My dad, like me, is fascinated by dollar-type stores, so he got the kids gift certificates to a place called “Five Below,” and took them there to get their presents. Rex bought this game:
The name of the game is the game
Karena texted me from the store for permission for Rex to buy it because it has poop content. Several months ago I forbade Rex to purchase a stuffed poop emoji, even with his own money. (Later he got my MIL to buy it for him – she thought it was a chocolate ice cream). Despite the content of this blog, and the content of my life – Rex’s nickname is Cloggo and Coach Jr’s nickname is Soggo – you cannot have poop-related toys and games in this house. Amended rule: Karena asking my permission for things puts me in an uncharacteristically good mood and thereby lenient.
Not ice cream.
The game is basically like charades. About 700 of the cards are emojis (you get 741 cards; this is awesome – until you spill them). Thirteen are category prefixes like “70s” or “TV show.” The rest are golden poop emojis used for score tokens. (The Engrish instruction book calls the banker the “poopmaster” – amazing) Guess three emoji puzzles right and you win. But it has to be three in a row since you lose one for each wrong guess, so if you have three people with totally different cultural/age backgrounds…prepare for a long game.
Karena: IT’S A PIRATE BOOK I READ IN BIBLE SCHOOL IN FOURTH GRADE
Rex: He’s a character from Pokemon!
Me: You’ve never heard of the Opium War?
Not only that, but good luck making anything sensible out of like, a wheelchair, a rooster, and a sad face.
So I bent the rules and just went with simple rebuses
Karena: CANADA POOP CLAP?
Me: Close, but not quite. You lose a golden poo.
Rex: Canadian poop clap?
CGB: 215 x 6; 225,235,245 x 3
HBPS: 255 x 2; 265,275,285 x 1
BTN: 161,162.5,163.5 x 1
SGDL+3: 305,335 x 2
RC: 85 x 5
WSF: 5.5 x 3
FP: 235,245,255,265 x 3
S: 295,325,345 x 3
MP: 185,187.5 x 1
SLDL+2: 275,305 x 2
WSG: 3 x 5