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Postby mnstrviola » May 7th, 2011, 7:33 pm

Hey, I thought of making a board to raise awareness for this site. It helps you study, and when you get an answer right, you donate 10 grains of rice to the hungry! We could post our scores here, and try to donate the most rice. Considering how this is in the general chat, if you have time to read this, it shouldn't be hard to help. You can make an account in, like, a minute. :)

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Postby fishman100 » May 8th, 2011, 1:15 pm

Ah yes, I play this sometimes at school when I have free time on the computer.

What's you biggest amount donated? Mine's ~1000 :P
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Postby gneissisnice » May 8th, 2011, 6:48 pm

The thing that bothers me about stuff like that is, if they have all this extra rice floating around that they can donate, why are they waiting for me to answer trivia questions before they let starving people eat it?

Why don't they just give it to the people and not make me feel like I'm the sole decider of whether someone's gonna eat or starve today based on how many questions I get right?
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Postby Schrodingerscat » May 9th, 2011, 6:32 am

The thing that bothers me about stuff like that is, if they have all this extra rice floating around that they can donate, why are they waiting for me to answer trivia questions before they let starving people eat it?

Why don't they just give it to the people and not make me feel like I'm the sole decider of whether someone's gonna eat or starve today based on how many questions I get right?
If Freerice has the rice to give, why not give it all away right now?

Freerice is not sitting on a pile of rice. You and other Freerice players earn it 10 grains at a time. Here is how it works: when you play the game, sponsor banners appear on the bottom of your screen for every correct answer that you choose. The money generated by these banners is then used to buy the rice. So by playing, you generate the money that pays for the rice donated to hungry people.

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Re: Freerice.com

Postby mnstrviola » May 9th, 2011, 3:47 pm

I have made an account, and so far I have donated 7000+ :D

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Postby Littleboy » May 9th, 2011, 4:57 pm

freepoverty is better.

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Re: Freerice.com

Postby mnstrviola » May 9th, 2011, 5:19 pm

freepoverty is better.
Lol, water instead of rice :D

This website is good, but I think it's too hard. I'm horrible with geography.

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Re: Freerice.com

Postby mnstrviola » May 9th, 2011, 5:26 pm

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Postby Littleboy » May 9th, 2011, 5:34 pm

freepoverty is better.
Lol, water instead of rice :D

This website is good, but I think it's too hard. I'm horrible with geography.
You give more each time tho too. You get pretty good fast.

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Re: Freerice.com

Postby mnstrviola » May 9th, 2011, 5:47 pm

so far i have donated 600+ cups


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