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Holes in your Hearts

...and diamonds ...and spades ...and clubs.
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Mexican bandits might look sinister peering over the top of their poker hand, but how much better would it be to be able to peer *through* your royal flush?

The centres of each club, heart, spade or diamond shape in this pack would be cut out, allowing players to study their cards *and* their opponents at the same time.

Fishrat, Dec 20 2005

Transparent Playing Cards http://www.naturest...invisiblecards.html
One of many such packs - it's already possible to see through your hand. [DrCurry, Dec 21 2005]

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       Not sure how this would work. Surely when you hold the cards, the holes would be offset.
st3f, Dec 20 2005
  

       These are round holes, and only in the corner of the cards, right? Diamond, heart or whatever-shaped holes numbering one to ten might take some of the necessary surprise out of various games.
zen_tom, Dec 20 2005
  

       zen_tom - good point. Yep, round holes in the top right hand corner would be more subtle, obviously. Maybe perforations would work so that you could totally see through the card?
Fishrat, Dec 20 2005
  

       Theeese cahds ah mahked... whatever
dentworth, Dec 20 2005
  

       What accent is that [dentworth]? Riverboat spiv or Mumbai backstreet casino?   

       ..and where you been?
ConsulFlaminicus, Dec 20 2005
  

       Baked. I have seen transparent cards. The symbols appear as a white circle from the back but the rest of the card is clear....
Minimal, Dec 21 2005
  

       Hi [Consul], it was on a commercial for M&Ms [re:chocolate mess]. but I think it was supposed to be a southern cowboy accent.. will email you w/ explanation of the latter.
dentworth, Dec 21 2005
  

       that's not fair, we all want to know about your cowboy!
po, Dec 21 2005
  

       ok, the general reason I've been busy is I got a puppy! It's a corgi, he's beautiful and very smart.   

       Merry Christmas to ME!
dentworth, Dec 21 2005
  

       dentworth...thet eccent sands asstraylion te me, mate...
Edie, Feb 19 2018
  

       And that one was Sath Effrikan.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 19 2018
  
      
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