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S2 - Cards #67 Pick Up Sticks Anyone else having problems making out the colors on this card? The blue and the green sticks are both close to the same color to me - so close that I can't differentiate them.
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Re: S2 - Cards #67 Pick Up Sticks
Anyone else having problems making out the colors on this card? The blue and the green sticks are both close to the same color to me - so close that I can't differentiate them.
If you enter the code and go to the answer page, particularly the enlarged lightbox image, the colours are much better.
But yes I agree it was very difficult to tell them apart on the printed card.
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Card by Aiko, photo is of a game of pick up sticks in progress.
I recently came across the Earth game Pick-Up Sticks. Each set has 30 sticks; 11 yellows, 1 black and equal amounts of red, blue and green. I played first and this is how the game looked after my turn. How many points did I score?
PICK UP STICKS
Gather the sticks vertically in one hand that's placed on the table, keeping the black stick to one side to be used as a tool to pick up other sticks. Release quickly to allow the sticks to fall on the table. Player one then picks up sticks one at a time. This continues until they move any other sticks on the table other than the one they are trying to remove. It is then the second player's turn and play continues in exactly the same manner. Keep track of scores referencing the chart below. The winner is the first to reach 500 points.
Blue sticks 50 points
Green sticks 40 points
Red sticks 25 points
Yellow sticks 10 points
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