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A board game is a game that involves the movement of counters or pieces on a pre-marked surface or "board," based on a set of rules. These games usually have a goal which a player strives to achieve.
In baseball the AL and NL each have 3 divisions (East, Central, West) -- those division winners all qualify for the playoffs, then you take all the other teams in the league, whichever team has the best record is the wildcard -- the AL and NL each have 4 teams make the playoffs (3 division winners a…
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If you go to boardgamegeek.com or funagain.com you can usually find pictures of the games and lists of the rules. Browsing there might jog your memory. Slowly spread your cheeks apart with a standard car jack. A standard car jack can be found in almost any car in case of a flat tire. After the cheek…
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Aces of World War II lists over 1,270 American Aces...This is the most complete list I have seen...By contrast, there are over 5,000 documented German Aces from WWII, and German pilots had no shared victories, only one pilot could claim a independently witness and verified "kill"...If the pilots cou…
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Answer Wasn't aware of a Mills Brother's recording, but it sounds like you're referring to the song Dinah Washington recorded as "I Wish I Knew the Name of the Boy" ... I wish I knew the name of the boy of my dreams, so I could say his name is mine ... I know his tender lips, I know his sweet car…
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In the US version: Pacific Avenue ($300) North Carolina Avenue ($300) Pennsylvania Avenue ($320) In the UK version: Regent Street £300 Oxford Street £300 Bond Street £320
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Guess who and Clue!!!!!! :) I would put money on Parchesi or Chinese Checkers... A board game that appeared very similar to checkers (called "Draughts" in Great Britain} was discovered in the ruins of the ancient city of Ur in modern day Iraq. This board game dates to about 3000 B.C. Checkers as…
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Answer There is no easy exercise that get results fast or else we would all be doing it! General activity is always best - simply walking or jogging helps weight and fitness. Swimming exercises the arms, shoulders and legs, but is not all that good for stomachs. Cycling helps cardio-vascu…
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Wikipedia article on chess, under the "Origins of Chess" heading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess#Origins_of_chess
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Yes. Ullman produced Hanging of the Crane in 1909. A framed copy recently sold at auction for $90. In general, Ullman framed lithographs sell for $35-90 in online auctions and on commercial websites, and a sometimes for a little more, $115-140, at live auctions.
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Symbolism of an Ace of Spades Tatoo It can mean different things to different people. I have a friend whose last name is Spaid and he got the ace of spades tattooed on his back. People get tattoos for different reasons for different meanings. ** Here's a more specific answer. The Ace of Spades …
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Stevens 30 caliber rim fire is not a true 30 caliber. Chamber is .296. Bore .270 t0 .277. I found a 30 caliber rim fire round, at a gun show. It did not measure out to a 30 cal. Shot shooter
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Charles darrow made monopoly. Charles Darrow merely adapted Monopoly and then fraudulently patented it as his own invention, having learnt it from Quaker friends. A game called The Landlord's Game was patented by Lizzie Magie in 1903, patent no.748,626, this was later renewed in 1924 with patent no…
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Answer There is no one answer, since there are hundreds of different types of solitaire games. Try this site though, for explanations of at least some of them. :) www.solitairegames.com/rules.html (My company blocks access to sites with the word "game" in them, so I couldn't preview it to make …
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Answer If my math is right, and it probably isn't, there's approximately a 0.00000013% chance. Here is the math one might consider: Essentially you are looking to deal 8 cards out of a 52 card deck, order being irrelevant. So that would be 52!/{(52-8)! * (8)!} = 752,538,150 possibilities And…
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Monopoly's Publisher Monopoly is made by Parker Brothers in the USA and Waddingtons in the UK. Additionally, unlicensed versions are made illegally in other countries.
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You can try SolSuite Solitaire Collection, It offers over 500 different solitaire card games.
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1 game in 37 (empirical answer, see http://roziturnbull.com/bill/Solitaire/solitaire.htm) Solitaire Network keeps statistics of actual results played by real players. From a sampling of over 1 million plays by average players the odds reported are 1 in 33 games. However, the rules are somewhat rel…
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Canasta is remarkably similar to a popular game that people play called "Hand and Foot," so if you know that, you should be able to pick up Canasta like a breeze.A link to one set of rules is included in the related links area. Although, as with many card games, there are quite a few variations of r…
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Patented: 1933 by Charles Darrow The invention of the game Monopoly isn't readily known. Versions of the game can be traced back to the beginning of the industrial revolution. Charles Darrow was the first to secure a patent on the game and thus sold his interest to Parker Brothers, therby securing …
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Well, life is probably a little more complex than checkers, but I'm sure there are some ways to relate the two... it is possible to look at life as a struggle between two sides, red and black could represent good and evil, or man against nature, or even mand vs. himself.... The fact that you could e…
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In the British version, Picadilly, Leicster Square and Coventry Street. In the original game they are Atlantic Avenue, Marvin Gardens, and Ventnor Avenue.
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52, or 54 including jokers. Answer 52 + 2 jokers ANSWER 52/54 : correct, of course, for what is commonly called a "bridge" or a "poker" deck. A "pinochle" deck, on the other hand, has 48 cards: doubles of 9s, 10s, jacks, queens, kings, and aces, in each of the four suits. Jokers, which are no…
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The Domino theory did not refer to World War 1 but to the Cold War. It was the theory that stated that if on country in Southeast Asia went communist, like dominoes, the others would follow. It was proven true when Vietnam became communist and Laos and Cambodia went too.
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In bridge, bidding and winning all the tricks is called a grand slam. Historical note: A 1913 reference says a vole is "a deal at cards that draws all the tricks".
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Simple Simon is an electronic game. To play it, you have to remember the color sequence. Milton Bradley started selling this game in 1978.
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Craps is a fairly complicated game for beginners, not so much after you learn the basics. Most casinos offer lessons and in the smaller casinos the dealers are more than happy to teach the game and help you place the bets. See the related link for an explanation of how the game is played. If played …
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The Queen of Hearts in a deck of cards is often given symbolic meaning. Specifically, the card is thought to represent a variety of British queens, such as Anne Boleyn or Elizabeth of York, who was Henry VIII's mother.
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There are 225 SMALL (1x1) squares on a 15x15 board. There is a total of 1240 squares including multiple sizes.
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There are 64 squares on a checker board. In checkers, however, only half of them are used.64
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The brown group.
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Garry Kasporov has played a match (six games alternate white and black pieces) against 5 computers.Deep Thought in 1989 (Kasparov victroy)Deep Blue in 1996 (Kasparov victory)Deep Blue in 1997 (Computer victory, this is subject to controversy)Deep Junior in 2003 (Draw)X3D Fritz (Draw) The most well-…
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Fun board games huh? I would say something like poker, Cluedo, or Monopoly More I love RoboRally and Carcassonne. Blokus and Apples to Apples are good too, if you aren't near a specialty game store, and can't wait to order them online. It depends on what kinds of games you like. Twixt and Go are p…
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It'll depends on what brand and style if you go to Kmart or one of them places they will cost $5-$20
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Bicycle is one vary popular playing card company.
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Answer Professor77 is the ID of someone who is good at poker and makes poker videos.
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Most people play with players in groups of four. Three dice are rolled per group of four players, and the four players divide up into two teams. First round everyone tries to roll #1's. If you roll a 1, you get to keep rolling. When you don't roll a #1, then it is the next person's turn. When a team…
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Originally, the mascots name was Rich Uncle Pennybags, But, since 1998, Hasbro officially renamed him Mr.Monopoly. He has appeared in the second O in Monopoly since 1985, and on the community chest cards since 1936. Are you looking for Mr. Monopoly or moneybags?
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501, 301, 301 double in double out, and clock (1-20) in order. Other games are fives (played with a special board which only have the numbers 5,10,15, and 20. They must count down from 505. Also the oche is 9 feet from the board), darts cricket (also called Mickey Mouse, Horse and Carriage, Coach a…
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1. Tracey Island- most popular toy that experienced high shortages due to its popularity.2. Thunderbird's-very popular toy and were enjoyed even by men of certain age as they relived their childhoods with their children .
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You can get the rules from Hasbro's web site here: http://www.hasbro.com/common/instruct/Conflict.PDFThere are some general rules here:http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/147314 http://www.boardgamegeek.com/thread/69952both of the pages have general information and some specific rules.I also found …
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The grip when cards are held from the top in the right hand is known as biddle grip. It gives you complete control over the top cards.
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Answer 29 - 3 fives in the hand with a jack. turn card has to be the fourth five of the same suit as the jack
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There is a beanbag game that uses a cross and circles. It is called "Toss-a-Cross".
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Ko is a term used in a game called Go (Japanese), Weiqi (Chinese) or Baduk (Korean). It is one of the most played and oldest games in the world. It is very popular in Asia and is growing throughout the world. Ko refers to surrounding a piece or group of pieces on three sides, leaving a single openi…
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Answer It was believed that a type of checker was created in a country called Ur in Iraq in 3000 B.C or in Egypt called Alquerque and thena french man thought about playing it on a chess board which made the game have 36 peices.
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The Sumerians invented checkers. That's all there is to it.
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If you want to know "how it works", it works based on the IdeoMotor effect: not spirits and ghosts of days past. Remember it is a GAME and a TOY developed and manufactured by a game and toy company. The ideomotor effect refers to involuntary and unconscious motor behavior. The term "ideomotor actio…
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They are the same as ordinary Rummy, except for a few things: you are with words instead of sets and runs, of course ... and you start with 14 tiles, fill your tiles to 5 (?) each turn (see below for the printed line), and double your score if you use all your tiles. You must start with a first sign…
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You should look at Gold Mine (http://stratusgames.com/games/gold-mine). Players build a maze of mine tunnels and collect gold nuggets using mini miner figures. It has 100 game tiles, similar in size to Carcassonne tiles. Tile placement is somewhat similar to Carcassonne, but the pawns have free reig…
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Answer Checkers Chess Monopoly Scrabble Uno Life Clue Chutes and Ladders Candyland just a few that I remember Non-Traditional Those are good ones that you can find at a grocery store, but this site has a good Hall of Fame for games: http://www.gamesmagazine-online.com/gameslinks/hall…
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Answer Is a con game or a swindle . Actually It is a dice game. See this article for more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bunco
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They no longer make the one called Big Boggle, but it looks like Boggle Deluxe, which is also a 5X5 version, is still around.
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As far as I can tell, no. It is on Amazon.uk and some other UK online stores, but they won't ship to the US (or at least none that I tried... Amazon definitely won't). The only place I found it that would ship to the US was eBay, and I ordered the only ones I saw there. It is marketed by Tomy, but …
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If you mean the width of the board (how many pegs in one row across), the two versions are 4 holes (peg positions) and 6 colors5 holes (peg positions) and 8 colors
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Yes. I don't think that you can get all the languages, but you can get Spanish from a lot of stores, and I have seen at least three other languages on online games stores based in the US. Try AreYouGame or Funagain for the Spanish edition... I think they always have that one. BoardGameGeek is a good…
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Funny I still have that game. You can find them on ebay. good luck.You can find a copy of 1962 Twixt game and 1976 Twixt game at Don's Game Closet without having to deal with auctions. Just copy and past this link into your browser: http://www.donsgamecloset.comHope this helps you.Boardgame Guy
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A cup moves to letters to spell out a word.
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why so serious broo ha ha ha ha ha ha I'm olee greegggg!!!!! ....................................Motha likka
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Card tricks are all sleight of hand. Take this video for example (youtube video clip here-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7Xq2BmEm3s / don't worry about the video name - the video is about Justin miller performing a card trick with the black tiger gaff deck of cards, now as said it is all sleight…
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According to a study released by Jon McLoone, the Director of Business Development for Wolfram Research, the most difficult words to guess in hangman are words using double consonants such as ww, zz, or ff. His team analyzed a long line of data, created an equation to compute outcomes, and mapped th…
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A player starts the Monopoly Roller Coaster game by rolling the dice or spinning the spinner, depending on the version they have. Then the player moves his piece the number of spaces shown in clockwise direction around the board. The player must act according to the space he landed at.
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It took me a while, but I finally found it in the book _Board Games_ by Desi Scarpone (a book for board game collectors). It is called "Hide 'n' Thief" and was made by Whitman in 1965. She lists it as going for $30-$40 dollars at year 2002 prices, but ... I couldn't find even one copy anywhere on t…
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Hey.The Taboo version isn't called the same, and you therefore cannot find it under this name.You need to do a search using Tabù. (ù= Cap-Locks on, Alt+151).I hope this will help!Best Wishes
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Answer Try the British Go site. It compares different rule sets, and has links to each set so you know what the full rules are when you choose one to "go" with. :) The rules are very simple. The differences come into being as to how to count score and handicaps. Black goes first. Players alt…
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A grand slam is bidding and winning a contract of 13 tricks (all) in any suit or in no-trump. A small slam is bidding and winning a contract of 12 tricks (all but 1).
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Discuss five areas of phonology that make the English language difficult to learn.
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52 not counting the 2 jokers. There are 52 cards in a deck. Coincidentally, there are 52 weeks in a year... There are 4 suits - 4 seasons... All the digits on the cards in the whole deck add up to 365... spooky. :D
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Answers This game is not Chinese checkers. This game is Chinese Chess. It is somewhat the same as International Chess. This site will show you what the pieces are and how to move them. Chinese Chess is not too hard to learn, but it is sooo much fun to play!! i love you call me lol :)
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Monopoly was invented in 1934 by Charles Darrow. Parker Brothers began publishing the game in 1935 after initially rejecting Darrow's idea.
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There are five (5) different colors on a standard scrabble board. The colors, its number of squares and score are: red (8 squares) =triple word score pink (17 squares) =double word score dark blue (12 squares) =triple letter score light blue (24 squares) =double letter score offwhite (164 square…
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Probably so people during the Depression who were in danger of going broke in real life could get some fantasy relief for an evening by pretending to be rich.
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park place and boardwalk
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The most expensive places in Monopoly are always the one right before start (so last). They are usually dark blue in color, but depending on the Monopoly edition, the names vary. In a standard Monopoly game set, the most expensive properties are on the west side (with the GO square being on the top…
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The first spelling verification program was written for IBM mainframes in the late 1970's. The original was designed by a team of linguists from Georgetown University.
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Answer Crib! I haven't played in decades. The number 19 comes to mind, but it was so long ago. not played for awhile but it is 19
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There are 64 individual squares on a standard chess board. There are eight ranks and eight files. All the squares on a chess board are capable of being used in play.A chess board has exactly 64 squares. (An 8 by 8 array)
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give every one 10 SpongeBob $-dollars and 5 Patrick $-dollars
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Let's see... I haven't looked at my British version for a long time. Okay, I am going to list the properties by color. I'll also list the utilities and railroads under that. MayfairPark LaneBond StreetOxford StreetRegent Street PiccadillyCoventry StreetLeicester Square Trafalgar SquareFleet StreetSt…
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sorry and monoply i would have to say life,sorry,monopoly,perfection.
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52 cards are in a deck
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Chess is commonly believed to have originated in India during the Gupta empire, where its early form in the 6th century was known as caturaṅga. Around 1200, rules started to be modified in southern Europe, and around 1475, several major changes made the game essentially as it is known today
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One card game that uses three nickels per player has a couple of different names. Some know it as 'Pass the Trash' while others know it as 'Screw Your Neighbor'.
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Answer I've done some research on this myself. And the only place I've found that you can buy it is on ebay. It's not sold in stores apparently anymore. As of 4/19/09, Amazon had 10 used games for sale.
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Elizabeth Magie invented THE LANDLORD'S GAME-the game that eventually became Monopoly-in 1904. Ms. Magie, a devotee of Henry George's principles of economics, devised a game to teach the benefits of the Single Tax concept and sought to point out the folly of a system of property ownership in which a…
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Ra1 - a8 Ra8 - b8 Rb8 - b1 Rb1 - c1 Rc1 - c8 Rc8 - d8 Rd8 - d1 Rd1 - e1 Re1 - e8 Re8 - f8 Rf8 - f1 Rf1 - g1 Rg1 - g8 Rg8 - h8 Rh8 - h1 Using those moves, yes, you can sucessfully begin in one cornor and end in the other.
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Goku's appearance in db is 6, but then when he got married he was turning 18. then in dbz he was 21 ,when gohan was 3 then when gohan was 11 goku was 28 then in cell games he was 29 then in buu part he was 36 and gohan was 18 then in last part when he was fighting in the turnement with new good buu …
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There are 28 properties, including 4 railroads and 2 utilities. If you are only looking at properties you can build on the number is 22.
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The two men are not playing each other. Answer They're not yet done, they just finished the fourth game.
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It can mean several things actually, for example it can be a reference to an asian gang or in russian prisons it can stand for a thief as a career. It just depends on the scenario really
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I hope sometime soon. I dont see why people hate on this game. What, just because its not electronic or cost a lot it cant be cool? It was a great ice breaker back in my elementary school days. You gota love the feeling you get when tossing your slammer on the backs of plain pogs and reavealing a …
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Chocolate poop star and cheese fart their parents are called cake!Hahaha just kidding if you really want to know the answer go to www.iknowthat.comnot kidding..........
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poker is the mos popular card game
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