1. @MentalWalkabout

    Week Three Summary

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    I began by reading I link, therefore I am and was immediately interested in whatever would come next. I’ve always been someone who finds great pleasure in enjoying a good story, so this seemed like it could only lead to something wonderful. It set me up to quickly fly through …

  2. @ds106_mckayla

    Weekly Summary #3

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    This week started out with creating my daily creates which we had to complete three for this week. I love daily creates because they make you appreciate the artwork around you. It also allows you to keep in tuned with what everyone else is viewing and enjoying as well. These …

  3. @madelinewelsh2

    Weekly Summary

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    I’ve found that this class allows a lot of room for creative and I’m very happy about that. Daily creates are always my favorite, but this week’s were a bit funnier and sillier than last week’s. In fact, most of my weekly assignments had a different vibe than before too. …

  4. @IezziHannah

    Mamma Mia Let Me Go …

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    From left to right: John Deacon, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, Brian May

    I decided to incorporate our theme again and find a song from the 80’s that makes me emotional. It was not long before I realized the song that always makes me feel so many emotions at once is …

  5. @IezziHannah

    Our TV Past: Extras Edition

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    I decided to study the extras in a popular 80’s tv show for this writing assignment. I simply googled 80’s tv shows when Magnum P.I caught my eye, a show they recently rebooted this year, so I wanted to see the original version. Now the assignment was just to watch …

  6. @MentalWalkabout

    The Only Pet Rock

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    My hosts have given me so many names through the centuries that I am unable to remember them all. The only one that has stuck was given to me by an Italian fellow by the name Leonardo. He stared at me for a long, long time before finally naming me …

  7. @camowalker22

    Sulkada 9 in 1 Amazon Review

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    https://amzn.to/2m8VAvo

    The Sulkada 9 in 1 has everything you need to survive any apocalypse. It contains a whistle, fire starter, bottle opener, knife, lead fishing sinker, fish hook, fishing line, window breaker, lanyard, and a compass. This has helped with finding which direction I need to go, call my group, …

  8. @carly g

    Weekly Summary #3:

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    This week was a lot of using reading materials and doing research to strengthen our blog posts. I had a lot of fun doing mostly Design assignments as thats what I find most fun to do. First, I did 3 daily creates.

    It was ugly out today so I really …

  9. @carly g

    Create a logo that is simple but detailed

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    For my assignment, for 4 stars, I created a logo for the Ice Cream shop that is primarily a big part of Season 3 of Stranger Things. I used to shop “Scoops Ahoy” and created a logo that I thought would represent their brand and what color scheme would be …

  10. @carly g

    Assignment #2: Charity Ad

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    For this assignment, for 3.5 stars we had to create a charity ad displaying what the cause was and what its for. I created an infographic poster through the site Canva, and decided to use my favorite charity, Wands for Wildlife by Appalachian Wildlife Refuge. They take care of injured …

  11. @carly g

    What makes a good story? #storyanalysis

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    For my analyzation of a story, I chose the Netflix series: Stranger Things, to take a deeper look at their representation of 80s culture. In reference to the article The New Digital Storytelling, this show does a great job of developing a thorough world through their use of fashion, pop …

  12. @MentalWalkabout

    Attention: The End Is Now

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    SIMULAB TERMS OF SERVICE
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    SimuLab Software's Mercy Agreement

    PLEASE READ THIS TERMS OF SERVICE IN IT’S ENTIRETY AS IT HAS PROFOUND CONSEQUENCES ON YOUR IMMEDIATE FUTURE AND THEY WAY YOU WILL EXPERIENCE IT. FAILURE TO SIGN WILL END IN THE IMMEDIATE DELETION OF EXISTENCE FROM THIS SIMULATION.

    General…
  13. @ds106_mckayla

    Karate Kid!

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    For this assignment I chose to analyze the animated gif. that was about the Karate Kid. Gifs are interesting to view and analyze to try and understand what the underlying message is. It could be a gif. about a movie, something comical, or just someone created it for fun. …

  14. @carly g

    Assignment #1 Week 3:

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    This is my first assignment for Week 3. This is an assignment of 4.5 stars, and I decided to do the Design your own Superhero. I used HeroMachine, and through that I designed the concept and visualization I wanted for mine. I implemented my favorite colors, made a skyline behind …

  15. @MentalWalkabout

    Human For Just a Day

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    The goal is to create a short story about post-apocalyptic life through the perspective of a non-human. I decided to pick the perspective before deciding how the apocalypse happened. This led me to Michael the robot in his self made apocalypse. Below is his story.

    Today is the 251st day …

  16. @MonicaG71488057

    Week 3 Summary

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    I cannot believe it’s already week 3 of ds106! This school year has already gone by so fast! CRAZYTOWN!

    Let’s see, this week of assignments was not too bad! Although, I had mixed feelings about just doing writing assignments from the Assignment Bank. I wished I could have chosen different …

  17. @MentalWalkabout

    Eleven, the name

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    With the goal of writing a haiku about a movie I have seen for class, I chose the show Stranger Things. Although it is not technically a movie or something I watched for this class, it is something I had to think and write about for this class. It …

  18. @lper0581

    Weekly Summary 3

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    This week was all about writing and thank god! I am a writer. I really enjoyed everything I wrote about. I never find it too hard coming up with things to write about anyway. The thing I found the most difficult though was when I completed an assignment that limited

  19. @abbcass100

    To Review a Week

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    This week was a little challenging with the amount of writing. I think I’m good at writing, but I’m more used to writing a ten page paper, not a bunch of little assignments.

    I did two assignments relating to movies which I really enjoyed. LadyHawke is my mom’s favorite movie, …

  20. @MentalWalkabout

    Story Concept Breakdown

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    STRANGER THINGS – As with many others, I have been hooked into the Netflix franchise title Stranger Things. Unfortunately I have not found the time to watch the newest release, season 3, yet. It’s an engrossing story centered around a group of kids in the early 80’s and their …

  21. @megds106

    Weekly Summary 9/13

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    This was a busy week for me! I completed a total of five writing assignments with a total of thirteen stars all located under this my blog’s Writing Assignments tag. As a creative writing major, I enjoyed this week’s work. I tended to lean towards more shorter assignments than less …

  22. @michaeldgs106

    Another day

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    Nothing to me is more relaxing than observing some of natures gifts to the world. As a child me and my neighborhood friends used to film almost everything around us. At that time I had no appreciation of the outside world that surrounded me and because this a lot of …

  23. @madelinewelsh2

    Story Analysis

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    So this assignment was a bit more challenging than our usual Daily Creates and Weekly Assignments. It required a lot more thought, understanding, and effort. While I did manage to complete all the readings and videos, I had trouble understanding it all.

    So, here’s my thoughts on it all and …

  24. @MonicaG71488057

    To My Mom

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    Hi mommy, sorry to expose you like this! I just had to share your beautifulness with my blog!

    I am writing this letter to you for a multitude of reasons. Some happy, encouraging reasons and some deep sad ones too. But regardless, I hope you enjoy this message!

    Mommy, I …

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