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Old 02-20-2013, 09:16 AM  
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Anyone else play them? I like Mancala and Monopoly. I have a old version of Monopoly but will be upgrading soon.


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We play dominos when the kids come over sometimes. Haven't played a board game in years.


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I play dominoes as well, but I get tired of it quickly.

Pick up some board games, they are a blast. My wife and I play them a lot, even without the kids. We played Sorry last night.

Good times!
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Used to play Stock Ticker, great game but they left out brokers, bankers and agents. I guess if they had put them in there would be no winners.
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And everyone else would lose.
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Monopoly and Life are close to real life. You either become super rich or you fall off the edge of the world or the board anyway.
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I miss them, grew up with them.
Can't find people to play Scrabble anymore, my favorite. The online versions just can't compete.
Play cards (Spades) online when I feel like getting cussed at.
I drag Apples to Apples to family gatherings just in case people want to have a few laughs without much time investment or mental strain. It gets pretty good reception even for the skeptics.
It seems the trivia games just serve to humiliate people.
Chess... *sigh*
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Mancala, my parents had a nice handmade board that they used as a coffee table type decoration that visitors couldn't ignore.
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I play dominoes as well, but I get tired of it quickly.

Pick up some board games, they are a blast. My wife and I play them a lot, even without the kids. We played Sorry last night.

Good times!
My wife likes to break out Yahtzee when she wants my undivided attention.
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Mancala, my parents had a nice handmade board that they used as a coffee table type decoration that visitors couldn't ignore.
Do you have any pics? I've been wanting to do something like that for some time.

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My wife likes to break out Yahtzee when she wants my undivided attention.
I love Yahtzee. I didn't play it as a kid so it was new to me as of a year ago.


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