Talk:Five-card draw

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Opening comment[edit]

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I'm sympathetic to the idea that the "sample deal" section could be clearer--but let's rewrite it, not remove it. --LDC 07:28, 28 November 2006 (UTC)

More examples[edit]

I think that some more examples of 5 Card Draw should be placed on here, I've only recently learned how to play this game and I'm still a tad confused

Trusport:
I agree. Why are there so many uneducated people out there that don't know how to write basic rules! History, origin and variation can all come later! Just tell us how the fxxk this game is played!!!!!!!Unless you don't know yourself!!!— Preceding unsigned comment added by 87.74.57.67 (talk) 17:56, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

Skills Required[edit]

Pretty dumb how it says you need social skills..

Actually, 5 card draw requires much more in the way of skills than Texas Hold 'em. This, and the inflated instance of high-ranking hands, which adds entertainment value to the unsophisticated, are what make the latter a more popular game with the general public. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 197.228.219.228 (talk) 12:19, 17 April 2019 (UTC)

History[edit]

I went to this page to look at the history of this game, particularly which area(s) it originated in and at what time frame (historically, poker games tend to be very geographic-specific). This page seems lacking. Does anyone know? 12.24.60.12 (talk) 23:55, 8 June 2009 (UTC)

Citations?[edit]

Regardless of accuracy, this article has ZERO citations. If it is not fully cited fairly quickly, it should be marked for deletion.

As well, readability by those unfamiliar with poker jargon is very poor. No links to other wiki pages explaining terms are given either. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.87.37.146 (talk) 00:31, 1 October 2011 (UTC)

touch?[edit]

In the "about the draw" section, it says "...playing a pair of aces as if it were a straight, touch, or full house". What is a "touch" - should this be flush? Bubba73 You talkin' to me? 06:08, 30 October 2012 (UTC)

Well, I changed it. Correct me if I was wrong. Bubba73 You talkin' to me? 03:07, 31 October 2012 (UTC)