3 Oblivion Rings

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So i heard if you play 3 Oblivion rings that target each other you can make an infinite little cycle or loop of Oblivion rings that keep exiling each other, the explanation being:

Play 1st Oblivion Ring (ring 1) and target anything

Play 2nd Oblivion Ring (ring 2) and target ring 1, whatever was targeted with ring 1 comes back

Play 3rd Oblivion Ring (ring 3) and  target ring 2. Ring 1 then comes back and targets ring 3.

Rinse. Lather. Repeat. Thoughts from those who haven't heard of this? Anybody actually pull this off? 

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that's an endless loop and if there is no other non-land permanent the game is a draw
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It works because the trigger on O-ring is mandatory, and if only O-rings are present, they will continually exile and return each other.

Luis Scott-Vargas did this on MTGO and posted it on youtube.

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As long as the first O-Ring exiles the only other non-land permanent and it is a token, yes, it's an endless loop.

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As long as the first O-Ring exiles the only other non-land permanent and it isn't a token, yes, it's an endless loop.

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As long as the first O-Ring exiles the only other non-land permanent and it isn't a token, yes, it's an endless loop.

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No it isn't fixed.  It if is a token then a second O-Ring would only be able to exile the first O-Ring with nothing returning and the third O-Ring would target the second and release the first targeting the third and loop.  If it is a non-token permanent then it would come back when the second o-ring exiles the first and would then be a legal target for either the third or first o-ring.

The other way it would happen is if it is like the LSV video. 
Rinse. Lather. Repeat. Thoughts from those who haven't heard of this? Anybody actually pull this off? 



I usually lather before I rinse.  I guess it depends on what order you put them on the stack tho...
This is also explained in the second official ruling for Oblivion Ring:

If there are no nonland permanents on the battlefield other than an Oblivion Ring, and the card it exiled was another Oblivion Ring, casting a third Oblivion Ring will result in an involuntary infinite loop that will end the game in a draw (unless someone chooses to break it by putting another nonland permanent onto the battlefield or destroying one of the Oblivion Rings, for example).