Deviousness and Seniority
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Many have noticed that I've begun posting the Deviousness articles and I'm happy to take any suggestions you may have for future recipients.  Simply take a moment to note me with your suggestion and why you feel they are the the deviant to end all deviants and I'll add them to our list for consideration :)

Some have also noticed that FAQ #29: How do I become a Senior Member? has been updated with a suggestion form. The reasoning for this is pretty simple.  Selections are made by a group of people, not just me,  and having the information in one central location is the easiest way for us to share thoughts.  There was always a plan to move suggestions to a form, it just hadn't happened yet :)

So to recap:

1. Deviousness suggestions ->  send me a note or an email (moonbeam13@deviantart.com)
2. Senior suggestions - > please submit your suggestion via this this form


I hope this clears any confusion or concern but as always, feel free to ask me any questions in the comments below, send me a note, or shoot me an email.


Stay devious :heart:

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RTNightmareHobbyist General Artist
Is this still valid or is suggesting seniority and Deviousness still under construction? I have quite a few people I want to suggest for both. :) Well the latter one definitely is not good. Lesson learned: try the links first. 
Moonbeam13's avatar
Moonbeam13Hobbyist Photographer
Deviousness is still valid :)
RTNightmare's avatar
RTNightmareHobbyist General Artist
Okay. So, Seniority is being worked on, as it says in the FAQ? I’m looking forward to that returning so I can suggest some of my wonderful peers. :D
Moonbeam13's avatar
Moonbeam13Hobbyist Photographer
Yep coming soon
RTNightmare's avatar
RTNightmareHobbyist General Artist
Sweet! :D I'm so glad!
Evuie's avatar
EvuieHobbyist General Artist
Hi! I have a question! I know there is an announcement for Deviousness Award winners every month, but is there one for just Seniority too? And if so, when do you announce them? Thanks! Now I have some suggesting to do! :dalove:
SparklingDonut's avatar
SparklingDonutStudent Digital Artist
SO MUCH SENIOR MEMBERS HERE! SAVE ME MOMMY!
LiliWrites's avatar
I'm late to the party, but wanted to comment that I love, love, LOVE having the Senior suggestions done through the form. :thumbsup:
YuTheElementalMage's avatar
YuTheElementalMageHobbyist Digital Artist
I heard some people suggested me, thats so nice from them :heart: :love:
Anoya's avatar
Anoya Photographer
Maybe this needs to be updated then too? :B
iingo's avatar
iingoProfessional Digital Artist
Sent  some  suggestions. Hopefully  she finally  become  one.
Nyiana-sama's avatar
:lol: Oh man. I really could have used this form back in the day. 
PeppermintSoda's avatar
But wait, do the old suggestions sent to fourteenthstar between August 2014 until her retirement still take into account? Or do I have to resend them again in the form? :?
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Moonbeam13Hobbyist Photographer
I have them all, she sent me what she had :)
fourteenthstar's avatar
I sent a list of all the people that I had reviewed and approved for the next round of Seniority to Moonbeam13 
SavageFrog's avatar
SavageFrogHobbyist General Artist
Praise organizational skills! :la:
Rhyn-Art's avatar
Rhyn-Art General Artist
It is handy! :nod:
Stygma's avatar
StygmaHobbyist General Artist
The form is such a great idea!

(I will answer your note later today! :))
SilentKara's avatar
SilentKaraHobbyist General Artist
At least my account is a senior :eyes:

Forms are good! Though, all people I wanted to get this status already have it :D
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