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alcatraz ♣
August 9th, 2018 9:29:28pm
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hey all, I'm Ren (short for Lauren) i've gone by approximately a zillion names online across various online games, but usually i'm found playing as Oda, Alcatraz, or Atari, depending on the game and the mood i was in when i joined.


like 99% of everybody else here i'm an HL refugee- I started playing that probably around '99 or 2000 and stayed until things started getting weird at which point i bugged out and moved on to other games.
fun fact- i've played several dozen horse games over the years, including some of the ones that are pretty much lost to history now, like ludus equinus, spiffy horse, and down under horse stables. 


over the last few years I haven't had much time for online games- i got stuck in a job that took a lot out of me and didn't give much back, and then became a primary caregiver for a relative this year, but things are settling down again, and i realized how much i miss horse games. HP was the first one i remembered (and thankfully my accounts still work, even though it's been at least 4 years since i logged in)


and so i'm back. still figuring out what to do but i'm playing around with shagyas and gypsy vanners now, as well as some unicorns i picked up from the HA (*runs to check* is that what it's called here or is that HL sneaking in??) hah, yes, score. HA works.
anyways, i digress- I do that often. i'm also working on getting back into making graphics now that i have a snazzy computer that actually works well for making them.


tl;dr - i'm ren, i'm just coming back after a long time away from HP, and i'm probably too old to be playing online horse games but frankly that's never stopped me before :D


...and yes, in case you were wondering, tumblr has done terrible things to my typing. :P




 


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Moderator Sassafras Tango
August 9th, 2018 10:16:43pm
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Ha, glad you're back! Hope things settle into a rythm for you and you stick around. 

 

HP's changed quite a bit so if you have any questions feel free to message me or another staff member :D




 

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alcatraz ♣
August 9th, 2018 10:38:21pm
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thank you! (: it's definitely a bit different but all good changes, i'm having a lot of fun being back!




 

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Moderator Maharet stay Hangry
August 9th, 2018 11:41:37pm
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welcome back!

make sure to hang around chat too!

if you havent yet

also BINGO tomorrow!




 

zephyr ★ take a leap of faith
August 9th, 2018 11:52:21pm
178 Posts

Welcome back!!




 

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Moderator totally phrizzy || 🍜🍜🍜 || phoshizzle
August 10th, 2018 12:16:56am
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hey ren! 4 years is a logn time but im sure you will find we are still all the same weirdos rom before LMAO! if you need anything shoot me amessage!






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Kuwait: The Alsatian King | Oh Doo-dah Day |
August 10th, 2018 12:49:32am
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*hangs a "WELCOME HOME!" banner*




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alcatraz ♣
August 10th, 2018 1:22:12am
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thanks you guys! and yeah, i'm so glad this site is still around. i hung around chat for a while earlier and it's still delightfully zany, so all is well :D i'm hoping i can make it to bingo tomorrow, i made plans with a friend for the morning, but we'll probably be hanging out in starbucks for a while anyway so tentatively yes bingo tomorrow haha.




 

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mero;: } graphics & paints
August 10th, 2018 9:15:53am
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Welcome back! I was out of touch with HP for 2? 3? years myself, but everyone is pretty quick to welcome newcomers and returning players alike! :)




 

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tana ; finnhorse empire
August 10th, 2018 11:07:20am
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Welcome back! I was also an HL refugee, but I was a hermit on here for a long time. Finally came out of my shell about 3 years ago? Happy to get to know new people :)




 

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Administrator Samantha
August 10th, 2018 11:29:18am
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Hey there! Welcome back :).




 

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alcatraz ♣
August 10th, 2018 12:29:36pm
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 Thanks for such a warm welcome back guys ^^




 

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Eir (Was Equ) » Leaves Are Falling, Autumn is Calling 🍁🍁
August 10th, 2018 1:25:24pm
686 Posts

Welcome back, Alcatraz! I don't know if its me being insane ( yes, probably this ), but I swear I have seen you before either during my HL days, on DA, or maybe wayy long ago when I joined HP.

 

I do not remember us ever properly meeting though as I'm pretty shy. But I've opened up a lot over the years and would love to meet you! :)




 

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alcatraz ♣
August 10th, 2018 1:56:41pm
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Thanks Eir! No I don't think you're crazy, I remember you too, I was just a bit of a hermit my first go round on here, though I feel like I might've seen you on HL too, I popped in and out to keep up with friends for some years after I stopped playing it in earnest.

And slowly I'm working on my reclusiveness/shyness, but it's a work in progress haha. Nice to meet you properly this time =)




 

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Eir (Was Equ) » Leaves Are Falling, Autumn is Calling 🍁🍁
August 10th, 2018 4:45:42pm
686 Posts

That must be it, I played HL back in '09 - '11 and I definitely remember a Ren/Lauren along with DA, and I THINK I met someone like that here in 2013 ( but years fly and so does memory lol). But its nice to finally meet you properly! :)




 

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S I R E N A ☸ bad internet limited on hp
August 10th, 2018 6:07:36pm
194 Posts

Welcome back!!




 

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shee ‡ the lavish lhasas
August 12th, 2018 9:23:15pm
92 Posts

Welcome back! :)




 

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Gothika | -:SEA Empire:-
August 13th, 2018 12:30:43am
259 Posts

Hi Ren! Welcome back! I recognize you. I've had this name for years ( even on HL) so I hope you recognize me too lol.




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alcatraz ♣
August 13th, 2018 1:25:04am
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thanks! (:

and yes I do remember you gothika, i always wanted to get into SEAs also but i was a little intimidated so i stuck with shagyas lol :D i do remember seeing your lines on HL as well as on here. i love how HP took the good things about HL and a lot of other games and then grew them into something way better, i think it's why i always end up coming back.

i sometimes used running free stables back in my HL days so i guess that's one other name people might remember. i finally decided i had to pick a name and stick with it haha.




 

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Gothika | -:SEA Empire:-
August 13th, 2018 2:54:16am
259 Posts

Well I must say I was quit the hoarder back then too though lol.
I always find my way back here since HL has died.  I love this game.
If you need any help, don't fear to ask. We are found in chat alot too :P




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Administrator ~Broken Vow~ ♫If You Have A Light Go Find It♫
August 14th, 2018 8:47:35pm
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Welcome back! :)




 

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