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Message 949859 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 5:10:03 UTC
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Welcome all! To the FreeRice (III) Thanksgiving Donation Challenge!

It seems like it is time to start a new Freerice thread. Can we donate as many grains as the last thread (Where we pulled together to donate 2,748,460 grains of rice!), even though Freerice has reduced the donation rate back to 10 grains per correct answer?

So let's put a goal up at a 1,000,000 grains. To start us of, I have donated 1000 grains to the total.

This challenge, like all the other challenges so far, will last for 2 weeks. Starting at 18:10 26 November 2009 and ending at 18:10 10 December 2009. All times are expressed in New Zealand Daylight Time (UTC+1300)

A link to FreeRice is here. The above and below images are also linked directly to FreeRice, clicking on the images or the link preceding will take you directly to the FreeRice website.

And remember, you don't have to donate in English. There are many other languages and non-language options available.
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As per the last thread, there will be 5 stars available and up for grabs, here they are:
- Platinum Contributor. 500,000 grains.
- Diamond Contributor. 250,000 grains.
- Gold Contributor. 100,000 grains.
- Enhanced Contributor. 50,000 grains.

- Contributor of the day. Awarded to the most deserving.

Can someone here donate 500,000 grains?
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This thread replaces:
FreeRice (I) Donation Challenge - 1,207,980 grains donated.
FreeRice (II) New Year's Donation Challenge - 2,748,560 grains donated.
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FreeRice & Thread rules:
Every contributor must obey the FreeRice website rules.
No Ricebots (automated donation scripts) are allowed.
No cheating is allowed.
All posts must be on topic to the subject of FreeRice.
Please only post the amount of grains earned in a single session (i.e. Don't post your running tally).
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I hope to see every single person that views this thread donate. Please... remember the fact that the total amount of money needed to stop world poverty is estimated at US$200,000,000,000 a year. Donating rice is free...

Kind regards & thank you to all contributors that will be,
Luke.



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Message 949862 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 6:12:50 UTC

Just two hundred kernels, but a start.
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Message 949863 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 6:25:50 UTC

Add my 400 grains

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Message 949866 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 6:52:33 UTC

That was fun Another 400 grains , bedtime now. Happy Thanksgiving all.

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Message 949880 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 8:50:40 UTC

You have now donated
3000 grains of rice.

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Message 949883 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 9:58:53 UTC

4000 grains more...total of 7000 grains

I'm off to bed...good night and happy turkey day to all...
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Message 949908 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 15:38:22 UTC

1000 grains total of 1800

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Message 949919 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 16:11:50 UTC - in response to Message 949859.

Ahoy, shipmates!

2000 grains. And now while we’re in the subject, do you know this, too: http://www.kiva.org/?

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Message 949931 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 16:49:49 UTC
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5300 more grains...
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Message 949951 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 17:43:54 UTC

Hi All. Thanks for your donated grains! 500 more from me. Please note this rule, as it just makes it harder for me to count up for statistics:

Please only post the amount of grains earned in a single session (i.e. Don't post your running tally).

Thank you.
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Message 949953 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 18:06:27 UTC

Mine just 310 grains. Will try hard again tomorrow ok =)
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Message 949958 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 18:30:16 UTC

4700 more grains...I am done for a while now...
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Message 949962 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 18:51:01 UTC

1.010 grains for me.....

I know about Kiva.org

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Message 949976 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 20:02:17 UTC

You have now donated 420 grains of rice. Fun to do.

I tried the toolbar but it said "0 Total grains today" and "No Rewards Until Tomorrow" shortly after I installed it, so I think I will forget about that, particularly since it can't use Google.

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Message 949978 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 20:10:24 UTC

1610 today
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Message 949996 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 21:44:27 UTC

910 today
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Message 950025 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 23:30:18 UTC

2000 more grains before work...will brush up on the french in the morning...
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Message 950026 - Posted: 26 Nov 2009, 23:36:14 UTC

500 grains from me.


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Message 950033 - Posted: 27 Nov 2009, 0:58:54 UTC

1400 from me
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Message 950037 - Posted: 27 Nov 2009, 1:27:27 UTC - in response to Message 949996.

910 today

Add 2200.
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