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I would prefer that my partner did not compete in diamonds.
Oct. 3
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'This double is 13+ but NOT an overcall structure “power” double.' For this ignorant American, what does that mean?
Oct. 3
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It was a rhetorical question/comment. I obviously know why you play it that way, I just don't happen to agree.
Oct. 3
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I didn't bid 3NT.
Oct. 2
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I might cue if the AK, or even just the K, were somewhere else.
Oct. 2
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I pass, but have always wondered why people play that 1NT - 2C - 2D - 2S is a mild game try rather than to play. Myself, I prefer playing a 44 heart fit to a 52 spade fit.
Oct. 2
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I agree, doubler is expected to do more than just take a preference with extras.
Oct. 2
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With this hand bid 4 last train over 4, promising a spade control. 4 would deny a spade control.
Oct. 2
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It has EVERYTHING to do with the poll question.
Oct. 2
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Gregory, I see your point but again, it depends on what kind of diamonds you expect from the 2 bid. Anyway, don't you think you might ask for keycards?
Oct. 1
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You are right, thanks. Not that it has anything to do with my comment…
Oct. 1
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Why abstain?
Oct. 1
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Richard, I will take your word for the declarer play since I have no experience although it's hard to see how since they can't take any inferences from the opponents bidding or lack of it.
Sept. 30
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Set trumps first… 4 should show more slam interest than 5.
Sept. 30
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I don't think 3 is even forcing, 3 is the only GF bid I have available.
Sept. 30
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4, which partner should pull without a 5 card spade suit.
Sept. 30
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Sarah, please give us the entire hand. Thanks
Sept. 30
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Since the opponents didn't search for a major suit fit, I think partner's holding hearts is more likely than spades.
Sept. 30
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Who knows, or cares, what a robot would bid? Maybe before the end of this century someone will have programmed a bot that is able to play above the novice level.
Sept. 30
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Will partner have Axxx Ax KJTxx xx (picture bid) in your partnership? Or is 4 fast arrival (gag) showing garbage like xxx AQx Kxxx QJx? Oh, I just noticed the not regular partner comment. Good luck!
Sept. 30
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