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The Problem:

Items are being made terribly. They do not sit on our avatars correctly and can often throw the whole thing off.
This is not quality work here worth the price that is charged. This is laziness.

Immediate Examples:

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This skirt is facing forward while our avatars are 3/4 view.

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Thamnophis = "The side of the shirt almost covers the bellybutton! It's like my avi doesn't quite grasp how clothes work."

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Rogue Thoughts' thread.

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Valentine's example of the Gambino Crown.
"The green line is the centre of the avatar base, the red line the centre gem and the purple line a side gem.
The red line and green lines should overlap."

The "Reason":

"It's faster this way." You can read why here.
Also, "they'll have less time to fix glitches."

Update: This was the old reason, I'm not sure now if this remains the same excuse or not since Juno has left.


Our demand/solution:

Stop with the awful angles for items.
We're not asking you to go back and re-do all the items that have bad perspectives (that's for a more radical demand and I don't see it happening), but instead in the future, don't let this happen any more.
Just stop it.
You got it right in the past, why can't you get it right it now?
Make the items actually worth the prices you charge.

I want Gaia to promise it'll stop this.

Also, be a bit more strict about releasing items. Have posters up in cubicles or something that say: "make sure your item is facing the right way on avatars!"
I mean really. You guys are better than this and your customers deserve better.


The Petition:

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Started on January 17th 2011

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The List of Items:
Items that are offenders.
I'm not aiming to list all items that are offenders, but I'm aiming to list a number of them just to show how often it happens. I mean, we have a pretty big list now as it is. See?
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Offending Items:
Not all of the offending poses will be outlined in the items listed. This is just a guide to show how often this actually happens and with what items (usually CS/EI items.)


Gambino's Golden Treasures
Gambino's Platinum Treasures
Gray Governess
Nogitsune
SOF Taiga
Antique Shop 3rd Gen
Husar de Pavia Uniform Coats
Husar de Pavia Uniform Trousers
Traditional Embroidered Shawl
Spirited 2k10 Snowflake Dress
Sugarsuite (Cavaliers Variation pose)
Ballad/Malice Punk
Deinocti's Oath (Belt)
Pistolera
Seracila Pendant
Gogh Reed
Cecilia's Circlet
Enchanted Book
Chandelier Gown
Secret Retreat
Nightmare Crown
Elemental Wings
All the skirts on Buttercream Rose items
Ancient Defender (First pose)
Chyaku Norisu Scarf (Pretty Heroine)
Geek Chic
Noel's Gift
Rogue Narok (Hood)
Perfect Balance (Coat)
Napoleon of Crime (the Slim Pants and Vest poses)
Mujaji (the first pose, and in a way the Necklace, too)
Kottan Bell Reunion (the Coat)
Pinot Noiress (Corset -avatar backwards)
Mujaji (Dress)
Prince Patchouli (Crown)
Pious Cleric (Tunic)
Spirirted 2k9 Casimir Dress
Nation of the Rebellion (Coat)
Hawkin's Treasure (Shirt)
Lethal Yandere (Dress)
Compass of Seidh
Monarch of Easter
Faust's Curse (Top)
Princess Kaguya (Kimono)
Reve Rouille (Orchid Dress)
Cutie Clobberer (Bow)
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Wow that really is a turn-off.
But this isn't the first time the Gaia artists do this... look at the Gogh Reed. :/
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Wow that really is a turn-off.
But this isn't the first time the Gaia artists do this... look at the Gogh Reed. :/
Yeah that green dress. emo
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Wow that really is a turn-off.
But this isn't the first time the Gaia artists do this... look at the Gogh Reed. :/
Yeah that green dress. emo

And that red... dress/jacket/whatever-it-is thing. So sad, because both are lovely. :/
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I agree with you. They have this problem with making eyes now too. So many great eyes ruined by shitty placement. That's why I just stick with these ones, they're perfect.

I hate things with improper placement.
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i can see what you mean but personally feel the opening of that dress should be sewned up[ and be like a normal dress


It's an over skirt. It layers over other long skirts - which we dont really have that many of...


@ OP: agreed that it could be "pulled around" a touch rather than making it look like we are twisting our bodies at the hip.
Other than that... I want moar colors!!
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I completely agree about the male items. I mean come on. I feel kinda jipped and almost like I need to have a female avatar if I want spiffy things.
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@ OP: agreed that it could be "pulled around" a touch rather than making it look like we are twisting our bodies at the hip.
Other than that... I want moar colors!!
Man I would love more colours! eek
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I completely agree about the male items. I mean come on. I feel kinda jipped and almost like I need to have a female avatar if I want spiffy things.
Everyone now must be a female!!!!
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It's unbelievable that they're still not recognising this terribly basic perspective mistake. Gaia has seven years of pixel items behind it gonk

Quoting for emphasis. I realize most of the current artists have not been around seven years, but that should still be part of the initial, basic training.

... Or they just need to go with the giant print-out of the avatar bases with lines down the center (the avatar's actual, angled center) in every single artist's cube. Preferably with a nice catchy tag line under it in enormous letters to helpfully and politely remind everyone to check their damn perspective before releasing anything.

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