Hai whoever is left to read this. It's me, Koki, the founder of this group. As some people have noticed lately, we have not been approving any submissions to the group. Outside of a few old moderators that had auto approval nothing new has been added to the galleries here. I started this group a few years ago as an extension of the IRC channel I run, and to spread the ideals I wanted to spread. Interest was fairly good, and I brought in my closest and like minded friends to help me moderate it. When moderation became to much for me I continued to guide these individuals and financially support the group. As it went on groups on DA became something of a marketing tool, and as a result we started getting a flood of not quite appropriate entries from people trying to exploit this. We posted some journals to plead with people to abide by our rules when they submit, I brought in more mods to help, and we even dropped our internal required votes down to cut the work load. As time went on these unwanted submissions increased, and we lost most of our moderators due to either lack of interest, or just life changes keeping them from having the time/interest to continue their roles. Eventually it got to be more than we could handle and the core moderator group agreed it was just best to put the group to pasture. We reached that conclusion quite some time ago, and it really wasn't fair to not convey this to the members. Having to shut the group down as we did also really isn't fair to the members either, but it's the only thing we can think of to do at this point. We really do appreciate the members who did abide by our rules, and you guys submitted some awesome stuff. We became aware of so many up and coming or just more obscure artists from all over DA through this common interest we all share. Alas it wasn't meant to be and we wish everyone that has crossed our paths the best of luck in the future. May you find another community that will accept you as much as we wanted to.