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© 1980-2015 Rick Tucker & Fred Shapiro.  All Rights Reserved.  Legal The Tiddlywinks Bibliography is a compendium of all substantive and obscure citations to the game of tiddlywinks in all available resources:  newspapers, magazines, books, government records, images, audio, video, websites, etc.  In other words, if the game of tiddlywinks was mentioned either…

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Tiddlywinks Across the Sea!Reprinted from This Week magazine, 4 November 1962, pages 20-21.  Charlie Rice’s Punchbowl column.(a Sunday supplement inserted in newspapers)There was a faint pink, and a wink clinked on the brink of the cup — and just managed to sink in with a clink!A faint roar went up from about 50…

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Rainier Beer’s Tiddlywinks Tourney Is Smashing Success Reprinted from Advertising Age, 10 September 1962, page 30 SAN FRANCISCO, – Sept. 4 – Although it (a game? a sport? athletic event?) may never actually replace advertising, Tiddlywinks gained considerable public exposure for Sicks’ Rainier Brewing Co., Seattle, as well as a bit…

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Tiddlywink driveReprinted from the New York Times, 8 August 1962, page 38, column 6Howard Gossage, president of Weiner & Gossage, Inc., of San Francisco, who recently made an important contribution to the music world (he developed the Bach and Bethoven [sic] sweat shirts), has now moved into the field of sports. …

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Tiddledywinks!Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor, 3 August 1962, page 3 (Eastern edition).  [Drawing included]By the Associated PressNew YorkThe die is cast.  The chips are down.  The ga[u]ntlet has been flung and picked up.England and the United States clash at noon Aug. 4 for what is billed as the world’s first…

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In the MailboxTiddlywinks, Anyone?Reprinted from the New York Times, 17 June 1962, page S3 column 8TO THE SPORTS EDITOR:I am one of a party of four Oxford undergraduates who are making a tour of America this summer, playing tiddlywinks.  We are sponsored by Guinness and are being filmed in London later…

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The Tucker Tiddlywinks Collection Nearly 1300 different varieties of tiddlywinks games have been tracked down from over 300 publishers, from 1888 to the present day. New games and varieties emerge nearly every week.  If you have tiddlywinks games not listed here, please contact Rick Tucker! Browse the Tucker Tiddlywinks Collection of  games from 1888…

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In August and September 1962, eight winkers from Oxford University in England toured the United States, playing winks against college teams and other quickly-assembled teams.  Oxford’s tour of the US left a lasting impact… the jump-start of intercollegiate play in the US in 1962.  In December 1962, winks at Harvard…

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Newsgroups Usenet newsgroup: alt.games.tiddlywinks. Created: 21 January 1993 at 3:42 am by Richard Taylor, requested by Julian D. Porter. The early posts on alt.games.tiddlywinks contain relevant information about winks and winks events, but nowadays it’s pretty much entirely spam. Email Lists The email list, Tiddlywinks@egroups.com, was created on 17 May 1999…

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