“Rummy” Is Just One Of My Names,

As if I do not have enough trouble! My attention has just been drawn to this site with the question as to whether it belongs to me! You can click on it to enlarge it.

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I can assure all my readers that I have nothing to do with this site.Β  It is just a coincidence that a popular Indian game of cards is named Rummy.

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15 Responses to “Rummy” Is Just One Of My Names,

  1. Mike says:

    Funny. Rummy is also played here. Back in the 80s, we visited my in-laws often. Karen had 10 surviving siblings at the time, with most of them in Arkansas near their parents and over half of them married. I concocted a variation on Rummy that would let all of us, spouses, included, play at the same time — the number of decks of cards we used depended upon the number of people playing at that one long table.
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    • There are many variations in India too with jokers, without jokers, three packs, four packs, and so on. Like your case, it is mostly a family game, but many social clubs have card rooms where high stake rummy games are played every evening.

  2. wisewebwoman says:

    Yes, I know all about Rummy, Rummy. Played for millions of dollars with my children when they were little πŸ™‚
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  3. Grannymar says:

    I think Rummy was one of the many card games we played when I was young. We played for buttons.
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  4. Not actually an Indian game. It’s played here, and when I went looking, there is some dispute about where it originated. The US, but probably as an off-shoot of a Spanish/Mexican ga,e. WHich may have been an offshoot of Mah Jong.
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  5. Maxi says:

    So, you’re the one Rummy. Been playin’ that game since I was little and now I’m playin’ it with my granddaughter. Some games never die. Just love it. blessings ~ maxi
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  6. Max Coutinho says:

    LOL LOL Yes, someone named James left a comment on my blog (I think it was last week) pointing the way to this “Rummy” site.

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  7. Cathy in NZ says:

    Rummy card game here as well…well, not probably now but I seem to recall my father and mother went to card game parties in at least the 50s – probably earlier…
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  8. Mak says:

    Very nice post. Seems that it is very interesting game must try once. πŸ™‚

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