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Double: negative, short in hearts or any very strong hand. Next round I will probably bid 4, unless that turns out to be opener’s suit.

I play Multi 2 myself and so do most opponents where I play.
Aug. 9
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So I presume.
Aug. 9
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Aug. 9
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Double, negative. But I would not have passed initially.
Aug. 8
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2NT: limit raise (or better if unpassed).
Aug. 8
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Took the words right out of my, eh, keyboard.
Aug. 8
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2NT: weak (5–10 HCP) with 5-5+ minors. One weak minor, such as here, is no problem, especially not vulnerable. Though apparently easy to defend against, this is in my experience a very much scoring opening bid.
Aug. 7
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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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