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Postby Hatori » Tue 11.13.2007 10:28 pm

Hello! Anyway, in my ancient civilizations class, our teacher showed us this awesome new website! It's called [url]freerice.com[/url] and you don't have to give ANY money to donate! All you have to do is answer vocabulary questions and a sponsor (such as Macys, Toshiba, Mac, etc.) will donate ten grains of rice per question you answer correctly!
This is a legit website and will help people in foreign countries get at least some sort of food source and is a good cause! I just thought spreading the word would help this cause and I do hope you try to answer as many questions as you can!
I know only ten grains is not enough for a meal, but you can answer as many questions as you want with no time limit!
Thanks for reading! Help others!
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby Forgetmaenot » Wed 11.14.2007 12:07 am

Thanks I stuck with to 1430
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby TrashTreasurer » Wed 11.14.2007 3:29 am

heh, I was going to tell you guys but I guess hatori-san beat me to it ;). I've been doing this all day, several thousands by now. I love the idea!
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby bombush » Wed 11.14.2007 11:23 am

Looks like a really good idea. If it really works I won't have to worry about knowledge of hi-level english vocabulary from now on ;).
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby leergierig » Wed 11.14.2007 12:05 pm

Interesting concept. I wonder if it really works. I have reviewed some words which I have not used in the longest of times. Thanks for the link, Hatori.

Hats off to the people who can reach level 50. For me the going gets tough at 43.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby richvh » Wed 11.14.2007 12:09 pm

I've gotten to 49 a few times, haven't hit 50 yet.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby leergierig » Wed 11.14.2007 12:14 pm

Amazing! Well, hats off to you, richvh :D.

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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby two_heads_talking » Wed 11.14.2007 12:34 pm

looks like i get to 35 and then trip myself up.. 33-35 seems to be my stomping grounds.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby kitamichibi » Wed 11.14.2007 1:19 pm

I've made it to 40 and then I started steadily going downhill, I have yet to past 40..
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby Hatori » Wed 11.14.2007 5:50 pm

I got to level 36 and then I started to die a bit. I answer a few questions every once in a while and it's just something to do on your freetime.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby TrashTreasurer » Wed 11.14.2007 9:31 pm

Suffix problem noted ;). Anyways, it seems once I get to around 38-42 I'm just making educated guesses based on Latin roots and things like that.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby Noob » Thu 11.15.2007 12:21 am

I'm doing thye same in a sense. I'm usuallu pretty good at figuring out a waord by it's base. But. this site is using words i have never seen. I am still above 30, so i guess i'm, not that bad lol.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby tyle7 » Thu 11.15.2007 5:56 am

Now that is a dangerous site, it took me one and a half hour before I could quit after starting clicking. It's something with tricky vocabulary questions that is strangely appealing. Never got beyond 38, though.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby two_heads_talking » Thu 11.15.2007 9:57 am

TrashTreasurer wrote:
Suffix problem noted ;). Anyways, it seems once I get to around 38-42 I'm just making educated guesses based on Latin roots and things like that.


yep, that about sums up my experience too. however, it seems my latin is a bit rustier than I had imagined.
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RE: FreeRice.com

Postby richvh » Thu 11.15.2007 11:27 am

Managed to (briefly) hit 50.
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