Your Authority has been Revoked

Adam is playing against Nadine at a Modern PPTQ. Adam says "I'll you, then cast " and puts both cards on the table. Nadine has no responses, and Adam sees Nadine's hand of , , and two . Adam says “I'll take the Relic, then name Inkmoth.” Three turns later, Nadine plays a , activates Liliana's +1 ability, and both players discard a card. Adam discards another copy of , and then realizes that it can't name land cards, so he calls for a judge. What do you do? Judges feel free to answer on

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A Monumental Mistake

Amy is playing against Nigel in a Modern PPTQ, with her Eldrazi deck. She controls an , an , and an , and several lands. Amy untaps, draws, then attacks with all of her creatures. While thinking about blockers, Nigel notices that should have triggered and calls for a judge. Amy admits to missing her trigger, but also asks if she can use her Displacer to blink her Skyspawner to make a token to sacrifice. What do you do to fix the situation, and can Amy do what she wants? Judges feel free

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Not So Fast, Mr. Monstrasaur!

Ames is playing against Netty at an Ixalan Sealed PPTQ. Netty is tapped out when Ames untaps on his turn 5. Ames draws for turn, then immediately uses one hand to tap his 4 lands, and the other to put a land and a  into play, both tapped and saying “Attack for 5”. Netty says “I guess I take the 5.” As life totals are being adjusted, Netty notices that the land Ames played was a , and calls for a judge. When you ask Ames, he says that he was playing quickly to conserve time, and

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Classically Confident Confidanting

Anker is playing against Nite in a Modern PPTQ. Anker controls a Dark Confidant. He untaps, points at his creature, says “Confidant Trigger” and draws a card. Anker proceeds to say “Draw for turn?” Nite calls for a judge and explains that Anker didn't reveal the card that he put into his hand from the Dark Confidant trigger. What do you do? Judges submit your answer here!

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Grim Speculation

You're the Head and only judge of a Modern PPTQ. Arielle is playing against Nice. Arielle controls a and he activates Liliana's -2 ability, searches and finds a card. She then shuffles her library and puts that card on top of it. Arielle then attacks with a , and Nick blocks with a . They go to combat damage, both creatures die, then Arielle says “draw for Haruspex” and draws a card immediately. Nice reads , points out that the card shouldn't have been drawn, and calls a judge. What do

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About to get Domi-nated

August is playing against November at your Modern PPTQ, it's a third game of the final match. November controls several creatures, he has no cards in hand, 1 life and is fully tapped out. August controls 8 lands, he has 3 cards in hand and 1 life. August casts , activates its +1 ability, looks at the top card of his library for a moment, then grabs it and puts it into his hand. November is about to stop him, but it's too late. Both players immediately call a judge. August has 2 s, and a

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Not all Gideons are Allies

Abel is playing in a Standard PPTQ against Nick. Abel taps 4 , declares ‘Cast ’, and puts a card from his hand onto the table. He then says ‘make a knight’, and puts a 2/2 Knight Ally token into play, and says ‘your turn.’ After he draws for turn, Nick is evaluating the board state and notices that the card in play is , not Gideon, Ally of Zendikar. The players call for a judge, and when you arrive you verify that there is in fact a Gideon, Ally of Zendikar in Abel's hand, he simply

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Once again through the Grizzle

Andy is playing against Nole in a Competitive REL Legacy tournament, and controls a morph and a . During Andy's declare attackers step Nole casts targeting Grizzly Bears. Andy responds by paying 's morph cost and turning it face up. Andy puts the Grizzly Bears into the graveyard and says “draw trigger”. Nole casts  in response, putting two creatures onto the battlefield. After Collected Company has resolved Andy passes the turn to Nole who realizes during his draw step that Andy forgot

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Light in the Darkness

At a Modern PPTQ Atari is playing against Nintendo. On her first turn Atari plays an and passes the turn. Nintendo plays a and a and passes after both players have revealed their top cards. During Nintendo's end step Atari casts targeting herself, it resolves and she puts the top 3 cards into her graveyard, then flips the next card on top of her library, and then begins to draw that card. As she is drawing, Nintendo realizes what has happened, stops her and calls a Judge. What do you do? Judges

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