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Sep
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comment Can you trump the first trick in Spades?
@Rainbolt Right, thought it said "break". Oh well, the rest of it pretty much still applies.
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answered Can you trump the first trick in Spades?
Sep
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comment In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
Mangusto, since there's some debate about whether your question is too subjective, I've tried to edit this to be slightly more focused and clear what you're looking for - please feel free to edit even further!
Sep
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revised In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
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Sep
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comment In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
Could you perhaps explain why you think this is a good idea? See blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/09/good-subjective-bad-subjective for more about what kinds of answers we're looking for.
Sep
3
comment In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
@Rainbolt Proving organizations better is not a helpful criterion to attempt to apply to subjective questions. I think this question does have the potential for good, well-supported subjective answers. (Remember that well-supported doesn't mean proof.) There may be ways to formulate it a little better to avoid certain kinds of bad answers, but that doesn't make it a bad subjective question - I pretty much agree with murgatroid.
Sep
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comment In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
@Rainbolt I'm saying the best case scenario isn't a general question on an academic stack exchange, and it doesn't have to be the worst case scenario (begging for opinions). It can just be a slightly more focused question right here. Has nothing to do with whether Mark Rosewater's method of teaching is good or not.
Sep
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comment In what order should I present the basics of Magic?
Or at best it's asking for subjective but well-supported viewpoints on organization, and particularly for specific issues (like when to explain the stack and tapping).
Sep
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comment If a single effect would destroy a permanent multiple times, can regeneration replace it?
@Rainbolt I think the idea is that the steps in the explanation are how you know there are two. Before applying the totem armor replacement effect, there are two things happening: the Bear is being destroyed, and the Umbra is being destroyed. After applying it, the former is replaced with the Umbra being destroyed - there are still two, unless the rules provide some way to simplify things.
Sep
1
comment How to build MtG duel decks out of a set of older cards?
It's a bit difficult to tell what you're asking. In a couple places you imply that you want to play competitively, but in other places you seem to want to just build a couple decks full of cards with art that you like.
Aug
31
comment How can I keep track of my sideboarded cards in a physical Magic deck?
@murgatroid99 As opposed to MTGO (where you don't have to remember).
Aug
30
comment When would I play a Quickling?
Also, as for why it's in general useful, it may well be better to you (at that moment or long-term) than the thing you're returning to your hand. For example, your opponent might be attacking with a huge flying creature that you really need to block; returning a 1/1 without flying is a small price to pay for getting the Quickling and being able to block the flier. Or maybe you can afford to replay whatever you return to your hand anyway, so you just pay a bit of extra mana and get the Quickling without really losing anything.
Aug
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comment When would I play a Quickling?
@mattl No. Different objects are, well, different objects. If you're blocking with a creature, or attacking with a creature, or if something is targeting a creature, that decision is already made. You're not really directly swapping a creature with Quickling, you're just playing Quickling and returning the other creature.
Aug
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comment Minimizing Agricola setup/clean up time
It really doesn't take long at all to open or close ten zip top bags; most of the setup or cleanup is just putting pieces where they need to go, or sorting them back out. I still think this is really cool, don't get me wrong, I just don't think it really saves that much time.
Aug
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Aug
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revised Minimizing Agricola setup/clean up time
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answered Minimizing Agricola setup/clean up time
Aug
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revised When a creature is summoned but still on the stack is it considered a permanent?
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