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Luvnmexsun  (Level: 147.4 - Posts: 711)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:20 PM


Four years ago today my daughter talked me into joining Sploofus. As I was still working, and had no time to play anything (workaholic I used to be called), I was very reluctant. I did no chat rooms nor games on the computer. The computer was for business only. My daughter convinced me I had time for a quick TQOTD. The first year I probably only did half the questions and never visited the site at all. Just accessed my question through email every once in awhile. I never was into trivia, nor movies, TV, etc. Didn’t do too well.

Due to a spinal cord injury, I was forced to leave my love…the classroom and teaching high school. I was lost, in pain and in despair. After over a year in Sploofus, I was going to quit. My daughter said there was a new vocabulary game that I should try first: Word Rounds. I did love them, but you would have LOL to watch me play! Not being a gamester, I moved the sidebar down after every answer! My times were 2 to 3 minutes.

Then I discovered the Sploofus people…and I am blessed. I have made the most wonderful friends ever here. I’m still not much of a gamester, but I have a family here on the island that have enriched my life a thousand fold. Thank you Justin, thank you daughter and thank you friends.

Can't thank Sploofus enough for meeting the greatest people ever: friendship, love and fun.

Happy My Anniversary!

Sun, Sunny, Consuelo

Bbear  (Level: 160.0 - Posts: 2301)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:29 PM

Happy Happy. I come here when I blue 'cause there are always folks around to cheer me up.

Tresgatos  (Level: 201.7 - Posts: 4148)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:30 PM

Happy anniversay, Sun! Since I've only been here since March, I wasn't aware of your injury, and I'm very sorry to hear about it, but as you said, I'm happy you have Sploofus and the friends you've made here! Have a terrific day!

-- Geri

Oldcougar  (Level: 217.3 - Posts: 1935)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:40 PM

Sploofus Island is a much sunnier place with you, too

Gypsylady  (Level: 141.1 - Posts: 6037)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:41 PM

Happy Anniversary, Sun! Hope you have a great day, and I enjoyed your photo gallery and know they'll bring back many pleasant memories!


Cjar855  (Level: 133.4 - Posts: 838)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 2:47 PM

Wow ,Four Years. How time flies when your having fun. Happy Anniversary

Smoke20  (Level: 62.6 - Posts: 2815)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 3:28 PM

Can't imagine the island without Sun.

You know how much I love you, sisterfriend. Rock on, baby!

Taco24  (Level: 129.3 - Posts: 589)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 4:31 PM

Happ Anniversary also!

So glad you took the time to write this sweet commentary.

Wish you well, my New Mexican neighbor!

Chyenn  (Level: 200.8 - Posts: 1332)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 4:41 PM

happy anniversary!

I hope we can celebrate many, many more with you.

Sploofus has to be the most unique community on the net. A true refuge when dealing with daily aggravations becomes overwhelming.

Joanneeberlin  (Level: 181.9 - Posts: 686)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 4:58 PM

Happy anniversary. Doesn't seem like four years. Time sure flies. Hope you celebrate.


Mplaw51  (Level: 176.9 - Posts: 1582)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 5:16 PM

Happy Anniversary! I love reading what brings a person to this delightful place. Sploofus is certainly one of a kind isn't it?

Oogie54  (Level: 199.0 - Posts: 1120)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 7:53 PM

Happy Sploofiversary Sun!

Bushyfox  (Level: 174.4 - Posts: 2403)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 8:04 PM

My life became sunnier with Sploofus, and the most wonderful friends a person could wish for.
Consuelo is a shining on this site.....!

Lotsa love dear friend!! Happy anniversary!!


Ladyvol  (Level: 203.2 - Posts: 5441)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 8:08 PM

Happy Anniversary's to the next 94 years!

Crazy4games  (Level: 122.7 - Posts: 1020)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 8:53 PM

Happy anniversary Sun!

It's people like you who make this island the warm and sunny retreat that I must visit everyday. Thank You!!

Linenlady  (Level: 159.1 - Posts: 306)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 9:13 PM

All the best, Consuelo. You definitely bring more than your share of sun and warmth and kindness to this bright spot in the world.

Difod  (Level: 242.3 - Posts: 108)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 9:44 PM

Happy Anniversary Sun!

I'm so glad that you're here with us on Sploof Island... I've always been sweet on you!

Alvandy  (Level: 226.0 - Posts: 7527)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 10:01 PM

By acclimation, we all luv sun! You're a real

That was a beautiful post to inform us about your initial arrival on the island- thanks for sharing that. I'm glad you came to love the games and the camaraderie

Happy Anniversary. Wishing you many more.


Toledosugar  (Level: 51.4 - Posts: 281)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 10:58 PM

Happy Anniversary, Sun!

Embee  (Level: 86.7 - Posts: 362)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 11:19 PM

Happy anniversary! This place is a lot brighter with you here. I know, I'm cornier than a Hallmark card . Here's to you Sunshine

Flcyclist  (Level: 122.6 - Posts: 691)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 11:34 PM

Happy Anniversary, Sun! I'm so glad your daughter was persistent in keeping you on Sploofus. I know it was ultimately a life-saver for you, too. We're all glad you're here.

Osuzannacollage  (Level: 132.1 - Posts: 1299)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 11:35 PM

So glad that you're finding Sploofus so rewarding. You're definitely a welcome asset to our island. Happy anniversary!


Jank0614  (Level: 67.1 - Posts: 4597)
Fri, 15th Aug '08 11:43 PM

I didn't know about your injury, either. I'm sorry you had to leave your first love, but I hope you are developing 2nd and 3rd and 4th, etc., loves. You are amazing - and I'm so glad they talked you into staying. I hope this post and everyone's respect and regard for you convinces you to stay forever!

Pass the suntan oil, please!

Alaskan420  (Level: 69.0 - Posts: 191)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 4:36 AM

Happy Anniversary Sunshine!! You are beautifull

Bigbird  (Level: 236.4 - Posts: 3300)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 6:34 AM

Hi Sun - Happy Anniversary!! And an apt name for someone so sparkly. We love ya right back - and I'm still waiting for those pictures from the mall...or did I break the camera?


Jespur  (Level: 114.2 - Posts: 38)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 8:33 AM

Hmmmm, all my fault is it? LOL, I am glad you found friends here. I know how hard it was to be forced into "early" retirement, early as in only teaching for 35 years-possible because in NM you can start teaching at age 12 !

Love you mom-Happy Sploofuversary

Davidf  (Level: 102.1 - Posts: 746)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 8:52 AM

Happy linen and silk anniversary (see what I did, I cross referenced the number four with days in the year, added in some multiplication then cross referenced that with contemporary relationship symbology and came up with linen and silk) that is how I roll

Luvnmexsun  (Level: 147.4 - Posts: 711)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 12:29 PM

I LOVE you all! You have made me feel all sunshiny inside...I am deeply touched.

What a great community this is! You are all so special.

Thank you friends and fellow Sploofussers....I am truly blessed.

Sun, Sunny, Consuelo

Lisap369  (Level: 61.1 - Posts: 992)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 1:07 PM

Happy anniversary Sunny!

Smoke20  (Level: 62.6 - Posts: 2815)
Sat, 16th Aug '08 1:09 PM

Hi Jespur! I adore your mom - - thanks so much for bringing her here.

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