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Playing card

Playing cards is the name for the 54 cards used in card games like poker, bridge, blackjack, solitaire, and Go Fish. There are 52 basic cards in a deck not including the jokers. These cards have a suit and a number called the value or rank. There ...

                                               

Bang!

Bang! is a card game. It is set in the Wild West. It was made by an Italian man named Emiliano Sciarra. This year, there were many expansion packs for the game. With all of them, this game can be played with eight players at the most.

                                               

Belote

Belote is a French 32 card trick-taking game. This game requires four players divided into two teams. There are many kinds of belote: "belote," "belote coinchee," and "belote avec annonce". All of them come from a Dutch game, played since 1600.

                                               

Blackjack

Blackjack is a kind of card game which usually involves gambling. It is often played in casinos. There is a dealer, who deals cards from a special device called a dealers shoe or a shuffling machine. The dealer has one to eight decks. When there ...

                                               

Clash Royale

Clash Royale is a freemium real-time strategy game developed and published by Supercell. The game combines elements from collectible card games, tower defense games, and multiplayer online battle arena games. The game was released globally on Mar ...

                                               

Go Fish

Go Fish is a game with playing cards. 2 to 10 people can play. Every player gets five cards. The rest of the cards the deck are put face down where all the players can get them. Cards that are the same color and the same number are called pairs. ...

                                               

Hyakunin Isshu

Hyakunin Isshu is list of wakas written by 100 famous waka poets. They are cards that have writing on them. There are 200 cards divided into two groups – 100 Yomifuda cards and 100 Torifuda cards.

                                               

Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering is a trading card game. Players buy and trade cards, and build their own card decks. Decks must have at least 60 cards. Players can play in tournaments, and there are even professional Magic players. Most players of Magic: Th ...

                                               

Pinochle

Pinochle is a card game. It is played with four players on two teams. It can be played with one or two special pinochle decks. A pinochle deck has 48 cards, two each of 9, 10, J, Q, K, and A in each suit. A pinochle game has four hands. The team ...

                                               

Solitaire

Solitaire is a card game for one player game using a deck of playing cards. A player wins the game when the player has all the cards in four different deck by color and number. There are many variations types of solitaire, such as Klondike, Freec ...

                                               

Uno (card game)

Uno is an American card game that was made by Merle Robbins in 1971. It has since been bought by a company named Mattel. It uses 108 special cards that are made just to play Uno. It is similar to Crazy Eights. The cards are put into 4 different g ...

                                               

Whist

Whist is a classic English trick-taking card game which was widely played in the 18th and 19th centuries. Whist is played by four players. They play in two partnerships with the partners sitting opposite each other. Players cut or draw cards to d ...

                                               

Yu-Gi-Oh! (trading card game)

The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game is a Japanese card game developed and published by Konami. It is based on the fictional game of Duel Monsters, which is the main story for the anime series Yu-Gi-Oh!. It is played around the world, but mostly in Ja ...

                                               

Dice

Dice are objects used in games when something random needs to be done, such as moving a game piece a random number of places on a board. Most dice are cubes that have the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on the faces. Dice are sometimes made in other ...

                                               

Backgammon

Backgammon is a game played by two players. Each player moves pieces around a board. Players roll two dice to find out how far their pieces can move in one turn. The winner of one game is the first to get all pieces all the way around, and off, t ...

                                               

Craps

Craps is a game that uses dice. It is a game of chance. Players make bets on the outcome of the roll. Players can bet other players or the casino. Players may wage money against each other or a bank. Because it requires little equipment, "street ...

                                               

Pig (dice)

Pig is a jeopardy dice game played with one die. In jeopardy dice games, a player decides to roll or hold. A player that rolls risks a turn total, and may gain a higher turn total or score nothing. A player that holds scores the turn total. John ...

                                               

Yahtzee

Yahtzee is a popular dice game that is well-known all over the world. The object of the game is to roll five dice to create certain combinations such as: Four-of-a-kind: Four dice showing the same number Large straight Five numbers in sequence, s ...

                                               

Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons is a paper-and-pencil roleplaying game. Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson created Dungeons and Dragons in the year 1974. Many people today think that role-playing games RPGs are only played on a computer, but that is not true. From t ...

                                               

Gamemaster

A gamemaster is a person who plans, referees, solves arguments in and otherwise runs a role-playing game with more than one player. They are almost always seen in games where all the players are on the same side, and less often seen in games wher ...

                                               

GURPS

The Generic Universal RolePlaying System, or GURPS, is a role-playing game system created by Steve Jackson Games. It emphasizes a set of rules that can be used in any time or world. Characters are created using a point-based system. There have be ...

                                               

Hangman

Hangman is a paper-and-pencil guessing game played by two or more people. One player thinks of a word, phrase, or sentence, and the other players have to try and guess it. They do so by calling letters or numbers that they think are in the word. ...

                                               

Pig Latin

Pig Latin is a language code or game and is most often used by children who speak English. The usual rules are: For words that begin with consonants, move the consonant to the end of the word and add "ay." For words that begin with vowels, simply ...

                                               

Rebus

A rebus is a picture, letter, number, or symbol that is used to represent a different word that has a similar pronunciation. In English, if a person was writing the sentence "I see you tonight" in a text message, the person might write "⊙ L C U 2 ...

                                               

Strc prst skrz krk

Strc prst skrz krk) is a tongue-twister in the Czech and Slovak languages that means "stick a finger through the throat". Many people know the sentence for both being valid and having no vowels. Each syllable has a liquid consonant a consonant th ...

                                               

Coin collecting

Coin collecting is the hobby of keeping different coins. Some people do it just for pleasure, while others collect coins for the history of the coins. People can collect coins that are old, rare, beautiful or just interesting. Coin collecting is ...

                                               

Philately

Postal history studies the history of how mail and stamps were processed. This relates to post offices, postmarks, and how mail is taken from place to place. Aerophilately studies airmail mail that travels on planes. Astrophilately studies stamps ...

                                               

Alaskan king crab fishing

Alaskan king crab fishing is an event done in the winter in the Bering Sea near Alaska. People fish for many King Crabs. The crabbers fish from boats between 40 and 250 feet in length. They throw steel cages, called pots, over the side of the boa ...

                                               

Bottom trawling

Bottom trawling is trawling along the sea floor. It is also called "dragging". Bottom trawling can be either benthic trawling or demersal trawling. Benthic trawling is towing a net at the very bottom of the ocean. Demersal trawling is towing a ne ...

                                               

Casting (fishing)

In fishing, casting is the act of throwing bait or a lure using a fishing rod, reel, and line. Several types of rod and reels are designed just for casting. The method of casting can vary but in each case the object of casting is to get the bait ...

                                               

Catch and release

Catch and release is a practice in sport fishing for conservation of the various species. Once caught, the fisherman carefully and quickly removes the hook from the fishs mouth. Then, without causing any harm, returns the fish alive to the water. ...

                                               

Fishing dredge

A fishing dredge, also known as a scallop dredge or an oyster dredge, is a kind of fishing net. It is pulled along the bottom of the sea by a fishing boat to collect scallops, oysters and other kind of clams, crabs, and sea cucumber. Fishermen th ...

                                               

Fishing lure

A fishing lure is an object used to catch fish. It is tied to the end of a fishing line. A fishing lure is made to look like something a fish would eat. They move in a special way and have certain colors. Lures have fishing hooks attached to them ...

                                               

Fly fishing

Fly fishing is a method of sport fishing. An artificial fly is cast into the target area with a fly line and fly-fishing rod. This way, the fisherman or woman can catch a lot of fish, both freshwater and marine. Fly fishermen and women use specia ...

                                               

Jigging

Jigging is a method of fishing. It is well known in Japan, especially in Okinawa, the United States, and Canada. This way of fishing need a unique fishing lure called a jig. The hook does not hang bait. It consists of a model that resembles an in ...

                                               

Muskellunge

The muskellunge is a freshwater game fish. It is the largest member of the Esox family. The muskellunge is also called the muskie or maskinonge. It is native to northern and eastern North America. Muskies have been introduced into other U.S. stat ...

                                               

Pike Place Fish Market

The Pike Place Fish Market is an open air fish market located in Seattle, Washington at the corner of Pike Street and Pike Place. It is known for their tradition of fishmongers throwing fish that customers have purchased, before they are wrapped. ...

                                               

Shark finning

Shark finning is the act of removing fins from sharks. It is mostly done when shark is still alive. The sharks are sometimes thrown back to the ocean after removing their fins but they are still alive. since they are unable to swim properly, they ...

                                               

Whaling

Whaling is the practice of hunting whales. This is done to get meat and oil, called blubber. Hunters of whales are called whalers. Whaling has been done at least since 3000 BC. Many communities on the coast have done whaling for food for a long t ...

                                               

Family tree

A family tree is a chart showing family relationships in a tree structure form. The more detailed family trees used in medicine, genealogy, and social work are known as genograms. As normally showed, a family tree "grows" down from the top, from ...

                                               

Federation of Genealogical Societies

The Federation of Genealogical Societies is a non-profit organization and consortium of Genealogy Societies. Its headquarters are located in Austin, Texas in the United States. It works with genealogy organizations around the world.

                                               

Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is a 0.5-by-68.38-metre long embroidered cloth – not an actual tapestry – which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England as well as the events of the invasion itself. The tapestry is annotated in Latin. ...

                                               

Crochet

Crochet is a way of creating fabric from yarn or thread using a crochet hook to pull loops of yarn through other loops. It is similar to knitting, except that usually only one loop is active at one time, and that a crochet hook is used instead of ...

                                               

Embroidery

Embroidery is the art of decorating fabric or other materials with designs stitched in strands of thread or yarn using a needle. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. Sewing mach ...

                                               

Knitting

Patterns called cables are typically used on sweaters, particularly on fancy Aran sweaters from Ireland. Different kinds of stitches create different patterns in knitting. For example, the stretchy ends of knitted sleeves are called ribbing.

                                               

Excise stamps of Ukraine

Excise stamps of Ukraine are a kind of Ukrainian revenue stamps to collect excise tax. They are used in accordance with the Ukraines presidential decree of 18 September 1995 "On approval of the excise duty on alcoholic beverages and tobacco produ ...

                                               

Stamp album

A stamp album is a book, often loose-leafed, in which a collection of postage stamps may be stored and displayed. There are also stamp albums in the form of binders. Many collectors buy preprinted already printed albums and pages, which are made ...

                                               

Stamp collector

A stamp collector or philatelist collects postage stamps as a hobby. Stamp collectors normally keep the stamps in books called stamp albums. A philatelist can study various aspects of definitive stamps and other types of stamps, cancellations, an ...

                                               

Figure skating

Figure skating is both an art and a sport, in which people skate around on ice, doing jumps and spins. It is done at the Winter Olympics, and it has its own world championships. The name means to make figures or patterns on the ice. People skate ...

                                               

1994 Cobo Arena attack

At around 2:35 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 6, 1994, American figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was hit on the lower right thigh with a baton at the Cobo Arena in Detroit, Michigan. She had just finished practising on an ice rink in the arena ...