ToonTask

Stepping into the Dip

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It is with deep regret that after nearly 13 years, we have decided that it is time to close the doors on ToonTask. September 27, 2017 will be the be the day that the site finally steps into the dip.

 

The activity of the site has been low for many years & we hoped that the addition of Toontown Rewritten would increase the popularity of the site.

 

However, we know that the use of the Internet has changed over the years and with more social networking in modern times, Forums such as ToonTask have reduced in popularity.

 

We have enjoyed the time that we have spent on the site and the friends that we have made here. We have watched many of you grow from children into the young adults that you have become and we are very proud to have been a part of many of you growing up. This is not the end of the book, but a next chapter and ToonTask is happy to have been a big part of your lives.  

 

First, we would like to say thank you to the ToonTask's very first member & creator @LLP.  Next, we would like to thank all of the wonderful staff members past and present for all of the hard work and dedication that they have put into the site over the years.  We would also like to thank of our 21,050 members who have written nearly 1.5 million posts in over 90,000 topics.

 

Also, a special thank you to the Community Leaders and to the Supporters of the site. Things would have been much harder through the years without the help. 

 

Thank you to everybody.  It has been a ToonTaskic ride.

 

@Micheboo& @Cool Lefty Electrobrains

 

P.S.  It is not normally encouraged, but since this is not a normal situation, If there is anyone that you would like to keep in touch with feel free to send them a Personal Message (PM) asking if they would like to exchange Facebook, Skype, Instagram, etc. so that the friendship that you have made, will not be lost.

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i never thought it would happen, but all good things must come to an end. :(

 

i'm on various social medias, so if anyone wants to keep in touch, send me a pm. :bluestar:

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We are keeping the Facebook page and group open so that those that are linked to it can keep in touch with each other or exchange information there.

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A lot of my childhood is here, and I have conflicting emotions about this decision. Maybe it is time for ToonTask to go, but it won't matter as long as we have memories of it.

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I expected this for a long time now, but didn't want to see it happen. This place and all the countless people I've met will always hold a special place in my heart. All of the contests we've hosted, boss runs we've ran, all the times we'd wait for lefty to show up to a VP run. The fun times we had, the friends made, and even the arguments that took place. I don't think I'll ever forget. I may have grown tired of the game, but i always looked forward to the posts and topics. And mostly the blogs that had life updates.

 

My thanks goes out to Micheboo and Lefty. Thank you two so much for providing this place for so many people to come together for so many years.

 

Letting go of this place will be tough. I'm not going to lie, not being able to visit Toontask will leave an empty void in my day. But, this decision was inevitable. Nothing could have changed us back to how we were, but I'm glad we tried. I wouldn't be who i am today without finding this site by accident.

 

 

I've made so many friends and lost a few along the way, but you are family.

 

 

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this is really heartbreaking news but i guess it's something i was expecting for a while... but i'm really glad i can say that i grew up with this site and a lot of the people here watched me grow through life, school, into college, and eventually into uni, into who i am today :) i wouldn't be the same person without this site and the friends i've made here. there have been so many amazing memories i've made here to the point where some of my favourite memories of all time are times i've had on this site with my friends when we come together on the game during some event, and we just have a laugh. we faced toontown's closure together and it was super emotional but i wouldn't have faced it with anybody else except you guys. you're all so important to me and you all have a really special place in my heart - and so does this site because it's become a part of me, i could never permanently leave it. 

 

if anybody who isn't already in touch with me elsewhere (most of you are LOL) then please pm me!!! i want to stay in touch with as many of you as possible! 

goodbye ttk, it's been a great ride and i love you ♥

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This is so sad for me, especially since TTK was my first experience on a forum for anything..  Before becoming a Lawbot, I had so much fun with many of the clans here.. Especially Fun Laffers... That was my favorite group and the fun duck Trio that ran it.. So many of you members here have always stayed in my mind and my heart even in my absence while I went through a rough period in my life.  I always love running into a member here and seeing they are all grown up now... When I started back here after my absence TTO had closed and TTR was just starting up.. I did occasionally visit in-between to see what everyone was up to and always felt like home.. No matter where I went, this place was here just like home is always there when we venture out into the world..  This place was just like that always and I will miss that.   So many members here I forever will remember and if any of you wish to keep in touch feel free to visit the Facebook page of Toontask..   I'll miss this home .. <3 hugss 

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Thanks for a good many years to all the staff and members! Sad to see it ending, but I'm grateful for all the happy memories to look back on. Feel free to message me if you would like to stay in touch!

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I don't really post anymore but I really feel like I need to for this.. 
Like a couple of you already said, I knew this day would come but I don't think i'm ready to let it go! 

Even though I stopped being active a very long time ago, I still have Toontask in my heart and I have to check in regularly to see whats going on and it upsets me knowing I wont be able to do that anymore! But it's true, all good things do have to come to an end.

 

Toontask was the first forum I ever joined and the only forum I have ever used so much and made so many friends on. Back when I was little, nobody in my school played Toontown but then I joined Toontask and I used to enjoy coming back from school just so I could play with all my friends on here. I have made so many memories here, from trying to start my own Guild or trying to get a bunch of random toons on Toontown to join Toontask (It worked lol) to having daily Skype conversations with a couple of members from here (sorry mods, I know it wasnt allowed haha) and trying to collect loads of jellybeans so I could change my display name a 100 times 


Just want to say thank you to all the friendships and the memories.

Toontask will forever stay in my heart. 

 

 

 

 

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Oh my goodness, I just now saw this. Oh wow... I don't know what to say.

I, too, have seen this coming. For a few years, actually. But I was holding out hope.

 

I'll save my full-text mushiness for the final day. For now I think I'll just cry for a bit, lol... :cry: Wow...

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This site was a lot to me. I grew up with this site. I remember spending my whole day on here.

 

I did a lot of stuff I regret, but I don't regret meeting everyone in the community. I hope we can all have productive lives after TTK goes away.

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I didn't know if I should or not write anything on this topic... It just feels so surreal. When I realised that even the most active of most active members here weren't active, I was dreading to read this... I was hoping for a miracle, but need to accept the reality.

 

Toontask is the most wonderful Toontown (or Forum) community I have known (I had a weird habit of joining as much places as possible, so I saw other sites, but never truly belonged nor participated much.). This place is filled such a positivity in a very healthy way, it feels like a huge family where everyone just care about each other, even if not everyone is close.

 

I came here as a child, I am now a young adult, this place is important part of my life, the way I've become and this place... Geez people, I wanted to make a feature film & announce to you first, now I need to make it 2 months and I don't even have a script!

 

I've always been emotionally attached to this place and I remember that when I was a child- messed up time zones and missed an event, I have cried about it. It seems silly, but you made everything better and I wanted to be part of this. You are all so wonderful and I'll miss you, and I'll miss this place & I'm so sad that some people that were so important in Toontask won't even get say goodbye and stay in touch.

 

I'm so proud to be part of this and this place really made the world a better place!

 

Sorry, I am all over the place.

 

Have a wonderful day,

Alise

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Posted (edited)

I can't make a long sappy post or anything until maybe sometime in August bc these work hours are killing me (I have less than 30 mins before I need to get ready). So, for now I'll just say how shocked and saddened I am by this news. This site has been my life since I was about 10 years old. I have made so many wonderful friends here, and even met my boyfriend, @Rai on here! I still wish there was something I could do to keep this site from closing. I used to come up with all these ideas to get the site active again but I never knew how to implement them. They were only ideas. If only I could have done something. :(  If anyone would like to keep in contact with me, just message me!

 

p.s. idk if it's been mentioned anywhere bc my lack of time to read things on here, but Bailey suggested creating a discord that way we could all keep in touch. I would definitely join it!

Edited by kiki.
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Wow, I just happened to check in today and to see this is such sad news to me. I obviously haven't been very active at all lately, mostly due to me being at an extremely exciting and busy time in my life but Toontask and everyone in this community I have never forgotten.

 

This forum played such a huge part in my childhood/growing up and it's really sad to see it go but, like others, it's not very surprising. It would take too long to thank individually every single person in this community who I became extremely great friends with, had such fun times with and loved unconditionally but I hope that all of you know that I appreciate you all so much and have never and will never forget all the fantastic memories we have shared.

 

I'm on all sorts of social media so please send me a PM if you want to stay in touch, I'm super interested in what all of you are getting up to and how you all are, particularly considering how inactive I've been lately.

 

Thank you all so much, love you all forever,

Rocco <3

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I have met some great people because of Toontask and had support through some really tough times. Cannot thank the staffers enough for keeping TTK running as long as it has been.

 

anyway ADD ME ON FACEBOOK

and maybe twitter. I need a new anonymous outlet for my ranting hehehehehehehe

 

OH AND NEOPETS!!!!!! AND DISCORD! SKYPE!!! INSTAGRAM!!!!!!!!! COME TO MY HOUSE THIS SATURDAY!!!! jk but add m-

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Posted (edited)

i'm not sure how to say goodbye exactly to toontask. I've been procrastinating even posting here, but I finally for my self to.

 

It has been apart of my life for many years. Without it, I doubt I'd be the person I am. I've met friends, lost friends, and made new ones. I know I met one of my best friends for life from here. Without OV, I don't know where I'd be. If it not had not been for TTK, I doubt i would have met such a wonderful and amazing friend.  I met her as a result of writing, which will always be important to me.  It was the foundation of our friendship and I'm glad to continue it today. To OV, Tally and Arty, without you, we wouldn't have written WWA (What We Are) and made it as successful as we did.  Thank you. I'm not sure if you'll see this or not, but I'm leaving it here anyway.  It truly has a special place in my heart.

 

Saying goodbye to toontask is saying goodbye to a part of my childhood and life. Through the good times, bad, and rather ugly, I will be forever grateful for this site. To the those I no longer see, you have a special place in my heart; to those I've ever been with, you will too.  The mods here (who know who they are), I thank you for your patience, consideration, and all of your help throughout the years.  I will not forget you.  I won't specify names because I won't leave anyone out, but you know who you are, even from the very early days. To being made Motm 8/08 and then becoming a CL will always be something I remember. TTK got me through hard times and was there for me. Things come and go in life, but you have to remember the memories. And sadly, that will be all we have, yet we can still share it together to keep the spirit of it alive. I will miss this website, despite my lack of activity in the past few years.   

 

I will miss you, TTK. Unfortunately, we have to say goodbye to things in our lives eventually. I always hoped not to have to say goodbye and dreaded the day we would have to. Sadly though it's here, but I will cherish it. Thanks for the memories. And, OV, thank you for being an amazing friend who again, I wouldn't have met without Toontask. 

 

-Stormy

Edited by Stormy
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Wow, I don't know what to say. :mellow:

 

It was a fun ride. I will definitely treasure fond memories of this place. Thank you all for being my friends (when I wasn't acting stupid).

 

I don't really use social media much, except Steam, and I don't go online very often there. :P Most of you are already friends with me there.

 

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Oh man this is heartbreaking :( :crybaby:

 

Toontask just happened to cross my mind today and I'm glad I decided to check and see what's going on. I've been a member for 10 years, and I'm one of those little kids who always posted waayyy back in the day, and so much has changed. All good things come to an end, but I'm happy the site continued for this long :) Our close-knit community grew ever smaller, with toons, including me, becoming less active. I've met some great people and friends here on Toontask and the community was/is so kind and caring. 

 

Feel free to PM me with contact details, I have Facebook, Skype, and an email. I wish you all the best and may you have a toontastic life!

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Posted (edited)

OH NO! I didn't know about this till I decided to visit it... this is heart breaking. :(

 

I've had good times and... well a lot of bad times too looking back on it... I was bit of a jerk to a lot of people that I still think I caused a Mod to leave... really regret that.

 

Met a lot of friends here, however sadly I've since lost contact with or barely see anymore. I hate to see the site go, but... since officially Toontown is gone and TTR is nice to have, it's just not the same experience anymore. This is going to hurt a lot... like saying bye to an old friend but for good. It really is a shame to see this go but... times change, they always do, especially with ways of communicating and how.

 

Well... if anyone wants to keep in touch with me, a very old Toontask veteran who has become very inactive in recent years, I have various ways of being reached: Steam, Fur Affinity, e-mail, or Discord. (I'd recommend the first, third, or fourth option, only second if you have an account already and plan to be use it often.) I'll try to check here often up to the date for any messages. I'll be sending out messages to those that I don't want to lose contact with and see if I can get something...

 

Was nice while it lasted. :(

 

Always a toon though.

Edit with Suggestion: We could move the community to a Discord server. It's not hard to set up and manage, however feature wise compared to here will be limited. It's another option next to Facebook. If the mod team is interested, I don't mind help setting it up. Been using it for almost a year and have a fair understanding and experience with it.
 

Just thought I offer some help to people keep in touch a bit easier, individual or as a whole.

Edited by BluePaw
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So... what is TTR going to do now without TTK? :( Are they aware of this?

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Rewitten has no connection with Toontask, so I'm sure they'll continue on as usual.

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I thought they did with the subforum?

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No we added a section because there were people that were here that played and wanted it.  So like Ben said, we have no connection to them. :)

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