Also I'm still laughing at "200 potions". Even here in AUS we got mini figurines and I don't even remember there being any sort of announcement about it?
Picked up the game around noon and my playthrough is unreal. My Treeko is literally Iwaizumi Hajime, caught a lvl5 Taillow that knew Sky Attack, and I got Pokerus before even hitting the first gym.
Does anyone else have Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire yet? I DO!!! So excited... I miss trainer customisation, though.
No wonder you're freaked out! Make sure you stay safe, okay?
There was a shooting last night at my school :/ I wasn't there but I've still been kinda freaked out all day ><
Just saw the South Park episode 'Grounded Vindaloop'. ...The hell did I just watch? O.o
Argh, stupid iphone not letting me use dropdown menus. My only internet is on it, so I can't post stories from it.
No, but I probably should be working on something. ...Maybe I will.
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Now, seeing that it's November, that leaves everybody who wants in plenty of time to actually participate in this event. There were plenty of messages throughout the main website, the forum, and our facebook group. Personally, I do not know what goes on in a Secret Santa but I have been given plenty of resources to hand it out to you guys.
The official start is today (November 8th) to turn in forms to show your commitment to the event. The deadline should be by November 30th! That surely gives everybody enough time, right? Right! Then, Secret Santas will be assigned between December 1st through the 3rd and everybody participating has until the 31st to post their gifts.
There are a few suggestions and rules that, of course, come with every event. For this particular event, it has been suggested that people participating and writing stories for your partner should write in second POV (reader-inserts) to make the presents that much more personal. Authors should write a minimum of 1000 words for their gift.
We understand that there was an issue about the people who want to participate but are not writers. But our very own Renohotness has come up with an excellent idea to even include these kind of participants in the event.
For the ones who aren't authors, write a short blurb to either your favorite author appreciating the work they've done or the possible impact the author has had on them. If a lot of people like the idea of assigning author/reader, we can also do that. Reno has also brought up the idea that it can also be done anonymously or not.
The small blurb itself shouldn't be anymore than a thousand words. We're still working on that but if that happens to be too much, please speak up about it at the forum.
We understand that a lot of details still need to be worked out but we'll keep the community updated as things change or shift. There shouldn't be any large changes besides that of what consists of a Secret Santa. We've already set the base so we're just building up.
Now for the form itself:
Gift Specifics: (Fandom, Character, Genre (Up to 2 genres), rating (K- MA), Extra (anything you want to be included)
Fandoms you are willing to write for: (List all)
Up to what rating can you write for:
Limitations: (Topics you won't write like male inserts, lemon, etc)
Are you willing to be a backup? (Just in case, one secret Santa doesn't come through, you are willing to write another Oneshot for the giftless person)
All forms should be emailed to Beckycarolan@gmail.com, not on the forum thread. Also, if a participant cannot post something before the deadline because of unforeseen circumstances, they should inform the staff as soon as possible by sending an email to the address given above.
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Just when you send me an email, could you guys mention Secret Santa in the subject, so I don't accidentally think it's spam? Thank you very much!
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To Dottie: You have been the greatest friend I have ever asked for and have gone up and above the call of what it means to be a friend by selfishly giving and giving without asking for anything in return. On your special day, I want to wish you the very best of birthdays and that no one dares ruin it. Without you by my side, I do not know where I would have been today but I know because of you, I've been able to face many things with your support when all I wanted to do was run away. Thank you, Dot and enjoy your special day.
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