Most of you know me as an admin for many years here, but it turns out that I have a top secret identity. I wrote a book!

 

I've been a video game maniac my whole life. I wrote this book because I wanted to show how valuable and important games can be in our lives. They shape our views, bring us closer together, and teach persistence and practice. Also . . . well, they're just really fun. 

 

One of the things Josh does in the book is imagine how his heroes would do things. So today, I'm wondering how my heroes would celebrate the release of a book they've been working on for a couple years. Here goes:

 

Link would smash a bunch of pots and chase some chickens. This seems destructive and pointless. But I'm glad he's happy.

 

Steve from Minecraft would build a huge obsidian monument to his accomplishment. Kind of braggy, and I don't have any obsidian on me.

 

Yoshi would eat someone and lay them as an egg. Honestly, this is just gross.

 

Kylo Ren would smash things with his lightsaber and then go sit in his room and write poems about the pools of darkness in his soul. Okay, he's definitely not one of my heroes.

 

Olvan from Spirit Animals would demand that Keith bring him that new blend of Amayan dark coffee. I SAID HALF SKIM ALMOND MILK, KEITH. GET IT RIGHT.

 

Well, I guess I'll just have to celebrate my own way.

 

Admin Gavin would hang out with his pals on the message boards.

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Admin Gavin B

 

Author of Josh Baxter Levels Up.

- "Smartly paced and emotionally engaging, a book even those who have never held a controller will enjoy." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

Sample and game at scholastic.com/joshbaxter

 

Wow congrats dude! Soon I'll have a book published and we'll both be authors!

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Drippy

Do you think your weird?

Good.

Because those weird people are the ones

who change the world.

 

#PrayforEagly

#RemeberTheLost

Proud Form Firefighter

#STOPTHERANDOMBANNING

Happy book birthday, Admin Gavin!

This book is on my 'to read' list ever since I found out about it in October.

 

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  Chai @^@

2010-2016 : 6 years as a Cahill

The Lord of the Books!

The Inventor of the Gavinometer!

King of the 39 Clues Fandom!

 

Horizoner, Greencloak, SQ, Madrigal, Amulet Keeper, Shadow House Special

Since the very start!

 

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Thanks! You guys rock.

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Admin Gavin B

 

Author of Josh Baxter Levels Up.

- "Smartly paced and emotionally engaging, a book even those who have never held a controller will enjoy." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

Sample and game at scholastic.com/joshbaxter

 

*Gives you fist bump*

Your pretty AWESOME to dude

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Drippy

Do you think your weird?

Good.

Because those weird people are the ones

who change the world.

 

#PrayforEagly

#RemeberTheLost

Proud Form Firefighter

#STOPTHERANDOMBANNING

awesome!!! THIS IS AWESOME!! Major congratz, Mr. Gavin! I'll have to check it out when it comes out or whenever I can get my hands on it?

 

 

(and a side note: is there any hinted crushes or anything to feed my ship-infested mind?)

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      icarus

               she/they

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Pen--It might not be available in your local bookstore yet but it's available online and in ebook.

 

As for crushes . . . its middle school. You bet there are crushes!

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Admin Gavin B

 

Author of Josh Baxter Levels Up.

- "Smartly paced and emotionally engaging, a book even those who have never held a controller will enjoy." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 

Sample and game at scholastic.com/joshbaxter

 

FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS FOR SOOO LONG!!!!!

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Diana

 

 they/them pronouns

 

 

 Forum Adoptive Sister!

 

My OCs! (currently working on an original story)

 

guys my favorite color is red. :D

 

 

AWESOME! *grabs all the characters* I SHALL SHIP THEM

 

SHIP THEM LIKE FEDEX

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      icarus

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Congratulations! And I think that the "what would the characters do?" thing was pretty funny!

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call me happeh

for you!

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CR∆ZY Sirjani Bloom Elementorial

Venom

KINGOF cr∆zy,ravens,blobs

PRINCEOF ice,wolves,phoenixes

ANIMALS RULE

I reject your reality, and substitute my own!Adam Savage

WRITER

Magician

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Let me add on:

 

Kirby would inhale some stuff, maybe yell "Poyo!" and act really cute. Not so helpful, but I guess it works.

 

Princess Peach -oh wait she's captured again.

 

Phoenix Wright would probably try to "OBJECTION!" his way out of a problem. He has a bit of an "speak before you thing" thing going on, which gets him into some sticky situations, but hey, as long as his pals are with him he can always make it through.

 

The Villager from Animal Crossing would want to decorate his house and do mayor-ley things like bug catching and fishing and relaxing on a private island owned by turtles. THAT sounds more like it.

 

Pikachu probably would Thunderbolt his way through anything. Unless the opponent is Ground-Type or has the ability Lightning Rod so then he'd have to... *rants on and on about Pokemon movesets and IVs and EVs and Abilities and shinies and all kinds of stuff*

 

And to be fair, Yoshi's awesome anyways. He can also drive a go kart, play tennis, and all kinds of other stuffs. Plus, the whole species have an ISLAND TO THEMSELVES. (although both Baby Bowser and Bowser have invaded it, but that's another story.)

 

((GET ME DAT COFFEE RIGHT NOW KEITH OR I'LL THROW THIS TALISMAN AT YOU))

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f Timpani Harashi f

 

God LOVES you!

 ~ Zapdos guards our hearts as we follow our instincts. GO MEME TEAM INSTINCT!!

 

#StopAnimalAbuse

 

 Master Hand Crazy Hand Meta Knight Yoshi Edgeworth Phoenix Kamek N Redfeather Novake Seven

 

Congrats!

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Plz don't send me friend requests: I can only take clan requests, and I feel bad denying requests.

 

UAC

 

I'm Autumn, Alexa, or Amberturtle

#GOFNF!

1st post on SAMB: 7/12/2014

 

#RememberLeia

 

#RememberAtlantis

 

J+E

 

*..yep, I did it on Creative.. :P      

(applause)

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~Artemis~

 

 

Garnet: SkyWing, dragon form of Eris

Sight: NightWing, dragon form of Freya

Jaguar: RainWing, dragon form of Hades

Tigris

Euphrates

Amazon

Topaz-RainWing/Red Tail Hawk Hybrid

Willow, Puppy, and Simber!

 

It is hard to change schools. I want to never do it again. Congrats. And good job writing. 

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Chasingmist the Green

 

From the SAMB

 

Joined 1/7/2016

 

It's my SAMB birthday today. Yay.

 

King (Not Shane)

Alix

Kari

Thrushpaw

 

“She's my friend. I had no option but to love her, whatever she did.” Abeke, Rise and Fall

And you are my friends.

Keith, please get it right, or I will go to Amaya myself and get some coffee and make it.

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Chasingmist the Green

 

From the SAMB

 

Joined 1/7/2016

 

It's my SAMB birthday today. Yay.

 

King (Not Shane)

Alix

Kari

Thrushpaw

 

“She's my friend. I had no option but to love her, whatever she did.” Abeke, Rise and Fall

And you are my friends.

Congratulations Admin. Gavin! :) What does it feel like to have your own book?

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"Aren't we all treasure hunters, looking for the secret of life?"

The bad days are what makes the good days something to look forward to.

Keeper from Spirit Animals would smash Coffeena sing songs that get really annoying and do stupid and dangerous stuff. *Smashes Coffeena* ITS THE EEEEEND OF THE WOOORLD AS WE KNOW IT AND I FEEL FIIIIIIIIIIINE!!!!!!!!!!!!! *Hopscotch on rocks over bottomless pit* LET IT GOOOOOO LET IT GOOOOOOO *Pors Gavin a cup of almond milk* Here! *Skips around just outside of the length of a tiger's chain* SOOOOOMEWHEEEEEEEERE OOOOOVER THE RAAAAAINBOOOOOOOOW!!!!!!!!!!

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Clockwork

Female if you can't tell by the purple/pink text

 

sometimes I put random phrases here until I can use them in my writing. Yes, I'm that greedy with journal space.

 

Mario from Super Mario Brothers would bash his head against question blocks, but I don't think skulls should be fractured.

 

Ravio from Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds would have a massive garage sale to get more Rupees.

 

Lego Batman from Lego Batman would build himself a new suit of armor and wear it forever. Smelly.

 

Alex from Minecraft would kill some creepers and build a Nether house.

 

Dan Cahill from The 39 Clues would throw a huge party and lock Amy in her room.

 

Josh Baxter would invite all his friends over and have a video game marathon.

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THE WINSTON

 

Give it up, y'all!

 

Whew! I'm awesome!

 

The only way to eat the cake is to reach up and earn it. -Winston

 

Cahill, Greencloak, Hystorian, Tombquester, Special, and Horizoner.

 

#WeAreFamily

#WACKED!

When you are down, know you can only go up.

Admax, did u name yoshi after Mario bros.?

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~Emily~

Waffles

Skateboardgirl15 Aj

Gymnastics

No Bully Zone

 

now I shall show you the power of a dramatic exit .WHATS THAT?!

Whoo!

 

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EARTH RULES MARS!

 

 

I'm honsit: I really hate the word up; needs some more work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Husky, Tiger, name it, Josh will jump!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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EARTH RULES MARS!

 

 

Here for you bro

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I almost wet my pants when I read the Yoshi and Olvan parts.

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"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep balance, you must keep moving." - Albert Einstein

Ponies make life 20% cooler

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Congratulations!  That's so exciting!  Sorry I didn't see this until now.  I love how you wrote what you thought all the characters would do in celebration.  Neat idea!

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Remember we are family!

You know what? I'm going to ask my librarian if she can get it at our school library.

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Queen of Loopholes, Insanity, and Theories

Princess of ellipsis and Grammar

Forever the universe

 

I joined August 13, 2015

 

Too soon did this spinning storm of delight leave us.

Too soon.

#RememberHurricane

 

 

Ignore this post. It's not for the SCTH. Just an experiment. Yep. 

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