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The 2nd Annual MHD Appreciation Week!

5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 5:19:42 PM
Yesterday was Saturday, today is Hatterday! Madhattersdaughter RedBubble store Mission: Sunshine
(MHD fan badge courtesy of sweet, precious AestheticLlama, who doesn't really come around anymore. Put it in your profile, or use it as an avatar during this event.) It's time again for our most treasured national holiday! Celebrating everyone's favorite Hatter with gifts of new hats, tea pots, new outfits, portraits, or any sort of artistic offering you like! The last celebration was a grand event with no less than 29 participants. (Linky!) But it...kind of made a mess. More people showed up than we expected, and everyone partied just a little too hard. So I heard that MHD was not too thrilled at the state we left her house in: (Dramatic reenactment courtesy of Briar, who was also the host. Yep, that was all her fault. Tsk.) Now that I'm the one in charge of throwing the new surprise party, we will not repeat this mistake. In addition to the usual offerings, I would like to request drawings of locales besides MHD's living room that we might host future Appreciation Parties at. The multi-dimensional hopper (MDH, not to be confused with another abbreviation) is in good repair and free to all Cystians, so don't feel you have to limit yourselves to only our own reality. And I...intended to have a glorious image of my own to launch this thread, but I wasn't able to due to [INSERT REASON FOR PROCRASTINATION]. It's fine though, still got a week and I'll wait before inflicting that on anyone. This is from MHD's gallery and is I believe, the current official look for those wanting to draw her: Linky! MHD Appreciation Week runs through till the end of next Sunday. Do not be shy: this is a writing site. Most of us are doing good to produce stick figures. But if you really really can't show up with a drawing for whatever reason, you may alternately show appreciation by reading and commenting on one of her storygames. Mission: Sunshine is the most recent. Have fun! And MHD, we love you!!

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5 months ago
ALSO While MHD updated all the art on the site, Nightwatch is the cool guy who implemented all that, who also draws good. So if you are inspired and don't feel like it's diluting the spirit of Hatterday too much, feel free to show him some appreciation as well. Or at least some praise and an irritating amount of tagging if nothing else. He looks like this: A stalwart guardian of Cystia, one of the few who has audience with Alex the Invisible King, and he likes...rocks? Hmm, perhaps we can use this week to develop some additional lore for him.

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5 months ago
Nightwatch had been around for like 2 weeks when it was added the site. I thought you were one of the ones with a good memory here.

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5 months ago

Shut the fuck up.

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5 months ago
I would delete this to keep you out of trouble, but I've been told it's not okay to censor the gays.

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5 months ago
"I embrace the Sun with arms outstretched so that my oblivion will be one of my own choosing." - Strange Scaffold, developer of Space Warlord Organ Trading Simulator.

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5 months ago
....or was it "bury them"?

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5 months ago

Fuck the shut up. ^_^

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5 months ago

Up the fuck shut.

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5 months ago
Oh very well:

It seems I have been in error, and so this week we are also accepting pictures of a cat that is in a bad mood. And be sure to tag Killa to irritation too, can't have him be left out.

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5 months ago

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 5:20:01 PM
I am not much of an artist. Rather than just try to rely on making bad art that is funny, I decided that this time I'd rather give MHD a gift in an artform I am much more proficient in: music. Here is a beat I produced specifically for this occasion. I threw it together pretty quickly but I am pleased with how it came out and feel it fits our resident hat-loving artist's vibes very well. Hope she enjoys her Unbirthday (this is a funny reference to the Disney film Alice In Wonderland and not a reference to other, unwholesome things). Also funny stick figure drawing too just in case the music wasn't good enough:

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5 months ago
Your bit of music seems like it would be a good fit for the walk-around music you get in video games :)

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5 months ago
I love the music. I’m going to make it my new ringtone!

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5 months ago
Had no idea you mess around with music! Sounds pretty chill, too. It's something I've been thinking about trying out sometime.

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5 months ago
Been playing around with music production since last August, it's become my main outlet for creativity since then. If you want to give it a shot, Ableton Live has a free trial that gives you access to all the features for 90 days. It is damn expensive to actually buy it though and there's some solid, much cheaper alternatives if you don't feel like shilling out 800 bucks for the full package. I just made the mistake of getting so used to Ableton's workflow that I can't really use anything else now lol.

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5 months ago

Only just listened to this and it's super awesome! ^_^

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5 months ago
In case anyone forgot, I'm a really, really bad drawerer...

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Happy Hatterday, MHD!  Thanks for your cool stories and everything you do for the site!

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Hip hip horray for Hatter Day!

... Unfortunately, no way I can top last year's drawing but I have an idea in mind. ^_^

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Happy Hatterday (hatterweek?) Thanks to the power of timezones, it's still the same day! I've read a couple of your storygames so far and they're pretty enjoyable, so I'll have to read Mission Sunshine soon.

I'll be drawing your character at some point this week and will reply back here!

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5 months ago
Hatterday is always the first day of Hatterweek, wherever in the year that week may fall.

It is written.

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4 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/16/2022 8:58:52 PM

How this year's location to celebrate was decided:

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5 months ago

Happy HatterDay!!

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5 months ago

End should be dressed way cooler, and he shouldn’t be apologizing for stabbing me.

Improve his likeness somebody, and I will give you 50 points! That's a worthy task. 

But it's good to see everyone in such high spirits. 

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/11/2022 8:21:12 PM

Thought I'd be done updating the party a year after the event, but with the temptation of shiny points...

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5 months ago

Nice. This is what the young generation at the time of circa: 2022, would call 'based'. 

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5 months ago

I figured by exposing a horrible plagiarist to her and my general commending of her art she knows how I feel.

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5 months ago

Ooh! Who was the horrible plagiarist?

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5 months ago

Some fucktard on Red Bubble selling EndMaster shirts along with other shirts he probably ripped off other people.

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Oh yeah, I remember that! Wonder if anybody bought the shirt thinking that EndMaster was some kind of 80s black metal band.

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I mean someone else did it again like a couple days ago.

Gotta copy from the best I guess.

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5 months ago
my girlfriend

MHD and I <3

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 1:37:13 AM

Happy Hatterday!

I ran into issues with my art app, so I edited some pictures and traced recreated an MHD sketch. Here's the result (link)!

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5 months ago

Prettiful! ^_^

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 5:20:25 PM

Last time I went with a Bloodborne theme, so this time I'll go with Elden Ring. Beware mild spoilers ahead.

Since, as before, I like to list the references first:




And, of course, the link in the op to MHDs character sheet: https://mhd.crevado.com/work/12344322

I went with a purely digital approach this go around, so the Healing Tool was easily the MVP (tho layers are still pretty vital).



And here is all of it with an oil filter.

P.S. Oh, also used the colour of commendations for the finger ring gem, but you might need to zoom in to spot it.

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5 months ago

Badass! ^_^

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I played Elden Ring once and immediately fell off a cliff and quit so I don’t know if I’m this bad ass but this is rad as hell. Maybe I’d have more luck with a hatter character like this. :~)

I love it!

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5 months ago
I offer Couch Potato Cat with a poorly photoshopped top hat.

I think he's watching tigers kill a sun bear here. If not that, it was either birds or gorillas. His proper name is Khajiit (I didn't name him, but whatever he acts like a Khajiit anyway). He's the only cat I've seen that likes watching TV.

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5 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/12/2022 8:24:37 PM

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5 months ago
Cats rule

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5 months ago
Everyone should click this cat.

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4 months ago

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5 months ago

All done! My completely original and in no way traced tribute to Ogre's great masterpiece of last year. ^_^

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5 months ago

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 5:19:27 PM
Awh guys :,~)

You all are so talented! Must have been practicing!

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5 months ago

My condolences to your poor fridge.

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5 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/12/2022 5:58:48 PM

I'll be a little busy these following weeks, so i'll definitely will finish up the sketch at a later date. Here it is! Congrats MHD! Due to someone doing the elden ring theme, I'll bring back the bloodborne attire.

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5 months ago

Awesomeness! ^_^

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4 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/16/2022 8:59:27 PM
I was really hoping to have had a chance to make something by now. But luckily I remembered that drawing was obsolete, thanks to technology.



No hard feelings, MHD. The future is now.

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4 months ago
Oh no you found the failed clones before they perfected me!

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4 months ago
Commended by TharaApples on 7/16/2022 9:00:09 PM

MHD long(cat)hat edition, featuring a totally unique and original design no need at all to look back to last year to verify its uniqueness.

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4 months ago

Hmmm... o.O

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/14/2022 1:23:16 PM

There was an attempt made:

Happy Hatterday/week MHD! This was the least I could do for all your hard work on the site and amazing personality. 

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4 months ago

CUTE!!! <3

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4 months ago
Oh! I certainly hope all those boxes are filled with various hats. I always need a few more!

I love it! Especially those shoes!

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4 months ago
Commended by ISentinelPenguinI on 7/14/2022 10:10:14 PM

A conflict as old as conflict itself.

The most recent iteration of the Spork-Pudding wars was not the first time history has repeated itself, and it will not be the last. Decades, centuries, millennia has the battle between eating utensils and fruity desserts raged. While the origins of this feud are unknown, historians and archeologists across the globe find more and more evidence of protracted campaigns between these two parties. Though the names and location change, the fundamentals remain.

One of the most notable instances, and the one we currently know the most about, happened in Japan somewhere around the 15th-16th century. An adeptly skilled ronin, StrawHatter'sDaughter, had introduced some kind of traditional wagashi based on foreign fruits, while at the same time a powerful samurai, IBushidoPenguinI, invented a new kind of chopstick pairing, with one being spiked and the other having a bowl-like depression. The proceeding war had cost the lives of thousands, and caused untold amounts of damage to the land.

Below is an artist's rendition of the final battle between the two, which occurred on the outskirts of Osaka. The victor is unknown.

(People did Dark Souls/Elden Ring and Bloodborne, so I did Sekiro so that we could have a complete set.)

Happy MHD Appreciation Week.

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4 months ago

A masterpiece!

... Though I feel that the hat should be upsidedown and filled with strawberry pudding. ^_^

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4 months ago
Perhaps with a spork in the pudding

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4 months ago
Oh my god. It's a crime I can't commend this myself.

I'm sure StrawHattersDaughter no doubt won.

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4 months ago

Perhaps.

She had a very menacing walk.

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4 months ago

I vote for this to be canon

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4 months ago
This is why I love history, I had no idea they had traced the origin of the Combat Spork so far back!

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/16/2022 11:40:03 AM
Got MHD a hat, but unfortunately, it seems that someone went and filled it with some kind of frozen dessert. Currently looking for the culprit.

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4 months ago
I wonder who it could be.

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/16/2022 11:39:05 AM
The image is incomplete, but it's something. Thanks again for all your work here at CYS MHD!

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4 months ago

Coolness! She looks like the world's most epic lion tamer. ^_^

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4 months ago
Commended by Nightwatch on 7/15/2022 3:23:11 AM

This took way longer than I thought it would and I'm pooped. I apologize to Cricket and MHD both. And I apologize to Malk, who doubtless will have to purchase new eunuchs. Good night.

https://imgur.com/a/CzbRzbX

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4 months ago

Dude, she'd already got like 50 of those.

... Do eunuchs make such good warriors because you can't kick them in the balls?

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4 months ago

It really seemed like a good idea at the time!

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4 months ago

I'm so pleased that you used the word "etiolated."

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4 months ago

Bet you have a full on orgasm whenever someone says "discombobulate"

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4 months ago
I get what you meant by 'ambitious' now.

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4 months ago
Awh, I'll put it right beside all my other illicit teapots obtained via a classic eunuch fight! Right after I brush the hair out of my face

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4 months ago
You BASTARD

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4 months ago
Commended by Nightwatch on 7/16/2022 2:16:00 PM

He who watches the night (link)!

I started this a few days ago, but ended up procrastinating and nearly forgot to finish it.

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4 months ago
I love the way you show these step by step.

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4 months ago
I wasn't expecting a drawing, so that's pretty awesome! Now I wonder what I'd look like with a bowler hat.

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/16/2022 11:32:01 AM

Link!

This seems to be my new favorite way to procrastinate (and I really don't know how MHD does it, these take up way too much time).

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4 months ago
I can't believe they did this to me after I booked such a perfectly grimdark venue.

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/17/2022 10:24:40 AM

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4 months ago

Oh, so my giant tea cup bubble shower cap outfit wasn't good enough for you? >.<

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4 months ago
I "loled" as they say at the second one.

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4 months ago
I'm extending this another 48 hours.

You can have 9 day weeks in Wonderland, who's going to tell you that you can't?

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4 months ago

A very merry 9 day week to you! ^_^

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/18/2022 5:22:13 AM

Good enough camera quality, I broke my phone ( Its an Iphone 5, It broke itself) So here is my best computer quality. Better than yo mammas ass. 

 

Happy mhd appreciation! 

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4 months ago

So cute! ^_^

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4 months ago
That is really well done.

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4 months ago
Ooh, so cute! Hatter in hot pink? I love it

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4 months ago
Eventually I will edit some kind of picture into this, a post that is timestamped for July 19th.

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Commended by mizal on 7/21/2022 8:43:05 AM
You'll probably need a vacation after the clean-up after this party.

MHD sipping BEANZ on Normandy Beach

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Commended by mizal on 7/21/2022 8:43:13 AM

I transported all the MHDs in the multiverse to the venue Mizal booked (along with a few gifts and characters). Here's the chaotic result:

Party of MHDs

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4 months ago
Excellent work.

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4 months ago

Best party ever! ^_^

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4 months ago
Best party ever!!

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4 months ago
Commended by mizal on 7/21/2022 8:43:22 AM

Thank you all for your lovely drawings and wishes and reviews. I love each and every one of them. It fills my heart!

This last semester of school and life in general has been rough on me and lately I've been the sort of mad that isn't fun at all. But I'm so glad to always have a hat-shaped home in this corner of the internet. :~)