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Do I know which card an opponent revealed?

When an opponent reveals a card in their hand, are players supposed to know when that card changes zones? My instinct says no because 400.5. The order of objects in a library, in a graveyard, or ...
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Dummy's not noticed [duplicate]

In the duplicate bridge game yesterday, I was the declarer and the contract was 3D. My LHO led a H and the RHO won the trick. She led back a H and RHO ruffed with D5. The were 3 hearts in dummy an I ...
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In Uno, if a draw 4 is played and the player after next plays, does the player still have to draw 4

Scenario player 1 plays a draw 4. Player 3 immediately plays a card. Does player 2 still have to draw?
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When does removing Goblin Warchief affect its cost reduction ability?

If I cast Goblin Warchief, giving my Goblins a cost reduction of 1 mana, and my opponent responds with an instant removal spell, can I play more creatures with the reduced cost? I suspect the answer ...
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Does Rayami, First of the Fallen exile itself?

If Rayami, First of the Fallen dies does its ability exile itself? Relevant card text: If a nontoken creature would die, exile that card with a blood counter on it instead.
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What is this Solitaire Game? [on hold]

My uncle showed me years ago a solitaire game, it is so hard to explain, and I can not seem to find it anywhere and can't exactly remember the rules, it is set up like this: face down cards // ...
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If spirit monster's effect is negated for 1 turn, does it return to hand by end phase?

So let's say player A summoned Dark Dust Spirit, then: Case 1: Player B activates Forbidden Chalice on Dark Dust Spirit so its effect is negated until end phase. Does it return to hand by end phase? ...
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Can players activate Quick-Play spells or Traps as face-down monsters are flipped face-up in battle?

Player A's monster attacks player B's face down monster. Both players decided not to chain the attack while monster is still face down Monster is flipped face up, which is Kelbek Player A activates ...
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Abilities interrupting effects on a cast card

When casting a card with multiple effects (e.g. Fated Infatuation) targeting another card with a triggered ability (e.g. Golos, Tireless Pilgrim) at which point does Golos ETB? Ideally I cast Fated ...
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Does Touch of Moonglove need another “this turn?”

So, this question is pedantic, but still I must ask. Here is the current oracle text for Touch of Moonglove: Target creature you control gets +1/+0 and gains deathtouch until end of turn. ...
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How does the ability on Urza, Lord High Artificer interact with Treasure Nabber?

Does Treasure Nabber grab artifacts tapped with Urza, Lord High Artificer?
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If banished token then try to resummon it, possible?

I have a token on the field, then I used Interdimensional Matter Transporter, will it return to the field? Interdimensional Matter Transporter: Target 1 face-up monster you control; banish that ...
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Can non-rule-specified items be used to mark information that is shared but closed?

There are several questions on BCG Stack Exchange that ask about information which was previously common but "vanishes", even though it can be deduced from other common information. For example, ...
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Swinger's Whist [on hold]

for any veteran whist and whist-variant players: Are the following unique rules exploitable in a game-breaking way? Do the rules take too much away from traditional whist or whist variants? Do the ...
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One Deck Dungeon Paladin Heroic Feat

The text of the Heroic Feat for the Paladin states “Store a (Heroic Die) here when you open a door with 4+ (XP). You may only store one die at a time.” What does “with 4+ XP” mean? Does it mean the ...
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Scrabble vs. Unspeakable Words

What are the differences between the letter distribution and the letter scoring on Scrabble and Unspeakable Words? Are there any other differences? Are these games similar in some ways?
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What happens when you hit a nature trail with a lock?

Rules offer no guidelines to this I believe. What happens when you get "LOST" in the woods, roll the die and get whatever result, after which you roll a d10 to learn you appeared at a nature trail ...
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How do two copies of Irencrag Feat interact?

The recently released preview card for ELD, Irencrag Feat reads: Add seven {R}. You can only cast one more spell this turn. Would this wording allow me to play another Irencrag Feat, which would ...
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Impossible Scrabble Words

Are there any words that are impossible on Scrabble even if the blank tiles are used? I mean that the words can't be played because there are not enough tiles to play it.
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What does the Scrabble board look like in foreign languages?

What does the Scrabble board look like in foreign languages? I recently saw a 19x19 Scrabble board, which might be used in German, but I'm not sure.
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Can Feather bring back a spell with Jump-Start?

Jump-Start is a keyword ability that allows a card to be cast from the graveyard, and then exiled afterwards. (For example, Maximize Velocity.) According to the Comprehensive Rules, the exact wording ...
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Picking up a pile

We play by the old fashioned (original) canasta rules (not the American). Question is: if your opponents make a canasta, and you hold two cards in that suit, and the opponent to your right discards ...
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Interaction between Teferi Time Raveler and Enduring Ideal

Does Teferi, Time Raveler's static ability, which limits opponents' spells to sorcery 'speed', stop Enduring Ideal's Epic ability which functions during the upkeep?
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Finales in Camp Grizzly - how do they work?

When you reveal a finale, what happens to counselors who are not present in the finale cabin? Are the turns stopped? Does Otis continue to stalk us? Do you just follow the rules on the card, ...
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Can I tap all my opponent's lands while they're casting a spell to negate it?

If my opponent attempts to play Molten Disaster (along with the kicker cost which gives it split second), can I play Mind Games to tap my opponent's lands to negate Molten Disaster?
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Responding to partner's double in Party Bridge

The dealer bid 1♣. I am the second chair and had no high card points and no 5 card major. My highest card was a ♥9 therefore, I passed. The dealer's partner raised her bid to 2♠. My partner doubled ...
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Whispersilk cloak - does it protect from Sudden Spoiling and Condemn?

If my creature is equipped with Whispersilk Cloak, can my opponent play Sudden Spoiling and then they play Condemn to put my creature on the bottom of my library?
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How will Gadwick remember the actual amount of X mana spent?

The text for Gadwick the Wizened (from Throne of Eldraine) says: Gadwick, the Wizened XUUU Legendary Creature - Human Wizard When Gadwick, the Wizened enters the battlefield, draw X cards. ...
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Cloning a Molten Primordial at instant speed - who will end up controlling the target creatures?

This came up in a multiplayer game: I play a Molten Primordial. It resolves and I target 4 creatures controlled by 4 different opponents. Before the triggered ability resolves one of the opponents ...
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Is Chess with more than three players exists or would be playable? [closed]

Chess board as a function of the number of players: 2 players - 8x8 square board 3 players - a special hexagonal board 4+ players - theoretically a (players * 2) gonal board. First Question: Does ...
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Can the card disintegrate destroy creatures with indestructible?

I was playing magic the gathering with my friend, and I was using the card Zetalpa, Primal Dawn, which has indestructible. He wanted to play the card Disintegrate on the Zetalpa to destroy it, but we ...
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Does my opponent need to prove his creature has morph?

I'm playing against an opponent who, for whatever reason, doesn't want to give away more information than they have to. (Perhaps they're trying to limit what is known about their strategy, their ...
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How to define “to the best of your ability”?

The rules of Harbour state that when you move to a card you must carry out its action to the best of your ability. This raised some questions in our group during a recent game. Take for example the ...
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Pandemic - Can an action be performed by different players during action phase?

In Pandemic, can an action be performed by different players during action phase, by using Funded Event cards? For example: "Flexible Aid Package" allows a. player to perform 1-3 extra actions (by ...
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Special Summoning After the Seal of Orichalcos

My question is this, after you activate the seal can you Special summon monsters from other places? The Seal of Orichalcos destroys all monsters that you had special summoned when it activates and It ...
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Does the amount of +1/+1 from Prowess remain on a creature, even when a creature gets flipped face-down by Ixidron?

I have Elsha of the Infinite on the battlefield, who has prowess: Whenever you cast a noncreature spell, this creature gets +1/+1 until end of turn. Her prowess triggered five times, making her a ...
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In Spades, what is the probability a suit is distributed in a way, given I hold n cards from that suit?

In Spades, (or any other trick taking game), when I hold n cards of a certain suit, what is the distribution of the other 13-n cards in that suit? In particular, what is the probability that ♦'s are ...
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Is the Hand pattern probabilities equal to suit pattern probabilities?

In Spades, I wish to know the probability a certain suit is distributed in a particular way. For example I wish to know what is the probability that the diamonds are distributed either 4-4-4-1 or 5-4-...
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What is the highest game score theoretically possible in Scrabble using 1 player and the International Scrabble Dictionary?

This is one for simulation and some guesses on the strategy to used e.g. is it best to always get the bonus every turn or do the most combinations even if it doesn't use up all the letters every turn. ...
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Monopoly: Why is it this way? [closed]

Is there any real-world reason why someone absolutely has to spend a night at a $2000 hotel when they have five dollars in their bank account, or is it just "the rules"?
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When is the last time tribal decks were competitive?

More or less what it says on the tin. I see a lot of meta decks that revolve more on a (thematically) random group of cards that only share a strategy. When is the last time a tribal deck was ...
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Can I build off a branch blocked by a troll?

Saboteur Duel adds Troll cards into the game where there is path, but one of the branches is blocked by a troll. The rules state: The troll blocks the path behind it. If a player wants to pass a ...
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What's the etymology of Eldraine?

Ravnica is based on a Serbo-Croatian word for plain. And the other planes, like Phyrexia (basically "land of Phyresis") seem to have etymologies for their names... So, what's Eldraine's etymology?
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Does the mana ability restriction of Pithing Needle refer to the cost or the effect of an activated ability?

Pithing Needle affects cards with activated abilities, unless they are mana abilities. An activated ability comes in the form: [Cost]:[Effect] "A mana ability is an activated ability that ...
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Kerfuffle rules?

I recently bought Kerfuffle from a thrift store with no rules. I have managed to piece together most of them from online videos but could someone point me to a pdf. It does not seem to be on bgg
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Can Laquatus's Creativity cause an opponent to discard their hand if you have Narset, Parter of Veils on the battlefield?

Can Laquatus's Creativity cause an opponent to discard their hand if you have Narset, Parter of Veils on the battlefield?
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How does drafting work in The Champion of the Wild?

We bought a copy of The Champion of the Wild first edition, and totally missed the second edition funding campaign. One of the new things in the second edition is four new game modes involving ...
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what happens to an injured pokemon shuffled back into the deck

Heracross can perform an attack which forces the opponent to »shuffle his active pokemon back into his deck«. What happens if this pokemon is already injured? I did not find the rules adequate about ...
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Can “Phantom Knights's Sword” Prevent a monster from being destroyed because of “Call of the Haunted”?

So let's say I use "Call of the Haunted" to summon a monster from my GY. Then I equip "Phantom Knights Sword" to it. So now that monster gains 800 ATK and if it were to be destroyed, I can destroy "...
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How does Zndrsplt work with Krark's Thumb?

How do cards like Zndrsplt, Eye of Wisdom (and Okaun, Eye of Chaos) work with Krark's Thumb? For example, if I win 2 coin flips, even if I only keep one, does it trigger Zyndrplt's card draw ...

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