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    Re: [Primer] +Manaless Dredge+

    4 Cabal Therapy
    4 Once Upon a Time
    4 Bridge from Below

    1 Flayer of the Hatebound
    3 Balustrade Spy
    4 Dread Return

    4 Golgari Thug
    4 Golgari Grave-Troll
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    Re: Extirpate / surgical extraction deck

    Plague Engineer could effectively "surgical" any x/1 from your opponents deck, and it acts as a slow wincon.

    Needles can cancel out fetches, or you can just waste their dual and then surgical it...
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    Re: Curse Stompy (Demon Stompy Reborn)

    Took the same list to the same weekly (at end for reference). I think I played better, still plenty to learn. Took better notes so here it is. Just like last time there were 10 of us but I saw all...
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    Re: Curse Stompy (Demon Stompy Reborn)

    I brought them in as a gotcha for the Stoneforge Mystics that he was running, and for maybe stifle a fetch if nothing else. I didn't see them at all in game 2 and decided to put them back for game 3....
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    Re: Curse Stompy (Demon Stompy Reborn)

    Took a near copy of reeplcheep's latest twitter list to a weekly last sunday (pre-black market connections - Can't find the list in a quick search but I have it saved on my phone, also minus 1...
  6. Re: Kamigawa Neon Destiny - A victory lap around Netrunner

    How so? It should still work as intended (giving an unblockable dude ensuring you can ninja something in). What am I missing?

    Sent from my SM-G965U1 using Tapatalk
  7. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    To be honest, I don't actually know. Your guess on the meta is probably better than mine, even with you not playing it in a while!

    I took some of the experience here and advice and pivoted a...
  8. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    Went to a weekly, took the following list (inspired by the first link in the above post):

    2 Dismember
    4 Fatal Push

    2 Raven's Crime
    4 Thoughtseize
    4 Smallpox
    4 Wrench Mind
  9. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    To both of your points - I was going through my list and realized I had pretty much no 2 for 1s, which is its only source of CA for the most part since I don't have draw outside of castles. Being...
  10. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    Some small sample data points.

    Took the above list and ran it 35 times against a GR aggro deck, without sideboards. Here are some of the stats:
    Win rate = 60% (21-14)
    Win rate when seeing 0...
  11. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    No smallpox because I was having mana issues initially (possibly with 4 sagas - still testing the optimal number). But I think swapping them out for the cobru and putting those in the board might be...
  12. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    Good call. I was really just going through looking at some of the top recent performers here: https://mtgdecks.net/Modern/8-rack
    Some run bridge in the side, some go for sweepers (damnation/bontu),...
  13. Thread: 8-Rack

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    Re: 8-Rack

    Here is my current build. I'm looking for some advice on the mana base and the removal package:

    26 Lands:
    15 Swamp
    1 Bojuka Bog
    2 Urborg, tomb of yawgmoth
    3 Mishra's Factory
    4 Urza's Saga
    1...
  14. Thread: 8-Rack

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    8-Rack

    Wanted to create a thread/primer for the deck commonly referred to as 8-rack. While not all versions run 8 rack effects anymore, the core of the deck's strategy remains the same: get your opponent...
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    Re: More casting spells timing questions

    Costs are set before they are paid. So you can use a Lotus petal to effectively pay for 2 of Emry, Lurker of the Loch's costs. Full rules text here - bolded parts are the relevant ones, if I did it...
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    Re: [Primer/Deck] Pox

    Appreciate the food for thought. Historically I haven't seen it much in my meta but now that play is starting again thought it might be wise to brush up on it. Just in case.

    Sent from my...
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    Re: [Primer/Deck] Pox

    Strategy question for pox players (I don't know the answer - looking to hear ideas):

    If you go T1 Thoughtsieze against UR delver and see Delver, cantrip, force, daze, and lands, is there an...
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    Re: The Legacy Pit Open

    Even better- the venue added another 100 to the max capacity so they are contacting people on wait lists. Prize payout was also upped, I believe.
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    Re: Strixhaven (Back to School[s of Magic] this April)

    In that case, if this is true, modern will get dark ritual. EDIT- these appear just to be variants like the Japanese cards, H, did you see something else about it relating to MH2?
    ...
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    Re: Strixhaven (Back to School[s of Magic] this April)

    They haven't used the "in any order" templating in a while, have they? I feel like they switched to a random order a few years/sets ago.

    https://i.imgur.com/Axcy1B7.png
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    Re: [EDH] Pirate Tribal

    Updates. Ttrimmed some mana rocks, added some pirates, and added some swords (seems on point). Deck works a little bit better lower to the ground with more CA generating equipments instead of simply...
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    Re: [Primer/Deck] Pox

    It's pretty old tech, but has Bob been tried? Doesn't play well with smallpox, but great as a follow up.
  23. Thread: Trading Group

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    Poll: Re: Trading Group

    I voted in support, I figure a references section is in the works, but I think having users start a thread for themselves and have others comment on it would be pretty easy to manage and helpful....
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    Re: [EDH] Pirate Tribal

    Added Sword of Light and Shadow today in one of the open spots. Mainly for the returning cards from the yard to my hand. Secondly for the pro-white (useful in my kitchen table meta, kinda). Managed...
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    Re: Commander's Plate

    Not 100% on my response, but pretty confidant the answer is it offers no protection.

    Similar to the land that pays 3 and 1 life for each color in your identity to draw a card, since there is no...
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