only someone careless ...
History of Duplicate Bridge
Sorry, Ken is right: "The Little School". And it was formed at Cambridge, not Oxford. My bad, I was too lazy to look it up.
History of Duplicate Bridge
In "The Evolution of Whist" (1895) pp 155-6 Pole mentions and quotes from the letter to "Bell's Life": "The scheme, besides possessing the greatest simplicity, almost entirely eliminates luck. ... In each of two separate apartments a Whist table is formed, each table being composed of two good players against ...
Ivey (Appellant) v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd t/a Crockfords (Respondents)
Persi Diaconis (the guy who determined that cards should be shuffled seven times) talks about roulette and an "experiment" he performed with his students: "We had the idea, we could clock the wheel and figure out where the ball is going ...
Bridge for 4 year olds documents a huge number of card games.
Bridge Down Under - What a Difference!
NZ also has the "100%" rule and this involves a payment to the NO per member and also a charge on just about every game of bridge played within a club. Club members are not members of the NO (the clubs are), and the relationship between players and the NO ...
Bridge Down Under - What a Difference!
> I regularly work the bar in our club You - and your club - are lucky! Changes to the licensing(*) laws meant that we could no longer afford to run a bar. I occasionally offer the opinion that we should simply disregard the law. I'm looked at askance as if I ...
Bridge Down Under - What a Difference!
The lastest figures I can find are over a year old now but indicate 13.5K members of clubs affiliated to NZ Bridge. With a population of 4.5M that would be 30 players per 10K of population. These players are in 107 clubs making the average club size 125 ...
Watching Bridge (Online)
I've been watching this thread but not willing to throw my hat into the ring because it's a hat that covers a head that's not so good at playing bridge as many of you may be. The links given here are good, but I will add https ...
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