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nicky nicky nine doors

(ˈnɪkɪ)
n
(Games, other than specified) informal Canadian the practice of knocking on a door or ringing a doorbell and running away before it is answered
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'Aren't you lot a bit old to play Knock Down Ginger?'
Then they called me a name I haven't been called since I was at school, and ran off in search of another gullible victim for their elaborate "Knock Down Ginger"-type wheeze.
Then they called me a name I haven't been called since I was at school, and ran off in search of another victim for their elaborate "Knock Down Ginger"-type wheeze.
KNOCK DOWN GINGER Colback still feels hurt by the way Sunderland fans treat him after he walked out to join rivals Newcastle THE NORTH- DERBY Newcastle Sunderland
Will the man sitting behind me play Knock Down Ginger on the editor's door?
It will soon be followed by Olympic spudgun shooting, Olympic boomerang chucking and street games such as Olympic Knock Down Ginger, in which idiots bang on strangers' doors and leg it before they get spotted by the householder or arrested by the local plod.
If not, we will go round to his house and play Knock Down Ginger. Nothing personal against the McCains.
Mischievous children may never want to play knock down ginger again.
Dear Editor, - A couple of weeks ago, we had the misfortune to fall victim to a group of young 12 to 14 year old "hoodies" playing "knock down ginger".
15 We played rat-a-tat ginger, bobby knock, knock down ginger - whatever you wanted to call it - and were actually afraid of the owners catching us.
She also knocked on doors and ran away before getting caught in bed with Ash, very nearly going from knock down ginger to knocked-up whinger in the space of three episodes.
She was tired of explaining the rules of knock down ginger to him now