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Old February 11th, 2014 (03:19 PM).
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I sort of experienced this in my previous gallery, which caused me to abandon it. After I did, it immediately started receiving comments, but… I just couldn't bother responding to them, unfortunately. XD" Anyway, if your gallery's not receiving any comments, you should just keep updating it. People would do it, eventually.
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Old February 12th, 2014 (11:22 PM).
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i'm always flooded with requests, but when i don't i just usually post something worthless but just brings it back up to the surface. xD i dunno if i can update it everytime no one asks for an avatar. xD
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Old February 12th, 2014 (11:38 PM).
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I don't receive a lot of comments, but that's okay. If you're looking for more, post more in your gallery and then comment in others. Getting your name out there is the best way to do it.

I should update my gallery soon, but I'm in a creative slump right now. I'm getting out of it, but having trouble shaking it off completely.
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Old February 13th, 2014 (12:05 AM).
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I can understand how lack of comments can make you feel dejected. Really, really well. But there's really no way out of it. Apart from, maybe, commenting in other galleries yourself and putting out content whenever you can. But things have become better recently. Most galleries do get comments. Since A&D as a whole has become much more active than before. Really happy to see that. <3;

I do not like seeing dejected artists. So I always feel like I have an obligation to post in all galleries I see - some words can mean a lot. But time. Time is such a scarce quantity that it gets in my way. :< I'll probably be able to go on a spamming posting spree after my exams are done in May.
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Old February 13th, 2014 (12:30 AM).
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Been planning to take requests in my gallery, but not completely sure if I should; if I get too many requests, I'm afraid of not being able to get to them all. I'm also scared that I might be rushed by others—another thing to worry about. I'll probably open up requests for some limited time and see how it goes. If I like it, though, then I may keep it that way. :P
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Old February 26th, 2014 (06:19 PM).
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It's always really sad when you don't get a lot of comments.. I remember being crushed each time I uploaded art to dA but they ended up with one or two comments at most years back, hah. :( But like Sakazuki said, a lot of the lack of comments biz can be alleviated if people thought to comment on others' galleries rather than just awaiting replies in their own threads.
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Old February 26th, 2014 (06:57 PM).
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Please I can go months without getting a single comment, and update 5 - 7 times without receiving so much as a sentence. The problem is that people just want feedback, they don't want to give feedback. I do the best I can with it, and I always try to post in new galleries.. but it gets cumbersome after a while. :<

Still, A&D is buzzing, and way more active than its ever been. It's my baby and I love it no matter how much it hurts me. <33

Hey, if I ran a signature contest, who would be in? Or maybe another icontest? Thoughts? :)
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Old February 26th, 2014 (07:04 PM).
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I was a sensitive little bunny years ago so if I got no comments I assumed my art was unloved and just hid in a hole. Thankfully that's waaaay in the past, though. ~o~

And as for contests I'm much more on board with iContest. They're a lot of fun to make and I absolutely adore them.. signatures take me a lot longer and given how picky I am I probably wouldn't ever finish, hah. Especially since I'm going to be busy for the next few weeks.
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Old February 26th, 2014 (07:27 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Fairy:
Hey, if I ran a signature contest, who would be in? Or maybe another icontest? Thoughts? :)
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yes i would be in for either and also hi
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Old February 26th, 2014 (11:06 PM).
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I'd love to participate in both but I'll disappear for 2 months again from March 4 so I probably won't be able to. :(
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Old February 26th, 2014 (11:25 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Fairy:
Hey, if I ran a signature contest, who would be in? Or maybe another icontest? Thoughts? :)
I'm definitely a-OK with icontest. As for signature, I probably won't be able to participate, as my access to Photoshop is very limited at the moment. Things like tags, banners, and large pieces take extremely long time to make (for me, anyway), since you have to put a lot of thought into them when creating. In addition to that, I'm lacking motivation, too, kind of. :(
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Old February 27th, 2014 (05:38 PM).
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hey kids. :)

awesome I'll gauge more interest and get moving on icontest #2 I'll think of a cool theme for everyone to work with [s]honestly thinking of making it Cilan omg[s/]

Dero I'll think less of you if you don't join. Draw a damn icon bby
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Old February 27th, 2014 (05:49 PM).
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Icontests are fun because icons take no time at all to make. If you plan on hosting any future signature contests, give me like 2-3 weeks to enter, heh. I couldn't compete against Dero anyway. :<
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Old February 27th, 2014 (06:36 PM).
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Like I said, I don't really have any choice. XD; I'll be leaving home from March 4 onwards - no PC access. Can't really do anything about it. :( I shall participate in any contests that take place from June-July onwards, though! And go on a posting/commenting spree in A&D too. Because that is when I'll be free of a lot of ♥♥♥♥ and be back home. n_n;

^ ALSO SHUT UP SISTER. YOU'RE AMAZING AND I SUCK. :<
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Old February 27th, 2014 (06:46 PM).
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Old February 28th, 2014 (01:06 AM).
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Oooooooh, I'll participate in the iContest! <3

I've only ever competed in one contest back in liek... early 2013? I can't be sure but this sounds like a real treat! C:

I want to get more social, helpful and just be more competitive here on PC! ^^
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Any prospective themes for a contest in mind yet?
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I think it'd be pretty cool if it were "vintage" (or something along the lines). Basically, we'd take a stock image, make it into an icon, and add effects to have it look like an old picture of sorts.
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Old March 4th, 2014 (09:40 PM).
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Viiiiiintage, eh? xD Not really my thing but I gotta compete anyway so... hell yeah... I guess? :P
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Old March 4th, 2014 (10:41 PM).
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Oh that sounds pretty cool. I could get on board with that~ trying to think of things that would take to being made vintage though, hmm.
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Sounds pretty neat, Although i can see if we go for vintage pretty much every image is going to have some sort of greyscale of sepia overlay and some damage filters...
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Well that's where it gets challenging, right? Making your own stand out with that going on.
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I LIKE IT

Next Icontest's gonna be vintage. Any subject, any material, any whatever; it just has to look vintage, either by way of what the icon is of or how it looks. Based on who's icon best captures the theme of "vintage".

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Do you tho? Can't you just give it to popular vote etc?
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I really like the idea of voting, because, well, that's our traditional way. XD" Personally wouldn't mind with Jo being the judge either, though.
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