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Power Pinochle Bidding System
There are many ways to get to "35".
Tonight during the Thursday night game at Yahoo I was in first seat, I looked at a hand and I had nothing "around". So I stopped evaluating my hand and passed.

As the auction progressed without me, I went and counted my hand for practice. I immediately noticed my 9 card, double A trump suit had a run. I also remembered "8 tricks and a run is 35".

The "-7-6" is simple, quick, and unambiguous.
But the 35 needs to be calculated.
Not under pressure to bid, when I looked at the hand it -looked- like a hand where I should have opened 50.
9 tricks for 22 and a run is enough.
Rick Hall

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Power Pinochle Bidding System - rakbeater - 05-22-2013, 10:59 PM
RE: Power Pinochle Bidding System - richardpaulhall - 05-31-2013, 03:33 AM

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