Blind Nil

Some articles on blind:

Spades - Gameplay - Bidding - Blind Bidding
... When bidding "blind", the player's bid, if made exactly by that player, is rewarded with bonus points, while failing to make the bid results in the bonus being subtracted from the player's or team ... Blind bidding is capped at a bid of seven ... Thus, bidding a blind 8 or higher is contrary to standard game play, and is not allowed ...
Spades - Game Variations - Gameplay Variations
... Cancellation Spades 3 teams of 2 players play with 2 decks minus both 2♥ ... The 2♦ is the highest spade followed by the 2♣ and Ace♠ ...

Famous quotes containing the words nil and/or blind:

    Cows sometimes wear an expression resembling wonderment arrested on its way to becoming a question. In the eye of superior intelligence, on the other hand, lies the nil admirari spread out like the monotony of a cloudless sky.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    ... one of the blind spots of most Negroes is their failure to realize that small overtures from whites have a large significance ... I now realize that this feeling inevitably takes possession of one in the bitter struggle for equality. Indeed, I share it. Yet I wonder how we can expect total acceptance to step full grown from the womb of prejudice, with no embryo or infancy or childhood stages.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 10 (1962)