How to Play Snaps Game

February 19, 2024
David Sunnyside

How to play snaps game

Snaps is a simple, engaging and entertaining word/name guessing game that can be played by at least two people. One player acts as the snapper, spells out a word or name using either statements or finger snaps, while the other players, known as receivers, listen and try to guess what the snapper is spelling. Each consonant is represented by a statement that starts with the same letter as the word, and each vowel gets a certain number of snaps: 'E' is two, 'I' is three, 'O' is four, and 'U' is five.

You can use a variety of strategies to improve your chances of guessing correctly. For example, you can make your statements more interesting and relevant by adding details about the person/name/word you're trying to guess. You can also vary your snapping speed to keep your opponents on their toes and enhance the overall gameplay experience.

Lastly, you can challenge your opponents by spelling out longer words. However, it is important to remember that longer words require a higher level of concentration and accurate snapping. To avoid getting distracted, try to break down the word into smaller syllables or letters and practice your timing so you can be more precise when it comes to snapping. Also, don't forget to utilize deductive reasoning by eliminating words based on their patterns or sounds. Moreover, don't be afraid to trust your instincts – sometimes your gut feeling can be right!

David Sunnyside
Co-founder of Urban Splatter • Digital Marketer • Engineer • Meditator
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