Well, I've been folding since July, 2004. In that time I have passed many milestones to encourage me and keep me folding. Thanks to all of you who helped keep the fire burning.
I remember when I just wanted to turn blue. Early on I climbed the ranks quickly, passing the graves of long dead folders who started on a lark and soon quit. I had some fierce competition from Serenescreen, Arpstorm, Elmopuddy, Hotdog and others. As I added to my modest farm, inspired by the top folders like Dr. Fish, JustBrewIt and Cass, I enjoyed the milestones - 50K, 100K, 200K. I longed to make it to the top 20 producers... then I made it. After a while, I was upset when I dropped off of the top 20 producers list.
I stand now in my recently won place on the team - 21st overall. My current goal is to reach the top 20, but the cream of the crop are committed competitors. With some of the new folk here, I'll be lucky to stay in the top 30 for the next 6 months. I'm at about 730K points. Longevity has been my ticket to the top 25. May it be yours too.
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