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How to automatically fill your gas tank

How to automatically fill your gas tank

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In the past, there was a little lock on the gas station nozzles which allowed you to fill your gas tank automatically until it was full. This was removed for safety reasons, notably if a fire erupts: if the nozzle is locked on, it would then turn into an uncontrollable fire launcher and no one

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Innocent companies paying for criminals, a new recurring theme

Innocent companies paying for criminals, a new recurring theme

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Once thing frustrates me more and more: the fact that in Québec, the government is starting to act against innocent companies for the actions of either clients or sub-contractors they had no recourse against. Québec Fonte Sylvain Savard was the owner of a company, Québec Fonte, which specialized in buying precious metals and made 16

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The decline of the goods financed service industry

The decline of the goods financed service industry

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There are two main industries: the goods and the service industries. Both types of industries compete on different grounds: the service industries usually focuses on personalization of the service experience while the goods industry often focuses on the pricing and uniformity of the quality. Sure, it’s not that simple as many companies are in both

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Two Rooms and a BOOM

Two Rooms and a BOOM

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Two Rooms and a Boom is most likely the best live action social deduction game out there. Most people who know a live action social deduction game know the genre through the game Werewolf, which personally, I always hated for so many reasons including player elimination, lack of actual factual interactions and the fact that

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Kamakura, Second Edition

Kamakura, Second Edition

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Kamakura was one of my first Kickstarter games and it seemed like an interesting strategic card game from Dyad Games. You play a clan leader in Feudal Japan with 4 hidden territory cards laid in front of you in the order of your choice: You setup the game by drawing 8 cards. In the Second

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Love Letter

Love Letter

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Love Letter is a weird but fun little card game with only 16 playing cards and 13 wood tokens… The goal of the game is to have the highest ranked card at the end of the round (when no cards are left to draw) or be the last player standing. You start with a single card

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Coin Age

Coin Age

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Coin age is a business card game in which players, one after the other, try to conquer a map the size of a business card. I got it from the Kickstarter, and sadly, it’s not available from Amazon. Credit for the image goes to the author of the game as it is from the Kickstarter

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Star Fluxx

Star Fluxx

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The ever-changing card game…in space! Star Fluxx is a game with very simple rules: Odd list of rules isn’t it, especially the last one? The thing is, there are goal cards in the deck. When you play a goal card, it determines the conditions required to win, usually to have 2 specific keepers in front

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No Thanks!

No Thanks!

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No Thanks is a simple and yet fun little filler game. You start with 11 chips and the deck of cards numbers 3 to 35 , with 9 random missing cards hidden away, and one revealed on the table. Each turn, you have have 2 choices: The goal of the game is to have as

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