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Get excited for National Burger Day!

Today is not just any old Thursday! Today is National Burger Day. A whole day dedicated to succulent, juicy burgers topped with the works – crispy bacon, oozing melted cheese, fried onions, mushrooms and fresh tomato…. Sorry, got a bit side tracked there, you get the drift.National Burger Day 2013

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FMAG ♥ Film: The Latest Film Reviews

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We have many a film fanatic working at Find Me A Gift. There have been some great, highly-anticipated films released lately, so we thought we’d take the time to tot down short reviews of the latest blockbusters, in case you haven’t had the chance to head to the cinema lately. In this post we’ll review Dawn of the Planet of the Apes; Hercules; How To Train Your Dragon II and Transformers: Age of Extinction.

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The 5 Super Cute, But Secretly Evil, Animals That Are Shockingly Bad Mothers

hamster1 As all Vegetarian tree-hugging hippies know, nature is, like, all cool and, well…natural, man! Because animals are just in tune with their instincts, dude, mankind could learn important lessons about nurturing and taking care of their offspring.

Lessons like: eating their young.

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Do you need help getting over Breaking Bad?

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WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILER AHEAD!

So, Breaking Bad… wow, that was intense.
By now, you should have all watched the very last episode, the season 5 finale… and boy, what a way to go.

We’re all in the same boat right now, not quite sure what to do with ourselves and feeling a bit numb but we think the light at the end of tunnel will return… eventually. To ease the pain of this transition period into a world where there is no Breaking Bad to look forward to, we want you to vote for your favourite moments and we have proof that you CAN get through the worst parts of this bereavement process.
Together, we can do this.

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National Comic Book Day Competition

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With Great Power… comes Great Comic books

September 25th is officially National Comic Book Day – a whole day set aside to marvel and wonder at the amazing world of comic books. And before you say ‘they’re just for kids’ or ‘they’re a bit geeky’, let’s just take a minute and think about that: all adults encourage children to appreciate literature and the world of art and comic books offer both of these mediums at the same time. To those people, we say: Get yourself a comic and revel at how cultured you’ve become.

To make this day even more special, we’ve even got a mystery prize to give away! Read on to find out more. Kapow!

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Don’t Just Talk like a Pirate… It’s a Way of Life.

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Ahoy thar, me hearties! Arr, ye be hearing right; International Talk like a Pirate Day is back! For one day only, embrace your inner swashbuckler, grab the nearest parrot and head to the high seas. We’ve got you the pirate basics, some of the best pirate tunes to have a merry jig to and you can even find your very own pirate power phrase. Shiver me timbers, that sounds good!

Starting life as the brainchild of Cap’n Slappy and Ol’ Chumbucket back in 1995, the guys are now celebrating their 18th year of pirattitude. Pirate fever has truly gone global, so let’s all get behind it and get the grog a flowing.

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Are You A Shopping Guru?

shopping-bagCan you navigate through the shopping minefield, avoiding all the tricks that retailers like to throw at you? Take our ‘Shopping Guru’ quiz and find out whether you are a super-savvy shopper; a mere novice in the ways of retail therapy or a shopping diva!

Some of the questions are pretty straightforward, but some are designed to really test your knowledge of your rights as a consumer and your understanding of some of the sneaky ways that certain companies (certainly not this one!) try to get you to part with your money.

We guarantee that some of the answers will surprise you.

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