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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXX: Jack Leeder’s Eccentric Bid

Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXX:  Jack Leeder’s Eccentric Bid By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Jack Leeder made an eccentric bid the other night at the local duplicate club while playing with Poor Frank.  But instead of causing Frank any trouble, … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXVI: Poor Frank’s Recurring Nightmare

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXVI:  Poor Frank’s Recurring Nightmare By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com PoorFrank had nightmares on four consecutive nights this past week.  Each time, he found himself on lead against the same six spade contract declared by … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CVI: The Archie Factor

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CVI:  The Archie Factor By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank maneuvered the cards to execute a brilliant endplay just the other night at the local duplicate club.  Unfortunately, he failed to take into account … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXXI: The Curse of the Crocodile I

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXXI:  The Curse of the Crocodile I By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com A week or so back, Poor Frank and Janet viewed a movie called “The Curse of the Crocodile.”  This was a scary B … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXVI: Bridge Maxim Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXVI:  Bridge Maxim Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The two rivals were at it again just the other night.  This time Archie came to the table armed with a book of bridge maxims.  The … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LIX: A Perfect Double

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LIX:  A Perfect Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Lucky Archie made a perfect double just the other night at the local duplicate club against – who else? – Poor Frank.  This is how … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LVI: A Tale of Two Declarers

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LVI:  A Tale of Two Declarers By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   It was another exciting evening at the local duplicate.  As usual, Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were fighting for first place laurels.  The … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Six of Clubs

By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The Tale of the Six of Clubs   The Sevens and Under Public House was a very happy place just the other night.  The Six of Clubs and his special guest were celebrating due to their … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLI: Lucky Archie and the Queen of Hearts

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLI:  Lucky Archie and the Queen of Hearts By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      Local bridge buffs have long known that their club is a regular hotbed for rumors.  Thus it came as no one’s … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIX: Poor Frank’s Choice

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XXXIX:  Poor Frank’s Choice By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com  The cards were hot just the other day at the local duplicate club.  Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were well in the lead when Poor Frank … Continue reading

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