Let me just mirror a journal entry I read today
"Doubtful. I can't even put my finger on what this site is all about these days. This place used to give me so much inspiration and confidence. I loved having a large fan base and input on my artwork. It would be nice to have all that again, but I'm afraid I've been tainted, or spoiled, with what real life has to offer.
Thats an entry from the first person I ever met on dA you can find him over at http://the-definition.deviantart.com/ His name is dan, and he is a great photographer.
I mirror his journal because It's how I feel about so many sites... online community's these days, at fi