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Do you play board games when your dc are asleep?

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carriedawayannie Fri 26-Apr-13 18:51:07

If so what ones?

Thinking I might get some for our first camping trip!

amazingmumof6 Fri 26-Apr-13 20:33:12

not at camping, but Scrabble and Risk are good games. both ok for 2 people, better with 3 or 4.

deleted203 Fri 26-Apr-13 20:38:43

I would...sad. But DH is a miserable old git who hates card games/board games, etc.

Now DCs are teens they sit up at night and play games with me. Mostly cards, TBH.

LadyDamerel Fri 26-Apr-13 20:41:23

I comprehensively thrash DH at Backgammon and Bananagrams when we go camping grin.

BerthaTheBogCleaner Fri 26-Apr-13 20:43:14

Bananagrams. Not that that has a board, as such.

headlesslambrini Fri 26-Apr-13 20:45:59

we play, but not at board games wink much more fun

hz Fri 26-Apr-13 21:18:34

We play staring at the camp fire and talking crap. ALWAYS have a fire and board games are unnecessary!

Quenelle Fri 26-Apr-13 23:32:25

There has been Cribbage <snore>

I prefer to drink wine and talk bollocks.

Lucycat Sat 27-Apr-13 20:50:20

Yes wine and talking for us too - rl is so busy that camping is when we actually get to talk to one another smile

although I do like thrashing dh at Bananagrams too.....

millimat Sat 27-Apr-13 21:29:18

I'm with sowornout. DH's idea of hell. Play board games and esp top trumps with the children though.

Blowninonabreeze Sat 27-Apr-13 21:31:35

Bananagrams and cards.
Sometimes rummikub if we have the car space

hz Sat 27-Apr-13 21:34:39

Wow, who knew bananagrams was such a camping thang!

Still18atheart Sat 27-Apr-13 21:37:59

Yes of course we do, what else are we supposed to do? Have a pleasant adult conversation hmm grin

scrabble, travel monopoly, cards especially rummmy and 21

AnAirOfHope Sat 27-Apr-13 21:38:23


colleysmill Sun 28-Apr-13 19:02:50

Can't beat a bit of Uno I agree - although arguments always ensue as people can't remember the rules!

AnAirOfHope Sun 28-Apr-13 20:24:24

Or pass the pigs blush

FullOfChoc Sun 28-Apr-13 20:28:40

We usually read. Uno? but it might be a bit loud.

Bumpinthenight Sun 28-Apr-13 20:33:15

We like the card game Phase 10. Also play Yahtzee.

almostanotherday Sun 28-Apr-13 20:41:30

We used to play strip poker once our DC had gone bed smile

Sommink Sun 28-Apr-13 21:00:05

we used to play cards, easier games before we went to bed then my parents (and their friends-we went in a group) played the more complicated games, or at least games where we could not easily cheat!

Slubberdegullion Sun 28-Apr-13 21:04:00

Monopoly Deal is IN. UNO is OUT for our season 2013/14.

colleysmill Sun 28-Apr-13 21:31:51

I am biased towards uno though - I still have the original cards my uncle from America sent one Christmas in the early 80's but the box died decades ago.

AnAirOfHope Mon 29-Apr-13 07:15:11

My kids sleep thru any thing so uno is great fun. Its pig out my dh shouts and wakes the people in the next tent lol

carriedawayannie Mon 29-Apr-13 10:16:05

I would love to learn some decent card games. I need to read some rules I think.

Uno is fab and I was thinking of that as its easy to pick.

Love the other sugggestions - will google smile

Kahlua4me Mon 29-Apr-13 14:32:34

We play shut the box or just reading the paper and chatting whilst enjoying the peace and quiet!

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