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3years

Three years ago today I wrote my first words that would represent the beginning for this blog:

Hi, my name is Mettel Ray and I’m an [movie] addict.

Today these words have pretty much the same meaning as they did a whopping three years ago. Alright, whopping might not seem the correct term for a number that is not that big but then again, it is huge for me! Three years ago today, when I decided to start a movie blog, I made a commitment to myself that I have managed to keep: I’m running a blog that is still active and constantly growing (and forever changing). Yes, I have had months where I haven’t written a single post or only managed to review just one movie but I came through and kept going. Much like the philosophical words of Dory from Finding Nemo, I said to myself “Just keep blogging” and here I am, three years have passed and I couldn’t be happier!

A lot of that happiness is because of YOU and that is why I want to emphasize the fact that this blog would have not survived without YOU visiting, giving feedback and leaving comments! But not only have YOU inspired Mettel Ray Movie Blog to survive, YOU have also helped me, the blogger, to grow as a writer, a critic and in a way, as a person. Thank YOU for coming here and thank YOU for staying! Now, let us cheer together:

Hip-hip-hip-hurray, Mettel Ray Movie Blog!

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    vinnieh
    May 1, 2013 at 4:00 PM

    Congrats on reaching 3 years, you desreve it. I recently reached one year and I hope for many more.

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      mettelray
      May 1, 2013 at 4:11 PM

      Thank you very much! πŸ™‚

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    filmhipster
    May 1, 2013 at 4:17 PM

    Wow! Congrats!

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    ΰͺ¨ΰͺΏΰͺ°ΰͺ΅ΰͺ¨ΰ«€ ΰͺ¨ΰͺœΰͺ°ΰ«‡ . . !
    May 1, 2013 at 4:31 PM

    that’s wonderful . . . you finished three graceful years . . . have 3 cheers from me πŸ™‚

    Nirav .

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      mettelray
      May 1, 2013 at 4:31 PM

      Thanks for all three! πŸ™‚

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    theipc
    May 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM

    HUZZAH!!!!!!!!!

    Happy Birthday!!

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    Terry Malloy's Pigeon Coop
    May 1, 2013 at 4:33 PM

    Congrats! That’s some doing! πŸ™‚

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    Garrett
    May 1, 2013 at 4:48 PM

    Awesome! Congratulations!

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    Kim @ Tranquil Dreams
    May 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

    Awesome stuff! Congrats πŸ™‚

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    Brittani
    May 1, 2013 at 5:00 PM

    Yay! Happy 3 years!

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    Jess
    May 1, 2013 at 5:02 PM

    Congratulations! I love keeping up with your blog.

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    SDG
    May 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM

    Congrats! Here is to many more !! πŸ™‚

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    sati
    May 1, 2013 at 6:45 PM

    Woah, 3 years! i had no idea you had this blog for so long, congratulations!

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      mettelray
      May 1, 2013 at 6:47 PM

      Yeah, the first two were the quiet ones. πŸ˜€

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    Sofia
    May 1, 2013 at 6:56 PM

    Congrats Mettel! Blog’s looking great, keep it up!

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      mettelray
      May 1, 2013 at 6:58 PM

      Yeah, I’m messing with the design again.. spring refreshing or something. πŸ˜€

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    Tim The Film Guy
    May 1, 2013 at 11:21 PM

    Congrats happy birthday πŸ˜€

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    Morgan R. Lewis
    May 2, 2013 at 5:34 AM

    Congratulations on reaching three years!

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    Mr Rumsey
    May 2, 2013 at 2:50 PM

    Congrats! You know I’m a fan of your site, and I’m looking forward to reading it for many years to come πŸ˜€

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      mettelray
      May 2, 2013 at 3:10 PM

      That’s good to hear! πŸ™‚

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    Squasher88
    May 2, 2013 at 3:08 PM

    Congratulations!!

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    Maniacs, Zombies & Billionaire Playboys | filmhipster
    May 3, 2013 at 8:01 AM

    […] off, I’d like to congratulate Mettel Ray Movie Blog as she celebrates her 3rd year of happy movie blogging! Pretty impressive. I’d also like to applaud Life vs. Film who […]

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    Tyson Carter
    May 3, 2013 at 4:09 PM

    Congrats πŸ™‚

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    Katy
    May 3, 2013 at 6:26 PM

    Congratulations on reaching 3 years! That’s quite an accomplishment! *throws confetti* πŸ˜€

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    Bonjour Tristesse
    May 5, 2013 at 1:18 AM

    Congrats, MR! Your blog has evolved rather nicely over the past year that I’ve been visiting. Hope you stick around for many more!

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      mettelray
      May 5, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      Indeed, over the last year I’ve been having a huge growing spurt! Thanks for visiting! πŸ™‚

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    elena
    May 5, 2013 at 12:06 PM

    Congrats! I love your blog and without it, I wouldn’t have mine. And I adore your new design!

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      mettelray
      May 5, 2013 at 12:36 PM

      Aww – that means a lot! Thanks!! πŸ™‚

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    The Fourth Spill | films and coke
    May 5, 2013 at 10:44 PM

    […] honourable mention goes out to Mettel Ray as well: her blog turned three! She has an impeccable new layout as well. Go check her out! (She’s also the one that linked […]

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    ilovethatfilm
    May 9, 2013 at 10:20 PM

    Happy belated blogging birthday!

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