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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.


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revised Did a bridge column make errors in discussing a hand?
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Oct
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revised Are there common themes in “settlement” games?
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Oct
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revised Is it unsportsmanlike to concede when you believe you cannot win?
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revised Is it unsportsmanlike to concede when you believe you cannot win?
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Oct
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revised How to teach strategic thinking to non-gamer players?
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revised What to bid in this situation (xx-Kx-AQTxx-AQxx, 1D-1S-2C-2D…)? (System: Simple SAYC)
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Sep
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revised In Puerto Rico, how do you tell whether it is better to trade or to ship a good?
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revised In Puerto Rico, how do you tell whether it is better to trade or to ship a good?
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revised In Puerto Rico, how do you avoid “losing a game after having the most victory points?”
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revised In Puerto Rico, how do you avoid “losing a game after having the most victory points?”
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revised In Puerto Rico, how do you avoid “losing a game after having the most victory points?”
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19
revised How much should the University cost?
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revised In Puerto Rico If only one prospector is chosen during a round, does the other one get a coin placed on it?
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Sep
15
revised Maritime Trading both ways?
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15
revised In Settlers of Catan, is it possible to avoid “losing a won game?”
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