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Excellence everywhere

Posted by Kim on December 22, 2011, 8:24 pm

As my last Festival of Being Excellent post for 2011, I wanted to put a simple question to you.

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Happy Nerdidays: Birth of the Daleks

Posted by Kim on December 21, 2011, 12:30 am

This day in 1963 was the first time that the Daleks appeared on Doctor Who. Happy birthday Daleks!

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The best Christmas card in the universe

Posted by Kim on December 19, 2011, 3:33 pm

You guys have done it again. Today I received a Christmas/Birthday card so thick it's probably more accurately called a [i]book[/i]. All written, collected and sent in secret.

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A super powerful (and excellent!) question

Posted by Kim on December 11, 2011, 11:53 pm

Alternative narrative day was quite popular, and so many of you had great stories to share about times learning the real story improved life for everyone involved. But did you know that the alternative to narrative writing is even better?

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Social Narratives

Posted by Kim on December 7, 2011, 10:41 pm

It's time for more excellence! I want to take a moment today to discuss a common problem that can come between people, even old friends, and how we can prevent it from happening here: Cliche narratives.

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New Friends and First Impressions

Posted by Kim on December 5, 2011, 8:38 am

There were a lot of names and faces that I knew, and a bunch that I didn’t know at all. And what you had to say made me really sorry I didn’t know all these amazing, kudos-worthy people!

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Posted by Kim on December 4, 2011, 12:13 am

Over time, it's become abundantly clear that the community feels that characters should be featured based on how much fun they are to play with, or how nice it is to know the player -- NOT based on how well they utilized our drag and drop widgets. And I agree.

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The Festival of Being Excellent To Each Other

Posted by Kim on December 3, 2011, 12:07 pm

You didn't think we'd celebrate a [i]normal[/i] holiday this year, did you?

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Templating hyjinxs

Posted by Kim on November 29, 2011, 12:23 pm

I fell down a rabbit hole and found myself in a crazy, mixed up world where every one of our currently existing templates was crying out to be updated, and got stuck there for a few weeks.

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Happy Nerdidays: 4th anniversary of the Mass Effect games

Posted by Kim on November 20, 2011, 3:30 pm

On this day in 2007, the first of the games in the amazingly popular Mass Effect series was released. We've got a video to celebrate.

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