Top Other Reddit IAmA's http://www.topiama.com/cat/other The latest Other IAmA's collected from Reddit AcademicIamA (scientist and author) AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5940/iama-scientist-and-author-ama Hi IAmA, We are : /u/fortherefugees-Marc (Marc-André Séguin), /u/4therefugees-Michael (Michael Simkin) and /u/fortherefugees-admin (Our volunteer sysdamin who prefers to stay anonymous, but you can call me E.).

Marc Will be here from 1:30 to 2:30 EST

Michael & /u/fortherefugees-admin will be here from 1:30-3:30, but /u/fortherefugees-admin will attempt to deliver after, as well.

You can ask questions in English or French Vous pouvez poser vos questions en français aussi

Marc and Michael are immigration lawyers, /u/fortherefugees-admin is a Sysadmin/SRE

When Edward Snowden left the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong, his lawyer, Robbert Tibbo, kept him safe by hiding him with asylum seekers.

This came to light with the release of the Oliver Stone movie, 'Snowden'.

We're trying to help get these brave refugees to Canada. They also are forbidden from working in Hong Kong, and have had their funding cut by the Hong Kong government.

Our site is https://fortherefugees.com

Our donation page is https://fortherefugees.com/donate/

My Proof: Our site: https://fortherefugees.com/reddit-ama-verification/

We've Been tweeted about and have been on the news:

https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/844688378645938177

https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/839873102557294593

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2077404/hong-kong-asylum-seekers-who-sheltered-edward-snowden-filed

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edward-snowdon-family-shelter-hong-kong-canada-asylum-1.4018657

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-thursday-edition-1.3753202/snowden-escaped-arrest-with-help-from-a-canadian-and-refugees-in-hong-kong-1.3753207

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Thu, 06 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI am Jo-Anne McArthur, animal rights photojournalist and founder of the We Animals project. AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5932/i-am-joanne-mcarthur-animal-rights I’m Rusel DeMaria. I’m a writer, game designer, and narrative lead for Starfighter Inc. Come join me and I’ll tell you why narrative is so important in games and why our approach is like nothing you’ve ever seen in a team-based combat game. I’ll tell you how we’re going to get you involved in our world. We’ll surprise you. We’ll let you in on the secrets of The System. Ask me anything.

PROOF: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154534265299211&set=a.10150987060309211.428120.595984210&type=3&theater

CURRENT PROJECT: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/impellerstudios/starfighter-inc-0/comments

http://starfighterinc.gamepedia.com/Starfighter_Inc_Wiki

https://impellerstudios.com/

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Tue, 04 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Other-LiveI’m the CEO of Thryve, a service that provides gut test kits and probiotics to improve gut health. We’ve been featured on MIT Tech Review, Techstars, and several other publications. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5919/im-the-ceo-of-thryve-a-service-that-provides-gut 12 months ago I took an antibiotic and came down with a nasty stomach bug. I ended up being hospitalized and started researching the reasons for my illness. Turns out antibiotics wipes out all the good and bad bacteria in your system and sometimes the recovery isn't always optimal. Every since then I've been on a conquest to find out more about the bugs in our guts to improve overall health and wellness.

Check out Thryve here or following us on our Facebook, Twitter, and Blog for up to date research and news on the microbiome.

Disclaimer: I don't have any formal microbiology training, but have brought on super smart people with Ph.Ds in Biology and Bioinformatics from the likes of Stanford and Harvard to make Thryve a reality.

Proof

EDIT: We are ending our AMA now. We tried out best to answer everyone (even the top comments!). That said the amount of interest we had on here was really exciting. Thanks again to the Reddit community for engaging with us and allowing us to share the mission of Thryve with you all. Feel free to reach our directly or support@thryveinside if you'd like to followup. Cheers!

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Sat, 01 Apr 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI'm Arnie Niekamp, host of the improv comedy fantasy podcast Hello from the Magic Tavern. AMA! The rest of the cast will answer too! http://www.topiama.com/r/5922/im-arnie-niekamp-host-of-the-improv-comedy I’m Rusel DeMaria. I’m a writer, game designer, and narrative lead for Starfighter Inc. Come join me and I’ll tell you why narrative is so important in games and why our approach is like nothing you’ve ever seen in a team-based combat game. I’ll tell you how we’re going to get you involved in our world. We’ll surprise you. We’ll let you in on the secrets of The System. Ask me anything.

PROOF: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154534265299211&set=a.10150987060309211.428120.595984210&type=3&theater

CURRENT PROJECT: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/impellerstudios/starfighter-inc-0/comments

http://starfighterinc.gamepedia.com/Starfighter_Inc_Wiki

https://impellerstudios.com/

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherIamA Podcasting Pioneer & NPR Host AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5934/iama-podcasting-pioneer-npr-host-ama Hi IAmA, We are : /u/fortherefugees-Marc (Marc-André Séguin), /u/4therefugees-Michael (Michael Simkin) and /u/fortherefugees-admin (Our volunteer sysdamin who prefers to stay anonymous, but you can call me E.).

Marc Will be here from 1:30 to 2:30 EST

Michael & /u/fortherefugees-admin will be here from 1:30-3:30, but /u/fortherefugees-admin will attempt to deliver after, as well.

You can ask questions in English or French Vous pouvez poser vos questions en français aussi

Marc and Michael are immigration lawyers, /u/fortherefugees-admin is a Sysadmin/SRE

When Edward Snowden left the Mira Hotel in Hong Kong, his lawyer, Robbert Tibbo, kept him safe by hiding him with asylum seekers.

This came to light with the release of the Oliver Stone movie, 'Snowden'.

We're trying to help get these brave refugees to Canada. They also are forbidden from working in Hong Kong, and have had their funding cut by the Hong Kong government.

Our site is https://fortherefugees.com

Our donation page is https://fortherefugees.com/donate/

My Proof: Our site: https://fortherefugees.com/reddit-ama-verification/

We've Been tweeted about and have been on the news:

https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/844688378645938177

https://twitter.com/Snowden/status/839873102557294593

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2077404/hong-kong-asylum-seekers-who-sheltered-edward-snowden-filed

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edward-snowdon-family-shelter-hong-kong-canada-asylum-1.4018657

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-thursday-edition-1.3753202/snowden-escaped-arrest-with-help-from-a-canadian-and-refugees-in-hong-kong-1.3753207

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Fri, 31 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Other-LiveIAmA 17 year old employee working on the weekends where a kid can be a kid aka Chuck E. Cheese, AMA http://www.topiama.com/r/5902/iama-17-year-old-employee-working-on-the-weekends Hello Reddit! We are pharmacist, nurse and physician toxicologists and poison specialists at the National Capital Poison Center in Washington DC. It’s hard to imagine what people swallow, splash, or inhale by mistake, but collectively we’ve responded to more than million phone calls over the years about….you name it!

National Poison Prevention Week (March 19-25) is approaching. Take a few minutes to learn how to prevent and respond to a poison emergency. Be safe. AMA!

There are two ways to get free, confidential, expert help if a poisoning occurs:

1) Call 1-800-222-1222, or

2) Logon to poison.org to use the webPOISONCONTROL® tool for online guidance based on age, substance and amount swallowed. Bookmark that site, or download the app at the App Store or Google play.

You don’t have to memorize that contact info. Text “poison” to 484848 (don’t type the quotes) to save the contact info directly to your smart phone. Or download our vcard.

The National Capital Poison Center is a not-for-profit organization and accredited poison center. Free, expert guidance for poison emergencies – whether by telephone or online – is provided 24/7. Our services focus on the DC metro area, with a national scope for our National Battery Ingestion Hotline (202-625-3333), the webPOISONCONTROL online tool, and The Poison Post®. We are not a government agency. We depend on donations from the public.

Now for a bit of negative advertising: We hope you never need our service! So please keep your home poison safe.

AMA!

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Hey Redditors, thank you for all your amazing questions. We won't be taking any new questions, but will try to get to as many of the questions already asked that we can.

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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI am a florist ama! http://www.topiama.com/r/5900/i-am-a-florist-ama Hello Reddit! We are pharmacist, nurse and physician toxicologists and poison specialists at the National Capital Poison Center in Washington DC. It’s hard to imagine what people swallow, splash, or inhale by mistake, but collectively we’ve responded to more than million phone calls over the years about….you name it!

National Poison Prevention Week (March 19-25) is approaching. Take a few minutes to learn how to prevent and respond to a poison emergency. Be safe. AMA!

There are two ways to get free, confidential, expert help if a poisoning occurs:

1) Call 1-800-222-1222, or

2) Logon to poison.org to use the webPOISONCONTROL® tool for online guidance based on age, substance and amount swallowed. Bookmark that site, or download the app at the App Store or Google play.

You don’t have to memorize that contact info. Text “poison” to 484848 (don’t type the quotes) to save the contact info directly to your smart phone. Or download our vcard.

The National Capital Poison Center is a not-for-profit organization and accredited poison center. Free, expert guidance for poison emergencies – whether by telephone or online – is provided 24/7. Our services focus on the DC metro area, with a national scope for our National Battery Ingestion Hotline (202-625-3333), the webPOISONCONTROL online tool, and The Poison Post®. We are not a government agency. We depend on donations from the public.

Now for a bit of negative advertising: We hope you never need our service! So please keep your home poison safe.

AMA!

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Hey Redditors, thank you for all your amazing questions. We won't be taking any new questions, but will try to get to as many of the questions already asked that we can.

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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI am Dubfire. Grammy-award winning recording artist, owner of SCI+TEC, one half of Deep Dish, gastronome, Japanophile and saké fanatic! AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5880/i-am-dubfire-grammyaward-winning-recording-artist We are Max Bemis of Say Anything and Anthony Raneri of Bayside! We are about to head out on a co-headline tour together throughout the US, and we're bringing out our friends in Reggie and the Full Effect and Hot Rod Circuit. Come to the tour (grab your tix here - http://sayanything.shofetti.com / http://bayside.shofetti.com) and in the meantime - ask us anything you want right here!

Proof: https://twitter.com/BaysideBand/status/839272468737048577

https://twitter.com/SayAnythingMuz/status/839286224061804544

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Request[AMA Request] Any Current Border Agent or Customs Agent http://www.topiama.com/r/5891/ama-request-any-current-border-agent-or-customs Hello Reddit! We are pharmacist, nurse and physician toxicologists and poison specialists at the National Capital Poison Center in Washington DC. It’s hard to imagine what people swallow, splash, or inhale by mistake, but collectively we’ve responded to more than million phone calls over the years about….you name it!

National Poison Prevention Week (March 19-25) is approaching. Take a few minutes to learn how to prevent and respond to a poison emergency. Be safe. AMA!

There are two ways to get free, confidential, expert help if a poisoning occurs:

1) Call 1-800-222-1222, or

2) Logon to poison.org to use the webPOISONCONTROL® tool for online guidance based on age, substance and amount swallowed. Bookmark that site, or download the app at the App Store or Google play.

You don’t have to memorize that contact info. Text “poison” to 484848 (don’t type the quotes) to save the contact info directly to your smart phone. Or download our vcard.

The National Capital Poison Center is a not-for-profit organization and accredited poison center. Free, expert guidance for poison emergencies – whether by telephone or online – is provided 24/7. Our services focus on the DC metro area, with a national scope for our National Battery Ingestion Hotline (202-625-3333), the webPOISONCONTROL online tool, and The Poison Post®. We are not a government agency. We depend on donations from the public.

Now for a bit of negative advertising: We hope you never need our service! So please keep your home poison safe.

AMA!

proof

Hey Redditors, thank you for all your amazing questions. We won't be taking any new questions, but will try to get to as many of the questions already asked that we can.

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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Other-LiveWe are NCAA.com bracket specialists. Ask us anything about March Madness history or picking your bracket. http://www.topiama.com/r/5879/we-are-ncaacom-bracket-specialists-ask-us I am the author of more than forty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. My novels include The Handmaid's Tale, The Blind Assassin (winner of the 2000 Booker Prize), Oryx and Crake (short-listed for the 2003 Man Booker Prize), The Year of the Flood, and—my most recent novel—Hag-Seed.

Hello: Now it is time to say goodbye! Thank you for all your questions, and sorry I could not get to the end of all of them... save for next time! Very best, Margaret

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Mon, 13 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI am Pianoimproman, a Twitch music/creative streamer who streams full time at the age of 72! I'll play the most upvoted requests! Also, AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5873/i-am-pianoimproman-a-twitch-musiccreative My short bio: Hey all, my name is Pianoimproman! I'm a professional pianist, singer, and entertainer who streams full time in the creative section of Twitch.tv! Livestreaming has completely changed my life! I opened up Twitchcon 2016 and had a blast :)

Reddit has been so kind to me in the past, so I thought I'd come back to say hey and spread the love of music! Ask me anything you want in the comments, and I'll also record and post the most upvoted requests. This isn't my first rodeo ;)

You can also catch me on Twitch today at 7pm EST at twitch.tv/pianoimproman :)

My Proof: https://twitter.com/pianoimproman/status/839845790373785600

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherI’m Chuck Paul. I spent years tracking down runaways and investigating sex trafficking in Texas. AMA. http://www.topiama.com/r/5842/im-chuck-paul-i-spent-years-tracking-down Hey guys! I am a twenty-two year old Irish woman, working as a freelance content writer. I love whiskey, sleeping, Drake and dogs. I also happen to be a stage four cancer survivor.

I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2013, which had spread and metastasized/spread in the lining of my left lung. I was 18 years old at the time and had just started my first week of university.

After a grueling course of chemotherapy, I was given my NED/remission status on February 24th 2014. I developed both depression and PTSD post-treatment, which I have since overcome.

I have always been a storyteller and writer by nature, and my goal is to write a book about my experiences with cancer and the stigma of surviving. However, I'm not quite comfortable enough with it to write about it at the moment.

The objective of this AMA is to give me a little insight into the kinds of questions people have about cancer, young people with cancer and surviving cancer. It'll also help put me on the path to finally writing my book.

I'd really like to break down the stigma and preconceptions of what it means to "survive" the shit-show of cancer. If I've learned anything from past encounters as a survivor, it's that people are misinformed and often wrong. So with that in mind, there are no stupid questions!

Ask literally anything, it doesn't matter if you think it's dumb, offensive, disgusting etc. I will answer with frank honesty.

Let's go!

Proof: Me today, holding a sign with my username and the date.

A picture of my first ever PET scan results. All of the black is cancer, with the exception of the larger black shadow at the bottom. That's my bladder which was full of dye for the scan.

My lovely baldy head about four months into chemo.

Me on my last day of chemo.

My Facebook page and my Instagram.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherIamA(n) undocumented immigrant living in the US. AMA! http://www.topiama.com/r/5850/iaman-undocumented-immigrant-living-in-the-us-ama Hey everybody, this is comedian Pete Holmes. I am coming on Reddit to help promote my new series Crashing, which premiered on HBO last night you can watch it here for free! and will be on every Sunday night 10:30 ET/PT for the next seven weeks. You may also be a fan of my podcast [You Made It Weird]((http://nerdist.com/you-made-it-weird-1-kumail-nanjiani/)), or my [YouTube page]((https://www.youtube.com/peteholmes)), or my HBO special [Faces and Sounds]((http://www.hbo.com/comedy/pete-holmes-faces-and-sounds).. I’ve been on [Kimmel]((https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3snHkk3nnXw)), I’ve been on [Colbert]((https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1S9BXg3XeU)), I was the voice of the e*trade baby – I mean, who cares? Maybe you even know me as Batman from the College Humor videos “Badman.” So go ahead, ASK ME ANYTHING…Harvey Dent!

Proof: https://twitter.com/peteholmes/status/833491784709726209

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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
OtherLast night I was on WWE Raw with Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens. I am, Friendship the Magician! AMaA http://www.topiama.com/r/5825/last-night-i-was-on-wwe-raw-with-chris-jericho My bio: Three years ago I decided to get into the fight of preparing children for the workforce of tomorrow. I ran and won a seat on a School Board in Hampton Roads. In that time I've learned a lot about local Education and championed causes that I think make our community a better place.

The Department of Education has limited influence on k-12 education. Local leaders, such as members of the local School Board, make a surprisingly large number of decisions in public education. I believe that public education is the most efficient path to the American dream.

Proof: Here is post on my public facebook page for proof.

If you have any further questions, you can follow or like me on facebook. To be a leader of the people I need to hear from the people, so ask me questions.

EDIT: I want to thank everyone for participating in my AMA. This was a great experience for me to connect with all of you. I plan to do another AMA in June 2017. Want another AMA sooner? Just write a comment on this facebook post. I hope that I was able to give all of you the insight you need to make change in your local schools. I know from talking with school board members from around the country that school boards really want to hear from people in the community. The government should be made up of ordinary people like me and you. Engage with your local leaders and it will be.

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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT
Director / CrewGIRLFRIENDS DAY! SAUL GOODMAN! W/BOB&DAVID - WHAT'S UP W/ME http://www.topiama.com/r/5818/girlfriends-day-saul-goodman-wbobdavid-whats-up In October of 1997, I was a vault supervisor for armored truck company Loomis Fargo, when I made off with $17.3 million. At the time it was the second largest cash robbery ever to happen on US soil.

A movie based on the heist starring Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones and directed by Jared Hess (the guy who made Napoleon Dynamite) is out now on Blu-ray and DVD.

My Proof: https://twitter.com/DavidGhantt/status/827476087596789760

My AMA time is up now, but thank you all for your participation in the Ask Me Anything session :-)

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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 0:00:00 EDT