A Domics Animation
Why does it seem like everything is a competition for some people?
I don’t mean in video games or sports or whatever.
I mean in everyday casual situations
where people will find a way to make everything a challenge,
and feel the need to defeat you in a competition you didn’t sign up for.
Well, to be fair,
I guess we should all have that sort of motivation for achievement, you know?
To aim for a first, to be number one.
To be the very best like no one ever was.
But for some people, it ain’t even about that.
To them, it’s about seeing everything as a race
and to drag everyone else down from it.
Nowadays I feel like you can’t say anything about your day
or about how you’re doing anymore.
Someone’s bound to try to one up you.
If you are in any sort of pain,
forget about expressing it,
because they’ll find a way to make yours feeling significant.
嘿 兄弟 你还好吧？
Hey, man, are you feeling ok?
Ah.. I slept kind of awkwardly last night.
My neck’s killing me.
难受死了 哈 那不算什么
Killing you? Ha, that’s nothing.
At least you have a bed,
I sleep in a closet because my boss Betty’s been cutting my shifts,
and now can I not only afford a bed but a room too.
Even when it’s not specifically their pain.
哇 吉米 发生什么了？
Wow, Jimmy, what happened?
I fell on my arm during soccer practice, don’t worry about it.
哈 摔断了胳膊 那算啥
Ha, a broken arm? That’s nothing.
My cousin, Chuck,used to wrestle Grizzlies in his spare time.
And I’m saying used to,
’cause he don’t got no arms, no more.
Bear ripped it clean right off.
WHO ARE YOU?
You can’t mention your workload.
Yeah, I have five courses this semester.
Five? Well, guess what?
我有十门课 五个实验课 六个报告
I have ten courses, five labs, six tutorials
and I haven’t slept for a month.
My bloodstream’s pretty much caffeine now.
And I’m pregnant.
You can’t even eat your favorite food anymore without being put down.
Haha, Mac’n Cheese?
不 兄弟 大家可都吃意式脱奶油宽面了
Nah, man, it’s all about that fettuccine alfredo, my boy.
Uh, but I, I like Mac’n Cheese…
Yeah, were you wrong, my boy?
That don’t matter. IT’S ALL ABOUT that fatty healthy.
And there’s at least that one guy that needs the last laugh in a conversation.
I’ll admit I catch myself being that guy sometimes.
But you know who they are?
Someone will make a joke and that person will always add on to it
and try to make it funnier.
And they’ll keep adding on until they’re the last,
effectively taking the joke too far to the point where it’s redundant,
or not even funny anymore.
And everyone else has moved on to the next topic.
Wouldn’t it be funny if giraffes had short legs?
哈哈 噢 如果他们的脖子也很短呢？
Ha ha…Oh, what if they had short necks too?
I think that would just make them a horse, or a zebra?
What if they had two heads,but one is shorter than the other,
and the shorter one has low self-esteem,
because his girlfriend left him for his other longer neck head, and…
[crying out sadly]
Are you okay?
Actually it doesn’t even matter what you like.
People will find a way to force their opinions on you.
And try to make you only like what they like.
诶 大乱斗4 Melee版明显更好
Ew…Smash 4? Melee’s better.
I don’t care, I still like it.
All these are better.
I don’t care, I still like it.
Ew…that music genre?
Blablabla is better.
等等 什么 你居然能听到？
Wait, what? How can you even hear that?
诶 安卓 苹果明显更……
Ew…Andriod? Apple’s bett…
嘘…… 小声点 你想开启粉丝论战吗
Shuuuuuush, shut the hell up, you don’t wanna start that.
But what concerns me the most is
when content creators are put down,
simply because they’re compared to others.
Giving an example, the animation community on YouTube has always struggled
keeping up with other content drawners.
So it’s not unusual for them to branch off from YouTube,
because it just hasn’t been sustainable for them.
And many of us draw inspiration from people whose work we respect.
So it may be natural to find similarities in style,
granted some a bit more than others.
But it’s no reason to put them down.
It’s fine to prefer someone’s content over another.
But you don’t have to try and convince people that one is better than the other.
Maybe some of you don’t know, but…
it’s okay to like two or more things at once.
Holy shit a groundbreaking concept.
It bothers me when I find out about outright bullying,
just because someone may have a similar style of content that I have.
And I get bothered even more
when our content is nothing even alike,
but they get compared and ridiculed anyway.
Oh, you started off with comics and now you wanna do animations on YouTube?
Hahaha…what a domics copycat.
Let me just drop some enlightenment on some of you
who think I’m some kind of forefather of narrative animation.
我不是 (鼻祖) 差得远呢
I’m not. Not even close.
Just because someone on YouTube decides to tell stories accompanied by storyboards and animation.
It doesn’t mean they’re a domics or a swoozie or a whoever copy.
Just let them do their thing!
Some of them actually have their own unique narrative style
and don’t at all just use the same joke as I do
and trace over my drawings
but just color their hair differently and call it their own.
The lot of us are not in competition with each other.
We make content for you.
In fact we need each other to keep you guys occupied,
since we can’t all do daily uploads like other channels.
I’m not entirely against the competitive mindset.
I think it’s needed sometimes to push ourselves and test our limits.
But there does need to be some element of fun and sportsmanship.
There’s nothing wrong with striving to be the best
as long as it’s through your own merits.
But if your method is to make everyone else seem worse than you,
then that doesn’t really make you number one.
You just happen to eliminate the competitors.
And when there are no competitors,
then you wouldn’t really consider it a competition anymore, would you?
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