For those who have mastered Buzz! and Fizz! step it up a level and combine the two for this challenging variation called Buzz-Fizz.

In this game the word Fizz replaces all the numbers with a five in them or that are multiples of five. As in Fizz if the number contains both a multiple of five and a five it is replaced with Fizz-Fizz!.

As in Buzz! all numbers that have a seven or are a multiple of seven are replaced with Buzz!. Numbers that are a multiple of seven and contain a seven are replaced with Buzz-Buzz!.

Numbers that are a multiple of both or that contain both numbers would be replaced with Buzz-Fizz!.

Setting Up the Game
Players sit in a circle facing each other. A player is chosen to start the counting sequence. Another player is chosen to be the scorekeeper.

Playing the Game
The chosen player starts by saying the number "one". The player to their right goes next by saying "two". Play continues counter clockwise in order until a player calls out any number that contains a 5 or 7 or is a multiple of 5 or 7. Play continues to the number 100.

When the 50's are reached every number is replaced with Fizz!. Numbers like 55 become Fizz-Fizz! and 57 becomes Buzz-Fizz! because it contains both a 5 and 7.

When the 70's are reached every number is replaced with "Buzz!". Numbers with a 7 in them as well as a multiple of 7, like 70 or 77, receive a double buzz and 75 is replaced with Buzz-Fizz!.

Play continues as quickly as possible. If a player misses a buzz, fizz, buzz-fizz or uses one at the wrong time they are given a penalty point and play starts over with the number one.

Winning the Game
When the count reaches 100 the player with the least amount of penalty points is the winner.

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