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Lindsey Jayne Saxton

Kickstarter Would Get More of My Money

If they would just shut up and take it.

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Actually, Kickstarter does a great job with communication, especially with the "remind me" feature that sends notifications when projects are close to closing. However, they seem to have some issues with taking my money. When you back a Kickstarter project, you're pledging to give the amount of money specified if the project . . .

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January 15, 2014

Top 5: Gateway Board Games

If you're a board game enthusiast, chances are that you have friends that are not. If you're like me, you'll probably want to try converting them at some point. These are the games I've found most successful at turning someone that is board-game curious into an addict:

5. Bang!
Innuendos aside, Bang! is one of the most . . .

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January 13, 2014

How I Won My Fantasy Football Championship

#SkinnerdsAreWinners

Let me start by saying that I am by no means an expert on the subject and that you should take everything I say with a grain of salt.

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That being said, I did manage to pull off the championship win in the DeveloperTown Fantasy Football league after finishing 3rd in the regular season. I got several questions about a few of my strategies over . . .

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January 08, 2014

Top 5: My Most Used Phone/Web Apps in 2013

The technology that kept me organized and on task over the past year.

This past year was the first time that I really started using any kind of applications on a daily basis. Though I interact with close to a dozen apps on a everyday, there are five that have become so ingrained in my normal routine that I'd lose a significant measure of productivity and comfort if they suddenly disappeared. My newfound . . .

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January 06, 2014

New Things on the Horizon for 2014

My New Year's Resolutions

I've never been big on New Year's Resolutions. In 2011, I resolved to write a chapter a day of my new book, and I did... for two and a half months. Last year, I tried something different, something that I'd stumbled across in the dregs of Reddit. I made a Geek-olution: to start watching (and catch up on) Doctor Who. By the time . . .

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January 03, 2014

My Attempt at Painting

ThinkKit's December 12th Prompt

Today, I decided to try something new: painting. Though I've done a few smaller paintings over the past few months, this was ~6x my largest painting, and I'm sharing it with all of you. I love the minimalist movie posters that have popped up all over the internet recently, so I decided to do minimalist representations of my favorite . . .

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December 12, 2013

A Numerical 2013

ThinkKit's December 11 Prompt

Today's prompt was to quantify 2013 in some way. Instead of the recommended pie chart, graph, or Venn diagram, I was in the mood to huff sharpies draw something. So, I illustrated six numeric representations of my year. I apologize in advance for my terrible handwriting and drawing abilities.

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I was lucky enough to be able to attend six . . .

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December 11, 2013

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