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by Looper
Sun May 03, 2009 4:46 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Mahjong Manners
Replies: 15
Views: 4416

Re:Mahjong Manners

Aside from some of those technical points, it seems like a lot of good mahjong etiquette comes down to \"don\'t be a sore loser\". That\'s something anyone can appreciate.
by Looper
Sun May 03, 2009 4:43 am
Forum: WWYD
Topic: WWYD 5/2
Replies: 7
Views: 2495

Re:WWYD 5/2

Deal the 3 pin to wait on either a straight or a junchan, depending on the draws.
by Looper
Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re:Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits

I just noticed. Man, I must be blind.
by Looper
Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:05 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re:Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits

Ha, I can\'t use Akagi as a reference for playing style at all. I\'m no Akagi.

The irritating thing about online play, at least on Tenhou, is that you can\'t tell whether your opponents are dealing their draws or from their hands.
by Looper
Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:18 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Pros and cons of various reach mahjong sites
Replies: 9
Views: 2276

Pros and cons of various reach mahjong sites

I\'ve been playing Japanese mahjong online for a little while now, but exclusively on Tenhou. It seems like Ron2 is favored around here, though. What are your thoughts on the popular sites to play on?
by Looper
Wed Apr 29, 2009 3:13 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re:Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits

Finally, there are ways of detecting other waits from the discard patterns but this is extremely advanced and only worth trying in very high level play. There\'s an article on this site by Konno where he gives an example of how you might detect a shanpon wait! I\'ll admit here, I mainly picked up m...
by Looper
Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: Reach Mahjong
Topic: Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits
Replies: 16
Views: 3951

Re:Heirarchy of Two-Sided Waits

I\'d never really thought about that, but it sounds reasonable. If you assume more tiles closer to the middle will be incorporated into players\' hands, it\'s better to wait on tiles farther out.
by Looper
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:58 am
Forum: WWYD
Topic: WWYD 4/25
Replies: 7
Views: 2403

Re:WWYD 4/25

Agreed on discarding the west wind pair. I\'d try to incorporate the dora into my hand with the 6 sou.

You could also shoot for a yao chu hand, I guess, but I\'ve always found those difficult to make.