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The word domino is used to describe the action of an event resulting in the fall of more than one other event, like a chain reaction of dominoes. It can also refer to a group of people or organizations, such as the Coalition of State Parties to the Kyoto Protocol. The term can also be applied to a particular type of pizza, made by Domino’s Pizza in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Domino’s was founded in the 1960s by Tom Monaghan, who based his business strategy on locating pizza parlors near college campuses. This helped the company to reach its target market of young adults who enjoyed eating fast food on their way home from school.
Like dice or playing cards, a domino is a rectangular tile that features a line down the middle that divides it visually into two squares. Each side of the domino is marked with an arrangement of spots, called pips. The pips on a domino range from zero to six, although some are blank. A domino’s pips indicate its value in positional games, where players place dominoes edge to edge with adjacent ends matching in some manner (e.g., an “one’s touch one’s” or a total of a certain number).
A domino’s pips also determine its rank, which is determined by counting the number of pips on all exposed sides of the domino when it is placed. The player who has the most points at the end of a round wins the game.
Each domino is normally twice as long as it is wide, making it easy to stack them when not in use. Some dominoes are even larger than this, but these are usually referred to as “rebel” or “oversized” dominoes and not part of most standard sets. There are many different rules for positioning dominoes and for scoring in positional games. Most dominoes are available in several different extended sets, increasing the number of pips on each end, to produce more unique tiles. The most common set, double-six, produces 28 unique tiles. Some of these additional extended sets, such as double-nine, double-12 and double-18, increase the maximum number of pips per end by three. In these, the maximum number of unique pieces increases to 190. A larger set, double-21, is believed to exist but has not been proven to be playable. It would require a tremendous amount of space, as well as a very large quantity of extra tiles, to produce an effective set for competitive play.