So this is kind of crazy and weird and my brain is funny sometimes, but I used to frequent this message board back in 2011, pre-merger and all that, back in the season 1/2/3 days. My screen name was IronPony, just like now, and I haven't watched the show since season 3 or so...
I was perusing my google drive when I realized I still have access to my old email account and all the pony fanfics therein. I started reading them and laughing at how bad some of them were, and I was thinking about making a youtube video where I just read them and make fun of myself basically, but I decided on a whim to just come to this site and see if it's still around.
To my surprise, this very day is the day the series is ending! I was astounded, my jaw fell to the floor, it's like some kind of divine providence that I should be inspired to come back here after all this time, on the most significant day in the fandom in quite some time.
I went on the wayback machine to the 2011 version of this site and found some of my old posts, although not many, thanks to how difficult message boards make it to find things posted by specific people. If there's anyone here that used to frequent back then, comment below because I'm feeling incredibly nostalgic right now... I'm gonna keep looking though, it's time consuming but I think I can find more on those archived websites.
It almost makes me sad that I didn't stick through with the series up until this point. For those of you that have, you should be proud of yourselves for keeping at it for so long. I know many of us have either grown up or grown old one during the course of this show, and I'm... let's say, melancholic that I'm not going to get to experience the death of the series first hand as someone who has been with it since basically day one.
And I mean that, I started watching back when the show started! I remember watching season one on livestreams OVER and OVER, just chatting with people. I spent time in the snuggle threads, the "How are You?" threads, I spent a lot of time in /chat/ and /g/ and /fic/ and those things aren't even here anymore! It's just... crazy that I'm back on a day like this.
Anyway, it's entirely possible that no one here even remembers those days, but if you do, give me a shout! I wanna chat with some of yall. What are your thoughts on the show up until this point? I've heard negative things, and I have some feeling that things lik