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An annual interlinked musical blogging challenge! Runs September 1st through 7th(ish).
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This will be a seven day music blogging activity
that runs during WDC Birthday Week...ish (September 1st-10th)!



*Monkey* The Rules *Monkey*


*VinylY* For Day 1, choose any song from any year. For Day 2, choose a song from either the year before or the year after. For Days 3-10, keep going in the same direction, doing one song from the next year in line.

Examples:
"Blue Orchid" by The White Stripes (2005) *Right* "Promiscuous" by Nelly Furtado (2006) *Right* "No One" by Alicia Keys (2007)
"Blue Orchid" by The White Stripes (2005) *Right* "My Happy Ending" by Avril Lavigne (2004) *Right* "Stacy's Mom" by Fountains of Wayne (2003)


*VinylY* Here's the catch, just to make it a little more challenging. Your blog entries can be about whatever you want, EXCEPT:

         *No* NO choosing the song just because you like it
         *No* NO informational details about the band or song

In other words, you have to do something truly creative or insightful with these entries. Write a short story or a poem inspired by the songs. Tell us what the songs mean to you personally. Whatever you choose to do, it can't be an entry that basically just says, "I picked this song because it's my favorite song of that year" and/or "I picked this song and here are some interesting facts about the song and the band."


*VinylY* All ten songs are due by 11:59PM WDC time on September 10th, so you have plenty of time to work at your own pace, plan things out, and give us ten great songs that are chronologically linked together!


*VinylY* For each song, create a blog entry that provides the name of the song, the artists performing the song, the year the song was released, and a link/embedded video for a YouTube video or other online source where the song can be heard and/or the lyrics can be found. Then write a little something inspired by the song you chose!


*VinylY* Post your entries here in the forum when they're finished! All seven entries must be posted by 11:59PM WDC time on September 10th. You can either post them individually or all in one forum post.


*Monkey* The Prizes *Monkey*


*Monkey* Each participant who successfully completes the challenge will receive:

Merit Badge in WDC Soundtrackers
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Congratulations on your fabulous completion of  [Link To Item #1970896] , 2015 Edition! Thank you for sharing you music, your stories, your poems and your memories! It was such a fantastic challenge thanks to you! *^*Heart*^* ~TheWytch

An exclusive WDC Soundtrackers Merit Badge and 5,000 Gift Points!


*Monkey* Then from among the participants who successfully complete the challenge, I will choose a favorite (or two, or three, depending on turnout) to award:

Merit Badge in WDC Soundtrackers BoMB
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To the biggest, baddest Mariah Carey lover the world has ever seen! Your devotion to her and the worst Christmas song in all the world is commendable, if not disturbing... *^*Laugh*^* Thank you for your fabulous music choices (except that song) and for making the  [Link To Item #2014890]  such a punk-tastic success! Until we sing and write again! *^*Heart*^* ~TheWytch

The exclusive Barrel Of Monkeys BoMB Merit Badge and 50,000 Gift Points!


*Monkey* Some criteria I'll use to pick a favorite include: diversity of song selection and the creativity of your blog entries.


*Monkey* Donations *Monkey*


Anyone who donates 50,000 GPs or more will receive a Music Merit Badge for their generosity!

Please send donations to "The WDC Soundtrackers Group, group #1979333


*Monkey* Patrons of the Arts *Monkey*




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