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Fun Basketball Trivia to Impress Your Friends

March 14th, 2013

With the start of the NBA season right around the corner, you and your friends will be gathering together to watch your favorite teams go head-to-head on the court. You can set yourself apart with fun trivia facts about the game that might just impress your fellow friends. Here are some to keep in your mental vault.Peach basketsGo old school with your trivia and talk about...

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Necessities for your preseason couch-gate

February 14th, 2013

Baseball preseason is almost upon us! Spring training tickets are already available, and players are gearing up for another season. If you choose to watch the games at home, a couch-gate party can be an essential part of your viewing experience. If you're thinking of hosting a gathering, there are some things your party shouldn't go without.In a Yahoo! News interview, New York...

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Tips and Strategies for Playing Hearts Online

December 28th, 2012

On the surface, Hearts is a relatively simple card game. However, when you really start to move up to advanced play, it can prove to be a fairly complex beast. As one of the more popular games that you can play online, you may have recently found yourself bitten by the Hearts bug - it's easy to pass hours playing round after round. If you're just getting started, here are some...

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How To Play Spades

December 28th, 2012

If you enjoy card games like Hearts, then Spades could be right up your alley! Just like Hearts, it calls for four players and a single deck. However, this game asks that players pair off into two teams and have partners sitting across from each other. The basic format of a Spades game goes like this: players are dealt their cards and each team collectively decides how many...

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The History of Square Dancing

November 29th, 2012

Dancing has been an ever-evolving form of expression that was used to assert individualism as well as display camaraderie within a community. Each form of dancing was the product of a society that was still reminiscent of past civilizations. Square dancing has long been associated with the U.S., specifically its rural, Western roots, but it can be traced back across the...

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How to Win at Risk

November 19th, 2012

Are you one of those people who always happens to be busy when your friends are planning a Risk night? Is it because you don't want to endure the long, drawn-out process that is watching your armies slowly fall? Although Risk is mechanically a simple game, it actually calls for a surprising level of strategy. Of course, there's no way to ensure victory, but you can put...

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A Brief History of Scrabble

October 16th, 2012

Scrabble has long been one of the most popular board games in the world, with multiple tournaments held around the globe. According to Time Magazine, about 150 million copies of the game have been sold, and you can find a Scrabble set in a full third of homes in the United States. It's even spawned a wildly successful smartphone game known as Words With Friends, which pits...

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The Basic Rules of Tennis

August 27th, 2012

While watching tennis, the game may seem like a simple affair - one person hits the ball over the net, while the other does his or her best to hit it back, but the rules are much more intricate than they appear. As the U.S. Open begins this August, you may want to keep some of these rules in mind so you can follow all the action as the men and women duel it out on the court....

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Monopoly Through the Years

August 22nd, 2012

If you like family games, chances are you've played your fair share of Monopoly. The exciting board game has been captivating players for generations, and today there are even online versions to play that offer fun graphics and new twists. Unlike many other games out there, Monopoly has a rich history that goes all the way back to 1934. Here are a few facts and interesting...

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The History of Golf

August 14th, 2012

Golf has continued to thrive as one of America's favorite sports. It's the ultimate combination of leisure and friendly competition. It serves as a means of socializing and talking, whether it's two business associates or several friends. It's garnered so much appeal that there's a television station and millions of dollars in advertisement revenue dedicated to it. The golf...

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