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  • Beware: Xhybora


    Celestina
    • Who: Xhybora
      Where: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/xhybora/
      When: 12/30/2017
      What: Commission


    Celestina

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    midderoo (userinfo_v8.svg?v=17080?v=292.1midderoo) wrote in community.gif?v=556?v=292.1artists_beware,
    @ 2018-12-23 22:03

     

        

    Xhybora

    WHO: Xhybora

     

    WHERE: Furaffinity ( http://www.furaffinity.net/user/xhybora/ ) and Discord

     

    WHAT: Single character short looping animation

     

    WHEN: First payment made December 30th Second payment made January 12th.

     

    EXPLAIN: This'll be a bit all over the place because of how FA's notes work. And I want to get every single screenshot so it shows everything. (It reads from bottom to top when it comes to the back and forth, in case it looks a bit confusing to read.)

     

    Note:  Some of the conversations via discord are NSFW.

    29/8/2017
    I was first approached by Xhybora on the 29th of October where they expressed interest in doing an animation for me. [1]
    I of course responded, not having had many people actually express interest in me and my OC's so much they actually come to me. I try to keep it buisiness like but friendly at the same time. [2]
     

    30/8/2017
    The next day he replies telling me how much the base price normally is. [3]
    I respond to them, telling them where it's easier to talk to me and how to keep in contact with me as well as telling them which characters would be good for the animation they had in mind. [4]
    They then ask for my Discord. [5]
    I give them said Discord. [6]
    Through Discord we discuss the idea. [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]

    11/12/2017
    He messages me to check up on if I'm still on board with the commission and when I will be able to pay. [12]
    I suggest a payment plan since my PC had kicked the bucket and I had to spend any money I'd been saving on a laptop. He also reiiterates the idea he had in mind as well as which OC he wanted to use, which was my Fursona. [13]
    He tells me how much it will cost and what it will come with. I also express interest that if the animation turns out well I'll return for more. I think you can tell how that went. [14]
    I work out roughly about how much I can pay for and when I'd be able to. As I always like to give explanations on how/when I get the money and when it'll be in Paypal. As being transparent with the artist and explaining everything to them is something that I find they like. [15]
    We continue talking about the commission and not much else. [16]

    28/12/2017 - 29/12/2017
    He messages me again to make sure I'm still interested. [17]

    30/12/2017
    I pay the first payment. 30/100 USD. [18]
    The Invoice. [19]
    Him and I discuss when I'll be able to pay it all off/make another payment. [20]

    12/1/2018
    He asks for the rest of the commission payment, which I pay in full. [21]
    The Second Invoice. [22]

    25/5/2018 - 23/12/2018
    I ask how the commission is doing. To which he says he'll get me a wip soon almost a week later. I wait a few months, ask for the update he said he'd give me months prior. I wait 12 days before giving up waiting any longer. [23]
    I make a payment request through PayPal since I don't know what else to do. [24]

     

    Overall I kinda just feel crappy. I got a bad feeling once or twice around the time I was paying him. But I didn't listen to it because I always feel bad saying no and/or making people upset. I was just too naive and gullible.
    I am not sure if it'll get solved. If it does that's a plus. But I'd like this to be here as a warning. Do not commission someone if you get any sliver of a bad feeling. And please, be wary of people that come to you for a commission. 

    Edited by Celestina



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    Wow...Another one? Xhybora has been giving me and at least two people I know this runaround as well. He did give me a partial refund, but he said he couldn't give any more when I asked to simply cancel mine because I was tired of all the empty promises for updates. I sure hope we can figure out a way to get this straightened out.

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