You've all noticed the incessant torrent of YCHs, Adoptables, "Auctions, "Free Art" Raffles, and YCH Reminders on FA's front page.
I've noticed something very interesting. If you want to play this game, keep the paramedics on speed dial.
Every time you click on the account behind one of those YCH/Adoptable/Reminder accounts, take a shot if they're Russian/Eastern Bloc.
Every time someone posts a YCH/reminder that uses a primarily pastel pink/gold/baby blue/purple color scheme, and they turn out to be Russian, take a shot.
I can identify just from the thumbnail alone whether or not an "artist" is Russian, with 95% accuracy. I've calculated it. You'll be able to spot the "style" too>extremely washed out colors and lighting>broken anatomy>uncannily "human" faces>symbol-drawn facial expressions>Faces are always either 3/4th or profile view>expression almost always ahegao>extremely gauche and gaudy lighting effects and filters>overwhelmingly pastel pink/blue/purple/gold color palettes, no
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