We unanamously congratulated the Romulan for thinking outside the square, and its rumoured that some may have muttered obscenities under their breath about the host that allowed it to continue
And then we hit the minefield limit, which stopped that tactic, but hurt us as much as it did the enemy.
We are not playing Chess, where every piece has set movements, we are playing a Sci Fi war game. The saying "Alls fair in love and war" means just that.
Whether it be Q stuffing, mine stuffing or whatever, DEAL WITH IT. No point in sooking, spitting the dummy, and taking your bat and ball and going home. LEARN FROM IT, it will make you a better player, there is always a solution, a counter measure, an alliance that can turn the tide.
Perhaps specializing in a certain race is the way to go, one that suits your game style and temperment, until you know it backwards. And learn to deal with whatever the universe throws at you.
Its not life or death, its a game, and at the end of the turns, its not so much where you finished, as to how much enjoyment you got out of it.
And theres always another new game starting just around the corner