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The knife gamepinfingernervebishopstabscotchstabberscotchfive finger fillet FFFor " stab between the fingers game ", is a game wherein, placing the palm of one's hand down on a table with fingers apart, using a knife such as a pocket or pen knifeor other sharp object, one attempts to stab back and forth between one's fingers, moving the object back and forth, trying to not hit one's fingers.
The game is intentionally dangerous, exposing players to the risk of injury and scarringand, before antibiotics, an incision or penetration risked sepsis and death. A foldable blade carries the additional Knife Trance (One Knife Left Mix) - Various - Music To Play Games By Too that, "as the faster you go, the more likely the blade will fold back in on itself trapping the finger of your stabbing hand. In European culture it is traditionally considered a boys' game.
Among our rowdy amusements [exiled in Siberia] was a popular knife game. You place the palm of your hand flat on a table with fingers apart. Then you stab back and forth between the fingers, trying not to hit them.
The faster you stab, the better, and the fastest one wins. I still have a visible scar I don't know why we did such a dumb thing, but it seemed like the manly thing to do at the time.
It was a macho thing to have a jacknife when I was young [in North Dakota] and even manlier to play dangerous games with it. One of our pocketknife games was A more dangerous game was just called the Knife Game, also sometimes known as the FFF five-finger fillets. This game challenged your coordination as you tried to stab a knife between your outstretched fingers while holding your palm down on the ground or on a table.
Whoever could do that the fastest in an allotted time was the winner. The loser was I Bleed Black - Various - Hellhound Compilation slowest—or the one who stabbed his hand or finger. I was the big loser one time, The order in which the spaces between the fingers are stabbed varies.
In the following examples, the spaces are numbered 1 is in between the index finger and thumb. The most popular version is to simply stab all the spaces in order, starting from behind the thumb to after the little finger, and back again "In its simplest form, one would simply move as fast as one dared backwards and forwards.
A more complex order is also common "Those with stronger nerves could stab according to a sequence"  :. In the Sierra On-Line game Manhunter: New Yorkone sequence requires winning the knife game in a Brooklyn bar in order to continue the winning plot. In the Lucas Arts game Full Throttlethe knife game is played in a bar. It appears as one of the minigames in Work Time Fun It has no win condition, so the game only ends once the player hits a finger. Botby the Svoltcore group, is an "interactive installation that plays with Knife Trance (One Knife Left Mix) - Various - Music To Play Games By Too recipient's concern about [his or her] own physical integrity.
In The Witcher 3: Wild Hunta few drunken locals can be seen playing the knife game inside an inn. In Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Kokichi Ouma attempts to play it in his final free-time again but ends up cutting himself.
InRusty Crazy Dreams - Paul Brady - Hard Station released a video detailing his side of the story on the knife game.
Roman Polanski's first feature Knife in the Water may be the first film to show the game; a young hitchhiker plays the game on the deck of a sailboat. The movie Aliens features a scene with a member of the crew, Bishop, who plays the "knife game" with another member of the crew.
The game is played in the movie Ted created by Seth MacFarlane; the eponymous character, the talking teddy bearTed, plays the game at a party with a stranger while intoxicated. He ends up Knife Trance (One Knife Left Mix) - Various - Music To Play Games By Too stabbing his hand. In The Hangover Part II an unsuccessful attempt at the knife game is eventually revealed to be the cause of the severed finger discovered in the motel room, which turns out to be an essential clue.
In episode 8 of the first season of Samurai Jacksome patrons of the bar in the opening scene are shown to play a version of the game with a spork instead of a knife. In episode 2 of The IT CrowdMoss can be seen playing the game as a fire spreads across the office. In episode 21 of the 11th season of The SimpsonsHomer Simpson can be I Love You For Sentimental Reasons - Various - Top 30 Van De Jaren 40 failing the knife game and stabbing all of his fingers.
In the episode " The Bill " of Inside No. In The Night Ofthe knife game becomes a pivotal element to the criminal trial. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Those Were the Days My Arse! Aesthetics of Interaction in Digital Artp. Huffington Post. March 4, Retrieved April 11, The Knife Game Song. AZ Family. Archived from the original on April 17, Cross-Purposesp.
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