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Jacks are worth ten, kings are worth three.
Apart from one eyed jacks which are wild cards.
We’ll come to those in a minute.
Round one you get a hand of nine, round two a hand of seven.
Now, two’s a wild card. But we’ll come to those in a minute.
Apart from diamonds which retain their face value.
Except the king of diamonds, obviously.
We play in sequence unless you can match a pair or play a card in ascending or descending order.
And that’s a Go, Johnny, Go, Go, Go, Go.
You stand up, pick up all the cards on the table and shout "Go, Johnny, Go, Go, Go, Go!"
The winner is the man with the most tricks after fifteen hands.
You’ll pick up the rest as we play. Shall we say a pound a round?
"These people looked deep within my soul and assigned me a number based on the order in which I joined." - Homer
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - I'd just like a chance to prove that money can't make me happy. Me, all the time
I am a Derby County fan, I have been all my life, I blame my dad.
This summer we* have spent 20 million quid on new players, nearly more than we ever have put together before.
And last night we were bought outright by Mel Morris, who had been one of a group of owners before hand, and who had personally funded the summer spending.
Mel is a local Derby boy.
He is also a software developer who made money from a number of ideas and ventures throughout his career, then last year made half a billion quid when King was floated on the stock market. He had put up the startup cash for King back in 2003.
King are the company behind Candy Crush, amongst many other games.
So, to all you Candy Crushers out there, thank you for helping to fund our increased sense of hope and expectation that is currently far outstripping our performances and results, and will no doubt end in disappointment again next May.