You’re a savvy consumer used to pulling yourself up by your bootstraps. So if you were a jobless parent, down to your last $1,000, you could make it work, right? Spent is a new free online “game” that tests to see whether you have what it takes. Put out by the Urban Ministries of Durham, it’s less fun than a sobering dose of reality. - via The Consumerist
I played and got my car repo’d, ended up sacrificing chicken for ramen, had to let a friend move in with me to make rent, and a whole lotta other sht that hit way too close to home. This is like Oregon Trail for my life and a ton of folks I know.