Life around #AlexOLoughlin – a week in review (15 – 24 Jul 2017)

Five years ago when we started this site, we mainly did it to have some fun in our own way with our online friends who also adored Alex. At the time there were a number of fansites for Alex and they were doing a great job at keeping fans updated on a daily basis about things around Alex and Hawaii Five-0. We were not really a news site, but more of just a fun site. Since then nearly all of the worthwhile sites have closed down – all for different reasons. We personally still miss them all dearly.

Seeing such a lot of the old information getting lost, we started to repost some of the old articles and interviews and do transcripts of most of the videos as well. But our main focus always remained at sharing as many good quality pictures (old and new) of Alex as we can find, as well as Paula’s animated gifs and picture art of Alex. We also had some fun incorporating them with studies of Alex and his work.

We only started doing these weekly review post 2 years ago when our friends at AOL.WorldWide stopped updating their site and doing these weekly updates. We saw a very time-consuming void that needed to be filled and we took up the task and added our own flair to it. However since then another site also started doing wrap-ups and we see no need for all this double work in a relatively small fandom. We do not want to just duplicate things and this will therefore be our last weekly wrap for the time being – Until we find a different way to keep you entertained with the latest news and keep the discussions going.

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A matter that also disheartened us during this past week, is that some people are determined to suck the life out of being a fan and having fun on social media. A ‘photographer’ who has been hanging around the set for the past 2 seasons, whose pictures everybody have been sharing for a long time already, got his tail in a twist because people have been sharing his pictures and using them in videos, without giving him credit. Trust me we can sympathize with him, because we know the feeling. He subsequently locked his Twitter account and only direct followers can see his pictures. He however forgot, that now those few who do have access there, can post his pictures (with seemingly full credit to him) and everybody can see it, but none of the links to his pages work for those who do not follow him. Clever dear man – Cut off your nose to spite your face? Now others actually get the credit for his hard work – even if they ‘share’ where that they got it from him? And in my experience, in a few weeks from now those random set pictures will be old news and nobody will even bother about them anymore.

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I also need to add to that, that even after promoting this person’s pages (specifically mentioning him in last week’s post) and sharing the links to his pictures and videos, he decided to block us for some reason. Most probably because we did not try to suck up to him or something – sorry, but we are not in the ass-kissing business. Neither do we care to share pictures shared exclusively to specific sites or from accounts that are locked.

We all are here to have some fun with Alex as fans and unnecessary pettiness of exclusivity only spoils the fun. We honestly want no part in that. Thank you to those who share their pictures freely with other fans. Only a few people are ever that lucky to find the opportunity to get close to Alex. And we appreciate every single one of you who are willing to share those few precious moments with the rest of us.

So let’s get on with the business of having fun with Alex …..

Life on the Set:

seonoopy  Yo Tamalex, I did it. It’s done. I’ll pay attention to this episode 802. Haha. I hate u and miss you. I’ll tell u all about it when I get there. #hawaii50 was an #amazing experience thanks to all these #characters #stevemcgarret #danielwilliams #lougrover

 

jmccormack27  On Set with Hawaii 5-0 filming at our hotel. #alexoloughlin @hawaiifive0cbs

 

 Fan Photos:

808_starchaserz Favorite Friday Nite Flick, glad to see them filming another season #hawaii50 #alexoloughlin #scottcaan #chimcbride #bookemdano

 

808_starchaserzOne of his most favorite actors, role plays mcgarrett with toy guns and a badge on his waist #rolemodel #hawaii50 #alexoloughlin

808_starchaserz @our_hawaii_life omg crazy fans were going crazy once they seen alex, kinda funny though hearing them scream for him

  • And some older pictures from last season of the same young man with Alex:

808_starchaserzDone son! Completed his personalize piece for his bedroom! Thank you cast!#hawaiifive0

808_starchaserz  Jaeden with his favorite 5-0 guy! Thanks Alex, homework motivation! #hawaiifive0,#alexoloughlin

808_starchaserz  Thank you Five-0 behind the scenes for helping make this 11 yr old kid stoked beyond words! He got to wear the “five-0 badge” , then goes home gets his nerf gun and recreate McGarrets moves lol @alohaspaceman, need an extra hes available lol#hawaiifive0

  •  And back to new season ….

icchawaii  Look who found Alex O’Loughlin from Hawaii Five-0. Mahalo Rina for the awesome photo!! .
#hawaiifive0 #explorehawaii #television

 

Tara Laulu  Having our brunch @ Plumeria with Aunty Mary Tori Keegan with her granddaughter Brittany & Kaylie. And here’s Alex with us.

 

jade_ariel_wannabe  This made me very happy today!! #hawaii #hawaiifive0 #stevemcgarret #alexoloughlin #alexoloughlin #holiday #moviesettour

 

Delia Sanchez Bacani (5 April 2011) ·with Alex O’Loughlin (aka Steve Mcgarrett)
Global Nations Scholarship Pageant (15 July 2013) · Miss Plus Global Nations 2013, Alicia Titus with Actor Alex O’Loughlin on the set of the hit TV Series Hawaii Five-O, Season 3

Hawaii Five-0 News for the week:

  • The major Hawaii Five-0 news for the week was the announcement if the new cast members and the promotion some of the local cast got on the show.

Hawaii Five-0″ announces 3 new cast members:

CBS says Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale are set to join the cast of “Hawaii Five-0” with its eighth season; Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park recently left the police drama.

Dale has had a recurring role on “Hawaii Five-0” as Adam Noshimuri since season two; he will be recruited by Five-0 head Steve McGarrett to work on the team. This summer, he is starring in CBS’ suspense thriller “Salvation.”

Rath will play Tani Rey, who is recruited from her job as a lifeguard at a hotel pool. The actress starred in the series “Being Human” and “Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life.”

Koale will play Junior Reigns, a former NAVY Seal who just returned from serving and is looking for a new job. He appears in the forthcoming feature “Thank You for Your Service.”

Continuing “Hawaii Five-0” cast members include Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Chi McBride and Jorge Garcia. The new season begins Sept. 29.

And from Star Advertiser and Wendie from Five-0 Redux

Hawaii actors Chun, Wily, Balmilero join main ‘Five-0’ cast

Fans may have missed the fact that along with Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Chi McBride and Jorge Garcia, recurring cast members Taylor Wily, Kimee Balmilero and Dennis Chun were also listed in the announcement as starring cast members. That means that along with Dale, the three have been elevated to series regulars.

Congratulations to them all! 

 

Something Pretty from other fans:

  • From Watch Magazine:

  A nice surprise in the new @cbswatchmag #AlexOLoughlin #H50 #Covet #YouveGotMale #TrunkShow

Most ‘interesting’ search for the week:

  • alex o’loughlin can he fly a helicopter

eek

Next week:

  • They should be moving on to filming Episode 8:03 during this week.

:surfwave:

 

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74 responses to “Life around #AlexOLoughlin – a week in review (15 – 24 Jul 2017)

  1. Marlene Hyndman

    I will miss the weekly wrap up. Thanks for your hard and wonderful work. What site is doing a wrap up? Love your work!!

    Marlene

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  2. Cassandra

    I only came on last month in June and I can’t tell you what a joy it has been to blog with other AOLers and receive all the great pics and info on him! I had no idea what you guys have to go through getting all this great AOL info to us!! I’m sorry you had to go through changes with self rightous idiots!! 😠 I will wait to hear from you whenever and I hope it will be sooner than later!!!😊
    By the way, these were awesome pics you sent…..truly awesome!!!!😍😍 Seeing Alex looking great, as usual, did my heart good!!💞
    Thank you FOYeur and Paula and those others who share and contribute in good heartedness!!😚

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    • It is normally not a hard job to get information and it is mostly a lot of fun. We will always be here and whenever something really interesting happens around Alex, we will definitely report on it and add our opnion.
      And we still have lots of fun facts about Alex that we would like to share. 🙂

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  3. Scarlet

    Sorry to hear that you will no longer be doing the weekly wrap ups. No one does them as well as you guys do. Just wanted to let you know I have not posted in ages but I still LOVE your posts. And I will continue enjoying everything you do decide to post. Thanks, loyal Alex fans.

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  4. gracenotpark

    Y’all run an awesome site and I very much appreciate your respect, as well as research and fangirling of Alex. ❤ I, too, still mourn many of the now defunct Alex sites. I'm delighted y'all are remaining in the game.

    Your weekly wrap-ups are da bomb. But I get they're also time consuming. So thank you for having filled the void for awhile with YOUR very own VOE. 😉

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  5. mamayorkie

    “sorry, but we are not in the ass-kissing business” and that FOYeur and Paula is precisely why I love you. You are my sisters in spirit. No nonsense or out of control fan egos allowed.

    Thank you for your hard work and I await your great posts and discussions. Always a pleasure to visit this site.

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    • Thanks Mamayorkie
      Your comments always add a lot of fun here. 🙂

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    • We really never learned the ass-kissing, and I think some perceive us rude for the way we have communicated, sometimes, with fans. But we really are not, till given cause 😉
      We are just down to earth 🙂

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      • mamayorkie

        Now I will get serious, and I try not to do that too often.

        There are leaders and there are followers in every group. The best leaders let everyone have their say and then lets them have a rational discussion based on the merits of all the arguments. That is what you do on this site and Sam does on Mostly. I applaud the loyal opposition who disagrees with the majority in a reasoned and respectful manner. Unfortunately, some “so called” leaders in this very tiny fandom are just loudmouth bullies (and I am not naming names) who have some of their followers terrorized into into silence. They are given the official “script’ with a list of opinions to which they must agree or be publicly chastised (read that as blocked) . I refer to these people as the Junior High mean girls who are allowed to sit at the table of the head bitch as long as they torment the agreed upon victims. The head bitch was never the most popular, never the nicest, never the smartest, never the prettiest or most talented. But she rules over the members of her coven by fear and intimidation. She does know how to do one thing better than most. And that is ass kissing. Too bad for her that the “ass kissee” doesn’t give a damn what she thinks.

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  6. Sue

    I look forward to your posts everyday or so. Will really miss the weekly wrap ups. Please don’t cancel your site. I really enjoy it, and really still miss some of the old sites.
    Thank You FOYeur and Paula, for all of the time it takes, to put the info out there. Take a couple of minutes to enjoy Alex’s pictures!
    Take care!

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  7. Thank you FOYeur and Paula for running such a loyal and wonderfully entertaining site for us Alex fans to get up to date info, pics and gifs. I’ll miss your “weekly wrap up” but I understand the extra hard work it puts on you two just maintaining this blog every day. ((HUGS))

    It’s sad how those with pics have a hard time sharing or somehow feel entitled to “Alex’s” image. You have always done the right thing by giving credit where due for found photos, so it breaks my heart that you would be deliberately excluded from access to this “photog’s” Twitter pics. *humph*

    It’s heartbreaking seeing sites come and go for various reasons over the years. I’ve been a member of many and a moderator of a few. Being a fan of Alex is a wonderful “Thrill ride that (I hope) never ends” ♥ Wherever he goes, I will happily follow him to the ends of the earth and back again with the help of sites like this. ♥
    Please keep blogging cause we truly do appreciate everything you do to give us a safe place to FanGirl over our man. *MUAH*

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    • gracenotpark

      I still miss a few of the old sites…sigh. Very grateful for those that remain.

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    • Thanks Kath
      We appreciate your supports and comments you so regularly give.
      Lots of people come and go as fans, but I guess there will always be a core group that will stay close or loyal to everything he does.

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  8. For a minute there I thought you were going to bail, oh but it’s not April Fools day again is it. Thank goodness you aren’t ladies.

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  9. DoubleL

    I’ll miss the weekly wrap up, too. If people don’t want their pictures to be shared on the web, then don’t post them to the web, Duh!
    On a lighter note, it looks like we may see Steve in jeans again. ♥ Yea!

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    • It is more a thing of people wanting credit when pictures are shared – And I fully understand it. Fact is, that the minute you post something on social media, you loose all control over it and you can’t really lay claim to it anymore.
      I can understand when proffesional photographers who make a living from it will be upset about their product being used without credit of payment. But if you do something like a hobby, as we also do here, one need to realise that nobody will “pay” you for your time spend on stuff. Either you want to do it for your own entertainment or not. Receiving credit from all those who share won’t change anything – there is still no payment in it. And like all news, tomorrow it is old news.
      We also just want to get back to doing fun stuff and not worry too much about the politics around the show and the twitter police dictating who are worthy fans and who not.

      Hope to see Steve wear some fun stuff as well 😛

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  10. lipstx4evr

    Thank you for your hard work and dedication to your site and grow fans.
    But….especially thank you for the BACK TAT STRUT! Your art captured his perfection so beautifully. And the fact that his trunks are a little see through makes it even better.

    Love you and this site so much!
    H

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  11. Sunny2

    Thank you so much for everything- you and the hard work you did and hopefully will do are amazing!!
    I will be sad about not seeing another wrap up- but I can fully understand your reasons!
    Thank you!! Love it!

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  12. Jai-Jai

    I only discovered this fabulous site 2 weeks ago and I already love it so much, because it is centered on fun. There are no big egos here, shouting over everyone else (unlike other sites in other fandoms I’ve been to over the years). You all seem so lovely, and united in your love & support of Alex – it’s a joy to visit here.

    Keep doing what you’re doing with the posts, pics, gifs etc. It’s nice to find other fangirls of the amazing Alex out there.

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    • Hi Jai-Jai
      For us it is all about having fun with Alex.
      I guess you haven’t read all the posts and comments yet. Not always so tranguil.
      Most of the time we let everybody have their say. Although I guess there will be a few that will say that I pick on them of that I might have an ego. 😀
      In any case – Hope you continue to enjoy Alex here it us – that is our main aim

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      • Jai-Jai

        FOYuer, I’m slowly working my way through every post and comment – there have been some interesting ones so far. I do love a good discussion from all sides – I love hearing other people’s points of view, especially when they make a good point that I hadn’t thought of and it makes me stop and think. I’ve always been intrigued by the way people think.

        I’ve seen no signs of you picking on anyone nor having an ego in what I’ve read so far. All of your thoughts are well thought out, rational, fact-based as much as possible (and more or less what I would have said, BTW). Genuinely open discussion and debate is an art and unfortunately not everyone is good at it.

        As for enjoying Alex, he makes that part easy by just being him; grounded, humble, genuine, sensitive, capable of such depth while also bringing humor and fun to everything. And being totally jaw-droppingly gorgeous definitely doesn’t hurt either! I could drown in those eyes of his quite happily *sigh*.

        I’ll be sticking around for a while, I love it here ♥

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  13. This is a sad day to see the weekly wrap-up go. But I fully understand your decision and want to thank you for your hard work.
    So, you are blocked too, huh? Guess I’m in good company then. LOL
    Honestly, the Five-0 fandom and keeping up a site or even taking a look at twitter is no fun these days. I try to stay away from all the hatred and pettiness that a lot of those people have become. Not a lot of Aloha spirit there that they are spreading.
    I hope you will find a way to keep the fun up for yourself, and spoil us with more posts about Alex.
    Thanks again for all the time you have invested and hopefully will in the future.

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    • I actually liked doing the wrap-ups, because it also kept me up to date of what was going on around Alex. Always felt like we added some extra value to it. But I also think lots of fans just want the stuff, without an opinion or trivia added to it.
      Can’t believe you also got blocked. What did you do? It all just doesn’t make sense to me. It is as if somebody whispered in his ear that we are evil or something – makes me wonder?
      There are actually still a few old interesting inteviews that I need to transcribe. And some other posts (studies) that’s been unfinished in draft for a long time already. Maybe I will get back to finishing them all.

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      • Never had any contact with him. No idea.
        I am very interested in your opinion and views, that is what makes these posts special and interesting.
        Just posting the newest pictures like it’s a race who does it first is just boring and I have no interest in that.
        What I love about your posts is that they are unique, refreshing, fun and written with the love for Alex shining through.

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        • I saw an argument about a blurry out of focus picture used in some fanart today, without giving credit to this person – And I could not help but chuckle over it. I mean if it was a picture showing us the full lower back tattoo, I would understand all the fuss.
          We will still be here, enjoying Alex
          Thanks for your kind words.

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          • mamayorkie

            Weren’t you supposed to be getting us that picture? But not a blurry one, please.

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            • But can’t you see – we cannot even get the blurry ones anymore, because of who knows what reason. How will we get the forbidden one now? We are doomed as investigators, because apparemtly we are bad apples. 😦

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              • mamayorkie

                You hold him down and Paula snaps the picture? You could always ask for volunteers to assist. (you also risk arrest)

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        • Thought again about this – neither of us had any direct contact with him or shared uncredited tweet of his pictures. Why target us to be blocked? Really makes me wonder?

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          • mamayorkie

            If he is on twitter and you are blocked, then do you know anyone is still unblocked who will respectfully ask him directly why you were singled out? Worth a shot.

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            • LOL
              I am just building a case for conspiracy theory. Not really interested in his pictures anymore. His pictures are now all marked with ugly big watermarks right across everybody on the picture. I really do not see what all the fuss is about. He is not making money from the pictures. Why bother? If it was pretty pictures of Hawaii, then my all means. Or special pictures (like the tattoo ;grin: ) But it is just for interest of how they look on set while working, Just a few fans will be interested in it. In other words – I do not really care if I see them of not. We have thousands of beautiful pictures of Alex.

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              • Kathysr

                I see the photos. They look ridiculous! The big huge watermark right in the middle of the photos just ruins them. You focus on the watermark rather than what’s in the photo. Put them down to the side, off to the left or right, so people can still SEE the photo. This person’s been providing wonderful photos and videos for years. What the heck happened to him?

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  14. Oh no! You two do an awesome job and I will miss YOUR weekly wrap ups! But if it’s stopped being fun for you, I understand. I do hope you will continue it in some way, your special take on everything Alex is so much fun for us obsessed Alex fans. Whatever you do will be appreciated. ♥︎

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  15. lindae5o

    Thanks Foyeur and Paula, for all you do. It’s unfortunate that some people are making things difficult. I will miss the weekly wrap-ups, but am so glad you are sticking around.

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  16. KarenJ

    Hi FOYeur & Paula, will miss the weekly updates, but can totally understand your reasons for stopping. Whatever you post, articles, pics we all know they will always be tastefully done and show our Alex to the best of all his abilities, looking gorgeous that is … 😍🌋💜😉. Keep up the good work!

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  17. Kathysr

    FOYeur and Paula, this is one of the most beautiful sites I’ve ever seen on the Internet dedicated to an actor. I wish Alex could visit it to see all the work the two of you have done in his honor over the years. I think he’d be astonished by the volume of information and articles you’ve gathered on him. He’d have fun reading his old interviews, because it’s actually an archival history of how his life, career and personal hopes, dreams and attitudes have evolved over the years, as he’s grown older and had new life experiences.

    Your site is filled with amazing photos, videos, interviews, information, history, archives, great weekly episode reviews, and the nicest and most fun group of people I’ve met anywhere on the internet. People are kind and respectful to each other here, because the two of you set the tone of the site. We can disagree with each other, but we do so respectfully. It’s a really fun place to visit. It’s in my favorites list and I click here several times a day to see what’s up, your newest post, what everyone has to say, and just to try to keep up with everything Alex.

    Thank you for the incredible amount of love, devotion, time, energy, talent, creativity and just plain hard work both of you have put into the site. I can survive without the weekly updates, if it gives both of you more time, energy and freedom to do other things.

    Thank you so much. Hopefully we’ll be able to come here and enjoy Alex for a while longer. I personally love your episode analyses. So funny! They always make me chuckle.

    Chuckles are good for the heart and soul.

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    • Thanks Kathy
      Your words are very kind.
      We are not really a very professional set up site, like most others are. But for us it is about the fun and the companionship from the start.
      Not sure if I will still do the episode posts – the Koala Smartass ran away and without him it is no fun at all. But we will see, once the new season starts he might crawl back again for some serious insight. :lol:.

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      • Kathysr

        Oh no! We lost Koala Smartass? lol, I love that name, too. Something tells me Alex would like it too! Well, maybe WE the posters to the site can try to analyze the episodes ourselves. That should be FUN! Pistols at 50 paces!

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  18. It is sad to see the wrap ups end, but I understand your decision. I know how people can suck the fun out of some things you’re doing for the fandom. You know, we are all mature, until someone brings out the (bubble) wrap. 😉 So on to more studies of AOL, some unwrapping maybe, that never hurts (the eye). And if you’re annoyed again: Eat some chocolate. Chocolate doesn’t ask questions. Chocolate understands.

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    • I guess people can only suck the fun out, once one let them in to do it. Would rather just stay here in our own bubble and forget about the rest.
      I think to really enjoy fanfirling one should not be very mature – maybe that’s been the problem, we losts the bubble wrap…….
      BTW, Not a big lover of chocolates – but Paula says I should drink more. And maybe do some drunk tweeting and say how I REALLY feel. 😛

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      • Kathysr

        lol, drunk Tweeting! ROTFL, what you’d really like to say! I stay off all social media. This is one of very few sites I visit. I don’t do Twitter, don’t do Facebook, don’t do Instagram. I visit sites to read (all of yours) but I don’t post anywhere. The Internet brings out the worst in a lot of people. Even the comments sections on articles–they start out OK and then people start bashing each other. It’s all a gigantic waste of time. Alex and Scott are very smart to stay off social media.

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      • Truth. Noone ever told me that I’m too mature or even just mature. Esp. not my mother,lol. But it’s my birthday in a few days. Maybe it happens then.
        Naaaah. Don’t think so. 😉

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      • Yes! Go there! Looking forward to s8 drunk “recaps” 😀

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  19. Lulu

    I was holding my breath as I read your comments because I was so afraid you were going to say that you were closing down the blog. Thank you for not doing that! I come here every day to see or learn more about Alex, and you two have never disappointed me. It’s sad to see the weekly wrap-up end, but I am so happy you will continue the blog. This is the only one I go to every day. Thank you so much for all the Alex joy you bring me.

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    • I was not in a good mood lately, and it came close – but lucky for everybody that the fees have been paid for another 9 months to go.
      So even if we leave, all the old stuff will still be here. Well, unless we press the delete button 😦
      The weekly’s might be gone, but whenever something really special like today’s post pops up – we will share it immidiately for everybody to enjoy.

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  20. this makes me sad, i look so forward to your updates, but i totally understand your position, can you tell me the other people posting updates? mahalo 🙂

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  21. So no more weekly wrap-ups? It’s sad news for me because it was the way to see new pics (and old new pics) and to know what has happened to Alex about his work. Nowadays, i only visit your site and Mostly H50. Yes, i also miss other sites. That’s why AOL-IS has an very important mission – continue to bring fun to all Alex fans, with Paula’s talent with pics and gifs and Foyeur’s hard work with all intense studies. This site always was, is and will be to have fun fangirling about Alex. And with respect about everyone.That’s why we are here. And if people don’t understand this view of making a site or don’t want to share information, videos and pics that always AOL-IS gave credits, we can’t agree but respect their choices. Sadly in H50 fandom some have a distorted view about RESPECT. I always said that we can love the same things for different motives and it’s ok.
    My RL doesn’t allow me to comment as often as in the past but i’m here since the beginning and i assure you that i stay here with you as long you want to share with us the fun of fangirling about AOL.

    Thank you very much for putting a smile in my face everyday with your posts!

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  22. I’m doing the third try to post my comment. It’s a punishment because i don’t much these days. Here we go.

    So no more weekly wrap-ups? It’s sad news for me because it was the way to see new pics (and old new pics) and to know what has happened to Alex about his work. Nowadays, i only visit your site and Mostly H50. Yes, i also miss other sites. That’s why AOL-IS has an very important mission – continue to bring fun to all Alex fans, with Paula’s talent with pics and gifs and Foyeur’s hard work with all intense studies. This site always was, is and will be to have fun fangirling about Alex. And with respect about everyone.That’s why we are here. And if people don’t understand this view of making a site or don’t want to share information, videos and pics that always AOL-IS gave credits, we can’t agree but respect their choices. Sadly in H50 fandom some have a distorted view about RESPECT. I always said that we can love the same things for different motives and it’s ok.
    My RL doesn’t allow me to comment as often as in the past but i’m here since the beginning and i assure you that i stay here with you as long you want to share with us the fun of fangirling about AOL.

    Thank you very much for putting a smile in my face everyday with your posts!

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    • Thanks Marta
      As you can see above, your comment was here, but it landed in spam for some weird reason.
      No worries about not commenting. I know how things get with real life. As long as we still put a smile on your face, it is all good. 🙂

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  23. Ally

    I’ll definitely miss this, especially with your commentary, but I definitely understand. I often wonder how you both manage to keep all of this up. It has to be a lot of work. Just know I appreciate it and I’ve also gotten to see articles that I never knew existed. Thank you for all you do!!

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    • Thanks Ally
      We started it all when we both had lots of time to be online.
      Because of circumstances I needed a hobby that I could do on a computer – and Alex became my hobby. 🙂

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  24. Your’s is and always be the site i follow.Will miss Weekly wraps but as long as you don’t leave .I will enjoy every post.Iwas blocked from a photo website too.on facebook and twitter.But someone posts their pictures and i get to see them anyway.Alex is the best .And Paula and FOYer keep smiling and posting great stuff.

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  25. Lena

    So sad to see your weekly wrap ups go but glad that you’re not shutting down and I’m looking forward to what you will continue to post for us.

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  26. Hate that you will not continue as it is time consuming. Wishing you the best. Take care my friend!

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  27. joyfuljaj

    Goodness, I had not known there was so much drama to be had! Ya’lls was the only wrap up i had ever seen, but I linked to the other big one randomly from twitter. From your post, I did not get the idea of jealousy or anger toward them, but evidently some of their followers did. Ya’ll just expressed the frustration from fans losing out on what is just supposed to be fun because people won’t give credit where it is due. Anyway, I prefer this site to others i have read – it seems more complete and more well put together. As well, it is completely comprehensive about our beloved Alex! Thanks for all the work ya’ll put into this.

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    • Thank you.
      Yes, clearly people read things in this post that was never written into it. Weird. 😕
      Two different non-related matters that were address, seemed to be muddled together and misconstrued. I kind of found it amusing.

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