The W
Views: 99914934
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
22.10.07 0855
The 7 - One Question... - What are your favorite card games? Register and log in to post!
Pages: Prev 1 2 3 Next(207 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (42 total)
Packman V2
Bratwurst
Level: 71

Posts: 530/1331
EXP: 3021544
For next: 145585

Since: 16.3.04
From: Albuquerque, NM

Since last post: 47 days
Last activity: 17 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#21 Posted on 19.12.05 2125.57
Reposted on: 19.12.12 2126.05
Canasta, Rummy, Poker, and Solitaire...and when it comes to computer games I really like playing Pyramids.

Canasta is my favorite of the group though, used to spend all day playing it on weekends back in the day.
Brian P. Dermody
Liverwurst
Moderator
Level: 69

Posts: 898/1205
EXP: 2779277
For next: 90481

Since: 20.9.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 936 days
Last activity: 359 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#22 Posted on 20.12.05 0444.00
Reposted on: 20.12.12 0445.24
Much of my senior year English class was killed playing "Shitkickers" (pronounced "Shit-Kik-ahz")

It's really just a slight variant on a game that people know as Palace, Karma, or Shithead (pagat.com).

It may have just been a right-place-right-time kind of thing, what with old friends knowing their high school days are winding down and talking enormous amounts of trash. But we loved it so.

(Our rule variants were such: Four down, four up, four card hand, jokers force the next player to pick up the discard pile and lose a turn)

Since nobody plays that though, Hold em is as good a game as any.
J. Kyle
Boudin blanc
Level: 93

Posts: 1446/2389
EXP: 7941707
For next: 111133

Since: 21.2.02
From: The Land of Aloha

Since last post: 80 days
Last activity: 12 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#23 Posted on 20.12.05 0525.57
Reposted on: 20.12.12 0526.57
Texas Hold Em. No Limit is where the drama and excitement is. I like limit, but it's a bit like watching paint dry.

7 Card Stud. The game where you fold EVERYTHING!

Omaha HI/Low. Half Hold Em/Half Razz.

If you want to find me, I'm on Fulltiltpoker.net as JKyle.

Non poker favorites are:
Chez Geek (Where the object is to outgeek your roomies)
MagBlasy (Just try and find it if you don't know. There's no other way to explain)
and Trumps.
Torchslasher
Knackwurst
Level: 107

Posts: 1864/3273
EXP: 12783527
For next: 307826

Since: 17.1.02
From: New F'n Jersey

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 2 days
#24 Posted on 20.12.05 0929.44
Reposted on: 20.12.12 0931.49
Since I started watching Texas Hold Em, that is all I play. I play it sometimes at poker.com and at partypoker.net (MysteryMatt is my name at both places), and a group of us Target workers will go down to a diner most mornings after work and play Hold Em until the food gets delivered.

And to Geemoney, I enjoy Phase 10 a great deal. I seem to get beat at it quite a bit though as well.
britishiles
Head cheese
Level: 38

Posts: 103/332
EXP: 351636
For next: 18814

Since: 22.7.05
From: Tulsa, OK

Since last post: 25 days
Last activity: 23 days
#25 Posted on 20.12.05 1356.23
Reposted on: 20.12.12 1357.06
I like Texas Hold Em.

My wife loves Skip Bo and we also like Uno.

I have been playing Mille Bornes since I was a kid.
RecklessEric
Head cheese
Level: 40

Posts: 122/328
EXP: 405275
For next: 36038

Since: 23.1.02
From: Maine

Since last post: 27 days
Last activity: 10 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#26 Posted on 20.12.05 1416.57
Reposted on: 20.12.12 1421.03
Yeah, Texas Hold-Em for me too. No Limit and Omaha (RecklessEric at PokerStars, FullTilt, and PartyPoker.) I like Cribbage, Spades, Hearts, and Magic:The Gathering (on and off)
Mr. Boffo
Scrapple
Level: 114

Posts: 1441/3844
EXP: 16154555
For next: 155062

Since: 24.3.02
From: Oshkosh, WI

Since last post: 450 days
Last activity: 411 days
#27 Posted on 20.12.05 1841.22
Reposted on: 20.12.12 1842.14
I play the unofficial card game of Wisconsin, Sheepshead. Otherwise I've enjoy hold-em, but I've only played it in home games.
BOSsportsfan34
Pepperoni
Level: 66

Posts: 777/1097
EXP: 2385596
For next: 76268

Since: 2.1.03
From: MA

Since last post: 47 days
Last activity: 2 days
AIM:  
Y!:
#28 Posted on 20.12.05 1846.08
Reposted on: 20.12.12 1846.19
I like Black Jack and Texas Hold 'Em, but my favorite card game is 45's.

Most of you probably haven't heard of it, as it is a regional game from where I live (Merrimack Valley section of MA and Southern NH). Supposedly, it was brought down by immigrants from the atlantic provinces of Canada (maybe some canadian wieners might know of it?).

Here is a website dedicated to it. It is a site that sells a computerized version of the game, but it also has a section that explains the rules.
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 111

Posts: 2118/3584
EXP: 14706014
For next: 162392

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 1 day
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#29 Posted on 21.12.05 1244.41
Reposted on: 21.12.12 1245.52
Oh Hell and Cribbage.
Wolfram J. Paulovich
Frankfurter
Level: 56

Posts: 711/742
EXP: 1335011
For next: 63174

Since: 11.11.02
From: Fat City, Baby

Since last post: 2955 days
Last activity: 2326 days
AIM:  
#30 Posted on 21.12.05 1305.16
Reposted on: 21.12.12 1305.59
Hearts and Gin Rummy. Gin is great because you can play for money or for fun; and unlike rummy, you don't need to pile cards all over the place. It's very nicely portable. But I love hearts. Unlike spades, there's no damn partner getting in the way. There's no need to cooperate at all. Instead, you can sit down to a devoted strategy of giving the Queen of Spades to whomever has the lowest points, during every hand. And then laughing, with relish.

Also, I tend to shoot the moon a lot. And when I fail; ah, screw it... back to handing out the Queen of Spades to everyone else until I bring their scored up toward mine.
asteroidboy
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 2212/2241
EXP: 7238624
For next: 230317

Since: 22.1.02
From: Texas

Since last post: 1428 days
Last activity: 336 days
#31 Posted on 21.12.05 1531.50
Reposted on: 21.12.12 1532.24
We grew up playing Spite and Malice, it's played with two decks and I've never met anyone outside my family who has played it.
El Nastio
Andouille
Level: 90

Posts: 946/2228
EXP: 7182121
For next: 6515

Since: 14.1.02
From: Ottawa Ontario, by way of Walkerton

Since last post: 6 days
Last activity: 1 day
ICQ:  
#32 Posted on 21.12.05 1539.12
Reposted on: 21.12.12 1539.45
I echo the sentiment about non-cards cards. I play Yu-gi-oh from time to time.


As for conventenial cards games, I love me Crib!
ShotGunShep
Frankfurter
Level: 59

Posts: 758/836
EXP: 1577950
For next: 95188

Since: 20.2.03

Since last post: 2536 days
Last activity: 2423 days
#33 Posted on 21.12.05 1629.13
Reposted on: 21.12.12 1630.46
Used to play a lot of Guts in high school. Now that is probably the easiest way to lose a lot of money playing cards in a night. And people cheated like crazy on top of it.
Kei Posiskunk
Kolbasz
Level: 47

Posts: 152/480
EXP: 718702
For next: 47507

Since: 7.1.02
From: Central PA, USA

Since last post: 141 days
Last activity: 91 days
#34 Posted on 25.12.05 2023.47
Reposted on: 25.12.12 2024.35
As far as card games that don't use the standard deck of 52, I've always found Fluxx (which uses its own self-contained deck) to be incredibly fun, and I've always wanted to try another game from the same company, Chrononauts.

I just don't have anybody to play them with...
ekedolphin
Scrapple
Level: 132

Posts: 2910/5387
EXP: 27008754
For next: 123250

Since: 12.1.02
From: Indianapolis, IN; now residing in Suffolk, VA

Since last post: 125 days
Last activity: 35 days
#35 Posted on 25.12.05 2101.03
Reposted on: 25.12.12 2101.04
I like to play Blackjack, Uno (particularly at my grandparents' house-- my grandmother is hilarious playing this game), and Bullshit (which we call "I Doubt It" at Nee-Nee and Pop-Pop's, and we used to call it "B.S." in middle school).
Kevintripod
Boudin blanc
Level: 90

Posts: 650/2282
EXP: 7049799
For next: 138837

Since: 11.5.03
From: Mount Pleasant, Pa.

Since last post: 3 days
Last activity: 6 hours
AIM:  
#36 Posted on 25.12.05 2223.17
Reposted on: 25.12.12 2223.30
Poker, Black Jack, UNO, Crazy Eights.
Deputy Marshall
Liverwurst
Level: 66

Posts: 480/1148
EXP: 2387740
For next: 74124

Since: 28.6.04
From: Troy, NY

Since last post: 6 days
Last activity: 14 hours
#37 Posted on 25.12.05 2315.34
Reposted on: 25.12.12 2317.51
Gotta be Asshole.
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 125

Posts: 2465/4719
EXP: 22167226
For next: 287001

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 49 days
Last activity: 13 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#38 Posted on 27.12.05 1146.28
Reposted on: 27.12.12 1150.03
After about eight straight hours of Texas Hold'em on Christmas Day, my brother-in-law introduced us to Anaconda. I'm sure there will be many an hour (and dollar) burned away playing that in the future.
ShotGunShep
Frankfurter
Level: 59

Posts: 760/836
EXP: 1577950
For next: 95188

Since: 20.2.03

Since last post: 2536 days
Last activity: 2423 days
#39 Posted on 27.12.05 1451.33
Reposted on: 27.12.12 1452.05
Anaconda. jeez, I really hate those crazy poker variations. They really put the gamble back in poker.
geemoney
Scrapple
Level: 112

Posts: 1774/3788
EXP: 15264261
For next: 73992

Since: 26.1.03
From: Naples, FL

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 20 min.
AIM:  
#40 Posted on 27.12.05 1602.09
Reposted on: 27.12.12 1602.43
Just played "Apples to Apples" yesterday. I'm considering a career choice when I can convince someone to pick my term best suited for "misunderstood": it was "Fidel Castro."
Pages: Prev 1 2 3 NextThread ahead: Where do you play poker online?
Next thread: Whadjagive?
Previous thread: What are your favourite Xmas chocolates?
(207 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - One Question... - What are your favorite card games?Register and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.272 seconds.