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Are highly intelligent or very talented people better able to hide their misery from loved ones, thus making it all the harder to “read” them and help them? fav.me/d7ux38b

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600 POINT GIVEAWAY (PRIZE DOUBLED)

Tue Sep 30, 2014, 2:00 PM
Pumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehreI love Autumn by converse-kidd-stampsPumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-Lehre


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Hi Everyone! Since Fall's coming around,

I figure now would be a good time to host a quick giveaway!


THE PRIZE HAS NOW BEEN DOUBLED TO 600 POINTS

I made it onto dA's front page! ;v;

Thanks everyone!



I'm doing a giveaway to help draw some traffic to my page as well! It's very VERY hard to get ahead on dA, and I really have no other options ;x;'
I'm a good artist, so please check out my gallery! ; ;



Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoRULES:Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko

Favorite this Journal entry! ( +1 Number )
Once you favorite, leave a comment saying you did, and I'll assign you a number!
Please DO NOT  remove your favorite until after the giveaway ends, or you will be disqualified!


Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoPumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoOPTIONAL BONUS ENTRIES:Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoPumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko

Make a journal advertising the giveaway and link it back here! ( +2 Numbers )

Watch me and favorite some artwork! ( +1 Number )



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Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoPumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko**Optional Entries Notice**Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoPumpkin Solo Divider - F2U! by Drache-LehrePumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko

Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-nekoOnly NEW watchers may receive another number for WATCHING me.Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko
I want to encourage new users to take a look at my artwork, and I've been struggling to do that, so the second option will only apply to those who have not watched me before. Do not try to cheat this rule, I have a tallied list.

Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko
IF YOU DO THE OPTIONAL ENTRIES, PLEASE SPECIFY WHICH ONES YOU DID!
Failure to do this may end up in skipped entry numbers, and I will not be responsible for that!
Pumpkin LA Icon by lover-of-yaoi-neko
Winner will be decided through a random number generator!

I hope this all goes well!
In the meantime, checkout some of my artwork! ;v;

Lord Hyacinth [open] by Solar-ParagonCrimson Dreamer [open] by Solar-ParagonTundra Drake [open] by Solar-Paragon
Prince Of September [open] by Solar-ParagonNocturnal Acrobat [open] by Solar-ParagonGodina Of Embers [open] by Solar-Paragon

Starglider [OPEN] by Solar-ParagonQuasar Killer [open] by Solar-ParagonSunset Spirit [For Sale] by Solar-Paragon
Divine Healer [SOLD] by Solar-ParagonCOM: Drakequine Design Custom by Solar-ParagonFeather Mage [SOLD] by Solar-Paragon






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CUSTOMS:
Paypal Customs List: OPENGeneral rules:
:bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue:[Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue]
MY COMMISSIONS AND CUSTOMS ARE NOW SPLIT JOURNALS.
1. Payment can be either half-half, or up-front. Upfront payments will be taken if the custom needs to be done quickly, or if I am working on a time-based schedule.
2. The prices listed are general. They may not apply to your specific custom. Your custom may be cheaper or more expensive, depending on what you want drawn. If you want a true quote, please just note me. I don't bite. uvu
3. All commissioners will receive the full, unwatermarked image of their custom, for their private use. Only the watermarked images may be used by the commissioner..
4. THIS JOURNAL IS NOT FOR GENERAL COMMISSIONS. FOR THOSE, PLEASE CLICK HERE: http://solar-paragon.deviantart.com/journal/Paypal-Commissions-List-OPEN-Slots-3-7-461092471
5. If you


COMMISSIONS:
Paypal Commissions List : OPENGeneral rules:
:bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue::bulletblue:[Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue][Bullet; Blue]
MY COMMISSIONS AND CUSTOMS ARE NOW SPLIT JOURNALS.
1. Payment can be either half-half, or up-front. Upfront payments will be taken if the commission needs to be done quickly, or if I am working on a time-based schedule.
2. The prices listed are general. They may not apply to your specific commission. Your commission may be cheaper or more expensive, depending on what you want drawn. If you want a true quote, please just note me. I don't bite. uvu
3. All commissioners will receive the full, unwatermarked image of their commission, for their private use, which may not be used publicly.
4. THIS JOURNAL IS NOT FOR CUSTOM DESIGNS. FOR THOSE, PLEASE CLICK HERE: (http://solar-paragon.deviantart.com/journal/Paypal-Customs-List-OPEN-461098110 )
5. If you have any questions at all, pl


SPECIALTY/POINT COMMISSIONS:
Specialty Point/USD Discount Commissions OPENPoint commissions are only applicable to certain art types, as follows. Paypal is a buying option for all commission types throughout this specialty journal, and my regular commission journal.
These are Specialty commissions which don't fit in my regular journal. They're discount buying types not readily available from me, and are a bit cheaper than my full-scale artwork.
THESE ARE ALL EXPERIMENTAL STYLES.
My main commissions journal is here: http://fav.me/d7mit87
All rules are still applicable for these.
Just ask if you have a question! ouo
Prices slightly lower for less-detailed characters, just ask if your character applies for a discount!
I have a very fast turn-out time .u.
Once this journal closes, all prices will go up and will not be available at this tier anymore.
USD Buyers will receive a slightly higher-quality image than Points buyers.
Sorry but, I have bills. ono;

PRICES:


1. Simple 600px Icon

110:points: OR $1.20 USD

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1 month PM giveaway

Journal Entry: Tue Sep 30, 2014, 6:05 AM
Skin by SimplySilent


I recently became a premium member, and I though why not celebrate it by giving one to someone?  I can't afford more than a month right now, but it's something!



Rules


Arrow Bullet (Dark Blue) - F2U! Leave a comment to say why you would like to be a premium member (any reason is valid, I'm just curious)
Arrow Bullet (Dark Blue) - F2U! Fave this journal!
Arrow Bullet (Dark Blue) - F2U!  Optionnal : give me a llama, I love llamas :D


No need to watch me, unless you're interested in my art, in which case you should, I'd appreciate it! But doing it won't make you win, I'm not doing this to get watchers, I just want to make someone happy! 


Winner will be chosen with a random number generator (that's why you have to fave this to enter)


That's it, good luck! Akari Akazaki (Good Job) [V3] 



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  • Watching: Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Playing: Ocarina of Time
  • Eating: Pringles
Holy crap 256 points!? That's right! Even tho I'm not quite to 900 watchers I still wanted to go ahead and start the giveaway! There will be 4 winners this time around, wow! 
So what do you need to do? Well there's a few thins :3
1. Be a watcher! If you aren't a watcher or you unwatch after winning you will not receive any points. New watchers are definitely welcome!
2. Fav this journal, the number you get is the number that will be randomly selected. 
3. Make a journal/poll and add a comment with the link to it. 
And that's it!

This will end on October 13th! ((The day the new Borderlands comes out omg)) the winners will be chosen randomly with a number generator. 

Have fuuuuuuun!! 
  • Mood: Awestruck
  • Listening to: some shitty country music
  • Reading: this post of course
  • Watching: rednecks buy gas
  • Drinking: hot chocolate
Hello there, peeps! :wave: Yeah, I know this is late (again, I'm notorious for that) and my only excuse is that I was busy. But enough about me, let's get on with the fun!

Perksofbeingwallflower1 by DrippingWords


You should be finished with the book, and for those of you who have never read it, be warned; there may be spoilers in the journal and/or comments!

FAAAAAAAAAN AAAAAAAAART!



Perks of Being a Wallflower by krazykitten2310 The Perks of Being a Wallflower by StarGirl30 perks of being a wallflower by kimberlytaya
Perks of Being a Wallflower by claviclecurve Perks by CourtneyTomey wallflower by Nekopie
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Fan-made poster by TributeDesign Wallflower. by TiffanyAnnIsAG6 The Perks of being a Wallflower Movie Poster Remak by EmmaSo


And NOW, Our Discussion Questions!



  • Do you like that the story is told through letters? Do you feel you know the kind of person Charlie is? His friends and family?
  • Why do you think Charlie wants to remain anonymous? Have there been times when you wish you could have, or did?
  • There are so many books, songs, and movies referenced in this book. What do they mean to the characters? How do they affect the way you read the book?
  • THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER was (not-so) recently made into a movie, with a screenply written by the author. If you've seen the movie, how does it compare? What did they leave out, and why do you think they did so?
  • How did you feel when Charlie realized what happened to him with his Aunt as a kid ? Do you think the author handled this revelation well? How did if affect your view of the novel as a whole?
BONUS FUN QUESTION:
  • You've got 30 minutes a side to your blank cassette tape. What songs would you put on it to make a mix tape for your best friend? Your significant other?



We've got two great books to give to the top participant this month! We're giving away a copy of PLAY ME BACKWARDS by Adam Selzer and GABI, A GIRL IN PIECES by Isabel Quintero. Each book will also go into the end of the year's prize basket!

How do you get participation points? Make awesome comments on these journals! Participate in the end of month journal and make meaningful contributions to the discussion! You can also write a critical review (uploaded as a lit deviation) or fanart, note CRLiterature about it, and get points for these as well.  The team is keeping track of who's doing what, and we're so excited to see everyone's enthusiasm!

We will announce the winner of this month's prizes in the mid-month discussion journal for the next book, which will be a series of short stories perfect for the month of Halloween: selections from THE THING ON THE DOORSTEP AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES by H.P. Lovecraft! It will be hosted by ShadowedAcolyte. Excite!

You can check out our Book Club Schedule to see what books we're reading next!

DA you crossed the line here

Tue Sep 30, 2014, 8:54 AM
Today morning DA banned me from selling my premium content stuff at my stock page Trisste-stock
You know why? Because I was in a  mood and I gave points to 21 people and now DA is accusing me of quote: "Fake sales of artwork in order to "cash-out" (...)"
My hands are shaking while I try to write this!
Yeah, I donated points to people but for the love of God... I didn't asked them to buy my stuff! I didn't insinuated it in even the slightes possible discrete way! I simply donated some points to people and that's it! They have free will! Are people who sell premium content are not allowed to donate points to other members? Did I missed something? God, I am so pissed off. I contacted help desk 8 hours ago with no responce so far. I would understand if DA would have any proof that I gave points to my friend in order to cash out, but these people I gave points are complete strangers for me. Sorry guys, I don't mean a bad thing here. And like I said before. I never asked anyone to buy my stuff.

I'm sorry guys for double tagging you here and in my other journal, but I want to be open with this. These are people I donated points recently:
QiLathea virgolinedancer duzetdaram ziggy90lisa JiaJenn31 PlacidAnemia Gee-X A-Wakefield ladyjudina tryskell BBstar7 TinaLouiseUk JoyWitchLee Miss-deviantE annemaria48 Elluna Carlos-Quevedo Ermes-Buttolo SuzieKatz MysticSerenity Corvinerium

Thank you all sooooooooooooooooooooooooo much for watching me and liking my artwork. You don't know how much that means to melet me show you the dance of my people 

So I decided to make a Raffle! This is my first time making one. The person who wins this raffle wins 50Points, a free request, and can have all of my adopts im working on right now for free when I post them!

WHAT TO DO-
1- Favorite this journal (Once you favorite it don't unfavorite! If 'unfavorite' is even a word..)
That's all you gotta do and I will  pick at random who will win. I will not pick favorites just because I might know the person who is watching me, don't worry.

WHAT NOT TO DO-
1- Send me a note begging me to choose you
2- Submitting a comment on my wall asking me to pick you
3- Spam me with messages asking to pick you when I make my next raffle
Seriously don't do it. It will really piss me off and it's annoying.

And if you want you can repost this journal letting all your watchers, or friends, or even anyone know about this raffle. Even though it's nothing big......The Raffle will end in 5 days maybe a week. Have Fun!!!!Love 
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  • Watching: My laptop screen
  • Drinking: Water
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Alright, alright! hitherestranger, LucyXxNyuu13 and I would like to announce our group's first contest! :D

Now this contest will be a little different than the others. Instead of us, the co-founders, deciding the winners, it's gonna be you! We will make a poll of all the stories enrolled in the contest and the other members can read and vote for their favorite one! By the end of (Insert Deadline Later), the top 3 stories with the more votes are the winners! Now, let's talk about prizes.

To get all of your inspirational juices flowing we are going to suggest some themes you MAY use to make your story, you don't have to use them if you don't want to.
Themes
:bulletred: Undying Love
:bulletred: Shy/innocent Love
:bulletred: Twisted
:bulletred: Betrayal
:bulletred: Choices

These are just some ideas, maybe someone will actually get inspired and write using these themes.

First place winner:
•3 story requests
• 2 art requests or points

Second place winner:
•2 story requests
•1 art request or points

Third place winner:
•1 story request
•1 art request

Important Rules! Something that cannot go unmentioned, your story MUST be written for this contest, it cannot be any previous work. It cannot be stolen either, because we will take the liberty of disqualifying and reporting to the original author of what you did. It can be a series if you wish, but it would be much, much better if it was a one-shot. Be aware that we will be very careful with the entries.

Attention! Your story does not need to be a lemon. Since dA has been cracking down on lemons, we don't want any of you to get reported and have your story taken down. If you DO decide to write a lemon, you can post it on another site and send us the link to it so we can put it in the contest story journal.

Thank you all for being amazing members! We hope you all have fun with this ^^
Also! If you want to do a story or art request for one of the members, please message: DatAwesome, LucyXxNyuu13, or hitherestranger or send a note to the group itself :3
Last update: 01. Oct. 2014

It's time for the first contest of 50x50ART :happybounce:

.: What is it about :.


:bulletgreen: make a helloween related icon with the size 50x50 pixel
:bulletgreen: it can be static or animated
:bulletorange: the entry must have less then 32 colors
:bulletorange: the entry have to be uploaded after i uploaded this journal
:bulletred: only pixel art is allowed

.: Other informations :.


.: Deadline :.
Helloween (31. Oct. 2014) vampir 

.: Who can enter? :.
:bulletgreen: every member of this group

.: How to enter? :.
Comment bellow with your entry. Please upload the entries to DeviantArt (not sta.sh) so i can add them to the journal.

.: How often can i enter? :.
You can enter as many times as you want. But only one of your entries can get a prize.

.: What is Pixel Art? :.
pixelart by vegi92pixel

.: Prizes :.


1.
:bulletblue: 300:points: from vegi92pixel

2.
:bulletblue: 150:points: from vegi92pixel

3.
:bulletblue: 50:points: from vegi92pixel

random prize
One random participant will get a prize by random. The prize is an icon commission coupon for a commission by me (vegi92pixel). If the random participant don't want to have the coupon he/she can give it to another deviant as gift.

Donators are welcome. It can be :points:, features, art or something else. La la la la 

.: Entries :.


...
:iconhellobear1plz::iconhellobear3plz::iconhellobear4plz::iconhellobear1plz:

ONE of our Group Members...
:iconrightthumbsupplz: :iconujz: :iconlefthumbsupplz:
...has been awarded by getting DD! :clap:




Check out rest of his lovely Gallery HERE :nod:



:iconlittleheartsplz: :iconhertherapy: :iconcongratsdd1plz::iconcongratsdd2plz::iconcongratsdd3plz: :iconhertherapy: :iconlittleheartsplz:
Before I announce the winners of Doris: Year One I would just like to wholeheartedly thank everyone who entered and helped judge my first contest. I had a wonderful time looking over each of everyone's entries and I want to say that I mean it when that each and everyone who participated did a fantastic job!

So I'd like to thank:
:iconblazeshadow:
:icondrpossibly:
:iconbrayburnman:
:iconlevvvar:
:iconblue-lightning50:
:iconenojado:
:iconalleghany71:
:iconpiers1:
:iconkal-amari:
:iconhollowmask:
:iconblutiger07:

(If I missed your name please inform me so I can add you onto this list post-haste!)

For their support in making this contest work, I couldn't have done this without any of your help!

Now without further ado...


In 3rd place is, with a free lineart of drawing of their choice is...


:icondrpossibly: with  Doris, the first encounterWhen Doris announced to her siblings she was to join the explorer’s guild there was a noticeable feeling of concern expressed towards her. “The surface world was a dangerous place for Maren people, full of strife, conflict and all manner of vile things” she was told by her many brothers and sisters. The Progeny she was part of seemed like it would almost forbid her from taking part in such a dangerous activity, but they relented, Maren society being one of unity but also respecting the rights of the individual. Upon Doris’ departure for her training at the guild she was given great encouragement by her peers, plenty of well-wishes and a great deal of support. Doris had a good feeling about her future with the guild and with the backing of her brothers, sisters and friends she knew she was going to make a difference to Maren society’s view of the surface world.
Doris was right about one thing – she was going to make a difference, just not in the way s
!

In 2nd Place, with a free full-colored illustration of their choice is...



:iconlevvvar: with CE: Doris in: The Fish Out Of Water by Levvvar

and finally, taking 1st place for a short animation of their choosing we have....


:iconbrayburnman: with DORIS YEAR ONE by brayburnman!!!!!



Congratulations to our 3 winners! As soon as you are able please send me a note with the details of what you would like me to draw! Thank you all, and this has been Doris: Year One!

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: The sounds of the endless void.