RFV-failed poker sense
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- List of playing-card nicknames includes "candy cane", "hockey stick", and "walking stick" for 7, so it's apparently something to do with the shape of the pips. I tried a brief search on poker newsgroups (good for card slang) but found nothing. Equinox ◑ 14:54, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
- I think it has to do with the fact that a seven looks like a candy cane...FYI, the reference currently there doesn't turn up anything for "candy cane", and we'd need two more anyways Purplebackpack89 (Notes Taken) (Locker) 15:41, 9 December 2011 (UTC)