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24 January 2010 @ 05:37 am
 
This merits its own post for me:

I just realised that since I was 13 and got a livejournal, I've been looking at people's ElJay's and admiring their layouts, friends, communities, icons, moodthemes, post styles...

It struck me that my livejournal has become like those I used to look up to. I have these amazing friends I love so much, I frequent and am accepted in communities for a range of my interests, I figured out how to use layouts that I adore, my grandmother and a friend bought me a paid account for fantastic icons, I discovered how to use moodthemes, I post in a manner that I love reading later...

This made me very happy. So here's to you, 13-year-old livejournal virgin self. You'll get there. It takes a few years, but you'll get your online community of love and rainbows. Keep at it. :)
 
 
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Sunsets4mySoulsunsets4mysoul on January 24th, 2010 06:43 am (UTC)
Woah 13 years! I am in awe. I just discovered this place a couple months ago. It's still overwhelming:)

You do have some amazing icons :D
Kiwi Crocus: RHPS || Cast || Crazy.cranky__crocus on January 25th, 2010 01:19 am (UTC)
Ohh, not quite 13 years! I've had one since I was 13, so...wow, about half that! I can't believe I've been on here for 7 years, ALL of my adolescence. That's pretty fantastic!

Thank you. :) I spend far too much time collecting icons. My collection is large, and I cleared it a year or two ago!
Sunsets4mySoulsunsets4mysoul on January 25th, 2010 02:24 am (UTC)
aaaahhhh. Just a little difference there. I must have read it too fast. STILL that's impressive:) I was just thinking about adding some stuff to my profile...are these layout sites for unpaid members? Do you have the links on your profile?
CaroRulescarorules on January 25th, 2010 01:14 am (UTC)
Been around a while but never got the whole layout thing quite figured out :P
Kiwi Crocus: AFP || Imagine flowers.cranky__crocus on January 25th, 2010 01:19 am (UTC)
If you ever want any help, let me know. :) There are some good communities out there with free layouts and guidance on how to use them!
CaroRulescarorules on January 25th, 2010 01:21 am (UTC)
I'll keep that in mind. My main problem is my laziness really..
Kellyddagent on January 25th, 2010 08:39 pm (UTC)
Yay! Yay for awesome livejournal!