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    Even Your Friends Can Betray You: 8 Things I Learnt From Playing Uno

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    November 17, 2015

    Slumber party action fading?

    Let’s play UNO.

    Cousins reunion?

    Let’s play UNO.

    He cheated on me with his ex.

    We’ll play her with draw-four.

    Blankets? Check. Beer? Check. Ice cream? Check.

    War? UNO!

    No matter how scarred a childhood we’ve had, Uno has been that one constant companion who stood by us through thick and thin.

    Here are a few things that playing Uno has silently enlightened us about.

    • People change colours all the time. Multiple identity disorder!

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    • Life often takes a reverse turn unexpectedly.

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    • There is always a second chance to win.

    • If you don’t say the right thing at the right time you might lose what you have.

    • People don’t show their wild side initially.

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    • You’ve to lose something to win something.

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    • Even your friends can betray you.

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    • When you play a game of Uno, you either win or become borderline psychotically depressed.

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    Keep playing, keep learning.

    If you have any other crazy lessons that you learnt, share with us in the comments below.

    Graphics Credits: Abhinav Jain, Harshita Sharma, UNO (Facebook)

    Views presented in the article are those of the author and not of ED.

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