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Paul Friedman
Paul Friedman
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 28, 2010
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I always play my partner's system; that way it is her/his fault.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Kibitzing O. Jacoby in his last Reisinger session; Guessing a Queen on a 2-way finesse. Last happened 8:39 p.m., 23 June 1986
Bridge Accomplishments
Regular Bridge Partners
Ian Wilson
Member of Bridge Club(s)
St Petersburg, FL
Favorite Tournaments
N.A. Nationals
Favorite Conventions
Blue Team Club; Your convention card.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
New CC Usage in D22?
Got the Word from my club's Manager and the President (different people) today. The Open Chart will be used for all open games. The Basic+ will be used for limited games. Effective 22 Novbember
Best bridge advice ever:
Don't get in a land war in Asia and Always carry a towel
New CC Usage in D22?
Bruce: No, it is not currently allowed. No one mentioned it at the time the club decided to add some allowable calls beyond the GCC. If someone had asked for it to be added, my feling is that it woukld have been (as long as it was called something other ...
New CC Usage in D22?
My club has allowed all the constructive calls to be allowed under Open. These changes were made several years ago. Nobody objected then or since to anything. The only thing people were concerned about was the dreaded Multi. Once I promised not to include that on the list of apporved ...
Ethical or not?
Exactly. Declarer has two options here: 1. Look at you and say "Nice play" then look at his partner and say "Sorry." 2. Look at his partner and say "Sorry" then look at you and say "Nice play." After doing either of the above declarer and optionally swear (undr his ...
Brian: I think you misread Nicholas' comment. He stated that the PARTNER of the doubler will usually bid a 4-card major rather than passing the double.
How does your local club manage Zero Tolerance?
Carol: My club (also member-owned) does not allow appeals to Zero Tolerence decisions. BTW //enter nerd-dork mode// I love the Weak NT, also. It is not a convention; it is a treatment. //exit nerd-dork mode//
Director question
Adriano: Also from the rules (as a footnote to the above: For the purposes of Laws 70 and 71, “normal” includes play that would be careless or inferior for the class of player involved. That basically means that it does not ahve to be good play merely not completely bonkers ...
Hawaii NABC Needs Your Support
Angus: Room, no meals included in the rate. American Plan: room, meals included Modified American Plan: room, some meals (usually Breakfast plus either lunch or dinner). You didn't expect it to make sense, one hopes.
Director question
From the 2017 Laws.. 70.E.1 The Director shall not accept from claimer any unstated line of play the success of which depends upon finding one opponent rather than the other with a particular card, unless an opponent failed to follow to the suit of that card before the ...

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