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April 1, 2005 6:40 AM   Subscribe

Pool checkers, an ancient game and staple of black culture, is dying.
posted by xowie (4 comments total)

 
staple of black culture, is dying.
The last time I played was behind bars.
posted by thomcatspike at 8:32 AM on April 1, 2005


The last time I played was behind bars.
Same with me thomcat. I learned it under the auspices of "fresh fish gonna get schooled".
Nice post xowie.
posted by DeepFriedTwinkies at 10:45 AM on April 1, 2005


So, is this different from what I've known my entire life as simply, "checkers"? I read the ruleset and can't quite tell.
posted by adzm at 4:25 PM on April 2, 2005


adzm: There's a convenient table here.
posted by kickingtheground at 5:23 PM on April 2, 2005


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