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Log of Changes to the Hanafuda pages


July 11, 2004 - Index page: Altered the text about playing hanafuda in Japan, to reflect new knowledge based on reader emails.
Dec. 12, 2004 - Links page: Added Robert Kalin's "print them yourself" deck.
Dec. 24, 2004 - Links page: added mrhwatu.com, thanks to Trenton Ray.
Jan. 12, 2005 - added thoughts from Graham Leonard as to the meaning of the Japanese writing on the hanafuda ribbon cards (koikoi.html).
Mar. 25, 2005 - added thoughts from Dan Lewis as to the meaning of the Korean writing on the hwa-tu ribbon cards (cards.html)
June 4, 2005 - Links page: added Si Se Pai links, thanks to Graham Leonard.
Oct. 22, 2005 - Links page: added link to David Hurley's site.
Dec. 27, 2005 - Links page: added 2 Mac software links, thanks to Parsa.
January 31, 2005 - Links page: deleted a link.
4/4/06 - Go-Stop Cards page: added descriptions of jokers and ribbon writing, thanks to John Low.
The Ides of May, 2006 - Go-Stop Cards page: swapped the positions of Rain and Paulownia, thanks to John McLeod, and added Korean pronunciations, thanks to Tae Sun Yeom.
May 17, 2006 - Front page, and Go-Stop Cards page: added a note that some Koreans call the game Godori, thanks to Chris Mason. On the front page, I edited my comment about Nintendo being a manufacturer of such cards.
July 24, 2006 - Links page: deleted dead links and added one, thanks to Mark Manning.
September 4, 2006 - Go-Stop Cards page: Fixed an error, thanks to Benny Wong, who confirmed that the writing on the poetry ribbons only says "blue ribbon" and "red ribbon."
May 8, 2007 - Added an online game to the Links page, thanks to "PQ."
May 22, 2007 - Added another online game to the Links page, thanks to Phil ("MDK").
August 1, 2007 - Go-Stop front page - corrected a misstatement about Nintendo.
August 7, 2007 - Links page: changed link for a site whose URL has changed.
August 19, 2007 - More page: edited/updated the info about hanafuda shopping in Los Angeles.
September 8, 2007 - Links page: deleted a person's name.
November 12, 2007 - Koi-koi page: Added Sam Kim's comment on the Japanese writing on the hanafuda ribbon cards.
January 14, 2007 - Koi-koi page: Added Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven's rebuttal to Sam Kim's comment, with detailed explanation.
March forth, 2008 - Links page: added 3 links, thanks to Laura Pila and Google.
September 7, 2008 - Links page: deleted a dead link (MrHwatu.com). Go-Stop page: added the Hangul for go-stop (고스톱). More page: added a reader Q&A about fortune telling with flower cards.
October 13, 2009 - Links page: fixed a broken link. Added a link to a Flash game, thanks to Andreas.
April 8, 2014 - Links page: deleted a dead link.
2015 - Did something but don't remember what or when.
March 18, 2016 - Added links to pagat.com, thanx to Cyril Descans.
May 16, 2017 - Deleted bunch of dead links in the Links page. Added a link, thanks to Ola Sassersson. Variants page: added an email from Ola Sassersson.