no but thats a fun thought
no but thats a fun thought
So I know a quite a few nuzlockers have made journals/art about that 2013 Nuzlocke Extravaganza thing that happened a few days ago…and I am going to join in on the celebration.
I surprisingly won first place in all the categories I was nominated for…like seriously, I really was not expecting this at all. If anything, I am incredibly surprised and honored for this. I really cannot thank you guys enough for supporting my comic this much.
Honestly throughout this entire extravaganza shenanigans I was not feeling great at all. I was going through a ton of tough academic issues in school so I was trying to not concern myself over these things much…but I still got a some shit concerning my run getting nominated/being voted for on various categories. Overall the entire tension between voting and nominating got bad for me that I felt unhappy and tried to avoid the polls and forums during this period.
I doubt the hate over my run is going away anytime soon, but the fact that a majority of you guys were supportive of my projects and irl decisions just really makes a difference to me.
ANYWAY, I really thought this year’s nominated runs were really great and I believe you should check them out here. FYI, I included the second and third place winners of Best Rival/Saddest Death/Best Plot/Best Comic in the pic above as tribute to the artists/writers who got their work recognized!
If you want to check them out, click the links below.
THIS FUCKER TRIED TO OFF HERSELF WITH PERISH SONG AND WOULDN’T GO IN THE POKEBALLS (ULTRA BALLS, DIVE BALLS, NET BALLS, ETC)
THE PERISH COUNT WAS GOING DOWN TO 1 SO I HAD TO USE THE MASTER BALL IN DESPERATION
IM STILL UPSET OVER THE FACT THAT I NEEDED TO USE A MASTER BALL ON A FUCKIN LAPRAS
Urgghhhh it feels rly good to be on break
even though I inevitably need to study for USMLE at this time later ffffffffffffffff But for now I am declaring a free weekend for myself HAH
Magic Mike (my Sylveon that I am using to catch a female shiny Snorunt) really has a thing for pink Sneasel girls and it’s worrying me
PS I need to buy more Heal Balls
Measles has surged back in Europe, while whooping cough is has become a problem here in the U.S.
Childhood immunization rates plummeted in parts of Europe and the U.K. after a 1998 study falsely claimed that the vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella was linked to autism.
That study has since been found to be fraudulent. But fears about vaccine safety have stuck around in Europe and here in the U.S.
NPR maps the resurgence of preventable diseases due to public ignorance and lamentable misinformation about vaccines.
Pair with Bill Gates on vaccines, animated.
Can we please go back to the modern fucking era?
That doc who tried to pull that study is a disgrace to the medical community ughhhhh
Thank god he got his license revoked forever for that shit
I use my real name, since I have it connected to my bank account. DO NOT SIGN UP WITH AN ALIAS because trying to change names in paypal accounts is a pain in the ass.
When I first started I used an alias but I had to call and send some forms as proof that the account name I signed up with was an alias and I wanted to change it to my legal name. That was not fun.
I have a Cute Charm male Sylveon named Magic Mike and I’m on the quest to find a shiny girl Snorunt…
….this is not quite I wanted but I am okay with my pink weasel
Hi guys! So, before posting my next Fifty Shades of Grey analysis and other reviews I want to talk about something that has been on my mind based on stuff I’ve witnessed in the Nuzlocke Forums and on Tumblr. This will be a brief reflection on something I’ve noticed during the past two years being in the community and some of the attitude that concern popular artists. Please keep in mind that this is a PERSONAL observation and I assure you it’s slightly biased. Also, this observation is based on attacks directed to OTHER Nuzlocke artists and not myself.
Anyway, I want to start by saying thank you to everyone who has supported Judgement in this year’s extravaganza. We bought home THREE silver medals for Best Main Character, Best Supporting Character, and Most imaginitive run. Also my dear friends Wanlingnic and Kynim bought home the gold as well as my boyfriend Protocol00. They deserve the prizes for their influential runs, and I can’t be more than happy for them. It’s been a wonderful year for Nuzlocking because of the variety that this year’s extravaganza offered.
However, I cannot help but notice a lot of bitterness in the Nuzlocke community when popular artists are concerned.
I feel the need to remind everyone, that popularity does not equal quality. Popularity is a statistic, a fact. Just because someone says ‘My nuzlocke run is popular’ does not mean the person is a snob or anything of the sort (unless the person has like 2 readers but that just makes them a liar). It just means that it has a lot of fans or readers, which happens. Usually no one ASKS to be popular, it is simply thrust upon them. This is usually because of the quality of their work, their charisma, or the fact that their work appeals to a certain niche or a current fad. Popularity is all about hardwork, timing or luck, all in all it’s something that depends on the readers and not on the author/artist.
Now back to Nuzlocke comics, I think everyone is entitled to their opinion concerning a comic’s quality whether it’s story or art. However…do we really need to be assholes about it?
I suppose you will think it’s hypocritical for me to say since I criticize movies and books constantly. I mean, I’ve called Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey garbage, and I still don’t take that back because I have arguments that support that claim. However…these are books/movies that have MONEY put into them. People have to pay to see a movie or read a book, doing that stuff is EXPENSIVE. Therefore, I feel you are more than entitled to rip a book apart if you are not satisfied because you could’ve used the money on food or to pay your taxes. Being a storyteller in any creative medium is a JOB, and it should be treated as such. If you do a crappy job, you need to be called out on it because your work is either not entertaining or a bad influence (ex:Twilight) and you are wasting people’s money.
Nuzlocke comics however are FREE. They are created as casual stories that resemble fanfiction. Harshly cirticizing them publicly, calling the readers sheep, or complaining that the artist is unfairly POPULARZ is meaningless. It won’t accomplish NOTHING. You are getting free content, you don’t like it? There are so much stuff to choose from, it’s not like you are tied to a chair and forced to read the thing. Complaining that a run is overrated and it didn’t deserve awards is an assholish thing to do since the artist/writer has no influence over that. Also, it’s your word against the 1000+ members of the community so not only it’s not constructive but it’s shooting yourself in the foot.
Not only that but the artist of the run is a human being. Now I’m not saying that an artist should not get cirticism it’s just that the reason they do the comic is for fun. They have lives outside the comic, it’s NOT their profession or job. It’s just a fun thing they do in their free time that happens to get a lot of attention and readers. Nothing more, or nothing less.
There are people who use the Nuzlocke community to get internet fame, which is probably the WORST thing you can do since most people do this as a hobby. They are NOT getting paid to do this, you are NOT spending money to read their content so…why be assholes about the comic not being to your liking?
Now do I consider some Nuzlocke runs overrated and bad? Oh most definitely. You are completely in your right to dislike something, specially if it has problematic themes. If the artist is being an asshole (abusing their popularity) or has stuff in the comic that can be considered problematic like homophobia, racism, etc. readers are in their right to point it out (since that stuff can emotionally hurt others). But solely hating a run because it’s extremely popular and publicly complaining about it doesn’t help ANYONE, especially the artist or yourself. Calling the ‘popular clique’ circlejerking snobs just makes you look petty and jealous. It’s best to project your anger in a healthy way, and focus on your own work and life.
Also, there are people who get angry that a popular artist doesn’t notice them and assume that because they don’t give you attention that they are snobbish. Again, popular artists have lives outside the internet. They spend time to whoever they please and they are not forced to befriend others because they are fans. Fans can be dicks, and artists have the right to call them out on it especially in this case when they are making free content for people to enjoy.
All in all, I hope next year’s extravaganzas reactions are less toxic than this year’s. I’ve seen this complaint way too often, and many of my friends who are legitimately upset about it. Let’s all get along and have fun, let the popular artist do their thing and you do yours.
Have a nice day everyone!
Here you go Ky-nim one naked Sycamore for studying!
>MFW I realize this is good incentive but it will be a distrction when studying
TY ZANNY FOR THE PIC <333
The two shinies I did hatch pre-Shiny Charm was purely by accident during one of my IV breeding/dex filling times so I dunno?????? No seriously I hatched my shiny Poochyena and Sandile on my first egg during that time and I was very confused.
Then I hatched my two other shinies after getting my Shiny Charm. Froakie took about ~90 eggs and Phantump took around ~500 eggs
Well this is how I am gettin most of my Shinies (Note, I do have the Shiny Charm which does help some).
I have done Chain fishing and the Masuda Method but I like Safari hunting better…and I had better success rates with it (granted a majority of my safari shinies have been Dunsparce).