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I have a situation where a player chooses the Trader because it has 5 coins even though he has nothing to sell in the trading house. Can he do it?

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Taken from the rules:

Implementing the action of a character is voluntary (exception: Captain)

Note: You can still choose Captain if you have no goods, the exception just means that if you pull Captain and have goods, you have to ship.

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    this does not mean that you can't pick captain if you have no good – Andrey Mar 15 '11 at 13:27
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    Just to clarify even further, the other players get a chance to take the action of the role you choose, even if you elect not to. – thesunneversets Mar 15 '11 at 16:59
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Definitely

Choosing a role merely for it's privilege is a perfectly valid move. It may not always be wise to choose a role you cannot fully take advantage of but if you are really short on cash such a trade off may be warranted...

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    as an addendum: This is also a good way to screw with your opponents. – My Turn Yet Mar 15 '11 at 15:57

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