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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Chris Fee
United States
Corning
New York
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Got My Mojo Workin' by The Asylum Street Spankers
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
2 Player Combinatorial Abstract Strategy
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Rob Faulconer
United States
Portland
Oregon
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Name: Elixir of Mojo

Type: Treasure

A player who has acquired the elixir may discard it at any time to drink it. Once drunk, the player may take a 6th die to use until the next time they are forced to take a curse. Upon drawing a curse the player chooses a die to be removed from the game.
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Wendell
United States
Twin Cities
Minnesota
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MOJO

This is probably a word I first heard in a Doors song ("Mr Mojo Rising"); it sounds mysterious.

On the rare occasion that I use mojo, it is in the sense of a power or influence or luck - joking references to using my mojo on the roll of the dice for example. That's pretty close to mojo's first use in English, to mean a magic spell. Mojo also means a magical amulet.

That mojo appears in English around 1920 in the southern US and Caribbean. The best guess is it came from Creole (perhaps the Creole spoken in Louisiana, or even Haitian Creole). It has cognates in related languages - moco in Gulla meaning witchcaft, or moco'o in Fula meaning medicine man.

From the magic spell sense, mojo has acquired several other sense. Not just power or influence, but sexual magnetism; personal power and influence; an illegal drug, originally meaning just morphine; luck/skill.

In any case, it is a terrible thing to lose one's mojo.

Fun Fact: Mr Mojo Risin' is of course an anagram of Jim Morrison.
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Joseph
United States
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You refuse to draw from a communal dice pool — not because of potential kooties, but because of the mojo implications, which are worse than any dice borne disease you can imagine.
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Tony Ackroyd
United Kingdom
Brighton
E Sussex
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Poll
Rate the musical artists you know, select only 1 "Best" in each bracket
If you don't know them you can leave it blank or select 'Don't Know'.

  Best Awesome Great Good Okay Bad Don't Know
Muddy Waters
Cream
Monty Python
Deep Purple
The Pretenders
Roy Orbison
The Band
Dave Brubeck
Howlin' Wolf
Steely Dan
Bing Crosby
Herbie Hancock
The Chemical Brothers
The Cult
The Strokes
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child by Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Chris Fee
United States
Corning
New York
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Got My Mojo Workin' by Asylum Street Spankers
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Geoff King
United States
Annandale
Virginia
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Paolo Robino
Italy
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Vicenza
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That would be Mojo. I've been tempted to add The Powerpuff Girls: Mojo Jojo Attacks Townsville Game, but I hope to hit Townsville when we get to USA...

Now South-east.
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Jon Enns
Canada
Herbert
Saskatchewan
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Do you remember that you used to be able to get 2 mojos for a penny? Or 3 jawbreakers? I guess that was when the saying "a penny saved is a penny earned" meant something!
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Tomello Visello
United States
Reston
Virginia
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Three in a row. Some opportunity to move opponent's pieces.
 
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Craig Brooks
United States
Framingham
Massachusetts
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2 Minutes Of Death by Stuck Mojo
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John Reiners
United States
New York
New York
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Got My Mojo Working - Muddy Waters
 
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Jeff Wolfe
United States
Columbus
Ohio
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Debbie Gibson Is Pregnant With My Two Headed Love Child - Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Herb
United States
Georgia
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
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Mojo*
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
W. Eric Martin
United States
Apex
North Carolina
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Designer: Martin H. Samuel
Publisher: Games Above Board

No connection to Austin Powers, sorry.
 
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Board Game: Mojo [Average Rating:0.00 Unranked]
Richard Reilly
United States
Bryan
Texas
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