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Ray Yuenger
Ray Yuenger
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Member Since
Aug. 27, 2012
Last Seen
17 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Hobbies: duplicate bridge; sticking needles in over- and under-inflated thought balloons

Conduct and Ethics Chair, District 21, since 2008

Former club director

Unit columnist since 1999 in Contract Bridge Forum and now the Diamond in the Ruff newsletter

Unit President since 2008,  board member since 1999

District Vice-President

Executive Editor, Diamond in the Ruff

Retired appellate attorney

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
San Jose Bridge Center
Favorite Tournaments
Sacramento regional
Favorite Conventions
Weak no trump
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
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Do we need the BOG?
Stu regularly reports to our unit board as he did at last night's monthly meeting.
How would you rule?
Scott, I truly don't know what partners are thinking a decent percentage of the time when I have a bidding plan in mind. Sometimes I even scribble down my next call during the BIT. So faced with a BIT, I ignore it and follow through on my plan and ...
Do we need the BOG?
Thanks for the clarification. Then I'll echo Steve's observation that $4K for Danishes, bagels, coffee, and juice for 150 attendees was on the high side. Glad to hear it was cut.
Do we need the BOG?
Ed, I already posted links to the last five recorded BoG meetings above. I will note that Steve's link grid is much more comprehensive.
Do we need the BOG?
I don't imagine hotels routinely make large meeting spaces available for free.
Do we need the BOG?
Jeff, great ideas. All we need is a collection of philosopher-kings to emerge and volunteer to lead the ACBL to a new path to a bright and successful future and a membership enlightened enough to follow their lead.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Bruce seems to regard each partnership's "duty to make its partnership understandings available to its opponents" in the first sentence of Law 40A1(b) as unmodified either by the second sentence ("The Regulating Authority specifies the manner in which this is done"), by the provisions of Law 40B2(a ...
How would you rule?
Presumably the long hesitation exceeded the 10 seconds required after a skip bid.
Do we need the BOG?
If you want to see the BoG in action, here are links to video-recordings of its meetings in 2018 [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyC7GD8jzuY]fall[/url], [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9boQIacE9E&t=1282s]summer[/url], and [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLES5pM3dXY ...
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Bruce is just making that up unless he can cite a Law or regulation in support. Maybe his jurisdiction requires overactive ethics.
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