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Swarm Leaderboard Question

If you don't use the Swarm app, you can stop reading now. I use Swarm, but I'm hazy on the rules. For example… So far this week, I've earned nine Swarm coins by checking in at places. (well, one place) So I expect the weekly leaderboard to show me with nine coins. But it shows me with 20 coins. Did I earn a bonus without realizing it?

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Site Update: Food Photos That day when I ate at all of the cafeterias at work (a few weeks ago), I brought along a camera, yay! Uhm, but I ran out of batteries early on and I hadn't brought any spares, whoops. So I emerged...

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Puzzle Hunts are Everywhere, Even in ur phonez dispatchin ur teamz I liked the part in Dale's post-Game GC writeup where he talks about programming the phone system. I especially like the part where he mentions that it was cheap to set up for inital development/tes...

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Book Report: Heat Bill Buford's previous book Among the Thugs was wonderfully brutal and scary, so I figured I'd like this book about restaurant kitchens and butchery. It's fascinating. He talks about how chefs lear...

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Book Report: Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? Last night, I watched Word for Word perform Lorrie Moore's short story "Which is More than I can Say About Some People." Wow, what a great short story. It was fun seeing it performed, but it was al...

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Puzzle Hunts are Everywhere, including outside a local cafe Today was the YABA 2005 treasure hunt game, run by Alexandra Dixon. I volunteered to help out. Game control has to do many things. Scout the course, design puzzles, playtest, print puzzles, set up...

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