Tagged: Facebook

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Goodbye Scrabulous, hello Wordscraper?

I was never much of a fan of Scrabulous, probably because as a game, it’s blocked from my office’s network and I generally don’t spend my idle time at home on Facebook. I do find it hard to believe that...

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10 points in Presence

When I used to play the RPG Vampire the Masquerade in both tabletop and LARP forms, there was a vampiric ability called Presence. It allowed the user to influence the emotions and actions of others. In terms of social networking,...

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a swing and a miss

I’m sure I’m letting some part of my inner fanboy (also one of the new words in M-W’s Collegiate Dictionary) down. But putting this on a t-shirt, no matter how many colors its offered in, does not fall under my...

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ads for the common good

I followed a link from Pandora.fm this morning to the i’m talkathon main page. I’d heard about this brewing for a while, but didn’t realize it had started: i’m is an initiative from Microsoft. Every time you use Windows Live...

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Too hot to…

Fill in the blank, really. It’s just gross. I feel sleepy even though I’m not tired. I still feel hot even though the office is air conditioned. Weather people say we’re 10 degrees above our average and it must be...

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R U Hlr?*

Considering the recent efforts by our office’s internal network security wonks to make sure that we are completely focused on our jobs and not clicking on anything unproductive, it seems ill-fated to write about games from the workplace**. However it’s...

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Nerd, thy name is…

There’s really just no denying it when I see a thumbnail ad for this Facebook Marketplace item and read it as “2 Marching Black and White Daleks” The obvious flaw that Daleks don’t march is completely irrelevant… Also, I watched...

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FLOSSY — 12 points

I’ve only kinda been keeping up with the Scrabulous drama because it is, not even kinda, a copy of Scrabble. I think Hasbro would be better off just making them an offer and letting the internet masses keep the game...

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I judge you when…

Yesterday Chris and I were chatting when I sent him that day’s Penny Arcade and he mentioned that he belonged to the Facebook group I judge you when you use poor grammar. It was clearly a day for it as...

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You’re frozen.. when you’re in Grand Central…

I so love Improv Everywhere! Their latest scene, Frozen Grand Central: On a cold Saturday in New York City, the world’s largest train station came to a sudden halt. Over 200 Improv Everywhere Agents froze in place at the exact...