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[[File:Nog and Jake playing cards.jpg|thumb|Nog and Jake playing a card game]]
 
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[[File:Double jack.jpg|thumb|Circular playing cards]]
 
[[File:Double jack.jpg|thumb|Circular playing cards]]
A '''playing card''' was a type of card that is marked with symbols that belonged to a deck. A variety of [[card game]]s could be placed with them. There were fifty-two cards to a standard deck.
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[[File:Queen (card).jpg|thumb|Queen of Hearts]]
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A '''playing card''' was a type of card that was marked with symbols that belonged to a '''deck'''. A variety of [[card game]]s could be placed with them. There were fifty-two cards to a standard deck. Cards bearing the face of a figure were known as '''picture cards'''.
   
While typically rectangular, playing cards might also come in a circular shape. ({{TOS|Mudd's Women}}; {{TNG|The Measure Of A Man}}; {{VOY|State of Flux}})
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While typically rectangular, playing cards might also come in a circular shape. ({{TOS|Mudd's Women}}; {{TNG|The Measure Of A Man|The Price}}; {{VOY|State of Flux}})
   
 
{{bginfo|In the final draft script of "Mudd's Women", circular cards that appear in that entry were described as "an odd-sized deck of cards."}}
 
{{bginfo|In the final draft script of "Mudd's Women", circular cards that appear in that entry were described as "an odd-sized deck of cards."}}
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[[Jake Sisko]] and [[Nog]] played a card game in [[2369]] while Nog was listening to a conversation between his [[uncle]] [[Quark]] and the [[waiter]] [[Broik]] in [[Quark's]]. ({{DS9|Progress}})
 
[[Jake Sisko]] and [[Nog]] played a card game in [[2369]] while Nog was listening to a conversation between his [[uncle]] [[Quark]] and the [[waiter]] [[Broik]] in [[Quark's]]. ({{DS9|Progress}})
   
In [[2376]], when [[Harry Kim]] was navigating through a [[Borg cube]], he used playing cards to mark his path, in case he had to come back the same way. He placed a three of hearts on a [[transwarp conduit]] and a nine of diamonds on a [[data node]]. ({{VOY|Collective}})
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In [[2376]], when [[Harry Kim]] was navigating through a [[Borg cube]], he used playing cards to mark his path, in case he had to come back the same way. He placed a three of hearts on a [[transwarp conduit]] and a nine of diamonds on a [[data node]]. [[Mezoti]], found one of the cards, a [[queen of hearts]], and returned to him. ({{VOY|Collective}})
   
 
== Cards ==
 
== Cards ==
* [[Ace]]
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* [[Deuce]]
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* {{dis|King|card}}
 
* {{dis|King|card}}
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* {{dis|Queen|card}}
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* {{dis|Ace|card}}
   
 
{{bginfo|The term "[[trump card]]" has been used in behind-the-scenes sources, but not in [[canon]].}}
 
{{bginfo|The term "[[trump card]]" has been used in behind-the-scenes sources, but not in [[canon]].}}
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* [[Poker]]
 
* [[Poker]]
 
* [[Rummy]]
 
* [[Rummy]]
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* [[Seven-card stud]]
 
* [[Solitaire]]
 
* [[Solitaire]]
 
* [[Tongo]]
 
* [[Tongo]]

Latest revision as of 15:08, January 27, 2020

Blackjack

Playing cards

Nog and Jake playing cards

Nog and Jake playing a card game

Double jack

Circular playing cards

Queen (card)

Queen of Hearts

A playing card was a type of card that was marked with symbols that belonged to a deck. A variety of card games could be placed with them. There were fifty-two cards to a standard deck. Cards bearing the face of a figure were known as picture cards.

While typically rectangular, playing cards might also come in a circular shape. (TOS: "Mudd's Women"; TNG: "The Measure Of A Man", "The Price"; VOY: "State of Flux")

In the final draft script of "Mudd's Women", circular cards that appear in that entry were described as "an odd-sized deck of cards."
Queen of Hearts

Playing card knights

Fictional knights based on playing cards existed in the Earth classic Alice Through the Looking Glass. (TAS: "Once Upon a Planet")

Jake Sisko and Nog played a card game in 2369 while Nog was listening to a conversation between his uncle Quark and the waiter Broik in Quark's. (DS9: "Progress")

In 2376, when Harry Kim was navigating through a Borg cube, he used playing cards to mark his path, in case he had to come back the same way. He placed a three of hearts on a transwarp conduit and a nine of diamonds on a data node. Mezoti, found one of the cards, a queen of hearts, and returned to him. (VOY: "Collective")

Cards Edit

The term "trump card" has been used in behind-the-scenes sources, but not in canon.

Card games Edit

See also Edit

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