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The deviant that is being featured and interviewed today is:
Can you tell us a little about yourself?
We're quite boring, but we'll try! So how should we start...
Regardless of what people say, I'm not fat! I cannot draw, and I eat Pringles every day. I don't like christmas but I think the post-Easter period is great, you can get chocolate eggs for less than half price! Just to add some more, I've never eaten yellow snow!
!prosaix, how did you find deviantART?
Google Images. Nuff said!
I was searching for photographs to try out new things using Adobe Photoshop. I noticed a lot of pictures came from here... Eventually I registered when I was done reading the huge walls of text that are called the Terms & Conditions, Rules etc etc(Yes I read all that D: ). Then I started to upload some of my photographs, but quickly realised that to get any form of useful feedback, you need to get people's attention first. So I worked on that initially, with the help of some very nice people! But now we have groups for that!
How did you get your username?
I saw someone with the username 'prosaic' somewhere and I thought that was pretty cool. I know, copying people's usernames isn't a good thing, but it seemed such a cool word ( regardless of what it means ) that I decided to use it on dA. Unfortunately it was already taken ( same guy maybe )so I had to add the 'x' at the end. Sad thing is, people thought it was a reference to 'Saix' from Final Fantasy, which I'll admit, I didn't even know existed!
What do you like most about deviantART?
The trolls! I know that's an unconventional answer, and some might misinterpret it, but bear with me. If someone tells me what I just did sucks, I'll try to improve the next time, or maybe I will think twice before uploading a doodle in future. While some might use this as an excuse to throw a hissy fit, I think it's better than a small group of 'friends' who pat themselves on the back and always say what their 'friends' did is awesome. I've seen that happen, it's quite... weird! Trolls make the world go round people!
Another thing I think is pretty cool is the chatrooms. A lot of people don't even know those exist! While I barely ever go there, I'll have to admit that that's pretty genius and is good for the communication and community part of the website!
Are there any deviantART features that you have never used?
There's this 'Discover' thing which is still in beta testing. I used it once, but devwatching people isn't really my thing, so... But apart from that I've used just about everything ranging from forums to OH WAIT! I never used the devwear shop thingy (I hope that's what it's called) because I have no dA monies!!
How old were you when you first became interested in art?
No idea at all... Like I said, I could never draw properly, my houses looked like toilets, and my dinosaurs like potatoes. As a kid, drawing is like the only 'art' thing you do, and I sucked at it, but it was great fun! I remember taking pictures, and I found that pretty cool!
Which artists (off and on dA) inspire you?
Off dA I'll have to admit none at all I'm not an artsy person! On deviantART I have a whooping 19 deviants on my watchlist... And some of them are staff so I get a news article notifications in my message center.
I really look up to *MixedMilkChOcOlate's pixel stuffs which I think are very 'unique'. Then there's the digital painting geniuses named *Noukah and *sylphielmetallium whose galleries are so wonderful I can spend hours just browsing through them!
Then there are people not on my watchlist. joined a HUUUUGE amount of groups, and I get tons of deviations in my inbox to browse through. It allows me to look at more things that I would normally see by watching individual people...
What are your pet peeves on dA?
People who ask for points... and llama badges. Also, those who go on and on about how Daily Deviations are not awards, just features. Can I say people who type in textspeak as well?
Recently, there have been quite a lot of natural disasters around the world, have you been affected by any? And do you have any messages for those affected?
No I must say I'm quite lucky not to have been affected by any so I have absolutely no idea how they feel, or what they must be going through. I guess they shouldn't lose hope, that situation will not last forever!
What type of music are you into?
When I told that to someone, he said 'Oh my gawwwwd! You're missing out on so much! I'll lend you my iPod'. Yes you guessed it, I don't listen to music... like... never! You might see me quoting random song lyrics, but those are always copy-pasted from lyrics websites! I do hear it in supermarkets though!
What kind of movies are you into?
I will come across as a terribly boring person right now, but I'm not a movie-type of person either. However, with that said, I remember watching the Ice Age movies, which I think were hilarious!
Then there's Pan's Labyrinth! I don't know how I came to watch that one, but I did, and it's an AWESOME movie! It's such a beautiful movie. If you haven't seen it, you should!
What do you think about Deviant Stamps getting DDs?
Stamps are like everything else, just that they're made to be used on dA... Pretty much like most of the things in the dArelated category really. It's nice to see them get DDs, but if it's just plain text on a coloured background, I don't really see the point. For those that took time and effort to make, I'm all for it! There are some really original and funny ones out there!
Where do you see yourself in one year, deviantART wise?
If not banned, I would say... on another account! Seriously, I have no idea, I don't think things on here will change much for me.
Do you plan on becoming a GM at one stage?
I applied before they had this fancy GM application form. I'm so obviously never becoming one, but if was fun to apply. I don't know why there's currently no dArelated GM, maybe they're phasing it out! I think `PainInTheAssimilated would make a good dAr GM though!
Is there anything else you would like to add?
I'd like to say a huge thanks to !prosaix for taking the time to be interviewed.
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