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Re: [Icehouse] [Zendo] Another Spock Rule question

  • FromJoshua Kronengold <mneme@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 01 Aug 2011 11:17:05 -0400
On 08/01/2011 09:16 AM, Allen Firstenberg wrote:
My interpretation is that it does not violate the spock rule because
although YOU think of it in terms of "a legal scrabble rule", any other
player can find an equivalent (although terribly complex) rule and
express it and be correct.

I agree. The scrabble rule is a -terrible- rule, largely because it's far too complex to discover and rule on correctly without a large body of knowledge. But it's legal.