Guest Post by Royce
On Sunday, I skyped with Jarrod from Australia! I was posting comments on Jarrod's blog about Poptropica. He thought I had interesting comments, so he had his parents email my parents and we set up a time to Skype and play Poptropica at the same time.
It was really fun when we were able to connect. At first, we both could see each other. Then Jarrod could not see me anymore, but I could see him the entire time!
In case you do not know what Poptropica is, head over to Jarrod’s awesome blog and look at his Poptropica post. Also look at his Skyping with Royce post. If you want to be friends over Poptropica, you can choose different rooms to be in. We chose three rooms: the enhanced forest, the crystal cavern, and the techno room. Every room had a code. I really liked playing Poptropica with Jarrod.
Jarrod and I understood each other's accents pretty well. It was only hard when we were telling each other the room codes. Have you ever had a hard time explaining something to your friends?
I learned that Jarrod has a little brother who is three, he calls dinner tea time, and he wants to come to California and go to Disneyland and Universal Studios. We also learned that his mother lived in Nebraska for two years as an exchange student. She has visited California two times.
|This is what the home screen looks like on Poptropica.|
|You can visit a haunted house! Boo!|
|If you'd like, you can pick out a Halloween costume from the store.|
|Would you want to visit Mount Olympus?|
|Maybe you'd like to climb the rope! It will let you travel to another world!|
I really enjoyed meeting Jarrod!
If you have never played Poptropica, do you ever plan to play?
Have you ever Skyped with a friend?
Have you ever spoken with a person who had an accent?