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What is the basis of DONT?
The LAW of Total Tricks
What is the point of DONT?
To be a PITA! , Looking for a 7 + card fit
How many points does it take to bid DONT?
10, but less with good distribution. (PITA!)
How do you explain the alert (1NT) - X!
"Shows a long minor OR both Majors."
What does (1NT) - X! show
EITHER 6+ in a minor, OR 4+/4+ in Majors
What is Responder's answer to (1NT) - X!
2♣! PUPPET there is no other bid here!
How do you explain the 2! alert

(1NT) - X! - (P) - 2!

"Puppet Bid"
After (1NT) - X! - (P) - 2!

(P) -?


How does overcaller bid?

With 6+ Clubs, PASS

With 6+ Diamonds, bid 2


With 4+/4+ in Majors, bid 2!

How do you explain the alert after

(1NT) - X! - (P) - 2!


2!

"Shows both Majors"
What does advancer bid after

(1NT) - X! - (P) - 2!


2! - (P) - ?

Pass with Hearts, correct to Spades with Spade support
What does (1NT) - 2! mean?
4+ Clubs and 4+ in a higher suit.
With three clubs, how does advancer bid after (1NT) - 2!
PASS
How do you explain the alert after

(1NT) - 2♣! ?

"Shows Clubs and a higher suit."
How does advancer bid after

(1NT) - 2! - (P) - ?


Holding 3+ Clubs?

Pass
How does advancer bid after

1NT) - 2! - (P) - ?


Holding 2 or fewer Clubs?

(1NT) - 2! - (P) -2!

Asking for overcaller's second suit.

How do you explain the alert after

(1NT) - 2! - (P) - 2!

"Asks for second suit."
May advancer pass after

(1NT) - X! - (2) - ?

YES, if opponents are bidding here, advancer may pass.

DONT is not forcing

What does (1NT) - 2! mean?
shows 4+Diamonds AND a 4+ Major suit

(Diamonds and a higher suit.)

How do you explain the alert after

(1NT) - 2!

"Shows Diamonds AND a Major suit "
How does advancer bid after

(1NT) - 2! - (P) - ?

With 3+ Diamonds, advancer PASSES

With a Major, advancer bids 2! to ask for overcaller’s Major

How do you explain the alert after

(1NT) - 2! - (P) - 2!

"Asks for second suit."
After

1NT) - 2! - (P) - 2!


(P) - ?


How does overcaller respond

Overcaller

passes with Hearts


or corrects to Spades

What does

(1NT) - 2! show?

6+ Hearts, 10 points or good shape.
What does (1NT) - 2♠! show?
6+ Spades, 10 points or good shape.

What does advancer bid after (1NT) - 2! with NO tolerance for Hearts?

Pass.
Don't fish fish around for a better suit, unless good bidding demands it.

With 6 clubs and 4 spades, how does overcaller bid?



Not with X!


Best here is 2! showing clubs and a higher suit. Offers chance to play in a major.