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One pricey game

Fun fact of the day…

The most expensive version of Monopoly was produced by celebrated San Francisco jeweler Sidney Mobell. Valued at $2 million, the set fea tures a 23-carat gold board and diamond-studded dice.

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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I would have been bored

Fun fact of the day…

The longest Monopoly game in history lasted for 70 straight days

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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Monopoly

Fun fact of the day…

Monopoly has sold more than 275 million games and it’s available in 111 countries, in 43 languages

http://www.hasbro.com/monopoly/en_CA/discover/about.cfm

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Jenga Record

Fun fact of the day…

The record for the highest known JENGA tower is 40 complete stories with two blocks into the 41st, claimed in 1985 by Robert Grebler

http://www.jenga.us.com/about.php

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Jenga

Fun fact of the day…

Jenga was created in the 1970s

http://www.jenga.us.com/about.php

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Breaking Records

Fun fact of the day…

A group of young Nanaimo hockey players has made their way into the record books for playing the longest indoor ball hockey game ever recorded. The 30-player team started Friday and finished on Sunday after playing more than 50 hours.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/08/12/bc-nanaimo-ball-hockey.html

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Namco Bandai

Fun fact of the day…

NAMCO BANDAI Studios Inc. announced from Japan that its opening NAMCO BANDAI Studios Vancouver Inc., and will start operations in June. The studio will develop online social games and significantly boost jobs in British Columbia’s technology sector.

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/04/namco-vancouver-office/

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Ever paid a lot for a game?

Fun fact of the day…

A five-year-old boy left his parents facing a $2,625.00 bill after downloading a free iPad game, but not noticing the fees for the “extras”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2285857/Zombies-vs-Ninjas-iPad-app-costs-parents-boy-1-700-extra-charges.html#ixzz2MV8t2BpR

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Monopoly lost its pieces?

Fun fact of the day…

Hasbro took the advice of Monopoly fans and axed the classic game piece, the iron to make way for a new one. Participants in the Monopoly ‘Save Your Token’ campaign on Facebook ironed out their differences and overwhelmingly voted for the cat. But it is the internet… are you really surprised they chose the cat?

http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2013/02/post-98.html

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Hockey

Fun fact of the day…

The Canucks have sold out for 407 consecutive games at Rogers Arena

http://www.vancouversun.com/sports/Lockout+costs+Canucks+some+season+ticket+holders+significant+amount+says+Mike+Gillis/7782089/story.html#ixzz2ILOMbtHv

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