- Gazing into middle distance while the others wait for you to think. Finally jerking awake and saying "Is it my turn?"
Requesting explanation of a rule that has just been explained.
Requesting explanation of a rule that is clearly summarized right in front of you on the game board.
Trying really hard to win even though this is "just a learning game".
Giving a lengthy explanation of a rule that everyone already understands.
Refusing to start a game until every rule and the implications of every rule have been exhaustively spelled out for you.
Attempting to calculate ahead like a chess computer even when the game is clearly not susceptible to that kind of analysis.
Offering unsolicited tactical advice to someone who has finally made his mind up - throwing him into fresh confusion.
Gazing into middle distance while someone else has his turn. Finally jerking awake and demanding a detailed explanation of what just happened while you were dozing.
Dozing between turns rather than planning your next move.
Taking the whole business too damn seriously!
Maybe I need a break from this whole boardgaming business.......