WriteRoom RulesGeneralWriteRoom Rules3 years ago in Personal More Like This
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Don't spam. Don't flood. Don't use a lot of emotes or really big ones. Don't advertise (without asking a Roomie). Don't overuse bold or italics, and don't overruse the CAPS. Don't leave massive away messages. Don't swear a lot. A little bit is fine.
#WriteRoom is an English chatroom only. We know that a lot of people speak different languages, but we don't. Speaking in a language that almost nobody understands will not contribute to a discussion and the mods can't moderate it. Greetings etc. in other langua
Guide: Ponify Your Profile!:icongalaplz: Greetings, my pretty Ponies! :iconbackhug:Guide: Ponify Your Profile!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today, I write about how you can ponify your profile When I saw Derpy hovering on CasTheSas's profile page, I thought I had overdosed on Ponies But she linked me to StevenRoy's explanation, who points to Fli-c's Journal Entry with detailed instructions. Here is the short version: Click on some widget on your profile page where you can add a description and type in one or more of the following codes:
Derpy in bottom left corner:
<div id="barkbox"><img class="f" src="http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2011/332/d/d/derpy_hovering_test_by_c_quel-d4hmz2x.gif"><
Korra Season Finale, AKA Avatar Ex MachinaOK, I think I've calmed down enough to write a review now. Spoilers ahead!Korra Season Finale, AKA Avatar Ex Machina2 years ago in Personal More Like This
First, let's start off with what worked in the season finale. The animation was just...incredible, the action was exciting and sweeping in its scale, and Zuko's voice was reincarnated as General Iroh the goddamn determinator! which was actually kinda distracting, cause I kept expecting him to be like "I AM SO GOOD AT BEING GOOD!!. Hiroshi Sato showed his true colors as a hate-filled douchenozzle, and Asami showcased her usual class and determination when faced with truly shitty circumstances (on a side note, I've always had a hard time believing that Mr. Sato invented all those airplanes and mechas and stuff, because honestly, when we met him he kinda gave off a Henry Ford vibe, not an "engineering genius" vibe like that crazy eyebrow dude from A:TLA. But whatever, that's a minor point). And of course Naga was a badass...and according to tumblr, there are now people who ship Bolin x Naga. Just...why.
The case of George ZimmermanCONTINUES FROM THE HOSTILE ELITESThe case of George Zimmerman1 year ago in Personal More Like This
I have talked about how the elites and their mass media have an interest in radicalizing other ethnic and racial groups against white people in general, in order to create the tyrannic order they wish to establish.
To do this, they need to create a general atmosphere where whites are to be blamed by anything and everything wrong in the world, so that they can eventually justify genocide against whites as the "greater good for mankind". To create this atmosphere, the media distorts historical facts, or simply lie knowing that they can suppress the truth. But it does not always work.
The recent case of George Zimmerman is a typical example of this.
In the night of February 26, 2012, in Sanford, Florida, a Neighborhood's Watchman, Peruvian-American George Zimmerman was investigating a series of break-ins and followed a suspicious afri
POW!POW!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
EDIT: I may be slightly less active until mid-ish september as I am going home. Hopefully I'll have lots more art to show, I'll try to keep up with messages on my phone and home internet, I just many be slower than usual
I am having a bit of a Batman attack at the moment.
Also I came joint first place in :iconsevslover6195: 's contest I am so honored!
If you can spare a moment of your time please read this and see if you can help.
It's my partner's Grandfather's birthday today, so we're going to see him later
I'm doing some cheap commissions if anyone is interested:
I'm also going back to London on the 16th (YAH!) so I'll hopefully get lots more art done, though my interenet isn't great so I may take a while to get back to you. Hope you are all having a wonderful summer time!
Look at the amazing work!
DESIGN CONTEST! [1st September] Halo!DESIGN CONTEST! [1st September]1 year ago in Personal More Like This
THE CONTEST ALREADY END!
So here I must write winers
I thinked lottssss!!!!
And here they are!
CONGRATS TO HER! <3
1 digital picture.
1 journal doll.
LOVE THE OC YOU DID! CONGRATS!<3
1 journal doll.
CONGRATS! LOVE YOUR CREATURE! <3
1 journal doll.
Also lufff entriessss so muchh ! I luff them much and If you dont mind Ill keep them <3 if you dont Im sorry you can take if you want ;n; Hereeee <3 :
Drawing contest! Prize: 21 Months Premium-ships!---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Drawing contest! Prize: 21 Months Premium-ships!1 year ago in Personal More Like This
-The folder will be closed 05/07-13
-Winner will be anounced 07/07-13
Sup BADASS Time to get busy on the weekends!
This contest is a fall up contest from the creativity Mascot contest that we had a while ago! Instead of design/concept a Mascot like you guys did in last contest, this time it will be: Draw the Mascot character who won!
So the character you guys are going to draw is Astrid! Fell free to go crazy!
Prizes will be more premium-ships! BUT more this time! And thats why me :iconsuuxe: and our generous contributor :iconAndronicusVII: will be giving out the premium-ships instead of one person like we had last time!
NOTE: You have to be a member to join this contest! So apply
A little rant about 'art theft'Just a little thing I wanted to discuss, if you don't like rants, then don't read this journal.A little rant about 'art theft'1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Please no harsh comments, I am simply expressing my opinion. |D
So without further adieu
So being on dA, you see a lot of 'art theft' around right? Most of the time you come across things such as stolen designs, traced/ recoloured artwork, copied artwork, etc. Recently however, I've noticed some people going a little over the top with this whole theft thing, so I decided I'd write this to explain what stealing is and what stealing isn't in to me. Now, to put it bluntly,
You CANNOT copyright a poseyou CANNOT copyright a styleReferencing ≠ copying or stealingThe only thing that can be be stolen or copied is the original piece itself.Now, let me explain.
If someone draws something in the same pose as something in someone else's picture, it is NOT stealing unless the picture as a whole has been copied. It does matter how much it resembles the pose in your pi
Commission Tipseveryone should be charging much more for their art. why? because if everyone sells for pennies, then you lower the price range for everybody. and art is worth so much more than pennies.Commission Tips9 months ago in Personal More Like This
hell, i’ve seen people charge $3,000-$7,000 for one full-page spread.
I know quite a few artists that make six figures working for studios.
This is a small guide on what I've learned from my time in college, and the general standards in the industry. And a small rant about the pricing around da, and why it's severely wrong.
PAYMENT: ALWAYS request funds first. Never wait until after. ensure that you get payed for your time and effort. I've seen so many artists get taken advantage of because they don't ask for payment until after they're done.
If the client isn't satisfied with the end product, you can always refund the money.
COST: If you don’t know what to charge, just think hourly. Minimum pay for a professional artist is $24-$30/hr w
Comission and Price info *FAQ*Comission and Price info *FAQ*1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Please note that these are rough prices, it varies based on wich character it is, amount of colors, complexity of mane, ad so forth.
- i accept paypal, please scroll down to read some FAQ in how to order, process and so forth.
*accesories and clothing can be made to any plush at an additional cost. Also a wired body for poseability can be made for some versions.
*Regular beanie plush ( 13-14" long): 285+$ [example: http://fav.me/d791300
*princess beanie / large beanie (15- 16" long) 340$+ example: http://fav.me/d6expc4 ]
October Features Sunshine and Train tracks by Kayla9283 Shadow Land by Kayla9283 Animal Story Book Alteration by wetcanvas Pirate Ship Book Alteration by wetcanvas Cinderella - Antique Spoon Necklace by Ali-KatsCuriosities A leap not taken by hogret The meaning of life by hogret collage- front left by Becka990October Features2 years ago in Personal More Like This
A TOBLERONE. I can get him a Toblerone!"I don't understand it. I've never been to an airport that didn't have Toblerones. I mean okay, sometimes they don't have the white ones or the black ones, but not even to have the normal ones!"A TOBLERONE. I can get him a Toblerone!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Don't worry, Arthur. As I saw yesterday on my way home, Florence airport does have Toblerones.
Just an update to tell you all that I'm back in England, and I will make a start on those requests/commissions/gifts that I've been neglecting. Sorry for the wait! D:
And also to moan (again) about MapCrunch.
Because the road that I'd been following for just under two hours, turned out to be a dead end.
And, to make matters worse, '500 Miles' just came up on my shuffle.
I was getting so excited as well.
"OK, middle of a field in Italy. Nothing yet, but I've only just started..."
*Thirty minutes later*
*Another thirty minutes later*
"TELEPHONE TOWERS. No, what are they called? TRANSMISSION WHATSITS. FOR PHONES. PHONES MEAN PEOPLE. PEOPLE MEAN AIRPORTS. SURELY."
*Fifteen minutes la
The Many Meals of Microraptor(Cross-posted to my tumblr and blog: to see the original version with embedded images, click here.)The Many Meals of Microraptor1 year ago in Personal More Like This
As a lot of you will already know by the time of reading this, a recent publication in the journal Evolution demonstrates that the four-winged, tiny dromaeosaur Microraptor was at least occasionally in the habit of ingesting fish. Scales and portions of several disarticulated skeletons of the osteoglossiform Jinanichthys were found fossilized in the specimen's gut. The authors do not discount the possibility that the fish were scavenged, but considering other known habits of the four-winged wonder, it seems at least reasonably likely that it caught the fish itself - and unlike previous known gut contents, it couldn't have taken this meal in the trees (though it's hard to know what the nay-sayers will claim next...).
CONTEST TIME, OVER 700pts in Prizes!edit: Check out :iconMilanaMill:'s contest http://milanamill.deviantart.com/journal/Draw-my-OC-music-CONTEST-394922851 :iconIssy-kun:'s contest aswell! http://issy-kun.deviantart.com/journal/CONTEST-UPDATE-ITS-NOW-500-POINTS-TO-THE-WINNER-390309552 Don't forget :iconsantanaloepz: ! http://santanaloepz.deviantart.com/journal/4500-Point-Contest-389281889CONTEST TIME, OVER 700pts in Prizes!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
WELCOME fellow Deviant. So it's been a super long time since I've been able to host a contest, but I've managed to accumulate enough points to throw one together for all of you! I've begun working on the 3rd remake of my 6 year old comic "Hacheeachkee" (Hopefully this one will be legit!).
So the idea is simple: Draw one or both of my OC's Kadi and Proroc
RULES and TERMS:
- You CAN draw one or the other or
Contest [EXTENDED DEADLINE - September 30th]This is a very exciting day for me. 1 year ago today, I drew Robin for the first time ever! I never would have thought that drawing such an amazing chara would lead to a 6 part story plot. Robin has actually helped me push myself when it comes to story writing. :iconcryforeverplz: I'm so thankful to have made her!Contest [EXTENDED DEADLINE - September 30th]2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Her and the other LC team, I've realized, are a part of me. I've planted myself in each character. They are who I am, and also who I want to become. They've made my life so interesting, and it's all thanks to Robin! 8D
I know this may sound a bit dramatic for a cartoon character, but I love her so much x3 Which leads me to another surprise celebration...
That's right! A contest for our very own, Robin!
-- 1st: 300 and one fully drawn digital image of whatever you ask.
-- 2nd: 200 One fully drawn digital image of one of your characters.
-- 3rd: 100 Free line art of one of your characters.
*Everyone gets a Lla
Anti-Theists Are Real Plotholes!A New York school district, which is about 90 minutes outside NYC, is being sued by three Jewish families whose children allegedly experienced anti-Semitic bullying with little to no response from school officials.Anti-Theists Are Real Plotholes!10 months ago in Personal More Like This
The district itself, Pine Bush, appears to be a steaming hotbed of openly white supremacist, anti-Semitic behavior, making one question whether this news story is from modern-day America or 1930s Nazi Germany:The Pine Bush area has already had a long, uncomfortable history with racism — the town was even home to a Ku Klux Klan grand dragon in the 1970s. The Klan leader's wife was a member of the Pine Bush school board.
Although Anti-Defamation League says there's little evidence of Klan activity in the area these days, the Jewish families detail horrifying abuse, including Holocaust jokes, swastikas in an eighth-grade classroom that teachers won't take down, and
Comparison between Nazism and Communism Why Nazism Was Socialism and Why Socialism Is Totalitarian by George Reisman:Comparison between Nazism and Communism8 months ago in Personal More Like This
My purpose today is to make just two main points: (1) To show why Nazi Germany was a socialist state, not a capitalist one. And (2) to show why socialism, understood as an economic system based on government ownership of the means of production, positively requires a totalitarian dictatorship.
The identification of Nazi Germany as a socialist state was one of the many great contributions of Ludwig von Mises.
When one remembers that the word "Nazi" was an abbreviation for "der Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiters Partei — in English translation: the National Socialist German Workers' Party — Mises's identification might not appear all that noteworthy. For what should one expect the economic system of a country ruled by a party with "socialist" in its name to be but socialism?
Nevertheless, apart from Mises and his readers, practically no one thinks of Nazi Germany as a socialist state. It
The War Against Sustainable LivingI can’t believe I’m sharing a video by an MLK conspiracy theorist and anti-GMO science denialist. But you know what they say: even a broken clock tells the correct time twice a day; and his anti-capitalist rambling aside, Lee Camp is correct:The War Against Sustainable Living5 months ago in Personal More Like This
VIDEO: The Secret Reason Sustainable Living Is Now Illegal
“How dare anyone try to live their own lives without using services provided by the state or state-backed corporations! How dare they try to grow their own food, collect their own water, generate their own electricity, or teach their own children! How dare they try to live as independent, self-sustaining individuals! They live in a society, and need to be forced by government to join the collective or GTFO and move to Somalia!”
Or that is what I would
The State of the Union TranslatedMy fellow Americans.The State of the Union Translated7 months ago in Personal More Like This
(Provided I actually was born in this country, but if you question that you're probably a terrorist.)
Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades.
(Which is saying something since the last three decades have been abysmal, but you can't fall off the floor.)
An entrepreneur flipped on the lights in her tech startup, and did her part to add to the more than eight million new jobs our businesses have created over the past four years.
(And almost immediately was taxed and regulated into bankruptcy, ending those jobs.)
An autoworker fine-tuned some of the best, most fuel-efficient cars in the world, and did his part to help America wean itself off foreign oil.
(It helps that every other country on Earth thinks we're weak and/or wants us all dead.)
A farmer prepared for the spring after the strongest five-year stretch of farm exports in o
Religion is a Mental Disorder?And atheists wonder why they're the most distrusted group in America? It's crap like this, atheists!Religion is a Mental Disorder?1 year ago in Personal More Like This
Recently, a YouTube atheist called Livelife8072 started a video series in which he explains how religion is a mental disorder. What's even more face-palmingly painful is that he openly admits at the beginning of his video that he's not a medical professional and that he's merely expressing his opinion--and yet he still expects us to take his "analysis" seriously!
And what does his non-expert medical "analysis" consist of? Well, other than providing anecdotal evidence, and starting every other line of dialogue with "I think" or "I believe", he compares people dancing and singing in church to mental patients in a insane asylum.
Clearly this man is en route to obtaining a Nobel Peace Prize!
VIDEO: Religion & Me
Some WWII IdeasI've been avoiding making scenarios based on WWII because it's a cliche-storm, but here are a few ideas I've had. I haven't managed to totally avoid the cliches, and these scenarios do take a lot from previous works, but I think I can provide enough of a twist to them to make them worth making. As dystopia is my forte, these will all involve OTL's best representative of grimdark, the Nazis.Some WWII Ideas5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Endsieg - My take on the post-apocalyptic Axis victory scenarios. This time, instead of debating how Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan developed, I choose every option and have their shattered empires develop in different ways. And, of course, gratuitous servings of Weird War elements. The feudal, genetically-modified Himmlerites of Burgundy face off against the undead legions from the irradiated and damned heartland of the old Reich. A revived shogunate and their samurai endeavor to maintain control of their Chinese and American territories, while being attacked by IJN and IJA warlords usi
Tumblr SJWs In A NutshellThis comic perfectly epitomizes the glaring hypocrisy of Tumblr “Social Justice Warriors”, especially in the second panel (because gender "equality" doesn't apply towards grown men liking a little girl's cartoon!):Tumblr SJWs In A Nutshell7 months ago in Personal More Like This
READ THIS: SOPA is back! please readRead this http://hados94.deviantart.com/journal/SOPA-is-back-WTF-395367241READ THIS: SOPA is back! please read1 year ago in Personal More Like This
'Ok so this time the internet is in BIG TROUBLE!!!! For some reason this bill of copyright is being passed on to the internet, that also includes Deviantart, and especially Youtube! So all of our OCs or any thing else we do that are based on video games, shows, ect. so once this bill is passed our OCs and anything else we do will be BANNED to the public and the internet. Not only that Deviantart will be shut down!! FOR GOOD'
And sign this - https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-sopa-2013/LMzMVrQF
DO ET. DO ET NOW. FOR KAGE. AND PEBBLES. AND ZIPPERS. AND EVERYONE. BLEH.
AND SPREAD THE WORD. . . . please?
Capitalism Key To Ending PovertyI've written about the blogsite "Big Think" before and again. For a site called "Big Think," its blog posts tend to promote small ideas, giving me the impression that the site is only "Big Think" in name.Capitalism Key To Ending Poverty1 year ago in Personal More Like This
But a recent article managed to increase my respect for it by at least one point.
In his post "The Upward Spiral of Capitalism and the End of Poverty", John Mackey argues that, contrary to popular misconception, capitalism is not a zero-sum game, but rather a "win, win, win, win, win game" where everyone wins.
Mackey dispels the myth that wealth is a "limited fixed pie" that needs to be equally distributed to prevent others from getting "unfair large pieces," and argues that it's really a "growing pie" that allows