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Clear Off Your Kitchen Tables, It’s Time For Traditional Games!

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Episode Seventeen

Clear Off Your Kitchen Tables, It’s Time For Traditional Games!

Traditional games. You know, the games that kids used to play before the video games took their predecessors out back behind the shed and put a bullet in their head? We’re talking about classic card, dice and board games in this episode; their history, the math behind them, and how we came to be fans of them. But don’t worry, there’s still our usual brand of fun. We start off with a bunch of dice in an old Crown Royal bag, come up with the best idea for a middle-aged woman gambling den, learn that the creators of probability math were degenerate gamblers, point out that while the Moors brought the standard deck of cards to Europe, the Europeans were the ones that made all the face cards white, describe HG Wells as the world’s first grognard, and finally come to understand that learning to play a board game is a perfect metaphor for sex.

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Cards Against Humanity

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Episode Eight

Cards Against Humanity

This week we’re not focusing on a specific topic, instead we’re playing a game that turns us all into the most offensive people that you’ve ever met: Cards Against Humanity.

And for that reason, we’ve decided to protect ourselves with secret identities. Sort of.

Get ready to be completely offended as Pancho Batwings, Banana Johnson, Code Name: Kids Next Door, Indiana Bones play Cards Against Humanity, explain how they were trolled by a sixty year old man, discover that Indiana Bones has a side job at the Temple of Groom, learn which one of them is uncircumcised, quote the Jesse Spano Caffeine Pill Freakout, and go down a Top Gun rabbit hole no one saw coming.

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Cards Against Humanity can be purchased from Amazon here, or you can download it (legally) as a PDF and print your own here.

Top Gun’s (in)famous volley ball scene:

The Jesse Spano Caffeine Pill Freakout

 

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