Posts Tagged ‘game’

Gator Wins Again.

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

[Found here.]

Charles Brace Darrow’s Contribution To The World: Monopoly

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Darrow’s “Monopoly” made him a millionaire, but it wasn’t completely original. It was an adaptation of “The Landlord’s Game” patented over three decades earlier by Elizabeth J. Magie:


Elizabeth Phllips (nee Magie) renewed her patent in 1924.

[Found here.]

Another Great Gift Idea: Marblehead

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Marble Head Game

Poke the Marble Head and the Whole Family will become excited, whoever they are. I really don’t want to know…

[Found here.]

Saturday Matinee – Bearded Dragon Ant Crusher Praying Mantis Cursor Eater Blue King Brown Toots Maytals Sharon Jones Dap Kings

Saturday, 17 December 2011

[h/t Juan Epstein]

Praying Mantis, Praying Mantis, does whatever a Praying Mantis does.

Awesome Aussie RiddimReggae Rock.

Toots & The Maytals’ Pressure Drop.

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings got the Southpaw.

Dang. Too much too little too late, but that gets me five. Have a great weekend. See you all tomorrow.

The .Gif Friday Post No.170 – Plasma Bunny, Grand Theft Auto Cat, Cleese Spinner

Friday, 8 April 2011

[Found herehere and here.]

How To Win At Hoseface

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Oh, man, this is a game I’d fight to get in on.  I don’t care if it was manufactured and sold by Hasbro, Milton Bradley, Ohio Art or Whammo, the pure psychological strategy of this simple game is awesome.

First step is to show up to the party early. Then get the ante to a decent level, and once the pot is there, that’s when you talk about how you practiced with the set earlier. Of course you don’t remember which color you practiced with, as you start sniffling and hacking a bit. (Complaining about a slight fever helps.) Then start the game immediately, and without hesitation, hock up a loogie into the trash can.

Gentlemen’s rules say anyone who quits forfeits the pot. INSTANT WIN!

[Found here.]

Another Great Gift Idea: Sick Japanese Dog With Infectious Saliva Game!

Thursday, 11 December 2008


Okay, um, lessee.  You open the sickly dog’s skull, stick his tongue to the roof of his mouth and pour in a bunch of green slime with little tidbits in it.  Now the sinuses are loaded. Close the head, and doggy drools infected pus with candies that you try to retrieve with electrified tweezers before they land on his tongue.

But here’s the excellent twist:  If you pick the wrong tidbit, you are awarded with 110V of Japanese current coursing through your metacarpals.  Hilarity ensues as you roll on the floor convulsing uncontrollably.  Everyone’s a loser in this game, not just you!

It still doesn’t beat “Pie Face” as our all-time favorite strategy game, but it’s a close second.

[Found at RGS, with many more to choose from. Nice archive of gifts here.]

Feed the Head

Monday, 8 September 2008

Click on it.  G’head.  ‘Sokay.

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