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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 In bridge, how do you tell when to use holdup versus blocking plays?
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Sep
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revised In rubber bridge, when should you “lead your partner's suit rather than your own?”
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Aug
30
revised Bidding game (simple SAYC)
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Aug
30
revised I open 1C — Partner: 1D — I bid 1S — Partner bids 2NT - What 2NT means (System: Simple SAYC)
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Aug
28
revised In bridge, how much support do you need to raise a responder?
edited title
Aug
28
revised Bidding game (simple SAYC)
clarification
Aug
28
revised Why it is important to make a delayed raise and not jump directly to 4-lvl? (System: simple SAYC)
Changed "points" to "spades"
Aug
8
revised In Poker, what happens if paying a blind puts a player all-in?
Clarify to refer to the BLIND player
Jun
16
revised Does one need to bid Stayman with a flat distribution?
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May
7
revised In Axis and Allies, should the UK Build a factory in Australia?
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May
3
revised Is A Good time Make a “Penalty” Double When Your Defensive Tricks Exceed Your “Allowance”?
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May
2
revised Which Experts Seem to Interchange Trumps and Points in Bridge Bidding?
Made question more objective by citing experts/
May
1
revised When do trading deals become too unbalancing?
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Apr
29
revised In bridge, what level of strength do different systems require to bid a short minor?
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Apr
28
revised What caused this world-class player' to respond inappropriately to her partner's transfer bids?
Narrowed the topic of the title from "going through her mind" to "responding inappropriately to here partner's bids.
Apr
28
revised Is there a way to quantify the effects of luck versus skill in rubber bridge?
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Apr
28
revised Should I respond to 1 NT in a suit or NT holding 17 HCP and a void?
Clarified the question.
Apr
27
revised Are there “established” systems where “Five Card Majors” isn't a strict rule?
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Apr
13
revised Did the British employ a reasonable strategy in “Bismarck”?
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Mar
15
revised Why is card counting considered illegal in Blackjack?
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