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How can you play FreeCell so fast in under a minute

In freecell I make as many moves as the winner of my game but he does it in a minute and a half and I take 5 and 1/2 minutes why what's he doing that's can do it so fast? Is there a trick to this ...
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Contaminated Ground vs. Blink of an Eye

I have a tough ruling I need some help with: On my opponent's turn he played Contaminated Ground on my Island. I tapped that Island for blue mana in response. I then wanted to let the stack resolve ...
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I have an Ivy Lane Denizen, how does targetting work?

I have an ivy lane denizen, it says that he may put a +1/+1 counter on target creature whenever a creature enters the battlefield under my control. Does the counter go on specifically Ivy Lane Denizen ...
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What is this board game with 4-colored circular pieces?

I picked this up at a Flea Market in Vienna, Austria. Here are images of an old probably European (German, Austrian?) board game which needs identifying. Can anyone help?
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Mystic mine vs Denko Sekka

Does Mystic Mine stops all monster effects? Or just activation? It sounds like only activation, so continuous monster effects may still be active? Like Denko Sekka's effect? Mystic Mine: If your ...
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Can I prevent my opponent from looking at cards with Vizier of the Menagerie while I'm Mindslaving them?

Vizier of the Menagerie says "You may look at the top card of your library," and Mindslaver says you "make all decisions for the player." What I'm wondering is can the player who's being controlled ...
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How does Emissary of Grudges work exactly?

I have Emissary of Grudges in my deck and I was wondering if I use it correctly. In exemple: I play Emissary of Grudges and I secretly choose player 2. Player 2's turn. He casts Clone and targets me ...
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If a flip summon (via attack) is negated, can I change attack target?

I attack a face down monster (1900 atk to 2500 def) and when it is flipped face-up I activate Forced Back, which reads: Negate the Normal Summon or Flip Summon of a monster and return the monster ...
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What is the recommended range for the number of players in Liar Dice?

This game isn't really an official game, but I recently bought a set of dice (poker dice) and I thought about bringing it to my local board game night as we often want small games to play in between ...
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Three player all-in with a tie

Three players are all in, and two tie for the win. Does the loser pay both players the full amount of their chips bet?
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Mass Spell Recursion & Storm

If one overloads a card such as Mizzix's Mastery to recur a graveyard full of instant/Sorceries, including a card with Storm (Grapeshot). Will Storm trigger for each spell you're also casting from ...
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Reef route movement rules

The kids boardgame, Reef Route, seems to be missing some rules from the rulebook. Nothing too serious, but it still bothers me. In the rules is stated that a small fish gets eaten by a predator when ...
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Necroskitter and creatures dying because of placing -1/-1 counters

Necroskitter has the ability to return creatures your opponents control under your control if they die with a -1/-1 counter on them. Sound perfectly fine to me, but I read here that when an undying ...
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One card in hand

A player has several melds but no canastas. The player has only one card left in his hand. He picks up a card that he can add to one of his melds - but not enough to make a canasta. Can he add that ...
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How to design a ticket to ride fan expansion? [on hold]

I want to design a unofficial map for ticket to ride. I as wondering why gave which cities 7-8 connecting cities, and others two and how he decided which colors to make each connection. if theres a ...
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Unique Assets with same name in my possession

When Encounter instructs me to gain new Unique Asset and I receive the same card that I have in my possession. What happens? Do I get both of them or I should discard the card I have?
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What does this oval symbol at the bottom of Magic cards mean? [duplicate]

This is not related to game play as far as I know. Creatures such as Shivan Dragon, Victory's Herald and Glyph Keeper, and even enchantments like the double-sided Search for Azcanta, there is this ...
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Which, and how many, dual lands?

Pretty new to playing magic, even newer to building my own decks. When playing multicolored, which and how many dual lands should be played? Also, if putting let's say 4 dual lands into a deck. Do I ...
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D.D. Esper Star Sparrow vs Compulsory Evacuation Device

Let's say D.D. Esper Star Sparrow was special summoned from graveyard by its own effect, then Compulsory Evacuation Device was activated on him. D.D. Esper Star Sparrow: There can only be 1 "D.D. ...
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Can I survive every enchantment, creature, and artifact in the game entering the battlefield at the same time?

This question is inspired by Frank Karsten's (pretty ridiculous) article What If Every Enchantment in Magic Entered the Battlefield at the Same Time? His conclusion at the end of the article, where he ...
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MTG: Ixidron vs Morph

I couldn't find the answer to this but what happens if you have a face down morph on the field and someone plays Ixidron? Does my morph creature stay face down or do they get turned up?
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Nope card following a chain of Attack Cards

In a game of Exploding Kittens, what happens when a chain of attack cards is terminated by a Nope card? For example; Player A plays an Attack card Player B plays an Attack card Player C plays an ...
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Does relieving the “volatility” of supply rolls make Afrika Korps better for the Germans?

The last time I went out to play this game (four decades ago), someone offered me the following proposition. Given that the Germans get their supplies two times out of three during the game, why don't ...
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What is the appropriate response to a jump rebid by responder under Standard American?

Last week, I played my first session of bridge in about five years, meaning that I was "rusty," and I was also at a new club with a partner I had just met, who mentioned "Standard American." Sitting ...
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“Once per turn..” including opponent's turn?

As the title mentions, if explicitly mentioned in the text just "once per turn" (without mentioned "your turn" or "opponent turn"), does that mean it's both turns? Like Eternal Soul: Every "Dark ...
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In Unstable Unicorns, does the Pandamonium card cancel unicorn card effects?

Scenario: A player (John) has the Queen Bee Unicorn card in their stable. The effect of the Queen Bee Unicorn card is that basic unicorns can no longer enter the stables of other players: "Basic ...
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In Gin-Rummy, what are the chances to start with a Gin?

In Gin-Rummy, in the start of a round players draw 10 cards. What is the probability to draw 10 cards such that all the cards are part of some meld?
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Does having protection from Grapeshot work against the storm copies?

Do storm copies have the same name as the original card? If you name Grapeshot with Runed Halo, do you have protection from the copies as well? I remember back in the day you could not have ...
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How to craft multiple symbols cards as the Vagabond?

I played a bit of this game and the rules are still quite fuzzy for me. The craft rules for the Vagabond tells he can craft if he got a "fresh" hammer and he produces one element of the color of the ...
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Chandra, Awakened Inferno vs Gods Willing

If Chandra, Awakened Inferno does its last ability for -x to my creature and I respond with Gods Willing to give my creature protection from red, does Chandra's -x to my creature fizzle? I guess the ...
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Teferi's Time Twist on creature with +1/+1 counter

If I control a River Sneak with a +1/+1 counter on it and then play Teferi's Time Twist targeting my River Sneak would the river sneak return as a 4/4 or a 3/3?
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Difōmā Raiton and going to zero Life Points

I have a question about a Yu-Gi-Oh card that I have been thinking a bit about: Difōmā Raiton or in English Morphtronic Lantron. In the anime, it appears in 5D's in the second season (episodes 142-143)...
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What happens to excess combat damage?

If I attack a target player with a 4/4 flyer and a 2/2 flyer, and the target player uses a single 1/1 flyer to block the 4/4 flyer (and doesn't block the 2/2 flyer), do they only take 2 damage (i.e., ...
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stack with static abilities and when does a card go to the graveyard [closed]

I have been reading up on the stack and how it works, which confuses me even more in certain situations. 1) I have Sigil Captain on the battlefield. My opponent has Engineered Plague with soldier as ...
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How does Cascade work with Teferi?

Teferi, Time Raveler says that enemies can only cast spells at sorcery speed. Does this prevent spells that are getting cast off of Cascade from casting?
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Auction when player has not enough money to buy?

A player puts a power plant up for auction. Is that allowed if he doesn't have enough money to buy it himself?
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If cards exiled by Karn, Scion of Urza enter the graveyard/battlefield, do they still have the silver counter?

Let's say I have a Karn, Scion of Urza. I tick up, and one card gets exiled with a silver counter. Later, that card is processed by Wasteland Strangler, reanimated by Reanimate, and then re-exiled by ...
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Can you identify this “memory” card game with 3 secret cards, lowest score wins

Last summer, my nephew taught our family a card game. I think he learned it in Singapore. We would like to find out what the game is called. THE RULES - as best as I can remember them: Each player ...
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Bridge, when does dummy hand get laid down?

Does the dummy hand lay down trump before or after the first card is played?
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When will a summon/monster step on a trap?

Follow-up question to Which monster does the summon focus on? Long way around, avoiding traps, or get stuck behind a player?. If I replace the first player on Path 3 with a trap... would the summon ...
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Can I play a first turn Simic Growth Chamber to have 3 mana available in the second turn?

Using a card like Simic Growth Chamber (there are others for other colour combinations) in the first turn and a "normal" land in the second, can I have 3 mana available in the second turn? Simic ...
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Which monster does the summon focus on? Long way around, avoiding traps, or get stuck behind a player?

We're a bit confused about how to select Monster Focus and Player Summon Focus. Check out the situation below: We use little miniatures for the player summons instead of the disks. So the little dog/...
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Rummikub Joker After Replacement

Tournament rules state that if a joker is in a meld one can not take from that meld. The joker can only be replaced with the tile the joker represented and used to make a meld with 2 tiles from your ...
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A question about Mana Abilities and Activated abilities, then a question about a combo

So I just want to make sure I understand the following two things about Activated Abilities and Mana Abilities correctly. An Activated Ability is any ability a card has that is written as "[Cost]: [...
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Which tracks on Formula D / Formule Dé has the greatest straight line?

On Formula D/ Formule Dé, one's speed is determined by the dices you use. The Sixth dice, allows one player to move to a maximum of 30 spaces. This is the greatest dice available. Formula D/Formule Dé ...
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The opposing member inadvertently plays two card that are stuck together and it is discovered later

What is the penalty if the opposing team inadvertently plays two cards on a trick because they stick together. It is discovered later.
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magic: the gathering enchantment problem

If I have an enchantment creature with an aura attached to it, and I bestow the enchantment creature on another creature, does the aura go with it or go to the graveyard? Can an enchantment creature ...
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Can the active player receive free cards in Bohnanza?

The rules state that you can give a player free cards, if both players agree. Does this mean that the other players can offer free cards to the active player, (in order to get rid of them).
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Rialto starting player and initial order on Doge track

I have a Czech localisation of Rialto, and I am confused about the initial order on the Doge track. Assume a game of 3 players, with Blue the starting player, followed by Red and then Yellow. Reading ...
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Aura vs enchantment

Are Auras also an enchantment. When reading a card's text can you substitute Aura for enchantment. For example Aura Barbs uses both words and is confusing as to what exactly it means.

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