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viperfang4 says... #1

So, my computer is having issues blue screening right now because of the most recent windows update. I will try to update my teysa list on my phone, i also would like to try to make the reaper king list as soon as i can get my computer fixed. Another thing i am working on is a list that only contains the tier 4 and 5 generals and trying to clean them up into accurate placements and tier descriptions, i will have that up as soon as my computer gets fixed as well. I will still be commenting as usual on my phone though. Just thought i would let you know why i am slacking.

July 13, 2017 6:52 p.m.

abby315 says... #2

Sorry for my late response! I'm fine with this trade:

"My: Grave Titan, Recycle, 2 Bloodbraid Elf (Alara Reborn, not Conflux, my bad), and Mental Misstep (Total: $14.73)

For your: Green Sun's Zenith, Ezuri, Claw of Progress, Joraga Treespeaker, Regal Force, and Aven Mindcensor (Total: $14.21)"

if we can just swap out a Regal Force and a Joraga Treespeaker for maybe Nettle Sentinel and Magus of the Candelabra? That puts my side at $14.67 using market prices; closer to yours, and I'm using Regal Force and Treespeaker in a deck right now :)

July 13, 2017 10:26 a.m.

Big-Foot says... #3

sonnet666 that sounds good to me!

July 11, 2017 3:44 p.m.

zachi says... #4

Just wanted to let you know, Ive been playing around with alot of my decks and have yet to update my trade binder. I will let you know if I still need those cards or not

July 11, 2017 10:04 a.m.

n0bunga says... #5

Hey bro, Silas/Thrasios are up

July 11, 2017 6:44 a.m.

sirbar says... #6

Hey did you ever receive the cards from my trade?

July 10, 2017 4:27 p.m.

buildingadeck says... #7

Damn. Is there anything you see to work up to the Rings?

July 10, 2017 11:06 a.m.

buildingadeck says... #8

Hey, sonnet666. Would you be interested in adding in your Rings of Brighthearth for my Academy Ruins and Ezuri, Claw of Progress?

I am perfectly okay with sending first.

July 10, 2017 9:52 a.m.

Ninja posting is synonymous

July 10, 2017 7:16 a.m.

Just check out the list when its draft 1 and help me tune when you have time. and please, for christs sake stop ghost posting me. XD

July 10, 2017 6:57 a.m.

Atony1400 says... #11

Wow. I am overly impressed! Thank you so much for making that list!

July 9, 2017 7:48 p.m.

Ohthenoises says... #12

Just realized that we derailed that thread pretty good, apologies.

We are a rural shop in the middle of BFE, we don't exactly have the customer base to start banning people for stuff like collusion. We make do with what we have. I WISH we could, but it's just not feasible.

July 3, 2017 11:26 p.m.

n0bunga says... #13

Found it

July 2, 2017 12:43 p.m.

n0bunga says... #14

I accidentally deleted it...and unfortunately I can't recover a cache of it -_-

July 2, 2017 12:31 p.m.

Grantley91 says... #15

Regarding mentor6's comment, I was also warned by another user before he said something. Just in case you wanted another opinion.

June 27, 2017 2:43 p.m.

mentor6 says... #16

buildingadeck has not sent his end of the trade. He has ripped off other trades as well. I've been dealing with him over a trade since March 17th. Be aware of trading with this user.

June 27, 2017 8:51 a.m.

MindAblaze says... #17

Hey, sorry but I didn't see anything I have in your wants list that I'd be willing to part with right now. Is there some specific stuff you're looking for more than anything else?

June 27, 2017 2:16 a.m.

buildingadeck says... #18

Any way we can work up to your Kiki-Jiki, Mirror Breaker?

June 26, 2017 10:44 p.m.

buildingadeck says... #19

Hey, man. Sorry about this, but I ended up making a trade with another trade for SC Forests. Thanks for getting back to me, and I hope we can trade again in the future.

June 26, 2017 8:44 p.m.

sirbar says... #20

I'd be alright with that trade. My kalitas does have a bit of whiting on the top left of the card. I don't know if you mind.

June 26, 2017 8:26 p.m.

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How are you going to pay for Freed from the Real with only black mana?

There are lots of infinite combos in EDH. If you want one with Sengir Autocrat, Nim Deathmantle plus Ashnod's Altar works well.

But this isn't a thread on infinite combos, it's a rules Q&A. So if you understand how the rules work here you should select an answer and ask any new questions in a new Q&A.

July 21, 2017 11:55 a.m.

Even if Culling the Weak was an enchantment, this wouldn't work.

Sacing the creature and returning Recurring Nightmare to your hand are both activation costs of Recurring Nightmare's ability.

Activating an ability works the same as casting a spell, you choose the spell's targets before actually paying the spell's cost. You can't target the creature you decide to sacrifice to Recurring Nightmare because it's not in the graveyard yet when you're choosing targets.

July 21, 2017 9:26 a.m.

Said on Samut Ad Nauseum...


You guys have made some nice improvements, but you're at 101 cards.

Maybe cut Throne of the God-Pharaoh? There's isn't much here focused on incremental damage, so it's not like you're likely to win with it.

July 14, 2017 9:25 a.m.

Said on Eternal Smackdown...


Oh, and you can cut a few lands. 35 is a bit high when you have all the 0 mana rocks, even in mono-red. Simian Spirit Guide could go in too, maybe.

July 14, 2017 9:19 a.m.

Said on Eternal Smackdown...



  • You definitely don't have enough artifacts for Daretti, and the filtering isn't really that great in a deck that's not very graveyard focused.

  • Browbeat is bad. Never give your opponent choices. If you're in a position where you want to draw three cards, then 5 mana isn't going to help you very much. Your opponents will be able to figure out which option is worse for you and act accordingly.

  • Staff of Domination and Umbral Mantle don't go well with Neheb, and Metalworker is the only creature they combo with. I'd take them out. Mono-red has so little tutor power that two card combos almost never go off, and these two are mostly dead cards by themselves.

  • Basalt Monolith is a pretty meh mana rock when you're not trying to combo with it. I'd replace with Coalition Relic

  • I feel this deck is kind of remiss without Heartless Hidetsugu. He's going to make more mana than anything else really.

  • With all the attacking and tap effects going on here you could probably do with more haste. Fervor and Hammer of Purphoros are simple and effective.

  • There's easier ways to keep creatures from blocking than War Cadence. Bedlam comes to mind, or Goblin War Drums.

  • You could use more X spells to dump all of your mana into. Commune with Lava would be my first pick, and Tempt with Vengeance could be a win if you have an extra combat lined up. Fanning the Flames could also be neat, as you kill a player and then put it back in your hand to kill another. A bit more of a crazy idea would be Indomitable Creativity. You have a high instant and sorcery count and a relatively small pool of artifacts and creatures, so it's not unreasonable to expect to hit one of your combos if you exile a bunch of your own stuff. Whatever you pick, I would NOT go with Molten Disaster. Split second is neat, but you can only win with it if you're at the highest life total (You won't be, aggro decks get ganged up on for that reason.), and the odds that you're going to want it as a board sweep when you're the aggressor are slim.

July 14, 2017 9:17 a.m.

Said on abby315...


That's sounds good to me. Send me an offer.

July 14, 2017 8:17 a.m.

Said on Why is Nicol ......


I love where this conversation has gone.

July 14, 2017 1:04 a.m.

Said on Big-Foot...


Enable chat with me so we can work out the shipping details.

July 13, 2017 3:53 a.m.

Said on MS: Favor...


I wasn't saying any of that either. Simply the Bontu did not have the resources to kill a pre-mending planewalker on Amonkhet. She really didn't, and probably would have known that.

As for Bolas's telepathy, he's usually more of a brute force kind of guy. Where Jace tries to slip in without being noticed, Bolas just finds an opening and uses to sheer weight of his mind to break his opponent's thoughts apart. Jace and Bolas have squared off before this when Tezzeret wanted to meet with Bolas without getting his mind read, and Jace really didn't stand a chance.

Bontu probably would have been able to protect against his telepathy now, but she wouldn't have been able to pre-mending.

July 12, 2017 3:53 a.m.

Said on Why is Nicol ......


Has anyone noticed that in all of his art Bolas never seems to be flapping his wings?

They just kinda stretch out behind him all the time. Like he could fly but keeps himself aloft with just magic to show he's better than all those pleb dragons or something.

July 11, 2017 6:58 p.m.

Said on Johnny Magic...


Wouldn't Blue Sun's Zenith be less steps since you can just put it back into your hand with Jhonny?

Eh, I guess it doesn't really matter...

July 11, 2017 6 p.m.

Well, the "combo" I thought of was an extra turn spell + Tamiyo, the Moon Sage's ult, but you'd have to chain 4 or 5 turns with her put to get that.

Anyway, even if you don't build into turns, I think you'd be remiss not to include Time Warp & friends. A 5 mana Time Stretch is certainly nothing to scoff at.

July 11, 2017 1:07 p.m.

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DarkLaw, You see, the problem with that theory is that the only reason Umezawa was able to trick Bolas into the meditation plane is because Bolas himself made it. Only pre-mending PW's had the power to make planes, and it's very difficult to trick a 10,000 year old dragon without the proper set up.

As far as we know, no other PW had visited Amonkhet before Bolas, so there wouldn't be anything available to make Bontu think she had a chance of beating Bolas.

Had she known Bolas's power would be severely diminished by the time he came back, maybe she would have revolted, but there's no way she could have known.

Also, Bolas is an accomplished telepath. If he'd demonstrated that on his last visit, Bontu might have thought he'd instantly know on his return of any rebellious schemes she'd cooked up, and thwart them.

Lastly, there's the possibility that Bolas actually DID alter Bontu's mind along with the others, but just enough that she'd think trying to serve him would be her best option. She might have been unknowingly maintaining the spell of her own altered memory along with her siblings.

July 11, 2017 12:42 p.m.

irisfibers, Giving your opponent choices is typically just an invitation for them to figure out how to screw you.

Smart opponents will refuse to pay for anything that doesn't matter if it goes to the yard or not, and make sure to pay for any creature that you would rather have back in your hand.

In a 4 player game your opponents will have 120 life to start, and there's no way you're going to have 40 creatures die quick enough to matter. By comparison, Purphoros has a hard time just getting 20 creatures to ETB timely enough to be relevant.

July 11, 2017 11:27 a.m.

Would anyone be opposed if I just wrote DECK NEEDED in the description for every commander we don't have a list for?

It would look ugly but probably encourage more submissions.

July 11, 2017 10:59 a.m.

Said on sirbar...


It hasn't come through yet.

Sometimes stuff takes extra long in the mail. I wouldn't worry just yet.

July 11, 2017 10:46 a.m.


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