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#ThrowbackThursday: Which of These Games Did You Play?



It’s Thursday and social media dictates that people reminisce and share past memories online – whether it is through old photos or old trends!

Today for #ThrowbackThursday, we are asking our BellaNaijarians, “Which of these games did you play?”


  1. June

    May 11, 2017 at 10:25 am

    I still do flames every now and then ??(matters of the heart ) and the name ,place game( I love general knowledge )

  2. bodunade

    May 11, 2017 at 10:35 am

    omg! flames.

    • Phineas

      May 11, 2017 at 11:08 am

      Me too haha.

  3. omoh

    May 11, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Tente, Name of place……….and some i cant remember

  4. Iceicebaby

    May 11, 2017 at 11:07 am

    Hopscotch aka Suwe ?, X and O , we made paper dolls and clothes for them and kept in between the pages of our notebooks ?

  5. andtherewasone

    May 11, 2017 at 11:17 am

    All and then some!! There was one that they slap d back of ur hands n u try dodging d slap!!! Lol most painful game I ever played lol.

    • Bluey

      May 11, 2017 at 11:53 am

      I think it is “After round one original Panadol extra….”

  6. Marie Antoinette

    May 11, 2017 at 11:36 am

    Kpankpangolo kpangolo! It is (was) an Igbo game. Is there even an english name for it??? ???
    I wonder if kids play such games these days…

  7. Lipstickalley

    May 11, 2017 at 11:45 am

    I loved- Name, Place, Animal, Food, Thing

  8. andtherewasone

    May 11, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Fast forward 20 years later and ask this question again!! Shidren of late 90s will be saying things like TEMPLE RUN, FIFA, CANDY CRUSH, MORTAL COMBAT! Lol, time really is relative

  9. andtherewasone

    May 11, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    Bluey! Chai ur memory is dope! Chineke!!! U can remember o!

    • Bluey

      May 11, 2017 at 1:38 pm

      Lmao…that shows you I played that game fire.

  10. Mahka

    May 11, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Lol, so true
    Suwe, fake village square cooking, imaginary telephone calls we made using match box n wire, kuso; we play with the head of pen n rubber..
    Too many joor, I pity late 90 s n 2000 s babies, nobody does outdoors game anymore.

  11. Pamela

    May 11, 2017 at 3:34 pm

    OMG this brought back memories! I played all and then some ?

  12. emerald

    May 11, 2017 at 5:23 pm

    Many games oooo….Ten ten,using nail to play suwe,who isbin d garden,using biro cover,throwing rubber on d floor till one lap d other n d winner pack all d rubber.erg..those days

  13. Zooaan.

    June 14, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    FLAMES, oshobeh, catcher, tente, my grand mother likes to wear skirt, willy willy willy, tinkotinko, ten ten, kerosene matches and stove, rubber ring, X and O, SUWE, DADDY AND MUMMY PLAY (LOL), aunty cook too…mehn i seem to have forgotten most of their names…

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