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A timeline of events that have happened since MFGG formed.
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The '''Timeline of MFGG''' is a chronological list of significant events that have happened since the inception of<br>[[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]].
  
 
== 2000 ==
 
== 2000 ==
 
*[[Thunder Dragon]] creates the [[Bowser Technologies]] website.
 
*[[Thunder Dragon]] creates the [[Bowser Technologies]] website.
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== 2001 ==
 
== 2001 ==
*July 9th - [[MFGG]] is formed, [[Bowser Technologies]] is closed.
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*July 9th - [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] is formed, [[Bowser Technologies]] is closed.
*[[Supertoad2k]], [[Kyle]] and [[Nite Shadow]] are made administrators.
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*[[Supertoad2k]], [[Kyle]] and [[Nite Shadow]] are made [[administrator]]s.
 
*[[Fireball20k]] and [[DJ Yoshiman]] are promoted to [[moderators]].
 
*[[Fireball20k]] and [[DJ Yoshiman]] are promoted to [[moderators]].
*The MFGG banner is changed to adequately conceal the moderators and admins of MFGG on the right, not seen very well, prompting MFGGers to question why the Shyguy is confused.
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*The [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy Forums|MFGG]] banner is changed to adequately conceal the moderators and admins of MFGG on the right, not seen very well, prompting [[MFGGer]]s to question why the Shy Guy is confused.
  
 
== 2002 ==
 
== 2002 ==
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*April - [[Great Kyle Flamewar]]
 
*April - [[Great Kyle Flamewar]]
 
*April - [[Kritter]] becomes [[Administrator]], replacing [[Kyle]].
 
*April - [[Kritter]] becomes [[Administrator]], replacing [[Kyle]].
*May - [[MugenMidget]] discloses the location of the "Secret Page," a page on the MFGG website no one had seen before, but was alluded to by [[Thunder Dragon]] on several occasions. The secret page can be found here: http://web.archive.org/web/20020617010255/http://fanmade.emulationzone.org/mfgg/mfgg1/secret.htm
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*May - [[MugenMidget]] discloses the location of the "Secret Page," a page on the [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]] website no one had seen before, but was alluded to by [[Thunder Dragon]] on several occasions. The secret page can be found here: http://web.archive.org/web/20020617010255/http://fanmade.emulationzone.org/mfgg/mfgg1/secret.htm
*Several MFGGers start a badge fad. The badges were created by the members themselves, for specific reasons, and distributed for members to put in their signatures, accordingly to the badge creator's purpose. Actual forum badges would not be seen again until the phpBB rendition of the forums would be created, allowing such a possibility.
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*Several [[MFGGer]]s start a [[badges|badge]] fad. The [[badges]] were created by the [[MFGGer]]s themselves, for specific reasons, and distributed for members to put in their [[signature]]s, accordingly to the badge creator's purpose. Actual forum badges would not be seen again until the [[Invision]] rendition of the forums would be created, allowing such a possibility.
*[[Sonic Fan Games Headquarters|SFGHQ]] vs. MFGG Forum War
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*[[Sonic Fan Games Headquarters|SFGHQ]] vs. [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]] Forum War
  
 
== 2003 ==
 
== 2003 ==
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*February - [[Arts Board]] is opened.
 
*February - [[Arts Board]] is opened.
 
*[[ShadowMan]] is made [[Administrator]].
 
*[[ShadowMan]] is made [[Administrator]].
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*March 20th - 2004 [[MFGG Awards]]
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to "[[Waligie]] Fangames Place" for a day.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to "[[Waligie]] Fangames Place" for a day.
 
*[[Kritter]] resigns as [[Administrator]] of the forums.
 
*[[Kritter]] resigns as [[Administrator]] of the forums.
 
*September 22nd - [[SonicProject]] is made a [[Global Moderator]].
 
*September 22nd - [[SonicProject]] is made a [[Global Moderator]].
 
*October - [[Parakarry]] is made [[Site Staff]].
 
*October - [[Parakarry]] is made [[Site Staff]].
*2004 [[MFGG Awards]]
 
  
 
== 2005 ==
 
== 2005 ==
 
*February - First [[Minigame Competition]].
 
*February - First [[Minigame Competition]].
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*February 28 - [[Trasher]] and [[FanGuy]] are hired as [[moderators]].
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to "Choza Espanol de Pollo Galaxias Fangames de Tio Billy" for a day. Sometimes regarded as MFGG's best April Fools prank ever.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to "Choza Espanol de Pollo Galaxias Fangames de Tio Billy" for a day. Sometimes regarded as MFGG's best April Fools prank ever.
 
*May - [[E3 forum]] opened for E3 2005.
 
*May - [[E3 forum]] opened for E3 2005.
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*July 7th - [[SonicProject]] resigns as [[Global Moderator]].
 
*August 2nd - [[Gehn's 233rd Age]] forum opened by [[ShadowMan]].
 
*August 2nd - [[Gehn's 233rd Age]] forum opened by [[ShadowMan]].
 
*August - [[Operation CLAM]] begins.
 
*August - [[Operation CLAM]] begins.
 
*October - "[[Mario Fan Game Gallery]]" appears on the American TV Channel, G4's "Attack of The Show" advertising the recently released [[Super Mario: Blue Twilight DX]]. Viewers from the show appear on MFGG, overloading the server cutting off MFGG for a few days.
 
*October - "[[Mario Fan Game Gallery]]" appears on the American TV Channel, G4's "Attack of The Show" advertising the recently released [[Super Mario: Blue Twilight DX]]. Viewers from the show appear on MFGG, overloading the server cutting off MFGG for a few days.
 
*December - The [[PPP]] exploded, due to it's post count.
 
*December - The [[PPP]] exploded, due to it's post count.
*2005 [[MFGG Awards]]
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*December - 2005 [[MFGG Awards]]
*??? - [[SonicProject]] resigns as [[Global Moderator]].
 
*??? - [[Trasher]] and [[FanGuy]] are hired as [[moderators]].
 
  
 
== 2006 ==
 
== 2006 ==
*February - [[SPECTRE]] sub-forum opened in the [[PPP]].
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*February - [[SPECTRE]] sub-forum opened in the [[Pointless Post Palace]].
*??? - New warn system instated.
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*February/March/April 1st - New [[warn]] system instated.
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to "All About Beards" for a day.
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*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Forum is changed to [[All About Beards]] for a day.
 
*April 17th - [[Jeff Silvers]] and [[Jak]] are hired as [[moderators]].
 
*April 17th - [[Jeff Silvers]] and [[Jak]] are hired as [[moderators]].
 
*April 18th - [[Black Squirrel]] is hired as [[Site Staff]].
 
*April 18th - [[Black Squirrel]] is hired as [[Site Staff]].
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*[[Forum Games]] forum is merged with the [[Pointless Post Palace]].
 
*[[Forum Games]] forum is merged with the [[Pointless Post Palace]].
 
*May - [[E3 forum]] opened for E3 2006.
 
*May - [[E3 forum]] opened for E3 2006.
*June 8th - 2nd [[PPP]] Pruning, [[Stupidity Discharge]].
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*June 8th - 2nd [[Pointless Post Palace]] Pruning, [[Stupidity Discharge]].
 
*June 16th - [[Donkey Kong meets Mega Man]] sub-forum opened.
 
*June 16th - [[Donkey Kong meets Mega Man]] sub-forum opened.
*June 22nd - [[MFGG 2.0]] is opened.
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*June 21st - [[MFGG 2.0]] [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|Main Site]] is opened.
 
*July 12th - [[Captain Jeff Silvers]] begins [[MFGG Wrestling]].
 
*July 12th - [[Captain Jeff Silvers]] begins [[MFGG Wrestling]].
 
*August 9th - [[General Friendliness]] sub-forum is opened in the [[Arts Board]].
 
*August 9th - [[General Friendliness]] sub-forum is opened in the [[Arts Board]].
*August 16th - Warn logs become public.
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*August 16th - [[Warn]] Logs become public.
*August 18th - [[ITF we are muscular trapeze artists]] created.
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*August 18th - [[ITF we are muscular trapeze artists]] created. Attack of the [[Village People]].
*August 31st - 3rd [[PPP]] Pruning, [[Pointless Supernova]].
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*August 31st - 3rd [[Pointless Post Palace]] Pruning, [[Pointless Supernova]].
*[[Wii Discussion]] forum opened.
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*October 27th - 2006 [[MFGG Awards]]
*December 16th - [[PPP]] closed for 3 days.
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*November 20th - [[Wii Discussion]] forum opened.
*2006 [[MFGG Awards]]
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*December 16th - [[Pointless Post Palace]] closed for 3 days.
  
 
== 2007 ==
 
== 2007 ==
 
*January 28th - [[Tragic]], [[Kitsune Yamato]], and [[Admiral Delmore]] are made [[Site Staff]]
 
*January 28th - [[Tragic]], [[Kitsune Yamato]], and [[Admiral Delmore]] are made [[Site Staff]]
*February 5th - N-Finity, webmaster of [[The Shy Guy Kingdom]] passes away from a diabetic coma. The first recorded death of the Mario fangaming community.
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*February 5th - N-Finity, webmaster of [[The Shy Guy Kingdom]], passes away from a diabetic coma. The first recorded death in the Mario fangaming community.
 
*March 28th - [[A Day That Will Live in Infamy]]
 
*March 28th - [[A Day That Will Live in Infamy]]
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Letters were removed from usernames randomly, and three joke submissions appear on the main site. [[Delmore]] is fired from [[Site Staff]]. [[Zombie Week]] begins.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fool's Prank]]. Letters were removed from usernames randomly, and three joke submissions appear on the main site. [[Delmore]] is fired from [[Site Staff]]. [[Zombie Week]] begins.
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*June 21st - Message boards are re-structured. [[General Friendliness]] moved to [[Archives]]. [[News Forum]] and [[Worthless Post Palace]] opened.
 
*June 21st - Message boards are re-structured. [[General Friendliness]] moved to [[Archives]]. [[News Forum]] and [[Worthless Post Palace]] opened.
 
*June 22nd - New [[Moderators]] are hired. [[Jeff Silvers]], [[FanGuy]] and [[Jak]] are upgraded to [[Global Moderators]]. [[Kommandant Dragmire]] becomes [[Global Moderator]]. [[Joey]] becomes [[General Chat]] [[moderator]], [[Yoshiman]] becomes [[Fangame Discussion]] [[moderator]], [[Rage]] becomes [[Arts Board]] [[moderator]] and [[Tragic]] becomes [[PPP]] [[moderator]]. [[Black Squirrel]], [[Hatman]] and [[Jas]] are also made [[PPP Mod|PPP Mods]], but with fewer powers.
 
*June 22nd - New [[Moderators]] are hired. [[Jeff Silvers]], [[FanGuy]] and [[Jak]] are upgraded to [[Global Moderators]]. [[Kommandant Dragmire]] becomes [[Global Moderator]]. [[Joey]] becomes [[General Chat]] [[moderator]], [[Yoshiman]] becomes [[Fangame Discussion]] [[moderator]], [[Rage]] becomes [[Arts Board]] [[moderator]] and [[Tragic]] becomes [[PPP]] [[moderator]]. [[Black Squirrel]], [[Hatman]] and [[Jas]] are also made [[PPP Mod|PPP Mods]], but with fewer powers.
*[[Hatman]] resigns as [[PPP Mod]].
 
 
*[[Toodles Team]] is made [[Site Staff]], replacing [[Ylle]].
 
*[[Toodles Team]] is made [[Site Staff]], replacing [[Ylle]].
 
*July 5th - [[Custom Word Filter]] system created. Disabling the profanity filter for your account is now possible.
 
*July 5th - [[Custom Word Filter]] system created. Disabling the profanity filter for your account is now possible.
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*July 16th - [[Hatman]] resigns from his position as a [[Pointless Post Palace]] [[Forum Moderator]].
 
*July 28th- [[Toodles Team]] resigns as [[Site Staff]].
 
*July 28th- [[Toodles Team]] resigns as [[Site Staff]].
 
*September 6th - [[Worthless Post Palace]] is removed.
 
*September 6th - [[Worthless Post Palace]] is removed.
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*February 9th - [[DJ Yoshiman]] and [[Jas]] propose plans to remove the [[CCC]], which are recanted by the end of the day after generating enormous controversy and anger.
 
*February 9th - [[DJ Yoshiman]] and [[Jas]] propose plans to remove the [[CCC]], which are recanted by the end of the day after generating enormous controversy and anger.
 
*February 17th - [[Dragmire]] leaves the moderation team.
 
*February 17th - [[Dragmire]] leaves the moderation team.
*February 18th - [[Jas]] resigns as [[administrator]]
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*February 18th - [[The Great Mistake]]
*February 19th - [[The Great Mistake]]
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*February 19th - [[Jas]] resigns as [[administrator]].
 
*March 7th - [[Masahiro Sakurai]] incident
 
*March 7th - [[Masahiro Sakurai]] incident
 
*March 11th - [[Tragedy Anne]] is upgraded to [[Global Moderator]] status. [[Guinea]] is hired as [[Fangame Discussion]] mod, [[Xgoff]] [[General Chat]], [[Ashura]] [[Arts Board]] and [[Shyguy Grey]] as [[General Friendliness]] mod.
 
*March 11th - [[Tragedy Anne]] is upgraded to [[Global Moderator]] status. [[Guinea]] is hired as [[Fangame Discussion]] mod, [[Xgoff]] [[General Chat]], [[Ashura]] [[Arts Board]] and [[Shyguy Grey]] as [[General Friendliness]] mod.
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*May 5th - [[DJ Yoshiman#Yoshiman PM scandal|Yoshiman PM scandal]]
 
*May 5th - [[DJ Yoshiman#Yoshiman PM scandal|Yoshiman PM scandal]]
 
*May 7th - A load of members decided to leave, stirred by more extra drama of the [[DJ Yoshiman#Yoshiman PM scandal|Yoshiman PM scandal]]. They include [[Shadowman]], [[jas]], [[AppleQueso]], [[Neo Hyper Yoshi]], and [[Nova]].
 
*May 7th - A load of members decided to leave, stirred by more extra drama of the [[DJ Yoshiman#Yoshiman PM scandal|Yoshiman PM scandal]]. They include [[Shadowman]], [[jas]], [[AppleQueso]], [[Neo Hyper Yoshi]], and [[Nova]].
*May 10th - [[Xgoff]] resigns as [[General Chat]] [[moderator]]
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*May 10th - [[Xgoff]] resigns as [[General Chat]] [[moderator]].
 
*May 28th - [[Tragic]] grants name change amnesty and restores the [[CCC]] to Casual Only status, then steps down from  [[Admin]] to [[Global Moderator]], appointing [[Black Squirrel]] to take his place.
 
*May 28th - [[Tragic]] grants name change amnesty and restores the [[CCC]] to Casual Only status, then steps down from  [[Admin]] to [[Global Moderator]], appointing [[Black Squirrel]] to take his place.
 
*June - Group icons are created and made use of.
 
*June - Group icons are created and made use of.
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*January 3rd - WIP/Sketch is merged back into the Art Board.
 
*January 3rd - WIP/Sketch is merged back into the Art Board.
 
*January 18th - The Ultra Happy Heart [[badge]] is born.
 
*January 18th - The Ultra Happy Heart [[badge]] is born.
*Weekend of February 12 - Wii Discussion is merged back into the GC.
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*February 15 - Wii Discussion is merged back into the GC.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fools Prank]], skins changed by forum, THE VOID engulfs MFGG.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fools Prank]], skins changed by forum, THE VOID engulfs MFGG.
 
*April 7 - [[Tragic]] leaves moderation team and disappears into the abyss.
 
*April 7 - [[Tragic]] leaves moderation team and disappears into the abyss.
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*January 31st - 2009 [[MFGG Awards]]
 
*January 31st - 2009 [[MFGG Awards]]
 
*February 14th - MFGG is down. [[TempFGG]], a temporary stand-in message board, is created by [[DavidCaruso]].
 
*February 14th - MFGG is down. [[TempFGG]], a temporary stand-in message board, is created by [[DavidCaruso]].
*Febuary 21th - [[Char]]'s Simplistic Green skin was added.
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*Febuary 21st - [[Char]]'s Simplistic Green skin was added.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fools Prank]], the forums were "greekified", and [[Ω]] takes over MFGG.
 
*April 1st - [[April Fools Prank]], the forums were "greekified", and [[Ω]] takes over MFGG.
 
*April 2nd - Trasher is demodded for year-banning Guinea for banning Kritter for a day on April Fools for being too negative. The April Fools skin, "MFGGreece", becomes a usable skin (translated to English).
 
*April 2nd - Trasher is demodded for year-banning Guinea for banning Kritter for a day on April Fools for being too negative. The April Fools skin, "MFGGreece", becomes a usable skin (translated to English).
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== 2011 ==
 
== 2011 ==
*April - [[Minigame Competitions]] begin adopting much tighter time limits of 24 hours, two days, or one week; incidentally, these stricter deadlines cause a noticeable jump in entries and interest.
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*April - Many [[Minigame Competitions]] begin adopting much tighter time limits of 24 hours, two days, or one week; incidentally, these stricter deadlines cause a noticeable jump in entries and interest.
*May 22th - [[Char]] adds first new [[mainsite]] skin since [[2006]], New Super MFGG Bros., a port of the [[forum]] skin based on New Super Mario Bros.
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*May 22nd - [[Char]] adds first new [[mainsite]] skin since [[2006]], New Super MFGG Bros., a port of the [[forum]] skin based on New Super Mario Bros.
 
*July 2nd - [[30 Games on MFGG Worth Playing]] feature begins.
 
*July 2nd - [[30 Games on MFGG Worth Playing]] feature begins.
 
*July 9th - [[MFGG 10th Anniversary]]. Special events include the release of the [[MFGG 10th Anniversary Time Capsule]] and interviews with 15 members integral to MFGG's history.
 
*July 9th - [[MFGG 10th Anniversary]]. Special events include the release of the [[MFGG 10th Anniversary Time Capsule]] and interviews with 15 members integral to MFGG's history.
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== 2012 ==
 
== 2012 ==
* January 14 - [[Guinea]] promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*January 14th - [[Guinea]] promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
* January 15 - [[Alex]], [[Puddin]], and [[VinnyVideo]] promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*January 15th - [[Alex]], [[Puddin]], and [[VinnyVideo]] promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
* January 30/31 - 2011 [[MFGG Awards]].
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*January 30th/31st - 2011 [[MFGG Awards]].
* April 18 - [[VinnyVideo]] promoted from [[Global Moderator]] to [[Administrator]]. Vinny also becomes admin level on the mainsite.
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*April 18th - [[VinnyVideo]] promoted from [[Global Moderator]] to [[Administrator]]. Vinny also becomes admin level on the mainsite.
* April 19 - [[Elyk]] is now [[Quality Control]] as well as a comment moderator on the mainsite. Chaoxys promoted from regular member to [[Quality Control]].
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*April 19th - [[Elyk]] is now [[Quality Control]] as well as a comment moderator on the mainsite. Chaoxys promoted from regular member to [[Quality Control]].
* November 18 - The [[General Chat]] forum is revived on a probationary basis. [[Miles]] is promoted from regular member to [[Global Moderator]].
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*July 25th - [[Elyk]] is promoted to [[Administrator]] to help update the forum profile fields.
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*November 18th - The [[General Chat]] forum is revived on a probationary basis. [[Miles]] is promoted from regular member to [[Global Moderator]].
  
 
== 2013 ==
 
== 2013 ==
* February 8 - 2012 [[MFGG Awards]] occurs.
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*February 8th - 2012 [[MFGG Awards]] occurs.
* April 17 - [[DJane Coco]] is added to [[Quality Control]] staff.
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*April 17th - [[DJane Coco]] is added to [[Quality Control]] staff.
* April 18 - [[Jazz]] is demoted from [[Global Moderator]] to regular member because of inactivity.
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*April 18th - [[Jazz]] is demoted from [[Global Moderator]] to regular member because of inactivity.
* April 29 - [[Puddin]] announces his resignation as [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*April 29th - [[Puddin]] announces his resignation as [[Wiki Sysop]].
* May 2 - [[Rystar]] is promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*May 2nd - [[Rystar]] is promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
* May 10 - [[Miles]] is promoted from [[Global Moderator]] to [[Administrator]].
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*May 10th - [[Miles]] is promoted from [[Global Moderator]] to [[Administrator]].
* July 10 - [[Alex]] is demoted from his [[Site Staff]] and [[Wiki Sysop]] positions to a regular member due to inactivity.
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*July 10th - [[Alex]] is demoted from her [[Site Staff]] and [[Wiki Sysop]] positions to a regular member due to inactivity.
* July 11 - [[DJane Coco]], [[Fujiko]], and [[Gameboy]] are promoted to [[Global Moderator]] by applying to [[Director of HR]] in the forum moderator hiring event.
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*July 11th - [[DJane Coco]], [[Fujiko]], and [[Gameboy]] are promoted to [[Global Moderator]] by applying to [[Director of HR]] in the forum moderator hiring event.
* September 13 - The [[Community Fangame Project (Forum)|Midas Machine]] forum is archived.
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*September 13th - The [[Community Fangame Project (Forum)|Midas Machine]] forum is archived.
* September 29 - [[Rystar]] is demoted from [[Wiki Sysop]] to a regular member and banned due to power abuse.
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*September 29th - [[Rystar]] is demoted from [[Wiki Sysop]] to a regular member and banned due to power abuse.
* October 4 - [[Nite Shadow]] is promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*October 4th - [[Nite Shadow]] is promoted to [[Wiki Sysop]].
* October 4 - [[Miles]] steps down from [[Administrator]].
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*October 4th - [[Miles]] steps down from [[Administrator]].
  
 
== 2014 ==
 
== 2014 ==
* January 1 - [[Mainsite]] Submission Guidelines are revised for the first time since [[2005]].
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*January 1st - [[Mainsite]] Submission Guidelines are revised for the first time since [[2005]].
* January 26 - [[MFGG Awards]] 2013.
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*January 26th - [[MFGG Awards]] 2013.
* March 10 - [[Mainsite]] Submission Rules and Filter Categories are updated, finally announcing the Donkey Kong Country series as acceptable MFGG content.
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*March 10th - [[Mainsite]] Submission Rules and Filter Categories are updated, finally announcing the Donkey Kong Country series as acceptable MFGG content.
* April 6 - The [[News!]] [[forum]] is renamed to [[News & Events]].
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*April 6th - The [[News!]] [[forum]] is renamed to [[News & Events]].
* April 13 - Gaming related topics are moved to the new [[Gaming]] forum as a test run. The [[Submit-it]] forum is also temporarily revived.
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*April 13th - Gaming related topics are moved to the new [[Gaming]] forum as a test run. The [[Submit-it]] forum is also temporarily revived.
* April 20-27 - The Great MFGG [[Easter Egg Hunt]]. Temporary sub-forum [[Meadow Planet]] created in [[General Chat]] to house the event.
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*April 20th-27th - The Great MFGG [[Easter Egg Hunt]]. Temporary sub-forum [[Meadow Planet]] created in [[General Chat]] to house the event.
* April 27 - [[Submit-it]] is archived after the "Suitable Module Not Found" bug has been squashed.
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*April 27th - [[Submit-it]] is archived after the "Suitable Module Not Found" bug has been squashed.
* July 9 - MFGG's 13th anniversary. [[VinnyVideo]] posts results of [[Who's MFGG?]] survey.
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*July 9th - MFGG's 13th anniversary. [[VinnyVideo]] posts results of [[Who's MFGG?]] survey.
* August 4-16 - [[Draw Kirby With Your Off Hand]].
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*August 4th-16th - [[Draw Kirby With Your Off Hand]].
* August 22 - [[Yoshbert]] and [[Gato]] promoted to Site staff.
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*August 22nd - [[Yoshbert]] and [[Gato]] promoted to Site staff.
* October 7-November 5 - [[King Boo's Halloween Spooktacular]] event.
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*October 7th-November 5 - [[King Boo's Halloween Spooktacular]] event.
* December - [[Gameboy]] is demoted from [[Global Moderator]] to a regular member due to inactivity.
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*December - [[Gameboy]] is demoted from [[Global Moderator]] to a regular member due to inactivity.
  
 
== 2015 ==
 
== 2015 ==
* January 27 - [[MFGG Awards]] 2014 takes place.
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*January 27th - [[MFGG Awards]] 2014 takes place.
* February 16 - [[DJ Coco]] is promoted to [[Administrator]], and [[Super Goombario|HylianDev]] is promoted to Global Moderator.
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*February 16th - [[DJ Coco]] is promoted to [[Administrator]], and [[Super Goombario|HylianDev]] is promoted to Global Moderator.
* April 1 - The [[PPP]] temporarily opened for [[April Fools]], and Tusk Bucks were "planned".
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*April 1st - The [[PPP]] temporarily opened for [[April Fools]], and Tusk Bucks were "planned".
* April 2-12 - Part 2 of the Great [[MFGG]] [[Easter Egg Hunt]]. Like part 1, the temporary sub-forum, [[Marsh Planet]], was created at the [[General Chat]] to house the event.
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*April 2nd-12th - Part 2 of the Great [[MFGG]] [[Easter Egg Hunt]]. Like part 1, the temporary sub-forum, [[Marsh Planet]], was created at the [[General Chat]] to house the event.
* June 1-16 - The first [[MFGG Mafia]] [[forum]] game took place.
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*June 1st-16th - The first [[MFGG Mafia]] [[forum]] game took place.
* July 25 - The [[Forum Games]] [[forum]] reopened.
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*July 25th - The [[Forum Games]] [[forum]] reopened.
* August 4 - The disagree, tired, agree, and laughing [[smilies]] were updated to match the style of the rest of the [[smilies]].
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*August 4th - The disagree, tired, agree, and laughing [[smilies]] were updated to match the style of the rest of the [[smilies]].
* September 11 - [[Blutorus]] is promoted to [[Global Mod]], and [[Gato]] is now both [[Quality Control]] and [[Global Moderator]]. [[Fujiko]] is demoted from [[Global Mod]] to regular member because of inactivity.
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*September 11th - [[Blutorus]] is promoted to [[Global Mod]], and [[Gato]] is now both [[Quality Control]] and [[Global Moderator]]. [[Fujiko]] is demoted from [[Global Mod]] to regular member because of inactivity.
* October 26-November 1 - [[The Hallowsphere]] event. It was housed on the [[Shallow Hallowsphere]] [[forum]], which was temporarily in the General Chat. The [[Nyerk nyerk nyerk!]] event also took place on the General Chat, even though it ended on October 31.
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*October 26th-November 1st - [[The Hallowsphere]] event. It was housed on the [[Shallow Hallowsphere]] [[forum]], which was temporarily in the General Chat. The [[Nyerk nyerk nyerk!]] event also took place on the General Chat, even though it ended on October 31.
* December 28 - [[Elyk]] is no longer an [[Administrator]], and is now just [[Quality Control]]. [[Blutorus]] is now mainsite [[Quality Control]].
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*December 28th - [[Elyk]] is no longer an [[Administrator]], and is now just [[Quality Control]]. [[Blutorus]] is now mainsite [[Quality Control]].
* December 29 - [[Blutorus]] is now a forum [[Administrator]] instead of a [[Global Mod]], and [[Yoshbert]] is now a [[main site]] [[Administrator]].
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*December 29th - [[Blutorus]] is now a forum [[Administrator]] instead of a [[Global Mod]], and [[Yoshbert]] is now a [[main site]] [[Administrator]].
  
 
== 2016 ==
 
== 2016 ==
* January 23 - [[Miles]] is now promoted to a [[Global Moderator]] status.
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*January 23rd - [[Miles]] is now promoted to a [[Global Moderator]] status.
* January 26 - The [[MFGG Awards]] of [[2015]] occur.
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*January 26th - The [[MFGG Awards]] of [[2015]] occur.
* February 4 - The [[Graphics & Audio]] board is renamed to the [[Arts Board]].
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*February 4th - The [[Graphics & Audio]] board is renamed to the [[Arts Board]].
* February 8 - The [[smilies]] were updated by [[Mit]] and [[~CaMtEnDo~]], with a few new ones added.
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*February 8th - The [[smilies]] were updated by [[Mit]] and [[~CaMtEnDo~]], with a few new ones added.
* March 19 - [[Nite Shadow]] is now promoted from a [[Global Moderator]] status to a [[Administrator]] status.
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*March 19th - [[Nite Shadow]] is now promoted from a [[Global Moderator]] status to a [[Administrator]] status.
* April 1 - The All That [[forum]] [[skin]] is created, which was initially made for [[April Fools]] [[2016]].
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*April 1st - The All That [[forum]] [[skin]] is created, which was initially made for [[April Fools]] [[2016]].
* July 18 - [[Miles]] is promoted to being in an [[Administrator]] status.
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*July 18th - [[Miles]] is promoted to being in an [[Administrator]] status.
* September 7 - The PC, Code, and Flash topic icons were updated, while the PS3 and 360 topic icons are removed in favor of the new PS and Xbox icons.
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*September 7th - The PC, Code, and Flash topic icons were updated, while the PS3 and 360 topic icons are removed in favor of the new PS and Xbox icons.
* September 8 - A Unity topic icon was added and the Flash and Sketch topic icons were removed.
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*September 8th - A Unity topic icon was added and the Flash and Sketch topic icons were removed.
* September 10 - A Birthday topic icon got added.
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*September 10th - A Birthday topic icon got added.
* September 13 - The [[Game Maker]] topic icon got updated.
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*September 13th - The [[Game Maker]] topic icon got updated.
* November 3 - The Evening Chill [[skin]] was added into the [[forum]]s.
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*November 3rd - The Evening Chill [[skin]] was added into the [[forum]]s.
* December 1-16 - [[Kirby's Adventure]]'s [[MFGG Mafia]] 2 event took place.
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*December 1st-16th - [[Kirby's Adventure]]'s [[MFGG Mafia]] 2 event took place.
* December 14 - A site-wide database error occurs. The [[main site]] and [[MFGG Wiki|wiki]] were the first to come back up.
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*December 14th - A site-wide database error occurs. The [[main site]] and [[MFGG Wiki|wiki]] were the first to come back up.
* December 24 - Miles earns the promotion to a [[Quality Control]] status.
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*December 24th - [[Miles]] earns the promotion to a [[Quality Control]] status.
* December 29 - Another side-wide database error took place for a bit.
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*December 29th - Another site-wide database error took place for a bit.
*??? - [[Elyk]] was demoted from a [[Quality Control]] [[member]] to just a regular member.
 
  
 
== 2017 ==
 
== 2017 ==
* January 11 - [[Nite Shadow]] resigns from the [[Administrator]], [[Site Staff]], and [[Wiki Sysop]] statuses following a series of events sparked by [[Kirby's Adventure]]. He is now just a regular [[member]].
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*January 11th - [[Nite Shadow]] resigns from the [[Administrator]], [[Site Staff]], and [[Wiki Sysop]] statuses following a series of events sparked by [[Kirby's Adventure]]. He is now just a regular [[member]].
* January 15 - [[Ultramario]] was demoted from a Site Staff member to just a regular member due to inactivity.
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*January 15th - [[Ultramario]] was demoted from a Site Staff member to just a regular member due to inactivity.
* January 19 - A Switch topic icon was added.
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*January 19th - A Switch topic icon was added.
* January 24 - A set of [[avatar]]s from Super NES games (most of which represent ''Mario'' games) was added to the gallery.
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*January 24th - A set of [[avatar]]s from Super NES games (most of which represent ''Mario'' games) was added to the gallery.
* January 29 - [[MFGG Awards]] [[2016]] takes place.
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*January 29th - [[MFGG Awards]] [[2016]] takes place.
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*February 22nd - [[Suggestions]] forum is opened.
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*February 27th - The structure of the main page of the forums has been changed twice.
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*March 4th - Nintendo Switch friend codes can now be inserted in profiles.
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*March 13th - April 14th - [[Mario Madness]] occurs.
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*April 15th - MFGG now uses HTTPS on the mainsite, forums, and Wiki.
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*April 22nd - [[Dustinvgmaster]] is promoted to [[Quality Control]].
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*May 28th - [[Guinea]] announces his retirement as [[Administrator]]. He's now a regular member.
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*June 16th - [[DJ Coco]] resigns as [[Administrator]]. Coco is now a regular member on both the forums and mainsite.
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*June 22nd - [[Elyk]] was demoted from a [[Quality Control]] [[member]] to just a regular member.
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*July 9th - [[Space Junk Galaxy]] replaces [[Forum Games]] on the forums; [[Forum Games]] is archived. MFGG [[Facebook]] page is officially launched.
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*July 11th - [[MFGG's Youtube Channel]] was officially launched.
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*July 18th - [[Langton]] is promoted to [[Quality Control]]. [[Miles]] resigns as [[Administrator]] and is a regular member again.
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*August 6th - [[Dustinvgmaster]] and [[Zero Kirby]] are promoted to [[Global Moderator]] status in addition to being [[Quality Control]]. [[HylianDev]] is now officially an [[Administrator]] instead of just a [[Global Moderator]].
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*September 25th - [[VinnyVideo]] sets up a [[MyBB]] test board that later becomes the new [[MyBB]] forum.
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*September 26th - [[Yoshin]] is now a [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*October - [[WAH-loween]] takes place, with Halloween-themed content and events taking place.
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*October 6th - The WAHloween [[skin]] was added to the [[main site]].
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*October 15th - [[MFGG Discord Group]] is launched.
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*October 23rd - [[Do the Odyssey]] is opened in honor of the upcoming release of Super Mario Odyssey.
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*November 24th - The forums get a Majora's Mask-style countdown to the end of the phpBB era.
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*November 27th - The [[phpBB]] forums are retired at 6 A.M. Eastern time. The new [[MyBB]] forums are officially launched later that day.
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== 2018 ==
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*April 9th - [[Yoshin]] is now a forum [[moderator]] in addition to being a [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*May 20th - [[Pedigree]] is now a forum [[moderator]] in addition to being the [[Social Media Manager]].
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*May 30th - The main site now accepts ROM hacks.
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*June 4th - The main site has a new mobile friendly look that matches the forums.
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*June 24th - [[Yoshin]] is now [[Quality Control]] as well as a forum mod and [[Wiki Sysop]].
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*July 7th - [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] 17th Birthday
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*July 27th - [[Kirby's Adventure]], [[Beatrice]], [[Fun With Despair]], and [[rollerC]] become the first chat-specific mods in the [[MFGG Discord Group]].
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*September 18th - [[Fun With Despair]] and [[Hypernova]] are promoted to [[Site Staff]] positions and will serve as mainsite comment mods.
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*October 22nd - [[Vitiman]] was promoted to [[Tech Admin]].
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*November 27th - First anniversary of [[MyBB]] forums.
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*November 28th - MFGG staff shuffling: [[Yoshin]] was promoted to [[Administrator]]. [[Fun With Despair]] was promoted to [[Global Moderator]] and [[Quality Control]]. [[Vitiman]] and [[Hypernova]] was promoted to [[Quality Control]]. [[HylianDev]] stepped down from [[Administrator]] to [[Tech Admin]].
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*November 29th - [[Pedigree]] resigns from being part of the staff.
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*December 18th - The main site now separates ROM hacks from the "Games" section, and now gives them their own section called "Hacks and Mods".
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*December 24th - Several staff members resign: [[Kirby's Adventure]] resigns his [[Discord Mod]] position, [[Dustinvgmaster]] steps down as [[Administrator]], and [[Zero Kirby]] steps down as [[Global Moderator]]. [[Cruise Elroy]] demotes himself from [[Administrator]] to [[Quality Control]], and [[Vitiman]] goes from [[Tech Admin]] to [[Quality Control]].
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*December 26th - [[Mors]] is promoted to forum [[moderator]] and [[Social Media Manager]].
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== 2019 ==
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*January 10th - The original [[MFGG Discord Group]] is archived and a new Discord server is launched.
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*January 19th - [[GamerInGeorgia]] and [[Evil Yoshi Toes]] are now forum [[moderators]]. [[Chaoxys]] is demoted from [[Quality Control]] to regular member.
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*February 8th - [[VinnyVideo]] retires from his [[Administrator]] position and is now a [[Tech Admin]].
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*May 19th - [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy|MFGG]] now accepts submissions other than just the [[Mario]] franchise.
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*May 27th - [[Yoshin]] demoted from the [[Administrator]] position due to lack of involvement and activity
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*June 14th - [https://forums.mfgg.net/showthread.php?tid=1798 Major staff role restructure], [[Gatete]] was promoted to [[Main Site Moderator]], [[Fun With Despair]] was promoted to [[Forum Admin]], [[Vitiman]] was promoted to [[Main Site Admin]].
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*June 28th - July 8 - [[Ye Olde MFGGe Game Jamboree]], hosted by [[Roo]], occurred
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*July 9th - [[Mario Fan Games Galaxy]] 18th Birthday
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*July 31st - [[Vitiman]] resigns from the [[Site Staff]].
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*Aug 11th - Recent and Morgario (RevampedSpider) were promoted to Discord Trial Mod. [[Evil Yoshi Toes]] is promoted to Global Moderator.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:26, 20 August 2019

The Timeline of MFGG is a chronological list of significant events that have happened since the inception of
Mario Fan Games Galaxy.

2000

2001

2002

2003

  • February - VBulletin version of message boards is opened. Fireball3k and DJ Yoshiman lose their moderator powers as a result. Nite Shadow loses his administration position as well, though Supertoad2k is bumped down to a moderator.
  • Willy Goldwater becomes host of MFGG.
  • October 11th - Invision version of message boards is opened, replacing the VBulletin one, though all previous members save for a few did not register until the 13th.
  • November - Blaze Hedgehog releases Super Mario Blue Twilight. The game eventually gets showcased on "Attack of the Show," a show on the television network G4. The show then reveals a link to MFGG, marking the first and only time MFGG has been showcased on television.
  • LAMGS is created.
  • Cutman introduces the member base to The Face with an innocent-looking post and picture.
  • The MFGG banner is changed again, to now include more MFGGers, and no longer denotes members with special privileges.

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

  • January 3rd - WIP/Sketch is merged back into the Art Board.
  • January 18th - The Ultra Happy Heart badge is born.
  • February 15 - Wii Discussion is merged back into the GC.
  • April 1st - April Fools Prank, skins changed by forum, THE VOID engulfs MFGG.
  • April 7 - Tragic leaves moderation team and disappears into the abyss.
  • April 13th - Shyguy Grey becomes new Global Moderator.
  • June 12th - Trial Member System put into place. Guinea becomes administrator.
  • June 21st - Kritter returns as Moderator. Tri is also hired.
  • August 8th - Black Squirrel announces MFGG message boards are to move to a new forum system; much discussion ensues. Radical changes include the death of the CCC. A few days later, Black Squirrel resigns.
  • November 2nd - Retriever II announces the date that the MFGG forum is moving to new software.
  • November 7th - MFGG 3.0 opened up to the public after mass hype. Kritter has resigned as Moderator, Trasher is a Global Mod. All regular mods are upgraded to global, except Yoshiman, who refused. Jazz is a regular mod, and so is Mecha the Slag. Mecha the Slag is promoted to Global a few days later. Nick Ainsworth is a new admin.
  • December 12th - Dinospoon occurs.
  • December 22nd - New namechange system put in place.
  • December 31st - Jazz is promoted to Global Mod, leaving DJ Yoshiman as the only regular Mod. Zero Kirby is promoted to Site Staff, and Char is promoted to Admin. Risa is also demoted to regular member.

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

  • January 23rd - Miles is now promoted to a Global Moderator status.
  • January 26th - The MFGG Awards of 2015 occur.
  • February 4th - The Graphics & Audio board is renamed to the Arts Board.
  • February 8th - The smilies were updated by Mit and ~CaMtEnDo~, with a few new ones added.
  • March 19th - Nite Shadow is now promoted from a Global Moderator status to a Administrator status.
  • April 1st - The All That forum skin is created, which was initially made for April Fools 2016.
  • July 18th - Miles is promoted to being in an Administrator status.
  • September 7th - The PC, Code, and Flash topic icons were updated, while the PS3 and 360 topic icons are removed in favor of the new PS and Xbox icons.
  • September 8th - A Unity topic icon was added and the Flash and Sketch topic icons were removed.
  • September 10th - A Birthday topic icon got added.
  • September 13th - The Game Maker topic icon got updated.
  • November 3rd - The Evening Chill skin was added into the forums.
  • December 1st-16th - Kirby's Adventure's MFGG Mafia 2 event took place.
  • December 14th - A site-wide database error occurs. The main site and wiki were the first to come back up.
  • December 24th - Miles earns the promotion to a Quality Control status.
  • December 29th - Another site-wide database error took place for a bit.

2017

2018

2019