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afterglow : (27 August 2015 - 09:51 AM) http://the-dark-arts...howtopic=126261
afterglow : (27 August 2015 - 09:51 AM) we have plenty of lovely people deserving of it!
afterglow : (27 August 2015 - 09:51 AM) please nominate some artists for FA, y'all <3
beyond the rain : (26 August 2015 - 06:37 PM) that's just my style, or more a bad habit xD
chupacabra. : (26 August 2015 - 05:45 PM) bex arrives, 6 days late xD
beyond the rain : (26 August 2015 - 05:35 PM) oh my goodness you're watching doctor who for the first time???? //very late
Infinityx : (26 August 2015 - 01:57 PM) i only started watching it yesterday. and omg season finale.
afterglow : (26 August 2015 - 01:40 PM) haha aw you're at the very beginning of the show
afterglow : (26 August 2015 - 01:40 PM) photo filters are the besttt. i've been using them since i was a JA basically. which ... i was in early 2009 lmao.
Infinityx : (26 August 2015 - 01:27 PM) omg she's alive
Schultz. : (26 August 2015 - 01:26 PM) hey guys! we still need submissions for the Digest column :sean: check out +this topic if you're interested in helping out!
Infinityx : (26 August 2015 - 01:24 PM) season 1 episode 12
dust & d... : (26 August 2015 - 01:24 PM) omg photo filters!! i totally forgot about that tool
klutzy_kara : (26 August 2015 - 01:23 PM) photo filters and color balance are all u need in life
afterglow : (26 August 2015 - 01:21 PM) lol which episode are you on

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