snakes and ladders


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snakes and ladders

a board game in which players move counters along a series of squares according to throws of a dice. A ladder provides a short cut to a square nearer the finish and a snake obliges a player to return to a square nearer the start
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Tonya, 32, who confirmed a promotional TV firm in America had since snapped it up for pounds 200, said: "Fly is a well-trained dog but I think playing snakes and ladders is an extraordinary talent.
It's like playing football on a snakes and ladders board.
Despite such devastation in the housing market and credit being much less available than it was previously, the developments featured in Property Snakes and Ladders are surprisingly no less thorough or expensive than before.
Nowadays the whole thing is like a game of snakes and ladders, with the snakes much longer and more numerous than the occasional rather stumpy ladder.
SNAKES and Ladders is a new comedy by Eric Chappell, creator of the 1980s television series Duty Free.
The Play in the Park event, a partnership between the Friends of Beaumont Park (FoBP) and Nature's Footprints, gave people the chance on Wednesday to play giant board games such as snakes and ladders and jenga, go bug hunting, and take part in a forest school run by 14 to 16-yearolds with the National Citizen Service, who attend various schools in the area.
Summary: Dubai Municipality scraps annual campaign; smokers invited to play snakes and ladders
Ten teams, six points separating them and a second half of the season playing snakes and ladders.
I have at times been tempted to paint snakes and ladders on the various shapes, then I could hop to the corner shop down the snakes and back up the ladders.
It's back to 1979 for us on the political snakes and ladders board.
In our brand newclobber Passing at ten o'clock mass Dinner time what a feast Scrumptious roast turkey,with all the trimmings Afamily afternoon of old fashioned games Snakes and ladders, dominoes, Ludo On mam's orderswe change our Christmas 'clobber' To have a frolic in the virgin snow Maybe create a dirty big snowman I've just awoken froma lovely sleep Dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones spent in Our childhood abodes of Jonnie-oy.
TVChoice PROPERTY SNAKES AND LADDERS (Channel 4, 8pm)