April 28, 2014

Ah, ha, ha, ha, Stayin’ Alive, Stayin’ Alive . . .

What does a Bee Gees song and this Milton Bradley mystery game have in common? It’s all about staying ALIVE! Here’s the scoop. Aunt Agatha, who made millions with her cat litter empire, has kicked the bucket. The 12 people closest to Agatha have been invited to her mansion for the reading of her will. Everybody has their own agenda for Agatha’s millions, but she has the last word – only one[...]
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April 24, 2014

Tenacious Tri-Ominos Inventor – Allan Cowan

What is it that inspires someone to create “something from nothing” or to spend hours and hours, days and days and sometimes numerous years prototyping, testing and refining a product? The hallmark of a successful inventor is tenacity. It’s determination that takes a dream to manifestation. The journey of TRI-OMINOS inventor, Allan Cowan is a testament to his tenacity. Born in Paris, France in[...]
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April 21, 2014

Do You Have ESP?

ESP or extrasensory perception is an awareness or communication beyond normal physical sensory capability and is often referred to as the “sixth sense”. As far back as 1927, perceptive capabilities like telepathy, the ability to receive messages from the mind of another, clairaudience, the ability to hear sounds beyond ordinary experience and clairvoyance, the ability to use “inner sight” to see events[...]
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April 17, 2014

Easter Bunny Tale

Who knew that the roots of the Easter Bunny originate in the German culture? The tradition goes all the way back to literature of the 16th century with tales of a bunny who would reward the well-behaved with colored eggs each spring. German immigrants to Pennsylvania, called the Pennsylvania Dutch, brought the tradition to America in the 1700’s, and called the bunny, “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.”[...]
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April 14, 2014

Carrom Paul of the United Kingdom
Introduces the Game of Carrom

Carrom is a forerunner of Snooker, 8-Ball, Pool and Billiards, in fact Carrom Billiards is still being played today. Carrom is believed to have originated in Abyssinia 2000 years ago. A painting in the tomb of Pharaoh Ramesses II shows a game similar to Carrom. The game spread eastwards through the Indo-Iranian subcontinent and then throughout the Asian subcontinent. It is also believed that an English[...]
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April 10, 2014

Alfred Hitchcock Presents “Why”

What do Charlie Clam, Dick Crazy, Sergeant Monday and Shylock Bones all have in common? They are all Private Eyes invited by Alfred Hitchcock to discover WHY an assortment of famous ghosts haunts his house. Legend has it, long ago 6 people on their way home from a masquerade party took shelter in Alfred’s house and virtually disappeared. Now their ghosts can be seen roaming the many dusty rooms of his dilapidated[...]
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April 7, 2014

What’s Your Formula for Success?

What does success mean to you? Is it a bank account brimming with money? How about fame and notoriety? Is it all about happiness no matter what your bank balance shows? Everybody has their own way to identify achievement for themselves. The Parker Brothers game of CAREERS invites you to define and attain your own formula for success. The game of CAREERS looks to parallel real life experiences with its[...]
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April 3, 2014

Travel the World with Cargoes

How would you like to hop aboard a ship and travel to the four corners of the Earth? Image working on a shipping line. Your course is charted and you sail to the Galapagos Islands to pick up a load of turtles. The next Port of Call is in Cape Town, South Africa where you retrieve a shipment of diamonds. Before returning to your port in San Francisco, you stop in Genoa, Italy to pick up a load of marble. Selchow[...]
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