A Trick #77 is something like a plan B, an ingenious trick, a clever (but usually simple) approach to solve a problem. Its origins are unclear but it seems that the term is used only in the German speaking part of Switzerland. It’s most likely a derivation from the more popular German term Trick 17 which is a special game situation in the classic card game of Whist, which was played widely in the 18th and 19th centuries.

My name is Jan, welcome to my blog project. Once upon a time, I was looking for a simple and easy way to publish techno-geekish information on the World Wide Web. After trying a few CMS and Wikis I ended up with WordPress mainly because it’s very flexible and has a vast selection of visual themes to choose from. Trick77.com is 100% non-commercial and ads-free. I’m not affiliated with any companies mentioned in my posts. This blog and all information and materials contained herein, is provided to you on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind either express or implied.

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If you find lots of spelling and grammar errors that’s simply because I’m not a native English speaker. Deför chan ech Mondart, ätsch :)

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