Petty Annoyances
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OK, I freely admit to being a bit obsessive, so here are a few things that really get on nerves
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1. Board Game: Thurn and Taxis [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:349]
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Upside down cards
Please, when you replenish the suppy of cards make sure that they are all the correct way around.
This applies to lots of game, but it especially annoys me in Thurn.
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2. Board Game: Dominion [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:72] [Average Rating:7.67 Unranked]
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Shuffle Overload

Shuffling bothers me. In every game with cards I always worry in case I haven't shuffled enough. I usually have to place all the cards face down and swish them around to make sure.

With Dominion I have to cope with this stress every few turns
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3. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:281] [Average Rating:7.22 Unranked]
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Cracking Up

No matter how hard I try I can never get the hexes to fit snuggly inside the frame, there are always a few gaps.
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4. Board Game: Tobago [Average Rating:7.13 Overall Rank:389]
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Don't put that there!

When setting up the game it really bothers me when people put huts in the middle of a lake or palm trees in the mountains. I try and persuade myself that the hut could be on stilts or the palm tree in a grassy valley but it is still not right.
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5. Board Game: Stone Age [Average Rating:7.62 Overall Rank:79]
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Bad housekeeping

Please keep you resources in nice neat piles, not scattered all over the place. It really puts my teeth on edge
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6. Board Game: Chicago Express [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:361]
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Please make sure those trains are all facing in the same direction, please!
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7. Board Game: Pandemic [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:73]
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"Chennai, Chennai. Where's Chennai? Where IS it?"

Disease cubes blocking city names. Let the names breathe, please.
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8. Board Game: Agricola [Average Rating:8.02 Overall Rank:17]
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I know one gamer who gets annoyed that when I bring my Family Members home at the end of a round, I stack them all in one room, rather than spread them out one per room.

The problem remains when I use the "Grow Your Family Even Without Room" action space.
 
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9. Board Game: Catan [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:281] [Average Rating:7.22 Unranked]
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It really bugs me when the number chits in Catan slide around. It upsets my sense of order or something. So I cut circles out of my land hexes so the chits can't move. I feel better now.



Maybe it should bother me that the chits are facing any which way, but it doesn't!
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