The Circle Game Is Making a Comeback and I Couldn’t Be More Excited

Who didn’t love a good battle of wits with your friends, scheming up ways to get each other to look at your finger circle (sounds dirty) and punishing any glancers with a quick punch to the arm? I don’t know about everyone else, but this was a game that dominated my junior high and high school years in the Midwest. Few were quick enough to poke the hole (again, very dirty) and avoid getting hit, but I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you I was damn good at using my Hakeem Nicks-like hand speed to avoid getting punched. Short of getting down on all fours behind someone and having a co-conspirator push them over you and flirting with stitches to the back of their head in the locker room, this was the best game we had to kill time. Continue reading