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Photoshopfreak : (18 February 2017 - 09:27 PM) Seson 11 is done! WHOOO!
nancy drew. : (18 February 2017 - 07:20 PM) :( I had the flu earlier this week. Feel better! ♥
obscurus : (18 February 2017 - 05:15 PM) pretty sure i have the flu...cant even enjoy a movie in bed :(
page thirteen. : (18 February 2017 - 04:31 PM) i believe you're making my gift and let me tell you i'm excited as hell :P
starbuck. : (18 February 2017 - 04:28 PM) yes! we all know how much effort it goes into making a graphic ^_^...and lets be honest, everyone loves gifts :loves: :loves:
TreacleTart : (18 February 2017 - 04:26 PM) Don't feel bad. All of us appreciate any graphics we're given :)
lucida. : (18 February 2017 - 04:23 PM) My problem with the 'gift the person above' challenge is that I am realizing that I feel bad for whoever ends up with graphic
milominderbi... : (18 February 2017 - 02:10 PM) hahaaa omg i can relate to that cus every single banner i make lately seems have about a hundred people crammed onto one cavas
amoretti : (18 February 2017 - 01:29 PM) thank you ♥ i think i've refound my obsession of 29349923943 people images in a graphic lmao
milominderbi... : (18 February 2017 - 01:17 PM) everything you make is gorg so i doubt you need to worry ;P
amoretti : (18 February 2017 - 12:58 PM) now i've added textures and stuff it looks more normal :P must've just been my comp
nyx : (18 February 2017 - 12:54 PM) whenever i make a pw set i feel that way jordan, i think we need to break the standard! x)
starbuck. : (18 February 2017 - 12:50 PM) lol you worry about silly stuff :P i'm sure it'll be great
amoretti : (18 February 2017 - 12:14 PM) i'm filling a request and it's soooo different from "standard pw sets" i'm worried :|
deuce : (18 February 2017 - 06:27 AM) im honestly just never gonna recognize u in this colour

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