On the plus side of the last several hours, this just went on pre-sale. Woo!
So my kitten is having two problems. The first is loose bowel movements, which I need to get her in to the vet to make sure she’s not sick, I guess. The second is she’s deciding that the litterbox is no longer the place to do her business, it has now been untouched for nearly three days despite being cleaned (the box itself was washed clean with soap-water and fresh litter put in). What the hell do I do to get her to use her box again?
Shark Souls: Prepare to Dive Edition
i know it’s been pointed out that, out of the red lotus, ming hua’s style of fighting is the most brutal, that she’s the most ruthless of the four of them
but if you think about it, it makes complete sense???
the red lotus were locked up in specialized,…
I think this brings up a different kind of question, personally. If these men and women were so dangerous, why were they not simply executed? Even in a progressive society there comes a certain level of danger that it just isn’t worth it to keep someone alive. If these four (and certain bloodbenders from Book 1) were enough of a danger to isolate them one by one across the earth, it would have been just as good to execute them and save everyone the future trouble.
Okay, so many of my watchers on deviantART are already aware of this, but last month I was scammed for thousands of dollars by a user named Pixlett / ToxicMutagen. (They both use the same PayPal address) Pixlett has since deactivated her account.
My account of the fraud:
Pixlett bought some artwork from me for very large sums of money. Then, a few months later, I notice that a couple grand went missing from my PayPal, because she filed a credit card chargeback against me, claiming that she never got the item. Obviously, it was digital artwork, so there was no physical item to ship. She did this for every single piece of artwork she bought from me, and even after backing myself up with a ton of evidence, PayPal ruled in her favor.
And now, today, it has happened AGAIN. Pixlett has filed MORE chargebacks against me, putting me into negative $2,000 in my PayPal account. I start school in a week and need money to pay for my new textbooks, supplies, and gas, but looks like that’s not gonna happen thanks to this fraud.
I have set up a PayPal Donation button on my page, where you can help me out. Even just a dollar helps. Small amounts add up quickly, and I need to get out of the negatives as soon as possible.
I apologize, because I never ask for help, but this is just beyond my capacity of fixing in such a short amount of time. Several other people were also affected by this scammer, so please consider helping them out too.
Thank you! ;u; If you have any questions or concerns, you can message me on here or on my dA.
FUCKING SIGNAL BOOST THIS
ALSO DO NOT TAKE COMMISSIONS OR SELL ADOPTABLES TO THE PERSON MENTIONED
also - wow … WOW .. I´m fucking mad about this person and paypal - this is really fucked up. this is really a slap in the face for digital artists …
Holy shit, man; I had someone chargeback for digital art but it was only $20 and PayPal ruled in my favor. I can’t even imagine this. D:
Artists: whenever you are taking a big commission from someone you need to go above and beyond to cover your asses. Make an invoice (document detailing exactly what is being done and how much it will cost) and get a signature on it. When the work is completed, get documentation that they received it and are satisfied. If you get a chargeback that documentation will back you up and give you SO MUCH MORE of a chance.
Commissioners: THIS HELPS YOU TOO! If you cross a bad artist’s path (I mean unscrupulous, because sadly they exist) having documentation will cover your ass as well if you need to dispute it. Specifics make all the difference!
I’m lucky in my case that I have a proven artist in my dealings (Pixel is all the awesome) and shouldn’t need to even consider worrying, but sadly not enough artists prepare for this.Also this Pixlett person is a douche.
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with seeing a therapist. I see a therapist. She helps me be able to keep living and functioning and doing what I do for a living. She’s been invaluable.
Mental illness is an illness, and a therapist is a doctor. You wouldn’t tell yourself not to go to a hospital if you had a life-threatening injury, but sometimes your brain can be just as dangerous. There is no shame in getting help.
Getting a therapist is not shameful in the least. If your car is leaking, you take it to a mechanic; if your brain is leaking, you take it to a therapist. There’s no difference.
From personal experience, the difference between seeking medical help (including therapists) versus not is the literal difference between life and death.
When work gets slow and you get really frustrated all week before I listen to motivational pieces. I rediscovered this gem and remember when it was originally broadcast. I feel impressed to share this now—even non-religious folks can appreciate this.
See also: “A Piece of String” by Guy de Maupassant
That moment when you feel the need to say something that can help, but become paralyzed with fear over what the reaction will be to it. :X