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2011-08-13 00:00:30

Toy Industry Forum Focuses On Building and Engaging Loyal Online Customers Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 Social media and social gaming are changing the way we do everything "“ from the way we communicate, to the way we play, to how we interact with our customers and market our brands. On Friday, November 19, 2011, the Chicago Toy & Game Group presents Social Media at Play, a one-day content-rich conference, providing attendees with the education, trends, techniques and...

2011-08-09 18:52:00

DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After 28 rounds of non-stop SCRABBLE®, nearly 350 competitors from 40 states and 4 countries are heading into the last day of the 2011 National SCRABBLE® Championship (NSC) being held at the Hotel InterContinental Dallas. Only one will win the $10,000 top prize and bragging rights among North America's 10,000 tournament players. Jesse Day, 23, a graduate student from Berkley, CA is in the lead with a win loss record...

2011-07-21 11:17:00

DALLAS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- They will arrive in Dallas from 40 states and several foreign countries, carrying worn dictionaries, secret word lists and customized playing equipment. They range from 12 to 81 years-old and know thousands of more words than the average person. These word experts will play 31 intense matches at the 2011 National SCRABBLE® Championship (NSC), which takes place August 6-10 at the Hotel InterContinental Dallas. Current champion Nigel...

2011-07-07 10:37:00

NEW YORK, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mack Meller, an 11-year-old from Bedford, N.Y. has recently become the youngest expert in official tournament SCRABBLE® history. Almost all of Mack's competitors were adults when he finished in 2nd place in a June 25th tournament. As a result, his official SCRABBLE® rating shot up by 53 points to 1638. In tournament SCRABBLE®, an expert rating is 1600 and above. There are currently 308...

2011-06-22 14:55:00

LAS VEGAS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- meemo LLC, the Virtual Goods marketing, licensing and distribution company, has formalized a worldwide Virtual Goods license for Hasbro to take the TRANSFORMERS brand into additional channels of digital distribution. The announcement was made jointly today at the 2011 Licensing Show by Simon Waters, SVP Licensing, Hasbro, Inc. and Steve Sterling and Jed Corenthal, co-founders of meemo LLC. Focusing on Hasbro's iconic TRANSFORMERS brand, meemo will...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).