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Questions tagged [uno]

Uno (2-10 players, 30 minutes) is a game played with specialty cards where players take turns playing cards to a central pile, matching color or rank with the top card there in a race to empty their hands.

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Definitions of verbalisations in card games, specifically UNO and DOS

In the card game DOS, the sequel to UNO, there is a rule stating: DOS RULE: If you ever have EXACTLY TWO CARDS in your hand, you must shout out "DOS!" (meaning "two"). If you forget to do so and ...
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Does snapping reset the plusses (e.g +4) in uno?

I wanted to know if you snap a +4 or +2 does it reset the amount the person picks up?
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Can I snap a coloured blank card in uno?

I was playing uno then someone snapped a yellow blank onto a yellow 7, is this allowed?
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Some UNO rules questions

I just have some questions about the rules of UNO, since me and my cousins are relatively new to it. Assuming we're only 2 players left, and I already placed my last card (Example, a +4 Card), but ...
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What do I do if the draw pile is empty?

When you need to draw (more) cards, and the draw pile is empty, what do you do?
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Does she have to wait for a response card?

Do people have to wait and see if their friend has a response card to a draw 2 in the game uno?
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Perfect play compared to normal play in UNO and other games

I was wondering about perfect play in UNO. UNO is a pretty simple game, and generally most humans are able to do pretty well at it. But how effective would we be if we played perfectly? The other day,...
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Uno: With a last card power card, are you allowed to play it after you draw a card?

Assuming you play with the following rules: You can't end on a power card (+4, color change) If you can't play and draw a card you are allowed to play it immediatly if that card does match If you're ...
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Can you play three skips then a reverse?

In a two-player Uno game, can the same person play 3 skips and immediately continue with a reverse of the same colour?
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UNO Card Game- What is the +4 card and how to use it in a game?

What does the +4 card in UNO mean? Are there any special rules for it?
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Wild card in uno of colour change rule

Can we say same colour that is ongoing in game after keeping wild card of change colour? As in if the round was of red my brother kept wild card and said the colour will stay red so that he can ...
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Does a person playing an illegal Draw 4 in Uno still get to pick the color?

If you play an illegal Draw 4, then are challenged and fail, do you still get to pick the color? I know the player who got caught playing the illegal card has to Draw 4 cards, but it's unclear if ...
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How is an Uno stalemate handled?

I had this scenario today where I played not to win but to just accumulate all the cards. The other player (just the two of us) was playing to win. You can argue this is unsportsmanlike however I was ...
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Is it a valid strategy to accumulate cards then swap hand?

If I have a "Swap hand" card, can I repeatedly accuse other people of not shouting "Uno!" (when they actually have multiple cards) in order to cause myself to draw the 2-card penalty for incorrectly ...
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Unable to play Agent P card in Phineas and Ferb Uno?

So we were playing Phineas and Ferb Uno. I got down to two cards, a green 0 and the "Agent P" wild card. The card I had to play off of was not green. I laid down the wild card, said "Uno" and ...
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2 players. Can I play the draw 2 after a draw 4 if it was the last card to the previous player? [duplicate]

If the first player has their last card as a draw 4 wild card and says uno out,can the next player ask for a color to possibly counter with a draw 2 of the corresponding color said by the first player?...
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Uno questions Swap

I play the card Swap Hands. As it happens I got the hand of the person who said Uno when he was down to his last card the turn before me. Now I have his one card. Do I need to say Uno now? I ended up ...
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Is there a penalty in Uno for incorrectly accusing a player of failing to call “uno”?

I was playing Uno with my family when I had two cards left in my hand. My sister yelled out "one card", thinking I have one card left and have failed to call "uno". Does she now needs to take two ...
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Challenging Chain Wild Draw Four's

I was playing Uno, and the card was a yellow 4. As I didn't have a yellow nor a 4 in my hand. I played the draw 4 card. Now should I have been challenged, I would have won the challenge. But my ...
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Can the other player put Draw 2 if your Draw 2 was the last card? [duplicate]

Imagine a scenario where there are only two players. One of the players has only one card left, which is Draw 2 card. If he/she puts the card in the field, can the other player counter act with a ...
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In uno can you play a reverse card on a draw 4 and make that player draw 4

we just want to know if you can play a reverse card on a draw 2 or 4.and have that player draw them
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My friend put wild color card. It was my turn after her. Can I put another wild color card?

My friend put wild color card. It was my turn to put. Is it possible to put another wild color card?
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Is it valid to place Draw 4 on a Draw 4, while having the colour set by the first Draw 4?

I was playing Uno and one player placed down a Draw 4 card, and set it to a colour (let's say red). The next player played a Draw 4 card, even though they had the colour specified by the first player (...
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Progressive draw 2 and draw 4 uno

When playing progressive draw 2 and draw 4 and (say that there are 2 players playing) and player 1 goes out with a draw 2 player 2 puts down a draw 2 Does player 1 have to pick up 4 cards?
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Choosing same color after Wild (+4)

Playing Uno this weekend, one of the players played a Wild+4 but chose the same color that was in play (this led to a successful challenge). I had thought that, regardless of what's in the player's ...
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UNO card rules doubt

While playing uno, at last only two players were left. Player 1 had 5 cards and player two had 2 cards (two draw2). So when player 2 puts down first draw2 card, player 1 stacks on it his draw 2 card. ...
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What happens to the current color when you successfully challenge a Wild Draw 4?

What happens If you challenge a player who say nominates red with his/her wild draw 4 card and you challenge successfully, then the person who played the card would pick up 4 cards instead of you. My ...
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If the starting card is a Wild, does the starting player still play after picking a color?

I've noticed that while playing Uno with friends we had a situation that came up that I am not 100% sure with, again we are playing official rules. If the first card off the top of the deck is a wild ...
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Can you play an Uno 4+ action card when you have another wild card in your hand?

My wife insists that if you have a wild card in your hand you cannot play the 4+ wild card because the first wild card constitutes having the same color card as the one on the pile. I say it does not ...
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Do you have to give others a chance to say “Uno”? [duplicate]

I have a friend "J" who will say uno when you say uno to make you draw the the penalty. Does he have to give you a chance to say uno?
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Uno Spin; going out using a Spin card

According to the Spin Uno instructions, if the last card played is a Spin card, the next player must spin the wheel and that action must be resolved so that any cards drawn or discarded also affect ...
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uno question about following suit

In the middle of the game of uno. And say Somone puts down a red 3, I have red cards, but I also have a 3 yellow. Do I have to keep on following the red suit till I have no more reds. then im able to ...
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In Uno, can you play a +4 card drawn as a penalty if you have a card the same colour as the drawpile in your hand?

E.g Player 1 plays a +2 card. Player 2 picks up 2 cards one of which is a +4 card. He also draws another unplayable card. The drawpile is showing yellow, Player 2 has a yellow card in his hand (but ...
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Is putting a draw four card on top of a draw two card in Uno legal?

Is it within the rules to put a wild draw four card on top of a draw two card, as it is a 'higher' card? We've ALWAYS played that you can, but my new friend is adamant you can't.
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Didn't Say Uno Before Running Out of Cards

So my family is having a disagreement on the uno rules. Here's what happened: Player 1 completes turn by playing a regular numbered blue card Player 2 has 3 cards left. Player 2 plays a blue skip, ...
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What is this blank purple UNO card?

When I was playing UNO earlier, I found two strange cards: they were purple and blank, with no number or special sign on them. What is this card for? Is it like a Wild Card or +4 Wild Card? It wasn't ...
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What came first? Last Card or Uno?

Which game came first? According to Wikipedia, Uno was invented in 1971, but I cannot find anything giving a date for Last Card
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What specific strategies have the highest win:loss ratio in Uno?

I decided to delve deeper into this question to discover exactly how effective certain strategies would have on your win percentage. This led me to this Stanford Computer Science project that pits ...
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How can I do better than chance in Uno?

Just started playing Uno. What are the most important strategies that might improve my game? Of course luck is important, but I'm trying to do better than crossing my fingers. For example, before and ...
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After playing a Wild card, must a player discard again?

According to Wikipedia, Wild - Player declares next color to be matched (may be used on any turn). After this player discards a Wild card and announces the next color, must he discard another card,...
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How quickly does a player have to say “Uno” to avoid drawing extra cards?

I was playing with my fiancée and some friends, and she's adamant that if you can yell Uno before someone who has just played their second to last card, they are required to pick up the penalty amount ...
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Unique and fun rules for UNO [closed]

I know the regular rules for UNO, but over the years, playing with different people, I hear all kinds of different rules. I've hear different rules when a specific card is played, you and/or everybody ...
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What rules changes have there been in Uno?

A previous question revealed that there has been at least one (albeit minor) rules change for Uno recently. This makes me curious to know if there have been any other changes to the rules over the ...
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Is there a penalty for misplaying?

This afternoon my wife tried to play a green 8 on top of a red 2 in Uno. Obviously a mistake on her part and I could find nothing in the rules to suggest that there was a penalty so we allowed her to ...
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Name of card game similar to crazy-8s or Uno

I would like to know if anyone on here has played or knows the name of a card game similar to hearts. The object of the game is to get rid of all your cards. If a player doesn't have a card that is ...