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Post Fri May 20, 2005 5:28 pm   Reply with quote         


It is nice to see we can keep things constructive around here. (see comments)

http://photoshopcontest.com/view-entry/75333/display.html

I was probably a little harsh with my response, but it really pisses me off when somebody publicly dumps on my work.

I never made any claims to be the best at this thing, but I tried and I had fun doing it. Duplicate, if you don't like my entry, then don't vote. If you can see a way for me to make it better, then by all means, comment. Otherwise, you can keep it to yourself.

Also, I am posting this in the forum because dup did not have the courteously to PM me about this, so I won't extend him that gesture either.




theduplicate

Location: Alpes, France

Post Fri May 20, 2005 5:45 pm   Reply with quote         


Laughing What a noise around a reaction of irritation !?! Very Happy
do I've say that your work was bad ???
Perhaps what it isn't you whom I criticized ?? Wink
All the Best, Dear......Ha Ha Ha .... Very Happy
Matt...




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Post Fri May 20, 2005 7:04 pm   Reply with quote         


holy crap...what have you done to the real Duplicate???




anfa

Location: Geordieland, UK

Post Fri May 20, 2005 7:46 pm   Reply with quote         


Have a fight! Wink




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theduplicate

Location: Alpes, France

Post Fri May 20, 2005 8:14 pm   Reply with quote         


Ho !! OK !
I excused myself in PM !
Did nobody have blow of anger here Question
@#) }-^^ !!! .. ..---..__ !!!
Matt.... Wink




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Cynn

Location: California Choppin'

Post Fri May 20, 2005 9:56 pm   Reply with quote         


Galvatronix, pretty soon you'll learn not to take comments on posts so seriously. Smile Dupe's comment to you was mild, compared to some of the slagging that's gone on in the past. Some people have even created alter-egos for the purpose of posting negative criticism (presumably so it won't come back to bite them).

After a little bit of time, you'll develop a tough old hide, like the rest of us. In the meantime, try to remember that it's awfully hard to tell whether somebody is just kidding around or seriously meaning to be critical, just by reading words on a screen.

Happy chopping!




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ScionShade

Location: VeniceFlaUS

Post Fri May 20, 2005 9:59 pm   Reply with quote         


Extremely insightful Cynn.It would be nice if everyone
could read your words closely and consider them
a moment. You made a point in there that very few are
catching onto.
The candidness is very cool :-I




Post Fri May 20, 2005 9:59 pm   Reply with quote         


by the same token, people who post comments should also think carefully of how their words could be construed.




Fugue

Location: Back down-under Site Sponge: YES!

Post Fri May 20, 2005 10:01 pm   Reply with quote         


I lost my frog. Him name hopkin duplicate.

...the post rests on the strength of its idea. Nothing wrong with that.




Post Fri May 20, 2005 11:27 pm   Reply with quote         


Cynn, I agree with you completely (also very nicely worded by the way). I went home today and thought to myself "did I just make a mountain out of a molehill?"

Since I am a newbie, the comment in question was the first that I have received which does not fit into the postive or constructive catagorie. I was just bummed out I guess.

I will also say, one of the main reasons it made me mad is that I did not spend "5 mn" on it. I am still learning quite abit about photoshop so I had to learn how to do certain things in that entry (like bend the photo in his hand).

To sum it all up, Duplicate PMed me and explained himself and apologized for the misunderstanding. I am really glad he did that. I have enough reallife foes, I don't need any online ones, Smile

Case Closed

Thanx for all your input, thank you too Feral Hamster, your posts were also very accurate.




Synthvet

Location: Oregon

Post Sat May 21, 2005 2:24 am   Reply with quote         


Group Hug!




Post Sat May 21, 2005 3:15 am   Reply with quote         


We are the world... We are the people... La la la la la la la la la la la la la la...

( I forgot the rest of the words Doh! ... But you get the picture!!!)


Have a Wonderful Weekend... Be Cool Cool And Be Happy Very Happy




deshone

Location: .NL

Post Sat May 21, 2005 5:22 am   Reply with quote         


can some one translate theduplicate for me ... wtf is he saying ... looks like i am in a bad yoda movie ... Smile




Ms_Nicole

Location: South Carolina USA

Post Sat May 21, 2005 12:16 pm   Reply with quote         


I think people free to say anything they want. Don't get mad. Theduplicate just gives you his opinion.
anyone who wold give me a comment will be heard no matter is it good or not.




txpinky

Location: the Netherlands

Post Sun May 22, 2005 3:11 am   Reply with quote         


Rolling Eyes
Did I miss something here, oh uh never mind!




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