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'Bus Driver' Drinking Game Instructions

Players: 2

This is a two person game. Choose one person who is the "Rider" and the other will be the "Bus Driver". The bus driver shuffles a deck of cards and deals 5 cards out face down on the table. He then asks the rider whether the last card dealt is black or red. If the rider guesses wrong he takes one sip of his drink (which should be pretty strong). The card he guessed at is then discarded and the "Bus Driver" deals another 5 cards face down on top of the 4 that remain. If the rider was to guess correctly, the bus driver would then ask him whether or not the next card in the line will be higher or lower than the one that was just flipped (aces are low). If he guesses correctly the driver continues flipping cards and asking the higher or lower question until the rider either gets to the front of the bus (all the cards are gone) or guesses wrong. If he does guess wrong then he has to sip once for that card and once for every card that he guessed right previously in the string. The goal then is to get to the front of the bus in one string. This gets continually harder for every card that is dealt out. Once every card is dealt out you jsut go down the line until you get to the front of the bus. The game is almost impossible to beat on a single string and 90% of the time you end up taking 52 sips. Whether or not the driver deals out all of the cards, when the person gets to the front of the bus every person in the room has to finish their drinks within 2 minutes.

It helps to have a drink or two before you start playing because it makes the impossiblty of the game much easier to swallow. You can also play Ride the Plane which is the same except you deal 10 cards out for every wrong guess.

This game was submitted by one of our genius readers, Geoff!

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