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Oh thank god.
Don't take me wrong, I'm not happy that we'll be needing donations, but I was seriously expecting an announcement of the site closure or something along those lines.
Anyway, I may not be able to write myself out of a paper bag or visit IRC more than once per year, but I still love this site. I've been here for seven years-heck, I voted in the first 'You wake up in gensoyko' threads back in /jp/ (although it was some cringy shit like, 'Mape the raids' or something) In fact, I think I even got banned for directing people to touhouproject.com
My only regret is immediately forgetting about the site for 2 years. I never enjoyed the all-nighters writers used to pull at that time and I missed, partially, the great Kira debacle (God I never saw the 'Twuck' meme the same way ever again) terrible retcons, writers expecting serious responses from anon, continues, promises of new runs that never came true, derailings, railroadings, trainwrecks, multi-route drifting and many other great train-related-customs that were lost to time and to greater standards of quality.
So, yeah, I wasn't able to convince Fell that Sanae could be redemed nor to convince YAF to make that Futo or Youmu stories. I wasn't able to stop the Flight of the lost soul retcon disaster or to stop people from making our bard kill Yukari and break Ran's and Chen's hearts. I wasn't able to make THP focus hard enough on Kana before the wind of Hiatus destroyed her route forever.
I won't be able to see Doll's quest climatic fight against Cirno, nor how Alice's vault actually looks like. I will never know if Sanae gets over the fact that a Tengu took the appareance of her dead friend and tried to kill her nor if Garen's daughter will actually be named San (Considering her mother is called 'Satori' then I suspect she will be named something in the lines of 'half breed') I won't know if Batman does bang the rich Kochiya girl she just saved from mobsters nor if Meiling's relationship with a brave applepicker works out. I will never see the Shoes thievery carry on either.
But, on the other hand, I WAS able to make the SDM fairies sing Killer Queen to cheer up Flandre after she went into depression for accidentally blowing a human's head. I was able to deduce and convince THP that Odin was behind it all and that Gensokyo needn't be destroyed. I also wrote the write in that turned three unrelated goddesses under the same, successful pantheon.
I was there when spiderbeer went out from Marisa's storage closet into the realm of legends. I was there when Remilia decided she preferred to butcher Richter Belmont's speech instead of butchering the guy that suddenly appeared in her bedroom. I was there when Rumia's and Flandre's fans got cucked by Patchouli of all people. I was there when Youki allied himself with a vampire hunter and when we banged Mima in the middle of a party only to start a stable relationship with Yuyuko the day after. I was there when people cried when Bunny shot bunny and when guy shot maid.
And I WILL be there when our Necromancer saves the girl and gets the nun. When Renko sexes the flower and when Tenko's little crush manages to stay a week without losing consciousness. I will be there when Spider Shirou realizes that sex is actually a thing, when Yukari gets her shit pushed in by the emperor's finest, when Sanae changes the future by realizing that Youkai coexistence is real, when crime will finally pay and when a poor bastard managed to skip town with his sister in one hand and an evil hermit in the other. When Ringo's crush is reciprocated, when female awoo gets a ring in her finger and when male awoo gets a shrine in his honor. I will be there when Meiling's grandson finally leaves this life with a smile on his face and, yes, I will be there when THP needs me. Which, incidentally, seems to be now.
You can count on my donation, Teruyo. Thanks for everything you have done so far.