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Rick Roeder
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 19, 2010
Last Seen
March 24
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Rick Roeder is an actuary and an author who has written a books on Rock & Roll  and College Football history.  

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Beating Up on Barry Crane
Bridge Accomplishments
Numerous Top 5, Top 10 National finishes
Regular Bridge Partners
Liliane Marquet, John Jones, Lynne Feldman,
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
sartorius – roeder
2 over 1 -- except competition
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Open Memphis Discussion Thread
Huge Irony for the Dylan song title since Mobile is a really great town....I would gladly be stuck there any time
Why isn't Marty Bergen in the HOF?
David, I think you forgot about Hall & Oates, "You Make My Dreams" That song rocked.
How much did the ACBL ode in Hawaii?
Stu, if I am understanding, the total loss to the ACBL is $680,000? ALso, there will be a hit taken by the Hawaii unit. I frequently attend the Hawaii Regionals at The Prince (Great Regional, Great Hotel) but would not dream of heading back in January after my recent ...
Ban Collusive Cheaters For Life
Hi Chris! Well stated. Just in case reincarnation exists, cheaters should also be banned in their next lifetime IMO
A Recommendation for USA Bridge
Thanks, Roger, for taking the time to provide these links. A quick review of the documents you provided raised two additional questions in my mind: The printing and shipping costs of the monthly Bulletin are roughly $1.1 million. Given that total ACBL expenses are in the $17 million ballpark ...
A Recommendation for USA Bridge
Sabrina, Let's assume that you are correct that there was no self-interest by Board members in their Hawaii selection (certainly possible). The alternative actually bothers me more since it implies a substantial lack of financial oversight. In this day and age of face time and phone conferencing, I do ...
A new type of regionals
Hi Finn! You are definitely on to something. I think you will get your wish to a large degree thru good ole capitalism. The declining membership, coupled with increases in convention/ballroom rental rates will help toward your "goal." Locally, venues in both Riverside and San Diego are really raising ...
One Glaring Example of ACBL's Bloated Bureaucracy
ACBL Board is not at all like Congress since representation is not population-based. See comments on disparate populations within a district -- actually, more like the Senate.
One Glaring Example of ACBL's Bloated Bureaucracy
Bob, given your background, I am really happy you checked in. For us non-political folks, what is your recommendation for the best way to encourage change in this regard?
One Glaring Example of ACBL's Bloated Bureaucracy
No Synchronicity as that was the baliwick of the Police (1983). :) :)

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