Wednesday, July 15, 2009

It's because of Farkle

I have to come clean and admit that I'm addicted to that stupid dice game on facebook called FARKLE!!!! It has consumed my life, I have it minimized on my work computer just so I can pull it up and play a game between phone calls, I don't spend enough time with my Ravelry groups because I'm playing Farkle, I'm not getting my knitting finished because I'm playing Farkle and now my grandson sees me sitting at the computer and he runs over because he wants to play "caukle".

Why do I have such a competitive attitude with this game, it's ridiculous!!! My sister and some of my friends play it and I can't stand it if they are ahead of me. That's why I keep playing.

I think the makers of Farkle want you to become addicted, I finally had to turn the sound off on my computer because even when I wasn't playing the game, I could hear the noise in my head that the dice make as they are rolling.

The only positive thing about this game is that it's free, because if I were spending a quarter a roll, I'd be broke and in the poor house. And, that brings up another thing, it's a free game, so why do they have it programed that if you get a really great score on round one like 2650 points that on your second round it FARKLES when rolling all 6 dice.

There needs to be a detox program and a 12 step program for Farklers...I don't think we're bad people, I just think we're sick, it's a Farkle disease. We know we want to quit and that we need to quit, but we just can't help ourselves.

Hang on, I've got to click on the cup so the dice will roll again.

SEE, see what I mean! I can't even type in my blog without having Farking Farkle pulled up on the next tab!!!


cardgameguru said...

Haha, I know exactly what you mean. I play Farkle on facebook all the time and that little chime and the sound of the dice is always in my head. Anytime I think of it I find myself getting a little excited.

My husband put me on a "detox" program...sorta. We bought this game called Greedy Greedy that we play with the kids and friends alike. It uses dice the same as Farkle but also uses cards that give you extra ways to make points or interact with other players.

We bought ours at but you'd probably be able to find it at some store I would guess. Good luck with your "addiction" 8)

David said...

Instead of trying of strange variation of farkle, you should try the real farkle game at:


knakedknitter said...

I have played the real farkle game, but it's been years ago. My family was always big on games when we would all get together for Christmas, etc.