INTIMIDATION

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


There are many ways available to intimidate you opponent; subtle to subliminal to overt. Just to mention a few:
      1. Have a complex, overflowing, designer convention card.
      2. When opponents arrive at your table "discuss" with partner a hand played two weeks ago. Do this in detail and name a few spot cards. This display of a photographic memory has been known to cause extreme cases of cowering.
      3. Call the director at the slightest infraction of rules by your opponents. Addressing the director on a first name basis will up the intimidation level.
      4. Stare your opponent directly in the eye when he is about to play a card.
      5. Certain gestures, sneers and snickers can also be intimidating. Hitting your opponent with a two by four is definitely intimidating if not outright painful.
      6.  Be overly friendly, courteous and social. This reverse intimidation tactic could make your opponent less likely to call the director for some minor infraction. On a deeper Inner Bridge level your opponent might feel guilty about winning.

 



 


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