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Alan Shillitoe
Alan Shillitoe
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May 4, 2015
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English Bridge's chief babysitter.

United Kingdom

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the saint
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What should the selectors do?
For all of Hurst's goals, Alan Ball was definitely man of the match. Sadly also no longer with us.
Who Will Direct the Directors?
We just want a sufficient level of Riga applied in all cases.
Who Will Direct the Directors?
I'd hire Judge Dredd as TD. That would solve the issues very quickly.
What should the selectors do?
Choose the captain from the list of EBU approved candidates perhaps.
Who Will Direct the Directors?
Knowing P-O, I'm sure he still wasn't happy with 99% of them though! This hasn't always happened in the past - it's an onerous task.
What should the selectors do?
Is this the right time to talk about Australia and ODIs?
Who Will Direct the Directors?
It's not just the misexplanations, the first thing the tournament organisers (WBF, EBL, whoever...) should do before the event starts is ensure that every CC and supporting notes (if required) is of a suitable minimum standard. They don't. As a result too many pairs are allowed to get ...
Ruling: Unsolicited play by dummy on the twelfth trick
Not sure which way I'm ruling on the deal at the moment as I don't have time to think it through here at work, but I'd certainly chop dummy's hand off to stop them ever doing it again. Sadly, that wasn't one of the options.
What should the selectors do?
I abstained. It's the Kobayashi Maru.
What should the selectors do?
That might work for Australia, but we've never won the ODI world cup. We have to mess it up the other way around. Sometimes.

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