OGS proverbs

Sometimes we with other players come up with silly go proverbs but then time passes and we forget them. I want to jot them down.

First of all, lately I noticed a trend, in 4 games I saw with strong-ish players (2k+) people like to pull out the ladder once even if it doesn’t work for them, so let’s make a proverb:

“If the ladder doesn’t work for you, pull out the laddered stone at least once to make sure your opponent also read it out”
or shorter:
“Pull out laddered stone at least once”

And the second one is more of a saying:
“Always ko for everything”

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“Avoid avoiding ko”

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“Learn to ko-pe”

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“The enemy’s key point is also yours.”

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https://senseis.xmp.net/?GoProverbs A helpful link!

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There’s also one called “Don’t follow proverbs blindly.” Makes sense :thinking:

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Ok, I took off my blindfold. What’s the next step? :smile:

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follow proverbs :wink:

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“What to do when you lost half of the board? Capture the other half.”

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