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What is Rock Paper Scissors in Tagalog? Origin and Winning Techniques

What is Rock Paper Scissors in Tagalog? Origin and Winning Techniques

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The iconic hand game Rock Paper Scissors in Tagalog is called “Bato bato pick.” But in the early days, Filipinos called it Jack en Poy, which came from Janken Pon, the Japanese version of the game. Also called RPS, this simple yet fun game is mostly used as a decision tool. And in case you’re not aware, there are also professional RPS tournaments in different parts of the world. Where Did Rock Paper Scissors Originate? While the exact origins of Rock Paper Scissors remain unknown, it has a rich history and has evolved. According to records, the game has ancient roots, with variations dating back to during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644) in ancient China. In the early Chinese version, it was called “shoushiling” and hand gestures represented a frog, a slug, and a snake. Rock Paper Sci...