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This isn’t a story about a client from hell, but I know for a fact that it is advice that comes from dealing with them.

When I was studying 3D animation and visualization, we did customer projects as a part of our education. For each project we had a tutor, someone who worked in the industry and knew the ropes. This is legitimately one of the lessons one of our tutors gave us:

Tutor: In our company, we have what we call an “Ugly Red Blob” method. When a design has been finalized, and it’s time to send it to the client for final review, the last thing we do is we add a big, red blob somewhere in the design. The client will look at the mock-up and say: “Okay, that’s good, but take out that red blob, it doesn’t work with the rest.” The client gets a feeling that they’ve contributed to the design in a significant way, and we can get on with our work, without the client trying to micro-manage every font and color.

New stuff for the default Tumblr theme:

  • Four different layouts: Regular, Minimal, Wide, and Grid. 
  • Highly readable reblogs: Same as in the dashboard. Goodbye, blockquotes. 
  • Unique widgets: Say more about yourself by sharing your likes and top photos. 
  • Design tweaks: Little details that make the whole thing better.

As always, your header image, fonts, and colors will automatically match up across the default theme, the dashboard, and the app. How you look is how you look, everywhere.

One more thing: We changed the name of the default theme from “Optica” to “Official,” which makes much more sense. If you’re already using Official, you’ll be automatically updated (as long as you haven’t tweaked the theme code). If you’re not using it…

Jump over to tumblr.com/themes 👉 and hit that install button.

Study tips for the signs

(lil note: These are some tips i sometimes personally use and like, so i hope they might help you as well. Good luck to all of you at school!!)

Aries - If you can, try doing the things you’re learning about! This applies to subjects such as physics or psychology, but doing differents experiments can help you memorize things better.

Taurus - Make stories. You can’t use this in every subject, but it is doable. Just think of a random sotry and apply all that you need to remember into it.

Gemini - Okay this one might sound a little stupid, but make a song! If you want to, you can try to rhyme it, but if not, just take a random melody and rap to it.

Cancer - Change your envorinment. Try studying at different times, in different places, once with music on, another time in silence. There has been a study on this and it showed that changing you surroundings can actually help you!

Leo - One things that might as well help you is to say what you’re learning about out loud. Also don’t study for a long period of time, but rather seperate it into shorter bits. Repeating will help you memorize.

Virgo - Draw while you’re studying! You can’t really use this in every class, but it works great with history for example. Like when you’re talking about a certain war, draw the weather and the people in funny costumes or something similarly sillyy

Libra - Study in a group or just with someone else. It might also help you to talk out loud or to “teach” others (both of these things are good for memorizing)

Scorpio - Use variety of colors, fonts and handwritings. Have fun with your notes! This one is useful especially if you have a good photographic memory.

Sagittarius - Isolate yourself. You might tend to get distracted easily, so turn off your phone, don’t talk to anyone and just focus. Background music is okay if that helps you concentrate.

Capricorn - When learning about something, try different sources and sites/books instead of just one or two. Looking at things from different perspectives and kinda digging into it will help you memorize the details.

Aquarius - Similary to Libra, discussing the topic might help you memorize it better. Also this one is a little weird, but in classes such as literature or history, it might help you to give people or things silly nicknames.

Pisces - Instead of just reading about things, try listening too. There are many educational videos on the Youtube for all kinds of subjects and it’ll help you to memorize if you use more senses.

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Kai getting frustrated over acrostic poem [acrostic /əˈkrɒstɪk/ : an acrostic poem is a type of poetry where the first, last or other letters in a line spell out a particular word or phrase]

I live for the concept of McCree wearing those Southern Girl shirts as a joke. You know the ones, with fifty different fonts in five different colors that say things like “Texas Princess” or “American by Birth, Southern by the Grace of God” or “Relax, Cowboy, I was looking at your gun”. He wears them all as a joke cuz way back in the Blackwatch days, Gabe saw one and commented on how it fit McCree’s ugly ass cowboy aesthetic, and he bought them out of spite. And then it just carried on over the years so now people always try to find the ugliest ones they can to give him for his birthday or at Christmas. Hanzo hates them at first but gets used to it, because it’s funny as fuck and stupid and he’ll be damned if Jesse doesn’t actually fit them in a terrible way. Eventually Jesse buys him one (its a tank top that says “I don’t wear bows, I shoot them” and Hanzo hates it but loves it at the same time and wears it to bed each night.

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7 Different Styles to wear your summer sunglasses. Good luck trying!

Client: How’s that infographic coming along?

Me: I have some themes laid out and some fonts and color pallets but I’ll need whatever information we want to convey so I can make graphics for it.

Client: Well just get started and we’ll get you something when we can.

Me: No, you see. I’ve already gotten started and can’t continue any further until you give me information to insert. THEN I can make the graphics to go along with it.

Client: I think you’re thinking way too much about this.