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31 Someone who collects coins is called a numismatist. Hobbies > Collecting 05/15/08
32 Someone who studies or collects stamps is called a philatelist. Hobbies > Collecting 07/02/08
33 Spades is the highest suit in the card game of Bridge. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
34 Sudoku was invented by Howard Garns, in 1979. Hobbies 07/04/08
35 Sunflowers need full sun to grow well. Hobbies > Gardening 06/22/08
36 Tatting is a form of needlework that uses a shuttle to make lace. Hobbies > Crafts 01/05/09
37 The "Bluenose", a famous Canadian schooner, first appeared on the reverse side of the Canadian dime in 1937. Hobbies > Collecting 05/15/09
38 The board game "Careers" was created in 1955 by sociologist James Cooke Brown. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
39 The board game "La Conquete du Monde" was created by French film maker Albert Lamorisse in 1957. It was released two years later in English as "Risk". Hobbies > Games 02/01/09
40 The board game "Pay Day" was created in 1975 by Paul J. Gruen. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
41 The board game "Trivial Pursuit" was created by Canadians Chris Haney and Scott Abbott in 1979. Hobbies > Games 01/31/09
42 The board game Pente was created in 1978 by Gary Gabrel. Hobbies > Games 01/30/09
43 The first Canadian postage stamp, the Three Penny Beaver, was issued on April 23, 1851. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
44 The first two United States postage stamps were issued on July 1, 1847. They featured George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. Hobbies > Collecting 01/05/09
45 The modern version of the board game "The Game of Life" was published in 1960 by the Milton Bradley Company. Hobbies > Games 02/01/09





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