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They heard me singing and they told me to stop



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Just thinking.

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Dec 13 2013 · 186 views

I kind of miss you guys. I kind of miss what I used to have here, what this place used to mean to me.
 
I've been on Tumblr, mostly, in the SWTOR fandom mostly, and it's been good to me and I follow every BZP person that I remember exists, and I'll always love you all.
 
I guess this was mostly brought on by thinking about the My Little Pony fandom, and how awful it is for young people and how if I were a little girl today, I'd've been in love with that show the way I was in love with Bionicle, but the fandom wouldn't've been a safe space for me the way the Bionicle fandom was and I think that's just the saddest thing.


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GenCon. Also: Broken Computer.

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Aug 13 2013 · 102 views

So I've got finals like, tomorrow and after that, I'll be going to GenCon in Indianapolis for four days after that, so that'll be fun. I'm looking forward to that. (GenCon, not finals. Though I am looking forward to this class being over with.)
 
Also my computer's broken so there's why I haven't shown up that much except on Tumblr. :P


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Ask A Krahka

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 30 2013 · 189 views

So I'm slightly bored cough cough avoiding studying so here's your exciting opportunity to ask me anything. ANYTHING.
 
Nothing's off limits. My weird obsession with asexual alien frogmen? ASK ME ABOUT IT. My spiritual connection to Krahka? SURE. My spiritual connection to Petey Plane? GO FOR IT. Advice on pixel art? BRING IT. Justifications for my crack ships? AWWWW YEAHHHH I CAN TALK ALL DAY. Why I've been here for so long? MAN I DON'T KNOW ASK ME ANYWAY.


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Still, I'm still an animal

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 30 2013 · 132 views


 
One of my favorite songs at the moment, and Actual!Krahka's theme song.
One of these days I'll write some Krahka/Onewa based on this, but eh.
 
Anyway, things with class have been picking up and getting extremely confusing, so I'm a little less than present at the moment.


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A WIP and a brief explanation of a hobby of mine

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 25 2013 · 117 views

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Base (Pixel Princess exclusive)
 
So let me introduce you to the hobby of mine that I haven't been able to show off to BZP because of the advertising policy.
 
So dolling. Dolling is a collaborative art process that's based off of paper dolls. People make paper doll Barbie-naked bases and other people take them and add all the hair, clothes, edits, everything to make them come alive. It's a lot of fun. I could explain better but I don't feel like it. If you're interested, just contact me and I can hook you up with some tutorials.
 
So anyway, I've been doing that for like, eight years now. This is a work in progress of human Gali Mistika. All I need now are the boots, but I still feel like she's missing something. Hmmm...
 
Anyway, that's what I was looking forward to most, because you have to link to the base artist's site to credit them, so as not to be dishonest about their part in your creation.


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New Policy!

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 25 2013 · 125 views

This change in the advertising policy is awesome. That was literally the stupidest rule on any site I've ever been on.
 
That being said, my main blog that I post on is full of swear words, (even though the nsfw tag has only two things in it) so I'm not linking to it. If you know me, you probably know where to find me. (HINT: I'M MOST OF THE SEARCH RESULTS FOR "KRAHKA")
 
But I am going to be posting so many dolls on this thing and you can't even stop me.


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Ten-some years, 1000 posts.

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 25 2013 · 93 views

You know that thing about how it's not about your post count, but making your posts count?

Well I've got neither, since my posts are pretty pointless.
 
Anyway, I'd make a retrospective, but I don't feel like it. All I gotta say is that if I joined the RPG forum sooner, I'd have a lot more posts. Or maybe not?


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I am so mad

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 23 2013 · 348 views

I am so mad that in my rage, I'm going to be writing tons and tons of Bionicle slash and none of you can stop me.


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Character Concepts

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 22 2013 · 92 views

So I've been thinking of character concepts for the BZPRPG, since as much fun as I'm having with Iokua, I feel like I could be doing even moar.
 
 
A naive Vortixx inventor who climbed the Mountain with teamwork and ingenuity, and believes this can solve all problems! Also she has a giant mech she built herself and a calculator.
 
A Skakdi of Water who's a pirate with a heart of gold, which is to say, she really likes gold.
 
A Toa of Iron who's an expert blacksmith who only forges weapons for those who are pure of heart, and puts people who want her weapons through very Zen sorts of tests with no point, except for enlightenment.
 
A Vortixx warrior poet mercenary who laments the fragmentation of unity that she profits off of.
 
A Le-Matoran fashion designer who's also a vigilante. Basically Rarity and Batman's Matoran daughter.
 
That Ta-Matoran guard who has to put on the flowers and welcome everyone to Ta-Koro with his hula moves. He takes this duty very seriously, even if people laugh at him for it.
 
 
 
I haven't RPed here very much, but just so you know, my specialty is playing very silly characters with surprising hidden depths.


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Feeling slightly grateful

Posted by Little Miss Krahka , Jul 20 2013 · 70 views

So at the moment, my family is driving me to the brink of insanity (more than the usual background insanity I've got) for reasons that I'm not really willing to go into at this time and in this place, but there are times when I am extremely grateful.
 
Today I was playing d20 Future, as I'm wont to do on Saturdays, and we were also playing with Legos as the GM has a bunch of Legos at his place. And among the Lego pieces was Gali's original mask. My brother and I, who both grew up with Bionicle remarked on it, and reminisced about the good times and about how Gali's my favorite Toa. (Though if we want to get really nerdy, she's my favorite Toa that's had a set made of her. She's my third favorite Toa, after Helryx and Tuyet, but I didn't feel like explaining just how complicated Bionicle got in its later years.)
 
And one of my friends remarked that her parents never let her have Bionicles, because they were "nerd" toys and her parents didn't want her to grow up to be a nerd. She had to hide the fact that she watched Star Trek from them. When they learned that she played Dungeons and Dragons, they cried, not because it's Satan's Game but because they were afraid she'd never get a boyfriend. (It should be noted that she does have a boyfriend, my brother, who was at the table.) They gave up trying to control her full on nerdery when she started LARPing.
 
So as much as my parents are driving me up a wall, I'm glad they encouraged my budding nerdiness and didn't restrict me from any hobbies.






I <3 Wookiees

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Whoa It's A Me

Name: Deanna
Age: 23
Gender: Cis-Female. I KNOW LAME RIGHT
Orientation: Demisexual heterosexual, not that you'd know it with all the fictional girls I crush on.
Grade: Super-Senior. It's like being a Senior, only sadder.
Heritage: Polish-German-Irish-God-Knows-What. I could probably trace my bloodline to Ghengis Khan at some point. Also, my last name is absurdly Italian.
Location: The Shivering Isles. Or Michigan. Depending upon the time of year.
Occupation: Revolutionary, Jedi, Performance Artist, Student of Most Social Sciences, Shovel-bumming Grunt, General Non-Profit Lacky.
Previous Education: Home School/Self Educated. Yeah, me too.
Current Education: A BIG OL' UNIVERSITY GETTIN' A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ANTHROPOLOGY.
Accent: A sort of stoned out and slightly low pitched Northern Cities accent, with Canadian influences. My voice has also been described by someone that I only know over the internet as "calm and soothing" and "not at all what [he] expected". Because you imagine the voice reading my post to be all like RARGH AWWUGHHHR!!!
Languages: English (native speaker of American English), Japanese (three years of study) Ojibwe (two years of study), Polish (bits and pieces) Maori (bits and pieces), Mandalorian (bits and pieces).
Religion: Hardcore agnostic. If you forced me at gunpoint to pick a religion or lack of religion or whatever, I'd pick Buddhism. But I'd go with the sects that are agnostic and continue living exactly the way I am. Not that I wouldn't complain about my rights being violated.
Political Views: Bitter idealist. Libertarian Socialist with vague anarchist views. Hardcore feminist who knows the importance of intersectionality.

Favorite Bionicle Character: Krahka. Are you surprised?
Favorite Toa Mata: Gali. My first Toa, first name I went by online and still a favorite.
Favorite Toa Metru: ALL OF THEM. Or Vakama, if I HAD to chose. But then again, I like Whenua and Onewa and Matau and Nokama and Nuju . . .
Favorite Toa Inika: Nuparu, though I wish that he'd do more. Because mad science is AWESOME.
Favorite Makuta: The Makuta, duh.
Favorite Dark Hunter: Somewhere between Nidhiki, Lariska and Mimic.
Favorite Matoran: Mavrah. He lived. He died. FOR SCIENCE.
Favorite Piraka: Zaktan, for fairly unsavory reasons.
Favorite Swarm-y Thing: BOHROK. Chickt-chickt.
Favorite Order of Mata Nui Member: Helryx, because KICKIN' RAD GRANDMAS YESSSSS.
Favorite Glatorian: Kiina, because she's the only woman I have to chose from. Which sucks. But she doesn't.
Favorite Bionicle Book: Adventures #10: Time Trap. Good ol' fashioned nightmare fuel!
Favorite Movie: Legends of Metru Nui
Favorite Year: '04, definitely. Though '08 was pretty arright. And '02 was totally awesome.
Favorite Race: Krahka. Once again, are you surprised?
Favorite Element: Air, Iron, Fire, Light, Water, Stone, Earth.
Favorite Set: THE EXO-TOA! :D Krika is also awesome he is my best friend, only not really. . .
Favorite Ships: Takanuva/Gali, Nuju/Nokama, Tuyet/Nidhiki, Helryx/Tahu, Onua/Gali, The Shadowed One/Lariska, Helryx/Ancient, Lesovikk/Nikila, Krahka/Onewa, Hewkii/Macku, Teridax/Roodaka, Nidhiki/Lariska, Mimic/"His Female Companion", Onewa/Whenua, Mavrah/Whenua, The Shadowed One/Ancient, Matau/Vakama, Karzahni/Tren Krom, Lewa/Onua, Tahu/Takanuva, Taipu/Onepu/Nuparu, Nuju/Whenua/Onewa, Brutaka/Axonn, Tahu/Kopaka, Helryx/Gali, Roodaka/Tuyet, Tuyet/Naho, Krahka/Keetongu, Nuparu/Mutran, Lariska/Krahka, Lariska/Krahka/Johmak, Tahu/Johmak, Helryx/Teridax, Vhisola/Nokama, Lewa/Takanuva

Alignment: Chaotic Good
Star Wars: Jedi Consular, Jolee Bindo style Graywalker of being essentially light side, but hating the Jedi Order for being really boring.
Old Werewolf: Black Fury Galliard, Homid. I'd be the single most laid back Black Fury who has ever lived.
Old Vampire: Malkavian anarch OF DHOOM.
New Changeling: Skitterskulk Beast of the Spring Court. Likely have some sort of meaningless court title that I made up myself. See how long it takes for them to notice that there's nothing backing it up. JUST AS I HAD PLANNED CHINK CHINK.
Dungeons and Dragons: I'd be a Chaotic Good Elven Bard/Wizard. I'd claim to be a worshiper of Vecna, for the lulz. See how long it takes for folks to hate me. I would never ever leave taverns, no matter what sort of treasures the old man promises us. In fact, I would try to make a game of seeing how many old men I could bait into giving me adventures before I can dash all their hopes and dreams of a goblin-free dungeon, a rat-free basement and/or a dragon-free kingdom.
If Planescape were involved: I would be in the Xaositects, though I would be a bit more coherent than most of their members, because I don't have the attention span to do full time scramblespeak. Meh. It's all too consistent anyway. All of my best friends would be Athar, because they have guts. We would hang around in bars in the Lower Ward and mock the Dustmen and the old men who attempt to get us going on adventures. Claiming to worship Vecna would also take on a whole new dimension of lulz in Sigil. Though oddly enough I'd probably be a Cleric of Eris. Since, yeah. Eris.
Old Mage: The Sons of Ether. It'd be a dream come true! THEY LAUGHED AT ME! OH HOW THEY LAUGHED AT ME! BUT I SHALL SHOW THEM ALL!
d20 Modern: Student, Smart Hero/Eventually Field Scientist, maybe? Allegiances to Family, Good and Chaos.
FATAL: Let's not and say we didn't.

Likes: Shiny shiny people, music, art, writing, science fiction, world building, history, pixel art, books, comic books, comedy, joy, science fiction, sleeping, cake, pretty things.

Dislikes: THE MAN TRYING TO BRING ME DOWN, people without respect, the patriarchy, loud noises, draw-maw, people who take things too seriously, the Legacy of the Force, any attempt to get me off my groove, things that I have to do.

Hobbies: Acting, making horrible horrible music, roleplaying games, eating delicious ice cream delights, laughing at fools, quoting Destroyer lyrics in slightly inappropriate contexts, yelling excitedly while waving my hands, dolling, drawing, starting the REVOLUTION, blowing things up, making children gleeful, travelin' through time with John Titor, writing at a million terribles per hours, knowing far too many inane details about fictional worlds, archery, pretending that I'm living at least a hundred years in the past whilst engaging in everyday activities, pretending to be a time traveler, pretending to be a Jedi, reading bucketloads of graphic novels, alternately avoiding people and being obnoxious towards cracking wise, loitering, planning stories that I will never write, pretending to be fictional characters on social networking sites, drinking an absurd amount of tea, enjoying reality, enjoying what I can MAKE reality

Favorite Musicians: See the pointlessly long list below.

Favorite Games: Elder Scrolls 2-5, Mass Effect 1-3, Dragon Age 1-2, Knights of the Old Republic 1-2, Portal 1-2, Baldur's Gate 1-2, Jade Empire (wish there was a 2), Fallouts 1-New Vegas, Soul Caliber 2, Phantasy Star Online, Star Wars: the Old Republic, Starcraft, Planescape: Torment, Shenmue.

My Other Fandoms: Star Wars, Knights of the Old Republic in particular, the Elder Scrolls, Avatar: the Last Airbender, Mass Effect, Jade Empire, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Harry Potter (sometimes), Arrested Development, Phantasy Star, Planescape, Phoenix Wright, Firefly, Axis Powers Hetalia, Star Trek, Dragon Age, My Little Pony.
I also am pretty involved in the dolling community.

Fangirl to: Vakama, Darth Maul, Darth Malak, Ulic Qel-Droma, Count Dooku, Han Solo, John Hodgman, Onewa, Matau, Zaktan, Canderous Ordo, Minwu, Phoenix Wright, Dr. Horrible, Dan Bejar, Zayne Carrick, Sokka, Iroh, Spock, Sulu, Poland, China, Vector Hyllus, Andronikos Revel, Marcurio, Teldryn Sero, General Tullius, Alistair, Zevran, ANDERSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS, Bruce Banner, Martin Septim, Garrus, Thane, Admiral Hackett, MORDIN MORDIN MORDIN, some other folks that I can't remember right now . . .

Things Of Currency!

Currently . . .
Reading: Some Statistics textbook. :(
Listening: Mumford and Sons
Playing: d20 Future
Gaming: Dragon Age: Origins
Watching: Mystery Science Theater 3000
Raging Over: THE OUTRAGES!

Musical Delights!

If you like any of these bands or musicians half as much as I do, then I love you.


808 State
A.C. Newman
Against Me!
Albert Ayler
Amon Tobin
Andrew Bird
Animal Collective
Everything on the Anthology of American Folk Music
Antonin Dvořák
Antony and the Johnsons
Apples in Stereo
Arcade Fire
Architecture in Helsinki
Art Tatum
Atmosphere
Augustus Pablo
The B-52s
Béla Bartók
Belle and Sebastian
Bill Evans
Billie Holiday
Björk
Blind Willie McTell
Boards of Canada
Cab Calloway
Cat Power
Charles Mingus
Chumbawamba
Clawjob
Cocteau Twins
CORNELIUS
Crystal Castles
Cut Copy
Daniel Johnston
David Bowie
Deliciousweets
Destroyer (<3<3<3)
Devendra Banhart
Django Reinhardt
Duke Ellington
El-P
Eric Dolphy
Esquivel
Etta Jones
Eurythmics
Evaporators
Fancey
Final Fantasy (the Canadian guy with a violin, not the video games)
Frederic Chopin
freezepop
Frog Eyes
RAWR INAPPROPRIATELY NAMED Buttons
Funkadelic
Gary Numan
George Gershwin
godspeed you! black emperor
Gogol Bordello
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci
Grandaddy
Great Lakes Swimmers
Half Japanese
Hanngai
Hello, Blue Roses
Henry Cowell
Hevia
Huun-Huur-Tu
Immaculate Machine
Jim White
Joanna Newsom
Johann Sebastian Bach
John Coltrane
John Fahey
John McLaughlin
Johnny Cash
Jonathan Coulton
Joseph Spence
Junior Kimbrough
Kahimi Karie
Lata Mangeshkar
Lemon Demon
Lisa Germano
Little Richard
M.I.A.
Mad Professor
Madonna
Massive Attack
Miles Davis
Moondog
Mozart
Neko Case
NEU!
Neutral Milk Hotel
Of Montreal
Pavement
Pizzicato Five
Rassan Roland Kirk
Robert Johnson
Sarah Vaughan
Scientist
Scott Joplin
Sigur Rós
Spoon
Stars
Stereolab
Steve Reich
Sufjan Stevens
Sun Ra
Sunset Rubdown
Swan Lake
Talking Heads
Tegan and Sara
The 6ths
The Beach Boys
The Beatles
The Danielson Famile
The Decemberists
The Dismemberment Plan (<3)
The Ditty Bops
The Magnetic Fields
The New Pornographers
The Olivia Tremor Control
The Pixies
The Presidents of the United States
The Robot Ate Me
Thelonious Monk
They Might Be Giants
Thievery Corporation
Tom Waits
Tortoise
VNV Nation
Weird Al Yankovic
Wesley Willis
William Albright
Wolf Parade
Woody Guthrie
XTC
Yo La Tengo
Yoko Kanno and the Seatbelts
Zumpano

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