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#1 User is offline   pigpenz 

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Posted 2005-September-22, 18:42

Congatulations to the Honor Roll scorers over 500
and thanks to all that participated :D

580 Gerben42
570 Karlson
550 Helene_t
550 Mikeh
540 kgr
540 badderzboy
530 Hannie
530 pclayton
530 Eilianna
520 HeartA
520 Double !
510 whereagles
500 hrothgar
500 cnszsun

It looks like Gerben42 wins the replica of JLalls leather coat :D

added....there were some who received zero scores....i dont know if there will be an appeals process or not....you'll have to pm Inquiry on that.
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Posted 2005-September-22, 18:56

How about a really big THANK YOU to Inquiry and Pigpenz (and to others who will also be comitting their time and effort in the near future) for reviving this very popular (and educational) part of the forum. A big THANK YOU to the panelists and forum members who participated is also absolutely in order.

I really look forward to these, especially to the discussions and feedback that is provided. Some of these hands were quite challenging and interesting. The personal time that you guys gave toward this poll is very recognized and appreciated. Again, a sincere Thank You!

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Posted 2005-September-22, 19:00

Double !, on Sep 23 2005, 03:56 AM, said:

How about a really big THANK YOU to Inquiry and Pigpenz (and to others who will also be comitting their time and effort in the near future) for reviving this very popular (and educational) part of the forum. A big THANK YOU to the panelists and forum members who participated is also absolutely in order.

I really look forward to these, especially to the discussions and feedback that is provided. Some of these hands were quite challenging and interesting. The personal time that you guys gave toward this poll is very recognized and appreciated. Again, a sincere Thank You!

DHL

agreed.

good set of hands...
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Posted 2005-September-22, 19:15

yes, all involved deserve thanks... this is very educational, to see how really good players reason... that's what i like the most about it
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Posted 2005-September-22, 19:48

Thx pigpenz and ben. I think you do a great thing for the BBF community with this.
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Posted 2005-September-22, 22:35

Jlall, on Sep 22 2005, 08:48 PM, said:

Thx pigpenz and ben. I think you do a great thing for the BBF community with this.

yes thanks for donating the replica of your leather coat :)
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Posted 2005-September-22, 23:04

pigpenz, on Sep 22 2005, 11:35 PM, said:

Jlall, on Sep 22 2005, 08:48 PM, said:

Thx pigpenz and ben. I think you do a great thing for the BBF community with this.

yes thanks for donating the replica of your leather coat :)

Well, I knew that would increase participation tenfold. ok ok maybe not.
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Posted 2005-September-22, 23:13

And now even whereagles is a happy camper. He got what he wanted, his score compared to everyone else's .... well, at least to those with 500+.

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Posted 2005-September-22, 23:23

Good job all. Ben - when are you thinking about BBO VI?

I like the idea of the roman numerals - kind oflike the super bowls and BW's Swiss Matches :)
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Posted 2005-September-23, 00:57

Walddk, on Sep 23 2005, 06:13 AM, said:

And now even whereagles is a happy camper. He got what he wanted, his score compared to everyone else's .... well, at least to those with 500+.

Roland

But don't tell him a BILlie got 540 lol :) :P

I found this set very educational too thx Ben etc!
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Posted 2005-September-23, 03:50

:) :D :D
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But don't tell him a BILlie got 540 lol

Sure, tell him! I think that's great!
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Posted 2005-September-23, 03:54

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I like the idea of the roman numerals - kind oflike the super bowls and BW's Swiss Matches


Reminds me more of old buildings everywhere. They all say things like AD MDXCVII. Nowadays we have boring year numbers like MMV.

Recently was in Normandy, they seem to have a thing with the year MLXVI :)
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Posted 2005-September-23, 04:29

Gerben42, on Sep 23 2005, 09:50 AM, said:

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But don't tell him a BILlie got 540 lol

Sure, tell him! I think that's great!

As if I couldn't read it for myself.. lol :D

I like it much better now thx. CAN STILL BE IMPROVED :D , but now I intend to keep sending my bids.. :)

Must say I don't expect to be in the 500+ group very often because my ideas are often not mainstream.
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Posted 2005-September-23, 07:56

badderzboy, on Sep 23 2005, 01:57 AM, said:

Walddk, on Sep 23 2005, 06:13 AM, said:

And now even whereagles is a happy camper. He got what he wanted, his score compared to everyone else's .... well, at least to those with 500+.

Roland

But don't tell him a BILlie got 540 lol :lol: :P

I found this set very educational too thx Ben etc!

great job! you won't be a BILie for long if you keep it up :)
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Posted 2005-September-23, 08:05

Also, thanks to pigpenz and inquiry! And congratulations to Gerben for his nice score.

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Posted 2005-September-23, 19:07

Thanks, indeed, Ben and pigpenz.
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Posted 2005-September-23, 19:12

May I suggest another contest?

It would be also very educational. It is not new, do you you remember Epson World Bidding Challenge? Here are the rules:

"The solver has to bid both hands all the way through the auction. You are shown the hands of East and West and are asked to state the best complete sequence, using..." BBO Advanced bidding methods.
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"In marking the entries, the solver's sequence is compared with the official solution. Marks are scored for each call in the auction in agreement with the official solution.

Ten marks are awarded for the first correct call, eleven for the second, twelve for the third, and so on. When you make a 'wrong' call, you score no more marks on that problem, but keep the marks already won."

Expert players (panel) separately will do the same. When most of them agree on the best sequence, this becames the official solution. If the experts differ, it is ...'s job to adjudicate.

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Scoring: MP


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3.

Scoring: MP


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Posted 2005-September-23, 20:14

Sounds like were leading up to a BBO challenge the champs series. :D
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Posted 2005-September-24, 00:20

You can't give Ben enough credit. I am not sure how many realise how big a task this is. Time consuming beyond compare. I know what I'm talking about. I did it in real life, and I have been doing something similar, as far as workload is concerned, on the internet for the past 2½ years. Some of you may know what I am referring to.

Then add all the other things Ben has to attend to as one of our many hard working yellows.

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Posted 2005-September-24, 20:42

agree 100%, roland.. ben does an amazing job and always has time to help or teach anyone who asks... well he might not *have* the time, but he always seems to manufacture it
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