posted by Cammie
Firstly, thank anda so very much to everyone that voted for me and also for the many nice komentar that were added. Secondly,I'd like to say that I was up against some of the most significant and populer users on this site. To be classified in the same league as users like Cinders, chel1395 and amazondebs is a pretty big honour. All participants in the FOTY were, of course, very deserving but these few users I've named are the cream of the crop!
So, it was very surprising to see as the December days went oleh that I was in the puncak, atas bracket as the vote came in. Finally, a couple of days yang lalu the poling ended in a tie between ClassicalNadia and myself. Now, that was truly amazing. ClassicalNadia is one of the most awesomest of contributors and very much liked oleh all users. She is also a lovely young girl who always makes complimentary komentar and her kind nature and sweet character really comes though in her komentar and her messages.
We needed a tie-breaker so away we went for further voting...
The results of the poll, with me being the winner, did sincerely shock me. Words cannot tampil properly the sincerity of my feelings but I was very, very much surprised that I would end up with the FOTY 2008 title.
I've been on fanpop less than a tahun (it will actually be a tahun on the 29th January)and okay I do contribute quite a bit. Hey, but so do many, many others users. If I do spend hours and hours on here it is also due to the fact that I am on the dial-up system and therefore it takes me a lot longer than someone who is on broadband. But that does not take away from the many users that do also spend countless of hours on the site, submitting great quality content.
The astonishment in winning the FOTY is also partly due to my age. Yes, I do truly believe that the age factor is quite relevant. Not so much because I'm about a quarter of a century older than most of the users, but because my age DOES play a significant part in the kind of content I menyerahkan to the site.
I've just turned 45-year-old and as many of anda will know I'm immersed in bewitched - a 45-year-old televisi series about a witch. I'm a grown woman totally fixated on a fictious witch to the point that she uses her icon, her motto and makes komentar as it she's Samantha herself. That is bizarre - if I do say so myself, lol.
When I'm not uploading every bewitched picture on the net onto the bewitched spot, I'm submitting other vintage content. atau as my 19-year-old daughter terms it: old crap!
Yet, the amazing thing is that the young users always seem to make nice komentar on my stuff. I understand the users in my age bracket (there are a few of us dinosaurs,lol) liking the lebih vintage content but when a 14-year-old gives me a prop and calls me 'awesome' for some 50-year-old poster I've diserahkan then that is very gratifying and honouring to me.
Everyone here is so nice which is why I think this site is so highly regarded oleh it's users. I've always been made to feel very welcomed and at halaman awal oleh everyone here. Of course, I do have my favourite set of users (ah, anda guys know who anda are!!) but there is not one user that I can say I do not like atau respect. Okay, I lie ... there is one user that I now have absolutely no regard for whatsoever. But I refuse to speak ill of the "dead" so I'll say no lebih on that.
Users also berkata in their komentar that I'm a very nice person. I don't really know that I am "very" nice but I certainly do not go out of my way to be nasty to anyone. Having berkata that, if my activity was to be thoroughly checked I'm sure a few bitch-like komentar can be found though,lol.
I also think it is only fair (or maybe it is stupid?!)to share with anda guys that although I am a redhead, I do have extreme "blonde" episodes.
Some of anda might be familiar with the fact that yours truly sent DarkSarcasm a congratulatory message on her "pregnancy" a few months ago. This shameful blunder came about after membaca a little joke oleh Spotty_Vision21.
However, only a few weeks yang lalu I really outdid myself in the "blonde" department.
I emailed johnminh, and when I email users I like to use their real names. I wasn't sure if John was his real name (I'm still not) so I went to his profile. For those of anda who are not familiar with the name on johnminh's profile, it is Neko-Chan. Okey dokey, I thought, sounds Asian. So, I emailed the guy and actually queried if that was his REAL name. *hits self on the head for the 100th time!* I have to say that in johnminh's reply he did not address that query.
However, I'm not sure if he just thought I was joking atau was too gracious to tell me what an idiot I was. I have since (of my own accord) became aware of what Neko-Chan is - just thought I'd add this bit for your information. Perhaps I should have realized that someone who says they live somewhere between Mars and Venus would not be named Neko-Chan. Okay, so I'm a dummy and now anda guys know the kind of fan you've really voted for. Sorry!
I'd also like to add my congratulations to germany123 who won Popper Of The tahun 2008 - a very deserving winner!
And last, but certainly not least, a big thank to the F4 for consuming nearly a tahun of my dreary life with their awesome fansite.
Happy New tahun to all and let's make 2009 a fantastic Fanpopping year!
added by MonkeysRule
I know this video is not all that good but its only my detik slideshow so yeah I know it pretty much stinks put I really hope anda like it! Merry natal and a Happy New Year!!!
added by EverybodyLies
The inspiration for Polly's video. xD Please disregard my nerdy voice.