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Summarize a Wire episode in GIFs

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For this assignment, you will need to created a sereis of GIFs that sumamrize the main plot pots, themes, or moments of interest. To make it a bit more challenging, you are limited to six GIFs

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The Thin Line Between Heaven and Here

Bubbles is attributed the epigraph “[There is a] … thin line between heaven and here” in Old Cases, Season 1, Episode 4 of HBO‘s The Wire. He delivers the line at about the midpoint of the episode, and the line came just at the right moment to punctuate what …

Big Things Come in Small Packages, No Gif 2 Me!

The GIF assignment proved to be VERY challenging to create. I still haven’t mastered the skill of bringing the animation of it to life directly on my page, underestimating the time it would take to understand the process limited my ability to do this in a manner satisfying to me. …

Getting GIFfy With It

So this week, we were assigned to make 6 gifs to summarize an episode from The Wire. I decided to make gifs from Episode 9 “Gameday.”

The episode starts off where Stringer and Barksdale are talking about Omar. They know he’s been starting his own little drug ring in their …

Jeremy’s Wrap-Up The Wire Episode 12 in 6 gifs

It’s all about me…

Let the boy be…

You ready to put the work in…

Death of Wallace

Where’s Wallace at?!!

 

Catch YOU Later……

Episode 6 – “The Wire”

This week I decided to summarize episode 6 called “The Wire.” I feel like this episode is extremely important to the series. Creating the GIF’s this week was a first for me. I have always seen these on websites and what not but I never had any idea of how …

Mircales happen – I made a GIF

Episode 2 sets the standard for the way of life on the street. “Fuck right. It’s ain’t about right, it’s about money.”

 

 

 

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Did I just really made a GIF? 5 GIF?

It’s quite amazing how I made a GIF. I’ve always seen on facebook and other social media websites of people making GIF and I always thought like when will I be able to make one. I didn’t know making a GIF would be that hard. All I did was to …

One Arrest as told by GIFs

This weeks assignment for DS106 was to create GIFs to summarize an episode of The Wire. When I first read this I was both nervous and excited. I had never made a GIF, didn’t know where they came from, and had no idea how I could summarize an hour-long episode …

Pager Paranoia on the GIF Wire

This is my attempt at the “Summarize A Wire Episode In GIFs.” I chose to pull six (actually seven) animated GIFs from episode 5 of Season 1 of The Wire: “The Pager.” It’s one of my favorite episodes because the theme of being watched and a more generalized sense of …

The Buys

  

I loved this assignment! If you all could have seen the happy dance I did when I made my first gif. I find this class very rewarding when I’m able to create things I never knew how. I chose episode 3, The Buys for this assignment. I feel like these …

Is it with a hard G or J Sound? Well, they’re Gifs….

Well…. Gifs….. We all know and love them, especially on Tumblr. I never thought I would be the one making them until i discovered Ds106. Yay! Well, they’re not as easy as everyone thinks. To summarize an episode of The Wire with Gifs, I chose my favorite episode which was …

1st Ever GIF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

From S1E04

This really summed up the episode for me as this was possibly one of my favorite scenes. It really showed some hardcore detective work going on, and to me, this also seemed to be one of the most realistic scenes as they were trying to figure out how/where …

All the Pieces Matter

After just finishing the first of The Wire, there’s one lesson that sticks out in the back of my mind. A very important lesson given by Freamon, one of my favorite characters.

 

This scene, from episode 8, resonates so well for me because of its multiple meanings. The obvious …

A Break in the Wire Into .GIFS

My six submissions for this week 2’s assignment. Enjoy!

.GIF Stomping

Making animated .GIFs for the first time was a big time sink, so I’m glad I started earlier in the week on the learning process.  At this point in the season, the development of characters is still new and under development, so I focused on their personalities as I summarized …

Lessons in GIFs

For this week’s assignment to tell an episode of The Wire using only 6 GIFs, I decided to do Episode 8, “Lessons,” from the first season.

Process

Despite having made GIFs before in Intro to Digital Studies, I needed a refresher and found this tutorial to be helpful. However, …

The Wire S1E6

I think so far episode 6, also titled “The Wire” has been my favorite, because for me this is where the story really became interesting. There are several characters in the series that I already felt for, like Wallace, but this episode also made me feel bad Omar, whom I …

More Layers, More Problems

Telling A Wire Episode Through GIFs

The big part of this week’s assignment was learning to create a series of .GIF animated images to explain an episode of The Wire. Knowing that the process of creating the GIFs would require several programs already freaked me out a little. I saw …

“You cannot lose if you do not play.” -Marla Daniels

For my GIF assignment I chose Season 1, Episode 2 of The Wire. After many hassles and programs not responding and attempting to download harmful programs to my computer, I finally was able to make five GIFs that I thought were important or showed ongoing themes in The Wire.

This …

“Now You’re in the Game.”

For the GIF assignment, I summarized Season 1, Episode 10: The Cost of The Wire. I picked five scenes that had what I felt were either crucial moments, and/or crucial lines. The actual GIF making process was definitely more difficult than I had thought it would be, but …

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