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Journal TheRaven64's Journal: Improve your posts and end world hunger 4

Someone just sent me the best link I've seen in a long time: http://freerice.com/index.php.

It's a simple vocabulary game which asks you to pick the closest synonym for a word from four options. It shows you adverts, and for every word you get right they donate 10 grains of rice to the UN World Food Program. It adjusts the difficulty based on how many you've got right so far, up to a maximum of 50. I seem to be hovering around he 40±2 mark at the moment.

EDIT: I got to 47 for a bit, but then dropped down again. Still haven't made it to 48, which they claim few people beat.

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  • Couldn't make it past 46 - very interesting game.
  • Can't figure out how to send a message to another user, so I'll ask here.. are you the RAVEN64 that posted on the Nintendo forums like 3 years ago o_o (i'm FROTH)
    • No sorry. I just use TheRaven elsewhere, but by the tiem I got around to registering on /. someone else had taken it.
      • Ah. I wouldn't ask, but it's just so close to what the other guy named himself.. and I have like a mystical connection to that old forum.. I've seen about a dozen old members elsewhere on the internet (mostly in Counter-Strike) completely by chance and it's hardly even surprising anymore.

Adding features does not necessarily increase functionality -- it just makes the manuals thicker.