First Post! October 17, 2019

It's time to kick off our day of posting at Shacknews. Here's your First Post!


Hey Shacknews, it's time for the First Post! This is our official start to posting on the site today. Please take a look.

Some jaboofer punched Browns DE Myles Garrett 

The Cleveland Browns are off to a poor start, but there is no need for violence. An alleged Browns fan punched defensive end Myles Garrett while posing to want a picture. Myles could easily kill the man, but he exhibited some unparalleled chill.

T-Mobile and Sprint merger approved by the FCC

Hooray! Even less competition for U.S. wireless phone carriers.
Hooray! Even less competition for U.S. wireless phone carriers.

The Federal Communications Commission has given approval to a $26.5 billion merger between Sprint and T-Mobile. Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel told The Atlantic that the deal will "only hurt consumers." There were only two dissenting opinions on the commission.

Shacknews Photo Assignments


We are now voting for Assignment #259: Birds! Keep an eye out for Galadriel07's Chatty thread about the voting results.

CHEAP GOLF is out now on iOS and Android

Our good buddy SUSAN's game CHEAP GOLF is out now on the App Store and Android.

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Lola is the best.
Lola is the best.

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Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

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