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  • How to Shape a Cue Tip for Pool

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    Pool is a game of precision. There are those who play casually and may not care about mastering these details, but others embrace the challenge to dive a bit deeper. Keeping all elements under your control to the extent that you can eliminates unpredictability from your shot. The cue stick is one of the factors…

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  • Have an Old Arcade or Pinball Machine? Don’t Trash it. Fix it!

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    If you wait long enough, one year’s junk can become the next year’s treasure. The arcade and pinball machine craze peaked in the late 1970s and early 1980s before then fading from the scene after the advent of home consoles. Many thought it had faded for good. However, these games seem to be back en…

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  • Different Games You Can Play With A Dartboard

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    You probably think darts is a simple game. You throw a sharp stick at a bullseye on the wall; whoever gets closest to the center wins the game, right? Pff, you have so much to learn. There are about as many ways to play darts as there are holes in the wall next to a…

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  • How to Clean Cloth on a Pool Table

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    You had some friends over, and somebody knocked over a beer on your pool table. Or, maybe your kid emptied some crackers or chips on it, and now there are crumbs stuck to the felt. Or, maybe your cat just likes to hop up on top, and now fur is covering the surface. We get…

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  • Five Great Game Options for Your Man Cave

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    You are now the envy of all the other men in the neighborhood. You have an area of your home designated a ‘man cave.’ This space will bring you hours of enjoyment, prevent burnout from work, save your marriage, and make you the most popular guy on the block. Well, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration…

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  • How Much Room Does a Pool Table Need?

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    One of the most common mistakes people make when purchasing a pool table is to not consider how much space they’ll need. It’s not just the space for the table itself – but also for the pool cue and room to move around comfortably. We’ve all had the frustrating experience of going over to a…

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  • Why the Raleigh Durham Area Is Great for Gamers

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    Millennials have been able to transition into hard-working, productive adults while not abandoning all the games they grew up playing. It’s very much in style to wax nostalgic and celebrate everything 80s and 90s. The Raleigh-Durham area is a perfect place for this trend. We have tech savvy, Millennials with expendable income looking to unwind…

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  • Difference Between a Game and a Sport

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    Triangle Home Gamerooms sells equipment for a variety of sports and games to the people of the Raleigh and Durham areas. We’re often asked, though, why are some things categorized as games and others as sports? This is a complicated and not completely satisfying distinction, but we will try to answer that question the best…

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  • Improve Your Mancave

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    Every man needs that special place to call his own where he can just get away. Men and women often unwind in very different ways. While women may want to talk about their day and process it, we men often just want to crawl into a cave and go numb for awhile. The concept of…

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  • Multicades in Raleigh and Homes — What To Know

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    Arcade games are hot right now. Boxcar in downtown Raleigh has had booming success by filling their bar with fun arcade games and pinball machines. Level Up has followed suit and brought the same into their establishment, as well. Lynnwood Brewing Concern even has some in their big game room. For those of us who…

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  • Pool or Billiards — What’s the Difference?

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    If you grew up in the United States, you’ve almost certainly played a game or two of pool. It is a great game to enjoy with friends in a bar or with family in your den. Every once in a while, though, you may have heard the term billiards thrown around. It could have been…

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  • Spinning in Foosball — Right or Wrong?

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    Foosball is the ultimate bar game, garage game, and mancave game. It’s more interactive than pool (and equally so as for ping pong), but the equipment takes up considerably less space. Face-to-face competition with your opponent adds another element of intensity not available in the other games. With many of these table games, however, most…

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