Articles about deviantART staff

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  1. Lurkerella

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    Who thinks the articles about the deviantART staff need an update?

    lolly is now a kinda cool guy
    RealitySquared article is an unreadable mess
    Randomcasualty article is unfunny and the pictures which are important to the case are in very low resolution.
    Who cares about Blue-Six really?

    Also I think we need an article about kouiskas (here) and probably of our all time favourite gallery moderator wdwparksgal.

    I would like to start them myself but I really got no talent for starting articles, my participation has always been limited to collecting info and pictures and helping with the redaction and typos.
     
  2. Lord Raptor

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    Hm, I can help in making the introduction of them. Of course, it will be needed a brief resume of kouiskas and wdwparksgal's major incidents.
     
  3. Lurkerella

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    Kouiskas incident is in the link, and let me collect wdwparksgal links again. She is basically a terrible gallery moderator but really, really terrible...
     
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    I support a wdwparksgal's article, this old woman is as mature as a teenager, I still have some note of her.
     
  5. Lord Raptor

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    Was kouiskas involved in another noteworthy lulz drama? It might be helpful to beef up his article.
     
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    Those articles haven't been touched in years. Yeah they have to be updated. idk I should get to fixing them when I get other work done.
     
  7. Lord Raptor

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    Here is something that I had written so far:

    "kouiskas is a [USI|cocky] and [faggot|assholish] moderator of [[Deviantart]] from [[France]] that is mostly known for promoting pictures that, in reality, [retard|violated copyright rules of the own site where he works]. When a group of tartlets called his attention for his questionable action, not only he dick-slapped them by stating that they were a bunch of whiny ungrateful bastards and that actually [lol_wut|they were plotting a vendetta against a member of DevianTART staff], but also blocked them. Much to his dismay, however, other moderators came in the argument and pointed out he, in fact, was wrong in every aspect."
     
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  9. Lurkerella

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    - The first time we heard about wdwparksgal was because of this drama:

    http://kicsterash.deviantart.com/journal/It-s-BACK-UP-218721729

    She gave a DD to a terrible picture, both artist and her got hate obviously and deleted the picture (which was resubmitted later).

    - Bad artist like this girl relies on her to get DDs for shitty artist because wdwparksgal is a shitty artist herself and can't tell the difference between good quality and shit quality.

    Proof, some of the shitty ones where given by wdwparksgal. Other link: http://forum.encyclopediadramatica.ch/threads/this-got-a-dd.198/page-4#post-16719

    - Overall, she has given the worst DDs ever. Not all her DDs are shit quality, but those which are stand out a fucking lot for being incredibly shitty:

    Recopilation pre-September 2011: http://comments.deviantart.com/4/1970736/2183983008

    http://anniemsson.deviantart.com/art/Boogle-and-the-Ghosties-269790092
    http://smyrnasketcher.deviantart.com/art/Evil-Wears-Plaid-175181939
    http://colmahouse.deviantart.com/art/Another-Board-Game-Cover-176292899
    http://cherishedmemories.deviantart.com/art/Halloween-Time-259617537

    - Her shitty DDs starts flame wars from all sides, so it's impossible not to miss them. First the people we have the artist getting a lot of "why this shit got a DD?", then we have the people who white knight the artist, then wdwparksgal butt in the conversations, then people try to discuss with wdwparksgal why se is picking shitty DDs. Examples:

    http://forum.encyclopediadramatica.ch/threads/this-got-a-dd.198/page-19#post-65058
    http://comments.deviantart.com/1/245356403/2153736016
    http://comments.deviantart.com/1/245356403/2153412754 ---> http://comments.deviantart.com/1/245356403/2153725623 ---> http://comments.deviantart.com/1/245356403/2154315120

    - She abuses the DD comment box to put her stupid disclaimers, I dare to say this is why now the Gallery Moderators are discouraged from adding comments to DDs. Example: She likes giving DDs to contests winners for reason that are beyond me and while agree a popular deviant shouldn't be rejected because he is popular and pity less popular artist, we are talking about pieces that has been seen all over the internet and has +50,000 views already, she got butthurt and:

    http://mr-ripley.deviantart.com/art/Late-For-Dinner-253221201

    A lot of her DDs came with similar disclaimers.

    - Interviews with her (why?):

    http://yukiikun.deviantart.com/journal/Interview-with-wdwparksgal-267313571
    http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=175887002453332

    - Her attitude is terrible and she is as mature as a 13 years old, I think the combos in the previous links should give you an idea.

    I hope someone contributes with more links, specially the combos VS her.

    Taking screenshots of everything above also, just in case.
     
  10. Lord Raptor

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    I have one question - Who is the girl in this drawing: http://kicsterash.deviantart.com/art/Thank-Heaven-209367250

    Some little sister, or a self-insert of KicksterAsh?

    Also, do you have screenshots of the flame war that happened when that pic was posted by the first time? Because the artist closed the comments and without the comments featuring that flame war there won't be enough back-up to validate the existence of it.
     
  11. Lurkerella

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    The are the characters of a book, a brother and sister I believe, from some incest novel by James Patterson. She said something about thinking they would look cool as Danny Phantom characters, Danny and Sam, in her previous description. Let me look for the info.

    No, but there wasn't too much interesting comments there. Mostly where about how gorgerous was the picture and how talented was Kickterash and shit. She is an animation student, like Preston. I think I see a pattern.

    The original flame wars was in the original submission which sadly we got informed of it too late about it so it's lost, but it was basically a bunch of people saying the truth (that it was shit) and it didn't deserve a DD.
     
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    Here some notes:
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    This note was send to me when Mars obtained a DD for her stupid Facebook joke, somebody pointed that wdwparkpgal have a bad taste and I agreed, I also pointed that she have bad taste because her works are terrible and I used her derpy Jasmine as example, after that she send me this note.

    I respond this:
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    Then she responded
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    Oh noes :noes: I respond:

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    She never responded after that.
     
  13. Nuclear war

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    Oh wow, 20 whole dollars you guise. She's just rolling in the green.
     
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    I was going to say who the fuck cares the staff isn't as visible as they once were but this wubpksgul person has lolcow potential.
     
  15. Lord Raptor

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    So I wrote a few stuff about wdwparksgal:

    wdwparksgal is a moderator of Deviantart that got notorious for giving Daily Deviations to pictures of highly questionable quality. As you know, the Daily Deviation is a feature from Deviantart where admins and mods can give a spotlight to a drawing, photograph or sculpture, which will be seen on the footer area of the site for 24 hours so the artist who did it can have a somewhat 15 minutes of fame. Obviously, this being DevianTART, only some art pieces that are truly well-done get a Daily Deviation, while the majority of the stuff that receive it is consisted of generic art or drawings of anigay characters and furries. Wdwparksgal, however, became a special case by often choosing drawings and photographies that are so blatantly mediocre that eventually caused flame wars between people who supported the pictures and people who actually could see those pictures are nothing but a complete piece of shit that didn't deserve to get a Daily Deviation at all.

    One of the most memorable flame wars caused by wdwparksgal's horrible choices to a Daily Deviation was when she featured [http://kicsterash.deviantart.com/art/Thank-Heaven-209367250 a drawing] of KicksterAsh, a Danny Phantom fangirl with generic artskills, which is so fucking weird and awkward that no ones really know what the fuck is going there except for the fact that the pic depicts a pedophilic relationship. The feature of said image ended up creating a clash between KicksterAsh's white-knights and users that questioned how the hell a fan-art drawing that is so bland and poorly made could deserve a Daily Deviation, and caused to KicksterAsh remove the drawing due of the flow of arguments. The removal was temporary though, as KicksterAsh would re-upload it later and stated the following in a journal:

    {{squote|This is for the people who thought the piece was worth something. For the others, go ahead and diss it. I've learned my lesson. But I've heard enough people in this site AND in reallife at university who say that I've got talent. And if you don't think so, that's fine.}}

    ==Justifications and reaction==

    Aside of giving Daily Deviations to incredibly shitty drawings, wdwparksgal generates lulz by giving equally crappy reasons to the deviations that she chose to expose. Below follows a few examples of comments from her about those pictures:

    {{squote|The suggester says of this funny digital work, "I think all her cartoons are fun, but I just think the cheesiness of this is awesome :)" And it is a hoot! I personally loathe Facebook© so to me this deviation is especially comical. Cute, well-done, this is one of many comics the deviant posts!|For [[InvaderMar]]s [http://invadermar.deviantart.com/art/Got-Facebook-245356403 Got Facebook?]}}

    {{squote|This Sci-Fi Villain was developed in a way that seems to be the old-time villain, with the pencil mustache and the evil smile, brought into the future in this funny Sci-Fi scene. Don't miss the gallery. Many wonderful digital pieces to see!|For [http://smyrnasketcher.deviantart.com/art/Evil-Wears-Plaid-175181939 this]}}

    {{squote|Fun, Colorful, and Quirky~ A great piece for all!|For a [http://anniemsson.deviantart.com/art/Boogle-and-the-Ghosties-269790092 [My_Little_Pony|MLP] generic fan-art], unsurprisingly]}}

    And as it should be expected, she doesn't take criticism of her DD's choices that well. In the extremely unfunny scribble vomited by InvaderMar, for instance, she didn't like how some of the users complained that the DD was unfair.She tried to explain that, until that moment, she didn't know much about Facebook and also she dislikes it and, therefore, the picture turned to be funny to her.

    {{squote|But in 2007 I wouldn't have been able to give the deviant a DD for a great concept. And why 2007? I have heard that Facebook© was started around 2001. I didn't know anything about Facebook© until recently, so for those of us who really weren't aware of it or those too young to be aware in 2007, then the comic is funny to us.|wdwparksgal}}

    {{squote|Pun or not, I chose it because I loathe Facebook©.|wdwparksgal}}

    She then received the following comments in response to her statements:

    {{squote|Oh okay, so you're like my grandma who just until recently found Lolcats and thinks it's funny and quotes lolcats everytime she sees her grandchildren. Yeah, if could be pretty funny. To old geezers.|parangsakti}}

    {{squote|And I'd consider it far more rude to bring that dArama to the artist's page by giving them a feature for a scribble based on a joke. But then, this isn't the first time you've featured something half-assed based on some obscure [http://andy-pants.deviantart.com/art/Never-Go-to-Bed-Angry-Stamp-110088938 personal joke], isn't it? I'm sure it's flattering for the artists to know that they get DD's not based on artistic merit, but some gallery mod's sense of humor.|Valgaror}}

    In reaction to those comments, she said the users were unpolite and rude, and they should recommend DDs instead complaining about the featured ones. But even this doesn't excuse she is picking bad drawings to have more exposure than others.

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    Pay attention this is just a draft, and you can change things as long you want. I decided to stay in statements only registered in comments and journals, and even though the flame war about KicksterAsh's drawing is not there to proof its existence, the fact that the artist herself made a journal about it and disabled the comments kind of validates what happened.

    It is a good thing too that the flame ware about InvaderMar's stuff was still there so there is still more stuff to write about it. I'll look forward for other arguments caused by the DDs that wdwparksgal chose.
     
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    Another thing that I would like to point out, is that the amount of DDs given by Wdwparksgal that end up with Comments Disabled is something you can't ignore. No other mod had achieved something like this (and I follow a lot of mods and ex-mods):

    http://c-f-b.deviantart.com/art/Lucinda-and-Priscilla-ID-199314341
    http://gailee.deviantart.com/art/steampunk-goggles-158657922
    http://momolinoo.deviantart.com/art/Be-different-208668601 (lol)
    http://kicsterash.deviantart.com/art/Thank-Heaven-209367250
    http://umayumay.deviantart.com/art/bilincaltI-mezarLIgI-209103598
    http://invadermar.deviantart.com/art/Got-Facebook-245356403

    I mean, that should send her a message, but it doesn't.
     
  17. Lord Raptor

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    Yeah, that would give something to write about.

    I hope that will give you something to start her article too. I don't know much thing about that mod aside the stuff that is been posted in these threads, so I'm doing my best to build a decent introductory text.
     
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    does DevianTART have it's own "non furry" equivelant of Dragoneer?
     
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    ahahaha wdwsparkgal

    you should put a picture of that granny who's seen with that text saying "THAT MAKES ME MOIST"

    oh god, that Thank Heaven picture. it got a fuckin DD?

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    i dont believe it. I dont believe it so much that I am nazi-slapping my own cheek

    EDIT:

    also, this

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    THIS GET DD HOW
     
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    I have no idea what this is but all I can see is romanticizing falling in love with someone you've known since they were a fucking toddler. That's practically incest.
     
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    You know, if you did do that - the admins would catch word of it and you would possibly get in trouble for it.
     
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    Like we care?
     
  23. TheForRealDeal

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    We care less than they do, Shitbread
     
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    Oh well, suit yourself. I assume you wouldn't even care even if they actually managed to track down your IP address and hack the ED wiki in order to close it down.
     
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    :awesome: inb4 anonymoose hax teh webc1te 4 t3h 1u1z
     
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    There's already a deviantart user called Anonymoose. And do you even know who is Anonymous in the first place?
     
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    It's some elite hacking underground organization led by Kim Jong Il, right?
     
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    You don't even know who Anonymous actually is?
     
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    Must have gotten that mixed up with the USSR, um... I forgot, care to enlighten me?
     
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    there has been articles on admins before, shitbread

    they did fuck-all about it