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Remembering the classic, ‘42’


Remembering the classic, ‘42’
Keith Wauson looks on as Lawrence Zook Jr., Sam Zook, Jack Brown, and Bob Zook play 42 at the 2010 Zook Reunion in San Antonio.


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Rainy Days and Starry Nights
May 29, 2013
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The domino game called “42” was invented 124 years ago. I learned to play the domino game of 42 when I was still a teenager or younger. If you are from Texas and grew up in the country or a little town, you learned to play 42 or as some call it, “Texas 42.”  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 30, 2013 8:55am
 
And all without air conditioning. :)

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
May 29, 2013 10:14pm
 
Oh yes. The game of 42 was almost a relgion when we were growing up. My parents and grandparents would gather round the table and shuffle the dominoes. They played moon but preferred 42. They also would combine two sets of dominoes ... More ›

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