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Name: Hedgehodge. Sometimes Hedge. Sometimes Sego. People who can't English or are trying to piss me off call me Hedgehog. 
Age: 25
Birthday: April 14th
Star Sign: Aries ♈ 
MBTI: I don't mind personality tests but MBTI tests are somehow REALLY TEDIOUS so I've never completed a MBTI test
Gender: male/uncertain (possibly agender? I don't know)
Sexual Orientation: Asexual, and possibly Biromantic? I do not feel strongly attracted to anyone and when I do it does not seem to be restricted in terms of gender?
Relationship status: single and hoping to stay that way, but my mom's not having any of it.
School: School's out! Don't have to deal with any of that shit anymore.
Majoring in: Graduated. I did a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering, though I wanna pursue a Masters in something Computer related
Career: Currently working as a Programmer. Hoping I can get into game dev

Physical

Eye color: brown
Height: 5'10" to 5'11" (178 to 180 cm)
Body Type: I seem to be perfectly normal but my mom keeps making a fuss over my weight- my shoulders are also fairly wide so I probably look bigger i don't know
Natural Hair color: brown? it looks black though
Dyed hair color: No but I kinda want to though
Hair style: Straight
Piercings: none
Tattoos: none
Makeup: hmmmm, not right now but I wouldn't rule it out.
Clothing Style: I prefer greys, blacks and blues and I dislike wearing shorts unless I'm sleeping

World

Nationality: Pakistani
Ethnicity: I'm a curry-smelling bitch. JK I don't really know- I think I'm a "Muhajir"- Both of my parents families hail from India though my grandparents and parents were mostly born here... my dad's family apparently has some Pushtun blood and my mom's family is apparently from Hyderabad Deccan?
Current residence: Pakistan
Places visited: Singapore for studies, Germany when I was really little because my dad was posted there for a bit
Languages: 
- English
- Urdu (wishing I was better at it)


Family

Living With: with my parents and sister (though my sister is out because studies)
Pets: A pair of Labradors my parents adopted. they're adorable 
Family Members: Too many.

Lifestyle & Hobbies

Hobbies: art, game development, programming?, gaming,
Sports: Not right now, the most physical activity I get these days is walking the dogs daily. A while ago I used to jog and play squash but I haven't in a while
Music: OH MAN I don't discriminate when I listen to tunes. Though I have a special fondness for Progressive Rock and Metal (and particularly the work of one Devin Townsend), and for like, Liquid Dubstep and Synthwave. Also for Witch House and Vaporwave music, and Space rock/Post-rock. 
Religion/Beliefs: I used to be a Muslim but my religious beliefs have become more... Agnostic. And I'm not really STRICT about prayer and/or fasting. My political beliefs are super left-leaning and anti-capitalistic. I try to do as little harm as possible but I take a strong stance against things that are harmful or unjust. I'm basically what the kids might call a "SJW" though I think I'd roll as a Paladin instead of a Warrior if I were you
Drink/Smoke/Drugs: none.

Favorites:

Favorite color: Indigo, Navy Blue, Teal, Crimson, Mint green, Bluish shades of Violet, sometimes pink and magenta. 
Favorite animals: Caracals (fancy asshole elf cats), Moths (fuzzy buddies), Owls (flying marshmallows full of rage), Spiders, Bees, Hyenas 
Favourite games: Right now my favorite games are Steamband, Warframe and Freedom Planet. I got a soft spot for the Sonic franchise and for Turrican
Favorite movies: Equilibrium, Blade Runner, Zootopia, Wreck-It Ralph, Bajirao Mastani
Favourite food: Biryani, Almost all Pakistani BBQ, Beef burgers if you do em well, corn snacks, baked goods that have blueberries or lemon in em,
Favourite drinks: Lassi, any kind of grape-flavored soda (Fanta Grape and Mounain Dew: Pitch Black come to mind), Pakola (it's a bright green ice cream soday you get here), Cappucinos, Black Coffee sometimes
Fandoms: I seem to flit around between fandoms so I can't really give you an answer here

Dislikes, etc:

Least favorite food: Not sure I have one? I don't really care for cucumbers though (pickles are fine however)
Bad habits: I'm not sure?
Pet peeves: When people are racist or homophobic BUT NOT QUITE on an outrageous KKK or Westboro Baptist Church level and/or still get really butthurt when you tell them they might be doing something homophobic or racist unintentionally. The kind of person who uses "attack helicopter" jokes unironically and or tries and frames you as being in the wrong for getting offended about anything or caring about anything. MRAs. 
Phobias: INSECTS BITING MY DICK. 

Art

Drawing programs: Adobe Photoshop, MS-PAINT, FireAlpaca, Paint.NET
Tablet: it's an Intuos!
Details: I love putting hair or tufts on furry bodies and I love soft, chubby body types (or big buff ones) and from what I can tell I seem to have developed a thing for ponytails and ribbons
Themes: Furries, Monsters (usually partly robotic/cyborg monsters or angelic ones), scifi-esque landscapes, violence/gore,
  • Listening to: Susumu Hirasawa- FORCES
  • Playing: Caves of Qud

I saw the film Equilibrium on TV after a long time and the coats the “Clerics” in that film sport remind me strongly of the one I draw Sego wearing rn, and their vibe sort of reminds me of some of the ideas I have for Sego.

…for some reason this only reminds me how different Sego and Doggy’s designs are. Sego looks like he walked out of some dystopic science fiction setting, and Doggy… looks like she came from a 90s-2000s thing for kids involving going on a fantasy adventure?? I don’t know?

What do I do with this? Try and make them more coherent? Play around with it? what?

  • Listening to: Lazslo- Supernova
  • Playing: Halls of Mist
hedgehodgemonster.deviantart.c…

It's actually just a thinly veiled attempt to collect as many drawings of pink chipmunk wife as possible
  • Listening to: Boys Noize- Oh!
  • Playing: Halls of Mist
:icongiggles-plz:
:iconflexplz:
  • Listening to: Delta Heavy- Ghost
  • Playing: Halls of Mist

I tried playing a roguelike game a few days ago called “Halls of Mist” because it was one of the few I could find that had furry races (in the case of this one, it has cats, frogs, lizards, wolves, mice, goats and BEARS) 

  • one of the things I did as soon as I got it running was try and roll a character of the mouse people race who was a girl and a Ranger and name her “Giggles”
  • I ended up dying very fast every time I played her lmao
  • I also rolled a cat dude templar named “Sego” who met his head at the hands of an enemy called a “Headless” (AYYy lmao)
  • at some point I made Giggles a Rogue instead because race/class bonuses and actually got really far compared to many of my other attempts
  • I also rolled a lizard boy named “Jessy” but he died fast too


  • Listening to: Delta Heavy- Ghost
  • Playing: Halls of Mist

I'm going to design a creature that is deeply unpleasant and disgusting.

I'm gonna do that by taking the fursonas/animals that douchebags tend to gravitate towards and mutating them into a discombobulated fuckboy animal


So, regardless of if or it not you're a furry, if you’ve met ANYONE in the furry fandom who is a jerk or a very unpleasant person:

  • PM me what species their fursona was if they had one
  • if their fursona is a “hybrid” make note of that and tell me what animals they’re comprised of

  • if their fursona is a fictional/mythical animal make note of that too
  • PM me about how they were a jerk to you

also things i need to note for this project:

  • if the person in question was  bigoted so if they’re a misogynist or a transphobe or a racist or a homophobe do mention that
  • same goes for ableism and fat-shaming
  • if they happen to subscribe to any number of MRA or “red pill” beliefs be sure to mention that as well
  • also if they have a history of harassment or sexual harassment 


  • Listening to: The Birthday Massacre- Happy Birthday
Devblog: dirt-dev.tumblr.com/post/12991…
Dropbox: www.dropbox.com/s/i30fbyn8ynxo…

lots of changes
  • Listening to: ASIA- The Last Time
dirt-dev.tumblr.com/post/12337…

it's called DIRT (kind of a working title) and it's being made in Game Maker: Studio


I've been working on it on and off in my spare time, depending on my motivation, but I think it's finally gotten to a point that I can feel comfortable giving others a demo of it.

I've even made a tumblr blog to show off the development of the game
  • Listening to: ± http://sadness/ - Aura ±
I mean offline I still live with my parents so I get dragged into a shitton of social interaction I don't want and then my parents act as if I've defiled some sort of sacred temple when I thus fail to abide by the 94992012 different by-laws and secret codes of irl social interaction.

and then online I at least get to choose when to interact with anyone but people still fuck around with me by metaphorically expecting me to pick up and interpret signals sent on some frequency i cannot fucking detect, 

and then getting MAD when I fail to pick up their weird subtle hoodoo and not interpret their magic words dances properly. 


Both cases- It's like I'm being dragged into a game and not given any of the rules and then people get mad when I don't play it right with them but they only tell me AFTER they've gotten pissed off that I've been breaking all the shitty rules like fuck YOU

Doesn't help that i appear to have some trouble both in paying attention to things and to remembering things.

I don't know if any of this is the result of me simply not learning these things properly when i should have or because there are genuine problems with me but it's fucking frustrating. 
  • Listening to: Savant- Dirty Mary
so is it me or do "anti-SJWs" on deviantART tend to largely be either


  • shitty third-rate "edgy" artists who draw strawmen parodies of SJWs 

or

  • talentless hack photographers


because a few recent examples of such shitheels I've had contact with fall into those categories
  • Listening to: Madeon- Pay No Mind
I'm very surprised and extremely pleased that people did stuff for my birthday 6m9

my mentions notifications appear to be broken so I might have missed a few (in which case you should probably send me a message) but I'm gonna make a list of some of the cool shit people made for me for my birthday in no particular order:


:iconkeymayers: happy birthday hedgehodgemonster!
:iconlittle-cow-1997: Giggles congrats you!
:iconinkenn: Sego
:iconzeikier: lasaga Frontier
:iconkarhs: !! COLLISION ERROR sego.cs(414, 15)
:iconyume029: Chibi Chubby (Might aswell post it here)
  • Listening to: Aphex Twin- Rhubarb
princessbowserkoopa.tumblr.com…
SWIGGITY SWOOTY
GIGGLES IS COMIN FOR THE BOOTY
  • Listening to: Devin Townsend- Voices in the fan
>Finding quality content of Giggles on deviantART is hard for some reason.

>also I keep running into people calling her a "whore" or a "slut" for whatever fucking reason

>all the humanizations give her a bob cut and I'm not sure why so few people ever do anything different with the humanizations

>People keep headcanoning Flaky as either a girl or a boy as if other options do not or cannot exist

>the girls in HTF were literally the first time I ever saw girl cartoon characters NOT being "exempt" from violence being inflicted on them in a cartoon. Or at least, the first time I could remember it.
  • Listening to: Devin Townsend- Hide Nowhere
about how a green bear from a 2000s Flash cartoon about joyous woodland animals is a huge gross mary sue

because he is kind of unemployed and has too much time on his hands right now

NOW, I'm not saying this argument is flawless, or that it's sound. It definitely needs a lot of fucking work, but I'm gonna present it to you anyway


basically, the main "gimmick",  or in other words, the "shtick" as such, of Happy Tree Friends is that it's a bait-and-switch. It's a prank toon that got incredibly popular.

each episode starts off by presenting you with a harmless-looking adorable pastel-colored world inhabited with lots of cute critters which lures the viewer unfamiliar with the show into a false sense of security.

let me rephrase that- it's deliberately made to look like something out of a children's cartoon or storybook, the latter quite blatantly so in places. Lots of nostalgia is invoked if you're in the older set that saw the cartoons and things HTF pays mild visual tribute to.

you are presented an idealistic, wide-eyed innocent world where you can and possibly do literally easily believe that nothing bad can ever happen. And that's when the show pulls a fast one on you blood starts spurting and the guts are all over the sidewalk, there's brains on a corner and everyone's dead, and fire coming out of a monkey's head.

When the surprise wears off, you can still enjoy the juxtaposition of disgusting, over-the-top bloody violence and adorable candy-colored critters, who ARE genuinely adorable. 


BUT, and this is a big but:


Flippy's character design FUCKS THAT CAREFUL SETUP UP.

he just marches in with his army camo and dog tags, and is explicitly a war veteran. And one of the official artworks has him riding a bomb in homage to the ending of Dr. Strangelove.
the presence of his army uniform alone tips you off to the idea that there is a military in the HTF universe, that there is and has been war in the HTF universe, that mass-scale death and violence has occurred in the HTF setting before

So he ruins the "surprise" for newer viewers. 


All the other character designs for the HTF characters don't really do that the way Flippy does
Splendid is a superhero, a concept that's already wide-eyed idealistic in a way, and so is already pretty fantastical and works within the "children's book/toon" theme.
Russell is a pirate, but hell, five year olds fucking LOVE pirates. People remember the swords and the hook hands and the eyepatches and the precious booty and the inexplicable Cornwall accent without remembering that violence and bloodshed is involved.


TL;DR: War is very real and soldiers are very real (for us, the viewers), when compared to superheroes and cornwall-accented pirates and so is the violence associated with them- so Flippy ruins the surprise of the violence for the audience.


AND

Flippy is not only a poor design, he's also an incredibly terrible character:

He's THE singular main recurring character shown explicitly and deliberately (as opposed to accidentally or unintentionally like literally everyone else) killing other characters.

And he's hyper-competent and borderline unstoppable at killing other characters, too. Unlike Lumpy who, even when he's flexing his villain muscles, is still a hilarious fuckup.

He seems to BEND the plot of 90% of his episodes to revolve exclusively around him and his murder shtick- like with that Double Whammy two-parter ep and that ep with Cub's tricycle, instead of doing the usual thing HTF does. Though arguably, the tricycle ep passes because it's a tribute to horror movies.

Plus he's a "hollywood psycho". his entire motivation for killing people stems from this... poorly and unfortunately written mental illness. He's got this version of a split personality disorder that only exists in terrible movies.

EDIT: One of my tumblr friends added that:

"another thing for your argument: Flippy is basically a giant ableist stereotype which depicts all people with PTSD as time bombs waiting to go off and kill everyone. It plays on the struggle of someone with PTSD for laughs. Which is pretty fucked up."

EDIT 2: A friend here on deviantART adds that:

"Even the name Flippy implies "flipping out" in a pretty disgusting and ableist way. I mean, after all, they may as well have turned the blatant stereotyping up to 11 and called him Skitzy.

And note, I haven't seen much HTF, nor am I really qualified to critique it accurately, but if all the characters have to die at some point, then what is it about Flippy that makes him the recurring survivor? Other than the fact HTF always starts each episode off all innocent and normal again, Flippy has this air about him of "let's just toy with his trauma so he can get even more triggered in the next episode". 

This character, to me, falls into the same category as Seth McFarlane's recurring stereotypes, meant solely to take the piss out of a particular group of people - while failing to provide any logical reason other than derogatory satire."

EDIT 3: And another friend of mine on deviantART sums up the argument about why he's a Mary Sue brilliantly as:

" hes an indestructible "PSYCHO"-esque character who kills everybody every time and is "badass", super rich, has a huge house with a bunch of priceless shit, laides looove him, etc "

EDIT 4: And another friend adds that "Flippy's "official" illness is PTSD, but his symptoms are more similar to DID/MPD", but while even THEN his symptoms do not match up with that of MPD, "Hollywood's idea of MPD does".

He then goes on to add: "I had an uncle who served in 'Nam and has PTSD, and he tends to get more depressed and suicidal than bloodthirsty and insane"



SO, let's go over that again- 

egregiously stand-out design, incredibly powerful and murderous, near-unstoppable, forces the plots to focus on him, plus- he's "insane"... That sounds like a "Mary Sue" to me, fucking hell.

... hell, come to think about it, "Double Whammy" comes off as like a really shitty fanfic when I think about it,


Granted, this argument is tainted with bias. I am incredibly biased against Flippy. Mostly because of nasty experiences with some of his fans and because he commands a lot of popularity in spite of not being properly representative of the series and it's shtick.

And because of the glaring hypocrisy in how fans treat "Flippy-Sues" compared to how they treat Flippy. It's very rooted in glaring misogyny which this fandom has a slight undercurrent of- you can spot bits of it in how some of the fans call Giggles a slut.

Though actually, the treatment and condemnation of Mary Sues in general in ALL fandoms is pretty much based on sexism.

Simply put- Flippy gets away with being a Mary-Sue because he's a guy character, and because he's canon, in the same way that, for example, BATMAN gets away with being a Mary Sue. And you can bet that if both of them were suddenly girls instead of guys they'd get hate out the asshole.

And if Giggles was a dude they'd probably treat him like some sort of ladies man or something.


HOWEVER

IMO, if the entire HTF show was focused about cute animals engaging in bloody warfare like that Operation Tiger Bomb short was, then Flippy would stand out far less and NOT be a Mary Sue. He fits in well with THAT spin-off world more than with the main HTF world.
  • Listening to: Devin Townsend- Hide Nowhere
Real Cash.  

PayPal will be given once I've agreed to do a commission with you

Five Slots for now.

Price listing:

40.media.tumblr.com/9ea348c8da… for a visual with examples

Single Character, Fullbody, Flat colors: 15.00 USD
+ Shading: 5.00 USD
+ Extra characters: 5.00 USD/character
+ Background: 10.00 USD/hour spent on background


PLEASE NOTE: I'LL DRAW HUMANS, FURRIES, MONSTERS, AND ALL SORTS OF NSFW CONTENT BUT NOT IF IT INVOLVES UNDERAGED CHARACTERS OR SCAT.
  • Listening to: Devin Townsend- Hide Nowhere
liberal use of "-punk" and "-core" suffixes is encouraged. Also "wave"

serious attempts at describing aesthetic are welcome in addition to humorous ones
  • Listening to: Mystery Skulls- Ghost
Random pokemon generator: randompokemon.com/
Rules:
1) Switch to "All regions"
2) Switch to "1"
3) Only one pokemon per question
4) Tag at least one person when you're finished

Extra) This is you
Tentacool

*slaps keyboard with tentacles*

1)This Pokemon is your best friend!
Greninja

FUCK YES

2)This Pokemon is your boss who you need to impress for a promotion
Volcarona

what thef fuck how do you impress a moth seraphim thing

3)This Pokemon is your partner in a science project
Ariados

that's great. I guess I can do a science project on spidery-ass corners

4)This Pokemon is looking for any possible way to murder you
Cacnea

ARGH POINTY

6) This Pokemon is your boyfriend/girlfriend (Changed it, it can be either)
Delphox

that's yiffy as hell.

7)This Pokemon is your Ex
Surskit

I guess I have to look out for bodies of water now

8) This Pokemon stalks you every waking moment
Totodile

*pinches their jaw shut because IRL crocodiles have jaws with trememdous snapping power but weaksauce opening power*

9)This Pokemon just stole all your cheesecake
Breloom

how the fuck did they steal it does the thing even have fucking arms

10) This Pokemon is what you felt in your bed last night
Volcanion

given how hot it is these nights I doubt I would have been able to tell

11) This Pokemon Punched your Mom
Electivire

fucking bastard

12)This Pokemon would do anything to steal your shoes
Torchic

YOU ARE A FUCKING BIRB YOU DON'T EVEN WEAR SHOES

13)This Pokemon died by your hands
Luxio

So I killed a lion apparently

14)This Pokemon is your loyal companion for life
Bronzong

it's a giant bell holy shit

15) This Pokemon is your loving pet
Clauncher

so I'm a tentacool and my pet is a Clauncher. okay that kinda makes sense

16) This Pokemon is your Dentist
Carvanha

do tentacools even have teeth. I want teeth like Carvanha's though

17)This Pokemon is what you dream about every day
Chikorita

get out of my subconscious you goddamn salad

18) This Pokemon will crash your wedding
Slakoth
can you imagine it though a Slakoth slowly crashing a wedding

19) This Pokemon is going to be your math teacher
Manectric

um

20) This Pokemon will cause the Zombie Apocalypse
Cacnea.

I guess they got desperate to kill me so they caused a Zombie Apocalypse somehow to try and kill me

21) This Pokemon will make your coffee for the rest of your life
Crawdaunt

...FUCK YES

22) This Pokemon will give you plastic surgery
Poliwag

given that it seems to have no arms, I doubt this will end well

23) This Pokemon is what your breakfast was made out of this morning
Cranidos

No wonder it was so fucking hard ouch.

24) This Pokemon killed your father
Cacturne.

Are they related to the Cacnea trying to kill me who causes the Zombie Apocalypse

25) This Pokemon IS your father
Lairon

...How the fuck did a Cacturne manage to kill that??


Rght, tag time...

:iconmichaelgaryscott: , :iconstrawberrysquidd: and :iconariensmith:
  • Listening to: Uppermost- Imagine Reality
Gonna talk about pairings/shippings of small pastel woodland animals who die an awful lot.

Keep in mind that while everything in here is mostly my own opinion/personal preferences but that does not make me exempt for criticism, callouts, and discussion. 


FlippyXFlaky
 One of the HUGE pairings that everyone and their grandma seems to do art for. And one of the pairings I absolutely LOATHE. It's overdone and you can't swing a dead porcupine or grizzly bear corpse around without running into FlippyXFlaky shipping.

What doesn't help is the way it's portrayed most of the time- or the way Flippy is depicted as some sort of "bad boy" Mary-sue deal in most of them (it's kind of like they mashed up his normal personality and his flipped-out one together)



FlippyXPetunia This ship is fairly uncommon but it's been irredeemably ruined for me because I've, to date, met two or three homophobes who liked this ship. Including one who I had quite an extensive feud with because they were an asshole to people who drew non-heterosexual ships.



CuddlesXGiggles This ship is about as overdone as FlippyXFlaky and is also one of the few ships to actually be kind of canon and used really fucking often in the early days of HTF, but I find it kind of bleh now. "Carpal Tunnel of Love" is fun to listen to sometimes though

I do tolerate it a lot more than the previous two ships I've mentioned though



Any non-het ship involving Flippy Is usually okay in my book, because their opponents are usually pieces of gross homophobic shit that crawled out of some heinous anus from Russia or Eastern Europe, and usually likes the subpar FxF and FxP ships.

FlippyXSplendid Okay so most people say this ship makes no sense because the characters have never interacted with each other. Fair enough but that didn't stop anyone from shipping Flippy and Petunia who only interacted ONCE and that was for Flippy to slam her face into a fryer. 

FlippyXLumpy I actually started shipping this to spite someone who was a homophobic shithead, and it ended up sticking. To be fair, there is a canon basis for this- they did hang out together and genuinely seemed to enjoy each other's company, also Flip cheers Lumpy on during a swimming contest in the same ep



NuttyXSniffles THIS IS A SHIP I DIDN'T THINK I'D REMOTELY LIKE BUT THEN :iconstrawberrysquidd: and her fanart of it happened



FlippyXDiscoBear sSAME AS THE ABOVE



GigglesXNutty I'm not sure where I got into this. I guess I figured since Giggles was the same color as Cotton candy it'd make sense for her to get Nutty's attention


GigglesXFlaky I've only played around with this ship a few times, and I like it. Except for when people try to turn it into a het ship by making Flaky a dude or something.

Also bonus is Giggles is my favorite HTF and Flaky is my bff :iconemikochan13:'s favorite HTF so it's like we're mashing our waifus together



GigglesXPetunia This is one of the "obvious" pairings because they're always being shown hanging out with each other and stuff and being really cute but I don't see enough people on this bandwagon like what the fuck is your problem get on it.



FlakyXCuddles Instead of an abusive ex-military grizzly bear to go with your nervous porcupine how about a prankster sk8er rabbit who wears bunny slippers in public instead



FlakyXLammy It has everything that FlakyXFlippy has except it's about at least a million times better and not overdone



GigglesXRussell Yeah this seems to be the main canon ship they're going for with Giggles right now also it's pretty cute. Especially if you imagine Giggles as being Russell's second in command or both of them dressed as pirates or something


this isn't even the full list of pastel woodland animal ships i endorse I assure you.

the full list is dangerous and powerful and exposure to this much of it already pretty risky
  • Listening to: Uppermost- Imagine Reality
to avoid the sense of betrayal I've felt in the past from people I thought were cool turning out to be homophobes or transphobes or misogynists etc.

my very first conversation with anyone I follow is going to involve homophobia or transphobia


This way I'll flush out the bad apples without ending up getting TOO invested in their art.
  • Listening to: Maigoinu To Ame No Beat- Asian Kung-Fu Generation
I'm currently trying to learn how to operate Blender.

if any of you has any resources for making things in Blender, particularly characters, please share them with me.
  • Listening to: Boys Noize- Yeah
  • Reading: The Book of Cthulhu Vol. 2