Monthly Archives: February 2012

The GEEKPUB LAN Party is an ongoing success!

We're expecting 28 people for the next one on 10 March at the moment and have reached capacity. If you'd like to join, please RSVP on the site and Gianna will try to extend our booking. Alternatively if gamerbase is unable to comply you can join the waiting list in case someone else drops out.

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LAN Party #3
There was alot of talk at the first meetup this year of when will get another LAN meetup on the go, alot of people seem to favour March and will the aim to get 4 of these in this year its a good place…

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Handbook to Being a Model Internet Citizen – Is this taught in schools?

If not, it should be.

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Not Being a Troll Isn’t Enough: A Handbook to Being a Model Internet Citizen [Etiquette]
The internet gives us all a platform to make our voices heard. That’s incredibly powerful, but with that power comes responsibility. That’s right, like any citizenship, your internet privileges carry with them responsibilities. “But I’m no troll,” you say. That’s not enough; there’s more to being an upstanding citizen of the internet than just not trolling. Here’s how to embrace the responsibilities of your citizenship and become a model internet…

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Isn't the last bowl with all the crummies the best one?

Isn't the last bowl with all the crummies the best one?

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Sift Out the Crumbs in a Cereal Bag with a Kitchen Strainer for a Better Last Bowl [Clever Uses]
One of the grossest parts of a bowl of cereal is when you reach the bottom of the bag and your bowl gets filled with sugar and crumbs. Sure, sometimes it’s tasty, but more often it makes for a mushy bowl of cereal. Reddit user Airiq suggests filtering those final crumbs with a strainer to keep the last bowl tasting as good as the first. More »

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Isn't the last bowl with all the crummies the best one?

Isn't the last bowl with all the crummies the best one?

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Sift Out the Crumbs in a Cereal Bag with a Kitchen Strainer for a Better Last Bowl [Clever Uses]
One of the grossest parts of a bowl of cereal is when you reach the bottom of the bag and your bowl gets filled with sugar and crumbs. Sure, sometimes it's tasty, but more often it makes for a mushy bowl of cereal. Reddit user Airiq suggests filtering those final crumbs with a strainer to keep the last bowl tasting as good as the first. More »

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Chirpify enables PayPal payments via Twitter

On first sight the UX feels like it could be a little clunky but I'll sure give it a try. This reminds me also to check how Twitpay are doing these days.

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Startup Lets You Buy and Sell Stuff on Twitter
A startup called Chirpify introduced a platform on Wednesday that lets you buy and sell things as well as donate money on Twitter.
The Portland, Ore., company has linked up with PayPal to make Twitter-based transactions, a.k.a. “T-commerce” sort of like writing a check.
For instance, you can buy stuff from your favorite brand just by tweeting “@favoritebrand Buy” (assuming they use Chirpify, of course.) You can also donate by typing “@politician …

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