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31 Crocheted fabric always begins with a slip knot. Hobbies > Crafts 12/13/08
32 A chess player whose Elo rating is between 2000 and 2200 is said to be in the Expert class. Hobbies > Games 10/20/08
33 Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. Hobbies > Crafts 10/07/08
34 In chess, if your opponents pawn moves two spaces, but if it had moved one space you could have captured it with your own pawn, you can still capture it by moving it to the space the opposing pawn would have moved to, had it only moved one space, and removing it. This is called en passant. Hobbies > Games 09/24/08
35 In the board game shogi (a.k.a. Japanese chess), a lance moves exactly like a rook, but forward only (i.e. not backwards or to the sides). Hobbies > Games 08/11/08
36 The top four pumpkin producing states in the US are Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania and California. Hobbies > Gardening 07/12/08
37 In the board game Go, a group needs at least two eyes to live, unless caught in a local stalemate (seki). Hobbies > Games 07/12/08
38 Tulips are grown from bulbs. Hobbies > Gardening 07/10/08
39 In the original (American) version of Monopoly, the properties are named after locations in (or close to) Atlantic City, New Jersey. Hobbies > Games 07/10/08
40 Pumpkins are fruit. Hobbies > Gardening 07/07/08
41 Broccoli is a plant that does well in cool weather. Hobbies > Gardening 07/05/08
42 Sudoku was invented by Howard Garns, in 1979. Hobbies 07/04/08
43 Someone who studies or collects stamps is called a philatelist. Hobbies > Collecting 07/02/08
44 A Vivarium is an encloser of plant life. Hobbies > Gardening 06/27/08
45 Sunflowers need full sun to grow well. Hobbies > Gardening 06/22/08

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