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Got myself a Zippcast account, and I think that it may be a more reliable home than Dailymotion. It's a lot like YouTube! In fact... it seems to be pandering to people clamoring for the "old YouTube" (give my video five stars! LOLOLOLOLOL).

I don't know all of the positives and negatives to Zippcast, but I do know some of them.


Positives:
-REALLY lax on the copyright stuff. This is where RowdyC's Family Guy stuff currently resides
-No virus-laiden ads! Oh yeah, if you're watching my videos on Dailymotion and get a prompt to update adobe or whatever... it's a virus. I don't get that... why would you pay for ad space to wreck some random person's PC?
-Roughly similar to YouTube

Drawbacks
-An interface I'm not familiar with
-Videos have a size limit of 1 GB
-Has been known to go down entirely in the past.

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Journal Entry: Tue Jan 27, 2015, 3:58 AM
STRANGE TITLE FOR A JOURNAL
YOU MUST THINK

BUT TODAY I GOT MY 3333 DEVWATCHER :+devwatch:
:iconskyfiredragon:

Evening Sky 03-12-2014-07 by SkyfireDragonDawn Sky I by SkyfireDragonPredawn with Moon by SkyfireDragon

I HAVE BEEN HERE FOR 8 YEARS
AND IT WAS AND IS A GREAT EXPERIENCE
I LEARN SO MUCH WITH SUCH GREAT PHOTOGRAPHERS

IN THIS 8 YEARS I GOT
216.488 PAGE VIEWS
216.060 COMMENTS
1.925 FAVOURITES
AND
9 DD'S

30 degrees Celsius by JACACEnemy by JACACContrast of... by JACACSightSeeing by JACAC
Postcard from NY 17 by JACACFriends by JACAC
London 02 by JACAC
London 04 by JACAC

Postcard from Berlin 01 by JACAC

WAITING FOR NUMBER 10 ... :):)

BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING ARE THE FRIENDS I MEET HERE
SO MANY DIFFERENT PEOPLE FOR SO MANY COUNTRIES
ALL OF THEM WITH THEIR OWN STYLE AND PERSONALITY

THE ONES I MEET IN PERSON

LIZ :iconelizamac: IN DUBLIN
 (NOT HERE ANYMORE)

MAJA :iconmayoofka: IN LISBON
two-way highway by mayoofka heavenly dreaming ID by mayoofka nature secret I by mayoofka

HANDE :iconzihnisinir: IN ISTANBUL
(NOT HERE ANYMORE

LOIS :iconwingsofdragons: IN NEW YORK
Moon Light by wingsofdragonsSharing..... by wingsofdragonsStar.....white and Black 2 by wingsofdragons

CRIS :iconcrissial: IN MADRID
Togetherness -updated- by crissialTremula by crissialThirst by crissial

MARTA :iconmartaraff: IN MILAN
Leaves by martaraffPunto per punto by martaraffDecember is gold 26 by martaraff

MARY :iconmyraincheck: IN BOLOGNA
Shark Attack by myraincheckOddity by myraincheckMagnum Size by myraincheck

IN PORTUGAL

LÚCIA :iconm-lucia:
the net by m-luciathe architect by m-luciagolden tide by m-lucia

DULCE :icondu-la:
... by du-laDrops by du-laGround floor, first floor by du-la

NUNO :iconnunofigueira:
00729 by NunoFigueira00676 by NunoFigueira00642 by NunoFigueira

VITOR :iconotoupeira:
L'Amour by oToupeiraFearless by oToupeiraThe Reluctant Pedestrian by oToupeira

RAQUEL :iconraquelvonkaminaru:
deserted by raquelvonkaminarubeautiful stranger by raquelvonkaminaruhall of archways by raquelvonkaminaru

PATRICK :icondouce-amertume:

Douche imminente 2 by Douce-AmertumeCarte postale de Lisbonne 2 by Douce-AmertumeMerci pour votre patience... by Douce-Amertume

FÁBIO :iconimpromptus:
Love through the decades by impromptusOminous Sky. by impromptusThe UrbExer in Action by impromptus

TERESA :icontigles1artistry:
A Path to Eternity for Jocelyne... by Tigles1ArtistryHope of  Spring by Tigles1ArtistryTHE SILK ROAD... by Tigles1Artistry

MEL :iconarte-de-junqueiro:
Pena on a sunny winters day by Arte-de-JunqueiroHappy Faces by Arte-de-JunqueiroFire by Arte-de-Junqueiro

"ELEANOR" :iconpiiim:
silver coin bracelet II. by Piiim3073. by Piiim2571. by Piiim

"X" :iconmona-innominata:
Mona-Innominata by JACACUntitled by mona-innominataMona-Innominata 3 by JACAC

JOÃO PAULO :iconexcer:
Balla - I by eXcerThis is Love by eXcerCorvos - IV by eXcer
ANA :iconana-d:
Little Bird by Ana-DBurlesque by Ana-DMuseums of Vatican Stairway by Ana-D

CLÁUDIA :iconclyo:

Lisboa nao sejas moderna by ClyoTired of memories by ClyoAnything but Love by Clyo

MARIANA :iconmaryvaz:
Formal Jacket by MaryVazDark Dress Look 3 by MaryVazBeach view 3 by MaryVaz

 SABINA:iconsabinahaq:
Collabiration with Jose (f) by SabinaHaqshe is unique by SabinaHaqcollaboration work with Jose (c) by SabinaHaq

AND GREAT FRIENDS I WOULD LIKE TO MEET ONE DAY ... ANYWHERE
(in random order)

:iconjonnygoodboy: :iconannakirsten: :iconandaelentari: :iconjennystokes: :icongetcarter: :iconifedorovskaya: :iconarslanalp: :iconeintoern: :iconmarx77: :iconhermetic-wings: :iconkaarmen: :iconziaulkareem: :iconapostolos-t: :iconbatmantoo: :iconbokehlight: :iconicarus-ica: :iconxbastex: :iconbatsceba: :iconearthhart: :iconcanankk: :iconjocelynr: :iconansdesign: :iconepytafe: :iconnoahsamuelmosko: :iconhmissxx: :iconlightdrafter: :iconsabakunoshi: :icondyda81: :iconmarcosrodriguez: :iconmarinacoric: :iconpatrick-brian: :iconsantibilly: :iconpigarot: :iconlostkingdom: :iconpavet-photography: :iconcanadianry: :iconshiitakexxxx: :icononurkorpeoglu::iconincredi: :iconrezzanatakol: :iconabsinthfenix: :iconzemotion::iconslownumbers: :iconanantaphoto: :iconlaylarabia: :iconotaku-mom: :iconniklin1: :iconlucilaleyla: :iconspiegellicht: :icontherafflesia:  :iconsamboska: :icongryffgirl: :iconborboletra: :iconlindelcaine: :iconjuanilla: :iconmichela-riva: :iconfaily-o-mcfailson: :iconhosagu: :iconcanismaioris: :iconmiincdesign:  :iconanj3lla: :iconkopita: :iconann-ko: :iconscheinbar: :icone-l-a-n-i: :iconflurina: :iconrichard-m-williams: :iconisaiahbelmont: :iconmadartman0817: :iconsashazombie: :iconisabsamp: :iconsurrealistic-gloom::iconalexgrifo: :iconpavboq: :iconshlomitmessica: :iconlittleblackwing13: :iconjinnger: :iconmadgardens: :iconbidboroughstreet: :iconnunocanhareloaded: :iconlimarieinred: :iconwritto: :iconclintonkun: :iconfoureyes: :iconvesnara14: :icongigi50: :iconphotosofmysis: :iconsesam-is-open: :iconscooby777: :iconlindartz: :iconphydeau: :iconchris-lamprianidis: :iconterenceh: :icon1pen: :iconythejoshuatreey: :icondhbraley: :iconserdar-t::iconcarlosbecerra: :iconjfbayle: :iconcaddman: :iconnatpal: :iconmimomon: :iconhomer65: :iconpictd: :iconpatrickmonnier: :icons-patriot: :iconpeterpateman: :icondasghul: :iconamiejo: :iconbklyngirl: :iconmargot-eve13: :iconfabriga: :icontheblindwoman: :iconnattygrego: :iconroarbison: :iconmddahl: :iconpagan-live-style: :iconegil21: :icondarkreyzer: :iconwilliamdallwitz: :iconmercenary-artist: :iconcameraflou: :iconthomashabets: :iconinsanity-pillz: :iconsalepepe: :iconhappyeugene: :iconregularjane: :iconharrietsfriend::iconyongl: :iconkokinomala: :iconkapt73: :iconbubblecloud: :iconv-light: :iconaidababayeva: :icondenneris: :iconlu-thi-en: :icongregorkerle: :iconaluccia71: :iconkalemkar: :iconcelil: :iconflyy1: :iconhorstschmier: :iconarferia: :iconmatricaria72: :iconirk-in: :iconvaggelisfragiadakis: :iconbqw: :icononceuponatime13: :iconnilgunkara: :icondavespertine::iconlamusatriste::iconfaint-smell: :iconrednails13: :icontenebra: :icontracteurrouge: :icondamien-c-photography: :iconnurtanrioven: :iconfal-name: :icondpressedsoul: :iconmo-photographer: :iconimmy-is-thinking::icons2shinobu: :iconevilien: :iconsudor: :iconolivieraccart: :iconjules101: :iconpen-at-work: :iconoskaralfons: :iconshippertrish: :iconjack-nobre: :iconvasidgallery: :iconeltonturkey: :iconequivoque: :iconmeralsarioglu: :iconlux69aeterna: :iconstamatisgr: :iconsplendidofsun: :iconmorettina: :iconizaaaaa: :iconsmola92: :iconaerendial: :iconltiana355: :iconpeevee01: :icondamainnero: :iconbeyondcompare: :iconindigosummerr: :iconirenehorvath: :iconval-faustino: :iconfringient: :iconchrisramon: :icondouglashumphries: :icona2matos: :iconnewcastlemale: :iconmanlarr: :icon1510: :iconsmurfboy21: :iconmarkotxe:

I KNOW I FORGOT SOMEONE BUT I WILL UPDATE ... SORRY

THANK YOU ALL FOR THE SUPPORT AND FRIENDSHIP
JOSÉ

"Lauded animated film director Hayao Miyazaki says anime suffers when the people making it can't stand observing real people.

Hayao Miyazaki spoke out against the anime industry in a recent television interview. He recently retired, making The Wind Rises his final film, with many of his previous works such as Spirited Away becoming popular even outside of Japan. According to Miyazaki the quality of anime is suffering because industry staff is made up of "otaku," or people who obsessively love anime.

The term "otaku" has a rather negative connotation in Japan and is used more to classify fans who obsess over something (this need not be anime). Miyazaki's specific concerns are over the lack of attention paid to people in real life. He said people in the industry "don't spend time watching real people" and can be characterized as "humans who can't stand looking at other humans." He then called the industry "full of otaku."

Miyazaki approaches animation by observing others. In the interview, as Miyazaki sketches, he explains he's able to create art because he spends time watching others. "Whether you can draw like this or not, being able to think up this kind of design, depends on whether or not you can say to yourself, 'Oh, yeah, girls like this exist in real life.'"

With plenty of anime portraying characters without development or capability of change and agency, Miyazaki has a point. In order to create compelling stories and characters, a person needs to both have well-rounded experiences and meet different people."

www.escapistmagazine.com/news/…

(I know I posted the entire article but it's really short and I included a link to the original)

Fucking TRUTH. And not just with anime, this is true of storytelling in general.

If you don't understand people - as in, basic human behavior - you get bullshit like fetish garbage, stock character parades, and Mary Sue self-fulfillment masturbation fests.

I went to school for writing and got my degree in it, but it only counted for about 1/4 of my education on the subject. The rest came from living and working with people of all walks of life, even if I didn't like it.


TL/DR if you want to write well you need outside education.

New Contest: What it's Like

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 5:36 AM

Contest theme


Hey, mental-health members!! Are you ready for a new contest? (Say yes or nod your head vigorously!!)

The theme of this contest is: What it's Like.

In other words, you should show or describe what it's like to live with a mental illness or to love or care for someone with mental illness. You can do this, for example, by personifying or anthropomorphizing mental illness or by depicting its impact. But, you don't have to do it that way. We want to know what this experience is like for you. How would you describe or represent it?


The specifics


The parameters of this contest are as follows:

  • The contest begins on January 27th and ends on March 9th (6 weeks).
  • You can use any kind of medium you choose (or feel free to use mixed media). That means writing is just as acceptable as drawing. For simplicity, there will only be one category this time, rather than one for literature and one for visual art.
  • For literature entries, there is a 1200-word limit.
  • Please submit your entry to the "What it's Like" folder at mental-health.
  • Your entry must be received by 11:59 PM dA time (US Pacific time) to be considered.
  • Only one entry per deviant.
  • Please include a statement that says "This piece is an entry for the What it's Like contest at mental-health."
  • Only one entry per person, and you must be a member of mental-health to win. (Anyone can join!)



The prizes


We have the following prizes to offer:

First place:


Second place:


All winners will also receive features and llamas from SoulcolorsArt.

We would welcome more donations to the contest!! Please note the group if you want to donate.


We look forward to seeing your entries! Have fun with this challenge!

- The Admin Team at mental-health 

EDIT2: ((I just want to thank the people who were mature enough to NOT have a part in this. Don't feel guilty if you didn't do anything, it isn't your fault. If anybody, I blame myself for answering the question.))
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((Guys, you made him deactivate. Seriously? Seriously?! I'm disgusted. Repulsed. You bullied someone OVER A FICTIONAL CHARACTER. God, I'm embarrassed and ashamed. I'm regretting running this account, now.))

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Red: Guys, please stop sending death threats and hate messages to the asker of Question 90 . It's-a not right.

Clyde: Yeah just--*GRUNT*--Block him, or s-something else if it bothers you.

Red: *Stares at Clyde* Uh. Right. Anyways, it's nothing new. We might block them as well, they keep sending us all random threats.

Clyde: Y-yeah...It's not right sending hate messages to people. You should be ashamed of yourselves!

300:points: GIVE AWAY!

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 1:52 PM
YES 300 POINTS!

HOW TO ENTER?

Favorite this deviation:

. : | Best Friends | : . by Kellezia

In about 3 days (72 hours) I will use random.org to find the winner! :D

Please share this with friends! 

IMPORTANT! Please read and share!

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 27, 2015, 1:32 PM
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EACH SECTION WILL HAVE A SUMMARY IF YOU DON'T FEEL LIKE READING EVERY SINGLE WORD. I KNOW I WRITE A LOT.

                                                                                                               BACKSTORY:
    My name is Alex, and I have been dating my boyfriend Nick since April 12, 2013. Like that of most Internet kids, this has been a long distance relationship (he lives in Canada, I live in the United States). We have been through a whole lot of stuff together, some good, some bad, throughout the two years we've known each other and the almost-two years we've dated. I could bore you with details but long story short we really love each other and so we want to meet up.
    We've been planning to get together at my prom, which is April 1 of this year. However, both of our families have fallen on financial hardships and money is scarce. We're honestly devastated since we've both been waiting so long to finally get together, and so we've decided to appeal to you guys.
    We want to bring Nick to the United States to attend my junior prom with me, as his parents are more flexible than mine. He currently has $100 saved up, and in order to bring him here, there are two necessary costs we must cover.
    The first is his passport renewal. The second is transportation. 
    He also wants to have a suit/tuxedo, flowers, and a hotel room for his mother and/or him to stay in. I say these are not necessary as they are not directly related to him coming here, but the first and the last on that list are pretty damn important too.
    We are not expecting people to just blindly give money to us. We will both be opening commissions, and I will be selling characters (and possibly, I will be selling objects of mine from my home).
    This is very, very important to us.

SUMMARY: I'm trying to meet up with my Canadian boyfriend at my junior prom, and we need money. We're going to be opening commissions in order to save up.

THE COSTS: (In order of importance)
Passport renewal: $100/$190
Transportation: $0/$100
Hotel room: $0/~$200
Suit: $0/$30 (at cheapest)
Flowers: $0/$20

ANY ADDITIONAL MONEY WILL GO TOWARDS EITHER:
NICK GETTING TO STAY LONGER
NICK GETTING TO STAY IN A NICER HOTEL
A NICER SUIT
OR MORE CLASSY TRANSPORTATION THAN A BUS

OUR SERVICES:
Me:
Gabe: miIotics


THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP! + Stuff you'll get in return
  • SIGNAL BOOST (share this journal and show it to your watchers)! If we exceed our totals on everything, everyone who shared will get a Skype icon by me! 
  • Donate! If we exceed our totals on everything, everyone who donates will get a drawing by me! As well, my friend Hobbyist-Leonita has offered to do flat color headshot and chibi drawings!
  • Commission us for art/buy characters from me!
  • Volunteer to donate a portion of your own commission funds to our cause (you'll be making money too, plus I'll make you an icon or whatever you want)
MY CONTACT INFORMATION:
Skype: indiesummers
Nabyn: sock
Paypal: thedramafileproject@gmail.com

Thank you all so, so much for your time! I love you all and I'm praying we get enough and you guys will help so so much!


Also New Video

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 27, 2015, 4:48 PM




yes 

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info for all my watchers + art-status

Tue Jan 27, 2015, 7:58 AM
Just note for you all, guys :)

I'm wandering at the moment but I'm back home soon and return to my art activity again :hug:
Also I was surprised by one thing - what the hell are you want from me if you don't like the stuff I draw? Me and all my friends were confused o_o

If you don't like my artworks or some my thematics - just ignore / don't watch me and no problem. Easy solution, is it? It saves your time and my time too :heart:
What's your problem? I don't tell you WHAT you MUST draw / read / watch / etc. If I don't like, for ex., furry porn / ponies / flying trains, lol, whatever - I just don't watch it. Easy? That's right.
Also if I draw bloody ginga dog that doesn't mean I'd like to see it in real life. Only ART. Some people just mix up fictional things with reality and try to look like 'perfection' in their own eyes.
If you want to prove something to yourself - do something real good in real life. Fight with REAL problems not fictional. But as I see - they can accept only things they think are normal of thing they like only.
I'm not the most perfect person in the world. I like some strange things in art but that doesn't mean I accept this in real life. Don't mix these things up.
I do NOT propagandize something. Take it easy, people. I just draw what I want and like with my artistic freedom right.
And just want to discuss it with people who have the same interests with me - I guess, you watch me 'coz you interested in my art. Otherwise I don't understand why do you watch me? 

No more trades / requests / kiribans from this moment and for an indefinite period (except my close friends). Commissions only.
Thanks to such people who don't appreciate artist's time and right to draw what they want. 

I'm a peaceful person and don't like/want to unsult anybody. But such people think only about their own tastes and wishes. And that makes me sad about them =\
Don't like - don't watch. Simple and right decision for everybody including me :heart:

new species??

Journal Entry: Tue Jan 27, 2015, 8:33 AM
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??? maybe???? problem is, im bad at designing things that aren't nebunines. 

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