It's been a year since this beautiful community was created, but I think we grew up a lot. KS staff decided to have a retrospective to see what happened during these 12 months. We had up's and down's, active times and quiet times, but now we can celebrate! Here are a few of our most important moments:
EVENTS WE HAD
3.02.2019 - 20.02.2019: Nominees
25.02.2019 - 5.03.2019: Voting
29.04.2019 - 3.05.2019: Winners
During this event we voted for the best songs of 2018. It was a big project with lots of videos and a new voting platform involved.
02.03.2019 - 08.03.2019
To celebrate International Woman's Day we posted everyday one thread to appreciate the most iconic women of the Kpop Industry.
06.04.2019 - 06.05.2019
Our Game of Thrones inspired event celebrated the last GOT season. It was one of our biggest events, since users teamed in 9 families and fought for 'the iron throne'. Each participant got a family badge and each family had to collect points through different actions:
19.04.2019 - 20.04.2019: Sign ups
During this event users had to hunt easter eggs in different threads on forum. Users with the most eggs were the winners.
This was a small event to appreciate the mother idols in kpop.
13.05.2019 - 17.05.2019: Sign ups
18.05.2019 - 20.05.2019: Voting
During this event users were able to pick songs and make their own playlist for a given scenario.
27.05.2019 - 02.06.2019: Suggestions
03.06.2019 - 07.06.2019: Voting
During this event users had to create their dream duo and suggest everything from concept to name, style and debut song.
06.06.2019 - 11.06.2019
Users had to answer different kpop related questions to earn points.
User of the month will be an ongoing project where we will recognize users for their great forum behavior. The user who is named the "User of the Month" will be awarded with a special golden banner underneath their username for the duration of the month!
Thanksgiving with KS (22nd-25th of November): Participants had to create funny conversations between users
Secret Santa event (18-24th of December): Each participant had a secret Santa and got a special gift
Secret Valentine had 3 smaller parts: Secret Valentine, Secret Rose Message and The Rose competition
Appreciation raffle (21-26th of February): A spreading positivity event
Lyricist event: Participants had to create a song following a theme with snippets from existing songs
KPOPSOURCE Minecraft (on going): A server created for users to play Minecraft together
Because we like to celebrate, we awarded limited edition badges to our first users. We got 3 generations for our first 300 members, each generation having its colors and a special badge:
Also when KS got 100k posts the existing users got a free badge of their choice
We started like a really small team, but we grew up, we got more teams and more staff members. Since we're trying to keep KS an enjoyable place, we got staff from different timezones so someone can be around at any time.
MOST AWARDED BADGES
Most awarded group badges:
Most awarded member badges:
Most awarded soloist badges:
Most awarded company badge:
Most awarded special badge:
And let's not forget about the beautiful squish badge. Awards team pranked everybody awarding numerous squish badges on 1st of April:
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY KS!