Answers to All your Mah Jongg Questions

Answers to All your Mah Jongg Questions


Q) During the Charleston…can you pass three winds?

A) Yes…Absolutely, but it may not be smart because the player you pass them to could be doing a winds hand. Not recommended.

Q) Can I call my own hand dead?

A) You should never call your hand dead. Keep playing defensively until someone else calls you dead.

Q) Can I use a Joker in a 2018 or NEWS grouping?

A) No…They are considered to be a singles grouping.

Q) Can you exchange a Joker if you are playing a closed hand?

A) Yes…you can do a Joker exchange if you are playing an open or a closed hand.

Q) What is the best way to do a Joker exchange?

A) You should say that you are exchanging for a Joker. Next…show that player the replacement tile and wait for the Joker to be handed... read more

Q) When does a player have to take the tile from the wall?

A) A player has to take the tile if he/she has moved that tile in any way. If the player has just touched the tile... read more

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