RE: analyze this

Freeman Craig Presson (
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 00:42:22 -0500

On 26 Aug 99, at 12:20, O'Regan, Emlyn wrote: [...]
> This used to kick around as an Excel spreadsheet (really!). It's amazing
> how convincing this trick really is - I've had many very intelligent
> people show it to me, totally sucked in.

I would hazard a guess that few experienced bridge players are fooled by it. It's pretty tasty, really -- classic legerdemain. By getting you to focus on one of the court cards, he almost guarantees that your memory of the others will be vague. Interesting lessons come in the oddest places.

"You know my methods, Watson ..."