Saturday/ all things domino

[From Wikipedia]  Mexican train, a game that is played with train tokens and dominoes.  Our game rules did not allow the double branches, though.  I think next time we should! 
[Photo by Associated Press] Here’s a scene from the 20th anniversary celebrations of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 2009.   A 1.5 km (1 mile) series of dominoes was arranged where the wall ran by the Brandenburg gate, and then made to fall down from one end to another.

This picture shows the ‘domino’ logic behind mathematical induction : a method of mathematical proof typically used to establish a given statement for all natural numbers.
Logo of Dominoes Pizza (Aw. Only a lowly 1-2 domino? Guess they wanted to keep the logo simple).

Six of us ordered in Dominoes pizza on Saturday night, and then settled in around a few games of Mexican train.  Everyone starts with 11 dominoes, and tries to be the first to dispense of all of them on the ‘Mexican train’.  Chess or scrabble it is not, as far as strategy or mental sharpness go, but hey : great for socializing and teasing the ones that get stuck and have to draw extra dominoes from the pool.

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