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Date Joined May 6, 2004 Location The place of Cheez, Treez, & Ocean Breeze
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thingy on March 1, 2017, 3:31:38 PM
thingyhows you today XD or what not am i keeping you guys busy >.> working on ads 
so would you guys help me out little ?
thingy on February 23, 2017, 8:10:40 PM
thingyso me and my gf did a picture / video stuff up on here and say we didn't make it ? 
ID: #853195
Stratadrake on February 24, 2017, 5:47:47 PM
StratadrakeAh, yes, I remember processing that one.  The description seemed a little odd at first, that's why I gave it closer scrutiny.  And you did say "done by my gf" implying she was the one who produced the drawing, right?
thingy on February 24, 2017, 5:57:35 PM
thingyshe drew it and i edit it as a team as in we upload together as one 
its team art 
i have been on this site for years now XD i mean no harm just doing my job as bf and posting with her even if she drew it and i edited 
some camera men have editors and editors post on there sites as refs to 
i feel so unloved by you sometimes XD 
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 5:30:24 PM
StratadrakeUltimately, the fact is we don't have a policy on the matter of group/shared accounts.  At all.  It's uncharted territory for us; the implied rule has always been that FAC accounts are personal (limit one user) accounts and this kind of issue has basically never been raised or discussed before.  (By the way, thanks for taking time to discuss this.)

But a general rule of thumb (from our perspective) is, if you're allowed to upload work created by basically anyone, how is that different from any other image-hosting site?

thingy on February 25, 2017, 5:42:25 PM
thingyno rudeness but thats kinda bull crap cake making up the most dump stuff just to be right 
Battou on February 25, 2017, 6:17:20 PM
BattouUm....No, that has been in the ToS for years, Strata isn't making anything up simply to be right. Fact of the matter here is the matter of shared accounts and actually Strata is mistaken and this has been discussed on one previous occasion many years ago. One of the primary debated elements was the fact of abuse potential. Sudden shifts in user style and skill level is one of the preliminary flags in abuse checks on this site. Having a user with regular shifts in style will cause issues with our screening process. Another issue is...well....the event of a break up. Yeah, that produces a plethora of problems with shared accounts so I am not going to go into details on that one. As for display of familial imagery, like things drawn by siblings, spouses ect who do not have accounts, it was decided many years ago that this was not permissible and that cases like that, the creating artist should create an account of their own.

However, there are concessions in the ToS for collaboration works which is what this event sounds like. Collaboration works are permitted however they need to be appropriately credited along with documentation of what part the submitting user played in the creation of the work. In this case the description simply states "above art done by my gf " which constitutes work done by another artist under the ToS and is not permissible.

Long and short, you need to document collaborations clearly in the description box provided.
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:20:45 PM
thingyXD omg i seen all kinds of other people do it back in the day now i get all the hate oh well thats what i get for trying to be nice 
im not a troll guys please don't treat me like one
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:25:20 PM
StratadrakeBattou was not being mean there.
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:30:09 PM
thingyfelt like it but i think im done with this subject XD i do like seeing you guys working hard on things like this 
even if i don't like it or not you guys are still just trying to do your job 

Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:39:24 PM
StratadrakeBattou and I sometimes joke that I'm the "good cop" and he's the "bad cop".

But yeah, I agree that it's never a bad idea to take a break from a conversation and let things cool off.
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:44:10 PM
thingyput some ice on my over heating MacBook air 
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:15:44 PM
StratadrakeAs a site, it is our right and privilege to set rules for what we will or will not allow for submission.  And the core underlying rules for our submission policy (the wording of which may be outdated, but nontheless) have basically never changed: Your work only, no photos, no porn, cite specific sources as used.
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:31:51 PM
thingyi dont do porn stuff XD maybe ops up some times to time but guys don't forget i am just human like you are 
thingy on February 24, 2017, 5:59:55 PM
i put this up years ago cuz my bro asked me to and you guys didn't say no back then so whats up 
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:10:16 PM
StratadrakeI don't have any information about that piece, for all I know it was not actually processed by site staff.

However, in the case of #853195 I can verify it was held for review based on the category you submitted it to (Tutorials).  I would have rejected it for that reason alone (but with the ability to resubmit), however I got confused as I read the description.

thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:16:00 PM
thingycan i do a contest on here like the old days or is that a no too ? i would love to get people on here again and make this place really cool
btw i did want to thank you and your other staff people incase you didn't know this is where i found my gf and we live together now so 
thats why i love this site so much fac made my dream gf come true <3
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:19:08 PM
StratadrakeWhy do you think contests might not be allowed?  Users are always free to post ideas for other users to compete over.  Our forum layout has always included a section for this (though, due to IPv6 related bugs not everyone can necessarily access the forums).
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:24:56 PM
thingyomg yay but would you guys host it on the main blog thing on homepage ? i have a idea in my head for the other sites i belong to even youtube 
i want to get maybe 100 people on it and stuff to this site <3 i am sorry about typos btw i have nerve damage and it messes with my typing
Stratadrake on February 25, 2017, 6:33:40 PM
StratadrakeMy laptop keyboard has some accumulated grit under it, so my typing gets messed up too.
thingy on February 25, 2017, 6:40:08 PM
thingymy z key i think has bubble gum under it i keep trying to fix it but fuge 
so if i were to do a big contest would you guys help me get it out there on fac ?
i want these nice users to have some fun ^_^ and i will make time to draw the winners what ever they want or a shout out on other platforms 
ads the site 
i will think of better prizers XD i hope 
Dezzy on January 19, 2017, 5:02:00 PM
DezzyHey Username used to be Vhee and I've come back@ Problem is I can't login to the forums. I get this:

phpBB : Critical Error

Error creating new session


SQL Error : -1 ERROR: value too long for type character(8)

INSERT INTO phpbb_sessions (session_id, session_user_id, session_start, session_time, session_ip, session_page, session_logged_in, session_admin) VALUES ('cba9ddf7d7517b4f74508f9166aa92b8', 121959, 1484873992, 1484873992, 'a2a000000', 0, 1, 0)

Line : 187
File : sessions.php
Stratadrake on January 20, 2017, 4:37:15 PM
StratadrakeUnfortunately this is a known bug in the forums coding and we simply have no fix.  It seems related to users browsing from an IPv6 address (which you seem to be).  The forum software is supposed to be IPv6 aware, but it's really coded around IPv4 and from the SQL dump you may notice it is attempting to log an IPv6 address in a field intended exclusively for IPv4.
Dezzy on January 20, 2017, 5:27:12 PM
DezzyAnd how do I fix this?
Stratadrake on January 23, 2017, 4:22:38 PM
StratadrakeOne option is: you might be able to configure your wireless adapter to only use IPv4 protocols (most routers are configured to use both).

Dezzy on January 24, 2017, 8:05:17 AM
DezzyThat worked thank you :)
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on January 7, 2017, 3:02:46 PM
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Stratadrake on January 8, 2017, 11:25:57 AM
StratadrakeIt depends on the original image that was edited -- e.g. there is no rule against editing something YOU created yourself -- your work your right to do that.

This being said, editing/plaigarizing an image that was taken off somebody else's work (especially commercial work, such as anime/cartoons/etc.) is definitely not allowed here, but if you are going to report a user then we need to be able to identify the source material that was borrowed/edited from.
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on January 8, 2017, 4:14:31 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemOkay, I understood. I will stop bothering him.
Stratadrake on January 8, 2017, 9:11:51 PM
StratadrakeIn the meantime, I have made a private staff topic to discuss the user with our other admin.  I have removed your other comments on this thread but don't worry, they are still there (and as an admin I can still see them).
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on January 9, 2017, 3:10:24 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on January 8, 2017, 4:31:55 PM
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Lulu1988 on December 27, 2016, 12:51:54 PM
Lulu1988Hey this is Angel88 I had to create a new account because my old account got erased or deleted or whatever I don't know but I would like to know why my account was deleted or erased
Lulu1988 on December 27, 2016, 12:58:02 PM
Lulu1988I was trying to login to post some more pictures I did and it keep telling me that this page has been deleted or band I never got a notice about my artwork being banned before
Stratadrake on December 27, 2016, 4:37:05 PM
StratadrakeWell, it does not appear to be an explicit ban, but I don't have any further information.
Lulu1988 on December 28, 2016, 11:24:10 AM
Lulu1988So there's nothing you can do to get back my account
Stratadrake on December 29, 2016, 6:30:16 PM
StratadrakeUnfortunately, no, we don't have any tools built to do that.
ajsuper on November 9, 2016, 10:42:50 AM
ajsuperhey how do you upload some art..
Stratadrake on November 9, 2016, 1:00:20 PM
StratadrakeWhen you are logged in (and you are), near the upper right corner of the screen, next to your username and avvie there is a button labelled 'submit'.  Hover over it to see the options.  Note that our submission process is designed with desktops/laptops (keyboard and mouse) in mind and as such may not necessarily be tablet/smartphone compatible.
MrSquiggles1993 on November 5, 2016, 12:02:16 PM
MrSquiggles1993Hello I'm new here. I have uploaded a Drawing & it still pending approval, this is taking a whole day now what is wrong with it?
Stratadrake on November 5, 2016, 6:48:37 PM
StratadrakeNaturally, the approval panel relies on FAC staff actively reviewing it from time to time.  We currently have just two users doing this (myself and Battou), and between us we probably review it maybe 5-6 times a week.  So while we can generally process something within the same day, sometimes things pile up for longer before we review the queue.

For your submission #852086, I've processed it for now but I will warn that image files exceeding certain sizes (such as width, height, and/or total megapixels) are always held for manual review by AP staff, even if it would otherwise have been processed automatically.  And while the exact threshold varies depending on the nature of the image, who is on duty (and how lenient we feel) at the time, in general, if your image file exceeds 4-5 megapixels you can expect to receive a rejection message about it.

Generally speaking, it is not good practice to submit original-full-resolution scans/photos of your artwork to the Internet -- you should keep those on your personal storage (local backup or private cloud storage) and compile secondary copies that have been resized smaller so that they can be viewed at 100% size on a typical display resolution (usually less than 2000px wide).
MrSquiggles1993 on November 7, 2016, 6:20:38 PM
MrSquiggles1993Oh okay I understand now.
Whoops, I didn't know that was a big one. I thought I put the small one up, sorry about that.
Next time I'll make a small one.
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on August 26, 2016, 2:11:38 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemHey! How come Ajsuper can't post his artworks on FanArt-Central?
Stratadrake on August 27, 2016, 5:49:29 PM
StratadrakeI actually do not know what you're talking about.  I just checked the queue and there was nothing from him on it...

SailorSeiyaDigiJem on August 30, 2016, 8:39:00 AM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemSorry to bother you. I guess he don't know how to submit his artworks to Fanart-Central.
AwesomeLightwing6 on August 21, 2016, 7:55:16 PM
AwesomeLightwing6May I request something? I was wondering if you could put a 'recent blogs' thing on the front page so people will see them. I was requesting because I put up a blog to help fight racism.
SailorSeiyaDigiJem on August 26, 2016, 2:02:37 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemI like the idea of "recent blogs" in the front page but blogs are not available to comments(In my opinion, I find it pretty meaningless)
Lalondey on July 8, 2016, 7:56:14 PM
LalondeyHey sorry to bother you but? Is this ok if I am allowed to upload Base art?
Stratadrake on July 9, 2016, 5:12:26 PM
StratadrakeWhat do you mean?
Lalondey on July 10, 2016, 10:42:52 PM
Lalondeysorry for the late reply :(
Like these base dolls here if i am allowed to upload some bases that i did and sorry i uploaded The Susan, Man and Vanessa base :(.
Stratadrake on July 14, 2016, 9:41:13 PM
StratadrakeSo to make sure I'm understanding this correctly, you mean artwork created from/using said bases?

For a quick compare-contrast, we do not allow 'generator' or 'dollmaker' type submissions -- defined by the generator providing most or ALL of the components/resources present in the final result, with no actual artistic effort (i.e. production) from the end user.

If you have (i.e. can cite) permission to use a base image/work to modify and create a work of your own from, it does not matter whether the base image is traditional or digital in nature.  Conceptually, this is no different from an explicit collaboration between two (or more) artists, therefore the same ground rules apply -- which is basically to cite a URL to the page of the original image.  As long as we can verify that, it's usually pretty easy to tell when the artist created that image with this purpose in mind.
Lalondey on July 15, 2016, 10:53:14 PM
LalondeyI think so and alright.
Stratadrake on July 16, 2016, 8:04:49 PM
StratadrakeOn an aside, I myself have three pieces in gallery that are traditional colorings of lineart created by other artists. :)
Falconlobo on July 10, 2016, 7:36:51 PM
Falconloboshe meant are base related arts allowed on here
SweetxinsanityxSarah on June 30, 2016, 9:38:35 AM
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Stratadrake on June 30, 2016, 6:43:47 PM
StratadrakeI liked the comment that he "hasn't been banned yet".  Give it five more seconds, and....
SweetxinsanityxSarah on June 30, 2016, 7:49:21 PM
SweetxinsanityxSarahStand by just in case he tries to get past the IP block through the millions of computers from the computer business that he owns as he brags. Hope he enjoys giving those computers viruses by downloading those proxies.
K_Pepper on July 1, 2016, 3:32:55 AM
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thingy on July 1, 2016, 2:27:59 PM
thingyawww there was fac drama and i missed it >.< dam me 
thingy on May 26, 2016, 7:18:47 PM
thingyupdate i have two wifi i run on my 5 ghz doesn't let me do the forum but my 2.4 does XD so guessing ppl with the 5 other than me so next time someone asks it could be that simple simple fix
Stratadrake on May 29, 2016, 4:11:42 PM
StratadrakeThe steps posted in the forum topic are not in reference to your wi-fi hotspot but the wi-fi settings on your computer and OS.
thingy on June 12, 2016, 6:05:55 PM
thingystrange i didn't have to do any computer settings there wifi to fix it 
Stratadrake on June 13, 2016, 7:26:30 PM
StratadrakeExact steps will vary according to your operating system and whether you have the needed level of access to them.  Out of curiosity, what OS do you run?
thingy on June 14, 2016, 12:52:45 AM
thingyright now os ducky 10.3.2 
i do my own stuff but its pretty much same as the os el whatever its called apple got them weird names 
thingy on May 24, 2016, 12:23:13 PM
thingyyour update gave me sign of good hope I'm back to posting here and to make all the users super happy omg thank you hugssss 

its k if i try to do a contest with the people that are on here .. i love making them smile with free art for everyone XD 
Stratadrake on May 24, 2016, 6:03:25 PM
StratadrakeOn a tangential note, I see you have an IPv6 address.  Are you able to log in to the forums?
thingy on May 24, 2016, 6:13:46 PM
thingyit gave me this 
phpBB : Critical Error 

Error creating new session


SQL Error : -1 ERROR: value too long for type character(8)

INSERT INTO phpbb_sessions (session_id, session_user_id, session_start, session_time, session_ip, session_page, session_logged_in, session_admin) VALUES ('bac0d0a734e4eb8ceaab09c8215c2369', 94336, 1464138776, 1464138776, 'a29000000', 0, 1, 0)

Line : 187
File : sessions.php
Stratadrake on May 25, 2016, 9:03:33 AM
StratadrakeYeah, I was afraid that would happen.  I posted a topic about it here since it seems to be happening so much.  You might be able to configure your network adapter to ignore IPv6 addresses and communicate via IPv4, which solves the issue for some users.

thingy on May 25, 2016, 3:54:53 PM
thingyother than that  strata drake hows the admin life, things getting better on here ?seems like more traffic to me witch is cool 
Teal666 on May 18, 2016, 1:42:36 PM
Teal666I took notice you left a post in site news! 
Thank you for the update! It is greatly appreciated. 
Stratadrake on May 22, 2016, 9:57:20 AM
StratadrakeYeah, we haven't been keeping up on news.  For a long time it feels like there's been no 'real' news to update with....
Elizabeth-Fan on May 8, 2016, 3:05:56 PM
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Elizabeth-Fan on May 8, 2016, 3:14:26 PM
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Elizabeth-Fan on May 8, 2016, 3:23:33 PM
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Stratadrake on May 8, 2016, 8:09:52 PM
StratadrakeIf that image is accurate, that could qualify as a copyright infringement ... however, if that is the case I would definitely need a link to where it was posted on FAC and not just a screenshot showing a side-by-side comparison.  I already checked Lucifer's gallery and found only three images, none of which are relevant.
LucifersStardust on May 9, 2016, 10:06:49 AM
LucifersStardustShe hates the fact that I have used a parody known as memes on my deviantart. My meme's are usually backed with facts of her past attitude and judging from the looks of how this is going, she really hasn't learned much from the past. you're not the first or the only person to have told her to just block/ignore me (not only myself but other people who have made parodies of her as well) but she will make double accounts just to harass the people who parody her and her artwork. I don't post these things here on FAC, because I understand that she has a problem with parodies and I know that it's risky business to begin with, hence why my piece that I actually drew depicting a parody of her entire attitude and her character was taken down. So I don't really post any of those things here on the website.

So I've noticed that Erin/Elizabeth is still wishing to harass me by making this journal:
and made a list of her enemies where apparently I've been name dropped
Stratadrake on May 11, 2016, 2:04:03 PM
StratadrakeThese are things you have on your dA account?  What happens on dA stays on dA.
LucifersStardust on May 11, 2016, 3:50:34 PM
LucifersStardustYes they are indeed on my deviantART account since I didn't wish to get into anymore trouble or disturb the princess with my rights as a human being to draw, but seeing as how one image I made sent her off the edge and a mod removed it since it appeared to be causing an issue, not that I'm mad or displeased with it, I know you guys have a job and rules to apply, however just disappointed in the fact as to how far Elizabeth is taking it and claiming that I should repent to "atone" for my sins, despite of her own sins where she titles everything in a curse word and makes journals either to harass people like myself or send death threats.
I'm so sorry that you're just another pawn to Erin/Elizabeth that she thought she could use against me to take away my freedom of speech in an attempt to stop me from doing parodies of her and the behavior she displays. This is just one of the many reasons why she has an E.D. page. Although the article is filled with satire, her behavior and the evidence of it is all based on events that took place either on deviantART and/or other websites that she's displayed them on. Thank you for being as patient as you have been within this situation, there should be more people like you and again, I'm sorry that you had to go through all that. Take care and have a good one~
Elizabeth-Fan on May 9, 2016, 4:52:14 PM
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CrystalizedHope on May 9, 2016, 6:50:42 PM
CrystalizedHopeWhat did I ever do to deserve to be your enemy?...Stratadrake can clearly see the comment Lucifer made without your screenshot, as no one here has the power but Stratadrake to hide comments the comments on their profile, so it looks really childish of you to spam such nonsense. Also you're starting to cuss people out, right on a moderators profile, which will be easily seen as an offense of harassment, as for the journals you made, they are targeting and name dropping journals. Which I have high hopes that they will be removed. plus you're posting in the public, so you trying to tell people to "buzz off" isn't going to happen so easily, especially since you are causing unnecessary drama that needs to be taken care of on DEVIANTART not on FAC, seeing that Lucifer has stopped posting here and you forced them to come back, because you harassed them.

This is clearly your own fault and your own undoing. You are even sending them death threats using the links that you provided in your journals. I'm sorry Erin, but after discovering what you've been doing I have decided that I no longer wish to help you draw anything. I will do what the wise people have mentioned that I should do and that is to block you.
Elizabeth-Fan on May 9, 2016, 7:04:26 AM
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K_Pepper on May 9, 2016, 12:08:13 PM
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Stratadrake on May 11, 2016, 2:12:59 PM
StratadrakeThat is 100% correct.
Stratadrake on May 8, 2016, 8:07:31 PM
StratadrakeSo what prompted you to post that link on her pages multiple times?  I'm still trying to gather information about what exactly is going on here....
Elizabeth-Fan on May 9, 2016, 7:04:58 AM
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Stratadrake on May 11, 2016, 2:05:11 PM
StratadrakeNot a valid reason.  Good day.
TribalCoyote on May 10, 2016, 2:03:37 PM
TribalCoyoteHello, I haven't been here in a while..But could you please tell Elizabeth-Fan to stop posting stuff on my profile. She's already made a hate list of users from various websites and posted it on here, It's becoming an annoyance and it's becoming border line harassment. 
Stratadrake on May 11, 2016, 2:07:24 PM
StratadrakeJudging by comments from other users it seems to have gone well beyond crossing that line.
TribalCoyote on May 11, 2016, 2:12:26 PM
TribalCoyoteYeah...Erin tends to take things beyond too far. She always does this whenever she comes to a new art site. She's been permanently banned from dA, Weasyl, SoFurry, Fur Affinity, Scratch, the Wiki website, and probably other sites. I was surprised by how long you managed to keep calm with her.
Stratadrake on May 11, 2016, 2:19:38 PM
StratadrakeIt had been a while since the last conflagration.  If she wants to put that behind her and start over on a second chance she needs to keep the past IN the past.
TribalCoyote on May 11, 2016, 2:25:50 PM
TribalCoyoteStrata, people have tried time and time again to help her or advised her to do that. She never listens, hence why she got banned. She feels the need to make people suffer over childish things and demands to get her way.
Elizabeth-Fan on March 18, 2016, 10:45:46 AM
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Stratadrake on March 18, 2016, 7:14:10 PM
StratadrakeYou reported this before, but our stance on the matter hasn't changed any.  If she drew the artwork, it does not qualify as (and cannot be reported for) image theft.  Likewise, if she properly credited the character's creator/owner, then it does not qualify as character theft/plagiarism.

And ... IIRC, you reported this piece before for basically the same reason, which usually means you'll just get the same answer all over again.  If there haven't been any new developments, you won't get a new verdict.

SailorSeiyaDigiJem on April 22, 2016, 4:43:05 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemElizabeth wanted to that artwork because artwork is mocking of her OC paired with Rouge XD
Elizabeth-Fan on May 9, 2016, 4:48:07 PM
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SailorSeiyaDigiJem on May 10, 2016, 3:09:42 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemReal mature, Elizabeth. 
Elizabeth-Fan on May 10, 2016, 11:04:17 AM
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SailorSeiyaDigiJem on May 10, 2016, 3:12:01 PM
SailorSeiyaDigiJemI don't even touched your OC but favorite it. 
xXElectric-HybridXx on May 9, 2016, 9:59:46 AM

I think Erin is taking this too far.
This journal is a target journal
Elizabeth-Fan on May 9, 2016, 4:47:34 PM
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xXElectric-HybridXx on May 9, 2016, 9:21:24 PM
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xXElectric-HybridXx on May 9, 2016, 9:21:28 PM
xXElectric-HybridXxNo, because this needs addressing Erin.

Grow a pear. You're the one in the wrong here. Face the facts and just drop it.
K_Pepper on April 26, 2016, 7:10:19 AM
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Stratadrake on April 29, 2016, 9:38:40 PM
StratadrakeUnfortunately we basically can't help with this.  The version of phpbb we run the forums on is so old nobody will offer support for it anymore.  It is SUPPOSED to be IPv6-compatible, but without actually taking a look at the code the site forums actually run on (which was slightly modified from stock phpBB2 already) we can't really investigate it ourselves either.

For what it's worth, your comment was indeed posted from an IPv6 address and that seems distinctly related to the error.
Elizabeth-the-Hedgehog-Fan on March 16, 2016, 6:36:31 AM
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Stratadrake on March 17, 2016, 5:10:56 PM
StratadrakeBelated reply, but assuming you meant that you logged out of FAC and then viewed your profile page, then it saying you are "offline" IS the correct thing to do, because logout = offline.
Elizabeth-Fan on March 16, 2016, 10:29:09 AM
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Stratadrake on March 17, 2016, 5:07:07 PM
StratadrakeYou've had such a history of account name changes that I have a hard time taking it seriously.  But, thanks for telling me all the same.
Morpher on February 16, 2016, 2:42:56 PM
MorpherHello Stratadrake. I've encountered an error when trying to log into the forums. Here is the error:

phpBB : Critical Error 

Error creating new session


SQL Error : -1 ERROR: value too long for type character(8)

INSERT INTO phpbb_sessions (session_id, session_user_id, session_start, session_time, session_ip, session_page, session_logged_in, session_admin) VALUES ('705786b02e35d6977528545a2ede2d36', 88093, 1455662267, 1455662267, 'a29000000', 0, 1, 0)

Line : 187
File : sessions.php

(Web browser used is Google Chrome.) I also tested this on IE and yielded the same results.

Stratadrake on February 16, 2016, 7:05:05 PM
StratadrakeHmm, I haven't encountered any problems personally ... is it still happening at this time?
Morpher on February 16, 2016, 7:15:07 PM
MorpherYes. I tried to log in again and I still get this error. 
Stratadrake on February 17, 2016, 9:18:23 AM
StratadrakeI wonder if it has to do with your IPv6 address...
Morpher on February 17, 2016, 3:26:10 PM
MorpherIt's odd cause I've never had or seen this problem until just yesterday. I figured it was a something to do with the forum itself but, you mentioned something about an IPv6 address, how would that potentially cause this error? (Still have no access due to this error continuing to pop up.)
Stratadrake on February 18, 2016, 7:15:25 PM
StratadrakeIPv6 addresses are 4x as long as IPv4 addresses.  If phpBB2 doesn't recognize IPv6 properly and attempts to force it into a database field built for an IPv4 address only, error.
Morpher on February 19, 2016, 5:27:21 PM
MorpherI see. Interesting. Well it seems I'm able to log in now. Whether it was just random luck that let log in again or it was fixed by either you or Denis (which thanks is in order if that's the case.) So, thanks if that's the case. Hopefully it won't occur again.
Stratadrake on February 20, 2016, 8:44:06 PM
StratadrakeWas this in the same session as that comment?  Because I notice it has an IPv4 address where your previous comments on this topic were from an IPv6 address.  Hmm....
Morpher on February 22, 2016, 1:56:33 PM
MorpherThat's... really odd. When I checked again for an IPv6 it's almost nonexistent. It's does indeed tell me I'm running IPv4. How strange. I wonder if my ISP provider had something to do with this.
matthespeedstar on December 7, 2015, 10:21:51 AM
matthespeedstarBeen somehow unable to log in to the forums even though all my info and that was right, so I think it's labelling my account as inactive. But why I'm trying to is it's that one person I reported again who won't leave me alone because I refused to do a commission.
CRwixey on October 26, 2015, 11:02:56 AM
CRwixeyI've noticed the "Who's Online" tab has been missing for the last few days. Is this a glitch, or a deliberate alteration? 
Stratadrake on October 26, 2015, 7:42:16 PM
StratadrakeThat widget has been removed.  (According to cstdenis, it never worked right anyway.)
CRwixey on October 27, 2015, 11:37:55 AM
CRwixeyThanks for letting me know. I remember the Who's Online widget occasionally stating someone was online when they weren't, but didn't realize it had never worked properly. 
SweetxinsanityxSarah on October 11, 2015, 10:28:59 PM
SweetxinsanityxSarahI had someone leave two comments on my comment section which you alone can read but they said they wanted me to remove a picture? Last I checked I wasn't an admin. I mean I do come in occasionally and check on things but I'm not a staff member. Hopefully things are going well for you considering the situation at hand.

Also I got to go to a ren faire after how many years since grade school. I happened to see a dragon puppet that was blue with gold trim like a certain icon of yours. Sadly he was pushing $500 otherwise I would have gotten him and sent a picture to you. Afterall the way he was sculpted reminded me of your artstyle.
Stratadrake on October 12, 2015, 7:06:40 PM
StratadrakeAh, I see those are two pictures I am aware of currently.  I am still not sure whether to draw the line -- as I said on one of them, if it's judged to be hate/attack art then it is getting removed; if it's not, it falls under artistic speech and can stay.
SweetxinsanityxSarah on October 14, 2015, 8:41:43 PM
SweetxinsanityxSarahGiven the situation at hand, it's disguised as artistic speech but it is attacking someone. I would say remove the picture and all signs of the fight to keep it from escalating and put them both in a corner. Also keep in mind to onlookers I'm a neutral party. I'm not taking sides I just want the fight to go away. There's something called the block button folks, use it.
theAmyboom on October 2, 2015, 4:00:55 PM
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BrucesArtCorner on October 3, 2015, 3:36:03 PM
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Stratadrake on October 4, 2015, 9:04:17 AM
StratadrakeGuys, if I may point out that posting images on your profile page is NOT governed by the same terms as your gallery submissions are required to follow.  A.k.a. claims of "art theft" do NOT necessarily apply here, users are generally allowed to post whatever images they wish.

This being said, the image in question is clearly causing some issues with other users, so I am going to remove it for now.
Stratadrake on September 14, 2015, 6:43:53 PM
StratadrakeThis is just an FYI -- as you can see from the posts below, I've taken the liberty of culling several comments from my page here. I can still access them (via staff tools) when I need to. The situation surrounding them is not considered resolved, however.
Elizabeth-the-Hedgehog-Fan on September 15, 2015, 6:30:43 AM
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Stratadrake on September 17, 2015, 6:26:17 PM
StratadrakeAutism isn't one specific disorder so much as an entire class of disorders.  It has degrees and variations and so forth.

And, unfortunately, learning disabilities (of any sort) and short tempers seem to coincide with each other.
LuckyNoble on September 17, 2015, 3:59:56 AM
LuckyNobleYa know if ya want people to believe you, maybe you could try taking a picture of your medical records.

Just a thought.

(I am not whiteknighting btw. I honstly think the "PE013 Fiasco" is a dead topic)
Elizabeth-the-Hedgehog-Fan on September 20, 2015, 2:15:35 PM
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Charade on September 17, 2015, 6:16:35 AM
CharadeIts OK that you lost your temper and did bad. You don't have to say everything was an accident. Just be like "Yeah man, I got pissed and did some dumb things, my bad." Everyone does from time to time. No shame in admiting it.
Charade on September 16, 2015, 4:28:17 AM
CharadeThat actully makes a lot of sence! I'd have to agree with drake, though. Don't break the rules of the site over it. Maybe you could confide and vent to a friend instead? Or air greivances is a less intrusive way then spam? 

I know now first hand it can be hard to wrap your mind around a neruological disorder and controll it at time. I think that being able to vent to someone could help.
Stratadrake on September 15, 2015, 6:00:57 PM
StratadrakeYeah, you do seem pretty quick to go hot-headed.  Sometimes it can help to just put the computer down and walk away for awhile, then return to it later (such as the next day) with a cool head.

In my case, it probably helps I was born the middle child in my family, a social position that favors being calm and cool-headed.

As for the subject of autism ... I personally believe the condition is over-diagnosed and over-medicated, but that's not important because I have no practical use for the lay opinion.  And heck, I probably meet half the criteria for some degree of it myself....
a23spyro on September 15, 2015, 10:50:07 AM
a23spyroWhy aren't people simply blocking her? Some of these people actually knew what she was like before she came on here, so like me I blocked her right away. Are people actually waiting for her to make the wrong move so that they have an excuse to get her banned? I'm not sticking up for her, I know what she's done and it's disgusting, but it doesn't seem right to just let her comment on something or someone's artwork, knowing what will happen down the road. By blocking her, she can't express her anger at all towards anyone! Maybe it will help her cool down eventually, I don't know. 
Stratadrake on September 15, 2015, 6:04:27 PM
StratadrakeEveryone has their good and bad days.  While I was looking through her comment history there I did find some comments that did not provoke arguments, and a few comments that were even positive in tone (and I'm talking "top-level" comments, not replies).  I made sure to review each page to catch the context/conversation in which they were posted, too.

Ultimately, the matter of blocking is a personal preference.  Some people are quick to block, sometimes you block someone pre-emptively, and some people (like me) prefer to avoid blocking.  (And I'm not saying that just because I have a mod/admin position; my blocklists on dA and FA are virtually empty too.)
a23spyro on September 15, 2015, 6:30:58 PM
a23spyroWell, for me, blocking or disabling the comments prevents hate speech. Not necessarily because of bashing on my content or me. I can handle that. But it’s to prevent hate speech against individuals in the comment section, especially if it’s a child. Some person might come along, say something mean, and then I’m liable for it because I should’ve been there to stop that from happening. Now, there’s an emotionally scarred person that might commit suicide or something and that could get me into trouble. There have been cases of that, too. That’s just one of the reasons why I would block somebody whom I’ve seen multiple times say things that cause people to lose their heads (not in a literal sense). I don’t know, I’m just being cautious. But, in all honesty, I hope Erin grows into a better person
PrincessSkyler on October 2, 2015, 7:33:01 PM
PrincessSkylerHeya! I'm a new(ish) member of the site!

I actually have a question about... well.... "cursing"

It automatically censors, right? Because I have the WORST habit of doing it and it is pretty much uncontrollable for me now. I'm afraid I'd forget I'd have to censor it and recieve a flag which would suck because so far this site has the BEST ADMINSHIP I have EVER seen.
Elizabeth-the-Hedgehog-Fan on September 26, 2015, 11:40:09 AM
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Stratadrake on September 28, 2015, 5:59:41 PM
StratadrakeTaken care of, we did not initially catch that this was a direct edit/trace, which per submission rules is not allowed.
Booyaavic on September 24, 2015, 6:55:33 AM
BooyaavicHello sir i understand that you are investigating a certain someone ahem (princesselizabeth013) but i would like to inform you of some evidence i have against her. i hav equite a lot and if you would contact me personally that would be great.
xXElectric-HybridXx on September 21, 2015, 8:40:35 AM
xXElectric-HybridXxHello. I understand you must be getting fed up with the amount of comments about Erin on your profile, but I feel this needs to be adressed. She is trying to get a user to report me and two other users. I saw this and left a comment to the other user explaining what exactly had happened between me and her to which she verbally attacked me for it. Please can you do something about it? - where you can see the comments
ShiftyWallabeeStanley on September 21, 2015, 12:04:44 AM
ShiftyWallabeeStanleyHi there
GeekyGirlHeather on September 20, 2015, 2:40:14 PM
GeekyGirlHeatheri have a question 
i make jewelry may i post it up here on this site? 
GeekyGirlHeather on September 20, 2015, 2:34:59 PM
GeekyGirlHeatherhello there 
How are you doing?
TribalCoyote on September 20, 2015, 1:43:47 PM
TribalCoyoteHello, just wanted to clarify that I'm a woman, not a man. And I did send in a report about Princess Elizabeth..But it was through an email that I found in the Fanart-Central forum. I wasn't sure if that was the right way to handle it, but if needed, I'll gladly send in the report to you VIA messages.
AmeHalfDemon1678 on September 19, 2015, 2:31:16 PM
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Stratadrake on September 20, 2015, 8:29:35 AM
StratadrakeWhen a picture is queued for approval it means just that -- it'll be processed whenever a staff member logs in and checks the queue.  We try to check it every 1-2 days, but it is a manual system....
xXElectric-HybridXx on September 15, 2015, 10:00:10 AM
xXElectric-HybridXxHello, I have seen on Elizabeth-the-hedgehog-fan's profile that you have sent her a message regarding her comments. This is what she has said today. I think the picture content is unneeded, but the message in the description is what I think matters. 
Elizabeth-the-Hedgehog-Fan on September 1, 2015, 5:39:23 AM
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Stratadrake on September 6, 2015, 11:41:27 AM
StratadrakeOn the one hand, parody is a protected form of free speech and is NOT subject to claims about copyright violation.

On another, we do not want to encourage "hate art" in galleries.

And, of course, there is also the claim that you provoked this with your own behavior, in which case it's safe to call it comeuppance.

I don't like complicated decisions like this.  (Not that doing a mod delete is a complicated action, but the decision of whether to take that action at all is another matter.)  For now, I'll confer with our other staff first.
SacredWolf on April 11, 2015, 9:55:13 PM
SacredWolfHello here, I have a question regarding a resizing issue, I need to resize a picture to make it less grainy but when I go to edit the submission, there's no option to resize it, what can I do to resize it? Thank you.
Stratadrake on April 14, 2015, 5:00:13 AM
StratadrakeYou have to resize it using a program on your own computer (Photoshop, GIMP, etc.) and upload the resized file when you're done.
Hydrola on January 11, 2015, 6:18:30 PM
Hydrolahey strata what happened to fanart its got little to no traffic when i get on it used to be a big site
Stratadrake on January 14, 2015, 12:50:58 PM
StratadrakeI know, right?
thingy on November 6, 2014, 10:17:29 PM
thingyhow does one get you to reply do i troll or something ?
Stratadrake on November 7, 2014, 8:18:27 AM
StratadrakeI do still receive email notifications about comments on my pages, but as for the subject in question ... I don't really have much thought to give on the matter.
thingy on November 7, 2014, 7:14:58 PM
thingycan u atlest fix some things on fac like the  resize picture thingy or u just waitng for fac to die off i sent like 50 spam ads for fac only got like 7 to rejoin or relog in 

maybe hold a contest or something show u still love the users who stayed around ?
Stratadrake on November 11, 2014, 12:46:13 AM
StratadrakeYes, FAC definitely does need some active code/feature development again.  Unfortunately I've been out of the coding loop for a long time, and the current codebase was implemented solo by cstdenis (for now I can only assume it's stored in the SVN repository where I can check out a copy sometime), which means a lot of learning before anything significant can be done.
thingy on October 20, 2014, 7:32:18 PM
thingyno reply so i well do what i can to get ppl on here without ur yes or no seems the admins dont care but im thingy and i cant watch it stand by and be zombie zone or dead zone
thingy on October 3, 2014, 5:32:41 PM
thingyWhat happen to fac :( I leave from having broken arm stuff I come back it's a dead zone here 

all I can do is do my ads for this place again maybe help 
matthespeedstar on July 2, 2014, 2:43:26 AM
matthespeedstarAhhhhhh an interest in drawing Pokémon-related fanart, eh? :3

(can't believe no one's commented here at all this year)
Dragiero on December 24, 2013, 9:00:01 PM
DragieroMerry Christmas!
tofuproductionz on December 17, 2013, 12:59:34 PM
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Stratadrake on December 18, 2013, 10:00:06 AM
StratadrakeI don't like the new text box either.  Takes too long to load and I prefer typing bbCode over WYSIWYG. (At least the latter you can toggle on and off with the 'source' button.
InuLilPawz on December 5, 2013, 10:24:06 AM
InuLilPawzHello. I was wondering if you knew what the issue is with not being able to delete profiles?
I've tried to delete mine several times and it's still up.. how do I remove my account??

I also tried to delete the other 2 before making this one. If it helps the other 2 that are mine are:

Any help appreciated, thanks.
InuLilPawz on December 16, 2013, 3:02:30 PM
InuLilPawzI tried doing what Lucky did. Clicked "Delete my Account" closed the window and everything, didn't touch the site for a few hours. I came back to see if account had been deleted and it's still here. :(
luckylace222 on December 11, 2013, 3:44:10 PM
luckylace222I sent you a PM. 
luckylace222 on December 13, 2013, 9:27:49 AM
luckylace222As stated by other members, "Delete My Account" does not truly delete the account. I just made a mock account, tried to delete, and I could log in like normal. However, when I look up my mock username on Google with "fanart centralm" there are no results. Usually, I can at least see one link linking to a fanart central account. Maybe deleting makes your account hidden from the other world but not within Fanart Central? 
luckylace222 on December 13, 2013, 12:50:02 PM
luckylace222Scratch that; I just tried logging into that same mock account NOW, and it said it was officially deleted. 
InuLilPawz on December 13, 2013, 3:26:47 PM
InuLilPawzI tried once again to delete one of my other accounts and it still didn't delete
luckylace222 on September 16, 2013, 7:43:45 AM
Hey, I know I haven't been active here lately. (Getting engaged and planning a wedding will do that.) But when I submitted a piece of artwork, I noticed something strange; It's pending approval! I haven't had to wait for submission approval since the first week I joined the site. What gives?

Do you know the answer for this?
Stratadrake on September 16, 2013, 8:40:41 AM
StratadrakeThe simplest explanation would be submitting to a monitored category.  "Games > Other Not Listed" (along with several other "Not Listed" type categories) are currently set to require stricter (or mandatory) staff approval.
CRwixey on August 5, 2013, 4:57:40 PM
CRwixey=13pxHi Strata,

=13pxNot sure if this is a bug, glitch, or something that's only happening to me, but when I click "Submit" to reply to a comment, nothing happens, and clicking "Preview" displays a "Bad Request" message. 
CRwixey on June 22, 2013, 8:18:29 AM
CRwixeyHi Strata, sorry to bother you again.
Recently I've been unable to reply to comments left under my own pictures. I can leave comments on profiles and other users' work, but when I click on one of my own images I appear to be logged out. When I try to log in from the same page, I get this message: "The CSRF token could not be verified". I've tried changing my password but this didn't make any difference. 
Stratadrake on June 22, 2013, 9:46:28 AM
StratadrakeWell, with the new codebase there are a lot of new bugs showing up.  I've relayed this to our forum topic.  In the meantime, just know that steps like changing your password almost never help the issue at all.
CRwixey on June 22, 2013, 5:33:08 PM
CRwixeyOk, thanks for the reply. 
CRwixey on May 25, 2013, 4:52:25 PM
CRwixey=13pxHi Strata, I hope you can help. 
I edited my Profile recently but afterwards found I had made a mistake and went to re-edit, but can't as the Profile=13px Text box is now blank, and doesn't respond when I click an icon or try to type in it. 
The same thing has started happening with the image description boxes as well - what can I do to fix this?  
AlexFox11 on March 13, 2013, 9:48:48 AM
AlexFox11Hello I'm having a bit problem for the description for creating a chapter and such. I put at least about 99 words up but theres a word limit that goes up to 255 an it won't accept the length of it. so i did shorten it down a bit but still said it was too long. so I got annoyed and said it was a fic. I hopefully you have an idea what's wrong with it or it might be a bug. TT_TT  Thanks. 
Stratadrake on March 13, 2013, 11:29:16 AM
StratadrakeIt's actually a character limit, not a word limit -- a.k.a. no more than a total of 255 individual letters, spaces, and/or punctuation.  (If the average word is 5 characters long, this effectively means 50 words or less.)
AlexFox11 on March 13, 2013, 2:04:35 PM
AlexFox11Oh okay Thank you ^^
luckylace222 on February 10, 2013, 10:54:32 AM
luckylace222Strata, do you know why Denis disabled him comments on his profile? I sent him a PM, and I need to remind him to check it (he had not been on the main page since Jan. 26. 2013). 
Stratadrake on February 11, 2013, 9:48:02 AM
StratadrakeHe's had it that way for years - ever since we installed that feature.
luckylace222 on February 11, 2013, 7:17:13 PM
luckylace222I am not really hip with this stuff, am I?

Well, new question. How frequently does he check his PM? 
VictorAndLizzy on January 23, 2013, 1:31:23 PM
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Stratadrake on January 23, 2013, 6:31:08 PM
StratadrakeTaken down.  A profile blurb is a place to say something about yourself, preferably in text form.  It is not intended as a place to post random images.
XOAyeeEhmBeeOX on December 12, 2012, 3:15:24 PM
XOAyeeEhmBeeOXHey Stratadrake. I have a question. I joined FAC originally back in.. idk about 2006 maybe? With my original account "Bombgirl" and I'm almost positive you had banned it for something.. I don't remember why. But I had all of my drawings on that account that I don't have physically anymore. I was wondering if there was any way you could un-ban the account just so I can get my pictures off of it. It would mean a lot to me if you could. Or somehow get them yourself off of the account and E-mail them to me? I'm not too sure what exactly you can do but it would mean a lot to me if you could try to do something.
Stratadrake on December 13, 2012, 1:27:37 AM
StratadrakeIf that username (Bombgirl) is correct the account is marked as deleted (not banned) and there are no lingering picture IDs (much less actual submitted pictures) still associated with it.  Can't help you at all, sorry.

Remember, you are the one ultimately responsible for securing/retaining backup copies of any material you submit to websites.  If stuff happens ... then stuff happens.
XOAyeeEhmBeeOX on December 13, 2012, 11:48:13 AM
XOAyeeEhmBeeOXI understand. I used to keep them all in a Binder, but everything I owned was destroyed in a house fire. Oh well. Just pictures I guess. Thanks anyway. (:
Stratadrake on December 14, 2012, 9:30:50 AM
StratadrakeSorry to hear about the fire.  (I actually lost some of my highschool art when somebody set the art room on fire.  Been a much longer time though, can't remember exactly which ones.)
XOAyeeEhmBeeOX on December 14, 2012, 10:11:46 PM
XOAyeeEhmBeeOXAwhh ): I'm sorry. It really sucks losing things you put a lot of effort into. 
Stratadrake on December 11, 2012, 10:29:01 PM
Stratadrake(Test comment.)
TheGameArtCritic on November 6, 2012, 9:50:23 PM
TheGameArtCriticHey Stratadrake, on certain pictures I can't reply to comments or post any comments myself. This problem has been around since this new version of FAC was put up and hasn't been fixed. Any idea when that may happen?
Stratadrake on November 7, 2012, 5:04:23 AM
StratadrakeComments can be enabled/disabled on a per-picture basis (though the page should tell you when this is the case).  Do you have any specific page URLs I can check?
TheGameArtCritic on November 7, 2012, 12:32:56 PM
TheGameArtCriticI do, but first can I ask if there's a new limit to comments? Or if there's too many comments on a picture, does it mess with the ability to post more comments?
andr28a on October 25, 2012, 10:57:01 AM
andr28aIf it is not too much trouble.  GET RID OF THIS VERSION OF FAC!!!!!!!!  It is hellishly annoying to work with.
Everything was fine the way you had it.  What ever happend to the expresion "if it ain't broke, don't fix it", cause this whole place has become a total mess.  Please, could you return FAC to the way you had it before this... disaster.
I'm aware that site have to 'update' to keep things running.... but this is, I'm very sorry to say, a total pisstake.
I hope to hear from you all soon
Stratadrake on October 26, 2012, 9:12:29 AM
StratadrakeNo going back, sorry.  The new version is pretty much a complete rewrite of all the internals, which was badly needed.

We're aware that there's only one theme right now (the 2.0 Silver) and it's missing the blue (3.0 Zellers) theme - we may bring something like it back in a future update as a visual theme only.

We do have a forum topic available to discuss the matter, provided you can keep things civil:
luckylace222 on October 16, 2012, 2:24:47 AM
luckylace222Strata, why do Popular works have only 3 pictures displayed? (sometimes, it has two)
Stratadrake on October 16, 2012, 4:11:08 AM
StratadrakeCurrently it only picks from within the last two weeks (this keeps them rotating); if there just aren't many submissions to the site, there aren't many to choose from.
luckylace222 on October 17, 2012, 3:49:20 AM
luckylace222Does the Popular Works only accept submissions that have reached a certain number of favs/views? -Because I have approved much more than 5 pictures over the past 2 weeks, and not even those show up as the lowest popular work.
Stratadrake on October 17, 2012, 4:14:53 AM
StratadrakeI don't remember the specific algorithm, but it does:
- sort by a rough combination of # faves and votes (which needs refinement)
- exclude Featured pics (they'll become popular anyway, by virtue of being Featured)
- limit 1 most-popular per user (avoids flooding by one popular user)
- reflect individual content filter levels
- limit last two weeks

...the last is really just a hack to prevent it from taking too long to generate the list.
VictoriaZepeda on September 21, 2012, 9:42:23 PM
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Creation_Forest on July 14, 2012, 9:17:25 AM
Creation_ForestI didn't know who to ask so I'm going to ask you.

I keep trying to upload a GIF for my avatar but every time I do its just one frame. Do you know why?
Stratadrake on July 14, 2012, 2:26:58 PM
StratadrakeAn animated GIF, correct? Well, for starters please ensure that it does not exceed the maximum avatar size (64x64), because our avvie-resizing code has a tendency to remove animations.
pixiewolf05 on July 3, 2012, 2:30:14 AM
pixiewolf05WOW. thanks for the help -____-
pixiewolf05 on July 3, 2012, 2:25:36 AM
pixiewolf05whats going on with the stupid errors? it's freaking annoying
My-Melody on July 1, 2012, 7:19:08 PM
My-MelodyHi Strata. I logged on not too long ago and [url=""]found this error.[/url] Also, the gallery section is not working because of this error. I'm not sure if it's happening to me only, but just to be on the safe side can you check to see what's up? Thanks.
SweetxinsanityxSarah on July 2, 2012, 5:55:54 AM
SweetxinsanityxSarahIt's not just you hun. It's happening to everyone it appears. xX
LeoTheKitten on June 25, 2012, 10:04:01 AM
LeoTheKittenHow old do you have to be to have a account?
HisOneTrueLove on June 9, 2012, 2:23:19 AM
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Stratadrake on June 10, 2012, 12:49:12 AM
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HisOneTrueLove on June 10, 2012, 1:34:44 AM
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Stratadrake on June 10, 2012, 1:46:02 AM
Stratadrake"Reporting" means PM'ing a site staff member with exact URLs and/or usernames to be examined. Otherwise it's just rumor and hearsay.
HisOneTrueLove on June 10, 2012, 1:46:53 AM
HisOneTrueLoveK. I'll PM you then.
IzzyKriz on June 4, 2012, 10:52:50 AM
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:12:40 AM
Sister_PanikkThere have been a lot of these and I've been keeping count. I have a feeling that most of them previous ones are still active.
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:16:55 AM
Sister_PanikkIf you want, I cant PM you the still active account and the one the current user is using if that helps.
Stratadrake on May 12, 2012, 2:18:05 AM
StratadrakeYes, I'm interested in seeing a list.
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:19:24 AM
Sister_PanikkI've only seen one account. I'll try and find more later. I'll PM you.
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:00:47 AM
Sister_PanikkI have a question,
Are you able to make back up accounts and still be able to use the one you're already on while the new one is still up and running?
Stratadrake on May 12, 2012, 2:03:23 AM
StratadrakeOne account per user is the rule. Creating "alt" or "backup" accounts is not recommended, for historical (mostly troll-related) reasons.
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:04:46 AM
Sister_PanikkAlright thank you because I've been witnessing multiple accounts by the same user on here. But thank you for answering my question.
Stratadrake on May 12, 2012, 2:06:43 AM
StratadrakeI'm curious who. If they are causing a problem we will terminate the duplicate names.
Sister_Panikk on May 12, 2012, 2:09:01 AM
Sister_PanikkIt's the fact that the accounts aren't deleted but they're still up. I mean I find it annoying.
Stratadrake on May 12, 2012, 2:10:32 AM
StratadrakeWell, if they're only "still up" and not actively being used then technically that's against rules, but it's not a priority like if they're actively using them to exploit the system (get around blocklists, etc.) .
Mushroomfox35 on May 11, 2012, 2:50:48 PM
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Stratadrake on May 12, 2012, 1:57:29 AM
StratadrakeMore specific, please? Which button on which page?

On your submissions log page, there is an option for "undelete" but it was never implemented, not even for staff/admins.
Mushroomfox35 on May 12, 2012, 4:46:11 AM
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Stratadrake on May 13, 2012, 1:52:57 AM
StratadrakeYes, that is correct. Unfortunate, but correct.
VictoriaZepeda on May 8, 2012, 9:21:47 AM
VictoriaZepedaHey I'm scare cause what if Aren or Zepeda come back and start threating me again and I thinking that wants revenge and they wants me gone I'm don't think I'm safe here but I don't think that you don't remember what happen two years ago in 2010 that Aren trick me and pretending to be Zane and Zepeda threating me and call me names and stuff.
Hydrola on May 9, 2012, 11:43:03 PM
Hydrolai remember that it was a bad time withthe troll war that got a lot of people to stop coming here
Hemley1 on May 5, 2012, 3:01:59 AM
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Stratadrake on May 5, 2012, 3:27:27 AM
StratadrakeSorry, I do not do unsolicited requests, too busy.

However, if you want to post a request in general, please stop by the forums - we do have a forum section specifically for posting requests!
phantom223 on May 4, 2012, 8:55:02 PM
phantom223Hi, I would like to say thank you very much for helping out with the uncredited picture, and I'm sorry for submitting the screenshot to DA, I just felt that I would have broken a few violations If I did and I will delete the picture now that the problem is resolved like I promised c:
also I will be sure to PM you if a problem like this happens again.
thank you very much again ;w;
SacredWolf on April 8, 2012, 2:30:06 PM
SacredWolfsorry to ask but could you do another resync thing on the category script again it's not working again...
Stratadrake on April 9, 2012, 12:48:20 AM
StratadrakeStrange, I am not experiencing any troubles on my end (meaning, I don't know if that is even the cause).
velagirls10 on March 12, 2012, 10:02:05 AM
velagirls10hello um sorry to ask but im having trouble getting in the PMs
Stratadrake on March 13, 2012, 1:27:05 AM
velagirls10 on March 13, 2012, 8:36:36 AM
velagirls10thank you
SacredWolf on February 21, 2012, 2:45:15 PM
SacredWolfumm I'm not sure if this is a bug or not, but I have tried to add some artwork and the category box says error and then click to retry which I did a few time I even reloaded the page a couple of times but it won't let me add any fanwork due to the error in the category box, can you help?
Stratadrake on February 22, 2012, 1:24:51 AM
StratadrakeThat would be caused by a failure to initialize the category box. Try checking your browser's Javascript console and let me know if there are any warnings/errors that occur when loading the submissions page.
SacredWolf on February 22, 2012, 1:08:36 PM
SacredWolfalrighty, thank you I will be sure and do that and then check back with you :)
SacredWolf on February 22, 2012, 3:04:53 PM
SacredWolfI checked it and everything seems to be working now thanks for the help! :D
Stratadrake on February 23, 2012, 12:58:36 AM
StratadrakeI barely even did anything. Just a hard resync on our category script....
SacredWolf on February 23, 2012, 1:42:39 PM
SacredWolfwell thanks anyway :p
TrueDullahan94 on January 20, 2012, 9:53:04 AM
TrueDullahan94You kow the featured pic you have on the topof the page? well mine will not show for some reason an I didnt press anything to make it change? Can you assist me
setzaroth on December 5, 2011, 4:28:25 AM
setzarothHey man, sorry to bug you...but dennis has decided my email isnt vailidated because there is something causing my profile to say its banned "at my request" even though I was able to post. The only thing ive done is have an email sent to attempt to change my email address. can you activate me for the forums or whatever it is you do?
setzaroth on December 5, 2011, 4:31:19 AM
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setzaroth on December 5, 2011, 4:48:16 AM
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setzaroth on December 5, 2011, 6:20:32 AM
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setzaroth on December 5, 2011, 6:22:59 AM
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cutestchaos on December 3, 2011, 7:27:11 AM
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Stratadrake on December 5, 2011, 12:08:34 AM
StratadrakeYou already do.
manya08soniku15 on November 11, 2011, 4:36:03 AM
manya08soniku15Could you please delete this account, I don't like this username could you delete it so I can make a new account?
Stratadrake on November 12, 2011, 1:10:04 AM
StratadrakeIf you wish to deactivate your account you should be able to find the relevant option from your "Edit Profile" section.
pixiewolf05 on November 2, 2011, 2:01:43 PM
pixiewolf05Hello, may i ask you why my picture is in pending? its #814101 .
Stratadrake on November 3, 2011, 12:57:56 AM
StratadrakeThe "Internet Comics" category is monitored to make sure people don't try to use it for self-published (original) comics. As for the picture itself, Spy vs Spy actually isn't an Internet based comic (but we don't have a category for it yet), so as noted use the Other Comics heading instead.
thingy on October 19, 2011, 4:07:27 AM
thingyHey Thingy again um I can't seem to be able to upload stuff the submit page restarts when I hit the submit button
Oki2 on October 15, 2011, 10:16:23 PM
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Stratadrake on October 16, 2011, 2:45:50 AM
StratadrakeThe account's email address reports that it is still not verified, therefore it cannot send a password validation mail.
Oki2 on October 19, 2011, 12:52:32 PM
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Stratadrake on October 20, 2011, 12:51:20 AM
StratadrakeError? Please copy/paste the error text.
Oki2 on October 23, 2011, 2:15:43 PM
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Stratadrake on October 24, 2011, 3:20:11 AM
StratadrakeI hate that error message. No context. The error message means exactly what it says though -- the validation URL didn't work.
setzaroth on October 15, 2011, 6:29:24 AM
setzarothOh, I know what happened. I reset my e-mail account and its treating me like a new user...hahaha oh ok. Please re-activate me. Smart way to prevent the trolls though.
TotalWeirdo666 on October 14, 2011, 8:46:07 AM
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Swordsofanhonoroablegangsta on October 11, 2011, 9:15:28 AM
Swordsofanhonoroablegangstahi, i was told i have to ask you for forum access?
PrincessRoseXO on October 10, 2011, 11:44:11 PM
PrincessRoseXOHi Stratadrake. Can I have access to PM please (:
luckylace222 on October 2, 2011, 3:28:03 AM
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deathknight on September 30, 2011, 10:47:24 AM
deathknightI joined FAC a week or so ago and I am un-able to acces PM why cant I?
Stratadrake on October 1, 2011, 5:56:23 AM
StratadrakeCurrently, forum/PM access is not included by default when you sign up. You need to ask a staff member to enable it first.
deathknight on October 1, 2011, 12:38:07 PM
deathknightcan it be enabled then?
CRwixey on September 28, 2011, 4:13:46 AM
CRwixeyI've just received two emails stating BlueSerperior has replied to the comments I'd left on the following submissions:

I've checked both links but no replies seem to have been added. Is this a glitch, as it;s never happened to me before?

Thanks for your time.
Stratadrake on September 29, 2011, 12:16:23 AM
StratadrakeThe comments were posted, but later deleted.
CRwixey on September 29, 2011, 9:12:10 AM
CRwixeyThanks for the reply.

I thought at one point "comment deleted by user" or something similar used to be displayed where a message had been deleted - or was that from an earlier version of the site?
Swordsofanhonoroablegangsta on September 25, 2011, 9:50:10 AM
Swordsofanhonoroablegangstaits letting me add stuff now! :D
SaxophoneMaster on September 18, 2011, 11:08:30 AM
SaxophoneMasterMay I please have access to the forum?
Anime_Eyes on September 14, 2011, 1:06:31 AM
Anime_EyesI have a bit of a problem...

I keep trying to post a new story, and every time, after I hit the Let's go add a chapter button, it says there is an error...

Is it just that I can't post from an Android tablet?

Stratadrake on September 14, 2011, 11:44:07 PM
StratadrakeIf you're going to report an error message, always, always copy/paste the actual message text; simply saying "I got an error" isn't enough.
Anime_Eyes on September 16, 2011, 2:44:36 AM
Anime_EyesSorry, it's hard to copy with an android.

The message was Catagory Results ! =1? CID:0

I selected a catagory for it, and it let me proceed.
Stratadrake on September 17, 2011, 3:22:31 AM
StratadrakeOh, that one. Not supposed to happen.
Anime_Eyes on September 19, 2011, 2:22:19 PM
Anime_EyesAh. Well, stuff happens.
Swordsofanhonoroablegangsta on September 8, 2011, 8:20:52 AM
Swordsofanhonoroablegangstahow do i do that?
SofeSmity on September 8, 2011, 3:45:50 AM
SofeSmityHow come there aren't any site updates? The last one seemed to be the 18th of sep. I know im whining but I think it would be a great Idea to update once a month at the very least. Things like artists of the month or just news would be a great motivation for people on the site and newcomers. I know your propably busy but I just wanted to give a suggestion xxxx
Swordsofanhonoroablegangsta on September 7, 2011, 2:37:45 PM
Swordsofanhonoroablegangstait just goes to a 404 page with no url whenever i try to add anything
Stratadrake on September 8, 2011, 1:28:17 AM
StratadrakeCan you give me a screenshot?
Swordsofanhonoroablegangsta on September 5, 2011, 2:58:33 AM
Swordsofanhonoroablegangstahi, i was told you could help me. whenever i try to upload a pic i get a 404 error...and i tried to go to the forum to get help but it said my info was wrong D: does this stuff happen alot?
Stratadrake on September 6, 2011, 2:10:03 AM
StratadrakeA 404? That's ... not supposed to happen. What URL do you see when the error occurs?
K_Pepper on August 24, 2011, 9:08:36 PM
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Stratadrake on August 25, 2011, 1:45:09 AM
StratadrakeWhat's the bug?
K_Pepper on August 25, 2011, 1:49:10 AM
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Stratadrake on August 25, 2011, 11:03:17 AM
StratadrakeI wonder if the story-comment notifications are broken again. Can you drop a test comment on one of my old stories?
fireangel72 on August 22, 2011, 8:20:26 AM
fireangel72I have a question. I've been on here since about 2008, and I've always been able to access my PM. I left for a little while, and now I can't access it anymore. Is there a way I could get it back? It says it's deactivated.
Doomlord1234 on August 16, 2011, 9:35:57 PM
Doomlord1234Quick question. How do you get the statuds of "Site Helper"? I'd like to help around here.
Oki2 on August 7, 2011, 11:39:41 AM
SacredWolf on August 5, 2011, 9:09:16 AM
SacredWolfhello there this may be a stupid question but I was wonder how does one get featured? do you have to draw amazingly or do some sort of thing to enter to be featured or what? just wondering, thank you :3
Stratadrake on August 5, 2011, 10:35:04 PM
Stratadrake"Featured" works on the main page are suggested by users and picked by site staff.
SacredWolf on August 6, 2011, 4:21:05 AM
SacredWolfoh, okay thank you :)
Varian on August 2, 2011, 6:06:31 AM
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Stratadrake on August 7, 2011, 11:30:42 PM
StratadrakeNot as long as you're using a throwaway email address. (Or do you have "something" to hide?)
Stratadrake on August 7, 2011, 11:41:51 PM
Stratadrake...The fact that you are even aware of that particular phrase implies you've trolled our site before. AMIRITE?
jAKLOVER101 on July 31, 2011, 5:37:14 PM
jAKLOVER101I've sent an email to Fanart Central TWICE about shutting down my account. It's been a few months, and my account still exists. Can we please delete my account soon?
Stratadrake on August 1, 2011, 11:11:36 AM
StratadrakeIf you edit your profile info, you can find the option to self-terminate your account from there; emailing a staff member is not actually necessary anymore.
Gerardthedevil on July 29, 2011, 2:39:15 AM
GerardthedevilI can't login to the forums
Stratadrake on July 30, 2011, 2:49:43 AM
StratadrakeEmail needs verifying.
Esshole on July 25, 2011, 6:05:22 PM
EssholeID: #809528

This flash has been in pending for two days, going on three. I submitted some stuff here before, most of the time it was a single day.

Any reason why this is taking so long? Not that it really matters, I'm not too concerned with submitting it to FAC.
PrincessPixie55 on July 20, 2011, 1:46:50 AM
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Stratadrake on July 21, 2011, 1:16:13 AM
StratadrakeEven with auto status, sometimes a picture will get sent to the AP queue. In this case, it's because of the image's very large height (questionnaire memes tend to be that way).
Rangiku on July 18, 2011, 12:35:29 PM
RangikuUm.......I keep sumiting some pics on my profile, and well I cant relly get a skech book (I do have one but its for pestels). and i resently bought some trasing paper. but I berly get an alowens It would take me a month to get a good enuf skech book. and I done know how to us pohtoshop, and I cant take the lines off, So I would Aprehest some help, PLZ.
Stratadrake on July 19, 2011, 1:32:42 AM
StratadrakeSince you have a computer, if you can snag a few blank sheets of paper from your printer then that will do fine. (Printer paper doesn't have the same texture as drawing paper, but you won't even notice a difference.)
Stratadrake on July 19, 2011, 1:33:55 AM
StratadrakeMyself, I used to use the backs of whatever sheets the teacher handed out for the previous week's class, often folding/cutting/tearing the sheet in half so I could have "two" sheets to draw on.
Varian on July 18, 2011, 12:03:10 AM
VarianAccess the forums for me, whelp.
Stratadrake on July 18, 2011, 1:57:35 AM
StratadrakeGet a real email address first.
AnOldFriend17 on June 28, 2011, 5:21:40 AM
AnOldFriend17I'm not able to log-in on the forums, I have registered, and I am not banned, and I can't figure out how to log-in? I've followed the instruction in the FAQ, so I came here. Please help?
Sutaru on June 15, 2011, 10:54:52 PM
SutaruEhem...excuse me but i tried to submit a picture (i don't remember it's ID number now since i didn't think it would be needed) and i waited for days to be accepted but now when i looked it wans't in my gallery OR in the pendling submissions tab, why is this?
It was not a stolen image, it was no "adult" material. a far as i know it didn't break any rules so why wasn't it accepted?
Stratadrake on June 16, 2011, 2:36:16 AM
StratadrakeAccording to the other pages in your submissions log, #807687 was processed and rejected on the grounds of a large image size (1100x1600). This is a fairly common (and minor) thing; it's generally good practice to size your image so that it fits within a typical screen resolution at full view.
Sutaru on June 16, 2011, 5:38:29 AM
Sutaruah ok. thanks for explaining
Banshee on June 10, 2011, 3:19:36 PM
BansheeCan you activate my PM box? {:
TheMirrorsTruth on June 10, 2011, 3:12:50 PM
TheMirrorsTruthWhat was the name of the Spambot account? Just out of sheer curiosity.
Stratadrake on June 11, 2011, 2:23:10 AM
StratadrakeThe account name was LovelyKiryuu.
PJS3rd10 on June 1, 2011, 4:10:43 AM
PJS3rd10Hi, I reported a stolen link about three weeks ago and I haven't heard back. I was wondering if it was going to get resolved possible soon? I know as the administration, you guys are very busy, but if you can just take a quick look at my issue and give me an quick answer; I'll be happy =) Thank you =)
Stratadrake on June 2, 2011, 1:50:07 AM
StratadrakeI never received such a report myself but let me search your comments history for a moment ... let's see, you appear to be talking about picture #710816, right? We have exact same image dimensions (almost proof enough in and by itself), and the dA original dates back to July 2007 (FAC submission, September 2008). Okay, looks clear cut to me.
PJS3rd10 on June 3, 2011, 4:44:10 AM
PJS3rd10Yes,Thank you so much! I've actually been sending the report to But thank you so much!!! =)
kodachrome on May 24, 2011, 12:51:14 PM
kodachromeI'm just saying, an audio drop off would be great for musical artists. I'm aspiring, and have original content to put out and would love for my friends to hear it.

It would be quite cool, think about it!~

dragoness93 on May 16, 2011, 12:50:54 PM
dragoness93Hello. It appears that my forum account has been marked as inactive. Could you please change it to active?
Stratadrake on May 17, 2011, 2:14:19 AM
StratadrakeThis is currently the default when registering on FAC; forum access must be granted by an admin.
Nicky on May 9, 2011, 9:34:48 AM
NickyHello, May i ask why not remove the fan work validation system and replace it with new submission review system?

Like new submission is instantly uploaded like old times, and staff members review them in "newest submissions" tab or something like that ^^

it's painful to wait days or even weeks before my piece of art gets validated
Stratadrake on May 10, 2011, 2:08:30 AM
StratadrakeIt is a matter of principle, about whether or not the submission itself should be publically viewable (and commentable, fav-able, etc.) before site staff have had a chance to review it.
Nicky on May 10, 2011, 2:44:19 AM
Nickythen i think the staff needs a bit of "Motivation" if you wish to say it that way XD

Maybe like a footnote that says Reviewed and Validated by Staff ______

that will make a better connection between the staff and the artists =3
Gracie_Anime_Fox on May 3, 2011, 1:11:07 AM
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Gracie_Anime_Fox on May 4, 2011, 5:18:05 AM
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Stratadrake on May 5, 2011, 1:47:59 AM
StratadrakeNo trouble, the approval queue had been backed up almost a week.
PrincessPixie55 on May 1, 2011, 5:38:26 AM
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Stratadrake on May 2, 2011, 4:53:42 AM
StratadrakeNo, "Popular" submissions are automatically selected based on # faves and/or votes.
EyesOnFire on April 18, 2011, 6:23:39 AM
EyesOnFirecan i request pm access?
chebbo on April 1, 2011, 11:54:06 PM
chebboHi I just joined, but when I tried to login to the forums it would not allow me access. I thought maybe I had typed in my password wrong, so I tried to get it re sent and then it said my account is inactive.

How can I re activate my account? Do I need to register again with a new user name?

Very confusing

KakaSakuLove on March 30, 2011, 6:39:18 AM
KakaSakuLovehello there :)

my friend told me my art should be submitted as a featured picture or something like that...

i was wondering how that process worked? or who decided who the featured artist and featured pictures and stuff were?

Stratadrake on March 31, 2011, 2:30:53 AM
StratadrakeWe have a thread on the forums for that. Featured works are picked by site staff occasionally when we review the thread.
KakaSakuLove on March 31, 2011, 4:44:16 AM
KakaSakuLoveok thank you.

also, when i try to log into pm's it tells me my password is incorrect? i was wondering if you could fix that for me?

thanks so much :)
Stratadrake on April 1, 2011, 1:36:11 AM
StratadrakeThat is a "stock" phpbb2 error message, and it does not clearly say why the login was refused. I'll take a look at it.
TheMirrorsTruth on March 16, 2011, 5:05:35 PM
TheMirrorsTruthI know once a comment is left on a page, it's there forever, no matter if it's deleted. And only you can view it.

But is the same applied to deleted profiles? I mean, as in the pictures and stories still archived, but us not able to see it. Or is it simply gone forever? Even to you?
Stratadrake on March 17, 2011, 12:48:48 AM
StratadrakeI believe pictures and stories are also soft-delete. Why?
TheMirrorsTruth on March 17, 2011, 1:13:21 PM
TheMirrorsTruthI was curious about a certain story which I read a long time ago. 2005, I believe. It was well written and one of my favorites. But the user deleted his profile, and the story was lost. I believe it was called "Don't Leave Me Alone" by the user Leviathin
FlameTheHedgehog on March 31, 2011, 6:14:04 AM
FlameTheHedgehogI remember reading that one too a LONG time ago in like '05 when I was still a lurker. It was probably the first fanfic I ever really read. If you find any information on it I would also be interested^^
DragonOfDarkness18 on February 25, 2011, 6:03:00 AM
DragonOfDarkness18Can i please have PMs and Forums? when you get time
vash13 on February 25, 2011, 5:25:25 AM
vash13Sorry to ask this but can you fix the pms?I'm not able to sign on
soraXriku on February 22, 2011, 1:18:36 PM
soraXrikuHey the online thing is broken, mind fixing that? :D
also what software is this?
or is it all hand programmed?
Stratadrake on February 23, 2011, 12:09:36 AM
StratadrakeWhile the forums run on a version of phpBB2, the mainsite is pretty much hand-coded in PHP.
LunaBlacktsuki on February 20, 2011, 1:09:37 PM
LunaBlacktsukiSorry, im new here in fanart central and i have problems login in in the forum.
it says that my account its inactive ...
and in the FAQ you said something about that:
'' * Inactive forumside account - Site administrators have the ability to mark individual accounts as either "active" or "inactive" on the forums. However, only a site administrator has access to this setting, which is another reason you'd need to contact us. ''
So if you can help me to active my account i would really apreciate it.

Thanks for your time.
Stratadrake on February 22, 2011, 1:53:00 AM
StratadrakeAt present, forum access must be explicitly granted by admin.
andr28a on February 13, 2011, 8:15:28 AM
andr28aNo idea if you noticed but something has gone crazy with the who's online function. My profile, and any one else I visit, says user status unknown.

Just thought I'd let you know in case you didn't
KamriShay on February 13, 2011, 10:20:14 AM
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TotalWeirdo666 on February 14, 2011, 11:38:59 AM
TotalWeirdo666Yeah I was just coming to this profile to report the same thing..... Stratadrake, can you tell us what's going on?
Xx_Noir2244_xX on February 19, 2011, 10:59:35 AM
Xx_Noir2244_xXomg! mine too! D8 Its so annoying...
CRwixey on February 21, 2011, 8:32:04 AM
CRwixeySame here...

I don't know if anyone else has experienced this problem, but every picture I've viewed in the last few days has "0 views" even when it has obviously been commented on several times.
xLyricalSilence on February 11, 2011, 10:26:10 AM
xLyricalSilenceThank you for activating my PMs :D I really appreciate it!~
blueandsilverstars on February 10, 2011, 12:58:40 AM
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Stratadrake on February 10, 2011, 1:22:57 AM
StratadrakeIf you recently changed your email address, all you should have to do is validate it.
peachesNcream on January 27, 2011, 7:26:08 AM
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Stratadrake on January 28, 2011, 12:57:47 AM
StratadrakeIt's probably because you registered a new account. Forum/PM access no longer comes automatically included with registration.
peachesNcream on January 28, 2011, 1:52:58 AM
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Stratadrake on January 29, 2011, 2:06:06 AM
StratadrakeMy mistake. Changing email would do it as well, because one of the earlier anti-troll measures was linking forum access with email validation.
xLaniex on January 26, 2011, 9:03:18 AM
xLaniexWould you mind maybe giving me forum access? I don't care so much for PMs but forum access would be awesomeness:)
Stratadrake on January 27, 2011, 1:31:14 AM
StratadrakeLess than one in ten users actually use the forums, having more people interested in it would certainly be awesome.
lilbloodsucker on January 24, 2011, 11:41:14 AM
lilbloodsuckeryou have a guy trolling you
Stratadrake on January 25, 2011, 2:39:16 AM
StratadrakeGee, imagine that.
Stratadrake on January 25, 2011, 4:48:45 AM
StratadrakeAnd before I forget: I do have comment notifications, so I do witness firsthand when somebody's attempting to troll my page.

Being an admin means I may have a large bulls-eye painted on me in the eyes of trolling, but the flipside is they get banned with zero tolerance for, ahem, "bullying a dragon".
ShadzGirl on January 25, 2011, 5:08:26 AM
ShadzGirlHave I mentioned that your use of TVtropes is awesome?If not,I am now.It is awesome.
ShadzGirl on January 24, 2011, 3:16:13 AM
ShadzGirlHey,just a head's up,you've got a new impersonator:
XKurateaX on January 24, 2011, 3:54:33 AM
XKurateaXI was going to tell him the same thing.
TheMirrorsTruth on January 23, 2011, 5:14:14 AM
TheMirrorsTruthHey, how's it going?
TheMirrorsTruth on January 23, 2011, 5:14:55 AM
TheMirrorsTruthThe above comment is probably the only one I've seen which doesn't ask you for something.
Event on January 24, 2011, 5:43:35 AM
xxDamned on January 20, 2011, 11:27:35 AM
xxDamnedCan you actavate my PM c:?
Vhee_2 on January 14, 2011, 6:52:48 AM
Vhee_2Hello. I was looking through the emotions listed on the blogs (quite a bit!) but I was wondering, where's the "Bloated" choice?

No, seriously, I would love it if you added that.

I'm serious. (I actually am, I think it would be hilarious)
Stratadrake on January 15, 2011, 2:47:38 AM
StratadrakeIt used to be a text field, but was changed to a dropdown list because people were abusing it. (It's still technically possible to assign a custom mood ... if you know how)
vash13 on January 13, 2011, 8:25:44 AM
vash13Can you try to make a Mobile Version of Fanart? It would be really cool, thanks in advanced.
splitvalesti on January 10, 2011, 10:14:53 AM
splitvalestiCould I get some forum access up here? =D Thanks in advance Strata =D
vash13 on January 2, 2011, 3:05:09 AM
vash13you should try to make an mobile versoin of this site
vash13 on December 22, 2010, 9:31:42 AM
vash13Heres the link, its not to good but i'm proud of it.
Stratadrake on December 23, 2010, 1:19:48 AM
StratadrakeOokay, so if that is the original then which one is the rip?

Please note that we cannot prosecute 'coincidental' similarities between pictures, we do need proof that there is some sort of infringement involved.
xYourGorgeousNightmare on December 20, 2010, 8:57:30 PM
xYourGorgeousNightmareCould you give me forum access? Thanks :]
Stratadrake on December 22, 2010, 12:52:11 AM
vash13 on December 19, 2010, 9:53:04 AM
vash13Hey can i report someone for trying to copy write my own drawing that i put on in 2008? thanks for the help, please reply on my profile.
Stratadrake on December 22, 2010, 12:54:30 AM
StratadrakeIf it's a submission here, you can simply give me the URL.

If you don't want other people to see it, you can also hit the Delete button on the comment -- staff members will still be able to view it.
Hydrola on December 17, 2010, 12:31:10 AM
HydrolaHay Strada if you like wright songs and you whant to post them do you post them in story or jurnal
Xx_Noir2244_xX on December 16, 2010, 10:55:45 AM
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Stratadrake on December 22, 2010, 12:52:44 AM
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thingy on December 15, 2010, 1:25:52 PM
thingydo ppl who troll trollers get intouble ?

quick easy question from thingy
Stratadrake on December 16, 2010, 12:00:20 AM
StratadrakeIt is not recommended to go toe-to-toe with a troll. That's precisely what they want (more attention), and harassing them back only brings you down to "their level".
thingy on December 16, 2010, 9:12:59 AM
thingythanks you one more thing idk if u no me much on fac but im not the best typer english is not me, im polish and now i live where english is like everythingy . my point is sometimes i make mistakes in my typing it has upset ppl in the past could my mis spelling get me introuble ?
KamriShay on December 13, 2010, 2:29:31 PM
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The8BitH3r0 on December 13, 2010, 12:52:10 AM
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Stratadrake on December 14, 2010, 3:10:43 AM
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TouhouProjectFan22 on December 11, 2010, 12:04:28 AM
TouhouProjectFan22Hello.Um...I don't know if I'm doing this right,but um...can you help me with the color option?It only worked once.Well,at least I think it did.
Stratadrake on December 11, 2010, 1:49:08 AM
StratadrakeEh, I don't know what you're talking about.
TouhouProjectFan22 on December 14, 2010, 7:24:03 AM
TouhouProjectFan22Um...the thing that allows you to change the color of your font?That's what I was trying to say.8X
penguin2king on December 10, 2010, 2:09:37 AM
penguin2kinghello im new hope to meet new types of fanart and people
Stratadrake on December 10, 2010, 2:16:39 AM
StratadrakeWell, hello. The site's seen better days, I wish I didn't have to be suspicious of half the new people who come to my page just to say "hi".
Event on December 8, 2010, 8:42:11 AM
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TheMirrorsTruth on December 8, 2010, 8:42:59 AM
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Event on December 8, 2010, 8:50:22 AM
EventAlso, I'm certain many of the figures in the picture were copied - yet no references were cited.
Stratadrake on December 10, 2010, 2:07:53 AM
StratadrakeOffensive content for artistic purposes is (within limits) permissible so long as it is flagged as Mature Content. For this one, it is the matter of copyright and failure to cite references that I have to take issue against.
Oki2 on December 7, 2010, 8:24:17 AM
Oki2Can we start a group on here called "the awesome extreme troll eradicator FTW task force?" Naturally I wouldn't be willing in any way to help or particpate or even acknowledge its exsistence, however I may subconsciously find it amusing. I don't even think there are any trolls left on here... just goblins...and mermaids...
OGSonicfan on December 6, 2010, 8:46:49 AM
OGSonicfanI sorry to be mean but.. Please mind ur own buseness. Ty. I just need your help. plz don't go off topik
Stratadrake on December 6, 2010, 4:28:56 PM
StratadrakeIf there's a troll involved, then it is my business. I couldn't help but notice you share your IP address with someone I recently banned, and you were barely online whatsoever during that person's stay here. I have to ask myself: Is this just a coincidence?
darkdemonknight on December 5, 2010, 9:43:44 AM
darkdemonknightMay I have pm and forum access? Please?
MegSong23 on December 5, 2010, 8:01:13 AM
MegSong23May I please get PM access? LuaJake and DoomLord1234 brought me on here and I just registered.
Terran on December 5, 2010, 5:04:09 AM
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XKurateaX on December 5, 2010, 7:37:08 AM
XKurateaXYou're such a liar. you sent a link to one of your pics and you said you believed I could relate to it. =/ Don't lie.
Stratadrake on December 6, 2010, 1:38:28 AM
StratadrakeWas this an FAC submission?

If it qualifies as "hate" or "attack" art then it's considerd a violation of site rules and can be removed.
Terran on December 6, 2010, 5:28:08 PM
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Terran on December 7, 2010, 6:15:35 AM
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Terran on December 7, 2010, 8:02:26 AM
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Terran on December 7, 2010, 8:23:04 AM
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XKurateaX on December 7, 2010, 11:39:20 PM
XKurateaXIt didn't say that. You linked the picture to my profile and said "I think you can relate to it" I don't see why you can't just admit to it. And there is nothing funny about the picture honestly, it's highly offensive. And just because I defend myself and don't find the picture funny, does not make me a troll. And indeed, you ARE the real fire starter here.
XKurateaX on December 7, 2010, 7:44:50 AM
XKurateaXMe? A troll? You're more of a troll than I am. At least I don't put up pictures on FAC and then send the link to certain users saying "Hey, I think you can relate to this"
XKurateaX on December 6, 2010, 10:13:16 PM
XKurateaXAgain, you lie. There was nowhere that said you thought I would find the picture funny. Stop lying. And the picture was indeed offensive.
XKurateaX on December 6, 2010, 1:43:48 AM
XKurateaXYes, it was a FAC submission, it's his most recent one, and the comments on my page are still there, I never deleted them if you wish to see for yourself. But, he did submit a picture and he did send the link to me and he said he thinks I could relate to it. He never asked for my opinion on the picture.
DarkDemonAngel on December 6, 2010, 3:11:14 AM
DarkDemonAngelLinda he did the same thing to me aswell. He posted a link on my profile and said "heres a picture I drew for you" and it was a chubby person.. *Sigh* :(
Event on December 6, 2010, 10:40:54 AM
Eventlol u gaiz

just get along, it's the internetz.
XKurateaX on December 5, 2010, 5:02:03 AM
XKurateaXHello Strata, I was wondering, could you do something about the user Terran? He seems to be nice to certain people and harassing to others, including me. Is there something that can be done about him?
DarkDemonAngel on December 5, 2010, 8:42:47 AM
DarkDemonAngelHe did the same to me aswell.
xEscapingMyFatex on December 4, 2010, 3:27:17 AM
xEscapingMyFatexWho is the webmaster? of this site?
Stratadrake on December 5, 2010, 1:03:22 AM
Stratadrakecstdenis is the webmaster.
morphin on December 3, 2010, 11:49:15 PM
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Stratadrake on December 4, 2010, 2:51:07 AM
StratadrakeLet me see what I can find in our logs. First, let me get these out of the way....

1 - If your profile page blurb was changed then unless it was cached or stored somewhere else (like a search engine), the previous contents are strictly non-recoverable. We do not keep any "edit history" logs of profile pages.

2 - If someone else has gained login access to your account, changing your account password should be a priority. Even if they get a login cookie, changing your account password will break it.

At this time, all I can dig up is that between 7:30 and 8:30 today, there were seven comments posted from your username, from an IP address not otherwise associated with your account. All of them wrapped in bold/italic/color tags and definitely of trolling nature.
ViennaLove on December 3, 2010, 4:39:23 PM
ViennaLoveCan I get PM access? Please and thank you!
Coldfire9 on December 3, 2010, 4:46:49 AM
Coldfire93 submissions for a contest I am holding have been holed up in the submissions que for five days. They haven't been rejected, deleted, or even undeleted, and I'm really confused. My contestants are waiting on me for them to come out.
IDs: "Knight tablet" 799023, "Knight tablet example," 799024 and "Contest!" 799027.

I also have three other submissions I submitted a day after, (I haven't been on this site for a spell, and made a few submissions since then)

IDs: "Gay marriage?" (Sx minor) 799065, "Darkrai! <3" 799073, and "Darkrai lines" 799074.

I hope you can help soon!
Stratadrake on December 3, 2010, 5:55:09 AM
StratadrakeYou're right the submissions queue has gotten backed up again. Looking into it now.
Nefertiri on December 2, 2010, 10:02:48 PM
NefertiriHi, I am not sure if i got forum acces, if you got the time could you give it a look?
Stratadrake on December 3, 2010, 1:53:59 AM
StratadrakeYou do.
quake0099 on December 1, 2010, 11:40:55 AM
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Stratadrake on December 1, 2010, 2:57:04 PM
StratadrakeTaken care of.
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 30, 2010, 5:03:07 AM
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Stratadrake on December 1, 2010, 2:57:59 PM
StratadrakeWhat story? I spent the last four weeks writing a story of my own.
Terran on November 29, 2010, 4:10:01 PM
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jordanthehedgehog on November 27, 2010, 8:01:23 AM
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xEscapingMyFatex on November 30, 2010, 12:41:56 AM
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XKurateaX on November 30, 2010, 4:07:04 AM
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InvaderValentine on November 27, 2010, 12:38:45 AM

I was wondering if I could get permitted to post in the forums.

Thank You!
thingy on November 25, 2010, 7:46:10 AM
thingyHappy thanksgiving fac adm
Gerardway2008 on November 24, 2010, 1:25:58 AM
Gerardway2008is there any way we can post more than 3 pics? D:
Stratadrake on November 24, 2010, 1:34:26 AM
StratadrakeNo. The 3-per-day limit is part of the site's configuration, and only the webmaster has access to changing it.
Gerardway2008 on November 24, 2010, 1:39:53 AM
Gerardway2008oh ok. thank you. :)
XKurateaX on November 24, 2010, 1:20:23 AM
XKurateaXhey i have a question when you have the time. thanks. :)
Stratadrake on November 24, 2010, 1:33:28 AM
StratadrakeThat isn't your question already? Don't ask whether you're allowed to ask, just ask.
XKurateaX on November 25, 2010, 9:34:45 AM
XKurateaXWell I was wondering when it comes to putting up pics that we use as our avatars, why is it that GIF images that we use as avatars have to be a certain size in order for them to show the animation on the image such as movement, etc.?
Stratadrake on November 25, 2010, 11:02:57 AM
StratadrakeImages larger than the size limit will be resized by force; if the file was an animated GIF, the resizing process destroys its animation layer.
XKurateaX on November 26, 2010, 4:40:09 AM
XKurateaXOh. I see. Thank you.
SilverKitsune on November 23, 2010, 7:32:40 AM
SilverKitsuneFine strata, ignore me.
Abstract on November 23, 2010, 6:12:08 AM
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Stratadrake on November 24, 2010, 1:14:12 AM
StratadrakeI have no idea what you are talking about.
DarkDemonAngel on November 23, 2010, 2:18:56 AM
DarkDemonAngelMay I have PM access when ever you find the time? :) I wish to talk to people in private without others seeing. So I would appreciate the PM ativation, thanks.
Zukoinferno on November 21, 2010, 1:08:41 AM
ZukoinfernoIt appears as if I have been hacked, as my password has clearly been changed without my permission. Is it at all possible for anyone to send me my password? I tired sending it via Firefox, but any email has yet to come.
Stratadrake on November 21, 2010, 1:13:05 AM
StratadrakeY'know, if your password really was changed then you would be unable to log in to your account and even tell me in the first place. Start from the beginning: What were you doing that made you think it was changed?
Zukoinferno on November 22, 2010, 1:51:55 AM
ZukoinfernoI made the site remember my password on Safari, so it's never really "logged me off". It's really confusing, I know... I do know that some loltroll hacked me though, cause he put something in my favorites that wasn't there before.
Stratadrake on November 25, 2010, 9:27:18 AM
StratadrakeActually, we do have a log that records changes in email/passwords, we just need a tool to review it....
Stratadrake on November 24, 2010, 1:17:43 AM
StratadrakeNope, I still don't buy it.

If somebody succeeded in changing your FAC password, then any "remember me" login cookies would become immediately invalidat, and you would be unable to log in to your FAC account at all. Do you understand?

Have you already attempted the password recovery feature?
SilverKitsune on November 20, 2010, 2:13:47 AM
SilverKitsuneWhat's up with the forums? Won't let me log in.
Vhee_2 on November 16, 2010, 10:31:36 AM
Vhee_2I bet you're glad you opened your profile to All Comments. :D
Stratadrake on November 18, 2010, 12:13:50 AM
StratadrakeI try to keep it that was as a personal policy.

(Usually if I get spammed it's by someone doing it to everybody, so they wind up ... well, you know.)
Abstract on November 15, 2010, 4:36:51 AM
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Stratadrake on November 16, 2010, 2:12:46 AM
StratadrakeWow, is your opinion of drugs ... on drugs.

Besides, I see you are also throwing around the word "autistic" as if it's the new "gay", as if "gay" is the new "stupid". Where ever did you learn such talk? You're not contributing to the community with this and you've been blocked by almost a dozen users within your first week here. If that doesn't spell "trolling" with a capital T, it at least spells "harassment" with a capital H.

Your right to free speech ends when used to insult or harass other users, and we have zero tolerance when it comes to alternate accounts registered by proxy for repeat trolls.

If you do not contribute to the community, you should have asked whether it was worth your time to register here in the first place, or if another site would be a better venue for it. If you came here looking to cause trouble, you will find yourself kicked out, and the door slammed in your face.
Abstract on November 16, 2010, 4:19:20 AM
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Stratadrake on November 18, 2010, 12:14:56 AM
StratadrakeEh, sure. Whatever you say.

When I wondered about your artistic skills I was actually thinking something along the lines of traditional media. You can't fake that.
Terran on November 13, 2010, 9:26:31 PM
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Stratadrake on November 14, 2010, 2:02:19 AM
StratadrakeI cannot take any action on matters that I either do not witness directly, or are simply never brought to my attention in the first place. What exactly is going on?
Terran on November 14, 2010, 7:26:19 PM
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Stratadrake on November 15, 2010, 12:18:48 AM
Stratadrake... I have personally seen no reports from Doomlord1234.
Terran on November 15, 2010, 4:35:45 PM
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Stratadrake on November 16, 2010, 2:25:35 AM
StratadrakeOh, just last week. So how long exactly has this been going on?
Terran on November 17, 2010, 7:57:01 AM
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Doomlord1234 on November 18, 2010, 8:25:16 PM
Doomlord1234So then take me off your profile then. Maybe I wont be mad.
Doomlord1234 on November 14, 2010, 1:37:20 AM
Doomlord1234Nobody insulted him. I've been watching, he's been making fun of people with certain disabilities. It's cruel.
Stratadrake on November 14, 2010, 2:21:13 AM
StratadrakeSo he is. I wonder why nobody's blocked him, because it's cruel with a capital T.
Abstract on November 12, 2010, 6:46:18 AM
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Stratadrake on November 14, 2010, 2:01:09 AM
StratadrakeThat is clearly inappropriate language.
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 11, 2010, 5:09:19 AM
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunnyHow am I not banned? Did they lift your ban back-talkery privileges?
Stratadrake on November 12, 2010, 12:46:22 AM
StratadrakeSome of that language you use is ... just ... inappropriate.
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 11, 2010, 5:25:50 AM
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albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 11, 2010, 5:29:40 AM
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Abstract on November 8, 2010, 5:41:37 AM
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Stratadrake on November 9, 2010, 1:26:05 AM
StratadrakeApologies in advance that I am going to be blunt.

Your submission contains the internationally recognized symbol for "I'm here solely to cause trouble". It was obviously assembled in something along the lines of MS Paint using the pencil tool, flood fill, and copy/paste. I could possibly cite you for failing to provide documentation that you have any permission to incorporate "trollface" and my avatar as compositional elements in the work. On top of it all, the entire message of the work is very suspicious. What "investigation"? It sounds intended as a direct criticism of something I said, which if it is, carries an allegation that you are not a genuine newbie but possibly a former user attempting to retaliate for their ban.

In other words, if you think you're trying to play a game with the site, stop it because it won't end pretty.
Abstract on November 9, 2010, 4:37:32 AM
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Stratadrake on November 10, 2010, 1:37:59 AM
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albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 10, 2010, 8:31:27 AM
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Abstract on November 10, 2010, 8:35:30 AM
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albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 10, 2010, 8:37:35 AM
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Abstract on November 10, 2010, 8:39:19 AM
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albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on November 10, 2010, 8:43:13 AM
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Abstract on November 10, 2010, 5:31:33 AM
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Stratadrake on November 11, 2010, 12:33:51 AM
StratadrakeI am also hoping that I'm just barking up the wrong tree here. We've dealt with a large number of persistent trolls in the past, and therefore have to take a hard line.
xEscapingMyFatex on November 6, 2010, 12:00:04 PM
xEscapingMyFatexWhere can I suggest new features to the site? Not meaning featured pics, I mean like...features to the site itself. sry but you're like the only admin I know.
Stratadrake on November 7, 2010, 12:27:25 AM
StratadrakeCome to think of it we never really had a forum thread for general feature suggestions. However I am a site coder/developer, so feel free to mention it here.
Oki2 on November 6, 2010, 10:57:35 AM

I think you should spearhead an effort to get more people to join this site! I'm running out of new people to talk to on here. Maybe you could start spending a minimum of 9 hours a day on omegle telling people to join? Or start taking chalk everywhere you go and writing "Fanart Central" on people's driveways... well something along those lines. IDK


That is all...
Stratadrake on November 7, 2010, 12:26:10 AM
StratadrakeI already spend 40 hours a week (that's 9 hours including lunch, 5 days a week) doing a job that, y'know, pays actual money.
Oki2 on November 12, 2010, 1:11:54 PM
Oki2And I thought you just did it out of love!
Doomlord1234 on November 5, 2010, 11:21:31 PM
Doomlord1234Sorry to bother you, but I have another troll.

Terran. Making fun of a few people, and mocking me on his profile.
jordanthehedgehog on November 6, 2010, 5:47:51 AM
jordanthehedgehogmore or less being judemental of people through the smallest thing apprently im emo or stupid for having the emotion of depression and sadness basically this guy is going round looking for people to pick at..pathetically of course that guy cant socialize at all he is just annoying and harassing people
diblover10 on November 5, 2010, 12:17:51 PM
diblover10hi stratadrake!!!^__^
look,um...iv'e got something really important to say here.
Well,besides my sister,it seems I'm the youngest user on FAC,and it seems that I've been getting mean comments alot. I block the users,but i don't feel like that's gonna always work.I mean like, i have a friend who sorta looks after me,but i don't feel like i should bother her every time a mean comment pops up.So,what should I really do?
Vhee_2 on November 5, 2010, 9:07:58 AM
Vhee_2Question: I want to restrict my comments, due to recent troll activity, but when I do everyone in my Watchlist can't comment.

What's going on and how can I fix it?
Stratadrake on November 5, 2010, 11:46:44 PM
StratadrakeI thought we fixed that already....
Falconlobo on November 5, 2010, 2:09:22 PM
Falconlobodid you set it to watch list only?
Vhee_2 on November 6, 2010, 2:22:19 AM
Vhee_2yes. it doesnt work.
Falconlobo on November 6, 2010, 5:18:34 AM
Falconloboah okay
ThatWeirdoNamedNinja on November 5, 2010, 8:29:17 AM
ThatWeirdoNamedNinjaMay I request PM access?
Gerardway2008 on November 5, 2010, 2:27:08 AM you think theres any way that we could be able to post MORE than 3 pictures per day? :3
KakaSakuLove on November 4, 2010, 2:25:17 PM
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Doomlord1234 on November 3, 2010, 9:56:10 AM
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quake0099 on November 2, 2010, 7:01:15 AM
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Tinkster on November 2, 2010, 6:58:59 AM
TinksterI have a quetsion about 2 of my pics that I submitted. Didn't know where or who else to ask about this.

pic #'s

1. #797705
2. #797690

I submitted on Oct 31st and they haven't come through. i know That FAC can be busy sometimes or have technical difficulties sometimes. So would this be on of those occasions.

And I have submitted a pic since I submitted those two.
Stratadrake on November 3, 2010, 3:11:51 AM
StratadrakeLooks like just a temporary backup, I am not seeing it in the queue at this time.
Singed on November 1, 2010, 1:31:30 PM
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quake0099 on November 1, 2010, 12:33:58 PM
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Singed on October 28, 2010, 10:23:59 AM
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Stratadrake on October 28, 2010, 10:54:21 PM
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Singed on October 30, 2010, 2:11:17 AM
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Stratadrake on October 30, 2010, 5:39:06 AM
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Stratadrake on October 28, 2010, 10:52:31 PM
StratadrakeWhat was with all those comments from October 18th posting trollface.jpg and other images on various users' pages? I received complaints about that.
autumnskies on October 21, 2010, 11:26:02 AM
autumnskiesMaybe this site should have a... y'know... Preview option when editing it. Y'know, just so you can view it before actually officially updating it.
Stratadrake on October 21, 2010, 2:58:04 PM
StratadrakeHmm. We already have a "Preview" function for comments, but what exactly are you thinking of? Previewing a submission's description is easy enough, we'd just have to build that.
autumnskies on October 22, 2010, 2:56:11 AM
autumnskiesNo, no.


Like... If you decided to edit your profile, but you wanted to preview it first before officially making the update.

That way you wont have to go back to editing your profile if the update didn't turn out the way you wanted it to look.
Stratadrake on October 22, 2010, 3:06:03 PM
StratadrakeWorking on it.
TheMirrorsTruth on October 20, 2010, 1:56:45 AM
TheMirrorsTruthI also think it would be a good idea to make commenting available on blogs.
TotalWeirdo666 on October 20, 2010, 2:00:48 PM
TotalWeirdo666I agree with that idea
Stratadrake on October 20, 2010, 1:59:00 PM
StratadrakeThat's in the works, actually.
KakaSakuLove on October 20, 2010, 1:25:57 AM
KakaSakuLovehello there, i was hoping to get pms?
Nuzzle on October 19, 2010, 4:03:17 AM
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Nuzzle on October 19, 2010, 4:03:52 AM
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Stratadrake on October 20, 2010, 1:19:50 AM
Stratadrake... The timing of your comments here couldn't be any more suspicious.
quake0099 on October 18, 2010, 4:14:25 AM
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Potatoness on October 13, 2010, 11:59:17 AM
PotatonessCan I request access to the forums please ?
owlstorm13 on October 13, 2010, 9:45:16 AM
owlstorm13hi, i moved accounts and i confirmed my account. when i try logging in to my PM, it says i am typing in a wrong password so i click on reset password and it says i cant because my account isnt activated. can i have the email that confirms my account please? :) or should i ask if i can log into my PM...

owlstorm13 on October 14, 2010, 7:52:54 AM
owlstorm13may i have access then please?
Dark_Avatar on October 9, 2010, 11:31:30 AM
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XxLeviathanxX on October 8, 2010, 8:11:48 AM
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Stratadrake on October 9, 2010, 2:20:20 AM
StratadrakeWhat is the question?
jarethslover on October 8, 2010, 1:52:06 AM
Iamphotoshop on October 7, 2010, 2:50:03 AM
IamphotoshopHey Strata, I was wondering I was to do art requests for commissions. Where do I sign up for that?
Vhee_2 on October 6, 2010, 7:03:43 AM
Vhee_2I deleted my Vhee account due to harrassment but came back because...I don't know why. May I please have access to the forums again?

And why is it taking so long for a pic I post to load when on Vhee it was instant? I'm not new. Do I need to prove I am who I say I am?
Stratadrake on October 7, 2010, 1:27:16 AM
StratadrakeThe answer to the second question is easy: Users do not have 'auto' status by default.
Alex_Dachshund on October 4, 2010, 2:02:17 PM
Alex_DachshundMay I request forum access please since I deleted my Xx_True_Dachshund_xX account?
Stratadrake on October 8, 2010, 1:50:05 AM you know you misspelled 'dachsund' ?
Alex_Dachshund on October 8, 2010, 9:35:08 AM
Alex_DachshundNot to argue, but I did spell it correctly.

It has two H's.
TheMirrorsTruth on October 3, 2010, 8:06:20 AM
TheMirrorsTruthI gotta ask.

How many times a day do you get bothered?
Andramalek on October 3, 2010, 12:28:48 AM
AndramalekCould I get forum access please?
Vhee_2 on October 2, 2010, 3:42:10 AM
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Doomlord1234 on October 2, 2010, 12:56:23 AM
Doomlord1234Strata, I was JUST HACKED. Vhee was hacked too, and her profile was deleted! PLEASE tell me there is a way to bring it back...
Stratadrake on October 2, 2010, 2:29:46 AM
StratadrakeIf you think your account was 'cracked' then the first thing to consider is changing your password. Including your email password (because FAC can and will mail your password to that address if somebody requests it).

As for the text on your profile page, sorry but that is non-recoverable. Only the "current" copy of your profile text is actually stored in the database, we do not keep a log of previous edits. (I have learned this the hard way too :( )
Doomlord1234 on October 2, 2010, 2:58:16 AM
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SoldierMarcusFenix on September 30, 2010, 11:27:27 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 30, 2010, 10:53:21 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 30, 2010, 10:59:27 AM
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XxLeviathanxX on September 30, 2010, 10:04:00 AM
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jordanthehedgehog on September 30, 2010, 4:46:11 AM
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Vhee on September 30, 2010, 10:47:12 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 30, 2010, 10:51:32 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 29, 2010, 11:34:51 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 29, 2010, 11:00:07 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 28, 2010, 6:57:12 AM
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SoulGuardian on September 28, 2010, 7:34:39 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 28, 2010, 9:27:01 AM
Doomlord1234Oops, I erased my thing when I wanted to reply...

Well, I said pretty much Jordanthehedgehog is trolling me, and Vhee, wont leave us alone, and got a few people mad.
Doomlord1234 on September 28, 2010, 10:07:34 AM
Doomlord1234He's bothered Vhee, Forestchan, Ninachan, LUAjake, Heartlessdog and me.
SONICXROUGELUVA on September 28, 2010, 12:49:21 AM
SONICXROUGELUVAhey strata. im here to report the user "Nuzzle" if he hasnt already been banned or something...
andr28a on September 27, 2010, 9:52:40 AM
andr28aMay I make a quick suggestion?
With the release of Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep could you possibly make a sub catagory for that game.
andr28a on September 27, 2010, 9:53:08 AM
andr28aFor the fanart I mean
mew54 on September 27, 2010, 7:37:21 AM
mew54One of the ppl on here is being rude to other people including me so i was wondering, if there is something you can do...?? Idont like bocking ppl just seems unnecessary unless for certain reasons...
Xetheras on September 26, 2010, 8:16:12 AM
XetherasHello there~ I registered like a few minutes ago and would like to be able to use the forum. Thank you and nice to be on board! :3
X-Taismo-X on September 18, 2010, 8:29:34 AM
X-Taismo-Xhello im a new user and i want to get my pm enabled on my account thx and sry for the potential waste of 3 minutes of your time, strata-sempai
QueenPaige on September 18, 2010, 6:25:01 AM
QueenPaigeI'm sorry that this is the third time I've left a message on your page...

Battou said to ask you about my problem. he said that I didn't have a PM ban so he wasn't sure exactly what to do. I checked spelling by logging out and then logging back in again so that wasn't the problem.
Stratadrake on September 18, 2010, 11:23:21 AM
StratadrakeWell, I can't find anything (ANYTHING!) wrong with your account settings on the forum side, so for now I'm wondering if the problem is related specifically to the computer you're accessing our site from.

For example, are you able to log in to the forums from a different computer somewhere else? (Minding that if it's a public computer you'll need to log out again)
QueenPaige on September 19, 2010, 6:02:31 AM
QueenPaigeYes, Capt'n!

Thank you so much for the help! I'll try logging in from another computer, hopefully that'll work!

I really appreciate you putting up with me, You're the greatest! Arrr
MagusFarlorn on September 17, 2010, 1:13:07 PM
MagusFarlornI am curious as to what determines whether a picture can become a featured picture or a popular work. If that can be answered, that is.
Stratadrake on September 18, 2010, 12:45:15 AM
Stratadrake"Featured" pics are selected by site staff based on requests by the userbase (forum thread here).

"Popular" pics are selected automatically by # faves/votes.
MagusFarlorn on September 19, 2010, 9:50:23 AM
MagusFarlornThank you!
QueenPaige on September 17, 2010, 6:47:13 AM
QueenPaigeHello again! :)
I'd really like to be able to use the Forums, I have Ideas that I would like to be able to post. I also had been having private conversations with my friends over PM that I can't access ever since your new update.

I know you're busy but if you could figure out whats wrong I would be so grateful
xEscapingMyFatex on September 13, 2010, 6:18:56 AM
xEscapingMyFatexIs is possible to suggest features for this site somewhere?
Stratadrake on September 14, 2010, 1:56:15 AM
StratadrakeWhat do you mean by 'features'? Do you mean submissions that we feature on the frontpage, or requests for new features/tools on the site?
xEscapingMyFatex on September 16, 2010, 4:55:30 AM
xEscapingMyFatexI mean requests for new features/tools for the site.
PhantomDoll13 on September 13, 2010, 4:03:30 AM
PhantomDoll13Hey quick question. Why did you make FAC only accept only 3 pics a day? just asking
Stratadrake on September 14, 2010, 1:54:53 AM
StratadrakeThe 3-per-day limit has been in place for over five years; if I recall correctly it was to encourage artists to be their own quality control. It is occasionally annoying for new users or anyone else with a backlog of content to submit, but on average, it works out well enough.
Xx_True_Dachshund_xX on September 11, 2010, 10:28:07 AM
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Doomlord1234 on September 11, 2010, 5:56:44 AM
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Vhee on September 10, 2010, 12:42:59 AM
VheeHi! First time talking to you. I got a question. How come I have to reccount my gallery every day for it to be correct?

It is 3 pics and 2 scraps. But every day it says 5 pics and 2 scraps. I understand the total is 5 butIhave to reccount once a day to have it be correct.

Not complaining, really. Just curious as to why that is.

Thank you!
QueenPaige on September 8, 2010, 7:47:55 AM
QueenPaigeHello! I tried logging into my PMs/the Forums but it wasn't working. My account has been here for over a year so the whole "New accounts" thing isn't the problem. I asked Battou about this but he hasn't replied even though he's been on after I posted the comment. I understand you guys are busy, so when you have the time, please let me know what I need to do! Thank you
Stratadrake on September 8, 2010, 11:59:11 PM
StratadrakePlease explain what you mean by "isn't working". Exact error messages, etc.
QueenPaige on September 10, 2010, 12:50:19 PM
QueenPaigeWell I put in my information on the "Please enter your username and password to log in." and the window says it's loading but then it just reloads to the same log in page with all my stuff typed in and everything. It also didn't say I typed in any passwords wrong or anything.
CuteChaos on September 1, 2010, 9:14:10 AM
CuteChaosHello, I would like to talk to you about being able to use my PMs please.
autumnskies on August 31, 2010, 8:07:52 AM
autumnskiesHello, Strata.

I can't seem to access my PMs. When I say that, I mean I can't log into them.

I've typed my log in info correctly countless times, but apparently I'm still an inactive user or one that doesn't exist. I know I'm active, because I come on everyday.
Stratadrake on September 1, 2010, 3:00:07 AM
StratadrakeYour account is new. How long have you been around here then?

See this:

Forum access includes PMs.
autumnskies on September 1, 2010, 3:20:03 AM
autumnskiesOh, guess I missed that update.

Can I request PM/forum access? XD
Stratadrake on September 1, 2010, 3:57:05 AM
StratadrakeYou haven't answered my other question yet.
autumnskies on September 2, 2010, 10:08:43 AM
autumnskiesThere, I answered your question.
autumnskies on September 1, 2010, 7:39:05 AM
autumnskiesAugust 28th, 2010
MeredithC on August 26, 2010, 10:27:12 PM
SONICXROUGELUVA on August 14, 2010, 1:00:12 AM

If i were to delete my account, can i get a new one with the same user name? cause i wanna start over with my art :P
Stratadrake on August 15, 2010, 2:59:03 AM
StratadrakeNo. Once a username is registered it is "taken" and cannot be assigned to a new account.

If you really want to wipe all of your art submissions (though personally I just don't get why), that will have to be done manually.
SONICXROUGELUVA on August 15, 2010, 3:01:22 AM
SONICXROUGELUVAAw man .__.; thanks anyways.
Xx_True_Dachshund_xX on August 15, 2010, 4:14:48 AM
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SONICXROUGELUVA on August 17, 2010, 7:57:47 AM
SONICXROUGELUVAOH! The underscores are great! i'll do that! thanks! ^^
Stratadrake on August 16, 2010, 2:38:57 AM
StratadrakeUpper/lowercase tricks are discouraged, actually.
mistyfoot111 on August 9, 2010, 12:50:58 AM
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Xx_True_Dachshund_xX on August 9, 2010, 6:40:27 AM
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Only_One on August 6, 2010, 12:45:19 PM
Only_OneHello, My submission got rejected for the wrong reasons, and im quiet unpleased and unhappy with it. one of your admin's rejected my artwork THAT I COLORED. that i have the PSD files for. Because they thought it was 'found off the internet'.

It was a collab between me and my friend, he did the inks and i colored it. It is MY artwork and im quiet upset with this. You guys allowed me to post a picture before that was a collab. Why not now? Lol
Only_One on August 6, 2010, 12:53:56 PM
Only_OneThe submission number was also 792549.
Stratadrake on August 7, 2010, 2:33:10 AM
StratadrakeI've mentioned this in our AP staff thread. Honest mistakes do occasionally happen....

On a semi-related note, when doing a collab with other artists, please include the URL to their work when possible.

In the meantime you will simply have to resubmit.
Only_One on August 11, 2010, 4:23:19 AM
Only_OneAlright, thats understandable.

Thank you So much for helping me on this, and i re-submitted it. sorry if i seemed to have a attitude. I was a bit upset over thinking that someone thought i'd steal artwork and stuff. ^^;

Hope you have a nice day, thanks so much for helping!
ThomYorke on August 6, 2010, 7:27:51 AM
ThomYorkeHi Strata.

I just wanted to know if my forum ban was temporary since I'm not banned from the mainsite. I was going to PM you but I guess it's part of the forums. Yeah.
Stratadrake on August 7, 2010, 3:12:04 AM
StratadrakeI want to discuss this with other staff members because these complaints about you, Brian, and Leo are a long-term problem.
Event on August 3, 2010, 5:25:57 AM
EventHello, Stratadrake.

I do not remember pending pictures taking so long to be approved. I have not submitted any work in months, so I am not quite sure if anything has changed.

Will I have to wait for approval for future submissions as well?
Stratadrake on August 4, 2010, 2:13:10 AM
StratadrakeNothing has changed, but it looks like we didn't have any AP staff active yesterday.
Event on August 4, 2010, 4:37:04 AM
EventAll right, that is pretty simple. Thank you. ;)
EpicSmileyProductions on August 3, 2010, 3:36:28 AM
EpicSmileyProductionsokay,no problem. thnx for telling me
OneDevilsDaughter on July 31, 2010, 2:58:43 AM
OneDevilsDaughterHello :]
soraXriku on July 30, 2010, 6:19:03 AM
soraXrikuTry advertising on forums that have a anime/manga/etc. section, hackforums for example, 300k+ users, could get a few people here.
soraXriku on July 29, 2010, 3:53:15 AM
soraXrikureason why no ones here:
DA is better, more populat.
The admins don't try to advertise the site.
Stratadrake on July 30, 2010, 3:19:01 AM
StratadrakedA is very successful, yes. They offer commercial services, have different advertising partners..., heck, they can even afford to pay their staff members.

I hear that even FAC's adult counterpart (Hentai Foundry) is much more successful than FAC itself, even though the site has basically the same look, features (and, yes, bugs) as FAC. It no doubt has a better, more mature userbase with fewer trolls and problem users. I don't know for sure because I do not operate an account there.

I am no fan of our current advertising methods myself, considering that those ads popping up when you click random links also interfere with staff functions.

And I, for myself, have never advertised FAC outside of placing a link to my FAC account in my sig.
Iamphotoshop on July 18, 2010, 4:16:46 AM
IamphotoshopHello Strata, I'm just reporting that there r some people that cyber bulling people on FAC. There r a few people that should be banned from FAC for example: TallestPurple. I HIGHLY recommend that cyber bulling or trolling should be illegal and should not be taken lightly. Please respond back as soon as you get this message.
Stratadrake on July 20, 2010, 2:25:32 AM
StratadrakeTrolling and/or harassment is NOT taken lightly, we do act quickly when a person somebody brings an incident to our attention.
TallestPurple on July 17, 2010, 12:47:04 PM
TallestPurpleI would like to report myself as a troll.
b& please
TallestPurple on July 17, 2010, 10:52:15 AM
TallestPurplehey strata, why do you make trolls your doges?
Milesprower_Fox on July 15, 2010, 5:02:31 PM
this is my first time on your account, and I really adore your art, I am an new fan
I know people don't normally bother with comments like these, nut I just want you to know

MissKiri on July 12, 2010, 8:23:52 AM
MissKiriMy friend wants to join this site and whenever she tries to sign up it always comes back saying that she needs to verify her password even though she's already done so.
Stratadrake on July 13, 2010, 3:08:37 AM
StratadrakeAre you sure it's her password and not her email? In other words, are you quoting the error message word-for-word? It is very important to quote error messages exactly as stated, otherwise I might end up giving the wrong kind of help and that won't fix the problem.

You can also have her contact me by email. (BUT!) Make sure the email subject line includes "FAC" or something like that so I know to identify it and not just let it get thrown out with all the spam.
Gerardthedevil on July 3, 2010, 1:06:48 AM
GerardthedevilWhy are there less people on this site =(
Stratadrake on July 3, 2010, 2:50:17 AM
StratadrakeVarious reasons. :(
TheChainheartMachine on July 7, 2010, 6:12:32 PM
TheChainheartMachineYou know, not to be an @$$ or anything, but that's the first time I've seen you make an emoticon face thing.
Stratadrake on July 8, 2010, 3:15:42 AM
StratadrakeWell, you're right I hardly ever use them. Emoticons aren't really my style....
SilverGirl13 on July 2, 2010, 6:32:24 AM
SilverGirl13When I try looking at categories it won't let me push the folder to expand the catagories so all i can see on the page is
...and so on down the list. Is it a bug for everyone? And if not what can I do about it?
soraXriku on June 30, 2010, 5:03:05 PM
soraXrikuAlso, does this site have host banning?
Stratadrake on July 1, 2010, 2:10:53 AM
StratadrakePS: You are free to contact me by email if you wish to discuss this further.
Stratadrake on July 1, 2010, 1:47:08 AM
StratadrakeYou are missing the point.

FAC site policy has always stated "limit one account per user" and operating multiple accounts is not permitted. This is not, and never has been, a negotiable term in FAC site rules; it is something you agreed to follow when you signed up on this site.

You yourself have demonstrated exactly why we have this rule in the first place: Because people use it to abuse the system.

If we have to suspend a user, it is targetted at the actual person, and this means that any user found to be operating multiple accounts will have all their accounts treated equally in order to prevent abuse.
soraXriku on June 30, 2010, 5:02:29 PM
soraXrikuDon't see why I'm not allowed to have 2 accounts, when this one has been hacked numerous times, and still has been.

Also, no offense here, but you've probably had the same web host since 2004, if I'm not mistaken.
StormCall on June 28, 2010, 2:53:03 PM
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TotalWeirdo666 on June 25, 2010, 2:26:58 PM
TotalWeirdo666... Define "civil"
TotalWeirdo666 on June 25, 2010, 2:27:25 PM
TotalWeirdo666...Or should I just shut up? I think I'm making things worse
Stratadrake on June 26, 2010, 3:02:56 AM
StratadrakeIf you'll pardon the sarcasm, you can always look up a dictionary if you need to know what a word means.

That aside, yes, being able to simply shut up and walk away from an argument rather than escalating it ("know when to fold 'em", so to speak), is a good skill.
Iamphotoshop on June 25, 2010, 3:24:44 AM
IamphotoshopHell sir, I was wounding what's taking so long for my pic to be posted. Id number: #789629. Also it's MY artwork, I have worked on myself by using photoshop. Thank you for your time.
Stratadrake on June 26, 2010, 3:13:46 AM
StratadrakeWe are always a bit suspicious of images that appear to have been composited from multiple sources, but for that one I don't see anything particularly wrong with it.
TotalWeirdo666 on June 24, 2010, 4:53:29 AM
TotalWeirdo666Hey is it possible to un-block someone I've blocked from commenting on my profile and pictures?
Xx_True_Dachshund_xX on June 24, 2010, 4:56:50 AM
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TotalWeirdo666 on June 24, 2010, 5:22:28 AM
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TotalWeirdo666 on June 24, 2010, 5:29:26 AM
TotalWeirdo666k she's unblocked
Nateykins on June 21, 2010, 11:15:46 AM
TotalWeirdo666 on June 20, 2010, 4:28:36 PM
TotalWeirdo666Which is awesomer, pirates or ninjas?
thebelovedmonster on June 23, 2010, 2:56:27 AM
TotalWeirdo666 on June 23, 2010, 6:54:37 AM
TotalWeirdo666Yay!!! CONGRATULATIONS, YOU'VE WON A TACO OF SOLID GOLD *throws taco at head and gives you a concussion*
thebelovedmonster on June 20, 2010, 10:37:18 AM
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thebelovedmonster on June 20, 2010, 10:57:28 AM
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SemariYiuchi on June 12, 2010, 7:21:32 AM
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Stratadrake on June 13, 2010, 2:41:11 AM
StratadrakeIf you're not receiving emails from FAC, first check the settings on your FAC profile and your email provider. Try adding to your "safe list" to tell the mail service it isn't spam, and see if that makes a difference.

I don't always get my notifications either, sometimes they are delayed by up to 24 hours.
SemariYiuchi on June 13, 2010, 3:28:53 AM
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TotalWeirdo666 on June 24, 2010, 4:47:22 AM
TotalWeirdo666I used to have a problem similar to that. My settings were to NOT get emails for ANYTHING but the site sent me emails for EVERYTHING. But I ended up liking getting emails so I wouldn't have to check my profile and pics all the time for new comments so now my settings are to get em
LoveShadows on June 12, 2010, 7:18:07 AM
LoveShadowsyush.. thouse were my old accounts but i send RQ to delete em but dey dont work :<
Stratadrake on June 13, 2010, 2:40:03 AM
StratadrakeDon't work? Why and how? If you're encountering a problem one of the first things you can do is ask a site staff member for help, we have a better idea about what could be causing it.

Multiple accounts are not that much of a problem by themself, but they do become a problem in the event of rule violations (especially those that result in suspensions or bans).
LoveShadows on June 13, 2010, 7:06:05 AM
LoveShadowsI dont know what you just said ..i sent RQ's to delete em but they dont delete ive sent RQ's for this account and other ones
LoveShadows on June 12, 2010, 7:19:31 AM
LoveShadowsoh shoot your on to meD;
FuzzyMuffin on June 8, 2010, 9:44:26 AM
FuzzyMuffinMay I delete some of my friends other accounts? I really don't want her to be banned and I've already Ok'd it with her, but it said somewhere that only the person who makes the accounts are supposed to delete them :/

I thought I posted this already >.>' Maybe I did and it just went to some one else and if that is the case and it does it this time too sorry for the double post! But if I actually just didn't post...oops and please ignore this whole paragraph o3o
Juju_PET on June 6, 2010, 10:19:20 PM
Juju_PETSome people say you are ignorant and some others say you are nice? I don;t know know if you are either.

Visit by all means =
dingoy_x_chan on June 6, 2010, 12:29:35 AM
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albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on June 5, 2010, 5:36:44 PM
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunnyWhy won't you love me?
LoveShadows on June 12, 2010, 7:15:02 AM
LoveShadowsi love u!
Stratadrake on June 6, 2010, 11:22:10 AM
StratadrakeWhat kind of question is that intended to be?
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on June 8, 2010, 12:39:41 PM
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunnyJust saying, we could be bros.
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on June 8, 2010, 6:01:27 PM
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunnyLet us put our troubled past behind us and embrace brohood.
MeredithC on June 5, 2010, 9:33:51 AM
StormCall on June 4, 2010, 8:30:02 AM
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MonkeySpartan on June 4, 2010, 12:46:50 PM
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Baronsgirl on June 4, 2010, 12:34:01 AM
BaronsgirlI can't open my PM's either. I do exactly what you say and It says that it is incorrect or invalid.
Stratadrake on June 4, 2010, 12:42:19 AM
StratadrakeIn your case, it's because you need to re-validate your email address. Make sure you can receive email from FAC, because if the mail server refused the notification it's possible that FAC flagged your email as invalid.
Baronsgirl on June 9, 2010, 12:32:09 AM
BaronsgirlAhhh I see thank you. But can you re-send the email to mine so I can validate the thingy and such?
Stratadrake on June 10, 2010, 3:50:48 AM
StratadrakeNo, this is something you have to do yourself, even admins can't do it for you. Take another read of the forums FAQ topic because I included URLs.
Doomlord1234 on June 2, 2010, 12:58:26 AM
Doomlord1234I do have a question though...

There's been people not being able to get onto pms, or the inner forums do you fix that?

I can get on there fine, though...
Doomlord1234 on June 2, 2010, 12:51:08 AM
Doomlord1234only one, why? Only this one.
Doomlord1234 on June 2, 2010, 12:57:36 AM
Doomlord1234I only need one profile. This one.
Doomlord1234 on June 2, 2010, 1:39:56 AM
Doomlord1234Why did yo ask how many I had?
Baronsgirl on June 2, 2010, 12:48:56 AM
Baronsgirlexcuse me I have a question.
quake0099 on June 1, 2010, 6:10:43 AM
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princess189 on May 31, 2010, 9:53:43 PM
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LUAjake on May 31, 2010, 11:46:03 AM
LUAjakeWhen I try and get on the forums it says my account is inactive. It said the same thing when I tried to reset my password too.

Can you help? I've done nothing to get banned or anything, it just randomly happened. I was logged on about 10 minutes ago.
Doomlord1234 on June 1, 2010, 12:52:33 AM
Doomlord1234It's been happening to alot of people...
yosuketamahome on May 30, 2010, 8:19:48 AM
yosuketamahome*sigh* no everything is fine. I was just a little upset. But I promise to not do anything to get me blocked I promise.
xWeepingxWarriorx on May 30, 2010, 3:17:50 AM
xWeepingxWarriorxo-o i think this is the first time i ever saw you online online
tailsdareaper on May 28, 2010, 5:55:04 AM
tailsdareaperexcuse me, but i think someone have been on my user and changed my password... and i cant get it again sence my email on this user is inactive :( is there some way i can get my old back? im only logged on now sence i am kept logged in, but that wont last forever.
please help me
Stratadrake on May 29, 2010, 2:59:57 AM
StratadrakeAre you aware that if somebody changed your password then your autologin cookie would no longer work, so you would be unable to log in at all?

If your FAC account is compromised then I have to be suspicious of even this, can you contact me by another means, like your dA account?
tailsdareaper on May 29, 2010, 5:27:05 AM
tailsdareaperand excuse me for being rude, but could you reply faster? im probably not in your timezone and i have only 5 hours left untill i must go. and this problem wont let me concentrate properly on anyrhing...
tailsdareaper on May 29, 2010, 3:30:38 AM
tailsdareaperand no i was not, i might have changed my pass, but never the less i dont remember it :/

yes ofcourse, my deviant art account is comradspace
tailsdareaper on May 29, 2010, 3:18:16 AM
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tailsdareaper on May 28, 2010, 6:10:41 AM
tailsdareaperif you have any way of recovering my pass my current email is
xAnimexScreamoxPockyx on May 26, 2010, 12:12:49 PM
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Stratadrake on May 27, 2010, 2:16:21 AM
StratadrakeIt will be over when it's over. Suspension timers have a specific expiration date and he will be unable to log in until after that point.
PolkadotEunbi on May 25, 2010, 9:44:17 AM
PolkadotEunbiI have a report of a user with two active user accounts, and they are both being used at the same time.
Stratadrake on May 25, 2010, 11:44:44 PM
StratadrakeWell, then what are you waiting for?
PolkadotEunbi on May 26, 2010, 9:41:39 AM
PolkadotEunbiPlease check your Inbox for the report.
Doomlord1234 on May 24, 2010, 11:34:21 PM
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Doomlord1234 on May 24, 2010, 11:34:36 PM
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Triss on May 22, 2010, 9:41:21 AM
TrissStratadrake, Stratadrake,

bake me a Stratacake....

I'm sorry. I couldn't resist.
SemariYiuchi on May 20, 2010, 6:07:08 AM
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Xx_True_Dachshund_xX on May 20, 2010, 12:37:07 PM
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SemariYiuchi on May 20, 2010, 9:59:54 PM
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Stratadrake on May 21, 2010, 2:25:35 AM
StratadrakeI, for one, have not received any reports about it. Indeed, if you use a 'base' for submission then make sure to document it as thoroughly as you can, because if it's brought to our attention that's something we need to know.
TailsLover80 on May 19, 2010, 2:34:28 PM
TailsLover80How long til the suspention is over?
Stratadrake on May 19, 2010, 2:56:41 PM

Suspension messages are issued upon login.
TailsLover80 on May 19, 2010, 2:07:42 PM
TailsLover80Oh, how much longer til Victoria's suspention is over?
TailsLover80 on May 18, 2010, 1:02:38 PM
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Stratadrake on May 19, 2010, 12:06:03 AM
StratadrakeIf I may be blunt, by registering on our site she specifically agreed to follow our rules. "Not knowing" is not an excuse, sorry, if she didn't actually read the rules then she really must do so now.
TailsLover80 on May 19, 2010, 2:18:47 AM
TailsLover80I'll have her read them whenever possible then.
VictoriaZepeda on May 18, 2010, 12:53:53 PM
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VictoriaZepeda on May 18, 2010, 12:56:01 PM
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xxmidnight-spiralxx on May 18, 2010, 12:05:40 AM
xxmidnight-spiralxxMy sister bought Okami this weekend, it is an amazing game! and you draw them very well ^^
Doomlord1234 on May 17, 2010, 9:03:45 PM
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Doomlord1234 on May 17, 2010, 9:04:14 PM
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TheChainheartMachine on May 17, 2010, 12:54:24 PM
TheChainheartMachineStormcall did nothing to get in trouble. She was only watching Zane and making comments on what happened, once in a while.

Damn. Everyone says she's a troll, even though she hasn't done anything to get banned. She just watches and comments.

Stormcall hasn't done anything wrong. Most people are just angered by Zane.
ZaneTrolsdale on May 17, 2010, 12:59:42 PM
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StormCall on May 17, 2010, 1:00:17 PM
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Doomlord1234 on May 17, 2010, 11:39:38 AM
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MonkeySpartan on May 17, 2010, 11:33:43 AM
MonkeySpartanI believe StormCall is trying to help ZaneTrolsdale to ban everyone on the site
TailsLover80 on May 17, 2010, 11:32:09 AM
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StormCall on May 17, 2010, 11:40:37 AM
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ZaneTrolsdale on May 17, 2010, 7:46:08 AM
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VictoriaZepeda on May 16, 2010, 8:57:10 AM
VictoriaZepedaHey someone trolling me and won't let me alone
VictoriaZepeda on May 16, 2010, 9:00:06 AM
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VictoriaZepeda on May 16, 2010, 9:04:39 AM
VictoriaZepedaSo it this one is trolling me and my boyfriend and this is imposter:
Triss on May 14, 2010, 10:56:48 PM
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Anime_Eyes on May 12, 2010, 2:35:11 AM
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Cthulu on May 11, 2010, 3:57:18 PM
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Stratadrake on May 12, 2010, 1:19:10 AM
StratadrakeI once suspended a user for trolling, their comments happened to include the phrase. Naturally, they told all their friends about it in the meantime, and decided that it would be fun to spam my page with it just to see how I'd react.
Stratadrake on May 12, 2010, 1:20:08 AM
StratadrakeBut I must stress that they were not suspended because of using the word, they were suspended for trolling other users.
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on May 2, 2010, 2:09:21 AM
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Twilightwolf94 on April 29, 2010, 10:26:56 PM
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Twilightwolf94 on April 29, 2010, 9:27:26 PM
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Twilightwolf94 on April 29, 2010, 9:29:06 PM
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dingoy_x_chan on April 29, 2010, 9:26:52 PM
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brent on April 25, 2010, 2:10:25 PM
brentHey, my forums account is still inactive, from when i changed my email (when you still had the bugs listed here : )

Is there anything I can do?
Stratadrake on April 26, 2010, 5:27:33 AM
StratadrakeI've taken a look at your account settings; try again.
brent on April 26, 2010, 11:16:23 AM
brentThank you for the fix, I can finally post on the forums again ^_^. Much love

SilverGirl13 on April 23, 2010, 10:07:26 PM
SilverGirl13I don't want to be rude in asking or anything... but I was wondering how come some people when they submit things it shows up automatically and when others submit things it takes days?
Stratadrake on April 25, 2010, 5:46:26 AM
StratadrakeFAC reserves the right to screen any submissions for approval before they are made publically available. This is not always necessary, however, so users who have been around for some time are usually given 'auto' status meaning we do not believe they need to be screened.
VictoriaZepeda on April 21, 2010, 9:35:13 AM
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SONICXROUGELUVA on April 17, 2010, 2:19:15 AM
SONICXROUGELUVAHello :] i have a question...

im going to delete some pics in my gallery,... is there another way to do it besides 1 by 1? because i have alot of deleting to do, so i was just wondering if there was a faster way of doing it :/
Stratadrake on April 18, 2010, 2:24:49 AM
StratadrakeSorry, it is only possible to remove submissions one at a time. (Even for admins.)
SONICXROUGELUVA on April 18, 2010, 2:28:41 AM
SONICXROUGELUVAaw okay. thanks :]
Anime_Eyes on April 16, 2010, 1:10:38 AM
Anime_EyesHi. :) I see albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny is giving you some trouble. -_-
ArtisticllyDemented on April 7, 2010, 6:45:29 AM
ArtisticllyDementedUm, I'm having problems with Favorites.
I'll click the Favorite button, but it won't go into my favorites.
andr28a on April 5, 2010, 3:14:05 AM
andr28aJust like to ask you something, if that is alright?
I've recently posted a story called Commonsense Dead. Now the story is actually an atricle from my local newspaper that I decided to place on here.
My question is if that is an okay thing to do on here? Cause it's not my work and such.
Let me know ASAP so I can remove it or keep it on here acordingly.
Stratadrake on April 6, 2010, 12:34:28 AM
StratadrakeIf it's not your work then the answer is no. We appreciate that you're open about it, but your gallery is a place to submit work created by you.
andr28a on April 6, 2010, 12:41:00 AM
andr28aThought as much. I'll get rid of it.
supermad on April 5, 2010, 12:36:31 AM
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Hydrola on April 2, 2010, 9:32:25 AM
Hydrolahi strada is it fun being staff
GoldDragonPrincess on April 1, 2010, 10:58:07 AM
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Stratadrake on April 2, 2010, 1:28:32 AM
StratadrakeHow much of it appears when you try to edit it?
GoldDragonPrincess on April 2, 2010, 5:36:10 AM
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StarCaster on April 1, 2010, 3:41:35 AM
StarCasterI'm here to report that my account is being hacked my Zwinky, the owner of Zwinky, Zwinky2,cookiemuncher and perfectprincess they have altered my account and changed my password and is unable to gain acsess to my account, at the moment i cannot save my art and repost it but i am able to repost them in time.

I remember the art theft senario when she accused me of stealng art, i have done nothing to this user at all. i wouldn't even do this to any user here on FAC.

I would like to have this problem fixed, if i can gain my old account again i will deactivate this one and go back on to 'supermad'.

Thank you.
Stratadrake on April 1, 2010, 4:55:10 AM
StratadrakeI'm sorry, but please contact me by email if you wish to discuss the matter further.
JessicaKittyKat on April 1, 2010, 2:43:55 AM
JessicaKittyKatHey we are having a problem
supermad is being hacked and her password has been changed
will you please look into it?
many thx from supermad
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 3:11:30 AM
Twilightwolf94look below, I have proof to help you...I have more...
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 1:20:28 AM
Twilightwolf94Sorry, I'm a bit panicked right now but, I think Zwinky has hacked supermad's account, have you seen the resemblance?

As you she isn't very smart, so she made it even SOUND like her, I mean supermad's spelling is much better than hers, take a look at some of her comments if you need proof.
Stratadrake on April 1, 2010, 5:06:12 AM
StratadrakeIt is not necessary to take screenshots of comments, but profile page text is another matter.
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 5:09:11 AM
Twilightwolf94Okay, thanks!
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 5:10:35 AM
Twilightwolf94Do you want me to take a screen shot of the profile text?
Stratadrake on April 1, 2010, 5:37:45 AM
StratadrakeIf you think the user is likely to change it before I receive the report, then please do.

Comment screenshots are not necessary simply because they don't have an "edit" button.
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 5:26:03 PM
Twilightwolf94Here, as you can see the colour of the text is EXACTLY the same, and the terrible grammar is also the same:

She is currently under the guise of perfect princess, and the accounts that StarCaster (or the account supermad had to make to report her) have mentioned
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 6:32:40 PM
Twilightwolf94And I almost fogot the links to her other accounts, the proof their her's is simple, look at the grammer and those song words on nightfang

and cookiemuncher has terrible grammer and it's written in hot pink like perfectprincess and you should look at the simlar comments between those two

Anyways, hhere are the links to the profiles:
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 1:21:06 AM
Twilightwolf94Oh yaeh, she created two other accounts as well if you want me to give you the links I gladly will.
Twilightwolf94 on April 1, 2010, 1:46:32 AM
Twilightwolf94And I have REAL proof now!

She just admitted it.
JimmyGotSoul on March 25, 2010, 5:44:20 AM
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Stratadrake on March 26, 2010, 2:40:13 AM
StratadrakeAccording to the log the reason she closed out her account was "no longer submitting artwork". I guess it is a fairly dumb reason, but we have to respect it.
Gracie_Anime_Fox on March 18, 2010, 3:01:06 AM
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Stratadrake on March 18, 2010, 3:12:29 AM
StratadrakeAre you referring to this?

I can't take any action without some concrete proof to make a case. It may be sad to hear this, but I don't know that I can trust you on just your word against theirs. Certain people can, will, and HAVE lied to the admin just to see if they can get away with it, and when it comes to reports and removals we can't take that chance.

If they really did upload one of your pictures, yes that is a violation of FAC submission policy, but in the meantime also consider that you should be signing your work before scanning/uploading it so that it can be identified as yours later on.
Gracie_Anime_Fox on March 16, 2010, 9:43:04 PM
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Stratadrake on March 17, 2010, 1:53:24 AM
StratadrakeWhat about it?
tailsdareaper on March 10, 2010, 3:58:45 AM
tailsdareaperja, det där är svenska, varför undrar du ?
Stratadrake on March 12, 2010, 12:58:37 AM
StratadrakePartly out of curiosity. This is the Internet, where a free rough translation is never more than a tab away, and I just wanted to make sure that the spontaneous foreign language wasn't anything I should become worried about.
SweetxinsanityxSarah on March 10, 2010, 2:38:46 AM
SweetxinsanityxSarahSorry for the long antagonizing wait for the picture but I finally managed to draw it out after listening to an awsome classical song. Hope you enjoy and please state your opinion in the picture if you have the time. n_n
VictoriaZepeda on March 9, 2010, 11:50:57 PM
VictoriaZepedaHey how you doing?
Hydrola on March 8, 2010, 11:36:33 AM
Hydrolahi i like your art you r realy good with perisma
Zonadow on March 6, 2010, 1:28:13 AM
ZonadowJust curious; how did you garnish this much self control? I think I would shoot myself if I had to deal with the stupid questions that somehow flow onto your profile. No offense to any specific person.
Stratadrake on March 6, 2010, 2:04:08 AM
StratadrakeIt's amazing what a non-management level job at an ordinary retail store teaches you about stress management.
Zonadow on March 6, 2010, 12:37:13 PM
ZonadowKudos on the job here though. I originally left here to join dA but after 2 years of bullshoot I re-joined on FAC and I love it. The administrators on DeviantART seem to thrive off of drAma and trolls and are very stuck-up.
The admins here seem more professional than stuck-up.
Stratadrake on March 7, 2010, 12:48:12 AM
StratadrakeWe have only four administrators: cstdenis, Battou, unfocused, and myself. And we each have our critics....

I've never had much of a problem with dA's admins, but I don't actually know them so I have no experience on the matter to speak from.
Zonadow on March 7, 2010, 10:42:28 AM
ZonadowWould you be offended if I asked you if you had a persona of some kind?
I had an idea to poke a little fun at people treating admins like deities, and drawing you pointing at a various user and firing a sparkling blue ban laser. XD
Because I swear, people tend to treat administrators like deities instead of normal human beings, like if they hug an admin they'll have a giant ban laser fired at them.
Stratadrake on March 8, 2010, 12:47:16 AM
StratadrakeNo, I do not have a "persona" character.
tailsdareaper on March 5, 2010, 7:58:03 AM
tailsdareaperoh ok :/ is there any chance you will put in a feture like that and if not, please tell why.
Stratadrake on March 6, 2010, 2:03:07 AM
StratadrakeWell, internally we use a unique numeric ID to identify each user (yours would be #94352). So if we changed your username this would not affect, say, whether you're acknkowledged as the owner of your submissions, who your Favorite artists (or Fans) are, who'se blocked you, etc.

However, the actual image files your submitted are are stored according to your actual username, and THAT would be critically affected if you changed it. All your submissions would suddenly appear broken and have to be re-uploaded.

That's really the only major technical hurdle. Aside from that the reason we don't already allow username changes is that it could be easily abused; say Alice changes her username to Bob, but then Charlie changes his username to Alice. See the problem? We would need some measure to prevent the "old" username from being hijacked by someone else after a switch.

But that creates another problem: say that Diego registers an account, then decides to change his name to Ernie, then Ferdinand, then George, then Harley. All those usernames have now been 'taken', which blocks the real Ferdinand, George, and Harley from registering their names.

These are both serious problems that could be easily abused. If we implemented the ability to change usernames, it would have to be an administrative level power to prevent abuse.
thingy on March 4, 2010, 1:11:52 PM
thingywell its ok if my ipod hacks ur site ? if i do its not myfalt ok so not bannd me plz
Stratadrake on March 4, 2010, 11:33:22 PM
StratadrakeWhat are you even talking about?
tailsdareaper on March 3, 2010, 11:13:38 PM
tailsdareaperhi stratadrake

is there any way i could change my username?
Stratadrake on March 4, 2010, 12:56:31 PM
StratadrakeShort answer is no.
thingy on March 3, 2010, 5:16:20 AM
thingyhey there im thingy and i had a big bug that i fixed that made my name pop up 30 times on the whos online thingy o0o um did u no this site can be attached by itouchs and psps ? because i kinda did hack the site but stoped from catching myself for not noing i was doing it
xAnimexScreamoxPockyx on March 1, 2010, 12:27:58 PM
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Stratadrake on March 2, 2010, 12:54:12 AM
StratadrakeError messages, please copy/paste any and all error messages you receive when filing a report.

Hmm... it appears that for your forum privileges were disabled by site staff at some point. I haven't found any stated reason why, so I've reset them to normal.
xAnimexScreamoxPockyx on March 2, 2010, 12:27:39 PM
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RainbowTearz on March 3, 2010, 11:35:09 AM
RainbowTearzdun hug him xD
Zonadow on March 6, 2010, 12:51:10 PM
ZonadowWhy not hug Stratadrake? He's a normal human being, administrator status or not. I don't get why people treat admins like deities.
Anime_Eyes on March 1, 2010, 3:35:44 AM
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Nateykins on February 25, 2010, 3:58:36 PM
NateykinsHow do I get staff ZOMG.
Stratadrake on February 26, 2010, 2:00:37 AM
StratadrakeThe short answer is another site staff member has to think you're worth the position and give you authorization.

The long answer is getting site staff to believe that you're actually capable of doing the job and not just joking around.
GoldDragonPrincess on February 24, 2010, 11:03:08 PM
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Stratadrake on February 25, 2010, 1:00:52 AM
StratadrakeWhere? Do you have any URLs?

If this is forumside, sending a PM is faster.
ArenIsBack on February 13, 2010, 10:58:41 AM
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MacalaniaMan on February 11, 2010, 3:43:12 AM
MacalaniaManReally awesome pics!
Liking your aeon/pony crossover pics.
Stratadrake on February 12, 2010, 3:03:01 AM
StratadrakeAeon ponies are old. But thank you just the same.
QueenSori on January 29, 2010, 1:33:05 AM
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Stratadrake on January 29, 2010, 1:42:55 AM
StratadrakeI'm not sure I understand the question, but if your account was banned or terminated, there is currently no way to recover it.
DieSciFi on January 27, 2010, 7:46:52 AM
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Stratadrake on January 29, 2010, 1:42:04 AM
StratadrakeThere were several pre-existing complaints about that user's behavior, which was part of the reason why he was banned for what otherwise might have been viewed as harmless.

For now I will just summarize the following points:
1 - Attempting to imitate the behavior of another troll or banned user, even as a joke, can be a bannable offense itself.
2 - Deleting a comment doesn't stop site staff from posting replies to it.
3 - Terminating your own account doesn't stop site admins from processing a ban against you.
chanel on January 21, 2010, 8:11:44 PM
chanelhey if u can delete this account i dont my account anymore if u delete it for me
Stratadrake on January 21, 2010, 8:43:14 PM
StratadrakeIf that's what you really want, you'll find that option listed in your profile settings.
Doomlord1234 on January 19, 2010, 8:38:58 AM
Doomlord1234Sorry to bother you, But I have an Email Problem. I turned off the Fanart Email updates option on my profile, but I keep getting them. Can you turn them off for me?
albelnoxissocoolitsnotfunny on January 15, 2010, 1:41:17 PM
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tailsdareaper on January 9, 2010, 11:12:48 PM
tailsdareaperID: #778080
i couldnt find any better category for it,sou could you tell me what category it should be in?
Stratadrake on January 10, 2010, 3:00:33 AM
StratadrakeLet's see, you filed it under "Miscellaneous > Surrealism", correct? Surrealism is/was an actual, historical genre of artwork that you can look up on Wikipedia:

As with all historical art movements and philosophies it is hard to define in concrete terms, however Salvador Dali is probably the best known Surrealist artist and therefore his works tend to be synonymous with what Surrealism is.

In the case of your submission, I'm not sure what you mean by "p-e" unit but you might consider the "Fantasy -> Sci-Fi" category for submission.

(AP staff really should suggest a category when rejecting pieces for this reason, but that is occasionally forgotten.)
tailsdareaper on January 10, 2010, 11:08:49 AM
tailsdareaperbtw there are only 2 subcategories under sci-fi,you should ad more
tailsdareaper on January 10, 2010, 11:01:42 AM
tailsdareaperok thanks
TheOnlyException on January 9, 2010, 4:09:26 AM
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Stratadrake on January 10, 2010, 3:02:43 AM
StratadrakeAre you referring to those ads that overlay the page for like 15 seconds? I don't personally know which adserver is responsible for those, but fortunately they only occur when you left-click on links; if you right-click and open the link in a new tab or window, the ads do not occur.
Takahashi2Oki on January 7, 2010, 11:14:34 AM
Takahashi2Oki"Got bugs use a comb!"
(flapjack reference)
Aren on January 5, 2010, 8:31:36 AM
ArenTrolls arent welcome here? Is that why ya let horgh stomp around here for years? lel
Stratadrake on January 5, 2010, 9:27:42 PM
StratadrakeFAC staff are continuously learning, and one thing we've learned is that we can't afford to give trolls any slack. It's a headache to be constantly dealing with them, but....
xxXShadowWolfXxx on January 4, 2010, 6:37:37 AM
xxXShadowWolfXxxHey, I drew a picture for the new Pheral design. Can I just give you a link to it or do I have to go on the thread(or whatever it's called)?
Stratadrake on January 5, 2010, 12:45:14 AM
StratadrakeGo participate in the thread. ;)
xxXShadowWolfXxx on January 6, 2010, 7:32:37 AM
doomsday on January 2, 2010, 1:11:21 PM
doomsdayo_@ your so good with art..
Kisamee on December 28, 2009, 2:27:56 PM
Kisameehey strata how are you?
JimmyGotSoul on December 27, 2009, 5:43:51 AM
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Stratadrake on December 28, 2009, 12:57:09 AM
StratadrakeYes, you are free to link between them. FAC does not object to people having accounts on other art sites.
JimmyGotSoul on January 1, 2010, 2:07:31 AM
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Stratadrake on January 1, 2010, 5:51:13 PM
Stratadrake... Uh, I'm not sure we can help you there.
Link_the_hedgehog_magician on December 25, 2009, 5:08:18 AM
Link_the_hedgehog_magicianHeh. Merry Christmas. :D
tailsdareaper on December 24, 2009, 12:39:03 PM
tailsdareaperi just want to thank you all staffs for making such a cozy and user-friendly artsite,i prefer FAC over DA,here people know each other more,its smaller and it has one of those neighborhood feelings to it =)


keep up the good work
Stratadrake on December 25, 2009, 1:26:31 AM
StratadrakeI wish we staff members could share that opinion. :(

But yeah, Merry Christmas and all that.
xEdwardx on December 24, 2009, 9:39:00 AM
xEdwardxMerry Christmas Stratadrake!
bro0009 on December 22, 2009, 6:46:40 PM
bro0009umm can I ask you, did the user darksasuke try to commit suicide?
Stratadrake on December 23, 2009, 1:52:05 AM
StratadrakeWhat, now where did that come from?
SquishiFish on December 22, 2009, 8:53:59 AM
SquishiFishThanks for having a word with Aren. He's a jerk to me for no reason.
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on December 13, 2009, 8:26:59 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxI'd like to report something. This picture is clearly edited [and very badly, mind you] from another. And, as I recall, editing is against the rules.
xEdwardx on December 14, 2009, 7:07:55 AM
xEdwardxIf you need help in finding the original picture it was traced from, use this forum:
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on December 14, 2009, 11:31:37 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxThank you.
Oakstar123 on December 5, 2009, 12:03:17 PM
Oakstar123Hi do you think you can help? I have switched the e-mail to off and it is still sending me e-mails when people comment on my profile or artwork
Stratadrake on December 6, 2009, 2:43:14 AM
StratadrakeAlready been discovered, that.
Oakstar123 on December 8, 2009, 9:55:16 AM
Oakstar123Oh um, OK. Will it like not send me e-mails anymore? OO
Tinkster on November 30, 2009, 5:46:46 AM
Tinksterum, what's with the test comments?
Tinkster on December 23, 2009, 3:46:56 AM
Tinksteroh. I saw the comments before I knew they going to be put there.
tailsdareaper on November 29, 2009, 4:00:22 AM
tailsdareapermr staff,why did you delete artwork ID: #774734
Stratadrake on November 30, 2009, 1:20:29 AM
StratadrakeThank you for including the picture ID number.

Judging by what I see, the picture appears to have been removed for failure to comply with Rule Number One of our submission policy. That is to say, we cannot verify the animation was created by you and have reason to believe it was merely reuploaded from somewhere else around the Internet.

FAC is not an image hosting service, we do not permit uploads of random images on our site and will take them down as they are discovered.
tailsdareaper on December 1, 2009, 5:33:43 AM
tailsdareaperok,thanks anyway
bro0009 on November 16, 2009, 12:41:25 PM
bro0009This is my first time of FAC..why?
Stratadrake on November 17, 2009, 1:55:32 AM
StratadrakeBecause I spot an IP address match between you and a user account that was recently verified (and subsequently banned) as an impostor, and I'm wondering if this is just coincidence or if it actually means something.
Doomlord1234 on November 16, 2009, 7:21:37 AM
Doomlord1234a quick question: I have turned the Email switch to "Off" But for some reason, I keep getting them anyways. can you help?
Tinkster on November 30, 2009, 5:45:37 AM
TinksterI have the same problem. The site staff says it's a bug.
Stratadrake on November 17, 2009, 1:52:50 AM
StratadrakeWhich emails?
TailsLover80 on November 15, 2009, 12:50:34 PM
TailsLover80I have a suggestion for the site, hopefully you could take this into consideration.

I was thinking about making something a tad bit like MySpace. Make a friends list and a Chat box for certain people that you want to talk to privately, to take out the "Private Messaging" system. It can keep things private, people can chat faster, remember who their friends are if they don't remember, and people don't have to stress about things like "I can't log into my Private Messaging account!" or "The messages keep deleting before I can read them!". This could lessen down problems for other users.

I only took thought into this, if you don't consider it, thats fine, just want to share my ideas with you.
Stratadrake on November 15, 2009, 10:03:59 PM
StratadrakeThat's a very complicated suggestion. For one, there's a good reason websites like to keep their chat modules on separate servers from the mainsite....

We tried to implement forum PM support on the mainsite in the past but it never worked quite right, so denis decided to scrap it and just have the "PM" link use the forums system. Not a great method....
TailsLover80 on November 16, 2009, 5:57:40 AM
TailsLover80I see. Well thats fine. I just wanted to suggest a few things.
supermad on November 9, 2009, 2:29:48 AM
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Stratadrake on November 10, 2009, 1:09:12 AM
StratadrakeWhat size is the GIF image?
xxXShadowWolfXxx on November 5, 2009, 9:28:01 AM
xxXShadowWolfXxxWhenever I post a pic, somehow it gets messed up a little. Can you please see if there is a problem or fix it? Taht would help a lot. Thanks :3
Stratadrake on November 6, 2009, 12:06:11 AM
Stratadrake"Messed up" how?
xxXShadowWolfXxx on November 6, 2009, 6:20:06 AM
xxXShadowWolfXxxLike, recently, I posted a picture, and the color on the eye was on top of the line-art when it was supposed to be underneath. And on photoshop, the layers were in the right place.
Stratadrake on November 7, 2009, 2:15:18 AM
StratadrakeSolution: Don't upload PSD files. Export a JPEG copy of them first.
xxXShadowWolfXxx on November 7, 2009, 5:54:24 AM
xxXShadowWolfXxxOkay! Thank you. I'll try that out right now! :3
xxXShadowWolfXxx on November 7, 2009, 6:06:55 AM
xxXShadowWolfXxxIt worked!!! :,D
SatomiTakashida on October 31, 2009, 4:20:51 AM
SatomiTakashidaoh I'm sorry then.
SatomiTakashida on October 30, 2009, 11:38:49 AM
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Stratadrake on October 31, 2009, 2:38:38 AM
StratadrakeThat's not technically a bug, the "Recent Pictures" box on the mainpage applies a small filter to the items shown there. This was originally an effort to improve the quality of stuff shown on the mainpage, but said filter might actually be too aggressive.
Jackismyman on October 29, 2009, 9:01:30 AM
Jackismymanhey, when i try to make something bolded, underlines, or change the size or something, it wont work, AT ALL.

i cant even change it to centered or anything.

is it a bug? O_o
xEdwardx on October 30, 2009, 7:50:05 AM
xEdwardxIf you're using Firefox, there is a VERY handy BBcode add-on which formats your text.

For now, install that add-on and use it instead of having to type out tags. Whenever you're typing into a text box, highlight whatever you want to format and right-click and it will pull up the BBCode format window, really convenient.

Hope that helps!
Stratadrake on October 30, 2009, 4:07:57 AM
StratadrakeYou can still type your bbCode in by hand.

Does this occur on your pages only or just in general?
Jackismyman on November 5, 2009, 8:15:47 AM
Jackismyman ok, it works now :D

Jackismyman on November 5, 2009, 8:10:46 AM
TailsLover80 on October 27, 2009, 8:07:37 AM
TailsLover80For some reason when I try to edit my blogs it doesn't let me edit them. Take a look for yourself. Put in a pointless blog then click edit. I think the link may be broken. Please have it fixed as soon as possible.
doomsday on October 27, 2009, 6:56:29 AM
doomsday._. pinky123 is faking another personality to get attention...
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on October 23, 2009, 2:07:36 PM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxAlso. The size change that you can use when typing doesn't appear to want to work when editing my profile.
Stratadrake on October 24, 2009, 3:28:10 AM
StratadrakeAs a way to limit trolling, the SIZE tag only works within a certain range of values. For example, "size=50" won't work.
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on October 25, 2009, 7:07:06 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxYes, but I want to make it smaller. Like, the size 6 option. It doesn't want to work.
Stratadrake on October 26, 2009, 2:34:26 AM
StratadrakeOh, you're right. That would be a bug.
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on October 26, 2009, 9:34:54 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxAlright. Thanks for checking it out/telling me something you already know. :) [is too lazy to look at list of bugs, lol]
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on October 23, 2009, 11:43:47 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxExcuse me. I have a question about fan-art ID #771607.

Ya' see, I created a new account, with the intention of deleting the old one [is that possible?] as soon as my friends know that I have changed accounts. Because of this, I'm curious about the approving of pending pictures.

My original account was this:

I know that when first starting out, works take longer to approve. But since I'm more of an experienced member, I'm slightly curious if there would be any changes because of this.

Thank you for taking your time to read this/ answer my question.
Stratadrake on October 24, 2009, 3:29:13 AM
StratadrakeFAC site staff can actually set or remove users' AP status at will, but as a matter of policy generally do not bother. This does mean that new accounts are screened by the AP.
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xx on October 25, 2009, 7:08:05 AM
xx_Toxic_Bubblegum_xxAlright, thank you.
yami01 on October 21, 2009, 12:40:53 PM
yami01How do I log in to the forums? Is it the same as FAC, or do I have to create an account to get into the forums?
Stratadrake on October 22, 2009, 2:11:46 AM
StratadrakeRegistering on FAC automatically creates a forum account, so you can simply log in like you would on the mainsite.
mangakid on October 20, 2009, 4:46:37 AM
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Stratadrake on October 20, 2009, 5:34:59 AM
StratadrakeNo, PMs are handled in the forums system and all forumside deletions are "hard" deletes.
mangakid on October 20, 2009, 11:03:46 PM
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Stratadrake on October 21, 2009, 2:04:59 AM
StratadrakeNo. A "hard delete" means it's gone and permanent.

As opposed to a "soft" delete where it's still recorded somewhere but only visible to those with special access.
xEdwardx on October 14, 2009, 5:58:23 AM
xEdwardxStrata, Battou thinks me and Ami are the same person when we obviously aren't and he's trying to get us banned. I don't mind getting banned but I am tired of people thinking I am AmiDarkfield006 when I am clearly not.
Dragonmacer on October 9, 2009, 7:45:46 PM
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Stratadrake on October 10, 2009, 1:58:10 AM
StratadrakeSay what?? I can't fix that. You've gotta explain the problem better than that first.
Coldfire9 on October 8, 2009, 9:26:46 AM
Coldfire9I don't know why, but I can't edit my blogs. Help me, please!
Stratadrake on October 9, 2009, 2:01:11 AM
Coldfire9 on October 10, 2009, 6:16:25 AM
Coldfire9I really have no clue. I tried to open them on several different computers, too.
Stratadrake on October 11, 2009, 6:35:51 AM
StratadrakeBut WHY???

Apparently you know nothing about reporting bugs. If you're receiving an error message, please tell me what it is.

Or I can't help you.
Wishsayer on October 22, 2009, 7:28:12 AM
Wishsayerit says it can't find the ULR code or the link is broken
Coldfire9 on December 2, 2009, 6:35:29 AM
Coldfire9Yes!!! It's working...
xEdwardx on October 4, 2009, 2:46:16 AM
xEdwardxHey Strata, it won't let me log into the forums. Everytime I enter my username and password, it refreshes the page to the forum index and I'm still not logged in. I am trying to check my PMs but it won't let me.
Stratadrake on October 4, 2009, 3:12:11 AM
StratadrakeCookie problem. Working on it ASAP.
emoageness on September 30, 2009, 5:15:18 PM
emoagenesslolz u can draw pretty good
LostSocks on September 29, 2009, 2:32:25 PM
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luckylace222 on September 30, 2009, 12:14:41 PM
luckylace222Sock, by EXTREME coincidence, you and me recommended the same picture to be featured on the same day. xD I recommended it on the forums.
Stratadrake on September 30, 2009, 1:58:16 AM
StratadrakeFAC's internal code has a number of typoes with regards to words likes "references" and "deleted". Webmaster error, truth.

Did you copy-paste the correct URL? Can you show me the URL to a user with a deleted account?
LostSocks on September 28, 2009, 12:22:03 AM
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Stratadrake on September 28, 2009, 1:58:57 AM
StratadrakeFor example, this picture was one recently nominated for Featuring. We staff haven't officially discussed or voted on it (and, in fact, we rarely do anyway), but while it's definitely a good piece in terms of general skill, I don't think it's all that feature-worthy to me. The reason? I don't like the chin. I know that with anime characters this is something that you can write off as a style issue, but I've seen no shortage of anime chins and even compared to them his chin still looks wrong. I know it's a relatively small flaw compared to the amount of work the artist put into the overall work, but at the same time, his face is a focal point and that makes the chin very obvious to me. I wouldn't be the staff member to feature that. At the same time, if another staff member did I probably wouldn't object (a.k.a. un-feature) it either.
Stratadrake on September 28, 2009, 1:26:06 AM
StratadrakeWell, the "Popular Works" panel is chosen by # of faves and/or votes. In theory. Turns out there's a bug in the system that needs fixing before it works right.

The "Featured Pics" are chosen personally by staff members based largely on nominations which are posted in the forums. Generally speaking we look for artists who can produce higher quality work, both in their technical ability (coloring/shading) and their artistic ability (composition), something that doesn't have any very obvious flaws popping out at us within the first 10 seconds of looking at it.
ThatLooksCopied on September 27, 2009, 10:38:50 AM
ThatLooksCopiedHeh. Well, of course, I will try to keep as close to these guidlines as possible! Though I believe I have already labeled some of these incorrectly when I reported them, I will try to label them correctly and only report those which apply to that which you listed.

I hope I can be of some help in these areas.

lilbloodsucker on September 27, 2009, 6:27:54 AM
lilbloodsuckerdo u rp if not sorry for asking and bothering u
pinky123 on September 27, 2009, 5:04:50 AM
ThatLooksCopied on September 27, 2009, 1:22:39 AM
ThatLooksCopiedWell, hello there! I'm rather new to this site, and I thought I might introduce myself to you, since you're a site official and all of that.

I suppose I'm the new tattle-tale around here, though I plan on submitting some of my own work sometime.

You're all doing a great job with the site, by the way!

You will probably be hearing from me quite often, since I'm so obsessed with exposing stolen/plagiarized art. I've already sent most of you multiple PMs about that.

Haha! I hope I'm helping you more than I'm annoying you!

Thanks for everything you do,

PS Your art is fantastic. How many years have you been studying art?
angelskip43 on September 23, 2009, 6:45:05 AM
angelskip43Ah, alright :)
xxXShadowWolfXxx on September 20, 2009, 2:24:17 PM
xxXShadowWolfXxxCan you help this bug or what ever it is? When ever I am looking through my favorite pictures and I want to go on the second page, the third page, etc., it says "not available" or something like that, even though I have 11 pages of favorite pictures. I would appreciate it if you could help somehow! =3 Oh and btw, nice art. You're very skilled.
yami01 on September 19, 2009, 10:49:35 AM
yami01I like your art!
Vikitra on September 19, 2009, 12:49:05 AM
VikitraWow everyone just come to complain to you about problems no one comments on your art.

I love your art. Wish i could draw animals that good.
angelskip43 on September 22, 2009, 6:47:50 AM
angelskip43That's a good point, I'd be annoyed if I was in that situation! He could make 2 accounts, one for moderating, and the other for art, where no one knows they're the same people~ But I think he's smart enough to do that (or already be doing that).... Or, um, just doesn't care!
Stratadrake on September 23, 2009, 12:38:21 AM
StratadrakeMultiple accounts are frowned upon largely because we've had to process many bans against duplicate accounts which were found to be trolling/harassing.

FAC staff actually do operate one alternate account called "Administration" but that is all, and I prefer to take moderator actions from my real account anyway.
ThatLooksCopied on September 27, 2009, 1:31:30 AM
ThatLooksCopiedNeat lil function ya got there.
pixiewolf05 on September 18, 2009, 12:38:51 AM
Oakstar123 on September 16, 2009, 3:33:17 AM
WexyChan on September 13, 2009, 12:11:04 PM
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Stratadrake on September 13, 2009, 11:19:43 PM
StratadrakeLike I said, we don't have any official rules regarding user age, but sometimes the Internet is more akin to Knockturn Alley than Diagon, and troublemakers (trolls) specifically go looking for "easy targets"...
chibivampire on September 13, 2009, 11:54:55 AM
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Stratadrake on September 13, 2009, 11:12:17 PM
StratadrakeWell, whether or not it is a good idea in the long term we did add a "close account" function to your "Edit Profile" page. Use with caution, it is strictly irreversible.
Tinkster on September 13, 2009, 6:59:50 AM
Just thought i'd say hello and that I like your art.
Falconlobo on September 13, 2009, 12:50:59 AM
Falconlobowell with a new update you usually get bugs but good luck
Stratadrake on September 13, 2009, 11:13:16 AM
StratadrakeTesting comment notices again. Did you get one, Falcon?

Submission notices bug is still one definite P.I.T.A., I've tried like 5-6 times to fix it and still not working yet.
Falconlobo on September 13, 2009, 11:25:29 AM
Falconlobosorry i was out all day
dingocat on September 12, 2009, 4:54:14 AM
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Stratadrake on September 13, 2009, 12:19:57 AM
Stratadrake"Reunion" . . . Why? I never left.
ZeroMidnight on September 11, 2009, 12:06:34 PM
ZeroMidnightI'm just wondering, why was BlackZero6 banned?
ZeroMidnight on September 11, 2009, 12:06:47 PM
ZeroMidnightI mean, do you have any idea?
xEdwardx on September 13, 2009, 7:00:44 AM
xEdwardxHe posted goatse or porn in the forums, and yes that is the truth.
Falconlobo on September 10, 2009, 8:07:00 AM
Falconlobosorry i just got on now so i have no idea
morphin on September 9, 2009, 11:53:15 PM
morphinThankyou for dealing with the bugs. I was having a problem with commenting on pictures and stories. The site kept logging me out.
Thankyou. ^^
BlazingKeyblade on September 9, 2009, 1:13:45 PM
BlazingKeybladeuh,hey,i still got a bit of a problem here >> Even though you guys fixed that Notification bug,im still not getting notified about new pictures being uploading by my favorite artists.Do i need to just give it some time for it to start working again or what? >>
andr28a on September 7, 2009, 9:51:50 PM
andr28aFor some reason my user status says I'm "Offline" despite I'm clearly "online"
andr28a on September 7, 2009, 9:55:11 PM
andr28aOh and on the Whos online option I'm mentioned on it when I'm online but on my profile its says I'm not
Kooldude on September 6, 2009, 9:36:39 AM
KooldudeThank you so much for fixing the bugs in the new site. I am having a problem though, your profile says that the "Not receiving email notifications from watched users" bug has been fixed since august 29. However I went to some of my watched artists profiles and new picture have been put up but I haven't received an e-mail. Same with the comments I've posted. Is this problem just on my account or what?
I thank you for fixing the bugs,
lilbloodsucker on September 6, 2009, 1:38:13 AM
lilbloodsuckerwow i love ur drawing i wish i could draw that good but i cant oh and just stoping by to say hi:)
1513 on September 5, 2009, 2:36:33 PM
1513I have a problem on my Profile

Whenever I try to put an icon that's animated for my profile icon, it won't move.

Why is that?
Stratadrake on September 6, 2009, 1:33:09 AM
StratadrakeIf it's a large image that, the animation is lost as part of the resizing process. You will have to resize the image yourself before uploading.
xEdwardx on September 13, 2009, 6:59:57 AM
xEdwardxWe didn't have this problem before.
Blackzero6 on May 20, 2009, 2:33:49 PM
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RickAstley on May 20, 2009, 7:01:14 AM
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shinypikachu2608 on May 20, 2009, 7:07:21 AM
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purplemoonlight006 on May 20, 2009, 11:47:31 AM
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shinypikachu2608 on May 20, 2009, 8:04:01 PM
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SugarplumSuicide on May 18, 2009, 12:57:28 AM
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RickAstley on May 18, 2009, 7:52:46 AM
kit16 on May 16, 2009, 1:14:49 PM
kit16hi i'm not sure if your the person to ask but umm how do i get an account deleted?
Stratadrake on May 17, 2009, 4:37:00 AM
StratadrakeRebel94, am I being stalked?
Rebel94 on May 17, 2009, 11:05:41 AM
Rebel94Yes, it gives me a sick thrill.
kit16 on May 17, 2009, 2:32:31 AM
Doomlord1234 on May 15, 2009, 12:21:33 AM
Doomlord1234I have a quick question: When is the next time you're hiring new Fac Cops?
Stratadrake on May 15, 2009, 12:27:38 AM
StratadrakeShort answer: Never.

Long answer is pretty long.
Doomlord1234 on May 15, 2009, 12:30:32 AM
Doomlord1234...that doesnt make sense, you hire someone I know out of the blue, but when someone wants to help out his personal "Favorite site", you bomb him with hatred and say no? without even giving him a chance? Man, I knew it, no one cares....
Stratadrake on May 15, 2009, 2:32:36 PM
StratadrakeWhoa, slow down. You lost me.

You used the phrase "cop", and the first thing that jumped to my mind was a moderator/administrative position, which are obviously not 'entry-level' occupations. As for regular staffers like the AP staff, we did recently authorize Dark_Angel_Of_Light but that was denis's final decision, not mine.

As for other things such as reporting submission violations, harassment, or other things which need the attention of a staff member anyone is free to do that.
Doomlord1234 on May 17, 2009, 9:10:14 PM
Doomlord1234Whatever, I know when Im never needed....
RickAstley on May 15, 2009, 11:04:07 AM
RickAstleyYou don't have to have a Site Helper badge to help around the site, y'know.

Just do things like help users with problems, report stolen art, those things.
Doomlord1234 on May 15, 2009, 12:43:41 AM
Doomlord1234I mean, i know I can help out if given the chance, but....who am I kidding, no one cares.....
No4 on May 13, 2009, 5:12:37 PM
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RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 5:15:57 PM
RickAstleyI've had massive accounts true but I can't make anymore due to the IP block they enforced on me.

I just troll on YouTube instead.
shinypikachu2608 on May 17, 2009, 12:00:33 AM
shinypikachu2608Omg Rick. :P
why nawt da?
RickAstley on May 17, 2009, 9:35:54 AM
RickAstleyYouTube is funnier and full of weeaboos.

Trolling as a Nazi is an epic win on there.
shinypikachu2608 on May 19, 2009, 4:34:36 AM
shinypikachu2608As a Nazi?
Oh gawd that would be funny.
I trolled on iscribble as an anarchist.
Imagine what they'd do if I put a swastika on there!
RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 5:07:11 PM
RickAstley@ Below:

I see no reason I should get suspended just for talking about you to someone else. I am not directly attacking you and frankly it's none of your damn business who me and Mandy talk about.

People talk about each other all the time on here and I don't see you, Strata, issuing them suspensions.

If I get suspended for something like that I will be really pissed.
purplemoonlight006 on May 13, 2009, 5:10:54 PM
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RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 5:14:39 PM
RickAstleySo yeah. I don't see other sites banning members for just speaking their mind. People talk shoot about me constantly and I just turn and walk the other way and ignore them.

It's Jimmy's fault he chose to get involved.

Further more, purplemoonlight006 is right. All I said was "HAHAHAHAHA" to Mandy's comment on his page and that is not harassment.

I started talking to Mandy about Jimmysoul but I WAS NOT harassing him directly. I should have every right to speak my opinions and not be afraid of being banned or suspended.

Jimmy, there's a simple thing to make this all go away, and that's called the Block button.
Rebel94 on May 13, 2009, 5:48:08 PM
Rebel94Just because Jimmysoul777 has a hypersensitive @$$ doesn't mean these two have to pay.
RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 5:58:24 PM
RickAstleyAgreed, and how is me laughing at something Mandy said attacking you? Good grief.
JimmySoul777 on May 13, 2009, 4:50:09 PM
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Stratadrake on May 14, 2009, 12:45:45 AM
StratadrakeDo you have evidence of the attacks? Screenshots, timestamps, anything that I can use to verify it.

Seriously, I hate dealing with this stuff.
JimmySoul777 on May 14, 2009, 3:54:39 AM
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Stratadrake on May 15, 2009, 12:26:42 AM
StratadrakeComments are logged permanently on the server, even if a comment is removed SH can still look it up on a moment's notice. BUT that being said, user profile blurbs are not logged in the same manner, so if you want to report someone's profile info as a violation you're going to need a screenshot accompanying it.
Reject on May 13, 2009, 8:59:03 AM
RejectAre you one of the FAC administrators?

I just need to konw in case I need help with something.
GingaWolf on May 13, 2009, 12:48:42 AM
GingaWolfno please don't. i'm sorry...

I-I forgot the rules.... T_T please don't.............
RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 2:47:49 AM
RickAstleyIt would help if you send e-mails for all those accounts you have to be deleted, since you don't use them anymore. People will think you're a troll.

Send an e-mail to

In the subject, put Account Closure Request

Then put the username you want to close, the password, why you want it deleted, and a link to your profile.

Do the same for all those accounts you've had.
RickAstley on May 12, 2009, 11:32:35 AM
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Stratadrake on May 12, 2009, 11:58:30 PM
StratadrakeI won't believe it coming from you.
RickAstley on May 13, 2009, 3:00:03 AM
RickAstleyWell it's deleted now and I uploaded a few pictures as well.
quake0099 on May 9, 2009, 10:51:53 AM
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StonerPenguin on May 6, 2009, 9:40:23 AM
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Stratadrake on May 6, 2009, 11:43:18 PM
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StonerPenguin on May 6, 2009, 9:32:11 AM
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Stratadrake on May 6, 2009, 11:22:52 PM
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firehead on May 7, 2009, 1:03:39 PM
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Blackzero6 on May 5, 2009, 9:42:27 AM
Blackzero6ok. theres people making sock puppets and blaming me for it AGAIN. this time, its IFindTraces. People are out to get me... again...
Stratadrake on May 6, 2009, 12:19:00 AM
StratadrakeThis troll account originates from an IP address that is shared by over a dozen other user accounts, most certainly NOT including yours.
TailsLover80 on April 24, 2009, 6:41:26 PM
TailsLover80I don't see "Resubmit" or "Retry" at all and my drawings aren't listed either. Is there another way to get them back?
TailsLover80 on April 23, 2009, 1:50:08 PM
TailsLover80I was wondering if i can un-delete my drawings, i rather not repost them, it takes too long.
Stratadrake on April 24, 2009, 12:18:00 AM
StratadrakeCheck this page first.

If you see a "Resubmit" or "Retry" option available you can use that.
XCheshireFoxX on April 19, 2009, 9:50:27 AM
XCheshireFoxXHmmm... I can't seem to edit my profile for some reason... Any help/suggestions would be appreciated. :)
Gardian_of_the_shadow_relm on April 18, 2009, 2:09:07 AM

Not a complaint as such, more of a query. But the most recent person to add me to their 'faves list' ...Well, apparently their account doesn't exist. 'Anonymous user' ~ Every time i click on their icon i'm taken to a white page.

I was unsure whether this was cause for concern, just thought i'd let you know.

Thanks for your time

G.O.T.S.R ~
Stratadrake on April 19, 2009, 12:53:32 AM
Stratadrake"Anonymous User" is a placeholder account that holds various default settings used for, well, anonymous/guest viewers. Nothing more.
Gardian_of_the_shadow_relm on April 20, 2009, 12:26:42 AM
Gardian_of_the_shadow_relmOh, okay.
Thank you ~
Doomlord1234 on April 8, 2009, 11:57:20 PM
Doomlord1234so can you help me?
Stratadrake on April 9, 2009, 11:19:35 PM
StratadrakeNo, not without a clear understanding (or at least a good guess) as to the problem, and you haven't given me any leads or error messages to investigate.
Blackzero6 on April 8, 2009, 1:22:01 PM
Blackzero6hey dude, you shouldnt go assuming things without the full facts. im sorry for starting anything, but i've stopped my vigilante days. those sock puppets were indeed meant to impersonate me, and i had no idea that they existed until i came back on three days later. but anyways, i'd like to say, i hope that we can maybe even become friends.
Stratadrake on April 8, 2009, 11:55:42 PM
StratadrakeExcuse me? I have no idea what you are talking about.
Doomlord1234 on April 8, 2009, 12:02:49 AM
Doomlord1234hello. i have something that could probably be fixed soon, or if you already know about it, than another rant: Story chapters. I cant post any. and yes, the reply button's on the fritz again. that's what happens. ^^'
Uncanny on April 4, 2009, 4:35:25 PM
UncannyYour art is awesome.
JimmySoul777 on April 2, 2009, 3:17:16 PM
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Stratadrake on April 2, 2009, 11:45:25 PM
StratadrakeActually in the staff hierarchy of FAC I'm sort of #2, not #1.
StrawChan on March 19, 2009, 11:27:40 PM
StrawChanSorry, but it's doing that click on reply/Go to the Homepage thing.
Actually, my issue is with the password. I couldn't remember mine and had to reset it. I clicked the link in the e-mail, but the password won't work. I'm wondering if I need to log-out of this part of the site first, but I am afraid that then I'll be completely locked out.
StrawChan on March 18, 2009, 6:58:18 AM
StrawChanUm, hi. I know you don't really want your page to be a help forum again, but my problem is that I CAN'T get on the forums and you are the only admin I can find that allows commenting.

May I explain my problem to you or would you rather I wait until I figure out how to get on the boards?

Thank you for your time!
Stratadrake on March 18, 2009, 11:52:45 PM
StratadrakeDo you get any error messages?
Ryu_Warrior on March 17, 2009, 6:47:13 PM
Ryu_WarriorHi, I have a question.

Are poll contests strictly for contest entries that people set up? Because I want to do a project for myself and I want people to decide by giving them a list, thus a poll. I guess.

I should put this on the forums but I figured this is more direct.
shadowsofvoltage on March 17, 2009, 12:29:36 AM
shadowsofvoltageHi Stratadrake, thanks for sorting out those trolls, I reckon it's better without them. How are you?
Stratadrake on March 18, 2009, 12:05:09 AM
StratadrakeSadly, the trolling incident is not over yet. Never is, really.
RogueTheBat18 on March 18, 2009, 11:59:37 PM
RogueTheBat18You did a good job on those trolls mate, congrats.
You deserve a medal in perseverance.
Doomlord1234 on March 17, 2009, 12:24:43 AM
Doomlord1234Sorry, for some reason, i cant reply to the bottom of the comment....but it is my favorite website to go to! Better than Deviantart... that's for SURE. PERIOD. I MEAN IT.
Stratadrake on March 18, 2009, 12:05:58 AM
StratadrakeThere's a known bug where clicking the "Reply" link occasionally redirects you to FAC's main page instead of the Reply form. Is that what happens to you?
mythicdragon30 on March 17, 2009, 12:14:00 AM
mythicdragon30i like ur dragons best
KoeiLuminis on March 16, 2009, 6:50:35 PM
KoeiLuminisOh, FAC staff? Howdy.

You've got some decent art as well, definitely worth a watch. Loving the feral and fur- Uh, anthro art. haha.
Doomlord1234 on March 16, 2009, 12:05:26 AM
Doomlord1234hello. I see you've already seen the advice animals. I just wanted to say thank you for banning them, hearing they have been causing havoc on this great site. If i ever see anymore tomfoolery, i'll let you know.

Also, great work on your art. You've been getting better and better every page you've submitted!
Stratadrake on March 16, 2009, 12:16:19 AM
StratadrakeSad to say I never hear anyone refer to FAC as a "great" site except in sarcasm these days (and as a developer I know we are sorely lacking in several much needed areas)....
songpetal on December 28, 2008, 12:52:01 AM
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moonstar12345 on December 27, 2008, 11:37:17 PM
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Stratadrake on December 28, 2008, 12:44:48 AM
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JessicaKittyKat on December 12, 2008, 6:47:52 AM
JessicaKittyKatoh also have a question whenever i try to add a picture the cateorgorys wont open? why is that?
JessicaKittyKat on December 12, 2008, 6:16:39 AM
JessicaKittyKatThank you so much for stoping the flame!
Doomlord1234 on December 10, 2008, 9:46:12 PM
Doomlord1234heres a question. I try to post a comment onb certain people, like cstdennis, but it says "i am restricted on the user's watchlist". what is this, and how do you change it?
Doomlord1234 on December 10, 2008, 9:48:03 PM
Doomlord1234also...while im here, you have very god-like art. kudos to you, stratadrake. dont think im just another suckup, please. ^^
Flare12341234 on December 10, 2008, 11:31:38 AM
Flare12341234Hey! This isn't a question about the site (like tons of the other comments here), but I just wanted to say that I love the way you color your pics in your galery. You use Prismacolor pencils, right? They're awesome.
icekler on December 10, 2008, 8:43:22 AM
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Stratadrake on December 10, 2008, 9:51:47 PM
StratadrakeReviewing the submissions now. Yes, they are technically different, but from a thumbnail's perspective this is a pretty difficult thing to spot. The given clothing (jeans/dress/skirt) is absolutely the only difference between the submissions, which is probably where the confusion came from.

I do not see a need to become involved here (and we don't have an "un-reject" function available), but I might suggest that if you want to draw your character in different attire, that you create a completely new sketch for each one rather than simply 'editing' over the previous piece (there is nothing wrong with that when the original is your work, this is just to avoid confusion).
KinkyKitten on November 19, 2008, 5:42:51 AM
KinkyKittenok i got 2 complaints of 2 pictures, i really hope ur the right person to tell.

heres the link:

even meh friends have been complaining about them. there mean and down right rude, i really hope u understand that guy and a few other flamers like Arthas, Zanie, and Horgh who keep flaming me, i hope u can do something about how there abusing me and the mean comment Arthas left meh friend PrincessFatCat telling her to go die and there telling me to go die and saying nobody cares about me.

i apologize for meh horrible grammer and spelling, im tired i having trouble sleeping becuz of what there doing, it really hurts. im sorry for bothering u and i hope i didnt waste ur time. im sorry again.
demon_lord261 on November 15, 2008, 9:10:20 AM
demon_lord261You have a beautiful gallery, your use of inverting the colors is very unique. (unfortunately your poor profile looks like a help hotline page ^^;, its filled with so many questions)

I can't wait to see new art from you!
Stratadrake on November 15, 2008, 5:49:09 PM
StratadrakeYes, the profile is boring, but that's in part because I'm a staff member (admin, in fact) and I'm not around 24-7 to answer every question that gets asked.
kedhed on November 13, 2008, 1:29:01 AM
kedheday say man can you unlock our contest poll and delete the contest so we can get the competition over with
Stratadrake on November 13, 2008, 9:22:31 PM
StratadrakePerhaps if you hadn't posted it in at least four different forum sections....
WhiteLighting681 on November 11, 2008, 10:32:02 AM
WhiteLighting681I'm... almost completely positive this is not the place you go when you know somebody has stolen something, is there a specific place for this?
The original picture is here:
It surfaced in the "Hybrids" category of the "Sonic Fancharacters" (which I am not a fan of). I'm totally sure that the person who submitted it at FAC didn't draw it.
Edward_Elric_1308 on November 12, 2008, 2:19:48 AM
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WhiteLighting681 on November 12, 2008, 7:41:49 AM
WhiteLighting681Okay, thank you. :)
kedhed on November 11, 2008, 3:51:24 AM
kedheday im sorry but i dont know how to delete my old posts
griffin101 on October 18, 2008, 9:21:43 AM
griffin101Hi. Well I'd had a troll sending me annyoing comments and when he mess with me again I block him ,and it said user already block. Please help me I don't like him to bother me.
Stratadrake on October 19, 2008, 1:35:59 AM
StratadrakeI usually don't ask this but who is the user? I currently see four people on your blocklist but cannot locate any recent comments from them posted on your pages.
griffin101 on October 19, 2008, 4:43:47 AM
griffin101I think I delete the comments that i sent. The user name is
CheezyC on October 9, 2008, 11:47:56 AM
Umm... I've got a problem, three people so far are running around here lying about users, calling people fags, and if you go to the website on Horgh's profile, it has a hate article about Fanart Central.

He has called alot of users, even 12-year-olds and younger users f***tards, flamed people for their art, and even has a "worst artists" list.
They will post screenshots of users disscussing what to do about the website and Horgh.

The other users involved in this website and flaming spree are Edward_Elric_1308, Ravenpelt, and Horgh.

Thank You,
CheezyC on October 10, 2008, 8:41:52 AM
Nevermind Edward!
Kirbyt on October 10, 2008, 6:02:41 AM
KirbytCheesyC, Edward is not a flamer. He is just ticked of everyone calling him a flamer. He is just making critiques (that are not nice enough) on arts that has flaws or unrecognizable parts.

If I was him on making critiques, I would not say "OMG. WTF?" or "Lrn to draw."

I need to say "Almost nice. But one flaw, that thing is not long enough." Now that is nice and caring.
CheezyC on October 9, 2008, 11:50:08 AM
CheezyCP.S. Horgh and the other users listed have spammed alot of people too.
And, Horgh claims to have created over six accounts in the past.
Horgh on October 9, 2008, 2:31:31 PM
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CheezyC on October 9, 2008, 12:32:48 PM
CheezyCOh, if you want a link to the article and spam, I can give you a few if you want them.
KinkyKitten on October 6, 2008, 6:14:23 AM
KinkyKittenhi, sowwy to bother u but i was wondering if u can please help me delete the comments on meh profile. meh friend said u might help me. ive been doing it mehself but its taking awhile and i would like to go back to talking to meh friends and stuff. i apologize if i sounded rude, i wasnt trying to be.
Hobz_the_destroyer on October 3, 2008, 3:13:59 PM
Hobz_the_destroyerI'm not sure if this is the place i should go, but about a month ago I requested the band "Tokio Hotel" as a catagory, and got no responces...
Is it just being ignored, or does FAC just not want it to be a catagory? Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining, i'm just a little confused.
Stratadrake on October 4, 2008, 12:49:33 AM
StratadrakeIf you requested it in the forums, you can reviewthe topic for it there.
aquaeevee on September 30, 2008, 5:18:59 PM
aquaeeveewhat does the command /troll do? i only know its a command because horque explained with minimal detail.
SilverDragonFire on September 23, 2008, 8:06:03 AM
SilverDragonFireHello Strata.
I've got a big problem. I logged in and went to check my profile, but it sent me to the profile I had back in Jan. Can you help me figure out what the problem is?
P.S. Your work is out of this world! Keep it up. Thanks!
Xiakeyra on September 20, 2008, 10:04:30 PM
XiakeyraHi Strata,
Is it bad or forbidden to advertize forum contests on people's profiles?
Certain person asked me to help her advertize her contest so that she could get more contestants. I agreed on helping her but someone replied on my profile that I shouldn't advertize like that because it's annoying.
Should I go on advertizing?
Stratadrake on September 21, 2008, 3:20:16 AM
StratadrakeIt is usually not a problem to advertise a contest on your profile if it is your contest. We don't have a policy for this but as opinion goes I agree, you have no obligations whatsoever to promote somebody else's contests or activities on your profile space.
Xiakeyra on September 22, 2008, 5:19:35 PM
XiakeyraThanks but the problem is that I didn't advertise on my own profile but on other people's profile like this:
And I did so on at least twenty or thirty users.
Here's my profile where you can see yuai77 asking for my help to advertise her contest which I did willingly and you can also see mangacheese1818 complaining for spamming her profile with yuai77's contest advertisement.
I would like to know if there is any policy to regulate this procedure or at least your opinion.
I think chain letters are rather annoying, however I don't think contest advertisement are. Nonetheless it seems people don't agree with me.
XxMachixX on September 10, 2008, 3:44:31 PM
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Stratadrake on September 11, 2008, 10:47:21 PM
StratadrakeI have no idea what you are talking about. Do you have a URL to the submission in question?
XxMachixX on September 12, 2008, 4:58:58 PM
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xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on September 10, 2008, 12:10:44 PM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxheyy uhmmm u know how you said i could tae pics off y phone? well wont let mi.....
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 27, 2008, 12:46:18 PM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxheyyo strata...sryy to bother u again but i went to reply to my friend and i accidentally blocked her haha (blond moment) uhmmm how do i undo it?
Stratadrake on September 2, 2008, 11:04:24 PM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on September 3, 2008, 5:34:49 AM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxi got it thxx
Edward_Elric_1308 on September 2, 2008, 11:08:56 AM
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theMster050 on August 26, 2008, 1:35:44 PM
theMster050how do i delete my porfile?
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 20, 2008, 1:19:20 PM whats a 1337? dont ask. i am not okay but i wanted to ask, am i aloud to take pictures off my phone of what i draw then put them on here? because im on a laptop and i dont have a scanner hook-up yet.
Stratadrake on August 20, 2008, 9:26:25 PM

Phone camera? I don't think it would be a problem from a policy standpoint, however I would strongly recommend against it. Cameras aren't the right tool for capturing notebook-paper sized drawings at all (poor image contrast and lens distortion among the reasons), with phone cameras the least among them due to their lower image resolution and lack of good exposure-adjustment controls.
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 21, 2008, 8:06:19 AM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxuhmmm i have NO clue what you just said....big words comfuse me lol
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 21, 2008, 4:50:10 AM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxk welll...i have a 10pxl camera n the pics are like, crystal clear and ive already taken picture and u can see the image perfectly clear i even took it from a far distance but used zoom and still came out awesomly
Stratadrake on August 22, 2008, 2:07:00 AM
StratadrakeWell, if the image comes out clear and readable, that is good enough. It is just more difficult with a camera than a scanner.
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 22, 2008, 8:00:43 AM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxuuuhhhmmmm okay!!!! thank you! :P
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXx on August 21, 2008, 4:51:49 AM
xXxSuicidalxLovexNotexXxbut if u strongly reccomend against it when i go to ohio i could just take them over my dads n upload them that way...
Kirbyt on August 15, 2008, 10:06:22 AM
KirbytHey. Sorry to bother you again, but I got a question that might be unanswerable. What was the VERY FIRST picture ever submitted to FAC?
Stratadrake on August 16, 2008, 2:19:38 AM
Kirbyt on August 6, 2008, 5:07:19 PM
KirbytHey. I think all of us got a serious problem.
Stratadrake on August 7, 2008, 12:46:22 AM
StratadrakeO rly.

What kind of problem is that?
Kirbyt on August 7, 2008, 1:12:31 AM
KirbytYesterday, there was some kind of flame team trying to flame on pictures they see. I'm not kidding. I blocked them.
Kirbyt on August 8, 2008, 1:55:54 AM
KirbytAlso, they bully and annoy on other users.

They called themselves that they hate everybody and they don't care when they get blocked.
MasterDaniel on August 15, 2008, 1:21:06 PM
MasterDanielhow do you even know they're in a group?
Kirbyt on August 15, 2008, 6:19:23 PM
KirbytThey've been here a while ago, but now they are gone.
darthexodus on August 21, 2008, 9:54:03 AM
darthexodusi think i might know who your talking aboot yeah if wanna get rid em then find out something aboot one of them(like there adress) and they should all back off cause they usually all know each other offline
Edward_Elric_1308 on August 1, 2008, 5:48:58 AM
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NEVERBENORMAL on July 31, 2008, 4:25:40 AM
NEVERBENORMALhi strata, can i possibly bug you to critique a picture for me? i want to improve but i don't know what to improve... if you don't want to thats ok
yuga360 on July 24, 2008, 1:51:19 AM
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Stratadrake on July 25, 2008, 2:09:01 AM
StratadrakeThere are only two possibilities:
1 - E-mail address not currently validated
2 - Commenting permissions suspended by site staff

If you give me her username I can look that sort of stuff up.
yuga360 on July 25, 2008, 7:56:46 AM
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Stratadrake on July 26, 2008, 4:24:21 AM
StratadrakeAh, I see. Her e-mail address has not been validated, all right. Refer her to this page:
halfdemon912 on July 20, 2008, 6:31:23 PM
halfdemon912hello :D
i just wanted to say that I love your artwork, its all very detailed, and I can see you spend a lot of time on it =^_^=
CRwixey on July 4, 2008, 7:32:04 AM
CRwixeyYes, I changed the filter settings about five minutes after I sent that message to you. I would have sent a message to say why I'd deleted the previous one, but my Internet connection kept disconnecting me.

Thanks for the reply.
LoveKisameChan on July 2, 2008, 8:18:36 AM
LoveKisameChanHey, Stratadrake, what's up? Just felt like saying hi. :D
Stratadrake on July 3, 2008, 3:13:37 AM
Stratadrake"The usual".
LoveKisameChan on July 3, 2008, 3:29:12 AM
LoveKisameChanHeh, summer's been real boring for me so far. Both my parents are working, so I'm stuck around the house all week. -____-;
K0 on June 29, 2008, 2:36:40 PM
K0Hey do u know why my pictures wont come up. Before they used to come up in seconds now they just stay in pending. I wait for days for my pictures to show but its still no change can you please help me.
Stratadrake on June 30, 2008, 4:18:21 AM
Kirbyt on June 26, 2008, 2:30:46 PM
KirbytI'm back. Do you remember when we having a conversation about the new category The Privates? Well, I made a new comment for it.
Ryokou on June 26, 2008, 8:04:54 AM
RyokouUmm, sorry to bother you, but I need some help. Normally, I'd go on the forums and ask for help there, but that the thing. I can't log in there and it keeps saying that I have an invalid password or username even when I triple-checked that I had everything correct. Some assistance would be nice.
NEVERBENORMAL on June 25, 2008, 1:15:19 AM
NEVERBENORMALhey what's up? do you have any new stuff to post? just wondering :) i like to look at them that's all.
yuga360 on June 23, 2008, 10:33:30 AM
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FluffysPrincess2968 on June 22, 2008, 8:30:00 AM
FluffysPrincess2968I have a question. A few actually.
In the new update, it says that you can enable or disable word filters for stories and pictures and such. I do not see it in the edit profile page.
Two, on CSTDenis's profile, it says that only his watchers can comment. I clicked the fav artist button, and it still would not let me comment on his profile. What's going on there?
Stratadrake on June 22, 2008, 5:47:04 PM
StratadrakeIf you set your profile page to "Restricted" commenting, only people that YOU watch will be able to comment on your userpage. So in denis's case, the only way to comment on his userpage is if he watches you. He's tired of his profile page being used as a surrogate support forum, which is why he's restricted comments on his userpage.

As for the word filters, you'll find that option displayed in your profile settings, right beneath the IMG tag limit.
FluffysPrincess2968 on June 24, 2008, 6:43:21 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Thank you. :3 Also, this girl here:
has multiple accounts. I believe that it's against the rules?
Stratadrake on June 24, 2008, 4:15:09 PM
StratadrakeTrue, but I do notice none of those names have been used in some time. And I still wish mod-editing a user didn't change the account's "Update" timestamp....
FluffysPrincess2968 on June 25, 2008, 4:03:25 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Alright. Just wondering. Also, nice work on your art. :D Very nice. I'm not worth crap with colored pencils.
AkarixUchiha on June 22, 2008, 7:22:32 AM
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Stratadrake on June 22, 2008, 5:51:43 PM
StratadrakeThe links for +faving a piece are in the same place they've always been.
apocalypse on June 13, 2008, 2:14:41 PM
apocalypseif you ever get a free moment from now and forever, could you read my story

as a huge favor to me?
Kickassgirl on June 12, 2008, 6:30:40 AM
KickassgirlWhy is it that certain letters in the tags section get changed? For example: If I had put in "happy" or something, the "y" would become "i."
Just wondering.
Stratadrake on June 12, 2008, 3:56:06 PM
Stratadrake"Tags" are used internally by FAC's search engine, they are actually not intended to be displayed to the user at all.
haoasakura7 on June 12, 2008, 3:25:18 AM
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Stratadrake on June 12, 2008, 6:31:47 PM
StratadrakeOn your account options, there is a field called "[img] View Limit" -- this controls how many images will be displayed. Word of caution, this only affects how pages are displayed to you, other users can set their own preferences on viewing IMG tags.[/img]
darthexodus on June 8, 2008, 5:21:08 PM
darthexodusyour a site helper not to sound direpect what do you do
Stratadrake on June 12, 2008, 3:55:12 PM
StratadrakeAll in all...
- Review the forums at least once a day
- Help approve/reject incoming submissions to this site
- Ban art thieves and impostors
- Help code new features for the site
darthexodus on June 12, 2008, 4:27:44 PM
darthexodusooooohhh i see now get it. thanks for clearing that up
Kickassgirl on June 7, 2008, 11:53:58 AM
KickassgirlHeeeeeey... Guess what?
I was submitting a picture, and after a while got an e-mail saying it was rejected because it wasn't oriented right. (It was right, but it was made to look sideways.) I followed the link to re-submit it, but when I did this (twice actually) it said "Access Denied," even though every required box in that field was checked.
(I added a note saying it was supposed to be like that. I don't know if adding text to a re-submission affects anything like that.)

Now, I'm sure this is no big deal for a lot of people. However, being stuck with dial-up doesn't make the submission process any fun. I don't want to do this many more times so I thought I'd just ask before trying again and again in vain...

Once again: the image is how it needs to be. It looks sideways, but it's not.
(It was "Steam For Guts" if that helps at all. I wouldn't know if it does.)

Thanks much in advance.
Stratadrake on June 8, 2008, 3:43:43 AM
StratadrakeCurrently, the edit-and-resubmit feature is limited to within one week of the initial rejection notice, however it is buggy and sometimes refuses to work properly. This issue should be fixed as of our next update (which should be soon, however I cannot give an exact date.)
WhiteLighting681 on June 6, 2008, 11:08:40 AM
WhiteLighting681Heh, I'm heading for the dumb-and-dumber list here, but if you accidentally block somebody, how would you undo it?
Stratadrake on June 8, 2008, 3:52:26 AM
StratadrakeClick the "More" button next to the listing of your Fans to bring up your Faves lists (in your case, this page). Your Blocklist will be included at the bottom.

Note that while anyone can view your Favorites, your Blocklist is only displayed to you yourself (and site staff).
WhiteLighting681 on June 10, 2008, 5:51:53 AM
WhiteLighting681Ah, good. Thanks!
Stratadrake on June 12, 2008, 4:35:59 PM
StratadrakeIn the future, the "Block" button will trigger a popup window for confirmation, to guard against accidental blocking.
cassydiddles on May 7, 2008, 4:57:23 PM
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cassydiddles on May 7, 2008, 5:02:22 PM
cassydiddleshey can you take a look at my new pic... just wanna know what you think? if not... its cool

shadowblaze14 on April 19, 2008, 5:27:29 AM
shadowblaze14.......hmmm strange my friend mechdragon13 is bugging all of the people i say hi to,hello love the art *faves*
hakutheblindedsoul on April 18, 2008, 7:37:48 AM
hakutheblindedsoulHey, I was wondering if you would fix a problem. Every time I log in and go to my profile, I get logged out. And I received an email that said that someone commented on my profile, but I don't see it. If you could fix it, that'd be super!
hakutheblindedsoul on April 18, 2008, 11:58:40 AM
hakutheblindedsoulAhhh, okay, now it works! Guess it was fixed! Danke. :D
Yuckme on April 17, 2008, 10:39:06 AM
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Morpher on April 20, 2008, 1:29:08 AM
MorpherYou just made a big mistake.
fatal on April 14, 2008, 7:40:44 AM
fatalHello I was just wondering if you would still want a picture of that gryphon muse thing even though you posted it a long time ago. Because I haven't started yet but it sounds like fun. =) thanks
CRwixey on April 11, 2008, 9:07:02 AM
CRwixeyHi Stratadrake,

My Profile seems to have got ‘stuck’ and won’t update even after reloading the page. It states the last time I updated was 22nd March even though I updated it today, and my status is classified as ‘Unknown’.

If I click on the ‘Gallery’ link it seems ok and displays 56 pictures, but the Profile’s stuck on 53. I’ve tried cleaning my browser cache but it doesn’t seem to help. Do you know what the problem is?

TailsLover80 on April 6, 2008, 3:39:19 PM
TailsLover80how come my art doesn't go through...

it says use comp paper...

y not lined?
Edward_Elric_1308 on April 6, 2008, 3:56:50 PM
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FluffysPrincess2968 on April 19, 2008, 8:06:28 AM
FluffysPrincess2968ah, but what if someone DOESN'T have photoshop? I for one, don't and I have to go through the frustrating procedure of erasing the lines on MSPaint. D: There's no easy way for us to erase lines. D:
TailsLover80 on April 6, 2008, 4:30:45 PM
TailsLover80thank u my friend ^^
FluffysPrincess2968 on April 3, 2008, 10:37:04 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Image conversion failed. Try re-submitting in another format

I keep getting that message when I try to submit a picture of a furry I drew. I'm not all that computer smart, so I asked my dad what was wrong. He doesn't get it either. Whats going on? This has never happened with any of my other pictures, and I uploaded this to my computer and then to the site the same as I normally do. I have no clue what the matter is. D: HALP MEH.
NEVERBENORMAL on April 1, 2008, 3:37:02 AM
NEVERBENORMALhi, i just have a quick question... when you do your colored pencil drawings, do you color over the pencil or do you do it on a new page? just wondering because i'm trying to get a picture right. don't answer if you don't want to

Stratadrake on April 1, 2008, 10:33:51 PM
StratadrakeDraw over pencil with ink. Erase pencil. THEN color.
NEVERBENORMAL on April 2, 2008, 3:20:00 AM
NEVERBENORMALyou really have ink in there? i cant tell. but ill try that, whenever i ink things the lines come out thick though... then again i never actually tried the smaller tip to my pen or attempted at making it small... hmm ok thanks, sorry for rambling on.

NEVERBENORMAL on May 4, 2008, 1:30:28 PM
NEVERBENORMALhey i tried inking thin lines but it's not working too great, and im not using a lot of pressure... what kind of pen or tip do you use? i can't even tell your pictures are inked you get the lines so thin... sorry to bug trying to get practice... i realized i draw too much cartoony stuff so im focusing more on real life and i wanted to try colored pencils(need to span out so can make decent portfolio for colledge), but im not having luck with the ink. sorry to talk so much, just thought id ask you because you know what you are doing :)

mechadragon13 on March 28, 2008, 5:01:25 AM
mechadragon13Hey! Sorry to bother you, but I submitted a picture few days ago and it's still on the pending list. Is it because no one has been able to get to it or is there something wrong with it? I think I rated it right.........
Free0Spirit on March 21, 2008, 12:32:42 PM
Free0Spiritcan you have someone put on restriction or something if they completely dis and/or discourage another artist in the self promotion forum...
wolfgod on March 20, 2008, 12:57:08 PM
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wolfgod on March 20, 2008, 12:48:55 PM
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Morpher on March 22, 2008, 1:13:16 AM
Morphermy best geuss is probaly spam filters thats causeing you not to recive the notification email but, if thats not it it must be a bug or something.
runescapelvl80 on March 14, 2008, 2:38:47 PM
runescapelvl80Sorry to bother you, but i just had a question.
When I try to upload a picture, instead of listing the rules in that box, it says "Generic rules file. If you are seeing this, something is wrong" even if I ignore this, when I press upload it says Error.

If you could help me that would be great.
animehieikakashi on March 9, 2008, 1:06:00 AM
animehieikakashiok sorry i just forgot that if they say something bad about us if u say something bad about them your just as guilty as the other person
animehieikakashi on March 8, 2008, 3:23:49 PM
animehieikakashithis guy keeps saying things up im probably not the only one who said this but can u delete him off
Stratadrake on March 9, 2008, 1:03:48 AM
StratadrakeI'll take a look. While I'm at it can you please not harass them in return?
Free0Spirit on March 22, 2008, 4:07:09 AM
Free0Spiritthank you for locking that post for me...I'm just the type of person that stands up for what they believe in and don't like to told that I know nothing about what I am far as the permission aspect went...I did have permission. I know the person and she allowed what I did. she's on a different site and was ok with me posting it anywhere. thank you for checking that out for me. sorry to have bothered you.
sweetsacrifice28 on March 8, 2008, 7:25:10 AM
sweetsacrifice28I'm not getting any e-mails notifying me when any of my favorite artists submit new art. I'm only notified when somebody comments on one of my pictures or my profile.

I made sure everything in my setting were checked, too.
animehieikakashi on March 8, 2008, 1:49:21 AM
animehieikakaships good griffon characters or hawk things
animehieikakashi on March 8, 2008, 1:48:20 AM
animehieikakashii knew that i could do that its just thought it was just 4 my computer not for all thx and my pics came in ^_^
Stratadrake on March 9, 2008, 1:07:12 AM
StratadrakeSorry if I sounded too harsh, but at least that is resolved. While FAC does create resized versions and thumbnails of the image, it also keeps a copy of the original image for full-viewing. As a rule of thumb, an image that is twice the size as another tends to take up four times the storage space.

We've seen submissions measuring in the 4,000 (and more) pixel range, which is why we've started to draw a line around the "1500px" area. There aren't very many things that actually require so many pixels.
animehieikakashi on March 8, 2008, 12:17:00 AM
animehieikakashiWhen was this site mayed do you know?
animehieikakashi on March 8, 2008, 12:14:18 AM
animehieikakashiAll of my pics exept my scratch art(which got messed up in the scanner) has been on the same type of paper how come they haven't been rejected p.s. Don't reject them if you could do please don't
Stratadrake on March 8, 2008, 1:11:14 AM
StratadrakeWell, you are scanning your drawings at 150dpi, which makes it appear roughly twice as large onscreen as it is in real life.

We don't have much sympathy for people who don't know how to do basic things like resizing images or saving in different file formats. Learn.
andrew13845 on March 7, 2008, 5:07:12 AM
andrew13845one last question! ok i tried to change my avatar but it says "error can not move file" is it the site or my computer?
Morpher on March 7, 2008, 10:32:04 AM
Morpherits the site. The server is having problems try it again later.
animehieikakashi on March 6, 2008, 8:42:44 AM
animehieikakashihow  i am i suppose to do that
Stratadrake on March 6, 2008, 11:33:12 PM
StratadrakeDo you know nothing about how to use your computer's programs?
andrew13845 on March 6, 2008, 4:19:22 AM
andrew13845hey someones been logging into my account and it isnt me little advice?
Stratadrake on March 6, 2008, 11:34:02 PM
StratadrakeTry changing your password. And don't forget to LOG OUT.
animehieikakashi on March 5, 2008, 8:51:14 AM
animehieikakashiu guys keep rejected it my pic again
Stratadrake on March 5, 2008, 11:27:23 PM
StratadrakeThe latest rejection was for a different reason -- image too large, please resize before submitting. Your image is 1275x1650, otherwise known as 8.5x11" at 150dpi. Please shrink your image to about half size before submitting it.
wolfgod on March 5, 2008, 6:44:57 AM
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Stratadrake on March 5, 2008, 11:30:54 PM
Stratadrake255 char is enough for approximately fifty words. That should be enough to provide a brief summary of what your story is about. There's an art to a good, short summary. Practice it.
Salvation on March 5, 2008, 1:12:15 AM
Salvationi think their might be something wrong with submitting pictures right now, cause i cant submit anything. it keeps reading an error.
Kyonkichis1Kitty on March 5, 2008, 8:10:36 AM
Kyonkichis1Kittysame here
animehieikakashi on March 4, 2008, 12:00:06 PM
animehieikakashiWhy did you reject my pic from bleach becuase of the category renji
Stratadrake on March 4, 2008, 12:18:44 PM
StratadrakeI was not the one to process your submission, but I think I know who did. I'm letting them know about it, so simply submit it again.
axle on March 3, 2008, 2:25:25 AM
axlehey how are u?^^
Salvation on March 1, 2008, 4:29:06 AM
Salvationhello stratadrake. um, i was wondering about submitting pictures. when your a new user on here, does it take awhile for your pictures to be approved? cause my other profile that ive had for years puts my pictures up instantly and this new one takes a day or two. i was just wondering if that eventually goes away or not. thanks.
Stratadrake on March 1, 2008, 10:39:06 AM
StratadrakeDo you know the rule about multiple accounts...?
Salvation on March 3, 2008, 9:16:16 AM
Salvationoh, is it not allowed. im sorry, i wasnt aware, i guess i should have read the rules better. well then i guess i'll move all my stuff to this account. that works i guess. thanks anyways, my stuff loads quickly now anyways.
FluffysPrincess2968 on February 29, 2008, 9:43:52 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Excuse me, I have a question. I submitted a pic that was my DA ID, but it went into the pending box. None of my art has done that since I fist started on FAC. Is there a reason for this?
Stratadrake on March 1, 2008, 2:15:33 AM
StratadrakeIt's because of the category you submitted it to -- some submission categories are monitored and 'auto' status does not work on those.

This should have been mentioned on the confirmation page after submitting the picture, i.e. "you have selected a monitored category for submission (submissions to this category are always screened for approval)".
FluffysPrincess2968 on March 1, 2008, 3:54:09 AM
FluffysPrincess2968thanks. :D
I probably just didn't see it when I submitted the pic, I've gotten to the point where I don't read it anymore because I'm used to my pics just coming up. :D
sparx on February 29, 2008, 1:54:58 AM
sparxplease leave me alone
andrew13845 on February 26, 2008, 11:51:47 PM
andrew13845sometimes when i log in here i check the who's online list and i says my name twice is that a small bug or glitch?
CRwixey on February 25, 2008, 3:16:39 AM
CRwixeyHi, sorry to bother you, but I've just received an email that states:

"Your comment on fuzzyavalanchefob's profile has just received a reply from CRwixey."

I've checked and I never posted a reply to my own comment, and thr only time I've ever commented on fuzzyavanchefob's profile was on the 18th February. What is the email refering to?

Stratadrake on February 26, 2008, 3:24:44 PM
StratadrakeI've spotted this bug too, but haven't quite figured out what's causing it. Basically, it's sending a reply notification to the wrong person.

So don't pay it any mind.
CRwixey on February 27, 2008, 3:27:56 AM
CRwixeyOkay, thanks for telling me this. :)
sonicbabe5 on February 24, 2008, 10:04:16 AM
sonicbabe5im having trouble addin and taking away things from my profile.

it wont let me take anything or add anything to it.
Stratadrake on February 24, 2008, 11:56:47 PM
StratadrakeIt occasionally happens that your Internet browser caches a copy of the old page and doesn't do a fresh reload of it later.

Also know that only a set # of IMG tags will be displayed on your profile - the rest will be converted to text links.
cassydiddles on February 23, 2008, 2:41:12 PM
cassydiddlesumm... soz to bother you but my pics are still pending and its been 3 days for most of them...

is it me or the syt... or are there hardly any AP's at the moment
Kyonkichis1Kitty on February 22, 2008, 12:43:00 PM
Kyonkichis1KittyHey, sorry to bother you, but just recently I'm not recieveing e-mail to notifie when a favorite artist of mine has submitted a new picture. when I look at their gallery they'll have new picture that I haven't recieved e-mail for. I checked my profile and it still has the box checked to recieve e-mail's when a favorite art submits. Do you have any idea why this is happaning?
cassydiddles on February 21, 2008, 8:49:43 PM
cassydiddleslol i see you like dragons. btw your art is pretty hot to. if ya get the chance can ya check out mine. if not its kewl, i know ya busy n stuff
FlameTheHedgehog on February 20, 2008, 12:20:59 PM
FlameTheHedgehogI Have A Question...The Links I Copy & Paste On To My Profile & Comments Don't Work...Can You Explain Wats Wrong?
Stratadrake on February 20, 2008, 11:17:43 PM
StratadrakeFirst, make sure to always include the http:// prefix on your URLs.

Second, only a set number of image tags will be processed, the rest will be converted to text links.
blackbird1331 on February 19, 2008, 9:50:50 AM
blackbird1331I would like to know if there is any possible way of joining the staff to help out.
Stratadrake on February 19, 2008, 3:00:37 PM
StratadrakeFAC staff members are generally nominated, not volunteered.
Morpher on February 19, 2008, 10:36:19 AM
MorpherThere is its in the forums at the top it says Usergroups thats were you can join the staff but the only ones that are opened are the ARP Guild 1 and 2. which kinda sucks cause i really wanted to be a site helper.
blackbird1331 on February 20, 2008, 11:52:48 AM
blackbird1331Oh and there seems to be a problem with picture not showing up on profiles, many people say there not showing up on my profile. But to me I can see them, is there a problem right now?
QuestionMarks109 on February 18, 2008, 11:17:43 PM
QuestionMarks109Hay Stratadrake. I'm AnimeAngel87. Is it okay if I Take my Art From My Old Account and Put it on Here? Or is it bad because I might be labeled as an Art-Theif if I Do that.
Kyonkichis1Kitty on February 22, 2008, 12:43:39 PM
Kyonkichis1KittySince it is art you created I don't think it will be a problem
sonicbabe5 on February 18, 2008, 11:16:52 PM
sonicbabe5im having trouble addin and taking away things from my profile.

it wont let me take anything or add anything to it.
americancheesehead on February 18, 2008, 5:16:27 PM
americancheeseheadwho do i talk to about deleteing my account
Morpher on February 18, 2008, 11:28:39 PM
MorpherAccount deletion:
blackbird1331 on February 17, 2008, 12:58:38 AM
blackbird1331I was wondering , is there a way to join the staff?
TailsLover80 on February 11, 2008, 4:50:35 AM
TailsLover80um i got a question...

y can't i tell if people r online or offline?

its giving me problems...

is it the website or my computer?
andrew13845 on February 11, 2008, 8:22:39 AM
andrew13845its the website cause mines doing the same thing
DarknessTheHedgehog on February 9, 2008, 3:45:46 AM
DarknessTheHedgehoghei Stratadrake is it ok that someone takes anothers character and draws a own picture of it and call it hes/shes?
Stratadrake on February 9, 2008, 4:03:14 PM
StratadrakeIf they claim another person's design as their own, that's called plaigarism. Definitely not okay.
dingocat on February 2, 2008, 1:56:52 AM
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BLooDY-VaMP on January 29, 2008, 3:44:08 AM
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Stratadrake on February 3, 2008, 5:54:46 AM
StratadrakeFAC is currently experiencing problems with e-mail validation as a whole; we hope to have it fixed and updated as soon as possible (estimate one or two weeks).
TheGhost on January 27, 2008, 10:49:22 PM
TheGhosti have like a qustion. um i have over 30 pics in my gallary. and i still have to wait a day or in my case. two days. i don't understand. from what i have heard from other users. when u get over 30 pics it gose to automatic? is there a reason for it not switching?
Stratadrake on January 28, 2008, 10:56:15 PM
StratadrakeDon't believe every rule-of-thumb you hear. There is no exact # of submissions required to earn 'auto' status (if there were, certain people would be abusing it), it simply depends on your reputation with the AP, i.e. the number of pices approved vs. rejected.

Also note that some submission categories are monitored and always screened for submission regardless of 'auto' status.
TheGhost on January 30, 2008, 7:46:49 AM
TheGhostoh. well thanks anyway. but are you saying i will always have to wait at least two days for my art to be submmited?
andrew13845 on January 25, 2008, 7:39:31 PM
andrew13845question plz maybe?
if I am insulted by another user and i insult them back can my account be deleted for that?
i haven't but its just outta curiosity
Stratadrake on January 25, 2008, 11:43:11 PM
StratadrakeWhatever you do, don't start harassing them back because then you are breaking the same rule yourself -- "no better than them", so to speak. When something is truly uncalled-for you may delete the comments, or block the user from commenting.
wolfgod on January 24, 2008, 9:47:16 AM
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Stratadrake on January 24, 2008, 9:44:02 PM
StratadrakeUsually about the 600~1000 pixel (wide or high) range.
rlkitten on January 24, 2008, 8:18:40 AM
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Lilichan on January 21, 2008, 12:45:20 AM
LilichanHey Strata, quick question. Is it against the TOS to use a stock photo as a background for a pic you drew? Just wanted to ask before I submit something potentially against the rules.
Stratadrake on January 21, 2008, 8:46:50 PM
StratadrakeLong as the photo is valid stock, and does not distract from the artwork drawn on top of it, in general yes. In other words, it has to be a drawing/painting first with a stock background second, not a photo first with minor touchups/alterations second.
Lilichan on January 23, 2008, 5:31:57 AM
LilichanGot it. ^^
Stratadrake on January 24, 2008, 9:42:48 PM
StratadrakeOh, and you should of course cite/credit where you found the photo (and this does mean precisely where, not just "on")
Amber434 on January 20, 2008, 1:26:43 PM
Amber434What's up? Having a good day so far? Happy Sunday the 20th!
B on January 20, 2008, 2:38:51 AM
BI have a question
My sister and I both have accounts here and when I want to submit a picture it goes into pending and when my sister does it sibmits emidiately
why is that?
Stratadrake on January 21, 2008, 8:47:52 PM
StratadrakeThat is not even a bug to begin with. FAC staff reserve the right to screen submissions by members, newer members especially.
B on January 25, 2008, 1:12:45 AM
BO_O but why is it not doing it to my sister?
we've had our sites the exact same time
finalfantasy on January 20, 2008, 4:21:01 AM
finalfantasyyea...i have that problem, too^^
i was going to ask about that, but i figured that theyd fix it eventually.
finalfantasy on January 19, 2008, 12:32:00 AM
finalfantasyUm, question...
There are some people here on FAC who do nothing but criticize other artists and make fun of people's beliefs.

Is there anything you guys can do to stop them?
Stratadrake on January 19, 2008, 11:40:25 PM
StratadrakeDepends. It's hard to define where comments cross from freedom of speech into harassment or flaming.
B on January 20, 2008, 5:24:22 AM
BI had that problem too
a girl told me I was going to hell
finalfantasy on January 20, 2008, 4:22:38 AM
finalfantasyWell, one particular girl i know of asks everyone if they like a particular song, and if they don't, she cusses them out.
Stratadrake on January 21, 2008, 8:48:30 PM
StratadrakeDo you know the name?
kashiyumi on January 18, 2008, 12:17:00 AM
Kosmonavt on January 15, 2008, 12:43:02 PM
KosmonavtGhost of the warzone past is here. Just to make an entrance I intent to violate most of your commenting guidelines. :)
Simple question, rethorical question. Do you ever find your self wanting to google something 5 years old? In the middle of the day, "BAM" for no reason warzone pops up in your head and you start thinking about your former online residence. :) And as you go 4-5 years back, even older memories surface, ones that go back a "literaly" millenium.

Your memories would dwarf anyone's off my list. Nothing like a triple personality to steal some points lol.
I guess I just felt like going back in time and saying Hi from early 2000es. I guess it's kind of like sending a letter, immagine the surprise of the recipient - "it's an envelope, but it's not a bill. Wow".
Hope you're doing good, and getting enough inspirations to fuel your ambitions.
- Cheers!
Stratadrake on January 18, 2008, 11:52:00 PM
StratadrakeKosmo? I still remember your name... I have no time for anything WZ these days. Have since become an admin and coder on this site, plus I have accounts on two other art sites I check up on almost-daily. Add to that a 40-hour job and it takes a lot of time out of my schedule.
B on January 13, 2008, 2:25:35 AM
BHi Strata-san!
How are ya?
JazmynMoon21 on January 11, 2008, 8:06:25 AM
JazmynMoon21omg! can you help me?! I accidentally blocked someone! how do i undo it?!!
Morpher on January 15, 2008, 10:14:39 AM
Morpherjus go into ya veiw all favirotes thing an youll find the unblock button thing in there
medowhorseslesedi on January 8, 2008, 6:23:33 AM
medowhorseslesediim having trouble with uploading pictures... when ever i try to upload one it says that it has no file to process
rlkitten on January 4, 2008, 4:41:13 PM
rlkittenHello, Strata, how are you?
(Hey, a comment not asking for advice or reporting problems! Nice, no?)
Stratadrake on January 6, 2008, 2:22:42 AM
StratadrakeYes, for once something that isn't trying to demand my attention. I have a life outside of FAC too!
KidRaccoon on January 4, 2008, 5:43:14 AM
KidRaccoonHey, um, how big can an avatar be? Like, the size limit in pixels?
mangacheese1818 on January 5, 2008, 9:15:40 AM
mangacheese1818Something around 50 x 50.
KidRaccoon on January 12, 2008, 10:14:52 AM
Edward_Elric_1308 on January 18, 2008, 12:39:06 AM
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KidRaccoon on January 18, 2008, 8:21:07 AM
KidRaccoonThank you. ^^
cheese456 on December 31, 2007, 1:53:37 AM
cheese456How do you find inspiration for your artwork? Also, I was wandering how long it usually takes you to do a picture.
Stratadrake on December 31, 2007, 8:36:20 PM
StratadrakeMy average pencil drawing takes around 4 hours, only counting time I actually spend working on it.
gandar_the_brave on December 31, 2007, 12:28:42 AM
gandar_the_braveHello, I have been off the site for about a year and decided to come back on, but many of my faved pictured and artist i do not like anymore. For the love of me I cant figure out how to delete them, can you give me a reminder?
Hatomi on December 30, 2007, 6:46:01 AM
now, am I very, very, confused.
why, arent ANY of the pictures i am uploading at this site, NEVER coming up?! i posted one pic over and over again, pu it came on pending in some days, and then, gone.
i have tried so many times, and NOTHING`s happening!
for like 4 days, did I post a picture wrong (at flying_Jones profile, she is my cousin) I used her paintshop, because I dont have one myself, and when i was going to post the picture, it came in her gallery with an accident ( because we was at her profile and I forgot). but at her profile, it came up after just some mins! and we deleted it, and posted it at mine profile. but it NEVER came up! why arent it happening to anyone at this site?! are u guys just uploading somes picture, and others are you just ignoring? I am getting kinda irritable cause of this, so please answer.
Dragontine on December 29, 2007, 8:01:07 AM
DragontineHI!!! I think your fav-a-member Deaemon (demon) is broken. I have been a faved artest like five times but evin though I checked off the 'notafy me when some one favs me' box in the profile costomise option thing i dont get any mails about it.
AnimeAngel87 on December 28, 2007, 11:51:31 AM
AnimeAngel87Hi, Um I was wondering. Other people's pictures are uploaded in a matter of time or so. My pictures have extended dates. I was wondering why? I sumbit pictures weeks ago but they still aren't approved. What's wrong?
MasterDaniel on December 28, 2007, 5:07:22 PM
MasterDanielDid you check your email. it will tell you if it got rgected or not.
AnimeAngel87 on December 29, 2007, 4:48:53 AM
AnimeAngel87I Did. But it wasnt accepted or rejected, it's still in the Pending File.
mew54 on December 26, 2007, 1:43:29 AM
mew54oh lol didnt know that
eriepilot44 on December 25, 2007, 10:09:47 AM
eriepilot44i just want you to know, i'm not the one saying all the stuff.

i'm just responding to it.

but, i'll tell my friends to tone it down.
Stratadrake on December 26, 2007, 1:27:41 AM
StratadrakeDon't try to excuse your own behavior with an equivalent of "they made me do it", it doesn't work. While replying to behavior that crossed a line, YOU crossed the same line yourself. Understand?
NamidaNara on December 27, 2007, 6:37:05 AM
NamidaNaraWith the recent comment suspension, why can some people comment again while others cannot?
mew54 on December 24, 2007, 8:37:51 AM
mew54your nice.ctsdenis doesnt comment back on me.dont know not tring to insult him or anything
Stratadrake on December 25, 2007, 1:38:45 AM
StratadrakeDenis is very busy. (So am I, actually.)
Dragonlord999 on December 23, 2007, 10:37:35 AM
Dragonlord999by the way Stratadrake-sama they said you needed more writers on staff, If you need any help just ask me

Dragonlord999 on December 23, 2007, 10:28:56 AM
Dragonlord999as always great work Stratadrake-sama

TP on December 22, 2007, 9:24:46 AM
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Stratadrake on December 22, 2007, 8:30:40 PM
StratadrakeHave you tried revalidating your e-mail address?
- [url=/revalidate.php]Instructions[/url]
AnimefanDawn on December 17, 2007, 9:04:04 AM
AnimefanDawnum excuse me some person wants 2 fav one of my pics but it won't let that person fav my pic....what should i do?
MasterDaniel on December 28, 2007, 5:05:45 PM
MasterDanielWhat can you do
Morpher on December 15, 2007, 3:41:13 AM
MorpherI Hav NOOOO CLUE how to add some1 to my favrite artist list at all i remeber there was a button for it though
Odinette on December 15, 2007, 1:06:41 AM
OdinetteI have problem on submitting pictures...It takes ages before they comes to my gallery!Can you fix it?
wolfgod on December 12, 2007, 10:45:14 AM
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Stratadrake on December 12, 2007, 12:31:27 PM
StratadrakeInstead of me restating the laundry list of reasons (this has been discussed over and over on the forumside), if you just go get yourself a drawing pad or sketchbook, or snag a sheet or two from your computer's printer, this will solve the problem for both of us. 'No Lined Paper' is an FAC quality guideline for your benefit as well as ours.
Kytta on December 9, 2007, 2:41:22 AM
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Stratadrake on December 9, 2007, 5:56:32 AM
StratadrakeThey're broken for me too. No help here. :(
Tala777 on December 6, 2007, 1:14:57 PM
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Stratadrake on December 6, 2007, 9:52:22 PM
StratadrakeWhich category is it?
Tala777 on December 7, 2007, 1:10:56 PM
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Stratadrake on December 9, 2007, 5:56:13 AM
StratadrakeWhat do you mean, "all of them"? Names, I need names of the individual categories you're trying to submit to.
AnimeAngel87 on December 4, 2007, 6:50:28 AM

Um.. Something wrong with my Updating System.

When I Try to update a story, it keeps saying

"Generic rules file. If you are seeing this, something is wrong."

What does That mean? What do I Have to do tp fix this?
bmw2 on December 1, 2007, 2:16:25 PM
bmw2dude can you look and tell me why my chucky pic is weird?
Stratadrake on December 2, 2007, 7:35:06 AM
StratadrakeLooks fine to me... if a bit too large.
TheGhost on November 29, 2007, 5:36:38 AM
TheGhosti'm having a problem with my submiting art. i didn't submit any today. I did submit yeaterday afternoon. but not today. do you know if it might just be a glitch or something?
GothicWolfWriter on November 26, 2007, 5:47:12 AM
GothicWolfWriterMay I take a request? I can take on almost anything, bring it on!
Hobz_the_destroyer on November 25, 2007, 11:17:40 AM
Hobz_the_destroyerso uhh..
hows life?
DarkHorse95 on November 21, 2007, 4:32:20 AM
DarkHorse95Hi!! I was just wondering how you change the Fanart Central layout to the one that was before this??
Stratadrake on November 21, 2007, 9:46:38 PM
StratadrakeYou can find it in your user options ("Edit Profile" link).
Nuke14 on November 20, 2007, 8:31:18 AM
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B on November 18, 2007, 4:17:10 AM
BYes, I am receiving a rejection email
Nuke14 on November 17, 2007, 9:59:36 AM
Nuke14hi im nuke14!!! umm just so that i dont take up much of your time ill say my situation in short,i want to know if i'll get informed when one of my artworks cant be approved? and if ill get a reason.
LoveKisameChan on November 17, 2007, 6:27:14 AM
LoveKisameChanHi, Stratadrake. I have a question for you... I redrew a picture of Johnny the Homicidal Maniac drawn by Jhonen Vasquez. I REDREW it on MS paint. I DID NOT upload the actual picture of JtHM, and I got an email stating that this is not an image hosting site, and how the picture I copied appears to be the real thing. Please reply and help me out. Thanks!
FluffysPrincess2968 on November 16, 2007, 11:21:05 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Hey Strata, I'm wanting to write a fanfic about a game called Zone Of the Enders. Problem is, I cant find it when I look through the category choosing part of starting the story. Where do I place it in categories?

Plz reply.
xxRoguexx on November 14, 2007, 9:50:16 PM
xxRoguexxHey i'm Rogue
TheGhost on November 16, 2007, 2:16:50 PM
TheGhosthe's staff he dosnt hang out or talk to anyone unless they need help. DER. :D
jackerah on November 14, 2007, 5:09:07 PM

How come atemuluver is being evicted of her own art??

couldnt you tell her the list of pics to delete???

Stratadrake on November 14, 2007, 9:42:16 PM
StratadrakeAtemuLover has had something of a reputation for some tracing and direct drawing-over of existing work, and because of new reports by some users I merely informed her of the situation. It appears that Atemulover took action herself, and removed pieces which were traced or redrawn.
B on November 13, 2007, 6:51:22 AM
BHey Srata,
I have a question
when I try and upload now it usually declines it
is that because they are too big?
because I can resize them easily if so
Please tell me whats the matter
Stratadrake on November 13, 2007, 9:31:23 PM
StratadrakeAre you not receiving a rejection notice in your e-mail?
B on November 14, 2007, 1:53:33 AM
YamiRevea on November 11, 2007, 11:27:06 AM
YamiReveaI'm sooo sorry to bother you but...What's this??? below my profile...

Warning: Unknown: write failed: No space left on device (28) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct () in Unknown on line 0
Stratadrake on November 11, 2007, 2:21:43 PM
StratadrakeThat is an internal database error, and only the webmaster can truly investigate those.
YamiRevea on November 11, 2007, 11:09:59 AM
YamiReveaI have a question, I can't seem to upload any pics right now, it would say...

....This does not appear to be a valid image: ''...

The pic has no cursing, no nudity, just a plain pic with ImageReady effects, which has been the program that I use with my other previous pics.

Then I try to upload the sketch of it, and it's still the same, can you help me?
Stratadrake on November 11, 2007, 2:21:00 PM
StratadrakeThat error message is caused by the type of file you're trying to upload. Try to export your image into a JPG or PNG format before uploading, otherwise FAC will try to convert it automatically, which doesn't always work.
YamiRevea on November 12, 2007, 10:56:52 AM
YamiReveaIt finally fixed! thank you so much for your time!
TheGhost on November 11, 2007, 10:03:30 AM
TheGhoston my profile. my um thing that shows i'm online inst saying i'm online when i am. do you know what that might be?
firehead on November 11, 2007, 9:59:42 AM
fireheadThis doesnt mess me up or anything but I get a little error a the bottom of the page saying "Warning: Unknown: write failed: No space left on device (28) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown: Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct () in Unknown on line 0"
Jedi on November 11, 2007, 3:44:16 AM
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Stratadrake on November 11, 2007, 3:58:05 AM
Stratadrake13,000 words out of 50,000, with 19 days remaining.
FluffysPrincess2968 on November 11, 2007, 2:28:38 AM
FluffysPrincess2968Hey Strata, I'm wanting to write a fanfic about a game called Zone Of the Enders. Problem is, I cant find it when I look through the category choosing part of starting the story. Where do I place it in categories?
yamiserenity on November 10, 2007, 6:03:27 AM
1 Beans profile has been deleted (reason known but unfair)

Stratadrake on November 11, 2007, 3:56:50 AM
StratadrakeBean's account was banned for tracing over existing pictures including screenshots and other users' fanart, claiming the results as her own and failing to cite the original pictures (or anything) as reference material. Plaigarism in the first degree, tracing or directly copying a work is not acceptable behvaior.

As the admin responsible for prosecuting the ban, I do have evidence logged and can provide it upon request.
yamiserenity on November 12, 2007, 3:04:00 AM
yamiserenityOK. thanks for telling me that one. But the Atemulover one is still find unfair. I know for a fact she doesn't trace her art she just uses the images as a reference and most of the time does say and even link to the image she used. it's not fair she's always getting in the stick. Because i do it all the time aswell and im sure many others do.
sonicbabe5 on November 5, 2007, 5:10:35 AM
sonicbabe5oh ok. its back to normal now..i think my computer....still has some info ofd the old FAC on it,
sonicbabe5 on November 3, 2007, 11:49:21 PM
sonicbabe5uh hello. Ugh i was wondering. why does FAC keep changijng???? Its back to its 2006 look when i logg on. When i'm looged off. its its 'new look' and when i logg on its the 2006 look.
Stratadrake on November 4, 2007, 9:26:30 PM
StratadrakeI am unable to verify this problem on my end. Check your FAC user profile options, I think denis left the old theme in as a selectable option.
rffraff05 on November 1, 2007, 4:55:51 AM
rffraff05hello there stratadrake,
i heard there was an opening for a writer like yourself
on fanart, so i thought i would offer my skills up.
i'm not a programmer, but i can do FAQ's and the like.
MasterDaniel on November 1, 2007, 2:09:19 AM
MasterDanielHow do you get the art to look so professional, I can draw it I can just not color as professionaly? Another thing how long have you been drawing?
rffraff05 on October 31, 2007, 5:35:50 AM
rffraff05reading that last comment, i have to say, you make it look nothing like colored pencils, it's just amazing what your art looks like
rlkitten on October 29, 2007, 2:14:15 PM
rlkittenJust one question: What do you use to color your stuff? Colored pencils? I'm not sure and can't figure it out- /\_/\ what do you use?
Stratadrake on October 30, 2007, 10:54:06 PM
StratadrakeYup, colored pencils all the way.
rlkitten on October 31, 2007, 8:48:01 AM
rlkittenDo you use a certain type of colored pencils??
Stratadrake on October 31, 2007, 10:25:11 PM
StratadrakeNot really. Most of my work has been in humble Crayolas. Among some of the exceptions, though:
^ Those three were done in Prismacolors.
^ Done in Sanford "Col-Erase" (drafting pencils; NEVER use drafting pencils, this absolutely murdered my paper )
^ Crayola, however I shaded the entire drawing in reverse and performed a color-inversion digitally, after scanning it. See this (URL) for more info about the process.
^ Sanford Col-Erase pencils, also shaded in reverse and inverted digitally after scanning. More info here - (URL)
rlkitten on November 1, 2007, 1:18:31 PM
rlkittenYeah- that's what I use, too- Crayolas, but I never considered inverting the picture like that! (I guess it would save a whole lot of coloring, ne?) I should try that some time- the results look really good! /\_/\ thanks for the info- I'll try it out some time.
rlkitten on October 31, 2007, 8:47:11 AM
rlkittenSweet! I use colored pencils, too- but they don't turn out nearly as well as your do. I'm saving up for a tablet though- so pretty soon I suppose I won't really have to worry about it ^^'
james13 on October 28, 2007, 12:30:29 AM
aboud15 on October 26, 2007, 2:39:25 AM
aboud15Hey I tried to put up a picture but it's NOT in my gallery and NOT pending. what should I do now????
Stratadrake on October 27, 2007, 1:48:25 AM
StratadrakeCheck your e-mail settings to make sure that any mail from is properly delivered.
darkone10 on October 25, 2007, 1:51:40 PM
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wolfgod on October 21, 2007, 2:13:42 AM
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Stratadrake on October 21, 2007, 10:33:41 PM
StratadrakeWhen inquiring about a rejection notice, please include the six-digit ID number in your question, that way we can look up the submission and give it another review.

But for now, did you say you applied ALL the tags? Please only apply Mature Content tags which actually match the submission in question; i.e. if the piece is clearly appropriate for all ages ("kid friendly") then there is no need for any tags whatsoever.
Hatomi on October 21, 2007, 12:06:20 AM
HatomiHello there.

it still cames up this error thingy thats does that i cant be online.
please help me. how can i disable my ad blocker ?
and what is an ad blocker ?
aboud15 on October 19, 2007, 9:43:29 PM
aboud15hey, I posted a picture 3 or 4 times but it wont submit to my gallery :(
FlurryofDancingFlames04 on October 19, 2007, 10:34:56 AM
FlurryofDancingFlames04I was just wondering. I posted a picture almost a week ago but it still isn't up yet and it still says it's pending. I don't know if something is happening on the site or if something is wrong with the way I saved my picture but I just wanted to know what I should do. Thank you.
crocdragon89 on October 16, 2007, 2:03:53 PM
crocdragon89nevrmind. i think i might've solved the problem. thank you anyway
crocdragon89 on October 16, 2007, 1:23:30 PM
crocdragon89does the block actually work, because i have this person who's kinda pestering me >_>
CupidStunt on October 16, 2007, 9:15:05 AM

Make her take that picture of Bean offa her profile!
That is totally un-accepteble!
Breloom on September 30, 2007, 3:26:22 PM
BreloomArtists block? Haven't seen anything from you in a while.
sonamy4eva on September 28, 2007, 2:09:20 PM
sonamy4evaI have decided! You can delete my first profile.The one with 3 evas.
unfocused on September 27, 2007, 1:07:09 PM
unfocusedYou mean it's difficult to define Illusor apart from my dragon? If so, I'll have to blame that on the detail and monochrome of the drawing. And I'm not really great with texture, so your dragons feathers really don't contrast my dragons scaling too well (which pretty much means I suck). Maybe that's the problem.

But, if you mean my version of Illusor doesn't really look like yours, I have to disagree. I think I probably did the best job I was capable of, drawing your dragon. But that's just my own opinion. To tell you the truth, I was looking forward to drawing your dragon, and I really enjoyed it to. It's things like that which bring out the best in me.
unfocused on September 27, 2007, 1:10:07 PM
unfocusedI'd like to believe it's things like that which bring out the best in us.
FluffysPrincess2968 on September 26, 2007, 11:44:50 AM
FluffysPrincess2968um... i just got a scanner, and downloaded a pic inot my computer. but when i try to upload it here to FAC, the loading takes forever, and then the little message wont pop up that says that the pic was sent. what the crap is going on!? it took me forever to get a scanner, and now i cant upload pics! im not mad at the site or anything, but it kind of ticks me off about the pics
Zera on September 23, 2007, 3:55:42 AM
ZeraCool pics!!!
mew54 on September 23, 2007, 3:07:37 AM
mew54can i put pics up that somebody drew for me
Stratadrake on September 23, 2007, 9:23:09 PM
StratadrakeSorry, no.
Lordfury on September 22, 2007, 6:55:44 PM
Lordfuryi have a question what is auto status
CaptainPlanet on September 22, 2007, 6:26:24 AM
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Stratadrake on September 23, 2007, 12:48:30 AM
StratadrakeYou are aware of the blocking system, correct?
CaptainPlanet on September 23, 2007, 4:08:26 AM
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GoodOlAxel on September 22, 2007, 5:38:08 PM
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CaptainPlanet on September 22, 2007, 6:07:30 PM
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rffraff05 on September 20, 2007, 10:14:44 AM
rffraff05how did you get started in the moderator world? do you have any tips for someone interested in this field?
firetempesttakashi on September 17, 2007, 3:54:59 AM
firetempesttakashium i have a qustion my acount still has the old stile of fac do u no how to change it ?
yournamehere on September 14, 2007, 11:52:10 AM
yournamehereim glad you said yes to my contest........
Stratadrake on September 14, 2007, 11:51:35 PM
StratadrakeWhat are you talking about? I never agreed to anything.
Lakilester13 on September 14, 2007, 10:31:22 AM
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Stratadrake on September 14, 2007, 11:52:01 PM
StratadrakeSory, but you know the protocol for requesting an account deletion, right?
WhiteLighting681 on September 12, 2007, 6:08:04 AM
WhiteLighting681Excuse me, I blocked someone (the result os accidently hitting "block" on a comment) and I don't know how to undo it.... Can you help?
goth4ever on September 10, 2007, 11:03:58 AM
goth4everhey i got a question when press the block user does it blocks the users comments or will not let it show up?
Stratadrake on September 10, 2007, 9:26:29 PM
StratadrakeBlocking a user does not remove any comments, it merely blocks them from leaving further comments on your pages.
goth4ever on September 11, 2007, 10:38:07 AM
goth4everOk,Thank you.
Hatomi on September 9, 2007, 5:42:39 PM
HatomiHello Again...
I am really sorry if i am bothering you..

FAC wont still let me be online for long...
I really wants to stay at FAC, but i cant fix it!
i have no idea how i can fix it ..
please help me..
sangoXmiroku on September 8, 2007, 3:57:24 PM
sangoXmirokumy pictures have been rejected lots of times
Stratadrake on September 9, 2007, 12:21:13 AM
StratadrakeYes, it's true. We have been keeping a close log on your submissions, such as that image of Inuyasha kissing Kagome. The reason why is because we do not believe that the piece is even your work to begin with. The image is watermarked October 2002 (which makes it five years old), and you aren't filling out the submissions form correctly, either.

FAC is not an image hosting service. We're not Photobucket, ImageShack, or a -chan website. If an image belongs to somebody else then you are not allowed to upload it here, any such submissions will be removed, investigated and logged.
Redstarsage on September 7, 2007, 11:39:57 AM
RedstarsageYour doing a great job. :] Keep it up.
Bet you don't remember me :p
crasher3221 on September 7, 2007, 9:53:51 AM
crasher3221please help me my pics i add wont let me add em!!:(
yen on September 7, 2007, 6:33:00 AM
yenQuick question.

what does the score on pictures mean?
TheGhost on September 6, 2007, 11:06:52 PM
TheGhostum qustion. on the new FAC upgrade. theres a botton that says "block user" um what exsactly dose it do. dose it not let you see the comments? dose it block that user from going onto your prfoile? just wondering.
tallestpurple101 on September 6, 2007, 10:49:38 AM
tallestpurple101Okay thank you so much!
cheese456 on September 6, 2007, 3:20:23 AM
cheese456Is there anyway to get rid of those ads on my profile??
cheese456 on September 6, 2007, 3:17:35 AM
cheese456How did you learn to draw animals so well? Like, did you use a drawing book to learn or just a LOT of practice? I used to be good at drawing horses, but I guess I'm not very good at it anymore...Did I need to put that comma there? I guess I ask too many questions but I'm REALLY trying to have a bigger variety of art...If you know what I mean.
tallestpurple101 on September 5, 2007, 10:36:38 AM
tallestpurple101Hi I accidently blocked my friend because I wasnt used to the new sight can you please help me I accidently blocked Skygirl
luckypluskyle on September 4, 2007, 1:35:49 PM
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sharp-fang on September 2, 2007, 9:19:03 AM
sharp-fangMy 'Digimon USA:Saga' fanfic is gone!
I don't know what happened to it!Can you please help?
Stratadrake on September 2, 2007, 10:23:54 PM
StratadrakeYour story is still there, it's just blocked from view because it exceeds the mature content levels set in your FAC profile info.
sharp-fang on September 3, 2007, 12:12:15 AM
sharp-fangThere I changed it!^^
But there was'nt really any of that stuff in it.
I just changed the rating to bad for no aparent reason.
But it's back to good rating!=D
sharp-fang on September 3, 2007, 12:04:22 AM
sharp-fangIf I change it will it come back?
Redstarsage on August 29, 2007, 10:40:44 AM
RedstarsageHave time to talk to an old friend? :)
YamiRevea on August 29, 2007, 1:32:53 AM
YamiReveaExcuse me...I'm having the same problem as AnimeAngel187, I have 1 picture in my gallery and it even shows in my profile, but when I click it, it says error, picture has not yet been approved...what's wrong with it? sorry to bug you...^_^
Hatomi on August 28, 2007, 12:39:22 AM

something weird happens to my profile ?
also.. when i am online, FAC says that i have an ad blocker or something ? what is that and how can i fix it ?
please help me, cuz FAC wont let me be online.. and i really wants to stay at FAC :(
Hatomi on August 28, 2007, 12:40:47 AM
Hatomiit stands this :

FAC has detected that you appear to be using an ad blocker. FAC makes the money it needs to run its servers from advertisements. Without people viewing ads, FAC would have to shut down. By using the site without viewing ads you are a drain on FAC's limited resources without giving back what pays for them.

To continue to use FAC, disable your ad blocker, then click here to continue.
Stratadrake on August 28, 2007, 10:33:02 PM
StratadrakeDenis implemented ad-blocker detection to FAC last weekend. If this is causing problems then drop by the forums.
goth4ever on August 26, 2007, 1:24:13 AM
goth4everDid you still wanna know the link to my OC?
zerotimberwolf on August 24, 2007, 1:06:20 PM
zerotimberwolf*Gulp* wow...
firehead on August 23, 2007, 11:32:39 AM
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sisaTao on August 22, 2007, 4:09:37 AM
sisaTaoNever mind, he changed his mind.^^; I'm deleting it.^_^
NieSagenNie on August 21, 2007, 11:20:45 PM
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Kokolo on August 20, 2007, 12:05:29 PM
KokoloI'm having a problem submitting pictures into categories.
When I click on the category (for example, Anime/Manga) the system won't let me specify any further. I see other people being able to do it, but for some reason I can't.  I don't want to get in trouble for not narrowing down my picture scope.
Is there anything that can be done to fix this problem?
Stratadrake on August 20, 2007, 10:32:34 PM
StratadrakeWe've received other reports of this error, but I have to look into it first. All I can say right now is that it appears to be browser-specific (the worst kind).
Kokolo on August 21, 2007, 12:39:06 AM
KokoloAlright. Thanks for your time.
Stratadrake on August 21, 2007, 10:32:55 PM
StratadrakeI was able to do some debugging, it appears to be a naming conflict between the category select box and -- I don't know exactly what, something installed on the user's browser. Do you have any extensions or browser toolbars (Google, Alexa, Norton, etc.) running in your browser?
Kokolo on August 22, 2007, 7:41:04 AM
KokoloSorry it took so long for me to respond, but I did find that I actually do have a few toolbars installed (2 of them unintentional). The one I decided to keep seems to hinder the uploading process, but now that I downloaded Firefox, I'm able to upload without any problem.
Thanks so much for your help.
AnimeAngel87 on August 20, 2007, 10:08:06 AM
AnimeAngel87How come My picture didnt get approved yet? It says it's in my Gallery but it keeps saying
This Picture has not been approved yet

WaffleLord on August 19, 2007, 5:53:18 AM
WaffleLordk srry
Stratadrake on August 19, 2007, 10:36:30 PM
StratadrakeCome again? What are you apologizing for?
Mewstorm on August 18, 2007, 5:26:10 PM
MewstormHello. :D Your art is extremely good, I admire you, really!
I just wanted to say that... ;)
Ravenpelt on August 17, 2007, 3:46:44 PM
Ravenpelthmmm your use of lingo "furry" and "otaku" reminds me of a website

anyway on to business
Marine on August 17, 2007, 12:18:00 PM
MarineHi im sorry to bother you but ive been having a bit of an issue on FAC. I submitted 2 pics and they have been waiting for nearly 3 days and i didnt get any disapproal notices so i'm a tad confused... is that normal?
RKObomb on August 18, 2007, 11:45:41 AM
RKObombPatience is the key...
CrescentDragonDeity on August 12, 2007, 2:47:35 AM
CrescentDragonDeityCan I draw anything for you? Though I'll probably put Gale in it. He's my baby, but how cool would it be to do a request for you?
Stratadrake on August 12, 2007, 11:43:51 AM
StratadrakeFew people ever volunteer for my requests, and a small portion of those who have couldn't meet my expectations. I really shouldn't have expectations of my own when posting requests, but that's a hard thing to avoid. Hmmmm......
CrescentDragonDeity on August 12, 2007, 4:14:18 PM
CrescentDragonDeityCome on, I'm sure I can try. I mean I'm not perfect, but It'd be awsome to do a request for you!
gaaragurl4life on August 12, 2007, 12:36:26 AM
gaaragurl4lifewell ya didnt have to delet the text the pics i didnt care but when the text got deleted i wuz mad
Stratadrake on August 12, 2007, 11:42:23 AM
StratadrakeSorry, it was just a matter of convenience as I was rather busy at the time. Selectively cutting out the major offenders takes more time....
CrescentDragonDeity on August 11, 2007, 2:12:55 PM
CrescentDragonDeityI love your art. I wish i could draw just like you, My dream is to become a good artist, and a book writer. For now, I keep looking at things you do, and try to put them to use. But sadly, nothing comes up. *Hug* gotta love you and your art though.
Falconlobo on August 11, 2007, 11:00:51 AM
Falconlobothat seemed a bit suspicious eh nothing to me i've seen better
gaaragurl4life on August 11, 2007, 6:59:55 AM
gaaragurl4lifey did all my pic deleted
Stratadrake on August 11, 2007, 2:13:33 PM
StratadrakeBecause your profile page is absolute murder for dial-up users, 9kb of profile information is too damned much text, and like I said, FAC is not MySpace.
Radioactive_froggy on August 7, 2007, 2:25:47 PM
Radioactive_froggyHey,sorry I know you have a lot of stuff going on and people yelling at you to do stuff, but I just wanted to make a quick suggestion about the content warnings possibly being in the e-mails sent out to people about pictures. Just a quick thought no biggie.
Stratadrake on August 11, 2007, 2:56:13 PM
StratadrakeThat's an interesting idea, I'll run it by our webmaster.
Radioactive_froggy on August 11, 2007, 4:59:20 PM
Radioactive_froggythanks really appreciate it :D
firehead on August 6, 2007, 12:09:14 AM
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AeroArtist on August 6, 2007, 5:40:38 AM
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Konohasdarkshadow on August 3, 2007, 3:32:13 PM
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BrokenMoonScar on August 4, 2007, 4:33:13 AM
BrokenMoonScar I know, why do the comments take so long to get to the profile now? Have there been problems?
goth4ever on August 2, 2007, 12:28:25 PM
goth4everAre you sure its temporaly?
KionaKina on August 2, 2007, 5:29:39 AM
KionaKina'scuse me Stratadrake, um, don't mean to bother you, but today the comment system seems to be messed up?

My friend and I have to keep clicking "show 25" "show 50" and "show 100" on our profiles just to read what we wrote, and the same applies to pictures. However, stories are working fine.

I was curious if you knew what was going on
Tuxedo_Mini_Mask on August 2, 2007, 10:11:10 AM
Tuxedo_Mini_MaskO.o The Commenting system Has to be messed up! lol I'm having the same problem BUT WORST! lol, My computer shows me all 570 Comments on one of my storyies 0.0 It's so irritateing! lol and not to mention... Me and My friend are doing the same thing *Show 25* *Show 50*
KionaKina on August 2, 2007, 10:22:10 AM
KionaKinaaw man...
thaokun on August 2, 2007, 5:13:39 AM
thaokunHey Stratadrake.
I have this art theft problem. He pretty much scribbled all over one of my art and claims that he made it in MS paint.
Art Theft :
My picture :
I doubt that he'll remove it by himself since he hasn't logged in a few days. Can you remove the picture?
Please & Thank you.
PrincessThug on August 2, 2007, 4:11:06 AM
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PrincessThug on August 2, 2007, 10:39:18 AM
PrincessThugi guess I was wrong mybad
Benk on August 1, 2007, 5:24:30 PM
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Tuxedo_Mini_Mask on August 1, 2007, 3:56:47 AM
Tuxedo_Mini_MaskHey dude, I'v got a question... Why does it when ever I go to one of MY STORIES all of the comments ever made on it show up? The reason why I'm asking is becuz I'v Got a story Called "Pokemon: The Journey" and it has 565 Comments on it, So every time I go there ALL 565 Comments Show up! lol Reply ASAP =D
setzaroth on July 31, 2007, 3:29:49 PM
setzarothI noticed on alot of your dragon pics, they have detailed scale work.. (like the scales on them not the size of the pic) i was wandering if you could tell me how to do that..or is it as simple as being patient and drawing abunch of little circles.
Stratadrake on August 1, 2007, 10:47:02 PM
StratadrakeIt's basically patience, and a slew of little circles. I've generally drawn scales with an overlapping pattern of little "U" shapes, which is relatively fast but more detailed scales take longer.
setzaroth on August 2, 2007, 3:48:15 AM
setzaroth on August 2, 2007, 3:42:37 AM
SolicitingCow on July 27, 2007, 10:38:46 AM
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Stratadrake on July 29, 2007, 12:35:20 AM
StratadrakeAccount deletion requests are handled via e-mail, to You need to provide your username (or URL of your profile page) and password for staff to verify it.
ZaneDragon102 on July 27, 2007, 7:09:30 AM
ZaneDragon102Hi!^^ i love your dragons alot!and it looks like you like wolves too considering your favs!
just a random hi!
V1k on July 27, 2007, 4:44:49 AM
V1kI was wondering why lined paper art is not allowed here at FAC. I draw alot and have many great drawings I'd like to submit. Unfortunetly most of them are on lined paper [and every day I draw another picture] because the only thing I have is a notebook.

I don't know if you can help me with this problem or if I have to ask someone else, but I would like to know why it is that they aren't allowed and if we can sort it out so me and other users as well can submit Lined paper art.

Plz respond...

cyber_cerberus337 on July 26, 2007, 10:23:42 PM
cyber_cerberus337Your drawings are truly amazing. The way you color is brilliant and I think it completes the drawing. Great Job!
Inferno_the_Blood_Hound on July 26, 2007, 2:32:44 PM
Inferno_the_Blood_Houndah ok. yeah i wasnt 100 percent sure what category that would go under. thanks
TheGhost on July 23, 2007, 1:39:04 AM
TheGhostumm, I have a qustion. i dont know what a Chain letter is. is it some sort of a Sexual comment. or a thret. i was just wondering??
Stratadrake on July 23, 2007, 10:36:24 PM

A chain letter is any message that instructs the recipient to copy it off and resend it to other people.
HBKbomb on July 23, 2007, 4:05:24 AM
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elyo11 on July 22, 2007, 7:52:01 PM
elyo11hey stratadrake, I think you like wolves. almost all your favs and own pictures are wolves. ;)
Stratadrake on July 22, 2007, 10:17:10 PM
StratadrakeI haven't updated my Faves in almost forever. But I do have a lot of dragons and creatures in my gallery, too....
angelfox on July 22, 2007, 2:43:12 PM
angelfoxdon't you hate it when you can't understand someones' writing because they write in a text format? Oh, by the way, Hi.
UnderUnion on July 22, 2007, 12:04:25 PM
UnderUnionHi Strata, I was just wondering, does it cost much to keep FAC up?
Stratadrake on July 22, 2007, 10:16:39 PM
StratadrakeOnly denis really knows. Last I heard, the banner ads just barely manage to pay the monthly bills.
UnderUnion on July 25, 2007, 5:20:42 PM
UnderUnionI hope the cash flows in a little better for you guys, I would hate to see FAC go down. This is about one of my favorite sites, and I really enjoy seeing all the different art.
HBKbomb on July 22, 2007, 3:47:12 PM
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elyo11 on July 21, 2007, 2:06:09 AM
elyo11umm, sorry bothering you but I wanna ask something. I have a manga and have sepperated it in chapters. can I put the manga at the stories page?
Stratadrake on July 22, 2007, 1:12:24 AM
StratadrakeIf it's a written story, submit it as a story. If it's a picture-based comic strip, submit each page as individual pictures.
PrincessWombat on July 21, 2007, 12:45:05 AM
PrincessWombatSorry to bother you, but I didn't know who else to ask about this problem I'm having. Everytime I try to upload one of my pictures, it just keeps coming up with this page of errors and stuff. It starts off by saying this:

"Warning: pg_query() []: Query failed: ERROR: value too long for type character varying(50) in /usr/home/.sites/28/site1/web/add_picture.php on line 265

Database Error: ERROR: value too long for type character varying(50)"

I just really don't get what it means! Please help me, or at least send me to someone who can.
Stratadrake on July 21, 2007, 1:10:08 AM
StratadrakeSome of the fields on the submissions form (such as Time, References) are size-limited, and this error occurs if you exceed the length of the field. But really, this is something the server needs to check for, so I'm going to report it to the webmaster.
PrincessWombat on July 21, 2007, 2:28:34 AM
PrincessWombatThank you so much for helping me^^ You were right (of course), it was because I'd written too much for the time taken, lol, oopsie. ^-^;

Thanks again! Hope you have a nice day! ^-^
setokaibaslittlesis on July 15, 2007, 1:41:43 PM
setokaibaslittlesisI'm sorry to bother you here, but I have a question.
Someone who's art I have taken an interest in has been being called an "art theif". I'm not entirely sure if this accusation has any real ground (I don't /think/ it does), but it's come to the point where she is being harassed. As far as I know, art theif is someone who takes original or another artist pictures, posts them (with or without editing them at all), and claims them as their own. That, I understand, is not good. But is it okay to use an original, or even another artist's picture as a reference as long as you give them credit in the references category? I'm just curious, since the situation seems to be really getting out of hand. There are profiles dedicated to taking her down and rude, downright cruel comments. I realize this is a comment site, and that criticiszm is to be expected, but I'm not really positive this sort of behavior is condoned.
I'm sorry to not post this somewhere, but I have no clue what board to put this on. If you could direct me to the correct board I would be more than happy to lay out a complete arguement in her favor a long with several of her friends. Once again, sorry to bother you.
Stratadrake on July 15, 2007, 10:20:58 PM
StratadrakeIf a user is going to call someone an art thief, they should be reporting that person to FAC staff (along with their proof) so we can handle it. Accusations of art thievery are not something to be pointed about blindly or in public spaces.
setokaibaslittlesis on July 15, 2007, 11:23:55 PM
setokaibaslittlesisOkay, thank you very much. :)
that1guy on July 13, 2007, 6:48:07 AM
that1guystratadrake i have question why we cant have alot of pics on our account
Breloom on July 13, 2007, 12:50:27 PM
BreloomThere isn't a limit to pics one can have in ones gallery :/

And if your talking about AP, it's to keep artists from submitting everything and forcing them to choose 3 of their best instead of everything.
sadakoachan on July 13, 2007, 12:35:42 AM
sadakoachanuh sorry to bother you but could you possible tell me how i would deleted my old user?
Breloom on July 13, 2007, 12:47:39 PM

or view the 'contact us' link at the bottom of the page.
shadow-angel84 on July 11, 2007, 9:51:10 PM
shadow-angel84hi you left a comment on my contest threat that made absolutely no sense to me could you please explain what you mean before I make the same mistake again? Thanks.
shadow-angel84 on July 11, 2007, 9:52:17 PM
shadow-angel84Shadow-angel84 (*mod edits*), bbCode is not intended as a substitute for a default font. Use it sparingly or not at all.

this is what it said, but I don't understand one bit! Sorry.
Stratadrake on July 14, 2007, 1:38:43 AM
StratadrakeYou used an excessive amount of bold, italic, and underline bbCode in your topic's starter post; this makes the post hard to read, and that's now the point of bbCode anyway. So, as moderator, I edited it out.

In other words, it's not a big deal.
shadow-angel84 on July 14, 2007, 1:41:25 AM
shadow-angel84okay, just thought I'd ask before making the same mistake again. will note it down and try to keep it in mind next time!
ShenzEerai93 on July 11, 2007, 3:42:25 PM
ShenzEerai93Hello, um... I have a little problem... There's a new user named Arcanintales, and he's been harassing and flaming me and my friends, and I need a little help with him.... I think he's "ikilledyouparentsstrikesback" because he has the same crummy attitude, and he's trying to start unnecessary arguments.
sniping101 on July 11, 2007, 4:26:51 AM
sniping101u r right about the favorite artist it would lower the value...
Hatomi on July 9, 2007, 10:48:19 PM
Hatomiok..then i will just post a new one ^-^
Hatomi on July 9, 2007, 6:20:59 AM
Hatomiahem.. umm.. now I have been waiting in 5-6 days for my picture.. it doesnt broke some rules, and it arent at the "pending" site anymore.. i am just long do I really need to wait ?!? do I have to post it again?!
Stratadrake on July 9, 2007, 10:16:15 PM
StratadrakeAre you certain you are can successfully receive notices from FAC ( ? If arejection notice is lost in the e-mail, there is sadly nothing we can do about it.
eddy123 on July 15, 2007, 12:22:07 PM
eddy123 on July 15, 2007, 12:22:05 PM
Tron500 on July 8, 2007, 12:47:23 AM
Tron500Uh hi again! I need a tad of help if you're okay with that.
You see, I submitted my picture more than 12 hours ago and it is STILL in my pending folder!
I haven't recieved any emails, comments or ANY kind of notification about tis either acceptance or declination.
On its PENDING page, it is FINALLY upright (which was my problem earlier), it is in a bitmap format, and does not break any rules. Or at least not any that I know of!
Would you please explain to me what is happening?
Much thanks,
Stratadrake on July 8, 2007, 10:21:46 PM
Stratadrake12 hours is nothing, just be patient. We're down one AP member, so the queue is a little longer than normal.
Breloom on July 8, 2007, 6:45:34 PM
BreloomAP being lazy. Thread over.
Lakilester13 on July 6, 2007, 12:44:57 PM
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Stratadrake on July 7, 2007, 3:24:57 AM
StratadrakeFAC should not be generating any pop-ups. Foul language, on the other hand, is difficult to enforce as we do not have an auto-censoring system implemented for comments (unlike the forums).
jiggypiggy on July 6, 2007, 7:46:57 AM
runegal169 on July 6, 2007, 5:53:41 AM
runegal169can you help me this user kisashika i think thats the name is telling me what to do and change my OC when i never even met her. She won`t leave me alone Help!
Hatomi on July 5, 2007, 10:30:51 PM
Hatomioh, i see.. i just have never seen it before :P
but how long will it then takes before it comes up in my gallery ?
Hatomi on July 5, 2007, 4:20:06 PM
Hatomioh..wait.. I found my picture a weird place..or? when you goes to view Gallery.. you can go to Pictures, Stories and I can go to Pending.. I have never seen that thing bfore.. but my picture is there :P is that normal ? X3
Stratadrake on July 5, 2007, 10:18:26 PM
StratadrakeThe "Pending" tab shows pictures which are still waiting in the approval queue, it is not part of your normal gallery per sé as only you can check up on your pending submissions.
Hatomi on July 5, 2007, 4:13:05 PM
HatomiHello there, sorry if i am bothering you.. but i posted a picture for like two days ago, and it havent come up i was just wondering if the posting is a little late, cuz many of my friends have been waiting pretty long for their pictures too?
jiggypiggy on July 4, 2007, 10:20:30 PM
jiggypiggyOo ok....its to bad iDNAR couldnt enter thanxs for telling me though!
Stratadrake on July 5, 2007, 10:23:17 PM
StratadrakeActually, the part about it being an old piece was not very significant, the primary reason is because it wasn't really iDNAR who posted it but some poser. After discussion amongst site staff, we decided that, rather than banning the account (as we usually do for impersonators) that we'd switch over the account (e-mail and password) to the real iDNAR and thus lock out the impostor.
setzaroth on July 4, 2007, 2:00:19 PM
setzarothWow i nvr got around to looking at your profile glad i did your artwork is very good. By the way any idea why i have had to w8 like 2 or 3 days for my picture approval i only ask cuz i noticed your on the approval board.<they meet all the qualifications and don't break any rules>
Hatomi on July 2, 2007, 10:12:55 PM
HatomiHey, your Gallery is very good ^^
saturn13 on July 2, 2007, 12:10:33 PM
saturn13u have some wonderul artwork great job ^_^
AnbuNaruto on July 1, 2007, 5:15:25 AM
AnbuNarutook ill do that.....i like your art keep it up
jeffhardy2345 on June 29, 2007, 12:05:37 PM
jeffhardy2345Hello I have a account and I can not get into it.
Can you help me?
scanbomb on June 29, 2007, 1:29:58 PM
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jeffhardy2345 on June 30, 2007, 3:32:24 AM
jeffhardy2345OK tedness2345
AxeDry on June 29, 2007, 8:29:22 AM
AxeDrysorry to asked but my pic has not came yet it has been 5 days so far and it has not came up and it said 1 or 2 days
Stratadrake on June 29, 2007, 11:28:35 PM
Stratadrake*shakes head*

There are no pictures left in the queue older than Friday. If you haven't checked your e-mail folders and settings for a rejection notice then please do, without the submissions' tracking number it is impossible to tell what happened.

If you can't find a rejection notice, then resubmit the piece. Oh, and the tracking number on a submission is the ID number used in its URL, so if you're worried about whether the submission will be approved or not, check your "Pending" tab and write down or bookmark the piece's URL.
TP on June 28, 2007, 10:44:11 AM
TPSorry to bother you but there is a picture my sister drew and I want to post it on my account because she does not have a computer is it alright if I do that?
Stratadrake on June 28, 2007, 9:15:53 PM
StratadrakeSorry, no.
TP on June 29, 2007, 12:57:04 AM
TPAlright thank you anyway though I did not want to do something that would get me kicked off.
Stratadrake on June 29, 2007, 11:25:48 PM
StratadrakeWell, when it comes to uploads that are not one's own, there's three kinds:
1 - User who acknowledges it's not their own but tries to upload it anyway. It is still deleted or rejected (FAC is not an image-hosting or -sharing service), but other than that there's no hard feelings.
2 - User who acts as if it is their own when uploading it. It gets deleted, rejected, and logged for our reference, we do take theft very seriously and if someone tries to take credit for another's work we are deeply offended.
3 - User who doesn't fall into either of the above, is just plain clueless about uploading it, who only types Descriptions like "I LOVE (character name) !!!!" It gets deleted or rejected, and logged for our reference, and we are mildly offended by it.
TP on June 29, 2007, 11:31:24 PM
TPI see well thank you for answering to me.
Breloom on June 25, 2007, 12:42:41 PM
BreloomLol that badge image sure give you a lot of unneeded attention.
scanbomb on June 24, 2007, 2:22:13 PM
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Stratadrake on June 24, 2007, 10:16:59 PM
Stratadrake100kb is still a little on the large side, but yes it is better.

(And I don't have a copy of the cat image that I could have used.)
scanbomb on June 25, 2007, 7:01:17 AM
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HBKbomb on June 25, 2007, 1:53:40 PM
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Benk on June 27, 2007, 6:46:56 PM
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blackbird1331 on June 23, 2007, 8:17:49 AM
blackbird1331I have a question for you, I subimmited 3 pictures today, only one showed up but my number wen up by three, since i;m older here, my pictures just show up but there not in my gallery
Man1c on June 23, 2007, 1:46:20 AM
Man1ci know what pixel art is but my brother just said to use that media for some reason...i tried the media "mspaint/other simple..." but it still wont work so i will have to try...other/mixed is that right?
TP on June 22, 2007, 11:06:23 AM
TPI have an account but I can't get in anymore every time I go it freezes so I have to use my second account.Is there anyway I can get back my old one?
Man1c on June 22, 2007, 8:12:18 AM
Man1cmy brother said he uses "pixel art" for his comicworks pictures and i just tried that and it still got rejected. How come my brother got to use pixel art but i cant (and his dont automaticly show up they still take a long time till they come up)
Stratadrake on June 23, 2007, 12:45:45 AM
StratadrakeShort answer: Because they're not pixel art. Are you familiar with what 'pixel art' actually is?

Most people who specify "pixel art" as their submission media atually have selected it by mistake (I check up on this ocasionally and moderate the ones which aren't), FAC sees very few submissions which actually meet the criteria for pixel art.

For example:
(A) - Clearly pixel art.
(B) - Also pixel art, but not as easy to tell, it's a borderline case.
(C) - Not pixel art, just basic MS Paint.
(D) - Absolutely very clearly could never even remotely be considered any kind of pixel art.

If you want a more specific answer, I need the username of your brother's account (so I can compare his submissions) or the numeric ID of your rejected submissions.
icekler on June 19, 2007, 11:29:40 AM
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Stratadrake on June 19, 2007, 10:17:58 PM
StratadrakeIf you're continuously forgetting something, I can't really help you on that, but for starters, bookmark our resizing thread:

Tron500 on June 19, 2007, 10:43:37 AM
Tron500Alright, now I gots 1 more question. (not 2 pester ya)
So I submitted my piece at LEAST 8 and a half hours ago, and haven't seen hide nor hare of it OR gotten a failure email.
Is it a busy day today or somethin?
I converted there types too. One of em to Jpeg, and another to Png. Just askin. Thanx a ton.
Man1c on June 19, 2007, 2:51:31 AM
Man1cm sister (kacheek) goes on here to she uses the same program i use for coloring and we use the same picture but hers show up and some are HUGE!
Stratadrake on June 19, 2007, 10:14:33 PM
StratadrakeWhen I said the "Media", I mean that whenever there's a submission by you it is always listed as "Media: Undefined". When submitting artwork created primarily on the computer, please select one of the 'Computer Media' options from the Media listbox.
Man1c on June 19, 2007, 11:30:09 PM
Man1coh...because when i put my sisters pics on (because she is younger than me and she didnt know how to put them on) there use to be a popup that said "you must choose undefined"
Stratadrake on June 20, 2007, 10:30:28 PM
StratadrakeWhat? I know what the popup box says, and that's not it. The exact message is "you must choose a Media at the deepest level". I know it's not a clear message, (remind me again to tell our webmaster to rewrite the darn thing), but it simply means to select the most appropriate / relevant Media options to describe the piece.
Man1c on June 21, 2007, 3:25:44 AM
Man1cwell what would the media be for a pic made with comic works? and i dont know how to resize things with comicworks...
MasterDaniel on June 18, 2007, 10:40:23 PM
MasterDanielthe pic that u have that i like best okami twight.
Stratadrake on June 18, 2007, 10:46:47 PM
Stratadrake...everyone does. It must have more faves than the rest of my gallery combined, both here and on dA.
MasterDaniel on June 18, 2007, 11:02:36 PM
MasterDanielits very well drawn.^^
Man1c on June 18, 2007, 6:55:15 AM
Man1chey i have a problem with my pictures...i put at least 1 picture up per day and i look in my gallery (in the pending section) and they are there. When i check back a couple mins. later they are not! and then i tried to put 1 picture up a few weeks leter and it worked, So i decided to put 2 more up that day and then it wouldnt work! i have no messages either saying they werent approved either.
Stratadrake on June 18, 2007, 10:45:46 PM
StratadrakeDouble-check your e-mail, you latest submissions have been consistently rejected because you are not filling out all the required fields on the submissions form. Specifically, you need to select the correct "Media" option to classify your submission.
Tron500 on June 18, 2007, 6:43:32 AM
Tron500Uh...PDF I think.
Stratadrake on June 18, 2007, 10:43:59 PM
StratadrakePDF? That explains a lot, never submit something to FAC in PDF format, convert it to JPG or PNG first and that should fix a lot of your problems.
Tron500 on June 19, 2007, 2:17:48 AM
Tron500Alright then. Ill retry it later on today and see wat happens. Thanx a bunch!
Tron500 on June 18, 2007, 12:13:14 PM
Tron500So,waddaya think I can fo about it?
The picture, that is.
firehead on June 18, 2007, 6:36:57 AM
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firehead on June 18, 2007, 6:37:29 AM
fireheadShe's doing it to my friends.
Tron500 on June 17, 2007, 12:44:47 PM
Tron500Hey there.
I got a submission question, kay?
I tried 2 submit my pics quite a few times already and whenever I do, my email says that its (not right-side up)!
But whenever I open the file with Adobe, it looks perfectly normal!
What do I have to do here?
Stratadrake on June 17, 2007, 10:49:06 PM
StratadrakeWhat file format are you submitting the piece as?
somoza2006 on June 17, 2007, 11:06:09 AM
somoza2006(dude/dudette, im writing as a reply to a comment you left on one of my pics) uh ive been a marvel comics fan for my whole life, and spiderman id DEFINATLY marvel. just to let you know
Stratadrake on June 17, 2007, 10:53:59 PM
StratadrakeWhich was that? . . . Are you referring to the comment I made on your 'Ghost Rider' pic?

Spiderman is part of the Marvel universe. True.
Ghost Rider is part of the Marvel universe. True.

But I spotted the Ghost Rider pic being submitted to the Spiderman (specifically: "Movies > Spiderman") category. The Ghost Rider series is separate from the Spiderman series, it's part of the greater Marvel universe as a whole, that's what I was noting.

(And since I'm a staff member, I sorted it to the correct category myself.)
somoza2006 on June 30, 2007, 8:19:58 AM
somoza2006okay, thnx. see when i submitted it, there was no ghost rider category but thnx.
that1guy on June 17, 2007, 3:16:13 AM
that1guyhey y cant we have pics on our profile i dont get it they are just pics ???
Hatomi on June 16, 2007, 9:00:04 PM
HatomiHey there ^^
U are a really good drawer ^^
I know u arent going to answer, but where can u download the newest Photoshop without problems ? I just have the oldest one, and thats so annoying..
MasterDaniel on June 16, 2007, 2:49:59 PM
MasterDanielThe way u color is amazing!^^Your drawing style is good too.^^
Kakashi13Sensei31 on June 16, 2007, 1:45:46 PM
Kakashi13Sensei31I was wondering, a friend told me that she couldn't add "lined paper" artwork, is there a reason for that?
nonia on June 16, 2007, 1:32:19 AM
noniaI love wolfs
fullnarutoZ on June 14, 2007, 2:11:34 PM
fullnarutoZinternet explorer it always has worked but i have a little hunch what happend a recently downloaded a poppup block from aim bcuz it was buggin me after i dled it i couldnt open my emial or and other pages like if another window would have t open it wouldnt show up mayb tht button dont work from it either?
gamefox120 on June 14, 2007, 1:35:18 PM
strata you locked my thread
because you thought I was advertising another site...
Im not...Im advertising the flying daggers which isnt a site
.....its a Squadron that operates on the YS flight server
if its the link your worried about that was just so my
recruits could get a copy of the program so we could all fly together. other wise i wouldn't have made the link in the first place.
Kakashi13Sensei31 on June 14, 2007, 11:17:16 AM
Kakashi13Sensei31I must ask one question, why do you have to wait after submitting pics
Stratadrake on June 14, 2007, 10:27:30 PM
StratadrakeThe approval system was started in FAC's early days primarily to stop users from uploading things which did not belong to them (FAC is not an image-hosting or image-sharing service, but an art community).
Kakashi13Sensei31 on June 15, 2007, 12:32:55 PM
Kakashi13Sensei31Oh, well my friend can add pictures and they appere almost right away, why is that?
Stratadrake on June 15, 2007, 12:55:58 PM
StratadrakeIt's a tiny thing called "auto approval", basically that established users who are known to honor the submission policy don't need their submissions to be screened or reviewed by staff. It helps ease our workload.
Kakashi13Sensei31 on June 15, 2007, 1:04:51 PM
Kakashi13Sensei31haha, well I guess thats cool, how many pictures do you need before that auto aproval kicks in
fullnarutoZ on June 17, 2007, 8:03:32 AM
fullnarutoZmine start after Abouit 4
Stratadrake on June 16, 2007, 12:09:08 AM
StratadrakeWe don't answer that question.
Kakashi13Sensei31 on June 16, 2007, 4:21:37 AM
Kakashi13Sensei31Oh, ok, I wonder my friend told me your not aloud to put pictures up with lined paper, why?
Stratadrake on June 17, 2007, 12:26:12 AM
StratadrakeLined paper is uncool. Nobody gives it any respect, the lines distract from the drawing, and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to acquire blank paper to draw on (doesn't your printer have a few sheets you can snag?). If you want to present your work at its best, you need to care about finding blank paper to draw it on, no excuses.
InvaderTigerstar on June 14, 2007, 6:03:43 AM
InvaderTigerstarHiyah! I saw you on DeviantART! ^^ cool!
KionaKina on June 14, 2007, 2:16:47 AM
KionaKinaHello Stratadrake. I am amazed at your art work. I seriously idolize you right now. You are amazing.

Just wanted to let you know that. ^^
blackbird1331 on June 13, 2007, 11:18:14 AM
blackbird1331Did you ever catch the one who started the chain letter? I was just wondering.
Stratadrake on June 13, 2007, 10:20:23 PM
StratadrakeYes, we did.
blackbird1331 on June 16, 2007, 3:57:31 PM
blackbird1331good, I'm glad
ZaneDragon102 on June 13, 2007, 8:17:08 AM
ZaneDragon102HIYA! i lurvs ur dragons!
fullnarutoZ on June 11, 2007, 6:53:22 AM
fullnarutoZim srry what i mean is you kno how you have o put what kind of medea you used? well the little arrow button tht gives me my choiices dosnt show me them everytime i click it mothing happends but everything else works i did it sbout 3 or 4 times
Stratadrake on June 11, 2007, 10:24:12 PM
StratadrakeHmm... there is nothing really wrong with the HTML code, what Internet browser do you use?
fullnarutoZ on June 10, 2007, 1:22:28 PM
fullnarutoZyo dude im tryin to post a pic but the medea button dont work so i cant! plaz help!
Stratadrake on June 10, 2007, 10:22:41 PM
StratadrakeWhat do you mean "doesn't work"? More info, please.
Tuxedo_Mini_Mask on June 10, 2007, 12:04:30 PM
Tuxedo_Mini_Masklol you catch the perk yet? lol I DON'T wana know who it is, just if you caught them yet?
UnderUnion on June 10, 2007, 12:00:09 PM
UnderUnionYes, chainletters irritate me too. like the "Wishmaker" one, and it tells you to pass it to TEN friends. Anyway, hope that you can get it to stop, strapping someone else's name on one is not funny.