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World Record Card Houses: Literally taking your playing cards to the next level

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World Record Card Houses: Literally taking your playing cards to the next level

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Card stacking Most people know what is meant by the phrase "stacking the deck". It refers to a technique where you cheat in a card game, by arranging the cards in a particular order. The expression has even entered the English language, and can be used figuratively. Misleading your hearers by cherry-picking evidence and arguments to present only one side of a story is also known as "card stacking", and is frequently used in advertising and politics.But today we're concerned with stacking cards in a more literal sense. Because card stacking can also refer to the literal stacking...

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2018 Ultimate Playing Card Holiday Gift Guide

Posted by Will Roya on

2018 Ultimate Playing Card Holiday Gift Guide

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame The end-of-year holiday period is just around the corner. And for many of us, holidays means gift-giving and gift-getting. As they say, it is better to give than to receive. But we all know that receiving gifts is great too, especially if it involves playing cards! In fact, playing cards make great gifts, especially some of the custom decks that are on the market today. After all, there's a time in everyone's life where a deck gets pulled out for a game of cards, so some high quality playing cards are almost certain to be enjoyed...

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

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13 Alternative Uses for Playing Cards

Special Content by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame There are all kinds of reasons why people collect playing cards, and it can even be a hobby in itself. And why not? People collect all kinds of things, so why not playing cards! Especially given the wonderful and creative designs of the high quality custom decks that are being produced in recent years, they do make the perfect collector's item. But maybe you've got a growing collection of custom playing cards, and you're wondering what else you can do with all those playing cards. Or perhaps you've worn out a deck, and it no...

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