Fun with Auction of the People Decks

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The letter H!ere's a list of all the words we received for the 2005 Invitational's Auction of the People deck submissions. Our email box was flooded with nearly 1,200 decks, and more than 340 words were submitted. Of those, 170 were keywords in more than one deck.

Word Frequency
Counter 24
Death 23
Cabal 19
Sacrifice 17
Master 16
shuffle 15
blood 14
Creature (s) 14
Flip 14
land 14
Library 14
Arcane 12
Fire 12
Artifact 11
damage 11
life 11
Charge 10
Discard 10
Home 10
Lose 10
Mind 10
Soul 10
Goblin 10
Choose 8
Graveyard 8
unless 8
Burn 7
Coin 7
eye 7
magic 7
pay 7
return 7
Sword 7
treasure 7
tree 7
Wall 7
Word 7
Dragon 6
Hope 6
Lightning 6
Nightmare 6
People 6
Remove 6
Top 6
Your 6
Card 5
control 5
Destroy 5
gain 5
Hand 5
instead 5
Light 5
of 5
Shadow 5
Squirrel 5
Still 5
Swamp 5
token 5
All 4
Become 4
Bird 4
Can't 4
dead 4
Dream 4
Enchantment 4
face 4
Flame 4
Four 4
Kamahl 4
Kavu 4
Lava 4
Mirror 4
Mystic 4
Name 4
nomad 4
Pain 4
Phage 4
Protection 4
reveal 4
secret 4
Spirit 4
Target 4
Two 4
zombie 4
 
Word Frequency
Darkness 3
deck 3
Draw 3
each 3
Equipment 3
First 3
Five 3
Forest 3
haste 3
KCI 3
Legendary 3
leonin 3
look 3
lost 3
mirari 3
paladin 3
Phyrexian 3
pit 3
Rage 3
rats 3
Samurai 3
Shaman 3
Snake 3
three 3
Time 3
untap 3
voice 3
Whenever 3
without 3
World 3
You 3
Additional 2
Akki 2
another 2
battle 2
black-red 2
Choice 2
controller 2
converted 2
Day 2
deal 2
demon 2
Dwarf 2
Elephant 2
Enchanted 2
Equip 2
Fear 2
Fight 2
force 2
Hero 2
Insect 2
it 2
Konda 2
Krosan 2
mana 2
monk 2
Never 2
night 2
No 2
Power 2
random 2
Rat 2
red 2
Relentless 2
Riptide 2
search 2
Serra 2
Seven 2
skirk 2
Stone 2
Sun 2
the 2
they 2
this 2
Thought 2
Tide 2
Under 2
upkeep 2
Urza 2
Vulshok 2
War 2
weapon 2
what 2
Wizard 2
Yavimaya 2

Words (or phrases) submitted once:

(beginning of your) UPKEEP, (filet) MINION, (P)imping Casual Multiplayer, ability, Aether, among, An, Ancestor, Angel, Aphetto, Artifacts, bad, barbarian, basic, bear, Beast, Becomes (a), beginning, Ben Thompson, best, beyond, black, Black/Blue, black-green, blade, bless, bloodyhell, Blue, book, Broken, Bruntout, Burst, But, call, can, Cards, Centaur, chosen, city, cloud, color, Combat, Consume, cool, copy, cost, Courage, Crovax, Dark Age of Kevin (Kev Walker), Dawn, Dealt, defender, Defense, Die by the sword, Dominance, Druid, Earth, Elemental, Elf, Equal (doesn't it sound harmonic...), Evil, Fate, FIELD, Flashback, Flesh, flying, Furnace, Gerrard, gets, Golem, good, great, green, Grow, Growth, help, Human, Instant, Island, Itself., Kicker, kill, krosa, Kumano, Last, Lavamancer, left, Living, Llanowar, long, Lord, Loses, Lucky, may, MEANING, merfolk, metal, minion, Minotaur, Mirrodin, Modular, mogg, More, mortal, Mountain, Much, Mutant, Myr, Myrs, Nantuko, Need, ninja kill, nonblack, nonland, number, of the, Ogre, Only, Order, owner, permanent, perverth of spirit, Phantom, Phoenix, player, pool, predator, Prevent, Quicksilver, Reality, Regenerate, Remain, Rest, Rock, sacrifices, Seer, she, silent, sisay, skip(s), Slitter, sliver, Soldier, spell, Spiritmonger, Spirits & rats, Spiritsway, Spiritual Ninjutsu, Station, Step, Storm, strike, Strong, tainted, Tangle, tap, tapped, think, though, thousand, To, to choose, Tolarian, Type, undescribable [sic], Vedalken, Victim, warrior, when, white, why, wild, WIND, X.

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