=Phlum is the host this year, so go to his Journal and see what will happen today!
Emoticon Appreciation Day!Let's get this party started...
The day has finally come: the day when your little round bouncy baubles get the respect they deserve!
what a cheesy way to start...
This year, I have taken on the role of the host of today's events. What are these events? Hold on, I'm going to tell you in a moment
Let me tell you one thing, though: there are big ol' prizes involved.
Throughout the day, myself and ~Xanderpus will be holding a chat event over on :#EADchat:. Nip off to the chatroom and find out what's going on
Also over the course of the day I'll be posting up interviews that I've been collecting.
Read the first one, with =CubicInsanity
Read the second one, with =nikkittie
Later today I'll be putting up a contest with a very predictable theme
I've now posted the journal! Check i
And check out the Interview with =CubicInsanity
Emote Interview 1 - CubicInsanityWhat's this?
As part of Emote Appreciation day, I'm holding interviews with some of the members of our community. The first interview is with...
When did you start emoting? Do you think you've improved a lot since then?
I started emoting in November of 2008 () on my old account and managed to make three emotes in one day, progressing from the aforementioned static tard-mote to my personal favourite of my old emotes. () I'd say I've definitely improved a lot, having come up with a simpler shading style and smoother animation (when I actually do make them animated ).
What do you think of the emoticon community as a whole?
I think that, even though the community has grown immensely since I started, there's still a lot of love and willingness to help (despite all the recent drama). There are a lot of young emoticonists, and it makes me happy to see the veterans helping and