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**~**GAME RULES**~**



**~**BOTH PLAYERS OR TEAMS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CHECK TABLE.**~**



*~*DQ SHOULD BE CALLED WHEN THE DQ IS MADE OR THE HOST WILL NOT RECOGNIZE THE DQ.*~*
EXCEPTION: UNLESS THE DQ CAN STILL BE SEEN BY THE HOST.
EXAMPLE: LGS - (WHERE YOU NEED QUEENS IN YOUR INITIAL MELD AND THERE IS NO QUEENS
MELD
OR YOU NEED 5'S AND 10'S MELD BEFORE THE CANASTA AND YOUR MELDS
SHOW NO 5 OR 10). THESE CAN BE CLEARLY BE SEEN BY THE HOST, THAT THERE IS A DQ.



**~**UNIVERSAL RULE**~**

UNLESS AN ACTION IS SPECIFICALLY FORBIDDEN, YOU MAY ASSUME IT IS ALLOWED,
FOLLOWING REGULAR CANASTA PLAY.


***357 MAGNUM 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE A RED 3 BEFORE YOU MELD ANYTHING.
MUST MELD 5'S & 7'S BEFORE YOU CANASTA, (MELD THE SETS FIRST, THEN CANASTA,
MUST BE AT LEAST A TWO STEP PROCESS).


***38 SPECIAL 2/1***

CAN'T GO OUT UNTIL ALL RED 3'S ARE ON THE BOARD.
MUST HAVE A CANASTA FOR EVERY RED 3 YOU HAVE. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A RED 3,
YOU ONLY NEED 1 CANASTA TO GO OUT.
8s BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK 3s.
CAN ONLY MELD 8'S LAST (WITHOUT WILDS) WHEN GOING OUT WITH NO DISCARD.

*** 52 PICK UP 2/2****

MUST MELD 5S WITH AT LEAST ONE 2 BEFORE PICKING UP THE PILE.
(NO PILE UNTIL 5S ARE MELDED WITH AT LEAST ONE 2).
A NATURAL MELD IN 5'S OR ADDING JOKERS TO 5S IS A DQ.
YOU CAN MELD AND CANASTA AT ANY TIME.

***57 CHEVY 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE 5'S AND 7'S IN YOUR INITIAL OPENING MELD.
YOU MAY USE WILDS AND OTHER CARDS.

***6 PACKS 2/2***

YOUR INITIAL MELD OF EACH HAND MUST BE A 6 PACK
(EXAMPLE: 5-5-5-5-5-5).
YOU MAY USE WILDS TO MAKE THE GROUP OF 6
(EXAMPLE: 5-5-5-5-2-2).
YOU CAN MELD MORE THAN ONE 6 PACK IN YOUR
FIRST MELD OF EACH HAND,
BUT ONLY 6 PACKS (NO CANASTAS ARE ALLOWED).
YOU CAN PICK UP THE PILE, AS LONG AS TOP CARD GOES INTO A 6 PACK.
YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL YOUR NEXT TURN BEFORE YOU CAN MELD
ANYTHING ELSE OR MAKE CANASTAS.

***6 SHOOTER 2/2***

MUST MELD 6'S BEFORE PICKING UP THE PILE.
(NO PILE UNTIL 6'S ARE MELDED).
NATURAL CANASTA IN 6'S IS AN AUTO WIN.

*** 8 IS THE LUCKY NUMBER 2/2 ***

CAN'T GO OUT UNTIL YOU HAVE A CANASTA OF 8S.

*** 8’S ENOUGH 2/1***

YOU MAY CHOOSE ANY 8 SETS OF MELDS FROM
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, K, A
BLACK AND RED 3S DO NOT COUNT AS A SET.
YOU MAY MELD WHAT YOUR OPPONENT HAS MELD.
IF IT DOES NOT EXCEED YOUR 8 SETS OF MELDS.
IF YOU MELD MORE THAN 8 SETS OF NUMBERS YOU DQ.
***9 TO 5 2/1***

MAY ONLY CANASTA 5S THROUGH 9S.

*** ACES CUT 2/1 ***

ACES MUST BE MELDED FIRST, EACH HAND.
NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE) UNTIL ACES ARE MELDED.

*** ACES OUT 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE EXACTLY 3 ACES (NO WILDS) MELDED TO GO OUT

***ALICE IN WONDERLAND 2/2***

FIRST MELD MUST CONTAIN BOTH JACKS AND QUEENS. YOU CAN'T GO OUT UNTIL YOU MAKE A CANASTA OUT OF JACKS OR QUEENS.

***ALIENS 2/2***

(LIKE AREA 51) :
YOUR INITIAL MELD MUST CONTAIN 5'S AND ACES.
YOU MAY USE WILDS AND YOU MAY MELD OTHER CARDS
ALONG WITH THE 5 AND ACES.
(LIKE DISTRICT 9) :
NO PILE UNTIL THE 9'S MELDED.
(WILDS MAY BE USED).
(LIKE CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND):
IF YOU GET ALL FOUR RED THREES TWICE IN A GAME IT IS AN AUTOMATIC DQ.

***ANGEL MAY I ? 2/2***

EACH HAND, THE PILE CAN ONLY BE PICKED UP BY THE LAST TEAM WHO DISCARDED A QUEEN.
WHEN A QUEEN IS DISCARDED, THE PLAYER MUST TYPE " A M I ? " IN CHAT.
THE OPPONENT CAN NOT PICK UP THE PILE UNTIL THEY DISCARD A QUEEN.
ONLY THE TEAM WHO DISCARDED QUEEN LAST,CAN PICK UP THE PILE.

***APHRODITE'S ROCK 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE QUEENS IN YOUR INITIAL MELD. YOU MAY USE WILDS AND OTHER CARDS.
YOU MAY NOT PICK UP THE DISCARD PILE UNTIL ALL 4 RED THREES ARE ON THE TABLE.
(NO PILE FOR THAT HAND, IF RED 3 IS IN DISCARD PILE).
THOSE VICTORIOUS SHALL BE CROWNED AS APHRODITE'S ROCK!

***APRIL FOOL'S 2/1***

YOUR INITIAL MELD MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 JOKER.
ONLY MELDS WITH A JOKER IN THEM CAN BE CANASTA'D.
A NATURAL CANASTA OR WITHOUT A JOKER IS A DQ.

***BACHELOR PARTY 2/2***

YOU MUST MELD JACKS AND KINGS BEFORE YOU MAKE ANY CANASTA.

*** BACON & EGGS 2/1***

YOU MUST MELD 4S AND ACES TOGETHER IN INITIAL MELD.
( NO OTHER CARDS IN THE INTIAL MELD EXCEPT 4 AND ACES AND WILDS).
NO PILE OR OTHER CARDS UNTIL NEXT TURN AFTER 4S AND ACES ARE MELDED.
MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN EITHER 4S OR ACES TO GO OUT.

***BARBIE IS THE QUEEN 2/2***

QUEENS MAY ONLY BE MELDED DIRECTLY INTO A CANASTA FROM YOUR HAND.
WILDS MAY BE USED IF DONE IN THE SAME TURN AS THE QUEENS MELD.
QUEENS BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK THREES.

***BASEBALL 2/2***

YOU CAN ONLY GO OUT IF YOU HAVE EXACTLY 3 CANASTAS.

***BATTLESHIP 2/2***

FIRST TO SINK (CANASTA) ALL OF THE OPPONENT'S SHIPS BEFORE THE GAME ENDS, WINS.
SHIPS ARE: 4'S = PT BOAT, 5'S = DESTROYER, 8'S = SUBMARINE,
10'S = BATTLESHIPS, ACE'S = AIRCRAFT CARRIER.
WHEN A SHIP IS SUBMERGED, TYPE AT TABLE "I SUNK YOUR (SHIP NAME OR NUMBER)".
EACH SHIP WILL ONLY BE COUNTED AS SUNK THE FIRST TIME.
SINKING THE BATTLESHIP WITH NATURAL IN 10'S IS AUTO WIN.
(UNLESS THAT TEAM HAS ALREADY SUNK THE BATTLESHIP, WHICH
MEANS YOU CAN'T SINK IT AGAIN THEREFORE KILLING YOUR AUTO WIN).

***BEAT THAT 2/1***

YOU HAVE TO CANASTA A HIGHER CARD THAN IS SHOWING ON EITHER SIDE.
IF YOU OR YOUR OPPONENTS CANASTA 4'S, THE NEXT CANASTA MUST BE 5'S OR HIGHER.
WHEN ACES HAVE BEEN CANASTA'D NO MORE CANASTAS CAN BE
MADE BY EITHER PLAYER. BUT YOU CAN MELD ANYTHING.

***BEAT THIS, PAL 2/2***

INITIAL MELD - THE FIRST PERSON TO MELD WILL COUNT AND POST
AT TABLE THE NUMBER OF SETS IT TOOK TO DO SO.
(EXAMPLE: IF FIRST MELDER PLAYS KINGS AND QUEENS TO
MAKE 50 MELD - THEN THEY WOULD SAY "TWO SETS".)
THE OPPONENT THEN CANNOT MELD INITIAL MELD UNLESS THEY CAN
MELD USING AT LEAST ONE MORE SET.
(EXAMPLE: JACKS AND 7'S AND 5'S - THEY WOULD ANNOUNCE 3 SETS).
THIS IS FOR INITIAL MELD, EACH HAND ONLY.
IT DOES NOT MATTER HOW MANY CARDS ARE IN EACH SET.
JUST COUNT THE SETS. WILDS MAY ALWAYS BE USED.
EASY TO DO UNTIL YOU REACH 120 MELD.

***BILLIARDS 2/2***

YOU MELD AND CANASTA ANYTHING,
BUT BEFORE GOING OUT, YOU MUST HAVE 4'S, 6'S, JACKS, AND ACES MELDED.
(LIKE THE CORNER POCKETS OF A POOL TABLE)
IF YOU GET A NATURAL CANASTA IN 8'S IT'S AN AUTO WIN!

***(THE) BIRD 2/2***

THE FIRST CARD IN THE DISCARD PILE IS THE "BIRD" FOR THE ENTIRE GAME.
THE BIRD MAY NOT BE MELDED AT ANYTIME DURING THE GAME.
IF THE FIRST CARD IS A WILD, BLACK 3, OR RED 3 THEN THE HOST
WILL NAME THE BIRD CARD FOR THAT GAME.

***BIRTHDAY CAKE 2/1***

NO PILE (CANNOT PICK UP THE PILE).
IN THIS TOURNEY, YOU MUST MAKE A BIRTHDAY CAKE!
YOU MUST MELD 5'S, 6'S, 9'S, 10'S, K'S, ACES
TO MAKE THE BIRTHDAY CAKE AND 7'S FOR THE CANDLE!
ONCE YOU MELD ALL OF THE ABOVE (WITH OR WITHOUT WILDS)
IN ANY ORDER, YOU CAN START MAKING CANASTAS AND GO OUT!
YOU MAY NOT MELD ANY OTHER CARDS BUT THE ONES LISTED!
DISCARD EVERYTHING ELSE.

***BLACK AND RED 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE NATURAL (RED) CANASTA AND ONE
CANASTA WITH WILDS (BLACK) TO GO OUT.

***BLACK WIDOW 2/2***

YOU MUST MELD WITH AT LEAST 1 BLACK CARD IN EACH SUIT.
JOKERS AND 2'S ARE NOT BLACK. (MELDING RED SUITS ONLY IS A DQ)

***BLACK JACK 2/2***

YOUR CANASTA MUST EQUAL EXACTLY 21 TO GO OUT.
IF YOU GO OVER 21, YOU DQ EVEN IF YOU DO NOT GO OUT.
CARD COUNT ACE = 1 OR 11, FACE CARD = 10
OTHER CARDS ARE FACE VALUE.

***BOARDING THE ARK 2/2***

IN ORDER TO BOARD THE ARK,
YOUR OPENING MELD MUST HAVE 2 CONSECUTIVE MELDS
(ANY COMBINATION OF 2 NEXT TO EACH OTHER,FOR EXAMPLE:
4&5,5&6, 6&7, 8&9,ECT.)
WILDS AND OTHER CARDS ARE OK.
TO GET OFF THE ARK (GO OUT),
YOU MUST HAVE 2 CONSECUTIVE CANASTA'S.

***BOXED QUEENS 2/2***

QUEENS MUST BE IN THE OPENING INITIAL MELD EACH HAND.
OTHER CARDS MAY BE USED TO GET MELD.
MUST HAVE CANASTA JACKS AND KINGS TO GO OUT.

***BRUTALLY COLD 2/2***

YOU MAY NOT PICK UP PILE UNLESS THE PILE IS FROZEN.
IF YOU PICK UP THE PILE YOU MUST EITHER
DISCARD A WILD OR GO OUT AT THE END OF YOUR TURN.

*** BULLETS AND BROADS 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE EITHER ACES (BULLETS) OR
QUEENS (BROADS) IN YOUR FIRST MELD.
YOU MAY USE WILDS AND OTHER CARDS.
NO PILE UNTIL ACES OR QUEENS ARE MELDED.
MUST HAVE BOTH ACES AND QUEENS MELDED BEFORE YOU CAN CANASTA.
A NATURAL CANASTA IN ACES OR QUEENS IS AN AUTO WIN.

*** CANASTA 1ST 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE 3 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.
EACH HAND, YOU CANNOT MELD ANYTHING UNTIL YOUR 1ST CANASTA IS ON THE BOARD.
MELD THE FIRST CANASTA , DISCARD AND ON NEXT TURN, YOU MAY PICK UP THE PILE.
EXCEPTION IS GOING OUT BY MELDING ALL 3 CANANSTAS AT ONE TIME.

*** CANASTA 2000 2/2***

EACH HAND YOU NEED AT LEAST 2000 PTS BEFORE GOING OUT.
THE GOING OUT BONUS DOES NOT COUNT.

*** CANASTA MY ASTA!!! 2/2***

PLAY AS REGULAR EXCEPT YOU MAY ONLY MELD ACES IN A CANASTA.
YOU ALSO MAY NOT DISCARD ACES.
IF YOU MAKE A NATURAL CANASTA IN ACES. IT’S AN AUTO WIN.

***CARD UP 2/1***

BEFORE ANY PLAY, THE CARD FACE UP ON THE DISCARD PILE
DETERMINES THE NUMBER OF CANASTAS NEEDED TO GO OUT.
RED 1 CANASTA
BLACK 3 CANASTAS
JOKER 2 CANASTAS
VERIFY COLOR AND AGREE ON NUMBER CANASTAS NEEDED TO GO OUT,
BEFORE THE FIRST PLAY OF EACH HAND.

*** CATCH 22 2/2***

TWO 2'S MUST BE INCLUDED IN INITIAL MELD EACH HAND.
YOU MUST HAVE A 2 ON TWO DIFFERENT SETS IN YOUR INITIAL MELD.
USING MORE WILDS OR MAKING CANASTAS OR PICKING UP PILE IS OK,
AS LONG AS YOUR INITIAL MELD CONTAINS TWO SETS WITH A 2.

***CHEAP AND SEXY 2/2***

NO PILE IN THIS GAME.
THIS GAME HAS TWO SETS. 5'S AND 10'S ARE THE CHEAP SET' 6'S AND 9S ARE THE SEXY SET.
YOU CAN MELD ANYTHING AT ANY TIME,
BUT YOU CANNOT CANASTA UNTIL YOU HAVE MELDED YOUR REQUIRED SET
EITHER THE CHEAP SET OR THE SEXY SET
( 2 STEP PROCESS TO CANASTA )
AFTER YOU HAVE MELDED BOTH PARTS TO THE SET, YOU MUST DECLARE IT AT THE TABLE
THE OTHER TEAM WILL THEN NEED TO MELD THE OTHER SET.

***CHECKERED FLAG 2/1***

IF YOU MAKE A RED (NATURAL) CANASTA THEN THE NEXT ONE
HAS TO BE BLACK (WILDS) CANASTA , ETC.
A RED CANASTA IS ONE WITHOUT WILDS, AND
BLACK CANASTA IS ONE WITH WILDS.
YOU MAY MELD AND CANASTA AT ANY TIME.

***CHERRY ON TOP 2/2***

STEP-BY-STEP ON HOW TO MAKE A SUNDAE.
(ALL STEPS MUST BE COMPLETED TO MAKE A SUNDAE).
STEP 1- GET YOUR GLASS READY (ACES MUST BE IN OPENING MELD).
STEP 2- FILL THE GLASS ( CANASTA) WITH ONLY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING.
VANILLA (KING), CHOCOLATE (QUEEN),OR STRAWBERRY (JACK).
STEP 3 - PLACE WHIP CREAM ON TOP OF THE ICE CREAM SCOOP
(CANASTA ONLY ONE):
PLAIN (10), WITH HOT FUDGE (9) OR WITH CARAMEL (8).
STEP 4- CHOOSE (CANASTA ONLY TWO) TOPPINGS FOR SUNDAE:
PEANUTS (7), SPRINKLES (6), M&MS (5), AND OR GUMMY BEARS (4).
TOP OFF YOUR SUNDAE WITH AT LEAST ONE CHERRY.
(MUST HAVE AT LEAST ONE RED THREE TO GO OUT).
ACES CAN BE CANASTA'D ANY TIME

***CINCO DE MAYO 2/2***

5'S MUST BE MELDED FIRST (INITIAL MELD), EACH HAND.
NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP THE PILE) UNTIL 5'S ARE MELDED.
5'S ALSO BLOCK THE PILE.
A NATURAL CANASTA OF 5'S IS AN AUTO WIN.

***CINDERELLA 2/1***

IN THIS GAME CINDERELLA IS THE QUEEN. THE KING IS THE PRINCE.
THE FAIRY GODMOTHER IS THE ACE, AND THE STEP SISTERS ARE THE BLACK 3'S.
YOU MUST MELD QUEENS, KINGS, AND ACES BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTA.
YOU CAN NOT GO OUT UNLESS YOU MELD BLACK 3S.
YOU MAY NOT DISCARD WILDS OR THE CLOCK STRIKES MIDNIGHT AND YOU DQ.

***CLOUD 9 2/2***

9'S BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK 3'S.
CAN ONLY MELD 9'S LAST WHEN GOING OUT WITH NO DISCARD.

***COLT 45 2/1***

YOU MUST HAVE 4S AND 5S, IN YOUR INITIAL MELD EACH HAND.
YOU MUST MAKE A CANASTA OF 4S OR 5S TO GO OUT EACH HAND.

***COMIN DOWN 2/1***

YOUR CANASTA MUST BE FROM HIGH TO LOW (ACES DOWN TO 4'S)
YOU HAVE TO CANASTA A LOWER CARD THAN IS SHOWING ON EITHER SIDE.
IF YOUR OPPONENT CANASTA ACES, THE NEXT CANASTA MUST BE KINGS OR LOWER.
WHEN A CANASTA IN 4'S IS ON THE TABLE NO MORE CANASTAS
CAN BE MADE BY EITHER PLAYER. (EXCEPT THE 3'S)

***CORNER POCKETS 2/2***

MUST HAVE 4'S AND ACES IN YOUR INITIAL OPENING MELD.
WILDS AND OTHER CARDS ARE OK.
BEFORE MAKING A CANASTA YOU MUST HAVE THE 5'S AND KINGS MELDED.
(EXCEPTION IS A NATURAL CANASTA IN 9'S).
TO GO OUT YOU NEED TO MAKE CANASTA IN 9'S.
A NATURAL CANASTA IN 9'S IS AN AUTO WIN.

***CRAPS 2/2***

IF YOUR TEAM ROLLS CRAPS (COLLECT ALL 4 RED 3'S OR CANASTA ACES),
THE OPPOSING TEAM MAY NO LONGER PICK UP THE PILE FOR THAT HAND.

***CRAZY 3'S 2/1***

CAN'T GO OUT UNTIL ALL RED 3'S ARE ON THE BOARD.
MUST HAVE A CANASTA FOR EVERY RED 3 YOU HAVE (MINIMUM 1).
***CRAZY 8'S 2/2***

8'S BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK 3'S.
CAN ONLY MELD 8'S (WITHOUT WILDS) WHEN GOING OUT WITH NO DISCARD.

***CRAZY FROG 2/1***

THE FIRST CARD IN THE DISCARD PILE MAY NOT BE MELDED OR DISCARD
DURING THE ENTIRE HAND. ALL OTHER CARDS MAY BE USED.
(FOR EXAMPLE IF THE UP CARD IS A JOKER, -NO JOKERS. IF THE UP
CARD IS A 2, NO 2'S. IF THE UP CARD IS A 5, NO 5'S)
IF THE UP CARD IS A RED 3 THE PILE MAY NOT BE PICKED UP THAT
HAND, BUT YOU MAY GO OUT.

***CRYING FOOL 2/1***

THE FIRST PERSON TO MELD CHOOSES 1 CARD IN THEIR ORIGINAL
MELD FOR THEIR OPPONENT TO NEED IN THEIR FIRST MELD.
(EXAMPLE: I MELD 992, JJJ and AAA SO I CAN PICK BETWEEN 9'S, J'S,
or A'S FOR MY OPPONENT TO HAVE ON THEIR FIRST MELD.
I PICK 9'S SO I TYPE AT TABLE 9'S SO MY OPPONENT KNOWS WHAT
THEIR INITIAL MELD MUST HAVE.) YOU REPEAT EACH HAND.
NO TOUCHING THE PILE.

***DEAD MAN'S HAND 2/2***

YOU MUST MELD ACES AND 8'S IN FIRST MELD.
NO PILE UNTIL BOTH ACES AND 8'S ARE MELDED.
YOU HAVE TO CANASTA EITHER ACES OR 8'S
(DOESN'T HAVE TO BE BOTH) BEFORE GOING OUT.

***THE DEVIL 2/1***

DEVIL NEEDS HEAT SO YOU NEED AT LEAST 1 RED 3 TO MELD.
YOUR INITIAL MELD MUST CONTAIN THREE 6'S, NO MORE,
NO LESS AND NO WILDS ON THE 6'S
MUST WAIT UNTIL NEXT TURN TO ADD WILDS TO 6'S.
OTHER CARDS WITH WILDS ARE OK.
MAY NOT CANASTA UNTIL YOU HAVE A CANASTA IN 6'S OR KINGS.
( WILDS ARE OK).
WE ALL KNOW THE DEVIL BRINGS BAD NEWS
SO IF YOU GET ALL THE 4 RED 3'S IT'S A DQ.
OH AND TRICK TO THIS TREAT IS NO PILE.
GOOD LUCK PLAYING AGAINST THE DEVIL.

***DEVIL'S NUMBER 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE EXACTLY THREE 6'S MELDED TO GO OUT...
NO MORE...NO LESS (NO WILDS WITH THEM)

***DIRTY OLD MEN 2/2***

YOU MAY NOT MELD OR CANASTA JACKS OR KINGS

*** DISCO MAMA 2/2***

1ST HAND QUEENS AND 4S MUST BE MELDED TOGETHER IN INITIAL MELD.
2ND HAND, QUEENS AND 5S MUST BE MELDED TOGETHER IN INITIAL MELD.
3RD HAND QUEENS AND 6S MUST BE MELDED TOGETHER IN INITIAL MELD, ETC.
YOU MAY USE OTHER CARDS IN YOUR MELDS AS LONG AS YOU HAVE
THE REQUIRED CARDS WITH THEM.
IN ORDER TO GO OUT, YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN QUEENS.

***DOUBLE OR NOTHING 2/1***

YOU CAN MELD ANYTHING IN OPENING MELD
BUT YOU MUST MELD REQUIRED CARDS BEFORE YOU CAN CANASTA.
MELD MUST BE DOWN FIRST.
THEN YOU CAN CANASTA DOUBLE OF WHAT YOU HAVE MELDED.
IF YOU MELD 4'S YOU MAY CANASTA 8'S
IF YOU MELD 5'S YOU MAY CANASTA 10'S
IF YOU MELD 6'S YOU MAY CANASTA QUEENS
IF YOU MELD 7'S YOU MAY CANASTA ACES
NO OTHER CANASTA CAN BE MADE OR YOU DQ.

*** DOWN IN THE VALLEY 2/1***

YOU MAY ONLY MELD AND/OR CANASTA
ACES, 3S, 4S, 5S, 6S, 7S AND WILDS.
ALL OTHER CARDS ARE DISCARDS ONLY.
YOU CANNOT PICK UP OR FREEZE PILE.
YOU CAN GO OUT AT ANY TIME.

***DOWN THE RIVER 2/2***

1ST HAND ACES MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
2ND HAND KINGS MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
3RD HAND QUEENS MUST BE IN OPENING MELD, ETC.
YOU MAY USE OTHER CARDS IN YOUR OPENING MELD AS LONG
AS YOU HAVE THE REQUIRED CARD WITH THEM.


*** DR PEPPER 2/2*** 

MUST HAVE FOURS AND TENS IN OPENING MELD

CAN USE OTHER CARDS IN MELD.


*** EIGHT BALL & THE JACK 2/1***

NO PILE(CAN NOT PICK UP PILE) UNTIL 8S AND JACKS ARE MELDED.
CAN ONLY CANASTA 8S,9S,10S & JACKS.
JACKS BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK THREES.
NATURAL CANASTA OF EITHER 8S OR JACKS IS AN AUTO WIN.

**** FAB FOURS 2/2 ****

4S MUST BE IN OPENING MELD, EACH HAND.
YOU MAY MELD OTHER CARDS IN FIRST MELD WITH 4S.
NO PILE (CAN NOT Pick UP THE PILE) UNTIL 4S ARE MELDED.
4S BLOCK THE PILE LIKE BLACK 3S.
A NATURAL CANASTA OF 4S IS AN AUTO WIN.

***FACELESS 2/1***

NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP THE PILE)
CAN'T MELD OR CANASTA JACKS QUEENS OR KINGS.

*** FEDS AND HEADS 2/1***

YOU CAN ONLY GO OUT IF YOU HAVE A CANASTA WITH 2S ON ACES.
JOKERS CAN NOT BE ADDED TO ACES OR YOU WILL DQ.
IF YOU MAKE MORE THEN ONE CANASTA YOU MAY NOT GO OUT, OR THAT WILL BE A DQ.

***FINISH ON TOP 2/1***

MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 MORE CANASTA EACH HAND THAN YOUR OPPONENTS TO GO OUT.

***FOOTBALL 2/2***

MUST HAVE EXACTLY 4 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.
GOING OUT WITH MORE OR FEWER IS A DQ (EXCEPT IF IT'S A NATURAL IN 3'S OR 7’S). A NATURAL CANASTA OF 7'S OR 3'S IS AN AUTO WIN.


* FOUR OF A KIND * 

ALL MELDS MUST BE FOUR OR MORE CARDS  

YOU MAY USE WILDS  


***FREEZE BURN 2/1***

YOU MAY NOT DISCARD WILDS.

 

* FROGS LIKE FLYS *  

 MUST HAVE BOTH ACES AND 8S MELDED BEFORE BEING ABLE TO CANASTA

  
*** GETCHA' SOME 2/2***

CAN'T PICK UP , MELD,OR CANASTA UNTIL ALL RED 3 ARE ON BOARD.
IF THERE IS A RED 3 IN THE DISCARD PILE , YOU MUST CALL THE HOST TO WITNESS IT.

***GIRLS RULE & BOYS DROOL 2/2***

CAN NOT CANASTA JACKS OR KINGS.
A NATURAL CANASTA IN QUEENS IS AN AUTO WIN.

***GREEDY 2/2 5000***

10'S MUST BE IN OPENING MELD, OTHER CARDS ARE OKAY.
CAN NOT PICK UP PILE UNTIL YOU HAVE A RED 3.
DON'T BE GREEDY IF THERE IS MORE THEN 20 IN DISCARD PILE
AND YOU PICK UP THEN YOU DQ.
YOU NEED HAVE A NATURAL CANASTA TO GO OUT.
A NATURAL CANASTA OF 10'S IS AN AUTO WIN
IF YOU GET ALL FOUR RED 3'S TWICE IN THE GAME
THAT IS TOO GREEDY AND YOU DQ.
DON'T BE A GREEDY

***GUYS GO GOLFING 2/2***

MUST MELD KINGS OR JACKS IN FIRST MELD, OTHER CARDS OK
YOU CANNOT TAKE THE PILE UNTIL REQUIRED MELD IS DOWN
NATURAL CANASTA OF ACES IS A HOLE IN 1 (AUTO WIN)

***HEARTBREAK 2/2***

YOU MAY NOT PICK UP ANY HEART FACE CARD THAT IS ON TOP OF THE DISCARD PILE
KING, QUEEN, OR JACK OF HEARTS MAY NOT BE PICKED UP.
YOU MAY MELD OR DISCARD HEART FACES CARDS FROM YOUR HAND.

***HIGH FIVE 2/2***

OPENING MELD MUST ONLY HAVE JACKS AND HIGHER (J'S, Q'S, K'S OR ACES.
( WILDS ARE OK ).
YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL YOUR NEXT TURN TO MELD ANY OTHER CARDS OR
TO PICK UP THE PILE. 5'S NEED TO BE MELD BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTAS.
TO GO OUT, YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN 5'S AND
EITHER JACKS, QUEENS, KINGS OR ACES

. ***HIGH IN THE SKY 2/1***

THIS IS A NO PILE GAME.
YOU MAY ONLY MELD OR CANASTA 8,9,10,J,Q,K,A
BECAUSE THEY ARE "HIGH CARDS" AND THIS IS HIGH IN THE SKY.
ALL THE LOWER CARDS BECOME "JUNK CARDS" SO DISCARD THEM.
YOU MAY GO OUT ANYTIME.
REMEMBER: DON'T EVER TOUCH THE PILE.

***HIGH LOW CANASTA 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST A LOW CANASTA (4-8'S).
AND A HIGH CANASTA (9-A'S) TO GO OUT.

***HOCKEY 2/2***

THE MOST NATURAL CANASTAS, PER GAME, WINS.
EACH HAND, PLAYERS MUST REPORT THE NUMBER OF NATURAL CANASTA TO THE HOST.

***ICED THREES 2/2***
WHEN ALL FOUR RED 3'S ARE ON THE BOARD,
YOU MAY NO LONGER PICK UP THE PILE.

*** IN THE LEAD 2/2***

THE “LEADER” IS THE FIRST PERSON/TEAM
TO TAKE THE PILE EACH HAND.
THE LEADER IS THE ONLY PERSON/TEAM
ABLE PICK UP THE PILE FOR THAT HAND.
THE LEADER MAY ONLY MAKE RED (NATURAL) CANASTAS.
THE OPPONENT MAY NOT PICK UP PILE BUT
THEY MAY MAKE EITHER RED OR BLACK (WITH WILDS) CANASTAS. IF THERE IS NO LEADER.
THEN BOTH PLAYERS MAY MAKE RED OR BLACK CANASTAS.
HOWEVER ONCE A BLACK CANANSTA IS MADE. NO PILE FOR YOU.

MUST HAVE JACKS AND QUEENS MELDED BEFORE MAKING CANASTAS  

 

* IRISH JIG *  

YOU MUST MELD SEVENS WITH A 2 IN OPENING MELD.

MUST BE A 2.IF YOU USE A JOKER IT IS A DQ, 

MAY USE OTHER CARDS IN MELD .  

MUST HAVE JACKS AND QUEENS MELDED BEFORE MAKING CANASTAS  

  
*** JACK AND JILL 2/1***

FIRST INITIAL MELD MUST CONTAIN BOTH JACKS AND QUEENS.
YOU CAN'T GO OUT UNTIL YOU MAKE A CANASTA OUT OF JACKS
OR QUEENS.AUTO WIN IF YOU MAKE A CANASTA OF BOTH JACK AND QUEENS.
YES YOU MAY USE WILDS WITH JACKS AND QUEENS.
YES, YOU MAY PICK UP PILE AND GO OUT.


***JACKS or BETTER 2/2***

OPENING MELD MUST ONLY HAVE JACKS AND HIGHER
(J'S, Q'S, K'S OR ACES. ( WILDS ARE OK).
YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL YOUR NEXT TURN TO MELD
ANY OTHER CARDS OR TO PICK UP THE PILE.
TO GO OUT, YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN EITHER
JACKS, QUEENS, KINGS OR ACES.

 

* JACK THE JOKER *   

You must MELD at LEAST 2 JACKS WITH a JOKER 

 in your opening meld each hand .

You may use other cards and wilds   


*** *JUMP FROGGY JUMP 2/2***

YOU CANNOT HAVE 2 CANASTA NEXT TO ONE ANOTHER.
YOU CAN MELD ANYTHING, BUT NO CANASTAS NEXT TO EACH OTHER.
(IF YOU HAVE A CANASTA IN 4'S, THEN YOU CANNOT CANASTA 5s,
BUTS 6s WOULD BE OK UNLESS YOU HAVE 7s ALREADY, ECT.)

**** (THE) KING & HIS PAWNS 2/2 ****

KINGS MUST BE MELDED FIRST, EACH HAND.
MUST MELD 8s BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTA.
NATURAL CANASTA IN 8'S IS AUTO WIN.

*** KINGS RULE 2/2***

MUST MELD KINGS IN ORDER TO CANASTA.
ONCE YOU HAVE MELDED KINGS YOU MAY CANASTA AT ANYTIME.
YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN KINGS IN ORDER TO GO OUT.

***KISSING COUSINS 2/2***

YOU MUST HAND ADJOINING CANASTA TO GO OUT.
EXAMPLE: IF YOU HAVE A CANASTA IN 6'S, THEN IN ORDER TO GO OUT,
YOU WILL NEED A CANASTA ON EITHER 5'S OR 7'S.
BECAUSE THEY DON'T TOUCH, IF YOU HAVE A CANASTA IN ACES -
YOU WOULD NEED A CANASTA IN KINGS, NOT 4'S TO GO OUT.
YOU MAY HAVE OTHER CANASTAS, BUT TO GO OUT, YOU NEED KISSING COUSINS.

***LADDER 49 2/2***

YOU CANNOT MELD OR CANASTA 4'S OR 9'S.

***LADIES FIRST 2/2***

MUST MELD QUEENS FIRST, EACH HAND.
YOU MAY MELD OTHER CARDS IN FIRST MELD WITH QUEENS.
NO PILE ( CAN'T PICK UP PILE) UNTIL QUEENS ARE MELDED.

***LADIES GO SHOPPING 2/2***

LADIES ARE THE SHOPPERS!!
TO GO SHOPPING YOU MUST MELD THE QUEENS IN YOUR INITIAL MELD.
YOU MAY USE WILDS AND PICK UP PILE BUT QUEENS MUST HIT THE
TABLE IN THE INITIAL MELD, OTHER CARDS WITH MELD ARE OK.
BECAUSE LADIES NEED MONEY TO GO SHOPPING, 5'S and 10'S
MUST BE MELDED BEFORE YOU CANASTA.

 

***LEAVING ON A JET PLANE 2/2***

7S MUST BE IN OPENING HAND EACH HAND

OTHER CARDS MAY BE USED TO GET THE POINTS

NEEDED FOR OPENING MELD

MUST MELD 4S BEFOR MAKING A CANASTA

NEED A CANASTA IN 7S TO GO OUT. 


***LEST WE FORGET 2/2***

TO HONOR OUR MEN AND WOMEN WHO ARE ACES IN OUR HEARTS,
ACES MUST BE MELDED FIRST, WILDS ARE OK.
NO OTHER CARDS ARE TO BE MELDED WITH FIRST MELD
AND NO PILE TILL NEXT TURN.
TO LAY OUR POPPIES AND WREATHS
JACKS AND TENS
ARE TO BE MELDED BEFORE CANASTA.
TO GO OUT YOU MUST HAVE TENS OR JACKS CANASTAD.

***LETS GO BOWLING 2/1***

MUST HAVE 7'S OR 10'S IN OPENING MELD.
MUST HAVE 7'S AND 10'S MELDED "BEFORE" YOU CANASTA.
MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN 7'S OR 10'S TO GO OUT.
A CANASTA OF 7'S AND 10'S (7-10 SPLIT) IS AN AUTO-WIN.

***LOVE SHACK FEVER 2/2***

1ST PLAYER'S DISCARD, EACH HAND, DETERMINES WHICH
CARD CAN'T BE MELDED OR USED FOR CANASTA.
REMEMBER THIS CHANGES EACH HAND.

***LUCKY NUMBER 2/2***

1ST CARD IN DISCARD PILE DECIDES WHAT THE LUCKY NUMBER IS EACH HAND.
IF EITHER PLAYER/TEAM MAKES A NATURAL CANASTA IN THAT NUMBER IT'S AN AUTO WIN.
VERIFY CARD BEFORE STARTING EACH HAND.
NO OUT (WITH LAST CARD HIT "NO DISCARD").
3'S, WILDS, OR JOKERS VOID THE AUTO WIN OPTION FOR THAT HAND.

***LUCY IN THE SKY 2/1***

QUEENS AND ACES MUST BE IN FIRST MELD.
YOU MAY USE WILDS AND OTHER CARDS ..JUST MAKE SURE
YOU HAVE QUEENS AND ACES IN INITIAL MELD

***MAGIC NUMBER THREE 2/1***

YOU MUST HAVE A RED THREE ON YOUR BOARD TO OPEN.
YOUR INTITAL MELD MUST BE THREE SETS (WILDS OK).
MUST WAIT UNTIL NEXT TURN TO ADD MORE SETS.
YOU MUST GO OUT BY MELDING BLACK THREES OR DISCARDING A BLACK THREE.
A NATURAL CANASTA OF 3S IS AN AUTO WIN.

***MAKING BACON 2/1***

NO PILE.
OINKERS ARE Js, Qs, Ks, AND As.
YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 OF THE OINKERS IN INITIAL MELD.
YOU CAN NOT MAKE A CANASTA UNTIL YOU HAVE ALL THE OINKERS MELDED.
IN ORDER TO GO OUT YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN AT LEAST 1 OF THE OINKERS.
IF YOU MAKE A NATURAL CANASTA IN ANY OF THE OINKERS IT IS AN AUTO WIN.

***MEN FIRST 2/2***

MUST MELD KINGS FIRST, EACH HAND.
YOU MAY MELD OTHER CARDS IN FIRST MELD WITH THE KINGS.
NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE) UNTIL THE KINGS ARE MELDED.

***MIDDLE GROUND 2/2***

YOUR OPENING MELD MUST BE MADE WITH MIDDLE GROUND CARDS:
8 OR 9 OR 10 OR ANY COMBINATION OF THESE THREE CARDS.
WILDS ARE ALLOWED.
YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL YOUR NEXT TURN TO MELD OTHER CARDS

***MONOPOLY 2/2***

MUST MELD EVERY NUMBER (4'S - ACES )
BEFORE GOING OUT.
(2'S, 3"S, AND JOKERS ARE EXEMPT).

***MOVIN’ ON UP 2/1***

IF YOU HAVE TO MELD 50, YOU NEED AT LEAST 1 CANASTA TO GO OUT.
IF YOU HAVE TO MELD 90, YOU NEED AT LEAST 2 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.
IF YOU HAVE TO MELD 120, YOU NEED AT LEAST 3 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.

***NASTY CANASTY 2/2***

YOU MUST HAVE A CANASTA DOWN BEFORE YOU MAY PICK UP PILE.
THE TOP CARD OF THE STACK CANNOT BE USED TO MAKE THE FIRST CANASTA

***NATURAL BLONDE 2/1***

NO FREEZING THE PILE WITH WILDS.
CAN ONLY TAKE THE PILE IF YOU HAVE A
NATURAL CANASTA ALREADY MADE.

***NICKEL BAG 2/2***

YOUR FIRST CANASTA MUST BE 5'S.
YOUR SECOND CANASTA MUST BE "HIGH" (10, J,Q,K, OR ACE).
YOU CAN HAVE MORE THAN 2 CANASTAS, BUT THE OTHER
CANASTAS MUST BE AFTER THE 5S AND THE HIGH CANASTA.
YOU MAY MELD ANY CARDS AT ANY TIME

***NIGHTMARE 2/1***

YOU MAY NOT MELD WILDS UNTIL YOU CAN GO OUT.
YOU MAY NOT DISCARD WILDS.
YOU MAY MELD AND CANASTA AT ANYTIME.

*** NO NATURAL CANASTA 2/2***

CAN'T MAKE NATURAL CANASTAS.

***NO NO 2/2***

NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE).
NO OUT (WITH LAST CARD HIT "NO DISCARD").

***NO OUT 2/2***

NO OUT (W//LAST CARD HIT "NO DISCARD").

***NO RED SOLO CUPS 2/2***

A RED CARD CAN NEVER BE ALONE WITHOUT
ANOTHER RED CARD IN ANY SUIT OF CARDS.
IF YOU EVER HAVE (A RED SOLO CUP) 1 RED CARD
ALONE IN A SUIT AT ANY ANYTIME, YOU DQ.
MAKE SURE EACH SUIT HAS EITHER NO RED CARDS
OR CONTAIN'S 2 OR MORE RED CARDS ON IT AT ANY TIME.
WILDS DO NOT COUNT AS RED CARDS
RED 3'S DO NOT COUNT
(EXAMPLE WOULD BE: IF YOU MELD 4'S - YOU COULD
HAVE 2 RED 4'S AND 1 BLACK, OR 3 BLACK 4'S, OR 3 RED 4'S.
YOU COULD NOT HAVE 2 BLACK 4'S AND 1 RED 4'S)

***NO SEX 2/1***

DO NOT MELD 6’S OR 9’S.
THEY ARE FOR DISCARD ONLY!!!
THERE CAN BE NO SEX ON THE TABLE!!!

* NO TOUCH, WARPED 2/2*

NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE).
NO WILDS IN 1ST MELD, EACH HAND.
EACH HAND, AFTER MELDING ALL NATURALS,
DISCARD , THEN YOU MAY MELD WITH WILDS NEXT TURN

. ***NO TOUCH TOUCHY 2/1***

NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP THE PILE).

***OCEAN PREDATORS 2/2***

ONE TEAM IS ORCAS AND THE OTHER TEAM IS SHARKS.
(EACH HAND THIS MAY CHANGE)
YOU MUST HAVE 8'S IN YOUR INITIAL MELD.
THE PILE AND WILDS ARE OK IN THE OPENING MELD,
HOWEVER 8'S HAVE TO BE IN THE INITIAL MELD.
ORCAS NEED 4'S AND K'S MELDED BEFORE THEY CAN CANASTA.
SHARKS NEED 5'S AND ACES MELDED BEFORE THEY CAN CANASTA.
WHOEVER LAYS THE REQUIRED CARDS (EITHER 4 AND KINGS OR 5'S AND ACES)
FIRST IS WHAT DETERMINES WHETHER YOUR TEAM IS ORCAS OR SHARKS.
THIS WILL CHANGE EVERY HAND.
TEAMS SHOULD BOTH ANNOUNCE WHAT THEY ARE IN THE TABLE CHAT.

***OLD MAID 2/2***

QUEENS MAY ONLY BE USED AS DISCARDS (NEVER MELDED).

*** ON THE FLIP SIDE 2/1***

WHATEVER IS MELDED FIRST EACH HAND,
DECIDES IF YOU ARE EVEN OR ODD
(MELDING BOTH IS A DQ)
THE OPPONNENT HAS THE OTHER
EVENS: 4, 6, 8, 10, Q.
ODDS: 5, 7, 9, J, K.
ACES, WILDS, AND 3'S ARE FOR BOTH.

***OVER THE HILL 2/2***

DRAW DECK IS CONSIDERED “OVER THE HILL” AT 30 IN THIS GAME.
NO ONE MAY PICK UP THE PILE,
UNTIL THERE ARE 30 OR FEWER CARDS LEFT IN THE DRAW DECK.
(NOT LESS THAN 30 IN DISCARD PILE).
MAY MELD AND CANASTA AT ANY TIME.


* PAY THE PIPER *  

EACH TIME YOU PICK UP THE PILE   

YOU MUST MAKE A 

CANASTA BEFORE TURN ENDS OR YOU DQ  

 

*** PEEL OUT 2/1***

CAN'T MELD UNTIL YOU CAN GO OUT.

***PHASE 10 2/1***

YOU MUST MELD 4'S IN YOUR 1ST MELD OF YOUR 1ST HAND (OTHER CARDS OK).
IF MELDED, YOU ADVANCE TO THE NEXT NUMBER IN THE NEXT HAND. ( WHICH IS 5'S TO OPEN )
IF YOU DO NOT MELD YOUR 4'S, YOU DO NOT ADVANCE TO 5'S THE NEXT HAND.
CONTINUE IN SEQUENCE UNTIL YOU GET TO THE 10'S.
ONCE YOU ARE TO MELD 10'S, STAY ON 10'S FOR THE REST OF THE GAME.
YOU DO NOT ADVANCE TO JACKS.
NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE).

***PIXIE STIX 2/2***

1ST HAND, (1/2 BUCKLE MY SHOE) MUST MELD ACES WITH 2'S IN OPENING MELD
2ND HAND, (3/4 SHUT THE DOOR) MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 RED THREE BEFORE MELDING
AND MUST MUST MELD 4'S OPENING MELD
3RD HAND, (5/6 PICK UP STICKS) MUST MELD 5 AND 6 OPENING MELD
4TH HAND, (7/8 LAY THEM STRAIGHT) MUST MELD 7 AND 8 IN OPENING MELD
5TH HAND, (9/10 BEGIN AGAIN) MUST MELD 9 AND 10 IN OPENING MELD
IF YOU GO PAST 5 HANDS START OVER AGAIN WITH 1/2 BUCKLE MY SHOE,
WILDS ARE ALLOWED IN ALL MELDS.

***POISONED APPLE 2/2***

NO PILE (CAN NOT PICK UP THE PILE), IT HAS BEEN POISONED
1ST HAND, QUEENS (SNOW WHITE), MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
2ND HAND ACES (APPLE) MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
3RD HAND KINGS (PRINCE), MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
YOU MAY USE OTHER CARDS IN YOUR OPENING MELD
AS LONG AS YOU HAVE THE REQUIRED CARDS WITH THEM.
4TH HAND AND THEREAFTER, NO CANASTA UNTIL BOTH
QUEENS AND KINGS ARE MELDED.
(EXCEPTION IS THE NATURAL IN 7'S)
A NATURAL CANASTA OF 7'S (DWARFS), IS AN AUTO WIN.

***POPSICLE 2/2***

YOU CAN ONLY TAKE THE DISCARD PILE IF IT IS FROZEN.

***PROGRESSIVE CANASTA 2/1***

1ST HAND YOU NEED 1 CANASTA TO GO OUT,
2ND HAND 2 CANASTAS,
3RD HAND 3 CANASTAS, ETC.
YOU MAY MAKE MORE THAN THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF
CANASTAS EACH HAND, BUT YOU MAY NOT GO OUT WITH MORE.

***PSYCHEDELIC SHROOMS 2/1***

1ST HAND YOU CANNOT MELD OR CANASTA 4'S.
2ND HAND YOU CANNOT MELD OR CANASTA 4'S AND 5'S.
3RD HAND YOU CANNOT MELD OR CANASTA 4'S, 5'S, AND 6'S.
AND SO ON UNTIL THERE IS A WINNER.
ACES ARE NEUTRAL AND MAY BE MELDED AND/OR
MADE INTO A CANASTA AT ANYTIME.
BLACK 3'S MUST BE DISCARDED, THEY CANNOT BE MELDED TO GO OUT.

***(THE) QUEEN'S GUARD 2/2***

NO CANASTA UNTIL JACKS AND KINGS ARE MELDED.
NO MELDING OF QUEENS UNTIL JACKS AND KINGS ARE CANASTA'D
. QUEENS MUST BE MELDED BEFORE GOING OUT.


* QUEENS TO THE RESCUE *  

MAKE AS MANY CANASTAS AS YOU CAN BEFORE YOU GET A RED 3 

   AS SOON AS YOU GET A RED 3 YOU CAN NOT MAKE ANYMORE CANASTAS 

UNTIL YOU MAKE A CANASTA OF QUEENS 

 

RACK EM UP

YOU CAN MELD ANYTHING U LIKE.

SOLIDS ARE 45679

STRIPES ARE 10 J Q K A

BUT U CAN ONLY CANASTA EITHER

THE SOLIDS OR STRIPES.

MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN 8S TO GO OUT.


***RED IS HOT 2/2***

YOU MUST MELD WITH AT LEAST 1 RED CARD IN EACH SUIT.
JOKERS AND 2'S ARE NOT RED.
(MELDING BLACK SUITS ONLY IS A DQ).

***RED NECK MOMMA 2/2***

YOU MUST ALWAYS HAVE QUEENS IN YOUR INITIAL OPENING MELD.
YOU MUST HAVE AT LEAST 1 RED CARD IN EACH SET MELDED.
JOKERS AND 2'S ARE NOT RED.
(MELDING BLACK SUITS ONLY IS A DQ).
A RED CANASTA IN QUEENS IS AN AUTOMATIC WIN..

*** REGRESSIVE CANASTA 2/1***

1ST HAND YOU NEED 4 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.
2ND HAND YOU NEED 3 CANASTAS TO GO.
3RD HAND YOU NEED 2 CANASTAS TO GO OUT.
4TH HAND YOU NEED 1 CANASTA TO GO OUT AND ANY HANDS AFTER.
YOU MAY MAKE MORE THAN THE REQUIRED NUMBER OF
CANASTAS EACH HAND, BUT YOU MAY NOT GO OUT WITH MORE.

***REGULAR CANASTA 2/2***

NO SPECIAL RULES.

***REVENGE OF THE BOTS 4-PLAYER 2/1 or 2/2***

REGULAR CANASTA HOWEVER,
TOURNEY IS PLAYED WITH A ROBOT AS A PARTNER.
IN THIS CASE YOU CAN ASK YOUR PARTNER FOR
THE CARDS OR TELL THE BOT TO MELD OUT,
BUT THE BOT MIGHT NOT LISTEN &
MAY MELD OUT W/O ASKING AT ANY TIME.

***REVENGE OF THE IRS 2/2***

4/15 IS THE DEADLINE TO FILE TAXES
YOUR INITIAL MELD MUST INCLUDE 4'S
YOU MAY PICK UP THE PILE, USE WILDS OR OTHER CARDS.
YOU MUST MELD 5'S AND ACES BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTAS
IF YOU GET ALL FOUR RED 3'S, YOU ARE BEING AUDITED
AND YOUR TEAM CAN NOT PICK UP THE PILE FOR THE REST OF THE HAND.

***RIPPLE EFFECT 2/2***

CAN NOT MELD 9S,EVER!
1ST HAND,8 AND 10S MUST BE MELDED BEFORE ANY CANASTA.
2ND HAND,7S AND JACKS MUST BE MELEDED BEFORE ANY CANASTA.
3RD HAND, 6S AND QUEENS MUST BE MELDED BEFORE ANY CANASTA.
4TH HAND 5S AND KINGS MUST BE MELDED BEFORE ANY CANASTA.
5TH HAND AND ANY THEREAFTER 4S AND ACES MUST BE MELDED BEFORE ANY CANASTA.

***ROAD RUNNER 2/1***

THE TEAM WITH MORE RED 3’S MAY NOT CANASTA
UNLESS THE OTHER TEAM DRAWS TO MAKE RED 3’S EQUALLY SHARED.

***ROW YOUR BOAT 2/1 - CHEATERS ONLY***

YOU MUST MELD THE CARDS IN A ROW.
YOU CAN START WITH ANY CARD BUT MUST GO UP IN A ROW FROM THERE
IF YOU START WITH 4, YOUR NEXT MELD WOULD BE 5 THEN 6 ETC.
IF YOU STARTED WITH 10 YOUR NEXT MELD WOULD BE J THEN Q ETC..
WHEN YOU GET TO ACES YOU CAN WRAP AROUND TO 4.
YOU CAN MAKE CANASTAS ON MELDS AT ANY TIME,
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO MELD ALL THE CARDS BEFORE GOING OUT.

***ROYAL CROWN 2/1***

KING AND QUEENS BLOCK THE PILE!!! LIKE BLACK 3'S.
BEFORE YOU GO ON THE TABLE, SETTING TEAM CHOOSE IF
THEIR TEAM'S CARD IS A KING OR A QUEEN.
THEN YOUR INITIAL OPENING MELD IS YOUR CARD.
BEFORE GOING OUT, MUST HAVE A CANASTA IN THE OTHER TEAMS CARD.

***SCREW YOUR NEIGHBOR 2/2***

YOU CAN NOT MELD OR CANASTA WHAT YOUR
OPPONENT HAS ALREADY MELDED.

***SCARLET LETTER 2/2***

WILDS CANNOT BE ADDED TO ACES, EVER!!
QUEENS MUST BE IN OPENING MELD, EACH HAND.
NO CANASTA UNTIL KINGS ARE MELDED.
MUST MELD KINGS BEFORE MELDING ACES.
NO OUT UNTIL ACES ARE MELDED.
CANASTA OF ACES IS AN AUTO WIN.

***SEX ON THE BEACH 2/2***

MUST MELD BOTH 6'S AND 9'S BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTA.
(MELD THE SETS FIRST, THEN CANASTA,
MUST BE AT LEAST A TWO STEP PROCESS).

***SECRET GARDEN 2/2***

YOU MAY NOT GO OUT UNLESS YOU CAN MELD
DIRECTLY INTO A NATURAL CANASTA WITH NO DISCARD.

***SEVEN CHURCHES 2/2***

FIRST INITIAL MELD ,EACH HAND, MUST CONTAIN 7S.
YOU MAY MELD OTHER CARDS WITH YOUR 7S INCLUDING WILDS.
THE FIRST PERSON/TEAM TO MELD THE 7S IS THE ONLY
PLAYER/TEAM WHO CAN GO OUT THAT HAND

***SEX ON THE BEACH 2/2***

MUST MELD BOTH 6'S AND 9'S BEFORE MAKING ANY CANASTA.
(MELD THE SETS FIRST, THEN CANASTA, MUST BE AT LEAST A TWO STEP PROCESS).

*** SEX ON THE LAKE 2/2***

6’S AND 9’S MUST BE IN OPENING MELD.
YOU CAN MELD OTHER CARDS WITH THEM.


* SNOW WHITE * 

YOU MUST MELD 7S AND QUEENS TOGETHER FIRST  

YOU MUST WAIT UNTIL YOUR NEXT TURN BEFORE MELDING ANTHING ELSE

 OR PICKING UP THE PILE YOU MAY ONLY 

CANASTA 7S THROUGH ACES 

 IF YOU GET A NATUARAL CANAST IN EITHER QS OR 7S ITS AN AUTO WIN  


***SOCCER 2/2***

EACH TEAM HAS 11 PLAYERS.
(BOYS ARE TEAM "JACKS).
(GIRLS ARE TEAM "QUEENS).
(COACH IS TEAM "KINGS).
EACH TEAM MUST MELD ANY COMBINATION THAT ADDS UP TO 11 (PLAYERS).

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**~**RULES FOR FAST GAME **~**


**~**BOTH PLAYERS OR TEAMS ARE RESPONSIBLE TO CHECK TABLE.**~**

*~*DQ SHOULD BE CALLED WHEN THE DQ IS MADE OR THE HOST WILL NOT RECOGNIZE THE DQ.*~* EXCEPTION: UNLESS THE DQ CAN STILL BE SEEN BY THE HOST. EXAMPLE: LGS - (WHERE YOU NEED QUEENS IN YOUR INITIAL MELD AND THERE IS NO QUEENS MELD OR YOU NEED 5'S AND 10'S MELD BEFORE THE CANASTA AND YOUR MELDS SHOW NO 5 OR 10). THESE CAN BE CLEARLY BE SEEN BY THE HOST, THAT THERE IS A DQ.


**~**UNIVERSAL RULE**~**

UNLESS AN ACTION IS SPECIFICALLY FORBIDDEN, YOU MAY ASSUME IT IS ALLOWED,
FOLLOWING REGULAR CANASTA PLAY.


*** 3 STRIKES, YOU'RE OUT 2/2***

IF YOU GET 3 CANASTAS TOUCHING IT IS AN AUTO WIN.
(ACES DO NOT WRAP AROUND)

***BAD TRIP 2/1 or 2/2***

NO PILE (CAN'T PICK UP PILE).
DO NOT MELD OR CANASTA CARDS.
DISCARD THE LOWEST CARDS.
FIRST TO NEGATIVE 1000 WINS.

***CHOP SUEY 2/2***

1ST HAND YOU MAY NOT PICK UP THE PILE.
(BUT YOU MAY USE WILDS)
2ND HAND YOU MAY NOT MELD WILDS
(BUT YOU MAY PICK UP THE PILE)
HIGH SCORE WINS.

 

DR PEPPER

MUST HAVE FOURS AND TENS IN OPENING MELD

CAN USE OTHER CARDS IN MELD.


***FINAL LAP 2/1 or 2/2***

ALL ROUNDS ARE PLAYED TO 3000 UNTIL THE FINALS.
THE FINAL MATCH IS PLAYED TO 5000 POINTS.

***GAMBLER 2/1***

BEFORE PLAYERS TAKE A SEAT AT THE TABLE,
EACH TEAM MUST ANNOUNCE IN LOBBY WHICH
2 SETS THEY ARE GOING TO CANASTA.
(FOR 1 VS 1, CHOOSE 2 SETS EACH)
THE FIRST TEAM TO MAKE THEIR TWO REQUIRED
CANASTAS IN ONE HAND, WINS

***GAME OVER 2/1***

GETTING ALL 4 RED 3'S MEANS YOU LOSE.

***GET OUT OF DEBT 2/2***

1ST HAND YOU DO NOT MELD,
YOU JUST PICK UP CARDS AND DISCARD YOUR HIGHEST.
2ND HAND TRY TO GET OUT OF DEBT BY PLAYING AS USUAL.
HIGHEST SCORE AT THE END OF 2ND HAND WINS.

***LOVE AND MARRIAGE 2/2***

CANASTA OF BOTH KINGS AND QUEENS IS AN AUTO WIN.

***SUGAR DADDY 2/2***

A CANASTA OF BOTH JACKS AND KINGS IS AN AUTO WIN.

**SUGAR MAMA 2/2***

A CANASTA OF BOTH QUEENS AND ACES IS AN AUTO WIN.

WE KNOW THE RULES AND INFORMATION CAN SEEM OVERWHELMING. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT A STAFF MEMBER WHO WILL BE VERY HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU.

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