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SWP 005 - Tip of the Day

Started: 8/22/2020
Finished: No Not finished

  • bigpuppy
  • ahmetlii
  • Illusion705
  • Groko13
  • Filmlover12
  • Jammum
  • garnetluvcookie
  • jakel181
  • Dominic305

Create a panel that will show one tip for each day of the year.


This project is No Not done

Puts tips here

Please put tips you come up with here:

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Acebsa (talk | contribs) 20:37, 25 August 2020 (UTC)