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    I keep seeing rai and raw everywhere, would someone be able to explain what it means?


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    RAW- rules as written. This is when you follow the rule exactly as it is written in the book, even if common sense says otherwise.

    RAI - rules as intended. How a rule was meant to be played, but GW didnt word it right or some other trivial matter, so its not totally within the rules.

    Case in point, the recent mawloc debate.

    The entire point of the unit is to deep strike underneath its target, so you aim it over an enemy unit. This is RAI. However because of the wording, in terms of RAW, it couldnt be done, so it didnt work in tournaments or strict environments.
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    No problem, RAW or rules as written which refer to the wording or the way a rule is written. RAI or rules as intended refers not to the way the rule was written but how it was meant to be played.

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    Awesome thanks guys appreciate it!

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    Klondiker, what do the last three letters of Omgwtfbbq stand for ? I can work out the first six, but bbq has me stumped.
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    No more NG spearmen, thanks! Now I need some pump-wagons!

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    So who's bringing the brewskis? I'm so there....
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    *thread moved to... .... ... General Discussion*
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    I've heard of a barbeque but what connection to space marines, 40k or expletives ?
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    omgwtfbbq is a popular expression online to denote surprise with the use of excessive TLA use.
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