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  • Huzzah! Congratulations Citizens and Knights! The Gilded Fowl has been Found and the lands of our Green Room are safe once more!

    I invite all who are brave to consider joining the forces of The Afterwatch as they work to keep the Green Room under 15 literary works for as long as possible. The current record is 17 days and 14 hours! Good luck and well done!


    alliyah wrote:

    HUZZAH! We Did it!
    The Green Room has been Cleared, the Goose is Found


    Social Week will be hosted by the Golden Goose August 1-7, with free literary works for three days (limit 5 per user)! Well done everyone!

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  • It has come to my attention that a Dramatic Speech about Green Room Reviewing is Requested -- so I post here my missive which was first posted in the Search for the Golden Goose Tagbook...

    Dearest Knights, Squires, and Citizens of YWS,

    While this quest to Clear the Green Room may have begun a month and seven suns ago, the mission began even further back that than that. Yes, the last time the Green Room was fully properly cleared was back in July 2020, but I am speaking of even a time before that.

    This Mission to Clear the Green Room, to find the Golden Goose, it started the day you decided to be a writer. Whether that was when you were a youngling yet gripping Crayola crayons and doodling out your stories, or maybe inspired by a teacher in an English class, or maybe when the idea for a story began to nibble on your ears and never ceased. The day you became a writer, you also took on a responsibility. A writer can never write just for themselves, but becoming a writer makes you one with a community - your readers, your fellow writers, your supporters. On YWS don't we know this most nobly - it is in our very name; the young writer's society.

    The day you became a writer, dear friends, knights, squires, citizens of YWS, you took up the burden and joy of receiving readership, and also of giving readership - of giving the fruit of your mind in critique, the joy of your heart in praise, the review sandwiches made of your own kitchen-hearth. And so the day you became a writer, the seed of this mission was already planted within you.

    And now dear writers, I ask you each to draw forward and complete this stage of the quest that fate has placed you on; To give feedback, to write your best reviews, to raise your swords once more to the foes of the Green Room and share your feedback with your fellow authors. Not only for the prize of the Golden Goose, the points, the lit-works, and to hear the goose's lovely honking, but let us review and conquer these final Green Room works because this is what it means to be a writer:

    To be a part of a community of reading!

    To enter boldly into new adventures!

    To finish the story that we've been given!

    Let us not delay, but go forward! Huzzah Huzzah Huzzah!

    Who's with me?

  • Knights of the Green Room wrote:Comrades! It's an exciting Summer for Knights as we charge toward the Green Room and try to find the Golden Goose!


    We have a New Main Challenge this Summer issued to all knights to complete 10 Green Room Reviews before August - to help clear the Green Room, find the goose, and earn an incredible limited edition badge while doing so! Knight Spearmint is even throwing in a drawing for knights that complete the challenge!

    Also all knights are encouraged to raise their quills and ready their swords and join the Search for the Golden Goose Tagbook over at the Roleplay tab.

    Let's have a wonderful Summer! Huzzah!

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  • Knights of the Green Room wrote:There's never been a better time to join in with KotGR! Check out the Knights of the Green Room Information to find out how to join - you need to log just 10 GR reviews after declaring yourself a Squire in the Great Hall in order to become a Knight, then you begin a journey of knighthood defending the Green Room from the foes of the Literary Center while earning yourself badges and participating in challenges. And it's all "go at your own pace". Huzzah!


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  • Huzzah! Into the Green Room Comrades!
    Liminality wrote:
    Review Day has started!


    For everyone participating, reviews written and linked from now on will count towards your team's score! Let's go reviewers! Remember, reviewing 5 Green Room works and logging them in your post will get you a special KotGR badge!

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  • Hi Commander, might I suggest adding a Santa hat to your ensemble? The weather is forecasting snow and it doesn't hurt to be prepared!

    KotGRCommander We will see.
    Dec 15, 2022

  • Huzzah! Calling all Knights and Civilians alike to commit to the fight and join the battle in the Green Room! To help the cause, for this review day,
    you can log your reviews of Green Room works separately for a special Knights of the Green Room badge. Logging 5 non-spam Green Room reviews will earn you that badge!

    If you'd like to join the Knights of the Green Room and our noble fight, you can do so by declaring your intentions in our Great Hall. (It just takes 10 logged Green Room reviews to become a knight after being made a Squire!)

    To the Green Room!

    Liminality wrote:Alert! Alert!

    Review Day is coming!

    From 16th to 18th of December, we'll be hosting a Review Day in the forums. Click this link to find out more.

    Briefly, Review Day is an event focused on writing reviews in great quantity AND great quality. This Review Day is sponsored by the Knights of the Green Room -- a badge from them will be up for grabs!

    Sign up in the thread linked above before December 15th to participate in a team - sign-ups after that will be individual.

    You can also see this threadfor how the forum-based Review Day was run in September during RevMo this year.

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  • Calling all Knights, Squires, and Citizens!

    The Commander (@KotGRCommander) needs your help! The Knights of the Green Room Castle Grounds have been overtaken by a Mysterious Green Room Sludge that has been tracked in due to overcrowding works in the Green Room and must be Cleared before our Fall Picnic!

    Log Five Green Room Reviews in this thread to help us remove the green sludge by October 1st! Honor and a special badge await all who bravely assist us in the Clear the Grounds Commander Challenge.

    KotGRCommander (poster courtesy of Knight @looseleaf)
    Sep 3, 2022

  • The calendar is turning, old and new knights are summoned to return to the Green Room trenches to fight the good fight!

    If you have forgotten to log your Green Room reviews for some moons, there is no better time than Review Month to catch your logs back up.

    And if you have not yet joined our prestigious order, we are currently looking for new recruits.


    Knights of the Green Room wrote:Huzzah! An official notice has been issued by @KotGRCommander

    - The Commander

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  • Huzzah!

    KotGRCommander Huzzah indeed.
    Aug 29, 2022

  • ahh happy (late) cake day!! :DD 🍰🎂

    KotGRCommander Belated gratitude is bestowed unto you! Huzzah!
    Aug 29, 2022

  • Happy Cake Day, Commander!!

    KotGRCommander Belated thanksgivings Knight Lib!
    Aug 29, 2022

  • alliyah
    Jan 28, 2022


    Sincerely, Knight Alliyah of the Green Room

    KotGRCommander Belated thanksgivings!
    Aug 29, 2022

  • Random avatar
    Jan 28, 2022

    hap cake

    KotGRCommander Belated thanksgivings to you!
    Aug 29, 2022

  • fatherfig
    Jan 28, 2022

    hap cake

    KotGRCommander Huzzah!
    Aug 29, 2022

    fatherfig <3
    Aug 29, 2022

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