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Alan Taylor
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April 25, 2015
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Bridge Writer
about me

20 years NZ championships Bulletin editor, 10 years Australian NOT editor  . 2 PABC bulletin editorial stints, NZ Open trialist (horribly inconsequential) 2 NZ Seniors titles. Habitual psycher, habitual over-bidder, eternal optimist at the table, eternally disappointed

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2/1 vs. Precision
why only 2 system alternatives? there are others. one at least i would prefer to the offered alternatives. Personally, I wouldn't play 2 over 1 to win a bet
Rock, Paper, Scissors
So is Fermat's Last Theorem, also by Simon Singh
Taking Advantage of UI?
Because I wanted to know if others shared my opinion or if i had it completely wrong. the pair we played against had no interest in discussing anything about the hand - east was too angry and west was too defensive.
BW Gives Thanks For You!
I've said it before but it's worth repeating: this is a*se about face. you guys give us (the bridge tragics) something to look forward to EVERYDAY -YOU GUYS ROCK - we are just the supporting cast
Non Timeo Danaos et Dona Ferentes Compulsus
The original quote comes from Virgil book2 of the Aeneid writing about the greeks and trojans
How do you rule
I'm still anxiously awaiting a "convention disruption" freak to call the sheriff because his pair got a good result from a system forget. When it happens, I'll shout "hallelujah", immediately become a better bridge player than ******* (insert your own hero), cure cancer and establish the GTOE, while simultaneously ...
Mindful revoke
IMHO DB is one of the most reasoned posters on this site. I believe he is ABSOLUTELY right on this occasion. He stuffed up and takes his beans - yes, that's how I want to play the game and Mike Ma adds the correct colophon
bbo help please
barry m : many thanks - that's done it. As a longtime windows guy, just pushed into mac by a zealot son, i had no idea about hiding scroll bars
Liam M - that is without doubt one of the least outlandish things i've ever read on this site
Opinion Poll on Adequacy of Simplest Multi 2D Defenses
for god's sake, multi is not an ogre. i play in a VERY ordinary standard session every week. there are at least 3 common multi options. written defences are not allowed and players who have never won a tournament (session) happily cope. The multi ogre is a myth
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