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@  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.
@  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

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#61 arimibn

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 02:04 AM

Ed. If I, the one who's running the contest and the one who's in charge of the prize money, tells you that the mug you submitted won't score very well, why are you not taking my advice?

At the end of the day it's up to you if you wanna try harder or not. But I'm telling you now. The mug you submitted is not going to win if someone else enters and tries their best.

It'd be somewhat logical to act like this if the effort you put into your last mug didn't get you first place.

After all, why fix what isn't broken?
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Posted 08 October 2013 - 05:05 AM

...Wow. Well forgive me for expecting better of you. I said you wouldn't lose, and you didn't, did you? So how was my guess inaccurate again? I also made that guess before Smashed had even submitted his mug. Which he did on like the last three days of submission. You submitted yours within the first week.

Yes, I was surprised by the results. But I don't see why you winning by half a point changes the fact that you won.

If two people are racing, and one person beats the other by like half a second, do you really think the other athlete tells himself, "I only lost by half a second!" or that the winner says, "I only won by half a second..."? Well I don't know any athletes who have responses like that.

When I run a race and have a photo finish, I don't really care by how much or how little I won. What matters is that I won. I might look at the fact that the other athlete almost beat me and tell myself, "I need to train harder, or else he might get me next time." But I don't see the logic in saying, "I'm not going to put in any effort because I don't deem him as a worthy opponent and he still almost beat me." Heck, if he got so close when you put in a lot of effort, isn't it simple logic to assume that if you put in LESS effort that he'll beat you next time?

Why am I still debating this with you?

Because you're complaining to me...after you won first place.

You didn't lose.

Your effort paid off.

I'm not saying that the same effort will pay off next time.

I'm saying that quitting is assuring that you'll lose.

This IS a contest after all. You can't get mad because you don't know exactly what to do in order to get first place. You just give it what you got, and see how far that takes you.

It'd be one thing if you didn't have any skill. But you have loads of skill.

But I digress. I've attempted to give you a friendly suggestion. It's your choice if you choose to listen or not.

If you choose not to, then just don't change your mug. You don't have to explain to me why you're not going to change it.

And we both know that I'd just keep trying to convince you otherwise. XD

...And let's be honest, we're both getting tired of this debate. Lol

And well, I don't want our friendship to be ruined over something so silly. Lol You are a good friend of mine after all.
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"You got a jacked up notion of fair play pal...and it's beginning to piss me off."
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Most of my closest friends have qualities that I despise. But I love them all regardless of their faults.
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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)

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 12:54 PM

Does ArixDelzi really bother you that much? XD

Like I said, it's your call whatcha do from here.
"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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