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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Always painful to me to see newer pilots of the deck getting griselbrand onto the table with no mana floating and not immediately cracking LED for BBB (attack first if shallow grave) before drawing. ...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I've been a bit out of the loop and didn't even know Arclight Phoenix was a card until today. Apparently it's the hotness in Modern and people are brewing with it in Legacy. I tried my hand at...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I havenít played ice station (or magic at all, really) recently, but assassinís trophy is an important printing for the deck since that primer was written. Because of its versatility I think itís far...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Donít miss the labman strategically. Burning wish for tendrils is very reliable and the only wincon you need once you stick a griselbrand.

    I do miss winning by drawing the whole deck with a...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I've played Burning Wish Fins a lot in the past until I settled on Ice Station Zebra, and always loved the idea of Gamble. I've played as many as four and they are just seldom as good as I want them...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I have a By Force in the sideboard to Wish for in addition to the option to board in Grudge. If I could only choose one Iíd probably keep the By Force but there is enough space for both.
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    After going 4-1, 3-2, 2-3 online with Ice Station Zebra post-DRS-ban, I decided to make the switch to Burning Fins since I think it is currently better-positioned. With DnT on the rise, and no more...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Emrakul does NOT work with LED + Shallow Grave or Corpse Dance. Put Shallow Grave on stack, discard hand to LED, Emrakul shuffles gy back into library, Shallow Grave resolves returning nothing.
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Is the decklist itself hard to read? I have it in list form at the top of section 1, then paragraph form only for the potential changes to the deck.

    I like Ice Station Zebra. Iíll change it now...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I actually have a full primer written up on Living Fins. Itís still a work in progress but itís almost done.

    In section 2 I lay out most of the possible sideboard choices, along with my current...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    For your deck we have discussed these two configurations:

    4 cabal therapy
    2 collective brutality
    2 unmask
    2 probe

    And

    2 cabal therapy
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Exhume lists typically run LED. Most seem to be running 3 which I view as a mistake. Card is busted. It also happens to solve the IMS problem nicely.

    I think if youíre not running LED then goryos...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    If you are playing the reactive SB in Burning Fins (and therefore have more space for Wish targets) I would recommend a Reanimate (in addition to Exhume, which is usually better) and a Collective...
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    Re: SqueeChain

    Just wanted to throw it out there that Goblin Bombardment and Altar of Dementia both go infinite with squee and either Food Chain or Aluren. I had a pretty allin list I was tinkering withóIíll throw...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I like this list the most of all that youíve posted. I think maxing on non-sb exhumes is important. You want to be as combo-dense as possible. Land base seems strange to me but it might be important...
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    Re: [Deck] Reanimator Depths

    Yeah there is no way around the bug on modo. Apparently itís last card drawn on top. Since you can undo an led activation I usually just test it out first to make sure the correct card is on top. If...
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    Re: [Deck] Reanimator Depths

    Needle on wasteland is excellent vs the delver decks who are otherwise soft to Marit Lage. Playing just one is reasonable. Backup to name drs when no gravestone in sight. They also come in vs lands...
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    Re: [Deck] Reanimator Depths

    Silent gravestone is great. It stops DRS, Surgical and snapcaster, and yes itís a house against reanimator.

    Iím not sure if youíre doing the same maindeck, but if you are the sb you suggest is...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    I do prefer laboratory maniac in the main over emrakul since it plays nice with LED; I also REALLY love killing people with labman. however, i donít think either should be in the main. Gaddock Teeg...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    One thing I noticed is the first time you drew with Griselbrand you just drew 14 right away. Always draw 7 at a time. When you draw an LED (especially with 14 more cards to come) abandoning those 7...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    With the printing of silent gravestone and the raw power that led provides, I couldnít see myself running goryos versions of tin fins in the foreseeable future.

    Seems like that appears to be...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Great stuff! Interesting that 6/8 games were Marit Lage. In my experience about 2/3 of games are griselbrand based (maybe 80-85% of those ending in labman). In fact, I was considering testing going...
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    Re: [Deck] TinFins 3: Return of the Onion Burst

    Youíre quite welcome and thanks for the shout out! Glad itís been working for you.
  24. Re: Bizarro Stormy (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Griselbrand)

    I havenít played Bizarro yet (Iíll give it a spin soon) but this main deck looks really good to me. Maybe scrubland over tundra? I think I want all lands to tap for B.

    I also worry these builds...
  25. Re: Bizarro Stormy (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Griselbrand)

    Yeah youíd really only be using it for Griselbrand, it wonít work well with Magus. Iíve been playing Fins with LED for awhile, most recently the Depth Fins that did well at the GP and U Rites is one...
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