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April 5, 2009
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RANT by xyphid RANT by xyphid
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Given 2010-01-04
The suggester says: ''I love it for obvious reason: a true message in a very appealing package'' RANT by *xyphid ( Suggested by pica-ae and Featured by Sander-Seto )
Commander-Bentley Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
There is no such thing as pseudo-philosophy - everything is philosophy. There is such a thing as pseudo-intellectualism, though. Telltale signs of this in a person are: Foul language in conjunction with entry-level "collegiate" linguistics, shrewd and acute, yet often fundamentally false observations dismissing disputing subject matter in a tonally sarcastic manner, usually intended to impress another by dressing it up as "old hat" for the Pretending Intellectual, personal attacks, and referring to oneself in the third person. What you should do when you encounter a pseudo-intellectual is exit the conversation as soon as possible. Make final remarks if you must, but if they respond, do not reply. This will feed into their ego, they will feel as though they are actually debating with you, and it will ultimately contribute to the growth of their very deep psychological illness.
Alon98 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's a mighty pretentious paragraph you got there.
I really shouldn't talk to arrogant asshats that think they're above everyone else just because I don't feel like dedicating a wall of text just to blatantly insult you and say you have a mental illness. (Really, you think I have a legitimate mental illness just for disagreeing with you and being sarcastic? What planet are you from? Armchair psychology much?)
This is how I naturally talk, and how I've always talked, it's not me trying to act pretentious like you are right now.
I can't even afford college, honestly. Probably not going to be able to for a few years. Live in the ghetto of Long Beach. Pretty sure you're gonna stomp me for that, and be all "Ha! I was right!" and call me an idiot.

But I digress. There's no ego-stroking going on here on my end. I just don't like it when people act like they're deeply offended by something totally irrelevant, or hardly relevant for that matter. It feels like you were just looking for some way to relate it to the struggle of the 1%, and whine about this artist expressing that they don't take certain jobs.
NionVox Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
On that note, Photoshop is not a fricking magic wand.
xyphid Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This deserves a poster of it's own.
NionVox Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Maybe i'll look into it, haha. 
Alon98 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, that's how I feel when people ask me to make drawings of/3D models of their crappy OCs!
SolarMew Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
*cringe* I take it  you're an expert on crappy OCs... 
Alon98 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...Well, I don't like them. And I know they're everywhere. I try to avoid them.
diknewman Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I understand if they don't want to hear your input on the design. They did hire you based on your style so your input should be valid. If however they do listen to you and make changes or allow you the freedom to make changes that you see fit to work with their design, then there is no room to complain. If you do  communicate the things you may see that don't work in an articulate way and they don't listen then go on rant I am with you on that.
IceFeather9110 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
this is okay as long as i'm paid, requests, only if it's a best friend or an IOU.
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