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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

NEXUS FLAMINGO

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Check Near the End of the Thread for the Current Challenge

Remember: Use IIWs for all challenges

Welcome to NEXUS FLAMINGO! If you aren't familiar with the rules for offshoots of a wildly-popular custom card game that are now hosted on a forum created as a response to the fallout from multiple corporate buyouts and the logical conclusion of the changing trends of internet discussion, open the spoiler right here. If you've posted in "the Winner is Judge" before, you'll be fine.
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1. Submit an entry that fits the current criteria along with a suggestion for the next challenge (an "IIW").

2. If you win, you are the judge for the next round.

3. If you're the judge, evaluate all of the entries and choose the best one.
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1. While I may more or less be in cold storage here, you can still reach out to me (people know how to find me) for help moving the thread along.

2. If you are the judge and fail to judge in a reasonable time frame, other members may summon me to judge for you, using whatever criteria I feel like. Don't subject your fellow posters to this. Have a heart.

3. If you do not post an "if I win" challenge, you cannot win.

4. Double posting and certain spammy posts are not allowed. Please be courteous to other posters and the server hardware.

5. I deleted the other rules that used to be here.
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Use any criteria you want for the judging! It's up to you (and sometimes me)! If you can't be bothered, use the below rubric.
Default rubric for boring people
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Card Balance /10: Is the card printable?
Card Innovation /10: Is it new and exciting?
Card Extras /5: Flavor, punctuation, whatever.
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Post by mellifluoresce » 2 months ago

where's the :meg: emoji when you need it
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

BLESS HIS NAME

HIT THE THANK ICON TO PAY WORSHIP

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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

Hello CCC&G!

Welcome to the eighth (I assume) WINNER IS JUDGE KNOCKOFF STYLE THREAD!

This double post will be your introduction to the thread.

For your inaugural challenge, I will judge!

Your challenge is:

Make a non-legendary card that would fit into one of the Commander 2019 decks!

For reference: https://mtg.gamepedia.com/Commander_2019

I'll be judging using a method of judging that I discover sometime between now and when I feel like judging. I'll close at approximately 10 entries.

Enjoy!
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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

y'all were too fast lmao
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thank you for thanking
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

Now would be a good time for me to mention that I won't be enforcing the spam rule at ALL within this and only this thread.

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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

huge mood
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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

Tether with Glory 3WU
Sorcery (R)
Exile target creature or enchantment. At the beginning of the end step of your next turn, return that permanent to the battlefield under your control.
Flashback 5WU

IIW: Fun with the design space of flash and/or split second

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Post by mellifluoresce » 2 months ago

Spamming the Thread 2WW
Sorcery (M)
Populate X times, where X is the number of creatures that entered the battlefield this turn.

IIW: banned MTGS users In Kaladesh development, you have been asked to design a last-minute replacement for Aetherworks Marvel due to balance concerns. Create a card to fill that hole.
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

mellifluoresce wrote:
2 months ago
banned MTGS users
Oh boy it looks like we have a spamchallenge if meg takes more than 24 hours to finish out the round

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void_nothing wrote:
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mellifluoresce wrote:
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banned MTGS users
Oh boy it looks like we have a spamchallenge if meg takes more than 24 hours to finish out the round
it was one of my most successful challenges and I'm surprised it managed to avoid leading to any infractions lel
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

Next spamellenge:
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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

I hope you remember who exactly was CCC mod and administrator during the time

Of course it didn't lead to any infractions because Clan Flamingo was the shadow government of MTGS

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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

literally true
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Post by mellifluoresce » 2 months ago

void_nothing wrote:
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I hope you remember who exactly was CCC mod and administrator during the time

Of course it didn't lead to any infractions because Clan Flamingo was the shadow government of MTGS
i'll have you know i received exactly one (1) Spamming the Forum infraction in Club Flamingo. i've no idea why.

(the flamencoup will rise again)
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

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Post by Cythare » 2 months ago

Ruh roh

Sanguine Psychosis 2BR
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If you would discard a card, you may instead pay half your life total rounded up and exile it. When you do, you may play that card without paying its mana cost.

IIW: A creature card with a casting cost of UUR
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Post by Cythare » 2 months ago

The card initially said "cast that card without paying its mana cost", but I'm not going to stop someone from paying half of their life total to play a discarded land instead of just playing it. It's not my job to tell you how to live your life.
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Post by void_nothing » 2 months ago

good plan

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Post by Juancu » 2 months ago

Chaosblood Mixer R
Creature - Vampire
Marphness R (If you would discard this card, discard it into the battlefield face down as a 1/1 creature. Turn it face up anytime for its marphness cost.)
2/1

IIW: Double Dip

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Post by Stapler » 2 months ago

ayo

Corpseshell Crab UB
Creature - Zombie Crab (R)
Megamorph 2UB (You may cast this face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its megamorph cost and put a +1/+1 counter on it.)
As Corpseshell Crab is turned face up, you may have it become a copy of a creature card in your graveyard, except it has "When this creature dies, return another card with the same name as it from your graveyard to your hand."
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iiw: sig Spies, assassins, or espers.
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Post by chetoos » 2 months ago

Mad Multiplication 3R
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Mad Multiplication deals 4 damage to target creature or planeswalker. When a permanent dealt damage this way dies this turn, populate.
Madness 1RR
Hiding from Sanity 3BB
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If you cast this spell for its madness cost, it enters the battlefield facedown as a 2/2 creature. You may turn it face up any time by paying 2B
Whenever you discard a card, each opponent discards a card
Madness B
Study 2U
Sorcery
Scry 3, then draw a card.
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Learn 1U
Aftermath
Manifest the top card of your library. That creature gains "2U: Return this creature to your hand."
Recreation 2W
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Populate, then gain 1 life for each creature you control.
Retrace
Note: All cards are uncommon, as they are meant to be in more than one deck.
IIW: Take an uncommon walker from WotS and make it a rare walker.
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Post by ForestsCarl » 2 months ago

Repawning Pool 4RR
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4RR, Discard a creature card: Create two token copies of the discarded card, except they are red and have haste. Exile them at the end of turn, unless your commander dealt combat damage this turn.

IiW: Take a creature → Add 1 cost → add +1/+1 to its base P/T

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Post by Cythare » 2 months ago

Treasure Heist XUU
Sorcery (R)
Gain control of up to one target artifact with converted mana cost X or less.
If you cast this spell from your graveyard, exile this spell then put it onto the battlefield transformed.
Flashback XRR
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Fickle Djinn
Color Indicator: Blue/red
Creature - Djinn (R)
Flying, haste
At the beginning of your end step, if you control no permanents owned by another player, target opponent gains control of Fickle Djinn.
3/3

IIW: Time Spiral-style keyword/ability word mashups, but only for mechanics created since Lorwyn.
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Post by mellifluoresce » 2 months ago

Double Post WW
Instant (U)
Create a colorless Post artifact token with "When this permanent enters the battlefield, add one mana of any color." If Double Post was cast from a graveyard, it gains "Whenever this permanent becomes the target of a spell or ability, sacrifice it."
Flashback R

IIW: B4rbmorygmos
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mirrorentity wrote: Judging.
Ogre of the Gray Ogre: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogre of the Pit: No IIW. Disqualified.
Toll Troll: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
My Hair Caught Fire!: Not an Ogre. Disqualified.
Ogre Under: No IIW. Disqualified.
Ogrenacle at Pendrell Vale: Overcosted.
Ogreforge Mystic: Judge. Disqualified.

Winner: Gerrard's Mom becomes a Tier I spammer!

Next spamellenge: Make the Ogre philosopher Gnerdel.

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Post by Megiddo » 2 months ago

what have i done
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