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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Very Unusual Notrump
"This is NOT for Gold Rush events, just higher events." Why does the nature of the event matter?
Bid out of turn ???
Actually, no, you can't.
Reflected UI
Less than ethical? No.
How many spades?
"Almost forcing", like "almost pregnant", doesn't exist.
What happens after a psych
Yes. In part, that's what player memos are for, at least as I understand them. A better mechanism would be to require a player who psychs to report it himself (after the hand, of course). That has the additional advantage of avoiding many cases where an opponent claims "you ...
Reflected UI
If nobody ever did anything that might look bad to someone else, nobody would ever do anything.
Please Rank your Top 3 Favorite systems played by you
Given the way in which forcing pass systems have been "savaged by regulations" their effectiveness no longer matters. :-(
Reflected UI
Here's what the law says: [i]1. Any extraneous information from partner that might suggest a call or play is unauthorized. This includes remarks, questions, replies to questions, unexpected alerts or failures to alert, unmistakable hesitation, unwonted speed, special emphasis, tone, gesture, movement or mannerism.[/i] The problem with ...
Reflected UI
Knowing that your partner is prone to forgetting conventions is not UI, because it's information you had before you took your hand from the board. See Law 16A1(d). It is disclosable, though.
Please Rank your Top 3 Favorite systems played by you
What then of systems that don't have a natural NT opening?

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