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Greentext Scary Stories, anyone?
hope you find this spoopy and relatable, anonymous poster.
>be me, faggot
>post on the wrong board because /3/ and /b/ look exactly the same when your eyes are full of your father's semen
>don't even bother to start the thread off with my own story
>Using windows 10
>Leave computer on overnight to render.
>Forgot to take out ethernet cable.
>Wake up and all programs were closed.
I was never the same.
>accidentally hit undo
>accidentally make a small change
>can't redo
>move to new pc
>copy all my 3d projects over
>kill old pc
>open project on new pc
>everythings black
>forgot coyping all my textures

I felt so incredibly autistic.
Forked history when?
>start a patreon
>no following

my greatest fear is to start
>finish modeling head
>move down the body
>at one point change mirror snapping sensitivity
>work for some time
>save frequently
>zoom out
>half of the character's face is snapped to the middle with merged verts
>cannot undo

and that's how quit my first full body character project. It was still good practice, and I sure had learned to save incrementally.
>buy software
>it goes on sale
>go to school, because networking
>cannot into society
>no time to work on a portfolio
>finally getting a hang of a new workflow
>now there is superior workflow
>watch everyone live their lives
>get married, have kids, seem to enjoy themselves
>be me, never married, barely in relationships
>work ass off on 3D and music
>show people work that I'm proud of
>have major depressive issues
>stop working on art for real world jobs
>almost have enough courage to kill myself
>a year ago, almost go through with it
>reach out to old classmates
>more interested in selfies, pics with animals, and mediocre lives
>no one reaches out or wants to hang out
>spend a year finding footing back in 3D and music
>check back in with old friends/classmates
>be me, find this post
>realize I've come a long way
>realize I have 20 years worth of skills
>realize I still have much to learn
>realize how humble I've become
>realize how much I enjoy my work and life
>realize OP is in the wrong board
>needed the release and vent
>thanks OP. You weren't a giant fag today
>be me
>dabbled in 3dgc in high school
>really into it by the time i graduate
>parents pressure me into going to college immediately after high school
>find nearest 3d art college with shitty reviews
>go to shitty 3d art college
>parents also push me to get job to "learn responsibility"
>start working 40 hours in telemarketing job while in school
>too tired from work to focus on school
>schoolwork keeps me up late to finish assignments
>exhausted and doing shitty at both work and school
>keep this up for 3 years
>graduated in December
>haven't gotten a job in 3dcg career yet and didn't learn enough and didn't have enough energy to make cool shit for portfolio
>between moving out, car payments, rent and other miscellaneous life expenses, I don't have much saved up
>barely have a general understanding of some software
>student debt repayment starts next month
>Have to find way to pay for everything or my credit will be ruined.
>typing this during lunch at work.
>OP is a fag but it's the first time I vent this out.
>feel like I've wasted 3 years of my life with nothing to show for it
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I'm sad and dumb
>recently opened a link to a youtube vid from a post on random
>actually liked it so I rotated my device to appreciate it better
>accidentally pressed back button
>mfw it didn't minimise the vid, just got me to the home screen instead of back to said post
>mfw I come back to yt and it was on incognito mode (for some reason)
>mfw the random post is now kill
I did not even see the title on that vid and now I'm sad ;c
>working while in college
white people man
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>walk into Gamestop
>ask for a copy of Atelier Totori
>spaghetti slowly drips from my pockets
>oh fuck not again
>face gets red
>"Please give me a copy of Atelier Totori right now."
>"I don't know what that is. What platform is it on?"
>struggling to contain my embarrassment
>clenching asscheeks together to hold in my shit
>voice reduced to a mumble
>"have money please alterlier torti give money please game"
>"Are you okay?"
>shit breaches through my asscheeks
>propelled forward at 60mph
>crash through the Gamestop employee's counter
>he's holding onto me for dear life
>all the while spaghetti is flowing out of my pockets like fumes
>crash through the entire row of buildings in the strip mall, broken glass shards in my face
>Gamestop employee is covered in shit and spaghetti
>my pocket rocket shows no signs of stopping
>he tilts me backwards
>the sheer force of my shit has reached 650mph, we are now propelling upwards
>the spaghetti and shit intertwines and falls down to earth in glorious yellow and brown streams as we head towards the stratosphere
>children below frolic in the mess falling from my anus
>the g-force is causing my asscheeks to flap vigorously and create a gale
>spaghetti and shit blowing through the air on the planet below
>3 miles upwards now
>Gamestop employee has died from lack of oxygen, his body falls to the surface below and is shredded by the force of my shit
>my transformation is almost complete
>as I leave the atmosphere my bear hands sprout and my tail grows, acting as a rudder
>steer myself across the comsos with my gleaming shit and spaghetti trail
Bless you anon. Good luck with everything. I love you with all my heart
Your post was better than expected, and I expected a horror story. I guess we can have a nice vent thread too.
My turn:
>be me
>not sure what to do after secondary school
>stomatology, because money
>go to college to study A/AS
>realize I want to do something I like
>spend whole year attending classes anyway
>spend whole year watching anime
>fail exam, obviously
>get into exercising
>thinking I want to work in a gym
>goes to study massage therapies
>study on hands anatomy
>want to go work on a ship to earn money, but not yet
>I want to go deeper
>get level 4 sports massage certificate
>thinking about working on a ship again, but I need money
>work in a warehouse to save money to go on a ship
>rethinking going on a ship, because I'm not social
>realize just like with stomatology, money doesn't motivate me
>get permanent job at the warehouse (nightshift)
>I have money
>move out of my mom's house
>live for half a year with some Romanians I met at the job
>become financially stable
>rent on my own
>make sacrifices, and save money to buy my own house
>live with no internet,everyday is oats with peanut butter, steamed veg and chicken with rice
>start a new hobby, because no internet
>start learning 3d
>buy my own place
>happy for a while
>realize I don't want to work in the warehouse for the rest of my life
>realize I quite like 3d
>get ambitious to try and make it more than just a hobby
>tries to decrease working hours to have more time and energy for 3d
>cannot do that
>go on 3 months of unpaid vacation instead to improve on my 3d
>this is hard
>no exercising anymore, fails to do basic house chores, because time
>end up not progressing as much as I hoped
>tries to use all the anatomical knowledge gained before to make it feel like those years were not wasted
>software doesn't do what I want it to do
>back in the warehouse
>3d improvement on weekends
>spend all holiday on having longer weekends
>feel constant pressure from myself to create something, but no discipline and skills
>feels like I often waste time
>motivation swings
>get upset when I don't make progress over a weekend
>be unhappy at work thinking I could be doing 3d instead
>writing this greentext instead of retopo my model...

I don't know where I was going with all that, I don't have a good ending, it's just my life in progress. I'm financially stable, and got my own place, but I think I need that passion, and that sort of makes me unhappy. That greentext is a summery of about 8 years of my life
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wew lad
>>Wake up and all programs were closed.

Your absolute faggot OS just pushed another update and force-restarted your PC while you were sleeping.
>Post creepy story on /3/
>Someone explains it when it was already understandable
Too much meta, too scary.
How about this?

>waste entire youth smoking weed, driving around in stolen cars etc.
>completely skip school
>life is ruined
>at 20 decide to start fresh
>want to really improve my life and work hard
>completely re-do all school education
>enter university at 25
>keep studying + working part time
>at 33 leave with 3 useless degrees, starting a PhD just for giggles
>start learning 3D on the side

I plan on creating a portfolio while writing my PhD thesis.

Let's assume I'm somewhere around 36/37 and have a decent portfolio. Do I have any chance finding permanent on-site employment? I don't care what studio or where it is, or what I'm working on. I'll do anything. Just want to survive.
ok now my turn:
>be me
>25 yo, computer science drop out
>no friends, no girlfriend
> live with mom
>brothers actually finished college and have a clear idea of where to go
>bad healt anxiety and ocd
>don't ever leave my house
>i keep thinking i'm gonna have a heart attack and die for sitting to much
>self taught zbrush/maya/ps
>actually ok artist
>mexican mexico thus inferiority complex
>ignore thots in college
>all the couples I know met in college
>Tinder Bumble Instagram Fuck Pile App has ruined dating
>3D requires working in LA
>everyone here is a 9/10 or higher
>16 hours a day sitting at computer
>overweight stress eater
>no hobbies, work is hobby, all hobbies are for working better
>tfw 3D is shifting to more cartoony overwatch fortnite horseshit
>Do I have any chance finding permanent on-site employment

>hmm, should i hire one of the countless super talented early-20-somethings fresh out of art school who have huge potential?

>or the almost 40 loser with zero industry experience and a shitty self-taught portfolio
>>Do I have any chance finding permanent on-site employment

>hmm, should i hire one of the countless inexperienced, self-entitled early-20-somethings who believe that having gone to art school made them artists

>or the almost 40 experienced worker who, by force of will, discipline, and talent, learned as much as any fresh graduate in less than half the time
>tfw 3D is shifting to more cartoony overwatch fortnite horseshit
true but only in gaming
3D is much bigger than just the gaming industry
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We love you anon keep your head up!
so let me know if I get it, you worked not only for your own success but also so other people would validate you, almost making you kys, later ask for validation again from old classmates who have their own life now who you judge as mediocre because they don't have same priorities as you, go back to grinding work and compare to other people again.

and im somehow supposed to believe you when you say how humble you've become

>should I blame myself, or my parents?
>i didnt wanna go to shitty college anyway
>settle for useless diploma instead of using that education money for some career that is fucking useful in the meantime you get your shit together, you could have learnt everything necessary in 3 years for a junior position, had chosen a career that will feed you and spend 1 or 2 hours daily on tutorials that you enjoy
what is wrong with you, how could you have sabotaged yourself like this
This thread is depressing. There is even a small possibility I might end up in the same place as some people here because I probably spend too much time on 3D right now, when the future in it is definitely not bright, especially in my country where there are maybe a dozen positions available (all in somewhat shitty indie studios as well).
>my scene takes about 30 minutes to open for 3ds
>fiddle with it for 30 minutes
>it crashes
>need to wait 30 minutes to open it again

>Plug in is on sale
>do not need it
>finally need it
>not on sale anymore
>Be poorfag
>Fall for the Asus meme
>Buy extremely expensive (for me) laptop with Nvidia gpu
>Laptop is slower than my old desk PC
>For some reason the rendering takes much longer using GPU than CPU, to the point where I no longer use GPU at all
>The laptop has a horrible noise, as if a there was a wire or something stuck in the fan
>take it to the shop, they keep the laptop for a week, then give it back after deleting all my files and reinstalling windows
>They say the laptop is fine, and the sound is normal, it's just the "thermostat"
>Laptop is even slower (they leave it on for 24 hours for endurance testing or something, I think that further damaged the hardware), the graphics card does nothing but using bandwidth, disk and memory all the time, even if there are no programs running
>Laptop still sounds like a Harley Davidson

First of all thanks for the encouragement. Secondly, this is exactly what I was pointing out in my original post. You don't understand this. These 'education institutions' are simply criminal vermin who sprout from the bottom as soon as they see anything with potential to be exploited. Nobody NEEDS a school. A school can't teach you anything you can't teach yourself. A school is merely there to put labels of pseudo-elitism in place, labels of fake privilege. If they succeed, no recruiter will look at your portfolio, but they'll look at your educational background first, which school you graduated from with which grades. These institutions need to be boycotted and destroyed at all cost, before they can tighten their grip on a field that was once beautiful in its free distribution of knowledge and expertise, as it should be.

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