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Card Game: Runs And Sets

Need clarification on rules for sets and runs.

1. If a player wants to replace a joker which has been played in a run, does the player have to be on the board themselves in order to do this?


2. If a player has 6 3s can they make this 2 sets of 3s?

3. If a player has not laid down the required set, run, or combination thereof, can they discard a card that could be played on the board?

Boop from Columbus, OH


Card Game: Runs And Sets

The answer is yes to all three.
The third one though, I would try to not discard a card that someone could pick up to add to their runs or sets.
You run the risk of them going out and leaving you with a handful of cards (07/02/2008)


Card Game: Runs And Sets

2. yes
3. no (07/03/2008)

By Sandee

Card Game: Runs And Sets

  1. 3 sets of 3
  2. 2 sets of 3 and a run of 4
  3. 2 sets of 4
  4. 1 set of 4 and a run of 5
  5. 2 sets of 4 and a run of 3
  6. 2 runs of 5
  7. 1 run of 5 and a set of 5
  8. 3 sets of 4
  9. 1 run of 10
  10. 1 run of 6 and a set of 3
  11. 2 sets of 5
  12. 2 runs of 4 and a set of 3
  13. 1 run of 10

point 3-8=5 points

9-king=10 points

2 & aces=20 points

jokers=50 points

13 cards to each player



By Ricky M.

Card Game: Runs And Sets

Years ago it was such that all sets were 3 cards. All runs were 4 cards (when initially laid down). In the first hand, 6 cards are required to lay down. Each successive hand required an additional card to be played. This applies through to the last hand which required 13 cards to be laid down. Therefore, the game is played as such with 12 cards being dealt:

  • 2 sets (6 cards)
  • 1 run & 1 set (7 cards)
  • 2 runs (8 cards)
  • 3 sets (9 cards)
  • 2 sets & 1 run (10 cards)
  • 2 runs & 1 set (11 cards)
  • 3 runs (12 cards)
  • 3 sets & 1 run (13 cards)*

*This hand is to be played with NO discard! Therefore, there should be no "May I'ing" with this hand in order to lay down. Difficult.


Have fun. (08/28/2010)

By kd0105

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