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I play a number of board and card games with varying degrees of skill, but using "algorithms" to avoid the most obvious mistakes. Depending on the game, if you can beat me, you are probably not a beginner, and perhaps a pretty good player.


Aug
14
answered Why is chasing the low considered a trap in Omaha Hi/Lo?
Aug
14
accepted Have I Been Misplaying France in Diplomacy?
Aug
14
accepted In Poker, What is the Significance of “Betting on the Come”
Aug
8
comment In Poker, What is the Significance of “Betting on the Come”
Congrats on your first answer. An upvote for you.
Aug
8
comment In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
@tim: The goal of the site is to improve the quality of questions and answers. That's the purpose of downvotes. These can be removed after edits that improve the "quality."
Aug
8
asked Have I Been Misplaying France in Diplomacy?
Aug
8
comment In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
@aryabhata: Tim, will you edit your answer to conform to our new understanding? Aryabhata, would you remove your downvote if Tim edits his answer to your satisfaction.?
Aug
8
comment In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
Oddly enougn, I have more leeway in a tournament than I do with my (rather contentious) tablemates. Apparently, if I take 2-3 minutes to study a difficult hand, then play "quickly" after that (because of what I've learned) I'm ok. – Tom Au 0 secs ago edit
Aug
7
accepted What Makes Buildings Valuable In Puerto Rico?
Aug
7
accepted In Axis and Allies, Is There A Way to Measure the Benefits of Various Techs Against Each Other? And the Cost of Discovery?
Aug
6
comment What Crazy Bridge Bidding Systems Actually Work In Practice?
@TimLymington: I'd welcome your comments/answers on my other bridge questions. I've asked a few.
Aug
6
comment In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
Welcome to the site. Thanks for the answer (a good one). An upvote AND an acceptance.
Aug
6
accepted In Bridge, Is There A Way To Shorten “Reaction Time” For “Real Time” Play
Aug
6
accepted In Axis and Allies, When (and How) Would You Adjust Your Opening Strategy?
Aug
6
answered How can I recognize games I should avoid buying if I only play with non-hardcore gamers?
Aug
5
answered Card Games for Three Players?
Aug
5
asked In Poker, What is the Significance of “Betting on the Come”
Aug
5
accepted Which Experts Seem to Interchange Trumps and Points in Bridge Bidding?
Aug
4
comment Can I create my own version of Monopoly and distribute it ?
@Lo'oris: Maybe in Italy. But the questioner is not from there.
Aug
3
revised Can I create my own version of Monopoly and distribute it ?
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