Hide and seek

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Hide and seek

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:56 am

Hi everybody! When you play hide and seek, what do you call the people who go hide and the people who go seek?

Your answer will be highly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Re: Hide and seek

Post by tony h » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:14 am

I have never know a term for thes but I would coin hiders and seekers.

My grandchildren say: "M you hide and I will find you" or "I'm hiding and B is coming to find us".
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Re: Hide and seek

Post by trolley » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:21 pm

There isn't a name for the "hiders" (that I am aware of) but the "seeker" is called "It". It is the same title that is used in the game of tag or kick the can. "You're It!" means you are the one to find us or catch us or tag us. In hide and seek or kick the can when "It" found someone he would announce their "capture" by hollering "one, two, three on Steven!"...or Erik or Bob or Tony...
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Post by tony h » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:57 pm

trolley you are quite right. I had forgotten about it and on
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Re: Hide and seek

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:48 am

tony h and trolley: Thank you two very very much.
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Re: Hide and seek

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:23 pm

Only last week two of my grand daughters were playing together; running around noisily. One of them ran up to me, hit me on the leg and said, "You're it!"
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Signature: All those years gone to waist!
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