My sons come out of school every day and there is a big line of vendors waiting there to sell them snacks and toys. The price for most things is 5毛 or 1块 (7-15 US¢). Today my older son’s purchase was a big surprise. Guess what these are:
嘎拉哈! (gālāhà) [This is a game using sheep or pig knee bones.] See this post for more.
The Chinese Wikipedia article linked above does mention that there are plastic pieces available, but this is the first time I’ve seen them.
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