A game

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A game

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:15 pm

Hi everybody! What do you call the game that the boys play in the following link (The first picture)?

http://nguoimygocviet.net/top-10-tro-ch ... m-non.html

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Re: A game

Post by Bobinwales » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:12 am

That link hasn't worked Steven.
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Re: A game

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:25 am

Hi Bob! I've just checked again and it's still working. By the way, I'd like to give you and other members two more links just in case:

1. http://y7177.com/chuyendoday/viet/cothe ... /index.htm (the second picture, two kids are blindfolded)

2. http://vietbao.vn/vi/Xa-hoi/Nhung-tro-c ... 51352/157/ (the second picture, one boy is blindfolded)

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Re: A game

Post by tony h » Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:34 pm

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Re: A game

Post by trolley » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:47 pm

I was a little surprised when I read the article that Tony linked to. Although I hadn't thought of the game in years, I was convinced that we called it "Blind Man's Bluff". A quick trip to Google confirms that it was sometimes called Blind Man's Bluff. It was likely a corruption of the original name.
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Re: A game

Post by tony h » Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:26 pm

trolley wrote:
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:47 pm
I was a little surprised when I read the article that Tony linked to. Although I hadn't thought of the game in years, I was convinced that we called it "Blind Man's Bluff". A quick trip to Google confirms that it was sometimes called Blind Man's Bluff. It was likely a corruption of the original name.
You may be interested in this from Dictionary.com
http://www.dictionary.com/browse/buff?s=t
buff

verb : (transitive) to deaden the force of
noun : (archaic) a blow or buffet (now only in the phrase blind man's buff)
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Re: A game

Post by trolley » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:15 pm

Yes, I see it now. I meant that "bluff" was a linguistic corruption of the original name, "buff".
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Re: A game

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:33 pm

Thank you guys very very much. I really appreciate it.
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