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The economy is in fact over-expanded, particularly in railroad construction, and the weak link turns out to be the banking house of Jay Cooke and Company, which helped the U.S. Government finance the Civil War and also underwrote the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Jay Cooke and Company, a large and respected banking house declares itself bankrupt, and announces its failure on September 18, 1873.. (The bank's collapse precipitates the "Panic of 1873" and the ensuing three yea depression during which more than 10,000 businesses fail.     The basic economic problems are overproduction, a declining market and deflation. Investors in Europe, where a depression is already underway, begin to call in American loans. The New York Stock Exchange closes its doors for 10 days; other businesses fail; and railroad construction is curtailed, with some railroads defaulting on their bonds. The unemployed begin to move about the country seeking jobs, and bread lines appear in the cities. The hard times drove numbers of laboring people and those in humble circumstances to the West and other portions of the country, to seek the rewards which the stagnation of business in the great commercial centre denied them.


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comment Usage of Philanthropist Flare as Schizoid
I would say yes, since "On each challenge, the offensive player may ask you a "yes" or "no" question about the win. You must answer truthfully, aloud." You cannot answer truthfully if you don't know the answer.
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revised Smash Up: Microbot Fixer + Microbot Alpha
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comment How does the wording “for each” work?
608.2g isn't about LKI, re-read it. Interestingly enough, 112.2c An object may have multiple abilities. If the object is represented by a card, then aside from certain defined abilities that may be strung together on a single line (see rule 702, “Keyword Abilities”), each paragraph break in a card’s text marks a separate ability. [...] And 603.2c An ability triggers only once each time its trigger event occurs. However, it can trigger repeatedly if one event contains multiple occurrences. [...] Might lead you astray Does it contain multiple occurrences because of "for each"?
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comment How does the wording “for each” work?
I was suggesting that 608.2g (which talks of getting an answer once if an effect requires it) is a better example than your 608.2e reference that is about APNAP order when effects involve multiple players.
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comment Which Magic Ring should I choose in DungeonQuest?
@MattTrower, are the enemy distributions different? I was interested in the original, no expansion.
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