A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 18, 2019
“Never play hide and seek with mountain ranges because they peak”

In the game of hide and seek, the seeker is not supposed to peek and see where others are hiding. A riddle was posted on Twitter by Helen Bullock on November 14, 2012:

Q: Why can’t you play hide-and-seek with mountains?
A: Because they PEAK!


“Never play hide and seek with Mountain ranges because they peak” was posted on Twitter by Tony Blackburn on July 25, 2019.


Twitter
Helen Bullock
@HellBullock
#SillySaturdays Why can’t you play hide-and-seek with mountains?
Because they PEAK!
4:12 PM · Nov 24, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Eric Wilborn
@ericwilborn
Tried to play hide and seek with some mountains but they peak.
10:09 PM · Jun 14, 2013·Twitter for Android

Google Books
100 Family Adventures
By Tim Meek and Kerry Meek
Frances Lincoln Ltd (FrancesLincoln.com)
2015
Pg. ?:
Why can’t you play hide-and-seek with mountains?
Because they PEAK!

Twitter
Whitney Beckett
@whitneydare
Every delivery from our FedEx guy comes with a joke. Here’s what we got today: Why should’t you play hide & seek with mountains? They peak.
10:51 AM · Aug 12, 2016·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
I am so Cot 🧚🏻‍♀️
@iamcot33
Q. Why can’t you play hide-and-seek with mountains?
A. Because they PEAK! #ALDUBIkawLang
1:39 AM · Sep 26, 2016·Hootsuite

Twitter
Bill Helton
@7colonel7
Corny joke...Why Can’t you Play Hide & Seek with Mountains?  Cause they Peak!
11:25 AM · Apr 12, 2018 from Athens, AL·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Tony Blackburn
@tonyblackburn
Never play hide and seek with Mountain ranges because they peak.
10:21 AM · Jul 25, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Dadjokes
Posted by u/GhostPotency August 18, 2019
Why is it pointless to play hide and seek with mountain ranges?
They peak.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Sunday, August 18, 2019 • Permalink