Comments, New Artwork, and a Road Trip

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Vuluxie

What do you get when you put Vulplix with Uxie?

Ava created another piece of art for the website. This time, she has combined the forces of Vulpix and Uxie to create Vuluxie. I can’t say, for certain, why. I can’t pretend to understand the mind of an artist. I have no such talent, so these things are above my comprehension.

No, on to today’s news. Cheffords, who recently wrote about his experiences at the Michigan State tourney, contacted me to inform me that some of his comments were missing. Low and behold, he was right. I had wondered why we weren’t getting very many comments lately. Well, it seems that people were commenting all along. It was just that the automatic comment SPAM filter system was marking the vast majority of comments as SPAM. Indeed, there are a lot of comments that are SPAM. It’s a sad reality, but when your real comments get tossed in with that garbage, it becomes a huge problem. Of course, we’re trying to create an atmosphere where people can share ideas and comment on people’s experiences, decklists, questions, etc. That’s hard to do if those ideas and comments get automatically discarded.

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Is this what Team Omar looks like to you?

Friday, January 22nd, 2010

Team Omar Computer Drawing By Ava
I just had to post this artwork I received from my daughter last night. I guess this is what Ava thinks I work on all day. Just in case you can’t tell what’s on the screen, there is a Pokeball followed by “Team Omar”. Under that there is one of the many Pokemon cards featured on the website.…

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Ava’s Art

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

When I got home from work, Ava had this artwork ready for me. She drew it from memory. I guess her practice has paid off.

Quick Ball and PokeBall

Quick Ball and PokeBall

I told her that I’d put it on the new website, so she made some more for me.

Skitty Expert Belt
Lotad Whismar

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