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Two weeks!
Posted By: Totema (9/13/2011 11:48:23 PM)
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x4 Maindeck if you lack first turn spells. Sideboard them out after game 1, and you'll know exactly what to put in and remove.
Posted By: AlphaNumerical (8/11/2009 6:24:52 PM)
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ClowWizardEriol: "Potentially" being the key word. Extirpate is a worthless first turn play, Extract isn't (in any game but the first.) Blue needs that mana open later in the game to be reactionary.
Posted By: shondeaphid (11/29/2009 12:15:52 AM)
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Great thing about this card is that when you cast it you don't have to name a specific card, so you can thumb through your opponent's deck to see what he has and remove what you don't like.
Posted By: Polkovnik_Skyfox (6/29/2010 5:25:00 PM)
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I use this card with my Grindstone and Painter's Servant combo for Legacy tournaments. If my opponent sideboards in Gaea's Blessing or one of the Eldrazi titans to fizzle my combo I just take the card out and combo off. So good!!!
Posted By: Mill_Master (7/20/2010 4:48:05 AM)
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getting to see what is in your opponent's deck tends to be far more useful than taking one card out most of the time.
Posted By: tantallum99 (10/11/2010 10:02:34 PM)
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Rip that stupid singleton Sword of ~~ out of your opponent's caw-blade deck and watch them cry ;)
Posted By: GrimjawxRULES (5/13/2011 5:44:52 PM)
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Kweane, you're searching the opponent's library for them, so I don't believe it triggers Archive Trap.
Posted By: EternalLurker (2/1/2010 7:14:57 AM)
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@Kweane

this does not work with archive trap, unless you are talking about just for milling

you are searching someone elses library with extract, the wording on archive trap reads:
"If an opponent searched his or her library this turn"


meaning they have to search their own library, not have someone do it for them
Posted By: Havens (6/19/2010 8:43:30 AM)
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seriously, someone looks at this card and says, your only trading one card for one card its not that great, its trading one card, and one mana, for one card, any card in their deck, and knowledge of their entire deck. that is worth an incredible amount for just one mana
Posted By: Ava_Adore (2/6/2011 9:19:40 PM)
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