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Ads Within Apps

After Snapchat has made some updates and you can view snapstories. They also have Featured stories, in the Featured stories there is like an ad every two to three snaps features. There is also about one add after viewing everyone's snapstories at…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 10

Blog post

This years Superbowl commercials were honestly kind of a let down compared to what they have been in the past. Last night I sat down and watched them all and there wasn't any of them that really made me go wow that was a great commercial. I feel…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 8

Blog Post

I cannot say that any other app besides Instagram, makes me have a love/hate relationship for it. I would love to be one of the famous people with super cool backgrounds, and get to travel the world. Come on, look at their profiles! So so so…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 8

Engine Oil

Everyone changes their oil whether you do it yourself or have a dealership do it for you. A lot of advertising companies market oils at different prices claiming this one has more detergents to clean and fight sludge or this reduces friction.…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 8

Netflix

I am a huge Netflix watcher, I like any kind of shows and movies, right now though I am hooked on Shameless. It is a great series to watch although it can be very intense at times. I noticed though that scrolling through my Facebook feed or…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 8

Song of the day

I listen to many different kinds of music. I can go from Justin Bieber, to Poison real quick. I like classic rock more than anything though. It has a lot of meaning behind each song, more than most songs do nowadays. That is why I…

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15 Replies · Reply by Anna Schultes Feb 8

Realization

I was listening to Tool earlier today, and I realized something. Two of their most popular songs, Sober and Forty Six and 2, reference a shadow. In Sober, vocalist Maynard James Keenan says "There's a shadow just behind me shrouding every step I…

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1 Reply · Reply by William Polking Feb 8

Weekend Response

As I sat in class on Monday, a person behind me asked a friend what they did this weekend and the response just astonished me! The person replied with quote, "ate, slept, video games, social media, more video games, and more time on my phone." I…

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3 Replies · Reply by Alexis Fisher Feb 7

Blog Post

Youtube is my go to on a time of boredom. I usually watch my all-time favorite person, Mel Joy. She is such an amazing person that started off small, but ended up making it big! Wow, I am in envy of her. Such a sweet girl, that is so down to…

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3 Replies · Reply by Molly Schrader Feb 7