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fishingboatproceeds:

Choose our World Cup team.

Nerdfighter Kiva Group.

In which John discusses the forthcoming 2013 Project for Awesome, the health of the Bank of Nerdfighteria, the strength of Toby Turner’s arms, the nerdfighter kiva group, and the Foundation to Decrease Worldsuck.

Oh, and there is a surprise.

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stationarykinematics:

The new commemorative Kiva Nerdfighters 2million dollar mug.

This mug was awarded as a prize to the Kiva Nerdfighter who guessed the exact time we would lend our two millionth dollar.

This occurred about 11am on Friday March 8th.

Text says: Nerdfighters Grind Our Two Million Beans. March 8, 2013

Also included are a Kiva logo’ed coffee grinder, an ancient globe of less suck, a quaint coffee tray, some spoons and of course the initialism - DFTBA.

If you haven’t yet joined the Nerdfighters group on Kiva or don’t visit us often, you’re missing out on lots of fun contests, challenges, lending themes and other such good stuff. Come on over!

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thehpalliance:

On the day that the Nerdfighter Kiva Lending Team hit $2 million, our Executive Director Andrew Slack was able to snap this photo with Muhammed Yunus at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. 
In 2006, Muhammed Yunus and Grameen Bank received the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts through microcredit to create economic and social development from below.” They basically invented the concept behind Kiva and microfinancing.
Let it be known: Muhammed Yunus Doesn’t Forget to Be Awesome!

thehpalliance:

On the day that the Nerdfighter Kiva Lending Team hit $2 million, our Executive Director Andrew Slack was able to snap this photo with Muhammed Yunus at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum. 

In 2006, Muhammed Yunus and Grameen Bank received the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts through microcredit to create economic and social development from below.” They basically invented the concept behind Kiva and microfinancing.

Let it be known: Muhammed Yunus Doesn’t Forget to Be Awesome!

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The Gray Speckled Walls Encroach: The Perks and Liabilities of Frequent Flying

In which John makes an old school vlogbrothers video from an airport. OBVIOUSLY I MADE THIS BEFORE WE HIT 1,000,000 SUBSCRIBERS. To celebrate, let’s get the nerdfighter kiva group to $2,000,000 in loans: http://www.kiva.org/invitedto/nerdfig…

Thanks to all of you for creating this amazing community with us. I feel so lucky to be a nerdfighter. Your commitment to increasing awesome and decreasing suck inspires me every day. DFTBA.

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Thanks to all of you who donated to the Nerdfighter Kiva group's KI7A fundraiser, we were able to raise enough money (almost $1500!) to purchase an interactive whiteboard for the Kiva offices. Just today, Brandon, Kiva’s community marketing coordinator, posted a thank you video and the following message on the group’s wall:

Hey Nerdfighters!

At the end of last year, you rallied together to buy us an amazing magic whiteboard. Well we got it installed, and thought you’d like to see it in action. Check out this video we made for you! youtu.be/Ap8KM4bl-OA

Thank you again for your incredible generosity and passion for Kiva!

-Brandon
Community Marketing Coordinator, Kiva.org

Huzzah and huzzah!

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Economics and Dentistry: YOUTUBE’S FAVORITE TOPICS

Join the Kiva nerdfighters:http://www.kiva.org/invitedto/nerdfighters/by/paul24871641

In which John delivers the semi-annual-ish report on the Bank of Nerdfighteria’s health and various projects, including both of its Charlie McDonnell-like arms, the lending arm and the giving arm. Also, John takes you on a trip in his new Chevy Volt (yay!) to the dentist (boo!).

Places to be a nerdfighter mentioned in this video include:

Our Pants: http://nerdfighteria.vanillaforums.com/
The Ning: http://www.nerdfighters.com
The Minecraft Server IP: http://mc.nerdfighteria.com
The Nerdfighter Subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/nerdfighters
Effyeahnerdfighters: http://www.effyeahnerdfighters.com
Adult Nerdfighters facebook:http://www.facebook.com/groups/197523853706484/?fref=ts
Vyou http://vyou.com/group/p/87
Location Specific Nerdfighter Facebook Groups:http://effyeahnerdfighters.com/localnfgroups

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We would like to remind you that there is still time to donate!

So as you might have heard by now, October 26th is Kiva’s 7th birthday! To celebrate this, the team captains have joined forces with EffYeahNerdfighters to show the people over at the Kiva office just how much we love them!

Starting RIGHT NOW, and throughout October, we’re holding a Nerdfighter fundraiser that is going to French ALL The Llamas! There’s no reason not to donate!

Every single penny collected will be donated to Kiva at the end on the month, not as loans though, no, we’ve got better plans! We’re gonna buy them proper gifts that they actually want! You see Kiva’s got a wishlist over at Amazon so we know exactly what they want! (You can check out their wishlist here: dft.ba/-kivawishlist)
We’ve set up a Nerdfighter account on PayPal to receive all your generous donations to. All you have to do is donate $5 or more, via a direct PayPal transfer to the PayPal account connected to nerdvember@gmail.com.

So go ahead and donate as much as you want! Help spread the news about KI7A across the interwebz on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, the NING, Your Pants, YouTube and every other forum where Nerdfighters hang out! #KI7A FTW!

For more specifics, see this very informative flyer: dft.ba/-donate2kiva

And if you have any questions, ask away!

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****IT’S KI7A TIME!****

depressedguyswithguitars:

So as you might have heard by now, October 26th is Kiva’s 7th birthday! To celebrate this, the team captains have joined forces with EffYeahNerdfighters to show the people over at the Kiva office just how much we love them!

Starting RIGHT NOW, and throughout October, we’re holding a Nerdfighter fundraiser that is going to French ALL The Llamas! There’s no reason not to donate!

Every single penny collected will be donated to Kiva at the end on the month, not as loans though, no, we’ve got better plans! We’re gonna buy them proper gifts that they actually want! You see Kiva’s got a wishlist over at Amazon so we know exactly what they want! (You can check out their wishlist here: dft.ba/-kivawishlist)
We’ve set up a Nerdfighter account on PayPal to receive all your generous donations to. All you have to do is donate $5 or more, via a direct PayPal transfer to the PayPal account connected to nerdvember@gmail.com.

So go ahead and donate as much as you want! Help spread the news about KI7A across the interwebz on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, the NING, Your Pants, YouTube and every other forum where Nerdfighters hang out! #KI7A FTW!

For more specifics, see this very informative flyer: dft.ba/-donate2kiva

And if you have any questions, ask away!

Letting y’all know that this is a thing that is still happening!

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Kiva nerds assemble!

So as you might have heard by now, October 26th is Kiva’s 7th birthday! To celebrate this, the team captains have joined forces with EffYeahNerdfighters to show the people over at the Kiva office just how much we love them!

Starting RIGHT NOW, and throughout October, we’re holding a Nerdfighter fundraiser that is going to French ALL The Llamas! There’s no reason not to donate!

Every single penny collected will be donated to Kiva at the end on the month, not as loans though, no, we’ve got better plans! We’re gonna buy them proper gifts that they actually want! You see Kiva’s got a wishlist over at Amazon so we know exactly what they want! (You can check out their wishlist here: dft.ba/-kivawishlist)
We’ve set up a Nerdfighter account on PayPal to receive all your generous donations to. All you have to do is donate $5 or more, via a direct PayPal transfer to the PayPal account connected to nerdvember@gmail.com.

So go ahead and donate as much as you want! Help spread the news about KI7A across the interwebz on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, the NING, Your Pants, YouTube and every other forum where Nerdfighters hang out! #KI7A FTW!

For more specifics, see this very informative flyer: dft.ba/-donate2kiva

And if you have any questions, ask away!

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