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This Week:
* STUFF - Some of it you might like
* THINGS - Others you might not
* MORE BITS - That you'll be indifferent to

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B3ta email 632 - 30th May 2014

Read this issue better formatted via the web:
http://b3ta.com/newsletter/issue632 

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: SPONSORED LINK
  Yeah! We've got an actual sponsored post!
  
  Sarah writes, "We've made a Glaswegian Kim
  Kardashian who trawls charity shops and picks up
  clothes from bins. It's been done for a brand
  but we'd love to be featured in the newsletter -
  do you have sponsored posts?"

  YES WE DO! SARAH YES WE DO!
  
  Sarah continues, "Our Weegie Kim is here."

  So yeah, please click on this B3tans as this is
  the first ad we've sold since about 1948 or
  something.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNnvT1Wgn_o


  >> Sponsor B3ta <<
  Want this space? Then talk to us.
http://b3ta.com/mailus/


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: WHAT B3TA PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MAKING THIS WEEK

  >> Worst Take Me Out contestant ever? <<
  Dogfood writes, "it's Barney from Basildon..."
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Worst_Take_Me_Out_contestant_ever
 

  >> Real-life GHOST activity caught on camera! <<
  Colin-greenall writes, "I was walking in High
  Gate Cemetery, London, when I came across some
  strange poltergeist activity. When suddenly I
  saw a ghost! Which started chasing me."
http://goo.gl/OUPpez


  >> The Shawshank Redemption - Opera Scene <<
  PMGT writes, "I watched the Shawshank Redemption
  yesterday. Today I made this."
http://www.b3ta.com/links/The_Shawshank_Redemption_Opera_Scene


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: USVSTH3M STUFF
  The other B3taish project 

  * OKUKIPD - Take your chances on the worst
  dating site on earth.
http://games.usvsth3m.com/okukipd/


  * A NETFLIX APP IS GLITCHING - creating weird
  new films we wish were real. A bug in one of
  Netflix's apps is accidentally mashing up the
  plot summaries of different movies and TV shows.
http://usvsth3m.com/post/86216234768/


  * WE HELD A MAGIC RITUAL IN OUR OFFICE - to
  cleanse London of fear Worried about the future? 
http://usvsth3m.com/post/87090348548/


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: SITES IN BRIEF
  Stuff we like that wasn't made by our mates

  * Alan Partridge on that find-a-shag app, Tindr.
http://loveinthekeyofpartridge.tumblr.com/


 * Soft toys made from children's drawings.
 Beautifully surreal.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/childsown/sets/72157623752981995/


  * This is a geeky game about cross-site
  scripting, but of course the grabby angle is
  "learn how to hack the web", GIFs from Hackers,
  etc.
https://xss-game.appspot.com


  * Fascinating story about the bizarre & corrupt
  goings-on surrounding Miss World 1970
http://goo.gl/s4FFIF


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: VIDEO SCHMIDEO
  Yay vids!

  >> Otters playing keyboard <<
  Still better than us, the ottery bastards.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Otters_playing_keyboard


  >> One man band plays Star Wars <<
  He must be using the Force!
http://www.b3ta.com/links/One_man_band_plays_Star_Wars


  >> Talc farting <<
  Yep. Person puts talc on arse. Farts.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Talc_Farting


  >> Chad Smith and Will Ferrell drum-off <<
  Because Will Ferrell bears an uncanny
  resemblance to the Red Hot Chili Peppers
  drummer, they had to settle it once and for all.
  Not bad.
http://www.b3ta.com/links/Chad_Smith_and_Will_Ferrell_drum_off


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: B3TA IMAGE CHALLENGE
  Results from the Verbular Celebrities Challenge

  Last week we asked you to pick on famous people
  with verbs for names and photoshop them doing
  what it sounds like they are doing. 

  Our favourites included:
 
  * PAXMAN: Newsnight presenter turned serial killer
  (dolphinwhisperer)
http://b3ta.com/board/11078981
 
  * LEAN: Classic film direction from the master
  of Lumbago (monkeon)
http://b3ta.com/board/11079900
  
  * GROHL: Please sir, can I have some more Foo 
  (Captain Howdy)
http://b3ta.com/board/11079372
  
  All these images, and your favourites 
  can be found here:
http://b3ta.com/challenge/verb_celebs/


  >> New challenge: Smash Hits <<
  This week's challenge is to travel back to the
  80s and have fun with the rich cultural tapestry
  that was Smash Hits magazine. 

  Challenge suggested by Monkeon (possibly)
http://b3ta.com/challenge/smash-hits/


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  THANKS:
  This issue was written by Rob Manuel with David
  Stevenson. Stuff sent in by via Trente-six,
  BrokenCoccyx, @, Bobod & Pazuzu, quinze,
  Sherbets Leaf. Image challenge by Fraser Lewry.
  Mike Trinder is QOTW bloke. Top Tip via Just a
  vagabond.
  
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  TOP TIP:
  Make people think you're a bull, by making
  "horns" on the top of your head with your
  pointed fingers, lowering your head, and
  charging at them.


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  FUCKING HELL WE GOT AN AD!

  Please click on this, you lovely people.
  Glaswegian Kim Kardashian trawls the nation's
  charity shops.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNnvT1Wgn_o

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