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    Default Strange chits.

    Not having used Chain or Grape more than twice before, yesterday I came across these chits for the first time.


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    Are they explosions or just a nothing? I ignored and drew another chit, so the French may have been extra lucky!
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Pic, Rob? I think the blanks are "write-in replacements" for any that go missing.
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    Sorry DB.
    Picture now included.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    Rob, I think those are the blanks I referred to. :)
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    That is good to know DB, because I could not see why the chain or grape should be able to cause explosions when ball could not.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    What do they have on their backs, Rob please?

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    Just the usual C and D chit letters Dave.
    Funny that they don't do spares like this for A, B, or E though.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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    I have one of these counters in my E bag, initially thought explosion but cant see how ?
    Havent gone through the whole bag though to check how many

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    I suppose whether or not there are blanks depends on the number of chits in the letter set and the number of possible chits on the card sheet.

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    I have those nine from three sets of chits. I suspect that there are three in a set unless I missed any.
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    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

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