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An old classic drinking game doesn’t mean it can’t be enjoyed in present times. “Buffalo” is a drinking game that has been around for decades and was a pastime enjoyed by members of the Buffalo Club, but you don’t have to belong to a club to play this game.

It’s easy to learn, and once you get the hang of it, it’s a guaranteed a good time for everyone involved. Try it out - this fun drinking game will get you hooked in no time!

How to Play “Buffalo” Drinking Game

“Buffalo” is a game within a game, so it’s a game that can last all night long. The basic concept is simple: drink with your non-dominant. If someone catches you using your dominant hand without holding the Buffalo, they can call out “Buffalo!” and everyone must take a drink.

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  • A group of friends
  • An empty glass or bottle (the Buffalo)
  • Alcoholic beverages

Step 1: Gather your friends.

Invite your friends over and make sure everyone has a drink in hand. The more people, the better! Remember to choose drinks that are easy to hold with one hand.

Step 2: Hold your buffalo.

Everyone fills their glass or bottle with the drink of their choice and holds it in their non-dominant hand. This will be the “Buffalo” for the rest of the game.

Step 3: Keep an eye on your friends

As the night progresses, you should only drink using your non-dominant hand. If you’re caught using your dominant hand, someone can call out “Buffalo!”

Step 4: Finish your drink!

When you get called out for using your dominant hand, you must finish your drink as fast as possible. Then, refill your glass or bottle and continue holding it in your non-dominant hand.

Step 5: Repeat until the end of the game

The game continues until everyone is too drunk to hold their “Buffalo” properly or until you decide to call it a night.

“Buffalo” Drinking Game Rules

Buffalo is an extremely flexible game, so feel free to add your own rules and variations. Here are some fun rules you can add to make the game more interesting:

1. Keep chanting “Buffalo!”

When someone who gets caught drinking with their non-dominant hand hesitates to finish their drink ASAP, chant “Buffalo! Buffalo!” until they finish it.

2. No swearing

Anyone who swears during the game must take a drink. This rule keeps the game interesting and is a great way to test your self-control.

3. No pointing

Pointing with your dominant hand means you have to take a drink. Try using your other hand or just avoid pointing altogether.

4. Switch hands

Every time someone calls out “Buffalo!”, everyone must switch their Buffalo to their other hand. This rule keeps everyone on their toes and adds a bit of chaos to the game.

5. Question Master

Choose someone to be the “Question Master”. When they ask someone a question, that person must respond with another question. If they fail to do so, they must take a drink.

6. No table talk

No talking about the game or making any references to Buffalo. If you do, you must take a drink.

So there you have it – the steps and rules of “Buffalo” Drinking Game. Remember to drink responsibly and have fun! This classic drinking game is sure to make your party a hit. So try “Buffalo” now!

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