Ok, here goes:
@Wrabbit2000 and Ben81
I agree I think there should be equal notifications of friends and foes.
Your idea of what's good might not be somebody else's and vise versa on what is considered bad.
That is indeed true, and goes for music and art. But in a competition there are technical issues as well that should be considered. And nah, I don't
take it all that seriously, there's tons of more important things for me to dwell on in my life to be sure. Thanks for the reply!
I know "someone" that uses it as their real friends list !!!!
Now that's funny, think I may have to do that myself. And I actually do like having people challenge me, it helps me to grow for sure. Thanks for the
Meh. The first one stings a bit. The next two or three hundred are much easier.
:O man, I can only imagine having that many foes lol ! Thanks for the advice!
It's funny how much we as a culture adore mediocrity. It's as if we somehow find excellence threatening. That's also the case at every job I've
ever worked at, every school I've ever gone to.... Mediocrity is comforting; excellence is not. I was even severely warned, at one job I had,
because I was making everyone else look bad. I was too scared to point out that it was everyone else that was making everyone else look bad. I had no
choice but to curb myself. No one (above me) ever noticed--or at least never said anything. If they'd been awarding stars, I probably would have had
a pocketful. Anyway: Made a foe! Good work!
I totally agree with your sentiment. It seems as though if anyone excels in anything, or goes against the flow, so to speak, that we try to shut them
down, attack them, or even ignore them. Yet some of the greatest artists, writers and musicians throughout history have not been mediocre in the
slightest, and even ridiculed, and unrecognized until after they were gone. Such is the way of it, but when I write, paint, or play music, I just
can't bring myself to follow the "norm"...though I know that if I do, I would probably be a lot richer for it. But would inevitably be unhappy.
Anyways, thanks for the reply!
I've always thought of a foe as a compliment. Those who foe you on a whim due to being annoyed, clearly don't know the purpose of it. Think of
them seeing you as a worthy adversary, then it's a good thing. CX.
That's a great way to think about it. Thanks for the reply!
I don't read and or care about people names or status in the community, I just read.
That's cool, and I think it is really good to stay objective like that when it comes to viewing art, reading prose, and listening to music. Thanks
for the reply!
Enemies are just people that have something to learn... Don't take it to heart... embrace them as just another person on his/her journey
Indeed. I do think this is great advice, and will try my best to do just that, embrace them as we are all on our own journeys through this existence.
Thanks for the reply!
Yup, the competitions here are a popularity contest. Hey, it is what it is. If I put something up now, it's just for fun. I'm here for the chat,
not for stars and flags.
Glad you do it just for fun! Me too, I don't even concern myself with "winning" or "losing", just thought that it was odd that I was the only one
who pointed out that it is not about the works, but about the popularity...good to see I am not the only one. Thanks for the reply!
I agree with you that the boards can be very much like a clique ,some simply don't understand the meaning of the "FOE" button. It is "respected
Yea I do understand the meaning myself, and I think it's great for people to agree to disagree, and to challenge each other to strive to grow as a
person. It is true most social media is quite clique-ish for sure. Thanks for the reply!
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