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Don't forget - This Sunday is the NerdBacon Game of the Year Awards Spectacular! - 8pm EST on

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

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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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Below is a list of sites that we’re currently involved in.  Some of them are running fairly smoothly, while others could use the assistance of seasoned users.  Take a minute to look through them and see if you can help, and also follow the links so that you can add/follow/friend Nerd Bacon on the networks that you use!

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Twitter is another network that we’ve stayed on top of since the beginning. Our number of followers has steadily risen, but we are always looking to reach out to more and more interested parties. We would welcome any suggestions.

Apart from seeking out new contacts, we’re able to keep up with Twitter pretty good. Like Facebook, you can help us by tweeting articles that you like using the buttons at the bottom of the page. It’s very easy and only takes a few seconds.

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Google+ is another service that’s integrated into the site (you’ll see the icon at the bottom along with those for Twitter and Facebook) and for that reason, we’d like to do our best to get more active on it as much as we can. It’ll likely become similar to our Facebook page, but that’s ok, because we’re still reaching people.

This is an area we’re just starting to work on and we could really use some help. Anyone familiar with Google+ who would be willing to work on this aspect would be a great assistance. Someone who could help us maintain our Google+ page from day to day without needing to take explicit direction from us would be ideal. We need to actively connect with others through Google+ as well as keep our end stocked with contents/updates as well.

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One of the reasons Nerd Bacon was started was to give us an outlet for our large collections of video game related stuff. We’ve started using Flickr to show off pictures of our collections and rare items, and we want to involve as many members as possible!

If you have pictures of your video gaming stuff, we’d love to put them on the Flickr page! Collections of games, collections of systems, rare games/hardware/anything else are all fair game. Just email them to and we’ll take care of the rest. All images will be watermarked, but if you want to save us some time, you can learn how to watermark them yourself. Making sure the site’s address is visible on every single image ensures that interested viewers know where to find us. This is ongoing, so even if you don’t have any pictures right now, we’ll always be accepting them.

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We’re interested in getting involved with a number of other sites as time goes on, but we will inevitably need help managing these sites and using them to their fullest potential. Any experience or knowledge is welcome. Which sites are most important for us to get involved on? Which are the easiest? What can you best help us with? Experience would be great, but we would be glad to give any enthusiastic individuals a chance to help out!

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