Super Story Wednesdays: Issue 2

Hey, everybody! Seashell here, with the newest issue of Super Story Wednesdays!  *audience cheers in the background* Okay, okay, I know, if you were watching last week, you were probably killed with that cliffhanger. Trust me, I get your emotions, it has happened to me before. But if you didn’t watch last week, scroll down a few posts before you read this, because it will NOT make sense. Now, time to finish the cliffhanger!

Last time on Super Story Wednesdays…… Ringmaster Raven disguised himself as Yellow Banana, Orange Shell’s BFF. “I threw the sword right at his head, and….” Ringmaster Raven revealed the location of the real Banana, and she is currently helping Seashell defeat Ringmaster Raven. Join us again in the second edition to see if Seashell and Banana defeat Raven in the ultimate battle at the Monster Carnival Ferris wheel.

 Just as he attacked me, I threw the sword at his head, and it deflected right off of him! Now the sword started flying towards me, and I didn’t have time to move.

“Nice try, little one. But I’m invulnerable in my head,”said Ringmaster Raven.

I couldn’t think or move, but somehow, the idea of getting out my shield and deflecting the blow seemed like a good idea. You see, my bracelet is a shield. I know. Kinda hard to believe. But if I jangle the bracelet a few times, it turns into a shield. Well, anyways, I jangled my bracelet and a huge shield appeared, about the size of my body. I raised it up, and the sword deflected off the shield to Ringmaster Raven. So pretty much, we were playing a very deadly game of “Deflect the Sword Until You Miss and Die.” So, I wasn’t really scared at all, as you can tell.

It went on until, well, someone missed. Can you guess who? If you said Ringmaster Raven, you’re right! Well, the sword pretty much hit him in the chest and he dissolved into dust, you know, the way villains and monsters do in Poptropica. Unfortunately, they always come back-eventually. But, he might not even reform in my lifetime. There’s also the equal chance, though, that he might reform in the next hour.

“Hey Banana, you want to go to that ice cream shop around the corner?” I asked Banana.

She replied, “Sure! Seashell, you did amazing!”

“Oh, it was no problem. But, we better get back on the ride, or we’ll be floating here for a while.” So we did, and everything was perfect right then. After the ride — which was pretty fun, I must admit, considering the previous there-is-certain-death-in-your-future thing — Banana and I stopped by the ice cream parlor, and I’m sure you know what we got. Yup, orange sherbet for me and a banana split for Banana. After that, we walked around the peaceful Carnival, and everything was okay. For now.

To be continued…..

So, what did you think of this week’s story? And the cliffhanger probably took a different turn than what you expected. Or did you expect that? And for next week’s, I already have something in mind. And, if you send me PMs or emails saying, “What is the next story? Tell me! Tell me!” I will ignore or delete what you sent me with a reply saying that I have already told you that I am not going to tell, and I will probably (no offense) block you. So yeah. Those are the consequences of if you ask me what the next story is about! But, I hope you liked the story!

Seashell out😎!-

Mashup Mondays: DC Comics

Green HawkFinally! I’ve been mentioning DC Comics for a couple of weeks now, but I liked some of the other Mashup ideas more. Anyway, the main art/costumes made for DC Comics is Batman, probably their most known character. There’s a bit of Superman, too, but Batman is quite popular in the Poptropica community.


Fanart

The first art piece is from Speedy Fly’s and Friendly Gamer’s Poptropica Players’ Blog!

Batman Poster

This is a poster made by Speedy Fly on Microsoft Paint. As it says in the description, the top is Batman, and from left to right, The Riddler, Catwoman, Two Face, and Harley Quinn.

Next, I found these 5 Batman franchise costumes made out of marker (?) on Radioactive Nachos!

There were a ton of other cool Batman franchise costumes, but I chose the 5 (probably) most known/iconic characters. Batman and Robin having no pupils is kinda creepy, but I like The Joker’s a lot!


Costumes

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Poppies, Chat, & Snapshot

Hiya, Silver Wolf here!

Poppies

PoppiesThe PTFP has some exciting news! The Poppies on the PHB has started back up this year, and it looks like we made it to the voting round! I would appreciate it so much if you voted for the PTFP. We’ve been around for a long time and have worked very hard to make it here. UiPE even made a logo for all the blog nominees (thanks, Paul)! Either way, I appreciate everyone that let this even be possible by reading our posts, commenting, and liking. Thank you so much!


Discord & Plug.DJ

And with some exciting news, the PTFP has a Discord and Plug.DJ! Yes, double the fun. Most of the Poptropicans in the community already have a Discord, but if you haven’t heard of Plug.DJ, it’s a recently reopened site where you can play music and chat! It will be mostly used for parties, but you can visit it anytime. Just make sure to keep videos/songs at least PG. Go to our chat page for more information.

Right now, I’m accepting any logo submissions for either chat. Just email them through our contact form. Of course, include “Poptropica Tips” or “PTFP” and something related to the website. You could put the word “chat,” some graphics, headphones…anything, really! Even art will be considered.


Snapshot

CaptureI just wanted to give a quick reminder that our Snapshot! is still up and running! Our current Snapshot, #121, still needs to be correctly guessed. When it is, I will add another one. With 2 more guesses, I’ll add a hint to help you on your search!

Note: Even if you see me on Discord or anywhere else, I will only accept guesses in the comments on that page.

I’m not entirely sure if I mentioned this, but our Hall of Fame page has been back up for awhile now! It features the top 3 guessers, all guessers, and the hardest Snapshot. If you want to beat the top 3, you better start guessing.😉

 

2016 Villain Showdown: Round 1, Part 1

What time is it?

Summer time!

Yes, but it has been for more than a month now. Well, at least if you live in the USA like me and summer break is literally nearly three months long.

Anyways, it’s actually time for…

Round 1 of the 2016 Poptropica Villain Showdown!

Let’s get this going baby. All you gotta do is, well, vote for the better villain in the polls below. That’s it! Of course, doing all of Round One in one post would be way too long, so I’m splitting it into two separate posts. Vote wisely, Poptropicans, and I’ll see you next Saturday, right here on PTFP!

 

 

 

 

TYPO-TASTIC FOREBER,
Tall Cactus

 

 

Super Story Wednesdays: Issue 1

Orange Shell here, and welcome to the first edition of Super Story Wednesdays! *audience claps in background* Oh, thank you. Thank you. *more clapping* Oh, well, that’s really unnecessary. Now, time for the story! Note: it might not be that good, but I’m trying to get the series started well. None of the characters in this story except me are real, except the possible chance of a villain in this story. Well, at least I think so. Its really not that good, but if you liked it, ok! More exciting stories should be on the way.

One hot summer day, me and my best friend, Yellow Banana, were hanging out at the new carnival at Monster Carnival island. Yellow Banana asked me, “Why do they call it Monster Carnival Island when there are no monsters? It’s just strange.”

“I don’t know, and that kinda freaks me out,” I said.

“Yeah. I suddenly get the feeling I’m being watched. Maybe we should go.”

I thought about it and decided that maybe it’s not so bad. My mind confirmed this. Suddenly, I realized that there was an ice cream shop just around the corner. I knew that was Banana’s favorite type of restaurant. “Hey Banana, there’s an ice cream shop just around the corner. Want to get some ice cream?”

“Umm, YEAH! I am SO getting a Banana Split!” she said.

“Well, we might not be going after all, because the line is WAY backed up.”

“Yeah, you’re right. Maybe we should go ride on that AWESOME-looking Ferris wheel.”

I though that probably wasn’t the best thing to do, because it looked pretty creepy, but Banana was already dragging me off in that direction. The line was very short, but it seemed to take forever. Maybe that was just because I was so afraid about what might happen. As we got on, it started spinning. When it started spinning, everything started to go black. “I don’t think this is part of the ride!” I yelled at Banana.

She yelled back, “Ya think?”

“Wait,” I yelled. “Did you set me up for this?”

“Yes.” Now was it just me, or at this point, did Banana start floating in the air? “I set you up. Because I am the greatest Poptropica villain of all time! And you must know who I am.”

“Um,” I said. “Maybe Black Widow?”

“Nope,” she said.

“Dr. Hare, Binary Bard, Captain Crawfish?”

“I’m not any of those.”

“The Booted Bandit?”

“Try again.”

“Hmm, let’s see here. Who’s  the villain from Monster Carnival island? Well, hold on, let me remember. Ok, so its Ringmaster something. Ringmaster Raven! That’s it! You’re Ringmaster Raven! How did I not figure that out? It was so obvious! But I thought Ringmaster Raven was a boy.”

“Well, I disguised myself as your best friend to destroy you. I hid her from you so that I would become the most powerful villain in all of Poptropica! Wahhaahhaahhaaa!”

Ringmaster Raven transformed into his normal self with one wave of a hand. I felt around my body, looking for a weapon-anything, really- and remembered my dagger in my pocket. I pulled it out, poised to attack. “Orange Shell. Put the weapon down, you don’t really need it. I am going to win anyway.”

“Not if I can help it,” I said. I stretched out my arm with the dagger in it, like I was throwing a javelin. It’s lucky that I had plenty of practice from the Poptropilis Games, because if I hadn’t, I would have been dead meat. But, I threw the knife directly at  Ringmaster Raven’s shoulder. He cried out in pain, and I like to say that it was over then and there. But it wasn’t.

Ringmaster Raven said,  ” Let me go. If you do, I will give you your friend back. She’s over there. Now you happy?”

I ran over to the real Banana. She was tied up to a chair, with a gag in her mouth. I untied the knots and took the gag in her mouth out. I asked her, “Do you have any weapons on you?”

“Well, just this sword and a small pocket knife. Its not much,” the real Banana said.

“But it’s just enough. Here, hand me the sword.”

She gave me the sword, and I walked into battle saying, ” I think I can beat you, Ringmaster Raven. I have beaten the most ruthless villains of Poptropica, Black Widow, Captain Crawfish, Dr. Hare, and Binary Bard, and lived to tell the tale. I’m positive you will be no problem for me.”

“I am much more powerful than you, popling.”

Just as he attacked me, I threw the sword at his head, and…….

to be continued……

Sorry about the ending, guys. But I did what had to be done. You knew it was coming.

If you want to find out what happened to me and Banana, tune in next week for Super Story Wednesdays! And I didn’t mean for it to be this late.

Seashell out!😎-

 

 

 

Wheel o’ Fortune and Nine Lives Ad

Hey! Orange Shell here! Or, should I say, poppie-fied Orange Shell! More on that later.

So, as most of you may know, since I’m a little late delivering the news, there is now a Poptropican version of the Wheel of Fortune! Spin once a day, unless you land on Spin Again. When you spin, the prizes are 25 credits, 50 credits, 100 credits, 125 credits, 150 credits, 175 credits, Spin Again, and Grand Prize. The Grand Prize is one of the new Bronze Cards, which are listed in the picture below. Note:  it is missing a few cards. I borrowed it from AWimpyKidFan.

They cost a lot more than normal costumes, and they will probably last for about 2 months. And that Dr. Hare costume looks really cool. The Bronze cards were probably the items that were not very popular, or those cool exclusive items that used to be in the store. Moving on.

Nine Lives is the new movie AD in Poptropica, and its pretty cool. You watch this video, and at the end of the video, you get a cat on the head. And when I mean cat on the head, I take it rather literally.

Well, two more things before I leave for today. I am super-hyped for the Poppies on the PHB, and they are going to be on July 26. More news soon!

And lastly, I am having a new program-thing here on Poptropica Tips called “Super Story Wednesdays,” so be sure to tune in for it tomorrow!

Well, that’s all for today, so….

 

Seashell out!-

Mashup Mondays: The Hunger Games

Survival AvatarThis week’s mashup was suggested by Brave Sky, focusing on Reality TV & Survival!

“What, SW? Isn’t that PG-13?” Well…yes. But, there are plenty of concepts similar to The Hunger Games that have been in Poptropica (just less bleak), and plenty of costumes, too! Mainly, we’ll be focusing on Reality TV Island and Survival Island. In those islands, the phrase rings true: “May the odds be ever in your favor!”


Reality TV Island

poptropica rtvi geyser guessAh, upfront this seems like an innocent little competition…but is it really?! Yes, it is. It’s kind of like a silly little Hunger Games. Instead of 24 contestants, there are now 8 (1/3). Also, instead of…violence, contestants are eliminated by voting them off. If you do the worst in the round, you will most likely get voted off! Although, sometimes, players just stab you in the back. Looking at you, Lassie Lasso. If you can’t survive in the Hunger Games, well, you also get…voted off. Plus, there is one clear winner, and all of it is shown on television!

Isn’t Game Show the same thing? No! What makes The Hunger Games and Reality TV most similar is that they’re both based on athleticism and physical challenges, which are quite difficult, may I add. And, yes, it is based on actual reality TV, but it’s cool to evaluate how similar they actually are. Strength! Luck! Endurance! All of these are essential parts of both Reality TV and The Hunger Games.


Survival Island

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