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Published October 28, 2018 Updated July 19, 2022

Neues Frag˗ und Antwortspiel

Neues Frag- und Antwortspiel (new question and answer game) from Germany.

2002 Germany Humour Questions Card Games Misfitz Add to Collection

German question and answer game with humorous characters divided into two halves, produced in a period style of around 1810. Comparable to the once popular “Misfitz” games in which characters are divided into top, middle and bottom parts, this new game has only two halves. The questions are on the top halves whilst the answers are on the bottom halves, so that many often hilarious combinations are possible. See the Rules

Neues Frag- und Antwortspiel (new question and answer game) from Germany Neues Frag- und Antwortspiel (new question and answer game) from Germany Neues Frag- und Antwortspiel (new question and answer game) from Germany

Above: cards from Neues Frag- und Antwortspiel (new question and answer game) from Germany, total of 60 cards in box, unknwon artist / publisher / printer, c.2002.

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By Rex Pitts (1940-2021)

Member since January 30, 2009

Rex's main interest was in card games, because, he said, they were cheap and easy to get hold of in his early days of collecting. He is well known for his extensive knowledge of Pepys games and his book is on the bookshelves of many.

His other interest was non-standard playing cards. He also had collections of sheet music, music CDs, models of London buses, London Transport timetables and maps and other objects that intrigued him.

Rex had a chequered career at school. He was expelled twice, on one occasion for smoking! Despite this he trained as a radio engineer and worked for the BBC in the World Service.

Later he moved into sales and worked for a firm that made all kinds of packaging, a job he enjoyed until his retirement. He became an expert on boxes and would always investigate those that held his cards. He could always recognize a box made for Pepys, which were the same as those of Alf Cooke’s Universal Playing Card Company, who printed the card games. This interest changed into an ability to make and mend boxes, which he did with great dexterity. He loved this kind of handicraft work.

His dexterity of hand and eye soon led to his making card games of his own design. He spent hours and hours carefully cutting them out and colouring them by hand.


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