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Ribs Lamothe
Ribs Lamothe
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May 14, 2016
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Feb. 17
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about me

One of those many players who quit bridge for many years to focus on career and now just returning to the game. Born 1946, married with 3 boys.  Live in Coppell, TX.  Dedicated distance runner and write a column on running for the Dallas Morning News.

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MPs squeeze
I had trouble with the comment, "The only thing I might add is that the K♣ is almost certainly at your left judging from the lead." Someone enlighten me why this is so.
Matt Muir's bidding problem: AT75 KT9 AQ3 K98
I'm glad you posted this, as I go through the same ruminations every time I have to make this decision. I get it right half the time!
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Thank you Spencer. Interesting analysis. I appreciate it.
Who owns this disaster?
Thank you all. The principal issue between us was not that I found great fault with 1 NT, but that my partner was unequivocal in stating that 3 NT was simply a poor bid and that I had no other reasonable call than the club transfer. Based on the feedback ...
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Agreed. Certainly 3 NT was not a lock. I took a shot, that's all. Thank you.
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I appreciate this Gary, and that was part of my thinking, certainly not the 10 points. But I should have been wiser. E-W have 17,000 points between them and their defense was surgical.
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A kind poster pointed out to me the hand generator icon by PM. Thanks everyone for your understanding and sorry for the inconvenience. I will add that Mr. Hann's comment about my senior eyes was the wittiest of all the needling! Ribs
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Good one David. I promise it was mechanical error. Despite the post I promise I can really count to 13. This is the second time I've posted here and both times I entered the cards incorrectly! Thanks.
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Very sorry. Mechanical error by me. Here is the north hand: AK762, J 10 3 K 9 C: K 10 2
How would you rule as Director?
I appreciate all of the helpful and insightful comments. I think my initial judgment that we had been damaged by the BIT was influenced by the results, i.e., we were the only pair doubled. But many here made the same point that the double is obvious to them, which ...
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