Monthly Archives: October 2018

Happy National Cat Day October 29, 2018

Apparently, according to Twitter anyway, it’s National Cat Day (in the U.S. – see below for other locations), so @NationalCatDay #NationalCatDay. I normally avoid looking at Twitter‘s hashtags, but this one caught my eye. There’s at least one Twitter account, … Continue reading

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Live Oak Choctaws Receives Local and State Tribal Recognition

As reported back in 2014 by the Mississippi Press blog and WLOX TV website, the Live Oak Choctaws received state and local tribal recognition. This is a big step in the move to get the federal government to officially recognize the … Continue reading

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Letter from Gulfport (Florida) Historical Society

Note: some of the below links are donation or order links to help the Society as it recovers from the fire and works towards digitizing its records.  I received the following e-mail from the president of the Gulfport (Florida) Historical … Continue reading

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Americana Kickstarter Live Stream October 29, 2018 12 Noon U.S. Central Time

I mentioned Americana’s Kickstarter campaign several places: Americana RPG Kickstarter, Gaming Sunday Week of October 28, 2018 (posted a few minutes ago), and Gaming Sunday Week of October 21, 2018. You can view the Kickstarter campaign at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sandypuggames/americana-1. The company … Continue reading

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Gaming Sunday Week of October 28, 2018

AS ALWAYS, CHECK PRICES BEFORE ORDERING as sales can end or change before I update them. Updated October 31, 2018: added several new Humble Bundle packages and Fanatical.com bundles; removed packages that have expired; updated October 30, 2018: Added Chimera … Continue reading

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New Gaming Bundles and Crowdfunding Opportunities October 27, 2018

New additions to the list are Fanatical.com bundles (Omen and Star Wars Jedi Knight), Humble Bundle (Day of the Devs), and Indiegogo (Star Trek fan film post-Voyager). Added to Gaming Sunday Week of October 21, 2018. Fanatical.com bundles: Omen Bundle … Continue reading

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Uploading DNA Raw Data to LivingDNA from Other DNA Companies

If you have tested elsewhere (23andMe, AncestryDNA, FamilyTree DNA/FTDNA, or MyHeritageDNA, you can do a free limited transfer to LivingDNA. I found a link on FindMyPastDNA – https://www.findmypast.com/ancestry-dna-testing/ which leads to LivingDNA upload page. I shortened the link: https://my.livingdna.com/upload/start. I didn’t … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Friday October 26, 2018

Here are the latest records updated on FindMyPast: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-october-26th-2615144557.html. There are over 461,000 new records and newspapers avaialble to search this Findmypast Friday, includng: Staffordshire, Dioceses of Lichfield & Coventry Marriage Allegations and Bonds, 1636-1893 Search these records London & … Continue reading

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New Humble Bundle Bundle, Fanatical.com Sales, DriveThru RPG Halloween Sale, and Trollhalla Press Sale

Humble Bundle has a new bundle available and Fanatical.com has a new bundle as well as a Halloween sale going on; DriveThru RPG (DTRPG) Halloween Sale, and Trollhalla Press on DTRPG Sale. Added to Gaming Sunday Week of October 21, … Continue reading

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UNREAL Mobile Coming Soon to Best Buy, Target, and Amazon

Thank you to BESTmvno – https://bestmvno.com/ for its weekly e-mail update that alerted me to this update: https://bestmvno.com/unreal-mobile/unreal-mobile-is-coming-to-a-best-buy-and-target-near-you/. I have an UNREAL Mobile phone plan; it’s $15.00/30 day billing cycle for 2GB LTE with unlimited 2G data when I exceed my … Continue reading

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