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Peg Kaplan
Peg Kaplan
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 17, 2010
Last Seen
5 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Peg Kaplan is the proverbial "jack of all trades; master of none". When not competing at the bridge table, this Grand Life Master promotes the game she loves, with writing, photography, managing bridge websites and coaching.  In "real life," Peg sells real estate in Minnesota, and misses her pet birdies.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making 6NT off 2 aces - and having to play all suits - against the Vanderbilt winners :)
Bridge Accomplishments
Escaping hospitalization from any partners.
Regular Bridge Partners
Bill Kent, Kerry Holloway, Paul Meerschaert, Kurt Schaeffer
Favorite Tournaments
Nebraska Regional
Favorite Conventions
Invitational jump responses, CRASH
BBO Username
pbundy
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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One Disillusioned NLM
Max, these thoughts are guessing; nothing more and nothing less. But my guess is that Amy either believes it is OK to ignore laws that she thinks are poor or do not make sense, or that something seeming "impossible to ignore" can override how some laws work. Many have commented ...
Do You Count Your Cards?
Georgiana, many years ago I was playing in a large barometer in a big regional. Partner and I were doing well, when an opponent made an overcall she should not have done at unfavorable vul. She and her partner tried to escape but there was no escape. As partner and ...
Do You Count Your Cards?
Dominic, I imagine all of us care more and/or are rooting for our partners more than the opponents. But intimating that it's OK by you that a hand is unplayable because YOU didn't follow the law and count your cards - and now reap a benefit from it ...
Do You Count Your Cards?
Oh, Frances; BIG apologies to you!! I intended to type "Dominic" and did not - and made the BIG error of not proofreading. (Which I need to do far more often these days.) I will correct that error right now - and again - please accept my apologies.
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
Wow, Dale. I have screwed up so many times in my life, you could just refer to me as "Apologies Are Us".....
Honolulu BRP 7NT Lead Discussion
David, I agree that it likely makes sense to have at least two sets of rules for experienced+ to world class players and more "relaxed" rules for "social" or less experienced players. I personally hope that one day, this does occur, as I think both groups of players would benefit ...
One Disillusioned NLM
Michael, this is a bit of a side issue. But truly, if I felt that I was in such a hurry that I couldn't contemplate the hand in an appropriate manner, then I would not take on the task. I'd admit I was in a hurry; please ask ...
ATB - Wrong contract
But I agree with those who say 4 is a poor bid. (That being said, if partner hadn't bid 2 with an awful suit and almost no HCP, we likely would have not arrived in 4. IMHO, 2 was the start of the disaster.)
ATB - Wrong contract
Andy - either that or Richard changed his mind mid sentence!
ATB - Wrong contract
I think that double is fine. I can envision plenty of hands where I could be playing 1 where game is cold if I only bid 1.
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