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WTO World Toilet Day Charity Drive was a Complete Success!

We did it, brigade! Thanks to bucket brigadier Omninuts and his Nutsack community on Twitch, we not only met our goal of $400 (Singapore), we blasted right past it! As of this morning, our campaign has raised $729 - and it’s not even over! We still have until November 18 at midnight to raise as much as possible for the World Toilet Organization. The incredible success of this campaign has brought new light to my heart and I am more determined than ever to bring you top notch gaming shitters. So I have decided that for every Bucket Brigade submission of a new shitter, I will donate five dollars to this cause. It is going to really add up and I’m very excited to post a new shitter submission link on the page. This submitter will be available shortly. Check it out and send those shitters.

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November 19 is World Toilet Day 2020!

Every year on November 19, the World Toilet Organization celebrates their victories, outlines new goals, and presents their plea to the world at large for donations to their incredible charity effort to bring safe and clean toilets to underserved communities. Just some of their projects this year included waterless composting toilets in Xi`an City, China! The WTO also expanded their Rainbow School Toilet Program in China. You can read their Annual Report from 2019 here, and please look forward to their updated 2020 Annual Report in the coming days.

Bucket Brigade, this year we are doing something special for our friends at the World Toilet Organization. The Gaming Thrones community is seeking to raise $400 (Singapore) before World Toilet Day - November 19 - to add to the WTO yearly goal! Whether you are a veteran brigadier, or if you wish to join the ranks as a new member: Please consider being part of our charity drive by making a secure PayPal donation via our Campaign Link! You can give any amount - even a donation of $5 will help us reach our goal. What might seem like a drop in the bucket can add up significantly! You’ll be a part of making a world of difference for a person you may never meet, but who will thank you multiple times daily. Additionally, myself, and the WTO at large will sincerely thank you for your contribution. To ensure the funds get to the destination before World Toilet Day, the fundraising will close on November 18, 2020 at midnight.

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Who Gives A Crap

From Melbourne Australia, the Who Gives A Crap company makes toilet paper and facial tissue from 100% recycled materials and/or 100% bamboo. What’s so remarkable about that, I can hear you asking? They also donate 50% of profits to sanitation charity efforts like WASH, SHOFCO, and WaterAid. Earlier this year, Who Gives A Crap donated $4 MILLION to their charity partners. That money goes to build toilets and improve sanitation services for the over TWO BILLION people on the planet without access to a decent shitter. Check out their Talking Crap blog for more information about their charity work.

This toilet paper looks pretty fucking great and I really want to get myself a box of the Play Edition. Themed like a toy box, the paper wrappers are cheerfully designed, and the packaging (which is both sustainably-sourced and recyclable) makes a fun and useful object even after it’s empty.

Everybody poops and as long as you’re buying toilet paper, you may as well help build toilets for your fellow man by investing in a company that’s doing the hard work for us: Honorary Bucket Brigadiers, Who Gives A Crap TP!

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We are officially friends!

We are so thrilled and so proud to announce that the World Toilet Organization has given this incredible Certificate of Friendship to Gaming Thrones. A beautiful plaque which I am proud to hang on my wall. The design is in a handsome and stylish toilet bowl blue, and signed by my hero Jack Sim, so I actually have his autograph now.

I would like to take this opportunity to mention that during this time of global awareness around COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic, proper sanitation is of paramount importance. The necessity is poignant that all people have access to this basic human right - a safe and clean toilet. And because I know that my Bucket Brigade is as equally passionate about toilets, I am asking you to please celebrate Friendship Day with us by navigating to the World Toilet Organization to make a secure donation of $5. You can donate with PayPal, and there’s even a recurring payment option. For the price of a coffee, we can make a difference.

Thank you for celebrating Friendship Day, July 25, along with me and Jack Sim!

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We finally have a Mobile Version!

“It’s not flawless, but it’s here” is what the delivery doctor said when they handed Baby Ulfric Stormcloak to his mother. It’s also the announcement I’m making today about the new mobile version of Gaming Thrones! I’m very excited to present this mobile version, as it is the result of a lot of hard work. It will probably receive numerous adjustments in the coming days, but it is my hope that this new application will be exactly what the Bucket Brigade needs when you’re on the go. To properly view the mobile theme, you might have to flush the cached data from when you viewed the site previously with your device.

Thanks for your continued viewership, Bucket Brigade!

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Nerds On Display Podcast!

Last night I was a guest on Nerds On Display, hosted by Maven from Maven’s Madhouse! I got to meet five great streamers with varying points of focus. We talked about the future of E-Sports, the appeal of mainstream anime, cosplay as an artform and career, games as social gathering hubs, as well a other topics. There’s a little segment about Gaming Thrones around the 2 hr. 15 min. mark!

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Behold!!

Check out our new layout. You can preview some of the upcoming features on the far left. I’m very excited that we will soon be able to accept screenshot submissions! Take a minute to check out the link at the bottom, for our favorite charity, the World Toilet Organization. Also, look forward to an improved interface for mobile users that will be available in the near future.

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Today’s Sunday Mail Bag letter comes from loyal Bucket Brigadier imsopopfly. This fan letter was sent in November of 2018, while we were still on Tumblr. Notes like these are dear to my heart. I really treasure that you have been following my adventures for so long. Thank you for your support, Brigadier!

Here are some things that will be coming soon to Gaming Thrones!

  • Shitter Submitter! You will be able to submit your own screenshots to Gaming Thrones.
  • Mailbag! Send a personal message directly to the author of this blog.
  • A Surprise!!
    • There will soon be a brand new interactive link on the lefthand nav bar that I’m eager to share with you, and that I hope each and every Bucket Brigadier will visit, when it is added to the site.

That’s all for now! As always, thank you for your readership.

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We’ve Migrated Away from Tumblr!

A combination of Tumblr’s codebase being limiting or difficult to work with, and their recent changes to their definition of censorship, has prompted this change. I think this will be a good change! We were getting too comfortable on Tumblr, anyway. “Fat as a buttered bishop,” as Osferth of Wessex would say. So now we have a new layout and banner, and some new features coming soon. Enjoy!!