Uno has a lot of special cards to play, but you can’t
use them whenever you want.
Facebook user LaToya McCaskill Stallings discovered
that the “Wild Draw Four” card can only be used if it is the
only option you have.
She shared her discovery on Facebook and people are
There’s a strategy for getting your cards down to that final one
when playing Uno, but you may be breaking the rules.
Facebook user LaToya McCaskill Stallings shared a status expressing her
shock at finding out players can only use the “Wild Draw Four”
card at a certain time.
“So it’s taken me 35 years on this earth to realize that
I’ve been playing Uno wrong since I was a kid,” she wrote.
“Did y’all know that you can only play the Draw 4 Wild
card IF you have NO other cards that can be played??!”
But the surprise rule doesn’t end there.
“AND if you suspect that someone has illegally played this card,
they have to show you their hand. AND if they in fact played the
card illegally they must draw 4, but If not, the person who
challenged the play must DRAW 6?”
Stallings added that she got bored and ended up reading the
actual Uno rule book when she discovered this
Her status has since gone viral, and people are expressing their
disbelief at this official rule. The surprise has even extended
“We’ve been playing UNO wrong. You can only
play a +4 card if you have no other cards that can be played. RT
to mend a broken friendship,” wrote Twitter user Niall
We’ve been playing UNO wrong. You can only play a +4 card if you have no other cards that can be played.
RT to mend a broken friendship.
— niall quinn (@niallmarinus) January 6, 2018
You can’t purposefully make a player draw four now, unless you
think you can get away with being called out.
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