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How are you feelin'? I'm married with three kids, love cooking (when I find the time) and love old video games. I'm a retro nerd who loves to reminisce about the '80s and '90s and am an autism-awareness advocate. - PSN, Xbox Live and Wii U, game with me! @johnblueriggs (also on Instagram, Twitter and Pintrest)
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Leonard Nimoy Was a Marketing Genius — Here’s Why

Leonard Nimoy was best known for playing Spock on the 1960s "Star Trek" TV series, but he was also an accomplished actor. Despite his other accolades, I think many people didn't just think of him as Spock -- they honestly believed he was Spock. He owned that role. When an opportunity came to show his other talents, his genius flourished.

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How to Make the Brie and Butter Sandwich from Twin Peaks

Now that Twin Peaks was announced to continue the series after 25 years, my wife and I have decided to watch the entire series again. Thanks to Netflix and the fact I have the box set, we're pacing ourselves, but it's so easy to want to watch just one more episode of this iconic show.

If you binge watch, or even if you casually watch, you'll have to have snacks. Themed snacks are getting more and more popular. Anyone can do coffee and cherry pie but a specific scene wanted us to make one of these sandwiches. Super easy to make and totally delicious. Here's how.

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Tip on How to Sell More Girl Scout Cookies

It's Girl Scout cookie season. You'll find adorable girls in full gear selling boxes of thin mints, samoas and others in front of grocery stores and at their moms' work places. There is one trick that I'll buy cookies every time. It's an old trick, but the reason people do this is because it works. Here's what you do:

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How To Sell More Girl Scout Cookies — Guaranteed

It's Girl Scout cookie season. You'll find adorable girls in full gear selling boxes of thin mints, samoas and others in front of grocery stores and at their moms' work places. There is one trick that I'll buy cookies every time. It's an old trick, but the reason people do this is because it works. Here's what you do:

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For Valentine’s Day, Consider The Gift of Something Handmade

Valentine's Day is coming up Feb. 14. It shouldn't be a surprise, but it seems to creep up quickly if you're a guy, for some reason. It takes a bit of planning and prepping, but this year maybe you should consider something homemade. Even if it's not from you, you could commission someone to make something for you. That's how I got this awesome hat!

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Did You Know The Blocks and Bricks in Super Mario Bros Used to Be People?

The original Super Mario Bros. is one of my favorite video games of all time. It paved the way for so many video games afterwards. You play the role of a common man trying to save the princess in a magical kingdom with a 'Alice in Wonderland' feel of eating mushrooms make you grow taller, travel across land and sea, smash bricks that were made of people.

Wait -- the bricks in Super Mario Bros were all people once? Yep, it's true.

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Super Bowl Commercial Brings Pac-Man to Life [VIDEO]

Super Bowl commercials have been almost as important as the game itself for the past several years. Advertisers know that most of America will be watching so they pay big bucks to get their brand out there in a creative fashion. A Super Bowl tradition, Budweiser, has been entertaining fans of creative commercials for the past several years. This year, we'll see one that features a live-action Pac-Man.

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