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Your Thursday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

On Smarm: The six million word takedown of Dave Eggers you've been praying for all these years is finally here. And it's amazing. [H/t: Gawker

UC Berkeley Football to Play on Kabam Field: The mobile gaming company we'd never heard of until right now will pay $18 million over 15 years for the rights. Hope this turns out better than the Coliseum. [H/t: VentureBeat]

Uber to Deliver Christmas Trees: We're still waiting for them to show up with our kitten. [H/t: SFGate]

It's Cold! Here's How You Can Help the Homeless: This. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

Help! My Married Brother Is Trolling for Strange on Ashley Madison: And you're doing what on the website yourself exactly? [H/t: 7x7]

The Big 4 to Renovate, Stay Mostly the Same: Face it, if it's dining with plutocrats you're after, the Battery is still your best option. [H/t: Eater SF]

Google-Backed Anti-Patent Troll Bill Passes House: Trolls. They're not just for bridges anymore. [H/t: TechCrunch]

How Watching Paint Dry Could Help SF Cyclists: A huge backlog in painting bike lanes could imperil the City's transit goals.  [H/t: SF Bay Guardian]


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