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  1. Steffo111's Avatar
    Well, t wil not do the actual carrying, but it might help you decide who should do it.

    My first app is about making decisions, sometimes you need help with them.

    - Who should mow the lawn?
    - Who get to use the car?
    - Who should pay for the pizza?
    - Who is going to get that last piece of cake?
    - What shall we have for dinner?

    Short Straw will help you decide and you will find it here:

    Did I mention it is for free? No, well it is. I am just doing it for fun. Sure, if I would get a pile of money from the very nonintrusive ads users in some countries will see, then I would not complain. But I will not quit my day job yet...

    Thanks for your time! Enjoy!

    / Stefan
    Last edited by Steffo111; 05-12-2014 at 12:54 AM. Reason: Fixed the link
    05-12-2014 12:52 AM
  2. taz323's Avatar
    Thank you for sharing your app with IMore, hopefully a lot of our members will check it out and give plenty of feed back.
    Please take a moment and read App and Developer Forum Rules & Guidelines - Mobile Nations Forums
    Thank you again and best of luck with your app.
    05-12-2014 01:50 AM
  3. Jaguarr40's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore and thinking of our members in sharing your app. We wish you the best and I am sure you will get feedback from people as try it.
    05-12-2014 08:56 AM
  4. pr1nce's Avatar
    Welcome to iMore. Thanks for sharing your app with our community. Best of luck!
    05-12-2014 07:43 PM
  5. Steffo111's Avatar
    Thank you all for the welcome. And, thank you for suggestions on how to improve the app. Some are already implemented in the 1.1.0 version I released a couple of days ago. And some might come in future versions.

    The new 'Quick Draw' make life easier when you want to do just that, a quick draw.

    If you have not already done so, check out the app here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id86764...mUvbUpU2258899

    Regards / Stefan
    05-23-2014 05:15 PM
  6. Steffo111's Avatar
    Hi again!

    Check out the new release, it has a new chocolate wheel like draw:
    Short straw - No one want to carry out the garbage? Let my app help you.-macrumors.png

    And, finally, a real Short Straw draw. What else would one expect from an app named Short Straw?

    You can find it here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id86764...mUvbUpU2282054

    Did I mention it is for free? No, well, it is... :-)

    Regards / Stefan
    06-24-2014 02:36 PM
  7. pr1nce's Avatar
    Thanks for the update.
    06-25-2014 06:41 AM
  8. Steffo111's Avatar
    Hi All!

    I have had quite a lot of feedback and have with help of that changed the main interface to look better, easier to understand and so on. On top of this you wanted an even quicker and easier way to make a draw. With the new 'Pure Straw' you can start drawing within a couple of seconds.

    Short straw - No one want to carry out the garbage? Let my app help you.-new_main.png

    The app is still for free, so no harm downloading and testing it out.


    / Stefan
    08-03-2014 03:36 AM
  9. ajl's Avatar
    Thanks for updating us. Good luck with your app!
    08-03-2014 05:38 AM
  10. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Thanks, Stefan! Good luck with your nice app!
    08-03-2014 06:42 AM
  11. pr1nce's Avatar
    Thanks for the update!
    08-03-2014 09:28 AM
  12. taz323's Avatar
    Thanks for the update, best of luck.
    08-03-2014 09:31 AM
  13. Steffo111's Avatar

    The latest version just released now has some statistics, not much but a start. Beside that there is not much new unless you speak Swedish, you know, like the Swedish chef... :-) I let Swedish be the first non-English version of Short Straw, more languages to come.

    Anyway, it is stlll for free. To get it, use the link in previous posts.

    Regards /Stefan
    08-28-2014 04:38 PM
  14. pr1nce's Avatar
    Thanks for the update, Stefan.
    08-28-2014 04:48 PM
  15. Steffo111's Avatar

    In the just released 1.5.0 version of Short Straw some long wanted features has come. You can now add participants directly from your Contacts and also use photos from your albums. On top of that it is optimized for iOS8 and iPhone6 screen sizes.

    Still for free, so why not check it out? https://itunes.apple.com/app/id86764...mUvbUpU2335246

    / Stefan
    09-19-2014 12:58 AM
  16. taz323's Avatar
    Thank you for the update, best of luck with your app.
    09-19-2014 01:04 AM
  17. y donaldson's Avatar
    now add an option to rig it so my roommate does all the chores :P
    09-19-2014 12:25 PM
  18. Steffo111's Avatar
    That must surely be a payed add-on... ;-)
    09-23-2014 01:29 AM
  19. Steffo111's Avatar
    Do you prefer Italian? If so version 1.6.0 will be the one you want. Short Straw has been translated.

    Beside that there are some new pieces of functionality, like posting on Twitter and Facebook etc.

    Still for free, so please try it out: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id867645748?mt=8

    Regards / Stefan
    11-07-2014 02:52 PM
  20. taz323's Avatar
    Thank you for the update, best of luck with your app.
    11-07-2014 03:07 PM
  21. Steffo111's Avatar
    Hi All!

    Thanks for using my app and also coming with suggestions. I have now released version 2.0.0 and hopefully you will notice no difference at all. Well, that is if you are using an iPhone and are not speaking Mexican. The two major changes justifying a 2.0.0 label on the app is that it now has a special layout on an iPad and the introduction of Mexican Spanish.

    You still find it here:


    / Stefan
    03-01-2015 10:01 AM
  22. pr1nce's Avatar
    Good luck with your update!
    03-01-2015 11:27 AM
  23. taz323's Avatar
    Thanks for the update, best of luck.
    03-01-2015 11:55 AM
  24. Steffo111's Avatar
    Good news!

    As of today a new version (2.1.0) of Short Straw has been released. The main new feature s that you now can opt to have sound effects during the draws.

    If you have not already downloaded it, please try it out. It is still for free.



    / Stefan
    04-06-2015 03:49 PM
  25. taz323's Avatar
    Thank you for the update.
    04-06-2015 05:34 PM
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