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I feel like cotton balls are so full of air that they float until the fibers wick up too much water and become heavy and sink. Your mom just accelerated the process. But the card just said "can float" -- it didn't say HOW LONG. I am inclined to award credit.

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This is the kind of party I can get behind 😆

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Nov 13Liked by James Breakwell

This was a fantastic Newsletter 👍❤️💕❤️

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Nov 13Liked by James Breakwell

I am one 8 and we love playing games. However, we like to occasionally rewrite the rules. And that’s when the fights start 😂

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Nov 13·edited Nov 13

IMO.. this is like Shroedingers cat. The cotton ball CAN and cannot float. Therefore, I side with Lila.

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Haha. Now I know from where you get that stubborn attitude to avoid losing… lol. So now science and religion lost credibility in your home, time to find new things to debunk like “Is you football team actually good? Or you are just brainwashed?”

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Your kids are living their best lives!! What a party!

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It's more than likely my family would act similarly while playing that game. We love to compete in every game as if it was for a big prize and I think mistrust in each other's views is the cornerstone of quality family gaming (at least as long as it's trying to win "by force of arguments" instead of "by the argument of force"). Even during our Scrabble sessions each word placed is sparking a lot of quarrelling and has to be checked in multiple dictionaries, and that's thanks to my brothers who like to come up with often "creative" ways to introduce a new word which almost always would grant them several dozens of points. Because everybody else claims I'm gifted in humanities, it usually falls on me to give a final verdict on whether a word could be accepted. I won't lie, I used that to my advantage a few times.

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Cotton balls don’t, marshmallows do. You must not confuse creative genius! 😁

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Would it be weird to say I love you? You make me laugh on even my worst days.

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I think the first picture of Waffle that I saw she was 4. She didn't really seem to change and then BANG she looks 12. And we play games like that. Ever play Incohearent? The purpose of the game is to yell out answers. There's 2 versions; choose wisely or your kids are going to wonder why you know so much about drugs and sex. Not so much rock and roll.

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Lola delivers once again! Her confections look amazing! Mine are tasty and almost always completely from scratch but never that pretty. Despite working in the sciences she is a true artist! She could have a side business of her own doing birthday cakes, maybe when the kids are gone…her hand are full enough as it is with you and the girls. That sounds like a fun party game! But Scrabble is my game, too. It just has a different vibe, mostly no one will play with me because I kick everyone’s butts! It is not a game for poor spellers and we had to institute time limits because I got bored waiting for the adults to outwit me.

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Loved the cotton ball story!

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My son and his wife are gamers. Of every kind. She kills (literally) at fortnight and he’s right behind here saying “that’s my wife!” Like she’s actually saving the world. Which she could. BUT they also have a board collection much like yours and friends to play with. I’m not a big gamer of any kind unless you count “township” and I enjoy it because I don’t have to interact with anyone, but I play when I’m up there in Chicagoland and remember back to my military days when we were stationed in places with no TV and a lot of free time. It was board games and cards all the time. Waffle is cute as hell btw, lol. She doesn’t look a bit evil.

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This game sounds like a perfect gift for my brother. He is a board/card game afficionado, which is why we now have games like Chameleon and Cards Against Humanity.

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