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Essential 5 Escape Room Tips

Escape rooms are definitely on the rise. But for your first-time escaper they can be a little bit frightening. Getting locked in a room? At the whim of your captors? Who knows what scary tricks are in store for you there! And in fact, there’s a lot of misinformation about exactly what escape rooms are–which only serves to heighten the anxiety …

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Why You Should Try Axe Throwing Right Now

We know you’ve seen the pictures on Instagram and you’re probably wondering, why are there so many lumberjacks out there all of a sudden? We’re here to tell you, they are not lumberjacks. They are people, just like you. And axe throwing, despite what you’ve heard, isn’t just some trend, it’s a true sport, with rules, coaches, leagues, and a …

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Top 10 Escape Room Tips

We know you really love escape rooms. So you probably know the more you do them the better you get. Fortunately for you, there are so many great escape rooms nearby. Though all escape rooms are different, the essentials are the same. And once you get into the swing of things, you know you can get escaping down to a …

Why Choose Experiences Over Things?

At Hijinks, we believe that enjoying incredible experiences with friends, family, and co-workers, brings more joy and meaning to life. Sounds intuitive, doesn’t it? Well perhaps there’s more to it than just intuition. A story in The Atlantic, “Buy Experiences, Not Things” seeks to prove that buying an experience really does make people happier. One of the benefits of buying …

Top 10 Team Building Tips

Sometimes it starts with a tap on the shoulder from your manager, and sometimes it’s your own good intentions at play. Either way, you’re on the hook to plan a team building activity and expectations are high. In order to make the most of this opportunity, or to at least help minimize the risk, we’d like to share our Top …

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What Is Axe Throwing?

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear that someone’s going axe throwing? You probably think it’s some sort of an epic battle reenactment or weird medieval times thing. And you probably think there will be mead. What you might not realize is that axe throwing is a sport, and the latest trend sweeping the …

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Quick And Dirty Hip-Hop Tips

Nothing good ever comes easy, so if you really want to master hip-hop you’ll need some determination and dedication. Luckily, you’re only ever a few block away from your next class. Once you set your heart to it, hip-hop is easy to master if you keep in mind these quick and dirty hip-hop tips. #1 – It’s okay to be …

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8 Escape Room Clichés to Watch For

Every escape room enthusiast has their own idea of escape room perfection. The design should be impeccable, the puzzles engaging and innovative, and the game completely immersive. There is nothing worse than having the wind taken out of your sails during an escape room experience because of a poorly managed hint or a broken clue. Nothing. There are so escape rooms in …

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7 Escape Room Safety Tips

Escape rooms provide a unique type of live entertainment. They’re fun, exciting, and social, plus they take you to whole new dimension of gaming. And with so many great escape rooms near you, it’s easy for anyone to jump in and give it a go. But it’s important to remember that you are still in a room, and the future …

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How to Escape an Escape Room

Escape rooms are spreading like crazy throughout the city. In the last few years, escape rooms have become popular destinations for parties, team building events, and even dates. And with so many escape rooms to chose from, can you really be surprised? If you are looking to escape reality for an hour—hop into an escape room. But, if you’re looking for a …