Grand Winner, Tweets, & Tributes

Hiya, Silver Wolf here, and we haven’t missed too much from the Poptropica community. Get ready for some sneak peeks/artSweepstakes winners, and tributes to two beloved people.


Island Hopper Sweepstakes Winners

The winners of the final week have been announced (getting a one-month Membership), along with the runner-up winners of the IHS, too (getting a six-month Membership)! :mrgreen: The grand prize winner has even been told, receiving a 30-minute video call with Jeff Kinney! All of them except the grand prize winner are here in a slideshow for you:

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Grand PrizeAnd, as the big finale… Congrats to Comical Burger, who won the grand prize! Hopefully you’ll be able to have an awesome time with Jeff Kinney on the video call. 🙂

Sketches and Sneak Peeks Tweets

The Creators have explained their more-quiet-than-usual absence, explaining in a Tweet they they’ve been working on some big stuff for 2016:

Looks like this guy is important enough to be Tweeted about and have a Sneak Peek in the Daily Pops about him… Hmm, maybe he’s related to the jungle/airplane theme we’ve been seeing lately? Also, they’ve shown some sketches of Reality TV characters:

Personally, I’m tied between the Cool Tech Nerd and The Librarian. Maybe even The Goth Girl, although that one has been used maybe too frequently.

David Bowie and Alan Rickman

The Creators have made some tributes to David Bowie and Alan Rickman, with David Bowie being a famous musician and Alan Rickman being a famous actor (perhaps most notably for the Harry Potter series as Snape). Poptropica has even released a costume based off Bowie before, called the Zaggy Moondust for Lunar Colony Island. They also mentioned Alan Rickman in one of their Tweets, commemorating him with a link to the ATP’s Snape costume. You both will be missed. ❤

~Silver Wolf out

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Updates for Creators and PTFP

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First, if you need a more detailed guide, the Creators have just released a Mocktropica Island Guide for the Poptropica Tips and Tricks app! Want it? You can download it from the App Store for Apple devices here, or you can download it from the Google Play store here for Android devices.

Have a Twitter account? Hopefully you do! If you don’t, ask your parents’ permission if you can make one, because the PTFP now has official tweets! Just click this button to follow our Twitter page:  You can also see our tweets through the “Twitter Timeline” widget to the right. Not only is there a widget, but there’s also a button at the top of the site for both an RSS Feed and a Twitter page. I’m new to Twitter, so I’ll be testing it out, and there may be a few bugs with posting to both WordPress and Twitter. Lastly, there will most likely be a logo for both Google+ and Twitter that are separate from the other logos. Don’t forget there’s a Google+ page for the PTFP, too, called “ThePTFP TeamMembers.” Please tell us your opinion on these big expansions!

ptfp-background-valentine.pngNext, thanks to Cool Smarticle, it came to my attention that most Poptropica blogs are doing Monster Carnival themes. I thought, “Why couldn’t I do something else that’s original?” Therefore, we now have a Valentine-ified header and background! The header states, “Love our Poptropica tips? Follow as for all the love!” The background is of the Poptropica “Big Hearted” gold card costume, the “Love Potion” bottle in my hand, and the Love Potion’s heart effects. Like them? Don’t like them? Tell us what you think in the comments.