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Tarot Crossword Puzzle

Crossword Woohoo! I made another Tarot puzzle for you all–this time, a crossword puzzle! Let me know if you'd like to see more of these types of puzzles, dear readers.

Enjoy!

Tarot Crossword Puzzle


Across
2. High Priestess
3. Court de Gebelin
6. Arthur Waite's Middle Name
8. Traitor
10. Levi
11. Sola
12. Fortitude
13. Batons
15. Thoth Judgment
16. Pictorial
Down
1. Pamela Colman Smith's Nickname
2. Hierophant
4. La Maison Dieu
5. Lady Frieda
7. Juggler
9. Crowley
14. Pentacles

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Nudity in the Tarot

BW 300 On the U.S. Games Systems, Inc. Facebook page, we're talking about nudity in the Tarot–and it's generated quite a few opinions!

Full-frontal, danglies, American "prudishness"–we're hearing it all on Twitter and Facebook.

You can be a part of the conversation at the USGS Facebook page at http://on.fb.me/c0MdhA or via Twitter at http://twitter.com/usgstarot.

Or you can feel free to grab a beverage of your choice, sit a spell and share your thoughts here at the Fool Stop Tarot Blog.

Dan Staroff, creator of the Tarot of Sephiroth observed: When Tarot of the Sephiroth was in pre-production at US Games ten years ago…We had a serious discussion about nipples. They stayed in. Have times changed for the better or worse?

So tell me, dear readers: What do you think about nudity in the Tarot? When is nakedness "too much"? What about clients? Is it ever warranted?

Weigh in!

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Image from the Barbara Walker Tarot ISBN 0-88079-292-2

Tarot of the Sephiroth ISBN 1-57281-251-6

And the Winner of the Swiss 1JJ Tarot Deck Is…

Confetti Lillie!

Congratulations, Lillie! You were randomly selected among all posters as the winner of the Swiss 1JJ Tarot deck!

Please email me at JanetUSGS@atlanticbb.net with your snail mail address so we can get your deck right out to you.

Because posters didn't have to provide the correct answer to Tarot Mystery #5 to be entered into the drawing, everyone's name was placed in the proverbial hat.

Thanks for playing, everyone, and stay tuned for another giveaway to commence very soon!

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Halloween Spread

Ace Pumpkins 250 Not for the faint of heart (or spirit), here’s a Halloween Spread I’ve created to descend into the murky psyche while carrying the torch of truth.

This spread can be used with any Tarot or oracle deck, as well as runes.

Halloween Spread

You can choose one card for each position, or multiple cards:

Ghosts: What is haunting me from my past? (Recurrence)
Bats: What is driving me batty at this time? (Irritations)
Graveyard: What needs buried right now? (Surrender)
Cobwebs: What is a source of confusion for me? (Uncertainty)
Wicker Man: What needs burned right now? (Purification or Removal)
Monsters: What am I afraid of right now? (Fears)
Jack O’ Lantern 1: What needs illuminated from within? (Awareness)
Jack O’ Lantern 2: What do I need to carve out time for right now? (Priorities)
Trick or Treat Bag: What goodies do I offer the world? (Gifts and Blessings)

Do let me know if you try out my Halloween Spread, as well as how it worked for you!

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Image from the Halloween Tarot ISBN 0-88079-965-X

USGS Celebrates Halloween!

Halloween 6 C Leaves falling, wind howling, spiders crawling and monsters roaming…

Yes, intrepid readers, we’re celebrating the thinning of the veil—a time of ghouls, flying brooms and haunted houses…

Halloween!

This month, look for spooktacular posts that will enchant, inform, intrigue and entertain you.

From a virtual costume party to ghastly giveaways, terroriffic spreads to “dark” deck profiles, the Fool Stop Tarot Blog is THE place to be during October!

So bolster your courage, don a mask and grab your trick or treat bag, because fiendish frights and frolicking fun are heading your way this Halloween!

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

Image from the Halloween Tarot ISBN 0-88079-965-X

Tarot Word Search

Glasses I love games.

What's that you say?

You do, too? Great!

Because I just made a Tarot word search for our wonderful Fool Stop Tarot Blog readers.

Enjoy!

S L I S A H U N T S Q D E R W
U T S R O J A M I O M E C E N
E O U D S I S R S O Y V N V N
X T E A C A R S R X P I A E O
A C I I R A C G E E N A R R I
K N G A H T A R N R I N E S T
A A A Y W N K T E Q P T P A S
M C D C G R A A S D P M M L E
B A E R R C E Q P R R O E S U
L Z E S L A G D U L O O T I Q
F E N E S T R A I E A N S N E
R A S G N I D A E R R N I E I
E C A E P R E H T O M E Z M X
Q D Q Y H I E R O P H A N T I
T O W E R R R E H D L A W T P

ACES
ARCANA
DECK
DEVIANTMOON
EMPRESS
FENESTRA
HIEROPHANT
LADYHARRIS
LISAHUNT
MAGICIAN
MAJORS
MINORS
MORGANGREER
MOTHERPEACE
PENTACLES
PIXIE
QUERENT
QUESTION
READINGS
REVERSALS
RIDERWAITE
SACREDROSE
STUARTKAPLAN
TEMPERANCE
TOWER
WALDHERR

Janet, Social Media Maven for U.S. Games Systems, Inc.

And the Winner of the Ask the Queens Advice Card Deck Is…

Fool Celebrate Deborah Outland!

Congratulations, Deborah!

Please email me at JanetUSGS@atlanticbb.net with your snail mail address so U.S. Games Systems HQ can get the Ask the Queens Advice Card Deckby Kris Waldherr right out to you!

Everyone, thanks so much for your contributions to the Tarot Archetypes The Fool post. Your insights help make the Fool Stop Tarot Blog worth reading, so please keep those comments coming!

Look for a new giveaway to come verrrrry soon….

— Janet

Tarot Mystery #4

Mag 120 It's time for another Tarot Mystery!

Don your deerstalker, grab your magnifying glass, release the bloodhounds–and let the guessing begin!

Below, please note the 8 of Pentacles and 6 of Pentacles from the Tell-Me Tarot deck. What is their Tarot Mystery?

Here's a clue: Tarot Mystery #4 happens to be a "thing".

Tell Me 8 P Tell Me 6 P 

Based on the cards above (the order is important!), can you guess what it is?

Have fun!

The ISBN for the Tell-Me Tarot is 978-1-57281-631-2 and available at your favorite online or brick-and-mortar retailer. If you don't see it, just ask!

— Janet

And the Winner of the Sun and Moon Tarot Is…

Congrats Thanks so much to Angie, Elise, Tara, Cosmo, 3Jane, Debi and Lynn for contributing such thoughtful replies to our very first Tarot Dilemma!

As you know, our first Tarot Dilemma, What Should Donna Do?, was also a giveaway, which means–you guessed it–time to announce the winner of the Sun and Moon Tarot by Vanessa Decort!

And the winner is…

Drum Roll

Cosmo!

Hearty congrats to you, Cosmo! Please send your snail mail address to JanetUSGS@atlanticbb.net and HQ will send your new deck right out.

Thanks for playing, all, and stay tuned for yet another giveaway to be posted this week!

— Janet

Tarot Mystery #3

Sherlock 180 Alrighty, super sleuths–it's time for another Tarot Mystery! (Formerly known as Tarot CSI).

For Tarot Mystery #3, all the correct guesses (one per person, of course!) will go into the magic top hat for a random drawing.

Your prize?

The funkadelic 88-card Morgan's Tarot, recently re-released by U.S. Games Systems, Inc.!

You must have a correct answer posted by Thursday, August 19, 2010–Midnight EST.

Without further ado, here's the latest Tarot Mystery:

What scenario is portrayed by the three cards below? (Note: it's NOT an actual crime!)

Sun Hierophant Page of Coins 
 
Tarot Mystery #3 is brought to you by new favorite deck, the Modern Medieval Tarot by Shayn Amber and Tim Wetherell (ISBN 978-1-57281-588-9).

Have fun and good luck!

— Janet