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[[Image:Blackjack.jpg|thumb|Playing cards]]
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A '''playing card''' is a type of card that is marked with symbols that belongs to a deck and is used in playing various [[Recreational activities|games]].
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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]]
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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'''.
   
==Card games==
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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}})
*[[Baccarat]]
 
*[[Blackjack]]
 
*[[Canasta]]
 
*[[Double jack]]
 
*[[Five-card stud]]
 
*[[Gin]]
 
*[[Go fish]]
 
*[[Fizzbin]]
 
*[[Poker]]
 
*[[Rummy]]
 
*[[Solitaire]]
 
*[[Tongo]]
 
   
==See also==
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{{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."}}
*[[Baseball card]]
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*[[Casino]]
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[[File:Queen of Hearts.jpg|thumb|Playing card knights]]
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Fictional [[knight]]s based on playing cards existed in the [[Earth]] classic [[Alice Through the Looking Glass]]. ({{TAS|Once Upon a Planet}})
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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}})
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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}})
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== Cards ==
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* [[Deuce]]
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* {{dis|Jack|card}}
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* {{dis|King|card}}
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* {{dis|Queen|card}}
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* {{dis|Ace|card}}
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{{bginfo|The term "[[trump card]]" has been used in behind-the-scenes sources, but not in [[canon]].}}
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== Card games ==
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* [[Baccarat]]
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* [[Blackjack]]
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* {{dis|Bridge|game}}
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* [[Canasta]]
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* [[Cardassian pinochle]]
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* [[Double-jack]]
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* [[Five-card stud]]
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* [[Gin rummy]]
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* [[Go Fish]]
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* [[Fizzbin]]
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* [[Pinochle]]
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* [[Poker]]
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* [[Rummy]]
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* [[Seven-card stud]]
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* [[Solitaire]]
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* [[Tongo]]
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== See also ==
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* [[Baseball card]]
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* [[Casino]]
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== External link ==
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* {{wikipedia}}
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[[Category:Recreation]]

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

External link Edit

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