Mom bought playing cards for a family trip and no one expected what she would bring back


Anyone who has played a game of poker knows how important it is to keep your cards close to your chest.

As TikTok user @heyitsneeto discovered, it's not that easy when you're playing giant novelty playing cards. The 26-year-old attracted widespread attention online when he posted on TikTok showing how difficult it was for a family to play the game of A4 Solitaire.

The TikToker from Liverpool, England, who prefers to go by the name Neeto, couldn't believe the size of the playing cards her mother bought, she told reporters Weekly newspaper Trying to play a serious game against them was “surreal”.

There's certainly no need for subtle glances or looking over someone's shoulder, as these cards are likely to be seen from outer space.

Since she shared the photos on TikTok, social media users have been delighted with the unusual cards. As of this writing, the post has received over 151,700 views and over 21,700 likes on TikTok.

Giant Novelty Playing Cards
A family is playing with giant novelty playing cards. The huge cards make the game difficult to keep secrets, but also memorable.

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“We forgot a deck of playing cards, so my mom and dad ran out and bought some, but we were in the middle of nowhere, so there weren't many stores. My mom swears, these were her only stores,” Nieto said. found, but she's a threat, so I can imagine her finding these huge cards instead of looking for more reasonable cards.

“They make playing so difficult. It's not until you have 10 A4 cards in front of you and you try to keep them that you realize how easy it is to hide your hands from everyone.” Keep it close to your chest, don't let I started shuffling the cards.

The novelty cards certainly made for an unforgettable holiday in the UK's Peak District, with Nieto joking that they had “never laughed so hard” at a previous competition. When she looked back at the photos, she couldn't help but laugh at the sheer size of the cards, saying her family “looked like the Borrowers,” referring to the 1997 film of the same name, which showed a tiny family's 4-in. people.The show is adapted from author Mary Norton's 1952 children's novel

Now, these cards have become a family favorite that they pull out during every holiday and festival.

“We love playing cards or board games together. It's a great way to laugh together without any distractions,” Nieto said Weekly newspaper.

After sharing the photos online, the TikToker didn't expect the response it would generate. Many people enjoy trying to play competitive card games with such “ridiculous” decks.

“My parents are so funny. This was just a silly thing I thought of sharing while I was looking through photos,” Nieto continued. “When I showed my mom how many people loved her online, she was so excited. She went around telling everyone she was an internet sensation.

“I find social media to be a tough place most of the time, but it’s lovely to have some light, wholesome fun.”

There are over 180 comments on the TikTok post, and many social media users love how this pack turns a simple card game into such a fun challenge. One comment read: “Literally had a laugh about this.”

Another responded: “Core memory.”

Another TikToker commented: “I would literally cry if this happened to me.”

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