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Akoha looks to me like a brilliant idea:

Akoha is the world’s first social reality game where you can earn points by playing real-world missions with your friends. Missions might include giving someone your favorite book, inviting a friend for drinks, or buying a friend some chocolate.
The essentials as as follows: You buy an inexpensive deck of cards. Each card describes a mission that can be thought of as a deliberate act of kindness. When you perform a mission, you give the card to the recipient of the kindness. He or she enters a unique code on that card on the Akoha website, at which point you receive karma points. The recipient can then use the same card to perform an act of kindness for someone else -- cards can be reused indefinitely. There is a variety of rewards for accumulating karma points.

This is one of those "why didn't I think of that?" ideas, so good that I instantly bought a set of starter decks -- one for myself and four more to pass out to friends.

I'll report back here on how it goes.


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