Weekend Fun: Beer Games

October 4 2013, 2:00 PM

The Silly: Thumper/The Animal Game 

How-To: You can play this game with any number of people. Each person starts by picking a quick and easy hand gesture that represents an animal (see the "bird" pictured above) and showing the rest of the group. Then, everyone starts drumming on the table (my friends typically do two hits on the table and then two claps, but it gets confusing quickly). The first person does his/her hand gesture and then immediately does the gesture of any other player. That player then does his/her hand gesture followed by another player's. It continues until someone doesn't realize they've been cued or they react too slowly; that person then has to drink. Then he/she starts the next round. (FYI: This is the PG version of this game. Really, you can pick any gesture you want, but we're keeping it clean.)

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