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Celebrating 10 Years of Gymbo’s Webkinz Blog!!!
with special guests Gymboutiques & GymBob!

211 Comments

  1. 1 Otterkinz (WWID luna101217, FloppyBunny40110, BigTop71) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 12:27 am

    Hi everyone! :)

    New post! Whoo! But what does the 10 mean?!?

    I’m just stopping in to say hi. My head really hurts (for the thousandth times this week) and I’m hoping I will go to bed soon… But I have a feeling I won’t sleep.

    I feel like I’m really behind on everything Webkinz, and really want to catch up, but I literally don’t have the time. I have so many things to do between now and next Tuesday that it’s not even funny. Wish me good luck, everybody.

    That’s all I have for now. Hopefully I’ll find a little sliver of time to stop here again this afternoon to find out more about this mysterious 10. :)

    XO,
    Otterkinz

  2. 2 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 1:07 am

    I know what 10 means but I’ll keep mum, cause I assume Momskinz left it mysterious on purpose. ;) :)

    Sorry you have a headache Otterkinz. I had one tonight too but the medicine is helping. Good luck on getting everything done. If all goes well the next three days I’ll have extra of the wow trophy if you didn’t manage to finish it.

  3. 3 Otterkinz (WWID luna101217, FloppyBunny40110, BigTop71) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 1:55 am

    Hi again!

    Yup, I’m not asleep. :P I can already tell this day is going to be super stressful… BUT I am excited to find out about this 10. I like a good surprise. ;)

    tmt5, sorry you had/have a headache as well. And thank you! I think I will be able to get everything done, but I know it won’t be easy and will leave me super tired. Also, thank you for offering to send me your extra Wheel of Wow Trophy, but thankfully I finished mine a few days ago, so please hold onto that for yourself. :)

    Alright, I guess it’s time to take a Melatonin supplement and spray my pillow with some lavender sleep mist. I really need to get to sleep!

    Hopefully all of you are having more luck in that department than me right now!

    Nighty night!

    XO,
    Otterkinz

  4. 4 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:20 am

    I think I know what 10 means, how exciting, time goes by so quickly.

    More doctors today and a procedure at the hospital tomorrow for hubby. It never stops, please keep us in your prayers.

    Who is collecting gnomes?

    I missed the extra Wheel of Wow spin, I wish I had coupons.

  5. 5 gagagee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 5:19 am

    Good Morning !
    Hmmmm.. Wonder what 10 means ! Sounds intriguing!!
    Otterkinz.. really hope you were able to finally fall asleep.. can be so frustrating!
    When I get overwhelmed with things to do… make a list of things to get done… for this morning… in order of priority.. check them off as you do them….sense of accomplishment… list next five things…not so overwhelming when you just do 5 things on the list…
    dee… thank you so much for the Dec window !!! Made my day… Despite multiple accounts … have had trouble getting one … so THANKS !!
    KinzGram… Good Luck with your hubby’s procedure tomorrow..Hope it all goes well…Will be thinking about you both tomorrow….
    Have a good day all ! Can’t wait to tune in tonight !

  6. Miracle (WWID: pet4mom) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:22 am

    Happy Thursday everyone! I have no idea about the “10” either, and I usually only pop in once a day to read posts (before the house wakes up), but I just may have to check in again a little later … MOMZ has me curious …

    Things are crazy getting ready for the holidays … I feel like I barely have time to sleep. Christmas decorations half done, laundry is piling up … I AM washing it, but it is not getting put away. Hoping this Saturday I’ll have a little more time. Really looking forward to that Christmas break!

    There are some cute prizes on the News page this time: Cozy Lamb Slippers and Reindeer Slippers. I don’t think I’ve seen those before, so I snatched a few up!

    I really enjoy reading all of your comments even though I have been lurking lately. Makes me realize I need to post more … although I struggle to find something interesting to say. I am such an introvert. :) It’s getting worse as I get older!

    Have a great day everyone!

  7. Gymbo said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:47 am

    Good morning friendz, I hope everyone has an amazing day!
    Wow time does fly. I got an email from a friend last night and I couldn’t believe how long it has been.

    Hope to stop by later (fingers crossed). Momskinz, Tmt5, miss yall.

  8. 8 grammao3(BLG610;grammabon) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:47 am

    g’morning! hope everyone is well and happy. ♥

    had last testing done yesterday; cleared for surgery on the 18th.

    gramwebbie, prayers all goes well today. (((HUGS)))

  9. Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:49 am

    My original comment didn’t go through.

    Good morning friendz. Time definitely flies. Have an amazing day!
    HAPPY 10TH ;)

  10. 10 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:50 am

    gramwebbie, sending prayers your way. Hugs.

  11. 11 ENCHANTEDISLE ( WWID : ENCHANTEDISLE) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:21 am

    I think I know what it means..

    Mom’s today is my birthday..and I’m 10 !! Right? Lmbo

    Ok ok..not 10..sigh…not sure I’d want to be ten again. Would love to be 36 again though!!! Lol

    Cats are fed, house is very dark and quiet…think I’ll cuddle my kitties and stay in bed for a couple more hours.

  12. 12 ENCHANTEDISLE ( WWID : ENCHANTEDISLE) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:22 am

    My hubby woke me at midnight to say happy b day and give me cards..one from the cats that sang happy birthday in cat meows..lol . The cats were fascinated by it .was really cute watching their reactions.
    The other card was so romantic. .I cried..then asked who picked it out for him, as my hubby never goes for those type of cards! Lmbo

  13. 13 ENCHANTEDISLE ( WWID : ENCHANTEDISLE) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:24 am

    And he bought me two special gadgets for my viking sewing machine I’ve been wanting!! Wow, he really was listening to what I said…imagine that? Lol

    He also took me out for surf and turf dinner down by the shore!
    Anda short walk on the beach…totally out of character for my man I assure you.. it was actually quite a beautiful day and night here in CT.

  14. 14 ENCHANTEDISLE ( WWID : ENCHANTEDISLE) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:24 am

    Today we might go hit a museum. ..he hates museums. .wondering where my hubby is and who the heck took over his body!! Lol

    Anywho.. hope you all have a sparkling day! Will try to pop back in later!!!

    Xoxoxox. “Chant”

  15. 15 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:51 am

    Gymbo so great to hear from you, we all miss you.
    Thanks for your good wishes.

  16. 16 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:19 am

    Happy Birthday Chant. Sounds like your hubby has made this a special birthday.

    Good luck with your surgery Gramwebbbie.

    Hope you were able to sleep Otter.

    Hello Miracle. We do the bare minimum for holidays now I used to enjoy decorating but it became something that was too much.

    Hugs to you and your husband Kinzgram.

    Hi Gymbo it is great you got to stop by.

  17. 17 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:23 am

    Off to sleep for me now but I’ll stop by after I pick YD up from bus stop this afternoon.

  18. 18 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:51 am

    Morning Gymbonians!

    My goodness, is Gymbo’s 10 years old already? And to think I wasted most of that ten years lurking instead of posting! :mrgreen:

    Where and how does one get the gnomes? I’ve been looking for more information since yesterday and I haven’t found anything.

  19. 19 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:24 am

    sorry for trying to make you pregnant april!

    was thinking april the giraffe………..thanks tmt for identifying my old addled brain saw the letter “A”
    :)

    happy bday gymbos…………

  20. 20 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:29 am

    you are too funny chant…….happy bday!

    i hear ya on the hubby……..mine brought home flowers early in our marriage and all i could say was “what happened?”………just was not used to that kind of attention………

    may go to cabelas with dh…….some sale starting today….. i need nothing, he needs nothing, but………..he is just drawn to that store…..i wonder if they spray something in the air……..like nacho scent or chicken wing scent?????

  21. 21 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:04 am

    Happy Birthday Chant! Wow your husband went all out!

    Good luck with your surgery Gramwebbie.
    Your husband is in my thoughts Kinzgram.

    Is this blog really 10 years old?

  22. 22 zingyginger said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:51 am

    Happy 10th! Whoa and Gymbo’s was here today – it’s like an awesome celebrity sighting!

    Hope all goes well with your surgery, gramma! Always great to see you here!

    Good luck with your husband’s procedure, kgh!

    Happy Birthday, Chant!

    TLL, glad you stopped lurking. Did you see the link to the room idea for the Mona Ducka that I uploaded on the other post? Hope that was helpful. The info on the gnomes was from Podcast Ep 90.
    https://i.imgur.com/ZsrrxTB.png

    Not sure if this has been mentioned but there’s a cute peppermint sleigh that you can buy outright for 7,000 points or you can get for free if you purchase 20,000 points worth of items.
    https://i.imgur.com/h5mxEWs.png

  23. 23 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:15 am

    http://www.cabelas.com/product/Cabelas-Catch-All-Gear-Bags/753422.uts?productVariantId=5329008&WT.tsrc=PPC&WT.mc_id=GoogleProductAds&WT.z_mc_id1=04888511&rid=20&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIuqDuyKX41wIVUzaBCh3R6gHmEAYYASABEgLPH_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

    these are on sale again and shipping is free if you do not want to go out…..my dh bought one this morning and they are really nice……i know moms got some for her herd

  24. 24 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:15 am

    That sleigh is adorable..oh how they suck us in with cuteness.

  25. 25 Catmom said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:38 am

    Happy 10 day!

    Sure has been busy here already and a celebrity sighting too.

    I feel the same as you TLL so much time lurking when I could have been playing with these great people here.

    Dee you have made me laugh 3 times on this thread today, thankyou. I wish you a happy shopping experience at the store that smells like bbq wings.

    Enchanted, Happy Birthday, sounds like it has been wonderful.

    Miracle I also struggle most days with finding something interesting to talk about and usually just read and giggle to myself.

    Zingy thanks for the great info. I would really like another set of the gnomes.
    Patsie hope you are having a great day.

    Otterkinz, Gramwebbie, Kinzgram and everyone who is working through or with someone with health challenges, I send all of the positive energy the universe provides.

    Blessing of Love, Light and Strength

  26. 26 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:59 am

    Love those gnomes, do you buy them in the estore for points?

  27. 27 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 12:41 pm

    Kinzgram.. the gnomes are being given away from Dec 14-25.

  28. 28 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 1:37 pm

    Off to work. Have a great day of celebration everyone!

  29. 29 66Muffin said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 1:38 pm

    Hmm..alright you’ve got me stumped by that 10! I’m going to be thinking about it all day now :)

  30. 30 RubyCubes (WWID: clm88) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 1:57 pm

    Hi friends!

    I’ve been super busy this week with my little Ebay store. Selling, packaging, shipping, and listing… rinse and repeat.

    Chant – Happy Birthday!

    Nita – Good to see you! Glad you’re enjoying your new job! Is your wishlist up to date?

    Dee – I’m sure April will forgive you for trying to get her pregnant! :D

    Miracle, Shorty, Zingy, Moms, Otterkinz, Patsie, Catmom, LeeAnn, Bepsy, Gagagee, TMT, and anyone else I missed ((HUGS)) – hope you’re having a great week! You to silent Mist, Chesse, and Boper!

    Gramwebbie – I hope everything goes well with your surgery! Please keep us updated.

    Kinzgram – I hope your husband’s surgery goes well. I will be thinking about you. Like Gagagee said, don’t forget to take care of yourself. I worked in hemodialysis for years. I’ve watched the toll it can take, not just on the person living with kidney failure, but on the family as well. He’s very lucky to have you there to support him, but I hope you have someone there to support you too.

    Gymboutiques – Welcome to the community! I hope you stick around and get to know us! ;)

    Quick update on my daughter- She has fully recovered from her surgery. Now she is just miserable because she is playing catch up on all the school work she got behind in last week. She has stayed after school every day this week. Only 7 more days after this week though, and then she’s done another 4 classes. She’s living for Christmas break!

    Got lots of packaging to do and errands to run this afternoon. Hugs and happy 10th anniversary all!

  31. 31 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

    Howdy everyone, how are you today?

  32. 32 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:05 pm

    I also know what the 10 means but am not saying anything until later.

  33. 33 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:05 pm

    Tmt5, I will send you an email of one of the things Ginger and Riley are getting for Christmas.

  34. 34 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:10 pm

    Hi Gymbo, long time no see. I have missed you.

  35. 35 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:15 pm

    Tmt5, I just sent your email. Please let me know if you don’t receive it.

  36. 36 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:20 pm

    Happy birthday Chant, yesterday was my sister’s birthday.

  37. 37 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:25 pm

    I try to pray for everyone on the blog every night. Please let me know if you don’t want me to pray for you.

  38. 38 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

    Kinzgramatheart, I will be thinking and praying more for you and your husband.

  39. 39 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

    Grammao3, I will also be thinking and keep praying for you.

  40. 40 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:32 pm

    hello!!!! i’m sorry to disappear for the celebration!!!

    i had planned this morning to be at home to greet everyone, but as is the case with parenting, planning goes out the window sometimes!!! things have improved for the time being, but i’ll have to go pick up one in a little while – so i might pop in and out for the evening :)

  41. 41 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:32 pm

    GYMBO WAS HERE!!!

    THANK YOU GYMBO!!!

  42. 42 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:35 pm

    Tmt5, I don’t think I ever told you, but I like how you came back to Webkinz and the blog after a long break.

  43. 43 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:35 pm

    Bye for now everyone, I need to go get ready for work.
    I hope to come back once I am ready for work or after work and dinner.

  44. 44 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:37 pm

    glad to see the mystery is solved! 10 years ago today is when Gymbo made the first post for the blog!!!

    chant – sounds like you had an enchanting birthday!!! happy 29th!

    dee – oh my gosh – between you getting april pregnant & the scent in cabelas, I’m already laughing!!!

  45. 45 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:39 pm

    TLL – Miracle – Catmom – LOVE that you all decided to speak up with us! i too am an introvert, so i get it – just look at me – nothing interesting to say, but love saying hello and chit chatting even if i’m totally random :mrgreen:

  46. 46 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:41 pm

    rubycubes almost made me spit my drink welcoming gymbo :lol:

    hahahahaha!!!

  47. 47 GymBOB said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:41 pm

    Happy 10th everybody!

  48. 48 april1013 (WWID: zeker1013) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 2:47 pm

    When I was reading your post dee, I kept thinking ‘who is ME, and why would they be giving me heartburn?’ hahahahaha…That would be quite the miracle you performed! hahaha Although, I’m sure dh would probably keel over! He’s already dreaming/planning for early retirement.

    Happy 10th Anniversary Gymbos!!!! So glad I found all of you wonderful peeps!

    Happy Birthday Chant! So happy your hubby made it so special for you.

    Otterkinz, Gramwebbie and Kinzgram—Good thoughts and prayers for you and your loved ones health.

    Ruby—So glad your dd has fully recovered. She sounds like one strong kid! Good luck with all your Ebay shipping!

    Zingy/LeeAnn—Thanks for the gnome info!

    Hope everyone is having a wonderful day!

  49. 49 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:08 pm

    hey gymBOB!!! glad to see you too!

    thanks for all your technical wizardry!!!

  50. 50 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:09 pm

    really truly sorry april

    ME is what i nicknamed ambers baby

    and hey to gymbo and gymbob……..is it a bday or anniversary?

  51. 51 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:15 pm

    I am back for now, but will be leaving in an hour or so.

  52. 52 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

    Moms, does GymBOB still do the technical wizardry today?

  53. 53 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:20 pm

    Isn’t GymBOB, Gymbo’s husband?
    Gymbo, how are your kids?

  54. 54 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:24 pm

    Hello again, taking a little break from work to post (shhhhh) 🤫

  55. 55 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:25 pm

    Moms, when did you take over the blog? I can’t remember.

  56. 56 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:28 pm

    Hopefully now I’ll be able to comment a little more often (from my phone)

  57. 57 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:30 pm

    Hi again Gymbo, I won’t tell that you are on at work.

  58. 58 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:31 pm

    Momskinz runs and has kept the blog going so, many many thanks and appreciation to this lady. Not sure how you do it with such a busy life.
    Glad you guys pop in and out and still enjoy Webkinz!

    Tmt5 thank you for the email and reminder. I was half sleep reading it and meant to comment right away but fell sleep.

    Does Nikki still stops by?

  59. 59 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:31 pm

    Thanks Patsie 😉

  60. 60 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:32 pm

    Time to leave work and go coach the XC middle school kids. Have a wonderful evening friends.

  61. 61 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:35 pm

    It will be hard for me to be on at work other than during my break. :(

  62. 62 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:37 pm

    Hello GymBob.

    Thank you Patsie, on phone at the moment that email isn’t set up yet on here something on my to list tonight. I will look for your email when I get on computer. Hubby got a new phone so I got upgraded to his current old one. We thought the bigger screen would make it easier for me to type and mine was showing its age with random tripsto the apple loggo.

  63. 63 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:40 pm

    You are welcome Gymbo.

    Do you mean Naki? I don’t remember a Nikki.

  64. 64 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:45 pm

    Tmt5, is the email I have your husbands? It starts with a “J”.

  65. 65 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:50 pm

    Tmt5, what phone are you using? I am also on my phone right now.

  66. 66 april1013 (WWID: zeker1013) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:52 pm

    Oh goodness dee, you do not need to apologize! It was too funny! :lol: A very welcome giggle today!

  67. 67 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:55 pm

    I am rolling my eyes while reading an article about the first woman, Zahra Lari, to wear a headscarf in an international figure skating competition. The judges gave her a one point deduction at her first international competition for wearing a headscarf.

    I like these quotes by her though, “I really don’t have any negative feelings towards this ruling,” says Lari. “The judges at that time had never seen someone compete with it (a headscarf) so they really didn’t know how to score me.

  68. 68 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 3:58 pm

    What activities do you all have going on today ?

  69. 69 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

    Gymbo, I work this afternoon, but I don’t have anything else.

  70. 70 shellybrayley (WWID) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:01 pm

    Wow! alot of posts today! I will have to stop what I am doing & take the time to read all the posts! :)
    I am pretty sure I know what the 10 means :D Time sure does fly when you are having fun! :D
    Off to read up the posts BBS :mrgreen:

  71. 71 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:05 pm

    I hope to be back after work, but I am going to have a snack now.

    It was nice “seeing” you Gymbo and GymBOB.

  72. 72 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:10 pm

    Taking YD to Harry Potter Club at library, buying cat food and YD wants Boston Market for dinner since we will be sort of out near there.

    Yes it was my husbands email first Patsie but it became the one we used for basic household communication like the school and scouts so I took it over.

  73. 73 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:14 pm

    I could be remembering wrong but I think Naki has a habit of popping in to visit over the Christmas break from school.

  74. 74 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:26 pm

    Gymbo XC is the track cross country team? I think ours is done for the season. Kat has a couple of friends on her school team. She planned to run track, had wanted to since she was about six, even took a class to learn pacing. But she developed exercised induced asthma and even with the inhaler it wasn’t happening. It has gotten some better since the initial problem when she was almost 11 so she was able to do the Color Guard at least. Only a couple of rough practices and her getting a first hand experience that asthma can trigger hypoglycemia.

  75. 75 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:31 pm

    The gnomes are very cute I don’t have them yet so thank you to Patsie and Zingy for letting us know about them.

    I feel you Dee on the name letter thing. I hate it in books when the author makes two characters names start with the same letter. I read really fast and sometimes that’s all I use to keep track of the names.

  76. 76 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:33 pm

    Time to head out, I’ll be back later.

  77. 77 shellybrayley (WWID) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 4:33 pm

    Happy 10th Birthday Gymbos Blog! :D
    This is a Wonderful Place & I don’t know what I would do without this blog & All the Wonderful members!
    I would like to Thank Gymbo & Gymbob for making this Awesome place & Momskinz for keeping it going all these years & of course All the administrators & Awesome members that make this place so much fun! I just Love this Blog & all it’s members! :D

    Happy Birthday Chant! Sounds like you had a lot of fun! :D

    Sending prayers for Gramwebbie & Kinzgram hubby. Goodluck with your procedures.

    Hello to Everyone else * Waves *

    Well time to get ready for dinner now. Have a GREAT Evening my Friends! :mrgreen:

  78. 78 Miracle (WWID: pet4mom) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 5:35 pm

    I was so happy to read about those colored gnomes! I listened to the podcast episode, and they said they would be available from the advent calendar that they would post on Dec. 8, so that’s tomorrow. She also said that each code will only work for one day, so you have to check in every day.

    Happy 10th anniversary, Gymbos! We are so glad you’re here!

    dee … you make me LOL. Getting someone pregnant online … that’s a new one.

    Not sure why the introverted-ness is getting worse as I get older. Would love to have someone try and explain it from a psychological perspective. I found “Introvert Doodles” online a few months ago, and that artist had me relating to almost every drawing (and laughing out loud many times). Give me my books, my cup of hot tea, and Webkinz, and about 6 hours, and I’m as happy as can be. :)

    Oh well, off to introvert! Hope you all have a great evening!

  79. 79 AmberRose361 (WWID: AmberRose361) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 5:58 pm

    Happy Birthday Gymbos! What a great place to hang out!

    APRIL’S PREGNANT TOO?!?! How wonderful! Lol
    ME is doing great…I think…She is VERY, VERY active. So, that’s a good thing, right? I have an appointment next Thursday…hoping to get to see her again!

    And Dee, it is funny you mentioned scents. Everytime we walk into a BBQ restaurant, my dh asks why they don’t make scented candles that smell like that. Well…they do. And I bought some for him for Christmas! I got Bacon, Pizza, and BBQ scents. More of a gag gift. But, I think he’ll like them.

    Happy birthday Chant. Sounds like you had a good day!

    Prayers to Gramma and KGH’s dh for appointments and procedures.

    Off to pack a bag for dh. He is going to visit his brother in Seattle this weekend. Have a great night!

  80. 80 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:04 pm

    TMT5 the XC is off for the season here too but the kids still run and practice. Today they had a fun 5K with hot chocolate at the end. Getting low temps and cold. I’m sorry to hear about Kat and the running, glad she’s able to participate in other events.

    Yes, earlier I was talking about Naki. I do forget the names :( my bad.

    I should try to login to my webkinz account and see what’s new or old ha!

  81. 81 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:05 pm

    hey oh
    got all my peppers and onions and whatnot chopped for tomorrows chili day!
    gonna be a coooooooold one here in the south……….also did up some elbow noodles, as i like chili mac!

    amber…………..do not make me come there and be an honorary gramma to ME!

  82. 82 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:07 pm

    Chili mac sounds good dee. I guess is time to run to the grocery store and get milk and bread.

  83. 83 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:08 pm

    gymbo dearie…………anymore “vacation” surprises that we need to know about?

    :)

    i just remember your priceless post

  84. 84 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:10 pm

    and patsie, my dd was on here some……..she is lumos………now she is all grown up and at college in boston…………but will be home for christmas. I really think it is because the dorms close……………….i am going to make a vegan chocolate cake for her arrival……….

  85. 85 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:14 pm

    @ dee – hahaha, no! no more vacation surprises nor planned (our last one was). The kids are all grown. The oldest just got her drivers permit. Our little one is now in kinder and thinks she’s in college.
    How exciting must be to have her back home, I would be coming home too if I knew mom was cooking/baking.

  86. 86 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:27 pm

    My goodness, y’all have been a bunch of chatterboxes today! Must be something about that whole “10” thing. :mrgreen:

    Thanks so much for the info on the gnomes. Sometimes I watch the podcasts, and sometimes I don’t bother when my fellow Gymbonians have already snagged the podcast codes. :mrgreen:

    Ruby, you haven’t been here long, so please don’t be embarrassed by this, but Gymboutiques founded the blog, which is why it’s called “Gymbo’s Webkinz Blog”. Gymbo is not new at all! :mrgreen: But a Gymbo sighting is a very rare and precious thing indeed. I’ve only seen Gymbo post perhaps half a dozen times in the three years I’ve been active here. ;)

  87. 87 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:39 pm

    gymbo – naki hasn’t been here in a while, but i still keep in touch with her sometimes – she’s making us proud!!!

  88. 88 LeeAnn (noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:40 pm

    Wow. Grabbed my phone to have a peek between patients. Exciting to see so many posts! Only 4 more hours left to work.. Check back in later

  89. 89 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:49 pm

    TLL – i think rubycubes was making a joke :mrgreen:

    but oh my goodness, i’m still laughing!

    i remember gymbo’s “souvenir” announcement! i believe she posted a jar of prego :lol:

  90. 90 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 6:50 pm

    Happy, Happy Birthday Gymbos
    It has been an amazing journey, and it all started with a little webbie.
    Who knew?

  91. 91 dee said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:05 pm

    my amazon package finally arrived!

    after getting my “your package seems to be lost” messages, i was kind of upset…….but by waiting til last delivery day, they sent a whole new package with expedited delivery…………..so sad as it was two bags of cat chow and a book for dd………….anyone read the infinite jest guy? anyways it is another book about him………….but hurray…….i have cat chow!

  92. 92 66Muffin said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:08 pm

    WOW today was amazing!! I finally was able to trade for that lazy muddy river I’ve been trying to find for FOREVER! Well, it just goes to show that nothing is impossible :)

  93. 93 66Muffin said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:09 pm

    Oh it is Gymbo’s birthday!?!? If it is, then that makes it extra special too, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

  94. 94 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:09 pm

    Hey there!! Happy 10 to Gymbos!! I can’t believe how fast it’s gone. I actually teared up when I saw this.🤧 I don’t get to come on much any more but y’all still hold a special place in my heart. All the girls that used fill the blog with comments that have grown and moved on. My DS who will turn 18 next year…

  95. 95 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:17 pm

    I still remember buying him his first Webkinz, then he bought me the leopard for my birthday because he thought I should have to. Now it’s been years since he’s played and I’m still going. Sometimes I go through his old account(I still keep it going) and walk through the rooms he decorated so long ago. Like a small journey back to when he was little…good grief I’m making myself cry…sheesh I’ll comeback when I’m not so weepy

  96. 96 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:23 pm

    I just read up . I’m LMBO. I just read Ruby’s post to Gymbo…🤣thanks I needed that!!!

  97. 97 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:25 pm

    Seriously, I scared the heck out my cat

  98. 98 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:29 pm

    BBL (((((hugs)))

  99. 99 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:38 pm

    What are your 10 favorite books?

  100. 100 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:40 pm

    Gwenda – nooooooooo!!!! your ds CAN’T BE that old!!!

  101. 101 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:40 pm

    i have to head out to a basketball game – pray for me bc a kid there was really very awful to my youngest, and i have to behave myself!

  102. 102 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 7:49 pm

    Prayers sent 😊

  103. 103 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:06 pm

    The Holy Bible
    The Pilgrims Progress (Part 1 & 2)
    Jane Eyre
    Lord of the Rings
    A Christmas Carol
    The Golden Scissors
    The Count of Monte Cristo
    Austin novels
    Shakespeare
    Hymmmm that’s kind more then ten…..

  104. 104 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:29 pm

    New books
    Harry Potter hehehe
    Hunger Games
    Me Before You
    Me After You
    America’s First Daughter
    The Boys in the Boat
    All the Outlander Books
    The Book Thief
    The Giver (all the books)

  105. 105 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:36 pm

    The Invention of Wings
    Books by Jeff Archer Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles)

  106. 106 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:37 pm

    Little Men
    Ann of Green Gables
    Midshipman’s Hope
    Harper Hall Trilogy
    Too many Terry Pratchett books to mention but Men at Arms and Witches Abroad are probably my favorites of those
    Star of Danger
    Fire Season (Honor Harrington Star Kingdom book 2)
    I’ll add the last two when hubby gets home and he can help me figure out what the titles are.

  107. 107 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:40 pm

    Harry Potter would make my top 20.

  108. 108 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:51 pm

    Muffin it isn’t Gymbo the person’s birthday they meant the blog birthday. Her birthday is in the spring.

  109. 109 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:57 pm

    Terrier (The Legend of Beka Cooper)
    Cross Time Engineer
    Callahan’s Crosstime Saloon

    OK so that’s 11 but I thought of another one.

  110. 110 Gwenda said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 8:59 pm

    Hey, KGH if you like the Hunger Games you should check out Gregore the Overlander series. Same author

  111. 111 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:35 pm

    I am back from work now.

  112. 112 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:35 pm

    Moms, I find it interesting you asked about our 10 favorite books since I work at a library.

  113. 113 bepsy (bepoodlepal) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:36 pm

    Gosh I almost forgot to peek in today. Happy 10th! I have been working on a formal argument paper all day and I just finished it in time to move on to the next arduous task. :P At least when I decide its finished and not a draft I’ll be officially done with that class.

  114. 114 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 9:40 pm

    I like reading everyone’s favorite books, I am working on my list.

  115. 115 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:05 pm

    Some of my favorite books, authors, and series are listed below in no particular order. You can’t ask someone who works in a library to pick just ten favorite books, so I listed more than ten books, authors, and series.

    The Little House on the Prairie Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
    The Caroline Series by Maria D. Wilkes and Celia Wilkins
    Figure Skating Mystery Series by Alina Adams
    The Boy Next Door by Katie Van Ark (figure skating book)
    The Ice Series by Jennifer Comeaux (figure skating series)
    The Edge Series by Jennifer Comeaux (figure skating series)
    Gold Rush by Jennifer Comeaux (figure skating book)
    Life As We Knew It Series by Susan Beth Pfeffer (I need to read the last two though)
    Most books by Caroline B. Cooney
    Most books by Margaret Peterson Haddix
    Most books by Peg Kehret
    Most books by Lurlene McDaniel
    Most books by Jodi Picoult
    The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
    Anne Frank and Me by Cherie Bennett and Jeff Gottesfeld

  116. 116 tmt5 said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:06 pm

    Semester is winding down, OD is very great full she doesn’t have papers just lab reports for her first go through. Good luck getting it completed to your satisfaction in a timely manner Bepsy. YD just had an argument paper for 8th grade. They had to do an oral presentation on it as well.

  117. 117 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:15 pm

    Ginger cracks me up. She hops when we ask her to dance instead of dancing like Riley does.

  118. 118 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:20 pm

    I look forward to reading your lists!!!

    What are your 10 favorite Webkinz?

  119. 119 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:30 pm

    If you have pets, what silly or sweet things do they do?

    Riley barks when he sees his harness.

    Starburst and Skittles say good night to us when we turn off the lights at night and say good night to them. Our previous birds have also done this.

  120. 120 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:35 pm

    I am working on my list of my ten favorite Webkinz as I play.

  121. 121 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:35 pm

    Just got home from work…
    top 10 books..
    Harry Potter series.. so I guess that’s 7
    Any Dan brown book, but I likes the Da Vinci Code as it was the first I read from his books and it got me thinking..
    Light reading.. I like most books by Patricia Cornwell.. murder mysteries and James Patterson.

  122. 122 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:45 pm

    The list of my ten favorite Webkinz is harder than I thought it would be.

  123. 123 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:50 pm

    Should of been logged in just had to fish one of my own comments out of the trash. Oh my ten favorite webkinz that is harder than the books. I need to actually get on webkinz still not done with those darn wow trophies. Only one account has one so far so list will have to wait for after midnight.

  124. 124 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:50 pm

    10 favourite Webkinz:
    Pug.. my 1st webkinz that started my obsession
    Blue Persian kitty for his cute eyes
    Bumblebee- I like things that fly
    Ladybug-it flies
    Cookies and cream guinea pig- looks like my little Panda(real life guinea pig)
    Flutter pig-it flies and was an original idea
    Grumpy cat
    Lovely butterfly
    serenity fairy fox
    tranquility fairy fox

    Hard to pick the top 10.. So many cute ones.

  125. 125 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:51 pm

    Puppies sound cute Patsie one of my cousin’s dogs when we were little would go up on her hind legs and turn in a circle for a treat.

  126. 126 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:56 pm

    I did not get a chance to get here after dinner. I was about to turn the lights off and call it a night when I remember I had to come and wish you all good night.

  127. 127 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 10:59 pm

    I don’t have a list of fav books; however, the ones I’ve been reading lately are all about running.
    Glad to see you guys enjoy reading. My kids do too and that’s how the fall sleep. They read books before bed until they fall sleep.

  128. 128 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

    Riley does that same thing tmt5.
    Do posts not go to the trash when people are logged in?

  129. 129 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

    Momskinz are you still at the basketball game?

  130. 130 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

    Oops, I meant comments in my prior comment.

  131. 131 Gymboutiques said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:03 pm

    Turning into a pumpkin. 😴
    Thanks for stopping by today. I’ve missed a lot in The webkinz World. Couldn’t login to my account (forgot password)

  132. 132 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:05 pm

    My ten favorite Webkinz in no particular order are listed below.
    Love puppy
    Sherbet bunny
    Unicorn
    Pegasus
    Hummingbird
    Tiger
    Sea Otter
    Velvety Elephant
    Grey Langur
    Clydesdale

  133. 133 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:07 pm

    My favorite ten books are all classics, and most of them are depressing, but I am a realist, lol.

    Animal Farm
    1984
    Atlas Shrugged
    Brave New World
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    Little Women
    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
    Night
    The Grapes of Wrath
    The Jungle

  134. 134 Patsie said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:10 pm

    Good night Gymbo and good night everyone else.

  135. 135 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:29 pm

    I think this is so funny because I can’t just say 10 books

    10 of the recent releases? 10 classics? 10 “beach” reads? i mean come on! just 10? hahaha

    Their Eyes Are Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston
    A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
    A book of Robert Frost poetry
    Turtles All The Way Down by John Green
    Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
    Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddons
    maybe The Lords of Discipline
    The Firm by John Grisham

    i just hit the proverbial wall – i have to go to sleep, can’t even finish my list

  136. 136 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 7, 2017 @ 11:30 pm

    gymbo – sorry i missed you lady!

  137. 137 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:31 am

    Finally got to be able to come back, hope Gymbo and Momskinz have slept well. No sleep for me for awhile too congested at the moment. Finished a few of the wow trophies.

    I like wolves so the signature timber wolf. In general the more realistic ones but I’d put the flying pig on my list too. The rocker purple puppy cause it looks a lot like my OD. YD actually named hers after her sister. Red squirrel. Reindeer. Rose Satin Guinea pig, chili hamster, red wolf, Calico cat and Fennec fox.

  138. 138 Boper911 said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:33 am

    Ooh missed the 10th birthday of Gymbo’s by 30 minutes! Happy Birthday to this site. Thank you for all of the wonderful relationships and memories that you’ve created.

    Just checking in, I read through some of your posts, I’ll be back to post my 10 favorite webkinz of all time. 10 favorite books wouldn’t be too hard once I fill the top 7 with Harry Potter.

  139. 139 zingyginger said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:50 am

    Hey Boper!

    Here’s the advent calendar. Codes are only good for a day so if you want the whole set, you’ll have to do it every day.
    https://i.imgur.com/VmmfiWO.jpg

  140. 140 zingyginger said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:51 am

    There is a larger version of the Advent calendar codes but unfortunately I’m on a small screen so I can’t take a clean shot but you can see it by clicking on this link (and maybe printing it out for daily use during Advent):

    https://webkinznewz.ganzworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Countdown_Calendar_20171.pdf

  141. 141 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:54 am

    Patsie it matters if I am logged in or not because I am an admin.

    LL I could of easily put a lot of your list on mine too. Those are mostly just the ones that I could remember and if I can still remember them then that is a pretty good indicator of preference or they made the cut cause I’ve actually read them more than once.

    Oh no Gymbo on not remembering your password. Fortunately I had all of ours written down when I took that long break from playing. You should have a pet code around somewhere if no place else an email so you can get them to rest the password as long as it didn’t get archived.

  142. 142 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 12:55 am

    Thank you Zingy.

    Hello Boper.

  143. 143 gagagee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 4:42 am

    Good Morning !
    Happy 10th Gymbos Birthday !!! Belatedly !!
    Was not able to get back here yesterday… Sorry I missed Gymboutiques !
    Thanks for starting this great site !!
    Loved reading through all of the posts from yesterday…
    KinzGram .. Hope all goes well with your hubby’s procedure today.. Will keep him and you too in my thoughts and prayers today…
    gramma.. I am sure you will be glad when your surgery is behind you..Was a long wait for you to be prepared and scheduled… Keep us posted…
    I will keep you in my thoughts on the 18th ! HUGS to you !
    Zingy.. thanks for posting the info on the Gnomes !! I don’t have any of those and can’t wait to check it out !
    Boper.. hope all is well with your studies.. I am sure you are ready for a break!
    Favorite Webkinz… Dalmation.. my first.. Sweet Tooth Tiger.. Most expensive!
    So happy that it is Friday !
    Favorite book.. As the Crow Flys… Jeffrey Archer
    AmberRose.. Glad you are feeling good.. Won’t be long till your baby arrives !
    Rubycubes..moms..April..tmt..Lurker..Bepsy Patsy..LeeAnn shellyb..Nitabuggy
    and anyone who I missed.. dee.. Have a great day.. Thankful to have found this blog and met all you…cwc.. Hey ! Hope you are well !

  144. 144 gagagee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 5:50 am

    Good Morning Again….
    Last post must have gone to the trash bin !!! Not sure why !
    Chants.. Forgot to wish you a HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! A little late… Sounds like you have a very nice birthday !

  145. 145 shorty said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 6:43 am

    Hi Gymbo! Glad to see that you stopped by. I skimmed through the postings trying to figure out what was going on. I am still not exactly sure what “10” means.

  146. 146 dee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:02 am

    happy friday folks

    gonna have to do a super reminder to self for the gnome codes…..how do you “scream” on here?

    cold cold cold here and i just saw a coyote on the other side of our woods……kitties are accounted for! must be hungry if they are coming that close to the house……….amazes me that we are the only folks with a fence……and we put it up for main cat when we moved here (and dd i guess too)

  147. 147 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:43 am

    Morning Gymbonians!

    I put the Wacky Christmas Gnomes into an easier-to-read format if anybody wants it! I typed this up in Word in a HUGE and very legible font so I can’t possible mess this up! :mrgreen: Now it’s just a matter of remembering to enter the codes each day, lol.

    12-14 Rose Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24U-YSU4-ZGJY-EUPE

    12-15 Pink Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24P-KZEB-3ZRQ-RWRU

    12-16 Violet Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24G-5VPN-8WDC-48EC

    12-17 Purple Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24D-TS86-C5XB-G832

    12-18 Navy Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W249-ZCCG-XM36-2V9Y

    12-19 Blue Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24F-USPC-7YXV-66DJ

    12-20 Cyan Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24F-WXHP-NMQ6-CZ6G

    12-21 Green Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W249-SQ9E-DAZZ-82FQ

    12-22 Lime Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24L-T82H-SK79-YHZJ

    12-23 Yellow Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24C-6WGG-2QM2-DM74

    12-24 Orange Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W24R-HP8D-CTHQ-ZK7J

    12-25 Red Wacky Christmas Gnome:
    W246-BHLE-Q6CU-9KMS

    I plan to enter these codes on EVERY account, so don’t fret if you miss a day. I should have several (read that as: twenty!) spares for the blog. :mrgreen:

  148. 148 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:44 am

    Ugh, I just typed up a big long post and the blog ate it twice. Could some kind soul please go fish my comment out of the trash? Thanks! Not sure what prompted the comment to be doomed to the spam bin, lol!

  149. 149 zingyginger said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:10 am

    I fished it out TLL. Thanks for retyping the codes. I will print it in a big font too and hope I can make it to the end (will be in NYC from Tues to Tues around Christmas). Sometimes the filter snags what it thinks is multiple links as driveby spammers like to post them.

    I also fished out Gymbo’s from yesterday and gaga’s post from earlier today. I read and re-read Gymbo’s post and can’t figure out why it got filtered either so TLL, you’re not alone. Going back to read gaga’s now.

    Shorty, it’s Gymbo’s blog’s 10th anniversary.

    Thanks to Gymbo for starting the blog and making this a great place for friends, to momskinz for keeping it alive all these years with her tireless energy and to Gymbob for all your technical assistance!

    Has anyone heard from rollingfur? I miss her birthday greetings, she was always on the ball with those.

  150. 150 dee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:25 am

    i am sure you guys know about this, but i know some of you like the food things

    https://webkinznewz.ganzworld.com/estore/the-gingerbread-flower-tree-is-here/

  151. 151 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:40 pm

    Having a hard time having any internet connection even on phones – winter weather mess! A huge area right by us has no power at all, so grateful for that at least! Mobile phones, internet, and cable out here, so hoping this goes thru

  152. 152 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:40 pm

    Hello everyone, how are you today?

  153. 153 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:45 pm

    Mom, I hope you and your family stay safe.

  154. 154 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:45 pm

    I just remembered another one of my favorite authors is Julie Dewey.

  155. 155 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:50 pm

    Dee, I don’t know if you looked at Toms shoes after Zingyginger posted a link to them, but Zulily has them on sale right now. Most zulily sales only last for a day or two but they are occasionally longer.

  156. 156 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 2:55 pm

    Bye for now, my mom and I are going shopping.

  157. 157 april1013 (WWID: zeker1013) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 4:19 pm

    Happy Friday all!
    moms—hope you and family are safe and thank goodness you have power.
    I had some good luck with PAN boxes today. One Zircon window and two winged windows.
    It would take me some time to come up with 10 fav books, but a couple of Austin books would be on there for sure. Would probably take me even longer to figure out my 10 fav webbies, but the original cow would be my number one as it was my first webbie.
    Hope everyone has safe and restful weekend.

  158. 158 KinzGramAtHeart(gramwebbie) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 4:57 pm

    Gwenda
    Thanks for the suggestion about Gregore the Overlaander Series

    I can’t find any book the The Golden Scissors

  159. 159 dee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 5:57 pm

    hello april
    who is NOT pregnant…………….see i figured it out………..

    but boy oh boy, your hubby would have had a big surprise come march!
    that is ambers due date ish

  160. 160 dee said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 6:47 pm

    good golly moms
    i just checked your weather…….are they freaking out down there? i had heard on the news earlier about birmingham al having snow………..but you always wish for it? ha ha ha

    do you have a working fireplace? sounds like fun……i want gobs of it, except for the day dd flies back………

  161. 161 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:15 pm

    Hi everyone, I am back from running errands with my mom.

  162. 162 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:20 pm

    Dee, when does your daughter get back? How long is she home?

  163. 163 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:20 pm

    Ginger and Riley like spaghetti squash. Silly puppies.

  164. 164 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:24 pm

    snow, fire, christmas tree – it’s a dream come true!!! :)

  165. 165 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:24 pm

    6″ & still snowing

  166. 166 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:25 pm

    Why did everyone start Webkinz?

  167. 167 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:25 pm

    Moms, when is the snow supposed to stop?

  168. 168 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:30 pm

    I don’t like snow but I want us to have a white Christmas.

  169. 169 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:31 pm

    TLL – thank you SO MUCH for typing the codes for all of us! we are going to make a post to go up on the 1st day to help us remember!!!

  170. 170 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:35 pm

    Moms, when does this post close or is a surprise?

  171. 171 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:40 pm

    OtterKinz, do you frequently have headaches or is this week a rare one for you?

  172. 172 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:45 pm

    Tmt5, how long was your break from playing Webkinz?

  173. 173 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:50 pm

    TheLoopyLurker, do you really have 20 Webkinz accounts?

  174. 174 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:55 pm

    Brr, I am freezing. I don’t like how I am always cold.

  175. 175 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 8:59 pm

    Phone, internet, cable out again – sheesh

    I’ll be back tomorrow

  176. 176 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:00 pm

    Patsie it’s supposed to close but every time I get on another transformer blows & knocks out my internet

  177. 177 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:05 pm

    Zingyginger, I am sending you an email.

  178. 178 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:05 pm

    Good luck with your internet, moms.

  179. 179 LeeAnn(wwid:noellepugh) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:09 pm

    HI everyone. I was happy to come home after a long day. My husband has been out of town the last 2 days but comes home tonight. The back story is our cat gets really mad when there is nobody at home for an entire day(my husband is around often as he has his own business). When I got home tonight my two girls were already home, but up in their rooms. The cat was sleeping by the front door and looked moody when I acknowledged him. I bent down to pet him and he growled. I decided to ignore him and start on dinner but he followed me and kept laying down on my feet. I shooed him away and gave him some food which seemed to appease him. I quickly made dinner and was serving it up when I looked over at my “bleeping” cat who was straddling my dd’s new winter coat that she had tossed on the couch(that had now slid onto the carpet). I literally dropped by plate on the counter while screaming obscenities at the cat across the family room as I could see what he was about to do. By the time I bridged the gap between up he had managed to pee all over her new coat! I scared him so bad with my yelling that he stopped mid stream and ran away. So… I spent the last 1/2 hour steam cleaning my carpet, mopping the floor and now the jacket is on steam allergin disinfectant cycle in the wash(with a cup of vinegar). My dinner is cold and when I just went to hunt down the cat he gave me a look like.. I told you I don’t like when people leave! Who needs moody teenagers when you have a horrible cat! Uggh!!!
    Hope everyone’s night is going better than mine has started out as.

  180. 180 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:10 pm

    Am I scaring people off or are other people having internet problems as well?

  181. 181 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:15 pm

    Good luck with your finals and any projects, Bepsy and Boper.

  182. 182 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:20 pm

    Grr to the cat, LeeAnn. Have you told your daughter about her coat yet?

  183. 183 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:40 pm

    I am tired, I was up early today for work.

  184. 184 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 9:55 pm

    Ginger is oofing and it is getting annoying.

  185. 185 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:15 pm

    My mom is also getting annoyed with Ginger.

  186. 186 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:20 pm

    I went to get Ginger and she ran away from me. :(

  187. 187 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:25 pm

    Zingyginger, I finally sent you the email I was working on.

  188. 188 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:30 pm

    How many of my Webkinz have names that do not end in a vowel?

  189. 189 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:30 pm

    I am considering Y a vowel for my last comment.

  190. 190 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:35 pm

    I didn’t realize I had so many Webkinz that have names that end in vowels until today.

  191. 191 tmt5 said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 10:50 pm

    Great minds think a like LL. I made a post last night right after Zingy put the picture up to start at 10 am on the 13 th in time for the Asian accounts with the Calendar codes on it and Zingy’s link.

  192. 192 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

    Come out, come out, wherever you are. I miss everyone.

  193. 193 tmt5 (wwid tmt5) said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 11:01 pm

    Hi Patsie.

    I had a cat that decided she didn’t like one of the parents from the childcare and would poop in front of the door shortly before her arrival time basically every morning. Pee is much worse, harder to clean up.

    Better get to the actual webkinz before it is midnight and I’ve missed the day.

  194. 194 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 11:05 pm

    Is there a maximum amount of Moneyz you can have unused on Webkinz Newz?

  195. 195 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 11:25 pm

    Ginger and Riley have the silliest nicknames. :) Riley is sometimes called monkey and Ginger is sometimes called koala.

  196. 196 Patsie said,

    December 8, 2017 @ 11:25 pm

    Good night everyone, I hope to be back tomorrow afternoon though.

  197. 197 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 12:36 am

    OMG LeeAnn, I’m dying over the cat story! If that had been my cat, it would have run out of lives! :mrgreen:

    moms, I’m glad my typing skills were of some use to the blog. I have trouble reading that horrible font they use for codes, so I figured as long as I was typing up the codes, I might as well post them. Since I’m so lazy about searching for the codes myself, I need to thank the blog somehow for always finding the codes for me! :mrgreen:

    I am having SOME KIND OF WEEK in the trading rooms, y’all. So I got the Mona Ducka a few days ago, right? Well, tonight I got the Adolescent Zangoz! Are they in the stockings as a bonus gift or something? Because I’ve never even SEEN these paintings in the trading rooms before. And if that’s not enough, I finally got my BIGGEST WEBKINZ WISH OF ALL TIME, the orchid waterfall! I am obsessed with the fl0ral favorites theme, and it’s been sticking in my craw for a year and a half that the waterfall was never a promo I could get by buying points or deluxe membership or something. But now I have it, and oh my, it literally makes the room! I’m completely wigging out here, so as usual, I’m gonna pay it forward! :mrgreen: I’ve got a Golden Sparkle Gumball Machine that I will give away to the blog in a contest. I haven’t decided what kind of contest yet, but as soon as I figure it out, I want everyone to participate. I can’t celebrate my own good fortune without giving some good fortune to someone else. I’m weird that way. :mrgreen:

  198. 198 TheLoopyLurker said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 12:38 am

    Oh, and Patsie, I actually have 23 at the moment. It used to be 19 accounts, but then they started this Helping Paws thing, and yeah…I got a bit carried away. :mrgreen:

  199. 199 SantaLurker said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 12:50 am

    *switching to jolly red hat with white fur trim for a moment*

    HO HO HO! This is a reminder that SantaLurker is coming to town in a few weeks. SantaLurker has noticed that those wish lists are not getting updated. Unless you want SantaLurker to deliver a bunch of junk that you already have, you better get updating. Don’t make me take out the reindeer whip! :mrgreen:

  200. 200 RubyCubes (WWID: clm88) said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:35 am

    Patsie – Regarding post 37: I am not the sort to pray. I wouldn’t know who or what to pray to. However, in my line of work, I’ve respectfully bowed my head and listened to the prayers of many people of various faiths. I’ve seen the impact that praying has on people, particularly during times of illness, tragedy, and death. I’m a firm believer in the power of prayer on a psychological level for the believer. That being said, I also have quite a few friends who are nonbelievers, and many of them take offense to prayer and do not want people praying for them.

    I only bring this up because I often see people say, “I will pray for you.” To me, that is a very kind gesture, and I always appreciate it, but to others it may be offensive. You’re the first person I’ve seen who has offered to not pray for someone if they don’t want you to, and I appreciate your acknowledgement and inclusiveness of them. As far as I’m concerned, you can pray for me anytime. I don’t know if your prayers actually do me any good, but they certainly don’t hurt me. And if there is someone out there listening (I don’t discount the possibility), maybe it will help me. More importantly though, if it brings you happiness to pray for others, then I think that’s beneficial for you. So you have my full permission to pray for me (not turning down any metaphysical freebies). Pray for me all you want!

    TMT – Robotics AND The Harry Potter Club? Seriously? We should totally do lunch. With our girls. My daughter is also in her school’s Harry Potter Club. They meet after school every Wednesday. I didn’t even know that was a thing, but apparently it’s a very big thing. Next week is the last meeting before winter break, so they are all wearing pajamas to school and then exchanging Secret Santa gifts at their after school meeting. I’m secretly jealous… Just saying… I was homeschooled (and Harry Potter wasn’t written back then… and even if it was… my parents would have burned the books). Are there any Harry Potter Clubs for grown ups? I want to wear pajamas and geek out over Severus Snape. My daughter was elated when she made it into the Gryffindor House. I was disappointed in her. If she had tried just a little bit harder, I’m sure she could have made it into Slytherin.

    TLL – Thank you for posting the gnome codes! I actually managed to score them all (just one of each) a few years ago in trade, but I’m all about having extras of anything I can trade! It will be a challenge to remember to enter codes daily, but I’m determined! I can do this! I’m good enough! I’m smart enough! And doggone it, people like me! (if you is old enough to remember this…. you is OLD… like me). :D And yes, Moms has me figured out, I was being facetious when I invited Gymboutique to join us. But seriously, I couldn’t be happier that I’ve found this forum. And I’m very appreciative for the founders and for those who keep it going, including you!

    So wait a minute, we have introverts on this forum? Hahahahahahaha!

  201. 201 RubyCubes (WWID: clm88) said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 2:51 am

    Top 10 favorite books in no particular order (because I’ve loved them all):

    Pale Blue Dot – Carl Sagan
    A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking
    The Problems of Philosophy – Bertrand Russel
    Self and Others: Object Relations Theory in Practice – N. Gregory Hamilton
    Why People Believe Weird Things – Michael Shermer
    The Lucifer Principle – Howard Bloom
    Animal Minds – Donald Griffin
    Experientialist Ethics: A Comparative Study – G. Michael Blahnik
    Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre – Multiple authors
    Capital: Critique of Political Economy – Karl Marx

    More importantly…. top 10 favorite Webkinz: In this order! And just for the record… this was not easy! There are SO many Webkinz pets that I love. It was traumatic trying to choose my top 10 favorites. But these are the 10 that I’m most emotionally attached to (yes, I have issues):

    10. Bubble Gum Cheeky Cat
    9. Signature Endangered Asian Elephant
    8. Grumpy Cat
    7. Cancer Crab
    6. Global Panda
    5. Royal Cobra
    4. Nightfall Dragon
    3. Story Book Goose
    2. Cuddle Cat
    1. Sweet Elephant – This is the cutest plush I’ve ever seen in my life. I had the opportunity to sell it for $70 and I was like… um… you know… that one isn’t for sale, sorry… and that’s when I knew I had a problem. And the fact that I’m 43 years old, and that adorable elephant with the neverending ears sits on my dresser and makes me smile every time I look at it, only reinforces the fact that I probably need therapy, at least according to my daughter… I’m totally okay with that. I’m like, you know what??? SOME OF US (not pointing fingers) need to wear Hogwarts hoodies to school and belong to the Gryffindor House. OTHERS OF US like to have Sweet Elephants sitting on our dressers because they’re ADORABLE. Let’s not judge! So yeah… we just leave it that. My Sweet Elephant’s name is Horton. My Signature Elephant’s name is Ruby (and hence… Ruby Cubes). I really do like dogs, I promise! (Just not quite as much as cats, elephants, pandas, geese, snakes, dragons, or crabs).

    LeeAnn – Can totally relate! You had me cracking up with your cat story! My cat, Dad, was peeing on our shoes last summer. We went through a horrible ordeal with him, but I’m happy to say, he has made a full recovery, largely because I’ve decided to never leave the house again. And he has decided to never leave my lap. That was after I dropped $1000 on vet bills, started buying a special renal formula cat food for him, and started him on Prozac (yes… I resorted to putting my cat on Prozac). I finally realized that it was cheaper to permanently drop out of work full time than it was to medicate my cat. So we have a perfect arrangement now. I only leave the house long enough to pick my daughter up from school each day, and he graciously agrees to not pee on everything that is not his litter box. All in all, it’s a perfect arrangement.

    Goodnight everyone! Happy candy cane collecting!

  202. 202 dee said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 7:23 am

    speaking of cat pee

    our main cat had some issues and turned out it was kidney problems…..so keep in mind if it is a male cat or and older cat (i think they go by nine)…..

    and yes poop is much easier to clean up…..towards the end, main cat had many difficulties, so we know some good cleaners…………

  203. 203 dee said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 7:24 am

    woke up at five forty five freezing………….no power. not sure how long it has been out………..was gorgeous outside with no lights and just stars………just kicked back on a few minutes ago……….thank goodness for booklights and fireplaces……….

  204. 204 gagagee said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 8:04 am

    Good Morning !
    RubyCubes… as always love reading your posts ! Finished candy cane on one account and the tree is pretty cute…Looking forward to the gnomes !
    dee.. did you get any snow ? In the 20’s here but no snow.. maybe a little this afternoon.. Try to get all of my errands done before then…Would love to make a big pot of chicken noodle soup… but….got up at 3 this morning for some reason.. not sure how much energy I will have later !
    moms.. how are you doing ? Hope your power was restored and you are out building a snowman !!
    KinzGram.. how did your hubby do yesterday ?? Everything went well hopefully.
    Lurker.. Congrats on your success in the trading room !! Tried to find a picture of the orchid waterfall to see what it looks like.. didn’t seem to be in Kinzpedia…
    Hope you all have a safe and good day !

  205. 205 shorty said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 11:20 am

    Wow LeeAnn! That is some cat story. I was thinking of getting something to shampoo my carpet. What are you using? I have a kid who keeps on eating/drinking in her bedroom. The carpet is a mess.

  206. 206 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 12:57 pm

    hey!!!

    a whole bunch of snow, but the melt has begun, vegetable beef soup & crab & corn chowder are both simmering – and i have internet again! woo hoo! luckiest girl in the world!

    leeann – oh my the cat! our cat only punished us a couple of times, but the look on his face when he did could have burned holes in my retinas – he was p*ssed, literally & figuratively (sorry, i couldn’t help myself)

  207. 207 Patsie said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

    Howdy, how are you all today?

  208. 208 Patsie said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

    Moms, is your Internet back on for now?

  209. 209 Patsie said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:05 pm

    Moms, I just saw where you said your Internet is back.
    I should have asked is your Internet back on for good?

  210. 210 Patsie said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:05 pm

    Zingyginger, are you in the area of the forest fires?

    If so, stay safe.

  211. 211 momskinz (WWID: momsownkinz) said,

    December 9, 2017 @ 1:07 pm

    new post:
    http://www.thelamberts.com/webkinz_blog/?p=41285

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