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Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:38 am
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Iggy says...



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Happy birthday, YWS! And all her people! Come join me in a celebration and tell me about your favorite memories here on YWS. Tell me about the people you've met, your proudest work, how YWS has helped you grow as a person and as a writer, your favorite chat moment, your funniest bloopers, etc.! If, of course, you feel like sharing something personal :P if not, just join us in wishing YWS a good one!

My fondest memories are:
- meeting @Carina omg you're so annoying i hate you
- making a HORRIBLE happy birthday video for Nate with a crappy phone because Carina made me
- crying with happiness bc Carina made us matching profile backgrounds ily
- becoming a lil moldy mod and then finding out Carina was gonna be one too omg we was so cool #DemSBMods
- every moment ever with @Veeren and Carina omg i hate you guys and Voxer tbh
- meeting @Blues @Alpha @LadySpark @ArcticMonkey @Auxiira @Clarity and becoming the Mean Girls aw yeah insert lots of skype logs and chats and general stupidity
- restarting squills and being the EIC and working with such an amazing staff team omg I am so proud of you all and ily you all especially you @SquillsBot ily most
- sneaking onto chat during any class that involved a computer lol senior year man
- kicking Google Bot from the chat all day everyday lol
- posting all my godawful works and receiving amazing feedback and praise for it
- improving as both a writer and a person thanks to this awesome site
- literally every chat moment ever I have some screenshots of sweet memories but I wish I had more!!
- meeting all of you amazing people yeah I went there I'm so gross and sappy
- literally everything in general tbh
- whoever first gave me the nickname Iggy shoutout to you, thanks for that
- but yeah that's it

There's probably more but I can't remember LOL anyways, sound off below and tell me about your fondest moments on YWS!
“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then."
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:45 am
SnowGhost says...



Wow YWS happy birthday. I can't even begin to tell you how much YWS has done for me :D
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:53 am
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TheSilverFox says...



-Joining late at night and frantically coming-up with a good-sounding username

-Jumping right into one awesome SB as a small and hyperactive little ball of writing fury

-Becoming friends with the SB's faithful crew (including @BrumalHunter and @Ventomology)

-Being told not to write so many small posts at once

-Gradually getting better at writing

-Spending all my time in chat and absorbing myself in the endless in-jokes (including the brazilian juan one that's still somewhere in the quotes)

-Actually writing poetry because a huge prank that @Willard came up with

-Getting nominated for JMship and running around the neighborhood in a state of euphoria for about a half-hour

-Diving into all the SBs.

-The first time I met @Lumi (and pretty much every time afterward)

-Winning writing contests and screaming about it on my wall

-Trying out NaPo and RevMo for the first time

-Starting to post my novel

-Learning to handle critique like a boss

-Growing a few years old and learning more than I ever thought possible

-Basically everyone who's ever tolerated me

-Getting hope and inspiration to keep writing and follow my goals

-Enjoying events like these (seriously I remember the call-in one where I just came back from a park where I'd seen bald eagles and the whole thing was bliss)

-YWS's 13th birthday!

-And pretty much everything else in my time on here
S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse
a persona che mai tornasse al mondo,
questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse.
Ma per ciò che giammai di questo fondo
non tornò vivo alcun, s'i' odo il vero,
senza tema d'infamia ti rispondo.

Inferno, Canto 27, l 61-66.
  





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Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:02 am
zaminami says...



Happy birthday!!
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:11 pm
Alpha says...



Iggy wrote:
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Happy birthday, YWS! And all her people! Come join me in a celebration and tell me about your favorite memories here on YWS. Tell me about the people you've met, your proudest work, how YWS has helped you grow as a person and as a writer, your favorite chat moment, your funniest bloopers, etc.! If, of course, you feel like sharing something personal :P if not, just join us in wishing YWS a good one!

My fondest memories are:
- meeting @Carina omg you're so annoying i hate you
- making a HORRIBLE happy birthday video for Nate with a crappy phone because Carina made me
- crying with happiness bc Carina made us matching profile backgrounds ily
- becoming a lil moldy mod and then finding out Carina was gonna be one too omg we was so cool #DemSBMods
- every moment ever with @Veeren and Carina omg i hate you guys and Voxer tbh
- meeting @Blues @Alpha @LadySpark @ArcticMonkey @Auxiira @Clarity and becoming the Mean Girls aw yeah insert lots of skype logs and chats and general stupidity
- restarting squills and being the EIC and working with such an amazing staff team omg I am so proud of you all and ily you all especially you @SquillsBot ily most
- sneaking onto chat during any class that involved a computer lol senior year man
- kicking Google Bot from the chat all day everyday lol
- posting all my godawful works and receiving amazing feedback and praise for it
- improving as both a writer and a person thanks to this awesome site
- literally every chat moment ever I have some screenshots of sweet memories but I wish I had more!!
- meeting all of you amazing people yeah I went there I'm so gross and sappy
- literally everything in general tbh
- whoever first gave me the nickname Iggy shoutout to you, thanks for that
- but yeah that's it

There's probably more but I can't remember LOL anyways, sound off below and tell me about your fondest moments on YWS!



@Iggy I love you :'(
Because I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.

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Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:44 pm
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Veeren says...



hbd yws i love everyone

p.s. voxer is literally the greatest thing ever those were the golden days
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:02 pm
PrincessInk says...



Happy Birthday, YWS!
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Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:28 pm
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CaptainJack says...



i should have done this last night but i was lazy so...

- tagging @sacredlege even though he isn't around but was my friend in the early days. i miss you satan.
- @Casanova and @TheSilverFox for putting up with me in the old days
- basically everything we did in the lounge chatroom
- hanging cloaks in the cloakroom
- regretting reviews
- never publishing anything
- talking to @biscuitsleguin and deciding to put things up
- avoiding promised reviews
- tagbooks
- dps
- regretting more reviews and comments
- present day
  





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Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:33 am
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Carina says...



*revives from the dead*

awwww @Iggy @Veeren bring back the golden days when we were 16 and dumb and had song wars and had veer set his bathroom on fire in the name of nate

miss u guys ♥
#letsbringbackvoxer
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