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The Hobby Lobby is an NBC Wednesday nighter that now sells Fels-Naptha soap chips by rounding up collector's items in hobbyists. In its time, it has cluttered NBC's elegant Radio City studios with all sorts of oddities ranging from a man whose hobby was training parrots not to talk to one whose idea of diversion was letting people break paving stones on his head. There have been casualties of sorts. The paving stone idea, for example, looked a little risky to NBC. Chips from the granite, flying out from under the sledge hammer, might...

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