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    • Hand game

    • Hand games are games played using only the hands of the players: Less strictly, the following may be considered hand games: ... Read »


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    • Albert Almoznino

    • Albert Almoznino

      Albert Almoznino (Hebrew: אלברט אלמוזנינו‎‎; born March 3, 1923) is an Israeli hand shadow artist. He gained international recognition in the years 1958-1975 when he performed his hand shadow skills in front of thousands of people at Radio City Music Hall New York, Pa ... Read »


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    • Chopsticks (hand game)

    • Chopsticks is a hand game for two players, in which players extend a number of fingers from each hand and transfer those scores by taking turns to tap one hand against another. Chopsticks is an example of a combinatorial game, and is solved in the sense that with perfect play an optimal strategy from any point is known ... Read »


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    • Fingerboard (skateboard)

    • A fingerboard is a working replica (about 1:8 scaled) of a skateboard that a person "rides" by replicating skateboarding maneuvers with their hand. It can also be referred to as a fingerskate or fingerskateboard. The device itself is a scaled-down skateboard complete with moving wheels, graphics and trucks. A fingerboa ... Read »


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    • Hand jive

    • The hand jive is a dance particularly associated with music of the 1950s, rhythm and blues in particular. It involves a complicated pattern of hand moves and claps at various parts of the body, following and/or imitating the percussion instruments. It resembles a highly elaborate version of pat-a-cake. Hand moves inclu ... Read »


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    • Johnny Whoop

    • Johnny Whoop, also known as Johnny, Johnny, is a children's hand game. One person holds out his or her hand and touches each finger with the other hand's index finger, from the pinky to the index finger, then slides the other hand's index finger down between the index finger and the thumb, then touches the thumb, and t ... Read »


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    • Knife game

    • The knife game, pinfinger, nerve, bishop, stabscotch, five finger fillet (FFF), or"stab between the fingers game", is a game wherein, placing the palm of one's hand down on a table with fingers apart, using a knife (such as a pocket or pen knife), or other sharp object, one attempts to stab back and forth between one's ... Read »


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    • Kuma ken

    • Kuma ken is a hand game in which each player throws a number from 0 to 5. Higher numbers beat lower numbers, except that 5 is beaten by 0. The primary strategy for kuma ken is to realize that playing the numbers 1, 2, or 3 is pointless, as 4 beats them and everything they beat. Once both parties in a game of kuma ken r ... Read »


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    • Mercy (game)

    • Mercy is a popular game of strength, skill and endurance in Britain, Canada, Pakistan, India, and the USA, among other countries. The game is played by two players who grasp each other's hands (with interlocked fingers). The aim is to twist the opponents hands or bend the fingers until the opponent surrenders. Two ... Read »


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    • Morra (game)

    • Morra is a hand game that dates back thousands of years to ancient Roman and Greek times. Each player simultaneously reveals their hand, extending any number of fingers, and calls out a number. Any player who successfully guesses the total number of fingers revealed by all players combined scores a point. Morra can be ... Read »


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    • Odds and evens

    • Odds and evens, also known as swords, choosies, pick, odds-on poke, or bucking up, is a hand game played between two people, used to decide an issue. This zero-sum game, a variation of the ancient Morra and par-impar, is played internationally, especially among children. The individuals prepare by deciding who will be ... Read »


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    • Red hands

    • Red hands, also known as hot hands, slapsies, slap jack, red tomato (Northern Britain), slaps, or simply the hand-slap game, is a children's game which can be played by two players. One player (the "slappee") places their hands palm down, hovering above the other player's (the "slapper") hands. The slapper hovers thei ... Read »


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    • Saa Boo Three

    • Saa-boo-Three is an Indian game of Toss that can be used in any Sport to determine the order of playing especially if it is a singles competition involving three or more players. A hand game used mainly as a fast simultaneous /elimination method, Saa Boo Three can be played by two or more people. This game is mostly us ... Read »


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    • Sansukumi-ken

    • Sansukumi-ken (三すくみ拳) is a category of East Asian hand games played by using three hand gestures. Ken games went into a period of decline in Japan after World War II. One of the few surviving sansukumi-ken games is jan-ken, which was brought to the West in the 20th century as rock-paper-scissor ... Read »


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    • Shadowgraphy (performing art)

    • Shadowgraphy or ombromanie is the art of performing a story or show using images made by hand shadows. It can be called "cinema in silhouette". Performers are titled as a shadowgraphist or shadowgrapher. The art has declined since the late 19th century when electricity became available to homes because light bulbs and ... Read »


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    • Slapboxing

    • Slapboxing is a physical activity somewhat simulating boxing, where open hands are used in lieu of fisticuffs. This quasi-martial art form, at an intersection between sparring and fighting, is usually performed in an ad hoc or informal manner, or when boxing protective gear is unavailable. Although a popular pastime in ... Read »


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    • Spellbinder (game)

    • Spellbinder (also known as Waving Hands) is a 1977 pencil-and-paper game invented by Richard Bartle and first published in his fanzine, Sauce of the Nile. It has since been re-created in a variety of formats, including software for the X Window System, play-by-email, Java applet, Android application, and web-based. Tw ... Read »


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    • Stick gambling

    • Stick gambling is a traditional hand game played by many indigenous people, with the rules varying among each group. It would typically be played when diverse groups would meet on the trail. Games could last for several days during which prized matches, shot, gunpowder, or tobacco would be staked. Traditionally only me ... Read »


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    • Thumb twiddling

    • Thumb twiddling is an activity that is done with the hands of an individual whereby the fingers are interlocked and the thumbs circle around a common focal point, usually in the middle of the distance between the two thumbs. While it is an expression of at least a moderate amount of manual dexterity, thumb twiddling i ... Read »


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    • Thumb war

    • A thumb war (pea-knuckle or pea-knuckle war in New Zealand) is a game played by two players in a tournament called a thumb-a-war (or thumb war) using the thumbs to simulate fighting. The object of the game is to pin the opponent's thumb, often to a count of three. The San Francisco Chronicle called the game "the miniat ... Read »


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