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comment How many cards do I need to make a collected set “draftable?”
@Rainbolt That's not at all the same thing. You'll have to know how many drafts you'll ever run, forever (or find yourself trying to buy more out-of-print cards in several years, have fun with the prices...). You'll know what's in each draft's card pool (I guess you could try to find someone to randomize and buy cards for you... someone who won't also want to draft the cards they're buying...?). The point is to own a draftable set, full stop. You can't just tell the OP, don't do what you want to do, do something else instead.
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comment How many cards do I need to make a collected set “draftable?”
@Rainbolt This seems a little different - knowing the potential composition of a single pack is a prerequisite for doing this, but you also have to figure out what kind of variance you need across multiple packs, which I don't think the other question addresses. It's possible that the OP on the other question meant to be asking about drafting, but it wasn't really explicit so the answers didn't address it.
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comment Fluxx - when is the winning condition reached?
@murgatroid99 True - I had focused on the OP's specific example.
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answered Fluxx - when is the winning condition reached?
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comment Using Multiple Gleam of Authority
As the answers on the linked question say, +1/+1 counters are completely different from "gets +1/+1" effects, so Gleam of Authority doesn't "count" its own effect.
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comment Does Olivia Voldaren's second ability still work if I steal her in response?
@Pablo I've edited and retracted my close vote - the question as worded before simply asked it it resolved and didn't mention what the ability was, so it was pretty easy to think it was actually the same question.
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revised Does Olivia Voldaren's second ability still work if I steal her in response?
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revised Does Olivia Voldaren's second ability still work if I steal her in response?
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comment Is pile shuffling considered slow play?
This is sort of true in that if you were going to inadequately shuffle, adding a random pile shuffle might well improve the randomization slightly. But the whole point is that you're supposed to shuffle adequately, so it doesn't matter.
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revised Where can I search by card for decks in major tournaments?
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comment Where can I search by card for decks in major tournaments?
@Kevin Honestly I think it's fine even if it's not super super specific about what "popular" means; you could imagine data about top 8s, top 64s, day 2, the entire tournament... the OP (or future readers) might be interested in any data along these lines, and restricting the question too much runs the risk of excluding resources just because they don't happen to match the guess the OP made about a good criterion.
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revised Does having 2 Flickerwisps and an Impact Tremors win me the game?
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comment Tutors for Sorceries?
Spoils of the Vault, "only" one mana!
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comment Is pile shuffling considered slow play?
@ikegami I see - for what it's worth, the reason I didn't understand that from the question is that it explicitly mentions pile shuffling for the purpose of counting cards, not as a shuffling method. (So I thought the question might be if that was slow play.)
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comment What is this kind of card shuffling called?
It's fine, the rest is pretty much just the extrapolation of adding "random" to the second part of the answer. (If it were really random, it'd be sufficient randomization, but it never will be, so no matter.)
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comment What is this kind of card shuffling called?
@Rainbolt Yes, and the OP said "add it to a random stack".
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comment What is this kind of card shuffling called?
The Wikipedia definition isn't entirely clear, but I think it's implying that the cards are dealt to the piles in order, and that's certainly common in the pile shuffling I've seen. If you could actually pick a random pile every time it would be a "real" shuffle, but we're horrible at randomness so it's kind of a moot point.