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'80s-Inspired Movie Night With Your Friends

Are you up for some Saturday Night Fever? - Well, that's a seventies’ movie. But how about calling your friends and organizing an '80s-inspired Saturday movie night? It can be as equally fun as going out. And here's the list of movies you could watch. Working Girl (1988)Working Girl is a romantic comedy starring Melanie Griffith. Harrison Ford, and Sigourney Weaver. Mike Nichols was in charge of directing while Kevin Wade worked on a script. The story follows a young and ambitious woman paving her way in the corporate world. In parallel with her nine-to-five job as a secretary,

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4 Retro Wedding Trends That Are Hitting It Off in 2021

For good luck at your wedding, it's common practice for brides to have something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue. With these throwback wedding trends making a comeback in 2021, many brides won't have to worry about finding that something "old." If you've been looking for vintage or retro fun for your wedding or you're simply excited for some of your favorite trends to make a comeback, here are some of the most popular retro wedding trends of 2021.Flower Crowns and HeadpiecesDuring the 1970s and late 2000s, flower crowns were all the rage. Now, they're making a

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Retro-tastic: The Most Iconic 90s Accessories

For those of us that lived through this decade, it’s hard to believe that the 90s were thirty years ago. This was the era of Brit Pop, the Spice Girls, the ‘Rachel’ haircut and a few memorable fashions - plus some that we’d rather forget.  We take a look below at a selection of the most iconic accessories of the decade.Choker NecklacesFor women, the choker was one of the essential components of a stylish look in the 1990s. Worn with jeans and a T-shirt in the daytime, or with a bodycon dress and platform trainers at

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How to Throw a 1920s Gatsby Party

The Roaring TwentiesEver considered what it was like to be alive during the roaring twenties? The Roaring Twenties, more commonly known as the 1920s, were a decade of contrasts. The First World War had ended in victory, and peace and wealth had returned with it. The battles had proven to be quite profitable for some. During the war, manufacturers and providers of items for the war effort profited and became extremely wealthy, indeed life had never been better for the aristocracy and wealthy classes. In the cities, nightclubs, jazz clubs, cocktail bars and casino themed entertainment thrived. For some, the

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A History of the Golden Age of Arcade Games

Sonic the Hedgehog originally appeared in the world in 1995, during the acid house era. But it's been nearly 40 years since the first arcade games appeared.Since then, the world has changed, and so has the gaming business. Arcade games have come and gone, handheld consoles have appeared, died out, and then reappeared, and now mobile phones have monopolized the gaming market.Let's take a long detailed look at where it all started and see where the games we've all grown to love came from.Where It StartedVideo games first became popular in the 1950s, but it wasn't until

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Why Retro Gaming Is So Popular

Retro has seen a massive rise in recent years. Cars, fashion, and technology that looks back to the past have become hugely popular. Retro gaming is also part of this cultural trend. Retro gaming goes beyond pure nostalgia to offer new ways of presenting classic games and styles.Having said that, a pleasing reminder of the games of years ago is a significant part of the process. Old skool game consoles and software are widely sought after by fans and collectors. Indeed, a 1985 edition of Super Mario Bros on the NES just sold for $ 660,000 at auction.While

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The World’s First Slot Machine and How It Compares to Today

Whether you call them puggies, fruities, pokies, fruit machines, one-armed bandits or just plain old slots, these gambling gizmos have been around for a very, very long time. But what’s interesting is how much today’s state-of-the-art video slots have in common with their dusty old ancestors from the 19th Century.One of the earliest precursors to slots as we know them was created by a New York company, Sittman and Pitt. Launched in the early 1890s, it featured five reels depicting playing cards. By adding a nickel, you’d make them spin and hopefully come up with a

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Selection of a Retro Car: A Few Tips

The classic car has much more charm than modern mass-produced vehicles. Retro cars are not just a means of transport, they differ in many ways, which makes them special and allows owners not only to stand out from the crowd but also to show their character and individuality. However, the purchase of an oldtimer has several distinctive features: the nuances of selection, specific requirements for operation, maintenance, and insurance, etc. All this requires specific knowledge. Besides, you are still choosing a used vehicle. Thus, you will undeniably need DMV history data to be obtained after you carry out a VIN

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What Las Vegas Casinos Were Like in the '80s

Las Vegas might be enduring a tough time right now, but history says Sin City will bounce back.Vegas has gone through periods where its future appears to be in doubt before only to come out the other side a lot stronger, though it has been saddening to see it as a virtual ghost town.We love the 1980s here, so we decided to take a look at what Vegas casinos were like then - this story of reinvention could show the path forward for Sin City.A crisis of identityThe 1980s was a strange time for Vegas. The decade

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How has roulette maintained its popularity through the years?

Roulette is arguably the most recognizable table game found in casinos, rivaling poker as an enduringly popular pastime for players over the decades.So what is it about roulette that has helped it to stay relevant throughout the years, and does this retro throwback have the potential to keep wowing audiences long into the future?Early beginningsWhile most people first experienced online roulette before its land-based equivalent in the 21st century, back in the 1700s it was conceived in France as a game of chance that could appeal to punters while still satisfying the needs of casino operators.Some scholars