Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 20, 2011.

Update #47

From TM to R (and beyond)

**news flash**

Today is my 36th birthday and the USPTO made me a beautiful present:
Dice Age is now ® and not TM anymore. We won.
This foxy-dodgy episode ended this morning for sure and I listened to you and we held the ground.

This was the first battle that turned the tide of the war.
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      Creator Otter on December 23, 2011

      Oh, hoorah!!!

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      Creator Tristan V Convert on December 20, 2011

      @ L.W. That's the word.

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      Creator L.W. Brown on December 20, 2011

      Clarity of purpose + consistent action = the best path to success. You are blessed.

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      Creator Nicholas W. Peddicord on December 20, 2011

      Congratulations hopefully this is a sine of luck, in all your bureaucratic invaders over the coming year.

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      Creator Devin Dinkins on December 20, 2011

      Congratulations and happy birthday to you Tristan!

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      Creator H Lynnea on December 20, 2011

      First of all, Congratulations on another successful trip around the sun. Second, that's awesome news about the Trademark!

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      Creator Nicholas Witchey on December 20, 2011

      Tristen, you rock! Congrats on both the mark and your B-day!

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      Creator Bryan Graham on December 20, 2011

      Congratulations! I'm fantastically happy to see that the good guys won!

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      Creator Nicolas Dementen on December 20, 2011

      Sweet! Congrats Tristan!

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      Creator Tristan V Convert on December 20, 2011

      Thank you, guys.

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