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No Limit on Joker Exchanges (Article ID 78)

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Abstract:   Once a player has begun their turn by picking a tile from the wall, they may do a Joker exchange or multiple Joker exchanges from any player’s rack including their own. There is no limit to how many Jokers one can exchange before their discarding and ending their turn. 

Question from a player:  I had two jokers which I could redeem during my turn.  Another player told me I could only redeem one joker per turn.  Is this a rule?  
 
Answer from the NMJL: A player may make as many Joker exchanges on a single turn as their tiles dictate.”

Source:  Mah Jongg Made Easy page 24 #16


Other answers from the NMJL: 

When it is your turn, you may redeem as many jokers as you wish from 1, 2, 3, or 4 racks.” 
 
“When it becomes your turn and you can exchange joker or jokers from one, two or even three racks, a player is permitted to replace all at the same time.” 
 
“When it is your turn, you may redeem as many jokers as you wish from one, two or even three racks .” 
 
“You may exchange as many jokers as you wish while it is still your turn.” 
 
“There is no limit to how many jokers may be redeemed during a player’s turn.” 
 
“If a joker or jokers are exposed on one, two or even three racks, players are permitted to replace all of them with the symbol tiles when it is their turn.  If these exchanges result in completing mah jongg, it is considered self-picked and the winner receives double value of the hand from all the other players.” 
 
“If a joker and/or jokers are exposed on one, two, or even three racks, a player is permitted to replace all of them with the symbol tiles, when it is their turn.  If these exchanges result in completing mah jongg it is considered self-picked and the winner receives double value of the hand.” 
 
“If a joker and/or jokers are exposed on one, two, or even three racks, a player is permitted to replace all of them with the symbol tiles, when it is their turn. It becomes her turn either by call and exposure or the usual order of picking from the wall.  If these exchanges result in completing mah jongg, it is self-picked, and a winner receives double value of the hand from everyone.”   
 
 Source for other  answers:  National Mah Jongg League Bulletin Q&A (1969 page 4, 1971 page 5, 1972 page 5, 1973 page 5, 1974 page 4, 1976 page 4, 1981 page 2, 1982 page 4, 1984, 1987 page 4, 1988 page 5, 1991 page 13, 1992 page 5, 1995 page 5, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2020) https://www.nationalmahjonggleague.org 

No Limit on Joker Exchanges (Article ID 78)
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