Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Bunco - RTT Edition


Random Thoughts Tuesday. Hmmm, this seems like a good time to get out all the Bunco stories I’ve got rambling around in my brain, but haven’t had a way to bring them together in a coherent story. Thanks Kat (3 Bedroom Bungalow to Let in Crazytown) for turning me on to this.

If anyone else wants to join in, click the button above to get to Keely's blog for all the "rules" and to grab your own button.

In case you don’t know what Bunco is, it’s a dice game requiring twelve players. I belong to two different groups – one with mostly ladies from church and the other with my Pleasantville neighbors. Bunco has been referred to as “Drunco” because, let’s be honest, you get twelve women together without kids & husbands, alcohol will be involved.

Also, don’t think the church group is different from the Pleasantville group. They can get just as loud and raunchy as any other group. For this reason, I don’t feel like I actually have to differenciate between the two for any of these random thoughts – you can make up your own vision.

I have another post about Bunco. To get a little more understanding, you can read it here.

Anywho, here we go.

Misty has these “Native American Story Teller” dolls littering her family room. I didn’t think the one's she had looked as much like Native Americans as I thought they looked like those Russian nesting dolls, but that doesn’t matter. So these dolls sit there with their mouths open holding babies. Apparently, the more babies these dolls are holding, the more valuable they are – what a scam, you could just glue as many babies on as you wanted to make more money. Their mouths are open because they are supposed to be telling a story, but I gotta say, I don’t know if they are telling stories or offering blow jobs – they totally got their “O” face going on. Maybe this is how they get so many babies.

One gal carries a vibrator around in her car, just so she can say that she does. You never know. It may come in handy when there is an extra long light, or an accident that totally shuts down the highway.

There is a lot of counting in Bunko – adding is not allowed. Do you know how hard it is to add 2+5 after two or three hours of drinking margaritas? When we roll the dice (there are three), we count out the points (just go with it & don’t ask questions):

Roll 1: One
Roll 2: Two-tree (two points here – it’s a U.P./Northern WI thing – it’s always “Two-tree”)
Roll 3: That’s it

“That’s it” is a common phrase.

Why we feel the need to announce, “That’s it,” when we don’t score any points is a mystery really. Everyone at the table can see that, duh!

It’s like playing Poker and losing all your money. “Well, guys I’m out of chips, I guess I’m out of the game.” Really? You think the guy next to you with all your money isn’t thinking, “Ha, ha sucker – that’s because it’s all riiiiiight here.”

Also, after a few drinks just reading the dice can be difficult.

One night, Dusty rolled a 4, 5, 6 and the target number was three. When we said, “That’s it,” she got all up in arms. Dusty said, “Well, it was close to a three.” Hmmm, 4-5-6, yah that’s close.

And finally for this Random Tuesday Thoughts Bunco Edition, the bean dip at the last Bunco night was so delicious we gobbled it up with everything. It was like cheese to a Wisconsinite (cheese goes with everything to us). We had the dip on top of nachos, with the tortillas, just chips themselves, strawberry shortcake, Reese’s Peanut Buttercup cookies, margaritas. Nothing was too sacred for the bean dip – it’s the whore of dips.

Silver Lining:

1. I’ve got several more score sheets with notes to fill a book – although some of the notes, I’m not sure I understand anymore. Remember, they were taken under the influence.

2. Bunco isn’t going to end anytime soon. There will be more stories.

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Princess Andy said...

you have to have friends to play bunco, right?

i'm totally screwed.


robin said...

Your friend with the vibrator totally cracks me up. It's all about multitasking!
And bean dip on reeses cookies? Yeah, I'd definitely like hanging out with you girls. :)

The Laughing Idiot said...

Andy - Friends? No. If you can convince 11 other random people you grab off the street to play with you, you've got enough. It's all about your sales & negotiating skills.

Robin - Don't forget the margaritas!

kirsty815 said...

Okay you lost me and I'm sober, can you imagine if alcohol was involved..lol The vibrator is used to dig her way out of an avalanche, hey if your gonna go, go happy right?! LMAO Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy RTT!

Kat said...

Can I join your group, oh and the O face dolls, I need visual evidence.

Mommy Jamie said...

OMG! Storytelling dolls giving BJ's, friends riding with vibrators, I love it!

LOL on the facebook friends. I have the SAME issue. People I didn't get along with (or didn't even know!) in high school who suddenly want to be my Facebook friend. WTH?

blueviolet said...

Is Bunco a midwest thing because it's played a ton around here. I keep getting asked and I keep saying no. But, you're making it sound fun!

Otin said...

I tell you, Andy cracks me up! Maybe she needs that girls vibrator! HAHA!

Keely said...

hahhahah! The whore of dips. Awesome.

I'm with Kat. We need a pick of the blowjob dolls.

Ordinary Mom said...

Hey thanks for your comment... I have made an appointment for my child, but nobody seems to know what it is. That's why I was hoping to shine some light on it, maybe some body else had had it or had seen it. It was all in good tensions.

The Laughing Idiot said...

You all ask, I deliver. There is now a picture of the "O" dolls.

Kat - our group has 12 regulars, but I could put you on the sub list. You can get a flight across the pond at a moment's notice, right?

Keely said...

Okay, I had to come back to see the pic. That blowjob doll on the left must be worth a bundle.

teddy28 said...

haha Yuss, im reading and commenting possible porn.
go me!
p.s your porn's the sest i've ever seen.

Kat said...

Yep! That would be an O face!

Jingle said...

LOL! You are an excellent story teller! And I love bean dip. Mmmm....bean dip......

This sounds like a great fun group!!!

Brandy said...

that makes me want to play bunco really bad!!! and drink. really bad.

I voted for you and it's a good think because otherwise you were 2 votes behind that other b!tch.

DirtRaceFan55 said...

Great story M - I voted for you and you are tied 27 each! I love bean dip but not sure it goes with shortcake? I could be wrong! Great story - keep 'em coming! - Danny

Casey said...

My mom's been forcing me to play Bunco since I was in elementary school but I'm kind of still at the "kid's table" of Bunco so I don't drink in front of my mom's friends. I like your version of Drunco better but those dolls kind of freak me out.

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