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Questions regarding the melacha of “borer” - separating / sorting on Shabbat

Are these two activities considered a violation of "borer" on Shabbat? Playing cards where you must separate the cards into the 4 suits (hearts, spades, diamonds, clubs) Sorting flatware into ...
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2answers
108 views

Chalking pool cues on shabbat/yom-tov

May one chalk a pool cue on shabbat and yom tov? If not, why?
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0answers
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what game is the Rama in 338:5 (טשי"ך) referring to?

In the English Mishna Brurah they translate טשי"ך as chess.The Mishna Brurah brings the Marah Sasson who assurs it because there is no chachma.It is also mentioned in the Rama that it makes ...
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4answers
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Is it permitted to shoot an air gun on shabbos?

Is it ok to shoot an air gun (also known as a "BB gun") to knock over cups on Shabbos? I can't think of any reason to prohibit it.
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1answer
129 views

Pillow fight on Shabbat

Is it allowed to have a pillow fight on shabbat for fun, or is it like running which is forbidden?
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1answer
95 views

Are bells on toys muktzeh?

Are bells muktzeh? Does the presence of bells on a toy make it muktzeh? Here are two types of bells in question:
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0answers
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Theoretically speaking, would a Dreidle be Muqse on Shabbat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are dreidels muktzah? Would there be any problem with Dreidels on Shabbat? I discussed it with some people and we couldn't find any Halachic issues with it.
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1answer
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Is drawing a line with a crayon forbidden on Shabbat?

There are board games that involve using a crayon to draw lines (not letters or figures) on a board (e.g. EuroRails). Are these activities problematic on Shabbat? There are two aspects: the drawing ...
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2answers
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Games (on Shabas) that involve writing: whose writing?

I don't have good sources handy, but apparently some forbid the Shabas playing of games in which one usually writes, even if playing without writing: Scrabble, in which one writes scores, is sometimes ...
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1answer
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Is playing board games on Shabbat prohibited?

I have heard different opinions on playing games on Shabbat. Are games using money (ie Monopoly) mukza? What about games without money. (obviously games with writing necessary are muksa and need not ...
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1answer
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Can one play darts on shabbat?

Can one play darts on shabbat? And can one then do archery on shabbat, assuming there are no words or numbers on the target, and the bows remain strung throughout shabbat?
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Ball Playing on Shabbbos

Is one allowed to play ball on Shabbos?
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1answer
217 views

Bananagrams on Shabbos

Is there a problem with playing Bananagrams on Shabbos because of Borer or any other reason?
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4answers
1k views

Lego on Shabbos

Is Lego Muktzeh? and can Adults use it too?
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5answers
392 views

Are dreidels muktzah?

Are dreidels muktzah?
5
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2answers
419 views

Rubik's cube on Shabbos

May a person solve a rubik's cube on Shabbos?
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1answer
802 views

Blowing bubbles on Shabbos

Is there any halachik problem with blowing bubbles on Shabbos? If so what melacha categories does it fall under? Does the age of the blower matter?
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1answer
1k views

Puzzles on Shabbat

Is it permitted to put together puzzles on Shabbat with children? Does it matter what kind of puzzle it is (jigsaw vs. fit the piece in the wooden hole)? Does it matter if there are words on the ...