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The WatchmanThe Watchman Owner
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I need to put my nose to the grindstone and power through the rest of Breath of the Wild before Mario Odyssey comes out
 

nerdberryNerdberry Owner
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Hope everyone is safe during these hurricanes and wildfires! Irma and Harvey are total b-holes.
 

elder grapeVariand Owner
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Framework and several plugins updated. Several issues fixed. Let me or other admins know if you find goofy stuff
 

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Thinking of doing a stream series soon. The theme: Retro games I never beat as a kid and want to try again. Thoughts?
 

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Required Information for Members

Hello to all new and returning Baconeers!  This area is intended as a hub to group together all of the “required reading” as well as optional articles that we would like for all members to read through before submitting articles for approval.  We know that at times this process can seem lengthy and trite, but with a little bit of practice it becomes second nature.  Please note that this procedure has been refined and revised over time to best reflect what we’ve learned.  We hope you’ll realize that all of these instructions are either in the interest of uniformity, for the benefit of accessibility, or to ensure maximum integration of your article into both the site and the larger Internet.

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    6. After Submission
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  13. Exceptions
  14. Termination Policy and Procedure
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    6. Featured Posts / Homepage Slideshow
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