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by dustin7609
Tue Nov 20, 2007 10:06 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Another Bid Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 5703

Re: Another Bid Quiz

We Have 448 Points and 8 bags They Have 491 Points and 1 bags Bid South: 3 Bid West: 2 What do you bid with this hand? Deal North: 6s Qs Ks 3h 6h 8h 6c Qc Ac 8d 0d Kd Ad Simple. Just do the math. N/S must bid 9. You must force E/W to bid the highest possible since you cannot bag them -- which is 4 ...
by dustin7609
Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:28 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: The Big 5
Replies: 74
Views: 15130

Hi all, Been a long time! @ Joe Andrews and Jon Galt Great to see Joe Andrews and Jon Galt still alive and kickin! You guys are old school! I know I used to talk a lot of trash back "in the day", but hopefully we can all let it go and get back to discussing spades strategy. The Big 5 Folks, with the...
by dustin7609
Sun Jan 29, 2006 5:16 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Extraordinary Hands!
Replies: 3
Views: 1050

What a shame

No Las Vegas, eh? Dang, I thought you said last year it would be in Vegas this time....that's the best place to have it!

Everyone wants to have Spades tourneys out East...sigh
by dustin7609
Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:51 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: The Logic of Luck
Replies: 26
Views: 3837

Luck Factor

When I think of how luck works in Spades, I consider how it effects the result of a game rather than how it effects each deal (either a win or a loss, for instance) I think the Luck Factor is curve based and not a definite number that we can attribute to it. It is relative to the skill of our oppone...
by dustin7609
Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Hardwood Spades
Topic: Spades Quiz: 1st bidder end game
Replies: 83
Views: 13769

Interesting Subject

Being a duplicate player, I'm all for removing as much of the luck as possible. I think this idea of per point rating would be an interesting one I see a lot of comments that "Spades is not Bridge", "Its a game-based type of endeavour rather than a hand-based one". That may be true, but the same dif...