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Riskette 's avatar

Report | 11/29/2014 8:45 pm

Riskette

Decent smile how are you?
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Report | 11/29/2014 7:25 pm

Riskette

Ello!!!
laser coffin's avatar

Report | 11/01/2014 1:48 am

laser coffin

Ah hah, no worries. I'll probably find some more in the future for ya, too.
slezra's avatar

Report | 10/18/2014 3:24 am

slezra

dude your avatar lmao i can't believe its all dolls
Call Me Nefret's avatar

Report | 10/17/2014 10:25 pm

Call Me Nefret

Wewere justkidsinlove. . .


The "Flower Girl's Dark Locks".


. . . thesummerwasfullofmistakeswewouldn'tlearn from.
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Report | 10/17/2014 9:19 pm

Call Me Nefret

Wewere justkidsinlove. . .


Thank you so much for the buy!
I've been trying to sell the damn thing for months. XD



. . . thesummerwasfullofmistakeswewouldn'tlearn from.
Platonix's avatar

Report | 10/13/2014 10:42 pm

Platonix

I'm actually not planning to update my old thread in the Community Projects forum. Considering everything that's changed on Gaia since the new CEO came in, I'm considering this a fresh start. The new version will have more useful features; I'll post around about it when I'm done. I'm currently on Page 34 of the 44-page thread, except I've hit a snag where bluealaris responded to someone without quoting them and now I have to dig around for the original questions. emotion_donotwant
Sweet Saphire Dragon's avatar

Report | 10/08/2014 1:47 am

Sweet Saphire Dragon

No doubt. 3nodding
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Report | 10/08/2014 1:38 am

Sweet Saphire Dragon

i'm just so impressed. o_ o I mean, I do the littlest thing different with my avi and it will take away another item because of layering or some crap. stare very annoying..
but you~ But you do a fine job! emotion_kirakira
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Report | 10/08/2014 1:33 am

Sweet Saphire Dragon

The one resonsible for your sig art. BananaMaid. 3nodding
Its so weird how I found you tbh, I was trying to figure out how to get a SAI art program, so I thought I'd try gaia-see what others had asked
saw your post, thought "Holy crap that rabbit face" and clicked on your equipt list *SHHLLOOP* allllll those dolls emotion_0A0 I was like "asdjf;l"
then I saw nana did yo art!
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Report | 10/08/2014 1:25 am

Sweet Saphire Dragon

i found you a really bazzar way, but you know Nana. emotion_kirakira
Hai. v//v I wanted to say that I thought it was impressive how you managed to make your avi like that
Il Karin Il's avatar

Report | 10/04/2014 9:30 pm

Il Karin Il

True, True. xD Ive never really lived in a city before, to be honest. My hometown is Kawerau . w . And im Maori, ive lived on a farm for a couple of years now. A farm with no animals, just grass xD
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Report | 10/04/2014 9:09 pm

Il Karin Il

Ohh, I see. I live up in Opotiki (If You know where that is) Or well, An hour away from Rotorua. I Prefer Towns over cities.
Il Karin Il's avatar

Report | 10/04/2014 8:28 pm

Il Karin Il

Yeah, There are a few here and there.

I dont live in Auckland though o 3 o

But im in the North Island.
Il Karin Il's avatar

Report | 10/04/2014 7:55 pm

Il Karin Il

You just became my Best friend.

o 3 o

So am I.
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Report | 10/04/2014 7:13 pm

Il Karin Il

Quick Question, Are you actually from NZ? ; w ;
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Report | 10/04/2014 7:02 pm

Il Karin Il

Thank You for buying from my s**t a** shop. Please, come again.
Pigeonherd's avatar

Report | 10/01/2014 10:32 am

Pigeonherd

Well, it wouldn't be departure quarantine, it'd be arrival, so probably China...

And yes, that's it exactly; inference is not science. Psych studies are limited by their described hypotheses, which are almost always vastly less complicated than the truth. They set out to find "X," and the results come back as "7r6jx28y^3" and the researchers go, "Oh..... well................. there's an x in it??"

The human brain is a crazy creature, much more aptly describable by developmental neuropsychology than anything else, but we haven't yet mapped out the normative developmental pathway (because everyone grows at the rate appropriate for their own self, not at a set rate), so even that is murky statistical guesswork. It's less "this is X" and more "this should be within the described amplitude... and there are a few outliers..." (And eventually the outliers get described as either pathological or genius, or both; but who cares about random mutations, amirite? It's not like there's ever been significant evolutionary advantages to adaptation! Pfft! Noooo.....)
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Report | 09/30/2014 11:52 am

Pigeonherd

Yeah, and all that cost (which we totally don't have, btw) is in addition to any physical stress the animal will endure due to the extremely novel nature of being on a plane (or helicopter, or boat), and then when they're in quarantine you don't actually get to have any say in what they're fed -- though you have to pay for it. So, for a horse like Diego, her almost-two year old Paso Fino who is showing early signs of DSLD/ESPA, a degenerative suspensory ligament system affliction, we wouldn't be able to say, "feed him only X diet plus Y supplement because basic health maintenance," they'd probably just feed him generic (or poor quality) grass hay and assume that was enough.

Social Sciences people like to say they're sciences (here they're given the title "soft" sciences) in order to garner the respect that is inherent to a lifetime's worth of study and devotion to a particular system. It's akin to a dentist needing to have a D.D.S - Doctorate of Dental Sciences. Your dentist won't set your leg if you break it, but that's not the system he studied, and neither will your neurologist, phlebotomist, or cardiologist. I would actually argue that more science is applied in the Research of psychology than in the practice of it. Psychological researchers are bound by the scientific method just as any other researchers, even though the results of studies are much more highly variable due to the fluid nature of culture, sexuality and gender, personal identity, and sociology as a whole; this makes psych research results generally much harder to reproduce as well, lending to the idea that it's not "pure" science. By the same token, fighting so hard for the title of "science" is what blinds most psychologist to the fact that no, each person really is much more complex than that, and can't be accurately described by a series of pigeonholing and statistics. I had a professor at university (Don Saposnek, UC Santa Cruz) who was exquisitely aware of this, and expressed in class that psychology as a whole would get much more accomplished "if we all stopped pretending to be scientists."

Clinical practice, on the other hand, relies on a finesse and artistry to translate the (general idea of what's implied by) study results into a workable solution that can be introduced to and used by patients in a way that is productive and effective. Most humans don't like to hear, "You're a statistic, and here's how you will behave statistically speaking," regardless of veracity, and the ability to use relevant information to inform an approach comes from a mixture of experience and intuition.

It's an artisan approach. If you were to become the most skilled artisan (of any kind), you'd need to have a good understanding of the basics such as physics, chemistry, color theory, etc., depending on your craft. You'd need to know the history of the craft. And you'd need a spark of personal inspiration that made your work truly your own. You can't make a fabulous table without understanding how gravity works, but then again anyone can make a basic table, it takes a true artist to make it beautiful. This is why people shop for clinicians. If your personal needs don't match with a clinician's practice or methods, you find another one.
Pigeonherd's avatar

Report | 09/29/2014 7:43 pm

Pigeonherd

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Too many astra items? I tend to not use those, they are too visually distracting XD

they are too visually distracting

too visually distracting

LOL. I just died.

See, I wish I could work on a cruise ship and see the world like that. Or like, for National Geographic or something. But that's really the bachelor dream life, isn't it? wink And my wife has this thing about horses....... basically they have taken over her brain, and she can't *not* have at least one, and they don't cruise well.... I'm still working on "Honey, you know, when we live abroad.... You know they can't really come, right??" Her answer so far has been "sure they can, horses exist everywhere."
Me: "But there's this thing called quarantine, and it's not fun for animals, and besides, animals like stability, imagine how stressful it would be for them to travel, they'd be much happier staying here and waiting for us to return or living with our trainer..."
Her: "I'm not leaving them. I'll figure it out, don't worry."
Me: "......" -_-"

The plan was for at the very least China (where her ancestors are from), Australia (bc why not and "brumbies"...), Italy (where most of my ancestors are from), Iceland (where the rest of my ancestors are from), and then possibly settle in France for a bit (bc culture). I've already been most of these places, but this is more of a skeleton plan that should be fleshed out with side trips and diversions. So, basically, wherever life takes us. But first: education. lol, and horses.

Srsly tho, psych was fun, but now I'm at this point where any type of graduate work I want to do, I'll have to go back and fulfill requirements I didn't have to do because *Social Sciences!!!* Yaaaayyy, they're not really sciences!!!! Not kidding. Even the thing I'm doing now. If I wanted to get an MSc in MIS, my work experience wouldn't really count for sh*t, and I'd have to take abt another year's worth of pre-reqs. Unless I wanted to do it as an MBA with an Info Systems emphasis, in which case it'd be like a year and a half of extra PoliticalSciences/Accounting first..... ^^U crying
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