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@  xcrash1998 : (26 February 2020 - 09:55 AM) Not anymore
@  Mage Girl : (17 February 2020 - 02:33 AM) I can safely say I'm so far the only person to post to this shoutbox in 2020...
@  Fire Blazer : (24 December 2019 - 03:17 AM) naw, it's when the bots make collaborated efforts to crawl places, lol
@  kirant : (23 December 2019 - 05:20 AM) What do we do on Index Day? Give each other bots?
@  Fire Blazer : (16 December 2019 - 01:39 AM) LOL
@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
@  kirant : (26 November 2019 - 03:48 PM) No invasion. I imagine a lot of guest bots visiting for indexing purposes.
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:36 AM) I've posted on SF for various reasons ofc but in terms of like making friends and stuff it's p. much just been smaller groups/forums, yeah. mainly FES
@  Elwood : (27 October 2019 - 10:08 PM) Only reason I'm even on Serenes was because I had hacking questions. @Ezra yeah I figured it must be an age thing. I've been called an old man by many a child because I use Facebook.

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#1 arimibn

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 03:34 PM

November Contest? YOU MADE ME MAD, SO NO.

1st Place Prize is $30. 2nd Place Prize is $15. 3rd Place Prize is $5. You need a paypal account in order to receive your prize. Yes. Paypal is free. And if you register for a paypal debit card, you can make offline purchases with your paypal account. Lol

The theme of the contest is Black Knights.

Sprite any incarnation of a Black Knight. Could be the one from Fire Emblem, the one from Sonic, the one from Mabinogi, Heck. It could even be one you made up yourself.

To Register, post your entry mug in a PM to me and say that you'd like to enter.

DO NOT. I repeat, DO NOT post your mug in your gallery.

Fullcustom is allowed. Splicing is allowed. No Fullbodies or Halfbodies allowed.

Yes. The sprite has to fit into the hackbox. (For those of you who do not know of the hackbox, refer to here. hackbox That big blue polygon thing is the hackbox. ...Why is it called a hackbox, anyway? That's not a box.)
No, it does not have to follow the 16 color limit.

Registration closes Dec. 15, 2013 @ the time I announce that it's closed.

If you make any updates to your mug and the registration deadline has not passed, you may send the updated version to me. Keep in mind that your previous entry will be overwritten. So don't try sending in 10 sprites. Because you won't have 10 chances to win, you'll still have only one.

Mugs will scored across 4 categories on a 1 to 5 scale. There are 5 judges, so the max a mug can get is 100 points.

The categories are:

Theme
Quality
How closely it resembles the original
Outside the box thinking

I reserve the right to disqualify you at any time. So don't irritate me by complaining that you didn't get enough points. You may ask as many questions as you want though.
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#2 SmashedFish

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Posted 21 November 2013 - 06:44 PM

Arim, you did your bbcode wrong and had the link as the text, and it linked to hackbox.com. tongue.gif

Also, no Christmas contest? ohmy.gif

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#3 Ristau

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 11:45 PM

I'd say due to the fact that he isn't a Christian, it'd be a bit clear that it wouldn't be a christmas contest. Just sayin
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#4 arimibn

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 02:01 PM

Registration is closed BTW. XD
"You'll never forgive me? Like I give a damn."
"You got a jacked up notion of fair play pal...and it's beginning to piss me off."
"Though a fight every now and again does make life a little more interesting...dontcha think?"
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^ This isn't dead, I swear!
Most of my closest friends have qualities that I despise. But I love them all regardless of their faults.
"Why are we trying to narrow God's mercy? I didn't realize there was a limit to how many people could go to heaven."

This will not be removed until I finish my Sprite Series. Arim and AJ VS The World Started December 19, 2013 (I actually still haven't given up on this! XD)

This will not be removed until The Demon Invasion is finished. Started December 19, 2013 (Hue)

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#5 SmashedFish

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 01:32 AM

Me miss a chance at money? Nice try, guy

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#6 Fire Blazer

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Posted 19 December 2013 - 02:20 AM

wait what this was a thing what i'm so confused lol

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