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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Strange Games reader Lemoncat sent in this childhood game, a variation on hide and seek and various defending the base type games. "Three wooden clothes pegs leaning against the bottom of a wall two either side and one resting on top. Two teams are formed, however many kids are up for it. The first team take it in turns to lob a tennis ball and smash the sticks far and wide, once this is achieved

The Krispy Kreme Challenge

Monday, January 28, 2008

As we are on a strange-food-related games then...If you are trying to lose some weight then moderate exercise is a great way to shed a few excess pounds but you should try and avoid the Krispy Kreme Challenge . The perfect sporting event for all budding Homer Simpsons is held annually in Raleigh, North Carolina and was started in 2004 by the state's university students.Around 3000 competitors run

Wagon Wheel Rolling Championship...even more biscuit fun

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Continuing the theme of unusual games involving biscuits there is news of an exciting event in May. The world's first Wagon Wheel Rolling Championships to be held in the Black Horse pub near Slough. Slough is the birthplace of the famously large, chocolate covered marshmallow biscuit and this event will celebrate its 60th birthday. The competition itself is a bit like a biscuit bagatelle...each

Biscuit Throwing~more biscuit fun

Friday, January 18, 2008

Staying with the theme of fun with biscuits we have Biscuit ThrowingThe one biscuit you should never pick if you enter a dunking competition, the humble Rich Tea, is the very one chosen for its aerodynamic properties in Biscuit Throwing. The World Biscuit Throwing Championships, an irregularly held charity event, were first held at the 2002 Glendale Show, Northumberland. Contestants have three

Strange Games with Biscuits: Malteser Blow Football & Competitive Biscuit Dunking

Friday, January 11, 2008

Inspired by the advertisement for the delicious ball shaped chocolates Malteser Blow Football is a great game for football fixated chocoholics everywhere. Make two teams containing two players. One player from each team forms a goal by kneeling down on opposite sides of a small table so that their bottom lips are at table level, they now open their mouths as wide as possible. Their team mates

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