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Humanitarian Crisis
era group score: 19983
total group score: 66546
total players: 104

Tasks / Urawaza

Show someone a better way to solve a mundane problem they are facing.

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5 points
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In the zone of: Humanitarian Crisis
Created by Waldo Cheerio

Terms: everydaylife, thereswaldo, hack

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posted by teucer on January 30th, 2011 5:01 PM

All right, which one of you is behind this?


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Urawaza by copystar January 31st, 2013 8:15 AM

So I work in a library that is currently suffering from a laptop theft problem. Students leave their things in their cubicle or desk to go to the bathroom, and when they return they find their laptop is no longer there. Seating can be a premium in ...

5 + 28 points :: 2 comments :: 6 votes
Urawaza by Daxemus Hex December 8th, 2012 12:09 AM

I love my pit bull in a major way. She is kind. She is thoughtful. She is pensive. She is sarcastic. She is just fantastic. Her problems start with her nails. She won't let me cut them. She scurries, runs, wrestles, whines and yelps like I am murder...

5 + 21 points :: 2 comments :: 5 votes
Urawaza by Liz June 26th, 2011 10:08 PM

There are many mundane tasks we must do every day in our lives merely to maintain some sense of order and cleanliness. You know the tasks I'm talking about--not the ones like eating which we must do to stay alive, but the ones like sweeping the floor...

5 + 19 points :: 2 comments :: 5 votes

So it started with my friend Maffy, who is from Canuckistan, posting the following plea for help: Maffy: Cannot WRAP her head around the mechanics of Mexican food especially the popularized dishes in North America: It falls apart the moment you bite...

5 + 18 points :: 1 comment :: 4 votes :: 2 collaborators
Urawaza by gold finch September 19th, 2014 11:37 AM

My son was having a hard time making sure that his legos would fit in the design he was creating the other night. This task was in no way mundane for him, but for a parent, it was an interesting opportunity to talk about shapes, colors, and to model ...

5 + 10 points :: 2 comments :: 4 votes
Urawaza by Mayor of Claycord July 8th, 2011 3:17 PM

I TRIED TO HELP THE SITE BY FINDING OUT WHAT HAPPENED TO PIXIE. THE CITY OF CLAYCORD CONTACTED THE CITY OF ASHLAND OREGON (WHICH IS WHERE PIXIE WAS RUMORED TO BE.) THEY SENT US FOOTAGE FROM A SECURITY CAMERA IN A WHERE?-HOUSE (A HOUSE WHICH CONSTANTL...

5 + 10 points :: 3 comments :: 2 votes
Urawaza by Trees & Lichen April 17th, 2011 10:33 AM

A friend was deciding how to cut carrots, the best way for a tofu salad. I suggested a method taught by the soup master and mystic Avishai Pearlson (http://passionfoods.weebly.com/) that results in each cut piece having the same thick top, narrow bot...

5 + 10 points :: 4 comments :: 4 votes
Urawaza by repici September 9th, 2012 8:14 PM

how to dice an onion. quickly. and neatly.

5 + 8 points :: 5 comments :: 4 votes
Urawaza by bouncinglime March 29th, 2012 2:54 PM

Does organizing someone's tupperware cabinet count? I keep doing this for friends, so that they can actually find things easily. Also, helping the housemates re-arrange the kitchen so we all know where everything is (and what food is shared).

5 + 6 points :: 2 comments :: 2 votes
Urawaza by C. J. April 11th, 2011 10:55 PM

At my part-time job we have to call in the movie grosses to this automated system at the end of the night. When you call, you have to listen to about a minute's worth of options before leaving your message after the beep. Now, I've been working there...

5 + 5 points :: 0 comments :: 2 votes
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