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In the 1970s, an obscure board games publisher called Printabox collaborated with BP to design a game called BP Offshore Oil Strike. BP Offshore Oil Strike Europe board game Will You Strike Oil, Dry Hole or Hazard? Here are some rules (courtesy of Boardgamegeek): Two to four players compete at exploring for oil, building …

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Pun for all the family

Sounds like a slick game, they should remake it... be crude timing tho

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Coat

Oil bet you'll regret that joke...

...you must be a barrel of laughs

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Grenade

Woo Hoo!

yep, that will be REAL popular here in coastal Louisiana!

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FAIL

Can I get the Gulf of Mexico edition?

BP FT!W

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Geez

The 70's were harsh.

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Anonymous Coward

Community Sea Chest

Your Rig has Exploded and Sunk. Pay the Banker £44bn

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Hah!

I remember playing this when I was at UEA in '76, now a prominent center for dissemination of unfactual emails about the climate but then famous mostly for its spectroscopy departments.

I couldn't remember the name of the game for the life of me last week when I was talking about it, and the yoofs I was talking to ridiculed me with harsh words, taunting me without mercy.

Oh how I shall laugh as I force their e-mail accounts to accept a link to this page!

Bwa-ha-ha etc etc etc.

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@Stevei

"Oh how I shall laugh as I force their e-mail accounts to accept a link to this page!"

Good work, but don't you have a PFY to handle the general hench work?

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Wrong sort of strike?

You see, in the 70's british strike usually meant something totally different.

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