How to Play Animal Vegetable or Mineral

When the party is large, this game affords much amusement.

Steps

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    Send one player out of the room.
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    While he is gone, decide upon some object which he is to guess.
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    Call the player back in.
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    If you are the player, you should begin asking questions. The answers to the questions must be either "Yes" or "No," and a forfeit must be paid if any other answer is given. Suppose the object chosen is a piece of coal in the fireplace. The player will begin by finding out whether the object chosen is of the animal, vegetable, or mineral kingdom; thus the following questions may be asked: "Is it a mineral?" "Yes." "Is it hard?" "Yes." "Is it very valuable?" "No." "Is it bright and shiny?" "No." "Is it gold?" "No." "Silver?" "No." "Is it in this room?" "Yes." "Is it black?" "Yes." "Is it a piece of coal?" "Yes."
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    The correct object being guessed, another player is sent out and the game continues.
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    For future use, this website is in fact a mineral.

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