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SOzuken
post Jul 23 2009, 04:26 PM
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Dear All Our Beloved Staff/Fanboys/Fangirls/Skeptics/Former-of-Such and simply anybody still reading this forum,

I type here today with the biggest bag of mixed feelings I've ever had. Today I do what I should have done but didn't have the heart to do... I've been too scared to admit it, but I loved the people and the anime too much to say goodbye. I can't express how much fun I've had, and how this will always be a chapter in my life that I will remember. We started in October 2004 and have outlived ourselves, and maybe right now we're just looking for some sense of closure. Our life circumstances have changed... (psst, that long awaited gf has come) and if there's one thing I learnt, everybody needs to move on. So here it is... goodbye! (>_<) The time has come to go. We can't push on any further, so this is our letter of resignation.

But before we go... I want to say that I remember all of you who have been with us! A big thanks all of our supporters and fans who have ardently followed our work. I thank all the people who have been with us through the years, and even those who worked against us. Maybe you'll just let this be a fading memory. Or maybe you'll look back one day and smile at all the silly hours you spent with a bunch of virtual wannabes.

Let me reach out by name to all the boys and girls (or once so) who have crossed paths with WannabeFansubs:

Ohmer - good ol' founder and group clown
Zodiacers - the restless founding translator
lainlover - was he even part of the founding?
Niels - our first webmaster!
Sojiro - you know what you did
azrael - our mascot then, still cute now, he's got WF in his blood
MusashiKen - what could we have done without your translation checks
Bantam - thanks for the great website and forum
taqma - you helped Musa with those tough translations
Franky-kun - he's a keeper when it comes to timing
grimlock - helpful lad from KAA
RuFo_ThE_oNe - Were you the French artiste?
Meatbun-man - How have you been?
lefritz - He's still paying for our webserver now!
Koji - Great times with Shiny and sb
Shiny - The 1337 editorz
sssbbb - coolest QC guy ever, i hope you've found a new blulilmunkey *wink*wink
Keitaromangas - Thanks for that sushi treat ;-)
Edward_K - This man brought our distro into the modern age
Swampstorm - Devout fan turn diligent editor
bigeye - great help on the forums
impact - your irc bot is still running amok
Intrus - thanks for being with us
SnhKnives - I loved your AFX in our videos
Lopo - great distro guy
DreadWingKnight - Your BT trackers are infallible
Tatslacker - slacker... but venerable with translations
red - we enjoyed the interview with you
Foressense - you have my respect for life!
Nemo - fantastic editing
Juice - I saw your college presentation about WF!
Hinatanko - our underage girl translator, hotz too ;-D
terrukallan - this guy can do anything!
Delphideo - our grammar improved tons with you
The_Observer - observed our Harima fanclub
BLUE_rex - An avid Eri lover
wark - Mikoto-chin?
AngelsThesis - Thanks for supporting us all this time
TruePsyche - it was short but prolific, thanks for the OVAs
sputnik - You came too late =(

Thanks everybody. This is a really sad moment for me. I'm sorry to have disappointed many of you, but this is the very end of the road and we know it. Let's look back on the great times and jokes we shared happy.gif.

*Bows*
Sayonara minna-san!

- SOzuken, July 24, 2009 [01.30AM GMT+9]
sozuken@gmail.com

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SOzuken   Sayonara ~ (Forum Shutdown)   Jul 23 2009, 04:26 PM
Dan   I hate this to happened. :*( I pray one day, ther...   Jul 24 2009, 01:33 PM
lord_jagganath   Good night, sweet prince... may we cross again on ...   Jul 24 2009, 01:34 PM
Gundu-san   It's been fun. I know I personally haven't...   Jul 24 2009, 04:08 PM
Melee54   Oh man. I was just saying in my head "I wish ...   Jul 25 2009, 02:13 AM
AngelsThesis   SO-san T^T   Jul 27 2009, 01:29 AM
gast!   It's been more than a year since I last posted...   Jul 27 2009, 02:00 AM
Foressense   The light at the end of the tunnel need not necess...   Jul 27 2009, 04:15 AM
Kakashi_Crusade   :( It was one heck of a ride. Meeting people, tal...   Jul 27 2009, 02:16 PM
AngelsThesis   can the conspiracy guy fess up now =)   Jul 29 2009, 03:38 AM
l-PsYcHoDoN-l   Its the end guys, well at least i was one of the l...   Jul 29 2009, 06:05 AM
Hitotsu   Been a pleasure, ladies and gents. May you find ha...   Jul 30 2009, 03:43 PM
BLUE_rex   Thank you everybody for the great times and memori...   Jul 31 2009, 06:24 AM
Shiny   Thanks for the "1337 editorz", SOz. I en...   Jul 31 2009, 11:56 PM
kenjiharima   School Rumble may have ended, but Jin Kobayashi st...   Aug 4 2009, 03:09 PM
Chain_Impact   Wow... it's been a journey, i know it's sa...   Aug 7 2009, 02:30 PM
albert_2mb   Thank you guys, and also to all the EFC members. I...   Aug 11 2009, 03:58 PM
SirSalute   sobs :( Hope to see you guys someday someplace s...   Aug 29 2009, 03:15 PM
Shogun22!   To the staff and other forum members, thank you. I...   Aug 30 2009, 10:08 PM
anti-snake   I guess this will be my last message here. It...   Aug 31 2009, 05:00 PM
Protoss   I guess this will be my last message here. It...   Dec 14 2009, 09:40 AM
Melee54   If it is the last, why i can still reply here? ...   Dec 15 2009, 03:48 AM
almaric   I think somebody was given a backup of the site a...   Dec 27 2009, 11:24 PM
sssbbb   I remember the times with wannabe extremely fondly...   Sep 8 2009, 06:53 PM
lord_jagganath   ^ man.. Are you good now? .. .Are you willing to m...   Sep 10 2009, 10:17 AM
the shepard   Well i know i am late but i feel that i have to do...   Sep 14 2009, 08:20 PM
Melee54   It's back :ph34r: Now if SR and all of the ...   Dec 4 2009, 06:31 AM
rd_rey   Well since someone posted, and I believe this is a...   Dec 7 2009, 03:56 AM
lord_jagganath   What? It's back? haha great... why don't w...   Dec 16 2009, 09:59 PM
Swampstorm   Well, what do you know? It's been five years s...   Dec 17 2009, 09:56 PM
Foressense   Well, what do you know? It's been five years ...   Dec 19 2009, 12:50 AM
Swampstorm   And where the hell have you been? /me continues ...   Dec 20 2009, 12:35 AM
Avs   This place will certainly be interesting when I re...   Dec 23 2009, 08:59 AM
Protoss   I remembered we already have schoolrumble pedia so...   Jan 5 2010, 07:11 PM
lord_jagganath   umm wow.. my 5 yr anniversary is coming up... but ...   Jan 11 2010, 01:22 AM
Gundu-san   may we drop notes in this Ghost forum... may it ...   Jan 18 2010, 11:35 PM
homeless_homo   It sure has been awhile.   Jan 27 2010, 06:19 AM
BLUE_rex   Yeah, its been a while. I come to check for new p...   Jan 27 2010, 07:12 AM
Melee54   lol at my avy and siggy lol. There's a ne...   Jan 30 2010, 08:32 PM
Kakashi_Crusade   lol. There's a new School Rumble manga coming...   Feb 18 2010, 09:24 AM
Melee54   *rises from the grave* - why'd i find about t...   Feb 18 2010, 10:15 PM
Hanai khun   I can't say I'm surprised since after all,...   Feb 28 2010, 03:44 AM
hario yamato   what new SR manga? can send me raw? ^_^   Mar 2 2010, 11:54 AM
Master Chibi   I thought I'd chime in for the sake of all the...   Apr 9 2010, 01:14 AM
Foressense   SOzuken's birthday is coming up. I will not sp...   Apr 16 2010, 01:30 AM
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ItsFranky   Holy crap. Say it ain't so!   Oct 14 2010, 03:57 AM
Shogun22!   Are you guys active in any other anime Forum?   Nov 5 2010, 11:02 AM
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