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Old 02-05-2015, 12:17 AM
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Does anyone here work puzzles or play cards?

I like the 1,000 piece puzzles and puzzle books.

I used to like to play Solitaire; but can't find good directions anywhere on the Internet.

Also, has anyone tried of the cheapie Solitaire hand-held gizmos that are in Walter Drake or Harriet Carter catalogs?

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Old 02-05-2015, 09:59 AM
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connie189 my grandmother taught me how to play solitaire when I was young. Since the invention of computers and cell phones with games, I play solitaire daily. Unfortunately these methods allow or force you to cheat compared to the way Grandma taught me. I like her way better. It was called draw three. The electronic devices make you keep trying all possibilities before saying you failed. They have you move cards from the different piles, Grandma always said once a card is played you can not touch it. You won a lot less but it forced you to use your brain more. Hope this helps. If you want I can try screen shoots and send them via private message.
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http://worldofsolitaire.com/
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I wasn't sure where to put this post....

Does anyone here work puzzles or play cards?

I like the 1,000 piece puzzles and puzzle books.

I used to like to play Solitaire; but can't find good directions anywhere on the Internet.

Also, has anyone tried of the cheapie Solitaire hand-held gizmos that are in Walter Drake or Harriet Carter catalogs?

Thanks!

Connie I could help but think of the joke in the latest issue of BHM:

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A little silver-haired lady calls her neighbor and says, "Please come over here and help me. I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can't figure out how to get started."
Her neighbor asks, "What is it supposed to be when it's finished?"
The little silver-haired lady says, "According to the picture on the box, it's a rooster."
Her neighbor decides to go over and help with the puzzle.
She lets him in and shows him where she has the puzzle spread all over the table.
He studies the pieces for a moment, looks at the box, then turns to her and says, "First of all, no matter what we do, we're not going to be able to assemble these pieces into anything resembling a rooster."
He takes her hand and says, "Secondly, I want you to relax. Let's have a nice cup of tea, and then," he said with a deep sigh, "let's put all the Corn Flakes back in the box."
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:42 PM
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Coaltrain!

Wow! That's neat. Thanks! I won't have to chase cards all over the floor now!
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Coaltrain!

Wow! That's neat. Thanks! I won't have to chase cards all over the floor now!
Many a night (in the middle of the night) playing that as distraction from the pain so I might be able to get back to sleep.

It's a great game and best of all - free!
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Old 02-06-2015, 07:49 PM
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MissouriFree,

I had to read it 3x before I got it, LOL.

Then I read it to hubby and he cracked up right away.
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Thanks, Ciderman!

One thing I remember about the game (I was taught) that you could go a long while without winning. Which would drive me to play more....
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Old 02-07-2015, 02:49 AM
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Connie, there a lot of free apps for games available.
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