card game


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n card game a game played with playing cards
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  • Finley Peter Dunne
    “A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless. A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.”
  • Norman Cousins
    “Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.”
  • Jawaharlal Nehru
    “Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.”


In literature:

Then we began our game of cards.
"Indian Ghost Stories" by S. Mukerji
If he possessed a fault it was a love for a game of cards.
"Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland" by Joseph Tatlow
Like that game of cards where you pretend you've got aces when you haven't.
"Five Children and It" by E. Nesbit
And if you play a poor game of cards to-night I'll take away your portfolio.
"The Princess Elopes" by Harold MacGrath
Gallito, you'd better lay out the cards and let's get down to our game.
"The Black Pearl" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
A new and fully revised and much-enlarged edition of this foremost classic, best teacher, and wisest companion as to the most enjoyable game of cards.
"The Olden Time Series, Vol. 3: New-England Sunday" by Henry M. Brooks
Jane and I led Mary away through a side door and the king called for de Longueville to finish the interrupted game of cards.
"When Knighthood Was in Flower" by Charles Major
There was only one game at cards, and that was whist.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
The doctor played games of cards with our host, but the united efforts of P. and myself failed to discover any method or system in the game.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
You stacked cards twice to-night, but the last time I beat you fairly at your own game.
"Bob Hampton of Placer" by Randall Parrish
Neither of the cronies had gone to the football game, having preferred to walk to a cabin in the woods, where they could smoke and play cards.
"The Mystery at Putnam Hall" by Arthur M. Winfield
To his right, a group of white-clad officers chatted over a languid game of cards; at his left, a forlorn man sang dolorously to himself.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, May 1908" by Various
When the game of cards was fairly under way, the Colonel played in a manner which confused them all.
"Jerome, A Poor Man" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
We're going to be temp'rance, and never touch a game of cards.
"The Zeit-Geist" by Lily Dougall
I'm not out of the game, Doris, just count on me being in it at every deal of the cards.
"The Shield of Silence" by Harriet T. Comstock
They are addicted to cards and other games of chance, and often bet very high.
"Great Indian Chief of the West" by Benjamin Drake
Evidently man is only one of the cards in her pack; doubtless the highest one, but the game is not played for him alone.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
Then an amusing game of cards was set on foot, over which we were growing very merry, when up came the General and the Commandant.
"In the Yule-Log Glow, Book I" by Various
I had now to find some trump card which would spoil the game he was playing!
"Three Years' War" by Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
The saloons were crowded, and card games were in progress, with gold coins stacked at the corners of the tables.
"Forty-one Thieves" by Angelo Hall

In poetry:

He often saddled and hit the trail,
And came up to town to get his mail,
As well as to meet some jolly pards
And enjoy a quiet game of cards.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard
Sometimes I hear fine ladies sing,
Sometimes I smoke and drink with men;
Sometimes I play at games of cards—
Judge me to be no strong man then.
"Strong Moments" by William H Davies
Curse me the fiddling, twiddling diplomats,
Haggling here, plotting and hatching there,
Who make the kind world but their game of cards,
Till millions die at turning of a hair.
"A Curse For Kings" by Vachel Lindsay
In the scene that ensued
I did not take a hand,
But the floor it was strewed
Like the leaves on the strand
With the cards that Ah Sin had been hiding,
In the game "he did not understand."
"Plain Language From Truthful James" by Francis Bret Harte
French Deck. Solitary stroker of cards. He
dealt himself a hand. Turn stills of the past in
unending permutations, shuffle and begin. Sort
the images again. And sort them again. This
game reveals germs of truth, and death.
"Notes On Vision" by James Douglas Morrison
That done it. If I'd let the parson gone
An' come the mild an' gentle, sure enough,
She'd 'ad the willies. When the dames take on,
The game's to treat 'em rough.
That's wot I've 'card. It woke Rose up, all right,
An' full uv fight.
"Rose" by C J Dennis

In news:

The card room's owners want to allow games on the top floor of the M8trix' 165-foot tower with sweeping views to offer a unique, luxurious alternative to the ground-floor gambling .
Willis made nine consecutive starts before relinquishing the job in May Since then, the only interruption to Hamid's starting grip was a one-game suspension for a red card in Houston in July.
GOP breaking rules on "fiscal cliff" card game.
Friendship, money, greed meet in 'Magic: The Gathering' fantasy card game.
American Hockey League president Dave Andrews keeps an uncut sheet of souvenir hockey cards from the 2004-05 league all-star game in his office.
Michael Bublé was on the lineup card for the Kevin Bieksa Buddies charity game Wednesday night but not in the lineup.
Werth's home run for Washington forces Game 5 against Cards.
Werth's homer for Nats forces Game 5 against Cards.
House of cards emerges in zoning-change game.
Instead of having their season end in such a rude and shocking fashion, they would have met the Tampa Bay Rays in a one-game wild-card playoff.
Ever had an incomplete card game play in your head non-stop for 3 days.
I was barely able to sleep this weekend with this incessant game similar to solitaire flipping cards during my conversations or while trying to sleep.
St Louis Cardinals wild card playoff game.
MLB's first one-game wild-card playoff was not staged without controversy.
Tracking sex offenders, video game trading cards & Interstate 70.

In science:

Consider the following (random) game: a deck of N cards is divided into several piles.
Random Bulgarian solitaire
Suppose there are two players - A and B going to play the following mindless card game.
Random patterns generated by random permutations of natural numbers
It is like a simple card game of ‘patience’.
Random Matrices, the Ulam Problem, Directed Polymers & Growth Models, and Sequence Matching
It turns out that not only the backward causation makes perfect sense in some models of possible reality, but that Nielsen and Ninomiya really have a chance to close LHC by a card game.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
Firstly, it asserts that there is a parallel universe in which the Nielsen and Ninomiya’s card game has been already played and as a result of the game’s outcome the analog of LHC was closed (however this does not prove that Nielsen and Ninomiya’s imaginary action theory is true.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
Therefore, I think, we have every reason not to worry about LHC card games.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
They interpret a possible stoppage of LHC by a card game as an example of backward causality, that some event in future (production of Higgs particles) prearranges conditions today in order not to happen.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
Can Nielsen and Ninomiya bring about the closure of LHC by a card game? Yes they can if we live in a kind of virtual universe outlined above.
LHC card games: bringing about retrocausality?
Common knowledge of the game would not exist during a poker round, if Alice hides cards in her sleeve unknown to her opponent Bob.
If more than Analytical Modeling is Needed to Predict Real Agents' Strategic Interaction
The community of users live tweeting about a given event generates rich contents describing sub-events that occur during an event (e.g., goals, red cards or penalties in a soccer game).
Towards Real-Time Summarization of Scheduled Events from Twitter Streams
Floyd’s Game since cards cannot be moved once they are placed in a pile.
Patience Sorting and Its Generalizations
Otherwise, redefine pile pm to be   In other words, just as for Floyd’s Game, the above Greedy Strategy (Strategy 2.6.5) starts with a single pile consisting of the first card from the deck.
Patience Sorting and Its Generalizations
In many card games, only certain aspects of the permutation matter.
Riffle shuffles of a deck with repeated cards
In many card games, only some aspects of the permutation matter.
A rule of thumb for riffle shuffling
Due to the proliferation of open source drivers and programmable cards, enabling an easy customization of the channel access policies, we propose a game-theoretic analysis of random access schemes.
MAC design for WiFi infrastructure networks: a game-theoretic approach