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'''Laura''' '''Valentine''' entered the [[Creatures Community]] in mid-2003, long after being introduced to the wonderful world of [[Albia]] in 1997. At first, she did not take to the series. When her mother offered to buy her [[Creatures 1]] at a local games store, she declined. It was only her mother’s insistence that won her over, and two weeks later, she was shamefully hooked. Since then, Creatures and its community has become a valuable part of her life, with [[Creatures 1]] and [[Creatures 2]] being her favourites. While she doesn't often play with her Norns nowadays, the community keeps her involved and she loves every minute of it.   
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'''Laura''' entered the [[Creatures Community]] in mid-2003, long after being introduced to the wonderful world of [[Albia]] in 1997. At first, she did not take to the series. When her mother offered to buy her [[Creatures 1]] at a local games store, she declined. It was only her mother’s insistence that won her over, and two weeks later, she was shamefully hooked. Since then, Creatures and its community has become a valuable part of her life, with [[Creatures 1]] and [[Creatures 2]] being her favourites. While she doesn't often play these days, the community keeps her involved and she loves every minute of it.   
  
Within the community, Laura is the co-administrator on [[Creatures Caves]] and the resident agony aunt for the [[Ask Laura]] advice column. Previously, she was a moderator at [[Albia2000]], before it succumbed to spam bots. She was also regular in [[JRChat]] and in response to its shutdown, has created [[CC Chat]], a new chat for community members to talk about the Creatures series, share game-play tips and experiences, reminisce, ask for assistance, or just have a good natter!
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Within the community, Laura is the co-administrator on [[Creatures Caves]] and the resident agony aunt for the [[Ask Laura]] advice column. Previously, she was a moderator at [[Albia2000]], before it succumbed to spam bots. She was also regular in [[JRChat]] and in response to its shutdown, has created [[CC Chat]], a new chat for community members to talk about the Creatures series or just have a good natter!
  
Laura has recently been elected as a [http://www.creatures4-thegame.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=358 Creatures 4 Community Ambassador], along with [[ChosenPredator]], [[Don]], [[Jessica (Discover Albia)]] and [[Rascii]]. The role will involve her helping to moderate the [http://www.creatures4-thegame.co.uk/forum/index.php Official Creatures 4 Forum] and communicating the latest development updates between [[Fishing Cactus]] and the rest of the community.
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Back in 2004, Laura worked alongside [[HuffaMoose]], [[AquaShee]] and [[Nornagon]] to create [[Encyclopedia Creaturica]]. However, the project had been developed in secret, and subsequently the [[Creatures Wiki]] was launched before the website could be unveiled.
  
Outside of the community, Laura enjoys music, gaming, drinking copious amounts of tea and is currently working towards her chosen career as a funeral director.
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Outside of the community, Laura enjoys gaming, reading and playing the piano. She currently lives with her fiancé and is excitedly awaiting the arrival of their first child. As of December 2017, Laura is taking a break from her regular involvement in the community to focus on preparing for motherhood.
  
 
==Creatures Development==
 
==Creatures Development==
 
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===C3/DS Agents===
 
===C3/DS Agents===
 
*[[Applejack]]
 
*[[Applejack]]
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*[[Candy Pumpkins]]
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*[[Goldfishies]]
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*[[Mossy Shee's Tree]]
 
*[[My Little Ponies]]
 
*[[My Little Ponies]]
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*[[Needleleaf Carrots]]
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*[[Snape Doll]]
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*[[Toy Piano]]
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*[[Water Weed]]</td><td>
  
 
===DS Agents===
 
===DS Agents===
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*[[Aqua Toys]]
 
*[[Bandicoot Box]]
 
*[[Bandicoot Box]]
*[[Build-A-Snowman]] (Beta)
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*[[Build-a-Snowman]] (Beta)
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Aubergines]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Aubergines]]
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Bouncing Plums 2.0]]
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*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Bouncing Plums]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Colourful Flower Pack]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Colourful Flower Pack]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Eggstravaganza]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Eggstravaganza]]
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*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Jingle Balls]]
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*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Mistletoe (Garden Box)|Mistletoe]]
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*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[More Bouncing Plums]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Roses]]
 
*[[Garden Box]] Patch Plant: [[Roses]]
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*[[Mama Hand's Tea]]
 
*[[Petz Treat Pack]]
 
*[[Petz Treat Pack]]
 
*[[Pink Cart]]
 
*[[Pink Cart]]
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*[[Stinger Candy Corn]]
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*[[Stinger Honeycomb]]
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*[[Swamp Dragon Toys]]</td></tr></table>
  
 
==Ask Laura==
 
==Ask Laura==
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Since 2003, Laura has contributed to Creatures Caves as the resident agony aunt columnist in the immensely popular feature [[Ask Laura]], where she dispenses invaluable, and often humorous advice to creatures who need it.
  
''[[File:DSC00562.jpg|thumb|right|A troubled Norn writes in... There's no cheese left in Albia!]]"Whether your creatures (and lets not forget the Hands!) are unhappy, in love, experiencing difficulties with inter-species relations, having caretaking problems or even if they've just run out of cheese and don't know how to cope, I'm here to lend a hand... with hopefully a bit of humour chucked in!" ''
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The [[Ask Laura Mystery Agent]] was created by [[Liam]] and [[nornagon]] in 2005 to commemorate the 500th Ask Laura question.
  
''-- [[User:Laura|Laura]] 13:42, December 8, 2010 (UTC)''
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==Other Facts==
  
Since 2003, Laura has contributed to Creatures Caves as the resident agony aunt columnist in the immensely popular feature [[Ask Laura]], where she dispenses invaluable, and often humorous advice to creatures who need it.
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*Laura hand-picked the [http://www.creatures.org.uk/ccsf2006/articles.php?id=4 Best of Ask Laura].
  
The [[Ask Laura Mystery Agent]] was created by [[Liam]] and [[nornagon]] in 2005 to commemorate the 500th Ask Laura question.
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*Laura was [http://www.creatures.org.uk/ccsf2006/interviews.php?id=7 interviewed] for the [[CCSF 2006]].
  
==Other Facts==
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*Was awarded [http://creaturescaves.com/forum.php?view=2&thread=3176 The Silver Hand Award] in February 2011, alongside [[Don]] and [[NornenMeister]], for her contributions to the community.
  
*Laura hand-picked the [http://www.creatures.org.uk/ccsf2006/articles.php?id=4 Best of Ask Laura]<br />
 
*Laura was [http://www.creatures.org.uk/ccsf2006/interviews.php?id=7 interviewed] for the [[CCSF 2006]].<br />
 
*Was awarded [http://creaturescaves.com/forum.php?view=2&thread=3176 The Silver Hand Award] in February 2011, alongside [[Don]] and [http://creatures.wiki/User:NornenMeister NornenMeister], for her contributions to the community.
 
 
*Co-ordinated the [[CCSF 2011]].
 
*Co-ordinated the [[CCSF 2011]].
*Laura is the proud owner of three handmade [[Norndolls]], made for her by [[Data]], one official [[Blueberry]] Norndoll and an exclusive limited edition [[Creatures 4]] Norn figurine.
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*[[GirlySatan]] made a [[Creatures 1]] COB in honour of Laura's cat, Matilda, after she sadly passed away. It is available to [http://creaturescaves.com/downloads.php?section=COBs&view=763 download] from [[Creatures Caves]].
 
*[[GirlySatan]] made a [[Creatures 1]] COB in honour of Laura's cat, Matilda, after she sadly passed away. It is available to [http://creaturescaves.com/downloads.php?section=COBs&view=763 download] from [[Creatures Caves]].
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*To celebrate Easter 2014, Laura organised the [[Creatures Caves Eggstravaganza]].
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Revision as of 22:05, 25 February 2019

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Laura entered the Creatures Community in mid-2003, long after being introduced to the wonderful world of Albia in 1997. At first, she did not take to the series. When her mother offered to buy her Creatures 1 at a local games store, she declined. It was only her mother’s insistence that won her over, and two weeks later, she was shamefully hooked. Since then, Creatures and its community has become a valuable part of her life, with Creatures 1 and Creatures 2 being her favourites. While she doesn't often play these days, the community keeps her involved and she loves every minute of it.

Within the community, Laura is the co-administrator on Creatures Caves and the resident agony aunt for the Ask Laura advice column. Previously, she was a moderator at Albia2000, before it succumbed to spam bots. She was also regular in JRChat and in response to its shutdown, has created CC Chat, a new chat for community members to talk about the Creatures series or just have a good natter!

Back in 2004, Laura worked alongside HuffaMoose, AquaShee and Nornagon to create Encyclopedia Creaturica. However, the project had been developed in secret, and subsequently the Creatures Wiki was launched before the website could be unveiled.

Outside of the community, Laura enjoys gaming, reading and playing the piano. She currently lives with her fiancé and is excitedly awaiting the arrival of their first child. As of December 2017, Laura is taking a break from her regular involvement in the community to focus on preparing for motherhood.

Creatures Development

C3/DS Agents

DS Agents

Ask Laura

Since 2003, Laura has contributed to Creatures Caves as the resident agony aunt columnist in the immensely popular feature Ask Laura, where she dispenses invaluable, and often humorous advice to creatures who need it.

The Ask Laura Mystery Agent was created by Liam and nornagon in 2005 to commemorate the 500th Ask Laura question.

Other Facts