20 Tweets: The Ban That Wasn’t

Written by Heather Lafferty on . Posted in Competitive Magic, Magic Culture, Social Media

20 Tweets: The Ban That Wasn’t

Heather Lafferty

Heather brings a rare level of passion to all things Magic. She's not a tournament grinder but she loves the game and the community more than most. She's the inventor of 20 Tweets and one of the lead content developers for Legit MTG. Her official title around here is Community Manager but we all know her as our Angel.

After weeks of nail-biting anticipation, the Delver haters stayed up late to read the sage words of the DCI in hopes of a ban to shake up the format. Would it be Ponder? Would it be more surgical? After a run of strong performances by Reanimator and Sneak and Show strategies, some players were hoping for Griselbanned as well. The late night ban-hawks furiously pounded their refresh buttons and wore out their F5 keys as the moment finally came…

Welcome back to Legacy, Land Tax!

Standard remained entirely unscathed and Delver of Secrets appears to have been saved by a Vapor Snag only to be replayed and blind-flipped again into the foreseeable future. Read on for the Twitter reaction to these changes and the changes to Commander.

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[tweet https://twitter.com/WalkThePlanes/status/215294397011595264]

[tweet https://twitter.com/mikelinnemann/status/215293824765931520]

[tweet https://twitter.com/JoshJMTG/status/215294387964481536]

[tweet https://twitter.com/SethBurn/status/215293752099618818]

[tweet https://twitter.com/JayBoosh/status/215294145856671744]

[tweet https://twitter.com/psychicbattle/status/215294214160912385]

[tweet https://twitter.com/TRenewer/status/215294524791078912]

[tweet https://twitter.com/luckymartyr1/status/215294226110484481]

[tweet https://twitter.com/WizardsNorman/status/215295420702789633]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Antknee42/status/215294824293732353]

[tweet https://twitter.com/Legenndery/status/215294032702742530]

[tweet https://twitter.com/samdavisboyhero/status/215293971553980416]

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Heather Meek (@RevisedAngel)


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