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answered Euchre played by a group of 3 people
Jun
29
asked Why am I seeing the same 3 Spider Solitaire games today that I saw 2 days ago
Jun
25
revised Bidding: How to figure out if responder has 4 carder or 5 carder major?
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Jun
25
comment Bidding: How to figure out if responder has 4 carder or 5 carder major?
@hunter: Thank you for the reminder. Your point is well made and important at all levels.
Jun
24
comment Counting runs during play
"According to Hoyle" is not under copyright; anyone can publish a set of rules under that name.
Jun
21
comment What are the order of actions in Monopoly?
Check out the interpretive clarification applicable to World Monopoly Championship play here: funskool.indiatimes.com/rules.html
Jun
21
comment What are the order of actions in Monopoly?
So effectively, in your step #4, all players may purchase improvements regardless of whose turn it is.
Jun
21
comment What are the order of actions in Monopoly?
You have missed a critical rule: under BUILDING SHORTAGES in the official rules it states "If there are a limited number of houses and hotels available and two or more more players wish to buy more than the bank has, the houses and hotels must be sold at auction to the highest bidder." The effect of this rule is that (1) houses and hotels are effectively always sold at auction, though there may be only one participant; (2) clearly houses and hotels can be purchased when it is not your turn; and (3) the stated price for houses & hotels on a property group is a minimum, not a set value.
Jun
21
comment What are the order of actions in Monopoly?
You have missed a critical rule: under BUILDING SHORTAGES in the official rules it states "If there are a limited number of houses and hotels available and two or more more players wish to buy more than the bank has, the houses and hotels must be sold at auction to the highest bidder." The effect of this rule is that (1) houses and hotels are effectively always sold at auction, though there may be only one participant; (2) clearly houses and hotels can be purchased when it is not your turn; and (3) the stated price for houses & hotels on a property group is a minimum, not a set value.
Jun
14
reviewed Leave Open Website / software for playing bridge against computer, but partnering with a human
Jun
14
reviewed No Action Needed Website / software for playing bridge against computer, but partnering with a human
Jun
13
comment Par-zero deal with many points for N/S
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because the OP keeps changing the question to invalidate answers.
Jun
11
reviewed Approve advanced-squad-leader tag wiki
Jun
11
reviewed Approve advanced-squad-leader tag wiki excerpt
Jun
9
revised Do you still score a Go if you end with a pair or sequence?
Added quote marks around the rules quote
May
31
comment Grand slam bidding with high card points hand
Better; Remember that Goren, with it's 22-24 HCP opening of 2NT, is still played by some older players.
May
31
comment Grand slam bidding with high card points hand
@William: Comments are temporary; Please put the additional details about the hand in your question body, at which point I can consider up-voting the question as having sufficient detail tobe answersable.
May
31
comment Grand slam bidding with high card points hand
@TomAu: In general Grand Slam should not be bid on points, but on being able to count 13 tricks and 4 first round controls. The only exception is in auctions beginning with a bid or rebid of Notrump by opener to show a flat hand. In general the point-count guide line for Grand Slam, 37 HCP, in that case deliberately overstate the points required to compensate for the weakness inherent in the flat distribution of both hands.
May
31
comment Grand slam bidding with high card points hand
I'd still really like you to be more explicit about the hidden assumptions in your answer. OP gave you no reason in the question to assume that the hand had to be flat, so your statements that the bidding can be guided by the HCP alone is poor advice.
May
31
comment Grand slam bidding with high card points hand
If you want really good answers, ask really good questions - give the specific hands in as much detail as you can. In many cases even 8's and 9's may affect my bidding judgement, so don't blindly put in x's if you remember spots. I will interpret all x's as 2's, so whenever you know ther were bigger, say so.