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Penolopy Bulnick Leaving Instructables Staff Answered

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That's right.  It is time for Penolopy Bulnick to move on. 

Who is this Penolopy Bulnick fella?
Well, even if you don't know who I am, I have been around for the past few years, lurking in the shadows. 
I chit chat with all of you through comments, I help those of you who have trouble posting (even if you don't want the help), I release your awesome projects when they get caught in the filters, I post to our Tumblr, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest pages, I create the newsletter you get 3 times a week, I help assemble and edit the print books we have done through Skyhorse Publishing, and I create crazy sugary projects in my spare time :)

What are you going to do now?  Do you think you could actually get another job as awesome as Instructables?
No :)  Nothing can replace the awesomeness that is Instructables and its community, but I'm sure going to try.  I don't have any finalized plans yet, but you may yet still see me around!


I just wanted to let everyone know that even though I want to help you on the site forever, I will not be able to from now on :(

I love you all.
Goodbye :)  (after Friday, I'm still around till Friday)

(I copied Scoochmaroo's use of a bye bye gif)

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zeyanimisbah (author)2014-08-03

Its sad to hear you leave, but I'm glad you will be around :)

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sabu.dawdy (author)2014-08-01
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RollerScrapper (author)2014-07-30

So sorry to see you go! You are singlehandedly responsible for many of the projects I've done, since you encouraged me to do them!

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Chikpeas Brother (author)2014-07-29

Just saw this and couldn't believe it. :(

We'll miss you Penolopy! Best of luck for whatever comes next!

Will you still be an active site user?

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mikolynn (author)2014-07-29

Ooohh! We miss you!

Good luck in your projects!

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Attmos (author)2014-07-26

WOW!???!!?! This is shocking... just ... shocking... I'm shocked!

No, it's understandable; everyone has to move on and make changes in life. Thanks for everything you have done. I really hope you keep submitting because you always make me smile. Good luck in your future.

Matt (Attmos)

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rjkorn (author)2014-07-24

sorry to hear you are leaving. Thank you for all your time and hard work and especially all the nice comments you posted on my stuff ;)

I wish you the best in whatever you decide to do!

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Verticees (author)2014-07-23

We'll all miss you :( , and best wishes for your future beyond instructables!

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gadget-man (author)2014-07-22

Thank you for the great work you have done here and the awesome instructables you have made.

You really will be missed :(

Good luck on your future endeavors .

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zackmann (author)2014-07-21

thank you Penolopy, I've always enjoyed reading your newsletters, who if anyone will take your place?

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mchau2 (author)2014-07-21
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cybercapri (author)2014-07-21

NO, YOU CAN'T LEAVE, CAUSE, CAUSE, CAUSE, who will write the newsletter??? Awe, sad face you are going... I hope you are leaving to go do something more exciting like find a cure for CANCER or something like that. I wish you the best in whatever you decide to do and I want you to know that I will miss you... Of course you don't know that I exist and that's ok because I know that you do... Take care and enjoy life with NO REGREATS...

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Adeldor (author)2014-07-21

You have assisted me promptly, politely and with cheer. I'll be sorry too to see you go. Thank you and good luck!

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febus59 (author)2014-07-17

Thank you for all the fun I've had reading the newsletters and checking out the projects..............Good Luck in your future endeavours.

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akohli4 (author)2014-07-17

Instructables is the only email I get that I consistently look forward to. You've done a great job curating awesome projects... be proud. Hope ur replacement is as awesome!

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goanna2 (author)2014-07-15

It's nice to put a face to a newsletter that I looked forward to so much. I am also sorry I never sent feedback - its too easy to forget to say thanks. Well, I am saying thank you now for introducing me to the amazing creative people on Instructables.

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pie popper (author)2014-07-15

Awh! :( You have commented on a lot of my instructables, and I have to say it encourages me a lot!! Thank you for all your work here, and good luck to you as you look to new horizons!

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doodlecraft (author)2014-07-15

Oh my, so sad! I just want to say THANK YOU! You are the one that found me and got me hooked! I'll still be stalking you on instagram! Take care and I wish you all the best success life can offer! :)

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medicontherun (author)2014-07-15

oh no... who am i gonna depend on for good recommendations on instructables :P

do take care and good luck in all your future endeavors :)

May the four winds fill your sails and lead u where u wanna be :)

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craftknowitall (author)2014-07-14

I am so sad. I know that you will do great at what ever you set your heart and mind to. Best wishes and good luck.

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persia111 (author)2014-07-14

... Does this mean we won't be getting those awesome newsletters anymore? :O

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You'll still get them, just someone else will do them :)

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dsteen1 (author)2014-07-14

So sorry to hear you are leaving, best wishes for your future!

I love the Kitty waving goodbye <3

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hardlydavidson (author)2014-07-13

Hey there! Your bye-bye note has more views than most projects. Clearly your presence has been valuable as an instructible staff. That IS some serious compliment. Good Luck!

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Missing u already! All the best wherever u r goin!

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Triclaw (author)2014-07-13

man this is weird its like your getting a funeral your gona be a member so its not really a big deal but everyone acts as you gone off to planet mars have fun with your new endevors and keep posting or you could mess with them and use a pen name

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PitStoP (author)2014-07-10

Aww I'm sad now... I can't believe you are leaving us.. I will miss you so much.. =( Why Why!!

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PitStoP (author)Penolopy Bulnick2014-07-13

Always... Yayy.. Ok I feel better now... See you then.... =)

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nerfrocketeer (author)2014-07-10

Well this is a surprise... A sad surprise... :( Good luck in the future!

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Thank you! Sorry to go, but I'll always be around!

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Hooray! You'll still be missed!

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Kiteman (author)2014-07-10
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Kiteman (author)Kiteman2014-07-10

(You are staying on as a member, aren't you?)

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Penolopy Bulnick (author)Kiteman2014-07-12

I am going to DELETE ALL MY PROJECTS!

Just kidding :) I'll still be here!

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Kiteman (author)Penolopy Bulnick2014-07-12

My Comments summary only showed me that comments as far as the exclamation point.

I panic

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nerfrocketeer (author)Kiteman2014-07-13
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ahermidaUPV (author)2014-07-13
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Darthorso (author)2014-07-10

T_________T

Thank you Nicole, you helped me a lot.

Thanks for everything and best luck for your future projects.

Let me know if you ever plan a trip to Italy, me and a bunch of other authors will be happy to have you here for holidays! :)

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Thank you! I hope to make it out to Italy someday :)

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Let me know about thtat! :D

Best of luck, for everything

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sunshiine (author)2014-07-10

Nicole,

I am reeeely going to miss you! I don't know why we think we can keep all of you wonderful staff members working here forever when you all are so adventurous. I hope the rainbows bring you a surprise pot (of gold) filled with everything you imagine would be perfect. Your hard work has been much appreciated. I hope we will see you around sharing more of your wonderful instructables. Stay awesome!

sunshiine

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Thanks sunshiine! Whenever you see a rainbow or eat way too much sugar, think of me :)

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By the way, I have always wanted to ask you if you love cats and own one? I love them but have not had a pet cat for a long time. After I move I am going to get a lap kitty.

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Penolopy I already have many times LOL. As a matter of fact I took this picture about a week ago and thought of you! We had a double rainbow just for you but the picture did not show the second rainbow. Hoping you receive many double or triple rainbows that will make you a happy girl!

sunshiine

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orator (author)2014-07-12

Thank YOU for all you've done in the past and GREAT luck in the future!

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donwaldio (author)2014-07-12

Sorry to see you go. I do so love this site and what everybody brings to it including the ones that make it all happen. Good luck on your new journey, you hottie you:)

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ASCAS (author)2014-07-12

Thanks for spreading joy, thanks for everything, we'll surely miss you! Best wishes!

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dkhaliel (author)2014-07-12

NOOOO. Do NOT go. We need you. Instructables needs you.

No good can come of this. Do not take the magic away. Please :((

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