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reQuest 2018

A new quest for a new year.

Let's celebrate the new year with a new kind of Quest! The inaugural reQuest will run for the month of January and will involve YOU writing 3 or more writeups based on requests you will receive from other noders who are also participating. As a bonus for participating, you can also make requests from other noders for the writeups you want to read.


How It Works

Do you ever think, "I wish noder would write more like this"?

Do you ever wonder, "What do my fellow noders want me to write?"

The reQuest is here for you!

Each participating reQuester will receive at least 3 anonymous requests for a writeup, submitted by fellow reQuesters. A request might be for a topic, style or format. ReQuesters fill their requests by noding them! Be sure to /msg reQuest to let us know that you have…

The fifty-move rule is a rule in chess which states that either player may declare a draw if no pawn has been moved and no piece has been captured within the last 50 moves.

This fairly simply rule has a somewhat contentious history. It was originally stated by Ruy López in his Libro de la invención liberal y arte del juego del Axedrez (1561), and has been questioned ever since, with Pietro Carrera arguing for a 24-move rule and Bourdonnais arguing for a…

The sunrise comes slowly
a warm sky spills its colors upwards and casts its light back down
competing with the light rising from the hungry flames
both softly illuminating a poster nailed to a telephone pole

But we are not taking anything more than we need
in this city of fire, we are all made hunters

News for Noders

December 1: Iron Noder has ended, and the initial results are in!

December 12: Happy birthday to horacetheclown!

December 12: Happy Hanukkah!

December 25: Merry Christmas!

Coming in January: sign up now for the reQuest 2018!

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.

November 1 - The IRON NODER CHALLENGE starts today and runs through December 1. It's never too late to sign up, and all writeups get rewards. /msg mauler if you'd like to participate!

November 1 - Happy Birthday Zephronias!

November 5 - Bonfire Night in the UK.

November 11 - Veterans Day in the US.

November 26 - Thanksgiving in the US.

November 27 - Happy Birthday Estelore!

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.

October 1: This is the month of We All Float Down Here: The 2017 Halloween Horrorquest.

October 12: Rest in Peace, sarabandegreen.

October 17: Happy Birthday gnarl!

October 31: Something spooky will probably happen today. It usually does.

Get ready for IRON NODER X: XTREME XCELLENCE, coming November 1st!

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.

September 16 Feliz cumpleaños Ancientsnow!

September 18 Happy birthday Stuart!

September 18 Stanislav Petrov has died.

September 19 Talk like a pirate day. Arrh!

September 27 Happy birthday Uberbanana!

Get ready for the Halloween Horrorquest, coming next month!

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.

August 4 Happy birthday avalyn!

August 6 広島

August 27 Happy birthday Bitriot

If you have an item for this calendar, /msg Tem42.