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Christmas in August

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Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:15 pm
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Nate says...

Beginning this Saturday and going on through Sunday, the Young Writers Society will be celebrating Christmas! Why? No reason.

This means that for the entire weekend, we're encouraging everyone to give away as many gifts as possible. To view your gifts, or to give someone else a gift, click on 'My YWS.' Then look for the 'Gifts' tab:

We'll even have some rankings set up for the most generous (total point value of the gifts), and for the most gifts given. So, just something stupid and fun.

Let's shoot for... 10,000 gifts total!
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:02 pm
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ShadowKnight155 says...

Awww... :3 I think I should go review right about now. I haven't done that in a while.

And pardon my trollish comment:


See, I've never once in my life had the chance to say that on a forum or in comments. :D So it's a first first. xD

See now what other website has stuff like this? None I know of. :p YWS forevasss lol.
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:15 pm
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shadowraiki says...

:( My measly amount of points will not amount to much.
If words are just letters put together, why do we decide on what they mean?

I step away from the grammar to review the story.

I don't do poetry.

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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:15 pm
Demoness says...

Aow.. how sweet.. I haven't given away a gift ever.. what a cruel Demon I am. But this reviewing-episode of mine has given me a great amount of points so I think I'm gonna take a pause reviewing and go give my beloved friends on YWS some gifts! :D
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To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice." - Robert Frost

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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:17 pm
IcyFlame says...

Finally! I'm actually around for a YWS event! I've missed so many review days it's criminal!
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:17 pm
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Lumi says...

Now if only there were a coal gift...
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:57 pm
Rydia says...

If anyone is needing more points, I'll totally be having a review day tomorrow and you're welcome to join!
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 7:59 pm
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tinkembell says...

Heh, I have enough to give 129 XD
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:46 pm
Kagi says...

I need to save my points for my contest that I'm about to submit.

I love this idea though, I'll I've a couple of gifts! :)
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Wed Aug 10, 2011 11:00 pm
fireheartedkaratepup says...

Dadgummit Nate, I'm moving into my dorm room that day.
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Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:43 am
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Evi says...

I'm really determined to make it onto that leader-board. I need to get rid of all of these points anyhow. BRING IT.
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Thu Aug 11, 2011 12:45 am
MeanMrMustard says...

Evi wrote:I'm really determined to make it onto that leader-board. I need to get rid of all of these points anyhow. BRING IT.

Just gift them all to Kamas me, Evi. c:

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Thu Aug 11, 2011 2:01 am
Firearris says...

shadowraiki wrote::( My measly amount of points will not amount to much.

Quick! Do some reviews and get more points. :)

I'll definitely be participating. I only have around 4600 points, but that's better than nothing, and I'm still reviewing to get more. =D
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[Firearris] 10:46 pm: aquires the weasel and renames it "Cat"

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Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:58 am
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Yuriiko says...

"Life is a poem keep it in the present tense." -Sherrel Wigal

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Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:54 am
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EnchantedPanda says...

Ho-ho-ho! *Sprays confetti in everyone's hair and cover the ground with sparkles and glitter* This is a really awesome and insanely fun idea and I love the idea of having Christmas halfway through the year, I'm sure it's gonna put a smile on everyone's face! I am definitely going to try and give gifts to as many of my awesome YWS buddies as I can, hopefully I'll have enough points!

Oh and Merry Christmas everyone, I'll see you all around and make sure you give everyone super fun presents! This is gonna' be an unforgettable Christmas!
Last edited by EnchantedPanda on Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:56 am, edited 2 times in total.

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