Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Dime Bingo

Last night was our second and, sadly, our last night at Dime Bingo. Rick and Shirlene are great friends and very fun so I hate to not go with them, but damn, someone is going to get hurt! It is a toss up as to who is worse, the old fart calling the cards who thinks he is funny, or the obnoxious people playing the game.

The game itself is easy and would be fun for kids. You take a deck of cards and divide it into 4 parts, 13 cards for each person. You lay it out on the table in suits so you can see them. This is a social game, everyone can see your cards and poke you when you miss one. The dealer tells you how many dimes to put in a cup to pass up front, from one to three. Then he tells you what cards, if any, to put into the pile. Like all your hearts, or 8s and Aces, or face cards, etc. Then he draws a card, one at a time. The person with that card throws it into the pile. It can be fun, a good drinking game. Easy and the first person to toss all the cards wins the dimes. In one version, everyone stands up, when you get a card called, you sit down. The last one standing is the winner.

I wanted to go with Shirlene to play, she loves the game, and Paul wanted to get be out of the motor home at night. But it isn't happening for us.

3 comments:

Katie said...

so why aren't you going again?

Grandma Marjie said...

The annoying number caller and players. Not to mention I am not a game player.

Katie said...

oh yes the people who have nothing better to do with their time...