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Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:53 pm

For each word you get right, they donate 10 grains of rice.

http://www.freerice.com/

I've given 1,000 grains  Smile
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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:50 pm

the FreeRice site seems like a joke. (10 grains of rice???)

But then it does link to what appears to be the legitimate World Food Programme site. I should ask the folks at CARE about this.
 
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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:12 pm

I've just given 1000 grains.

Ill do that whenever I get bored, a little amounts up to a lot over time.

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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 3:32 pm

Quoting 767Lover (Reply 1):
the FreeRice site seems like a joke. (10 grains of rice???)

But then it does link to what appears to be the legitimate World Food Programme site. I should ask the folks at CARE about this.

I don't think it's a joke. I got the link from the BBC news website:

Win free rice for the hungry in internet word game  Smile
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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:55 pm

1010 grains!

Eat that!
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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sat Nov 10, 2007 6:45 pm

Quoting EXTspotter (Reply 4):
Eat that!

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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:58 am

It is a fab site... I haven't been on it in about a week... but a few friends and I sat in computing one day and between us donated about 4000 grains of rice... Oh the things one can do when bored...
Not only does it make you feel smart [boosting self-esteem] but it feeds the hungry and you feel so much better when you can give something like that  Smile

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RE: Play Word Game And Give Rice For Hungry

Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:20 am

Really good idea.

But it gets really boring.

Just got 200grams.
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