There is strategy and chance, and cute boys behind a door, but it's really boring. It's not as much fun as I remembered. You just go in circles hoping to get the 3 cards you need to open the door and then hope by CHANCE that you have a match. Otherwise you start over.
It's not my favorite game, but Elli likes to play it. And being the nice mommy that I am I play it with her once a year. See how nice I am? Lucky for me, last time we played I got really lucky and won early. Thank heavens. Because I'm usually ready to pack it up after about 4 minutes.
I'm not a very good sport when it comes to playing games. I kinda like to win. Not a big fan of losing. Just ask my family. I perfected the art of moping when I was a kid.
I remember when Don and I were newly married and we played Sorry! with his sister and her family and I totally SORRY'd her and did it in a very sassy way. I'm pretty sure I yelled S-O-R-RRRRRR-Y . Cuz that's the way we played it when I was growing up. I seriously thought everyone played it that way. I guess not.
Don's eyes shot out of his head and they screamed "What are you doing? Be nice." I don't know. How do you play Sorry? Isn't the whole point to win and Sorry people. Sheesh.
Well, since then I have learned to have some tact and be kinder when Sorrying nice Baptist folk. Everyone else is fair game.
But back to Mystery Date.
and the mystery door?
Yeah! I got the snowboard dude! I win!!!
So, Elli, who won? hee hee hee
That's right. And whose the best
Mommy kid ever? That's right. You.
Lucky for me, she's a good sport. Another lesson I can learn from an 8 year old. It's never too late.