Author Archives: Jeffrey Strain

McDonald’s Monopoly Boardwalk Rare Piece Scam

As the popularity of McDonald’s Monopoly grows each year, the more people find ways to try to take advantage of people’s greed or their desperate financial situations. For those who decide to play McDonald’s Monopoly in 2014, it’s important to … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly Canada 2014 Rare Game Pieces

While McDonald’s Monopoly games in the US and Canada usually are run at the same time, they aren’t the same game. They are played on a different board, have some different prizes and the game pieces are only good for … Continue reading

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Why Nobody Will Find the McDonald’s Monopoly Boardwalk Rare Game Piece

People love the McDonald’s Monopoly game with most hoping they may get lucky and win $1 million, but the truth is you have better odds of winning the Powerball Lottery than you do of finding the Boardwalk game piece. In … Continue reading

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It’s Financially Good to be Father: Dads Earn 41% More than Childless Men

Have you ever wondered why you’re single and broke? While being a single man may give you more freedom than being married with kids, having children gives men a bigger salary. According to a new study, men with kids earned … Continue reading

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Columbus Day Sales: Major Retailers Open and Closed on October 13, 2014

Columbus Day is one of those strange federal holidays which doesn’t really seem like a holiday to many. That’s because even though it’s an official federal holiday and non-essential federal employees get the day off, there are many businesses which … Continue reading

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Are Banks and Credit Unions Open or Closed on Columbus Day 2014?

It’s a guessing game many of us go through each time a federal holiday is about to be celebrated. Is this business or that business going to be open or not? This can be especially confusing when the federal holiday … Continue reading

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What’s Open and Closed for Columbus Day 2014

Remembering which businesses will be open and closed on US federal holidays can get confusing. This is especially true for Columbus day since there are some states and cities which don’t recognize it. For those who plan to be out … Continue reading

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Are Post Offices Open or Closed on Columbus Day 2014?

As the different holidays come around, it sometimes can be difficult to know what is and isn’t open. It gets even more confusing for a holiday like Columbus Day, where some establishments are open while others are closed. Add the … Continue reading

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Ways People Make Money Playing McDonald’s Monopoly 2014

While the vast majority of people look forward to McDonald’s Monopoly each year for the prizes (most notably, the $1 million Boardwalk game piece prize), there are a set of people who look forward to the game for a different … Continue reading

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Why Are Some Schools Open on Columbus Day?

Here’s a question you are bound to hear from your child if they happen to live in one of the cities where students have to go to school on Columbus Day, “If Columbus Day is a federal holiday, why do … Continue reading

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How Not to Play McDonald’s Monopoly 2014

There are a lot of articles about the best way to play McDonald’s Monopoly, but there aren’t many that tell you how you should absolutely not play the game. There are far too many people who don’t know how to … Continue reading

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Your Gluten Intolerance May All Be in Your Mind

If you have self-diagnosed yourself as gluten intolerant, that intolerance is all in your mind, according to a study conducted by Peter Gibson, a professor at Monash University in Australia, and published in the journal Gastroenterology. The finding suggest that … Continue reading

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Marriott Fined $600,000 for Blocking Competing Personal Wi-Fi Hotspots

It’s a surefire way to make a lot of money. If a hotel wants those using their facility to use their in-house Internet service, simply block out competing Wi-Fi hotspots so the customers really don’t have a choice. With the … Continue reading

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Major USB Security Flaw Called BadUSB Has No Fix and Could Quickly Spread Virus

That USB stick you have could potentially infect your computer with malware, and there is nothing you can do to stop it, short of not using it. Security researchers have published the malicious code on the website Github showing how … Continue reading

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Are You Curious About This Article? Being So Will Help Improve Your Memory

If you clicked through to read this article because you’re curious about what it will say about improving your memory, there is a good chance your curiosity in learning about it will help you do exactly that. You’ll be more … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Monopoly 2014: What You Need to Know

McDonald’s Monopoly officially started today (September 30, 2014) and will run through November 10, 2014. While you have a chance to win a prize at any point during the game, many of those who seriously play the game feel the … Continue reading

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PotatoStock 2014: Guy Who Raised $55,000 to Make Potato Salad Throws Party

It started out as a joke, and it culminated into PotatoStock 2014, which was celebrated today from 12 pm to 8 pm in Columbus, Ohio. Zack Brown put up a Kickstarter campaign asking for people to crowfund him $10 so … Continue reading

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The Best Chance to Win a Big Prize in McDonald’s Monopoly is Before It Begins

For all those who love to play McDonald’s Monopoly and hope to win one of the big prizes available, this year your best chance at winning is before the official game even begins. As part of the McDonald’s Monopoly promotion … Continue reading

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When Does McDonald’s Monopoly 2014 Begin?

The start of the official McDonald’s Monopoly game in 2014 is September 30. This is when you will be able to begin collecting game pieces and game stamps from food items at McDonald’s to try and create property monopolies to … Continue reading

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How to Win McDonald’s Monopoly Online Game Prizes 2014

The best chance to win a non-food prize in the official McDonald’s Monopoly game is not with instant win game pieces, but with the codes that come with each game stamp. This is definitely the best chance to win one … Continue reading

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