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sothis

  • Seattle
  • Joined May 23, 2002
  • 36 / F

Hi there! I'm a not-so-normal girl living in Seattle, WA. I work for a software company as a writer of developer documentation, but my background is computer science and programming. In my spare time I enjoy video games, especially console RPGs such as my obsession, Dragon Quest (or old school PC ones such as Ultima aka best games ever, or Sierra adventure classics), anime (duh!), sci fi, movies, my cats, and various other geekery.

I'm Anime-Planet's creator and admin, having built the site in 2001 in a quest to learn MySQL, before becoming the behemoth it is today. Anime-Planet was and is still run by a small handful of volunteers, even though we reach millions of users a month, so a great deal of my time is still spent creating features, running the project, training moderators, etc. If you're interested in helping support the site, check out this link :)

Contacting me:

As much as I'd like to be able to reply to each person who contacts me, I spend the vast majority of all free time working on the site and getting features out the door, so I rarely ever have time to read or reply to comments I get here. Most of the questions I get here are site-related questions that we have teams of moderators or forum sections to help with, and if there were less of those here in the profile, I'd have more time to reply to other comments.

Please make sure you read these notes and link suggestions for the most common site questions I get here. Another way to get in touch is in chat in the evenings, but I'd point you to the same links below if it's site questions. ;)

Thanks for stopping by! And now, enjoy some creepy amazing gifs...

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lucyfair Nov 3, 2007

at last i got some time to get back in :)

thanks for the welcome!  I hope you are doing well and tha we'll be in touch. got to go for now:) ja ne!

mimiguille Nov 2, 2007

Wow! Thanks for the welcome (better late thatn never I say)! So where in the Philippines is your best friend? Have you been here?

Ey, I really commend you for creating this site.

Nightdragon Nov 2, 2007

Just out of curiousity... when was Anime Planet first created? and did you create the Anime Recommendation Database yourself, or is it just a universally used database that other websites can use aswell?

factualpuddle Nov 2, 2007

you're awesome!!! ^_^

factualpuddle Nov 2, 2007

hey, ummm, I registered for the forums like, early today, and stil havent got the email verification yet and can't post, does it usually take this long? T_T