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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 272: "These Foolish Games" Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   (farktography.net) divider line
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2010-07-21 8:01:48 PM  
44 votes:
Fark, the Game
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75 point word, baby
 
2010-07-21 10:02:43 PM  
24 votes:
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2010-07-21 8:03:46 PM  
24 votes:

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That Farking Dog

22 years later, and I still can't shoot his arse.

Bigr at Flickr


 
2010-07-21 8:04:08 PM  
23 votes:
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Laser Tag - Every boy's birthday party in our family.

 
2010-07-21 8:02:39 PM  
22 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:04:02 PM  
21 votes:
Shuffleboard

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2010-07-21 8:03:53 PM  
20 votes:
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2010-07-21 8:02:30 PM  
20 votes:
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Slug Bug

~AND~



BINGO!


(Bingo #9)

 
2010-07-21 8:02:31 PM  
19 votes:
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2010-07-21 9:41:47 PM  
17 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:04:11 PM  
17 votes:
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Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary...
Never could quite bring myself to count to 100

 
2010-07-21 8:04:51 PM  
16 votes:
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If you think this game is easy, then you don't know jacks.
 
2010-07-21 8:03:38 PM  
16 votes:
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The 19,999th shot with my DSLR.
Afraid to take the next one. It has to be good. (unlike most of the previous 19,999
 
2010-07-21 8:03:19 PM  
16 votes:
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Don't Break the Ice


My impersonation of a 2.5-year-old trying for the first corner piece - tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-ta​p-tap-OH MY GOD!-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-t​ap-tap-tap -tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap-tap...

 
2010-07-21 8:01:36 PM  
16 votes:
 
2010-07-21 10:03:37 PM  
15 votes:
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2010-07-22 12:22:37 AM  
14 votes:
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Shogi

 
2010-07-21 8:26:16 PM  
14 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:04:47 PM  
14 votes:
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Yahtzee! This game is so old it only cost $1.49 when first purchased

 
2010-07-21 8:04:20 PM  
14 votes:
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Pinball Wizard
My husband used to design the working parts of pinball machines. This one is in our basement and U-Man has the highest score.

 
2010-07-21 8:15:43 PM  
12 votes:
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Vegas, baby!

 
2010-07-21 8:08:36 PM  
12 votes:
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Ball & Jacks
I wow the grandchildren with my skills. U-Man may be King of the Pinball Game --I'm Queen Mother of Ball & Jacks.

 
2010-07-21 8:07:53 PM  
12 votes:
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Death Metal band members playing horseshoes between sets.

 
2010-07-21 8:05:42 PM  
12 votes:
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Parcheesi. A royal game of India

 
2010-07-21 8:05:40 PM  
12 votes:

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The cake is a lie

Bigr at Flickr


 
2010-07-21 8:04:26 PM  
12 votes:

 
2010-07-21 8:03:35 PM  
12 votes:
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Tools of the Trade
My parents have the first edition

 
2010-07-21 8:02:14 PM  
12 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:02:07 PM  
12 votes:
Senet
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4600 year old Egyptian precursor to backgammon. Deceptively simple.
 
2010-07-21 8:01:40 PM  
12 votes:
1) Mancala

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(Clickr for Flickr)
 
2010-07-21 8:01:35 PM  
12 votes:
Hopscotch Air!

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(^)

 
2010-07-22 3:59:59 AM  
11 votes:
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2010-07-21 11:58:22 PM  
11 votes:
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Shoot the Moon

 
2010-07-21 8:56:41 PM  
10 votes:
1/2
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Beer Bottle Racing
A winter game played at our yacht club.
 
2010-07-21 8:27:59 PM  
10 votes:
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Now that's Gangsta. Bigger.
 
2010-07-21 8:14:30 PM  
10 votes:
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My grandson is obsessed with "Adventure" on the old Atari game system. He would play it all day if we let him.

 
2010-07-21 8:12:38 PM  
10 votes:
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Puzzles
Puzzles take over the dining room table when family is together. We needed to put a rule in place that my son-in-law could not work on them late at night because he'd always finish them before anyone else had a chance

 
2010-07-21 8:02:11 PM  
10 votes:

Game, interrupted.

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(^)

 
2010-07-22 12:01:29 AM  
9 votes:
Do card games count?

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2010-07-21 9:38:06 PM  
9 votes:
Strategy

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2010-07-21 8:03:57 PM  
9 votes:
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Why settle for one when you can have tons?

 
2010-07-21 8:02:54 PM  
9 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:04:25 PM  
8 votes:
3) Armored Combat

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(Clickr for Flickr)

(Yes, it has complicated rules, teams, and there's a winner and a loser...)
 
2010-07-21 8:03:15 PM  
8 votes:
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Naughty Scrabble

Link (new window)

 
2010-07-21 8:02:55 PM  
8 votes:


Mankala, now with special magic stones!



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(^)

 
2010-07-22 6:11:50 AM  
7 votes:
Kate's Dice

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pops to flickr.

2/2

Dice seem to be a running theme, too. I don't seem to have any Scrabble pictures around, though.
 
2010-07-22 12:11:14 AM  
7 votes:
3/3
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Jeneric Jenga Yes I know It's spelled wrong
big (new window)

 
2010-07-22 12:10:32 AM  
7 votes:
2/3
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Pinochle
large (new window)

 
2010-07-21 8:57:16 PM  
7 votes:
2/2

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Good ol' Scrabble
 
2010-07-21 8:26:58 PM  
7 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:19:53 PM  
7 votes:
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When at Ohio State in the early 80s, we had a rather wild party at our apartment that featured "Jello Twister". Tape a Twister game to a sheet of plastic, add two gallons of Jello and a couple of drunks and viola, a party that people will talk about as one for the ages.

 
2010-07-21 8:12:21 PM  
7 votes:
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Simpsons Chess
 
2010-07-21 8:04:15 PM  
7 votes:
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A real game, too.
 
2010-07-21 8:02:28 PM  
7 votes:
2) Chess

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(Clickr for Flickr)
 
2010-07-22 12:14:55 AM  
6 votes:
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Darts!
 
2010-07-21 8:47:29 PM  
6 votes:
Cornhole
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No, really, that's seriously what this game is called. It's not played *quite* this way, though, except by 2 year olds.
 
2010-07-21 8:17:03 PM  
6 votes:
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2010-07-21 8:02:55 PM  
6 votes:
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Which is most Delicious?
In "Apples to Apples", you be the judge

 
2010-07-21 10:49:54 PM  
5 votes:
An old cribbage board (my grandmother and mother used to play this all the time. I'm no good at it.)

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LGT flickr

/2 of 3
 
2010-07-21 8:28:14 PM  
5 votes:
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Hallway Bowling


P&S.
 
2010-07-21 8:19:33 PM  
5 votes:
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Link (new window)
 
2010-07-21 8:04:57 PM  
5 votes:
 
2010-07-21 8:03:39 PM  
5 votes:
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Warhammer 40,000 figure. Click to embiggen
 
2010-07-21 8:01:36 PM  
5 votes:
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Bigger (new window)
 
2010-07-22 12:35:47 AM  
4 votes:
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Not Shogi

 
2010-07-22 12:09:34 AM  
4 votes:
1/3
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Cribbage
big (new window)

 
2010-07-21 8:14:24 PM  
4 votes:
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Crazy Eights

 
2010-07-21 8:02:45 PM  
4 votes:
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Appropriate for 'round these parts.

 
2010-07-21 8:01:43 PM  
4 votes:
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Wooden Balls

 
2010-07-22 6:39:33 AM  
3 votes:
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Playing cards and instruments.

embiggened (new window)
 
2010-07-22 6:09:22 AM  
3 votes:
Heavy 1

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more SCA tourney stuff.

1/2
 
2010-07-22 2:14:37 AM  
3 votes:
2/3


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Championship Round

 
2010-07-22 12:24:14 AM  
3 votes:
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The new wave of Shogi players

 
2010-07-22 12:04:54 AM  
3 votes:
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You can never have too much Risk in your life.
2/2
 
2010-07-22 12:03:19 AM  
3 votes:
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Random board games
1/2
 
2010-07-21 10:48:37 PM  
3 votes:
I see scrabble is a common theme here :)

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(LGT flickr)

/1 of 1
 
2010-07-21 8:18:40 PM  
3 votes:
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2010-07-21 8:17:49 PM  
3 votes:
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2010-07-21 8:12:36 PM  
3 votes:
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More horseshoes,at the campground this time.

 
2010-07-22 9:48:56 AM  
2 votes:
Shoot, totally forgot to post this last night.

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2010-07-22 8:06:29 AM  
2 votes:
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2010-07-22 7:25:32 AM  
2 votes:
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Scrabble seems to be very popular here today, even with a lot of the same words.
 
2010-07-22 2:22:19 AM  
2 votes:
3/3


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Rules and Officials

 
2010-07-22 2:10:51 AM  
2 votes:
1/3


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Annual Jarts Tournament



ugh, sorry for the blank
 
2010-07-22 1:16:43 AM  
2 votes:
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A great table-top strategy game my friends Jamie and JP (Castle Games) designed and produced!
 
2010-07-21 10:52:03 PM  
2 votes:
Another game I'm not very good at. My late father & late brother were very good players. I always enjoyed playing but invariably lost.

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LGT flickr

/3 of 3
 
2010-07-21 8:05:38 PM  
2 votes:
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One more 40K for good measure. Clicky to embiggen
 
2010-07-23 8:54:45 AM  
1 vote:
Well, I'm late to the party, and while I didn't shoot this specifically for this contest, it works, so I'm using it.

Chocolate checkers (click for Flickr)

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2010-07-22 7:22:18 AM  
1 vote:
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Monopoly!
Boardwalk FTL?
 
2010-07-22 1:14:30 AM  
1 vote:
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In The Doghouse!
 
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