Habbox: A History
Today, boys and girls, we’re taking a leisurely stroll down Memory Lane to look at a handful of Habbox highlights over the last decade of our official affiliation with Habbo.
While we’re celebrating a full FIFTEEN years of Habbox this week, the last ten are particularly special to us. They mark the time since Habbo reconsidered their decision to abolish the “official” fansite listings – a move they’d made in good faith as an attempt to avoid nepotism, but ultimately led to a slew of scammy and spammy sites being set up. Oops.
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Along with being the first and therefore longest-running active Habbo fansite, we at Habbox have the distinction of being a constant feature on the list of official sites ever since its return in 2008. Not too shabby. Over the years we’ve had many many many (many) trials and tribulations, and it’s certainly never been dull! Since 2008 we’ve seen the rise of Twitter as an important promotional tool, an enormous change to the structure of the hotel following a merger of all English-speaking hotels into one, the creation of our insanely detailed Wiki, a whole bunch of weird and wonderful LTD Edition rares, and of course a huuuuuuuuuuge number of similarly weird and wonderful people in and out of the revolving door that is the Habbox membership.
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In this time, it’s certainly been a privilege but also for the most part an absolute pleasure for us to be an official fansite. There are far too many great memories of my own to list, and despite how great I am I’m still just one person. The collective memories of everyone who’s been a part of our journey through life as an official fansite could fill volumes, so we’ll settle for just a small selection right here and now. That’s where you come in.
In the comments section pop down YOUR personal favourite memory from the last 10 years of Habbox – if doesn’t matter if you’re new here or an old hand, we want to know your thoughts! As a cheeky little incentive, there’s 15c up for grabs for one randomly selected comment. Good luck, and thank you all for your part in Habbox history, whether big or small!