I've had some OS-tan pictures I started in 2014 that I was about to finish up and upload. I forgot about them for so long and hadn't finished them because I've been so busy with my job, and with my original series. Some members of the OS-tan fandom I've talked to left, and I lost contact with them a long time ago, including one of the members who had inspired me the most, and I was just about to post some ideas for characters to the OS-tan forum when I found out today that it's no longer available.
For 11 years, I was a member of that forum, and I'm sad that it's gone as of the start of this year, but I didn't find out until just now. I didn't get to ask for other members' Skype names so I could keep in touch with them after the forum went down. I still have a lot of ideas for OS-tan comics, drawings, or character concepts that I never got to, and I'm not sure if I ever will, or if I should. The disappearance of that forum due to near lack of activity feels like a huge blow to me. The OS-tan fandom was the fandom I was involved with for the longest, and I felt more involved there than any other fandom I've been in, and I miss it so much.