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Did you play checkers or chess as a child?

Asked at Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa on May 31, 2010

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Photo of Doug Nickel

“Both. Checkers was my favorite. My grandpa enjoyed playing it with me.”

Photo of Kristen Hageman

“I played checkers in school but never chess. It seemed like the most boring game in the world.”

Photo of Paula Johnson

“Yes, I did, both. But I’ve forgotten how to play chess.”

Photo of Louis Wigen-Toccalino

“I did both. I enjoyed chess more. It involved more thought.”

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RoeDapple 4 years, 11 months ago

We played with rocks and sticks. We were so poor the panhandlers gave us money. My folks sold my little brother to pay for my lobotomy. Even at 2 he was a huge Bob Dylan fan. I sure miss that cool little kid.

grammaddy 4 years, 11 months ago

Still play checkers with the kids all the time. My 9-year-old grandson is in the chess club at school, and he's trying to teach me.

looza 4 years, 11 months ago

lame question. Tomorrow it will be G.I. Joes or Barbie?.................checkers by the way.

Kyle Reed 4 years, 11 months ago

And why would you bet that thuja? Care to explain?

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