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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXII: Wrong is Right

By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXII: Wrong is Right   Can wrong be right? When Lucky Archie is in the equation, anything is possible.   Red Dyeman and Lucky Archie produced a nice bidding sequence … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCV: Two Bad Slams, Part II

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCV: Two Bad Slams, Part II By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Readers will recall that Lucky Archie made six spades on a 4-2 fit on this hand in last week’s column. Now they can see … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCIV: Two Bad Slams, Part I

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCIV: Two Bad Slams, Part I By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie got in a bad slam just the other night at the local duplicate due to a sorting problem.   The trouble started … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCII: Poor Frank and the Four of Spades

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCII: Poor Frank and the Four of Spades By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Even in his dreams, Poor Frank is unable to escape his chief nemesis Lucky Archie.     Poor Frank was peacefully sleeping … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCI: Archie’s Knavery

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CXCI: Archie’s Knavery By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Poor Frank was on the verge of making a tough slam just the other night at the local duplicate club when he ran into some knavery from … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXVII: The Legend Grows

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXVII: The Legend Grows By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie’s local legend continued to grow when he had the following fantastic result at the local duplicate. The bidding requires some explanation. After North reversed … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXIV: Fear of Sleeping, Part II

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXIV: Fear of Sleeping, Part II By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com The night following Poor Frank’s traumatic dream in which Lucky Archie had squeezed him, Poor Frank drifted into dreamland once again. Poor Frank arrived … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXIII: Fear of Sleeping, Part I

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXIII: Fear of Sleeping, Part I By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Just the other night after a tough game at the local duplicate club, Poor Frank had an even tougher game in his dreams.   … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXII: Wrong is Right

  The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXXII: Wrong is Right By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Can wrong be right? When Lucky Archie is in the equation, anything is possible.   Red Dyeman and Lucky Archie produced a nice bidding sequence … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVIII: Ducky Archie

The Adventures of Poor Frank, Part CLXXVIII: Ducky Archie By Ray Adams frankandarchie@yahoo.com Lucky Archie earned himself a new nickname just the other night at the local duplicate club.   Poor Frank arrived in six diamonds on the auction given … Continue reading

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