Chicken Poop Bingo
The rules are that players bet on a 54-number grid. Then they wait for a chicken to poop somewhere on the grid. So it sounds more like Chicken Poop Roulette, than Bingo, since you don't wait to get a bingo. According to the Wall Street Journal
, the game was invented in a New Orleans bar during the 1980s. There's also a version that involves cow poop.
Listed in chronological order. Newest comments at the end.
I've been running around the interweb to see if I could come up with a date when all this silliness kicked in but it seems to be an elusive subject. I do remember, however, using a cow patty for 2ed base over at the farmer's feed lot many a 1960's summer night when sliding into 2ed was NOT
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/29/12 at 08:34 AM
I take it that the cow version uses a larger grid?
Posted by J Newton on 10/29/12 at 09:04 AM
No, just smaller cows.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/29/12 at 09:09 AM
A New Orleans bar? I suspect that there might have been a hurricane blowing outside, they couldn't go home and cabin fever was beginning to set in.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 10/29/12 at 10:06 AM
There is another variation played in Washington, D.C. - BS Bingo.
Posted by tadchem on 10/29/12 at 10:37 AM
But there are way too many players on the field, the sh1t is running deep, and 300,000,000 are losing their shirts!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 10/29/12 at 10:41 AM
Perhaps this place in Florida should consider adding this as an attraction ?
Bingo's Chicken of FL Incorporated
936 S Us Highway 1
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 10/29/12 at 01:20 PM
How about if they drop eggs on the numbers?
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 10/29/12 at 06:30 PM
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