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Vancouver talent
« on: December 27, 2007, 12:56:25 am »
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2007, 04:37:39 am »


I think you all know what text goes with that image :P
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007, 04:52:44 am »
I too am looking more models! Yes! If you are a vixen in the San Francisco Bay area and want to get your face on every major retailers magazine, then call me at 555-1408! We can set up an appointment and start in the studio conveniently located in my basement.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007, 06:02:31 am »
Talent of what nature?
Asking for creativity and ambition is all well and good, but people have a right to know what precisely they'll be applying it to.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2007, 06:26:18 am »
Who looks for people to employ on a game forum? A FREAKING GAME FORUM?
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2007, 06:38:10 am »


I think you all know what text goes with that image :P

Admiral Ackbar to the rescue! The picture summed up what I actually exclaimed upon entering and reading this topic.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2007, 11:43:19 am »
Basically, I'm looking for the opposite of your stereotypical uninspiring construction site worker who--unlike me--will be doing that kind of lousy work for the rest of their lives. As to what type of creativity, the usual: writing, drawing, film making, programming, etc.

I'm sure I'll eventually be among a crowd that shares my interests; but hey, it hurts to ask.

This is not a good way to advertise a job (if this is indeed what you're doing).

You generally need to give an indication of the requirements for the position, as well as experience and qualifications needed. "I'm looking for creative people" will either turn up every last wandering hobo or nobody at all. At least tell people what they're volunteering for.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2007, 01:33:54 pm »
Yeah...Sounds like a porn advert. Definitley RapeTrap.
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2007, 01:54:04 pm »
Basically, I'm looking for the opposite of your stereotypical uninspiring construction site worker who--unlike me--will be doing that kind of lousy work for the rest of their lives. As to what type of creativity, the usual: writing, drawing, film making, programming, etc.

I'm sure I'll eventually be among a crowd that shares my interests; but hey, it hurts to ask.

That's all well and good, but you still haven't stated what exactly they'll be DOING.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #9 on: December 27, 2007, 04:42:57 pm »
Basically, I'm looking for the opposite of your stereotypical uninspiring construction site worker who--unlike me--will be doing that kind of lousy work for the rest of their lives. As to what type of creativity, the usual: writing, drawing, film making, programming, etc.

I'm sure I'll eventually be among a crowd that shares my interests; but hey, it hurts to ask.

That's all well and good, but you still haven't stated what exactly they'll be DOING.

My guess is fighting supernatural crime and evil... in ADP's pants.
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2007, 06:24:34 pm »
Basically, I'm looking for the opposite of your stereotypical uninspiring construction site worker who--unlike me--will be doing that kind of lousy work for the rest of their lives. As to what type of creativity, the usual: writing, drawing, film making, programming, etc.

I'm sure I'll eventually be among a crowd that shares my interests; but hey, it hurts to ask.

That's all well and good, but you still haven't stated what exactly they'll be DOING.

My guess is fighting supernatural crime and evil... in ADP's pants.

If you're a responsible moderator, why not delete this topic and ban ADP?
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #11 on: December 27, 2007, 06:31:00 pm »
Basically, I'm looking for the opposite of your stereotypical uninspiring construction site worker who--unlike me--will be doing that kind of lousy work for the rest of their lives. As to what type of creativity, the usual: writing, drawing, film making, programming, etc.

I'm sure I'll eventually be among a crowd that shares my interests; but hey, it hurts to ask.

That's all well and good, but you still haven't stated what exactly they'll be DOING.

My guess is fighting supernatural crime and evil... in ADP's pants.

If you're a responsible moderator, why not delete this topic and ban ADP?

Because ADP hasn't actually done anything wrong, and because you suggested it.
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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2007, 12:33:01 am »
I'm interested in meeting people who can properly appreciate the process and difficulty of going into business for one's self with creative work, as I am currently doing with my comic, The New Days. Too few people in my current social circle share my level of enthusiasm on this matter.

(Presently I am still editing the drastic re-write of the script in my effort to bring every aspect of the comic to the highest standards possible; soon older strips will be replaced...)

Still not saying what you want them to do. But I'm bored of this thread now. It just smacks of you promoting your comic again (do you ever post without making some reference to it at some point?).

Also, HW - what did I tell you about thinking before pressing the submit button?

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2007, 12:51:32 am »
I'm interested in meeting people who can properly appreciate the process and difficulty of going into business for one's self with creative work, as I am currently doing with my comic, The New Days. Too few people in my current social circle share my level of enthusiasm on this matter.

(Presently I am still editing the drastic re-write of the script in my effort to bring every aspect of the comic to the highest standards possible; soon older strips will be replaced...)

No, you still haven't said, in entirety, plainly and without obfuscation, what they'll be doing. You just chucked out a ton of buzzwords and phrases that are still incredibly vague. If you refuse to be honest with potential clients it's one thing, but being transparently evasive and intentionally vague about it all smacks of you having something to hide that you don't want to tell clients at any point, which I suspect may have to do with the issue of them being paid. If someone's going to work for you, it goes a long way if you show them respect, and denying them a fundamental human birthright - an innate, irrevocable entitlement to the full truth - is hardly respectful, now is it?

Either come out and say what your clients will be doing clearly and plainly, or stop doing what is essentially advertisment in a place that doesn't solicit it. This is not craigslist.

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Re: Vancouver talent
« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2007, 05:53:55 am »
If you want some murder/rape/test subject victim type person then you've come to the wrong forum. I believe I speak for most of us when I say we all enjoy being alive and are fairly intelligent (at least more so than the majority (there are of course likely to be a few exceptions, but whatever).

So, skidadle!