Is it a Small, Small World? Or is it a Big, Big World?

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One of Leah’s 2017 Card Review Classes

 

It continues to amaze me the power of the internet and how it brings mah jongg people together.  You have Facebook groups, mah jongg games on line, and of course, the all powerful on-line educational or teaching resources, such as MahJonggMentor.  Through the technology of today, we have members all over the world, which still continues to boggle my mind.  People don’t ...

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Let’s Honor The Men in our Lives

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In honor of Father’s Day, we at MahJonggMentor have decided for the entire month of June to offer an incentive for men to become members of our website.  Any membership to/for a man will receive a $5 discount.  So whether you give as a gift certificate, and a male registers or you join yourself, we will will refund you $5.  We want to ...

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Puzzle Perfect

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I have a love of puzzles.  My basement has several mounted of landscapes, puppies, sports and of course, CHOCOLATE !  I have always wanted to do a Mah Jongg puzzle, but had trouble finding one.  I recently found one, and began my task in earnest.

It’s been quite a while since my last project, clearly my neck was out of training, so I ...

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Is Technology a Good Thing?

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mahjongg men picProgress is all well and good, but sometimes it is taken to the extreme.

We talk about the simple rules of the game of Mah Jongg to make play fair to all.

Consistency in these rules, so no one has the advantage.  Most of us cannot imagine

cheating, weather in our regular games or even at a tournament.  It takes so much effort and

forethought, generally ...

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It’s a big world out there!

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I have had the distinct pleasure of meeting so many new people over the last few weeks promoting our love omj room2f Mah Jongg and our website Mahjonggmentor.com.  Everyone has their own distinct brand of enjoyment and its a joy to behold online; viewing players, sets and of course snacks.

We want to make sure that our public realizes that we are trying not ...

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What Page Are We On?

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So often, I get emails from members and students alike asking questions not just regarding clarification of rules but style of play.

Many times peoplaying1ple who learn Mah Jongg together, begin to play outside of class together.  Of course, we all learn at a different pace.  Sometimes, we even remember rules differently.

What is the correct rule?  Are we playing National Mah Jongg League rules?  Is this a table rule?

Are we playing like we are ...

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When is it over?

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Recently a member asked….

 “A player begins the game (accidentally) with last year’s card. No one else notices. This player calls mahjongg. The other players pay up since she got it herself. After 3 more games, another player calls mahjongg with a quint. Player 1 can’t find it on her card and it is discovered she is playing with the 2015 card. ...

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Mah Jong Empress Society

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I was very lucky to be introduced to The Mahjong Empress Society a few weeks ago, when several Mah Jongg groups came together for a day of play and lunch.  I was thrilled to see an former student of mine Mollie Robinson and she eagerly introduced me to Dr. Ann Adderley.  I have received the background on the society from Dr. Adderley and I thought to share with you…

 

The Mahjong Empress Society was started in my home in November, 2011. ...

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