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A Linguan 2023 Gift Exchange [EVENT - OPEN]

Posted 6 days ago :: Last edited 6 days ago by mewhaku

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As February has rolled around... One has to wonder, were any of Lingua's residents planning a gift exchange? It seems Arden and Sybil have something they're cooking up actually! A gift exchange that will be revealed at the end of February!

 

  • Everyone who signs up for this event will randomly be assigned one (1) other member who they will create an artwork for.
  • To keep up the surprise, please don't share your assigned member and/or your artwork with anyone until Posting Day (March 1st)!
  • On February 5th, you will receive a Contact Note (Discord preferred!) with all relevant information on your assigned member.
  • You then have 3 weeks (approximately) to create your artwork.
    • We ask for your artwork or writing to be worth at least 7 World of Lingua Currency (see Earning Currency - min. shaded headshot / 350 words). [You can also do a few gifts that summed up are worth at least 7 WoL currency. No it doesn't have to be Valentine's themed, can just do any gift theme!]
  • When you're done, reply to the contact note (Discord) with your completed artwork until February 28th at the latest.
    • If you're unable to complete your artwork in time, please contact the group as soon as possible so we can reach out to a backup artist!
    • Depending on circumstances, you might be banned from future art exchange events if you abandon your art assignment - so please make sure to only sign up if you're sure you can create an artwork in time!

 

 

 

Sign-Up: January 24th - February 4th
Info is sent out: February 5th

Time to Create: February 5th-February 28th
Deadline: February 28th

Posting Day: March 1st


 

To sign up for this event, fill out this google form!

Whiffling Crowns are now Live!

Posted 2 weeks ago :: Last edited 2 weeks ago by mewhaku

Whiffling Crowns are now live! The last part of Whiffling Achievements is now attainable!

EDIT: It looks like we forgot to mention something! You can bribe the Marks of Recognition rewarders- with Wads of Cash. Now available in Whiffle Wares.

We also previously added more information about the currency of Lingua to Chapter 2 if we haven't said it previously!

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You can now view Annex 7: Whiffling Crowns. 

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Rhosyn, the Whiffling Crown Tasks manager, has her gleaming golden crown as it stands. She'll guide you through the process.

Remember: Flower or plant material crowns are allowed as a non-trait. Anything else you'll need to earn via this feature!

Right now the Season is Winter, so it means you'll be able to complete the following tasks to earn Marks of Recognition!

[A New Character Currency used to gain Crowns.]

1) Help with cleaning up litter.
2) Help an overwhelmed shopkeeper with their shop.
3) Help with decorating for the winter season and/or make Linguans feel celebratory!
4) Help with making toys for children.
5) Help with making candles or soaps.
6) Help with shovelling snow and/or cleaning up ice.

We implore you to ask any questions about this new feature in our Discord or via the Ask Questions here prompt. Thanks for your patience, and we look forward to seeing your Whifflings help out around Lingua! =D

January 2023 Spotlight + News

Posted 4 weeks ago :: Last edited 4 weeks ago by Mouse

 

A new year, and so we move forward- 2023 is looking like it will be packed in the best of ways! 

As previously mentioned - some characters were voided/deleted. We are now filling in those inactive numbers! When you submit a new MYO slot, you can request an old number specifically that is open. Otherwise we will fill it in as normal with the next available number. We also do have a list of open numbers here, for ease of viewing.
(The words/scents that have opened up alongside these numbers can now also be reclaimed. If you wish to view a list of all newly available words, feel free to send in a request via the Ask Questions Here prompt!)

 


The Year of Competitions has nearly ended- get your entries in! The results will be up soon. That does mean we'll need a new prompt however!

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Welcome to Introductions. It has been some time since we have opened Lingua's doors. So why not have some formal Introductions? Or Re-Introductions!

For this year [and possibly continuing years], we will have a scaling reward system [not a raffle] for Prompt participation. See the prompt's details for more information!

 

 

The Spotlight member this month is kazulthedragon !

You so very kindly made a massive amount of gift art for so many members during the month of December- and still additional personal art as well. Wow!

Thank you again for making this group a better place.
As you have a Membership Card, we are granting you a Mysterious Simple Bag.

Going forward we will reward any repeat Spotlight members this as a gift!

 We wouldn't be what we are without you!

 


This month #730 Sun and #284 Solar System were voted in as our Spotlight characters!

They belong to kazulthedragon and Howee respectively!

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Members who draw or write about this Paralogos or Whiffling through the month of January will get a bonus +3 flat INK or +3 Bottlecaps.

The owner of the Spotlight character will not gain this additional bonus,
but are still rewarded the normal currency from having someone else draw your owned character.

 


Finally... we honor:


This is a collection of some of the wonderful artworks and writing that have been submitted to our group the last month.
Thank you all for your contributions! Please view our Gallery for more.

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Aster spent a lot of time looking at the sky. He loved to observe the movement of the clouds and the colors that splashed the world above him, as if someone took an enormous paintbrush and used the heavens as their canvas. He especially loved sunny days, gazing longingly at how the intense light from Lingua’s own star shone through cloud droplets and tempered glass. He always felt the most energized when directly un...
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Ever since Aster discovered his word focus, everything seemed to click in place. His old caretaker was wrong - he wasn’t lazy, he really did feel more energized outside in the sunlight. Instead of being scolded and punished with more chores, his new caretaker embraced Aster’s natural affinities and encouraged his magical and intellectual progress. She didn’t make him take ...
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*splash* *splash* *splash* A merchant looked to the sky as the first raindrops began to fall. "Ah, darn" she hissed. She needed customers, because customers meant money and money meant she was able to buy food to eat and feed her kids. But tourists always disappeared at the first sign of rain. Soon, the flea market will be empty except for a few other merchants, beggars and the occasional desperate individual, who really, really needs something that nobody seems to sell. She could hear...
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Please visit the Sales page to see what's open [Nothing at the moment!], and check the Linguan Preserve for characters needing new homes! Remember, if you see a MYO slot on LogosLibrary 's MYO page you'd like to claim- just DM mewhaku on Discord.

 


And finally, we'd like to make special mention of the birthdays this coming month of January-
pxcarats , Kid31 , and Oboe !

Happiest of birthdays to our members celebrating this month! If you haven't signed up yet, please do as you'll get a gift!

Note: Birthday Sign-Ups are now done via Claims.
For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the User Guide.

Changes At the End of the Year

Posted 1 month ago :: Last edited 1 month ago by mewhaku

Hello everyone! We have a couple announcements to clarify, just so everyone [Discord and elsewhere] are aware.

Firstly, Admin Speedy has chosen to resign from his position after many years of work on the site. He will stay around until the end of the Year of Competitions. At this point he is only processing current Prompt submissions. We thank him for the years of work he has done for the group, and we wish him the best as he goes on to new travels.

Official Artists Numiauri and PromptoBeans have also chosen to step down, though Numiauri is sticking around as a normal member! They're both working more on the Realm of Mynros site, and we hope it all grows and flourishes! We again thank them both for all of the wonderful artwork and character designs they've contributed to the group.

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Multiple new Paralogos and Whiffling characters were donated kindly to the Linguan Preserve! Be sure to visit and see if you'd like to take one of them home. Also, if you would like to see where some MYO slots went that were there- you can check this page on LogosLibrary 's account. If you see something you'd like to claim, please reach out to mewhaku so that she can make it available. Otherwise, they will be used as a plan for some further fun activities! If you need a character's linked Toyhouse profile, just reach out to mewhaku as well.

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As a result of some of these resignations as well, some characters were voided/deleted. So please excuse the Masterlist for being a bit messy! As of January 1st, 2023 we will be filling in those inactive numbers! When you submit a new MYO slot, you can request an old number specifically that is open. Otherwise we will fill it in as normal with the next available number. 

We have added a formal voiding process as part of the Ask Questions here prompt.

You have two options: complete deletion, and temporary voiding. Complete deletion means the word or scent will become unclaimed [and free for users to claim] and you will need to regain any items needed to remake the character again. 

Temporary voiding means the character will stay on your profile, the word or scent will remain claimed, and the image made a lower opacity with the site's watermark on it. You can contact us to re-instate it when you are ready. 

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As part of Speedy's resignation, we will be re-writing some information as per his request. So be sure to peek into Annex 4: Recent Events! We have a woman who seems to be the Caretaker of Ginkgo sharing some diary entries...

As we move towards the end of the year, we hope all of you are having a wonderful holiday season! Please stick with us as we move into 2023. We have lots of fun plans! 

December Spotlight + News

Posted 1 month ago :: Last edited 1 month ago by mewhaku

 

Thanks for sticking with us during this very busy year!

This past month we added some clarifications on how Writing gives awards on the Earning Currency page. We also added some clarifications and a new rule on Co-Owned characters and their rewards too. We hope this helps clarify some systems for rewards!

 


The newest TYOC Prompt Has been released- time is running out for this year! TYOC: Time vs Space! Enjoy! :D A Wicked wind this way comes...

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The Spotlight member this month is PromptoBeans !

You did it! You achieved a Maverick Whiffling upon the new Pet Magic release! Thank you for always putting in effort for this group!

Thank you again for making this group a better place.
This is an honorary grant since you already have a Membership Card.

 We wouldn't be what we are without you!

 


This month #698 Rainbow and #241 Shiitake Mushroom were voted in as our Spotlight characters!

They belong to kazulthedragon and bio-zuzu respectively!

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Members who draw or write about this Paralogos or Whiffling through the month of December will get a bonus +3 flat INK or +3 Bottlecaps.

The owner of the Spotlight character will not gain this additional bonus,
but are still rewarded the normal currency from having someone else draw your owned character.

 


Finally... we honor:


This is a collection of some of the wonderful artworks and writing that have been submitted to our group the last month.
Thank you all for your contributions! Please view our Gallery for more.

 

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Some say that managing pets are easy, just got to take care of them. By feeding them, bathing them, giving them water and making sure they are healthy and happy. It's as easy as that... That is if they suddenly didn't get anything extra to deal with. Maybe even like a random magical ability that just popped up out of nowhere! Leading you to maybe have to chase after them or getting them out of the way and away from strangers with knives. That ends up with you pantin...
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“Ah, there!”   Acorn stood back proudly, admiring his handiwork. A large, crinkly pile of dried leaves lay before him, twisting slightly to and fro in the light autumn breeze.    The dark green rake hung heavy in his hands, but there was still more work to be done! After all, Kiana didn’t invite any slackers to her leaf gathering “party!”   He didn’t know the gentle plant-based Paralogos well, but he did know ...
 
 

Please visit the Sales page to see what's open, and check the Linguan Preserve for characters needing new homes!

 


And finally, we'd like to make special mention of the birthdays this coming month of December-
Samm and Jingletail !

Happiest of birthdays to our members celebrating this month! If you haven't signed up yet, please do as you'll get a gift!

Note: Birthday Sign-Ups are now done via Claims.
For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the User Guide.

Whiffling Pet Magic is Here!

Posted 2 months ago :: Last edited 2 months ago by mewhaku

Hey everyone!
We are happy to announce the Whiffling Pet Magic feature is finally here!

Our main NPC character for this is Vardan, who also has a little pet who's gained a magical ability...

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You can read all about it in the new Annex 6 - Pet Magic.
Alongside this new feature, we have also taken a moment to update the Paralogos Magic Annex to be a bit easier to comprehend (and to no longer refer to dA, oops).

We have the new Prompt here for Magic Acquisition in Whiffling Pets. We also have a new Gallery folder for it here!

With this, another chunk of the Whiffling Achievements have become earnable. This should make earning a Maverick Whiffling possible.
We are also happy to announce that we are actively working on getting the Crowns feature ready for release as well, so that soon all Whiffling Achievements will be obtainable! Thanks all for your patience. =D

EDIT: A small note, to keep things more consistent- De-Maginator / Spark of Insight were added to the Ink Market and removed from the Snapshot Shop to make its lineup more consistent with Whiffle Wares' item options!

November Spotlight

Posted 2 months ago :: Last edited 2 months ago by mewhaku

 

We hope you enjoyed the additional little Halloween bonus over the last few days! :D

This past month we added The Whiffling Crossing (Breeding) to the site! We also had some spooky adopts put up from PromptoBeans and Numiauri ! :D 

 


The newest TYOC Prompt Has been released! TYOC: Staying In Vs. Going Out! Enjoy! :D

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The Spotlight member this month is Kid31 !

Thank you so much for joining up and making some cute images- we hope you'll enjoy your time here!

Thank you again for making this group a better place.
You will be awarded a membership card:

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 We wouldn't be what we are without you!

 


This month #710 Haunted and #262 Batwing Pumpkin were voted in as our Spotlight characters!

They belong to Fulgarite and Jingletail respectively!

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Members who draw or write about this Paralogos or Whiffling through the month of November will get a bonus +3 flat INK or +3 Bottlecaps.

The owner of the Spotlight character will not gain this additional bonus,
but are still rewarded the normal currency from having someone else draw your owned character.

 


Finally... we honor:


This is a collection of some of the wonderful artworks and writing that have been submitted to our group the last month.
Thank you all for your contributions! Please view our Gallery for more.

 

 
 

Please visit the Sales page to see what's open, and check the Linguan Preserve for characters needing new homes!

 


And finally, we'd like to make special mention of the birthdays this coming month of November-
None this month !

Happiest of birthdays to our members celebrating this month! If you haven't signed up yet, please do as you'll get a gift!

Note: Birthday Sign-Ups are now done via Claims.
For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the User Guide.

October Spotlight + News

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by mewhaku

 

A little note here- as of 10/29/22 - we have a small Halloween bonus going on in our Discord Server!

You can check your status on claiming three gifts here. Seems like the Halloween crew got a bit busy this year, but still have some things to share!

Fall is in the air and we here in Lingua welcome it!

This past month we added the Linguan Preserve to the site! And we've seen success with characters and MYO slots finding new homes~ Also, we seemed to have missed adding the Suggestion Box to the site! So far we've just been using the #suggestions Discord Channel. Suggestion mention has been added to the Ask Questions Here Prompt on site.

Also... we are working on another feature to the site- and we hope to release it soon!

 


The newest TYOC Prompt Has been released! TYOC: Tricks vs Treats! Enjoy! :D

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The Spotlight member this month is mewhaku !

Members in chat recognized the work she does on various customs and designs, and wanted her recognized! So thank you for being the creator of this group (me)!

Thank you again for making this group a better place.
This is an honorary grant since you already have a Membership Card.

We thank you so again for making this group a better place. And we wouldn't be what we are without you!

 


This month #706 Kvapel and #162 Cat were voted in as our Spotlight characters!

They belong to Howee and PromptoBeans respectively!

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Members who draw or write about this Paralogos or Whiffling through the month of October will get a bonus +3 flat INK or +3 Bottlecaps.

The owner of the Spotlight character will not gain this additional bonus,
but are still rewarded the normal currency from having someone else draw your owned character.

 


Finally... we honor:


This is a collection of some of the wonderful artworks and writing that have been submitted to our group the last month.
Thank you all for your contributions! Please view our Gallery for more.

 

 
 

Please visit LogosLibrary to see who is still up for sale in general. We expect to have some spooky friends up for sale in October... -eyes-

 


And finally, we'd like to make special mention of the birthdays this coming month of October-
Shrike , bonnbonn , Andie , and Fafnir !

Happiest of birthdays to our members celebrating this month! If you haven't signed up yet, please do as you'll get a gift!

Note: Birthday Sign-Ups are now done via Claims.
For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the User Guide.

The Crossing is Here

Posted 3 months ago :: Last edited 3 months ago by mewhaku

Hello all! We're bringing a new feature online.

Welcome to The Crossing. The Whiffling Breeding feature!

And so it finally returns with some new tips and tricks, new features and an updated system overall!

We've got a new Breeding Prompt. We've updated the Redesign Page fully too! Now with updated pricing and Whiffling options officially stated! We've been hard at work getting these out, so a major thank you to our Admin Team for all their hard work!

EDIT: As a result, Twin Potion items have now appeared in the Whiffle Wares shop as well!


The Lore section has been fully updated with all recent The Year of Competition Prompts as well, and the headers cleaned up too.

We will have an additional bit of Lore information coming out soon for how Whiffling Crossing works in world, but we hope that the information on the Breeding page will help to sate any curiousity until then!

We also heartily thank tamingofthesandshrew for their service and time in the group, but due to offline busy-ness they have chosen to step down in their position officially. So that is why they are no longer on the Official Artists page. Thank you again Taming!

 

September Spotlight + News

Posted 4 months ago :: Last edited 4 months ago by mewhaku

 

Hi all! As summer closes with the end of August, we have some information for you all.

EDIT: 9/18 : An Addendum to the News Post! It looks like the Linguan Preserve is now open! Afina is welcoming new residents to the Preserve, and it seems there's already two residents there already. Hopefully this encourages members to find new friends! The Linguan Preserve is a way for members to get some compensation (of Linguan currency) if they wish to surrender a character they no longer wish to own, and also a way for members to adopt a new pre-made character. We are so happy to finally have it created and working! EDIT EDIT: To clarify, we also DO enable MYO Slot surrenders WITH a CONFIRMED word or scent choice!

It has been formally added to the Ask Questions Here prompt that you can have your World of Lingua character appraised, and re-evaluated value wise for reselling. Please do not abuse this feature, but in order to have your character's re-evaluated, please link the character, give any proof you have of commission values, and then mewhaku will review it. Please link artwork as well! Follow up questions happen on Discord.

 


The newest TYOC Prompt Has been released! TYOC: Knowledge vs Skill! Enjoy! :D

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The Spotlight member this month is Scarletwind !

We are so happy to see your return! Thank you so much for being a member Scarletwind!

Thank you again for making this group a better place.
This is an honorary grant since you already have a Membership Card.

We thank you so again for making this group a better place. And we wouldn't be what we are without you!

 


This month #714 Watercolor and #77 Cobweb were voted in as our Spotlight characters!

They belong to Oboe and Shrike respectively!

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Members who draw or write about this Paralogos or Whiffling through the month of September will get a bonus +3 flat INK or +3 Bottlecaps.

The owner of the Spotlight character will not gain this additional bonus,
but are still rewarded the normal currency from having someone else draw your owned character.

 


Finally... we honor:


This is a collection of some of the wonderful artworks and writing that have been submitted to our group the last month.
Thank you all for your contributions! Please view our Gallery for more.

 

 
 

Please visit LogosLibrary to see who is still up for sale in general. We currently have 2 open Paralogos!

#718 Cuttlefish and #722 Steller Sea Lion

 


And finally, we'd like to make special mention of the birthdays this coming month of September-
Jess , Mouse , and Speedy !

Happiest of birthdays to our members celebrating this month! If you haven't signed up yet, please do as you'll get a gift!

Note: Birthday Sign-Ups are now done via Claims.
For more information on how to use this feature, please refer to the User Guide.