Since it's BZP's anniversary and everyone gets a free week of Premiership, that means we each get to have a blog of our very own for a whole week! =D This is so exciting! You'll be hearing from me lots, guys, 'cause I can't let it go to waste! And then there are these shiny, shiny images under the avatars! They're so pretty! And polls! I need to make a poll right away! I need to make ten! But most importantly...
Once upon a time, some lunatic wanted to find a way to both torture kids with the promise of a gratifying end result, and to get tons of money from the kids' parents (or insurance companies) simultaneously.
Having ruled out kidnapping and holding for ransom (due to the police apparently frowning upon it), he brainstormed and pondered for days until, finally, it occurred to him, "Hey... lots of kids have crooked teeth!"
And very soon afterward, he became the first orthodontist.
Turakii #1 Lavasurfer
Jun 01 2010
Reference Keepers are a very interesting species. Living mainly off chicken, hamburgers, cereal, and other such things, they have been discovered to have tastes in food incredibly similar to humans. They are known to live in groups, usually in the Bionicle Reference Center, though a few stray outside toward Storyline and Theories... ah, there's one now! It appears to be a member of the Hordika family! Let's creep closer and see if we can observe its habits...
Notice how relaxed it is in its natural habitat. And... *lowers voice to whisper.* Look, I see we found it actually typing up a Bionicle Serial. Reference Keepers have occasionally been known to be hostile when disturbed from this pastime...
Wait, look at that! Quick, zoom in on this shot! What is it doing!?
It appears to be traveling through several states on the second of June to visit a Forum Assistant! This is totally new behavior! Could it be the beginning of a new breed!?
Now it seems to be calmly staying near the Forum Assistant, almost acting human as it shows her movies and video games... no! Wait! Now, only three days later, it is putting the Forum Assistant in its car and returning to its original location! This is a breakthrough in Reference Keeper studies! The world must know! I must add this to my book immediately! *Whips out notepad and pencil and beings scribbling furiously.*
So anyways, I might be somewhat missing in action until the fourteenth, when the wild Reference Keeper returns me to my natural habitat. =P
Turakii #1 Lavasurfer
May 19 2010
I don't know if it just hates me or what, but for some reason, Firefox refuses to show me most images from Brickshelf. Not even one of those little red Xs or icons to show something's supposed to be there. Just... empty space.
I suspect there's some deep grudge behind this... like, maybe Brickshelf insulted Firefox's grandmother's knitting patterns or something...
It's getting really annoying when it comes to signature reports, 'cause people say, "His banner is too big!" and I click and say, "What banner? "
I have to switch browsers just to see the image! D= GRAAARGH!
Turakii #1 Lavasurfer
May 05 2010
All of these are really bad examples of them:
"Woah, awesome comic! It made my day!"
"This. Is. EPIC!"
"Good work. Dude, I could never do that. Neat job. 10000/10"
"Eh, needs work. Nice try, though."
"Love it! You're a good drawer!"
I know from experience how hard it can be to find something to say about a piece of artwork, an MOC, a comic, or a story. However, simply telling the member that you liked it (or disliked it) doesn't tell them how they might improve or what to continue doing in the future. (And informing them that they are the insert of a dresser isn't particularly complimentary.)
A good general rule is this: if you could take your post and paste it into another topic in the same forum (or even a different forum), and it would still make sense, then it's probably spam. Your post should be very specific to the topic.
If you don't have the time or the basic knowledge about the creative work to write a long review (see: Turakii's MOC reviews (also see: Turakii's MOCing knowledge, or lack thereof)), at least try to mention something that proves you actually looked at the creative work. E.G.:
"This. Is. EPIC! Kopaka's eyepiece looks awesome! You're really good at drawing the fluffiness of the tutu!"
"Eh, needs work. It's really sketchy and it looks like he has seven arms sprouting out of his nose. Also, Takua looks too much like a mutant elephant."
Okay, rant over. XD It just gets a little frustrating when I realize that if all the spam posts in a topic were deleted, there would be maybe four posts left.
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Name:Bob Real name:Robert Real real name:John Jacob Jingle-Heimer Schmidt No, come on, man, I'm serious:John Jacob Jingle-Heimer Schmidt III You think you're really funny, don't you?:Yes =D Temperament:Phlegmatic/Sanguine, INFP, Hufflepuff... the easygoing slacker who just wants to see everyone get along Age:Super old. Like 21 or something Status:Toa Lhikan Hordika's wifey Power level:Skilled in the arts of eating cereal Ancestry:25% German, 25% Polish, 25% Italian, 13% English, 12% Irish Adores:Tangled. All of the Tangled. Punzie is my homegirl <3 Current goal:Learning more Spanish besides "no" Themesong:Love is in Bloom [remix] - SixofLasers Rarely changing quote:"Life is pain, your highness. Anyone who says otherwise is selling something."