When all players appear to be ready, the initiation team shall ask, "Ready?" and the opponent shall respond with, "Play on." At that time, an impasse occurs and the usual rules apply.
See advantage rule.
A call made by the referee during play to indicate that he/she has seen a foul but has decided not to stop the game because of the advantage clause.
In a match game, to continue to play without offering a double in hoping to get a gammon win. Sometimes it is better to win a gammon than to double the game. It is because in doubling the game you give your opponent the chance to re-double and then he might win the game and the match.
a term used by referees to indicate that no foul or stoppage is to be called; used by referees when applying the Advantage Rule.