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Another One To Add To My 'Collection'....
Category: Past Notices

Original Post Date- 9/27/15, 4:55 PM Central Standard Time

First of all, please forgive me for any typos, etc.
I'm currently battling the illness of the century
with Jedi bacteria in the form of Bronchitis...
and for the past 18 hrs. have been a wee bit
'light-headed' to boot... =/

Anyway, onto the post:

Some people collect stamps, coins... tags.
Me? I collect pirates, thieves & the like
to add to my Wall Of Shame... apparently. >.<

I really hate blowing the whistle on these people.
And I really hate being their target.

BUT! It is what it is, I guess, which is why you
were probably sent here by one source or another to
read the latest & to be given the knowledge of
who to avoid in the tagging & kit designing
community. I thank you for stopping by. =)

The latest perpetrator is Angela Picard.
Some of you may know her by her 'generosity'
in the way of offering so many 'wonderful' FTU kits.
What you didn't know is that those kits contain
items she has stolen from other designers' kits-
basically taking their hard work & claiming as her own...
and to add more salt in the wounds-
she's demanding others 'respect' her hard work
& time she puts into these atrocities.

What I'm asking myself even now is what hard work?!?
The work of her posting on her Google+ account
or in Facebook groups asking for people
to send her free kits she can steal from?

Here's a few examples of her 'hard work':

Last Thursday night I'd seen her post her
'newest' Halloween kit in a freebies group on Facebook.
I thought it rude how she demanded
people respect her & demand they add her name to
anything they make with the kit....
and I was appalled that she ripped someone
for posting a comment in the form of a sticker
that said 'thank you'. Like, seriously?
Gratitude is gratitude. Be thankful they
even said thank you in one way or another. Pfft!

So I ranted on my own FB page about it &
went to work. While at work, I had a funny feeling
about her & decided just out of curiosity
to download her kits when I got home.
Funny thing is, her kits aren't available
for some of us:

But as I scrolled through her posts in one
freebie group, I did notice something-
At one time she took a kit from Tezza's Designs
& slapped her designer name on it to offer as her own kit:

Apparently she got busted for that, but still...
If it's one thing I've learned-
99.9% of the time if they have ripped a kit once,
they'll continue to do so.

So, I dug further into the group & saw she even
ripped from my 'Time 4 School' kit,
which I'd posted on my blog on Aug. 12 of last year.
*It has since been reposted on this blog here.
-Magik 11/07/2019

Her kit she advertised on Aug. 19- a whole whopping week later:

Yet she is claiming I stole from her...???
How is that possible, Watson?

Now look at her kit preview again:

Do you see those books on the left?
How about the alarm clock?
Here's a screen shot of my kit,
opened in a folder on my computer:

Keep in mind that my kit was posted on this blog
a full week before her kit.
...And there's a 50/50 chance those water-colours
came from my kit too:

On a side note... the books she took from my kit
came from here:

It's a grey-scaled template, meaning 'I' had to colour
the books that are in my kit...
Colours that are part of my colour palette
FOR that kit.

I'm not sure which offends me more-
her not leaving a 'thank you' for my kit
or her not respecting me by adding my
name to her creation? LMAO

Oh, and Angela has accused others
of ripping from her kits, which I find 'amusing':

And I'm betting she's still ripping from kits.
I have seen the kit previews & I recognize
stuff from other kits... so again-
and I can't preach this enough-
be PROACTIVE in looking at kits from
people like this.
Chances are, they're using your kits
to make their own.

Thank you for reading.
Feel free to share this post with everyone you can.
I'll be adding Angela to my Wall Of Shame as well. ;)

*hugz*

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