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Review of Game of Thrones  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
FIRST IMPRESSION: This is an excellent and fun activity with the purpose of bringing the entire community of Writing.Com together.

THOUGHTS:Great job with this amazing activity, Gaby. This is my second review today so far, and I'm not sure if you wanted daily reviews all grouped together in one post, or in separate posts, but I guess we'll all be 'getting the bugs out' today! *Laugh*

I've never seen an activity as vast as this one in all of my twelve years as a WDC member, so hat's off to you! You did something here which will be a memorable experience to all involved.

I want you to know that I am truly having fun! I hope you are too. You put lots of work into this, and you deserve to enjoy the fruits of your labors. *Heart*

FAVORITE PART: What I like the most, is the uniqueness of this activity. It's a game, which is really not that difficult to learn...Now that you put everything in place so well for everyone.

What a wonderful idea to use the various TV show Game of Thrones houses as the teams for our WDC members. With all of the many different WDC groups, those houses were a perfect choice.

The colorful images are a nice choice. Too bad not all of the people wanted to use the ones you started us off with, but I think they look beautiful on the forum heading in any event! *Bigsmile*

I do like the pull down menu of rules, etc. It's all there in one place, and it leaves the heading looking more spacious and airy. Seriously, you really did a lot of work with this. I wonder how long it took you to prepare all of this! *Shock*

The prizes are terrific. You know, as first when I had the idea to play this, I thought it would be awesome to win one of those prizes. My group always needs funds. Now, I'm thinking of that as a bonus to all the fun we're having! Myself, Lornda, and Eyestar always work together in unison to smoothly lead Power. We're sort of doing that now with the team. We sort of forced poor Lornda into sticking her name out there as the team captain, but of course Mona and myself are right there by her side every step of the way. We've always been close, but I feel that this activity will make us that much more bonded. ...And, we'll get to know the rest of our teammates, and the friends on the other teams, too.. Nice work in adding in the birthdays and anniversaries as well. I think Carmela must have been so surprised at that surprise this morning!!

Oh, and the merit badge you commissioned for this activity is so pretty!

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Review of Review Please  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: E | (4.0)
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*Note4* FIRST IMPRESSION: This is an article about regulations regarding weapon control.

*Exclaim* THOUGHTS:Great job in analyzing what seems like a complex thesis! I really liked how you dissected and pointed out the important facts.

*Star*FAVORITE PART: I thought you wrote this article well. You picked great points to tell about, and I loved how you spaced them throughout the paper.

I also felt that you did a nice job with the transition from your facts, to your personal opinions. It was a smooth change. I would suggest adding a bit more to your second to last paragraph. That one, to remind you, is the area where you expressed your own feelings about the article and it's subject matter. You might possibly expand your one paragraph into two or three by giving a few examples of your statements. For example, you mentioned something about how criminals could easily use household items as weapons. You could talk more about this, and you might recall incidents that you remember from the news.

*Idea*SUGGESTIONS:I would suggest substituting, 'Wilson', everywhere you have 'James'. James is a first name, and most articles use last names when speaking about an author.
I understand that you were mixing it up, as not to overuse the same name everywhere. I would suggest that you might be able to combine sentences in some places to help solve this problem. For example, here you have, "I also feel Wilson did a good job covering the counterarguments of this topic. James also used appropriate statistics, facts, and testimonies, which aided his argument." Why not change it to something like, "I also feel Wilson did a good job covering the counterarguments of this topic by using appropriate statistics, facts, and testimonies."

I noticed several places which could be improved in your article. I'll start from the top to point out a few of these places...

Here you wrote, "The reader can quickly understand his essay is bout gun rights and gun ownership." ...bout should be about.

Here..."James' thesis states banning illegal gun use..." You already mentioned his work in the sentence before, so I would change that to something like, "Wilson states that banning..."

In a similar issue, you mentioned the word, 'tone', in the sentence before. I would change, "His tone reflects on how seriously..." ...to something like, "He reflects..."
I won't point out all repeated words in your story, but when you go back to proofread, you might keep that in mind.

You have a simple title and brief into right now. When you change it, please also change your rating to something which is not E. The mention of guns and violence is not appropriate for all ages.

Here you wrote: James then continues to add if guns and ammo are restricted lawful citizens will not have a means to protect themselves. Is this a direct quote from the thesis? If it is, it should be in parenthesis.

This part didn't read right to me..."James then makes a statement of the position of others who agree with..." I think I would change that to something like, "Wilson then discusses the position of those in favor by offering this quote..."

I loved your last paragraph, but I would reword it a bit. You seemed to add, 'feel', in each sentence. I would also make your middle sentence be your last 'powerhouse' sentence to conclude your article. It would be changed to something like this..."I personally feel that in today's society most people are going to do what they want regardless of laws and the consequences of these actions. In my opinion, violence doesn't solve anything, and in many situations will only make the outcome worse. I believe, however, that our right to protect ourselves is very important and must be taken into consideration when gun laws are passed.

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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Exclaim* Awesome Puzzle! I truly enjoyed playing this one. The theme was 'fun' and it had to do with our group. I have the most fun with puzzles that I could actually answer. I was able to answer each and every one of these! *Bigsmile*

I really loved the hints for the puzzle. You added so much humor in this, that I smiled through the whole thing! Thanks for entering the challenge, and (((thanks))) for making this puzzle so much fun to do! *Delight*


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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Exclaim* Oh here it is! Yes, Elfin, it is magnificent! Here's some shiny stars on your new sig! *Bigsmile*

Wow! I've never seen a winged tiger before in an image. This is very clever and unique. *Smile*

Did you tell me that you bought this from Leger~ ? Maybe I misunderstood? I always like to make a note of name of the creator somewhere in the heading body...Like where it says, "Winged Tiger Power sig...Made from Leger~ 's shop..."

Wow, I'm still amazed at the beauty of this image. The wings even have the tiger stripes on them! Very nice. *Delight*


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*Exclaim* Interesting story. I always find historical fan fiction stories intriguing.

I thought it was a nice touch to withhold the name of the historical figure until the end. I didn't realize the historic facts in the origin of the nobel peace prize.

I think the 'hourglass' icons in between the time spans worked well. It made your story more comfortable to read.

I thought it was a good choice to show the dates. Your readers can see what has been going on through the decades.

I wasn't sure about the factory. I wondered if they had worked there, or if it was a family business.

You mentioned that this was a contest entry. I would have liked a small mention about what was required for the contest.


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Review of Sea Runner  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: 13+ | (4.5)
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*Note4* FIRST IMPRESSION: This is the description of a sea creature, which was created for a contest.

*Exclaim* THOUGHTS: Oh awesome ideas in this description, Snow! I could really picture these incredible creatures from your vivid imagery. I happened to run into your item, and I'm really glad that I did. It's filled with creative and fresh ideas, and it was the perfect piece for me to read to end my night!

You know, now that you have this contest entry done, you could probably turn this item into a campfire or an interactive. You already have the hard part done -- the description intro. *Smile*

*Check2*ERRORS: I didn't notice any spelling errors.

*Star*FAVORITE PART: I loved how you opened with the detailed descriptions of what the creatures looked like. I could clearly imagine them with humanoid bodies and aqua colored eyes.

You showed great imagination to have these creatures able to move freely between land and water. I also liked the fact that you covered every aspect of the creatures. You even mentioned that they are emotionally unstable and often enjoy displaying practical jokes.

*Idea*SUGGESTIONS: I wouldn't change any of your ideas. I do have just a couple of small suggestions.

If the contest is still available, I would suggest adding a small link to it so that your readers will have an idea what was required of the item...Or, you might simply write something at the bottom.

I'm not sure if there had been a word count or other requirements for the contest, but now that it's over you might change or add a bit here and there.

For instance...I would definitely not start so many of the paragraphs with the words, 'sea runners'.

An example would be at the start of the second paragraph. You might change that to something like, "Some sailors thought they saw creatures running on the surface of the ocean, and so the term, sea runners, was born."


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Review of Travel Pictures  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your item.

*Exclaim* Hi Jim! As I expected, you have some fantastic pictures in your photography collection! Gosh, you've been everywhere!!

Lots of the pictures you chose to put in this collection are really pretty. I love the clouds and sunsets. How were you able to take a picture of a bald eagle in a tree!

There's really such a thing as a Plymouth Rock?

...And you've been to Punxsutawney, PA! I'm so jealous! Were you there on Ground Hog Day?

You have some very unique shots. The Patriot Rock seems very pretty, as does the Boston Harbor.

You brought back memories to places which I've been to, like the John Lennon Memorial in NY, the Golden Gate Bridge, Mt. Rushmore, and Australia. Nice collection! I'm glad I stopped by to take a look. It was a real treat. *Smile*


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*Exclaim* Hi Stallion! I was looking for some polls for a fun change of pace during "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group's Artsy review raid. I was glad to come across yours because it really brought back some great memories!

I always enjoyed the great music from those cartoons. Those easy jingles are going to be stuck in my head all day now that I'm thinking of them! LOL

In addition to the music, I also really enjoyed the Japanese style art involved in each one. Who could resist Speed Racer's sweet big eyes!

I wasn't surprised at all that the Ninja Turtles took first place so far in your poll! Turtle Power! *Bigsmile*

I see that you made this poll a long time ago. Gosh, it must be one of the very oldest on our great site! Now that we can make tiny images these days here, maybe you might think about adding an image of each one in your heading. Right now, the heading is really short. The images would give a blast of color and some new life to this fun poll. *Smile*


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*Exclaim* What a great idea for a story! I've read fan-fic of stories, but it was impressive that you wrote a story from a famous painting!

I'll have to admit that I wasn't familiar with the painting, but you really made me curious so I looked it up. What a fantastic work! It's so powerful. I can surely understand why it prompted you to write such a powerful story.

I loved the name you chose for your main character. It added to the classic feel of your words.

I felt for brave Ishigami, as he feared the terrifying god had awoken in the fierce rage of the sea.

There was one word which I didn't understand...'flotsam'. I would change it to a simpler word, rather than assume everyone will be familiar with it. The best stories captivate readers, rather than interrupt.

Also, I noticed that you do have an upgraded membership. Why not add an image of this beautiful painting? I would have made the font in your story a bold, blue color, and put the image right under it...You might even add a notation at the bottom about the history of the painting which prompted your story...Where is the painting now? Who painted it? When was it painted? Etc.


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Rated: E | (4.0)
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*Exclaim* Awesome story, and certainly an inspiration to anyone who ever wished to write poetry. *Delight*

I particularly enjoyed the topics which you integrated into your story, as well as the real life experiences you felt throughout the years toward poetry.

I had a few small suggestions which might really make your article shine...

At first glance, your writing looks like one big block. If you notice other WDC items, you'll see that people often leave space between their paragraphs. It gives more of an airy feel and makes items more reader friendly.

If this were my article, I would certainly give examples after each paragraph to further stress what it was about. For example, in the first paragraph, you expressed that you were sometimes in awe of poetry. It amazed you that someone could do that. Why not then add a couplet after that paragraph before you start your next one...

How do I love thee?
Let me count the ways.
~~Elizabeth Barrett Browning


That would add more understanding of your meaning, and spice up your article. ...Just a thought.

Another example would be in your paragraph where you mentioned Baudelaire’s “The Evil Glazier.” Why not give a tiny taste of the work? Not all of your readers would be familiar with his work.

Nice work with this inspirational article!


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Review of Just Chill Out!  
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your comic item.

*Exclaim* Oh Patrece! You're item had me laughing out loud! At first when I saw the image, it reminded me of a Mr. Bean episode. That had my attention for sure because I really like that show. This is, as you stated, a case where the story does go with the image!

..."Let the turkey chill in the sink for a few hours!" I'll have to remember this joke next Thanksgiving. I could picture the turkey watching a football game with the remote and the beer! So funny! *Laugh*


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Review of A long way to go  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: E | (3.5)
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*Note4*I AM REVIEWING YOUR STORY AS A JUDGE FOR "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest. THANKS FOR ENTERING!

*Star*This review is an acknowledgment of your contest entry, as well as some of my brief thoughts.

*Exclaim* I thought it was a cute idea to write the story of an elf and a human. You made it clear that the two became bonded through their adventures.

I imagined how this story could be the opening to a fun novel to read. Maybe you might consider expanding it. Then, you could add in more action. Right now, it appears to be what is written before the real action starts.

I would suggest that you take more care in writing your tenses. I noticed that you switched a few times. I think it's more noticeable because most of you story is written in a present tense.

The use of uncommon words from old English origin, such as, 'albeit', would probably fit better with the elf conversation, rather than in the narration.

I liked your creative idea. It was a unique way to use the prompt. I hope you'll consider continuing the story.


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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Note4*I AM REVIEWING YOUR STORY AS A JUDGE FOR "Short Shots: Official WDC Contest. THANKS FOR ENTERING!

*Star*This review is an acknowledgment of your contest entry, as well as some of my brief thoughts.

*Exclaim* You really wrote a touching story. I could feel myself tearing up at the end.

I thought you had an excellent use for the prompt. It's as though the image had been made just for your story. I could picture Jeff on the top of the cliff conquering dragons!

Both of your characters are great. Your readers will feel the love that the brothers have for each other. Jeff can do anything with the confidence that Frank gives him. My favorite brotherly line is, "You have such a great way of looking at the world." You expressed that point well right from the beginning, when Jeff thinks the wind sounds like a song.

This is an inspirational story that I'll remember! Great job!


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Review of Fugitive Hearts  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: 13+ | (4.5)
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*Star*This review is an acknowledgment of your contest entry, as well as some of my brief thoughts.

*Exclaim* You wrote an adventurous thriller! I enjoyed reading such an action packed story. I thought you picked the perfect title, too!

I wasn't sure what happened to Jason. That part seemed a bit rushed compared to the rest of his adventure. Was it so cold that he froze to death in such a short time? Did the dogs find him? It's cold where I live today. I couldn't imagine being outside without a coat.

I found one small typo. "He tried the shove the thoughts..."

I liked the twist at the end, where the heart for Gracie came from the girl who had been shot. I almost thought it would have been even more ironic if Gracie had died and a part of her went to save the shot girl...Or if Jason's heart was able to be taken from his frozen body and given to Gracie...And maybe another organ could have saved the shot girl. Anyway, you wrote a great story. It will leave your reader's thinking and perhaps they'll be interested in reading more of your work.


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Review of The Mountain  
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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
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*Star*This review is an acknowledgment of your contest entry, as well as some of my brief thoughts.

*Exclaim* Nice work with this story...You really succeeded in introducing the parts of the story and it's characters well. You gave, for example, a good idea of the cabin that Dave had lived in seven years earlier. You introduced Jane, and you described the mountain. Your readers didn't have to be confused or reread anything. It all really flowed smoothly.

You also did a great job with supplying closure to this story. I had been wondering why Dave was going to climb the mountain again 'for his wife'. It wasn't making sense, since they'd already done that. Then, you had your character pull out the picture! That added a tender moment to a touching story. Also, the fact that Dave had only three months to live explained why he picked this time in his life to make the journey.

I thought it was impressive to add what seemed like real mountain climbing terms. I felt that you must have put in some time doing research. You mentioned items like anchors, carabiners, harnesses, and, of course, ropes. Nice use of the prompt!


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Rated: ASR | (4.5)
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*Exclaim* What a tender story! I love stories which have happy endings, and yours certainly did!

I thought you used the prompt well. It was exciting and suspenseful to read about Derrick's trek up Black Bart Pinnacle. I wondered if he would make it, or fall as did the guy in the legend. It was a great story twist to have Miranda follow him up there.

I noticed just a few small typos. You wrote 'their' a couple of times instead of 'there'. Like in this example: “They say old Black Bart would wait up their till he saw the stage coach coming up the road from Uikah."

I had to read the first two paragraphs over a couple of times in order to figure out what was going on and who was who. Of course, the action became clearer in the next few paragraphs. The first two paragraphs are your 'hook', so you might consider rewording it just a tiny bit.

I loved your story idea. You wrote a great love story, filled with suspense and adventure. I also liked how you gave your story a good closure. Nice work!


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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your limerick.

*Exclaim* It's snowing here where I live, so I thought it would be a great pick-me-up to read your fun, summery poem. I was right! I was cheery and sunny for sure!

I would leave the 'play ball' out of the title, because they weren't really playing ball...But that's just me.

Your limerick brought back lots of memories for me. I raised four kids and I coached a lot of softball. We did play in the sun. Summers were great for outdoor events. Fall would be nice too, though not as nice as the summertime fun. Then, boom - winter would hit.

You mentioned Australia in your poem. I've been there a few times. It's really a wonderful place. Isn't it amazing that Australia would have their winter when the other part of the world has their summer...Life can be strange sometimes! *Laugh*

Anyway, your limerick flowed well, and made me smile. Thanks for sharing. It's been great talking with you this weekend. *Smile*


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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your quiz.

*Exclaim* Hi there, and thanks for taking the time to create this fun quiz.

I thought it was really unique, because it really wasn't a 'knowledge' quiz at all, but rather a personal quiz about things we've done in our life. It's like reminiscing, and who doesn't enjoy that!

Gosh, I did a lot, and I only scored 27 in your quiz. Did you take this quiz yourself? I'm curious to know what your score was. You might include that in the heading. *Bigsmile*

Speaking of the heading...You might spread out the wording a bit, and add some color or emotionicons to spice it up. I also noticed a couple of typos...Such as punctuation outside of quotation marks. A quick going over would polish it up.

You thought of really interesting questions...Mixing events like travel with sports. You could add a few more, such as what type of pets we've had or charities we've been involved in. The adding of other events could make for a more rounded out picture of life experiences.

I had fun with your item. Happy Holidays!


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*Exclaim* This is a very unique idea for a holiday activity, Gervic. You succeeded in combining fairy tale/ elf magic with a Christmas time holiday theme. The result? ...A magical fundraiser!

The images are really nice. They help to express so much fun.
...As does the message and icons at the end.

I like the idea of 'baskets'. It's so different than raffle tickets, yet we get to send them out to our WDC friends in the same way. You have all of the tough work! You are picking winners double time throughout the month! So terrific of you to do so. *Delight*

Thanks for including "WdC SuperPower Reviewers Group as one of your listed groups. Much appreciated, as you know. *Heart**Delight*

I'll have to be back for more basket orders. *Smile*


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Review of Pet Store Friends  
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Rated: E | (4.5)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your story.

*Exclaim* What a really cute pet shop story! ...So that's what dogs talk about when they get together! LOL

Gosh, that Rollings was a bad influence! I wonder what mischief the two dogs got into after they succeeded in wiggling out of the collars! *Laugh*

Thanks for creating this fun and playful story.
Have a very wonderful anniversary month!


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Rated: 13+ | (5.0)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your poem.

*Exclaim* LOL Oh my gosh! I've never seen anything like this on WDC! It's so incredibly artsy, that I just had to give it five stars!

...35 couplets of complete nonsense!! This reminded me of the Beatles Walrus song. They were so bewildered as to why everyone was always trying to analyze all of their lyrics, that they wrote a song of nothing but nonsense...Sitting on a cornflake... They dared people to analyze that! Well, they did, actually! LOL

You really included a lot in your poem. You spoke about everything from Jimmy Choos to Football. I had lots of fun going through each and every line! I found suspense in wondering what would come next. *Delight*

Have a very terrific anniversary month! *Smile*


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Review of Write Stuff  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: E | (4.5)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your poem.

*Exclaim* You wrote a great poem! It's fun and playful, and it really left me with a good feeling!

I like how you repeated the 'stuff' theme so often.
... write stuff, light stuff, dark stuff, kind of stuff, stuff right, or writing stuff...Your poem had all the 'right stuff' indeed!

You succeeded in expressing all the thoughts that we addicted writing members feel. *Bigsmile*

I liked the centered presentation. All it could use now is a bit of color, and maybe a few emotionicons. *Bookstack2* *Bookopen*

Have a very terrific anniversary month!


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Rated: E | (4.5)
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*Fire* This is part of your Nuclear Package from "Invalid Item. It includes a mix of six reviews of any tiny item in your port!! Enjoy! *Fire*

*Note4* FIRST IMPRESSION: This is a really great place to keep all of your fantastic projects and group items.

*Exclaim* THOUGHTS: I always love to give folders some stars. When we do shop orders for tiny 'forgotten items', folders are always a big part of those items which are often overlooked for reviews.

*Star*FAVORITE PART: I absolutely LOVE the title! The genre of young adult and fantasy is really intriguing. You might think about adding a couple of story links that you came across that you liked in the folder heading. Lots of people look for great items to read and review. This would be a great place to give those items more advertisement.

*Idea*SUGGESTIONS: One of the handle links in your folder is not correct. Either the person is no longer a member, or something is off...

I would add a colorful image in your folder. Most of the seven items are probably 'group only', so no one else can see them. An image, will make this folder 'pop' more.

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Review of Map of My Port  
Review by Maryann
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Rated: E | (5.0)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your directory item.

*Exclaim* Hi Snow! I really liked your directory item. I have something like this, which I call 'The Best of My Portfolio'. I thought yours gives a more 'fun' atmosphere because you have a poll which people can take right at the top! That was a very creative idea, and it gives a more interactive approach to the directory.

You did a very good job of breaking your items into easy to follow categories.

You have something written there which says, "I am doing some port cleaning and will update the links by December 31, 2010. Please be patient." Snow, you should really remove that. ...Or change the 2010 to 2013 because you still have a few invalid items. Other than that, your port map is very impressive. Gosh, you wrote so many poems!! *Bigsmile*

I like the quote image at the end, too. It gives a nice closure to it all.


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Rated: E | (4.5)
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*Star*This review contains some of my brief thoughts about your recipe item.

*Exclaim* Hi Amay! I was looking through your port, and I came across this great item! Brilliant idea to give it a tempting title, "Cookies, Cookies, Cookies", because people like me most certainly won't be able to resist! *Laugh*

My gosh - I wish I had some M & M's so I could make the Oatmeal M & M cookies right now! They all sound very delicious and not so difficult to make.

I was just a tiny bit confused about the last recipe on the list...The Tail Gate Cookies. You said to "break the graham crackers in half, and place in the foil lined pan (one layer)". How does one put half of 'a pack and a half' of graham crackers in one layer in a jellyroll pan? Then, what happens after it's done? I can't picture it. To me, it would seem more like a cake. I would think you need one or two more lines of clarity at the end of that recipe.

Thanks for sharing all of these recipes. I might try to make a couple of them...If I ever get all of the ingredients! *Bigsmile*


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