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yoni
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

yoni

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bideford and Bath

Total posts: 3099
Posted:http://www.freerice.com/

increase your vocabulary whilst also rice to starving people (even if it is a very small amount of rice)


UCOF "evolution: Poi -> stick -> hoops -> devil stick -> juggling club -> juggling ball -> crayons."

Supergroovalsticprosifunkstication
In other words, it's the thumps bump

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:Nice idea smile Kinda like http://www.ripple.org
I'll so play it when I get bored (which is often!)

It's really sad though that it's these massive companies (I've seen Toshiba, Apple, Readers Digest, to name a few I've seen) yet only 10 grains per correct word is donated.


i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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KaelGotRice
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

KaelGotRice

Basu gasu bakuhatsu - because sometimes buses explode
Location: Angel's Landing, USA

Total posts: 1584
Posted:Free rice?

I'm there. wink


To do: More Firedrums 08 video?
Wildfire/US East coast fire footage
LA/EDC glow/fire footage
Fresno fire

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

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Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:but you already got some tongue

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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KaelGotRice
GOLD Member since Jul 2003

KaelGotRice

Basu gasu bakuhatsu - because sometimes buses explode
Location: Angel's Landing, USA

Total posts: 1584
Posted:But I like giving more to others. smile

When I was in Thailand I did some volunteer work with rice farmers in the fields.

Lovely idyllic lifestyle in the midst of the most beautiful scenery in the world...

But i'd hate to do that labor for the rest of my life and be subject to nature and a lot of other factors! frown


To do: More Firedrums 08 video?
Wildfire/US East coast fire footage
LA/EDC glow/fire footage
Fresno fire

<img src="/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ubbrollsmile.gif" alt="" />

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DarkFyre
BRONZE Member since Nov 2005

DarkFyre

HoP mage and keeper of the fireballs
Location: Palmerston North

Total posts: 1965
Posted:definately something to do when you are bored

May my balls of fire set your balls on fire devil

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

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Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:also fun to play around a port with your parents smile



and then to wonder how many levels there are so open up the OED to find out tongue



answer: 50!

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i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh

Total posts: 4145
Posted:I feel stupid now. I ended up around level 36 (+/- 4). That's nearly a third down frown

So what level do you native speakers get to?


"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
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yoni
GOLD Member since Jun 2005

yoni

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bideford and Bath

Total posts: 3099
Posted:from what I hear it's pretty hard to get above 40 and almost no one gets above 48,
though I've been averaging about 35


UCOF "evolution: Poi -> stick -> hoops -> devil stick -> juggling club -> juggling ball -> crayons."

Supergroovalsticprosifunkstication
In other words, it's the thumps bump

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:On my own I was hanging around 38-40, and with my parents it was 40-42

Looking up the words in the dictionary, most of the words at the high levels are archaic, rare, or even obsolete! So don't feel bad birgit!


i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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hamamelis
BRONZE Member since Jan 2006

hamamelis

nut.
Location: Bouncing off the walls.

Total posts: 756
Posted:I'm hovering around 45-47..

Possibly due to the habit of one of my Uncles who I spent a lot of time with as a kid, who used to use weird and obsolete words in unusual contexts all the time..


THE MEEK WILL INHERIT THE EARTH!


If that's okay with you?

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PinkNigel


PinkNigel

Pinker than thou
Location: A little pink world all my own...

Total posts: 336
Posted:43 with 500 grains donated, there'd be more but I have to go to uni and learn how to be a grown-up.

Some of those definitions are a bit suspect though: Pedant=Scholar?


A wise man once said: "You have two ears and one mouth, therefore you should shut the censored up and listen" (though, to be fair, he might not've put it _quite_ like that..)

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Curly_Sue
SILVER Member since Nov 2006

Curly_Sue

laughter is the way to get through life
Location: Inverness

Total posts: 179
Posted:Oh cool I just gave away 240 grains of rice before I got bored. But don't worry I will go back later for another go.

I fell down a hill once, got up then fell down it again.

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ElectricBlue
GOLD Member since Feb 2002

ElectricBlue

Now with extra strawberries
Location: Canberra

Total posts: 810
Posted:yeah there were a few in there that we not quite right.

I {Heart} hand me downs and spinning in the snow.<br /><br />

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Rouge Dragon
BRONZE Member since Jul 2003

Rouge Dragon

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Location: without class distinction

Total posts: 13215
Posted:Nigel, pedant as a scholar is actually correct, it's just an obsolete meaning.

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Brenn
PLATINUM Member since Jun 2004

Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 3286
Posted:It's fairly unforgiving. You can hover at 38-40 with consistent correct answers, then get 1-2 wrong, and then drop to 33!

I seem to average mid 30's. I need to do more reading. ubblol


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clarence_quack
SILVER Member since Feb 2005

clarence_quack

QuackerJack
Location: over your left shoulder

Total posts: 1927
Posted:43 with $1000 grains donated. Then I realised I have an assignment due in...3 hours. Maybe I can use some of the words I've just picked up in it!

They do seem to repeat themselves after a while.


Nutella Brigade Unite!

"Look! I have a rainbow penis!" - Rouge

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Brenn
PLATINUM Member since Jun 2004

Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 3286
Posted:1000 grains? or $1000 worth of grains?



codswallop! ubblol


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JerryD
SILVER Member since Aug 2005

JerryD

member
Location: Maryland

Total posts: 136
Posted:I just got the freerice site sent to me by a friend and immediately thought, I need to post this on HoP!! Good thing I searched first. Glad to see it was already here.

I was touched by His Noodly Appendage

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