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Old 11-28-2007, 05:06 PM   #31
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I've done about 2000 altogether. It's said on Wikipedia that they actually haven't donated any rice yet. Sometimes I wonder about all these "click to give" schemes on the internet.
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:11 PM   #32
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14340 now.. yeah.. i got bored

they wont donate anything most probably, things like this are normally total crap..
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:13 PM   #33
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I've done about 2000 altogether. It's said on Wikipedia that they actually haven't donated any rice yet. Sometimes I wonder about all these "click to give" schemes on the internet.
Where does it say that? I just looked it up and it stated that "to date the site's creator has handed over $100 000 to the WFP (United Nations' World Food Program)".

He admittedly gets his money from the on site advertising but has indeed donated a large sum of cash thus far.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freerice

Additional sources of its authenticity:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7088447.stm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...110102111.html

And most importantly, if you go to the United Nations World Food Program website you will see a banner right at the top linking to the Free Rice website.
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:14 PM   #34
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ok i got 1240. whats the collective score now then?
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:17 PM   #35
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4,181,025,950

according to the site.. im bored with it now.. lol.. given up
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:22 PM   #36
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Where does it say that? I just looked it up and it stated that "to date the site's creator has handed over $100 000 to the WFP (United Nations' World Food Program)".

He admittedly gets his money from the on site advertising but has indeed donated a large sum of cash thus far.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freerice

Additional sources of its authenticity:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7088447.stm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...110102111.html

And most importantly, if you go to the United Nations World Food Program website you will see a banner right at the top linking to the Free Rice website.
There was a page debating the removal of the article, which I opposed, and several people noted that no donations were made at that time. It was a few weeks ago, the deletion notice is gone now so I guess the article stays and I guess they've donated since then.
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Old 11-28-2007, 05:31 PM   #37
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We should take the people with the highest IQs of the world and sit them down in front of the computer to get some rice.. ;-)
lol u just need a dictionary.
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lol u just need a dictionary.
thats not as fast as doing what you know and geussing the rest.
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Went to 3100.
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The owner of the site pulls in a LOT of money
I doubt it. Sure, rice is cheap. But they have 1 add there. And those are pay per view adds so they give you around $0.01 or something per view. Now not only do those adds have to pay for the rice but they also need to pay for the hosting costs for the website etc.
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