*madhatter stumbles out of the closet*
Good god! For how many ages have I been locked up in there? Appy! Appy, why would you lock me in there?! Ahhh the the lights! They're too bright.
He glances down and notices a crumpled piece of parchment that has seen many a shoe track on its face. A promotion party?! Wah? And I missed it. He takes a closer look and reads m-dhatter. Wait a tick!
Weee, thank you so much guys. But man do I have a story for my absence. It'll be up shortly. And expect me on IRC soon. Congrats to the other promotees!