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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-10-2016, 07:13 AM
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Posted By John F. Kennedy
IFYP

IFYP
Forum: Bridge 06-21-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 25,765
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Corporate IT got a bug up their collective lower...

Corporate IT got a bug up their collective lower intestine, and for the indefinite future I, my other IDs, and those of my co-workers will be posting rather a lot less. (this is not entirely...
Forum: Bridge 01-31-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By John F. Kennedy
1N 6S 1D, (3rd seat, an easy 3D) X support. Not...

1N 6S 1D, (3rd seat, an easy 3D) X support. Not confident this is the right call, but this should give P rather a lot of info. 5D. Toyed with 4D, but that's inadequate. 2C (4th suit forcing),...
Forum: Bridge 01-26-2005, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By John F. Kennedy
What is your partnership philosophy?...

What is your partnership philosophy? Constructive, obstructive, or something else? If you resolve the philosophy issues with your partnership (and buy a few books on declarer play for your partner),...
Forum: Bridge 01-24-2005, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
If I had any hair left before the set, I still...

If I had any hair left before the set, I still wouldn't have any now.

Congrats to NN and MN. A quite credible score. Either the experts have gone off their collective rockers, or I have.
Forum: Bridge 01-21-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,459
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Newsflash: I won an incredible $8.00 :clap: ...

Newsflash: I won an incredible $8.00 :clap: :lol: :toast: . For this much, I might well just frame the check.
Forum: Bridge 01-20-2005, 04:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
The nominal deadline for entries is the 25th of...

The nominal deadline for entries is the 25th of the month. And they'll trust you.
Forum: Bridge 01-19-2005, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
A pleasure is to meet you, Mr. Archive! Or...

A pleasure is to meet you, Mr. Archive! Or should I call you by your first name, "Becker?"

One of the fun things the BW does on rare occasions is to show both sides of a disaster, sometimes in...
Forum: Bridge 01-19-2005, 12:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
While my opinion is now tainted, the...

While my opinion is now tainted, the contemporaneously stated intent of 1NT was to elicit information from partner. 2NT probably does that better than 4S.

If I'm not kicked off the panel, I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-19-2005, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By John F. Kennedy
It looks more like a "Chuck."

It looks more like a "Chuck."
Forum: Bridge 01-19-2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
MEDIC!!

MEDIC!!
Forum: Bridge 01-13-2005, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Your hand history...

Your hand history (http://216.193.202.198/cgi-bin/history.pl) may be found here.

Sorry, anonymouse, but on 7-4-1-1 hands I normally find a bid.
Forum: Bridge 01-12-2005, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 959
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Sure.

Sure.
Forum: Bridge 01-12-2005, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,869
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Dbl; 3S 1NT. How else do you get partner to...

Dbl; 3S 1NT. How else do you get partner to jump-rebid? 1S;3C, bid where partner's honors will be of use; 7S. P can't be sacrificing, so he's hoping for a stray card (BTW, this should be a standard...
Forum: Bridge 01-11-2005, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,160
Posted By John F. Kennedy
There isn't anything wrong with having a bridge...

There isn't anything wrong with having a bridge server, it's just that some aspects of the game are vastly different from Chess and Poker.

Bridge requires real-time interfaces (and exactly four...
Forum: Bridge 01-11-2005, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Fourth, and thankfully final, session... ...

Fourth, and thankfully final, session...

Another opponent fell victim to "one or the other of us doesn't know standard" syndrome in a mid-to-late round. Holding xxx x xx AQJxxxx
Red on white,...
Forum: Bridge 01-11-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By John F. Kennedy
The sad part is that I got a section top for...

The sad part is that I got a section top for Saturday night. :shake: So I figured I was on a roll. I wasn't, but my bridge sense of humour kept at it.

All red, third seat. Two passes: JT98...
Forum: Bridge 01-11-2005, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By John F. Kennedy
No layout proves anything. Problem B actually...

No layout proves anything. Problem B actually occured. and in the post-mortem partner thought he should have led a heart.


MHO

S Q763
H QT73
D Q983
C 3
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2005, 09:05 AM
Replies: 85,247
Views: 8,236,921
Posted By John F. Kennedy
The cat was supposed to get the cookies...

The cat was supposed to get the cookies...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-11-2005, 09:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 563
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Sam Loyd, puzzler extraordinaire

Enjoy (http://www.mathpuzzle.com/loyd/)
Forum: Bridge 01-10-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By John F. Kennedy
One of my elderly partners was quite pleased with...

One of my elderly partners was quite pleased with one of his actions, and why not?

Sitting 2nd and unfavorable he held xxx Axxx KQ9x 109.

The auction proceeded:

(1S) - P - (P) - 3NT
(4D)...
Forum: Bridge 01-10-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,824
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Bridge: New Horizons in Individual Tournamenting!

Bouyed by my incredible success (http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=44286) in an individual game recently, and faced with a rainy day, I bowed to the...
Forum: Surveys 01-08-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,860
Posted By John F. Kennedy
On the opposite end from my feet.

On the opposite end from my feet.
Forum: Surveys 01-08-2005, 01:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,112
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Talking Funny, that's what Tim>< sees, too.

Funny, that's what Tim>< sees, too.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-07-2005, 09:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,860
Posted By John F. Kennedy
Cool gentle recommendation for the ignore list

Getting back to the nominal topic (a statistical call, but I think, a good one).

As it is, I'm getting pretty mellow even reading political. I no longer have to scroll through "Bush is Dumb"...
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