snakes and ladders


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snakes and ladders

A children's board game in which players try to reach the finish while encountering ladders that move them quickly forward, and snakes that force them back near the start. My little sister loves to play snakes and ladders, but I find it so frustrating because I always seem to land on snakes!
See also: and, ladder, snake
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The present study was a modification of the board game, snakes and ladders. In educational terms, the rules equate to "devising and planning investigations" which is one of our process skill objectives.
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Nowadays the whole thing is like a game of snakes and ladders, with the snakes much longer and more numerous than the occasional rather stumpy ladder."
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