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This aint no "Bargain".
Posted By: Vadoff (10/25/2009 11:48:42 AM)


@Nagoragama: For me, it was the idea that gaining life undid what your opponents were doing to hurt you without being overly antagonizing. Of course, now I understand there are much more efficient ways of neutralizing your opponent's threats and creatures.
Posted By: tenkaze (8/17/2011 4:23:06 PM)


I might think of using this if I make a Phil Foglio theme deck and only if it would be highlander style.
Posted By: tavaritz (10/8/2011 1:12:58 AM)


Its called Bargain because thats what your opponent shouts when you play this card. 'Bargain'
Posted By: phoenixfire666 (8/27/2012 1:57:44 AM)


I would rather draw a card than gain 7 life. That is why think twice sees play and Heroes Reunion does not.
Posted By: MockingJ (3/30/2014 10:08:27 PM)


Bad bargain is bad.

For a real bargain, look at Yawgmoth's.
Posted By: Gear61 (2/4/2010 5:20:50 PM)


I have to admit, when I first started Magic, I bought the Starter set, and I have actually played this card. Why do new players so highly value life gain? Alas, I can't ask my past self.
Posted By: Nagoragama (7/15/2011 2:40:41 PM)


Run with Mind's Eye.
Posted By: mrredhatter (2/24/2010 10:22:44 AM)


Definitional of bargain: Something you don't need at a price you can't refuse.
Posted By: Tommy9898 (6/19/2010 1:39:54 PM)


I'd say it was a good teaching card for new players but by the time the card advantage makes an impact enough time may have already passed that they don't make the connection between casting this and losing. Plus it's lifegain so that's another strike against it.
Posted By: TPmanW (6/9/2011 11:21:51 PM)


Gatherer works better in the Companion app!