Are you approaching this in any differently you approach every other week? Why or why not?
What comes to mind?
When it's a normal topic week, you often see several people going at it from the same angle. How are you going to make sure that you don't end up doing that in Open Topic?
What are you going to do to stand out in the crowd, and make sure you are heard over the noise of whatever nonsense might try to get in the way?