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1. mdawrcn wrote:
 It is going to break my heart to see Think Draw go away.
2. chelydra wrote:
 I would echo your sentiments, but for me, I probably got as much out of this as anyone has, from any website, ever.
3. chelydra wrote:
 For lots and lots of people, it served a purpose, artistically and otherwise, and served it very very well.
4. chelydra wrote:
 Coming back here and getting re-immersed after a long break is always sort of like re-reading a favorite novel for the third or fourth of fifth time.
5. chelydra wrote:
 Or hearing a favorite record for the fiftieth time. And I expect that's true for many of us. These things never lose their meaning even if you don't directly experience them again.
6. chelydra wrote:
 You take possession of them, they take possession of you, then both move on. Some of my best friends are ghosts.
7. chelydra wrote:
 And the loss of all those pictures seems overwhelmingly sad, but of the best "real" art I've done, a teacher lost 40 or 50, cockroaches ate 100s, another fifty were left out in the rain and melted.
8. chelydra wrote:
 But of those I have left, I actually feel a need to preserve about 5%, and even of those I don't need to actually look at any ever again.
9. chelydra wrote:
 But still... I guess I feel likewise. We tend to forget that the reason corporations exist is so we can create organizations that have a life of their own. When they predecease us, it feels all wrong.
10. chelydra wrote:
 A final note is that most of us stopped showing up as often as we used to, so keeping it going this long must have been a thankless chore. Scaling back top 5s, doing a new showcase when the previous one was a damp squib... we should be grateful for what w
11. chelydra wrote:
 ...for we got for as long as we got it. All free, with no ads—good lord! Almost never a glitch. What sort of nut...
12. chelydra wrote:
 ...would do all that for such a wayward and wavering assortment of deadbeat customers, who come and go as they please?
13. KliaMia wrote:
 It will break my heart too! This has been a safe haven with so many friendly members and a fantastic admin.
14. mdawrcn wrote:
 chelydra, you summed it all up very well. Kuddos to the ones who have been able to stay and still draw almost every day. There should be an award. indigo, mekeys, burgandy, etc.
15. mdawrcn wrote:
 And most definitely much appreciation to the administrator of this unique place. Thank you Rachel!



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