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Gamification is the worst word in the English language, but importantly, also the worst thing a person can do to an ordinary activity. And yet, I have the perspicacity to recognise that there are many areas of my life at which I am no good, and perhaps would do better were it a game. Here are a few:

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Once one of the original co-founders of Rock Paper Shotgun, they killed me out of jealousy. I now run buried-treasure.org

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