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To celebrate that I finally made a group for the Eyapi species and some proper species info for them I have decided to hold a MYO (make your own) contest where you design your own Eyapi and have the chance to keep it for free! :D


RULES (important!)
- You must be a member of the group to enter
- Only common and uncommon traits are allowed
- You may post as many entries as you'd like but you can only win with one of your entries
- Entries must be submitted to the MYO Eyapi Contest folder in this group
- Entries can be digital or traditional
- Any accessories are allowed
- The Eyapi can be in any color
- Eyapis can have any hairstyle! c:
- Read the species info before you enter

If you have any questions feel free to ask

Eyapi - Species infoOverview
The Eyapi is a small creature that is always on the move and don't really like to settle in one place. They can easily adapt to different climates and can therefore be found in almost any habitat.
They live in a world similar to earth but much smaller and contains many different forms of magic. 
Their diet consists mainly of berries and fruit but they can eat almost anything if needed. they just prefer berries and fruit because of the taste.
They are very defenseless creatures and their best chance of survival is to make sure no enemies gets near. To do so they regularly make really loud noises which keeps enemies at distance. Eyapis are immune to this noise and can not hear it.
Eyapis live together in groups of 5-20 individuals.
Their lifespan is very long, around 300-400 years.
Appearance
The Eyapi is a small creature. Their average height is 25 inches measured from the top of their head.
Their appearance somewhat varies depending on where they live. The c
Eyapi - Species Guide by Kamirah


Winners will be judged based on the design and NOT on art skills.


I will choose 10 winners that get to keep their MYO Eyapi for free. If there's a lot of entries I will choose up to 10 more winners.

One winner will also get one custom Eyapi from me for free! This will be the one with the design I find most awesome! :D

If you do not win you will still be able to keep your Eyapi for $15 or 1500 :points:
And if you want to keep the design but don't want to pay for it you can still reuse the design on another creature/species.



Contest ends February 20th.


Create an original gadget, outfit, or weapon inspired by the world of The Order: 1886thumb by SpicyGingerr
The Order: 1886 Gadgets and Gear Contest
The Order: 1886 Gadgets and Gear Contest

Illustrate an original gadget, outfit, or weapon inspired by the industrial world of The Order: 1886.

In this new game set in Victorian England, you will fight your way through zeppelins, mansions, and the gloomy streets of London with the help of unique Neo-Victorian inventions. What other gadgets, outfits, and weapons will help you along the way? Create a new device or a new version of an existing invention for The Order's collection for the chance to win a PS4 console and a trip to Sydney!

The Order: 1886 creates an alternate history in which a war between humanity and bestial Half-breeds has been raging for centuries.

Now in the midst of the Industrial Revolution, humanity has come ahead with the use of gadgets and weapons inspired by the inventions of Nikola Tesla. However, there's a new threat to the peace of London: a rebellion in the lower classes against the Knights of the Order and the society they represent. It's up to The Order to maintain peace and to protect humanity while danger lurks around every corner.

In this vision of Neo-Victorian London, innovators and inventors of the time have been forced to take their creations a step further, building masterful scientific works of destruction and defense. Explosive thermite rounds and bolts of concentrated electricity — these are just two of the innovative ways science has improved weaponry. Based off of actual scientific inventions of our own 1880s era, your weapons will reflect fascinating reality and advanced ingenuity combined.

Along with your advanced arsenal, various cutting-edge gadgets will help you greatly in your battle to maintain peace. With the vast scientific advances of the Industrial Revolution, The Order's technology has progressed further than anyone could have imagined. Whether you're seeing across great distances with a monocular or contacting airships and your fellow knights via wireless communicator, these gadgets will remarkably benefit your endeavors.

As a Knight of The Order, you are in charge of keeping the peace in the streets of London. You have to be ready for any manner of fisticuffs you may encounter, whether with one of the Half-breeds or one a member of the rebellion. True to Neo-Victorian style, your garb is not only highly practical for battle, but also fashionable and representative of the era.

GET INSPIRED

Familiarize yourself with the Neo-Victorian world of The Order: 1886. Watch the trailer above and read through the descriptions of the weapons, gadgets, and outfits. For more information, visit the official game website HERE.

START INVENTING

Create an original piece of art depicting a new weapon, gadget, or outfit for The Order. The item may be inspired by modern technology, but must not be a copy of an in-game tool. Read the official rules for more information.

SUBMIT YOUR CREATION

Submit your entry using the button below. Your entry must be at least 2,000 pixels in its shortest length and must be submitted as a single .JPG or .PNG.

The Grand Prize Finalist will receive:

  • A check for 3,000 AUD
  • A brand new PS4 Console
  • The Order: 1886 PS4 Game
  • A 6-month DeviantArt Premium Membership

The Contest Runner Ups (2) will each receive:

  • A brand new PS4 Console
  • The Order: 1886 PS4 Game
  • A 6-month DeviantArt Premium Membership

The 10 Semi-Finalists will each receive:

  • The Order: 1886 PS4 Game
  • A 6-month DeviantArt Premium Membership

Contest begins at 12:00 AM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on January 27, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 (PT) on February 8, 2015.

  • Entrant must be at least 18 years old as of January 27, 2015.
  • Entrant must be a resident of Australia as of the date of his or her entry.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm (AEST) on February 8, 2015 and be submitted through the contest gallery on DeviantArt.
  • Membership to www.deviantart.com is required to enter the Contest. Membership to www.deviantart.com is free.
  • Entrant must follow the instructions on the Contest Site and submit a completed entry of an artwork ("the Work") depicting an original version of either a gadget, outfit or weapon inspired by the game The Order 1886 (the "Game").
  • The Work may originate in any medium but must be submitted in the form of single .jpg or .png file at least 2,000 pixels in its shortest dimension.
  • The Work may not use graphic materials copied from the Game, but may reference the graphic look and feel of the Game.
  • The Work may not contain explanatory text; and, the judges will not consider explanatory text in the deviation description at the time of submission.

13 Semi-finalists will be selected by a judging panel of DeviantArt staff members. The three finalists will be selected from the semi-finalists by a judging panel of three prominent members of the Playstation staff. The Grand Prize winner will be selected live at an event in Sydney by a Representative of Sony Playstation.

All of the judges will use the following criteria to judge all of the entries in whatever degree the judges believe appropriate:

  • Reflecting the Theme(s) of the Game
  • Technical; Artistic and Creative Skill
  • Overall Impact of the Work


Really Sick + Blizzard

Mon Jan 26, 2015, 5:00 PM
Hey sorry I haven't really been responsive or active lately --

My twitter followers may already know, but I've been really sick the past few days!! ):
I can't focus on anything because my sinuses feel like they're going to burst constantly! All I can really do is lay down, use my phone, or sleep. It's been like this for 4 days with no sign of relief, so I'm hoping I will at least feel better by the weekend.

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Also, the Northeastern United States is currently experiencing // about to experience a huge blizzard; New Hampshire just declared a State of Emergency and we are predicted to get 27 inches of snow x__x 

Which is nice, because classes are completely cancelled,  but I'm guessing we'll lose power and will be snowed in, unable to go anywhere for a while.

So if you're in the blizzard area, stay safe! :00


Hope you all have a good rest of the week!

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fnaf3

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 4:53 PM


EDIT: GUYS ITS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT THIS IS A SEQUEL NOT A PREQUEL 
this game is set 30 years after the freddies pizzeria is shut down 
 

ok so if you look at the neck of the suit, like rlly closely, you'll see a spinal cord??? and veins??? ALSO LOOK AT HIS EYES YOU CAN SEE VEIN S I N  TH E E YE S THOSE EYES ARE ACTUAL EYES NOT ROBOT EYES
idk about you but all those parts in the neck and face rlly don't look robotic at all its as if theres someone Stuffed in there
 Screenshot 1 by squizxy


my theory is that it's the phone guy because remember in the first game phone guy died??? probably got stuffed in a suit. in the next night when you receive a call from him, it's all jumbled up, static-y and just really creepy 
and in the trailer it mentions:
"he will come back"
"he always does" 

it's literally the phone guy and NO ONE can tell me otherwise 

also i was wondering why bonnie and freddy are so significant like why is there a golden freddy?? why is there a golden bonnie???
lets skip back to the first game. occasionally in fnaf1 you would hallucinate and get flashes of "its me" and it would be a picture of bonnie and freddy 
?????????????????????
hopefully the 3rd game will clear it up and i will turn to game theory if i dont get it

The Whole Story

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 6:45 PM






Okay I'm going to tell you everything that happened since some people are curious.  

So it all started out on Saturday night, I was at oxShadowstarxo's house trying to have a good time and catch up with her because we don't really see each other a lot.  Then I go to check my deviantART and find a message on my page that says "Your account is almost ready, please verify your e-mail at "alyssa________@gmail.com."  I got a little scared because I didn't know what was happening and quickly tried to go and change my password.  I had gotten to the settings and was typing in a new password when I suddenly was logged out.  I tried numerous times to get back on my account and was starting to get very worried.  I hadn't realized that my account had been banned as well as deactivated so I went ahead and made another account.  Unfortunately for me, I had no idea the hacker had linked false proof of me being "underage" and sent it to the staff to convince them that I was under the age of 13.  I thought I was safe on my new account account and started to tell people that I had moved to that account.  I awoke the next morning to see that yet account my account had been deactivated, but this time not by the hacker.  I realized that I ha been in fact banned and was still able to get into my account.  The reason I had been banned was because the hacker sent the false underage information to staff leading them to believe I was 12 or under.  So I was utterly confused at that point and thought that I had to make a new account in order to tell staff so I did so.  Not a couple hours later, that one was banned as well for the exact same reason.  I decided it wasn't a good idea to make any more accounts at that point and just awaited e-mail from the staff.

As I was visiting DA I realized that over the time I hadn't been on every single one of my accounts had been banned.  At that point if was so angry from all of the unfair bans I was receiving, I was telling myself to just give up on getting my account back because I was honestly depressed, angry, irritated, and offended all at the same time.  I remember that not even an hour ago I was worrying so much about all of this and thinking I would never be able to post art, talk to you guys, or share things on DA again.  Then I started getting replies from staff.  They told me why my account was being and hacked that oOForeverABitchhOo was in fact responsible, but the thing that shocked me the most was, the staff found that there was one individual running the hacker account AND an account that happened to be one of my friends... In the e-mail the staff member stated this "As for the hacker, I'm afraid this is no real hacker but, only one of your friends who has betrayed your trust, our policies do not allow us to give the name of this individual but, their actions have resulted in a ban from DeviantART."  I was quite surprised at this, to find out that one of my friends, the people I put my trust into, had hacked my account out of pure envy?  They even noted me on thief hacker account that they hacked me because they were envious of my popularity, and that is stating their exact words.  

Then the staff sent me the reactivation code so I could get my account back from the hacker and change my password.  I was so excited to get my account back.  I was currently at school when I was finally able to get into my account again.  But, then I knew that I had to prove my age to the staff.  And in order to do that I ha to take a picture of my Birth Certificate or Passport.  I got home and immediately asked my parents to help search for it.  For the longest time we couldn't find either of them and I thought that we had brought them to the bank for safe keeping.  But, after a long while of searching we found my passport (when I was being brought home from Russia to the USA) and made a copy of the page with my information, we whited out the private info. but, kept enough to convince them to return my account.  When they accepted and reactivated my account I was jumping with joy, I almost cried because I was so happy.  But, then the infuriating part came, I was overjoyed and so relieved to have had my account back.  But, just as I had feared, the hacker decoded my page and removed all features.  They even replaced my webcam with a picture of a man showing the middle finger saying "f-ck you" and they had changed my name to "f-ck my watchers."  I was worried that you guys would have been angered by that and rushed to change it.  But, the worse had yet to come, I suddenly remembered my points, I went to check my balance and points only to find that my points AND money were all gone.  I checked the transitions and saw the translation of my points to the hacker's account.  I've never been so pissed off at someone.

but, all of you guys have been so incredibly helpful to me, it's unreal and I don't even know how I can repay you all for the crazy amount of support but, I will find a way.  Thank you all so very greatly from the bottom of my heart.  DA is the place where most of my friends are and I couldn't even process things in my mind with the thought of having to leave all of you, the people who support me so greatly and are kind to the point of no belief.  I want to thank all of you, with every ounce of love I have in my heart, for everything.

And to the person who has covered themselves up as my "friend" and hacked my friends and I.  Shame on you, backstabbing me is no way to get attention. at. all.  If you are currently reading this journal I'm telling you know, we are longer friends and I shall never trust you with anything of mine again.  You could have been happy on deviantART.  I noted you, my exact words when you informed me of you hacking into my account were "Oh... I'm willing to forgive you for what you did.  I understand that jealously can get the best of us sometimes and leads us to do things we regret, I'm glad you've told me this.  Could you possibly give me my password and account back?  I would greatly appreciate it.  Thank you for being honest with me, I forgive you and will not tell anyone that you were the hacker if you accept my request with gratitude."  And what did you do?  You turned around and reported me to staff, stole all of my points, and bullied my friends to the point where I can not forgive you, I'm sorry but, you are the only one responsible for what's happening to you right now.  

    So I've seen a lot of people do raffles, and I thought it'd be fun to try one for myself! The prizes are a custom character design made by me- there will be two winners, one getting a non-species custom, and the other getting the choice between a non-species custom or a custom of my closed species called Goohearts! Now before I say anything, there are some necessary rules! 

THE RULES: (must-read!)

1. You MUST watch me to join, and you cannot unwatch me once this is over. It's rude and disrespectful. 

2. MAKE A JOURNAL ABOUT THIS JOURNAL PLEASE. 

3. You have to fav this journal to enter! 

4. YOU MUST leave a comment, and feel free to tag people so they can join also! If you tag 2 people, you'll get +1 entry- but if you tag 10 people, you'll get +7 entries! 



THE PRIZES:

Prize one (2nd place) a non-species character custom from me like this (feral, anthro, or kemonomimi)

Example:
Pastel Stars [closed] by Seaskye

Prize two (1st place winner) a custom of my closed species, Goohearts, OR a non-species custom! 

Example: 
Gooheart Adopt Auction [CLOSED] by Seaskye
BONUSES:

If 20 people enter: +1 non-species custom slot!
If 50 people enter: +1 more non-species custom slot!
If 100 people enter: +1 Gooheart or non-species custom slot! 

RAFFLE ENDS ON FEBRUARY 14th, 2015.

Asexuality Myths and Misconceptions

Journal Entry: Mon Jan 26, 2015, 7:29 PM
The first journal I wrote about asexuality and acephobia was liked by a lot of you, so I figured I would jump in with one touching on more of the myths that surround asexuality. I know a lot of my watchers are younger and are probably really confused about their sexuality (don't feel bad; so am I) so I'm going to try to put this into the simplest context so it's easier to understand for those that may think they're asexual but aren't completely sure yet.

If you don't like or agree with anything I say here, feel free to hit the back button. I'd rather not deal with rudeness in the comments but if you insist on being an ass, go right ahead. I love watching people make idiots of themselves. ;)
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Asexuals don't exist.

Yes, they do. Not feeling sexual attraction towards someone is not a sin, a disease, or nonexistent. Ace people exist just as much as people of any other sexuality.

If you're truly asexual, you're unable to feel any arousal at all.

No. That's not how it works. The definition of asexuality is not feeling sexual attraction towards people. Attraction. It doesn't say anything about asexuals being unable to feel arousal in any way. Even though some ace people choose not to have anything to do with sexual content at all, others can still have fantasies and fetishes without feeling attraction towards a real life person. Get it? I don't consider myself asexual yet because I don't want to say I'm something I'm not and then look like a dumbass, but I will admit to leaning towards it. However, that doesn't mean I can't still have interests and things I find "sexy". You can set me in front of a computer and show me something having to do with a fetish of mine and I will probably get a little turned on, but it doesn't mean I want to have sex with anyone. I don't feel sexual attraction towards people, despite the fact that there are many beautiful women and handsome men out there. It just doesn't happen. The most I do when I see someone I find aesthetically attractive is blush and giggle like a dipshit.

That may change at some point (hence why I'm still unsure), but for now, it's just how it is and there's nothing wrong with me because of that. And I'm not the only one. So if you're an asexual person and you get horny for a few minutes, don't think this invalidates what you are. Most human beings on this planet have the ability to get aroused but that has absolutely nothing to do with their sexual orientation or lack thereof.

Asexuals don't masturbate.

Yes, some do. Once again, this has nothing to do with being sexually attracted to people so it doesn't make an asexual person any less asexual if they do it. It's okay if you don't do it, but it's also okay if you do. It's your choice. 

Asexuals are just gays in disguise.

Okay, this one I don't get. My mom has used this gem before and I couldn't help but just look at her funny. I told her about an artist I like who had posted something before about how he wasn't interested in any kind of relationship and she goes "he's gay". So...not wanting to be with someone automatically makes you gay? That knocks the possibility of him being an aromantic asexual right out of the park, doesn't it? Please. Being asexual has nothing to do with being gay or hiding your "true" sexuality behind a mask. 

Asexuals are afraid of sex.

Again, no. Not every asexual is a rape victim or someone who was abused in the past. I don't understand why it's so hard to believe that someone could just, I dunno...naturally not want sex. It's not that difficult of a concept to grasp. On the other hand, it's also understandable if a rape/abuse victim wouldn't be interested in sex and that should be respected. But that doesn't make them asexual and vice versa. (However, if you're an asexual who happens to be afraid of or disgusted by sex for your own personal reasons, that's alright too.)

"You just haven't found the right person!!"

This is a shitty one. For many asexuals, there is no "right person" for them when it comes to having sex with someone. I love my girlfriend very much and she's quite the attractive specimen, but even if she was sitting next to me, I wouldn't pounce on her and demand sex and she also wouldn't do the same to me because she respects me and my desires. Love doesn't have to include sex to still be considered love. Sex, to me, is just like...a perk of love. An added bonus, if you will. It's not a necessity and those who think it is--absolutely, under all circumstances--needed to maintain a healthy relationship obviously have no idea what love is. You can have sex without loving someone, thus you can also love someone without having sex with them. 

Asexuals are just prudes who hate everyone who has sex.

I admit I do dislike it when some people constantly talk about sex, how much sex they've had, how much they like porn, etc. but that doesn't mean I hate them for it. That just means I think some people act as though their fetishes and their sex lives are the most amazing things since sliced bread and it's obnoxious. c: Moderation is key, man.

"How can you say you don't want sex if you've never even had it?"

Well...there are straight virgins. Gay virgins. Bi virgins. Pan virgins. All people who haven't had sex but still know what their preferences are. What's so wrong about knowing you don't want sex, despite the fact you've never had it? I've never had brussels sprouts but I don't want to try them because they look gross. I swear, people who bitch at asexuals and tell them they "just need to get laid" need to seriously reevaluate their thinking or find something better to do. If you were getting so much action, you wouldn't be so bored that you feel the need to tell me I need to go screw someone. Get a hobby.

Asexual people can't fall in love

This one is a common misconception because, again, people think love = sex. It's simply not the case. Ace people can kiss, hug, cuddle, and be romantic as good as the next person. If you're looking for people who feel no romantic attraction, you need to consult the aromantics

It's just a phase.

Oh God, I had someone tell me this the other day. Yeah, some people may say they're asexual because they have a moment of low libido or they're trying to look "hip and in with the trends", but there are many people who don't "just grow out of their little phase" because it isn't a phase for them. And for the record, saying you "ttly hate sex because you're ace" for the sake of looking "unique" doesn't make you look any cooler than the girl who says "I'm bi but I'd never kiss a girl, gross!" ...So don't go there. 

Asexuals can never, ever have sex or enjoy it.

This one almost looks like it should make sense but it doesn't. The main reason being that, yes, some asexuals can have sex, do have sex, and enjoy it. They just don't actively go out and search for it. 

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There are a lot more I could have gotten into but this is a deviantART journal and not a blog, and I don't want it to be too long and boring to read. I'm sure there's stuff like this all over the internet already, but I just wanted to write some more stuff out about the sexuality that interests and fascinates me the most. Plus, I think asexuals and aromantics are a group of people who get a lot of shit just because they're different. I don't think they're all that strange, myself. I don't see what's so weird about not being overly interested in sex or romance. It's normal. :shrug: I hope this didn't bore you guys to tears, I hope I wasn't repetitive, and most of all I this clears the air for some who may be wondering if they could be asexual or not. :) The asexuality spectrum is wide and has a great variety of people within its rainbow. So don't feel bad if you don't fit a certain "mold" you think all asexuals are supposed to conform to. 

I wonder how many times I typed the word "asexual" in this journal? :XD:You don't have to count and answer that, really.

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Daily Deviations Week

As you might know, the Community Volunteer run Daily Deviation week started today! To honor that, we have a special challenge for you to partake in. Announcing:


Daily Deviation Commenting and Feedback Challenge


What does this mean?!?

We would like to challenge you to go and give feedback on Daily Deviations that have been showcased to members recently. Daily Deviations are an incredible feature, and an important part of what makes it so incredible is the feedback given by YOU the community! Daily Deviations wouldn't mean much if there were no comments on the deviations featured! In this challenge we are both encouraging you to go and look at all the Daily Deviations that have been featured lately, but we are also challenging your critiquing skills!

Rules and guidelines:

  • You should give feedback to a minimum of 10 Daily Deviations to qualify.
  • You will need to comment here with a link to every comment you have left.
  • It is recommended to choose recent Daily Deviations, but not necessarily all from the same day/week/month.
  • Your critiquing skills are being challenged, so when leaving feedback, be sure it is as helpful, professional, and well constructed as possible.
  • Please do not use the "Critique" option if the member has enabled it, as that requires the members' approval to be posted publically.
  • Keep in mind this challenge is about quality more than quantity. Leaving 20 comments won't mean much if the critiques you leave aren't thoughtful and well written. You want to give your best effort, and it's not just about you, but also the artists receiving your comments!

Prizes:

The winner will receive a 3 month PM or the equivalent 636 :points:.

Two runner-ups will be selected, and will receive 200 :points:.

Deadline:

February 8th. Have all your links included in a comment by no later than 11:59PM PST.

So good luck to you all! And don't forget to have fun with it!



the trailer is fuckin me up and ive been thinking about it for a while and i thought i could share my theories on the "new animatronic"

the thing about the new animatronic is that I believe its a bonnie suit. one that was left to rot. it has all the aspects of bonnie, the ears, the teeth, etc. remember how in night 6 phone guy was talking about someone using the suits?

"We had a spare in the back, a yellow one."

a yellow one.

he never said it was a freddy suit.

it is a likely possibility that the animatronic is shadow bonnie. we couldn't see it due to the flashlight not shining in that direction.

going back to the suit on night 6, we know that said from the phone guy, "someone used a yellow spare in the back."
thinking about the murder, it makes you think about the purple guy, the murderer. why is he purple?

did you ever think that maybe he was purple because, he didn't use a freddy suit to lure the kids.

he used bonnie's face.

"Something borrowed."

Let's look at this picture for a bit.
 Screenshot 1 by squizxy

Look carefully at it. What do you see?

you can see veins.
a spine. human eyeballs.
a BRAIN.
it makes the theory of phone guy getting stuffed into the suit even more likely.

and you know what else?
remember in the first game phone guy died??? probably got stuffed in a suit. THAT specific suit.
in the next night when you receive a call from him, it's all jumbled up  and distorted.
lets also not forget the trailer.
"He will come back."
"He always does."
phone guy has been in every single game. he'll come back. he always does.
"We have a place for him."
a place for him being the suit he was stuffed into by the animatronics, the possessed children.
a place for him.

if we can assume that the spare was still somewhere in the restaurant during FNAF 1, we can assume that the animatronics could have stuffed him into that exact one due to vengeance. 
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