A Spooky Blog for a Spooky Month – Happy Halloween!

So… I was going to post this on Friday the 13th, because it would be the perfect day to start this Halloween thing, but my lazy brain just though ”oh why don’t I just do this tomorrow (but I didn’t do it tomorrow) and ruin a perfect way to introduce a darker version of our blog BECAUSE I LIKE MISSING PERFECT OPPORTUNITIES AND FEEL GUILTY ABOUT IT FOR THE NEXT TEN YEARS”. So… blame my brain, not me.

Ugh, let’s just continue with the scheduled post, shall we?


Boo, Clawtropicans! Welcome to Clawspookica, the Poptropica blog of horrors!

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Yeah, I know this intro is really cheesy, but what better way to start this post than getting in the spoopy spirit, am I right?

So, you may have noticed our Halloween-themed makeover we had for our blog, that is, if you’re not reading this post from your WordPress.com reader. What I came up so far is pretty simple (and not at all cringe-worthy), and improvements will be made, but I believe we can settle with this for now.

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Since it’s Halloween, we’ll have many fun things over here at Clawtropica, so I sure hope you enjoy what we have in store! There’ll be top 5 lists, reviews, interviews, and many more (and maybe even a Halloween party)! Oh, also, the long-waited answers to your questions for Sarah will also be answered soon, so that’s something to look forward to. 😀


Thanks for reading! We also have a contest coming up, so stay tuned! 🙂

BOO!

PC out!

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Recap: Sarah Snooty’s Birthday Party!

Hey there Clawtropicans!

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As you might now by now, the day before yesterday we hosted a party on the Clawtropica Chat, all about Sarah Snooty, and while it may not have been the best birthday party for her, we, the others, sure had a blast!

The event started at 1PM EST and kinda died out at 3PM EST, but it sure was fun while it lasted!

The theme of the party was, well pink, since it’s Sarah Snooty’s favorite color, but we could also wear something fancy. Since I was lazy I just wore my Poppies outfit; take that Sarah.

The party started with a really few people, but more people came with the arrival of Sarah Snooty on the common room and on the Discord chat. A new channel was also created, where everyone could ask questions for senorita Snooty (#ask-sarah), and you guys can still ask questions! Sarah Snooty will get to them soon…

Sarah Snooty joined her own party late, and left much earlier than the other partiers, because, well… she hates us now. We kinda ruined her 16th birthday party. But, fear not, because she did leave me a message that she wanted me to share with the rest of you.

You guys made this the absolute WORST birthday party of my life! My sixteenth birthday party was supposed to be amazing (y’know, like sweet 16), but you guys ruined it and made it trash! I’m never making a party on Discord with people I don’t know, ever again! And if ruining my party was your plan all along, don’t worry; my dad is making me an after-party celebration and NONE OF YOU ARE INVITED!

That was kinda harsh… she will still answer our questions sometime in the future though. ;P

Anyway, I hope you had a fun time on Sarah’s ‘worst’ bday party, and if you couldn’t make it, it’s all fine — there will be more parties in the future! That was your friend, Purple Claw, signing out until my next post!

🐾 Purple Claw 🐾
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70 Followers Milestone, Poppies Nomination, Graphic Updates & PARTYY!!

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Me: Hey Clawtropicans! It’s me Purpl-

Sarah Snooty: Oh my God, PC! Your graphics don’t look so horrible anymore!

Me: I’m glad you noticed! I recently got Adobe Photoshop and I’ve been having so much f-

Sarah Snooty: Yeah, whatever, your titles still suck.

Me: Well… crap. 😐


Anyway, the Poppies awards ceremony was yesterday, and even though I couldn’t come, Clawtropica got third place for best active fan blog, and I also got third place as a PHB author (well that’s surprising, am I right?)! Woo! Congratulations to every winner or nominee, y’all deserve it (except Thinknoodles, screw him). Anyway, everyone who got nominated also got a really cute badge, made by my friend and PHB author SD! Check it out:

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Well, this isn’t the only thing to be happy about: Clawtropica recently hit 70 followers! Freaking 70!!
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I… I don’t know what to say! I mean, we’ve been inactive for most of Spring, and seeing this other milestone, just amazes me!

To celebrate, I had the idea of hosting a party on Sunday, since it’s been kinda a long time since we did the last one. It won’t be something grand, just a small party. I’m thinking of hosting it at 2PM EST, but you’re welcome to comment down below what time would you like the party to start! The party details should come out tomorrow.


Recently you might have noticed the slight improvement with our graphics, since instead of using online crappy editing tools, I installed Adobe Photoshop CS6, and I updated almost every page with new graphics, since the previous once were socially unacceptable. If you want a graphic done for you, you can just hit me up on Discord; I’m always there!

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From our ”Bored” page.

By the way, special thanks to Slanted Fish for being patient enough to teach me the basics of Photoshop. I really appreciate your time. XD


And last but not least, I’m working on a guide for WordPress.com, here on Clawtropica! It’ll basically have the basic things to start and modify your blog, tips and tricks, and more! I don’t know when I’ll be done, but here’s a lil’ sneak peek:

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Well, that’s it for now! Thanks for everything, and I love you guys! See you next time, Clawtropicans!

🐾 Purple Claw 🐾
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A Clawtropica Milestone: +10,000 Hits!

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Heyyy Clawtropicans! It’s summer time! And that means I’ll now be able to post regularly! I’m sorry you had to wait so long, but I hope it was worth the wait, since a lot of posts are coming soon! Anyway, I said I would write a post about Poptropica Worlds, but some awesome stuff happened, so that post has to wait a little bit. Anyway, let’s get started!


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I-I don’t even know what to say! Wait, actually, I do: thank you! This is such a great achievement, and I’m really thankful for everything and everyone! All of your views, likes, comments and follows mean a so much to me! You guys are phenomenal! (Fan Fact: I realized we reached 10,000 hits  a few days ago, and now we’re almost reaching 11,000 hits! Awesome!)


If you’re reading this post from the WordPress Reader, you probably didn’t notice that Clawtropica had a bit of a makeover, and this time, our header and theme got updated. The theme is called ‘Twenty Eleven’, and I personally love it, but what about you? Share your thoughts in the comments! By the way, credit goes to Fishy for designing our awesome new header image!!

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Before I sign out, I’d like to wish you a happy summer vacation. Summer is only three months long, so treasure it! Hit it, Phineas!

Well, that’s it for now! Thanks for reading this short announcement post! That was PC signing off ’til next time!

 🐾 Purple Claw 🐾
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Recap: Clawtropica’s 1st Birthday Party!

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Hey everyone! As many of you might know, Clawtropica’s one year anniversary was yesterday! Since birthdays are rare events that happen only once a year, we hosted a party, and boy, we sure had fun! On this post, I’m going to talk about all the crazy things we’ve done during the party! This is going to be a long post, so get comfy, grab some popcorn, and let’s get started!


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The party started on 1 PM EST and lasted for more than THREE HOURS! Heck, the party kept going even after I left! A lot of people came along, and there was lag, cringe, memes, a lot of purple, and so much more! We’d like to thank everyone who was with us during the party, even the ones who stayed for a couple of minutes! This party will always be remembered in the history of Clawtropica!

This community has a tradition: To make multiverse parties on special occasions, and dress up for the occasion. The same thing happened with our party! The theme was purple, so we had to wear something purple, in a purple multiverse, for a purple blog! People also prepared their gross-out and laggy items, such as purple bubblegum, fart guns, fireworks, and whoopsie cushions. Sometimes the lag went out of control, and you can blame Short Feather for that (no offence SF; we love you). Anyway, we had fun, and you just see how much fun we had by looking on the image below! 😛 (just click on the image to make it bigger)

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If you couldn’t join us, it’s okay! There will be more parties in the future! And, who knows? We might even have more fun on our next one! However, the party wasn’t just lag and multiverses – we even hosted a contest… a weird, but yet fun contest…

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This was literally my favorite part! It was so fun seeing all of these hilarious drawings! The winning design will temporarily become Clawtropica’s official logo for two days. Yay! Anyway, there were so many good entries, that I just have to feature all of them here. Just notice that if you’re not prepare to cringe, then you should probably skip this part. With that said, let’s check out the entries!

They’re all so beautiful… But there can be only one winner! Ahem…

The third place goes to Smart Flame’s first entry! Let’s applause for his achievement!

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The second place goes to Magic Sinker! She entered the contest a little late, but her entry is killing me, so I had to give her a spot!

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And here’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for!! The first place goes to… Fierce Flyer!!

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This is the single cringiest thing my eyes have ever seen… Anyway, I’d like to thank everyone who entered the contest and spent their time doodling the Clawtropica logo. Congratulations, FF! You logo shall become the official Clawtropica logo for two days! *claps*


Teen Arachnid made a great contribution to Clawtropica; he wrote Meltene! And, during the party, he thought of a funny name for Clawtropica, Clertrerpercer, and then started making memes out of it. I died watching them, and so did other people on the chat, but if you missed the party, just check out these memes below!

Let’s just say… I’m rather flattered. 😛 Again, thanks everyone for joining our party and I hope y’all had a fun time! There’ll be more parties in the summer! But until then, let’s just stick to ordinary multiverses, okay? 😆

There’s only one thing left to say now:

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CLAWTROPICA!!

One Year Ago…

Hey Poptropicans! I’m Purple Claw and I love Poptropica! On this blog, I’ll post things about this game! I joined this community a month ago and I decided to make my own Poptropica blog. So, what are you waiting for? Come join the adventure!

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Made by the lovely Slanted Fish!

I simply can’t believe it’s been one whole year! Time flies fast, doesn’t it? Well, thanks everyone who make it possible for Clawtropica to continue. We wouldn’t be here without you guys! All of your likes, follows and your great feedback mean so much to us! You are all awesome. ❤

I’ve been really inactive, so I want to apologize. But since summer’s coming up, I’ll be way more active and try to post every single day! That’s a promise!

I don’t know how much this day means to you, but it means a lot to me. Heck, I’m enjoying today even more than I enjoyed my birthday, which were last week (happy late birthday to me!). Anyway, I want to keep this sweet and short, so I’ll end this post here. Don’t forget to come to our party! It will be a lot of fun!

Thanks again, for commenting on our posts, for the follows, the likes, even the views! I love you all! See you in the party!

-Purple Claw

P.S.: The time on the party logo is wrong. Well, not the EST time, but the UTC… It was supposed to be UK. Sorry for the inconvenience!

You’re Invited: Clawtropica’s 1st Birthday Party!

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Guess what? Our one year anniversary is this Saturday! We’re pretty excited to see this blog becoming one years old, so that’s why we’re having this party! It’ll be hosted in our Poptropica Discord chat and there will be multiverses, mini-contests, and so much more! We really hope you can all come and join us! If you want to learn more, read the details below:

Who? Everyone is invited! I’d wish we could invite the whole world! But, that’s impossible… 😛

When? On Saturday, May 13 @ 1 PM EST – 6 PM UTC time. (If you don’t live in any of those places, check a time converter to see what time will it be where you live!)

Where? On our Discord chat of course! The Clawtropica Chat!

Why? To celebrate this blog’s birthday, of course! This is going to be grand!

Theme? The theme is purple! Make sure your Poptropican has at least one purple thing on them, whether it’ll be a shirt, hair color, skin tone, or whatever you like, as long as it’s purple! Also, don’t forget to bring your crazy party spirit!

We’ll create multiverse rooms, so we can play games, chat, and, of course, lag things up with bubblegum and fart guns! I’m ready for the party; you can see my purple shirt in the logo! We highly hope you can make it, and if you can’t, it’s okay, because there will be recap post including all the crazy things we’ve done!

-Purple Claw