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Bridge bidding response after rho overcalls at 2 level and you have stoppers and 14 pts

My partner bids 1H. Opponent says 2D. I have stoppers in D and 14 points. What do I bid?
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Can I discard a spell not drawn by Magick Shoppe?

When you gain this card, immediately gain 2 Spells. Then discard 1 Spell and this card. This wording implies that I can keep both Spells and discard a previously owned Spell, but it kind of ...
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Activate ignition effect from hand?

I have 2 questions, one generally-scoped and one specific: Can I activate the effect of Disenchanter while it is still in my hand? In general, can one activate monsters' ignition effects from the ...
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Can I counter a creature with Shroud?

I was playing with a counter deck, and my opponent played Algae Gharial, which has shroud. Could I counter it?
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Why is “LGS” the standard term for a game store?

Why is LGS the term of choice for gaming stores? Is it to specifically refer to local gaming stores, as opposed to distant or non-local gaming stores? I have never seen DGS or NLGS, so I don't know ...
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flush on the board in texas hold'em poker [duplicate]

Sherry:Q◇Q♧ Loren:7♡8◇ Board:10♤9♤2♤A♤3♤ Is this a split or does Sherry win and why? Thanks Tammy
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Can flute of the outer gods be used against epic monsters?

This card allows one to "defeat all monsters." Epic monsters cannot be discarded but can they be defeated with this card?
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Do improvement token bonuses count as skill bonuses when determining the highest bonus to apply to a test?

When one has an asset that grants +2 skill and one that grants +1, the effective bonus is not additive. Rather, we apply the highest bonus. My questions is: do the bonuses from improvement tokens ...
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Who takes extra turns first when I copy someone else's “take an extra turn” card?

What happens when a player copies an opponent's Time Stretch? Does the copyer take two extra turns then the owner? Does the owner even take two extra turns? What about Part the Waterveil? These spells ...
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Replacing ships after taking control of enemy ports

Page 25 of the rulebook states: Taking Control of Enemy Ports - If the land area connected to a Port is successfully attacked and taken control of by another player, that player may ...
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Which US states have the highest Magic: the Gathering participation?

How can I determine which US states have the highest Magic: the Gathering participation? To make the question less subjective, we'll define participation as any of the following: Number of Friday ...
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What adjustments do good bidders make for seven card fits?

I don't mind playing in a seven card fit with say, AKxx opposite Qxx. There is a danger that I'll lose control because of the shortness of the suit, but having three top tricks and a chance at a long ...
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Settlers of Catan cities and knights mighty knights maximum numbers

Playing Settlers of Catan there have been a few instances where one runs out of Settlements or Cities (the pieces). How I have been playing it is that if you don't have it you can't build it. However ...
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Will transforming Thing in the Ice with a token-summoning spell bounce my tokens?

Thing in the Ice: Thing in the Ice enters the battlefield with four ice counters on it. Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, remove an ice counter from Thing in the Ice. Then if it ...
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Reveillark death trigger [duplicate]

If I control a Reveillark and a few other creatures of power 2 or less and my opponent uses Wrath of God, can I get back creatures that are dying to the wrath or do they have to have been in the ...
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Why is Noble Hierarch so expensive?

Noble Hierarch costs {G}, is a 0/1 Human Druid with exalted, and taps for {G}, {W}, or {U}. Birds of Paradise costs {G}, is a 0/1 Bird with flying, and taps for one of any color. Noble Hierarch is ...
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What is the official name of this game? In India, it is called kaali teeri (3 of Spades)

This game can be played by 4 or 6 people. with 6 people you take out all 2. 10 points are associated with each of the face cards(A,K,Q,J and 10) , and 3 of Spades has 30 points associated with it ...
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Trying to find the name of this patience-style game

I was taught this two-pack version of patience a few years ago and want to know if it has an official name or not. Two packs are shuffled together. 8 columns of 8 rows of cards are layed out face up ...
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MTG creatures with flash [duplicate]

If I cast a creature with flash on my opponents turn, will I be able to attack with it on my turn or will it still have summoning sickness?
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What is a good Pokemon deck ratio?

My son really likes Pokémon, and owns a lot of cards. He mostly plays the video games and reads the books, but wants to build a Pokemon deck to play as well. We understand the basic rules. I know ...
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Does triggered ability trigger on each card for one event? [duplicate]

Herald of Anafenza has Outlast ability and also Whenever you activate Herald of Anafenza's outlast ability... If I have two Heralds on the battlefield, and activate Outlast on one of them, does ...
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Hive's freedom of movement rule - can you 'pass over' a gap that you can't go into?

Imagine the unpassable gap exists in both directions. Can a piece move over it? I'll just illustrate my question with an example, can the ant move to the tiles marked yellow?
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Game of Thrones: ship rules

It's really not clear to us how ships work in Game of Thrones Can you use a ship (an empty one, not carrying land units) to attack a castle/fortress/territory/port? What happens if you attack such ...
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What gets Destroyed?

Given Hang in There - Play on one of your minions. Ongoing: If this minion would be destroyed, move it to another base and destroy this action instead. Nukebot - power 5 - Ongoing: After this minion ...
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What is the use of Swift Silence?

So I have a red blue Guttersnipe deck that I personally love to use, but my friend and I keep running into this situation. In my hand for the purpose of explaining this say I have all Lightning Bolts ...
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Discard Question [duplicate]

If I cast a spell with an addictional cost of "discard a card", can that discarded card be used to transform a double-sided card that has "discard a card to transform"?
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How can I tell if these vintage boardgames are worth anything?

My grandparents passed away recently, and my mother is cleaning out their house. They have some vintage board games (ca. 1960's, maybe?) in their house, and she's wondering what to do with them. I ...
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What are good standard strategies for Carcassonne ?

I've only just discovered Carcassonne (thanks to the iPhone app), but I keep losing (in 3-player games). Which standard strategies are there? (game without extensions, 3-4 players). One strategy per ...
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Can you re-equip equipment to the same creature?

Murderer's Axe has an equip cost: discard a card, and since madness runs off discarding, this can be rather useful. Can an equipment card be re-equipped to the same creature that already has it ...
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Bidding a high point Bridge hand

I'm south. I have: ♠️ A 10 5 ♥️ A ♦️ A K Q J 8 ♣️ A Q 10 8 East opened the bidding with 3♥️. What should I bid?
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Does a Venomthrope gets an extra attack for using multiple weapons?

This question is related to the 7th edition core rules and Codex Tyranids 6th edition: The Codex has a "designer note" in the Melee Weapons section stating: Tyranid Melee weapons come as pairs. ...
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Brushfire Side Mission - Counting Distance through walls

In this mission, the rebel characters are tasked with disarming explosives that are around the map. If the character is Fenn Signis or within 3 squares of Fenn, they can disarm the explosives and use ...
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When is International TableTop Day?

I have heard of "International TableTop Day" being a celebration of board games and roleplaying games, and that some stores have events for it. When is that?
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Do board game publishers design games 'in house', or do they merely publish games by external designers?

My understanding is that a book publisher typically publishes the work of an author, and takes responsibility for the printing and distribution of the book, and take some kind of percentage of the ...
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Karlov of the Ghost Council and Extort

Will Karlov of the Ghost Council gain its counters if I use extort right after playing it? E.g.: I play him, then I use extort because I played him, will it gain its counters?
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What are the best ways to manage challenges to the storyteller?

The rules list various subjective ways players can force a storyteller to end her turn when she: Gets stuck Contradicts the story Rambles Is too silly Introduces unimportant elements What have you ...
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Forsaken Lore expansion for Eldritch Horror: what are the new mysteries for the base game AOO?

Eldritch Horror is starting to feel a bit same-y for me so I`m thinking of spicing things up with an expansion (one of the small ones, since the big ones are ridiculously expensive for me, at that ...
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Question regarding exchanging territory cards in Risk

I am reading the rules of Risk, and at the top of the second column (in 3. Exchanging Territory Cards) it says that "if you hold 5 or more cards, you MUST exchange one or more sets on your turn". A ...
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Playing multiple Eldritch Horror expansions

Are there rules governing playing more than one expansion? Arkham Horror has a couple rules when there is more than one side board attached, but I haven't seen any documentation on modifications to ...
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How does the timing work when area-of-effect damage creates new targets?

In Sentinels of the Multiverse, the villain Gloomweaver has this power: "Whenever a Cultist is destroyed, search the Villain trash for a Zombie card and put it into play." Suppose that I use a power ...
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How does the timing work on damage redirection?

In Sentinels of the Multiverse, the villain Apostate has a card called the Orb of Delirium. This card has 12hp, and it says: "Whenever a Villain Relic other than this card would be dealt Damage, ...
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How many creatures should be in a draft deck?

How many creatures should the average, typical draft deck contain? Obviously this depends on a multitude of factors, including the kinds of creatures in your deck, the kinds of non-creatures you have ...
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What happens when a non-token creature loses all abilities, is exiled, then returns?

So I was playing with some friends and we ran into a problem. My opponent had a creature with both hexproof and indestructible. I drew and played Polymorphist's Jest. I then attacked with my ...
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Axis & Allies G40 Transport Question

Can a transport enter a hostile sea zone, that was cleared of hostile ships (during the combat phase), during the non-combat phase to pick up friendly units. For example: If the UK fleet N of Egypt ...
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Does “cards with the same name can't be played” affect tokens?

So a friend of mine has a card with the ability "Name a card. Cards that share a name with that card cannot be played." My question is does this work on tokens? I play a zombie token deck mainly, ...
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Can Operations be attacked in Pixel Tactics?

In Pixel Tactics 2 and some other versions, there are Operations (Ongoing Orders) that sit in the reserve spot of your unit. Do these count as heroes that can be attacked, or are they there for 4 ...
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Can poison action card destroy Warbot?

In the Smash Up game, Ninjas have a poison action card. Will it have any effect on Warbot, who is a minion which cannot be destroyed? Poison - Play on a minion. Destroy any number of actions on ...
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Where do I insert the exit tile in a 1-2 player game

In Escape: The Curse of the Temple, the rules say if you are playing 1-2 players to insert the exit tile in the middle of the draw pile With the base game (I'm assuming expansions maybe add to ...
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Is having the Mask Omen Card stolen from you have the same effect as taking it off?

Let's say an explorer is wearing the Mask Omen Card that has an effect causing you to gain two knowledge and lose two sanity when you put it on. It says when you take off the mask, the effect of the ...
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Can Bunker's Grenade Launcher be used on the same target 3 times?

Bunker's Grenade Launcher power says "Deal 2 damage to a target, may deal 2 damage to another target, may deal 1 damage to another target." Does that imply that each target would have to be unique? Or ...

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