Gurrrl, it's totally okay, it's only been a few days, hahaha! I'm also the absolute worst at replying so I can't say anything rlySophia wrote:Stefi <3 This was absolutely sweet, making the fact that I am replying days later completely unacceptable. I'm so sorry for the delay in responding - I had gotten in my head that I already had, because I'm an idiot. I REMEMBER BLIZZARA FROM BACK IN THE DAY!
It's funny, coming back? Because as I remember it, there were already fantastic Quistis Trepe and Fran of Viera shrines in excess, but I don't see any in the directory. And yet, those are my favorite FF women ... [small voice inside: sophiaaaa you have enough shrine ideas DON'T DO IT] And incidentally, you've beautifully covered my favorite FF men, Balthier and Squall. <3
A male acquaintance of mine said that he listened to Joanna Newsom "to learn how women think," and though I scoffed at him ("DO U THINK I THINK IN HARP"), I remember playing FF8 and thinking of Squall Leonhart as a case study in #yesallmen at age ten. Which means you and Larissa are gonna suffer some bandwidth issues as I scour your sites again. If I'm not drunk on Cloud's tears, I'm definitely high off of Squall's hairspray. (Is this inappropriate? >> I am still learning forum mores.)
Yeah, a ton of shrines kinda dropped off the face of the earth around maybe 2008-10ish? Not entirely sure since I kinda took a long hiatus in 2011. But by that time, shrines were transforming from being information-based to predominantly interpretation-based. But you're right, there were a good amount of sites to Fran and Quistis, probably because they're characters who really stood out. Though you should totally build all your shrine ideas, even to your favorite FF men! I actually really miss seeing multiple shrines to the same character because it was super interesting to see him/her from multiple points of view.
Also, my bandwidth accepts your challenge! (uh that sounds really bad doesn't it)
...I'm going to get "High off of Squall's Hairspray" tattooed on my back now.