Alllllliiiive!After five weeks of seven-day weeks, I got a B in my theatre class and completed the first half of my internship. I am now allowed to be something other than a data-entering, play-directing machine. Hooray!Alllllliiiive!11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Digger Won A Hugo!Thank you to everybody who nominated and voted and generally cheered for Digger in the Best Graphic Story category at this year's Hugos---I am incredibly honored and incredibly grateful.Digger Won A Hugo!9 months ago in Personal More Like This
For the blow-by-blow of what it's like to spend a Worldcon wondering if you're going to win a Hugo, and then The Bit Where I Fought Neil Gaiman For Free Nachos, I point you at my blog: http://ursulav.livejournal.com/1508804.html
I have con crud. I go fall down now. I love you all.
Laws and FreedomsThe debate over SOPA is bringing to light different viewpoints on what is ethical regarding information that have been simmering not entirely beneath the surface for over a decade.Laws and Freedoms1 year ago in Personal More Like This
However, to actually understand the issues at hand, it is necessary to cut aside the hate, to cut aside the fluff, and figure out what people really believe, and why they believe it. I am focusing on figuring out what people believe here because I think that laws should mirror ethical realities, and to make it illegal to do what is ethical is perhaps the greatest crime of all. Mind you, I cannot be entirely unbiased in this discussion. I am an artist, and holding the copyrights to the materials I create is very important to me. Granted, I don't charge people anything to enjoy my artwork for their personal use, in fact, I welcome it. However, the thought of having my work stolen by somebody, presented as that person's own work, and then sold by them for a profit, that would make me quite angry indeed. I am al
Late Lesson LearnedWhile doing research for the new SYAC, I actually stumbled upon something truthful on TVtropes.org. Usually I take everything from that site with a grain of salt, but this one bit actually was surprisingly honest and truthful about webcomics:Late Lesson Learned9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Webcomics work on a very different set of standards than other fiction. Almost all webcomic authors are working pretty much entirely alone as they both draw and script their comics and most do not plan any further along than to the end of their current story sometimes not even that far.
Many of them try to adhere to a schedule they aren't really capable of meeting, resulting in them rushing to meet their deadline and making mistakes that should be avoidable. So many of the good 10% lack qualities standard in traditionally professional works. This can be because of the lack of editorial input as well as the lack of lead time. Not all webcomics suffer from this, though, and even the ones that do can still be interesting. Arguably, some str
Devious Journal EntryGood ol' alexiuss has been using my computer all day and forgot to log out of his DA account, so this is him getting trolled.Devious Journal Entry1 year ago in Personal More Like This
With love, Humon.
Culture Clash!I'm still groggy from my trip, so here's a list of oddities I noticed being a foreigner experiencing another country for the first time.Culture Clash!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
If you want power, you need to turn the outlets on, and to do that you gotta push a switch down.
TV has far fewer commercial breaks.
English police are super nice (watched the British version of "COPS" and was amazed at how polite everyone was, even the criminals).
The second floor is called the first.
French Fries are called Chips.
Chips are called Crisps.
American-centric music doesn't stay here (Heard "Sweet Home Alabama" quite a number of times over there).
You are not expected to tip people (this was very hard for me to accept and I always felt guilty not tipping our waiters).
You are not expected to clean up your messes in food courts or.. anywhere actually (Janitors come by and clean up for you. Has something to do with security and getting rid of bomb threats).
Elevators are called Lifts.
Air conditioning seems scarce.
Always carry a big bottl
Random post no. 141 (So...)Exams starts this week... I really wish I could just end my stupid flash-thingies. :iconsulkplz:Random post no. 141 (So...)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Won't be so active... Here, at least.
Oh, right... And, I heard Internet Co killed Gumi last week or something...
May she rest in peace.
And I heard Crypton's gonna kill Miku on December 2012 or something...
WELL IT'S ABOUT TIME May she find her way to peace as well when the time comes.
Anyway, EXIT TUNES updated their presents for VocaloGemini.
Looks like I'll be getting mousepads? HOLY SHEET SUZUNOSUKE'S MOUSEPAD DESIGNN OSDNOZNDVOINSDOVINWIEW!!!!!!!!!!!!
I should buy a mouse next time I'm out.
Also, behold the great VOCALOID (Yes, Vocaloid. Not Hatsune Miku, not Cryptonloids, but EVERYONE)
Vocaloids I find amusing (in order):
1. Utatane Piko
2. Sweet Ann
3. Leon and Lola's performance
7. VY2 and VY1v3's performance
My face when I saw the video >>:iconbadpokerfaceplz:
Nah, I burst out laughing. :
Random post no. 139 (Mikuo Day 2012 Announced.):iconmegaraisinsplz:Random post no. 139 (Mikuo Day 2012 Announced.)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I KNEW IT. IT'S TRAVOLTA-P :iconrinmotherofgodplz:
Herp. The producer's finally announced, that contest thingie I talked about not too long ago.
:iconsieghartplz::iconsaysplz: Hahah, you people who guessed Ryo! Looks like I win this round wrong fandom
Playing online games while exams' in the corner...
I blame myself m(__)m
I want to share news so trivial no one knows about it. (〃・ω・〃)
Aria-P announced Mikuo Day. It'll be 5/29 (May 29th). To celebrate; works uploaded to Piapro, NND, Pixiv, etc should have the tag "Mikuo no Hi 2012" / "ミクオの日2012" / "Mikuo Day 2012"
There will be an "MMD Drama Festival" on May 25th -> May 27th.
New gacha persona 4 for TinierMe. The gacha includes Miku Append, Miku Senbonzakura, Snow Miku, Luka Senbonzakura, Rin Append and Len Append.
Project MMT's Collab C's results announce
Random post no. 116 (The Vocaloid Cycle)This post might get long, because, my opinions are usually long.Random post no. 116 (The Vocaloid Cycle)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Now, I'm neutral to all Vocaloids except for my favorites: The Kagamines, VYs, the nenchou-gumis, + Iroha. Other than them, I'm completely neutral, the Engloids, the Vocaloid3s,
... Well, Hatsune Miku aside.
It's not that I hate Hatsune Miku it's just that I prefer other Vocaloids better than Hatsune Miku.
Note: If you have common sense and sharp memory, I'm neutral to all Vocaloids, meaning, since I prefer other Vocaloids more, my feeling towards Hatsune Miku is below neutral, which is...?
I'll be lying if I say I like Hatsune Miku, and I'll be lying if I dislike Hatsune Miku, let's just call it that.
Anyway. I came across an anti-miku FC.
Currently faving a few illusts as I speak.
And there were many people asking the same question, "Why is Hatsune Miku so popular, why does she have so many songs, and why doesn't anyone else use other Vocaloids?"
From NyanCat, to Kids React, the Mikunopolis concert, even the Amer
Random post no. 108 (I don't want to study, so...) Meiko Haigo confirmed she's finished recording Meiko's voice.Random post no. 108 (I don't want to study, so...)1 year ago in Personal More Like This
-> It's unsure which voice it is, it's either Append, or Meiko's upgrade.
Although the recording is finished, Crypton have not stated what kinds of Append Meiko will have.
I liek reinbowz
Heard Hatsune Miku will have, -yet another- nendroid figure. ... Uh, when will a Kagamine Append figure will come out? ==" Hatsune Miku has OVER 9000.
On November 27th the Kagamine community started a live broadcast where users can suggest songs used in Kohaku Uta Gassen.
->I've submitted my requests. Enclosure, To You, ... I'm a RinxLen fan. I'm supposed to suggest RinxLen songs
Nanami-P's Lycieratia series will finally be translated to English. =w=
Mochoko one of the illustrators for the Putin-P series have uploaded Part 1 of Putin-P series to commemorate Putin-P's third anniversary (Previously, it was sold... Or something)
-> I heard Mochoko will tr
Random post no. 106 (Mikuo Day 2012)Aria-P confirmed in her twitter that she's working on Mikuo Day 2012. I honestly enjoyed Mikuo Day 2011 and 2010, so I have to admit I'm looking forward to Mikuo Day 2012. :iconpervymikuoplz:Random post no. 106 (Mikuo Day 2012)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Aa, well honestly I wouldn't call it 'Mikuo Day'. I'd call it more of a 9039 than Mikuo Day.
I'm not sure why, but I think it's mostly because the organizer is a 9039 fan, big one.
I think they should rename Mikuo Day to KuoMiku Day, since 10/10 videos are all KuoMiku :iconmikuishappyplz:
Meh, at least Aria-P isn't a KuoRin fan. :iconnownowplz: Or else 10/10 videos uploaded for Mikuo Day would all be KuoRin.
Like for example in last year's KuoMiku Mikuo Day nazyorin, the creator of the 'Best Three Tragic Stories' of the Kagamines or better known for the DoE / SoE anime PV, made a cute little fanmade KuoMiku PV of Two-Faced Lovers. :iconranranruuplz:
A certain user also made a model of Mikuo in his outfit on PEACE MAKER in order to celebrate KuoMiku Mikuo Day.
Random post no. 104 (Ad? RINLENMANIA 4)ANMERUTSU-P UPDATED HIS BLOG ANMERUTSU-P UPDATED HIS BLOG!!!:icontearplz:Random post no. 104 (Ad? RINLENMANIA 4)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ahem, time to go all professional-like :iconhandsomeonionplz:
Anmerutsu-P have announced in his blog, an update to the song list for RINLENMANIA 4. The following songs will be played as a 90-minute medley, and it will be uploaded at midnight on December 26th, as it is every year.
I have asked Anmerutsu-P whether or not will he upload RINLENMANIA 4 to his YouTube account, but so far there is no reply. It's an event that should be enjoyed by every Kagamine 'fan', I must say.
Like / Dislike by Honeyworks (Rin, Len)
Remote Controller by Wonderful Opportunity (Rin, Len)
Tokyo Teddy Bear by Oshiire-P / Neru (Rin)
Bonus Stage by Owata-P (Rin, Len)
Karakuri Burst by Hitoshizuku-P (Rin, Len)
The Fifth Pierrot by Akuno-P / mothy (Len)
Jabberwocky Jabberwocka by karasurayabou (Rin, Len)
If You Have Eyes, Please Read This.My school I just transferred from wasn't the best, and now I feel that it lowered itself. A kid, an innocent 13 year old kid had committed suicide last night, and was found this morning by his 15 year old sister. 13 years old. He was just bullied to the point of no return. PLEASE, IF YOU EVER SEE SOMEBODY GETTING BULLIED, HELP THEM. IF YOU DON'T, YOU'RE JUST AS BAD. As some say, if you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem. I know it sounds cliche, but there's a reason why it does: IT'S THE TRUTH. I won't even say anything about those kids who made him feel like he had no other way out, for any words I could think of wouldn't express the anger, sadness, and tragedy they have caused. Now, this kid has a mother and father who lost a son, two twin sisters that lost a little brother, and a few best friends that will never be the same. A kid committing suicide due to bullying has become so common, it's almost not shocking when people hear the cause. That's messed up own itIf You Have Eyes, Please Read This.8 months ago in Personal More Like This
Omega ManAnybody ever seen Omega Man? The I Am Legend adaptation with Charlton Heston? Damn brilliant movie. I particulary liked the crucifiction in the end, completely fitting. Brilliant stuff.Omega Man4 years ago in Personal More Like This
Censoring the InternetA few weeks ago I made mention of feminist Anita Sarkeesian who started a kickstarter for a web series called "Tropes Vs Women" specifically centered around how women are portrayed in video games.Censoring the Internet11 months ago in Personal More Like This
Despite the fact that kickstarters are payed for by people who've made the decision they want to contribute their money to the project, Anita came under attack from gamers for "scamming" audiences when her fund far exceeded the target goal. Just this past week it's come out that a 25 year old man from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada, created a video game where the object is to punch the crap out of Anita. Wounds, bruises, and blood gush out the more you beat her up in this virtual game, and it's drawn some widespread attention.
Whether you agree with her viewpoint is not the issue, it's the fact that this retaliation is just "wrong" on so many levels. Do these people realize that what they're doing is shooting themselves in the foot? Making a video game where you beat up someone who's making
Party last friday night ... (In Gifs!)Went to a party last night, this is how it went:Party last friday night ... (In Gifs!)2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At 10pm everyone was falling around the place drunk like:
People were dry-humping each other right next to me and I was like:
I got my friends camera and took pictures of everyone doing embarrassing shit like:
Trying to help my totally pissed drunk friend stand up right like:
But then being like: "Hey I'm not here to babysit you, fuck on bitch!"
Dancin and hangin out with the buddies like:
At midnight looking at all of them doing crazy shit like:
Hanging out with the sober people like:
Have shown my face for a sufficient amount of time and am gone by 12:40am, back on the computer like:
How was your friday night? :iconlastfridaynightplz:
i just need this image to be on deviantart:the story: my friends have a ridiculous radio show where every night has a different theme (like christian rock, eurotrash, female empowerment jams, white-boy reggae) and tomorrow's is sonic the hedgehogi just need this image to be on deviantart:3 months ago in Personal More Like This
i took all the images (except the bottom one) from deviantart and i figured "might as well give back." a nod to my redneck past
this journal will self-destruct once i regain my sense of dignity
Final Chemo, Hats, and TripFinal ChemotherapyFinal Chemo, Hats, and Trip1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Can anyone say, HALLELUIAH?! Finished my last chemotherapy on May 23rd. My mom bought me a real rose corsage to wear to it that day. She also got the nurses an edible arrangements bouquet as a thank you that I paired with a hand-made card by me. I also convinced my dad to go this time, since he has never sat with me with one of them before now, and I think he learned a little about what I go through while I'm there. I half wanted to have port problems so he can see what kind of trouble I went through months ago, but I'm still happy it went pretty smoothly. I mean, who wants to vomit and/or be in pain? Haha, anyway... after the treatment finished, I got a standing ovation from the staff. I wanted to tear up because it really touched me.
As I left the building, I had felt a deep appreciation for the strength this whole experience has left me. As bad as it was for the most part, it gives me a better perspective on what's really important. It was a kick in the butt I rea
Hum~3~Hum1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I wanted to write a journal but... don't know what to say so I'm going to walk to the shadows and hide there .
No one will find me there, BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
God, randomess it's over 9000!
Your beloved friend,
Want to know a secret?You are beautiful.Want to know a secret?1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Black, white, gay, straight, bisexual. Whether you are smart or quiet or impossibly in love with your best friend, someone out there cherishes your smile and gets butterflies when you walk into a room.
Someone out there can't stop thinking about you. You Are Beautiful. Don't ever believe differently.
That akward moment when . . . . . .1.) everyone think's you lost a toe xD I was just kidding cxThat akward moment when . . . . . .1 year ago in Personal More Like This
2.) you're in the weird part of YouTube and you can't understand/read the comments
3.) your eyes hurt but you can't fall asleep >.
SOPA... Not spanish for Soap!Did my part, more or less nao you can help prevent any more Sopa's to the knee! For you love of interwebs do it for your knee's sake!!!SOPA... Not spanish for Soap!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Club Birthday, Tumblr, and Advice...Hello everyone. Its hard to believe that the one year annivarsay of this club is coming up soon, on September the 4th to be exact! I really can't believe that time has flown THAT fast since the day I started this club but with one year coming up, I'm glad that we have made it this far. We have had some fun as well as some less than enjoyable times here but I want to thank EVERYONE; watchers, members, visitors and viewers alike for sticking with us and continuing to support this club! Because of this, I felt that for the entire month of September the theme of the club could be, well what else, PARTY! I will be creating a new folder for this as well as putting them in the 'Featured' folder so they can be shown all month (September) long. If you have any ideas for a DiM party, don't be shy to share it! Just makes sure you're ready to have fun! :iconpinkypielaplz:Club Birthday, Tumblr, and Advice...9 months ago in Personal More Like This
Now onto Tumblr; as a few of my buddies know, I have a Tumblr account and follow a few pony blogs. With a series as popular as
Dat Fightydelphia listI did take out a LOT of ponies, pretty much only keeping ones that fall under these points.Dat Fightydelphia list1 year ago in Personal More Like This
1. They are interesting
2. The people they belong to, actually stayed in contact to me
3. The people some ponies belong to, are actually helping me with this projekt.
Currently, I will complete the full game, with ONLY Luna and Diskie as playable characters. Afterwards, I will start adding characters to the game. That is way easier on me.
That said, here is the final list. It won't be completed in the listed way.
The secret ponies.. are well.. secret unlockables. Will most likely be the last to be added.
PS: I think I'll keep Fightydelphia as a name. It just has grown to me and I can't find anything that would replace it good enough.