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GrunkleLogic

Destroyer of Worlds, Madman of Iwaku
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Male, Female, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
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Both Depending on Partner and Circumstances
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Scifi, romance, slice of life, horror, slice of life
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Cannon, black & white morals
#1
What's some friendly advice you want to put out there? Something(s) that you just want peple to know or think they should for their benefit, yours, or whatever.

Make a list!


Me:

1. Never try to out~troll a GM.

2. The world will forever judge you for wearing socks with sandals. Do it anyway.

3. There's a huge difference between anger and rage.

4. Don't stare directly at my avatars, they seek blood.​
 
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Onyx

the artist formerly known as Opal
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Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Typically aggressive, I guess. I prefer not to write with overly passive partners.
Favorite Genres
High fantasy, modern fantasy, gaslamp fantasy, dark comedy, supernatural, paranormal, psychological, dark and gritty... I like pretty much everything tbh.
Genre You DON'T Like
Hard sci-fi I guess. Anything very combat oriented. Less interested in strict modern role-plays with some exceptions.
#2
It is okay to be sad. It is okay to be angry. It is okay to not be happy all the time. Let yourself feel your emotions; don't suppress them. They will make you sick.

Don't manipulate your friends. Don't even try. That is how you will ensure that you will never have any friends again.

Sometimes you should just eat that fucking donut
 

Vars

[Impressive Title Here]
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My Usual Online Time
Varies incredibly
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Elementary, Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
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Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both.
Favorite Genres
Modern/realistic. Low fantasy. Low Scifi. Supernatural. Future Dystopia (not post-apoc).
Genre You DON'T Like
High fantasy. High sci-fi. Medieval. Zombies.
#3
Always read the instructions/directions.
 
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Shake a tin of dice and tell me what numbers they give you.
Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I bounce between the two depending on the roleplay.
Favorite Genres
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, an assortment of Fandoms.
Genre You DON'T Like
Anime, Furry, Drama, Modern Fantasy
#4
Take the nap you have always wanted to take. Do it.

Your car is not a bumper car. Ram other cars anyway.

Read the rules thoroughly, don't skim. The GM gods will come after you and you will die.

:cookie:
 

SkittlesAndSpike

Spekkun, Greenie's longest Roleplay Partner
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#5
Never pour the milk before the cereal, that's asking for trouble. ( Navuso Navuso c:<)

When you start to get frustrated just splash your face with some cool water and, if you're standing, take a seat! If that doesn't work, lay down! :D

Never fall asleep eating skittles, it's going to give you some WEIRD dreams man. Some of them might be nightmarish, some of them are actually pretty good plotlines and others are like...you're hitting the gas and then the break in your car alternatively. @_@
 

fatalrendezvous

Mother Knows Best!
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Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Futanari, No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both. Aggressive about seeking plots and interaction with other players, but willing to follow if others want to take the lead.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy (High and Low), Sci-Fi, Modern Fantasy, Modern Realistic, Apocalypse, Drama, Romance... I have lots of interests!
Genre You DON'T Like
I'll consider just about any genre, although generally I'm no longer interested in anime-esque roleplays or high school settings.
#6
Always try to leave something better than it was when you found it. Whether that's a relationship, the tidiness of your desk, a task at work, your email inbox, whatever. Having that kind of improvement mentality echoes through your life and you'll realize that it has a lot of benefits as you incorporate it into the way you operate.

Also, push the damn shopping cart back to the store or to the corral. Don't just leave it somewhere in the parking lot.

Small gestures go a long way.
 
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Male, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I go 50/50 I don't want to lead the rp the entire time. Add your own twists and turns, but I'm not 100% passive.
Favorite Genres
slice of life, supernatural, modern, romance, mxm, fxf
#7
Always get that extra slice of pizza, buy those cookies, drink that milkshake. It's okay to treat yourself.

Surround yourself with positive people. Negativity will never benefit you.

Tell the people that matter to you that you love them. Showing appreciation for the good in your life can never do you wrong.
 

GrunkleLogic

Destroyer of Worlds, Madman of Iwaku
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Male, Female, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both Depending on Partner and Circumstances
Favorite Genres
Scifi, romance, slice of life, horror, slice of life
Genre You DON'T Like
Cannon, black & white morals
#8
Don't take the cruelty of someone to heart, though be understanding with yourself when you cry. It's okay to feel pain, just know that what someone has to say about you doesn't always make it true; it makes how they treat you a reflection of who they are.
 

Greenie

Here in the Void
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Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Passive.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy, Supernatural, Horror
Genre You DON'T Like
Yaoi
#9
Buying toilet paper in bulk is a good thing.

When you're in a restroom, leave it clean before you leave. plz
 

fatalrendezvous

Mother Knows Best!
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My Usual Online Time
8 AM - 6 PM and 10 PM - 2 AM
Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Futanari, No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both. Aggressive about seeking plots and interaction with other players, but willing to follow if others want to take the lead.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy (High and Low), Sci-Fi, Modern Fantasy, Modern Realistic, Apocalypse, Drama, Romance... I have lots of interests!
Genre You DON'T Like
I'll consider just about any genre, although generally I'm no longer interested in anime-esque roleplays or high school settings.
#10
Forgot to mention, look people in the eyes when you thank them.

I think a lot of people don't even realize that they don't do this. When people hand you things, do you look at the person handing it to you when you say "thank you" or are you looking at the thing they handed you when you say it? Take a mental note of it.

Maybe this is the mom in me, but if you're looking at the thing being given to you, you come off as selfish and self-centered. You have all the time in the world to look at the thing, but only a moment where it's timely to say "thank you." Make it count!

Obviously, over the phone, or by text message or by email, this doesn't apply. I'm only talking about in-person.
 

Scripturient

Lover of all unrequited shippings
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Genders You Prefer Playing
Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I like being the boss lady, and I am slightly obsessive, so I guess you could call me aggressive.
Favorite Genres
Modern, Futuristic, Paranormal, Fantasy, Medieval, Romance, Horror, pretty much everything.
Genre You DON'T Like
Not the best at sci-fi...Anything related to Twilight, Fifty Shades, and most anime.
#11
Always read the instructions/directions.
Unless you're cooking something from a box, then completely ignore the directions because it's not going to turn out.
 

Navuso

The silence is deafening
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More passive than aggressive
#12
Forgot to mention, look people in the eyes when you thank them.

I think a lot of people don't even realize that they don't do this. When people hand you things, do you look at the person handing it to you when you say "thank you" or are you looking at the thing they handed you when you say it? Take a mental note of it.

Maybe this is the mom in me, but if you're looking at the thing being given to you, you come off as selfish and self-centered. You have all the time in the world to look at the thing, but only a moment where it's timely to say "thank you." Make it count!
Just wondering, but what if it's neither of the two options? I typically thank people and give a bow of my head when I do, so am not looking at them nor the item when I thank them.

Most of the people that I deal with, though, know that this is what I do. And that I don't look people in the eyes anymore. (I used to, but after getting lied to my face a couple hundred times, I kind of stopped meeting people's gazes.)

As for friendly advice? Uh, I don't really have any, unfortunately. Pretty much use common sense, lol. (I know I have some that I could give, but I'm drawing a huge blank...)

Oh, I know!
Never give a pet as a gift!
It might seem cute or like a good idea at the time, but whenever the animal gets into something, breaks something, or causes trouble, it'll only give the owner a reminder of 'what moron thought this was a good idea'.
This is a lesson my mom has ingrained into me, because she's had some experiences with this.
 

fatalrendezvous

Mother Knows Best!
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Writing Levels
Intermediate, Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Douche, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female, Futanari, No Preferences
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both. Aggressive about seeking plots and interaction with other players, but willing to follow if others want to take the lead.
Favorite Genres
Fantasy (High and Low), Sci-Fi, Modern Fantasy, Modern Realistic, Apocalypse, Drama, Romance... I have lots of interests!
Genre You DON'T Like
I'll consider just about any genre, although generally I'm no longer interested in anime-esque roleplays or high school settings.
#13
Just wondering, but what if it's neither of the two options? I typically thank people and give a bow of my head when I do, so am not looking at them nor the item when I thank them.

Most of the people that I deal with, though, know that this is what I do. And that I don't look people in the eyes anymore. (I used to, but after getting lied to my face a couple hundred times, I kind of stopped meeting people's gazes.)
Any show of respect is good! Depends on the culture, too, since bowing is the kind of thing that is traditionally done in Asian cultures.
 
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#14
When writing don't get too caught up in catering to a specific audience. Write the story that you want to write. Even if it's a story that won't go to print, write it anyway. It's like filling a sketchbook.

Always double check what you feed your pets. Look up the things they can't eat and make sure you're not being tricked into buying useless filler or something that could harm your pet. I've seen too many people feeding rabbits carrots or putting them in pine hutches. x.x;
 

Onyx

the artist formerly known as Opal
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Writing Levels
Adept, Advanced, Prestige, Adaptable
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Typically aggressive, I guess. I prefer not to write with overly passive partners.
Favorite Genres
High fantasy, modern fantasy, gaslamp fantasy, dark comedy, supernatural, paranormal, psychological, dark and gritty... I like pretty much everything tbh.
Genre You DON'T Like
Hard sci-fi I guess. Anything very combat oriented. Less interested in strict modern role-plays with some exceptions.
#15
Always double check what you feed your pets. Look up the things they can't eat and make sure you're not being tricked into buying useless filler or something that could harm your pet. I've seen too many people feeding rabbits carrots or putting them in pine hutches. x.x;
see: cats and cow's milk

always check what plants you have in your house, too! lilies and tulips are beautiful flowers, but can seriously harm and potentially kill your cats. if you want to have bouquets with those flowers, lock 'em up where your cat can't get them. there are a lot of lovely, cat-safe flowers you can have in your bouquets instead.

also don't feed your cats really salty foods, like smoked salmon! they have a much lower tolerance to sodium than we do!
 
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Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Transgender, Androgynous, Primarily Prefer Male
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
I go 50/50 I don't want to lead the rp the entire time. Add your own twists and turns, but I'm not 100% passive.
Favorite Genres
slice of life, supernatural, modern, romance, mxm, fxf
#16
When writing don't get too caught up in catering to a specific audience. Write the story that you want to write. Even if it's a story that won't go to print, write it anyway. It's like filling a sketchbook.

Always double check what you feed your pets. Look up the things they can't eat and make sure you're not being tricked into buying useless filler or something that could harm your pet. I've seen too many people feeding rabbits carrots or putting them in pine hutches. x.x;
Grapes and mushrooms are bad for dogs. Oh and I'm pretty sure onions are too.

Chamomile flowers smell lovely so get some seeds and grow some for a calming natural scent in your home.

Try and get outside once a day. Sunlight and exercise is proven to help uplift your mood.

Eat as clean as you can but don't hate yourself for eating that delicious chocolate donut. You get that donut booboo.

Remember that you are beauty and you are loved. There are people out there for you. You just got to find them.

Online relationships of any kind are valid. Some of my best friends are from this site.

Never let anyone invalidate your struggle just because 'it could always be worse'. You are valid. Your pain is valid.
 

Argnosax

Formerly 'The Butterfly'
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Passive-aggressive.
Favorite Genres
Mostly nothing.
Genre You DON'T Like
Romance. It sucks and you suck for liking it.
#17
Run when you have to, fight when you must, rest when you can.
 

GrunkleLogic

Destroyer of Worlds, Madman of Iwaku
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Both Depending on Partner and Circumstances
Favorite Genres
Scifi, romance, slice of life, horror, slice of life
Genre You DON'T Like
Cannon, black & white morals
#18
Not everyone is going to accept you, your choices.

It's painful, makes you feel like you are lost when it's someone that you love. Let yourself feel whatever comes with the rejection but don't let it kill you.

You deserve to be happy, and if someone can't get behind that, they are not worth the effort for friendship.
 

MissyXoWrite

word mistress
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Female, Primarily Prefer Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Switch.
Favorite Genres
Romance, Scifi, Modern, Fantasy, Original
Genre You DON'T Like
Furry, Yaoi
#19
You can be self-protecting without being outwardly (and inwardly) cold hearted.

Most people blur the line of being smart and being rude- you don't have to allow yourself to open to everyone but you shouldn't allow yourself to be spiteful to others. Be kind. Someone will need it.
 

SerpentJournal

Wholesome friend
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Anytime when I’m not sleeping. My time zone is GMT+1.
Writing Levels
Advanced, Douche
Genders You Prefer Playing
Male, Female
Playing Style- Passive or Aggressive
Both. I like partners who want to actually work with me and share ideas regarding the plot.
Favorite Genres
Fandom-related
High Fantasy
Modern
WWII
Sci-Fi
Romance
Crime
Psychological horror
Slice of life
Slasher / Gore
Genre You DON'T Like
Western
Historical-Medieval
Pirates
Steam Punk
Yaoi
#20
It’s probably not the best idea to write a reply to an rp when you’re either:

A) Half-awake
B) Experiencing a fever
C) Drunk

This happened to me once or twice! I actually ended up writing a lore inappropriate object into the universe. I reread my writing again the next day and laughed. Stop instead and rest before you reply! ✨