Neither of us are mad at anyone who's doing it-- just please ask us or credit us if you plan on implementing similar systems/events to your groups in the future. We won't stop you, but we'd just like a little acknowledgement is all.
We won't call anyone out who's done this to us already, nor do we plan on it.
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Group Inspiration DisclaimerHey guys! I was kind of hoping that I would not have to make a journal related to this, but both ShinyCation and myself are beginning to grow concerned.
Recently we have noticed a few members in Mothcats have been adapting some of the things that we do with our member systems and events to use in their own groups. ShinyCation, reptrion, and myself are all very aware that many of the things we do are not 100% original. We accept that many people may make similar creatures or use similar systems in their groups. What we do not expect is to see a lot of the ideas - ones that we spent a good amount of time and work on to make sure they are fair and work well - being almost entirely copied without any kind of credit and without us being asked. It is painfully obvious to us that our ideas are being copied when the duplicate product is near identical to what we currently are using.
While we are not mad, it is somewhat frustrating to see this happen, especially because in both recent situat