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Play and Win Mah-jong: Teach Yourself

Play and Win Mah-jong: Teach Yourself

  • Author: David Pritchard
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1444197878
  • Category: Games & Activities
  • Page: 192
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This is an essential handbook for anyone new to the game of Mahjong. It takes you from the very beginning - learning the rules, choosing a set (or playing online) to advanced advice on strategy and gamesmanship. Each stage of play is clearly explained with diagrams and instructions and with plenty of practical examples to help you learn. Full coverage of the basics of scoring, settlements and penalties will help you become a true master of the game.

The Little Book of Mahjong

The Little Book of Mahjong

Learn How to Play, Score, and Win

  • Author: Seth Brown
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1507207409
  • Category: Games & Activities
  • Page: 176
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Disconnect from a device-oriented world and rediscover the classic Chinese game of mahjong—while improving focus, creativity and stimulating memory—with this comprehensive yet gifty guide that includes all the basics of the game, tips and techniques on how to play, and strategies to win both international mahjong and American mahjong. The classic game of mahjong was created over 2,000 years ago during the Qing Dynasty in China, but recently, it’s experiencing a renaissance. No longer reserved for older players, mahjong is being rediscovered by millennials and is recognized for its ability to improve brain function, and reduce symptoms of cognitive diseases like dementia. Learning any new game can be difficult, especially one as complex as mahjong, which includes over dozens of tiles with different meanings. But whether you are a complete novice or a casual player looking to brush up on mahjong skills and techniques, The Little Book of Mahjong can help you get ahead in this classic game, whether you are playing international mahjong or American mahjong. With a comprehensive breakdown on all of the various tiles involved in the different versions of the game, explanations of what each tile means, detailed information on scoring, tips on how to improve your skills, and strategies for winning, this guide is perfect for mahjong players both new and old. Including a brief history of the game and its significance as well as full-color photos of game pieces and game objectives, you’ll become a mahjong master in no time.

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows Vista All in One

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Windows Vista All in One

  • Author: Greg Perry
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing
  • ISBN: 0132714434
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 768
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Vista is the brave new world of Microsoft Windows computing, and with it, what once was old, is new again. In just a short time, Sams Teach Yourself Windows Vista All in One will have you up and running with this new, must-have Windows operating system. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds upon a real-world foundation forged in both technology and everyday user scenarios, allowing you to learn the essentials of Windows Vista from the ground up. If you’re a pro or a newcomer to Windows, you have in your hands the book you need to make the most of Vista with the least effort possible. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common questions, issues, and tasks, and you’ll learn the extra under-the-hood features that enable you to leverage Windows even more. Learn how to… • Do more with Windows Vista in less time • Quickly start using Vista’s new user interface like a pro • Leverage the power of Vista’s new Aero graphics • Keep often-used tools and utilities handy by adding Gadgets to your new Windows Sidebar • Manage your digital picture library with Windows Photo Gallery • Utilize Vista’s Explorer windows to quickly get to data you need • Master Vista’s new Instant Search feature, so your files no longer get lost in the shuffle • Use the new Windows Media Player 11 to manage both your music and video collections • Automate routine Windows tasks so your computer works while you sleep • Improve security with Vista’s state-of-the-art Windows Defender • Easily optimize your disk’s files and folders and configure your home network • Protect your valuable data with Vista’s Backup and Restore Center • Surf the ’Net with tabbed browsing, manage RSS feeds, and more, using the new Internet Explorer 7

Teach Yourself Canasta

Teach Yourself Canasta

  • Author: Kenneth Konstam
  • Publisher: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1473385849
  • Category: Games & Activities
  • Page: 152
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This book is a comprehensive guide to Canasta, part of the rummy family of card games that originated in Uruguay. Contents Include: Definitions; Canasta; The Origin of Canasta; The Pack; Rules for Canasta; Alternative Rules for Canasta; These Situations Will Arise; Canasta for Two; Canasta for Three; Canasta for Four; About Melding; Planning the Attack; Planning the Defence; Summing up the Tactics; The Tactical Value of Red Threes; The Acaba Rule; Conventions; The Ethics of Canasta. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

Windows 7 for the Over 50s in Simple Steps

Windows 7 for the Over 50s in Simple Steps

  • Author: Joli Ballew
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • ISBN: 9780273729181
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 247
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"Discover everything you want to know about Microsoft Windows 7 in this easy-to-use guide; from the most essential tasks that you’ll want to perform, to solving the most common problems you’ll encounter."--Back cover.

Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg

Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg

How to Play the Game & Win

  • Author: Elaine Sandberg
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • ISBN: 1462904904
  • Category: Games & Activities
  • Page: 128
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Learn the fascinating game of American Mahjong with this expert guide. This affordable best-selling book is the only available game strategy guide that is specifically geared toward American Mahjong (Mah Jongg) and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. Offering first-time players an easy-to-follow guide to this complex game, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg includes simple, easy-to-follow instructions and clear diagrams to walk the reader through each step of the game, including how to select a hand, how to play and how to develop winning strategies. A key feature is the color text which clearly shows various hands and tiles. This Mahjong guide includes: Step-by-step instructions for game play. Hands-on "Do It" exercises Tips and quizzes for easy learning Mahjong background and history An explanation of tile symbolism Glossary of Mahjong terms A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg is the perfect guide for all skill levels to learn Mahjong—from Mahjong beginners to pros.

Collier's Encyclopedia

Collier's Encyclopedia

With Bibliography and Index

  • Author: William Darrach Halsey
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
  • Page: N.A
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The British National Bibliography Cumulated Subject Catalogue

The British National Bibliography Cumulated Subject Catalogue

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Catalogs, Subject
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The China Critic

The China Critic

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: China
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Soviet Literature

Soviet Literature

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Russian literature
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