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You Will Need
- An opponent
Get into position
Extend your hand, make a fist, and open your fingers enough to grasp the fingers of your opponent's same hand.
Begin the game
Lay your thumb on top of your closed fist. Then each player taps their thumb on alternating sides of their fists while reciting, "1, 2, 3, 4, we declare a thumb war, 5, 6, 7, 8, try to keep your thumbs straight."
Go in for the attack, trying to pin your opponent's thumb under yours.
Watch opponent's moves
Watch your opponent's moves closely. Learn to predict their moves to avoid being pinned.
Focus on your opponent's thumb, and block out everything else. Let nothing distract you.
Go in for the win
Lunge for your opponent's thumb with yours when you see an opening. If you can pin your opponent's thumb down for five seconds, you win.