Monday, December 20, 2010

Haiku Monday "Games"

We made up our own
In the basement or outside
Before Atari


Pinochle is one
Cribbage would be another
I'm proficient at

9 comments:

Boxer said...

ahahah. Mr.Boxer's first computer was an Atari. I think he would have married it if I hadn't asked first.

fishy said...

" Before Atari" .... much family/game time has been lost to electronic entertainers.

Should I confess here?
Pinochle, cribbage, atari
None of these I play'd

Milk River Madman said...

Boxer, I didn't know Atari made computers. He's lucky it was a leap year I suppose.

Fishy
A haiku response?
very appreciated
They are all good games

moi said...

Your first one is my favorite. No kidding, right? My parents rarely, if ever, knew where I was or what I was doing.

Tanaya said...

I think all small town Montana kids know how to play crib and pinochle. My grandpa made me card holder out of a piece of 2x4 when I was seven so I could play three handed with he and my grandma.

Milk River Madman said...

Moi, they had an idea where we were. As long as you were home on time. Like I said, I used to pedal through town with my .22 on my back. No one gave me a second look.

Tanaya, Ralph and Skeets were playing 3-handed many years ago. I got there late and was watching. After the game Ralph says to Skeets "You have to forgive my dad. He'll bid a 1000 to protect a lone ace." Bwhahahah. I'm actually making my return trip to Bozo through Big Sandy so I can play cards with Dan and his family Sunday night.

Tanaya said...

Shoot the moon!

Milk River Madman said...

Tanaya, the rules are tough at Skeets' house. There is not shooting the moon. You have to be able to make the board and 5 nine's no meld does not exist. Oh yeah, you pass 4 in the dark. Doesn't stop me from bidding 370 a lot.

Princess said...

Hey Madman,
Seasonal Greetings, Ho Ho Ho and a Merry Christmas.
Santa has come to town over at the Palais... I'm a little early but he has a gig!
Blessings of Christmas to you and yours...