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But deviantArt remains looking as ancient as ever.

For those of you who missed the announcement (which never occurred), deviantArt kitted out their support site, replacing the Zendesk backend with ???, and they replaced the ugly hospital/battleship greens with the stark white void of being unable to think of a clever metaphor.

Well, gee. I visit deviantArt pretty often, and I rarely visit the helpdesk on account of having been banned from the helpdesk for many moons on account of smacking the CEA with a verbal stick. And since I'm banned from the helpdesk, I can't make a request to the helpdesk to get unbanned from using the helpdesk.

Anywho, what's with the bankways priorities, mondhilda? :iconsenorcardgageplz:
So I have a friend, who is 15. She's in Ohio, which I realize makes things worse to start with, considering how ass backwards that state so often is.

I've tried to tell her to go reach out to resources, get help, and to get out of the situation she's in.

The thing is, she's not only attached to a younger sibling, but her parents have a thing about image (in spite of apparently being Trump voters. :shrug:), and have kept her under her thumb and blamed her for the financial problems in their lives, even though I'm certain they could work that out if they bothered to.

Her parents apparently cannot afford therapy or medication for her, due to being uninsured, even though I'm certain that the state has programs to subsidize such things. (It doesn't help that also living in their home is a mooch of a boyfriend, not hers.)

I'd be willing to take legal guardianship and pay for transport to here in sunny Pennsylvania, but that would involve legal litigation and things of that matter. 

So, anything to help?
So I was wanting to contact the developer of a Linux program (clamAV) and tell them that their documentation was out of date, confusing, and didn't really tell the user what to do after the thing was installed.

So rather than having a forum, where I could have peered into it and gleaned some information to know if they're working on said things or not, or a simple contact list...

...They have mailing lists. Now for those of you who don't remember the era of dial-up or baud, a mailing list is basically like a forum, but worse. Its an archaic byproducts of things like the Bulletin Board Systems used back in the day. Which are like internet forums, but worse.

I don't even know where I would even attempt to start. 

How would I articulate, "Hey, your documentation is out of date, (The instructions refer to a package manager which as of Fedora 22, is cadaverous) confusing, (the instructions tell you how to install, but not how to configure it), and that the overall program is archaic in configuration (You manually have to set up the configuration file yourself, there's no GUI, and the manpage is quite...verbose)" into a simplistic mailing list? That covers at least three different fields! I don't want to subscribe to a list just to tell some software devs to update their documentation! 

Now I know what you're thinking. Lots of *Nix software dates back to the 1970s! Archaic things should be expected!

This program was created in 2004. Two years before the Wii. And is maintained to this day.

I tried mailing the web team, seeing as the documentation was on the site. The web team told me to use the mailing list.

Fine, enjoy your obsolete documentation. 
I've come to the realization that memes suck.

I now yearn for the days before...all of them. 

Here's a list of all the memes I tolerate.

Also, the forums suck. Edgelords, tartlets, and terrible trolls, like that squirrel guy (JamesT69). Not sure why dA lets this garbage flow, but hey, their (awful looking) site, their (poorly managed) money, their terrible community interaction.

I don't have much else to say. Not all of my complaints are epic rants.

Edit: 5WY5-SZMT-TUGF-SAD9 That's a code worth 10 bucks for a guide on Prima. Have fun.
Apparently having a sense of humor is haram in Islam, as having recently drawn two harmlessly naked Muslims in French Satirical Magazine Charlie Hebdo, with the caption of "Muslims! Loosen Up!", the magazine was faced with a fresh round of death threats!

Here's the thing. The magazine does not single out Islam. They've satirized everyone. 

So what gives about those of Islam getting their panties up in a twist when if you mock a Christian, sure they'll get offended if you say, mock Jesus. But most of them won't come to fisticuffs over a silly image, and you most certainly can draw him, mocking or not. 

And Mormons certainly haven't balked too greatly over "The Book Of Mormon", the musical by the creators of South Park.

My opinion? Charlie Hedbo is right, except I'll add in the cathartic expletive of "Loosen the fuck up", noting that Islam used to be a rather enlightened religion, full of freedoms and not generally caring about the opinions of others.

So what's your take on this situation, Breibart cheering section, known as the deviantArt political forum regulars?


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Shout box!
Thu Sep 15, 2016, 7:29 PM
Happy day of birth
Mon Jul 25, 2016, 2:50 PM
Mon Jun 20, 2016, 5:24 PM
shoutout to you. :3
Fri Jun 10, 2016, 6:28 PM
so are you a troll or a Tar?
Wed May 18, 2016, 6:54 PM
Fucking troll!!!!!
Fri Oct 2, 2015, 3:45 PM
Fuck your couch!!!
Fri Oct 2, 2015, 3:45 PM
Fuck youuuuuu!!!!!
Fri Oct 2, 2015, 3:44 PM
Sat Aug 22, 2015, 8:39 PM
Sat Aug 22, 2015, 8:39 PM
I LOVE ALL OF MY HATERS & LOVERS & EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! & David :blush:
Mon Jul 20, 2015, 9:17 PM
Mon Jul 20, 2015, 9:16 PM
I LOVE DAVID!!!!!!!! & IM A COMPLETE ROCKSTAR!!! *flexes his muscles* YEAH BABAYYYYY!!!
Mon Jul 20, 2015, 9:11 PM
This potato has the quality of minus one. Not acceptable - Potatoking Potatoman
Sat Jul 18, 2015, 12:40 AM
I LOVE EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I RESPECT EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM----!!! tired....
Sat Jul 18, 2015, 12:38 AM
I liek eggz - Stephen Hawking MLG
Sat Jul 18, 2015, 12:27 AM
Tue Jun 23, 2015, 3:07 PM
I hate you. Go fuck yourself and stop trolling. >:c
Tue Jun 23, 2015, 12:41 PM
They unbanned you? What a gyp!
Thu May 21, 2015, 3:50 PM
alex she mask ok comic
Sat Apr 4, 2015, 10:47 AM


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daisehorse Featured By Owner Edited 11 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Are you banned from help desk?  

Oh never mind, I found the answer. I also don't blame you for cursing at the staff, they can be a bit leisure. 
Abstract-Mindser Featured By Owner 9 hours ago
I don't recall cursing. I do recall lengthy rants, however.
Kalinka-Shadows Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2016
You busy?
Abstract-Mindser Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2016
Not particularly.
Kalinka-Shadows Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2016
I had some gaming news for you that has now been spoiled.
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