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MARBLE GAME

THIS MARBLE GAME IS PLAYED WITH A HOLE IN THE
GROUND. A HOLE IS DUG IN THE ALLEY AND A MARBLE
PUT IN IT. YOU THEN THROW YOUR MARBLE AT THE
HOLE. IF IT GOES IN, YOU COLLECT THE MARBLE IN
THE HOLE AND ALL OF THE MARBLES THAT WERE THROWN
BUT DID NOT GO IN.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM HIS NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement C560.12

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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ROLY POLY

THIS IS A MARBLES GAME PLAYED WITHOUT A RING. ONE
PERSON PUTS A MARBLE DOWN NEAR HIM AND THE OPPONENT
TRIES TO ROLL HIS MARBLE AND HIT IT. IF HE DOES, HE
KEEPS THE MARBLE. IF HE DOESN'T, HE FORFEITS IT.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED IT FROM HIS FRIENDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement C560.12

Date learned: 11-00-1967

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BULL IN THE RING (OR RINGER)

YOU WOULD PUT MARBLES IN A CIRCLE, ABOUT A TEN FOOT
CIRCLE. YOU WOULD HAVE TO SHOOT WITH ANOTHER
MARBLE FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE CIRCLE AND THOSE
THAT WENT OUTSIDE THE CIRCLE WERE YOURS.

Submitter comment: PLAYED WHEN SHE WAS A GIRL IN GLOUCESTER, OHIO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OHIO ; DETROIT ; GLOUCESTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement C560.12

Date learned: 05-11-1965 ; CHILDHOOD

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PINKIE

YOU PUT A LINE OF MARBLES IN A PIE-SHAPED FORMATION
ON THE GROUND. YOU'D SHOOT FROM ABOUT TWENTY FEET.
THE ONE WHO GOT THE NEAREST ON THIS FIRST SHOT
FROM TWENTY FEET GOT THE FIRST SHOT AT THE PIE.
HE USUALLY CLEANED UP BEFORE ANYONE ELSE GOT ANOTHER
SHOT.

Submitter comment: PLAYED IN HOLLISTER, OHIO

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OHIO ; DETROIT ; HOLLISTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement C560.12

Date learned: 05-11-1965

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POISON

IT WAS LIKE A MARBLE GAME ON A GOLF COURSE. YOU
WOULD SHOOT THE MARBLE WITH YOUR THUMB INTO EACH HOLE.
THE LAST HOLE WAS THE HARDEST, BUT THE FIRST TO GET
IN WAS ABLE TO COME BACK AND KNOCK THE OTHERS OFF
THE COURSE.

Submitter comment: PLAYED IN HOLLISTER, OHIO

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OHIO ; DETROIT ; HOLLISTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement C560.12

Date learned: 05-11-1965

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