Category Archives: Board Games

playr.co.uk – Zilch

http://zilch.playr.co.uk/zilch.php I don’t often thumb-up Flash games – in fact, I don’t often play Flash games – but this is one that I learned IRL at a cottage years ago, and have enjoyed ever since. Trying to find others to play with me, though, is hindered by my complete inability to lucidly explain rules or […]

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Play Mah-jongg, the classic chinese tile game!

http://www.webworksllc.com/games/Mahjong.cfm Mah-Jong? Lies! This is not the ancient and entertaining Mah-Jong, but instead the children’s card game Concentration with the challenge of unseen cards completely erased.

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www.scrabulous.com

http://www.scrabulous.com/solitaire_scrabble.php Finally, a game for flopsweating, uncompetitive types like myself. I can place my words however I want, without the fear of a competitor taking that one spot I need to make the only word I’ll get all game. In a word, Scrabulous. Ta, Widdershins, for the Stumble.

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Inane | Define Inane at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Inane Inane, adj. 1.lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions. 2.empty; void. [Latin inanis, empty]

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http://www.spunkykitty.com/critter-hats-c-1.html?page=2&sort=20a Spunky Kitty holds two interesting records in WhoGivesAShirt-land: She was the first Stumbler ever to give my StumblePage a thumbs-up, and she was the first vendor I recruited for the LMCF. Any Stumblers dropping by the fair who’d like to say hi to me should look for the chubby, ecstatic nerd wearing this hat: […]

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http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/pl/page.funfacts/dn/default.cfm Many less-than-thrilling “facts” about the world’s least enjoyable board game (Risk being a close second.) To other nuggets of wisdom, such as “never get involved in a land war in Asia,” and the only slightly less well known “never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line,” I add the maxim […]

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Deliquescent | Define Deliquescent at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=deliquescent Deliquesce, intr.v. 1. To melt away. 2. To disappear as if by melting. Latin deliquescere : d-, de- liquescere, to melt, inchoative of liquere, to be liquid.

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Ineffable | Define Ineffable at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=ineffable Ineffable, adj. 1. Incapable of being expressed; indescribable or unutterable. 2. Not to be uttered; taboo: the ineffable name of God. Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ineffabilis : in-, not; effabilis, utterable

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Ketchup | Define Ketchup at Dictionary.com

http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=ketchup Word of the Moment: ketchup, n. The word ketchup exemplifies the types of modifications that can take place in borrowingboth of words and substances. The source of our word ketchup may be the Malay word kchap, possibly taken into Malay from the Cantonese dialect of Chinese. Kchap, like ketchup, was a sauce, but one […]

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Mah Jongg – Worldwide Web Site

http://www.mahjongg.com/ Ohhhhh yessssss! My toff of an uncle taught me how to play Mah-Jongg when I was four (then got all huffy when I managed to beat him every time, and refuses to play with me even to this day) and I’ve loved it ever since. For all that, though, a full grasp of the […]

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