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  • Mood: Shitty
  • Listening to: Magic Sword - The way Home
  • Reading: Stuff online
  • Watching: youtube
  • Playing: Hotline Miami 2
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: water
I want to talk about what's been going on as of late, and I wanted to write something at least on a mixed note tonight.

But instead I'm speaking on what happened last night, from a result of yesterday's race at Pocono Raceway for the Indy Car series.

To my memory I had said next to nothing in regards to the passing of Dan Wheldon nor Marco Simochelli among other fatalties that year.

Besides dealing with college, and having then and to a degree now stuck with a mindset for how people can discuss and 'debate' things online, I felt then and still to a sad degree now felt it best to stay out less I'm 'ready' to speak on points from start to finish.

That isn't to say I'm going to ignore or disregard what others say if they're different from what I may think...it's a habit of mine or something to that effect for why I still try to consider what others have in mind, along with what I might be thinking. I may change my views to some degree depending on what else is said...


But I suppose another major reason is an issue of anger and rage that was never resolved then and came roaring back last night.

I can't get what I want to say out in a coherient, abridged fashion. At least the more rage prone points...so I'll say this much for now...

Even in spite of what changes had already been done or were in place in the upcoming years, both in reaction to and to prevent accidents, injuries and fatalities...

Even in spite of how a deticated medical crew @ the Indy 500, their response timing and their knowledge and familiarty with the drivers, was a major factor to James Hinchcliffe's surival and current recovery...there's always room for ways to make things safer.

I hope something can be done to make something like what happened less likely, but a problem is just how to actually, successful implement changes that can actually work.

I really don't know what to say, some say it was a freak accident, some say such a phrase is way too overused, maybe more should have been done for the car (in spite of again what changes Dallara kept making to the DW12 in light of accidents)...

We'll see what'll actually be done...I'm staying outside any discussion or debate if I can help it...

The other thing I wanted to talk about a week earlier, was in regards to Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr.

It's been over a year since that accident, and honeslty it's one of the few cases where I know as much as I could reasonably know (apart from getting into a sprint car), before and after this accident...

And my view as I came to a conclusion then and now was, as tragic as that accident was, had Kevin ward stayed out of the car, he would have not died that night.

I thought about giving Tony Stewart some of the blame but considering all evidence pointed to the fact he could NOT HAVE SEEN HIM UNTIL IT WAS TOO LATE, there was for all intent and purpose nothing he could have done.

For a number of people, you may have an viewpoint that this may absolve him of guilt...I'm not in his head, but if a similiar accident were to happen with me, and even with the knowledge that it wasn't my fault and nothing could have been done...

I still would be guilt ridden, ...fuck...I'd be feeling damned, becuase think about it...

It would have been one thing if I could have done something to prevent it, which in itself is a can of worms, but in this case, knowing I could have not done anything, that I was powerless in the hands of 'fate'...

Again, Tony is many things but he's also shown several times that he's more of a jerk with a heart of gold than a jerkass...

Say what you will...he donated his plane to the Wilson family so they could see him prior to his passing...

I'm tryin to hold sympathy for the Ward family but given the recent lawsuit...I'm finding that diffcult.

We'll see what happens...

...I think I'll talk about what's going on with me once I have a more clear head...if that ever happens.
  • Mood: Uneasy
  • Listening to: Scattle - Knock, Knock
  • Reading: Stuff online
  • Watching: youtube
  • Playing: Hotline Miami 2
  • Eating: breakfest
  • Drinking: water

Since last week, I have been coming across conflicting things about this whole issue.

There was that video, blog posts and so forth.

I did some digging myself and the most concrete thing I’ve come across has been ‘Orphan works and mass digitization under ‘Recent Reports and studies’ dated June 4, 2015.


Then from sunday came an article blog saying there’s no reason for panic. Maybe so. But regardless of it, and having looked up past cases of an actual attempt of an Orphan Works act in such a way as said, I think regardless if this is happening or not, I do think if nothing else, to at least send your concerns via a letter to the US Copyright office. 


But that’s just me, I’ll be dead honest, I typically AVOID videos or anything with wording that can come off as alarmist/doomsaying. all that being said however, there is some concern to at least pay some mind to things political and seeing what can be done.


But for one, that is easier said than done, and as someone who’s rather disillusioned for the last 17 years of not longer over politics in general (not just in the US), for me at least, I can be a bit apathetic (or at least wanting to voice my thoughts in a fashion such as art).


But I’m going to send a letter their way regardless. My only suggestions is to be sure it makes sense, and to do so in a respective, kind manner, but also to indicate you have clear concerns to put it mildy. But also it would be a major problem if such a crappy act or law or however were to pass.

That’s my two cents on the matter.

Maybe for once I’ll be more positive next time I write something here….or not, we’ll see as always.
  • Mood: Uneasy
  • Listening to: Picking tulips - Tekken tag tournament 2
  • Reading: World war Z and Mermaids in paradise
  • Watching: youtube
  • Playing: Tekken tag tournament 2
  • Eating: was dinner
  • Drinking: water
Yet...

But my life has not been...easy.

Yes I'm aware this applies to damn near everybody, my particular kind of problems are ones...that have made it difficult to do too much.

And also because part of me is still tied with that whole idea of 'talk is cheap' in spite of what contradictions and BS that can go with in spite of it's good intentions, is one other reason why I haven't spoken much.

Because while there may be some truth to how words can only stand with action, my particular situation means I can't even half-way determine if I'll be able to finally get to work that's far, far overdue. My lack of confidence as of late has done no help either...or rather how it's become more intense.

I say this because if I were to stick to 'talk is cheap' ...which I am, it can result in a lot of silence and next to no real indication as to what's going on with me. Not just because I have some far overdue trades, gifts, and a few commissions (and just to avoid any issues...I've not taken payment, I am one to rather do a commission first and then request payment, not vice versa, I don't feel remotely arrogant, confident and certain to even put that into action, let alone think about it, not to mention too many situations where people have taken money and not done good on their promises)

But also simply because to a degree, communication is important and I can't say I've been very successful in that venture if I may be honest. I don't know if I can change that for the better or not...I'll see if I can at least try (again) but...we'll see won’t we?

Again...have not forgotten about what commissions and other stuff I have due...I want to say it'll be done soon but I can't say until I'm even halfway sure about my art schedule (or there lack of).

As for Fur affinity and IMVU...that's something I'm taking a slow look at...lets see how that turns out.
Pontiac Solstice by rossriders
Pontiac Solstice
Pontiac Solstice  

My birthday...it's been bittersweet.

I'd rant more but I'l just say my one solace today will be just getting this up on my birthday.

I may rant more another time. Till then.
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  • Mood: Anguish
  • Listening to: Picking tulips - Tekken tag tournament 2
  • Reading: nothing
  • Watching: youtube
  • Playing: Ultra Street fighter IV
  • Eating: was dinner
  • Drinking: water
A bit of ranting and swearing ahead.

I'm still working on things, a comission among them, life has just been to put it lighlty, difficult. I want to put more in details and maybe I will, part of me as I've rambled more than once has been on one end, wanting to rant yet another to just be quiet about what's going on, regardless of whatever propblems I may have.

I may do ...probably not. We'll see. Life's been just making trying to get certain things done impossible no matter what others insist.

But to get back on point, still working on what I can, I just wish it wasn't later than expected but part of me on some end has to on some end accept that until things changed, I'll be stuck doing things at a painfully slow rate.

On another end, I'm rather sick and tired of such, and may have to resort to more selfish means, espeically since it's a sad day when you can't even feel safe in a place you previously thought was at least semi-secure.

Besides that...anyone here play Ultra Street fighter IV on PSN? I ask cause my brother wanted someone to play with (in the physical world) so he got a copy, I try to practice and it's not as if I'm a novice to the series in genera but...

Fucking hell I have a mountain to climb, and to be frank, I'm partially discouraged given all else in life, to say nothing of getting destroyed 7 or 8 times in a row as if didn't know enough how much a novice I am...

And yet others wonder why I'm so brutal in games like Tekken and Soul Calibur...cause when you spend enough YEARS being tossed around, stabbed, shot and so forth in games, at least for me, I have this tendency to when I can, just be as if not more brutal when possible.

But that's a rant for another time.

Lets see if I can actually be more ubpeat next week...probably not...

Fuck January 2015...

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Current Residence: US of A
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Techno, Rap/hip-hop, Jazz, etc
Favourite photographer: See 'Favorite artists'...
Favourite style of art: I have far too many to name...
Operating System: Mac OSX and Windows XP
MP3 player of choice: Winamp and I- tunes
Shell of choice: Whatever gets the job done...
Wallpaper of choice: Whatever I feel like putting on...
Skin of choice: The one I have on my body already
Favourite cartoon character: Kou Uraki (Gundam 0083), Fujiwara Takumi, (Initial D), Bruce Wane (batman)
Personal Quote: If you can't say anything right. Don't say anything...wait I've just said something..
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  • Mood: Shitty
  • Listening to: Magic Sword - The way Home
  • Reading: Stuff online
  • Watching: youtube
  • Playing: Hotline Miami 2
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: water
I want to talk about what's been going on as of late, and I wanted to write something at least on a mixed note tonight.

But instead I'm speaking on what happened last night, from a result of yesterday's race at Pocono Raceway for the Indy Car series.

To my memory I had said next to nothing in regards to the passing of Dan Wheldon nor Marco Simochelli among other fatalties that year.

Besides dealing with college, and having then and to a degree now stuck with a mindset for how people can discuss and 'debate' things online, I felt then and still to a sad degree now felt it best to stay out less I'm 'ready' to speak on points from start to finish.

That isn't to say I'm going to ignore or disregard what others say if they're different from what I may think...it's a habit of mine or something to that effect for why I still try to consider what others have in mind, along with what I might be thinking. I may change my views to some degree depending on what else is said...


But I suppose another major reason is an issue of anger and rage that was never resolved then and came roaring back last night.

I can't get what I want to say out in a coherient, abridged fashion. At least the more rage prone points...so I'll say this much for now...

Even in spite of what changes had already been done or were in place in the upcoming years, both in reaction to and to prevent accidents, injuries and fatalities...

Even in spite of how a deticated medical crew @ the Indy 500, their response timing and their knowledge and familiarty with the drivers, was a major factor to James Hinchcliffe's surival and current recovery...there's always room for ways to make things safer.

I hope something can be done to make something like what happened less likely, but a problem is just how to actually, successful implement changes that can actually work.

I really don't know what to say, some say it was a freak accident, some say such a phrase is way too overused, maybe more should have been done for the car (in spite of again what changes Dallara kept making to the DW12 in light of accidents)...

We'll see what'll actually be done...I'm staying outside any discussion or debate if I can help it...

The other thing I wanted to talk about a week earlier, was in regards to Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr.

It's been over a year since that accident, and honeslty it's one of the few cases where I know as much as I could reasonably know (apart from getting into a sprint car), before and after this accident...

And my view as I came to a conclusion then and now was, as tragic as that accident was, had Kevin ward stayed out of the car, he would have not died that night.

I thought about giving Tony Stewart some of the blame but considering all evidence pointed to the fact he could NOT HAVE SEEN HIM UNTIL IT WAS TOO LATE, there was for all intent and purpose nothing he could have done.

For a number of people, you may have an viewpoint that this may absolve him of guilt...I'm not in his head, but if a similiar accident were to happen with me, and even with the knowledge that it wasn't my fault and nothing could have been done...

I still would be guilt ridden, ...fuck...I'd be feeling damned, becuase think about it...

It would have been one thing if I could have done something to prevent it, which in itself is a can of worms, but in this case, knowing I could have not done anything, that I was powerless in the hands of 'fate'...

Again, Tony is many things but he's also shown several times that he's more of a jerk with a heart of gold than a jerkass...

Say what you will...he donated his plane to the Wilson family so they could see him prior to his passing...

I'm tryin to hold sympathy for the Ward family but given the recent lawsuit...I'm finding that diffcult.

We'll see what happens...

...I think I'll talk about what's going on with me once I have a more clear head...if that ever happens.

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temp01 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the Watch!!
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Eamanelf Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ty for the watch! =D
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cqmorrell Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for watching.
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tsunamidusher Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday, dude!
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rossriders Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks man, much appreciated :)
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Randommode Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Happy Birthday 
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rossriders Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much :)
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YurixTheWanderer Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2015  Hobbyist Artist

Good day. I wish to extend this invitation to all those who watched me through all these years. As a thanks for all your DevWatches, views, commissions, trades and requests, I wish to invite you my newly-made group site, based on the ongoing universe that I created through pictures and stories. This invite is to join, participate in, or simply view my group site dedicated to my ongoing fantasy novels, ‘Upon a Star’. If you are interested, check it out here at medierth.deviantart.com

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AsheryW Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2014
Thanks for the watch :hug:
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Thanks for the watch!
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