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Personal logo Who asked this joker Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 7:37 a.m. PST

No brainer. Don't cheat.

22ndFoot15 Jun 2017 10:50 a.m. PST

Puzzled by the grammar: one thing you must never do is "don't cheat." Not sure this is quite what was intended.

Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 12:48 p.m. PST

+1 22ndFoot

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 2:01 p.m. PST

True. All are double negatives. So we MUST do those dirty deeds!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 6:33 a.m. PST

Most of the items fit well under "don't cheat"

Militia Pete Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 6:50 a.m. PST

Cheating ruins the game.

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 9:12 a.m. PST

Honestly I'd much rather have someone cheat a little bit than take forever to take their turn, considering all the possibilities.

For example if you had two game, one where the person was allowed to pre-measure and another where they were not. If I knew that the person would pre measure everything, movement, range of shooting from where the movement was and on and on vs. play the other game where I knew they would cheat by doing some pre-measuring, I'd much rather play the second game.

John Thomas8 Supporting Member of TMP19 Jun 2017 6:29 p.m. PST

Rules lawyers drive me absolutely insane.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP20 Jun 2017 11:02 p.m. PST

That moniker gets thrown around a lot. I have seen players with a legitimate point to make get labeled a "Rules Lawyer." I am often weary of the player who shouts rules lawyer every time his actions are called into question. Sometimes you need a good lawyer.

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