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Cum AllYeFaithful
Oct 21, 2020

by Fluffdaddy


https://www.kickstarter.com/project...e-achievements/

"Think of them as collectibles you earn" (by buying them and just giving them to yourself arbitrarily)

How do I use IRLA?

To begin your IRLA journey, all you have to do is answer this question:

What do I want to experience, achieve, track, or improve?

Learn a new language?
Play more tabletop games?
Drink more water each day?
Pick up a new instrument?
Be more mindful of the time you spend on your devices?
Run a 10K? A half-marathon? A marathon?
Watch those films/TV series you keep putting off?
Get out of your comfort zone?
Read more?
Make healthier food choices?
Better your local community?
Track video game challenges?
Explore new places?

"I beat Halo on legendary mode, time to break out a new videogame token!"

Buy our stupid tokens today and celebrate your mediocrity with a commemorative cringe-trinket forever!

I challenge anyone to find an active kickstarter project stupider than this!

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gary oldmans diary
Sep 26, 2005



given that this is absolutely dumb as hell the appropriate course of action is to find out how to invest everything i own in it because morons will eat it up

Loden Taylor
Aug 11, 2003






Cum AllYeFaithful posted:

I challenge anyone to find an active kickstarter project stupider than this!

is there an achievement for finding a stupider one?

Pajser
Jan 28, 2006


hasn't this already been done before?
i recall a lot of noise about "gamifying" work and stuff a few years ago

Pennywise the Frown
May 10, 2010



Upset Trowel

Lol. You make up you're own "achievements" and arbitrary rules and you give yourself the tokens that you yourself bought. Jesus.

I can buy an advent calendar and just eat all of the chocolates whenever I want. No one is stopping me.

1redflag
Feb 15, 2012

I'm accidentally a suicide bomber!


Merit badges were so much cooler

Vidmaster
Oct 26, 2002





Sadly the Kickstarter page was removed, but the dumbest KS I’ve seen was for a board game called “Bag of Penis”. Fortunately some of the info was preserved at BGG: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/309956/bag-penis

Ehud
Sep 19, 2003

"When you put your hand into a bunch of goo that a moment before was your quarterback's face, you'll know what to do."



it's really dumb and I'm mad I didn't come up with it

RepeatingMeme
Dec 27, 2012

The lights are on
but nobody's home





Pennywise the Frown posted:

I can buy an advent calendar and just eat all of the chocolates whenever I want. No one is stopping me.


This must be that war on christmas ive heard so much about

Colonel Cancer
Sep 26, 2015

I thought it was time you had a new av so typed in random picture and this is what came up


AR app that lets u LVL up irl! With a loud ding

Sid Vicious
Jan 1, 1970



drat that's basically printing money with how many dumbass people there are. Jealous I don't have the capacity to scam people like this I could come up with some good ideas!

William Henry Hairytaint
Oct 29, 2011



Achievements are stupid as gently caress in videogames and they sure as hell don't belong in real life

Colonel Cancer
Sep 26, 2015

I thought it was time you had a new av so typed in random picture and this is what came up


We need gangtags and AVs but IRL

Cum AllYeFaithful
Oct 21, 2020

by Fluffdaddy


Colonel Cancer posted:

We need gangtags and AVs but IRL

Sid Vicious
Jan 1, 1970




lmao

amotea
Mar 23, 2008


Grimey Drawer

[img]https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/031/171/192/c329e712d2c03ac9d0ce48cdc5fba04c_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-2.1.0&w=680&fit=max&v=1603766892&auto=format&frame=1&q=92&s=a1e404174c01443f395ce7e7188dee86[/img]

Sid Vicious
Jan 1, 1970



amotea posted:

[timg]https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/031/171/192/c329e712d2c03ac9d0ce48cdc5fba04c_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-2.1.0&w=680&fit=max&v=1603766892&auto=format&frame=1&q=92&s=a1e404174c01443f395ce7e7188dee86[/timg]

lol

amotea
Mar 23, 2008


Grimey Drawer

Ugh just imagine you saw a picture of a guy wearing one of those cringe trinkets as a watch

Sid Vicious
Jan 1, 1970



i have aphantasia

Cum AllYeFaithful
Oct 21, 2020

by Fluffdaddy


Welp I guess this was a pretty decent grift after all, because they just surpassed their minimum funding ($10,000). I did not expect this.

Ignatius M. Meen
May 26, 2011

Hello yes I heard there was a lovely trainwreck here and...

I give this a month, tops, before there's a 'scandal' with one of the top backers just instantly achieving everything in every pack they buy and zooming to the top of the high score list, instantly rendering it worthless. Bonus points if all the top contributors who aren't family/friends are doing that and the project only met its goal because of the cheaters.

Hardawn
Mar 15, 2004


College Slice

I can't wait to pass my tokens to my shithead nephew when I die. Haha, he's gonna be pissed. He'll probably through them in the trash afterwards... My life's accomplishments in a classy attaché lost to the anals of time.

Cowman
Feb 14, 2006

Beware the cow






amotea posted:

[timg]https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/031/171/192/c329e712d2c03ac9d0ce48cdc5fba04c_original.jpg?ixlib=rb-2.1.0&w=680&fit=max&v=1603766892&auto=format&frame=1&q=92&s=a1e404174c01443f395ce7e7188dee86[/timg]

TheAardvark
Mar 3, 2019



Whoa, cool watch you have there bro.

Oh this? That's not a watch. That's an achievement I unlocked for Getting A 13 K/D/R Once.

Hello Sailor
May 3, 2006

we're all mad here


William Henry Hairytaint posted:

Achievements are stupid as gently caress in videogames and they sure as hell don't belong in real life

Post once more to become a Postmaster!!!

5800/5801

Pennywise the Frown
May 10, 2010



Upset Trowel

William Henry Hairytaint posted:

Achievements are stupid as gently caress in videogames and they sure as hell don't belong in real life

The only time I complete an achievement is when I see it pop up in the corner and I'm like, "what was that for?"

Pennywise the Frown
May 10, 2010



Upset Trowel

Sid Vicious posted:

i have aphantasia

Is that why you keep asking me for more and more dick pics?

Cum AllYeFaithful posted:

Welp I guess this was a pretty decent grift after all, because they just surpassed their minimum funding ($10,000). I did not expect this.

When I made my first post they were at $5000 something.

edit: now they're at $13,000

Pennywise the Frown fucked around with this message at 23:07 on Oct 27, 2020

gary oldmans diary
Sep 26, 2005



Pennywise the Frown posted:

Is that why you keep asking me for more and more dick pics?


When I made my first post they were at $5000 something.

edit: now they're at $13,000
they were at $3000 something when i posted like 15 min before you
should probably buy in and get your first editions. people will be sticking their achievements in their asses by the dozens in a year from now

Noblesse Obliged
Apr 7, 2012



I love this new capitalism that is for people too stupid to exchange money for ownership

mom and dad fight a lot
Sep 21, 2006

twenty-six characters long


This already exists. It's called going to school.

Fojar38
Sep 1, 2011


Sorry I meant to say I hope that the police use maximum force and kill or maim a bunch of innocent people, thus paving a way for a proletarian uprising and socialist utopia


also here's a stupid take
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mom and dad fight a lot posted:

This already exists. It's called going to school.

diplomas are more expensive and less useful though

Dr. Quarex
Apr 18, 2003

I'M A BIG DORK WHO POSTS TOO MUCH ABOUT CONVENTIONS LOOK AT THIS

TOVA TOVA TOVA


The popularity of this project makes me wonder if there is a large subset of people who cannot envision trying new things without a tangible way to brag to other people that they have done so. Well, beyond posting selfies

buglord
Jul 31, 2010




Buglord

I mean its not the *worst* kickstarter ive seen. For this to work you cant really cheat yourself and must have self discipline and people who try to gameify their lives dont strike me as that group which would be completely honest with this.

Dr. Quarex posted:

The popularity of this project makes me wonder if there is a large subset of people who cannot envision trying new things without a tangible way to brag to other people that they have done so. Well, beyond posting selfies

this too, to some extent. but also if you're living life doing things only to brag about them then it seems like you have much bigger problems that metal tokens cant fix.

SomedoodIV
Feb 28, 2013



Ordering an "I posted" achievement for myself rn

Flannelette
Jan 16, 2010



What's so dumb, armies have used it for 100s of years and it works really well.

Cum AllYeFaithful
Oct 21, 2020

by Fluffdaddy


Flannelette posted:

What's so dumb, armies have used it for 100s of years and it works really well.
Uhh..

Pretty sure soldiers don't buy the medals ahead of time and then award them to themselves whenever they feel accomplished.

Bit of an apples to oranges comparison, don't ya think?

TheAardvark
Mar 3, 2019


SomedoodIV posted:

Ordering an "I posted" achievement for myself rn

the posting set is such BS, the middle award is "purchase the forums"

Rutibex
Sep 9, 2001

Forums Rutabaga

im pretty sure the boy scouts beat them to this

SomedoodIV
Feb 28, 2013



Hidden achievement: Enter the forums via the matrix

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Do it ironically
Jul 13, 2010


I mean I get the chips for sobriety as addiction can be a mortal disease and I respect that but if someone came up to show me their token for drinking an average of 2 litres of water for a week like wtf

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