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Project:Shadow 2008 February Newsletter
Project:Shadow HQ is now up to 20 members! Thanks to everyone who is spreading the word, great job! If you haven’t already invited your friends to join the party send them an e-vite AT http://rurl.org/bol or put a Project:Shadow HQ badge http://rurl.org/bom on your web site, blog or MySpace profile!
A Call to Writers
this month we added a new group within the HQ where writers have gathered to share in their experiences and to mutually help each other out. Check out more in the HQ at hq.projectshadow.com
Like to shop? Need to shop? Get your shopping done with us at ProjectShadow.com/shop. We set up a store so that you can get your shopping done in one stop, stores include Amazon, Hot Topic, and Sharper Image. Not only is it convent but it also helps to support our work here at Project: Shadow. We also have cool t-shirts, posters, and other merchandise available.
Renter or Theater Game
Join in on the new game in the HQ called Renter or Theater. We have posted several trailers for movies that will come out this month and started discussion threads. Members are watching the trailers and then giving their opinion as to wether they will rent or watch the film in the theater.
Listen Live, daily, to our new podcast Project:Shadow Informant: We are doing a live podcast Monday through Friday at 1:30 est on talk shue http://rurl.org/a8j. You can also subscribe to the podcast by going to www.ProjectShadowInformant.com. On the Project:Shadow Informant we cover news and topics related to the speculative fiction culture. Its great fun and a nice way to keep up as per what is going on, join us!
We Love Net Flix! We have been a member of Netflix for more than five years now and it is great! Before that we would spend one to three hours in the video store every Friday looking and trying to decide what video we wanted to rent (a large chunk of this time was spent trying to remember what videos were out that we wanted to see), spend all that money on the rentals, and then have to go through the hassle of trying to watch and return the video so that we would not get charged a late fee. This terrible experience was flipped with Netflix. Now we have a list of videos that we want to see set up. Whenever we see a trailer for a movie or show that we want to rent we just add it to our list and when it gets released to dvd about a year latter the video just arrives! Now every week we get excited waiting for the mail to arrive so that we can see what new videos arrive. We watch them when we get time to watch them. Then when we are done watching it (in some cases this can take several weeks to accomplish partially due to some hectic event that takes up all of our time and in some situations it's because we end up watching it over and over again) we just drop it in the mail. If you don't already use Netflix then go to www.ProjectShadow.com and get your videos today!
Yes you can be the featured contributor in the HQ. Every week we are looking for the best contribution, that could be a video, a comment, a blog post, a picture, ect. The contributing member who wins will be featured on the main page for a week.
What is on YOUR mind
***Have you shared with us your latest comments? We now have over 66 forum topics up on the HQ. If you have a forum topic that you would love to share with the group then go to the HQ and add them! Comments are also back up in the Project Shadow Symposium. Members may now put comments on any blog post that we post in the symposium. You will need to use your Project Shadow HQ log in id to have access to the comment ability. To read the blog posts go to www.ProjectShadow.com/symposium
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