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11/18/2014 3:20:00 PM  
They came. They saw. They Rummikub’d.   November 17th, 2014 will go down in Marbles history as a heated game of Rummikub determined the winner before moving on to the tournament at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair for a spot in the International Championship.  Meet the four spirited contestants; Ashley,  mother of three, Scott and Val, a happily married couple, and Old Orchard store manager Peter. Four worthy opponents to represent the US in the International championships. Fou Read More

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11/12/2014 4:03:00 PM  
Hey Brainiac! Have you been regularly dominating your family's Rummikub game night? Do you even have the guts to ruthlessly take down your own Grandma in a heated round of creating runs? Then you, my friend, are the perfect candidate to compete in our Rummikub Tournament on Monday, September 17th. This is a preliminary round before the winner is sent to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair to compete for a spot in the International Tournament. The event starts at 6:00pm and is held in our Skokie, IL lo Read More

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10/30/2014 2:09:00 PM  
  Be Mo’, Give Mo’ and Grow a Mo’… To be Mo’ Marbleous! Join Marbles Moustachers in raising money for mental health awareness!  November is Men's Health Awareness month, and men will be sporting 'stashes all month long to increase awareness for a variety of health topics. Marbles is joining the cause & it’s absolutely FREE for YOU to be a part of the team. Mo’ Men and Mo’ Ladies who participate are dedicated to pr Read More

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10/15/2014 1:28:00 PM  
                                            A quick word on our new favorite: Deluxe Roominate!At Marbles: The Brain Store, we carry many products that are so innovative, unique, and just plain AWESOME that we’re itching to spread the word to you fellow Brainiancs. Deluxe Roominate is one of our newest, greatest products that we’re honored to retail and we want to make sure y Read More

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10/10/2014 12:06:00 PM  
"Straight Shooter"- Straight from our Product Development Team to You   We're lucky here at Marbles: The Brain Store to have such a creative, innovative, and hard working product development team in our Brain Workshop. A lot of hard work and planning goes into creating our exclusive Marbles branded products. Here's an interview with the Brain Workshop to get an inside peek of what happened with the production and developement of "Straight Shooter," the rootin', tootin', disc shootin' family Read More

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10/3/2014 4:20:00 PM  
Come one, come all as we're jumping with joy to launch our brand new website! As you smartypants have probably noticed, things look a lot different. We're happy about that. What exactly is new at www.marblesthebrainstore.com?Specialized Product Categories:Gone are the days of shopping for your brainy fix by five categories of brain fitness; Critical Thinking, Memory, Visual Perception, Word Skills, and Coordination. While you still can search via those categories, you can now search for games ca Read More

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9/24/2014 2:16:00 AM  
Answer = There are 15 squares. The rest are rectangles. There are over 62 shapes total. Read More

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8/1/2014 12:45:00 AM  
Everyone has that old standby, that classic game that you break out every single game night.  You’ve played this game to exhaustion or to the point where all of your friends refuse to play with you.  But time and time again, it’s still your favorite game. At Marbles the Brain Store, we tend to lean a little more hipster when it comes to our favorite games.  All the classic favorites we feel like have been played out.  They’re still great games but we try to Read More

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7/9/2014 8:01:00 AM  
"I've a grand memory for forgetting," once said the great Robert Louis Stevenson. But you don't have to fall in the same category as him. The memory is muscle; the more you work it the stronger it gets. Leave it to us at Marbles to pump (clap) you up! We'll have you at Arnold status in no time. 1.) Ooga Booga: As comical as it is entertaining, Ooga Booga is a family friendly hit to fire up your cerebral cortex. As the game is played, a chain of caveman like phrases and gestures are uttered and Read More

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7/7/2014 8:01:00 AM  
While working as a BrainCoach at Marbles the Brain Store, I've noticed that there's one question that customers love to ask -- "Do you have a favorite game?" Lucky for me, I love answering this question. "Snake Oil!" I exclaim. "Without a DOUBT." Oh, "Snake Oil." What a gem you are. For those folks out there that are unfamiliar with the game, it was actually created by Out of the Box Publishing, the same company responsible for publishing the ever-popular "Apples to Apples." But back to "S Read More

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