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    Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    http://freerice.com

    It's a vocab builder that donates rice to the 3rd world with every click....I managed 2500 grains today....the link was spotted on the Adsense bar on the index....
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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    could be useful for an upcoming eco project....thanks

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Quite interesting. I got up to 140 grains of rice.

    There's also a sister site. I digged a little deeper. It's called poverty.com. This site shows composite images of people who have died of hunger "within the hour." The images and names, however, are not real. It does show, however, a number which is probably true...up to 907 deaths this hour as I type. Deaths due to hunger.

    There's also a page on the sister site for printing out a letter to mail to your country's prime minister or president asking him/her to support a certain percentage of the country's money to the goal of ending poverty. Nice.

    By the way, LDMA, I think meeting people from the Internet can be healthy, in contradiction to my former original post. I say this because my father found someone on the Internet like you. His find was through cupidjunction.com. He is now happily married like you, and has been for a few years now.
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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Sounds like a good idea, never hurts.

    I'm just left wondering who it is that has the unenviable task of actually counting the rice grains. Now that would take some patience, eh?
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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Love that avatar LDMA.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Quote Originally Posted by russellsimpson
    I'm just left wondering who it is that has the unenviable task of actually counting the rice grains. Now that would take some patience, eh?
    I'm sure it's done like most other things these days...mechanization.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piece Train
    By the way, LDMA, I think meeting people from the Internet can be healthy, in contradiction to my former original post.
    Oh! Thank goodness. I was about to break up with her!

    great site Louis.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    *bump

    This is a great site! I just donated 2000 grains of rice, and learned some new words in the process. Warning: very addictive!

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Someone is going to have a job counting my rice..... I'm up to 4700 and still rising

    Talk about addictive

    never knew this word.....jurisprudence
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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    9100 grains of rice...can't get past level 47.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Quote Originally Posted by sampdoria
    9100 grains of rice...can't get past level 47.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    I had to stop on 5,000 or else I'll be at it all day.
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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    ***** played and donated 240 grains of rice. All the credit goes to LDMA for finding the site in the first place.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    I made it into the triple thousands last week. Great site indeed.

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    Re: Donate rice by learning vocabulary.

    Yep. And I learn new vocab that may just come in handy for teaching too.

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