Past Questions of the Day
Question(s) of the Day
If you could be any movie character, who would you be from what movie? Why?
(Question credit goes to Monet Lefler, who called that no-website updating, slacker Hattaway on the mat.)
Thursday April 30th & Friday May 1
What is your favorite movie of all time? Not necessarily the best movie, in your opinion, but this is the DVD with which you’re stuck at home with nothing else to watch during a worldwide pandemic. Or, on a desert island. Your choice.
Disney is not a DVD.
Thursday April 30th & Friday May 1
It’s Thanksgiving 2020 and we’re in a position where we can gather again enough to have a Black Friday or Saturday yearbook signing party. Would you go?
Should I stay? Or, should I go?
Tuesday April 28th & Wednesday April 29th
Which pocket computer/phone do you have? Are you using it more, less, or about the same as before the pandemic? What is your most used app?
Use the pocket compter MOAR by a mile.
Friday April 24th & Monday April 27th
With only 15/14 days of instruction left for this school year, what will you miss the most? What will you be glad to have done?
Party Like It's 1999.
Wednesday April 22nd & Thursday April 23rd
If the COVID-19 pandemic suddenly went away and you could do any one thing today, what would it be?
Friends by a Landslide.
Monday April 20th & Tuesday April 21st
How is the 11:00am Zoom classroom working for you? Would a different time be helpful? Would an additional time, later or earlier, be helpful?
Of the 18 respondents, 13 thought 11:00am was a good time, whether they or not they’d joined a design Zoom classroom.
3 thought that an afternoon session might be good in some cases.
Thursday April 16 & Friday April 17th
What is your favorite part of “remote learnin'”? What do you dislike most about “remote learnin'”?
Tuesday April 14th & Wednesday April 15th
At this point, when are you sleeping with the stay home forever and ever isolation?
To Sleep To Dream
(not including naps)
Friday April 10th & Monday April 13th
What are your favorite and most hated foods of the quarantine lockdown thingy?
<––– Good & Bad –––>
Vegetables (in all forms)
Wednesday April 8th & Thursday April 9th
What’s your favorite typeface? What’s your most hated typeface? What’s a typeface?
<––– Good What??? Bad –––>
Times New Roman (srsly?)
Helvetica (it started the Viet Nam war…)
2 No Love or Hate for Any Typeface
Times New Roman
Monday April 6th & Tuesday April 7th
What were your best and worst times/activities/events of quaranspring break? What did you do? How was it different from “remote learnin'” of the past few weeks? Have you gone completely feral yet?
<––– GOING FERAL!!! –––>
I’M DANGLING ON THE PRECIPICE!!
Thursday March 26 & Friday March 27
What is your all-time favorite vacation – real or imagined? What was your worst vacation ever?
<––– BEST – – – – – MEH. – – – – – WORST –––>
Tahiti – It’s a magical place!
Tuesday March 24 & Wednesday March 25
What is your favorite candy or snack – candy bar, bagged high fructose corn syrup (M&Ms, Skittles, etc.), cookies, Hostess “cake”?
Factoids from the previous QotD, with 41ish responses here’s a top 5 list of snacks:
4. Fruit (including Snacks)
Honorable mentions: Oreos, Twix, Ice Cream, Tizzlers, & Pretzels.
Fruit & Fruit Snacks became a single category.
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are delicious, but I’d never thought to list them.
The student who said popcorn, might want to consider yearbook staff next year.
Mr. Hattaway has been snacking on way too many Tootsie Rolls and Lemon Oreos. But, not at the same time.
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Thursday March 19 & Friday March 20
What are you binge watching on Netflix/Disney+/Hulu/Amazon/Youtube/Tiktok/etc.?
Factoids from the QotD, with 85ish students responding, here’s a top 5 list of shows to binge watch by popularity:
5. Gilmore Girls
4. New Girl
3. That ’70s Show
2. The Office
1. All American
Honorable mentions: Star Wars, This Is Us, Grey’s Anatomy, Better Call Saul, Brooklyn 99, Parks & Rec, and The Good Place.
Not binge watching anything actually comes in at #2.
Five students indicated a proclivity for fishing.
One student was still fitting track workouts into his schedule.
One student was spending quality one-on-one time with the writings of Albert Camus.
16 students reported being “bored out of their heads”.
Netflix – 13
Disney – 6
Youtube – 5
Hulu – 3
Amazon – 1
Tiktok – 1
One student noted that on a rewatch of Disney’s “Tangled”, she discovered that Rapunzel is trapped in a tower, socially distanced from, wait for it, the kingdom of Corona!