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@  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.
@  kirant : (26 October 2019 - 09:39 PM) It's strange. I don't think I've ever posted on Serenes...period. I've always been a fan of smaller forums.
@  Ezra : (26 October 2019 - 05:49 AM) I think it's because a lot of newer FE players didn't frequent forums growing up. And those that do probably end up on Serenes.
@  Elwood : (25 October 2019 - 07:30 AM) I would love to revitalize this place I'm just not sure how that would be done. I mean with how main stream FE seems to have become I'm honestly surprised we don't have more members.
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 08:04 PM) tfw u not coming here results in not seeing a PM from last month T_T ok gonna try and check at least every couple weeks now even if there's nothing here, lol...
@  Fire Blazer : (21 October 2019 - 07:54 PM) I come here almost never because I've fallen out of habit and basically just accepted the forums are dead :( it's neat you come here every day tho
@  Elwood : (27 September 2019 - 05:52 AM) I still come here everyday because this is still my homepage in Firefox! XD
@  Ezra : (25 September 2019 - 03:07 PM) I also miss the days the forums I used were more active :(
@  Fire Blazer : (15 September 2019 - 05:39 AM) I do kinda miss the days these forums were active :(
@  Ezra : (29 August 2019 - 04:14 PM) *BOX!!!*
@  kirant : (19 August 2019 - 12:49 PM) Huh. Bothammer time.

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#1 arimibn

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 07:45 PM

How many of you remember me saying that I'd hold a contest? ....Anyone? Well that's irrelevant.

Theme.

EPIC HAIR. (Yes. An epic beard is acceptable. Epic Nosehair and eyebrows are also acceptable.)

1st place prize - $30
2nd place prize - $15
3rd place prize - $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

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:26 PM

Real money?

Taking this a bit too far, Arim.
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Posted 04 September 2013 - 08:49 PM

Real money?

I'm in on this, Arim.

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 12:49 AM

*Looks at my PMs*

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 03:49 AM

Whoever sprites FE13 Cervantes wins.
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Posted 05 September 2013 - 12:50 PM

I'd like to point out that since this contest is under the radar, not many people will enter. So everyone should at least try to enter.

I mean come on. If only three people enter, then you're guaranteed to win something. Lol
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Posted 06 September 2013 - 10:42 PM

$30 is first prize... I'M ON THIS RIGHT NOW, TIME TO MAKE THE MOST EPIC HAIR EVER, LET'S GOOOOOOO!

EDIT: Crap, won't have time. Ah, well...

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Posted 07 September 2013 - 11:27 PM

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Is there a color limit, a hackbox limit, or a limitation on what counts as being hair (for example, gorgons have snakes on their heads instead of hair, but they're not exactly made of hair)


No color limit.
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Snake hair is fine.
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Posted 10 September 2013 - 01:19 AM

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If the mug is submitted, will it be shown to others before the deadline? (reason for asking:easier to top someone else when you can see what they've done)

Is it possible to submit improvements to initial entry mug after submitting it once?

Who decides the winner?


That's the reason you're supposed to send me the mug via PM.

Only if it's before I close entry. (Sep 26)

Me and a few judges who will be revealed after registration is closed.
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Posted 11 September 2013 - 07:34 PM

If no one else enters, then yes, you'll get all $50. Lulz.

But my goodness. These people are lazy. This is practically free money. Do you know how much MMO stuff I could get with 5 whole dollars? That's enough to get me 200,000 javelins in Mabinogi. That's 2 million gold people! And that's the bronze medal!


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Posted 11 September 2013 - 08:59 PM

You're basically bribing the people of this forum to participate in your silly little splicing contest. Its a waste of money, and 50 dollars is way to much money to just give awy like that, especially over the internet.
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Posted 11 September 2013 - 11:31 PM

Shut up and stop telling the man to not give money away for free. I'm poor, dammit.

Also, I'd do this now but I'm in college atm, I have college work due soon, I'm feeling really anxious over the fact that I lost my laptop charger and may not be back here until Monday to get it, and ye

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 12:53 AM

Couldn't the same be said of any contest with a prize?

It's my money, isn't it? Are you one of those people whose scared of buying stuff off the net?

If you don't wanna enter, then you don't have to.

But I'm gonna hokd my contest. If only one person enters, then one person will receive money. If you've got a problem with me holding a spriting contest with a prize, then too bad. Lulz.

Ya don't see me advertising the contest, do you?

What exactly is your problem?
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 01:46 AM

Just the fact that someone could be so god damn wasteful is what my problem is.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 05:05 AM

Is it wasteful if he uses his money to bring himself happiness?

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 01:31 PM

So I'm guessing you've never bought a video game, right? You've never bought anyone else a gift before, right? You've never spent money on any sort of recreation before, right?

If all my necessities have been taken care of, give me one reason why I shouldn't do what I want with the rest of my money.

How many family members are you taking care of, again?

How often do you donate charity again?

If after doing all of that on a regular basis, I want to do something for my friends on FES, then I'm gonna do it. If you don't wanna be a part of that, then go post in another topic or something. It's not impossible for you to ignore the contest if you hate the fact that I'm willing to give out prizes from my own pocket.

If you still wanna tell the dude who has almost never wasted any food, and who goes out of his way to preserve stuff how wasteful he is, feel free to shoot me a PM.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 02:01 PM

don't have a paypal account but I can enter just for the fun of it right? I could care less about money seeing as I don't have anything to spend it on right now. I want to pick up a new computer but I have enough for a decent one....anyway you cool with me entering just for the fun of it?

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 02:10 PM

Cool with me. Have some fun!
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 08:21 PM

Lol. Now you're judging my life with no factual evidence merely because I've offended you. Thats adorable, dude.

Anyway, do what you want with your money, Im not going to attempt to convince you otherwise. To prevent this from spiraling out of control, I'm just going to stop commenting on this particular thread. I'm terribly sorry for sharing my opinions with you, pardon my offensive nature.
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Posted 12 September 2013 - 09:46 PM

*Facepalm*

Well, at least that's over with now.




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