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TheDizzyDan


I'm CreepyPastaSalad on YouTube, and I perform audio readings.

Service to FIMFiction Stats

Audio readings featured on Equestria Daily: 6
Other authors' stories audio read (in full): 53
Total chapters audio read: 83
Approx. words audio read: 272,564

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Other authors' stories proofread/edited: 8
Chapters proofread/edited: 16
Total words: 69,066

Stories Written: 2
Chapters Written: 15
Words Written: approx. 44,032

My Little Audio Reading Credo

When I draw my sources from FimFiction.net, I tend to look at a few things: the genre, the quality of the writing, how easily I can read it, and how popular it is. The stories I read rarely come from the Feature Box on here, and, if they do, I make sure it's been a long time since they've been featured. I don't chase after "hot" stories. I also refuse to do readings of works for which I know there already exist audio readings. I don't find competition to be a bad thing, but there's a lot out there worth reading that hasn't been audio read yet, and it would be contradictory to this credo to perform something already recognized.

I do readings of dark fictions and generally serious and poignant works. I don't do romance works, especially not erotica, right now because I don't feel I would be genuine enough to make worthwhile readings for such stories, thus I don't feel comfortable doing them. I also don't read crossovers; I'm not a part of most of the fandoms the crossovers are made for, anyway.

I enjoy doing audio readings although I don't do them as often as I'd like to. I do them for my personal enjoyment and also for acting practice. However, I hardly feel right in audio reading the stuff that is immediately and presently getting attention. As such, I feel it is my place to do audio readings for stories that I think may have "slipped through the cracks" -- stories that may have been featured at some point but nobody got around to audio reading -- and stories that I think are grievously under-appreciated -- stories that render me disappointed on the author's behalf because they are so good but unrecognized.

A lot of people on here consider having free audio readings done for their stories to be an honor, and from this I reserve my choice to do audio readings for instances where I can extol authors for their worthwhile work. I understand that I don't have a whole lot of influence or a vast following to help bring these authors the recognition I feel they deserve and deeply regret that there are not a ton of ways, besides blatant solicitation, that I can move people to read their work. I understand that going out for the underdogs of fanfiction, instead of starting out reading what's considered to be on top, may preclude me from obtaining the "pull" and entourage, both of which I desire both for garnering extra exposure for these authors and for myself. However, I ascertain that fair is not foul and that foul is not fair; I will not let these principles be compromised. I may only be giving these stories a second chance in the vast and furiously competitive circles of the internet, but I attest as a statistician that a second throw of the dice never hurts.

Hey! Have Some Chopin While You're Here!

Real FimFiction Accomplishments

[X] Successfully evaded detection by The Descendant
[X] Successfully evaded detection by Alcatraz
[Achievement Failed: 4/1/17] Successfully evaded detection by Vengeful Spirit
[X] Never angered a moderator or administrator
[X] Capitalized my fanfiction's title correctly
[X] Never changed usernames
[X] Persuaded a crass user to remove their mean comment
[] Contributed emoticons to the website
[] Created a relevant, non-redundant group

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I don't come from a place of scorched meadows and leaden clouds where the good die young.

However, if you will follow my voice, I believe I can take you to one.

What have I done for this fandom?

Works I've Audio Read (From most recent to first)

Video Link Equestria's Imperial Legion by , requested by the author

Video Link Applejack's New Security System by , recommended by the author.

Video Link Sweets and Sharp Objects by

Video Link Mister Lonely Heart by , recommended by the author. (Featured on EQD)

Video Link Rain, Rain, Go Away. by , recommended by

Video Link Hope by , recommended by

Video Link (Part 4) Reconnection and Breaking the Circle by (Featured on EQD)

NSFW Verbose Parody - Check my channel for the video. Big Pinkie Pie Warms You Up by , recommended by

NSFW - Check my channel for the video. My Final Confession by

Video Link Black Lotus by - Recommended by

Video Link Painless by - Recommended by (Featured on EQD)

Video Link Reflection by - Recommended by the author

Video Link Time by - Recommended by

Video Link Those Who Are Oppressed (Story withdrawn for editing) by

Works on FimFiction I've Proofread/Edited for (From most recent to first)

Tales of Fillydelphia (ongoing) by

The Smiling Stallion (ongoing) by

Feb
13th
2018

"Super Bowl" by Lotad. . . · 3:59pm Last Tuesday

. . .is what my videos would look and sound like if my videos had production value. :pinkiecrazy:

(Meme not really related, just evidence of my slowly relaxing grip on reality.)

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2568039
Is that where Lake Chad is? :derpytongue2:

2568037
Why would they? They have a lot of lakes though.

2567954
Well! Guess they don’t have too many wells there.

2567919
Is Norway mountainous?

2567916
It’s certainly possible I don’t know. I just know that’s not how it’s going down this Winter Olympics XD. I’ve watched this one far more than any other in the past. Norway is leading the medal count currently I believe.

2567915
I remember at least the last two times the US taking the most golds out of any of the countries. I could be wrong, but that's how I remember them going down?

2567913
Have we? I honestly don’t know the history of the Olympic Games very well XD.

2567911
We'll get 'em next time. :raritywink: We've swept up the summer and winter games for quite a few years.

2567904
The US actually isn’t doing that well. Several other countries have considerably more medals. :applejackunsure:

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Criminal Lyrics

"Oh, the worms eat away,
But don't worry; watch the wind.
Oh, the worms eat away,
But don't worry; watch the wind."
So I left Montana on an old freight train
The night my father died in the cold, cold rain.

['Cause] when you are dreaming, you see for miles and miles.

"If you waste your time a-talkin'
To the people who don't listen
To the things that you are saying,
Who do you think's gonna hear?
And if you should die explaining how
The things that they complain about
Are things they could be changing,
Who do you think's gonna care?"
There were other lonely singers
In a world turned deaf and blind
Who were crucified for what they tried to show.
And their voices have been scattered by the swirling winds of time,
For the truth remains that no one wants to know. (link)

God builds a church; the Devil builds a chapel,
Like the thistles that grow on the trunk of a tree.
All the good in the world you can put inside a thimble
And still have room for you and me.
If there's one thing you can say about mankind,
There's nothing kind about man.
You can drive out nature with a pitchfork,
But it always comes roaring back again.
Misery's the river of the world.

My life he claims for God above.
Can such things be?
For I had come to hate the world,
This world that always hated me. (link)

Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose.
Nothin' ain't worth nothin', but it's free.
Feeling good was easy, Lord, when Bobby sang the blues!
Feeling good was good enough for me,
Good enough for me and Bobby McGee. (link)

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