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Roger Pewick
Roger Pewick
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Jan. 22, 2012
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Preferred Method (if Any) for Showing “Bust Hand” After Partner’s Strong 2!c Opening
Some decades ago a kibitzer quizzed Meckstroth about 2H super negative. the response was something like, 'That's the last thing opener needs to know'
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
GB> That's obnoxious. Let me make my bid and send it over when you see fit. More colorful language would be appropriate. So many times just any which response to a problem is made in the name of 'Look, I did something'. But was the right thing done? Yet ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
There is a distinction between can't bid and won't release the bid. If it is indeed can't, the consequence becomes a matter of guessing when one can- which is every bit as distressing as the situation it supposedly addresses.
F-Z: Something Old, Something New
"The WBF wishes to express its commitment to ensure that the sport of bridge is conducted in a fair manner with respect to all those involved within it. " The evidence is strong that the above is mutually exclusive with bridge's association with the Olympics.
Who is at fault?
My understanding is that in this sequence 4S is strong (jumps over opponent's preempt are not preemptive). That being said I'd say it was the TD's fault. I mean, he did not show up, did he? I experienced a similar auction where the perpetrator considered long and ...
The Hand That Made 8!D Illegal
I once bid 8N- to make of course. See, I held 14 jokers :)
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
It seems to me that it is felt that the most prominent and by far the best feature of screens is that it imparts to players a license to be lackluster and lazy in matters of propriety. And players take such license to heart. And yet, these same people feel ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
Thank you. Some decades ago I sought Stevenson's counsel about the particulars of a common ACOL sequence and apparently he was unwilling to clarify; from which I took an inference that ACOL has an amorphous nature.
Can cheating be stopped in online bridge?
DB> Changing the game to one in which there was no more misinformation might not be a bad idea, of course. I am thinking that the notion (for instance) open notes would be in the undesirable direction. Which begs the question, 'what are the particulars of such goal?' Fwiw, my ...
To BBO: Please eliminate UI from insta-actions
RF> I think that this may have been more of a problem in the USA where certain bids had too wide a range to be comfortable Not arguing but my vulgar understanding of the wide ranging bids in ACOL is seen as feature?

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