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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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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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Casper, Wyoming Gets Mentions in Comedy Central Show ‘@Midnight’

One of my favorite shows in @Midnight on Comedy Central. It's a mock-gameshow where the contestants are comedians poking fun at viral headlines and videos of the day. The idea behind the game they were playing here is to come up with a sentence based on the emojis on the screen. It's always cool when you hear someone mention Casper, Wyoming on TV.

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Welcome to the ‘Frozen’ Room — The Room Most Families Had on Christmas Evening

At one of our family get-togethers Christmas night, I heard the sounds of a very familiar song. "Let It Go," from the movie "Frozen," sung in five-part harmony. The kids were belting out it from one of the rooms. I have to wonder if other houses have a kids' room like this, where the kids can go to escape cheek-pinching aunts and boring conversations from grown-ups.

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Man Receives Awesome Gift After Meeting a Girlfriend of a Seahawks Player [VIDEO]

This guy happened to be showing his 12th Man pride when a girl approached and asked him to take a photo of herself wearing his jacket. When he asked why, she said she wanted to send the picture to her boyfriend -- running back Robert Turbin. The fan wanted to get something signed in return. This is what he received.

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