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How To Play Toxic Potato


You can't play a HAZMAT card until everybody has had at least one turn. This allows everyone a chance to play before they get out.

If you have three or more TOXIC POTATO cards in your hand at any time, you may redistribute them to the players of your choice, but only one TOXIC POTATO per player. If they use a NO WAY card you have to keep it

You can redistribute the TOXIC POTATO cards as soon as you have three, even if it isn't your turn. If all three TOXIC POTATO cards are rejected with NO WAY cards, you get to redistribute them again.

When a PASS LEFT or PASS RIGHT card is played, the player receiving the TOXIC POTATO has a chance to match the card that was played to keep the TOXIC POTATO moving. The cards have to match, so a PASS LEFT can only be matched with a PASS LEFT and a PASS RIGHT with a PASS RIGHT.

There is no limit to how many times the card can be matched, so you could end up receiving the TOXIC POTATO card back if every other player matches your PASS LEFT/RIGHT card.

You can play two matching cards (i.e., two SWITCH ITs, TWO STEAL ITs, etc.) on your turn and pass a TOXIC POTATO from your hand to the player of your choice.

You can exchange any two cards in your hand to draw one new card from the DRAW PILE on your turn. The two cards out of your hand do not have to match.


Yes, you can No Way a No Way to make it a Yes Way. And if you No Way the Yes Way, it becomes a No Way again...and so on until you run out of No Ways to play.

The No Way card protects every player holding a Toxic Potato in their hand if played on a HAZMAT.

The Detox card only protects the player that plays the Detox from being contaminated. Every other player with a Toxic Potato in their hand will also have to play a Detox if they want to remain in the game.

If a Detox card is played on a HAZMAT card, any No Way cards played after will only cancel out the Detox card. If you want to play a No Way to cancel a HAZMAT card, you have to play the No Way before a Detox card is laid down.

Yes, you can play a Detox even if you don't have a Toxic Potato in hand. You might want to do this to block anyone from playing a No Way card on a HAZMAT, since that would save everyone else.

The short answer is no, but it depends on how the GUESS card was played. When somebody plays a GUESS card, they should first name the person that they are going to play the GUESS card against. Next, they should give the other player a chance to NO WAY the GUESS card before they make their guess.

If the person playing the GUESS card does not give the other player a chance to NO WAY the GUESS card before they make a guess, the NO WAY card can be used to block the GUESS.

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