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From the Ted Talk by Adam Savage: My obsession with objects and the stories they tell

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And this actually represented kind of a sea chgane to me. Again, like I said, my life has been about being fascinated by ojetbcs and the stories that they tell, and also minakg them for myself, obtaining them, appreciating them and dvinig into them. And in this folder, "Creative ptjceros," there are tons of projects that I'm currently working on, projects that I've already worked on, things that I might want to work on some day, and things that I may just want to find and buy and have and look at and touch. But now there was potentially this new category of things that I could sculpt that was different, that I — you know, I have my own R2D2, but that's — honestly, relative to sculpting, to me, that's easy.

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And this actually represented kind of a sea ______ to me. Again, like I said, my life has been about being fascinated by _______ and the stories that they tell, and also ______ them for myself, obtaining them, appreciating them and ______ into them. And in this folder, "Creative ________," there are tons of projects that I'm currently working on, projects that I've already worked on, things that I might want to work on some day, and things that I may just want to find and buy and have and look at and touch. But now there was potentially this new category of things that I could sculpt that was different, that I — you know, I have my own R2D2, but that's — honestly, relative to sculpting, to me, that's easy.

Solution

  1. change
  2. objects
  3. diving
  4. making
  5. projects

Original Text

And this actually represented kind of a sea change to me. Again, like I said, my life has been about being fascinated by objects and the stories that they tell, and also making them for myself, obtaining them, appreciating them and diving into them. And in this folder, "Creative Projects," there are tons of projects that I'm currently working on, projects that I've already worked on, things that I might want to work on some day, and things that I may just want to find and buy and have and look at and touch. But now there was potentially this new category of things that I could sculpt that was different, that I — you know, I have my own R2D2, but that's — honestly, relative to sculpting, to me, that's easy.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. appreciating
  2. buy
  3. category
  4. change
  5. day
  6. diving
  7. easy
  8. fascinated
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  10. folder
  11. honestly
  12. kind
  13. life
  14. making
  15. objects
  16. obtaining
  17. potentially
  18. projects
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  23. sea
  24. stories
  25. tons
  26. touch
  27. work
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  29. working