Talk:1000 Blank White Cards

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Inclusion dispute - this is a bit niche. AFAIK, it's been played twice. Martin 00:43, 4 Jul 2004 (UTC)

I think you may have to be more lenient with party games than you would be with, say, scientific theories. It should be enough that this game is played be many groups around the world (some of whom keep their card archives online and some of whom actually play online) and that the article, to my eyes, is sufficiently well written. I think it could be improved by adding the history of the game rather than just linking to an external history (which doesn't seem to be working) and by putting in some sample cards. [disclosure: I wrote it, but I have nothing to do with any of the online groups] --Rory 13:37, Jul 4, 2004 (UTC)
I have personally played the game with a group of people in Southampton, UK, who claim to have played it frequently (although no past cards were used in our game, everyone was given five minutes before the start of the game to draw a few cards of their own). CohenTheBavarian 19:07, 18 Nov 2004 (UTC)
The game is most certaily widely played. I was introduced to it under this name in Madison, Wisconsin several years ago. It's still a popular party game among my friends. Oh, and I added a link to's archive of the original author's page. The original page appears to be long gone. Having to link to sucks, but I think it's important enough (it's the primary source) to link it. Alan De Smet | Talk 18:52, Apr 8, 2005 (UTC)
I'll chime in to say that I've just discovered this game, and the unanimous sentiment in all of my separate gaming circles of friends is that this is going to be a staple for gaming parties.  — Saxifrage |  17:51, Apr 10, 2005 (UTC)
There was a group which I was part of that played 1000 Blank White Cards on a weekly basis at the University of Oklahoma. Solid article on a fun topic. - CNichols 21:05, 8 September 2005 (UTC)
I've encountered this game from four totally unrelated vectors in the last 6 months. That doesn't seem niche to me. PhirePhly 06:36, 15 June 2007 (UTC)
And the article now addresses coverage in gaming publications and books. I believe we can set this issue aside. --Kizor 16:44, 2 August 2007 (UTC)

An issue with the name of the article: according to Wikipedia:Naming conventions, names should have capitalisation on all the words of the name. So, I'd like to suggest that this article be moved to 1000 Blank White Cards. Any objections?  — Saxifrage |  17:51, Apr 10, 2005 (UTC)

Moved. Factitious 02:36, August 9, 2005 (UTC)

Anyone interested in more info?[edit]

I have no clue how many active 1000 BWC players there are currently, so I'm not sure how much content I should add to this. I've been quite involved with this game at various points, and I own a large stash of cards from the first few years of the game in Madison, Wisconsin. I'll be happy to add a bunch of content if anyone thinks it would be appropriate and interesting. Ben Kidwell 05:34, 26 January 2006 (UTC) Ben Kidwell. Sounds a great game , love to see more. Abtract 21:41, 5 June 2006 (UTC)

I like this game, I would love to see more info...--Mr.Magik-Pants (talk) 21:16, 11 August 2012 (UTC)

Incidentally, I'm trying to track down the GAMES issue - August 2002 by one Adam Fromm, includes history, anyone in the States is free to try - and found that 1000 Blank White Cards is indeed listed in Hoyle's (3rd Revised and Updated Edition). Found some more coverage, too, but it requires a subscription... for the moment. I'm planning to work on this article in the future, make it more comprehensible and sensible and all that, so if you get the impulse to maybe do something involving nominations and deletion, please drop me a note first. It's always advisable to err for caution with articles on bizarre subjects, even the wise are known to make mistakes with them and AfDs tend to be bitter and protracted (those who were around for at least the fifth and sixth nomination and second review know what in particular I'm talking about *shudder*, and this one has no RS issues). --Kizor 11:30, 17 September 2007 (UTC)

Sample Images...?[edit]

card images examples would be good...

Bov | Talk 01:01, 23 April 2008 (UTC)

Just added an image from my own personal collection :)

Mobaar (talk) 21:44, 5 January 2010 (UTC)

Alternative Ways of playing[edit]

I have an alternative way of playing this game that is a hair more complicated and restricting, but only to prevent people from playing cards that end the game. Here's the link to my site [1000 BWC]. I also have some sample cards there... It seems that so many of the related pages are inactive, so I wanted to make an active one. Multitallented (talk) 04:27, 12 August 2008 (UTC)

Maintenance tags[edit]

What still needs cites? Or can we take the tags off? --Logotu (talk) 18:37, 22 October 2008 (UTC)

Since it has been almost a month and no one has given a reason to keep the tags, I will be removing them by the end of the week. -- Logotu (talk) 20:28, 18 November 2008 (UTC)

Possible redirect[edit]

Thoughts? (talk) 07:43, 24 November 2011 (UTC)

good idea!--Mr.Magik-Pants (talk) 19:06, 17 August 2012 (UTC)
Disagree. "A Thousand" is non-standard English, and while I've heard the game called "One Thousand Blank White Cards", I've never heard it called "A Thousand..." (thank God, says the guy with the English degree). A quick Yahoo search suggests that "1000 Blank White..." is used more frequently than "One Thousand..." Doniago (talk) 13:02, 20 August 2012 (UTC)