The Mana Pool #259 – Tundra Wolves Man 13

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Man, this episode is all over the place.  We have a Cardshark promotion to tell you about, first and foremost.  If you want a shot at winning the five best planeswalkers in Standard, you should definitely pay attention.  Here’s the link, in case you can’t pay attention:
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Then, we hear from a Russian listener.  We’ve been at this a long time (over 5 years now in fact) and that might be a first.  How cool is that?

 

Then we have another Magic Mad Lib.  If you thought last week’s was funny, then you’ve got to hear this one.  Featuring 100% less singing (thank goodness), this Mad Lib might be Chewie’s favorite ever.  No kidding.  The follow-up discussion was also some top-notch stuff.

 

“What are the monkey people called?” – Dirk

 

The rest of the episode (yeah, all that was only like a quarter of it at most) is taken up by our responses to two listener emails.  Tony Mendolia (who never fails to tell the world about our new episodes on Google Plus, even though we’ve pretty much given up on it) asks us a question about saving sets of commons and uncommons for his kids.  This was a really good discussion, plus it gave Dirk a chance to weigh in with some serious mic time!

 

The second half of the show is all about Ravnican flavor.  More specifically, the storyline of Return to Ravnica.  Andrew from CO in LA (confusing, innit?) wanted to know about it, since he wasn’t exactly sure what was going on.  We ended up going over everything we know, or think we know, and connecting as much of it as possible to the original Ravnica storyline.  Another good discussion, and another satisfied listener (in theory anyway, since we didn’t exactly run it past him ahead of time).

 

Hope you all enjoy, and try not to get stabbed in the uterus.  Just sayin’.

 

 

Intro & Outro Music – Diamond by Swift – http://www.myspace.com/swiftband
Break Music  – Youth of America by Birdbrain – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birdbrain_%28band%29

 

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