NY Dude

I played Skelzies, also known as, Skellys, in the mid 70’s while I was living in the Bronx and Manhattan. We played on streets off Grand Concourse and when I lived in the upper west side of Manhattan. It was a game that everyone loved to play and it never got...

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My block was all girls about 15 of us in Richmond Hill NY. We craved out the board in the blacktop with a flat head screwdriver  because we used it so much who wants to keep drawing the board. We smoothed the carved lines so the caps would pass over easy. The board...

Kirk

Da Bronx mid 1970’s to early 1980’s. Playing skelzies all day long. The kids used Push-up tops with clay. Teens used milk tops with wax. OGs used the desk metal foot coasters from P.S. schools.  The board was spray painted on the street. So much...

BrooklynPA

I remember playing “skullzie” on 69th street between 16th and New Utrecht Avenues in the late ‘70s Brooklyn. Endless hours of smoothing the cap bottom so it would slide, coming up with cooler melted crayon designs, and bloody knuckles from flicking the caps. I moved...

BrooklynPA

I remember playing ‘skullzie’ on 69th street between New Utrecht and 16th Avenues in the late ‘70s Brooklyn. Endless hours of scraping the caps on the cement so they would slide better, coming up with cooler melted crayon designs, and bloody knuckles from flicking the...