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  1. Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso
    Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso
    Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso
    Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso
    Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso
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  2. Metal Jacks & Ball Set by joisso

    [B002Q0S388]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (162 reviews)
    Price R238.00

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Product Description

  • great gift
  • loads of fun
  • retro toy
Additional Information

Bearing in mind that there are many variations on this theme, here are the basic rules of jacks as know to allwho played it growing up in Queens, New York. The game is played outdoors on a smooth surface such as asphalt or concrete, or indoors on an uncarpeted floor. There are usually anywhere from two to six individual players. Equipment includes 8 to 10 jacks and one small ball. Two players sit face to face; more than two sit in a circle. Deciding who goes first is optional, everything from eenie-meenie-meinie-moe to throwing the jacks up in the air and trying to catch as many as possible with both hands together, thumb to thumb, palms down. Whoever catches the most jacks goes first. (This was usually the way we chose up because it was so much fun; in fact, it oftentimes became a pre-game game.) The player up gathers all of the jacks in one hand, gives them a gentle toss and scatters them onto the ground, anywhere inside the space encircled by her and her opponents. Following that, she tosses the ball into the air. The object of the game is to pick up the designated number of jacks with one hand and catch the ball on the first bounce in that same hand. It starts with one jack at a time (onesies), then two jacks (twosies), right on up till the player misses. She continues at that number on her next turn. Then the next player goes. The game continues until someone succeeds at picking up the ball and all of the jacks at once on a single bounce. Frankly, though, I don't recall ever seeing anyone get past tensies. The unofficial rule, based on personal experience, is that whoever gets to the highest number before everyone gets tired of playing is the winner! Another fun thing to do with jacks: Spin them like little tops or dreidels. SET INCLUDES 8 METAL JACKS AND ONE MEGA BOUNCE BALL.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Toy
Brand
joisso
EAN
0696749437865
Label
BeWild
Manufacturer
BeWild
MPN
LYSB002Q0S388-TOYS
PartNumber
LYSB002Q0S388-TOYS
Publisher
BeWild
Studio
BeWild
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I have never seen jacks this small. i was trying to find a replica of the old ones. These were horrible. I would have sent them back except I was trying to pick them up and lost one and have no idea where that tiny jack went to. Thank GOD I don't have llittle kids as these small things are the same size as the picture. It should say "actual size" under the picture so people will know what they are getting. Couldn't even play onesies. They need to be called fingertip jacks...HAHAHAHAHA
I need to return this item. It did not meet my expectation. This is the 1st of all the amazon items that I've ordered. The jax were not as THE traditional metal jax. The are "very" small and feel more like plastic with some kind of coating. These were not worth the price or time. Very disappointed. I will add a photo later.
We were on a family vacation a couple of years ago and during the corse of conversation, my wife began to reminisce about her childhood and the games that she and her sisters used to play. As she began to talk so passionately about, what she (they) used to call "jack rocks", I secretly went to the Amazon app on my iPhone, found this product, and had it delivered to the hotel that we were staying in. Needless to say, when they arrived, she was extremely surprised and tickled at the same time.

Sturdy little product... hours of fun... for ALL ages!
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