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[challenge entry] I've always wanted the full set....

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(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:29, archived)
# I'll take ten!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:30, archived)
# this needs to be made!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:30, archived)
# There's no 'knip' cards
and where is the 'spoon' counter?
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:31, archived)
# If you recall those are only available...
in the non association games, this is an official set so spoon and knip are replaced
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:32, archived)
# ahhh, the Heathcliff-Barrington variation
I'm assuming double 7's mean the diagonal play extends only to the embankment then?
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:34, archived)
# unless two or more players are in Dingle
or Double Card Dingle.

(I know it's obvious, but I always feel it's best to state these things fully)
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:36, archived)
# well of course
but we all have our own MC card deck these days don't we? I don't think there is any need to lumber us all by including another set
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:38, archived)
# Not quite
If you recall this is the 1932 championship edition with the Nerivsky modifcations around London Bridge and Archway to prevent jumping and cross ply-overs. I feel it's the most traditional mode, before Oysterifcation was introduced.
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:37, archived)
# I believe Dave the Hat and I tried that in our 4th round heat at the East of England Armitage Shanks Charity Bowl finals
however, he knipped me in the embankment, and I proudly kicked him in Cock Fosters with a double parallel diagonal which made him Kings Cross.
/turning into a samantha gag there
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:39, archived)
# I always try to get off before cockfosters
Prevents those tricky parental complications if you extend the game to Maidenhead......
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:42, archived)
# My friend Samantha is a keen birdwatcher
and recently discovered that her garden is home to a pair of rare british birds.

I was overjoyed when she invited me to bring my binoculars around to have a gander at her great tits.
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:44, archived)
# Dude.... it doesn't include a copy of the rules!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:33, archived)
# Oh?
I must have forgottent them, i'll post them out to anyone who registers their game
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:34, archived)
# Hurrah!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:52, archived)
# oh and there is a small postage charge
about 1600 for the full set should cover it.
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 11:00, archived)
# ha ha ha
bless you sir!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:33, archived)
# Mornington Crescent!
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:36, archived)
# In Japanese
Nishi-Shinjuku
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:36, archived)
# haha! great
there really aren't as many rules as people make out. unless you get a double hammersmith and you're wearing a tie, anyway
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:40, archived)
# thats the bueaty of the game
There are less than 16 volumes of rules with this version. Well unless you want to enforce the "das Riech" variations put forward by Pottersby and Von Klint in 1964 and then it's a whole new board game.
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 10:41, archived)
# Yes!
This is awesome
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 11:25, archived)
# This is the best post ever.
Although your set doesn't seem to include the Geneva ruleset train-hammer?
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 11:30, archived)
# it's the the 1932 championship edition remember
The train hammer ruleset was introduced for the tri-annual UK-France-Germany exhbition league. Which was bizarrely cancelled in May 1940 to some great annoyance if i recall.
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 11:36, archived)
# No Winterbotham-St John variation
What are you a fucking Noob?
(, Thu 26 Mar 2009, 21:02, archived)
# Winterbotham-St John?
That was thrown out in 1946 following that whole triple Queensway under a gibbous moon loophole.

Fucking amateurs.
(, Sat 28 Mar 2009, 7:29, archived)
#
Wasn't that replaced with the Paddington-reversal gambit in '53? I know it made the rules simpler after that.
(, Sat 28 Mar 2009, 13:16, archived)
# What you do with small fictional bears is up to you.
This is Mornington Crescent. Tonight we dine in Euston.
(, Sun 29 Mar 2009, 14:55, archived)
# Well played sir
That got most of a jaffa cake all over the screen.
(, Mon 30 Mar 2009, 18:05, archived)