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Messages - Towelie

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@TheStarNomad✯  - You are handling this right? Or was it @Super_Boox - can't remember
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Inactivity Board / Re: Crappy Internet
Jun 22, 2018, 07:00 AM
I hope your internet is back soon!
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General Announcements / Re: Thank you!
Jun 21, 2018, 03:17 PM
Thank you very much for the kind words everyone <3
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General Announcements / Re: Thank you!
Jun 21, 2018, 09:14 AM
PS: Like the Phoenix, we will arise from our ashes or die trying.
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General Announcements / Thank you!
Jun 21, 2018, 08:03 AM
I would like to thank you for all your support in these 8 years that SFT has been around for.
We've had our good moments and our bad moments, but overall, I think we can say some of us (if not most of us) have met friends here and have made SFT a second family.
I never imagined we would last 8 years, let along still going after 8 years. We may not be as popular as we used to be, but let's not dwell on what could be, and instead focus on what we were. We were one of the biggest Minecraft servers for a while, with hundreds of thousands of unique players, and were featured in videos of really popular youtubers such as CaptainSparklez.
For a server that was pretty much made by one guy (me), in his spare time, hosted (at first) on a computer I had laying around... what can I say.. not too shabby.

Thank you all for the wonderful moments, and even though some time I am frustrated by the behavior of some of the community members who seem to be here only for drama and "shits and giggles", let's not forget, Super Fun Time exists because of the community. Yes, I made it and yes, we maintain it, but if it wasn't for you guys, SFT wouldn't be alive right now.

I am deeply grateful to our Patrons and donators, who are supporting our server financially. I am deeply grateful to the players who vote and share the word about SFT and I am deeply grateful that I was given the chance to run this community for 8 amazing years (let's hope for 10 aye?)

This isn't a "good bye", this is just a thank you for so many awesome years in which my life gained a purpose. I used to be really depressed and bored before I founded SFT, and even attempted to take my own life (due to factors I am not going to get into).
Founding SFT gave me something to occupy my mind with, and allowed me to enrich my life with the experience of meeting new people, from different cultural backgrounds, and learning new skills, some of which have helped me get a job at Oracle and pretty much escape mediocrity.

SFT wouldn't be the same without the numerous contributors that have since re-shaped SFT into something bigger and more awesome. Thank you bogey, Dpa, Fear, Tinoow, Pimmert, Colesy, xQuic, Blue, blalp, and many others which have gone under the radar since.

PS: Obligatory Patreon & Premium shop because otherwise, I wouldn't give people a reason to say "Towelie, stop begging for money" xD

Support us on Patreon for awesome, unique perks -> https://www.patreon.com/sftmedia
Buy stuff from our premium shop, for yourself, your loved one or your friends -> https://superfuntime.org/shops
Buy some Cocoa swag, because Cocoa is awesome and will once be the first Female Parrot President of the USA (if Trump is president, everything is possible...) -> https://shop.spreadshirt.com/superfuntime/


Big money out!



PS: I'm weird. If you didn't get used to that by now, you never will, so just accept it.
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I can volunteer for this position. I have a lot of free time these days. You have me on LinkedIn and you can Google me. Lmao. I reach an audience of about 150k per month on my sites (again, LinkedIn), about 3,200 on one Twitter page with over 10k impressions a week and 16.7k followers on the other... I manage our Facebook page with 17,800+ likes and 17,800+ followers. We're just starting to get our Instagram off the ground, but I've been managing that as well (not a lot of followers yet, so probably not worth noting).

In the past, I was online/managing editor of the newspaper where I ran the Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages, reaching an audience of maybe 6k a week.
Can you commit to this for like at the very least a 3 month period? Preferably more ?
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@TheStarNomad✯  - I think you were maintaining a list of attractions, am I right ?
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I will take a decision this weekend FYI everyone
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General Discussion / Re: Yeet
Jun 18, 2018, 02:48 PM
<3 Don't be a stranger.
No promises on stopping @everyone'ing xD
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I'd be willing to do this, I may not have managed a facebook page, but I currently manage 2 twitter accounts. one for a DeviantArt group, and one for my friend (I just make sure her YT videos get posted there) I can definitely do this, but when college starts up there might some slight problems I'll let you know if that happens though.
Thank you for applying. Will wait until more people apply before taking a decision / choosing someone
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 17, 2018, 06:39 PM
this topic has gone abit off topic so can we now get back to the topic towelie is trying to put across to all of us
That's ok. It's been scientifically proven that the attention span of a present day SFT-er is less than 10 seconds
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General Survival Discussions / Re: 4 Years
Jun 16, 2018, 04:10 PM
Time sure flies by... congrats!!!
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 15, 2018, 01:44 PM
Gonna try to recruit someone to manage our social media pages because I simply don't have enough time for that (not to mention that I think facebook is evil on earth and I haven't used my fb account in years)
Apply here if interested -> https://www.superfuntime.org/forum/index.php/topic,185667.new.html#new
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I am recruiting a Social Media person? specialist? expert?
This person will be in charge of our Facebook / Twitter pages, and will have to post new content there (whether it's info about upcoming events, important news or pictures of builds and stuff.

If interested, tell me why I should recruit you. Have you managed any facebook pages until now? If yes, how big was their audience?

NOTE: Just so this is clear, we cannot afford to pay anyone for this, so it would have to be done for free / pro bono.
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Because I'm deaf, I have CC always on for my YouTube viewing, and that is not what she is saying... but it sure is funny! And is not helping your ideas at all.

Just put on CC auto translate to English...

HAHAHA!
Today I learned youtube can auto translate from North Korean o_O
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I have decided to change my career, I want to become a director.
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 15, 2018, 09:04 AM
I was a lot younger when I played SFT but keep checking in from time-to-time.
HMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

Date Registered: 13-06-2018, 17:07:02
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 05:10 PM
Want money? Get fame

Want fame? Get people's attention

Want attention? Focus on media more often

I ain't gonna bother give it in detail since it's most likely going to be in vain and/or null, but this can be effective in the long run, both this community and the one responsible for the media.


And I've said over and over: All that stuff takes money. Tons of money. Advertising is an expensive business.
We already maintain a reddit presence (as you can see every week)

If you have clear suggestions, I would love to hear them, heck, I'd even recruit you as the social media person to keep our facebook and twitter updated if you have a solid plan besides just critiquing us.
I understand what you are saying based on that view, but media doesn't take money, it takes time and effort, unless you are trying to make the perfect media using the best editing/recording/etc that cost like $50+ each to upload in those media areas.

I am not asking you to advertise with ads, if I were to ask, I would have said the word itself, but I am asking you to use the media, the places that a lot of people use.

Sorry if I sound like a douche towards you Towelie, I'm just trying to give a suggestion that I find effective.

Can you be a bit more detailed? Use the media how? What media?
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 05:10 PM
I was going to cancel my Tier 4 Patreon, but I'll give it one last push too.
Thank you.
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 04:44 PM
I have an idea, so there are a lot of us with youtube channels or friends that play MC. so why not get a large amt of players and record a video for everyone to post on their yt channels and send to their friends. It's an idea as word of mouth works more than a website advert
I'd love that idea. Would you be interested in organizing it for SFT?
That's the wrong guy to ask

If there are any videos and ideas to film, edit, upload and promote I'm the guy for it. Just tell me when you need me and what you want me to create. I'm dying to sit in front of Sony Vegas and After Effects again.
At this point, any kind of videos that would give SFT a presence on youtube at all. Nobody is making videos of SFT any more.
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 06:50 AM
I have an idea, so there are a lot of us with youtube channels or friends that play MC. so why not get a large amt of players and record a video for everyone to post on their yt channels and send to their friends. It's an idea as word of mouth works more than a website advert
I'd love that idea. Would you be interested in organizing it for SFT?
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 06:50 AM
Want money? Get fame

Want fame? Get people's attention

Want attention? Focus on media more often

I ain't gonna bother give it in detail since it's most likely going to be in vain and/or null, but this can be effective in the long run, both this community and the one responsible for the media.


And I've said over and over: All that stuff takes money. Tons of money. Advertising is an expensive business.
We already maintain a reddit presence (as you can see every week)

If you have clear suggestions, I would love to hear them, heck, I'd even recruit you as the social media person to keep our facebook and twitter updated if you have a solid plan besides just critiquing us.
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 14, 2018, 06:48 AM
But... I do vote... every stinkin' day... I just wish more would do it... also its been two years since I joined... someone please vote! Think of the vote rewards you can get!
Obviously if you do vote then you are not targeted by this post. I just wish more people would be like you.
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General Discussion / Re: One last push
Jun 13, 2018, 05:42 PM
For god knows how long the website design and logo have been the same. But have a new professional logo and server-icon made. Along with having the website re-made. Which may mean switching to another service like Xenforo or Enjin. Both have their positives and negatives both down to personal opinion.
- Web design costs, and it costs a prohibitive amount of money, think $1000-$2000 for a decent website
- Using services such as Enjin has two huge negative side-effects: 1. We are much more liable for DDoS and exploits 2. We can no longer customize our website, we'll just be literally one of thousands.
- A logo goes for about $100 average. A server icon would be another $50. That's $150 for two images, money much better spent paying our bills