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Hey everyone!

We are having another mini-contest!

Our challenge to you...Write a poem about a color.  Pick a color- any color and write us something beautiful.


Let's get the pesky rules out of the way.
1. You must be a member to participate.
2. You are allowed 1 entry per person
3. The deadline for submissions is 8/30. This gives you plenty of time to come up with something fantastic!  
4. Entries must be a new deviation- something written specifically for this contest.  
5. You MUST mention this contest in your artist comments and if you could fav this journal, that would be much appreciated!


Prizes!
We will pick one winner who will receive 50 points and a poetry commission from me.
We will also have 2 honorable mentions that will get 25 points each.

All winners will be featured here, my personal journal, and a journal feature in :iconpoeticalcondition:  AND :icondeviantsgallery:

Prize donations are gladly accepted.  

The fabulous :iconhermionefrost: will be helping me judge.  :)

Be creative!  Have fun with this! And if you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.
Hello everyone!

I thought I'd take a break from saving points for a PM and make a little giveaway instread! You can win Points, Llamas and Art!
There are a many possibilities to increase your chance of winning and you can donate prizes (and be mentioned here) as well!
The prizes can be updated at any time!


Prizes:


1st Place

    - 85 Points by limelin
    - 1 free art request by limelin
    - 1 Llama by limelin
    - 1 Llama by praneeth388

2nd Place

    - 25 Points by limelin
    - 1 free art request by limelin
    - 1 Llama by limelin
    - 1 Llama by praneeth388

3rd Place

    - 15 Points by limelin
    - 1 Llama by limelin
    - 1 Llama by praneeth388

4th Place

    - 1 Llama by limelin
    - 1 Llama by praneeth388


How to enter


obligatory

The following two steps have to be completed in order to participate in this giveaway.
You will only get a number if you followed both steps.


    1. Favorite this journal
    2. Leave a comment in which you tag at least two deviants of your choice

optional

The following steps are not necessary, but it would be nice if you'd do it anyways.
If you decide to do at least one (but less than all) of these, you'll get one extra number.
If you decide to do all of these, you'll get two extra numbers.


    1. Make a journal and/or a poll advertising this giveaway
        (please don't forget to give me the link to your journal/ poll or to mention me)
    2. Support me by commenting on at least one of deviations
    3. Support another participant of this giveaway by commenting on at least one of his/her deviations
        (all participants can be found here; please don't forget to give me the link to your comment)


Donate Prizes

To make this giveaway more interesting, I'd be really thankful and happy if you'd donate prizes. It could be everything from a Llama to Points to Art.
Of course, everyone who donates prizes will be mentioned in this journal and in the journal announcing the winners.
    a) To donate Points, use the donation widget on my userpage and use "giveaway" as a reason and tell which place should receive the points
    b) If you donate Llamas or Art, please say so in your comment or send me a note


Other Information


Deadline

August 23 2014

Please understand that at least 15 people should enter. If there aren't 15 people participating until August 23, there'll be a new deadline.

Winners

The winners will be chosen through random.org. In case you entered, you can see your number(s) here.
The winners will be announced within the week after the deadline.
Please note that I am not responsible for the prizes donated by others.


And now, happy participating and good luck! St. Patricks Day!


Also, enjoy these sea-themed pictures!

Stolen from Paradise Part 1 by limelin Waves by SavageFrog Calm Sea by isischneider Stolen from Paradise Part 2 by limelin
 Scaring Myself by DPasschier A Hours Walk by DPasschier Misty Morning by GargoylesBlood
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How it works…


Advertise this journal + the Raelans group! That's all you have to do. Let me know that you did, and you will get a raffle ticket with a number. When the raffle is over, we'll roll for a random number and whoever has that ticket wins! Simple, right? :meow:

How to get tickets:


:bulletblue: Advertise this journal + the Raelans group in a journal and get 2 tickets.
:bulletblue: Post the link to the journal + the Raelans group in a poll and get 1 ticket.
:bulletpurple: Donate a prize of 100 :points: or more OR artwork and receive two additional tickets.
Please make sure you can actually provide the prizes if you wish to donate.

You can do one, two, or all of the above to get tickets! If you do a journal, then a day later decide to do a poll, you'll be assigned a random additional ticket(s)--they just won't be in numerical order.

Participants and ticket numbers will be posted on this journal to keep track. The rolled number will be screenshot and posted in my gallery as well.

This contest starts now! and ends on August 5th at midnight CST.

Here are the prize tiers!


5 people or less participate –

1st place only, 1 month premium OR 400 :points:




10 people  –

1st place: 3 month premium OR 700 :points:,

2nd place: 100 :points:




25 people –

1st place: 12 month Premium OR 2,000 :points:

2nd place: 3 month premium OR 700 :points:

3rd place: 1 month premium OR 400 :points:.



35+ people —

1st place: 12 premium OR 2,000 :points: AND a custom Raelans of your choice.

2nd place: 3 month premium OR 700 :points:, and a breeding slot to a natural Raelans group cat of your choice

3rd place: 1 month premium OR 400 :points:




50+ people –

1st place: 12 month premium OR 2,000 :points:, AND a custom Mutation Raelans of your choice, a semi custom natural Nordanner …AND something from the DA Print store to the value of $50 or less OR the point equivalent (4,000 :points:)

2nd place: 3 month premium OR 700 :points:, a custom starter Raelans (natural coat) AND something from the dA print store for the value of $30 or less, OR the point equivalent (2,800 :points:)

3rd place: 1 month premium OR 400 :points:, AND something from the dA Print store to the value of $10 or less OR the point equivalent (800 :points:)




A word on donated prizes:

  • Donated prizes will be given by the donator to the winner(s) directly once the raffle has ended.
  • Any unpaid donations may disqualify you from future Raelans contests, and/or revoke the prize if one of your tickets wins during this raffle. 
  • If you, for any reason, can no longer donate your prize, you may contact us to remove it (must be before the raffle is scheduled to end).  We will remove any extra tickets earned by you from your donation(s) should you choose to retract it.  



Prize Donations:

Zandromina 100 :points:
SloppySwishingEva one headshoot to each winner
fennexxfox 50 kaaring
SageFacility 2 pieces of artwork: Lineart + Flat color + shading ontop with a simple background
Night-angel-stable 100 :points:
SilverEnvy09 100 :points:
Cariannarz background image with trainer present
NativeWolf330 1 fullbody with background image to each winner
Nightmare-Curse 200 :points:
Islua 100 :points:
Rhith animated headshot for each winner
iluvhorses99 pixel character for each winner

Ticket Holders:

Zandromina Tickets 1-5
Pickle-Paws Tickets 6-8
SpiritWolfeLily Tickets 9-10
TheBrooklynnYouLove Tickets 11-12
SloppySwishingEva Tickets 13-17
fennexxfox Tickets 18-22
SageFacility Tickets 23-27
Fort-Ridgely-Stables Tickets 28-30
ameDigital Tickets 31-32
Night-angel-stable Tickets 33-37
BlueInChains Tickets 38-39
SilverEnvy09 Tickets 40-44
FaunaV Tickets 45-46
Cariannarz Tickets 47-51
WolfBite89 Tickets 52-53
NativeWolf330 Tickets 54-58
Nightmare-Curse Tickets 59-63
Islua Tickets 64-68
Rhith Tickets 69-73
iluvhorses99 Tickets 74-78
SmileyBear6 Tickets 79-81
Abyssi-Somnis Tickets 82-84




I was tagged by the lovely, :icondalekcaanii: - who was tagged by the incredible :iconsammylovesyoulots: ~ Let's begin!

RULES: 
  •  You must posts these rules.
  •  Each person has to share 10 things about them
  •  Answer the 10 questions asked to you and invent 10 questions the people you tag will have to answer.
  •  Choose 10 people and put their icons on your journal
  •  Go to their page to inform them they are tagged
  •  Not something like "you are tagged if you read that"
  •  You have to legitimately tag 10 people
  •  No tag-backs
  •  You can't say that you don't do tags.
  •  YOU MUST MAKE A JOURNAL ENTRY. NO COMMENTS. Unless you're commenting about the actual entry, derp

Questions given to :iconalphamanifest: moi ~

1) Do you enjoy walking on the beach during sunrise or trekking through the forest at night? 

Trekking through the forest. Did you not know? That's my home sweetheart. Speaking of which, dinner is calling...


2) If a zombie was coming right at you, what would you do? 

*chokes* W-what? What on earth are you talking about, :icondalekcaanii:.

Oh, I'm sorry... You say you weren't finishing talking?

My dear, I am so sorry. See, this is what happened.

All I saw was Zombie and Coming. And you know, a girl has got some good sense to not even listen to whatever came after that. Did you not see me haul ass about 2 minutes ago?

No?

Hmm, well I'm not sure what Zombie you're referring to, but there's no zombie here :heart:. I'm currently drinking a bloody mary at that beach you were speaking of earlier. Nice place. You should join me sometime. 


3) Define "life".

Focus on this  ( . )

Now tell me what you see?

A dot?

No, no, dear. Look harder.

Still see a dot?

Well dear, stop insulting it! That dot is what we call life. Everything is in it, revolves around it, and is either cherished or wounded within it. It is all and It is nothing. It is also the #42. For further explanation and more information, please visit www.LifeIsAllButWhatYouMakeIt.com

Thank you! 


4) Would you risk your life for the sake of the human race?

Actually, hell no.  Pardon my french...

You know why? Because 99.99% of the human race has already killed itself 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 since the beginning of time by doing something stupid, that turned into something amazing, but later caused us to be effected by it in the worst way somewhere along the line, that is later claimed to be something potentially hazardous to our health, and then is deemed "2012".

Yeah, that's right. I went there. You know exactly what that reference is.

So don't even pretend that you'd give your life to a race of people who still can't even learn to think for themselves, because they depend on society to make their reality instead of creating with something called "The Thought Process".  


5) What is an adventure to you?

Doing something that I will later regret doing.

Like for instance, most likely getting lost in the middle of Madagascar, even though me and whoever is with me at the time can clearly see that we have a tour guide that speaks 20 something odd different languages fluently and has the amazing strength of 20,000 men and knows Madagascar like it's his front porch.

AND. WE. STILL. GET. LOST.

Yup, never doing that ish' again. 


6) Ice cream cake or Coke float?

I'm a pig. I love sweets. So I'm going to go with chugging both...because I'm a boss like that.


7) Imagine that you are in a room with no escape. How do you get out?

Wait what? Last time I checked, this isn't SAW...

*walts out and somehow falls through a trap door in the floor*

...On second thought, *ducks from a swinging death machine*

....never mind...

8) Do you often question your decisions & choices?

Girl, if I had a dollar for everytime I questioned what I did, I'd be rich. And not just any type of rich. I mean, I'd be able to own everyone and their thoughts, RICH

9) Are you proud of yourself?

Nope. Not in the slightest. 

In fact, I'm so not proud of myself, that when I think back on my life every single day....I wonder where I find the time to even be proud, when I can encourage, inspire, and make others proud instead? 

10) Last question: Which is better; Breaking Bad or Walking Dead? If you haven't seen either of 'em, would you like to?

GAH EEEE GASP! HOW DARE YOU TEAR ME BETWEEN THE TWO WOMAN....YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF AND ALL THAT IS HOLY! ......................................................................walking dead

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Alright, here are my question by moi, :iconalphamanifest:, to the following minions tagged: 

1) If life gave you the opportunity to voice your thoughts to the world in three words, what would you say? Remember, you finally have the chance to make an impact. Choose those three words carefully. 

2) If you heart was attached to your lips, and your eyes to your feet. How would you view the the sky without limitation and how would you speak without becoming broken by those you see? 

3) Ethnicity is a powerful word. If someone were to ask you what that word means, and you have never heard it before, how would you describe it?

4) If the midnight grew darker each time you took a step, would you remain still or be consumed by your own infinity? 

5) If I said, "Tell me who you are and not what you chose to be...", what would you say?

6) We are our own barrier. If the door you walked out of had transport you to another land; to one where you were automatically judged and hated. How would you bring about peace, when your fate has already been sealed? Remember, you cannot return to where you came from until your fate has been changed. 

7) There is no purpose in ________ , but the silence in __________ . When you are victim, when does purpose become ______,  ______,  and ______.

Fill in the blanks.


8) What's the first image that comes to mind when you hear the phrase: "Toy with me, and play with the outer skirts of my tongue." Try and keep your response clean, lol.

9) Explain your most cherished memory and your most hated one. Now, how did you find purpose to your pleasure and a solution to your demise? 

10) Not a meaningful question, just out of curiosity:

 Remind me of the moment you saw my homepage, what was your first impression?


Those who I chose to be my minions -- Go my minions, spread the unquenchable gothic fire...

:iconc-a-harland:
:iconkelcobi::iconmedoriko:
:iconalwaysraincheck::iconbackasswardsk::icondays-be-strange:
:icondaddyhoggy::iconremanth:
:iconaeslinnn::iconsinergy-v2-0:

Make sure to tag me in it :heart:, I want to read and comment on your responses!

More Giveaways!

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 22, 2014, 4:07 PM
1-Month Premium Membership GiveawayI am going to give away my 1-Month Premium Membership.
Yes, I did work very hard to earn enough points to buy one, and I did enjoy it very much, but not as fun as I'd hope for. Therefore, I am going to give it away. Here are the rules:
#1 You have watched me
#2 You must :+fav: this journal
#3 You must advertise this PM Giveaway in a journal of your own
#4 Leave a comment below with a link to your journal
If you feel like it, you can also advertise my page in the same journal.
I will be using random.org to choose the winners, so it'll be totally fair.
The contest will end 7/28/14.
Good luck to everypony that joins!
I am going to regret this in like 2 minutes XDD
But don't worry I won't cancel it CX
Dathie's 700+ watcher raffleoh my goodness, thank you so much for the 700+ watchers!
So shall we play this raffle as if we were in a fairground?
well i am~ lets go~
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Rules to enter!
(gives you 1 ticket~)
1) you need to be a watcher of mine!
(new or old, but dont just watch for the raffle, watch for the art~)

2) comment below~
(so I can give you a number!)
To get extra numbers!
-Make a journal/poll advertising this and comment it below! (easy)
gives +1 ticket

-in your comment at some point use the word "tea" (easier)
gives +1 ticket

-Name my favorite type of tea (pfft have fun!)
gives +1 ticket
up to 4 tickets can be had in this!
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PRIZES!
1st place prize~ (open)
halfbody with detailed background

(requires 0+ peopl
dATweet : 100 Points Giveaway #1.Hello everyone! Welcome to my latest points giveaway for the week :D (Big Grin)
Thanks to all of those who are reading this, (When it comes to point giveaways. :stinkeye:)
So, here's how to enter:
============
Bullet; Green Add this journal to your faves.
Bullet; Green Add dATweet to your watchlist for more points, giveaways and more! It's never too late to watch me. 
Bullet; Green Write a journal to spread the word!
If you want, you can just copy and paste this:
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:icondatweet: is holding a 100 point giveaway!
 
With dATweet, you can donate points to receive watches, llamas, and favs! 
200 

Art Raffle~ (Open)Hi~ it's my first time making a raffle, okay? ; 3;
Prize: 
A detailed chibi 
(If I have more than 30 people entering i'll add more prizes >v>b)
End date: July 26th (the raffle is only for 4 days x3 but if there's alot of people entering i'll make another raffle in the future)
Sample of me chibis: (More samples in gallery uvu)

How to enter:
Must be a watcher~ please don't watch and then unwatch afterward because that's lame :(
Fav the journal (that's how you'll get your number)
Make a journal advertising this raffle u vu~
Comment with your character reference and the link to your journal.
Rules:
Your ref must be an image. PLEASE don't put a description as a ref ; __ ; 
I draw mostly girls but I will try to draw guys but they might look weird.. xD Also I will draw fanart but give me ref. 
If you win please don't sell or say you drew it and don't mess wi


  • Eating: pizza
  • Drinking: Lemonade

Anime and Manga Week in Sep!

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 9:16 AM by cinyu:iconcinyu:


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Hello everyone! Hi! 
I'm looking for people who are interested to write an article for the Anime and Manga week on September, 8th - September, 14th 2014!

If you have an idea you wish to write about for the Anime and Manga Week, please send a note to CRAnimeAndManga with the title: "Anime and Manga PE article".
Please write down in the note a short description what the article should be about.

C.R.E.A.T.E.

Community, Respect, Ecellence, Artists, Trust, Empower.


CRAnimeAndManga

Semi-official Community Relations group for the Anime and Manga galleries on DeviantArt. Your hub for Anime and Manga Daily Deviations, Articles, Contests & Challenges.


Community Groups

:iconcranimeandmanga: :iconcommunityrelations:

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My first draw my OC contest EVER! Sorry it's just with villain OCs, but they look awsome! I am a dummy!

:iconblue-rplz::iconblue-uplz::iconblue-lplz::iconblue-eplz::iconblue-splz:

Glittering Gem Bullet (Blue) - F2U You can do min. 2 entries per deviant!
Glittering Gem Bullet (Blue) - F2U You can draw my OCs, not something else!
Glittering Gem Bullet (Blue) - F2U Draw so much of my OCs in my deviation, if you want!
Glittering Gem Bullet (Blue) - F2U You can use Paint Tool Sai or GIMP or another program but NOT MS Paint
Glittering Gem Bullet (Blue) - F2U Most important, have fun! I am a dummy!I am a dummy!I am a dummy!

Glittering Gem Bullet (Tan) - F2U (Optional but special) You can draw my OCs with your OCs too! :dummy:
Glittering Gem Bullet (Tan) - F2U(More Chances to win) Make a journal about this contest, so everyone else will enter in this, and I will love you forever


Here are my villain OCs

Evis Evillis Ref by PuppyinmypocketSmashSpark the wolf of evil by PuppyinmypocketSmash



Evis Evillis and Spark the wolf of evil (Evis' pet wolf)

Glittering Gem Bullet (Purple) - F2UPrizesGlittering Gem Bullet (Purple) - F2U 

Animated Color Bullets1st placeAnimated Color Bullets
30Points
Free headshot for your OC
Free pagedoll from DemonGiuloreen
Free adoptable from
..::Adopt::.. by PuppyinmypocketSmash

1 lucky winner

silver bullet2nd placesilver bullet
15Points
Free sketched headshot for your OC
Free pagedoll from DemonGiuloreen
Free adoptable from 
..::Adopt::.. by PuppyinmypocketSmash

1 lucky winner

Light Purple Bullet - F2U!3rd placeLight Purple Bullet - F2U!
10Points
Free pagedoll from DemonGiuloreen
Free adoptale from
..::Adopt::.. by PuppyinmypocketSmash

1 lucky winner

UPTADE 23.07.2014: Added more prizes thanks to DemonGiuloreen!!!! La la la la
I puted one optional rule, I removed Ibrahi and I put Evis' pet, he's a villain too

Deadline: Whenever I want!
Hi

This Journal is to give notice of the Fan Art Challenge Pokemon ends on July 31 and you have 9 days to deliver your entries. To know how participate you must read the rules of the challenge:

Fan Art Challenge July-Pokemon Welcome to the First Fan Art Challenge!
Fan Art Challenge is inspired by the Art Challenges, artistic challenges which are very similar to contests. As the name suggests, this is all kinds of art challenges. The main thematic of my challenges is the Fan Art because I know we all love this kind of art. These challenges are monthly and a different theme will be chosen randomly on each challenge. Being a challenge Fan Art the theme can be any:  TV Series (Animated or live action), Movies, etc.
Pokeball THEME                                 

The theme for the Fan Art Challenge for this month is POKEMON. I decided to start a series well known to all in order that this first challenge is fun :).
Pikachu waves 


I'm disappointed because no one has interest in participating in my Contest. I wanted this first contest was a success but I see that is not so. My intention in making this competition is that all of you could have fun while doing their work of art, that you can meet others who share your taste and also give more exposure to your art. It is for this reason that the prize is a Featured in my account.

Now I ask this question to all: Your only participate in a contest to take the prize offered?. I can safely say that the answer is yes. I am aware of many people browse dA contests that offer prizes like Premium Membership or Points. And what happens if you find a contest that no offers prizes that you want to have? Are not you interested in participating because of that?. I can also safely say that the answers to those questions are:

- "I am dedicated to just browse for another contest that if have the prizes I'm looking"

- "I have no interest in that type of competition"

And more similar responses. I'm not trying to say that they all adopt the same attitude. Some people engage in anyway contest regardless the prizes. Others just want to contests in which they have a chance to win Premium Memberships and Points. However, not all people who organize competitions may offer such prizes and instead offer Commissions, Drawings, Some Points, Featured, etc.. The reason is that they do not have the ability to pay a premium or giving points.

I am one of those people. At the moment I can not give the Membership that everyone wants and it bothers me that nobody wants to join my contest for that reason. I understand that you are eager to have a Membership (At some point I obsess me with having a Membership but now I'm calm) but do not do that your main reason for wanting to participate in a contest. Remember that the only important thing is not to win,  is do release out your artistic talent and so other users can find people to share opinions and have much in common :). There may be many competing to win but there are also those who come for fun, to make friends and share their art with other users :).

I hope my words are taken into account and not simply be ignored. If nobody participate in my contest for the next few days I will be forced to cancel. Not worth keep an open contest in which nobody wants to participate.

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Hola

Este Journal es para avisarles que mi Fan Art Challenge de Pokemon termina el 31 de Julio y todos tienen 9 días para entregar sus entradas. Si quieres saber como participar debes leer las reglas del desafio:

Fan Art Challenge Julio-PokemonBienvenidos al Primer Fan Art Challenge!!
Fan Art Challenge esta inspirado en los Art Challenges, que son retos artisticos muy parecidos a los concursos. Como su nombre lo indica, se trata de todo tipo de desafios de arte. La tematica principal de mis desafios es el Fan Art porque se que a todos nos gusta este modo de arte. Estos desafios son mensuales y un tema diferente será elegido al azar en cada desafio. Al ser un desafio de Fan Art el tema puede ser cualquier Serie de TV (Animada o de actores reales), Peliculas, etc.
Pokeball TEMA                                 

El tema para el Fan Art Challenge de este mes es POKEMON. Yo decidí comenzar con una serie muy conocida para todos con el fin de que este primer desafio sea muy divertid


Estoy decepcionada debido a que nadie tiene interes en participar en mi Contest. Yo queria que este primer concurso fuera un exito pero veo que no es así. Mi intención al realizar este concurso es que todos ustedes pudieran divertirse mientras realizan su obra de arte, que puedan conocer otras personas que comparten sus gustos y también dar más exposición a su arte. Es por ese motivo que el premio es un Featured en mi cuenta.

Ahora yo les hago esta pregunta a todos: ¿Tu participas en un concurso solo para llevarte el premio que ofrece?. Puedo decir con seguridad que la respuesta es Si. Estoy consciente de muchas personas en dA buscan concursos que ofrecen premios como Membresias Premium o Puntos. ¿Y que sucede si encuentran un Concurso que no ofrece los premios que tu quieres tener?¿No sientes interes en participar por ese motivo?. También puedo decir con seguridad que las respuestas a esas preguntas son:

-"Simplemente me dedico a buscar otro concurso que si tenga los premios que estoy buscando"

-"No tengo interés en ese tipo de concursos"

Y más respuestas parecidas. No estoy tratando decir que todos adopten la misma actitud. Algunas personas participan en cualquier concurso sin importar que premios ofrecen los mismos. Otros solo quieren concursos en los cuales tengan la oportunidad de ganar Membresias Premium o Puntos. Sin embargo, no todas las personas que organizan concursos pueden ofrecer este tipo de premios y en su lugar ofrecen Comisiones, Dibujos, Algunos Puntos, Featured, etc. La razón es que ellos no tienen la posibilidad de costear una Premium o dar Puntos.

Yo soy una de esas personas. En estos momentos no puedo darles la Membresia que todos quieren y me molesta que nadie quiera participar en mi concurso por esa razón. Yo comprendo que ustedes esten ansiosos por tener una Membresia (En algún momento yo me obsesione con tener una Membresia pero ya estoy calmada) pero no hagan que ese sea su motivo principal por el cual quieran participar en un concurso. Recuerda que lo único importante no es ganar si no dar a conocer tu talento artístico a otros usuarios y así podrás encontrar gente con la que compartas opiniones y tengan mucho en común :). Pueden haber muchos usuarios que compiten por ganar pero también los hay aquellos que entran por diversión, para hacer amigos y para compartir su arte a otros :).

Espero que mis palabras sean tomadas en cuenta y no simplemente sean ignoradas. Si nadie participa en mi concurso durante los siguientes días me vere obligada a cancelarlo. No vale la pena mantener abierto un concursos en el que nadie quiere participar.
Purple Butterfly Divider by CherushiMetsumari
D.Grayman by Ennun
Featured art by Ennun


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As of late, this group has been very inactive. However, it's also accumulated over 160 members now! Since there are more of us, I've been thinking of ways to make the group more like an actual fan page and less like a mere art dump.

In order to keep the fandom alive and to get everyone to feel like they have a say, I've considered posting Monthly Discussion Questions.



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What's up with Monthly Discussion Questions?


These questions would be posted on the group page EITHER at the top of the page, down and above the comment section, or posted in a separate journal (haven't chosen yet).

Every month, admins will post a new question regarding D.Gray-Man that the members will have the chance to answer in the comment section. The idea is that people can share their opinions openly, and communicate with other members freely.

All questions will be opinion based, and everyone is entitled to their own. There are no "correct" or "incorrect" answers.

As a rule, members should respond to the previous member's comment BEFORE posting their own. This is how we can get the discussion flowing an no one can feel left out or ignored. Everyone matters.

:bulletred::bulletred::bulletred: All flaming will result in a warning. If the flaming continues beyond that, you will be blocked. We want this to be a safe environment, and no one deserves to be put in a corner for speaking their mind. The victim will not be punished, but instead, promptly apologized to for the trouble they went though whilst participating. :bulletred::bulletred::bulletred:


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Purple Butterfly Divider by CherushiMetsumari

Also, if you didn't notice the lovely artwork at the top of this journal already, we have been considering featuring at least one piece from the group's gallery in each Monthly Discussion Question as well.





~Comment below~
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:bulletgreen: Do you think Monthly Discussion Questions are a good idea?
:bulletyellow: Would you actively participate?
:bulletorange: Do you think it'd be better to do weekly questions, or would you prefer we provided a larger window of opportunity for members to respond?
:bulletred: Would you prefer the Discussion Questions be posted as a Journal, where each individual Journal houses a separate discussion for organization purposes? Or would you prefer to keep the discussion on the group's page, to maintain a steady flow of members to scroll by the group's lovely artwork?
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