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prongs : (21 January 2017 - 05:50 PM) :) btw what did you think of the banner I made? too awful? :P
page thirteen. : (21 January 2017 - 05:46 PM) i have! i'm only half here because of it being the weekend though D:
prongs : (21 January 2017 - 05:40 PM) hey Jade did you check the PM I sent you? :)
page thirteen. : (21 January 2017 - 05:25 PM) yeah you can check out name changes here if you ever want to http://the-dark-arts...howtopic=124110 :') but she's def still paper doll
deuce : (21 January 2017 - 03:52 PM) if u mean paper doll,, yep they're still the same.. and i swear there's a topic/place to ask that somewhere
Dysfunctional : (21 January 2017 - 03:41 PM) hi!! not really sure if this goes here but paperdoll @tda // eleanor dorset on PW made a gorgeous set a while back that I wanted to reuse and was wondering if she still uses the same name so I can credit her properly? thanks!! <3
prongs : (21 January 2017 - 03:23 PM) can someone help me? can someone tell me if the banner I made is gallery and grad worthy? I'm not too good at making graphics for me so I need an opinion...
prongs : (21 January 2017 - 01:03 PM) remade a banner for one of my fics... this is why I don't do graphics for me... :hide:
a.leksy : (21 January 2017 - 10:20 AM) I MISSED THE MINIMALIST CHALLENGE BY A DAY I AM kjregnirengi sobbin g
prongs : (21 January 2017 - 10:13 AM) can relate to that... and when you try to make a banner for one of your fics... O_O
milominderbi... : (21 January 2017 - 10:08 AM) ...when u actually make a banner you like for a challenge but then can't find anywhere to put the text without ruining it >.>
deuce : (21 January 2017 - 08:57 AM) ((i mean i say ruined,, but i have a decent feeling i guess))
deuce : (21 January 2017 - 08:57 AM) guys.. i put francois villon in the high middle ages instead of the late,,, exam ruined
prongs : (21 January 2017 - 07:39 AM) sure... :P hehe it might even be better since there aren't many pics of him in HP and I want to use a different pic from the one in the banner
starbuck. : (21 January 2017 - 04:57 AM) can you use pics of alfred enoch? form how to get away with murder or some photoshoots? he doesn't look too old sometimes :P

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