A game played with a basic pack of cards.

The game is derived from regular snap, but as each player places down a card they must say a number with it, the number said must start from Ace (1) and ascend to King (13) then start over so as to create a loop. If the card they place down matches that of the number they say everyone must place their hands down onto the formed pile of cards. The person who places their hand down last picks up all the cards and adds it to their hand.

To win the game you must run out of cards and successfully Snap (place your hand on the formed pile of cards) before any other player while you have no cards left. A player with no cards can also come last in Snapping a pile of cards though and gain cards as a result.

The game is notorious for being overly engaging and resulting in injured hands.
Kid 1: Im bored.

Kid 2: Oh look some cards.

Kid 3: Lets play Irish Snap!
by Zombi Ist Krieg November 3, 2009
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This is very similar to the traditional game “Snap” except instead of trying to get all of the cards you are trying to get rid of all your cards.

All the cards are dealt to all the players and they are kept face down. No one is allowed to look at his or her cards. Going clockwise each player plays his or her top card by placing it face up in the centre. Each player plays one card at a time. As cards are being played you say the card values in numerical order, e.g. Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5 and so on… Trust me, it makes sense in a moment!
If what was said was laid on the pile, everybody must “snap” the pile by slapping their hand on top of the pile and keep it there.
The last player to snap the pile must take the pile and place it at the bottom of their own pile.

With Irish Foot Snap..the rules are similar with one small difference ...follow as above but instead of "snapping" with your hands you stand in a cirlce laying the cards on the floor and when you snap you do so with your feet......Irish Foot Snap
Phil carrie chloe Sarah Georgia and Fran invented Irish foot snap after a particularly expensive sunday night at the ironstone miner in guisbrough
by Carrrieee January 26, 2019
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