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Updated on November 28, 2015
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My Favorite Toys are Games and Puzzles

The word TOY means "a plaything for children". To me, it is much more than that - and this obsolete Dictionary definition fits perfectly in my opinion: "a playful or amusing act; diversion; pastime."

Board games are fun for families, giving hours of enjoyment. Card games have been around for generations and in such variety that you'd never run out of favorite ones to play. Jigsaw puzzles can be a 'group' activity or a 'solitary' form of entertainment, giving you many hours of pleasure. Below are a few of my favorites, along with some special family stories about them.

Board Games

Scrabble - My Favorite Game

I love board games, card games and jigsaw puzzles. My all-time favorite board game is SCRABBLE. As a young woman with a new baby, my neighbor was another young SAHM. Since our children were all of 'afternoon naptimes' ages, Norma and I began 'neighboring' during that time period and began what was to become a year-long, nearly daily, Scrabble marathon. Both of us loved words and word games and we became such experts - finding all those obscure 2-letter words to finish off the last of our tiles - that our husbands refused to play with us - they couldn't compete!

We started out with a simple Scrabble board and played so much that eventually wore the lettering off the tiles! The version I have today is a board with insets to hold the letter tiles in place and a rotating game board. Whether a simple or a fancy game board, the game Scrabble can't be beat for hours of fun and enjoyment.

Deluxe Turntable Scrabble Game

Having a Scrabble board with a swivel base so you don't have to work upside down when it's your turn, and a plastic grid to keep the letter tiles in place, makes for a very enjoyable game time. There is also a handy bag to store the letters when they're not in use.

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Funniest Scrabble Story

The funniest Scrabble game time happened with another couple - friends of ours. My hubby, Bob, had the best play he'd ever found, a 7-letter word - BAZOOKA - high scoring letters indeed, and there were THREE, count 'em, 3, places on the board where he could have played it on a Triple WORD Score. You guessed it --- there were three other people who had turns before his next turn. Naturally (and unknowingly) each of us played on those Triple Word Score sites! Poor Bob - he was SO disappointed! He eventually played the word KAZOO on a double word score earning a respectable score of 36 points, but the 7-letter word (which gives you a bonus of 50 points for playing all your letters in one play) on a Triple Word Score would have netted him a Huge 156 points and won him the game!

A Scrabble Dictionary is a Very Helpful Resource

The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary

This Scrabble Players Dictionary has more than 100,000 playable two- to eight-letter words. Those 2-letter words become very helpful at the end of a game when you're trying to use up your last remaining letters! :)

 

Card Games

Card Games

The most fun of all...

Playing cards were found in China as early as the 9th Century, and it's popularity has continued to grow. I can't imagine not having a deck of cards around.

I've enjoyed card games all my life, from childhood hours of Canasta with my grandmother to teaching MY grandchildren "War" and "Uno". My parents seemed to learn some of the most unusual card games over the years, having a "new" one to try every visit. My favorites are Pinochle and Kings-on-the-Corner. And the most fun card game ever I learned by the name of "Dwindle". It may be known by other names. You can't beat a deck of cards to give you or you-and-a-group hours of entertainment.

Card Games and Playing Cards.... - Children, Parents, Grandparents -- all ages love to play cards!

Uno Card Game
Uno Card Game

Uno was my kids, and now my grandkids, favorite card game.

 

Solitaire - Now it's Everyone's Favorite Card Game on the Computer!

Solitaire is also called patience and refers to single-player card games involving a layout of cards with a goal of sorting them in some manner. Anyone who enjoys card games likes Solitaire. There are more variations than you can 'shake a stick at' and in today's computer age the standard Solitaire game on computer has really increased it's popularity and is irresistible when sitting in front of your computer. (My favorite version is 'Spider Solitaire)

December 28 is "Card Playing Day"

Three Thirteen Card Game
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Three Thirteen - a Fun 'Rummy-Style' Card Game

I recently learned a new card game called "Three Thirteen" that is such fun. It's a form of Rummy and is an eleven-round game played with two or more players. The Rules can be found on Wikipedia. I've played it with just two players, with three players and with 6 players and each way is enjoyable. My favorite part of the game is the fact that the wild cards change with each hand!

Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw Puzzles

A great source of family entertainment

My third favorite 'toy' entertainment is Jigsaw Puzzles of at least 500 pieces and up. We've literally spent 'hours' working on a puzzle.

About 4 years ago, after having our jigsaw puzzles packed away for years after a move, our interest was not only rekindled - it became a constant source of entertainment. We unpacked the puzzles we owned, set up a card table just for puzzles, and worked our way through all we had. We were enjoying it so much, that we then took all our puzzles to a local church thrift store, donated them, and bought another group for $1.00 to $3.00 each. Believe it or not, we had a jigsaw puzzle going without a pause for an entire year -- until another move came up and we had to pack them away. It might be about time to get them out again!

Kids Love Jigsaw Puzzles Too

Don't forget the little ones. While you are enjoying working on your current jigsaw puzzle, let the kids have puzzles that are easy and fun for them to do. A fun activity on a rainy or snowy day!

Favorite Jigsaw Puzzle Story

This Pizza is actually a Puzzle!

My brother and sister-in-law were also big jigsaw puzzle fans. One year on vacation we bought another copy of this pizza puzzle and took it with us on a visit to family.

Our family routine on visits was such that everyone (grandparents, parents, sibs & spouses) would meet up at my brother's house the day we arrived and we'd order pizzas for dinner. This particular visit, Bob & I announced we'd go pick up the pizza order.

At the pizza place we requested an extra, empty, pizza box, put the pizza puzzle inside, put it in the middle of the pile of 3 other 'real' pizzas in boxes, and took them back. My sister-in-law began to open up the boxes on the table for everyone to begin to serve themselves. When she got to the 'pizza puzzle' box, it looked so real that her first comment was "why is there cellophane on this pizza?" We all had a good laugh over that, and they enjoyed the gift of the pizza puzzle.

Kids Will Love Their Own Pizza Puzzle~

Tuzzles-Tuzzles Pizza Pie Puzzle
Tuzzles-Tuzzles Pizza Pie Puzzle

A fun wooden puzzle for a toddler, or a great way to teach fractions to a student from 1/8 to a whole!

 
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There's Even a National Games and Puzzles Week!

Celebrate - Play a Game - Put Together a Puzzle

National Games and Puzzles Week is always held during Thanksgiving Week, which is the 3rd week in November here in America. In 2015, Games and Puzzles Week will be from November 24 to November 30. The awareness week was designed to recognize the educational value of puzzles and games. But it can also be just plain fun. Games and puzzles are not just for kids. Adults are holding "game nights" as social activities in their homes - which are gaining in popularity.

Why not use this week as a fun way to spend time with your family by playing board games and working jigsaw puzzles together!

So, dust off your board games.... get out your jigsaw puzzles... have some fun this week, and every week!

National Puzzle Day!

Celebrated on January 29!

Who created this day and when remains a puzzle. :-)

INTERNATIONAL Puzzle Day

is July 13!

Games & Puzzles Gifts

To Make a Special Time Unique...

Games and Puzzles can be more than a toy, treat or fun activity. I'll bet you never thought of using one as a unique gift item - for yourself or to give as a gift - to celebrate a holiday or special event!

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Which one is your favorite form of entertainment?

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      Wednesday-Elf 2 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      I'd love to take your family on in Scrabble, Mouse. Word games in general, and Scrabble in particular, are my favorite games to play -- and I've had a LOT of practice with Scrabble. :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 2 years ago from United States

      We play a variety of board games and card games in our home. Scrabble is always a fun game too. We play it both with individual players and with teams. Our family can actually boost of having a few Scrabble tournament champions. I am not one of them, but they definitely cut their Scrabble teeth on me :)

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      Wednesday-Elf 2 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Too bad we don't live close to each other, Dawn Rae. I'd love to play card games and board games with you. I don't have many people to play games with either, except my brother once a week

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      Wednesday-Elf 2 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Three thirteen is the newest card game I've learned, BuckHawk. I play it with my brother at least once a week. It's so much fun.

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      Wednesday-Elf 2 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Ha, ha, Brite-Ideas. You could eat a pizza, THEN put together a pizza puzzle.... LOL.

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      Wednesday-Elf 2 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      I used to play cards at two different library branches in St. Louis once a month each, Mary Beth, and really enjoyed it. I agree it is great to get together with other retired people to play games.

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      Dawn 2 years ago from Maryland, USA

      I love card games and board games. I never have enough people who want to play with me though.

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      BuckHawkcenter 2 years ago

      You hit my hot button with all these games and puzzles. You have some that even I haven't seen yet.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 2 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      that pizza puzzle is funny - I'd have to have a real one in front of me though, cause doing the puzzle would make me hungry

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      Mary Beth Granger 2 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I really enjoy board games and card games. I belong to a game day group where we meet one afternoon a month, share a bite of lunch and then play a game together. It is a great get together for us retired ladies.

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      Ruthi 3 years ago

      Scrabble has always been my favorite board game too. And I do love jigsaw puzzles and nearly always have one going. I haven't started one in a while and maybe I will now that you've reminded me of something I enjoy in my spare time. (What is spare time?)

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      Wednesday-Elf 3 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @asereht1970: Scrabble is my favorite board game too, asereht1970. Glad you enjoy it. Thanks for stopping by.

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      asereht1970 3 years ago

      Scrabble will always be my no. 1 board game. My late Dad introduced this game to us kids when we were young to challenge us and to help us broaden our vocabulary. Great lens, it brought back beautiful memories.

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      BuckHawkcenter 4 years ago

      You know I love jigsaw puzzles! But, I also love Scrabble and your story of hubby and his lost Bazooka was too cute!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 4 years ago from United States

      I'm game!!! LOL, sorry, I couldn't resist! It was the answer that came to mind when you asked "would you like to play a game?" I do love board games!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Very original especially the pizza puzzle and the board games.

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      BuckHawkcenter 4 years ago

      Love your puzzles! I'm a big jigsaw puzzle lover!

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      DecoratingEvents 4 years ago

      Just had to come back to this awesome article about games and puzzles. You have included lots of my favorites!

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      Dianne Loomos 4 years ago

      Jigsaw puzzles are my favorite. I don't have much time to do them any more but maybe I should make time!

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      Holley Web 4 years ago

      Scrabble is my all time favorite game! I love it. We have several versions of it, including the spinning one on the Lazy Susan. It is perfect for a family to play! :)

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      queenofduvetcover 5 years ago

      My favorite game is also scrabble. =)

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      Churchmouse LM 5 years ago

      Just a bit!!!!! Even used to make our own jigsaws, with a laser cutting machine that my brother bought. It was huge fun - and we had a fantastic subject in pipe organs. which is the speciality area I do my photography in these days. All those pipes!!! I adore any puzzles really so absolutely love your page. My favourite board game...um, that's a hard one. Scrabble naturally is a favourite but lately have been playing Upwords; also love Scotland Yard. And lately too, Monopoly Deal card game has been a favourite in our family.

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      MaggiePowell 6 years ago

      Ohhhh! this is great! We are a family of game players....have you tried Qwirkle? or Rummikubs? They are great for all ages

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      Donnette Davis 6 years ago from South Africa

      Scrabble... I am GOOD.. better than at baseball quizzes lol...

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 6 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      I like card games, but Scrabble has been my favorite for years. My dad and I played Chinese Checkers when I was little, and my Mom, Dad and I always had a jigsaw puzzle going. I love this lens and thank you for visiting my lens and including it in your related lenses.

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      nyxxie 6 years ago

      I love scrabble. In general I just love thinking games.

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      Cynthia Davis 6 years ago from Pittsburgh

      Always favored Monopoly, still my favorite board game.

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      Jess Mahler 6 years ago from Lehighton, PA

      These days I'm more active in role playing games, but I have fond memories of family game night. My brother snuck in a win on Scrabble with 'zap' on a triple word score once. Never let me forget it.

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @anonymous: I've never heard of the board game, Spontuneous, but it sounds like a lot of fun. I'll have to check it out! Thanks for introducing me to it.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      We love Spontuneous! It's a singing board game that our whole family gets into.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Jigsaw puzzles drive me insane, I can sit still long enough to do them. I do love a good game of Scrabble though.

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @cinstress: Hi cinstress. Thanks for visiting. You may not be able to find any information about the Card Game I mentioned called "Dwindle". It was a game taught to us by friends in California years ago and I've never played it with anyone else outside our family since then. I'm not sure what the real name of the game is -- Dwindle is what our friends called it. :)

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      cinstress 6 years ago

      I love your lens. I'll have to look up Dwindle and see what that's all about

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      moskit 6 years ago

      Haha! I love the pitza puzzle. Very interesting and colorful lens.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great lens, not enough people playing board games like we always used to. I love jigsaw puzzles too :)

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      irenemaria 6 years ago from Sweden

      This was such a lovely lens! You are blessed!!!

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      SofiaMann 6 years ago

      I love these games. Nice lens.

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      poutine 6 years ago

      I love jigsaw puzzles and Scrabble.

      Not too good with card games, except Solitaire on the Internet.

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      Andy 6 years ago from London, England

      I like playing board games. Monopoly is probably my favourite (the original London version)

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      hotbrain 6 years ago from Tacoma, WA

      I'm not a big jigsaw puzzle fan. I do like some card games and scrabble. Also, I like battleship, chess, mancala, othello - just to name a few games.

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      BuckHawkcenter 6 years ago

      I am a jigsaw puzzle fan and I certainly enjoyed this whole tour of games. Ergo, Angel Blessed and featured on Angel Wings November 2010.

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      livingfrontiers 6 years ago

      Games are really a great way to connect with family and friends!

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      Jimmie Lanley 6 years ago from Memphis, TN, USA

      We love games too. Lately we've been on a Boggle craze.One reason I like card games so much is that they are very portable. Pop a pack in your backpack and you can play on planes, trains, or in airports.

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      DecoratingEvents 6 years ago

      It's official. We are the same person! LOL I love scrabble, cards and puzzles as well as this lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      The pizza puzzles and the story are a great idea to do to someone. During the winter I like to play board games and put puzzles together, tis my season for it. Congratulations on the LOTD on this wonderful games and puzzles lens Elf. ~ Well done. ~ Lensrolling to Word Games lens.

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      AlaskaHydro LM 6 years ago

      I have always loved puzzles and after reading your lens, I am going to go out and get a new one. Thank You for the great work you have done.

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      GabrielaFargasch 6 years ago

      Loved your lens! My favorite board game ever is also Scrabble! I used to play it every afternoon after school with my Mom and sister....... Great memories......... Too bad my daughter doesn't like it........

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      BW Duerr 6 years ago from Henrietta, New York

      When I was growing up I also learned to pay Canasta at my Grandmother's. My sister and I played countless hours of Monopoly. I wish my kids played board games, ad card games with me, but the most I could get them to play is Uno which was a solid favorite. Thanks for the memories. Favorited and lensrolled to Twilight Eclipse Puzzles.

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      CutMan LM 6 years ago

      I like your pizza puzzle story. You should tell us where to get one.

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      JHFSEO 6 years ago

      My family plays a ton of card games, and I married into more. African Rummy, Hand and Foot, Pitch and a lot more. With a little imagination there's a lot you can do with just a deck of cards. What, no cribbage boards? :) Great lens.

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      elizajane202 lm 6 years ago

      I loved reading about your pizza puzzle story. :) Board games are this family's favorite thing to do together.

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      ohcaroline 6 years ago

      I really enjoyed your Scrabble stories. I am a Scrabble nut. I played it online till I couldn't play any more. I'll get back there again. And jigsaw puzzles are wonderful. They are addictive to me. Great job on this lens.

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @Grasmere Sue: Thank you, whitemoss, for the sweet blessing. My whole family is crazy about card games! :)

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      Sue Dixon 6 years ago from Grasmere, Cumbria, UK

      Cards- I love playing cards even now! Lensrolled to my Cards lens, also to my Angel lens, with a blessing!

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      Wednesday-Elf 6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @Charmcrazey: Thanks SO much for your 'charming' angel blessing, Fitz :). So pleased you stopped by. I love doing jigsaw puzzles. They are addictive - can't just sit down for 5 minutes and work on one without an hour going by....

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      Wanda Fitzgerald 6 years ago from Central Florida

      Puzzles are my favorite. This lens has lots of great games. It's been squid angel blessed.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I love to play cards. Solitaire is great fun, but I like Uno and other card games that require more than one player.

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      AlisonMeacham 6 years ago

      My family love games and puzzles. It is great family time and also we use them a lot for home school.

      Thank you for your recent visit to my Squid Angel lens - it means a lot!

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      Anthony Godinho 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      This lens took me down memory lane when I was a little kid and used to play board and card games with my siblings and cousins. Some of the games you mentioned here were the ones we played too. I haven't played a board / card game in a long time now. It was funny to read about your hubby's scrabble story...funny indeed! ;)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Back to lensroll to my Electronic Banking Monopoly. Thank you for visiting it and for your lensroll.

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      CannyGranny 7 years ago

      I love Board Games too, all games and puzzles really, and I'm a keen fan of Scrabble. As for jigsaws, you need more patience than I have

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      My favorite board game is Scrabble. I can play for hours and not get bored. I never quite had the patience for jigsaw puzzles though. Happily my son loves board games and card games and would rather play with me than watch TV.

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      Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

      Our family really enjoyed Scrabble and Monopoly ... and we almost always had a jigsaw puzzle going for everyone to work on. I like to play Solitaire and crossword puzzles, but am having a heck of a time trying to get good at Soduko.

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      reasonablerobby 7 years ago

      My favourite was a Waddingtons game called Spyring. You can still pick up he odd copy off ebay. Lots of fun and intrigue they should bring it back!

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      HelloDarcie 7 years ago

      I love games too and am so happy to find others. Anyone played Rummikub? Right now that's my favorite game to play and I can't seem to get my fill of it.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 7 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Yes, I love jigsaw puzzles! My family always had a big one to work on over the Christmas holidays. We played all kinds of card games too, and Scrabble. And yes, I love to play Solitaire on the computer!

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      julieannbrady 7 years ago

      Scrabble is definitely my favorite ... sometimes when we play, we allow use of a dictionary but need to put a firecracker under hubby because he loves to come up with unique words and sometimes takes too long with that dictionary. But, all in all, this is the most fun game for us.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      I like arranging puzzles; scrabble I like too but since I'm not very good in English I can't enjoy it that much.

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      Paul Turner 7 years ago from Birmingham, Al.

      fun site! Good job!

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      kimark421 7 years ago

      Wow, I haven't played Canasta in years. This lens reminded me how much I loved it. Great lens. 5*s from me.

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      justholidays 7 years ago

      @anonymous: Simple pleasures... what a fantastic way to end your comment. I cross my fingers for all humans find happiness in simple pleasures!

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      justholidays 7 years ago

      Hey! Now that I'm an Angel, I can come back and give more love to this lens that I loved so much last time I went to it!

      SquidAngel blessings, my dear :)

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Nice job on the lens. As you well know I, (we) grew up on board games, card games and such. Now with a seven yr. old of my own we have the opportunity to play more now. Some of our games are the same ones I played as a youngster. With todays fast paced, instant gratification extreme entertainment lifestyle, most people forget the simple pleasures of board and card games. I would much rather play several hands of cards than play a video game or watch extreme TV shows. Thanks for reminding everyone of the simple pleasures.

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      July4 LM 7 years ago

      Our family loves family game night, these games are classics! We love jigsaw puzzles. Our favorite game is boogle.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Awesome lens, 5* and Fav!

      Hope 2010 brings you all you wish for. :)

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      sittonbull 7 years ago

      Better late than never Pat... Congratulations on LOTD... that's fantastic! Have always loved board games and used to play regularly.... cards too.

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      lasertek lm 7 years ago

      Nice lens! Me and my siblings normally play board and card games when we get together. We enjoy our games so much that we usually forget how late it is in the evening. Jigsaw puzzles on the other hand is my bonding time with my children. I purchase a puzzle game and together we form the pictures. It is so much fun. Everyone must try it. Here's 5* for this lens.

      Hope you could visit my lenses and this fb page. Thanks

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      SophiesFavors 7 years ago

      great lens, enjoyed it very much

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      Queenie7654 7 years ago

      cool lens!

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      TanyaWhaley 7 years ago

      Truly Awesome lens! Love it! 5 *'s and favorited! Happy New Year! Wish you all the best!

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      congrats. on the LOTD. Well deserved.

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      nebby2009 7 years ago

      Awesome, I'll have to try these for sure!

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      Sara Duggan 7 years ago from California

      I think I enjoyed UNO most when I was a child. Jigsaw puzzles give my brain a workout which these days, I try and stay away from. :)

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      Rhonda Albom 7 years ago from New Zealand

      Congratulations on LOTD! Loved your collection of great games, we are a game family, and love many of these too.

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      Kapalbility 7 years ago

      Hey, Pat, I just dropped by to congratulate you for the LOTD! This is very well deserved. Aesthetically, this looks awesome, the content is rich and the lensmaster is a great person! Again, congratulations. :) - Lensrolled!

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      Sue Mah 7 years ago from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

      Congratulations on LOTD. Great lens. I love board games too but these days there is no one that I can play with.

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      Sherry Venegas 7 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Glad to meet you and congratulations on LotD. I enjoyed looking at your collection of lens. I can see you enjoy Squidoo and will be a Giant soon. I like Scrabble too. My husband has given me three Scrabble games but he will not play. So I have gone to puzzles and Squidoo.

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      Linda Hoxie 7 years ago from Idaho

      Board games are so much fun for the whole family, my best memories of spending time with family come from playing games with them! Congratulations on LOTD, well deserved!

      Linda

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      KimGiancaterino 7 years ago

      Congratulations on LOTD!

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      totalei 7 years ago

      I also love board games and jigsaw puzzles. After completing the puzzles, I used to glue them and frame them to hang on the wall. I am not good at card games, but as a child I played War with my grandfather....this brought back memories. Great lens!

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      LaToya998 7 years ago

      i love puzzles too! congrats on LOTD!

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      Seeking Pearls 7 years ago from Pueblo West

      I love board games too and played many hours of Canasta with my grandmother. Congratulations on your LOTD. Great Job!

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      Kimsworld LM 7 years ago

      This lens brings back some memories!

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Wow! Congratulations on LOTD! :)

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      Robin S 7 years ago from USA

      Congrats on LotD!

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      LuvPeaches 7 years ago

      these are my favorite games too!

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      Wednesday-Elf 7 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      @ZenandChic: Thanks so much, Jewels. I'm honored by your angel blessing.

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      myraggededge 7 years ago

      I love all the games featured here, esp Scrabble. Well done on LOTD!