Yes, it's me, back for the second time today! I had two ideas for posts, and, after asking Lostfairy, who I met up with today, we decided on doing BOTH of those posts today!
Now, this post is a little different than most. It's pretty much an apology, in a way.
You'll understand soon, I promise.
That's enough of my awkward intros for now. Let's get on with the post.
Alrighty...so, in this post, I'll be reacting to...well, me! Or "Old Swirl", as I like to say. Be warned, it's...uh...odd.
Okay, so here's where the story starts.
I loved blogs just as much as I do now back then (a few years ago), and, seeing that the Animal Jam Community Blog was hosting author tryouts, I decided to apply for the job. Nowadays, I realize that I wouldn't have had time for it anyway, and there's a lot of other things I didn't consider at the time, but remember, this WAS Old Swirl.
This was my tryout comment, in which I had to type an example entry:
WHAT ON EARTH IS THAT!!!!?????
All that was just about JAM MART CLOTHING ITEMS!!!! I literally typed like I thought no one knew the new items in stores by then. I mean, a lot of other blogs do that already! I'm not saying that's bad, I'm just saying that it was pointless for me to write about that. But those were my old posts, and I thought it was good at the time. For some reason.
So yeah, happy little Old Swirl sent that in. And then, after a day or two, she gets... DA DA DA DAAAAA! HER FIRST HATE COMMENT!!!
Haha. Well, at least THIS hater can spell and use SOME punctuation!
Actually, the first part of of this right. I DID type like I was an author on the DE, and it WAS annoying. Seriously. It's even annoying to ME! I know you guys probably don't think it's annoying, but I do.
Anyways, as Old Swirl, I saw this and thought "Wow, a rude hater with no life" and didn't really care that much.
But boy...oh boy... was I sure mixed up.
Since I hadn't dealt with haters before, I decided to post THIS back as a reply:
Yes. I did that. I literally acted sad over it, when I WASN'T. And who APOLOGIZES for that to a HATER!!??
And then I put THIS:
*Bangs head against wall*
I SERIOUSLY WROTE THAT...?!
Yes, I did. But I can explain.
I didn't post those 2 replies because I felt like tricking people or lying. I posted them because I wanted people to stand up for me.
I'm not kidding here. Little me wanted friends so bad that she decided to act sad and hurt by a hater who's comment wasn't even that hurtful. I wanted to see who would stand up and be kind.
A while later, maybe about a year, I wrote this in the comments when the AJC hosted another author tryout.
And I still acted like that. For attention.
I actually DID end up having plenty of people do what I wanted in the first tryouts, and stand up for me. I liked it, and was very happy about that, but none of that is the point.
The point is, I'm sorry.
I basically lied and used my friends back then, and I apologize. I'm not proud of Old Swirl. Not at all. If I could go back in time, I wouldn't have posted those "I'm sorry...maybe I should leave..." comments. Heck, I don't think I would've posted anything at all. Just ignored. But, sadly, I can't change what's been done, as of right now. All I can do is apologize a gazillion times.
All this may not sound very rude to you guys, but to me, it was an all time low. Please know that I'd NEVER do anything like that nowadays! That was Old Swirl. I'm the NEW AND IMPROVED Swirl now! The Swirl who actually KNOWS how to deal with haters and friends.
For the very last time, I'm sorry, and I hope you don't think negatively of me after reading this post.
Well, that's all for today! I hope this all wasn't too confusing, and PLEASE don't hate me for all the things I did in the past! Also, know that there's something VERY BIG coming your way postwise! Might be next weekend, might be during the school week, might be tomorrow... who knows? All I say is that I think you'll enjoy it. 😉
In the meantime, please remember to PARTY HARD, BE STRONG, and JAM ON! Oh, and don't be like Old swirl! Please!