Yannith/Jannith card game - anyone know it?

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I'm trying to find the rules to a card game...it's called Yannith/Jannith. This is pronounced Ya-Nith'.

The rough idea is that you try to get rid of all your cards but you can only get rid of them if they are the same number or in a run. So everyone starts with 3 cards i think and you each take it in turns to pick up a card.

Anyone know this game? I don't entirely remember the rules. :(
 
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Isn't that Rummy, just starting off with fewer cards each?

I remember one of the rules is once you have got rid of all your cards, you say "Yannith/Jannith" and everyone has to show their cards and add up the numbers of all the cards they have left...if someone gets to something like 200 they are out.
 
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Oh ok, what I call Pontoon is totally different to what wikipedia says.

Basically you hand out the cards to two people, each person takes it in turn to put down a card, if they put down a jack/queen/king/ace the next person puts down 1 card for jack, 2 cards for queen, 3 cards for king and 4 cards for ace.

You just keep going, you lose by losing all your cards and the person holding all the cards wins.

In welsh we call it "Pluo" which I think means feathers or something like that.
 
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