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Paul Elstein
Paul Elstein
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 28, 2013
Last Seen
Jan. 23
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Been playing for 55+ years, but am still at the intermediate level.  Have been teaching beginner bridge to seniors.  Strong believer in the 5Fs--fun, focus, forgive, forget, and if none of those work go into a private place to shout the 5th F.  Another f is for frustration; but we always come back to play in spite of it.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Coming in first in our section, the first day that my partner and I played in a Regional Tournament
Favorite Conventions
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Implicit private understanding?
Ray--Thank you. I must have forgotten that discussion.
Implicit private understanding?
In a non-sanctioned game today, I opened 1 club and LHO bid 1NT with 16 points with one small club. Would this be legal in an ACBL game or must you have an honor in a 1NT overcall with a singleton? (Fortunately for them, they ended up in a suit ...
Quotes About Bridge (Or might have been)
"Double, double toil and trouble." How true!
Jeopardy Star - James Holzhauer - Plays Duplicate Bridge
Looks like you got your wish!
An unfortunate mistake
I never noticed it and wouldn't know what it meant. Now unfortunately, I will notice it and even more unfortunately know what it means.
Spam or Abuse of BW membership or Legit?
As did I
Another reason for why Bridge is viewed as an old people's game
"You're a middle-aged white caucasian male. "Privileged" is redundant. Or so I'm told" I think that "Caucasian" is redundant too.
Another reason for why Bridge is viewed as an old people's game
Except for Mr. Moese,none of the answers addressed the OP's question. My answer is that no one who thinks of bridge as an old person's game would have this issue be one of their reasons.
Another reference to bridge
I've heard the song several times, and it said "maiden aunts."
What is happening?
it looks like they do not use Chicago scoring. I teach Chicago to my classes. Those who play rubber bridge are amazed how much simpler it is than they scoring they are used to.

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