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Sure, mah-jongg is a game classically known for its appeal to old Jewish women, but so is bingo and scrabble. And I love those games, so why not mah-jongg?
But a 23-year-old nudnik playing mah-jongg? I know, that’s almost as crazy of as an 83-year-old yenta playing Donkey Kong....