Trash Can Basketball is a sport for the marginally athletic
that's played in cubicles. The basic rules are
identical to the rules of Calvinball; although
I usually play some minor variation of the following:
A trash can is placed along one wall of a cubicle.
The players all sit
in ergonomic chairs and must remain
seated for the entire game.
Each player gets an old
This sheaf of paper is called the "Draw".
Play begins when one player rips a page off of their
Draw, crumples it into a little wad and tries
to shoot a basket. Play proceeds chaotically
Play continues until one player says, "This is stupid.
at which point, all of the other
players are declared the winners.
Unlike Baseball or Ice Hockey (or any of the
so-called "skill sports"), Trash Can Basketball
is best played when drunk.
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