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Chairman Mao Game- Reblog from Weathering the Journey

Posted by w_thames_the_d on February 24, 2011


Read this post then click on the ‘you should check it out link’ therein. The author is a woman who wwas sentenced to purgatory – Guangzhou China for a year and has some good insight into what this zoo is all about….

excerpt from here:
Have any of you ever played the Chairman Mao card game? Many people play it with face cards, but around this area they play it with UNO cards. I’m sure no one can appreciate the satire of that game unless they have actually lived in China, I think that it would be good if it were used as a cautionary game in high school civics classes across the U.S. If you’ve never played it, you should check it out, it’s actually a really fun game in a “haha, I’m the boss of you” kind of way.”

3 Responses to “Chairman Mao Game- Reblog from Weathering the Journey”

  1. 🙂 Thanks for the reblog. Glad to see you’re still kicking. I always get a little (more) nervous every time the Chinese firewall gets ramped up to block yet another category of searches and services. “Punishment for talking!”

  2. Just ended up here through a google search and wanted to inform you that your layout looks a a bit broken, the menu looks a little distorted. At least in Safari, so the error might be on my side.

    Only wanted to let you know about it so you could look into it if you want to…

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