Poptropican Meme Face Mondays: The Grand Finale

Heyyo Poptropicans, it’s Ultimate iPad Expert here.

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That’s right. Welcome everyone to Round 70, the grand finale of PMFM (Poptropican Meme Face Mondays)!

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PMFM has lasted 17 months, with 70 rounds (plus a couple of specials) and a whopping 250+ meme faces (if you include birthday memes and others – 213 if you don’t). It’s honestly kind of crazy at this point.

Really, as cheesy as it is, I couldn’t have made PMFM what it has been without all of you. All of the readers, commenters, and especially those who asked for meme faces: you kept this going.

My mission for this series has been to bring a little fun and happiness to everyone. And whether or not PMFM achieved this for you personally, I appreciate all the support it’s gotten that has has helped keep it alive for so long.

But as we all know, everything must come to an end at some point, whether we like it or not. And so, in case you hadn’t picked up on the word finalePMFM is officially over. But that is not all…

Just over two years ago, I made my first post here on the PHB after a set of unexpected events. This brought about something in my life. It began a new chapter. Although I had been in the community before, I’d never been quite as involved up until then. Here, where there were so many great people, I met many who, to this day, are some of my best friends.

But now we’re here. In just two years, I’ve watched authors come and leave. I’ve watched a lot of change in the community, for both good and bad. Yet regardless of flaws, I still love this community.

That said, the time has come for me to leave this community.

There are plenty of reasons I can give, but primarily, I’m just not the same person anymore. I suppose there’s an aspect of “growing up” that is bringing me to this place. I’m learning to drive, I have a couple of job interviews this week, I’m going to nationals for debate, I’ve been improving my health greatly, and I also get to vote this year. All new to me.

This isn’t to say I don’t like Poptropica or the community, or that I think it’s just for kids or anything. I still love Poptropica and this community. I still love so many of the great people. I’m just not the same person I was.

So it’s time for me to move on. After today, I’m leaving the PHB, the PHC, and basically just leaving the community as a whole. I’m sure I’ll stop by occasionally, but for all intents and purposes, I’ll be gone. I hate to make it so sudden, but this is just how it’s going to be.

I wish luck to the community, the PHB, whatever deserved author replaces me here, and to everyone who reads this message. You have all forever made a mark in my life which will never leave me. You’ll be in my prayers. Thank you.

And with that, Meme King out. 👑

• Ultimate iPad Expert •

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53 thoughts on “Poptropican Meme Face Mondays: The Grand Finale

  1. Lucky Wing says:

    *long scream*

    HOLY FUDGE WHY DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING?! UiPE, you’re one of my friends and I’m gonna miss you!
    I’m gonna go cry my eyes out. S’all good.

    • Ultimate iPad Expert says:

      It’s been a hard decision for me, too, honestly. I’ll really miss having you all around.
      I really don’t like leaving, but it’s come the time. Thank you so much for being a part of my life, and for your really kind comment.

      • Lucky Wing says:

        You’re welcome and I understand, even if it’s not my time. If you want to come back, just know you’ll be welcomed back with open arms.

  2. shavone101 says:

    😦 😦 😦
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHY WHY?!?!?!?!?!??!?!?!?!?!?! *starts crying*

  3. Yujo_Jacy_the_Jumpy_Coyote says:

    *Bows head* LONG LIVE THE MEME KING! Seriously though, it’s sad to hear of another good author such as yourself leaving, I rather enjoyed Poptropica Meme Face Mondays posts ;_; . I wish you luck in your future endeavors though, whatever they may be : ) .

    • Ultimate iPad Expert says:

      Thanks Yujo! It’s gonna be an interesting experience moving on from something I’ve been doing for so long, but life’s a journey, and this was certainly a great start to it.
      Hope you do well in your future aspirations, as well!

  4. greedyshadow says:

    You were a great part in the community Ultimate ipad Expert, bye.
    😓😓😓😪😖😖😖😖😤😤 😦 📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲📲

  5. tallmeloniscool says:

    NOOOOOOOOOO MEME KING!!!!!!!!!!! Come on i was working on a video called 30 Poptropica memes and then you leave! 😦 😦 :(But good luck on your job interview and hope that the boss hires you!

  6. Slanted Fish says:

    It’s been great having you here, Paul. In your two-ish years here, you’ve been one of the most hardworking PHB authors I’ve known. From new memes every week to in-depth survey analyses and much more, I admire your dedication and the creativity you’ve brought to this place and the community.

    Thanks for being a part of it and best wishes with everything else. You’ll be in our meme-ories. 🙂

  7. Super Shark in the Wild says:

    Hey Paul, it’s been a good run bro, loved your memes and everything. It’s been great havin’ you here. Stay awesome.

  8. Popular Wolf says:

    PAULAPENOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO YOU BETTER TALK TO ME STILL IM GOING TO MISS YOU AND YOUR MEMES THEYRE BOOTS OKAY IM DEAD GBYE

  9. Drummer says:

    Are you freaking kidding me, another author leaving right after Perfect SKY… *starts to growl* I mean, we’ll miss you Paul, we’ll never forget you. You were hilarious and awesome.

  10. FairyTale says:

    Aw… So, you’re leaving too? We’ll miss you, Paul. You were an amazing author and also my favorite PHB author. We’ll miss you a lot. Good luck on your interview!

  11. Bony Bones says:

    Aw man, UiPE, you’re leaving? You’re one of, if not my favorite PHB author, and I will miss you and your memes. I know that the time will come where I won’t be as active in the Pop community lately, but you have inspired me to be active again, so for now I’ll make the most of my time. Good luck to you and whatever adventures you journey into next, Meme King.

  12. Sporty Bird (imprincess5) girl says:

    awww, not another one! I’ll always remember you being a part of the PHB! Hopefully no one else leaves soon…

  13. joeynigro1 says:

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  14. sportyeel says:

    *sob* There goes Paul the same way. Those were some great memes. The first one on Round 26 was the best of course, you had such a wonderful avatar to work on, SHUT UP STUPID ADHD! DON’T GO OFF TOPIC! Goodbye Paul. I will miss you and Joshua and the circles, squares and what-nots. All hail the mighty Meme King – Yellow ‘Paulus’ Sword! (Yes I added the Paulus, it sounds cooler like in a knight. Hmmm, knights… KKR is really starting to make it’s way to the- ARGGH! ADHD STRIKES AGAIN. This is supposed to be a sad post, not comedic one. I am terrible at comedy! Whatever, YS, you know what? I think I have said a lot. Miss you. *sob* You did make some good memes.

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