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The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXVI: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox

The Adventures of Team Porcupine, Part XXXVI: Team Porcupine vs. the Silver Fox By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Part IV: The Two Heads of Fate, Board 18   Bridge matches, even at the highest level, are not always decided by the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXII: Criss-Cross Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXXXII: Criss-Cross Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were neck and neck just the other night at the local duplicate club. They were playing each other when the following hand … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIV: Return of the Frankinator

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXIV:  Return of the Frankinator By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank had recently gained the nickname of the “Frankinator” for his magnificent play of a tough 7NT contract.  In fact, his play had been … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCIX: Lucky Archie’s Unlucky Double

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCIX:  Lucky Archie’s Unlucky Double By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com      Poor Frank had both a good and bad evening the other night at the local duplicate club.  This was the hand that caused him … Continue reading

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Baseball and Bridge: Two B’s on the Same Flower?

Baseball and Bridge:  Two B’s on the Same Flower? By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Baseball season has already begun this year.  All Major League teams will play 162 games, then some of them will qualify for the playoffs, and eventually two … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCII: Poor Frank’s Poor Bet

  The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCII:  Poor Frank’s Poor Bet By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Regular readers of this blog know that Poor Frank’s bridge career would be much happier were he not constantly exasperated by the lucky plays … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCI: Poor Frank Gets Even

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XCI:  Poor Frank Gets Even By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie had been getting the best of Poor Frank recently at the local duplicate club.  But then a hand came up that gave Poor … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXII: Poor Frank’s Turn to Smile

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part LXXII:  Poor Frank’s Turn to Smile By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie was leading Poor Frank just the other night at the local duplicate club.  But Poor Frank was close enough so that he … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLIX: The Best Fit

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLIX:  The Best Fit By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com   Poor Frank and Lucky Archie were at it again just the other night at the local duplicate club.  This evening saw them playing in the … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLVII: Lucky Archie and the Ten of Spades

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part XLVII:  Lucky Archie and the Ten of Spades  By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank was in excellent position to beat Lucky Archie just the other night at the local duplicate club.  All he needed … Continue reading

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