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(Note: This list is done from the point of view of a US gamer, since I'm American.)
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51. Board Game: Can't Stop [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:485]
Greg Durrett
United States
San Francisco
California
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Self explanatory...
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52. Board Game: 20 Questions [Average Rating:5.68 Overall Rank:7414]
Jeff Binning
United States
Rollinsville
Colorado
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when your FLGS calls you to answer game questions for their customers, or to check on new releases...
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53. Board Game: Nightmare [Average Rating:5.69 Overall Rank:8458]
Kevin H
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Windsor
Ontario
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...you have boardgame nightmares...

Last night I dreamt that I was having 5 friends over, so I went to the game closet to find a game for 6. Well some way or another, in my dream, I fell asleep. Woke up the next morning (still in my dream) and asked my friend what happened. They said they brought one of my BRAND NEW games over to another place and played it. Not only that but they played it incorrectly and didn't like it! I remember he asked "Is there a modifier or something when you attack someone riding a horse?".

(Note I do not own any games with anything at all related to horse combat)

So they opened my unopen game, punched what was unpunched, played what was unplayed, all without me!

And when I asked if they played any of my other ones I got a "...Nope..." But I just KNEW that they had played others!

Maybe I should get a lock for my cabinet! Or a psychiatrist...

I don't want to sleep tonight!!!
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54. Board Game: Acquire [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:149]
Andrew Snyder
United States
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
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You buy an expansion or sequal to a game that nobody in your game group likes (and that you haven't played in over two years) just in case.
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55. Board Game: Die Macher [Average Rating:7.68 Overall Rank:96]
Gary Heidenreich
United States
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
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When you stand in front of your game collection and just stare at the games, thinking of pulling one off the shelf, just to look at.
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56. Board Game: Don't Wake Daddy [Average Rating:4.26 Overall Rank:11054]
Robert Matthias
United States
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
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You know you're a geek when you sleep with your games!

I recently started a third shift job and needed a quiet, dark room to sleep in during the day. What better place then in the room where I store all my games. Now I fall asleep and wake up looking at games.
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57. Board Game: Roads & Boats [Average Rating:7.73 Overall Rank:180]
Daniel Karp
United States
Rockville
Maryland
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100 geekgold for OverText, and all I got was this stupid sentence.
You can go through a list of "Holy Grail Games" (geeklist 334, for example) and say, "Got it, got it, traded it away, got it, don't want it, got it, sold it, got it, traded it..."
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58. Board Game: Power Trip [Average Rating:4.91 Unranked]
Brian Bankler
United States
San Antonio
Texas
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When you vacation in Essen, or Colombus ... or Dallas!
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59. Board Game: Formula Dé [Average Rating:7.00 Overall Rank:410]
Tim Loomis
United States
Austin
Texas
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You own multiple sheets of plexiglass ... to fit different sizes of boards.
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60. Board Game: Arbitration: A Game of Decision Making [Average Rating:4.96 Unranked]
Mark Blanco
United States
Charlotte
North Carolina
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...you are willing to simply explain rules and referee a game between non-gamers you are hoping to convert. Depending on what you own, you'd rather folks enjoy a solid 6 player game rather than a mediocre 7 player game, so you sit out and actually enjoy watching your friends play.
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61. Board Game: Market Madness [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Mark Blanco
United States
Charlotte
North Carolina
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...when you've made more money in 6 months in the BGG Marketplace than you have in 10 years on ebay.
(yes, my commission account is paid in full)
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62. Board Game: Goldrush [Average Rating:4.95 Unranked]
Mark Blanco
United States
Charlotte
North Carolina
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...you actually tell people "back in the early days of geek gold, I was a Top 10 GG grabber!"

It's sad, I know.
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63. Board Game: Power Grid [Average Rating:7.99 Overall Rank:11]
Steve Wessels
United States
Omaha
Nebraska
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You hurry home with that new game you just purchased only to rush even quicker to BoardGameGeek, once home, to update your profile BEFORE you even open up the box.

I did that today. Purchased an expansion pack I really wanted but before we opened the box I HAD to get on-line and update my profile to show I now owned it.
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64. Board Game: Lost Cities [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:261]
Ann De Haes
Netherlands
Doorwerth
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When you immediately know all alternate names for a game

...

(This happened to me yesterday evening when we had visitors from Germany, and I was explaining Ticket to Ride Europe, and Carsten said: I owe this too, got it for my birhtday. His wife asked 'what's it called then?', and before he can answer, I say 'Zug um Zug'. I'm definitely not German!)
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65. Board Game: Big Breakfast Vital Statistics [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
 
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Canada
Windsor
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I'm a Geek baby!!!
 
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66. Board Game: Wide World [Average Rating:5.35 Overall Rank:9679]
Nick Fisk
United Kingdom
Stoke on Trent
Staffordshire
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.... when you can't see a map of the World (or Europe, or America, or Africa, or Asia, etc...) without immediately looking for the bits or imagining markers, etc... all over the map.
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67. Board Game: War of the Ring [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1799]
Ed Brickell
United States
Dallas
Texas
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Game Porn: You click through photo after photo on BGG of a game you know you will never, ever buy, much less play, just because you love looking at all of the cute little pieces.
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68. Board Game: Montage [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:2651]
lisa smith
United States
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you read a review of some rare out of print game on the geek and decide to make your own homemade copy because the game sounds cool.



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69. Board Game: Twilight Imperium (Third Edition) [Average Rating:7.88 Overall Rank:31]
Consider Phlebas
United States
Albuquerque
New Mexico
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...you buy a game you may never play just because it is so cool looking.

In other words "Sorry, honey, but I couldn't resist."
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70. Board Game: Around the World in 80 Days [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:1001]
James Jesse
Australia
Mundaring
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You are touring Europe with only a copy of Lost Cities in your bag, and the first thing you do when you get to a new city is look up all the game shops.

2€ is too much to pay for dinner, but 20€ is not too much to play magic (the most transportable game).

Oh, and you are in Nürmburg paying 3€/stunde (hour) just to add this game to this geeklist, even though the Nürmberg fair is in Feburary and its currently November.

(I think I should get a prize for this one.)
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71. Board Game: Doctor Who: The Game of Time & Space [Average Rating:5.35 Overall Rank:9906]
David Voderberg
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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When your Dad is still in Denial about making you a board game geek. "Sure we played Doctor Who Once a year Starting when you were five, and Conquest of the Empire, and Fortess America every month starting when you were ten, and yeah I'll try out any game you get, but the fact you're a gamer isn't MY Fault." :->
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72. Board Game: Aggravation [Average Rating:4.72 Overall Rank:11111]
Les Lauber
China
Jinhua
Zhejiang
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...you buy a game because it is a descendant of another classic game, regardless of whether you care to play it. (From Chaupar to Pachisi to Ludo to Parcheesi to Sorry! to Aggravation.) In fact, maybe you even organize your games according to how they were derived. (I don't, of course, but maybe someone does. No, really, I don't. Did I say really?)
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73. Board Game: Stratego [Average Rating:6.02 Overall Rank:2097]
Tomas Inguanzo
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You take university classes in probability and game theory in order to become a better strategist.

No, not me personally, but I know someone who did.
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74. Board Game: Alhambra: The Vizier's Favor [Average Rating:6.90 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.90 Unranked]
Steve Archbold
United Kingdom
Kingston-upon-Thames
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You buy an expansion for a game you don't own yet just because it was there.
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75. Board Game: BattleTech [Average Rating:6.92 Overall Rank:668]
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Waldorf
Maryland
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You have Several pounds of rulebooks and associated literature for your games. Games with less than 200 pages of rules aren't games. Also, when you see "MPL" on a license plate you immediately think "Medium Pulse Laser."
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