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Today we had a situation. Player legally picked up discard pile. All he had left in hand were dead cards and wild cards. Is there a rule about which should be discarded first?

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There is no rule specifying what type of cards you discard so it is up to the player to decide if they want to discard a dead card or a wild card.

Canasta Rules

When a player has melded his cards, he ends his turn by discarding a card. At that point, his melded cards are checked to see if they conform to the canasta rules. Discarding a card is not necessary if the player can go out by melding all of his cards.

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