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The solution

As seen in Saskatoon:

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memories of the ’70s – Danny, the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

In 1975, Roald Dahl wrote a children’s book based on an adult short story and made a hero in Danny, The Champion of the World.¬† In 1959, Dahl published a short story in the New Yorker Magazine titled Champion of … Continue reading

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How about we….

joy around? (as seen on the side of a bus in Japan)

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Hello Kitty is everywhere

A shuttle bus at Taipei International Airport:  

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memories of the ’70s – It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown

Our underdog hero, Charlie Brown, was the star of many TV specials, including one that featured him and the Little Red-Haired Girl in It’s Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown. Airing in October 1977, the animated special was the 16th for … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Chain Reaction

Before competitions became the mainstay of 21st game shows, in the 1980s words ruled in the daytime game show Chain Reaction. Created by Bob Stewart, the show’s premise was to create a word chain of eight words. Two teams of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The $10,000 Pyramid

After the gold rush of game shows in the 1960s, the 1970s provided a few gems, including¬†the popular daytime game show $10,000 Pyramid. Created by Bob Stewart, the basic premise of the game was two contestants, each paired with a … Continue reading

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