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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Anthony "Spice" Adams - "Unk: The King Of Spades" & "When An Oldhead Takes Control of a Spades Game" (YouTube videos & comments)


Anthony dams, Mar 18, 2014

That uncle that loves to play spades. Spades is not a game to him, it is a way of life! Do you have an uncle like this? Music By: Alchemist - Pool Hall Hustler **** When An Oldhead Takes Control of a Spades Game



Anthony Adams,  January 14, 2019

This is what happens when an oldhead gets trump tight in a spades game. [...]

1st beat: Thundercat 2nd beat: Beatsbyjblack
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Edited by Azizi Powell

This is Part III of a three part pancocojams series about the card game "Spades".

This post provides some information about Athony "Spice "Adams and showcases two YouTube videos by Anthony "Spice" Adams about Black "oldheads" playing the card game Spades. 

This post also includes selected comments about Spades from the discussion thread for these two YouTube videos and from one other Spice Adams video.

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2021/09/how-african-americans-play-card-game.html for Part I of this pancocojams series. The title for that post is "How African Americans Play The Card Game Spades (article excerpts)."

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2021/09/online-comments-about-how-african.html  for Part II of this pancocojams series. The title for that post is "Online Comments About How African Americans Play The Card Game Spades".

The content of this post is presented for cultural and entertainment purposes.

All copyrights remain with their owners.

Thanks to Anthony "Spice" Adams for his comedic skills. Thanks also to all those who are quoted in this post. 

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INFORMATION ABOUT ANTHONY SPICE ADAMS
From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Adams
"
Anthony "Spice" Adams (born June 18, 1980) is an American television host, actor, comedian, and former football defensive tackle. After playing college football for Penn State, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft, for whom he played four seasons, followed by the Chicago Bears from 2007 to 2011.

After his playing career, he became involved in social media and television. He is now a co-host of The Great American Baking Show, the American adaptation of the popular Great British Bake Off."

[...]

Adams is well known for his Instagram account, where he posts comedic videos under the username "spiceadams". Many of the characters and skits he has created have gone viral since 2018; an example is his catchphrase "ahaha", which became the subject of multiple memes on Twitter."....

The focus in this pancocojams post is on the comedic characters who Spice Adams portrays in his Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube channels since 2014 if not earlier. Those channels feature comedic skits in which Spice Adams portrays oldheads, has ongoing conversation over bluetooth with his friend Chuck, and more. 

Click https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/24/sports/football/anthony-spice-adams-ahaha.html "
Memes Made Spice Adams More Famous Than the N.F.L. Could" After nine years of playing in obscurity for the Chicago Bears and the San Francisco 49ers, Spice Adams has become ubiquitous for his memes. [subscription required]

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PANCOCOJAMS EDITOR'S NOTE
"Oldheads" is a colloquial African American term that refers to old men who wear outfits and behave certain ways that may have been in style among certain "hip" people decades ago. "Oldheads" also have certain vernacular sayings that they are known for.


The opposite of  "oldheads" is  "young blood."  

Unk (also spelled "unc") is an affectionate African Amrican abbreviation for the English word "uncle".

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SELECTED COMMENTS FROM THREE ANTHONY "SPICE" ADAMS VIDEOS

Numbers are added for referencing purposes only.

Discussion Thread #1

[This is video #1 that is embedded in this post.]

Dr Koolaidman, 2017
"Man that slapping cards on the table is so classic man nice video

That uncle that loves to play spades.  Spades is not a game to him, it is a way of life!  Do you have an uncle like this?"

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Discussion Thread # 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNF1MyzkE5U&ab_channel=AnthonyAdams
Anthony Adams, May 29, 2017

This is how Oldheads be on Memorial Day or any other day for that matter.

1.EL Dawg, 2017
"I actually know a few old heads that say barbeque or mildew πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚"

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2.  Tahron Davis, 2018
"Bbq or mildew!? Classic old head playing strategy to make u rush a decisionπŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜…"

** 3. REGGIE JACKSON, 2018
"
What you gonna do barbecue or mildew study long study wrong😭😭😭😭🀣🀣🀣"

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4. Nina Birdsong,2018
"
When he said study long, study wrong.... my unc will say that allll the time at card games.."

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5. Cris LeRoi, 2018
"
My uncle used to say, "Whatchu gon do, barbecue or mildew?" And Study long study wrong" when we played dominos."

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6. Wanda Wilson, 2020
"
Something about those "Spades" that make you turn into The Valedictorian of talking Shxx!

Come on Summer. We Ready for the Que."
-snip-
"Que" = "Q", an African American abbreviation for the word "barbecue".

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7.Karlene McLean, 2020
"
He slap dominoes like a Jamaican lol"

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8. 
Gabriel Boissiere, 2021
"
the way he slammed the domino piece is so hispanic oldhead too lmao"

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9. 
Calvin Grace, 2021
"Slamming the spades down, classic"

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Discussion Thread # 3
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYVHqrNwK8g&ab_channel=AnthonyAdams
When An Oldhead Takes Control of a Spades Game
Anthony Adams,  Jan 14, 2019 [video #2 embedded above] 

2018

1. Grim Soul
"Study long....study wrong...I have not heard that in 20 years.  Can someone tell me why spades aint a game show yet....Black folks will kill this planet in some spades"

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2. Leroy Stokes
"
Man, you know them people gonna gentrify "Spades" if it were made into a game show."

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3. 
Cherl Lowe-johnson
"Spice, you crazy for being all the players at the table. Those looks they gave when you were winning were priceless-- the close ups had me cracking up!! Don't play cards with Spice, he might win the shirt off your back!!"

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4. 
Too Fast
"
Lmao!! My uncle play spades just like that!! Love your channel bro!

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5. 
Michael C
"
And you got that 1 player that said they play but really don’t play and renigs πŸ˜†πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­"

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6. 
Renewed Ro
"
Yoooo the fact that this never gets old is impressing!! I die laughing the same way everytime when he screw his face up and say “whatchasay na chuck???” πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ classic !! Oh and the ahaha laugh ... got it as my ringtone πŸ˜‚"

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7. Torian Mitchell
"That laugh... The outfits.... Them stomps... The shyt talkin....  Is spot on and takes me back to my childhood watching my grandfather and uncles play cards. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚"

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8. JS HELLRAISER
"When I bust some spades I like to get under my opponents skin I’m the dude that never stops talking during spades taunting the other team making them second guess their partner"

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9. BrownSkinLove.shop365
"That moment when u realize nobody got them ♠ like you do and the two jokers. Extra confidence"

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10. poppyxxl
"Exactly how a Boston is played, cool breezes!"

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11. Rell_Andre'
"The critical point in Spades, is knowing when to start running them thangs!! And it helps to have a partner that thinks the same as you."

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12. Burdette Highsmith
"Wait until they lose tho...be having big excuses"

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13. Are you Serious
"Wait....you allowed to play jokers in a game a spades???? I play bones n shoot dice, not many games of spades lol"

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14. Shalymar Jones
"I'm mad that he is bending up them cards like that! Lmao"

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15. Perpetual Love4U
"πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜‚ Too Funny because it's so relatable."

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16. AlkamistStar
"This got all the classic lines for the oldheads lol. That stomping killed me πŸ˜‚ πŸ˜‚ 🀣"

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17. FIRST TAKE
"Us card players in the chi don’t play with jokers..."

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18. Mel Mel
"We real "old heads" don't even play spades....we play BID...a grown folks game♥️🀣"

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19. Cosmo Emperor
"Real old heads be quit tho. They set tha books low when they got a killer hand and they do be countin based on the number of cards they got of each book and the number of players and the number of cards left in tha pull as the game goes along. Those the ones that be gettin it seem like a book every hand they get tha book. And you don't even feel the blade skinnin yo @$$. Butcha know somethans wrong. That's an old head."
-snip-
"Quit" probably means"guite"

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20. Are you Serious
"Old heads I play wit allow no table talk haha"

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21. Concept
"Except they playin wayyy too damn slow lol"

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22. Smug Frm410
"Ok old head keep talking I might not have no spades but I got these clubs πŸ‘ŠπŸ½πŸ‘ŠπŸ½πŸ‘ŠπŸ½"

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23. J B
"You know it got real when he told Chuck that he'll call him back. And that's a fasho right on!!!!!!"

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24. Marv Money
"0:58 Every Real Spades Player Know What Time It IsπŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜πŸ˜Ž"

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25. Mary Zimmerman
"This was every Friday and Sadday night at Big T house, that noise you make when you winning and the whole table know it. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚"

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26. Aye Now
"Oooo I hate playing with ppl like them 🀣🀣🀣"

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27. Ernest Delva
"lmao this is me playing Duces Wild and im not even in my 30s yet πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚"

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28. Meela234
"Then you already on your way to being an expert old head. Lol!"

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29. Ernest Delva
" @Meela234  πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚Thats a fasho on that"

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30. flamingo barnes
"Lol.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Good sh-t*, bruh. Original. Remind me of when I was up tha road, in the chain game. Don't get a good hand, cause its going down juss like your skit."
-snip-
*This word is fully spelled out in this comment.

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31. Uncle Terry
" “I thought you said you had spades players on your side of the family, where they at doe!” πŸ€£πŸ€£"
-snip-
This is what the wife said to her husband who was hosing the card party at their home.

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32. Just Call Me Taylor
"This is hilarious!! I came up watching fam doing all of this. hahahahaha"

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33. Truth16
""Huh" slam the card down. πŸ˜‚"

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34. erin stahle
"If you ain't did no time in jail or rehab, you can't be my spades partner 🀣 straight facts πŸ’― lol is that a coogi sweater I see 🀯"

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35. SAVAGE90000640 Gaming
"That spade hand was πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯"

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36. Cee Munnie
"Once he found out he had the table ⚰️⚰️🀣🀣🀣from that point on Is SHEER comedy"

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37. ella Jean-Marie
"Tags on clothes, short sox...this is a standard OG historic portrayal of a late 20th leisure activity ...card on forehead...classic."...

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38. Patricia Downs, 2021
"Yes, yes memory lane we use to play  spades all night and that's right we could wear it and take it back the next day because we knee how to tuck the tag in lol"

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39. Michael Ward
"I've done that Big Joker on my forehead lolololol Spice - you killin em"

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40. Abas Qanas, 2019
"Bruh playing with relative trashtalking old heads is the best the energy in room with all trash talking and laughing is so good the game just turns 10 times better

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41. Doc Duct Tape, 2019
"You gotta act like you chopping wood or playing tennis when you running the spades out big dawg. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚"

HUUUUUUHHHHH!

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42.Jay Schipp
"When you stick the big joker on your forehead, you know it’s about to go down. #yallset

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43. Mr. Hargraves
"Rs this how the old heads be like during  spades and when they be loosing they be quite as hell"

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44. BIG LMNZtv
"When you play spades wit real old heads they play ace high"

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45. Kicks By Dray
"Classic ending!! For Every oldhead after they win a game of spades always gotta let someone know they won lol"

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46. Super Nova
"Dem ashy scratch marks and Stacy 's , crew socks, and shorts tho'....all missing is calling out dem books you could have made if ya patner had remembered when that corny 9 a diamonds went down....."

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47. Are you Serious, 2020
"Only time I hate playin an OG is when my uncle(who is hella good) gets waaaaaay too drunk and cuts spades, when he still has the damn suite 🀦🏽‍♂️🀦🏽‍♂️ and I can’t really say nothing cuz he beat ma ass lol"

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48.  Deena Dean, 2020
"YESSSSS GOT THE WHOLE ROOM SMELLING LIKE JOOP! AND CHEAP CIGARS..... THE ASHINESS OF THE LEGS AND THE ATTITUDE IS SOOO POINT!!!! I LOVE IT!!!! YOU KNOW ITS OFFICIAL WHEN THE BLUETOOTH COMES OFF... LIFE AINT RIGHT UNLESS HIS WIFE SASSES HIM ABOUT THAT DRANK TOO!!!! THIS MAN GIVES ME LIFE...."

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49. Jerrol White, 2020
"When you hear your partner say, “ get your money” that means play your best cards first because he got a handful of spades.  Oh yeah, we about to set them. πŸ€£πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‰πŸ€ͺ"

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