So I don’t want to make this super long or anything, but I thought it would be nice to say toodles since I’ve been a member on MM since June 11, 2005. Here’s all the usernames I’ve had (not proudly): Coeur Isolé, Ruqayyah, bleu cheese, asker, Ihya’ ar-Ruh, the mistake, apricot, and more that I can’t even think of right now.
Since that June I happened to sign up on MM, I’ve done a lot of things, changed a lot as a human being (not all cuz of MM, but time is time). I spoke to a lot of you folk. Most of my posts are cringe-worthy. I don’t know quite why I am doing this, b/c a lot of you won’t remember any of this, but hey what the heck I got an hour to kill.
The language threads, especially “Yalla! Intro to Arabic” and all of its associated versions. These were rarely followed through with; sorry about that and my crappy work ethic. I hope I helped someone out there.
The, more recent, health freak threads in the sisters forum, in the nutrition forum.
The self-help threads, the tips for life threads, the cooking threads, anti-procrastination, things I learned from high school.
The 36 pages I spent talking to that guy whose “cousin sisters were driving him mad,” and associated conversations
…don’t forget the “Who’s in the UK?” thread.
Or Avogadro’s Challenge, Bio Freaks, Physics, and all those science help threads – THANK YOU to all those people who helped me out. I would not be going to the college I am going to go to without you guys.
Brainstorming jillions of ideas for MM shirts (anyone remember “Do Wu-Dew” or “CoveredGirl” or “Porta-Lota, Make Every Drop Count” or “Quraniac Muslim”?)
All of the miscellaneous spaz-session threads, from every spaz attack that ever existed on the face of this blessed earth, and the people who de-spazzed me.
The PM’s. Oh the PMs.
Schooling, fooling, everything to do with college, What Homework You Have Tonight, SATs, SAT IIs, APs and more.
Random so-called religious threads—forgive me if I ever thought I knew anything. And may Allah grant you lots of understanding.
There's so much more, but that's enough.
What's the deal with the "Questions for MMers" thread, you ask? (The poll with "you smell" interspersed into the answer options). I wanted to see if putting in "you smell" would make people inclined to pick that choice, even against the odds of an obvious answer (can you drink water while fasting), or if it would affect a distribution of answers that should be roughly even (like Nike vs. Reebok preference). It seems you smell had no effect, so good on you for sticking to the truth!
As Coeur Isolé , I was a bit hyper, a bit melodramatic. As Ihya’ ar-Ruh, I was more reserved, more collected. As asker, I was inquisitive. As bleu cheese, I was spazzy. Over the course of all this, I met a lot of people at random conventions and stuff. Always fun. Moslem, I still hope I see you at the Lake Ontario one day. R-z, you’re awesome, thanks for your help with life and physics and usool al-fiqh. Jonas, you are a funny Southern person. Zimarina, rumaysa, you are inspirational. Marla Singer, it was great bumping into you for ten seconds in Houston. DC people, long live the cherry blossoms! Sumaiya, Whisper of Peace, pi, everyone, please go far in life and be amazing. Salman, I hope your med school GPA is even higher than current gas prices. Astera, I hope one day I can try some of your food, it seems delish. British people, fish is good for you so keep eating it. Canadians, you seem like a really chill lot and inshaAllah I will be under 100 miles from Montreal so gimme a hoot or whatever sound it is that moose make if you happen to run into my woods. Asian people, best of luck. And Australians, you amaze me. Modses, entertain yourself by looking at my warn history, and feel free to merge this thread with the goodbye thread if you so desire. And to everyone, no I’m not getting married anytime soon (thank the Almighty).
It was truly wonderful getting to know each and every one of you. Thank you for dealing with my stupidities, for appreciating my non-stupidities, for being there for each other and everyone in between, for being ha ha ha ha. If you have any outstanding goru ghost with me, do PM the bleu cheese account, and I will hope to come to some kind of understanding with you.
I urge you all to go forward competing with each other to come closer to God, and to remember me and everyone in the Ummah that I am a part of in your prayers.
As-salaamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.