deviantANXIETY, A Case StudyYou've joined deviantART to become a great artist, or to show the world that you're a great artist. You've joined to ogle all things kawaii. You've joined to dominate the chat rooms, or the forums, or both. But above all, you've joined to become a llama baron: you've got your heart set on that 'runaway llamas' badge and nothing's gonna stand in your way.deviantANXIETY, A Case Study4 years ago in Other More Like This
You've added a couple of people whose art you're interested in to your deviantWATCH. Or perhaps you watched them because you thought they were cute, or because you liked their avatar, or because they offered you some friendly advice, or because they helped to allay the awkwardness you felt on joining such a large community by issuing you with a generic greetings message along the lines of [if not actually] 'Welcome to deviantART!'
The message is so carefully crafted that you suspect the person greeting you has greeted ten thousand other people today with the same copy-pasta. But you're not stupid: you know how important it is to