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dust & d... : (26 May 2016 - 07:16 PM) it was the same for me when i came back a few months ago...was a little disorienting at first :P
sammm : (26 May 2016 - 07:13 PM) it feels like i haven't been active in years
dust & d... : (26 May 2016 - 07:06 PM) helloo!! 
sammm : (26 May 2016 - 06:37 PM) I'm back from the dead...just kidding i've been gone for months though
Photoshopfreak : (26 May 2016 - 05:44 PM) I feel like such a baddie because I've been so MIA lately. :(
herz&seele : (26 May 2016 - 04:39 PM) someone uploaded a bunch of answers to possible questions for my exam nd im crying cuz yes pls
nyx : (26 May 2016 - 04:36 PM) and yes your = = looks right to me (:
nyx : (26 May 2016 - 04:36 PM) hahahah no i get what you mean kris! and that's where this whole convo started :P
herz&seele : (26 May 2016 - 04:17 PM) like... 10 messages ago omfg
herz&seele : (26 May 2016 - 04:17 PM) kris u lost me
starbuck. : (26 May 2016 - 03:51 PM) omg this is starting to look like maths for some reason hahha :P
starbuck. : (26 May 2016 - 03:51 PM) so the first floor = ground floor = 0
starbuck. : (26 May 2016 - 03:51 PM) and the floor that's level 1 would be second floor xD
starbuck. : (26 May 2016 - 03:51 PM) i meant to say that in the US it goes like this ground floor = first floor
starbuck. : (26 May 2016 - 03:50 PM) no okay wrong

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    For the first time ever I'm seeing my name in staff teal. It was a tough decision to make but I've decided to step down from Digest Editor due to RL issues, this is the second big choice I've made after deciding to leave PW a week ago. Guess I will have to fill my spare time now with graphic making :p

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    Due to the closure, you can't access to the story challenge on the forums, but I'll keep running the story challenge.

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