Continue the Birthweek Card! Poem Competition

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:cake: C O N T I N U E _ T H E _ B I R T H W E E K _ C A R D _ C O M P E T I T I O N ! :cake:

It's that time of year again, when we all get together with hats and confetti to celebrate another year of Final Fantasy Forums!

…What's that? You don't celebrate with hats and confetti? Shoot, me neither, but where's the fun in that? So this year being a special year, it's time for the return of everyone's favorite ode to the community we all know and love: writing a Birthweek card for the FFF together, one line at a time!

So here's how it's going down: the Birthweek card will officially begin with the line at the bottom of this post. After that, members can contribute only one additional line to the poem at a time. What should the poem be about? Anything to do with the FFF! Compliment a member for their contributions or make a friendly joke about them, work in a sentimental note about what the community means to you or a subtle jab at that person that always gets on your nerves! …Wait, don't do that last part. Seriously. (Unless it's all in good fun.) Keep in mind this is a Birthweek card, not a story. And that means the subject of this event is… well, you! A forum is nothing without members, and at the end of the day, it's everyone who visits the site that makes the community what it is and has been for the past 12 (!!) years.

Here's the obligatory rules and details:
  • We're writing a Birthweek card poem! The event officially begins with the pre-set line below, following which other members can contribute only one additional line at a time.
  • New lines must rhyme (silly/imperfect rhymes are allowed, but keep it as close as possible. Need rhyming help? Try an online rhyming dictionary!).
  • Members can (and are encouraged to!) contribute more than one line, but double posting lines is not allowed--at least one member must post in between two of your posts.
  • The poem should be an 'ode' to the FFF on the whole, and that means the community! It is encouraged to mention members whether complimenting them or making a friendly joke, but lines that do not reference a member in some way are fine, too. For example: if the latest line is "Roses are red, violets are blue," the following line can be "And since he's an admin, @Dionysos is too!"
  • As much as possible, each new line must logically connect with the previous line. If the train of thought has reached the end of a paragraph, then it is acceptable to start a new topic, as this is grammatically logical.
  • Keep discussion in this thread to a minimum! All posts must contain an addition to the poem, but a comment or two in parentheses is ok. No derailing the thread!
  • Keep it clean (no sexual references, gross humor, extreme violence, etc).
  • Keep it civil! This is not an outlet to vent your grievances with other members. Remember the golden rule!
  • The event will officially end at midnight, June 23, CST. Click here for a clock of CST time.
  • At that time, the last person to have posted a qualifying entry to the poem wins! Posts dated later than the established cutoff will not be counted for the winnings (but the poem can continue regardless for as long as members wish to keep adding to it)!

Prizes will be handed out as follows:
  • The last person to post a qualifying entry will receive 5 BWP
  • The second to last person will receive 3 BWP
  • The third to last person will receive 2 BWP
  • Everyone who contributes at least one line to the poem before the cutoff date gets 1 BWP for participating. This prize is per-user, not per-post.
And now, without further ado, our Birthweek card poem:

…BEGIN!

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Roses are red, violets are blue
 
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Ah Final Fantasy Forums where the Lalafells reign supreme.(Did I do that right?)

Edit

Ah so that was the starter? I thought I was starting. xD Sorry.

Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.


Like that?
 
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Ah Final Fantasy Forums where the Lalafells reign supreme.
Sorry, this doesn't even come close to rhyming with the opening line (Roses are red, violets are blue...)

Edit your post to fix this and it will qualify :)
 

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until one day, where the lalafells were declared evil (oh god I suck!!!)
 

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until one day, where the lalafells were declared evil (oh god I suck!!!)
This is a direct continuation of the previous line, so it needs to rhyme too to qualify ;)
 

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Lol!! What a start, guys! 😝

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
Moogles are surpreme. Lalafells are kooky.
 

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^ Technically you're only supposed to add one line, but I'll let it slide this one time since the first line is an accurate interpretation of Mitsuki's comment ;)

Members can contribute only one additional line to the poem at a time. ... Members can (and are encouraged to!) contribute more than one line, but double posting lines is not allowed--at least one member must post in between two of your posts.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a moogle on his way back to the inn.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
 

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New #13
Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign surpreme on FFF like they always do.
“No they don’t,” retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
She then screamed when the spider flew onto her face using a glider.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
She then screamed when the spider flew onto her face using a glider.

This poem will be featured in the next FFF Magazine Issue so please make this good.
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
She then screamed when the spider flew onto her face using a glider.

This poem will be featured in the next FFF Magazine Issue so please make this good.
"You mean we need to stay family-friendly?" said Linnaete, "Well, we could..."
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
She then screamed when the spider flew onto her face using a glider.

This poem will be featured in the next FFF Magazine Issue so please make this good.
"You mean we need to stay family-friendly?" said Linnaete, "Well, we could..."
In chimed Six for a defiance fix "but that doesn't mean we should!"
 

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Roses are red, violets are blue.
Lalafells reign supreme on FFF like they always do.
"No they don't," retorted Mitsuki.
"Moogles are supreme. Lalafells are kooky."

"HA HA HA," cried Tidus with a grin.
As he slayed a Moogle on his way back to the inn.
Now what in the world could possibly go wrong,
"HA HA HA," echoed Yuna wearing her thong.

Their echoing laughter caused everyone to cringe.
To the point Auron started to binge.
Linnaete started to play with her cute pet spider.
She then screamed when the spider flew onto her face using a glider.

This poem will be featured in the next FFF Magazine Issue so please make this good.
"You mean we need to stay family-friendly?" said Linnaete, "Well, we could..."
In chimed Six for a defiance fix "but that doesn't mean we should!"
Then Espurr added "I don't think that we should. Like we all know that I would."
 
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