March 13, 2018
*** This hand was suggested by andy (muesli64)
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Joined: March 2016
Tuesday 3:28 AM
Holding small cards and at least 4 points.
Joined: October 2008
Tuesday 3:34 AM
If we try to peg out *first* then Keep (A 2 3 ?) does seem appropriate.
But I'm not convinced that *offensive* pegging is our best course of action here. It may be, but perhaps only *if* we Cut that elusive Jack!
Otherwise, something such as Toss (2 3) seems correct at leaving us with a fairly *defensive* pegging hand today, although I do worry a bit about the Lone Ace.
But since I see nothing better, I'll Keep (A 6 7 T) and try to unload the Ace early and safely.
Pegging-wise, I suppose that Toss (3 6) or Toss (3 7) might be even safer, but perish the thought we should come up 'short' here!!
Joined: April 2008
Tuesday 3:53 AM
An anything goes pegging scenario. I kept hopefully a variety to pair or a chance to peg four with one card. dec
Joined: June 2013
Tuesday 5:40 AM
One big card to push the count up, and the small run.
Joined: March 2008
Tuesday 5:44 AM
Selling out with all the small cards.
Nice puzzle. My guess is that it all comes down to luck at this stage. If I am the pone, I keep 4 points only and avoid pegging.
The snowstorm drifted east a bit and Boston is getting hammered with snow. Only 2 inches here so far.
Joined: July 2016
Tuesday 7:35 AM
Iím like wasa. Trying to figure out whether to hold the 6, or the 7 with A-2-3. Well the 7 is a key connector. But Iím not sure how logical that is, and shouldnít expect any conventional logic from my opponent at this point. Letís try the 7, and hope for the J cut, so we need not worry about trips after I pair anything in sight.
Joined: December 2017
Tuesday 8:07 AM
In the minority again today! I went for a diversity of cards and a magic 11. I'd rather play off than on but I wonder what the averages really say.
Joined: May 2016
Tuesday 8:54 AM
Not sure why people are talking about scoring here. You will have to peg out. You will not be counting your hand.
Joined: November 2008
Tuesday 9:54 AM
What are chances to limit non-dealer to four points on this deal? That's 1/15. Of course you all know when cutting that five spot in end-game situations, non-dealer often goes out from much further out What are chances that dealer can peg out? That's about 4/10. Dealer pegs average 3.5-3.6. A player with strong pegging game averages about 3.8 when dealing. Based on those numbers have got to go for it. Thus will hold 2-3-6-7 as have chance to play off small cards or the mid-cards needing four. If had only needed two pegs would have held A-2-3-6. Very good end-game scenario andy (muesli64)!!
Joined: October 2007
Tuesday 3:06 PM
I often prefer to have 3 low cards and a high card for pegging but in this instance we can keep a 3-card magic eleven. That means A-2-3-7 or A-2-3-6. I prefer A-2-3-7 just because the 7 is a little higher. I'll throw the 6-10.
Joined: October 2007
Tuesday 3:27 PM
Agree with Ras. I need to peg out, a run of low card finish might work.
Joined: February 2008
Tuesday 3:50 PM
Playing an Optimal strategy for the pegging Our Peg Out %s are:
Optimal_____Our Peg Out %s
A-2-3-7 has the best chance of pegging out so I'll select 6-10 to discard.
After the 5 cut I'll play Defense to the lead.