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You've Been Playing UNO Wrong This Whole Time, According to UNO Creators


A recent Twitter post by the game brand Uno called us out on a common yet unscrupulous play to clarify that it is actually against the official rules. What do we say in return? “No, UNO. You don’t know what you’re talking about!” 

I mean, they only invented the game and created all of its rules only to be broken as we, the loyal consumers, see fit.  

Uno is about as common a party game as pizza is a party food, and every fan of the game has pulled a few tricks here and there to pile up the special-action cards to stick it to their opponents. One very popular stunt is piling up a Draw 2 card on top of a Draw 4 card. This forces the next player to draw 6 cards and, if the evil doers continue in their evil ways, some of these card hands are going to end up unsalvageable. 

In an attempt to put an end to this madness, the Uno team put a friendly reminder on Twitter that this whole piling up “draw” cards has got to stop, that it is actually NOT how the game was intended to be played: “If someone puts down a +4 card, you must draw 4 and your turn is skipped. You can’t put down a +2 to make the next person Draw 6. We know you’ve tried it.”