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September 2023 ~ Player of the Month!

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Administrator 🐈~BV~You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)❤️🎵
September 11th, 2023 2:03:02pm
8,246 Posts

9/11 A Day to remember

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Congratulations to our September's Player Spotlight Winner!


Arzu!

Arzu (#1111) is our terrific terrier ambassador!

...Community Chatter...


These little shout-outs come from various players, not just staff!
"I LOVE Arzu! She is the sweetest, the best team partner in the game, and just top notch!"
"Staffy queeeeen! Wonderful club president and committed breeder of HP's staffys!"

...Interview Questions...


Anyone who wins P.o.t.M. can answer as many or all of the questions as they feel comfortable answering!

~...HP Questions...~
1. How did you first learn about us?
Searching for Horseland shortly after it shut down.

2. What is your favorite thing about HP?
That it is my daily escape from reality (:

3. How long have you been playing for?
I’ve played on and off for the last 10 years, but most consistently for the last 4 years (:

4. How did you come up with your player name?
On Horseland I was either arzu or azru… I couldn’t remember which but wanted to stick with the same name (:

5. What is your favorite breed of horse or dog to train?
American Staffordshire Terriers for sure (:

6. What caused you to pick the breed(s) you train and breed?
My heart dog, Buster, is an AmStaff, and overall I just really love the breed. They are the biggest lovable goofballs you will ever meet (:

7. How do you come up with names for your animals?
I generally try to pick a theme and stick with it loosely. Sometimes I try to stick with the same first letter for pairs, but it generally depends on how busy I am at the time xD

8. What are your current goals on HP?
To continue upping the points and generation of my AmStaff lines, and to get players more active in the Terrier Club and my AmStaff Embassy (:

9. Do you have a favorite animal? (It can be your own or another player’s you admire!)
While I love my AmStaffs, currently my favorite animal is Sat and I’s 2023 Mascot Winner, Granger! However in theory my favorite future animal is my next years mascot entry that will be dedicated to my heart dog Buster :D

10. Who’s your go-to graphic artist or coder? Are there any services you offer?
Uta is by far my favorite graphic artist and I’m hoping to get a layout from her soon (: but other than that Sat has also made me some really amazing graphics/layouts. I on the other hand have absolutely zero artistic talent, so I typically get my HPD selling upgrades xD

11. What is your favorite Site-Wide yearly event?
Mascot Contest or Easter egg hunt (:

12. What other contests or activities do you usually participate in?
Anything that has puzzles! I looove puzzles :D

13. Do you have any training or breeding tips to share?
Try to get as much done as possible on Sundays, and do not overload yourself with animals!

14. Which seasonal layout art is your favorite?
Summer

15. If you could change one thing about HP, what would it be and why?
Requesting private shows - because right now I have 8 dogs in full private shows and 99% of my time is requesting private shows. Which is my own fault xD but would love an easier way, but also know that its part of the challenge of the game!

16. What do you spend most of your time on HP doing?
HA! Definitely requesting/entering private shows.

17. What is your favorite Club?
Terrier Club - I am SO glad it was added (:

~...Real Life & Random Questions...~
1. Where are you from?
North Carolina, USA

2. Does your place of residence have any sort of quirky history fact or legend/tradition, and if so, what is it?
We are known for making moonshine!

3. What do you do for work?
Right now I am both vet tech and practice manager at an animal hospital

4. Do you own any horses or dogs?
2 horses: Dee (30 yr old Appy mare) and Houston (7 yr old APHA gelding) and 2 dogs: Buster (9 yr old AmStaff) and Oliver (2.5 yr old Boston x Chi)

5. Do you have any other types of pets at home?
No

6. What are your favorite breeds of horse and dog?
Horse - Paints (APHA)
Dogs - American Staffordshire Terriers and Boston Terriers

7. Do you have any hobbies? If so, what are they?
HP is my hobby LOL I used to show my horses a lot too but mainly just trail rides now.

8. What’s your favorite color?
Purple (:

9. What’s your favorite Holiday or Month?
Honestly my birthday (February 11th) lol

10. Do you have a favorite vacation spot? If so, what or where is it?
South Florida - specifically Delray Beach or Jupiter Beach, or Hollywood Beach if I’m feeling touristy (:

11. Do you have any special talents? If so, what are they?
Not really xD my coworkers would probably say my talent is supreme multitasking

12. If you could own any breed of horse, what would it be and why?
Norwegian Fjord - I’ve always loved the breed, in a perfect world I would probably cross it with a TB to get a more warmblood type of hunter horse with the Fjord look *drools*

13. If you could own any breed of dog, what would it be and why?
An AmStaff and a Boston Terrier bc I love my doggies and wouldn’t trade them for the world. Would love to have an AKC registered of each in the future though.

14. If you could meet any celebrity, who would it be and why?
Michael Weatherly bc two of my favorite shows are Bull and NCIS

15. If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?
Ireland -bc I have been before and it was absolutely stunning and have wanted to go back since
Or Australia - bc I have just always wanted to go

16. What would be your dream job?
I’m living it! Practice Manager of an animal hospital while still getting to spend some days as a vet tech in surgery. Best of both worlds.

17. What would be your dream meal of choice?
A bowl of cereal xD

18. What is the top thing on your Bucket List?
To travel the world

19. What talent do you wish you had?
Singing or drawing

20. What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Ooooh tough one. Chocolate or Strawberry

21. What is something you fear?
CRICKETS

22. What’s the funniest joke you heard recently?
N/A

23. What Meme do you currently relate to? (please provide the pic link)
N/A

24. Any good books or comics that you’ve read recently?
Nick Pirog - Thomas Prescott Series
Absolutely amazing for crime book lovers

25. Any good movies or shows you’ve seen lately?
Hubby and I went and saw “Strays” in theater. It was really cute and hilarious :D

26. What is your go-to show to stream? (Via Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc.)
Suits on Netflix, Bull on Paramount, NCIS on all of the above lol

27. If you could transport yourself to any decade of past history, what would it be and why?
N/A

28. What is your favorite kind of pizza?
N/A

29. If you were an animal, what would you be, and why?
Definitely a dog - eat and sleep all day and an owner to love unconditionally :D

30. What is your favorite recipe/dish/food to make?
N/A


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October's Nominees!
Freia (#1053)
Rai (#700)
Kiyoko (#33092)

If you choose to message me your vote...
Include with your vote a little bit of "Community Chatter" if you'd like!
Voting Form: Clicky Here!
Voting will be open until 11:59pm HP time on Saturday September 23rd!
Reminder - If you don't know any of the above, choose one to get to know better! :)

Check out the New & Improved ~Player Of The Month~Hub~!
All information, nominations, voting, and previous winners can be all found there!
:D




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Administrator 🐈~BV~You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)❤️🎵
September 11th, 2023 2:03:57pm
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Administrator Binny 🦄
September 13th, 2023 10:45:33pm
2,913 Posts

Congratulations Arzu!!
Cute photo!

I was a vet tech for 15 years! loved that job 💜




 

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Content Moderator Moorfine {Empire of Unruly Unicorns} - Let your soul gravitate to the love, y'all
September 18th, 2023 7:52:31pm
1,866 Posts

Woohoo Congrats Arzu! Always love chatting with you and seeing you about the game. 


I keep hearing that we need to watch Suits, but we haven't gotten that far yet!




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arzu // AmStaffies 🐾💙
September 18th, 2023 8:34:48pm
208 Posts

Thank you sooo much everyone :D Binny, I loveeee being a tech I just wish it paid more lol I'm moving up into management bc I just can't afford to live at a tech salary forever. And Moorf, you MUST watch Suits. It is absolutely amazing, I wanted to cry when it was over!




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Saturniaᛉ 🌈
September 18th, 2023 11:08:47pm
3,582 Posts

So late to this but CONGRATS arzu!!! You are so deserving of this 💕⭐️ 




 

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Content Moderator ɹ o ʇ ǝ l l ǝ ʞ s
September 19th, 2023 1:10:48am
3,644 Posts

Nice work Arzu! Well deserved < 3




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Event Coordinator Panthera Onca .:. The Night Floof 🐆
September 19th, 2023 9:01:27am
28,356 Posts

Congrats arzu! I do sometimes wonder if I would've enjoyed being a vet tech over a nurse haha. 




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Administrator blitz✊🏻❤️🧡💛💚💙💜PROJECT🌈PRIDE💜💙💚💛🧡❤️ [SUPER busy at work]
September 19th, 2023 10:03:22am
6,245 Posts

YAY ARZU!


Welcome to the Player of the Month club! -hands out membership card-




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Administrator 🐈~BV~You Are Loved (Don't Give Up)❤️🎵
September 19th, 2023 12:38:30pm
8,246 Posts

Def watch Suits!
I'm at the tail end of Season 7 right now and it's still engaging and a good watch!
At the very beginning it took me a couple of episodes to get into the show but it's for sure worth sticking with!




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