Today I sit here, and realize…It’s almost been a year since I was on clraik. 365 days has gone by, and almost every single one of them I’ve been on cK, trading, chatting, and giving advice…or even all three at the same time. And yet, look where I started:
• May 8th, 2012: I make an account on clraik! What a fresh-eyed, hopeful girl I was. To get someone frozen.
• May 23rd, 2012 (or sometime around that) : Saw ronith, tom and milly on the boards. Got scared and left for a good 5 months.
• November 30th, 2012: 10th grade, sitting in science class, bored. Another forum was down for like the 3rd time that month, so I was googling other sites. I saw this one that looked /very/ similar to the one I was one, but it was not dead! I do remember being annoyed because I wanted to sign up for the site, but I was on my phone and this anime girl kept getting in my way. =__= Now, I knew that I had signed up for this site before. But I couldn’t remember my username. Or email. I knew that I had made this username after this girl I hated so I could get her frozen, but what was her name again, even?
There goes your kitty cat memory, Samantha.
Well, back to the point. I had made a new account, under a new but similar username. By then, I had become active from the first day I made the account. I noticed as I posted “Hey, these people are pretty cool! I feel like I could talk to them all night!”. I never had that impression before, I thought that all forums had their cliques and kept to themselves. I never thought that people would actually want to talk to plain old me.
Fast forward to about a week later. Something went wrong with clraik, and naturally, I panicked.
“What happened? Why can’t I get on? The one site I enjoy, and it goes down? ITS 2012 GUISE, THE WORLD IS TRULY ENDING! CLRAIK.COM IS DOWN, ABANDON SHIP!”
• December 21st, 2012: world does not end.
The site did come back up, after about a week I recall. But, I couldn’t log into clraik! Calmer and convinced that the world wouldn’t end, I had to go back to that dumbass anime girl, and make my account, again. Long story short cK had a security breach of some sort, and the forum had to be rolled back about 2 weeks. So anything made or earned within those two weeks, including accounts were gone. Dust. But, I still had hope. Feeling comfortable, I made my account under the same username, and proceeded to introduce myself again. Everyone was laughing by the end of it! But, things were not all happily ever after.
Somehow, while searching through email, I found my old account. I was excited, to find my original account. It was older, and it had the username of that girl, who somehow came back to my memory. Why I hated her, I don’t even remember her. But I looked her up, andddd:
This account has been disabled.
Mission accomplished! But now, what to do? I had no idea how to change my username, and even worse, I got a mail from someone who would’ve had mod powers at the time. I had a multi, and I was so scared; I thought they were going to ban both my accounts! But a simple explanation, and my multi (who you can find on the banlist. ;D) was gone.
Simmie was now free to go off into the clraik world. And on the way, she met many characters; most of them awesome and would soon be my friends, and others…you’d rather not meet in a dark alley. Now normally, people would consider my 1 year anniversary to be on May 8th, the day I signed up. But, it was 365 days since I have been active, and I consider that to be my one year anniversary, which is November 22nd, 2013. During those 365 days of being active, I’ve made memories with others. Some good, some bad; but why let the bad affect the good?
In the end, I’ve made many new friends here. By time my second year rolls around, I hope to make my shoutout list bigger! Now to celebrate my 1 year on clraik, please keep reading!
Normally here, people would do their shoutouts. I decided to make this a bit more interesting by mentioning how I met these people, but I won’t reveal their names just yet! This will be in order of when I met these people who’ve made an impact of my cK life!
Also, this will also be my form of a giveaway. I will have a word bank below of what people are in my shoutout, and you need to match their name to the paragraph, which is numbered! Please PM me your answers like this:
And so on. If you’re tagged in the word bank, please don’t guess. I will be giving out prizes and revealing the answers on Friday, November 22nd at 4pm NST. To win basically you need to get the match up the names and get the most correct. If two people both get them 100% correct, I will give the prize to whoever PM’ed me first.
• 1st place: Ice draik egg
• 2nd place: Random coloured meowclops
• 3rd place: Secret prize
BONUS Prize: Guess my *~Astrological*~ sign! (Taurus, Cancer, etc) first one to Post the correct guess wins. ^_^
Please post all astrological sign guesses on the board, thanks!
Now guess guess guess!
EDIT EDIT EDIT
I recently got a new project to make this beauty:
So, I have to end this early. </3
I PM'ed people who entered, thanks for making this a success! c:
Last edited by simmie; 11-21-2013 at 06:18 PM.
Oh my, congratulations on your 1 year here, I hope it has been really amazing (just as you said it was so... yeah xD)
You deserve it!
Also, isn't MLP 4th Season Premiere on 22th or 23th? xD
I see mine, Andrew's, Mints, Raj's and Poem's
I failed at everything else
I see ryan mint kevin andrew katzes jo me and maybe dom
i want to add people and like give them like a longass paragraph >3
Last edited by simmie; 11-19-2013 at 06:23 PM.
I tried hand drawing... sucked:
I was bored at school so... why not ponies? xD