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Corona
by on December 4, 2018
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Wow....I'm amazed!
It has been one year already!? Holy crap! Time goes by so fast! Regardless of, I have so much to say but I don't even know where to start with this. It has been such a roller coaster ride this entire year that has had me go crazy sometimes. CA started as an idea back in late 2016, early 2017. I was still running my old site back then but in the back of my mind I had another idea for a different name and a different site for the fandom that I wanted to do. Mainly because my previous site was a big mess and it was bound to shut down at some point. It didn't last long, but after that first site went down, I immediately got to work on what started as Project Eclipse. I had nothing. Nothing except a few staff members left over from the previous site. People like GoldenHeart, Neon Lightning and a few others who are still here on CA staff to this very day. But I never told them anything of what I was doing. Over the course of the months I kept planning and doing some stuff in the background. I talked to artists and such on getting logos and whatnot and started to try to get support for the project, but it didn't work. Mainly because of the "competition" that was already established then
Fast forwarding later, rumblings about the Squares shutting down were starting to go around, in which I thought it was great, but sad at the same time. So I started to get things together faster. Tried to setup a plan and a roadmap on what I wanted to do and gather some staff and started getting to work. Eventually you know, Squares closed and everyone moved to the Discord I had made. Or many of you. Ever since that day, i've been on high gear trying to do as much as possible to get this place started. And then...Poniverse came around. The saviors of CA. Without their help, we wouldn't be here right now. They took us in and gave this project hope and helped it take off to the skies
Like I said before, the road here has been a roller coaster and bumpy. I've made many mistakes along the road and i've done so much things that I regret and that I wish I could fix. I've made a few enemies along the way, which is unfortunate, but it still puts a smile on my face to know that they are still here enjoying themselves on the site. Launch day was amazing and completely stressful. lol I believe that CA crashed considering how many people were trying to join at once. But it was just amazing seeing all of the users that had come around. Many have come and gone, but there's a remnant of you that have stuck around until today. Thank you so much. Thank you for being here. Thank you for making my dream come true and helping get my baby up and running. I can't believe it is 1 year old already. This is a milestone for me. And I would be lying if I said that tears were not shed today. I love you all, even if you hate my guts. I know i've done wrong to many, but even if you hate me, just know that I will still be here to help you if there's ever anything I can do to make sure your user experience here is the best that it can be.
I have so much that I could say but I would literally be sitting here writing a research paper long of it. All I can really say is thank you for those who believed in me. Thank you for those who even didn't believe I could do it. Is still pleasing to see you here. Thank you to Comp for taking on the task always, and I promise ya buddy, you'll get some more devs soon. I owe you so much. Thank you to Jeshh (Snow Storm) for your amazing emotional support you've provided me. Stardusk, my closest friend who I love so much. You've stuck by my side even after I did you wrong. Ben, Inari, Gen Tonic, Cinnamon, Zah (Hickory), Shooting Star, and overall EVERYONE who has been on the staff team. Thank you for being patient and tolerating my crap. I appreciated everything you guys always did to contribute to the betterment of the community.
I know many of you may think i'm not fit for this position, and you'd probably be right. But just know that I do want the best for all of you, and that i'm thankful that you at least can still enjoy this place regardless of what your opinion of me may be. I might sound like a broken record, I know, but...I'm just not sure what to say really. I just have so much gratitude right now and I want to really express how happy and thankful I am right now but I just end up repeating myself. Thank you all. Really...thank you so much...Lets all celebrate this day and here's to many more years of CA!
-Corona/Dolce
Topics: anniversary, ca
Comp
:')
Commander Wyatt Ryder
Dolce is da man *claps*
Snow Storm
Any time, bud.
Bright Brave
Thank you, cutie.
Nitroxus Soulspins
Its exciting to hear those words come from you. Never think that you don't have a friend that would about anything to help. Your idea is what blossomed into this wonderful site. You made your dream come true and no one can take the from you. You're an amazing person and its my honor to even get to k...View More
Desert Thorn
D'awww <3 Thanks Corona. This site has been wonderful, I appreciate the work you & your staff all put into it. It's a lot of sacrifice, a lot of work that goes on behind the curtains. And on top of that you guys are giving your time freely. I love you all! ^^ Admittedly I was hesitant to join, I ha...View More
Corona
I'm glad that you are here. thank you for being a part of this with me. I love you as well and always know that i'll be here to help out