New Story · 7:03pm
Some of you know that I took up editing Stasis a while back (cough cough a year and a half ago) in my free time! I've finally gotten back to it, and am happy to say the first chapter is ready to go!
So this post is for two reason. Firstly, I'm not dead! Woo! :D Second, I may not be writing, per say, but I'm at least editing again. c: Check out the story here if you'd like! I'll talk to you all again soon. :D
Update: Where is tytyvm? · 2:54am
Let's keep things quick, simple, and organized.
1) No way to control forum posting (in content or speed of posting) without making it impossible for regular members to make threads.
All of the following are viable fixes by themselves:
- Make a queue system available for forums as to prevent the butt rushing of posts.
1) No way to organize threads in large forums.
-Sub-forums (these should be treated like individual user accounts in the sense that people can pick and choose which sub-forums they want notifications from). (Note: Knighty has already been quoted saying something about implementing this.)
1) "I also suggest a Group Blog Post, so that admins can make mass group announcements as Blog Post-like elements so that even members who have Thread Notifications turned off can get a Group Blog notification."
2) There's no search function in the forums.
- Add a search bar in the forums.
3) Moderators have almost no power (this makes the moderator status nearly useless on the forums and leaves the admins the only empowered moderators).
- Allow moderators to issues strikes and to ban users in addition to modifying threads.
- Create a Thread Moderator title that give a member admin control in the threads but not of the group (such as front page editing).
4) No way to further narrow down story folders.
- Add an 'all' section to each story folder, and allow for sub-folders.
5) There's no search bar in the story folders.
- Add a search bar in the story folders.
6) There is no strike system for the forums.
- Add a strike system (allowing the admins to give warning and keep track of repeat offenders).
7) Admins and moderators do not have special icons to indicate they are so within the group.
- Add some indication that someone is a moderator or admin in group forums.
Meeester – Admin of: The Proofreader Group
Owlor – Admin of: The Writer’s Group
DapperjackHQ – Admin of: Human in Equestria
Alexander – Admin of: Struggling Authors
CosmicAfro – Admin of: The Writer’s Group
Tricondon – Admin of: Author Support
Hingard – Admin of: Authors Helping Authors
Tytyvm – Admin of: The Writer’s Group
Inky Jay – Admin of: Authors Helping Authors
Bronymaster – Admin of: The Proofreader Group, Author Support
vren55 – Admin of: Authors Helping Authors
Peregrine Caged – Admin of: Author Support, The Collab Cage
AnalyticalAnarchy – Admin of: X Becomes A Changeling
A Thought · 8:09am
It strikes me at odds that with everything I know, human nature is beyond my grasp of understanding. I question how much I can do as a psychiatrist without understanding people. For all the good my perceptiveness of humans can do for me, I'm often struck by the strangeness of it all. What people are capable of under the pretenses of having a clear mind is dizzying. Often I wonder if it truly is stupidity that someone can fail to learn from experience, or if it's simply human nature. Again, how can so many fail to feel compassion or take note of other's emotions when they themselves have had them their whole lives. One might simply fall back and say that, "misery loves company," or some such; but it should be questioned why that saying rings true. Is it for the same reason we laugh at people's pain? Do we think it means we are surviving better than others are? Do we fell threatened by everyone around us? Is it simply the way someone learned to interact with others? There are far too many possible causes and effects, and all this rant got me was an overarching sense that the world is stupid.
Let's set the situation; say that you're eighteen and overly protective of a girl who's sixteen. This is all well and good, perhaps you have a crush on the lass, no? Well, for the sake of argument, let's say you don't have a crush on her.
Now that we have a situation set, let's begin.
The Fatherly Complex* is without a doubt one of hardest things to separate from attraction (at such a young age). One could argue that the mix of hormones, inexperience, and uncertainty of one's self is enough to make it impossible to split attraction from The Fatherly Complex.
(*Definition: The overarching protective nature normally exhibited from a male parent for their child, including a sense of affection and responsibility for their young.)
Before we go any further it is important we all have the same definition for these words. In this rant we are going to define possessive as being overly attached to a person and blindly hateful of those who interact with them. Respectively, protective will be defined as being overly weary and concerned with someone's state and the actions of others who interact with them.
Both possessive and protective behavior can be very bad for everyone involved. We will hit on this idea in a little bit.
I had a huge rant ready, but I decide that I was too tired to finish this. Boop beep. Long story short, it's okay to be protective in moderation for those you care about, but being possessive is not (sound so 'no derp' without the rant x.x). Also, I would have talked about the process of growing up and learning to sort through feelings and interpretations of others' responses towards your actions. I'm sure I'll likely finish this and give it to my psychology professor for fun, but in the mean time enjoy this little piece of my mind. c:
Tytyvm Writes A Deep Blog · 5:08am
Back when I was younger than I am today, I use to think I'd do things I loved everyday. The fooling of a five year old boy unfortunately are not reality. If anyone ever asked me what I wanted to do, I wouldn't bat an eye as I told them I'd make music videos. There are few things in this world I love more than film and sound. I would spend sleepless hours with a smile on my face. Now that I'm eighteen, as thus clearly know what I want for the rest of my life, I can say this blog might sound stupid to me in a few years at best; but as of now I have something to proclaim on the matter.
Like most muddled views from people who claim to want their passion to become their job, I'm clearly not thinking this through. If I were to actually draw out this idea, I'd be quick to notice all the issues at play; money, security, and lets not forget kids. At the same time people may question why I don't just shoot for what I love and go make videos. I'm not going to type out a five thousand word mini thesis, instead I'll stop this right here. What I want you to pull from this blog, which was written at an emotional high, is that is that the world is a big, mean, poop head and I'm going to have to be a doctor who helps people. Why? Because reasons... including the fact I want to be doctor.
Wut even did I just write.
How to be an idiot on the internet · 5:53am
Step 1) Create an account on IRC starting with Potato-ANTHING
Step 2) Have a name war with someone over all the possible pony names
Step 3) Get mad at them for taking the names you wanted dawg
Step 4) There is no profit here O.O
^Avoid all this or you're totally loco for coco puffs. Nuff Said yo