Ah, the days of yore, <deep sigh>, it was the summer of '98 and the Standard environment was 5E, Mirage & Tempest Block, it was an age of discovery for me (In MTG, Sparky, I HAVE 2 kids already ), anyway, I had been working all spring on getting the rest of my <Insert "Gonna Fly Now" old Rocky theme> Five-Color Green Tradewind-Geddon Deck. Ooo, the excitement, I remember walking into a shop and saying to the owner, I'll pay $15 for a Tradewind, do you have any? Man, it was like a 'Who' concert with little kids rushing me flippin' through their Scrye Mags offering alot of bad rares for their marked value. I still remember the 5CG deck off-by-heart: 5CG Tradewind-Geddon (not my own creation) 2x Derelor 3x Man-O-War 4x Tradewind Rider 4x Birds of Paradise 4x Wall of Blossoms 4x Uktabi Orangutan 4x River Boa 4x Granger Guildmage 3x Quirion Ranger 4x Incinerate 4x Armageddons 4x Gemstone Mine 4x Undiscovered Paradise 2x City of Brass 1x Reflecting Pool 9x Forest SB 3x Chill 4x Pyroblast 1x Honorable Passage 1x Gloom 1x Fire Whip 1x Sleight of Hand 3x Tranquil Domain 1x Lifeforce Man, did this thing wreck, the only problem was, the deck was better than I was. Guys better than me would get 'ticked-off' when I would crush them with this thing. Every now and agin, I put it back together and lose horribly with it to the NEW Extended decks. <sigh, and a tear> What were YOU playing!?