I'm not leaving.

View previous topic View next topic Go down

I'm not leaving.

Post by hypothet on Sun May 17, 2015 4:24 pm

This site is making me tense and anxious and frustrated.
LR makes me tense and anxious and frustrated.
I'm probably depressed. I don't know.

I love this site and the people in it.
I love LR.
I love creating things.

I have so many ideas.
I want to implement them.
I want to show them to people.

I can't finish a thing.
I can't find the motivation to send my unfinished tracks to rabid.
They're probably still on my Mediafire account but without the track listing/organization document.

I should probably be taking time off
of We Ride The Lines
of Line rider

But I won't.
This thought process happens daily.
Fuck.

Just, uh. Loop this thought process a couple dozen times. It gets pretty tiring after a while.
I don't know why I wrote this. Pressing the send button now.

_________________
if I go insane within a year, probably don't be surprised, mmkay?
avatar
hypothet
Member

don't read this


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by rabid squirrel on Sun May 17, 2015 4:30 pm

HG42 wrote:I want to show them to people.
what's stopping you?

_________________
Support My Art
A playlist of my best tracks
To keep up with what I'm up to in the world of Line Rider, follow me:
My Twitter | My Tumblr | My Twitch
(You can also follow my patreon and see all public posts completely for free)
avatar
rabid squirrel
Member

I'm the artsy guy round here

Community Pick: Braggadocio
3rd place in Tournament of Legends 4th place in Tournament of Legends

View user profile http://www.benjaminharveydesign.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by Apple on Sun May 17, 2015 4:31 pm

If you're looking to finish something, how about a collab with someone? I find that 10 seconds is a lot easier than a minute or so.

But I totally agree with a lot of this. Motivation is a real hard thing to keep up in this game. That's why SCG made his preview thread. And that's why I think collabs are easier to be motivated to do. Because you have accountability, and it's not all about you.

Don't completely know what I am trying to say, but yeah.

_________________
2015 Tracks
Rutabaga - Marble Soda - Sausage Rolls and Chips and Queso - Nonsense - The Sketchbook Sessions  Hummingbird - midnight adventure

2016 Tracks
Here - Hello How Are You - 12 Juin 3049 - The Mountain Will Fall - LYI - RINGS - Rigamortis

2017 Tracks
Calamari!! - Hasta la Raiź
avatar
Apple
Moderator


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by hypothet on Sun May 17, 2015 4:42 pm

@rabid squirrel wrote:
HG42 wrote:I want to show them to people.
what's stopping you?


1. The need to seek personal satisfaction with my track and the fact that I'm never satisfied with any tracks I push myself to finish.
2. Uninspired and then I don't come back to a track I intend to finish.
3. Motivation to release an unfinished track (or lack thereof)

I still hate Comeback and wish I hadn't released it. I'm not satisfied with how it turned out, and it turned from a stress-reliever from making my collab with Splash to something I was pressured to finish.

I may have forgotten an additional point along the way.

I don't really expect everyone to understand, and it's fine if you don't.

_________________
if I go insane within a year, probably don't be surprised, mmkay?
avatar
hypothet
Member

don't read this


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by rabid squirrel on Sun May 17, 2015 4:57 pm

Tracks are never going to be perfect. Doesn't mean they aren't worth finishing/releasing. Learn to find satisfaction in things that have flaws.

Sometimes it's a good idea to work on stuff even if you don't want to at that moment, because it'll be worth it later.

I think it's shocking and saddening that you regret releasing comeback. I think what you should regret is that you haven't release anything since. What do you have to show for all the time you've spent since then?

If you are asking for advice, don't pull the "you don't understand" card. You are not that different from us.

_________________
Support My Art
A playlist of my best tracks
To keep up with what I'm up to in the world of Line Rider, follow me:
My Twitter | My Tumblr | My Twitch
(You can also follow my patreon and see all public posts completely for free)
avatar
rabid squirrel
Member

I'm the artsy guy round here

Community Pick: Braggadocio
3rd place in Tournament of Legends 4th place in Tournament of Legends

View user profile http://www.benjaminharveydesign.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by hypothet on Sun May 17, 2015 5:10 pm

You misunderstand. Really not in the mood to elaborate, but please recognize that I already have considered and accepted the advice you're giving now, and yet I feel as I do.

_________________
if I go insane within a year, probably don't be surprised, mmkay?
avatar
hypothet
Member

don't read this


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by Apple on Sun May 17, 2015 5:40 pm

Is it because of the release of all these good tracks right now? I have gotten pretty discouraged about my track I'm working on because of all these crazy amazing tracks people are releasing. Makes me feel like I will never be appreciated like they are because of the direction they are taking the game and how little I have to offer this community.

If that's why you are feeling like this, then you aren't alone.

If not then elaborate when you are in the mood please. If I can help any way, let me know.

_________________
2015 Tracks
Rutabaga - Marble Soda - Sausage Rolls and Chips and Queso - Nonsense - The Sketchbook Sessions  Hummingbird - midnight adventure

2016 Tracks
Here - Hello How Are You - 12 Juin 3049 - The Mountain Will Fall - LYI - RINGS - Rigamortis

2017 Tracks
Calamari!! - Hasta la Raiź
avatar
Apple
Moderator


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by Rafael on Sun May 17, 2015 6:29 pm

Sucks to have such a problem man. It sounds to me like you're too focused on this community, do you have other hobbies besides Line Rider? Do you have friends you hang out with? You need to find some other hobbies or activities that you can put your mind on. Think of things you'd like to do sometime, don't be afraid to make them crazy. Join a soccer team, chess club, take Spanish lessons, go to the bingo at a retirement home, just do anything!

Something you might be interested in is getting a book about solving whatever the underlining problem is. It works for some people, so why not try it yourself?

_________________
Jam
Supersonic Motion

The Entity - Cheetah - The Source
Heart Attack - Sonic Motion
Imperial - Nuclear Fission - Perclusion - Compilation Damnsexy
avatar
Rafael
Line Rider Legend


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by hypothet on Sun May 17, 2015 7:31 pm

Mild interest in pharmacology and organic chemistry. Definitely something I've been looking into.

I'll consider the self-help/reading approach. Thanks for the feedback.

_________________
if I go insane within a year, probably don't be surprised, mmkay?
avatar
hypothet
Member

don't read this


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by efrazable on Sun May 17, 2015 10:04 pm

I've been dealing with a bit anxiety from the community as well (which may just be a coincidence, I'm having anxiety over college at the same time), so I kinda know where you're coming from, maybe.

As frustrating as the community dynamic is right now, what keeps me on WRTL is knowing that no matter how tense it gets, the people here are, at the end of the day, way more interesting, accepting, and creative than any friends I have IRL. I can talk to these people and have actual conversations about things I find interesting, and I can vent here if something ever happens that I need to talk about. If, in the future, this was ever not the case, I'm sure I would leave.

I came to that realization roughly a month before I moved to Minnesota (so 3 years ago), and I thought to myself that for sure I would get friends that would share my interests and be as accepting as WRTL. But that wasn't the case, and I'm fairly certain that this will not be the case when I move to college in August either.

In sum, I'm staying because WRTL has so many great people that I can relate to, that I can talk to about life, or problems, or some cool YouTube channel on the art of cinema that a friend showed me. Whether or not you're staying for those reasons, or if you even realize that you're staying for these reasons, isnt my call.

And above all, remember that there are real people on the forum, not just text and a username. I forget that sometimes.

_________________
@LineMagiX wrote:hump
avatar
efrazable
Member

Durr I'm efraz herp derp


View user profile http://www.youtube.com/user/efrazable?feature=mhee

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by rabid squirrel on Mon May 18, 2015 12:14 am

@efrazable wrote:And above all, remember that there are real people on the forum, not just text and a username. I forget that sometimes.
Yo feel free to skype me Very Happy

Oh, also, I hope that does change at college. I felt the same way in high school and it did change. A lot. For the better.

_________________
Support My Art
A playlist of my best tracks
To keep up with what I'm up to in the world of Line Rider, follow me:
My Twitter | My Tumblr | My Twitch
(You can also follow my patreon and see all public posts completely for free)
avatar
rabid squirrel
Member

I'm the artsy guy round here

Community Pick: Braggadocio
3rd place in Tournament of Legends 4th place in Tournament of Legends

View user profile http://www.benjaminharveydesign.com/

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by ScrungleBlumpkus on Thu May 21, 2015 10:15 am

I left until I found my own motivation, for about a week or so. The Avatar helped Zuko find his motivation in much the same way Sheldon helped me find mine.
For the longest time, the site, the community at large, the activity here was what kept me going. It was a dream come true that the site was still even active when I came back to LR a year ago. But then the site started becoming stressful and difficult and I wanted to leave. So I did, but I still felt obligated to finish things here. I found out how much less I love the game when I'm playing for myself. So when I play, I think "What would just shock the ever living shit out of someone/dumbfound them even if they play the game as avidly as I do?" and then perform accordingly. It's probably a more egotistical approach to the game, but as a whole I don't believe that's entirely unhealthy.


I love you, man. I'm always vent ready.

_________________
Don't delete your tracks!™  Thumbs Up
avatar
ScrungleBlumpkus
Member

Interior Crocodile Alligator


View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: I'm not leaving.

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum