Distractions: We're all mad here
September 22, 2011 10:15 PM
If you’re reading this article, you’re most likely in the middle of a break from studying or putting off studying all together. If this is the case, here is the best way to feel better about not studying. We are going to do a Mad Lib. That’s right, a Mad Lib. Choose one of the two following Mad Libs. When you are done, you can send it to email@example.com where it will be read, appreciated and possibly published on this very page in the next issue. There is only one rule: you somehow have to incorporate the subject you are putting off studying. This way, you are thinking about it, and you can give yourself brownie points for keeping focused on your schoolwork – kind of. Now that you are up to speed, let’s get writing. Don’t forget to send your masterpiece to firstname.lastname@example.org. If your story doesn’t make sense, it’s all the better. Here we go:
A letter of (emotion)
Dear (course name),
I am writing to you to show how (emotion) I am with you. Lately, you have been (adjective) towards me when we (action). This is (adjective). It really (verb, past tense) when we were in the library together, trying to (scholarly activity) and you decided to (action) instead of (other action). It really made me (feeling) in front of (important person). This is the (number) time that this has happened, and I am (extreme emotion) that you continue to do so. I would like to meet on (date & time) in order to (verb) with you further. If you choose to be (negative adjective) about our situation, I will have to (extreme action). The (event) depends on me successfully (verb) the upcoming (assessment). Please do not (negative verb) on our meeting.
News report on (event)
Last (day) night, the most (adjective) thing happened. (number) people gathered in (location), and all of them looking like they were from the (past decade), and they began to (verb)! Usually this kind of stuff does not get me too (adjective), but out of no where, (important person) came of the crowd and started to (verb) along with the rest of the (number) people. It almost looked like (random event) when the group (verb, past tense) together. In the end, everyone (verb, past tense) in pure (emotion). (Important person) even gave a speech after about (subject) in appreciation for the (group activity) that had just happened. I am so (emotion) that I got the whole thing on (recording device). I will send you what I have recorded via (way of communication) as soon as possible. You should have it by (date). I can’t wait until you can join in the (emotion) with me about this.