Free Rice

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Oct 24, 2007

Free Rice by jgu1994 at 1:15 AM (738 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. jgu1994
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    Member jgu1994 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I came upon this site today and i'm very surprised at what it is about. http://www.freerice.com/index.php is a website that asks questions and for every correct answer, it donates 10 grains of rice. I know that it doesn't seem like it is that much, but if you add up all of the people who could take part in this, millions could be donated easily.

    Not only that, but the questions are vocabulary questions, so not only are you helping to feed the poor, but you're also building up your vocabulary for future uses in things like the SAT.

    Also, think about this. On average, around 600 people are always on gbatemp.net. If everyone one of those people would answer just one very simple and basic vocab question asking things like this succession means jealousy sequence winner puppet, and they were to answer it correctly allow the donation of 10 grains of rice, 6000 grains of rice could be easily donated. However, the great thing is is that we don't have to only answer one question, we can answer more, test our knowledge and our vocab. So, will you help feed the poor one grain of rice at a time?

    Note i'm not advertiser from the site, i'm just saying that this site actually does good and would be a good thing to check up upon.
     
  2. Linkiboy

    Member Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    Hmm, I wonder if I can pass this off as a community service...
     
  3. BoneMonkey

    Banned BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    why dont they just donate the rice to feed starving people instead of making us do stupid vocabulary questions lol
     
  4. warbird

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    just donated 300 grains, and vocab level of 40 [​IMG]
     
  5. Rayder

    Former Staff Rayder Mostly lurking lately....

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    Donated 4000 grains.....yes, four-thousand. 32 vocabulary.
     
  6. Linkiboy

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    donated 350 grains, vocab 28 ( I got it to 29 but it was too hard at 29)
     
  7. warbird

    Member warbird GBAtemp Regular

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    wow, thats a lot! I guess someone could make a macro script just clicking a random/first option all the time. 25% chance to get it right. Keep it running over the night
     
  8. Destructobot

    Member Destructobot Crave the Hammer

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    Is it morally wrong to cheat at this game? The Dictionary Search extension for Firefox makes it really easy.
     
  9. Linkiboy

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    Not really, since they're making you dance for so little monetary value.
     

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