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Journal Entry: Fri Aug 16, 2013, 12:54 PM



Okay look.
I'm going to write a rant about this because I think I've had just about enough of this.
Please notify that when I write this, I don't mean to point a finger at every homestucker who watches me, nor am I trying to point a finger at someone directly, but this stuff HAS been happening to me and I'm really fucking sick of hearing the same shit, so if please read, especially if you're a homestuck fan so you know not to do this.
Once again I don't mean to be yelling at any individual or all homestuck fans so please don't take it like I am.


So,
I've been hearing the same old thing for so long now.
Homestuck fans will always come to me and tell me that my artwork looks like some homestuck style, or my characters look like homestuck characters, or just referencing homestuck to everything I do.

Listen. I'm not a homestuck fan myself. I don't necessarily have a problem with homestuck in general, but some of the fans just REALLY know how to piss me off beyond belief.
When homestuckers think its okay to invade other fandoms and shit that has nothing to do with it angers me, even though I know that every fandom does it. I know that. but I see homestuck fans do it a lot. I don't know if its just me but I seem to see them a lot more then other fandoms. (again its just me, and I'm not pointing out every homestuck fan, just certain ones. I repeat because I don't want people to think I'm completely ANTIHOMESTUCK or anything because I'm not, and I'm trying not to offend anybody in any way)
And I HATE IT when I hear people tell me, "Oh Rin acts like Karkat" or "Oh, that character looks like gamzee" or ETC., ETC., ETC.
I DO NOT APPRECIATE THAT. OKAY?
IT SERIOUSLY MAKES ME WANT TO SET FIRE TO SOMETHING.
IF YOU SAY STUFF LIKE THAT, IT AUTOMATICALLY MAKES ME WANT TO DROP KICK YOU.


I do NOT get inspiration from Homestuck. I do NOT base my characters or anything I draw off of it, unless I'm drawing something HS related for someone else or something.

If you haven't noticed, I have been hiding every comment that says something like that, so I am not tempted to yell at you.
Because I would.
And nobody wants me to yell at them.
I don't genuinely like to yell at people either, so please don't put me in that position. Its really not fun for anybody.

I know HS is really popular and I know people base their whole fucking lives on it, but please. All I ask is that you keep it away from me.

I know some of my REALLY close friends are big homestuckers, and I seriously have no problem with it at all, unless they're yapping in ear constantly about nothing but it.
Thats when I get annoyed.

Yes. You CAN indeed talk to me about it, or bring it up in a conversation if you really feel like it. Thats fine. I have no problem with that.
But like I said. I DO however have a problem when:

ONE: People reference my original or other artwork to Homestuck.
TWO: When people tell me my characters are like the characters from homestuck, or my artwork reminds them of it.
THREE: WHEN ALL I HEAR IS HOMESTUCK, HOMESTUCK, HOMESTUCK.
STOP.
JUST STOP.

Okay. Now this stuff is getting repetitive and long, and nobody likes too long of a rant, so I'm going to end this now because I think you all got the general idea of what  I'm yelling in your faces about.

This is one of the things in the world that really, REALLY irritates me and I'm glad I got that off my chest and you all know.

Im sorry if something I said seemed a bit harsh, like I said before multiple times, Im not targeting anyone in general, and I'm certainly not trying to be mean about it.

Okay.
If you survived through all that yelling, thank you for reading.

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:iconhybridsisterskiller:
hybridsisterskiller Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist
Sorry Kino.
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TitaniumGhost Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
im adding this to my favorites because finally someone doesn't like hearing about homestuck all day long other than me. bless youuuu
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KariTheCat Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

im a homestuck and so is my friend who first showed me to you.... im not like her but before I read this shes like RIN LOOKS LIKE KARKAT. HE ACTS LIKE HIM TOO and I looked at her and was like dude. RIN IS ORIGINAL. HOW THE FUDGE DO YOU FIND KARKAT IN RIN and I just walked away /)_. (the grammar in this sentence sucks XD)

 

btw I started drawing rin it will be posted eventually ^^

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radioactiveTornado Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
I'm a  fan of homestuck and I don't really talk about it unless someone says something first anyway a lot of characters in different things have small similarities so I don't understand why people point it out and I don't think your art looks anything like homestuck style art or fanart
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Sunshineh219 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013
I am a huge Homestuck fan and I can say that your art looks nothing like Homestuck 
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Friendsofold Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ok, I've read this, overstepping the boundary slightly fyi, (im sorry if I do). I understand these are your characters, nothing like Hussie's whatsoever. But sometimes people in fandoms want to relate things like personality, looks, etc. Yes I agree with some when they say "Hey they look/act/sound like Karkat, or Gamzee etc." Or some such fuck. But I also see your characters are their own individual self. They're fucking awesome. Nuff said, I understand the annoyance when people look at my art saying, "Hey isn't that blah blah blah," and I will go "No, its not, its my character." They might not believe me, saying "Well but they look like them, did you like... copy their character?" 

THEN I lose my shit. So yeah, its sad to see an artist get to the point of ranting on how IDIOTIC SOME PEOPLE CAN BE.

THANK YOU AND SORRY FOR MY OWN MINI RANT.  
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Maria12345678901123 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Student Artist
Wow...People are very weird saying that your characters remind them of Homestuck.
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SheThatKnowsAll Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Student General Artist
...I had to look at the comments before getting that. Hehe, I love portal...
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Emofurry888 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
i looooooooove your background screen!!!!!!! portal is sooooo awesome!!!!
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PurpleMambo Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your stuff doesn't remind me of Homestuck at all...some people are weird...
So that's what all the hidden comments were!
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peepup1122 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your stuff doesn't remind me of Homestuck, I watch you because you have awesome work.
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Damien23 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013
I just recently added you because of Pastamonsters. Then I realized that your artwork is pretty damn awesome. If I had to compare your profile pic to anything it would be Tim from Marble Hornets. Most people draw Tim/Masky with brown hair when he has black hair. 
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Eli-Dark Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm w fan of homestuck and I also find this annoying. It really does piss me off that some people do this. I think you have your own individual style and I never really have linked anything you draw to homestuck. But that's just me
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HatfulofNirvanna Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Student General Artist
Your stuff or characters never reminded me of homestuck but people see things different I suppose but it is annoying when people try to compare your own characters with someone else's
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Cleverun Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Student General Artist
None of your stuff ever reminded me of homestuck.
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BookAddict1217 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
Wut. How do people get homestuck from this? I men, I'm a big homestuck fan, but I really don't see similarities at all.
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BookAddict1217 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
*mean Sweating a little... 
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LP-chan Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
24.media.tumblr.com/5e8c84257e… here you go. so you don't have to single out one particular group and can get the message across to all people equally and in a nicer way. not so bad for a fruitcake after all, right? going back to the data stream now. *poof*
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RockandRollGirl13 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
....The fuck people?

You art looks nothing like homestuck in ANY way.

have an original style.

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I mean seriously people.....
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FaerieSong5 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
Honestly, I don't think that your art looks Homestuck related at all?? Like, I don't see it. At all. Also you have the right to get pissed.
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rina99 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist
You have all the rights to rant about that, it would annoy me too :3 If people would read descriptions more or at least look through them they would know more about the drawing and they would stop babbling their shit xD I`m a homestuck myself but hey, let`s be reasonable, don`t go and spread your thing everywhere like it`s pixie dust, there`s a thing called personal space and some people don`t allow some things in there
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Dez23HD Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I have no idea what this is talking about .-. i dont even read what happenes in comments anyways .-. but if i knew what this was talking about then... idk...
but anyways nice rant :3
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WarriorClaws Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I had no idea people were doing this, damn, people need to chill and just let you draw in peace....
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LexichaCpasta Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I understand exactly what you're talking about :3
Nice rant. ^w^
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SolarPiggeh Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm a Homestuck fan myself, but at least I respect peoples artwork and likes/dislikes. When certain fans do stuff like this, it makes me want to hit my head against a brick wall. It's just... some people need to stop and take a break from HS. To be honest, I haven't thought once that your artwork looked like HS. It's just your style. Love your art by the way. :)
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Sweet-Dreams-911 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Well, I'm still new to the HS fandom and all and I don't really know a lot about it but never once have I thought that your artwork or characters look like any of them (or the ones I know of)
Honestly I don't see how your artwork would make people think it looks like or reminds them of the characters because one: They look nothing like them.... also considering the fact that there is absolutely nothing related to it.
I like Homestuck so far yes, but I'll keep my thoughts to myself and it does get annoy when someone CONSTANTLY talks about one particular fandom that they like.
I don't mind, but it will get annoy to me at some points if ppl do that...
But yeah I can see where you're coming from here. 
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ThatOtherFangirl Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I am a Homestuck and I completely understand what you're talking about. That's why I try not to say anything like that; your characters act like who they are.
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Saiitabeau Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I never once thought your characters were even based off Homestuck. I understand how you feel about the fandoms and people throwing little fits over Homestuck and saying 'you're coping it, or your character act's like Karkat' and I have a friend, who is like that, and it is so. annoying. Or saying they are "fantrolls" as she says it, but i have no fucking idea. And personally I don't give a shit. A troll is a troll.
I think your characters are too cool to be based off of Homestuck (not dissing Homestuck or the characters in it) 
but anyways, yeaaaaaaah.

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ProxyModel Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Personally, I don't get what's so amazing about it either... I got to like the part where the world died at the end of the first....whatever... like the first page after the asteroid hit and I'm just sitting there like -.- what am I supposed to learn from this? What... what's the point of... capture stack whatevers and tree files and and... hammers? I don't get it... the only thing I found amusing was when sbit would start flilying everywhere and destroying stuff xD and when that chick tore apart the guys bathroom lol
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Always-Incomplete Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
That sound really obnoxious D: I'm a fan of HS but your stuff has never once reminded me of it EVER.
And your profile even sent hints that you didn't like the HS fandom that much so now The people that comment those kinds of things are just plain stupid! *goes off on my own rant*
I'm sorry you are getting repetitive comments about this it must be a real pain in the ass. : (
I actually find it disrespectful for people to say things like comments like those (Unless they like the style of art the person would be referring to. you would think checking something like that before commenting would just be common sense)
Like one person did art and he was a huge fan of Alex Pardee's work and I believe that was the ONE time I ever said anything like "Your art reminds me of quite a bit of Alex Pardee's art! It's really amazing!" But to what I remember that was it. 
And again I'm feeling bad you're getting these comments people need to pay more attention before they comment.
AND OMG  can I rant for you for a second?? Just because a character/person looks like or has face paint on. DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE A EFFING JUGGALO. I'm seeing that everywhere and it's starting to make me mad like Incredibly mad
Okay I have yapped enough im sorry for sending such a long comment i hope you arn't mad at me now : ( But I do hope that the home stuck comments stop or at least ease up
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Arrowwolf19 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's how I feel being in the brony/pegasister community; we have the people who give us a bad name and those who get blamed because of the bad people and those bad people ruin the fandom. And I totally understand why you're upset, who wouldn't be when it continues to happen. Also, kudos for being the better person and just hiding the comment.
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PsychoStar1993 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
It's sad when a fandom is full of crazy people... I got tired of one I used to be in cause people kept bitching about my ships :/
*sigh* It's makes me feel ashamed to be a Homestuck fan when I know that it's full of people like that :C
Ether way, sorry ya had to put up with all that crap
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Luciiid Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
These are the kind of people that make the homestuck fandom look bad. I love the fandom, but I don't like it when people reference it off of things that are totally unrelated; including someone else's original artwork.

I really really love homestuck, but I keep my thoughts to myself most of the time I see something similar in the matter.
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BadgerQWERT Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
/Flies into the sun
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lolwvanessa Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
I can see why you would be annoyed and irritated they're kind of saying your work isnt original or your style is original i mean i'm a homestuck fan but your style/art work never reminded me of homestuck 
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janettele Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013
AMEN!
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TheMajikalCocoa Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Oh my God--

 

How the Hell are your characters close to any of Homestuck's characters?

 

I'm not a HS fan myself, but I know what the characters look like because of my friends, and they resemble NOTHING to yours.

 

And I don't see how anyone could be reminded about HS when they look at your work D<

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LordRobrainiac Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Filmographer
It's sad when people think "your character looks like (insert famous character here)" is a complement. 

All it just does is make artists such as yourself feel like they're creations are unoriginal... and it really doesn't help if you don't like the material they're saying it's based off of.  
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Kastoway Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Exactly!

That is a very VERY true statement
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nalathehunter Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I usually don't mind fandoms, but I have about had it with homestuck. I am a big hetalia fan, and apparently a lot of Homestuck fans don't like Hetalia. So now, whenever I go into a forum or group chat made for hetalia fans, it is filled with spam from people who like homestuck, yelling in our faces about how much they despise the Hetalia, and us fans. And then later, when one of us finally tells them off, we are the ones being mean cause, OH NO, we defended ourselves. 
It just.. EEEUUUGH. :iconexplosionplz: 
There are plenty of fandoms that do this, but this is the most I have ever seen it happening on as big a scale as this, for as long as it has been going on.
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BookAddict1217 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
I'm a homestuck fan myself, but I HATE it when people go out of there way to troll another fandom. I mean, if it's you think it's so stupid, just avoid it for crying out loud! I mean honestly, it's not that hard to do. I am personally sorry for what your fandom has to go through because of us.
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nalathehunter Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Student General Artist
It's okay ^.^ This happens a lot so you learn to just get used to it. 
It's just that when people do it repeatedly it gets really irritating xD 
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MermaidCutie Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
don't let what they say annoy you just keep doing your wonderful and unique art!
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Effrey Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
As a Homestuck fan I know what you're talking about.
People from this fandom tends to do these kind of stuff a lot whenever isn't wanted.
Reasons? Not sure, but whatever reason is, is not correct to compare someone's original creation with something that already exists.

It annoys me when people (in any fandom) goes through other fandoms pointing out these things and giving a bad view of the fandom.
That may sounded quite douche-y from me but that's how I see it.

And to be honest... in which sense your characters are like Homestuck characters?

????????

I don't think people is even trying to compare and states it.

Also telling people that, just makes them feel like all their time while creating the OC was wasted.

So yeah, you got your reasons to rant. And that's OK.

(don't expect all the Homestuck readers to be like this, some of them are actually good people. Don't blame the entire fandom or even the web comic itself over the act of a few.)
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Kastoway Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Very true

and I stated that I'm not slapping a label on all homestuckers in the journal so
don't worry about that.
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xPastaSketcherx Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I feel your pain. People think just because they happen to stumble across a character with grey skin they automatically think "HOOOOOOMMEEESTTUUUUUCKK.".
It's just like "Dude. Go back to your OWN fandom." 
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danielanimales1 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Student General Artist

I love homestuck,but,GEEZ SERIOUSLY,WTF.
Your style is NOTHING like homestuck!
Not your art,not your characters...NOTHING.
I find it rude when people compare,it pisses me off.
You tell 'em! >:c
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brassboy Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can understand how that can be VERY tiring. u _ u

I'm sorry you have to put up with such annoying and repetitive comments.

It's hard to ignore such comments too if they come along every so often, it's rather frustrating.

Hopefully you won't have to put up with those kinds of people much longer if they read this journal.
Of course it won't stop the fandom from scuttling into other ones, but lets just hope they don't get into your gallery and start things like this up once more.
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TheGamerGirl246 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have no fucking clue what Homestuck is, but I see people doing this A LOT. I can see why you're pissed off by this! If I were to read it, I don't know if I'd like it, but I would never compare it to someone's unique artwork. Why do people even do that?
"Oh! Your style looks just like ____!" That's just rude. Seriously.
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Inkswell Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yikes, that's got to be terribly frustrating. 

Only recently have I noticed some people faving artwork completely irrelevant to Homestuck, and placing it in Homesuck folders.

Why....It doesn't make any sense.   
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