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Shawn Drenning
Shawn Drenning
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
20 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Just moved from NYC to Austin, TX.

United States of America

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Bridge Accomplishments
I have been on the cover of popular bridge publications such as the ACBL bridge bulletin
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Austin Bridge Center
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ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Sam Shawn
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2 over 1
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Whether N already bid his hand probably depends on your preempting style. I don't really want to see the auction go all pass because partner is giving me some room to not have a traditional weak 2.
Miss Manners
I may not have chosen to make the comments myself on that thread, but I didn't find them particularly out of line or inappropriate. In a sense, if they did not realize Fantunes were cheating, they (former teammates) are victims too because a lot of their accomplishments are tainted ...
All Strong Club Players Are Now Bidding 2!D With Short Diamonds
Gawrys vs. Rosenthal in Spingold Final
Berkowitz playing Ax opposite Qx for no losers without opponents ever leading suit was pretty good too (against Zia of all people too)
District 9 Wins GNT
Never heard of him, but that Galvin Wolpert must be one hell of a player!
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Well, one of the points of the author of that quote is that this is not a recent movement, but has been part of the English language for a long time (and that many of the people who object to the use of a 'singular they' DO seem misinformed about ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
I also believe it is considered grammatically correct. Put more eloquently than I could "It's not ungrammatical per se on the basis of analysis of actual usage using reasonable linguistic methods. But use it at your own risk of being criticized by the self-righteous but misinformed." https://english.stackexchange ...
Accusation of Plagiarism against Mark Horton
Hanan: I would be much more willing to make distinctions about what Horton did if he came clean about it, which so far it does not seem like he has done (instead offering lame excuses and threatening legal action)
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: A54 AJ AK92 AT63
I thought a double in a situation like this would tend to emphasize the minors?
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AKTx K543 x AT9x
I think undiscussed I would splinter with K10xx Kxxx x Axxx and I thought doing so was relatively 'standard'

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