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The sneaky designers at Beats by Dre employ a clever trick to make you think that the company’s plastic headphones are durable products worth the premium price.
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Type of Appeal: Rejected new submission does not meet the criteria

Portal Title: Crane Cemetery
Location: 41.404999, -73.717209

Streetview: https://www.google.com/maps/@41.405011,-73.717243,3a,75y,98.49h,77.5t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1s0NbVo4tJIH8VcVWV8IJqCQ!2e0

Details: This is an official historical marker created by the Putnam Historical Society.  Captain John Crane and a few other revolutionary war soldiers were buried here.  

This website further details the historical significance:  http://putnamgraveyards.com/carmel/crane/index.html

It falls under the following Portal criteria category.  

A LOCATION WITH A COOL STORY, A PLACE IN HISTORY OR EDUCATIONAL VALUE
Interesting story behind the location/object (Graveyard set on farmland which belonged to Captain John Crane and Crane house still stands up the road from here)
Historical significance (apart from just being old) - Buried local soldiers from Revolutionary War)
Historical sites and markers (marker set by Putnam County Historical Society)

Several other similar portals for revolutionary war soldiers' grave sites marked by the Putnam Historical Society were also rejected.
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At least it wasn't an HISTORIC Cemetery.
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Desert Wushu Warrior
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Cool.
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Ellie knows what you need to fix your problems.  http://bit.ly/NzOOb8
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No write-up needed, title and strip says it all. Very nice.
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Optimus who?  Grimlock better be the main hero of the new Tranformers movie.  http://bit.ly/1eO90fP
I watched the trailer for Transformers, but I’m still not convinced that it was really Grimlock. It looked bad-ass, but knowing Michael Bay, he probably will screw it up somehow. My guess is that the he will unveil a second half twist in which we find out that the dinobot was actually Shia Labouef in …
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Wow!!! Sydney says she "wants you to take her over to that place!"
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I was walking by a GameStop, and the next thing I know, I'm waking up next to this PS4 on the floor of my apartment.
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haha awesome :)  great birthday gift… happy birthday!!
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Sunset over the mojave desert with my lady.
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Yea.  I posted this before I realized how terrible that place was.
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In today's comic we recap Smashing Avatar's Valentine's Day.   http://bit.ly/1m2n0bH
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New Smashing Avatar comic ponders the difficulty of making it to the bathroom drunk.  http://bit.ly/1ffD99G
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  • University of New Hampshire
    Masters of Science in Computer Science, 2005 - 2007
  • Qunnipiac University
    Mathematics, 2002 - 2005
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I write a webcomic which appears for your enjoyment Mondays and Thursdays on SmashingAvatar.com.  Video games play a part in all of this, but there is a lot of other stuff going into it too.  Crazy stuff. 
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Writer for Smashing Avatar Webcomic
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    Head Writer, 2011 - present
  • Liberty Mutual
    Senior Software Developer, 2007 - present
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