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Michigan township rebels after new chief beefs up police force -- To police 3,900 people, do you really need 40 reserve officers, two Humvees and two armored personnel carriers?

Missing Oregon Mom Found Dead: Police -- Someone on DailyKos diaried about this woman about a fortnight ago; she's his niece. Very sad.

How to identify a narcissist with one simple question

Little Video Game Playing Linked To Better Social Skills -- "When compared to non-players and those who played very frequently, those [teenagers] who played video games for less than an hour were associated with the highest levels of sociability and were most likely to say they were satisfied with their lives."

Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change: The coins amounts to more than $21,000
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Poker Player Phil Ivey: A Look Behind the Cards

Oh my. I love Phil Ivey! This can't be a real news story. No no no no no!

(That being said, a professional player noticing deficiencies in the inking of the cards is not surprising. These are incredibly observant players with memories unlike a common person's. Why is this being held against him?)
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Probably the most satisfying find I've had on a 5x5 Boggle board:

'poetasters'
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. . . and I had this vague recollection of music from a video game I played in my teens. So I tracked it down.

Castlevania 2 - Night - Monster Dance

Set!

Jan. 5th, 2012 02:00 pm
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The Set Game -- very simplified version of a great game

Set Applet -- Java

heroes

Mar. 9th, 2010 08:46 am
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CNN this morning is interviewing a spokesperson, Jane McGonigal, about Evoke, a game that teaches gamers to develop their "superpowers" of creativity, enterpreneurship, collaboration and more in order to solve real-world problems. It's a ten-week course, told through the medium of graphic novel.
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Asobrain.com--place to play Settlers online. Thanks to [livejournal.com profile] aiela for the link.
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DeepLeap.org -- word game from [livejournal.com profile] guppiecat

I scored 669 my first game. Pretty fun.

Be sure to thank [livejournal.com profile] guppiecat for the loss of your time.

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