# Questions tagged [cribbage]

A card game for usually 2, but up to 4 people who draw, hold, and lay down cards in combinations meant to earn the most points.

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### Why does a run of 4 in Cribbage score only 4?

Cribbage scoring is fairly logical. There are card combinations worth a given number of points and you can score every unique subset of cards independently and total up the score. Except for runs of ...
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### What is "Go" in cribbage?

I've played a fair bit of cribbage, but I've never heard of scoring one point for "Go" (as mentioned in this other question: Cribbage score going out). What is it, and what impact does it have on the ...
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### Cribbage and scoring 31 plus go

Recognizing that I am arguing against pretty clear rules, but my buddy and I got in an argument regarding the logic behind only getting two pegs/points (Vs. 3) when you get a "go" from your partner ...
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### scoring straight (or run) in Cribbage

In Cribbage, what is the scoring rule in this example? Player 1 plays a 4. Player 2 plays a 3. Player 3 plays a 5. (claims 3 points for 4,3,5 run) Player 4 plays a 6. (now 4 more points for 4,3,5,...
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### Cribbage scoring for a run of 4 out of sequence

The play was the following set of cards: 4, 3, 6, 4, 5. Should the score be for 4 points for the 3,6, 4, 5 or only 6, 4, 5?
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### Optimal Leading Card in Cribbage

In the "Play" phase of Cribbage (31's), what is the optimal leading card to play. I have always played a 4 if I had one, because it can't be fifteened and is less likely to result in a run, because an ...
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### Close to winning means no go for you?

A long while back I was playing crib with a friend, and his crib board (I might be imagining things here, but I'm fairly certain) was shaded in the 118, 119, and 120 point area. This three-point zone ...
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### What hand scores are impossible in Cribbage?

It's very well known that 19 is an impossible score to achieve when counting your hand. What are the other impossible to achieve scores? I've read 25, 26, 27. Does anyone know the answer ...
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### Cribbage score going out

i.e. Player needs 4 points to go out. The hand value is 3. Does the Player get to go out with the added 1 point "Go"?
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