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Messages - ren_pii

Hopefully... this is in the right section... right?

Just wanted your input on how to you would advertise a webcomic, manga, strip etc without paying money for ads.
is there any place on where I can manage my site without downloading a ftp program? *totally lost right now* Sorry.  :-\
General Chat / Re: Anyone with Allergies?
May 17, 2007, 06:24:06 AM
I'm allergic to cats... but not dogs. I like dogs better anyway...
I'm also allergic to like dust and stuff. The other day I couldn't breathe... and it was in tae kwon do class. It was way too stuffy in the gym... ughh... and then it sucked... but oh well.

Whenever I go to a doctors clinic or hospital, I like taking those free sick person masks. haha. So awesome... but then ppl think you have some kinda sickness and then they stay away from you. Haha.
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
April 04, 2007, 01:38:51 AM
Yeah... I still have to figure that thing out... I'll start to work on it again this weekend

I was planning on doing thumbnails... but I wanted to see how'd it'd go by resizing it... and yeah... I guess it does take a while... I'll have to fix that too...
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
April 01, 2007, 08:55:55 AM
Alrighty.. I'm done with the basic layout of the site... but I'll need another week or so to work on my art gallery.
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 25, 2007, 08:34:28 PM
I got the email, but how long will you give me to set up the site?
I can probably have it up a week from now... is that ok?
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 24, 2007, 01:03:32 AM
So... I can't use "heartmindsoul" as my username?
Well... I'll just use "xany" then. (It's my other nickname... plus it's shorter)

And my email is
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 23, 2007, 07:31:39 PM
Yeah. ^^;;; *tries not to get confused too*
Kinda like this site:
and this site:
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 22, 2007, 11:24:26 PM
Yes, I plan to do it differently whether I get hosted here or not.
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 22, 2007, 06:20:02 AM
@xepher: Well... I just want to have a place to host my artwork (without host the art on photobucket or link off to DA). Pretty much just an online gallery with my art, short stories, poetry, (maybe photography?) and then some personal stuff like my profile. I want to have my own site for my art basically cuz I'm trying to get into art school, so if the peeps at the campus want to see more of my artwork, it'd be great to have a site for them to take a look at.

And I only want to get HMS (personal art site) hosted here, not my manga. (That's just a whole other site)
So... does that answer your question? Kinda?

I've been thinking about how I should format the HMS site... but... I don't have any leads. I was thinking the layout and such would be like Educen... but at the same time... I want something different. *goes to corner to ponder a bit*
General Chat / Good Movies
March 21, 2007, 12:41:18 AM
Nudity in 300? Ahaha... ohh... that's probably why we can't see it... @_@ *still wants to watch it anyway*
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 18, 2007, 10:03:00 PM
Yes... you're like my guru... sensei... haha.
Teach me the ways of the webmastah.

Ah... thank God it's spring break... T_T
General Chat / Good Movies
March 18, 2007, 10:00:18 PM
oh! My Comparative Civilization class were gonna see 300, but our principal wouldn't let us... something about it being too violent and rated R. And YET... half our class is already 18... ;_; so it's kinda not fair... PLUS, they made us watch other R-rated movies such as Passion of the Christ (when we were in grade 9), Schindler's list, and Kingdom of Heaven. Gosh... probably cuz those movies are "educational"... T_T
General Chat / Good Movies
March 18, 2007, 09:07:15 AM
I can post this here right? You don't seem to have a section to talk about movies, tv shows or whatever... but I just wanted to post it here. Pretty general topic anyway. Move it if you feel it's out of place. (Or if there's an existing topic... sorry I made a new one...)

So I just wanna talk about movies... whatever you think is worth-watching.

So let me ask you this... is "Hannibal Rising" a good movie? Has anyone seen it? I heard it didn't give justice to its previous movies... but as a girl... and for the sake of Hannibal being portrayed as a sexy teenager... I can't help but want to watch it. (The other movies were pretty good too... I only saw Red Dragon and Silence of the Lambs though.)

Also... any Battle Royale fans? I read and watched both the novel and movie... and even though the novel is better, I enjoyed watched the movie... just cuz... most of the characters were played by sexy actors... haha.... CURSE my fangirlism!
Applications / Heart, Mind, & Soul
March 18, 2007, 08:57:35 AM
First of all thanks to both of you for helping out with this.
I only hope to host HMS on, but the input you both gave me helped.

Btw Fes, I'm not offended either... I mean I did ask what you what you'd do if you wanted to fix it anyway... and you seem to have a better knowledge of the site-making world so your explanation was really helpful... gave me a few ideas. Plus, it seems like you spent a lot of time typing that all up (probably the longest post that anyone's ever given me)... so I'm glad you took the time and effort to help me out here.

I understand what you said about having splash pages... I mean they are pretty pointless since it's just for entering the site. More links to click I suppose. I think I did plan on adding more to that page... such as links and fanlistings (as pigeon-wing suggested) but most likely I forgot about it... which I do a lot... ekk...

Yes... the layout is pretty small. hehe. I'm used to making small layouts cuz I find them cute and my screen is 1024x768... but then I guess people with bigger monitors find that annoying... oh well. But yeah... I do plan to the layout... make it bigger... once I figure out how I want to format my site. Most likely I'll drop the iframes and php it all. So whether I get hosted here or not... I do plan to fix the site. (Just not now... gotta concentrate on graduating high school)

Now for Educen... the lastest page thing sounds like a good idea (however... I'll probably be too lazy if I have to make another link/thumbnail of the new page on the main site... for me... it's redundant)... And for the "manga/novel" arrangement.. like I said before, I wanted to try out all the hosts and I felt it was a waste to just not use the other accounts. But I agree... Comicdish is probably the best host. For that... I'll probably just directly link that mirror to my main site... but on the CD layout I'll add the other mirror links somewhere as well. (Cuz yeah... I just don't want to waste the other accounts... I feel guilty... even if it is like spamming... but hey, there are plenty of artists who post copies of their art on different online galleries so I mean... what does it matter if I do the same? But then again... maybe I shouldn't try to be like those other artists... oh well.... ;_;) I can understand how people could just "bookmark" the site but not take a look at it... but I mean... if they're too lazy to read it... they're too lazy. I can't do anything about it. If I like something and I know I'm going to like it, I'll bookmark and read it anyway. That's the trouble with people today... they always create new things to be lazier. (I just wanted to rant about that anyway... because I can't stand lazy people who are lazier than me.) =_=;;

As for the novel part... that's my friend's mini site pretty much... and I didn't want to use up my host's space just for her chapters (and expect a LOTTA chapters). Plus she DID post them on her FictionPress account... so I mean... it's her choice. Redundant... but that's what she chose to do, and I'm fine with it. We're a team anyway... so I can't take all the credit/responsiblity for it all. So for the novel site... I'll go with what you said and link it directly to the novel site, putting the fictionpress link on the top as an option.

And for the templete of the manga site... ehh... I don't wanna change it (I find it'll take so much time)... my main site was originally all grey anyway... so it did match. >_> The support banners... I shall have to do SOMETHING about them... cuz yeah.. they make the "ugly grey site" look uglier. But I'll go with what you said for the head banner. The fact that you said it looked like an ad made me laugh... then sad cuz I feel disappointed with myself.

Meh, you're not a complete asshole. You were just critique-ing me on what you thought would make it better. I'm not much of a critic anyway, I mean... I think whatever people choose to do with their art or site or whatever is just the way they wanted it. So... to me... I just respect what they do. I never encourage people to "enhance their potential" if you know what I mean. Plus... I actually do find it mean when critique-ing. I can't do it. For you to be able to, wow... it's good you want to help people anyway. <- something I also can't do...

Oh btw, pigeon-wing, I just realized your quote in your sig is from that hannibal movie... "Silence of the Lambs" I think? Interesting movie... I never saw "Hannibal", but I did see "Red Dragon" too. (Must somehow watch the 4th movie even if people say it sucks...)