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Is losing dex bonus to reflex the same as being flat-footed?

Many talents and feats require a target that is flat-footed, others state that the target loses their dexterity bonus to Reflex defense. To my group's understanding they were the same thing but there ...
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If a character delays on their first turn in combat, are they still flat-footed?

Characters are generally flat-footed until their first turn in combat. However, the “special initiative action” delay allows you to take no action and then act normally on whatever initiative count ...
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Do readied attacks end being flatfooted?

In combat today we were facing a medium mud elemental and it used earth glide to disappear from view (go underground). I had long arm so my reach was 10 feet. I readied an action to attack it as soon ...
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Are you flatfooted to summons right after they are summoned?

In a game session I played over the weekend, I had some summoned creatures wink into existence and then attack me. My understanding of the rules are that since they were not part of combat before, I ...