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CrimsonTide4
12-29-2001, 10:50 PM
Who remembers:
SLIDE?
Twill lil lee (or HOWever it was pronounced)
Miss Mary Mack


What other hand games did you and your girlfriends used to do?
Any SLIDE champs on the block? :D :cool:

Rachel0497
12-30-2001, 02:35 AM
Oh my gosh... I used to love slide...I was really good at that!!!Also liked Uno Dos Siesta (not sure if that is how it was spelled), the little hand game from that one episode of the Cosby Show.

bluz4
12-30-2001, 05:38 PM
gosh i remember...

unos, dos, sieta
hollywood
L.O.V.E.
check me out say what
rock the boat
swing, swing, swing
miss mary mack

in my germantown neighborhood, cheers is all we did.

SweetestDiva
12-31-2001, 12:19 AM
My favorites were:

1. Slide
2. Rockin Robin (why come my sister could NEVER remember whether she was supposed to go up/down or left/right first???)
3. Down By The River (with a hanky-panky, while the bullfrogs jump from bank to bank... ;) )
4. Bo-Bo-Skee-Wotten-Totten (please tell me somebody remembers this)

dst3800
12-31-2001, 02:04 AM
Originally posted by SweetestDiva
My favorites were:

1. Slide
2. Rockin Robin (why come my sister could NEVER remember whether she was supposed to go up/down or left/right first???)
3. Down By The River (with a hanky-panky, while the bullfrogs jump from bank to bank... ;) )
4. Bo-Bo-Skee-Wotten-Totten (please tell me somebody remembers this)

I think I'm with you for your #1-3! And CT's Twill lil lee!
Man I used to love me some Down By the River....speaking of which, I was trying to teach a friend (in college :D) how to play the game, and one of the girls on my hall came to play and we ended up arguing for almost an hour cause she wanted to say that the song said..."while the BULLDOGS jumped from bank to bank" I'm like, WhenTH did Bulldogs start jumping from bank to bank? :confused: ...We decided to call in someone else off the hall and this girl said that she thought it said "Bulldogs" too! I was like, I don't know who taught them that version, but they needed to be slapped! Now I'm glad that I know someone else, other than the people I grew up with, that knows the correct version of the song! ;)

Mz. Sports Luva
12-31-2001, 08:41 AM
I remember:

Slide
Rockin Robin
Miss Mary Mack
Have-A-Coke & A-Smile

CrimsonTide4
12-31-2001, 08:48 AM
How about you all post the lyrics so we can see because some of them sound familiar but if I had the words they might confirm for me if I really do know them.

CJUS
12-31-2001, 12:07 PM
Shame, Shame, Shame
Down in the Valley
Rockin Robin
Have a coke and a smile
Oh, Sailor
Pepsi Cola, number 9
Have you ever, ever, ever...
See, See, my Playmate
Oh mary Mack


Ooh, these bring back so many memories

DST Love
12-31-2001, 01:21 PM
I just played Slide with my little cousins when I was back in Illinois for Christmas. My sister and I could play Slide very fast for a long time. And now they got me doing "Miss Sue". They are so cute when they do it. Even my little two-year-old cousin can do all of "Miss Sue".

Others...

1. Down Down Baby
2. Have you ever, ever, ever...
3. Miss Susie (different from Miss Sue)
4. One about McDonald's (can't remember all of it)
5. Three sailors
6. See see my playmate
7. Rockin Robin

That's all I can remember for now.

ClassyLady
12-31-2001, 02:21 PM
Originally posted by Mz. Sports Luva
I remember:

Slide
Miss Mary Mack
Have-A-Coke & A-Smile

See now, I was the West Philadelphia Champion of "Have a Coke and a Smile." That was my game! I loved Slide and Miss Mary Mack too!

We also used to play two other games that really don't have names. I don't know if anyone else would remember them.

1. We played with the song that started "down by the river in the hanky panky, and the bullfrogs jump from bank to bank"

2. The other we played with four people and we called it "Mamma-said-a-he'd-a-said-a"

Did anyone else play these ones?

Mz. Sports Luva
12-31-2001, 02:26 PM
Ms. Lucy. Man, this one was my favorite. Is this the same as Miss Susie? I've never heard that one.

Anyway, here's the lyrics to Ms. Lucy:

Ms. Lucy had a baby, she named him Tiny Tim
She put him in the bathtub to see if he could swim
He drunk up all the water, he ate up all the soap
He tried to eat the bathtub, but it wouldn't go down his throat
Ms. Lucy called the doctor, the doctor called the nurse
Ms. Lucy called the doctor with the the alligator purse

I also remember the McDonald's one too.

kizzie22
12-31-2001, 03:01 PM
My Favorites were:

~ Rockin Robin
~ Mary Mack
~ Down, Down Baby
~ Ms. Sue

bluz4
12-31-2001, 03:48 PM
does anyone remember Numbers??? i used to be so good at it.

RENEEDST_22
12-31-2001, 06:05 PM
How about Chinese Jump Rope????? :)

novella000
12-31-2001, 10:52 PM
HOT HANDS!!!

You all remember that?

And THUMP!!!

You've got all of us reminiscing...
Chinese Jump rope... double dutch... Roller skating...
I was a young tom-boy... Tackle football in the streets... Climbing trees and the like.

The winters, they seemed, warmer,
The summers brighter... ahhh
Caaaaannn it be that it was aaaaaaallll so simple then?
Has time rewritten every linnnnneee
And if we had the chance to do it all again
Tell me,
Would we?
Could we?
Meeeeeemmmmoooorrries, light the corners of my mind...

I love that song

amanda831
10-11-2008, 10:17 PM
hello is there any one here?

Spinderella
10-12-2008, 08:59 AM
Well since you bumped this...

Hands up to 85...
Lyrics:

Hands up to 85
Gonna get
Names of (whatever subject, boys, schools, cars, colors)
No hesitations
No Demonstrations
So let's go
Starting with (name of a person in the circle)

Honeykiss1974
10-12-2008, 09:29 AM
This site has the lyrics to all of the old school chants. :)

http://www.beachnet.com/~jeanettem/chants.html

christiangirl
10-12-2008, 09:30 AM
Lol, did anyone do Miss Suzie? That was one we had to do out of teacher-earshot. :o

Miss Suzie had a steamboat
The steamboat had a bell
Miss Suzie went to heaven
The steamboat went to...
Hello operator
Please give me #9
And if you disconnect me
I'll kick your little...
Behind the 'frigerator
There was a piece of glass
Miss Suzie sat on top of it
And broke her little...
Ask me no more questions
And tell me no more lies
The boys are in the bathroom
Zipping up their...
Flies are in the meadow
And bees are in the ark
Miss Suzie's at the movies
Kissing in the d-a-r-k d-a-r-k
DARK DARK DARK!

We thought we were "so bad." Now, I see how elementary school it was. :D

I.A.S.K.
10-12-2008, 03:07 PM
Concentration and Skip-It (the toy) were the best things ever.

BlessedOne04
10-13-2008, 12:57 AM
OMG!! My niece loves these games. Ima have to hit with some of these new games.

TruGRITS
10-13-2008, 06:13 PM
Lol, did anyone do Miss Suzie? That was one we had to do out of teacher-earshot. :o

Miss Suzie had a steamboat
The steamboat had a bell
Miss Suzie went to heaven
The steamboat went to...
Hello operator
Please give me #9
And if you disconnect me
I'll kick your little...
Behind the 'frigerator
There was a piece of glass
Miss Suzie sat on top of it
And broke her little...
Ask me no more questions
And tell me no more lies
The boys are in the bathroom
Zipping up their...
Flies are in the meadow
And bees are in the ark
Miss Suzie's at the movies
Kissing in the d-a-r-k d-a-r-k
DARK DARK DARK!

We thought we were "so bad." Now, I see how elementary school it was. :D


We did this version too. except in our version, it was "Miss Susie had a seagull, the seagull had a bell...." and at the end it was "Miss Suzie's at the movies kissing in the d-a-r-k, DARK is like the movies, the movies like a show. The show is like a TV set and that is all I know. I know I know my Ma, I think I know my Dad, I think I know my sister with the apple on her head."

Hm...now that I think about it, thats pretty weird lol

christiangirl
10-13-2008, 07:59 PM
We did this version too. except in our version, it was "Miss Susie had a seagull, the seagull had a bell...." and at the end it was "Miss Suzie's at the movies kissing in the d-a-r-k, DARK is like the movies, the movies like a show. The show is like a TV set and that is all I know. I know I know my Ma, I think I know my Dad, I think I know my sister with the apple on her head."

Hm...now that I think about it, thats pretty weird lol

Lol, I knew there was more to it, but I couldn't remember it then, sho' can't remember it now. :D

ladygreek
10-13-2008, 08:37 PM
Hmmmm, now I remember why this thread died seven years ago.

MoniBoo
10-13-2008, 09:50 PM
my favs are

down by the river (we use to say grandma said your booty stanky. lol)
little sally walker (was walking down the street...)
sister rita (i'm going to kentucky, i'm going to the fair, to see my sister rita with the flowers in her hair...)
slide (it was always who could do it the fastest)
boogie nights (boogie night, ooohhhh, boogie night, that's alright, we gon have a party...)
ms mary mack (the extended version lol)

and some more i cant think of

christiangirl
10-13-2008, 11:51 PM
my favs are

down by the river (we use to say grandma said your booty stanky. lol)


Everyone seems to be calling it this, but we always said "Down by the BANKS" so that way it rhymed. I'd never heard it with "River" until this thread.

Spinderella
10-15-2008, 08:38 PM
Look who's here
Punchinella, Punchinella,
Look who's here
Punchinella in the zoo
So what can you do?
Punchinella, Punchinella
What can you do, Punchinella in the zoo
Oh we can do it too,
Punchinella, Punchinella
We can do it to
Punchinella in the zoo.

Spinderella
10-15-2008, 08:40 PM
Little Sally Walker
Walking down the street
She didn't know what to do
So she jumped in front of me
Said, Go on girl
Shake that thang, shake that thang, shake that thang
Go on girl
Shake that thang, shake that thang, stop.

Dionysus
10-15-2008, 09:53 PM
Keep the Beat or Lick the Seat!

"Keep the beat or lick the seat!"
*Pat on the lap*
*Pat on the lap*
*clap*
*Pat on the lap*
*Pat on the lap*
*clap*
*Dionysus snaps her left fingers and says her name*
*Dionysus snaps her right fingers and says christiangirl*

If christiangirl loses her concentration or the beat, or can't come up with someone's name quickly when she snaps her right fingers, she has to lick the seat. :p

christiangirl
10-15-2008, 11:01 PM
Ewwww! I refuse to play out of principle. I won't subject anyone to that. Who knows whose booty meat used to be in that chair.