+got me so obsessed with THG that I decided to write this long portfolio-thing that I have to do for school about it
+I learned so much about THG that when we read the first book in English and the teacher put us into teams and made a quiz, I won easily and impressed my teacher to no end. Most of the quiz went like this: Teacher: "Who knows what Katniss did while Rue was dying?" Other teams: "Umm...something with singing?" ME: "Katniss sang her a lullaby that she remembered from when she was small! Do you want to hear it? Deep in the meadow, under.." Teacher: "Um, yeah...it´s fine, you get the point!" Me: *goes on giving details*
+when I feel lonely or argue with my friends IRL, I know that I have another whole world of friends online!
+as you said, it helped me find out more about other cultures
+I met loads of inspirational people
+if I hadn´t found the Stacks, I wouldn´t have found loads of other websites that are huge parts of my life now (mostly thanks to you, Twinks
+When I was little, I used to write stories a lot. Then I stopped and it was the WriteIt boards and Sunny´s poetry that inspired me to write poems
+it´s helped me know about trends way before they become popular where I live xD
+taught me a lot about the internet (html, internet safety, forum courtesy, all that stuff)
-took up a crazy ammount of time
-still takes up some time
-got me Internet-obsessed (although, if it weren´t for the Stacks, I´d probably be addicted to weird computer games, so this is definitely better!)
-made me sad/angry at times
And to think that if I hadn´t started registering on random websites one summer when I was bored none of this would have happened...!