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Old 07-23-2008, 08:09 PM View Post #21 (Link)
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Sure, why not?

I had one person on CC DEMAND that I put some of my own writing up so they could return the favour with a crit.
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Old 07-23-2008, 08:53 PM View Post #22 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Litharukia View Post
CC has very high standards, and that's what I love about it.

Besides, it's fun. I've had more people gush over my critiques than my work... and yes, I've had people gush over my critiques over there.
CC definitely has high standards. But the one thing that drove me away is how long it takes for your work to get critiqued. Once it took 3 weeks. And if I have 33 chapters...I just didn't like waiting.
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Old 07-24-2008, 07:46 AM View Post #23 (Link)
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I don't like the waiting either; to be honest I use CC mostly to read other people's work and crit that. I'm not a particularly big fan of the public Queues.

However, my mother's offered to-if I make my Nano goal and she can afford it-pay for a premium subscription to CC!!!!!!!!!!!

My mother can be wonderful, at least when it comes to writing stuff-she can also be downright AWFUL.
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Old 07-24-2008, 10:51 PM View Post #24 (Link)
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*Reads crit guide*... oh crapola. I think I do everything it says not to do. Well, I'll have to do better now, don't I?
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Old 09-26-2008, 06:29 AM View Post #25 (Link)
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Seriously, all you new members need to read this.

I am gone all weekend and I come back and I have to delete over 40 posts for spam, bad crits and just useless crap?

No.

Before you critique, read this.

And this is not an acceptable critique, damnit.

"great job, i thought it was interesting"



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Old 09-28-2008, 04:11 PM View Post #26 (Link)
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Originally Posted by Zombified View Post
Seriously, all you new members need to read this.

I am gone all weekend and I come back and I have to delete over 40 posts for spam, bad crits and just useless crap?

No.

Before you critique, read this.

And this is not an acceptable critique, damnit.

"great job, i thought it was interesting"




I agree. I've been getting a lot of these kinds of critiques lately and, instead of making me feel better, they just piss me off.
BECAUSE they aren't helping me. In fact, it makes me think that you haven't read it at all and you're just saying that to make me like you.

Please, tell me what's wrong with it.
Don't be nice to me. :3
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:26 PM View Post #27 (Link)
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But, this site doesn't have an amount of posts you have to have before you can post a story, does it?
I wish they wouldn't do it. It's really annoying.
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Old 09-28-2008, 04:51 PM View Post #28 (Link)
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We have points instead. So they just post in the literature section to get enough points to post their stuff.

There was one person once who seemed as if they just copied what the crit before them had said. That annoyed me.
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:22 PM View Post #29 (Link)
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Do you think we could add, like, a minimum word or character count on crits to prevent that from happening? Because even though that doesn't happen with my work (I'm lucky to get any crits at all) it still really pisses me off to see that.

Except that would kind of screw up crit tickets, then, wouldn't it? Hmm...
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Old 09-28-2008, 05:24 PM View Post #30 (Link)
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Originally Posted by starryskyes View Post
Do you think we could add, like, a minimum word or character count on crits to prevent that from happening? Because even though that doesn't happen with my work (I'm lucky to get any crits at all) it still really pisses me off to see that.

Except that would kind of screw up crit tickets, then, wouldn't it? Hmm...
That's not a bad idea, and you could say that you're going to give them a crit-ticket in their profile or through PMing. Pibs crit-ticketed me through my profile yesterday, so it wouldn't be a big deal.
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