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tiddlywinks

a game in which players try to flick discs of plastic into a cup by pressing them sharply on the side with other larger discs
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Our waiter invited us to enjoy a game of something that looked like giant Tiddlywinks but we declined, ordered drinks and started scanning the menu.
"[Tiddlywink players] Kahn and Lockwood long for that improbable day when a feature on tiddlywinks could become a top-of-the-page Sunday lead story in a major American newspaper.
The girl sobbed for Tiddlywink to come back as her mother laughed at the funny scene.
TIDDLYWINKS: WRONGLY dismissed as a kiddies' game, Tiddlywinks has featured in a royal scandal and been the subject of international competitions.
The news comes five years after Tiddlywinks was threatened with closure.
"It's a contact game and with the way they're going now it will end up as a game of tiddlywinks in a couple of years time.
Kerry Howling, assistant manager of Tiddlywinks, said the children dressed up in traditional costumes from all over the continent and enjoyed eating African food.
He craves to win - at football or tiddlywinks - and that comes through to everyone."
But the council's then-Conservative cabinet decided to close Cambridge Road along with two other Kirklees-run nurseries - Sankofa in Hillhouse and Tiddlywinks in Deighton.
AUSSIE cricket bosses of fered a tiddlywinks defence of 'Bollyline' skipper Ricky Ponting last night after he was accused of presiding over a "pack of wild dogs".
There will also be a pancake demonstration made by The Farmers Wife in the Farm Kitchen, and other activities such as a lawnmower obstacle course and tiddlywinks competition.
MASTERCHEF USA is so loud and high-energy it makes the British version seem as tense and dramatic as a game of tiddlywinks.