Yavn speaks 11/9 Newsletter update

aengus

<font color=blue>Official Head VMK Cheerleader!</f
Joined
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11/9 – Hear Ye! Hear Ye!

Announcing his royal highness, King Yavn with a proclamation for the Kingdom! Enchanted Tales month is explained, exciting new items are announced and more! All hail his lordship and the latest edition of Yavn Speaketh!

The King's Court
Greetings citizens of Virtual Magic Kingdom! It is a glorious day in VMK! How did everyone enjoy their Halloween? I hope you made out as well as I did. I've got enough gummi bears and chocolate to last a lifetime& or at least until next Halloween!

A VMK'er becomes a Mickey Pumpkin!
Thanks to all the citizens of the Kingdom that wore VMK Halloween attire and helped make the month so spooktacular – I must admit some of you frightened even me!
At VMK Central, we're hard at work getting more holiday cheer ready for you! And I've got some great news about that, but first, I need to take care of a little business...
Earning Stuff – Honestly!
OK, everybody wants cool stuff right? As you know you can win cool VMK stuff by playing our mini-games. I need to remind you though that you should only play those games (and VMK) with the software provided for download at VMK.com. Using other software to play VMK or generate codes from our system (and trust me, we know when you do it) will get your VMK account banned forever – and nobody wants that.
We've already banned many players for this, if you get banned for this violation, you won't get a second chance.
You see, modifying or changing the way VMK or any of the mini-games work (in any way) is never permitted and against the VMK Values. Though you might not know it, such software can interfere with the game and affects lots of other players too – and can even sometime result in a system crash. This means VMK Staff has to stop creating new, fun things so we can figure out what happened – and that's not good!
Alright, now that I got that out of the way, let's talk about that fantasy-filled month ahead!
Fall Fantasy Reigns
If you haven't guessed, the holidays are right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate this magical time than by reliving some classic enchanted Disney tales with your family and friends! That's why it's "Enchanted Tales" month in VMK! All month long we've got items and special events planned just for you!
For starters, I'm sure you've already checked out those Prince Phillip and Princess Aurora costumes – these fantastic outfits will make sure you look your best when battling fire-breathing dragons or just heading to a royal ball.

Royal clothing fit for a King (or Queen)!
Not only have we introduced these new outfits, but we're also giving you new items to build your Guest or Dark Ride rooms with! Plus more furniture and ride props will be coming to a VMK Shop near you in the week's ahead (be sure to read the Event Info section right here on the Newsletter page for more info and release dates).

November's enchanting items include Royal costumes, clouds, columns, and more!
As part of our celebration of Disney's tales of enchantment, you'll also have the chance to get your very own royal throne, plus other special rewards as part of the "Prince and Princess Ride-A-Thon" that you can only get by participating in the Ride-A-Thon later this month. The Royal Celebration concludes with a special event over the Thanksgiving Holiday – I can't tell you about that just yet but I can tell you the new Disney feature film, Enchanted will be a part of it!
You've probably noticed the holidays have already started in VMK, this is just the start of a fantastic holiday season! I'll have more news in a few weeks about the upcoming events and items you'll see in December – until then keep your eyes on the Event Info section here on the Newsletter!
"All the Leaves are Brown&"
Okay&Maybe they aren't brown where you are yet, but we can watch them change colors together with this month's "Fab 5 Fall Leaves" pin series! As each pin is released, you will see the leaf in the background change color like on a real tree! The Mickey Pin is the first of the 5 Pin set (check out that snazzy Donald pin!) be sure to collect them all!

Watch the leaves change color with VMK!
VMK Gallery Pin Exhibit
I hope you had a chance to swing by the VMK Gallery and say hello to VMK's very own TikiT during the Grand Opening of his pin art exhibit.


TikiT says hello to some players in the VMK Gallery.
Tiki's an artist for VMK and he makes the awesome pins we all collect. For the rest of the month the VMK Gallery will be showcasing his pin art, so be sure to stop by the Gallery and take a look. If you didn't have a chance to visit with TikiT don't worry, we'll have many more events like this in the future, so stay tuned!
King Yavn's Mailbag
I've been getting email from players asking about the VMK Trading Card Game: Advanced. Don't worry, I haven't forgotten about it. We're making sure that it is everything we promised it would be before releasing it. So keep watching the Newsletter for updates on when it will be available. Don't worry&it will be here soon!
Many of you have also written in about some of the problems you've seen with game features, billboards and loading screens. The new functionality in the game has caused a few problems we're still working out - so please be patient. We should have those bugs squashed very shortly.

In the meantime, I hope you guys like all the new stuff – we've got lots more great events and items on the way!
To the Castle!
Alright, that's it for my Royal Proclamation. Perhaps I'll hop in my royal carriage and visit Disneyland this weekend! All this talk of fantasy and enchantment has made me hungry for a churro from the Fantasyland churro cart! And since Thanksgiving is just around the corner, maybe I'll have a turkey leg too!
See you in VMK!
Yavn
 

GoofyWaterCoaster

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11/9 Using other software to play VMK or generate codes from our system (and trust me, we know when you do it) will get your VMK account banned forever – and nobody wants that.
This officially bans VMK Pal.
 
  • fantasymooma

    No matter what the species, men are men!!
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    Yay! I get so excited when Yavn has a new Newsletter. I'm off to read it all!!
     
  • Alvern_Boy

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    Jan 25, 2007
    I will still use it. They are after code generators I think. Obviously that is my opinion and not official word from VMK.
    That's what I took it to mean. I reported two different code generators earlier this week....I wonder if that has anything to do with it :scratchin
     
  • SorcererDonald16

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    Mar 19, 2005
    have u accepted that yavn is back aengus?
    I'm not aengus obviously, but I personally don't think yavn is back. Yavn the character yes, he's back; yavn the person who used to be behind the yavn character, no, I don't believe so. As stated on other sites, copyright/patten documents and such state he is a major part of Toy Story Mania, the new ride for DCA and MGM. He's actually listed on the patent as the Inventor. Can't confirm this next part myself obviously, but as late as October, there were reports of him being seen in WDW. Maybe it's him writing this newsletter, but I don't think so. Who knows whether or not he has moved on from VMK just for a while or permanently, though.

    As for the new goodies: nice! Now I'm just figuring out how I can manage to buy myself about 100 of those snazzy Donald pins... :wizard: ;)
     

    Evoulie

    Living the Dream.
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    Dec 11, 2005
    I'm Amazed, This seems like the Yavn i've known for the last 2 years. I think the real Yavn may be back..
     

    Leila33

    Mouseketeer
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    Mar 26, 2002
    11/9 – clouds, columns, and more!
    Oh My!

    I promise if these ever come out you guys can just send me to the crazy house, I will never be off VMK. I have been totally blown out of the water by all of the castle in the cloud items at the real WDW, and now they are going to give me the option to MAKE MY OWN in VMK?

    lol and just think after the clouds come out, I will have so many snow carpets to trade. I was using them as clouds before lol.
     

    taz

    Bye
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    Jul 4, 2007
    This officially bans VMK Pal.
    No, only code generators I think
    I'm not aengus obviously, but I personally don't think yavn is back. Yavn the character yes, he's back; yavn the person who used to be behind the yavn character, no, I don't believe so. As stated on other sites, copyright/patten documents and such state he is a major part of Toy Story Mania, the new ride for DCA and MGM. He's actually listed on the patent as the Inventor. Can't confirm this next part myself obviously, but as late as October, there were reports of him being seen in WDW. Maybe it's him writing this newsletter, but I don't think so. Who knows whether or not he has moved on from VMK just for a while or permanently, though.

    As for the new goodies: nice! Now I'm just figuring out how I can manage to buy myself about 100 of those snazzy Donald pins... :wizard: ;)
    So there is actually pic or people know what he looks like?!
     

    SorcererDonald16

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    Mar 19, 2005
    So there is actually pic or people know what he looks like?!
    There have been pictures of the man behind the yavn character here before, even. I have no idea how the people who claimed to have seen him knew who he was, though. They're not people I know personally either, so I have no way of asking them or even knowing if it's true or not. Would make sense though considering he's listed as the inventor of the new ride on the U.S. patent.
     

    aengus

    <font color=blue>Official Head VMK Cheerleader!</f
    Joined
    Feb 27, 2005
    I will leave it to people on the site to decide if they wish to come forward, but he has been posted on this site yes.
     

    Chedstro

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    Jul 14, 2005
    I don't believe the "original" Yavn is back. He seems to be way too busy elsewhere :rolleyes1 And yes, the people who say they have met him, really have. Ink and bug and all truly had a magical experience with him.

    Oh, and BraveHook, if you are still out there - I have the ears for you! :grouphug:
     

    VMKaddict

    "Well, I brought my dinosaur who eats force-field
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    Feb 18, 2007
    Ohhh.. I cant wait to get some pretty thrones! :cutie:
    Thanks for the update Yavn!
    - Bleach_Girl ( aka Anime Fan )
     

    SorcererDonald16

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    Mar 19, 2005
    I don't believe the "original" Yavn is back. He seems to be way too busy elsewhere :rolleyes1 And yes, the people who say they have met him, really have. Ink and bug and all truly had a magical experience with him.
    Oh, I know Ink, Bug, Bearz, and co. met him. I'm talking about the people who claim to have seen him in WDW as late as October. I was saying I have no idea 1. who those people are or 2. how those same people knew what the "real" yavn looks like. All I know is that people I actually know say people they know saw him in WDW as late as October. Hopefully that made sense, although I probably just confused everyone even more. :rotfl2:
     

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