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All comments by Rosalind Hengeveld
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I presume I have some way of showing five clubs after 3.
Aug. 6
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I play Gazzilli after 1/-1NT only.

It is possible to play Gazzilli after 1-1, but it cannot or should not be analogous to the above, since 1-1 (with 1 natural) is unlimited and a spade suit is known.

I do not play Gazzilli after 1/1 openings and I doubt whether it would be a good idea.
Aug. 5
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Yes, I would bid 1 over 1, but this is not similar.
Aug. 2
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By the way, better not include the three-card limit raise in a forcing or semi-forcing 1NT response. (We include it in our 2 response, others include it in their 2NT response.)
July 31
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Bidding 3 in an auction like this can work out as autopreemptive. Maybe east does not have five spades but wanted to make a (mild) slam try in diamonds. Now 4 over 3 might be interpreted as a cue-bid.
July 30
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We play a few unusual conventions and we tend to give opponents some leeway about things like asking, even out of turn.
July 29
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Makes sense, but just transfers the ‘problem’ – as much as there really is one – to the director and their ruling options.
July 29
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Reminds me of the old bridge maxim ‘think of a bid for your hand, not a hand for your bid’
July 29
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A matter of frequency: you'd be surprised how rarely you get an exactly invitational long club suit over 1 and how often you get a Mixed Raise. I agree 2 should be forcing to game.
July 28
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More (often) useful to play 2-2-3/ as a self-supporting suit, setting the trump suit.
July 28
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3: Mixed Raise in diamonds. 3 would be truly weak.
July 27
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My pass is a gambling pass, as partner may have up to some 18 HCP. Much harder at imps, especially vulnerable.
July 27
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If you play Multi 2, include game forcing diamond hands. Then after 2-2/, rebid 3 with a one suiter, 3 with a two-suiter, any second suit; 3 asks.

Similar with game forcing club hands: 2-2-3 (!) is a one-suiter with clubs, 3 a two-suiter.
July 26
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3: this should be quite weak. 2NT, RHO's minor if known, and 3 are available for stronger hands with fit.
July 25
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There is something to misinterpret about 4: it could be an invitational hand with long clubs and no hearts. However, I, too, play 4 here as an advance cue for hearts with regular partners. I'll just guess that we cannot make slam.
July 25
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2NT: Good-Bad, competitive in as yet unknown suit; useful to distinguish from 3, which would be invitational. When I really qualify for a natural 2NT rebid, I bid 3NT.
July 23
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Maybe, but too often posters fail to state relevant methods.
July 21
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That is possible, but not likely; even less likely if 2 includes a weak two in diamonds (or any other weak option).
July 11
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