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Humble Pie, Going Cheap! - The Sad Circus by the Sea
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Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 04:07 pm
Humble Pie, Going Cheap!



Friends, and by golly even horrible enemies, know that I hate asking for help, but I'm on Tavisha's computer right now because mine just went kaplowie. Actually, just the hard drive went kaplowie. The information is safe, but it's on a Time Machine drive, and I can't recover it without it erasing whatever drive it loads to. My iMac is, of course, now 3 months past its warranty, but I just need to buy and install a new internal drive into this mac and then I can have the Time Machine poop its amazingness into it.

Tomorrow, Tuesday the 9th of June is supposed to be the launch of our new web comic series called @Tavicat, the story of two adorable house cats and the dark gods they worship. These dark gods also seem bent on preventing the launch of this comic without sacrifice. And so I must humiliate myself for them. Dark gods jerks. They know I am a prideful hobo.

So! This is a limited time offer. Very limited. If you go to http://www.tavicat.com/donate.html and hit the "Donate" button, donate any amount, and include your address, two things will happen: 1) my hobo heart will fill with shame; 2) and I will sign this small print of GIR to whomever you like and mail it to you:


(image drawn by Bryan Konietzko, colored by Rikki Simons, created by Jhonen Vasquez, © by Nickelodeon)

-Rikki

Current Music: Buddy Have You got a Dime, by Tom Waits

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thatjamiegirl
thatjamiegirl
Jamie
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:04 pm (UTC)

Prepare for your heart to be shame filled! I just donated some cash your way.


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(Anonymous)
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:24 pm (UTC)
Shame?

You just received ten dollars of it. ^^'

Good luck with everything!


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yaytime
yaytime
dave roman
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:27 pm (UTC)

I had a postcard of that image on my desk for years. Had no idea Bryan Konietzko drew it! neat.


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jered
jered
Jered
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:33 pm (UTC)

Ooooh... my puppy is named Gir; sign me up.


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athene
athene
Athene Numphe
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:45 pm (UTC)

I just donated :)


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amegoddess
amegoddess
Diana Sprinkle
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:47 pm (UTC)

This month is not a good month for iMac hard drives. Mine went down in flames earlier this week as well. =/ Checks the couch for money.


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spooky_chan
spooky_chan
Chandra
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:48 pm (UTC)

contributed under my husband's paypal name.
From one comic artist to another.
I wish you luck and love sir!

-Chan


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sdskuld
sdskuld
Mike Chapman
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 08:57 pm (UTC)

Feed the kitty! Ride the pig! Save the comic!

I congratulate you on having the sense to make backups. I'm still trying to wish my broken hard drive back into life so I can get all my emails off it.


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drlaurac
drlaurac
drlaurac
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 09:21 pm (UTC)

Now I can read you here... Hugs!


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nondescriptdave
nondescriptdave
Dave
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 09:38 pm (UTC)

Shame missile away!

See you two at AWA!


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zigamorph
zigamorph
Mike
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 10:48 pm (UTC)

I sent a small donation. I was referred by kobold.


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ex_chaoticg
chaoticgood
Mon, Jun. 8th, 2009 11:11 pm (UTC)

That sucks! I hate paypal but donated anyway. Perhaps it did not fall under the "very limited time" umbrella, but I hope it will help.


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gabycat
Gabycat
Tue, Jun. 9th, 2009 12:01 am (UTC)

little donation should be there. :3


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rikkisimons
rikkisimons
Rikki Simons
Tue, Jun. 9th, 2009 01:41 am (UTC)

Thank you, everyone! Your response has enabled me to get a larger driver than I expected to, that's for sure. Here is the update: http://rikkisimons.livejournal.com/50778.html


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mata_hari_
mata_hari_
mata_hari_
Tue, Jun. 9th, 2009 02:33 am (UTC)

Gilgrim says that you already have enough donations to cover what you need. If he is full of lies please let us know, we'd be happy to help.


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rikkisimons
rikkisimons
Rikki Simons
Wed, Jun. 10th, 2009 10:30 pm (UTC)

He is very trixtie.


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militantmonkey
militantmonkey
Sweet Lime
Tue, Jun. 9th, 2009 10:22 pm (UTC)

donated! It may be small but it's something :)

ps: I'm a little more than SUPER EXCITED to get a signed pic of Gir... :) :) :) :) :) :) DSFHSDFAPFD :D


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aethera21
aethera21
aethera21
Wed, Jun. 10th, 2009 05:27 pm (UTC)

I would love to donate, but the link, and www.tavicat.com, appear to be down...I'm getting a 503 error. When it's back up, drop me a reply and I'll absolutely donate!


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rikkisimons
rikkisimons
Rikki Simons
Wed, Jun. 10th, 2009 10:30 pm (UTC)

Yeah, the site is getting hit pretty hard. I wasn't expecting so many people so soon! But I guess this is all good. Hopefully I can fix that with Verio in the morning.


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darke
darke
Alex Darke
Wed, Jun. 24th, 2009 09:03 am (UTC)

Just wanted to say thank you for my prints. The birthday present one was very well received. :)


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(Anonymous)
Sun, Feb. 14th, 2010 03:34 pm (UTC)
whooooo

100 dollars


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