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Hey there, my grateful gaggle,

I don't know about you, but I find list-making to be cathartic. It's good to see everything at once, whether it's the magnitude of your shopping list, or the pros and cons of your decision to move to the Faroe Islands (they're so beautiful, you guys).

This week's Challenge is to make a list of some or all of the things you're thankful for, using video. In just a minute, how will you represent your list?

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Hey there, my monochrome merry-makers!

This week, forget those winter blues! And all other colors, actually. For this weekend's Challenge, we'd like you to consider the intricacies of a colorless world. What do you notice when color's not a factor? Play with shadows and lighting, look for texture, pump up those noir vibes, or keep the contrast low and play with gray.

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Hey there, my terrifying tarantulas,

Once again, the leaves of deciduous trees in the northern hemisphere are crunching beneath our feet, and twilight brings a spooky chill to the air, so this weekend we've got a creepy Challenge for you. Tell us a story about something spine tingling, something creepy or freaky or straight up scary!

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Hi there, my paused pals,

If you don't already know, the 5x5 format is very simple: a 25-second video composed of five 5-second clips, using only natural sound. With those constraints, conscientious decisions and creativity really shine.

MaybeMaybe's winning entry from the "Your Great Outdoors" 5x5 Challenge.

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