August 1, 2018 was a special day for fans of Stray Kids. It was the day that the official fandom name, STAY, was announced! In order to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of this special occasion, fans took to Twitter to trend the hashtag #STAY2getherWithSKZ, which is currently trending (as of this writing) with over 200k total tweets! Also being used are the hashtags #STAY2ndAnniversary and #스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈. Here are some of fans’ emotional, loving, and adorable messages to the boys on the important day.
1. Stray Kids really brings all kinds of people together.
i love how we all have different lives and backgrounds but connected thanks to stray kids. i’m really happy for sharing this whole experience with everyone and it’s something i know i’ll never forget. thank you ♡#STAY2getherWithSKZ pic.twitter.com/ObKn46P0pV
— sof (@linoscent) July 31, 2020
2. Stray Kids members themselves encourage anyone and everyone to join this lovely fandom!
“it doesn’t matter how old you are, it doesn’t matter if you’re a boy or a girl or whoever you choose to be, it doesn’t matter where you are from. everyone is welcome in our special district.” #STAY2ndAnniversary#STAY2getherWithSKZ#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈 pic.twitter.com/yPfryRS0Q5
— bee is cute (@minhobundies) July 31, 2020
3. No matter how hard life may be, remember this.
HAPPY 2ND ANNIVERSARY STAYS!🎉
it may get rough sometimes but always remember that stray kids care and love all of you.
let’s keep on loving and supporting our precious boys.
always STAY 🤍@Stray_Kids#STAY2ndAnniversary#STAY2getherWithSKZ#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈 pic.twitter.com/SkmE9cGRvv
— thinking about changbin (@thinkabtbin) July 31, 2020
4. They really aren’t afraid to show their love!
stray kids shows us they love us every single day🥺🥺 stays lets always be the best we can for them and always show them and each other a lot of love 🥰🥰🥰#STAY2ndAnniversary #STAY2getherWithSKZ#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈 pic.twitter.com/1cURVP0MIJ
— hourly changbin ♥ (@hourlychangbin) July 31, 2020
5. Just look at the STAY power!
we are trending world wide on number 1!! imagine if we told this to i am who era stays 🥺 i’m so proud of you!! we grew so much and we keep growing !! i’m super proud of you!!! #STAY2getherWithSKZ pic.twitter.com/LFhsRWjG3p
— -,’ hani 🍓 ⁰¹⁰⁸ ,’- (@lixhani) July 31, 2020
6. Who else agrees?
admit it STAYs, one of your #HistoryOfStayTwitter is that you fell inlove with Seungmin right away as he starts singing the introduction of @Stray_Kids legendary pre debut song, Hellevator.#STAY2ndAnniversary#STAY2getherWithSKZ#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈 pic.twitter.com/YbmbsdPmqU
— 𝗜𝗔𝗡⁰¹⁰⁸ STAY Day! (@seungminvisual) July 31, 2020
7. Here’s to another 2 (and many many more) wonderful years!
— Han Ass Manager (@rachawrId) July 31, 2020
8. It’s not always easy, but it’s definitely worth it.
we’ve been through a lot since our last birthday… but we’re still strong. we make stray kids stay, they make us stay, but most importantly, we stay together. happy birthday everyone <3@Stray_Kids #STAY2ndAnniversary#STAY2getherWithSKZ#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈
— 윤희 ||#SKZPURGE 2 IS COMING (@jeekieracha) July 31, 2020
9. What a way to celebrate!
— Stay Social Zone #GO生 (@StaySocialZone) July 31, 2020
10. This kind of solidarity is inspiring!
im personally a stay biased and no one’s changing my mind. Happy Birthday clowns!! I love you all>3> Let’s continue to support @Stray_Kids together!#스테이의_이유는_스트레이키즈#STAY2getherWithSKZ#STAY2ndAnniversary pic.twitter.com/9yncB4ceoO
— ❀˚·•˙❙𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙝𝙚𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙮❙ is looking for moots (@gentlemanshua17) July 31, 2020
11. This edit is so lovely!
08.01.2018 : STAY was born.
From then until now the connection that stray kids have with stay is still strong and unbreakable.
— Yuyu PH 🌸 | GA Ongoing (@ph_yuyu) July 31, 2020
12. And so is this one!
— moon🌙|GO生 (@chrisbxxg) July 31, 2020
13. It really is beautiful.
the most beautiful thing in the world is feeling loved by your favorite people, the connection between stays & skz is so strong and no one can deny that!! we are so lucky to have these amazing boys in our life!!! happy birthday stays ♡ ily#STAY2ndAnniversary #STAY2getherWithSKZ pic.twitter.com/abVcc7fNZ3
— deea 生 (@luuvlino) July 31, 2020
14. There is so much amazing support.
hi stays !! this is a safe space for stays to vent or just to talk !! we are here for you <33 pls rt to spread the word
— stay safe space ♡ (@staysafespace) July 31, 2020
15. If you’re not in the fandom yet, it’s never too late to join!
— Stays In AZ ☀️🌵 GO生 (@staysinaz) July 31, 2020
Stray Kids also released a special music video for “Haven” for STAY’s second anniversary! Check it out here: