"Checker Spinners"--answer

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"Checker Spinners"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Sun Jan 01, 2006 2:14 pm

One of the most interestng and essential checker implements from years ago was the "Checker Spinner". They came in all shapes and sizes--many displayed merchant advertising and they fit into your shirt pocket. "Checker Trivia question of the Day". What were these unique "Checker Spinners" used for? (Cont.)
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Postby Palomino on Sun Jan 01, 2006 5:38 pm

Would they be used to determine the first two opening moves for two-move restriction style of play?

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"Checker Spinners"--answer

Postby Mr. Checkers on Wed Jan 04, 2006 2:52 pm

Pal is correct. These spinners were used to determine the first 2 or 3 moves to be made (at the start of the game) on the checkerboard. (Cont.)
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