2017

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2017 on SBC.

Previously: 2016

Next: 2018

January to March

Metal Snake became a new Cashier on January 6, 2017, after tyeamwork stepped down from her position. A mini forum-event was held from January 20 to January 22, 2017, called Missing Identity. A brand new music themed event called Fab Beats February started February 13, 2017 and ended February 28, 2017. SBC Music 4.0 was released during the event. March Madness 2017 started March 1, 2017 and ended March 31, 2017, which the Band Geeks won. On March 13, 2017, SBC reached 1,000 members. On March 14, 2017, horrible news struck the SpongeBob community. Stephen Hillenburg was diagnosed with ALS. Many users, even those who did not watch SpongeBob regularly anymore, posted their respects. The ALS Fundraiser was started as a result of this.

April to June

A mini teams forum event called May Mayhem started May 1st, 2017 and ended May 14th, 2017, which the Drasticals won. JCM resigned from his admin position on May 15, 2017. Spin-Off Festival 7 started May 26, 2017 and ended June 19, 2017, which was a massive success.

July to September

A new, superhero themed event, July of Justice, began on July 10, 2017, and ended on July 31, 2017, which the Villains won. sbl became a new SpongeCraft operator on July 9th, 2017. Photobucket (a well known free image hosting site) required users to start paying money to hotlink (link the image somewhere else). Many of SBC's various threads included photos uploaded via Photobucket, and they were all replaced with a message asking users to upgrade their account. As a result of this, hilaryfan80 made a new part of the site asking LCs and other members to re-upload Photobucket pictures to other image sharing services, and all images were restored. SBC's 8th anniversary was celebrated on August 15th, 2017, and Squid 12 launched with a party dubbed the "Clarinet Recital". A new forum event to mark the end of Summer known as the Jellyfish Festival began on August 18th, 2017 and ended on September 4th, 2017, which Cream won.

October to December

Octerror Fest 2017 began October 13, 2017 and ended October 31, 2017. It contained another forum wide teams competition between the Band Geeks, Drasticals and Independent users, which the Drasticals won. Cream was promoted to an admin on October 20th, 2017. Snowcember Ball 2017 began December 8, 2017 and ended December 29, 2017, which the Band Geeks won.

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