Sunday 05 July 2015

Playing Mahjong to Honor the Dead

Mourners play mahjong near a coffin during a funeral wake.MANILA Philippines 01 July 2015 - In the Philippines, gambling isn’t just a past time, but a way to honor the dead. Betting games, mah jong, and card tables are often set up at Filipino wakes, or paglalamay, where the tradition is to keep a 24-hour vigil over the deceased until the burial.

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RE: RE: MahjongTime deserves to die

(cont.) The continued dominance of MahjongTime is bad for internet mahjong (and in the longer run for mahjong in general. After all, internet mahjong is often the route that sparks interest for real mahjong, and the better the quality of the client, the more likely they are to get into it and thus get on to playing real mahjong), and that's why I'd like to see it bugger off.


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