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Ask Veronica, The Allmighty Triple Triad Addict - November 6th- 01:00 PDT

Survived another week of absolute mayhem! Allright, perhaps not "mayhem", but definately a sprinkle of chaos in school life. It's the second week without a Geometry teacher (both a blessing and a curse...), PLAN (Pre-ACT tests) are Tuesday, class rings come in next week, and oh yes! The Music Box is definately due for an update. (I need motivation... I mean positive motivation, people!) --;

Well, the turn out for the "Q & A Triple Triad Contest" wasn't exactly a success... although I really appreciated all of the entries I received. Thanks for entering. ...all five of you...

Here are the results:

  • 1st Place: Val Shrum. I really like his style of artwork. It reminds me slightly of preliminary sketches of an independent comic I once read. Very nice job. ^_^
    Click here
  • 2nd Place: Saki Wright. Absolutely adorable SD cards. Brad is depicted as an oracle, of course, and I'm depicted as a member of the Turks! How awesome is that? Of course, if I was pictured with the motley crew I'd look like Posh Spice... but I'd still have a great hat.
    Brad's Card - Veronica's Card
  • 3rd Place: Xellos Rogue. I'm simply enchanted by the card designs on the front. This is a perfect example of what I meant by "being creative". Using a little bit of image editing could've helped these cards...
    ..but Brad's card had me laughing. ^_^ (Monkey Boy is trying to come out of the poor lad.)
    Brad's Card - Veronica's Card

  • Honorable Mention: Leland Aldridge. This was the very first entry I received. Nice job for image editing in a jiffy... and a superb job sucking up to me with the card values. ^_^
    Brad's Card - Veronica's Card


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