This is a guide to the drinking game stump. I have noticed there is already a instructable for this game https://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Play-Nails-... but this will be a different approach and slightly different version as I have played it. But first things first:
Here is your warning:
Obviously this game is full of things you should not do and are dangerous......and fun. Things like
-----Swinging a hammer while drinking excessively
-----Throwing hammers while drinking excessively
Things to try not to do:
-----Hit yourself in the head with your hammer
-----Get hit in the head by someone else's hammer
-----Point at someones nail - hard to do, even harder to do when drunk (I have seen fingers almost lost)
-----Generally smash or hit any body part with your hammer.
Now thats out of the way. onto the fun.
Step 1: What You Need to Play Stump
Items you need:
Large stump or log (you want a log thats about knee height or slightly higher)
Hammer with a grip (either painted on or rubber)
Nails (about 4 or 5 inches long)
Brave (drunk) people (friends)
Possible head protection (From throwing hammers)
Step 2: Rules
Basic goal is to drive all of your competitors nails flush with the surface of the stump and only have your nail remaining.
How to execute:
You must earn swings of the hammer by flipping your hammer and catching it. If you can not catch the hammer or catch it off of the grip area you must drink and you forfeit your turn. You can earn multiple swings of your hammer by flipping it more than once or by using a multiplier flip. the game is won when you are the last nail standing.
A multiplier flip:
1x flip: Flip the hammer in front of you.
2x flip multiplier: flipping the hammer under your leg and catching it on the grip.
3x flip multiplier: flipping the hammer behind your back and catching it on the grip.
4x flip multiplier: flipping the hammer behind your back and over your head and catching it on the grip.
But if you miss a attempt at multiplier you must drink the number of times you were trying for.
Step 3: The Swing
The swing is intended to be preformed without the advantage of aiming. The hammer is swung in one smooth steady motion. The swing starts with the (1) hammer head below the surface of the stump to (2) over your head then (3) to strike the target nail. Try to drive the nail into the stump in one shot.
Step 4: When to Drink
If you flip your hammer and drop it
*If you flip your hammer and catch it off the grip area
If you swing and miss a nail
If some one hits your nail
*If you drop your hammer after a single 2x multiplier flip
*If you drop your hammer after a single 3x multiplier flip
*If you drop your hammer after a single 4x multiplier flip
All your beer
If someone drives your nail in, in one shot