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    Default Favorite Board Game

    My daughter is watching this show on VH1 about games. Really bringing back some memories. So I thought, hey, a new thread (lol).

    I was the MAN at Stratego, but if I had to pick a fav it would be Clue.

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    RISK!

    Wasted MANY college weeknights on that one when I should have been studying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcaldwell
    RISK!

    Wasted MANY college weeknights on that one when I should have been studying.
    Is RISK the one where you are any one of a few different armies of different continents of the world. and you "battle" one another and determine losses/wins by rolling dice? I cant remember for the life of me......If thats the game, what a great way to blow 3-4 hours of downtime on a 24 hour shift! We were so into it at one point, we would play it at the watch desk so that whoever was coming or leaving watch could still stay in the game!!!!

    On Sundays, we would play twice- once after truck checks/breakfast then take a nap, and then once in the afternoon or after dinner!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FWDbuff
    Is RISK the one where you are any one of a few different armies of different continents of the world. and you "battle" one another and determine losses/wins by rolling dice? I cant remember for the life of me......If thats the game, what a great way to blow 3-4 hours of downtime on a 24 hour shift! We were so into it at one point, we would play it at the watch desk so that whoever was coming or leaving watch could still stay in the game!!!!
    That's the one.
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    I loved playing Risk. I also enjoyed a game very similar to Risk called Axis & Allies
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    JENGA!!!!!








    (not a board game but it was still fun)
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    Battleship would be #1. Monopoly is #2. Chess #3.
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    MOUSETRAP

    A few of us rebuilt the game into a table-long death trap, once it was assembled.

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    I like chess
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    Favorite board game...Scrabble!

    A bit disappointed in the VH-1 number 1 -- the Hula Hoop? All the "toys" out there and it's the Hula Hoop?
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    Sequence is my favourite but I have been known to play pictionary amongst others at parties.
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    I also liked playing Othello and Connect 4
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    My favorites are Scrabble and Trivial Pusuit.
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    Monopoly but let me ask i anyone ever heard of the Uncle Wiggly Board game.

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    Beer Pong...

    Okay, it's not a board game, but it's tabletop! Does that count?


    Monopoly always is fun, Scrabble and The Game of Life are close second/thirds to that.
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    I had an Emergency game when I was a kid that was kind of like Monopoly. You picked cards that had different runs/situations and everyone had a colored plastic fire engine for their game piece. Not my favorite, but just something I thought of reading this forum. I dominate in Trivial Pursuit 80's edition though. We had Uncle Wiggly too.

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    Skip-Bo is very addicting; I used to play UNO and Yahtzee alot.
    Keep up the good work, stay safe, and God Bless!!!

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    A bit disappointed in the VH-1 number 1 -- the Hula Hoop? All the "toys" out there and it's the Hula Hoop? [/QUOTE]

    I agree the friggin' hula hoop?

    Anyway, a few here were good, Beer pong...oh yeah!!

    Naked Twister anyone? (Females need only apply).

    When it comes to relaxing, I'd have to say Uno? can that be considered a board game?

    If not Monopoly or Trivial Pursuit..
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    Has to be "operation". gosh I was a surgeon back in those days, I could remove that femur without touching the buzzer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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