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Ed Reppert
Ed Reppert
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Member Since
July 17, 2011
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Bridge Director
about me

Retired US Navy Officer. Know a little something about computers (was my secondary job in the Navy). ACBL Club director. Player. Systems: Mostly I play 2/1 these days, but I like Romex and Precision as well. Play mostly in clubs and local tournaments.

United States of America

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Favorite Conventions
Boston Jacoby.
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Non Life Master
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What is 5NT on this sequence?
Okay. 5NT means "I don't know what I'm doing, partner, but I don't want to play 5".
What is 5NT on this sequence?
Counter-question: What does 4 mean?
What is a No-trump range?
Clearly, Chthonic and his relatives are the only beings capable of playing this game. Go Fish, anyone?
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
Partner: I haven't played since college. Me: Hm. Do you know Stayman? 1NT-2 asks if you have a four card major? Partner: Sure. Me: okay, let's play that. Partner: 1NT (announced 15-17) Me: 2 (no alert) Partner: 3. After the session, we talked about it ...
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
Is an agreement "special" just because somebody thinks it is, or does it have to be explicitly so designated by the regulating authority? The law says the latter, but I'm not sure everybody knows that.
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
One problem with modern society: the loss of the concept of haggling. Not just at a negotiating table seven years before an event, but up front at the time you're spending your money. The fact that I suck at it notwithstanding, I think we'd be a lot better ...
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
Barry: "'Contact' is *not* a verb!" -- Nero Wolfe. As for that attempt in NYC, that's not the way I heard it. Some attempts failed, some didn't. Or so one restaurant owner claimed.
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
If you want to discuss my "lack of character", Gregory, you can meet me in the parking lot.
I DO NOT Know What To Say.
When I grew up in the 50s and 60s, I was taught that you tipped for good service, and if you just got mediocre service, you didn't tip. And I did it that way, for years and in many places (in a country in which the custom was not ...
1NT - 2M to play: Alertable?
Officially? No. Thing is, if Joe Nobody complains he got screwed because somebody didn't alert a natural bid, he will get laughed out of town. If Tom Somebody complains of that, his opponents will be tarred, feathered, and ridden out of town on a rail. :-(

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