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The following list contains intense amounts of SARCASM for the purpose of satire and humor.


1. Never offer artistic advice or hint at the possibility that the way young and inexperienced groups of artists work might in some way be flawed.

2. Every comic must be inherently drawn better and be funnier than the last.

3. Humor is NOT relative/subjective.

4. Nothing is funny. Ever.

5. Even the most trivial aspects of your comic must be taken 100% seriously.

6. Failure to incorporate conflicting suggestions for improvement = incapable of accepting criticism.

7. Trying to quelch flame wars also inexplicably = incapable of accepting criticism.

8. Trying to explain your artistic decisions = incapable of accepting criticism.

9. Having lots of watchers = having an inflated ego.

10. Reaching the frontpage = getting Daily Deviation.

11. Every character you draw (even ones you do for commission/jobs) = your personal opinions and beliefs which you must obviously follow rigidly IRL.

12. Never change your opinion, even if new information renders your previous position undesirable/wrong.

13. Changing your opinion = being weak minded.

14. Never use yourself as the main character for a comic series.

15. Never use the paintbucket to color your comics and instead use a tedious airbrush or magic wand layer selection technique to reproduce the same effect just slower and less efficiently.

16. Drawing the same thing twice in a row = copy/paste even if you did it traditionally by hand.

17. Everything is about semantics.

18. If you don't mention some unimportant niche trivia tangentially related to your comic, that means you must have forgotten it and you want to be reminded about it... over and over and over again...

19. Every person on the internet and in the entire world have had the exact same life experiences as you.

20. Viewing a comic you have no interest in because you're too weak willed to ignore it on your own = the artist shoving their work in your face.

21. Pointing something out for ironical humor = being a hypocrite.

22. Suggesting that anime/manga fans could stand to learn about the underlying drawing structures to improve their artwork = hating all of japanese culture/history.

23. Being an asshole to an artist without giving any sort of insightful help what-so-ever = giving constructive criticism.

24. Never EVER generalize.

25. Writing a casual review of a video game/movie/book/whatever means you must be held up to the same standards as professionals reviewers working in the field.

Happy New Year everyone.
  • Listening to: Anamanaguchi - Dawn Metropolis
  • Watching: MLP: FiM
  • Playing: Sudoku
  • Drinking: Water. I love Water!
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TorunnThorsdottir Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I self publish a comic for little girls and a bunch of people say my characters look "provocative" but when I addressed that next issue, they said my characters no longer look female. My 4 year old sister agrees with them.
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xAegypiusx Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
God, it all scares me.
I'm not a fan of your comics, I admit it, but, god, if I don't like them, I just don't comment on them, if I can't think of any actual constructive criticism.
But it scares me how much hate do you receive. Just because you're famous. Like receiving all those pageviews was your choice, or like you STOLE them from the other artists. That's just... ridiculous. People on dA are generally nice, but they can get so jealous and angry when it comes about pageviews.
You receive too. much. hate. It just looks like dA was a bunch of 12-year-old jealous kids, who can't get over the fact that someone gets more attention that them.
As I read more of your comic strips, I see that you aren't mocking anyone in them. So what's the big deal? Sure, everyone has a slightly different sense of humor, but does it justify hate and envy?
You aren't throwing trash at dA. You don't write terrible pseudo-poetry, you don't trace screenshots from anime. You just make comic strips. I have no idea what's so horribly wrong with that, and why if someone doesn't laugh, that means you're a terrible person. It's not true at all.
Also, these "people who tried to give you a constructive criticism" were just a bunch of teenagers who didn't give any advice, didn't come up with any valid arguments, just tried to insult you. No wonder you blocked them. And then they just whine all over dA how you can't accept critique. That's. Just. Riddiculous.

(sorry for my english, it's not my first language)
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evilmeep Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I sympathize with your plight, wish I knew ya better and I feel sad for all the bad things people put you through, kids have a weird and egotistical thought process sometimes, they should think of you more. I dig your ideas and characters and I just wanted to let you know that you have a good imagination and you should always do what you like, have a good one.
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MaddeningMouse Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
:iconokaymemeplz:
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AdmiralRusty Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"2. Every comic must be inherently drawn better and be funnier than the last."

Yeah! Where do people get off suggesting that we should actually improve steadily over time with practice?
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Akatsuki4eva666 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
you can't expect someone to overnight become a fantastic artist if they weren't good the previous day. Getting better takes time and a LOT of failed attempts.
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VigilantMeadow Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Hahahaha, this is so funny! Personally, I enjoy your sense of humor (most of the time) and your comics make me smile. :D People who try to insult them just because they have nothing better to do are silly geese.
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Kotlah Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
that's really funny... the wording of #15 had me actually laughing aloud!! :)
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Zatron Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
Your point is invalid due to semi naked Luigi next to washing machine.
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Akatsuki4eva666 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
that.
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:iconwarrior536:
Warrior536 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
Welcome to the internet. How are you enjoying your stay?
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katygrace Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Hobbyist
instead of laughing i am now rather irritated. :x
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VaguelyCreepy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Student General Artist
As someone who hopes to become a comic artist, I should probably take notes.

*reads list*

Nevermind. I'll hold on to my unwarranted optimism, thanks.

:iconigetitplz: Sarcasm!
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DragonJD6 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for #2o and #23. Someone had to say it.
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DrNitro Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012
So by your logic, not liking his comic = too stupid to understand it or should not bother looking at something he created unless you're 100% prepared to suck his dick no matter what he says because it's obviously YOUR fault if it's bad and not his own.
Trust me, there are far more qualified artists out there you should be taking advice from rather than this jackoff.
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:iconrevur:
Revur Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And you are one of them?
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:icondrnitro:
DrNitro Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012
Sorry, but my hands are pure putty and my wit is not entirely the sharpest, but I'll be damned if I'm going to lie and tell you otherwise.
If you want an example of a dude who was able to take real criticism and turn a half baked webcomic into godly material in less than 2 years, Check Scott DeWitt's stuff at (wait, can I post links here?) well anyhow, just google F@NBOY$ to see what I am talking about. You'll never meet a chiller dude.
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MRottweilerDogBarks Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
LOL The irony XD! Such a great way to release the pain...

Happy new year, dude... your pics are awesome!
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MaliaMaria Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thumbs up! I've noticed this as well.. that's why I've learned to ignore comments and just enjoy your comics o3o
Can't please everyone, noone can so just please who you can while keeping yourself happy! Life is too short to waste on people who have nothing more to do than make others as miserable as themselves!
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Zeenzy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
I love how you are watching My Little Pony.
The messed up fandom of it really suits your personality.
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GiantMoray Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
hahaha :hug:
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TheGhost2 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Many lulz were had while reading this. =D

Honestly man, I don't know why you get so many more trolls than other artists do. I mean, I know they're everywhere, but it's especially bad in your case. You have my utmost sympathy.
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PunkFisher Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sympathy shouldn't be given to those who reply with rude, snide remarks.
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Revur Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You don't get to decide who people give their sympathy to :U
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:iconpunkfisher:
PunkFisher Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I didn't say if they should decide, I'm giving them the choice.
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:iconrevur:
Revur Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
And you don't think they knew it already?
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:iconpunkfisher:
PunkFisher Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know why your bothering to come so late to say such a thing. :I
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Kim-Cientist Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is the result of inner growth.
.
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WolfPawDragonClaw Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
I'm not too sure that you understand why people say you can't take criticism. It's not always all about applying their advice 100% into your work. It's also about your attitude toward it, and the critic. Thanking them is usually the best way to go, while blocking, replying with sarcasm/snark (and then blocking, for bonus points) usually aren't. :shrug:
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mouse-whiteblade Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
:iconthisplz:

This. This this this this this this this THIS.
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TheSideburn Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Student General Artist
Judging from no response, this is your way of telling us that you know where exactly in this world you've fucked up but still refuse to change, and you've gone as low as making TROLLFAEC COMICS LOLOL XD FOREVER ALONE. And if people think I'm kidding here's Dobbles' official and actual Tumblr Page [link]

It's amazing that I've been drawing for only 3 years and that you've been drawing for about 20 and I've made much more progress than you ever have and ever will.
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Akatsuki4eva666 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
oh god,this comment is epic if I read the signature right after it XDDDD
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Ardhamon Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I'm guessing that certain experiences have caused you to be this way. Sorry that people have given you so much hassle.
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mr--mustache Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
yeah, the only thing that we are saying you cant take criticism for is.. well.... criticism. You block so many people I have been UN-blocked automatically over 4 times. Stop being so bitchy and take criticism to heart and not just hide behind your walls of fans that follow you. And remember- even the SHITTIEST of art has people liking it, so don't think its good because other people like it.
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Alternativeproject Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
.....I guess I'm part of the minority here huh? I thought this post was funny. :shrug: maybe you.should try.ignoring people that don't like you. They're not going anywhere so stop.giving them reasons to stay. Sorry about all theextra periods. :P
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ultradudepatric Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I thought it was humorous too. If people don't like his work they can remove him from their watch.
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Alternativeproject Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
true although i assume most find him through the front page. Either way they could just ignore him.
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ultradudepatric Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Yes. People are dumb.
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AraDiaTerror Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Student Digital Artist
"maybe you.should try.ignoring people that don't like you."

Being in denial won't solve any problem
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DrNitro Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
To your credit, It'd probably be a lot funnier to the rest of us as well if the poster wasn't infamously known for being a complete hypocrite to a majority of the things he listed, ironically or otherwise.
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DrNitro Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
oh wait, that No.21, isn't it? Somehow, I don't think he completely understands the meaning of irony.
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shaerein Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow Andrew you are being a sourpuss today
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mouse-whiteblade Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
*facepalm*

Did you really just wake up one morning and decide "I'm going to bait the trolls AND give my haters even more reason to hate me, all while sounding like a passive-agressive, whiny teenager?"

Dude.
No.
Just no.
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PunkFisher Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
OH MY, that right there, is a punchline.
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mouse-whiteblade Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Hey, he's practically writing the jokes for me. I'm not even trying here.

I mean, I've seen potatoes with more maturity than this guy and his attitude towards his detractors.
Potatoes!
Potatoes don't even understand the concept of maturity, and they have more of it than him!
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PunkFisher Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Potatoes-Giving Tom Preston a run for his maturity since ever.
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mouse-whiteblade Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012
Yup.
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mouse-whiteblade Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
I hope that's a good ROFL.
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WolfPawDragonClaw Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
Yes, it is! :D
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