1000 things I've learned from board games - win 100 GG!
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Is there a funny, weird or interesting thing you "learned" from board games? Here's the place to share it!

UPDATE: I will give away 100 on 30 October if there are at least 1,000 items in the list. I will draw 3 random numbers and each item with that number will receive 33.3 . (Obviously I won't tip myself so I'll draw again if the number would be my item.) The more items you add to the list the higher your chances are to win geekgold!
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276. Board Game: Rorschach [Average Rating:5.17 Overall Rank:10477]
Randall Bart
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Winnetka
California
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I learned making a game out of ink blots is like a dog's walking on his hind legs. It is not a great game; but you are surprised to find it playable at all.
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277. Board Game: Medieval [Average Rating:6.09 Overall Rank:3930]
Wendell
United States
temporarily Arlington VA
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Hey, get your stinking cursor off my face! I got nukes, you know.
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I learned that Cicero was right:
cicero wrote:
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
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278. Board Game: Bananagrams [Average Rating:6.38 Overall Rank:1234]
Christopher Bird
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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Taking turns? That's for wimps.
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279. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:165]
Christopher Bird
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Toronto
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It isn't what you do with your road; it's the size that counts.
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280. Board Game: Monopoly [Average Rating:4.46 Overall Rank:11156]
Randall Bart
United States
Winnetka
California
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The bank won't mortgage your property until you tear down the house on it.
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281. Board Game: Chicago [Average Rating:5.51 Overall Rank:8966]
Bart de Groot
Belgium
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Mobsters like bling. The more rings, the more important the mobster.
 
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282. Board Game: Yahtzee [Average Rating:5.22 Overall Rank:11073]
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Poker hand combinations.
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283. Board Game: Monopoly: Dutch Edition [Average Rating:5.00 Unranked]
Bart de Groot
Belgium
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As soon as you own several houses in a city, you want to level them and replace them with a hotel.
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284. Board Game: Light Division [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:7659]
Bart de Groot
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English.
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285. Board Game: King of the Tabletop [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:2847]
Wendell
United States
temporarily Arlington VA
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It's good to be King.
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286. Board Game: Unhappy King Charles! [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:782]
Wulf Corbett
Scotland
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...but not always...soblue
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287. Board Game: Monopoly [Average Rating:4.46 Overall Rank:11156]
Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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You can exchange a hotel for four houses--and gain some money in the process.
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288. Board Game: Break the Safe [Average Rating:6.09 Overall Rank:3149]
Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
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Guards always patrol in a clockwise direction; guard dogs always patrol in a counter-clockwise direction.
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289. Board Game: The Game of Life [Average Rating:4.05 Overall Rank:11160]
Christopher Bird
Canada
Toronto
Ontario
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No matter what you do in life, you will end up married with children.
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290. Board Game: Star Trek: The Next Generation Collectible Dice Game [Average Rating:5.10 Overall Rank:10487]
Christopher Bird
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Toronto
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Nobody likes collectible dice games for the games. They just want the dice.
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291. Board Game: Star Wars: Trading Card Game [Average Rating:5.78 Overall Rank:6206]
Christopher Bird
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Skill with the Force can be measured in dice.
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292. Board Game: Last Night on Earth: The Zombie Game [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:349] [Average Rating:7.10 Unranked]
Christopher Bird
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The only place you can find a weapon is indoors.
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293. Board Game: Lost Cities: The Board Game [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:708]
Dion Baxter
United Kingdom
Canterbury
Kent
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There are two types of game in the world. Games the wife will play and games she won't.
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294. Board Game: Tetris [Average Rating:5.65 Overall Rank:8779]
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Not every computer game should be made into a board game.
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295. Board Game: Vendetta [Average Rating:4.94 Overall Rank:10687]
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Gangsters shoot each other down randomly.
 
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296. Board Game: Mall of Horror [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:840]
Christopher Bird
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Toronto
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If your entire team is safe inside a store, you will still have to throw one of your own to the zombies for reasons one cannot adequately explain.
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297. Board Game: Abalone [Average Rating:6.44 Overall Rank:1151]
Christopher Bird
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Toronto
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This game is not pronounced like the seafish.
 
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298. Board Game: Doom: The Boardgame [Average Rating:6.94 Overall Rank:555]
Christopher Bird
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Sometimes, all you have is a pistol and then there's a Hell Knight. This is when you are boned.
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299. Board Game: 300: The Board Game [Average Rating:6.16 Overall Rank:5098]
Christopher Bird
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Toronto
Ontario
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This game only exists for geeklists that make it to #300.
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300. Board Game: Hungry Hungry Hippos [Average Rating:4.08 Overall Rank:11150]
Randall Bart
United States
Winnetka
California
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I learned that hippos eat marbles.
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