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Postby NickyDude » Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:57 pm

anyone up for a game of "Mornington Crescent"

I'll start with " Sloane Square"


Google it if you are unsure of the rules.
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Postby madquest8 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:01 pm

Tottenham Court road!

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Postby Duncan_B » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:34 pm

Hm... I don't know. I generally only play by second edition revised rules, in which case all players must start at King's Cross.
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Postby HollowVoice » Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:44 pm

Isn't King's Cross the only place you're NOT allowed to start? Maybe that was only under the international ruleset.
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Postby efranklin42 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:20 pm

Before you play Mornington Crescent it is assumed that because it was Monday yesterday you will know that the short rules only apply and from the 2nd turn in reverse order during July. Please also remember rule 7b: All Egyptian moves are disallowed except crossovers and double takes.
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Postby DCBSupafly » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:53 pm

efranklin42 wrote:rule 7b: All Egyptian moves are disallowed except crossovers and double takes.

A moot point, I think, as players around the world typically recognize The Mornington Crescent League's official statement from 1973 condemning Egypt's involvement in the 'October War' and 'symbolically suspending indefinitely all Egyptian rules-additions'.

I mean, personally, I think we should just get over it, what with Sadat being long-dead and all, but I guess I'm too young to really know.
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Postby NickyDude » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:22 pm

The Mornington Crescent League's official statement from 1973 is completely irrelevant here, obviously you're taking the "ground rights" from the standard amendment, whereas the "Metropolitan" clause quite clearly states that "All circulatory lines must converge between West Brompton and Blackfriars.", therefore making the "Tudor Court" standard null and void.

"Clapham Common".
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Postby ralphmerridew » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:47 pm

"Bakerloo". And freeze "Paddington".
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Postby Sprite » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:54 pm

Damn, no Paddington?

Hmm ok well it's still close enough to Wimbledon season for me to slide to Parsons Green, assuming of course that "No duds" was in effect from the start (which Clapham Court to Bakerloo would imply).

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Postby Campbell » Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:48 am

I work somewhere between London Bridge and Bermondsey.
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Postby revgiblet » Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:49 am

Campbell wrote:I work somewhere between London Bridge and Bermondsey.

Hey, I used to live in Surrey Quays!
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Postby DCBSupafly » Thu Jul 16, 2009 3:23 am

@Campbell: nice one. walked right into it.
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Postby madquest8 » Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:23 am

NickyDude wrote:"Clapham Common".

I'm afraid you're disqualified under the 2008 revised edition 'Clone wars' rules enhancement, which clearly state that the 'Holy trinity' of Clapham common, Clapham South and Clapham North cannot be used before the 'unholy double' of Tooting Broadway and Tooting Bec.

Sorry. ]:)

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Postby DCBSupafly » Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:24 am

Tooting Broadway
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Postby ralphmerridew » Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:33 am

Finchley Central. And freeze Tooting Bec.
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