Two people are nominated by the master of the game. They must extol the benefits of this or that product: the belt against the shoulder straps, the electric razor against the metal razor, the toilet paper in sheets or roll, Paris against London, moccasin or laces, bow tie or tie, glasses or lenses, diesel or gasoline, motorcycle or scooter, etc. They can talk at the same time. The public elects the best.
On the next turn, we take two more.
The runes and the mage Petrosian
The mage’s counterpart thinks very strongly about one of the five cards, which are arranged in a rectangle, with the fifth in the center. The audience must guess which one. If he does not find it, the magician Petrosian will easily guess: “It was written in the Runes. ”
The trick is this: when he asks:” How map am I thinking? To this one? To that? », The comparse places the tip of his stick on a precise point of one of the cards: either one of the angles, or the center. It is this point which indicates the position of the map to find.
Three guests go out. The game master explains the rule: Here is a fork and a knife. Each one will pass them to his neighbor saying: This knife and this fork, I pass them to you crossed (or uncrossed). But the position of cutlery will rarely match the sentence. In fact, it is the knees that will actually cross or uncross. The guests come back together, and everyone, as soon as he finds the trick, will whisper it to the master of the game.
We divide into several teams. Each of them names a spokesperson, who must, in turn, ask a question yes-no to the master of the game to guess what character he thinks. The team may also decide to propose a name, but that replaces a question. The team that finds the first name of the character has won, and its points can be increased by its speed, and by the few names it has proposed.
The master of the game must have prepared difficult words in advance, whose definition he will have written on a paper similar to those used by the teams. At each word, a turn takes place. Each team proposes in writing a definition. They are gathered. The master of the game mixes them, and reads, without specifying their origins, each of the definitions, including that of the dictionary. He numbers them, oral and in writing. We vote.
The team that votes for the correct definition wins one point. If another team votes for her definition, she earns two points.
The playmaker gives a letter, and everyone has to fill in all the columns. Then we read the result. When two identical words are found, the point is not counted for the corresponding persons.
Master Étalon asks each team ten names: African capitals, Presidents of the Republic, French films released in the last twelve months, spices, brands of laundry, battles of Napoleon, TV presenters, songs of Dorothea (for example). We can count two points when no team has found the same name as us, and one point in the other case.
The fatal vowel
We divide the participants into teams, and we ask them questions for which certain vowels are forbidden. Example: – Answer without O to: “Who wrote Les Miserables? The scores can be quantified by the brevity of the answers, the number of words used.
Master Pythagoras sits cross-legged, in a position of concentration. He thinks of a number between 1 and 10, agreed with the public, and his friend, who had been let out, divines him easily. The explanation is simple: with his hands resting on his knees, the master indicates the number (fingers folded, etc.)