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 The Importance of Community 401 views  •   2862 days ago
Velski     •  11,974 career posts  
What keeps you on a sim site like PonyBox?


I'll have been here (well, PB3) for five years come October 25th. That's the longest I've ever been on a sim site. I've played games like Howrse and Star Stables, but they can't keep me in. I don't get the same strong sense of community there as I do here.
When you visit the forums here, you can find people helping others out in many ways. Giving challenges to others' horses, answering questions for newcomers, and even raffles to help others out. You can find more experienced artists helping the newer artists, and mods/admin helping people out.
PonyBox is a community. Some people choose not to participate in the forums, but they may have their own community through messages, or a system of partners. Some people choose not to participate in the game side, placing themselves in the forum community.
But everybody has a place in the community. And the community is what builds a site like this. A community is what makes people want to keep coming back. A community brings people together. A community is a place to help others and get help.

We are a community, and that's what helps PonyBox keep members and grow. That's why people like myself, who are normally quiet and shy, feel safe coming online and posting in the forums. And I want to thank everybody for that. All of you, everybody in this community, have a role. And you are wonderful. Thank you.
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Velski     •  11,985 career posts 2862 days ago
 
Beautifully said :)
 
Allusion Quarter Horses     •  2,250 career posts 2857 days ago
 
Very delayed answer from me, but thank you very much!
 
Velski     •  12,572 career posts 2753 days ago
 
aww we are one big happy family (:
 
BUCKI EXTRA 04 Closed     •  12 career posts 2753 days ago
 
One happy, argumentative, but caring family. Indeed.
 
Velski     •  12,876 career posts 2721 days ago
 
Exactly.
This community is what keeps me here as well.

I'm the same. I've tried other sites, but they're all lacking the amazing community that Ponybox has. Nothing comes close.
 
Equide Designs     •  13,806 career posts 2713 days ago
 
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